The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 123 132 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.73% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.97% 2.98% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 22
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
559 604 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.51% 24.62% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 505 502 489
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIS
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 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 30 April 2016, 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 19 (70.37%) SAP
2 18 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 18 (66.67%) Big Data
3 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
3 16 (59.26%) ESRI
4 15 (55.56%) Retail
5 14 (51.85%) Python
6 12 (44.44%) Degree
7 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
7 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
8 10 (37.04%) CRM
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (33.33%) Change Management
9 9 (33.33%) ISO 9001
9 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (33.33%) QA
10 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) PostGIS
10 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (29.63%) GeoServer
10 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
10 8 (29.63%) Oracle
10 8 (29.63%) Linux
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
10 8 (29.63%) Java
10 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (29.63%) Scrum
10 8 (29.63%) Oracle Spatial

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (29.63%) GeoServer
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) Big Data
2 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (22.22%) DataStage
4 6 (22.22%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (22.22%) QualityStage
General
1 15 (55.56%) Retail
2 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.93%) Billing
4 6 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) GIS Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Data Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Business Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (25.93%) SCADA
4 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (22.22%) Data Extraction
4 6 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
2 10 (37.04%) CRM
3 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Change Management
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (29.63%) Open Source
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
5 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (22.22%) Data Management
6 6 (22.22%) ETL
6 6 (22.22%) Information Management
6 6 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
7 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
3 6 (22.22%) R
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CITP
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 2 (7.41%) ISACA
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (7.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 9 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) SAP
2 16 (59.26%) ESRI
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft