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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 124 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 1.06% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 6
Median salary £25,000 £65,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-61.53% +109.67%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
GIS
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
466 661 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.05% 29.64% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 398 527 471
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) QA
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Open Source
4 8 (34.78%) PostGIS
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (34.78%) GeoServer
4 8 (34.78%) GeoWebCache
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Spatial
4 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
4 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) CAD
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Google

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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 8 (34.78%) GeoServer
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.35%) DataStage
5 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Italian Language
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) GIS Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Junior
3 5 (21.74%) Junior Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Junior Technical Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) PostGIS
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) SCADA
4 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
5 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (34.78%) Open Source
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
2 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 5 (21.74%) CAD
4 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Lineage
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Google
2 5 (21.74%) SaltStack
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) ESRI