The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 150 149 163
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.99% 1.10% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 11
Median salary £34,250 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.03% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.29%
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UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
907 1001 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.23% 32.37% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 461 632 861
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 7 £28,500 -10.93% 3
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for GIS.

1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (29.17%) GeoServer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Data Management
5 5 (20.83%) Big Data
6 4 (16.67%) Xamarin
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.67%) Electronics
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Subversion
7 3 (12.50%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) JIRA
7 3 (12.50%) Android
8 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (8.33%) Physics

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) GeoServer
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) QGIS
4 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Riak
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) GIS Specialist
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Head of Digital
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) LINQ
3 2 (8.33%) PostGIS
3 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) MonoGame
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Physics
3 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Informatics
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Data Management
3 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) API Design
4 2 (8.33%) API Development
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Process Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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