The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 116 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.044% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
GIS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
891 720 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.33% 31.84% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 656 583 771
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

GIS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Cambridgeshire region.

GIS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 16 £41,500 -
GIS
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 16 (72.73%) Java
1 16 (72.73%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) Apache
3 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 10 (45.45%) Selenium
4 10 (45.45%) Kanban
4 10 (45.45%) BDD
4 10 (45.45%) Big Data
4 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
5 9 (40.91%) JBoss
5 9 (40.91%) Maven
5 9 (40.91%) Dojo
5 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
5 9 (40.91%) Feature Driven Development
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 6 (27.27%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (13.64%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Big Data
2 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) German Language
1 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
1 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) GIS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) GIS Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) jQuery
3 9 (40.91%) Dojo
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) Swing
6 3 (13.64%) Middleware
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) Kanban
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) System Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Information Management
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test-First Development
8 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (4.55%) OOD
8 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
3 2 (9.09%) Facebook
3 2 (9.09%) Twitter
4 1 (4.55%) Symbian