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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 228 220 249
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.27% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.78% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 3
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,350 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £56,350 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
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
2196 2305 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.04% 34.12% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1795 1995
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,280 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 8 £38,500 -26.66% 1
Manchester +9 2 £45,000 +5.88% 2
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) AutoCAD
3 5 (27.78%) Google
4 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) CISA
5 2 (11.11%) QiCA
5 2 (11.11%) Publishing
5 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (11.11%) CISMP
5 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 2 (11.11%) PMP
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) CRISC
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Information Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) GIS Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Operations
2 3 (16.67%) Information Systems Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Governance Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Author
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
3 2 (11.11%) Project Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Information Governance Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.56%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
1 5 (27.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISA
1 2 (11.11%) QiCA
1 2 (11.11%) CISMP
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
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