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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIS Developer
Rank 887 874 865
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 6 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.029% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.030% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 8
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £36,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +29.68%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

GIS Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

GIS Developer
Top 12 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 28 August 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 -17 5 £40,000 -3.61%
South West -24 3 £45,000 +21.62%
South East +7 1 £27,500 -35.29%
East of England -3 1 - -
Scotland -3 1 - -
Bristol -19 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -19 1 £45,000 +16.12%
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
Bath - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

GIS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) GIS
2 19 (86.36%) ArcGIS
3 18 (81.82%) .NET
4 16 (72.73%) Java
5 14 (63.64%) ESRI
6 13 (59.09%) Degree
7 12 (54.55%) Java EE
8 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (45.45%) Oracle
9 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
10 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
10 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
10 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
10 9 (40.91%) PostGIS
10 9 (40.91%) HTML
10 9 (40.91%) Python
10 9 (40.91%) Mapinfo
10 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
10 9 (40.91%) Scrum
10 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
11 8 (36.36%) CSS
11 8 (36.36%) Web Services
11 8 (36.36%) jQuery
11 8 (36.36%) HTML5
11 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
12 7 (31.82%) Open Source
12 7 (31.82%) Data Management

GIS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (86.36%) ArcGIS
2 6 (27.27%) ArcSDE
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) JBoss
3 5 (22.73%) Apache
3 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (22.73%) nginx
3 5 (22.73%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (9.09%) Smallworld
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) Java EE
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) PostGIS
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) JSF
6 5 (22.73%) Ajax
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) Dojo
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) XSLT
6 5 (22.73%) JSP
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
7 2 (9.09%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) GIS
2 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 5 (22.73%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
1 9 (40.91%) Scrum
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Data Management
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) RUP
4 5 (22.73%) DSDM
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) VBA
7 2 (9.09%) Magik
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) ESRI
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) Mapinfo