The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 173 187 177
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 13 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.074% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £55,000 £71,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +121.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,300 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,300 £36,450
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1382 1311 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.60% 32.24% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 995 1010
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GIS
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

GIS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Manchester

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) People Management
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) COBIT
6 3 (17.65%) CGEIT
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Legal
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Siebel
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) PMI
7 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Data Entry

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Author
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Information Governance Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Governance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) People Management
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
7 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Demand Management
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CGEIT
3 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) QiCA
4 1 (5.88%) CISMP
4 1 (5.88%) CRISC
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Siebel
1 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com