The table below looks at the statistics for the GIS Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIS Developer
Rank 873 869 886
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 29 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.007% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 14
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.88% -16.25%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

GIS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GIS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIS Developer
Salary Trend

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

GIS Developer Salary Trend in the UK

GIS Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS Developer over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

GIS Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

GIS Developer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -1 22 £41,500 +62.74% 3
South East - 9 £42,500 - 3
Scotland -11 6 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Edinburgh - 6 £41,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £42,500 -
South West - 4 £38,500 -
London -26 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £41,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £42,000 -
East of England - 3 £41,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £41,500 -
North West - 2 £35,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,750 -
Liverpool - 1 £41,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £41,500 -

GIS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited GIS Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) GIS
2 30 (69.77%) Web Development
3 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
4 27 (62.79%) ArcGIS
5 22 (51.16%) Open Source
6 20 (46.51%) HTML
6 20 (46.51%) Python
7 17 (39.53%) ESRI
8 15 (34.88%) jQuery
9 14 (32.56%) .NET
10 13 (30.23%) SOAP
10 13 (30.23%) Web Services
10 13 (30.23%) Degree
11 12 (27.91%) C#
11 12 (27.91%) RESTful
12 11 (25.58%) System Testing
12 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
12 11 (25.58%) Information Management
12 11 (25.58%) Middleware
13 9 (20.93%) CSS
14 8 (18.60%) Java
14 8 (18.60%) Change Management
14 8 (18.60%) Apache Flex
14 8 (18.60%) Business Development
14 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
14 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
14 8 (18.60%) HTML5
14 8 (18.60%) CSS3
14 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
14 8 (18.60%) User Experience

GIS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited GIS Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (62.79%) ArcGIS
2 5 (11.63%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Bugzilla
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
1 5 (11.63%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) HTML
2 15 (34.88%) jQuery
3 14 (32.56%) .NET
4 13 (30.23%) SOAP
4 13 (30.23%) Web Services
5 12 (27.91%) RESTful
6 11 (25.58%) Middleware
7 9 (20.93%) CSS
8 8 (18.60%) Apache Flex
8 8 (18.60%) HTML5
8 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
8 8 (18.60%) CSS3
9 5 (11.63%) GWT
9 5 (11.63%) JSP
9 5 (11.63%) Servlets
9 5 (11.63%) Spring
9 5 (11.63%) J2EE
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.65%) Dojo
11 1 (2.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 43 (100.00%) GIS
2 22 (51.16%) Open Source
3 8 (18.60%) User Experience
4 7 (16.28%) Graphic Design
5 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
6 5 (11.63%) Remote Sensing
6 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Web Development
2 11 (25.58%) System Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Information Management
3 8 (18.60%) Change Management
3 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
3 8 (18.60%) Business Development
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Workflow
5 5 (11.63%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) Refactoring
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 20 (46.51%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) HDFS
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) ESRI
2 1 (2.33%) Google