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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIS Developer
Rank 870 862 891
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 34 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 9
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.27% +2.85%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

GIS Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

GIS Developer
Top 20 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 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 27 £41,500 +40.67% 3
South East -14 9 £42,500 +14.09% 1
London +1 7 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Scotland -15 6 £41,500 +3.75%
Edinburgh - 6 £41,500 -
South West - 5 £37,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £38,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £41,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £41,500 -
East of England - 3 £41,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £40,750 +9.39%
Tewkesbury - 2 £37,000 -
North West - 2 £35,500 -
Aylesbury -4 1 £40,000 +7.38%
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £41,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £41,500 -
Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

GIS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (100.00%) GIS
2 27 (67.50%) Web Development
3 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (60.00%) ArcGIS
5 20 (50.00%) HTML
5 20 (50.00%) Open Source
6 17 (42.50%) Python
7 15 (37.50%) jQuery
8 14 (35.00%) ESRI
9 13 (32.50%) SOAP
9 13 (32.50%) Web Services
10 12 (30.00%) RESTful
11 11 (27.50%) .NET
11 11 (27.50%) Middleware
11 11 (27.50%) System Testing
11 11 (27.50%) Degree
11 11 (27.50%) Information Management
12 9 (22.50%) C#
12 9 (22.50%) CSS
12 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
13 8 (20.00%) HTML5
13 8 (20.00%) CSS3
13 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 8 (20.00%) Java
13 8 (20.00%) Change Management
13 8 (20.00%) Project Planning
14 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
15 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
15 6 (15.00%) Apache Flex
15 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared

GIS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (60.00%) ArcGIS
2 5 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
2 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Hudson
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
1 5 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (37.50%) jQuery
3 13 (32.50%) SOAP
3 13 (32.50%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) RESTful
5 11 (27.50%) .NET
5 11 (27.50%) Middleware
6 9 (22.50%) CSS
7 8 (20.00%) HTML5
7 8 (20.00%) CSS3
7 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.00%) Apache Flex
9 5 (12.50%) GWT
9 5 (12.50%) Spring
9 5 (12.50%) JSP
9 5 (12.50%) Servlets
9 5 (12.50%) J2EE
10 2 (5.00%) Dojo
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (100.00%) GIS
2 20 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 5 (12.50%) Remote Sensing
4 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Web Development
2 11 (27.50%) System Testing
2 11 (27.50%) Information Management
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.50%) Time Management
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Business Development
4 5 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) OO
4 5 (12.50%) Workflow
4 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (42.50%) Python
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) ESRI
2 1 (2.50%) Google
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