The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 287 304 314
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 16 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.20% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 8
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +106.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £26,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £100,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
GIS
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4345 5276 5872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.91% 44.97% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4335 5171
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Salary Trend in the City of London

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (51.85%) Analytics
2 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (44.44%) Big Data
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) Python
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
5 10 (37.04%) SAS
5 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (37.04%) SPSS
5 10 (37.04%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Project Management
6 9 (33.33%) .NET
6 9 (33.33%) SAP
6 9 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (33.33%) Tableau
7 8 (29.63%) Data Analytics
7 8 (29.63%) Hadoop
7 8 (29.63%) Resource Management
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
7 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (29.63%) ETL
7 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (37.04%) SAS
2 4 (14.81%) ArcGIS
3 2 (7.41%) Smallworld
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) SPSS
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Big Data
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (29.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) QlikView
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Senior Manager
1 8 (29.63%) Data Manager
1 8 (29.63%) Data Analytics Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Product Owner
4 2 (7.41%) GIS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) D3.js
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (29.63%) Data Analytics
4 8 (29.63%) Resource Management
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
4 8 (29.63%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) CAD
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 4 (14.81%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.81%) R
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) Magik
8 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
1 9 (33.33%) Tableau
2 4 (14.81%) Autodesk
2 4 (14.81%) ESRI
3 1 (3.70%) Syclo
3 1 (3.70%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle