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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £41,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
841 676 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.84% 43.22% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 601 565 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014, 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 (78.95%) Java
1 15 (78.95%) OO
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (63.16%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) Kanban
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 10 (52.63%) Big Data
4 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
5 9 (47.37%) Dojo
5 9 (47.37%) Feature Driven Development
5 9 (47.37%) Maven
5 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (47.37%) jQuery
5 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
5 9 (47.37%) JBoss
5 9 (47.37%) Apache
6 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
6 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
1 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (15.79%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Big Data
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
2 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Maven
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.26%) French Language
1 1 (5.26%) German Language
1 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
1 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) GIS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) Dojo
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) Swing
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) OO
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
3 10 (52.63%) Kanban
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) System Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Information Management
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test-First Development
7 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Symbian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 20 days ago