The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 121 121 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.20% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 0.56% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
GIS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
636 718 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.36% 36.06% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 501 596 678
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Birmingham region.

GIS Salary Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
1 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (56.52%) Requirements Management
1 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Service Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Business Development
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) Lync
5 4 (17.39%) SCCM
5 4 (17.39%) Office 365
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) CGI
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Computacenter

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Technical Design Authority
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.04%) IT Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate
5 1 (4.35%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CGI
1 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) LLPG
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (56.52%) Requirements Management
2 9 (39.13%) Service Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Business Development
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) BS7666
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (17.39%) XenApp
1 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.35%) ESRI