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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 145 144 164
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs citing GIS 16 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 1.75% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 15
Median salary £44,000 £32,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -22.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £75,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
951 1084 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.98% 34.14% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 477 705 804
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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 27 July 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 +5 13 £44,000 +37.50% 3
Glasgow -14 3 - -
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (22.58%) GeoServer
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 6 (19.35%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) C++
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Physics
6 5 (16.13%) Big Data
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) ArcGIS
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) Back Office
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.68%) WPF
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (9.68%) Xamarin

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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 (22.58%) GeoServer
2 5 (16.13%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) GIS Manager
3 6 (19.35%) GIS Project Manager
4 5 (16.13%) GIS Specialist
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) SSIS Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) GIS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (9.68%) STL
2 3 (9.68%) WPF
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) LINQ
3 2 (6.45%) PostGIS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 5 (16.13%) Physics
4 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Energy
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) ETL Development
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Process Management
7 2 (6.45%) API Design
7 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Development
8 1 (3.23%) API Development
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) MVVM
8 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) ESRI
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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