The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 26 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 5.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 9.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
GIS
Northern Ireland

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

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 75 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 60.87% 54.74% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 61 43
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,250 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

GIS Salary Trend in County Antrim

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (70.00%) ESRI
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
1 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
1 7 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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.

General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) GIS Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) ESRI