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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 144 155 141
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing GIS 19 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.42% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 16
Average salary £36,500 £41,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.04% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +15.64%
GIS
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
1214 1342 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.45% 36.17% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 773 894 782
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GIS
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 16 £32,000 -22.89% 3
Glasgow +13 4 £75,000 +76.47%
Stirling - 2 £36,500 -
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Degree
3 17 (48.57%) Scrum
4 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
4 16 (45.71%) Java
5 15 (42.86%) Android
5 15 (42.86%) Java SE
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.71%) .NET
7 9 (25.71%) Python
8 8 (22.86%) C++
8 8 (22.86%) JUnit
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) Stress Testing
8 8 (22.86%) API Design
9 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 7 (20.00%) iOS SDK
9 7 (20.00%) Xamarin
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Phone
9 7 (20.00%) Qt
9 7 (20.00%) WPF
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
10 5 (14.29%) AutoCAD
10 5 (14.29%) ArcGIS
10 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Time Management
10 5 (14.29%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.86%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.86%) Mule
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) ArcView
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Mockito
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Graduate
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Business Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior GIS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) GIS Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Java SE
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) WPF
4 7 (20.00%) Qt
4 7 (20.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (5.71%) PostGIS
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Android
2 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) Stress Testing
4 8 (22.86%) API Design
5 5 (14.29%) Time Management
5 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 3 (8.57%) Customer Insight
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (2.86%) MapReduce
9 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Cartography
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Python
4 8 (22.86%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PhD
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
3 1 (2.86%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Siebel
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) ESRI
3 1 (2.86%) Talend
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