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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 127 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.55% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.05% 1.68% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 20
Median salary £38,500 £50,852 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.29% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%

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
760 953 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.67% 32.67% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 466 609 684
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
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 23 January 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 +11 7 £38,500 -25.96% 2
Glasgow +17 1 £33,500 +21.81% 1
GIS
UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (44.19%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (30.23%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) ArcGIS
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (25.58%) C++
5 10 (23.26%) Python
5 10 (23.26%) Back Office
5 10 (23.26%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) Financial Analysis
6 9 (20.93%) Network Security
6 9 (20.93%) Coaching
6 9 (20.93%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (20.93%) Degree
7 7 (16.28%) Big Data
7 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
7 7 (16.28%) Information Security
7 7 (16.28%) Java
7 7 (16.28%) SAP
8 6 (13.95%) MySQL
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.95%) Perl
8 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (13.95%) Open Source
9 5 (11.63%) Algorithms
9 5 (11.63%) Web Development
9 5 (11.63%) PHP
10 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.30%) Unix

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 13 (30.23%) ArcGIS
2 4 (9.30%) GeoServer
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Revit
1 1 (2.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Big Data
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.30%) QGIS
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) CouchDB
5 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Redis
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) Riak
5 2 (4.65%) Spatial Data
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (23.26%) Back Office
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Head of Design
3 8 (18.60%) GIS Manager
3 8 (18.60%) GIS Project Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) GIS Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) GIS Data Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Python Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) GIS Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) GIS Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Google Maps API
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) Leaflet
2 2 (4.65%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (4.65%) OpenLayers
2 2 (4.65%) PostGIS
2 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.33%) LINQ
3 1 (2.33%) MonoGame
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.63%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Social Media
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Project Management
3 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) Financial Analysis
4 10 (23.26%) Scrum
5 9 (20.93%) Coaching
5 9 (20.93%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (16.28%) Information Security
7 6 (13.95%) Open Source
7 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.63%) Web Development
9 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
11 2 (4.65%) Front End Development
11 2 (4.65%) Machine Learning
11 2 (4.65%) Open Source Development
11 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C++
2 10 (23.26%) Python
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) R
9 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) ESRI
2 4 (9.30%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
3 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.33%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.33%) RapidMiner
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