The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 62 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 0.81% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 2.60% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £60,000 £145,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.62% +205.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
GIS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
170 154 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.53% 31.17% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 152 120 144
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

GIS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

GIS Salary Trend in Lancashire

GIS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared