The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 96 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.74% 0.17% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 0.36% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 22
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +21.12%
GIS
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
660 826 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.62% 45.84% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 545 633 659
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

GIS Salary Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
3 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) Maven
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) Kanban
3 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (35.29%) Dojo
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 4 (23.53%) Apache
5 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
5 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Maven
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) GIS Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) Dojo
4 2 (11.76%) GWT
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) JSF
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mathematics
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Kanban
2 6 (35.29%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Feature Driven Development
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sophos
2 2 (11.76%) ESRI
2 2 (11.76%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
2 2 (11.76%) Lumension