The 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 111 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 0.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £38,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
GIS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
624 586 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.07% 32.76% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 488 395 447
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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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 28 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
Knutsford -3 4 £38,500 -26.66%
GIS
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) AutoCAD
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Information Systems Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) GIS Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe