The table below looks at the statistics for the GIS Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIS Consultant
Rank 856 865 869
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Consultant 43 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.008% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.008% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 19
Average salary £41,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £35,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

GIS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

GIS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIS Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS Consultant within the UK.

GIS Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

GIS Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS Consultant over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

GIS Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

GIS Consultant
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
England -10 29 £41,500 +10.66%
Edinburgh -2 10 £41,500 -12.63%
Scotland -10 10 £41,500 -12.63%
South East -15 9 £41,500 +10.66%
South West - 9 £38,750 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £40,500 -
London - 7 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £41,500 +29.68%
Aylesbury +1 3 £41,500 +29.68%
Belfast -1 3 - -
Northern Ireland -2 3 - -
County Antrim -4 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £41,500 -
East of England - 3 £41,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £41,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £37,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £37,000 -
Bristol - 1 £30,000 -

GIS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited GIS Consultant in their job title 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 with GIS Consultant in their job title.

1 69 (100.00%) GIS
2 57 (82.61%) ESRI
3 42 (60.87%) ArcGIS
4 39 (56.52%) Web Development
5 36 (52.17%) Python
6 33 (47.83%) Open Source
7 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
8 20 (28.99%) HTML
8 20 (28.99%) SOAP
9 19 (27.54%) C#
9 19 (27.54%) .NET
10 18 (26.09%) Degree
11 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) Project Planning
12 15 (21.74%) Marketing
12 15 (21.74%) Change Management
13 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
14 12 (17.39%) RESTful
14 12 (17.39%) Information Management
14 12 (17.39%) Web Services
15 11 (15.94%) Middleware
15 11 (15.94%) System Testing
16 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
16 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
16 9 (13.04%) jQuery
16 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
17 8 (11.59%) CSS
17 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
17 8 (11.59%) Oracle
17 8 (11.59%) Java

GIS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited GIS Consultant in their job title 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 with GIS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (60.87%) ArcGIS
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (21.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
1 20 (28.99%) SOAP
2 19 (27.54%) .NET
3 12 (17.39%) Web Services
3 12 (17.39%) RESTful
4 11 (15.94%) Middleware
5 9 (13.04%) jQuery
5 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.59%) CSS
6 8 (11.59%) PostGIS
6 8 (11.59%) Ajax
7 7 (10.14%) WPF
7 7 (10.14%) Silverlight
8 6 (8.70%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.45%) JSON
9 1 (1.45%) XML
9 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 69 (100.00%) GIS
2 33 (47.83%) Open Source
3 6 (8.70%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) NLPG
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Web Development
2 15 (21.74%) Project Planning
2 15 (21.74%) Change Management
3 12 (17.39%) Information Management
4 11 (15.94%) System Testing
5 7 (10.14%) Business Development
6 4 (5.80%) Data Management
7 1 (1.45%) Use Case
7 1 (1.45%) MVVM
7 1 (1.45%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.45%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) MVC
7 1 (1.45%) UML
7 1 (1.45%) RAD
7 1 (1.45%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) Python
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.54%) C#
4 8 (11.59%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) Uniface
5 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) ESRI
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Mapinfo