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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 78 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 26 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.87% 0.88% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
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
642 867 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.09% 47.77% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 540 627 575
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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

GIS
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 August 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (64.10%) SQL
1 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 23 (58.97%) Computer Science
4 22 (56.41%) Oracle
5 21 (53.85%) Java
5 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
6 19 (48.72%) OO
7 17 (43.59%) Open Source
8 16 (41.03%) Kanban
8 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
8 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (41.03%) Maven
8 16 (41.03%) Mathematics
8 16 (41.03%) Selenium
8 16 (41.03%) jQuery
8 16 (41.03%) Scrum
8 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
9 13 (33.33%) Web Services
10 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (25.64%) Python
12 9 (23.08%) ESRI
12 9 (23.08%) ArcGIS
13 8 (20.51%) Linux
14 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
15 6 (15.38%) HTML
16 5 (12.82%) C
16 5 (12.82%) J2EE
16 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (23.08%) ArcGIS
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) Smallworld
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Maven
1 16 (41.03%) Selenium
1 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
1 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineer
2 16 (41.03%) Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Java Software Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Graduate
7 4 (10.26%) GIS Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Junior
9 2 (5.13%) Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) jQuery
2 13 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
5 3 (7.69%) EJB
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) JSF
6 2 (5.13%) Dojo
6 2 (5.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Computer Science
2 16 (41.03%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 19 (48.72%) OO
3 17 (43.59%) Open Source
4 16 (41.03%) Kanban
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.69%) Use Case
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.13%) Process Management
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 21 (53.85%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.82%) C
6 3 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) ESRI
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Sophos
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Fujitsu
4 2 (5.13%) Lumension
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
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