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 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 233 226 274
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +48
Permanent jobs citing GIS 19 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 7
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
GIS
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
2722 2730 3247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.96% 39.20% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2143 2203 2753
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +11 12 £53,750 +13.15%
Essex +2 4 £47,500 +69.64%
Bedfordshire -10 3 £35,000 -30.00%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 27 (62.79%) Web Services
1 27 (62.79%) OO
2 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Degree
3 23 (53.49%) Computer Science
4 22 (51.16%) Oracle
5 18 (41.86%) Apache
5 18 (41.86%) jQuery
6 17 (39.53%) Windows
7 16 (37.21%) C#
7 16 (37.21%) Java
7 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 15 (34.88%) .NET
9 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
9 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
10 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
11 11 (25.58%) HTML
11 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
11 11 (25.58%) SOAP
11 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
11 11 (25.58%) Intranet
11 11 (25.58%) TDD
11 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
11 11 (25.58%) MVC
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
11 11 (25.58%) Selenium
11 11 (25.58%) Kanban
11 11 (25.58%) RESTful
11 11 (25.58%) BDD

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 18 (41.86%) Apache
2 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
3 10 (23.26%) WebLogic
3 10 (23.26%) JBoss
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle 10gAS
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.98%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Intranet
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Big Data
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (18.60%) OLAP
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (18.60%) DTS
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle OLAP
4 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
4 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Selenium
1 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Maven
3 8 (18.60%) MorphX
3 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 8 (18.60%) PVCS
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (11.63%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (6.98%) Local Government
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) C++ Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) GIS Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) GIS Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Head of Development
9 1 (2.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) Web Services
2 18 (41.86%) jQuery
3 15 (34.88%) .NET
4 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) SOAP
4 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
4 11 (25.58%) RESTful
4 11 (25.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (23.26%) Dojo
6 8 (18.60%) CSS3
6 8 (18.60%) HTML5
6 8 (18.60%) JSON
6 8 (18.60%) WinForms
6 8 (18.60%) Ajax
6 8 (18.60%) CSS
6 8 (18.60%) XML
7 4 (9.30%) Swing
8 3 (6.98%) Middleware
9 2 (4.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
2 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
5 1 (2.33%) CESG
5 1 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) OO
2 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) MVC
4 11 (25.58%) Kanban
4 11 (25.58%) BDD
5 10 (23.26%) Feature Driven Development
6 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.60%) OOP
7 8 (18.60%) ERP
7 8 (18.60%) Web Design
7 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (13.95%) Line Management
9 4 (9.30%) Release Management
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Time Management
9 4 (9.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
1 16 (37.21%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
4 8 (18.60%) X++
4 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
4 8 (18.60%) C++
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
4 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.63%) C
6 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Serena
4 3 (6.98%) ESRI
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
5 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Symbian