The 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 90 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 1.65% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Average salary £32,250 £36,895 £21,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.58% +73.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +21.12%
GIS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
460 545 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.70% 33.23% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 272 321 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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

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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 5 May 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Scrum
3 17 (65.38%) Degree
4 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 14 (53.85%) Java
5 11 (42.31%) Java SE
5 11 (42.31%) Android
6 10 (38.46%) C++
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Qt
6 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
7 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
7 7 (26.92%) .NET
7 7 (26.92%) WPF
7 7 (26.92%) iOS SDK
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Phone
7 7 (26.92%) Xamarin
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) C#
8 6 (23.08%) ArcGIS
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Time Management
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 3 (11.54%) OO
11 3 (11.54%) OOD
11 3 (11.54%) Oracle
11 3 (11.54%) SQL
11 3 (11.54%) Validation
11 3 (11.54%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.85%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Clang
2 2 (7.69%) WinRunner
2 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
2 2 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Graduate
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Business Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Java SE
2 10 (38.46%) Qt
3 7 (26.92%) WPF
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) iOS SDK
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) OpenGL
5 3 (11.54%) STL
5 3 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Physics
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Android
2 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Phone
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Cartography
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) OOD
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Xamarin
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Siebel
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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