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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 153 155 170
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 1.03% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 7
Median salary £46,250 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.53% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,250 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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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
908 1071 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.06% 34.02% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 427 678 868
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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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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 26 June 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 +9 5 £46,250 +44.53% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) GeoServer
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Big Data
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Process Management
7 3 (14.29%) Xamarin
7 3 (14.29%) WPF
8 2 (9.52%) LINQ
8 2 (9.52%) JIRA
8 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.52%) Physics
8 2 (9.52%) Android
8 2 (9.52%) PostGIS
8 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
8 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (9.52%) API Design
8 2 (9.52%) Spatial Data
8 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Development
8 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework

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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 (33.33%) GeoServer
2 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Spatial Data
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) GIS Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) GIS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SSIS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Planning Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) WPF
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) LINQ
3 2 (9.52%) PostGIS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Physics
2 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Energy
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Process Management
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) API Design
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Development
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) ETL Development
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) API Development
4 1 (4.76%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
4 1 (4.76%) MVVM
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) People Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 2 (9.52%) ESRI
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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