The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.090% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
GIS
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
437 396 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 39.37% 34.71% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 345 335 311
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

GIS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

GIS Salary Trend in Kent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (57.14%) ArcGIS
3 3 (42.86%) ArcIMS
3 3 (42.86%) ESRI
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Dojo
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) PowerPivot
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (57.14%) ArcGIS
2 3 (42.86%) ArcIMS
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Dojo
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ESRI
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo