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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 123 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing GIS 20 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 0.81% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.17% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 3
Average salary £55,000 £43,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.16% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £24,250 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.76%
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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
806 874 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.14% 37.21% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 541 573 650
Average salary £49,000 £47,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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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 May 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (50.00%) Service Management
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) MS Office
3 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 9 (40.91%) Requirements Management
3 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
4 8 (36.36%) SCCM
4 8 (36.36%) Office 365
4 8 (36.36%) Migration
4 8 (36.36%) ITSM
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) Computacenter
4 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (36.36%) Business Development
4 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (36.36%) XenApp
4 8 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 8 (36.36%) Lync
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) CGI
4 8 (36.36%) Dell
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 8 (36.36%) Terminal Services
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (36.36%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (13.64%) IT Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Server Support
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CGI
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Service Management
2 9 (40.91%) Requirements Management
2 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 8 (36.36%) ITSM
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (36.36%) Business Development
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VB6
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (36.36%) XenApp
1 8 (36.36%) XenDesktop
1 8 (36.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Computacenter
2 8 (36.36%) Dell
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) ESRI
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk