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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 120 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.16% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 0.36% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 28
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,934 £33,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +21.12%
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
861 1122 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.29% 44.93% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 708 845 840
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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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Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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 +22 11 £46,250 +2.77%
Peterborough - 1 £26,085 -
GIS
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (70.00%) Degree
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) Kanban
4 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (45.00%) Selenium
4 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (45.00%) Maven
4 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Dojo
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) JBoss
8 5 (25.00%) Apache
8 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (25.00%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (25.00%) JBoss
1 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Maven
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) Dojo
4 2 (10.00%) GWT
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Kanban
3 7 (35.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Validation
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
8 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Sophos
2 2 (10.00%) ESRI
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (10.00%) Lumension