The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 130 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 13 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.83% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 3.05% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 4
Median salary £25,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-61.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £62,500 £60,100
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £73,000 £66,050
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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West Midlands

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
500 558 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.19% 27.26% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 426 483 472
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 29 June 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for GIS.

1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
1 12 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 12 (80.00%) Marketing
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
1 12 (80.00%) Algorithms
1 12 (80.00%) Presales
1 12 (80.00%) Spatial Data
2 3 (20.00%) ESRI
3 2 (13.33%) GeoServer
3 2 (13.33%) OpenLayers
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) GeoServer
2 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Spatial Data
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Consultant
1 12 (80.00%) GIS Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) GIS Graduate
2 8 (53.33%) Graduate
2 8 (53.33%) Graduate Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) GIS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Presales
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) ESRI
3 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo