The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 24 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.51% 2.16% 12.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.26% 6.12% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £25,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-54.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
GIS
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
39 49 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.21% 35.25% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 47
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Northern Ireland region.

GIS Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 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
County Antrim +7 4 £25,000 -
GIS
UK

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for GIS.

1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) ESRI
3 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) GIS Graduate
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ESRI