The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - - 70
Permanent jobs citing GIS 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
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East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
165 172 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.65% 26.92% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 149 162 183
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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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

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 6 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 6 (100.00%) GLSL
1 6 (100.00%) RapidMiner
1 6 (100.00%) D3.js
1 6 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 6 (100.00%) Alteryx
1 6 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Designer
1 6 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) D3.js
1 6 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 6 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) GLSL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Alteryx
1 6 (100.00%) RapidMiner