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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIS Developer
Rank 870 897 896
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 20 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 4
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,050 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,400 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

GIS Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

GIS Developer
Top 15 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 7 July 2015. 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 +25 19 £40,000 -2.43%
South West -1 15 £42,500 +4.93%
Bristol - 10 £48,750 -
London +29 2 £40,000 -
City of London - 2 £40,000 -
South East +20 1 £27,500 -34.52%
Scotland +11 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -15 1 £45,000 +11.11%
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £45,000 -

GIS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) GIS
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
3 18 (78.26%) ArcGIS
4 16 (69.57%) Java
5 13 (56.52%) ESRI
6 12 (52.17%) Java EE
6 12 (52.17%) Degree
6 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
7 11 (47.83%) HTML
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (43.48%) CSS
8 10 (43.48%) Python
8 10 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (43.48%) HTML5
9 9 (39.13%) PostGIS
9 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
9 9 (39.13%) jQuery
9 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
9 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (39.13%) Scrum
9 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (39.13%) Mapinfo
9 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
10 8 (34.78%) Web Services
10 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
10 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
10 8 (34.78%) Open Source
11 7 (30.43%) CSS3

GIS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) ArcGIS
2 7 (30.43%) ArcSDE
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 5 (21.74%) JBoss
3 5 (21.74%) Apache
3 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 5 (21.74%) nginx
3 5 (21.74%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (8.70%) Smallworld
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
1 10 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) Java EE
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) PostGIS
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) CSS3
8 6 (26.09%) SOAP
8 6 (26.09%) JSON
9 5 (21.74%) Dojo
9 5 (21.74%) JSF
9 5 (21.74%) Ajax
9 5 (21.74%) XML
9 5 (21.74%) XSLT
9 5 (21.74%) JSP
9 5 (21.74%) RESTful
10 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
11 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) GIS
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
4 5 (21.74%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
1 9 (39.13%) Scrum
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) RUP
4 5 (21.74%) DSDM
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) VBA
7 2 (8.70%) Magik
8 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) ESRI
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Mapinfo