The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 94 99 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 2.12% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Average salary £33,750 £36,895 £21,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.52% +73.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
GIS
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
485 518 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.20% 33.66% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 279 317 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,325 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Edinburgh

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

GIS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Scrum
2 20 (71.43%) Degree
3 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
4 15 (53.57%) Java
5 13 (46.43%) C++
6 12 (42.86%) Windows
6 12 (42.86%) Android
6 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
6 12 (42.86%) Qt
7 10 (35.71%) Java SE
8 8 (28.57%) C#
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
9 7 (25.00%) WPF
9 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Phone
9 7 (25.00%) iOS SDK
9 7 (25.00%) Xamarin
10 6 (21.43%) ArcGIS
10 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) OO
11 5 (17.86%) STL
11 5 (17.86%) Web Services
11 5 (17.86%) OpenGL
11 5 (17.86%) OOD
11 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
11 5 (17.86%) Validation
11 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) Mathematics

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (21.43%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.57%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Clang
2 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
2 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.14%) JMeter
2 2 (7.14%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (7.14%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) C++ Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Graduate
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Test Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Qt
2 10 (35.71%) Java SE
3 7 (25.00%) WPF
3 7 (25.00%) .NET
3 7 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 5 (17.86%) STL
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) OpenGL
4 5 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) Physics
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Android
1 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Validation
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) OOD
4 5 (17.86%) Time Management
4 5 (17.86%) Cartography
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) C++
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Siebel
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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