The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 157 179 188
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing GIS 16 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.061% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 0.17% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 10
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,858 £37,000 £40,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,658 £53,000 £53,050
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -3.95%
GIS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1056 1183 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.33% 36.01% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1007 1229
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Salary Trend in Manchester

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

GIS Salary Trend in Manchester

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Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Manchester

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Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 1 - -
GIS
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for GIS.

1 17 (89.47%) Java
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Degree
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
3 12 (63.16%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 9 (47.37%) ESRI
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL V3
4 9 (47.37%) GeoServer
5 8 (42.11%) Business Transformation
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (42.11%) XML
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) PRINCE
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
5 8 (42.11%) Perl
5 8 (42.11%) PHP
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) ActionScript
5 8 (42.11%) J2EE
5 8 (42.11%) MySQL
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) GeoServer
2 8 (42.11%) Drupal
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Gradle
2 1 (5.26%) JBehave
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL Service Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) Ajax
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) J2EE
2 8 (42.11%) jQuery
2 8 (42.11%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Leaflet
4 1 (5.26%) OpenLayers
4 1 (5.26%) PostGIS
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
1 8 (42.11%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL V3
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Business Transformation
3 8 (42.11%) Content Management
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) Web Development
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) ActionScript
4 8 (42.11%) Perl
4 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) ESRI
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Atlassian