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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 83 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.89% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.66% 3.20% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Median salary £34,250 £32,250 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.20% -12.58%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
GIS
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
328 375 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.49% 27.76% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 192 249 326
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 £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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

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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 4 May 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) GeoServer
4 5 (35.71%) Big Data
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Xamarin
7 2 (14.29%) API Design
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) R
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Physics
7 2 (14.29%) WPF
7 2 (14.29%) LINQ
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) Remote Sensing
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Process Management
7 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
7 2 (14.29%) Games
8 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery

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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 (42.86%) GeoServer
2 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) QGIS
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Riak
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) GIS Specialist
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) GIS Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Planning Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) LINQ
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) ArcObjects
4 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 2 (14.29%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Life Science
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) API Design
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) R
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Xamarin
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
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