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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 232 204 229
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Permanent jobs citing GIS 21 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.51% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 23
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,900 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
2375 2180 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.62% 31.63% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1803 1986
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 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
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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
Cheshire -10 14 £32,500 -35.00%
Manchester -2 3 £71,500 +121.70% 1
Merseyside -6 1 £41,500 +48.21%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
5 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
5 7 (18.92%) Information Security
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) MS Office
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
7 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.51%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Spatial
7 5 (13.51%) QA
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 5 (13.51%) ArcSight

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.70%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) DBA
4 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.41%) GIS Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Trainee
6 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) WPF
4 3 (8.11%) Silverlight
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) Yii
5 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.70%) Sass
5 1 (2.70%) LESS
5 1 (2.70%) Leaflet
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) Google Maps API
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.81%) Tandem
5 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
1 7 (18.92%) Information Security
2 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
2 5 (13.51%) SOA
2 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (13.51%) SIEM
2 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
3 4 (10.81%) Web Development
3 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) ITSM
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) ABAP
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) PMP
2 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.11%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.81%) Sun
3 4 (10.81%) ESRI
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Mapinfo
5 2 (5.41%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Axway
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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