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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 89 90 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.76% 0.064%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 2.75% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Median salary £28,500 £32,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% +18.51%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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
342 364 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.47% 27.49% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 185 234 338
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 27 May 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) GeoServer
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Big Data
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
7 2 (15.38%) API Design
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) Physics
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 2 (15.38%) LINQ
7 2 (15.38%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
7 2 (15.38%) Process Management
7 2 (15.38%) Games
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) Unix

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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 6 (46.15%) GeoServer
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) QGIS
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Riak
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) GIS Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Planning Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) LINQ
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Physics
2 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) API Design
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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