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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 67 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 31 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 1.17% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 3.89% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 13
Median salary £45,000 £32,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -22.89%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
348 463 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.29% 30.14% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 260 311 319
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £29,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £76,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 30 August 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 15 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 9 (23.08%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) C++
4 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 8 (20.51%) Network Security
5 8 (20.51%) Coaching
5 8 (20.51%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (20.51%) GeoServer
6 7 (17.95%) Big Data
6 7 (17.95%) Financial Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Back Office
6 7 (17.95%) Finance
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Information Security
7 6 (15.38%) ArcGIS
7 6 (15.38%) SAP
7 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 5 (12.82%) Physics
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) C#
9 4 (10.26%) PostGIS
10 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
10 3 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (7.69%) Process Management
10 3 (7.69%) STL

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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 8 (20.51%) GeoServer
2 6 (15.38%) ArcGIS
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) Redis
3 1 (2.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.95%) Back Office
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
1 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Head of Design
3 7 (17.95%) GIS Manager
3 7 (17.95%) GIS Project Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Software Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) GIS Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) GIS Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) PostGIS
2 3 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (7.69%) STL
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Leaflet
3 2 (5.13%) LINQ
3 2 (5.13%) OpenLayers
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) WPF
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) Physics
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 8 (20.51%) Coaching
5 8 (20.51%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (17.95%) Financial Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Information Security
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Process Management
10 2 (5.13%) API Design
10 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
10 2 (5.13%) IT Governance
10 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 1 (2.56%) Critical Success Factor
11 1 (2.56%) Line Management
11 1 (2.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C++
1 9 (23.08%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.13%) ESRI
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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