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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 574 582 664
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +82
Permanent jobs citing GIS 333 340 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.76% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 219 232 158
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,450 £60,000 £58,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
44549 44937 43443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 38.86% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35843 35005 35130
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015 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 3 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 301 £42,500 +1.19% 26
London +21 96 £47,500 -5.00% 9
South East -25 65 £40,000 -3.61% 5
East of England +34 41 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Yorkshire +33 35 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Cambridgeshire +37 33 £40,000 -3.61% 2
West Yorkshire +23 31 £27,500 -16.03% 3
South West -34 31 £45,000 +5.26% 1
Surrey +9 28 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Leeds +32 26 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Cambridge +32 26 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Scotland +6 20 £75,000 +80.72%
North West -1 20 £45,000 +33.33% 5
City of London +20 17 £42,500 -20.93% 1
Edinburgh +4 17 £53,500 +28.91%
Berkshire +15 16 £41,000 -35.93% 2
Egham -9 13 - -
Reading +15 11 £48,750 +57.25% 2
Hampshire +20 10 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Cheshire -3 10 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £40,000 -3.61%
Manchester +15 8 £57,500 -19.58% 1
West Midlands +9 8 £45,000 +42.85%
Devon +5 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Teddington -2 8 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Gloucestershire -32 8 £45,500 +13.75%
Fareham +18 7 £40,000 -
New Malden +4 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Glasgow +2 7 £75,000 +76.47%
Wimbledon -2 7 £47,500 -5.00%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 251 (34.48%) Degree
2 185 (25.41%) SQL
3 161 (22.12%) ITIL
4 155 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (20.60%) Project Management
6 136 (18.68%) Oracle
7 130 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 128 (17.58%) ESRI
8 128 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
9 127 (17.45%) Java
10 117 (16.07%) Security Cleared
11 114 (15.66%) .NET
12 109 (14.97%) Computer Science
13 103 (14.15%) Finance
14 102 (14.01%) JavaScript
14 102 (14.01%) Web Services
15 101 (13.87%) C#
15 101 (13.87%) Microsoft
16 99 (13.60%) ArcGIS
16 99 (13.60%) Software Engineering
17 84 (11.54%) Management Information System
17 84 (11.54%) SAP
18 83 (11.40%) Windows
19 82 (11.26%) Python
20 80 (10.99%) Asset Management
21 72 (9.89%) Service Management
22 67 (9.20%) HTML
22 67 (9.20%) Scrum
23 65 (8.93%) Data Management
23 65 (8.93%) Business Intelligence

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 99 (13.60%) ArcGIS
2 38 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 32 (4.40%) SAS
4 24 (3.30%) Apache
4 24 (3.30%) CMS
5 23 (3.16%) IIS
6 21 (2.88%) Lync
7 18 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.65%) JBoss
9 11 (1.51%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.51%) nginx
9 11 (1.51%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.24%) ArcSDE
11 8 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.10%) Node.js
12 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.82%) Smallworld
13 5 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.69%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 57 (7.83%) MS Office
2 53 (7.28%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.06%) SPSS
3 15 (2.06%) AutoCAD
4 11 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.96%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 60 (8.24%) Maximo
2 55 (7.55%) SAP PM
3 52 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 52 (7.14%) SAP FI
3 52 (7.14%) SAP CO
4 50 (6.87%) SAP MM
4 50 (6.87%) SAP HR
5 34 (4.67%) Primavera
6 30 (4.12%) SAP PS
7 25 (3.43%) SAP SD
7 25 (3.43%) SAP R/3
7 25 (3.43%) SAP QM
7 25 (3.43%) SAP EHS
7 25 (3.43%) SAP GTS
8 14 (1.92%) Unica
9 11 (1.51%) Summit
10 6 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.61%) Office 365
2 16 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.51%) SaaS
5 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.47%) Intranet
2 14 (1.92%) HTTP
3 12 (1.65%) Internet
4 8 (1.10%) Firewall
4 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.82%) WAN
6 5 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.69%) NAS
7 4 (0.55%) Wireless
7 4 (0.55%) LTE
7 4 (0.55%) DHCP
7 4 (0.55%) GSM
7 4 (0.55%) DMZ
8 3 (0.41%) VPN
8 3 (0.41%) LAN
8 3 (0.41%) SDH
8 3 (0.41%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.41%) MGW
8 3 (0.41%) BGP
8 3 (0.41%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.04%) Big Data
3 34 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
5 29 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 25 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (2.75%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.92%) TKPROF
13 14 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
14 13 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.51%) MySQL
16 8 (1.10%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (6.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.16%) Selenium
3 21 (2.88%) Maven
4 19 (2.61%) Subversion
4 19 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.06%) JUnit
6 12 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
9 7 (0.96%) Gradle
10 6 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.69%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.55%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.41%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.41%) Ant
13 3 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 103 (14.15%) Finance
2 46 (6.32%) Retail
3 42 (5.77%) Advertising
4 33 (4.53%) Marketing
5 27 (3.71%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.79%) Legal
8 9 (1.24%) Billing
8 9 (1.24%) Banking
9 5 (0.69%) Military
9 5 (0.69%) Back Office
10 4 (0.55%) Electronics
10 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.55%) Games
10 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.27%) Local Government
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (24.31%) Developer
2 92 (12.64%) Analyst
3 90 (12.36%) Consultant
4 63 (8.65%) Software Engineer
5 56 (7.69%) Architect
6 54 (7.42%) Applications Support
7 51 (7.01%) SAP Consultant
8 50 (6.87%) Managing Consultant
9 41 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 38 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 33 (4.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 29 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (3.98%) Senior Manager
13 28 (3.85%) Software Developer
14 27 (3.71%) Senior Developer
15 26 (3.57%) Graduate
16 25 (3.43%) Project Manager
16 25 (3.43%) SAP PM Consultant
16 25 (3.43%) SAP PLM Consultant
17 21 (2.88%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (15.66%) .NET
2 102 (14.01%) Web Services
3 67 (9.20%) HTML
4 50 (6.87%) BAPI
5 43 (5.91%) XML
6 42 (5.77%) CSS
7 36 (4.95%) jQuery
8 23 (3.16%) HTML5
8 23 (3.16%) J2EE
8 23 (3.16%) JSP
9 22 (3.02%) ASP.NET
9 22 (3.02%) Java SE
9 22 (3.02%) Ajax
10 20 (2.75%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.61%) CGI
12 17 (2.34%) Google Maps API
13 16 (2.20%) PostGIS
14 15 (2.06%) CSS3
15 13 (1.79%) Entity Framework
15 13 (1.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 128 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (14.97%) Computer Science
3 84 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 52 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 46 (6.32%) Visualisation
6 19 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.61%) Data Integration
7 18 (2.47%) Statistics
8 17 (2.34%) User Experience
9 16 (2.20%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.37%) PKI
11 10 (1.37%) LIMS
11 10 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (1.24%) CESG
12 9 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.24%) PMI
13 7 (0.96%) Photography
13 7 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.40%) Windows
2 46 (6.32%) Linux
3 35 (4.81%) UNIX
4 28 (3.85%) Android
5 22 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.41%) AIX
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) OS/390
11 1 (0.14%) zOS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.12%) ITIL
2 155 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (20.60%) Project Management
4 99 (13.60%) Software Engineering
5 80 (10.99%) Asset Management
6 72 (9.89%) Service Management
7 67 (9.20%) Scrum
8 65 (8.93%) Data Management
8 65 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (8.24%) CRM
9 60 (8.24%) CAD
10 55 (7.55%) Configuration Management
11 54 (7.42%) Change Management
12 52 (7.14%) OO
13 51 (7.01%) Document Management
14 50 (6.87%) SAP Implementation
14 50 (6.87%) Mentoring
15 47 (6.46%) Risk Management
16 46 (6.32%) Analytics
17 45 (6.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 185 (25.41%) SQL
2 127 (17.45%) Java
3 102 (14.01%) JavaScript
4 101 (13.87%) C#
5 82 (11.26%) Python
6 58 (7.97%) C
7 50 (6.87%) C++
8 30 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 25 (3.43%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.75%) PHP
11 20 (2.75%) VBA
12 14 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.65%) R
14 11 (1.51%) VB
14 11 (1.51%) Perl
15 8 (1.10%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.96%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.55%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 251 (34.48%) Degree
2 117 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 54 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 54 (7.42%) DV Cleared
4 45 (6.18%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (2.34%) MBA
7 14 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.92%) PhD
8 11 (1.51%) CISSP
9 10 (1.37%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.82%) ISEB
10 6 (0.82%) MCSE
11 5 (0.69%) MCP
11 5 (0.69%) HNC
11 5 (0.69%) HND
11 5 (0.69%) PMP
11 5 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.04%) QA
2 20 (2.75%) SLA
3 19 (2.61%) JSP 440
4 13 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.65%) COBIT
6 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) BS7666
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.30%) XenApp
4 19 (2.61%) XenDesktop
4 19 (2.61%) Terminal Services
5 13 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.82%) Varnish
7 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (3.02%) SCCM
2 14 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 14 (1.92%) Control-M
3 6 (0.82%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.82%) HAProxy
3 6 (0.82%) Ansible
4 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (18.68%) Oracle
2 128 (17.58%) ESRI
3 101 (13.87%) Microsoft
4 84 (11.54%) SAP
5 42 (5.77%) Citrix
6 40 (5.49%) VMware
7 39 (5.36%) IBM
8 34 (4.67%) Google
9 23 (3.16%) Computacenter
10 22 (3.02%) Tableau
11 19 (2.61%) Dell
12 18 (2.47%) Mapinfo
13 14 (1.92%) Epiphany
13 14 (1.92%) Endeca
14 12 (1.65%) HP
15 7 (0.96%) ATG
15 7 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.96%) NetApp
16 6 (0.82%) Sun
16 6 (0.82%) Cisco
London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £376.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £325.00 - £375.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
networx
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £19,000- £24,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £35,805 to £42,100 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 12 Months Fixed term contract
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £400 to £450 a day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Net Talent
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £400 to £450 a day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 14 days ago