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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 237 232 280
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +48
Permanent jobs citing GIS 22 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.20% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.66% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 4
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £34,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £31,275
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £39,025
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
2223 2127 2707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.57% 29.73% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 1793 2241
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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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 August 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 August 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 +8 17 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Bedfordshire -8 4 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Essex - 1 £47,500 - 1
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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 August 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 28 (63.64%) Web Services
2 27 (61.36%) Degree
3 25 (56.82%) OO
4 23 (52.27%) Computer Science
5 21 (47.73%) C#
6 20 (45.45%) Oracle
6 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 20 (45.45%) Apache
6 20 (45.45%) jQuery
7 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
8 16 (36.36%) Java
8 16 (36.36%) .NET
9 15 (34.09%) HTML
9 15 (34.09%) Windows
9 15 (34.09%) SharePoint
10 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
11 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (27.27%) MVC
12 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 12 (27.27%) CSS
12 12 (27.27%) SOAP
12 12 (27.27%) PHP
12 12 (27.27%) RESTful
12 12 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (25.00%) OOP
14 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
14 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
14 10 (22.73%) Intranet

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (45.45%) Apache
2 15 (34.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (15.91%) ArcGIS
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) Big Data
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (20.45%) OLAP
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (20.45%) DTS
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
1 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.45%) PVCS
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (20.45%) Maven
2 9 (20.45%) MorphX
2 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) French Language
2 1 (2.27%) German Language
2 1 (2.27%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) GIS Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) GIS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Web Services
2 20 (45.45%) jQuery
3 16 (36.36%) .NET
4 15 (34.09%) HTML
5 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 12 (27.27%) CSS
5 12 (27.27%) SOAP
5 12 (27.27%) RESTful
5 12 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.45%) XML
7 9 (20.45%) JSON
7 9 (20.45%) Dojo
7 9 (20.45%) WinForms
7 9 (20.45%) Ajax
7 9 (20.45%) CSS3
7 9 (20.45%) HTML5
8 4 (9.09%) Swing
9 3 (6.82%) Middleware
10 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) OO
2 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) MVC
5 11 (25.00%) OOP
6 10 (22.73%) Scrum
6 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (22.73%) TDD
6 10 (22.73%) Kanban
6 10 (22.73%) BDD
7 9 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (20.45%) Feature Driven Development
7 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.45%) ERP
7 9 (20.45%) Web Design
8 8 (18.18%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.09%) Time Management
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (36.36%) Java
4 12 (27.27%) PHP
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 9 (20.45%) X++
6 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
6 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
7 7 (15.91%) C++
8 4 (9.09%) R
8 4 (9.09%) Python
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
9 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) JBoss
3 9 (20.45%) ESRI
3 9 (20.45%) Serena
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) Zend
4 2 (4.55%) Facebook
4 2 (4.55%) Twitter
5 1 (2.27%) Symbian
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Lotus
5 1 (2.27%) Autodesk
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