The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 151 171 145
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.24% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.71% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 11
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1181 1266 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.35% 33.47% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 747 832 776
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region.

GIS Salary Trend in Scotland

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 8 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Stirling - 2 £42,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) Scrum
4 14 (48.28%) Java SE
5 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
6 12 (41.38%) Android
7 9 (31.03%) .NET
8 8 (27.59%) Python
9 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
9 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) C++
9 7 (24.14%) Qt
9 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
9 7 (24.14%) WPF
9 7 (24.14%) Xamarin
9 7 (24.14%) iOS SDK
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Phone
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) JUnit
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) ArcGIS
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) API Design
11 5 (17.24%) Stress Testing
11 5 (17.24%) Time Management
11 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
11 5 (17.24%) Open Source
12 4 (13.79%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (17.24%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.45%) Mule
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) AutoCAD
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) ArcView
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Mockito
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Software Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Graduate
3 4 (13.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) GIS Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Java SE
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) WPF
3 7 (24.14%) Qt
3 7 (24.14%) iOS SDK
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) CSS3
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) Middleware
7 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Android
2 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Phone
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Stress Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) API Design
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.45%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Cartography
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) HNC
2 1 (3.45%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) ESRI
3 1 (3.45%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £105,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working, good pension
Posted: 27 days ago