The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 97 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.41% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 1.36% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 9
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
463 368 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.28% 30.41% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 303 224 241
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
GIS
Scotland

GIS
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

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (61.90%) HTML
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) Python
3 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (47.62%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) ArcGIS
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 8 (38.10%) JSON
6 8 (38.10%) Ruby
6 8 (38.10%) Ajax
6 8 (38.10%) PKI
6 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (38.10%) JPA
6 8 (38.10%) GIMP
6 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
6 8 (38.10%) Product Management
6 8 (38.10%) Big Data
6 8 (38.10%) PostGIS
6 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) Document Management
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
6 8 (38.10%) JSP

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (42.86%) ArcGIS
2 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) GIMP
1 8 (38.10%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) VSAT
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
1 8 (38.10%) Big Data
2 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 8 (38.10%) GIS Consultant
3 8 (38.10%) Consultant
4 5 (23.81%) GIS Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) JSON
4 8 (38.10%) Ajax
4 8 (38.10%) JPA
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) PostGIS
4 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
4 8 (38.10%) JSP
4 8 (38.10%) XML
4 8 (38.10%) J2EE
4 8 (38.10%) Struts
4 8 (38.10%) JMS
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (38.10%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (38.10%) Product Management
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (38.10%) Scrum
1 8 (38.10%) Document Management
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Information Management
2 4 (19.05%) System Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Python
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Ruby
5 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Adobe
3 5 (23.81%) ESRI
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