The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 65 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 0.94% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 3.14% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £41,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.21% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
216 191 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.18% 29.94% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 174 161 219
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,228
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

GIS Salary Trend in Merseyside

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Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +4 1 £41,500 +48.21%
GIS
North West

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) ESRI
3 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) GIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ESRI