The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 120 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing GIS 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.05% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £52,500 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -0.83%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
454 477 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.63% 25.54% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 278 347 402
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
GIS
North West

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GIS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

GIS Salary Trend in Cheshire

GIS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

GIS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Winsford - 3 - -
Knutsford - 2 £52,500 -
GIS
North West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (41.67%) JMeter
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) WinRunner
2 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (41.67%) Siebel
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) Facilita Forecast
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Mapinfo
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SilkPerformer
1 5 (41.67%) JMeter
1 5 (41.67%) WinRunner
1 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
1 5 (41.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) GIS Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) Siebel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Mapinfo