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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 131 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.62% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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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
789 803 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.14% 34.39% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 518 615 583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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 26 January 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) ArcView
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Ehcache
4 1 (12.50%) Mockito
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
4 1 (12.50%) Gson
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Commons
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Velocity

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) ArcView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Log4j
1 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) JAXB
2 1 (12.50%) JTS
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) Ehcache
2 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
2 1 (12.50%) Gson
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ESRI
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago