The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 586 648 574
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -74
Permanent jobs citing GIS 339 231 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.65% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 227 166 283
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35909 35665 38991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.93% 33.11% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28194 28847 32889
Average salary £47,500 £46,127 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 1 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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 +60 301 £41,500 +10.66% 43
South East +43 95 £41,500 +33.87% 15
London -8 86 £50,000 +13.63% 10
South West +28 53 £42,500 +9.67% 6
Surrey +17 35 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Egham +11 26 - -
City of London +17 24 £53,750 +106.73% 3
East of England -4 22 £41,500 +27.69% 4
Scotland -11 21 £41,500 +3.75% 2
North West -20 20 £33,750 -14.55%
Gloucestershire - 20 £40,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +5 17 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Bristol +11 16 £42,500 - 2
Cambridge - 16 £41,500 - 2
Hampshire +6 15 £36,250 -3.33% 9
Berkshire 0 15 £64,000 +16.36%
Yorkshire -37 15 £28,000 -5.88% 4
Edinburgh +4 13 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Cheshire -14 13 £32,500 -32.64%
West Yorkshire -36 12 £32,750 +9.16% 4
West Sussex -1 11 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Leeds -29 11 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Shoreham-by-Sea - 10 £35,000 -
Wales +9 8 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Reading -2 8 £31,000 -43.63%
Glasgow -7 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Guildford +19 7 £55,000 +77.41%
South Wales +12 7 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Cardiff +3 7 £32,500 +3.17% 4
West Midlands -7 7 £48,250 +20.62% 4

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GIS also 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 that cited GIS.

1 205 (28.51%) Degree
2 166 (23.09%) JavaScript
3 155 (21.56%) ESRI
4 148 (20.58%) C#
4 148 (20.58%) SQL
5 147 (20.45%) Java
6 143 (19.89%) .NET
7 140 (19.47%) HTML
8 125 (17.39%) Finance
9 120 (16.69%) jQuery
10 115 (15.99%) Python
11 114 (15.86%) Computer Science
12 110 (15.30%) Oracle
13 104 (14.46%) Open Source
14 103 (14.33%) CSS
15 101 (14.05%) Microsoft
16 98 (13.63%) SQL Server
17 96 (13.35%) SAP
18 95 (13.21%) Web Services
19 85 (11.82%) Management Information System
20 84 (11.68%) CAD
21 80 (11.13%) Security Cleared
22 79 (10.99%) OO
23 78 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
23 78 (10.85%) Data Management
24 76 (10.57%) Windows
24 76 (10.57%) ASP.NET
24 76 (10.57%) ArcGIS
25 75 (10.43%) Document Management
26 72 (10.01%) MS Excel

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GIS also 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 that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 76 (10.57%) ArcGIS
2 57 (7.93%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.59%) Apache
4 28 (3.89%) Node.js
5 26 (3.62%) SAS
6 21 (2.92%) Oracle Spatial
7 14 (1.95%) IIS
8 13 (1.81%) CMS
8 13 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.67%) nginx
9 12 (1.67%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.39%) Gunicorn
10 10 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.25%) Smallworld
11 9 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
12 8 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.97%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.83%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 72 (10.01%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.76%) MS Office
3 15 (2.09%) SPSS
4 12 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.97%) ArcView
5 7 (0.97%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.70%) Revit
8 3 (0.42%) FastStats
9 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.28%) MS Project
10 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 72 (10.01%) SAP PM
2 70 (9.74%) SAP MM
3 69 (9.60%) SAP HR
3 69 (9.60%) SAP FI
3 69 (9.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 69 (9.60%) SAP CO
4 44 (6.12%) Maximo
5 43 (5.98%) SAP QM
5 43 (5.98%) SAP SD
5 43 (5.98%) SAP EHS
6 30 (4.17%) SAP R/3
7 27 (3.76%) SAP PS
8 26 (3.62%) SAP GTS
9 9 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.56%) HFM
11 4 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.42%) SAP MRS
13 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.50%) Internet
2 16 (2.23%) Intranet
3 14 (1.95%) SAN
4 12 (1.67%) HTTP
5 8 (1.11%) LAN
5 8 (1.11%) WAN
6 6 (0.83%) DHCP
6 6 (0.83%) DNS
6 6 (0.83%) DMZ
7 4 (0.56%) Firewall
7 4 (0.56%) NAS
8 3 (0.42%) Extranet
8 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.42%) FTP
9 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.28%) RFID
10 1 (0.14%) RTCP
10 1 (0.14%) RTP
10 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.70%) Big Data
5 29 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 29 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.03%) MySQL
6 22 (3.06%) Hadoop
7 21 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.92%) RDBMS
8 20 (2.78%) OLAP
9 17 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.95%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
14 11 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 47 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 26 (3.62%) Selenium
4 25 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
5 23 (3.20%) Maven
6 15 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.95%) JUnit
7 14 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.53%) Grunt
9 9 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (1.25%) MorphX
9 9 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (1.25%) PVCS
10 8 (1.11%) Mockito
11 7 (0.97%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.97%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.97%) NetBeans
12 6 (0.83%) Log4j
12 6 (0.83%) Gradle
12 6 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 125 (17.39%) Finance
2 28 (3.89%) Aerospace
3 25 (3.48%) Marketing
4 17 (2.36%) Games
5 16 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.81%) Electronics
7 10 (1.39%) Banking
8 8 (1.11%) Retail
9 7 (0.97%) Local Government
10 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Advertising
10 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Front Office
10 4 (0.56%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Billing
11 3 (0.42%) French Language
11 3 (0.42%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 251 (34.91%) Developer
2 179 (24.90%) Consultant
3 86 (11.96%) Analyst
4 76 (10.57%) SAP Consultant
5 74 (10.29%) Architect
6 69 (9.60%) GIS Consultant
6 69 (9.60%) Managing Consultant
7 56 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 49 (6.82%) Java Developer
9 47 (6.54%) .NET Developer
10 43 (5.98%) SAP PM Consultant
11 41 (5.70%) GIS Developer
12 34 (4.73%) Technical Architect
13 30 (4.17%) Web Developer
13 30 (4.17%) Senior Developer
13 30 (4.17%) C++ Developer
13 30 (4.17%) C# Developer
14 28 (3.89%) Business Analyst
15 26 (3.62%) SAP PLM Consultant
16 23 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.89%) .NET
2 140 (19.47%) HTML
3 120 (16.69%) jQuery
4 103 (14.33%) CSS
5 95 (13.21%) Web Services
6 76 (10.57%) ASP.NET
7 69 (9.60%) BAPI
8 57 (7.93%) XML
9 52 (7.23%) HTML5
10 47 (6.54%) SOAP
11 43 (5.98%) WPF
12 42 (5.84%) PostGIS
13 41 (5.70%) JSON
14 40 (5.56%) Ajax
15 33 (4.59%) Silverlight
16 30 (4.17%) CSS3
17 29 (4.03%) Middleware
18 28 (3.89%) .NET Framework
18 28 (3.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 27 (3.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 114 (15.86%) Computer Science
2 104 (14.46%) Open Source
3 85 (11.82%) Management Information System
4 56 (7.79%) Mathematics
5 28 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 25 (3.48%) Physics
7 24 (3.34%) Visualisation
8 18 (2.50%) Statistics
9 12 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.67%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.11%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.97%) Graphic Design
11 7 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (0.83%) PMI
12 6 (0.83%) Telematics
12 6 (0.83%) Blog
13 5 (0.70%) Remote Sensing
13 5 (0.70%) Tandem
14 4 (0.56%) Replication
15 3 (0.42%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 76 (10.57%) Windows
2 43 (5.98%) Linux
3 36 (5.01%) Android
4 34 (4.73%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.89%) UNIX
6 10 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.28%) OS/390
10 2 (0.28%) zOS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (11.68%) CAD
2 79 (10.99%) OO
3 78 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (10.85%) Data Management
4 75 (10.43%) Document Management
5 70 (9.74%) SAP Implementation
6 68 (9.46%) Web Development
7 54 (7.51%) MVC
8 51 (7.09%) TDD
9 49 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 43 (5.98%) UML
10 43 (5.98%) Resource Management
10 43 (5.98%) Master Data Management
11 42 (5.84%) Unit Testing
12 40 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (5.42%) Project Management
14 37 (5.15%) EAM
15 35 (4.87%) OOD
16 32 (4.45%) ITIL
16 32 (4.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 166 (23.09%) JavaScript
2 148 (20.58%) C#
2 148 (20.58%) SQL
3 147 (20.45%) Java
4 115 (15.99%) Python
5 65 (9.04%) C++
6 50 (6.95%) PHP
7 26 (3.62%) T-SQL
8 25 (3.48%) PL/SQL
9 21 (2.92%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.09%) R
11 13 (1.81%) VBScript
12 11 (1.53%) VB
13 10 (1.39%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.25%) X++
14 9 (1.25%) Perl
15 7 (0.97%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.97%) Ruby
16 6 (0.83%) VBA
16 6 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 205 (28.51%) Degree
2 80 (11.13%) Security Cleared
3 55 (7.65%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.06%) PhD
5 20 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 19 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.67%) PMP
7 12 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.39%) MCSE
9 8 (1.11%) CCNP
9 8 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.11%) APMP
10 7 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.83%) MCSA
11 6 (0.83%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.70%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.20%) QA
2 11 (1.53%) SLA
3 10 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.56%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.83%) vSphere
4 5 (0.70%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.23%) Puppet
1 16 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.53%) Ansible
2 11 (1.53%) ZABBIX
2 11 (1.53%) Munin
3 1 (0.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 155 (21.56%) ESRI
2 110 (15.30%) Oracle
3 101 (14.05%) Microsoft
4 96 (13.35%) SAP
5 43 (5.98%) Primavera
6 26 (3.62%) Google
7 21 (2.92%) JBoss
8 19 (2.64%) Mapinfo
9 16 (2.23%) VMware
10 12 (1.67%) Citrix
11 9 (1.25%) Serena
11 9 (1.25%) Tableau
12 8 (1.11%) Twitter
13 7 (0.97%) Cisco
13 7 (0.97%) EMC
14 6 (0.83%) IBM
14 6 (0.83%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.83%) Juniper
14 6 (0.83%) Talend
15 5 (0.70%) Sencha
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34000 - 46000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 38000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Hays UK - Fugro
Posted: 3 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
UK Broadband
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Quinton, Birmingham
Highways Agency
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Research Councils UK
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago