The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - - 72
Permanent jobs citing GIS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
GIS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
135 223 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.22% 40.25% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 118 214 222
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

GIS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Suffolk region.

GIS Salary Trend in Suffolk

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 9 (69.23%) PL/SQL
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) OLAP
2 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 9 (69.23%) PVCS
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) OOP
2 9 (69.23%) OO
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (69.23%) Apache
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (69.23%) DTS
2 9 (69.23%) ERP

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (69.23%) Apache
1 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle 10gAS
2 4 (30.77%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) OLAP
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (69.23%) DTS
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle OLAP
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
1 9 (69.23%) PVCS
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (69.23%) MorphX
1 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) WinForms
2 9 (69.23%) Ajax
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
2 9 (69.23%) JSON
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
2 9 (69.23%) RESTful
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
2 9 (69.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (69.23%) CSS3
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OOP
1 9 (69.23%) OO
1 9 (69.23%) ERP
1 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Web Design
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
1 9 (69.23%) Responsive Web Design
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 9 (69.23%) PL/SQL
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 9 (69.23%) X++
3 4 (30.77%) R
3 4 (30.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) Serena
2 4 (30.77%) ESRI