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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 105 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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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
849 669 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.02% 45.60% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 581 527 847
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 October 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (85.00%) OO
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) Degree
3 14 (70.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (65.00%) Web Services
5 12 (60.00%) Oracle
6 11 (55.00%) Scrum
6 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (55.00%) TDD
6 11 (55.00%) Selenium
6 11 (55.00%) Kanban
6 11 (55.00%) BDD
6 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
7 10 (50.00%) Big Data
7 10 (50.00%) jQuery
7 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (50.00%) Dojo
7 10 (50.00%) Maven
7 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
7 10 (50.00%) JBoss
7 10 (50.00%) Apache
8 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (35.00%) C++
8 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (25.00%) JUnit
9 5 (25.00%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 10 (50.00%) JBoss
1 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (15.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Big Data
2 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) GIS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Head of Development
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) Dojo
3 4 (20.00%) Swing
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) Kanban
3 11 (55.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Information Management
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.00%) CAD
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test-First Development
6 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Symbian