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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 132 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.98% 2.82% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 7
Median salary £24,500 £65,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-62.30% +49.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £55,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £72,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
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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
454 532 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.27% 28.83% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 401 454 470
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,500
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 30 May 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
1 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
1 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) ESRI
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) GeoServer
3 2 (20.00%) OpenLayers
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (10.00%) 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 (20.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) GIS Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) GIS Graduate
1 7 (70.00%) Graduate
1 7 (70.00%) Graduate Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) ESRI
3 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo