The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 227 237 211
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing GIS 27 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.81% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 29
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,850 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £63,550 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
GIS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2426 2471 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.07% 33.67% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 1879 1818
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

GIS Salary Trend in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester +11 13 £55,000 -23.07% 1
Cheshire +4 12 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Merseyside +8 2 £18,750 -54.81%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (35.00%) Project Management
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Information Security
3 12 (30.00%) Degree
4 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) AutoCAD
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (15.00%) Banking
8 6 (15.00%) Google
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) HTML
8 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.00%) PHP
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security
9 5 (12.50%) People Management
9 5 (12.50%) Change Control
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (10.00%) Network Design
10 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (10.00%) C
10 4 (10.00%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (2.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) InDesign
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (7.50%) GIS Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Systems Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Information Systems Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.00%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) CAD Technician
5 1 (2.50%) Siebel Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Head of Operations
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) Information Security
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.50%) People Management
7 5 (12.50%) Change Control
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (10.00%) Network Design
8 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.00%) Wealth Management
8 4 (10.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (15.00%) PHP
2 4 (10.00%) C
2 4 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) CGEIT
3 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) QiCA
4 1 (2.50%) CISMP
4 1 (2.50%) CRISC
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) COBIT
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Siebel
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
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