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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 131 113 147
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.32% 1.02% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 2.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 2
Average salary £60,000 £66,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +61.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1016 973 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.93% 45.13% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 736 767 934
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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

GIS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

GIS
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 24 December 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
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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 -12 7 £60,000 -9.43%
GIS
East of England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (66.67%) Degree
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) OO
6 7 (33.33%) Validation
6 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) UNIX
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 6 (28.57%) Use Case
7 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
9 4 (19.05%) CMMI
9 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (14.29%) C++
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (23.81%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (14.29%) ArcGIS
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) GIS Developer
4 3 (14.29%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Head of Development
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Java EE
3 2 (9.52%) Dojo
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) Validation
3 6 (28.57%) Use Case
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
5 4 (19.05%) CMMI
6 3 (14.29%) Information Management
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) C
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Intel