The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 152 154 141
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing GIS 26 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 1.21% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 16
Average salary £36,895 £21,300 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.21% -39.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1072 906 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.47% 29.08% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 677 479 577
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -14 10 £36,895 +73.21% 1
Glasgow -6 9 £50,000 - 2
Stirling - 4 £26,000 -
Aberdeen +1 1 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £26,500 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 28 (58.33%) Linux
3 28 (58.33%) Python
3 28 (58.33%) PostGIS
4 26 (54.17%) SQL
5 25 (52.08%) HTML
5 25 (52.08%) CSS
5 25 (52.08%) jQuery
6 24 (50.00%) Ruby
6 24 (50.00%) Scrum
6 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 21 (43.75%) Shell Script
8 20 (41.67%) JSON
8 20 (41.67%) HTML5
8 20 (41.67%) Product Management
9 16 (33.33%) Django
9 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 15 (31.25%) Oracle
11 14 (29.17%) Open Source
12 13 (27.08%) Big Data
12 13 (27.08%) UNIX
12 13 (27.08%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
13 12 (25.00%) JIRA
13 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 12 (25.00%) Perl
13 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 12 (25.00%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.42%) Alfresco
3 4 (8.33%) Drupal
3 4 (8.33%) SugarCRM
3 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) GIMP
1 8 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) VSAT
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 13 (27.08%) Big Data
4 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.33%) MySQL
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.33%) Pentaho
5 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) JIRA
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.67%) Selenium
3 8 (16.67%) Ant
4 5 (10.42%) Maven
5 4 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
1 4 (8.33%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (18.75%) Software Architect
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate
8 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) IT Support
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Architect
10 1 (2.08%) SAS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) PostGIS
2 25 (52.08%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) CSS
2 25 (52.08%) jQuery
3 20 (41.67%) JSON
3 20 (41.67%) HTML5
4 16 (33.33%) Django
5 13 (27.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (16.67%) JPA
7 8 (16.67%) Ajax
7 8 (16.67%) JMS
7 8 (16.67%) J2EE
7 8 (16.67%) JSP
7 8 (16.67%) Struts
7 8 (16.67%) Web Services
7 8 (16.67%) XML
8 7 (14.58%) .NET
9 5 (10.42%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Open Source
2 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 8 (16.67%) PKI
4 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.42%) Physics
6 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.17%) iPhone
7 2 (4.17%) iPad
8 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.25%) Android
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Scrum
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Product Management
3 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.75%) Document Management
5 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) OOD
6 6 (12.50%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) OOP
7 4 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (6.25%) UML
8 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) SOA
10 1 (2.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 28 (58.33%) Python
4 26 (54.17%) SQL
5 24 (50.00%) Ruby
6 21 (43.75%) Shell Script
7 12 (25.00%) Perl
8 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 6 (12.50%) C
9 6 (12.50%) C#
9 6 (12.50%) C++
10 4 (8.33%) PHP
11 1 (2.08%) VBScript
11 1 (2.08%) VB
11 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
2 1 (2.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
1 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Adobe
3 6 (12.50%) ESRI
4 4 (8.33%) JBoss
4 4 (8.33%) Talend
4 4 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec
5 2 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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