The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 127 133 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 1.74% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 7
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +77.41%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
441 631 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 24.61% 28.63% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 374 497 458
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Reading region.

GIS Salary Trend in Reading

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Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for GIS.

1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) CAD
4 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 7 (31.82%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Spatial
6 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Python
6 6 (27.27%) Open Source
6 6 (27.27%) PostGIS
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (27.27%) GeoServer
6 6 (27.27%) GeoWebCache
7 5 (22.73%) Puppet
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) Ansible
7 5 (22.73%) SaltStack
7 5 (22.73%) Google Apps
7 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
7 5 (22.73%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) GeoServer
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Italian Language
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) GIS Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Junior
3 5 (22.73%) Junior Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Junior Technical Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) PostGIS
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) CCTV
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.64%) Streaming Video
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) CAD
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Image Processing
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) SAP