The table below looks at the statistics for the GIS Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIS Technician
Rank - 938 947
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Technician 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.003% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.63%
UK excluding London average salary - £34,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.63%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

GIS Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GIS Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIS Technician
Salary Trend

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

GIS Technician Salary Trend in the UK

GIS Technician
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited GIS Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) GIS
2 3 (60.00%) Smallworld
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Access
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Northgate
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

GIS Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited GIS Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Smallworld
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) GIS
2 3 (60.00%) MS Access
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (40.00%) Northgate
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle