The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
Rank 600 627 620
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 246 308 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 0.95% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 159 210 248
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,332 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25393 32297 31921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 32.26% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21845 27309 27372
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIS
Salary Trend

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

GIS Salary Trend in the UK

GIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

GIS Salary Histogram in the UK

GIS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 231 £50,000 +11.11% 33
London +83 119 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East +11 43 £38,500 -3.75% 8
Surrey +34 28 £55,000 +107.54%
North West -1 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +37 24 £38,500 +2.66% 9
Egham +29 24 - -
Cheshire +28 16 £45,000 -12.19%
South West -1 11 £41,000 -13.68% 2
City of London +27 10 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Scotland +19 9 £38,500 -24.29% 3
Hertfordshire +18 9 - -
Manchester -26 8 £55,000 +18.91%
Edinburgh +12 7 £38,500 -12.50% 2
St Albans +2 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £38,500 - 2
Essex - 7 - - 3
Knutsford +16 6 - -
East Midlands +13 5 £50,000 -
Tewkesbury -3 5 £41,000 +2.50%
Gloucestershire -16 5 £41,000 +2.50%
Yorkshire +4 4 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Bedfordshire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Bristol - 4 £25,000 -
Leeds +11 3 £32,250 -50.38% 1
Hampshire +10 3 £45,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire +4 3 £32,250 -50.38% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £50,000 -
Guildford - 3 £55,000 -

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GIS.

1 165 (28.01%) Degree
2 122 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (20.37%) SQL
4 118 (20.03%) Project Management
5 110 (18.68%) Python
6 103 (17.49%) Finance
7 92 (15.62%) Analytics
8 91 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 88 (14.94%) ETL
10 86 (14.60%) JavaScript
10 86 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 84 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (14.09%) ArcGIS
13 82 (13.92%) Windows
14 81 (13.75%) SAP
15 79 (13.41%) MS Excel
16 78 (13.24%) Computer Science
17 74 (12.56%) Data Management
18 72 (12.22%) Java
19 67 (11.38%) ESRI
20 66 (11.21%) SQL Server
21 64 (10.87%) Risk Management
22 60 (10.19%) ITIL
23 59 (10.02%) C#
23 59 (10.02%) Hadoop
24 58 (9.85%) Management Information System
25 57 (9.68%) Information Security
25 57 (9.68%) Security Cleared
25 57 (9.68%) Master Data Management
25 57 (9.68%) Big Data

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 83 (14.09%) ArcGIS
2 32 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (5.43%) SAS
3 28 (4.75%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.72%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.38%) Apache
5 14 (2.38%) GeoServer
5 14 (2.38%) Smallworld
6 10 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.70%) WebSphere Portal
7 9 (1.53%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.53%) Drupal
7 9 (1.53%) SilverStripe
8 7 (1.19%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.19%) SAP Portal
9 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.85%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.85%) JBoss
9 5 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 79 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.43%) SPSS
3 27 (4.58%) MS Office
4 21 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.87%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Revit
7 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (5.60%) SAP PM
2 29 (4.92%) Maximo
3 25 (4.24%) SAP CO
3 25 (4.24%) SAP FI
3 25 (4.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 24 (4.07%) Primavera
4 24 (4.07%) SAP HR
4 24 (4.07%) SAP MM
4 24 (4.07%) SAP QM
4 24 (4.07%) SAP SD
5 9 (1.53%) SAP EHS
6 8 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (1.36%) SAP cProjects
6 8 (1.36%) SAP CRM
6 8 (1.36%) SAP MRS
7 7 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
10 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.85%) SaaS
5 4 (0.68%) IaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.51%) GitHub
7 2 (0.34%) Heroku
7 2 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.09%) Network Security
2 18 (3.06%) Firewall
3 16 (2.72%) DNS
3 16 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (2.21%) DMZ
5 9 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.36%) Internet
7 5 (0.85%) 3G
7 5 (0.85%) 4G
7 5 (0.85%) FTP
7 5 (0.85%) NAS
7 5 (0.85%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.68%) HTTP
8 4 (0.68%) LAN
8 4 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.68%) VPN
8 4 (0.68%) Wireless
9 3 (0.51%) MPLS
9 3 (0.51%) SSH
9 3 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.02%) Hadoop
3 57 (9.68%) Big Data
4 53 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 39 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (5.43%) MongoDB
8 30 (5.09%) MySQL
9 27 (4.58%) Neo4j
10 26 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (3.40%) QGIS
12 20 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (3.06%) RDBMS
14 17 (2.89%) NoSQL
15 16 (2.72%) Spatial Data
16 13 (2.21%) QlikView
17 11 (1.87%) Oracle Database
18 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.70%) ClearCase
3 10 (1.70%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.53%) JIRA
5 7 (1.19%) Ant
5 7 (1.19%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.19%) CruiseControl
5 7 (1.19%) FishEye
5 7 (1.19%) Hudson
5 7 (1.19%) JUnit
5 7 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.68%) Maven
7 4 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.68%) Selenium
8 3 (0.51%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.51%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.34%) CircleCI
General
1 103 (17.49%) Finance
2 38 (6.45%) Banking
3 27 (4.58%) Retail
4 25 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.74%) Marketing
6 18 (3.06%) Back Office
6 18 (3.06%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.06%) Legal
7 14 (2.38%) Games
8 13 (2.21%) Advertising
9 11 (1.87%) Billing
9 11 (1.87%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (15.96%) Developer
2 82 (13.92%) Consultant
3 71 (12.05%) Analyst
4 47 (7.98%) Architect
5 43 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (5.94%) SAP Consultant
7 33 (5.60%) SAP PM Consultant
8 30 (5.09%) Integration Engineer
9 29 (4.92%) GIS Consultant
10 28 (4.75%) Data Manager
11 27 (4.58%) Data Architect
11 27 (4.58%) Project Manager
12 26 (4.41%) GIS Manager
12 26 (4.41%) Software Developer
13 25 (4.24%) Data Engineer
14 20 (3.40%) Senior Developer
14 20 (3.40%) SOA Architect
15 19 (3.23%) ETL Architect
15 19 (3.23%) GIS Developer
16 18 (3.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.00%) .NET
2 44 (7.47%) Web Services
3 31 (5.26%) BAPI
4 29 (4.92%) HTML
5 21 (3.57%) Google Maps API
6 19 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.23%) OpenLayers
6 19 (3.23%) REST
7 18 (3.06%) Ajax
7 18 (3.06%) CSS
7 18 (3.06%) jQuery
7 18 (3.06%) Leaflet
7 18 (3.06%) XML
8 17 (2.89%) GWT
8 17 (2.89%) Middleware
9 16 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.38%) PostGIS
11 13 (2.21%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.21%) Flask
12 12 (2.04%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 122 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (13.24%) Computer Science
3 58 (9.85%) Management Information System
4 47 (7.98%) Visualisation
5 45 (7.64%) Algorithms
6 41 (6.96%) Mathematics
7 37 (6.28%) Data Integration
8 25 (4.24%) Statistics
9 19 (3.23%) User Experience
10 16 (2.72%) Cybercrime
11 15 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
13 12 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
14 11 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
15 10 (1.70%) Physics
16 9 (1.53%) SCADA
17 8 (1.36%) Remote Sensing
18 7 (1.19%) Economics
18 7 (1.19%) FMCG
18 7 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (13.92%) Windows
2 49 (8.32%) Linux
3 48 (8.15%) Windows Server
4 35 (5.94%) Windows 7
5 34 (5.77%) Unix
5 34 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.55%) AIX
8 12 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.85%) Android
9 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.51%) HPUX
11 3 (0.51%) Solaris
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.34%) CentOS
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.03%) Project Management
2 92 (15.62%) Analytics
3 88 (14.94%) ETL
4 86 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (12.56%) Data Management
7 64 (10.87%) Risk Management
8 60 (10.19%) ITIL
9 57 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 57 (9.68%) Information Security
9 57 (9.68%) Master Data Management
10 50 (8.49%) Requirements Analysis
11 48 (8.15%) Open Source
11 48 (8.15%) SDLC
12 46 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
13 45 (7.64%) CAD
13 45 (7.64%) Resource Management
14 44 (7.47%) Presales
14 44 (7.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 120 (20.37%) SQL
2 110 (18.68%) Python
3 86 (14.60%) JavaScript
4 72 (12.22%) Java
5 59 (10.02%) C#
6 53 (9.00%) C
7 35 (5.94%) R
8 31 (5.26%) Perl
9 29 (4.92%) C++
10 23 (3.90%) PHP
11 22 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 22 (3.74%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.89%) Scala
13 16 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.21%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.04%) VB
16 10 (1.70%) ABAP
17 8 (1.36%) VBA
18 7 (1.19%) SAPscript
19 5 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 165 (28.01%) Degree
2 57 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 42 (7.13%) DV Cleared
4 30 (5.09%) SC Cleared
5 29 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 18 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.04%) PhD
8 10 (1.70%) CISSP
8 10 (1.70%) MCITP
8 10 (1.70%) MCSE
9 9 (1.53%) CISM
9 9 (1.53%) SAP Certification
10 7 (1.19%) ISEB
10 7 (1.19%) MCP
11 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.85%) MCSM
11 5 (0.85%) MCTS
11 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.21%) QA
3 5 (0.85%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) COBIT
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 53 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (0.85%) vSphere
3 3 (0.51%) Docker
3 3 (0.51%) MetaFrame
3 3 (0.51%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (2.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (1.02%) SCCM
4 5 (0.85%) Ansible
5 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.34%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.34%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 91 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 81 (13.75%) SAP
3 67 (11.38%) ESRI
4 49 (8.32%) Oracle
5 46 (7.81%) Google
6 33 (5.60%) Tableau
7 16 (2.72%) Mapinfo
8 15 (2.55%) Lumension
9 14 (2.38%) Cisco
9 14 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 14 (2.38%) VMware
10 13 (2.21%) i2
10 13 (2.21%) Intel
11 12 (2.04%) Palantir
11 12 (2.04%) Splunk
12 11 (1.87%) Zend
13 10 (1.70%) Citrix
13 10 (1.70%) Fujitsu
13 10 (1.70%) Sophos
14 9 (1.53%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newhaven, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Airbox Aerospace Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £50k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 Base, exceptional bonus package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 13 days ago
Aylesbury
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 13 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mouchel Infrastructure Services
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago