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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 104 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 1.17% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Average salary £36,895 £21,300 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.21% -34.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,624 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.78% -12.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
441 342 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.22% 30.54% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 273 197 260
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 16 April 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (84.62%) HTML
1 22 (84.62%) Java
1 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
1 22 (84.62%) CSS
1 22 (84.62%) Shell Script
1 22 (84.62%) jQuery
2 21 (80.77%) Ruby
2 21 (80.77%) Product Management
2 21 (80.77%) HTML5
2 21 (80.77%) MongoDB
2 21 (80.77%) PostGIS
2 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Python
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Scrum
2 21 (80.77%) JSON
3 13 (50.00%) Perl
3 13 (50.00%) JIRA
3 13 (50.00%) Django
3 13 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (50.00%) GitHub
3 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 9 (34.62%) LDAP
5 9 (34.62%) UNIX
5 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) GIMP
1 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) VSAT
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) MongoDB
2 13 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (34.62%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (38.46%) Developer
4 9 (34.62%) Software Architect
4 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) HTML
1 22 (84.62%) CSS
1 22 (84.62%) jQuery
2 21 (80.77%) HTML5
2 21 (80.77%) PostGIS
2 21 (80.77%) JSON
3 13 (50.00%) Django
3 13 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 8 (30.77%) Ajax
4 8 (30.77%) JPA
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) JMS
4 8 (30.77%) JSP
4 8 (30.77%) Struts
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 8 (30.77%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Product Management
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (80.77%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (30.77%) Document Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) User Stories
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
1 22 (84.62%) JavaScript
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
1 22 (84.62%) Shell Script
2 21 (80.77%) Ruby
2 21 (80.77%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) Perl
4 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
2 1 (3.85%) Samba
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) ESRI
4 1 (3.85%) Teradata