The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 99 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% 0.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 1.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
394 365 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.45% 31.66% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 230 220 136
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Glasgow region.

GIS Salary Trend in Glasgow

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Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
1 8 (57.14%) Python
1 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 8 (57.14%) Spring
1 8 (57.14%) Open Source
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 7 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) SugarCRM
3 6 (42.86%) Middleware
3 6 (42.86%) JBoss
3 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (42.86%) Pentaho
3 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (42.86%) Big Data
3 6 (42.86%) Talend
3 6 (42.86%) MapReduce
4 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (50.00%) Alfresco
2 6 (42.86%) SugarCRM
3 4 (28.57%) Drupal
3 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
5 2 (14.29%) Mule
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) SAS
6 1 (7.14%) IIS
6 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) SPSS
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (42.86%) Pentaho
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Private Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 8 (57.14%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) Django
3 4 (28.57%) PostGIS
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MapReduce
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) JBoss
1 6 (42.86%) Talend
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (14.29%) i2