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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 210 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs citing GIS 21 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.22% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 15
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,858 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £55,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
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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
1727 2209 2629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.63% 35.77% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1865 2271
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester +19 15 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Merseyside - 4 £70,000 - 1
Cheshire +24 1 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 £28,609 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 22 (73.33%) Degree
2 19 (63.33%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 15 (50.00%) .NET
6 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (40.00%) Oracle
7 12 (40.00%) HTML
8 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (33.33%) Web Development
9 10 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (30.00%) ITIL
10 9 (30.00%) Windows
10 9 (30.00%) Linux
10 9 (30.00%) ESRI
10 9 (30.00%) Project Management
10 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
10 9 (30.00%) GeoServer
11 8 (26.67%) Business Transformation
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (26.67%) Ajax
11 8 (26.67%) Content Management
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 8 (26.67%) JIRA

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (30.00%) GeoServer
2 8 (26.67%) Drupal
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSDE
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (16.67%) Big Data
5 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) JBehave
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL Service Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Junior
4 4 (13.33%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) GIS Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Insight Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Information Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) HTML
3 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (26.67%) Ajax
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) J2EE
4 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 8 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.33%) Leaflet
7 1 (3.33%) OpenLayers
7 1 (3.33%) PostGIS
7 1 (3.33%) REST
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (26.67%) Replication
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Web Development
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) Business Transformation
4 8 (26.67%) Content Management
4 8 (26.67%) PRINCE
4 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) Android Development
8 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) Data Management
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) ActionScript
4 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 8 (26.67%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) ESRI
4 4 (13.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (10.00%) Telerik
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Cognos
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.33%) Tableau
6 1 (3.33%) Verint
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