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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 87 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 15 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.28% 1.43% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.62% 5.29% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 5
Median salary £49,500 £38,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.74% -6.62%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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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
325 397 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.68% 27.04% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 248 373 366
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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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 28 September 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
2 24 (66.67%) Billing
3 23 (63.89%) Smallworld
4 18 (50.00%) Migration
4 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
5 17 (47.22%) Java
5 17 (47.22%) OO
6 15 (41.67%) CRM
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) Degree
7 10 (27.78%) Network Planning
8 9 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (25.00%) Magik
8 9 (25.00%) Wireless
8 9 (25.00%) Intranet
8 9 (25.00%) Internet
8 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.00%) Web Services
8 9 (25.00%) HTML
8 9 (25.00%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 8 (22.22%) J2EE
9 8 (22.22%) EJB
9 8 (22.22%) CAD
9 8 (22.22%) BusinessObjects

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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 23 (63.89%) Smallworld
2 8 (22.22%) JBoss
3 5 (13.89%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Internet
1 9 (25.00%) Intranet
1 9 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (13.89%) QGIS
General
1 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
2 24 (66.67%) Billing
3 5 (13.89%) Back Office
3 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) GIS Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Graduate
3 8 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Coordinator
5 5 (13.89%) GIS Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) GIS Coordinator
5 5 (13.89%) GIS Manager
5 5 (13.89%) GIS Project Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) HTML
1 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) EJB
2 8 (22.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 18 (50.00%) Migration
2 17 (47.22%) OO
3 15 (41.67%) CRM
4 10 (27.78%) Network Planning
5 9 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.22%) CAD
6 8 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Use Case
7 5 (13.89%) Business Development
7 5 (13.89%) Data Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Presales
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) Magik
4 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) ESRI