The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 142 140 136
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing GIS 21 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.65% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 2.13% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 18
Average salary £41,500 £38,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1043 988 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.65% 30.65% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 664 636 612
Average salary £42,000 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
GIS
UK

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

GIS Salary Histogram in Scotland

GIS
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 31 July 2014. 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 -6 13 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Glasgow -17 6 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Aberdeen +8 2 £42,500 +6.25%
GIS
UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 25 (55.56%) Python
3 21 (46.67%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) HTML
5 16 (35.56%) SQL
5 16 (35.56%) Hibernate
5 16 (35.56%) Open Source
5 16 (35.56%) MongoDB
5 16 (35.56%) PostGIS
6 14 (31.11%) Big Data
6 14 (31.11%) Scrum
6 14 (31.11%) Ruby
6 14 (31.11%) Oracle
7 13 (28.89%) Web Services
8 12 (26.67%) UNIX
8 12 (26.67%) Linux
8 12 (26.67%) CSS
8 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 12 (26.67%) jQuery
8 12 (26.67%) ESRI
8 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (24.44%) ArcGIS
9 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
9 11 (24.44%) Middleware
10 10 (22.22%) J2EE
10 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
11 9 (20.00%) Document Management
12 8 (17.78%) Spring
12 8 (17.78%) PKI
12 8 (17.78%) Ajax

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (24.44%) ArcGIS
2 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
3 7 (15.56%) Alfresco
4 6 (13.33%) SugarCRM
5 4 (8.89%) Drupal
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.67%) Node.js
6 3 (6.67%) SAS
7 2 (4.44%) Mule
8 1 (2.22%) IIS
8 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
1 8 (17.78%) GIMP
2 3 (6.67%) SPSS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) VSAT
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) MongoDB
2 14 (31.11%) Big Data
3 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (13.33%) Pentaho
4 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
1 8 (17.78%) Ant
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (8.89%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) Mockito
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) GIS Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) GIS Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Graduate
5 5 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 16 (35.56%) Hibernate
2 16 (35.56%) PostGIS
3 13 (28.89%) Web Services
4 12 (26.67%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) jQuery
5 11 (24.44%) Middleware
6 10 (22.22%) J2EE
7 8 (17.78%) Spring
7 8 (17.78%) Ajax
7 8 (17.78%) JPA
7 8 (17.78%) JSON
7 8 (17.78%) JSP
7 8 (17.78%) XML
7 8 (17.78%) Struts
7 8 (17.78%) JMS
7 8 (17.78%) HTML5
8 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 6 (13.33%) MapReduce
10 5 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Open Source
2 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.78%) PKI
4 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) UNIX
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Scrum
2 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Document Management
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (17.78%) Product Management
5 5 (11.11%) BDD
5 5 (11.11%) Web Development
5 5 (11.11%) System Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Information Management
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 4 (8.89%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) OOP
7 3 (6.67%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 25 (55.56%) Python
3 21 (46.67%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) Ruby
6 8 (17.78%) PHP
6 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
6 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
7 7 (15.56%) C#
8 4 (8.89%) C++
9 2 (4.44%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) C
10 1 (2.22%) VBScript
10 1 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) ESRI
3 8 (17.78%) Adobe
4 6 (13.33%) JBoss
4 6 (13.33%) Talend
5 4 (8.89%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (4.44%) i2
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