The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 250 199 262
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +63
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.32% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 18
Average salary £53,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £63,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
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England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2776 2655 3109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.02% 39.15% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2145 2056 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,021
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 the East of England

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

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

GIS Salary Trend in the East of England

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Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
(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
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £60,000 -9.43%
Essex -13 2 £47,500 +84.46%
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 14 (46.67%) Degree
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (30.00%) OO
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) Validation
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) UNIX
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Use Case
8 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Spatial
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) C
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 4 (13.33%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Intranet
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 3 (10.00%) GIS Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Development
5 2 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (10.00%) Middleware
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) RESTful
3 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (6.67%) Java EE
4 2 (6.67%) Dojo
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
5 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.33%) Physics
6 1 (3.33%) CESG
6 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) OO
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Validation
3 6 (20.00%) Use Case
3 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) CMMI
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) MVVM
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) System Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
1 6 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) C
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) ESRI
4 1 (3.33%) Intel
4 1 (3.33%) SAP