The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 27 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.08% 3.24% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.43% 10.91% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
106 55 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 53.81% 29.73% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 68 33 50
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
GIS
UK

GIS
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

GIS
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 22 July 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
(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 -1 10 £30,000 -33.33%
GIS
UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) ESRI
2 26 (83.87%) Open Source
3 20 (64.52%) Change Management
3 20 (64.52%) Python
3 20 (64.52%) Marketing
3 20 (64.52%) Project Planning
3 20 (64.52%) Web Development
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) CSS
5 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 6 (19.35%) XML
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
5 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (19.35%) SOA
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) Silverlight
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) BC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (64.52%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Consultant
2 20 (64.52%) GIS Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
1 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) Silverlight
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Change Management
1 20 (64.52%) Project Planning
1 20 (64.52%) Web Development
2 6 (19.35%) SOA
2 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) BC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) ESRI
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft