The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 57 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +11
Permanent jobs citing GIS 34 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.04% 1.26% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.63% 4.38% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 12
Median salary £45,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% +6.02%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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Scotland

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
320 457 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.62% 28.76% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 252 302 317
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 25 September 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for GIS.

1 19 (48.72%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (38.46%) Project Management
3 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Financial Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 10 (25.64%) Back Office
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) C++
6 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 9 (23.08%) Network Security
6 9 (23.08%) Coaching
6 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (20.51%) Python
8 7 (17.95%) SAP
8 7 (17.95%) Information Security
8 7 (17.95%) ArcGIS
9 6 (15.38%) GeoServer
9 6 (15.38%) Big Data
10 5 (12.82%) Physics
10 5 (12.82%) Degree
11 4 (10.26%) Unix
11 4 (10.26%) PostGIS
12 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
12 3 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (7.69%) STL
12 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
13 2 (5.13%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) ArcGIS
2 6 (15.38%) GeoServer
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) Redis
2 2 (5.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (25.64%) Back Office
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) GIS Manager
3 9 (23.08%) GIS Project Manager
3 9 (23.08%) Head of Design
4 7 (17.95%) Software Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) GIS Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) GIS Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Social Media Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Unix Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) PostGIS
2 3 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (7.69%) STL
3 2 (5.13%) Leaflet
3 2 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (5.13%) OpenLayers
3 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 5 (12.82%) Physics
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (38.46%) Project Management
3 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Financial Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) Coaching
6 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (17.95%) Information Security
8 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) API Design
9 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
9 2 (5.13%) Machine Learning
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.56%) Data Management
10 1 (2.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C++
2 8 (20.51%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) ESRI
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Twitter
2 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
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