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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.24% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 0.85% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 15
Median salary £38,500 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.96% +15.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%

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
331 354 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.96% 28.43% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 210 271 270
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 13 (33.33%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) ArcGIS
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) C++
4 10 (25.64%) Back Office
4 10 (25.64%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) Financial Analysis
5 9 (23.08%) Network Security
5 9 (23.08%) Coaching
5 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (20.51%) Python
7 7 (17.95%) SAP
7 7 (17.95%) Information Security
8 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.38%) Java
8 6 (15.38%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 6 (15.38%) Big Data
9 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
9 4 (10.26%) GeoServer
9 4 (10.26%) Open Source
9 4 (10.26%) QGIS
9 4 (10.26%) Unix
9 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.26%) Perl
9 4 (10.26%) PHP
9 4 (10.26%) MySQL

GIS
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 13 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 4 (10.26%) 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 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.26%) QGIS
3 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) Riak
4 1 (2.56%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (25.64%) Back Office
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Head of Design
3 8 (20.51%) GIS Manager
3 8 (20.51%) GIS Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) GIS Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) GIS Data Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Project Manager
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%) GIS Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Google Maps API
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Leaflet
2 2 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (5.13%) OpenLayers
2 2 (5.13%) PostGIS
2 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) LINQ
3 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) Financial Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) Coaching
5 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (17.95%) Information Security
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
10 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
10 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
10 2 (5.13%) Machine Learning
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C++
2 8 (20.51%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) ESRI
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
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