The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 226 242 232
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.090% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.69% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 12
Average salary £40,000 £57,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.82% +30.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,336 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -4.76%
GIS
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1750 2319 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.42% 33.00% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 2013 2284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 Database & Business Intelligence 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
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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 +10 3 £40,000 -28.57% 1
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 - 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
4 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) DMZ
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Clustering
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) ESRI
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Maven
6 2 (10.53%) QA
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DMZ
1 4 (21.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) JBehave
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (10.53%) Consultant
1 2 (10.53%) Developer
1 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Audit Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
2 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
2 1 (5.26%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) GIS Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
2 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) Leaflet
3 2 (10.53%) PostGIS
3 2 (10.53%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
1 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) ESRI
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
3 1 (5.26%) Pegasus
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) Telerik
3 1 (5.26%) Verint
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