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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 102 88 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 1.45% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 2.84% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 5
Average salary £56,750 £67,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.92% +200.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
756 740 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.28% 51.14% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 542 630 593
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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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Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (85.71%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
5 5 (35.71%) Use Case
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Validation
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 3 (21.43%) Dojo
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Maven
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Feature Driven Development
7 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Head of Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) GIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Dojo
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 5 (35.71%) Use Case
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
3 3 (21.43%) Feature Driven Development
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) CMMI
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k - £60k DoE + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k - £60k DoE + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago