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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 115 146 158
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Permanent jobs citing GIS 36 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.09% 1.87% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 18
Median salary £45,000 £75,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +80.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £28,414
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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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
881 1070 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.50% 32.76% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 500 691 768
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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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Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 25 August 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 +22 31 £45,000 +40.62%
Glasgow +7 5 £29,425 -60.76% 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 14 (30.43%) Degree
1 14 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 11 (23.91%) Python
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
4 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) C++
4 9 (19.57%) SAP
4 9 (19.57%) GeoServer
5 8 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (17.39%) Coaching
5 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.39%) Network Security
5 8 (17.39%) Big Data
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.22%) C#
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Information Security
7 6 (13.04%) Back Office
7 6 (13.04%) Finance
7 6 (13.04%) ArcGIS
7 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.04%) Financial Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Physics
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.87%) ESRI
9 4 (8.70%) .NET
9 4 (8.70%) Web Services

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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 9 (19.57%) GeoServer
2 6 (13.04%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Big Data
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Spatial Data
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Redis
5 1 (2.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Back Office
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Head of Design
4 7 (15.22%) GIS Manager
4 7 (15.22%) GIS Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) GIS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) GIS Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SSIS Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Data Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) GIS Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) PostGIS
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.52%) STL
2 3 (6.52%) WPF
3 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) Leaflet
3 2 (4.35%) LINQ
3 2 (4.35%) OpenLayers
4 1 (2.17%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.17%) MonoGame
4 1 (2.17%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
1 9 (19.57%) Mathematics
2 5 (10.87%) Physics
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Android
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) Coaching
5 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Information Security
8 3 (6.52%) ETL
8 3 (6.52%) ETL Development
8 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Process Management
9 2 (4.35%) API Design
9 2 (4.35%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.35%) Mobile Development
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Python
2 9 (19.57%) C++
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) ESRI
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £31100 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago