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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 89 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 16 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.26% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 3.59% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 4
Average salary £40,000 £48,187 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,187 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
496 502 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.35% 35.10% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 318 306 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,500
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 24 December 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Degree
3 11 (40.74%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) ArcGIS
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) Python
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) STL
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) OO
7 5 (18.52%) OOD
7 5 (18.52%) OpenGL
7 5 (18.52%) Middleware
7 5 (18.52%) ESRI
7 5 (18.52%) Validation
7 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
7 5 (18.52%) Information Management
7 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Web Development
7 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
7 5 (18.52%) Physics

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.70%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Clang
2 1 (3.70%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (3.70%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Consultant
3 12 (44.44%) Software Developer
4 10 (37.04%) GIS Consultant
5 6 (22.22%) GIS Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C++ Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) OpenGL
2 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) SOAP
2 5 (18.52%) STL
2 5 (18.52%) Qt
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
2 5 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) Java SE
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 5 (18.52%) Physics
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 5 (18.52%) System Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Cartography
4 5 (18.52%) Information Management
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) OOD
4 5 (18.52%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) ESRI
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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