The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 170 167 145
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.07% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 14
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
GIS
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1033 840 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.90% 25.89% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 836 604 690
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,111
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Salary Trend in Leeds

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

GIS Salary Trend in Leeds

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Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (63.64%) .NET
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) WPF
6 8 (36.36%) Silverlight
6 8 (36.36%) Android
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (36.36%) MVVM
6 8 (36.36%) Android Development
6 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
9 5 (22.73%) MS Office
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) ArcGIS
9 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (22.73%) ArcSDE
9 5 (22.73%) Data Management
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 4 (18.18%) Workflow
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (22.73%) ArcGIS
1 5 (22.73%) ArcSDE
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Spatial
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) JMeter
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
2 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Database Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) GIS Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) WPF
4 8 (36.36%) Silverlight
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) ArcObjects
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) MVVM
2 8 (36.36%) Android Development
3 5 (22.73%) Data Management
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) BEA
3 2 (9.09%) Mapinfo
3 2 (9.09%) ATG
3 2 (9.09%) hybris
3 2 (9.09%) IBM