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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 90 99 113
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.57% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 1.96% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Median salary £46,250 £32,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.53% -16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £47,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
326 409 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.49% 29.05% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 167 255 359
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) GeoServer
4 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
6 3 (20.00%) Process Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Games
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) PostGIS
7 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (13.33%) API Design
7 2 (13.33%) Spatial Data
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) WPF
7 2 (13.33%) LINQ
7 2 (13.33%) Android
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Physics
7 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (6.67%) Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Time Management

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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 7 (46.67%) GeoServer
2 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Spatial Data
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) GIS Specialist
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (13.33%) GIS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) GIS Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) LINQ
2 2 (13.33%) PostGIS
2 2 (13.33%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Physics
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) API Design
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) EAM
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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