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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 82 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.40% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 1.40% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Median salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £42,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%

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
357 356 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.93% 28.28% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 231 261 277
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 £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 February 2017.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 12 (60.00%) ArcGIS
2 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) Financial Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Back Office
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (25.00%) QGIS
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) Google Maps API
6 4 (20.00%) Google
6 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) ESRI
7 3 (15.00%) Python
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) Mathematics

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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 12 (60.00%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) QGIS
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) Riak
4 1 (5.00%) Spatial Data
General
1 7 (35.00%) Back Office
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) GIS Manager
2 5 (25.00%) GIS Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) GIS Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) GIS Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) GIS Graduate
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Head of Design
6 1 (5.00%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Google Maps API
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ
3 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Financial Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Presales
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) ESRI
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
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