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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 104 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 1.29% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 2.69% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 1
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +195.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
853 706 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.77% 47.80% 45.69%
Number of salaries quoted 603 554 688
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £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 22 December 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) OO
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Validation
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) Use Case
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
8 3 (17.65%) JBoss
8 3 (17.65%) Apache
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
8 3 (17.65%) Middleware
8 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
8 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (23.53%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) GIS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) GIS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Development
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Dojo
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Use Case
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Kanban
3 3 (17.65%) Feature Driven Development
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) System Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) CMMI
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Information Management
3 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.76%) CAD
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
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