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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 94 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 2 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.19% 1.06% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 2.11% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
352 569 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.81% 50.22% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 251 324 201
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
4 4 (44.44%) Use Case
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Private Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Front Office
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) SPSS
5 2 (22.22%) i2
6 1 (11.11%) Talend
6 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
6 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SugarCRM
2 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
2 1 (11.11%) Mule
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Mockito
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Front Office
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Private Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) i2
2 1 (11.11%) Talend