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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 224 231 245
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing GIS 27 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.74% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 13
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,450 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%
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
2352 2419 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.87% 34.70% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 1861 2094
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Cheshire +5 13 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Manchester +8 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Merseyside +7 2 £18,750 -53.98%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Information Security
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (20.00%) AutoCAD
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.14%) PHP
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Google
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (14.29%) COBIT
6 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (14.29%) People Management
7 4 (11.43%) Server Hardening
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
7 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
7 4 (11.43%) Banking
7 4 (11.43%) Network Design
7 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) C
7 4 (11.43%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (2.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) InDesign
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Head of Operations
4 3 (8.57%) Information Systems Manager
4 3 (8.57%) GIS Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.71%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Author
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Author
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Information Governance Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Head of Information Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Project Management
1 8 (22.86%) Information Security
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
3 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.29%) People Management
4 5 (14.29%) Change Control
5 4 (11.43%) Server Hardening
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Network Design
5 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
1 6 (17.14%) PHP
2 4 (11.43%) C
2 4 (11.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CGEIT
3 2 (5.71%) CRISC
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) CISA
3 2 (5.71%) QiCA
3 2 (5.71%) CISMP
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) COBIT
3 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (5.71%) QA
4 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
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