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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 157 177 142
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs citing GIS 17 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 0.47% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,624 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +20.06%
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
992 1054 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.12% 28.37% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 719 887 694
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

GIS
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

GIS
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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) SQL
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (16.00%) HNC
4 4 (16.00%) HND
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) SLA
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) ATG
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) ArcSDE
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
1 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Developer
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) Database Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
4 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Dojo
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) WinForms
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (16.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) MVVM
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) HNC
3 4 (16.00%) HND
3 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) ATG
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft