The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 132 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.18% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.65% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Average salary £31,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.63% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
GIS
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
714 614 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 27.28% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 428 491 467
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 29 August 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Apache
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (22.22%) ESRI
5 5 (18.52%) ITSM
5 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (18.52%) Log4j
5 5 (18.52%) NetBeans
5 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
5 5 (18.52%) HTTP
5 5 (18.52%) Intranet
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) JUnit
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) JAXB
5 5 (18.52%) JTS
5 5 (18.52%) EJB
5 5 (18.52%) JDBC
5 5 (18.52%) Servlets
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 5 (18.52%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) Ehcache
5 5 (18.52%) Mockito
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 5 (18.52%) JPA
5 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (18.52%) JAX-RS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) ArcView
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
1 5 (18.52%) Intranet
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (18.52%) Mockito
2 5 (18.52%) JUnit
2 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (18.52%) Log4j
2 5 (18.52%) NetBeans
2 5 (18.52%) Maven
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) EJB
1 5 (18.52%) JDBC
1 5 (18.52%) Servlets
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) JAXB
1 5 (18.52%) JTS
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
1 5 (18.52%) Velocity
1 5 (18.52%) JPA
1 5 (18.52%) Ehcache
1 5 (18.52%) JAX-RS
1 5 (18.52%) Gson
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Commons
2 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITSM
1 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
1 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Business Development
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Document Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) VB6
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) ESRI
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies