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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 121 149 151
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 1.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
GIS
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
736 948 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.40% 30.69% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 473 622 744
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

GIS
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

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +20 9 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Glasgow +15 1 £33,500 +34.00% 2
Dundee - 1 £40,000 - 1
GIS
UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 22 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (35.42%) Project Management
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.08%) Back Office
4 13 (27.08%) Finance
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) Financial Analysis
5 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
5 10 (20.83%) ArcGIS
5 10 (20.83%) C++
5 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 10 (20.83%) Python
6 9 (18.75%) SAP
6 9 (18.75%) Degree
6 9 (18.75%) Coaching
6 9 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (18.75%) Network Security
7 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
7 7 (14.58%) Big Data
7 7 (14.58%) Information Security
8 6 (12.50%) GeoServer
9 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) ESRI
10 4 (8.33%) Unix
10 4 (8.33%) PostGIS
11 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
11 3 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (6.25%) Social Media
11 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery

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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 10 (20.83%) ArcGIS
2 6 (12.50%) GeoServer
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Revit
1 1 (2.08%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Big Data
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Redis
3 2 (4.17%) Riak
3 2 (4.17%) Spatial Data
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (27.08%) Back Office
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 12 (25.00%) GIS Manager
2 12 (25.00%) GIS Project Manager
3 10 (20.83%) Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Head of Design
5 7 (14.58%) Software Project Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) GIS Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery Project Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (4.17%) GIS Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Social Media Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SSIS Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) PostGIS
2 3 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.25%) STL
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) Leaflet
3 2 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (4.17%) OpenLayers
3 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.08%) LINQ
4 1 (2.08%) MonoGame
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Physics
3 3 (6.25%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Project Management
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.08%) Financial Analysis
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.75%) Coaching
6 9 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (14.58%) Information Security
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.17%) ETL Development
10 2 (4.17%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Machine Learning
10 2 (4.17%) Open Source
10 2 (4.17%) Open Source Development
10 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) C++
1 10 (20.83%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) R
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
2 4 (8.33%) ESRI
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Twitter
3 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.08%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.08%) RapidMiner
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