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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 134 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.17% 1.69% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Median salary £27,500 £51,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.60% -20.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
GIS
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
552 473 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.06% 23.79% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 449 409 502
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 18 (85.71%) Project Management
1 18 (85.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 18 (85.71%) Marketing
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
1 18 (85.71%) Presales
1 18 (85.71%) Algorithms
1 18 (85.71%) Spatial Data
2 2 (9.52%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) C

GIS
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 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.76%) GeoServer
Applications
1 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 18 (85.71%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) Spatial Data
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (85.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Consultant
1 18 (85.71%) GIS Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) GIS Graduate
2 8 (38.10%) Graduate
2 8 (38.10%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) GIS Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) LLPG
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Presales
1 18 (85.71%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
2 1 (4.76%) Process Management
2 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) ESRI
3 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow