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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 94 125 102
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.85% 0.27% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 0.59% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 22
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £34,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
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
636 845 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.14% 45.92% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 533 623 640
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

GIS
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

GIS
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 22 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 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (50.00%) Selenium
4 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (50.00%) Kanban
4 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Dojo
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Open Source
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Military
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) Dojo
4 2 (10.00%) JSF
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (30.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (5.00%) CMDB
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Kanban
1 10 (50.00%) Scrum
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Process Management
8 2 (10.00%) CMMI
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) ESRI
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Sophos
3 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (10.00%) Lumension