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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 115 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 15 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 0.89% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.07% 3.37% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 16
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +27.16%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
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
489 594 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.07% 26.36% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 428 495 449
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GIS
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

GIS
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 31 May 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 14 (56.00%) Python
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) QA
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) Open Source
5 8 (32.00%) PostGIS
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (32.00%) GeoServer
5 8 (32.00%) Retail
5 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Spatial
5 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) SAP
6 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (28.00%) SCADA
6 7 (28.00%) ESRI
6 7 (28.00%) Data Management
6 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (28.00%) Big Data

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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 (32.00%) GeoServer
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (28.00%) Big Data
3 6 (24.00%) DataStage
3 6 (24.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (24.00%) QualityStage
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) GIS Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Junior
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (28.00%) SCADA
2 7 (28.00%) Smart Meter
3 6 (24.00%) Data Extraction
3 6 (24.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (28.00%) Data Management
3 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (24.00%) ETL
4 6 (24.00%) Information Management
4 6 (24.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.00%) CAD
6 4 (16.00%) Image Processing
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) R
6 4 (16.00%) C++
6 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 7 (28.00%) ESRI
4 4 (16.00%) Google
4 4 (16.00%) SaltStack