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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 126 145 139
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.48% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.44% 1.53% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 16
Median salary £39,250 £50,852 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.81% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £39,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
831 916 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.53% 31.58% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 533 579 646
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2017.

GIS Salary Histogram in Scotland

GIS
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 February 2017. 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 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 +3 8 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Glasgow +29 2 - - 1
GIS
UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 14 (53.85%) ArcGIS
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) Financial Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Back Office
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) C++
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) QGIS
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) MySQL
5 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
6 4 (15.38%) Google
6 4 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) Google Maps API
7 3 (11.54%) Mathematics

GIS
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 14 (53.85%) ArcGIS
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (19.23%) QGIS
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) Riak
3 1 (3.85%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (26.92%) Back Office
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Data Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) GIS Manager
2 5 (19.23%) GIS Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) GIS Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) GIS Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) GIS Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) GIS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) Google Maps API
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) Sass
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) LINQ
3 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (26.92%) Financial Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Open Source
3 5 (19.23%) Web Development
4 4 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C++
1 7 (26.92%) Java
1 7 (26.92%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) ESRI
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) RapidMiner
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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