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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 140 153 148
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing GIS 16 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.74% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 8
Average salary £33,750 £36,895 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +21.12%
GIS
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
1139 1324 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.39% 33.03% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 700 829 653
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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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 5 May 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 5 May 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 12 £32,250 -12.58% 4
Glasgow 0 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Stirling -5 1 £47,500 +82.69%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Degree
3 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) Java
5 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 11 (27.50%) Android
6 11 (27.50%) Java SE
7 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 10 (25.00%) Qt
7 10 (25.00%) C++
7 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 9 (22.50%) ArcGIS
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
10 7 (17.50%) C#
10 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
10 7 (17.50%) iOS SDK
10 7 (17.50%) Xamarin
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Phone
10 7 (17.50%) WPF
11 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.00%) Open Source
11 6 (15.00%) Python
12 5 (12.50%) Linux
12 5 (12.50%) Project Management
12 5 (12.50%) Time Management
12 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
13 4 (10.00%) Data Management
13 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 4 (10.00%) Finance
13 4 (10.00%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (22.50%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.50%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.50%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.50%) Mule
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.50%) ArcView
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Clang
2 2 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (5.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) JMeter
2 2 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Mockito
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Graduate
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) GIS Data Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) GIS Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) GIS Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Business Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Java SE
2 10 (25.00%) Qt
3 8 (20.00%) .NET
4 7 (17.50%) WPF
4 7 (17.50%) iOS SDK
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (7.50%) OpenGL
6 3 (7.50%) Ajax
6 3 (7.50%) STL
6 3 (7.50%) CSS3
6 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) Middleware
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.50%) Physics
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Android
2 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Phone
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Scrum
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Time Management
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Management
5 4 (10.00%) Cartography
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) OO
6 3 (7.50%) OOD
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) HNC
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Xamarin
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Siebel
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) ESRI
4 1 (2.50%) Talend
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
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