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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 129 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 25 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.61% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 1.59% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 12
Average salary £45,000 £36,895 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.96% +63.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,816 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,800 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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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
1128 1320 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.00% 38.57% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 686 799 614
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 14 £40,000 +8.41% 2
Glasgow +12 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Dundee +8 1 £35,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Degree
3 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (32.50%) C++
6 10 (25.00%) C#
6 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 10 (25.00%) Android
6 10 (25.00%) Qt
6 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 8 (20.00%) Java SE
7 8 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) .NET
8 7 (17.50%) ArcGIS
8 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.00%) Open Source
9 6 (15.00%) Cartography
10 5 (12.50%) Xamarin
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Phone
10 5 (12.50%) Clang
10 5 (12.50%) iOS SDK
10 5 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 5 (12.50%) Physics
10 5 (12.50%) WPF
10 5 (12.50%) Validation
10 5 (12.50%) Objective-C

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (17.50%) 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%) ArcView
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) 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
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Private Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Software Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) GIS Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) GIS Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) GIS Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Qt
2 8 (20.00%) Java SE
3 7 (17.50%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) STL
4 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) OpenGL
4 5 (12.50%) WPF
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (12.50%) iOS SDK
5 4 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) CSS3
6 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) Middleware
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Open Source
3 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.50%) Physics
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
1 10 (25.00%) Android
1 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Scrum
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Cartography
5 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Validation
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) OOD
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) C++
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) VCP4
2 1 (2.50%) HNC
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) 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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