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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 34 14 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.32% 12.03% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.19% 24.68% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
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
113 77 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 69.75% 48.73% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 61
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £22,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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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 22 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 -21 4 - -
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) Python
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Web Development
3 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) SAS
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Business Objects
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) SAP
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Statistics
5 4 (28.57%) Operations Research
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Economics
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (28.57%) SAS
2 3 (21.43%) ArcSDE
2 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Graduate
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
2 3 (21.43%) GIS Developer
2 3 (21.43%) GIS Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) PostGIS
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Statistics
2 4 (28.57%) Economics
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Physics
2 4 (28.57%) Chemistry
2 4 (28.57%) Psychology
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Operations Research
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Business Objects
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) ESRI