The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 91 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing GIS 2 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.96% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 3.52% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 13
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,187
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,750 £39,153
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £62,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,673 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -4.76%
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
353 369 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.08% 27.11% 28.56%
Number of salaries quoted 265 270 300
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 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 13 February 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
4 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) DTS
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 7
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Replication
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) PhD
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) DTS
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 7
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) QGIS
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DBA
1 6 (46.15%) SQL DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Business Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Product Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) GIS Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Java SE
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) ArcObjects
2 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Life Science
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) API Design
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) R
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago