The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 97 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.73% 0.91% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.10% 3.09% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 7
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -3.95%
GIS
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
290 421 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.54% 29.48% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 238 379 474
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 May 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for GIS.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) OO
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) Billing
4 7 (46.67%) Network Planning
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (33.33%) Use Case
6 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (33.33%) J2EE
6 5 (33.33%) EJB
6 5 (33.33%) JBoss
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) CRM
6 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (33.33%) CAD
7 4 (26.67%) ArcGIS
7 4 (26.67%) Smallworld
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
8 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) ArcGIS
2 4 (26.67%) Smallworld
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) Billing
3 3 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Graduate
2 5 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) GIS Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Developer
5 2 (13.33%) GIS Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) EJB
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Network Planning
3 5 (33.33%) CAD
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Magik
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI