The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 43 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.82% 0.88% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 2.33% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £26,500 £27,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.85% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £27,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £27,000 £25,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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 Croydon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
48 86 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.67% 37.72% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 71 55
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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Salary Trend in Croydon

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

GIS Salary Trend in Croydon

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) COM+
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Delphi
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) COM+
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree