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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 24 13 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.67% 11.52% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 25.88% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
62 85 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 56.88% 44.50% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 61
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) PostGIS
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) People Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) GIS Developer
1 3 (42.86%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript