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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 28 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 4.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 8.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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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
75 86 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.35% 53.09% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 69 49
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,900
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 19 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (70.00%) ESRI
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
1 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
1 7 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) GIS Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) ESRI
Northern Ireland
Vodafone
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