The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 27 12 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.50% 12.20% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.90% 25.97% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +21.12%
GIS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 77 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 71.33% 46.95% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 69
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £49,500
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 Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 6 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
County Antrim -19 2 - -
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) ESRI
4 3 (25.00%) ArcGIS
4 3 (25.00%) ArcObjects
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
4 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
4 3 (25.00%) ArcSDE
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Economics
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) SAS
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) Operations Research

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (25.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (25.00%) ArcSDE
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) GIS Developer
1 3 (25.00%) GIS Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) ArcObjects
4 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Economics
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
2 2 (16.67%) Chemistry
2 2 (16.67%) Psychology
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Research
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ESRI
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft