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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 568 598 622
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +24
Permanent jobs citing GIS 356 351 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 238 232 196
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £61,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +12.92%

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
44708 46261 44320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.50% 39.18% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35607 36319 35708
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 August 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 5 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
(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 +31 310 £42,500 - 34
London +20 89 £47,500 -5.00% 9
South East -31 57 £45,000 +8.43% 8
South West -26 43 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +16 38 £27,500 -26.66% 6
East of England +17 35 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Cambridgeshire +32 30 £41,500 -9.28% 4
West Yorkshire +10 30 £27,500 -29.03% 5
Surrey +4 29 £53,750 +7.50% 1
North West +7 27 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Cambridge +31 26 £40,750 -10.92% 3
Leeds +18 22 £27,500 -18.51% 5
Scotland +5 19 £36,500 -12.04% 5
Edinburgh +6 16 £32,000 -22.89% 2
West Midlands +5 16 £51,250 -21.15% 2
Manchester +15 15 £55,000 -24.91%
City of London +21 14 £42,500 +2.40% 2
Berkshire +7 14 £55,000 -14.06% 2
Egham -17 13 - -
Birmingham +3 11 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 11 £46,000 +15.00%
Cheshire +9 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Wiltshire +8 10 £37,750 +25.83%
Leatherhead +5 10 £51,250 -6.81%
Reading -4 10 £60,000 +93.54% 2
Devon +5 9 £47,500 +34.70%
Hampshire +2 9 £40,000 +4.91% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £65,000 +56.62% 2
Exeter -8 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Milton Keynes -6 8 £65,000 - 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 233 (32.68%) Degree
2 178 (24.96%) SQL
3 164 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (21.74%) Project Management
5 151 (21.18%) ITIL
6 130 (18.23%) Oracle
7 129 (18.09%) Security Cleared
8 125 (17.53%) SQL Server
9 123 (17.25%) ESRI
10 120 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
11 119 (16.69%) Java
12 118 (16.55%) .NET
13 110 (15.43%) Finance
14 107 (15.01%) Software Engineering
15 106 (14.87%) Web Services
15 106 (14.87%) Computer Science
16 100 (14.03%) JavaScript
17 99 (13.88%) C#
18 97 (13.60%) ArcGIS
19 96 (13.46%) Microsoft
20 91 (12.76%) Windows
21 90 (12.62%) Management Information System
22 78 (10.94%) SAP
23 77 (10.80%) Service Management
24 74 (10.38%) Python
25 72 (10.10%) Asset Management
25 72 (10.10%) Scrum
26 65 (9.12%) C
26 65 (9.12%) HTML
26 65 (9.12%) Data Management

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 97 (13.60%) ArcGIS
2 30 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.93%) SAS
3 28 (3.93%) Apache
4 21 (2.95%) IIS
4 21 (2.95%) Lync
5 17 (2.38%) CMS
6 16 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.96%) JBoss
8 12 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.54%) nginx
10 10 (1.40%) ArcSDE
10 10 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.98%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.84%) Node.js
14 5 (0.70%) Smallworld
14 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.70%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 52 (7.29%) MS Office
2 45 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.24%) AutoCAD
4 8 (1.12%) SPSS
4 8 (1.12%) PowerPivot
5 7 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) ArcView
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 (8.42%) Maximo
2 52 (7.29%) SAP FI
2 52 (7.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 52 (7.29%) SAP CO
2 52 (7.29%) SAP PM
3 50 (7.01%) SAP MM
3 50 (7.01%) SAP HR
4 34 (4.77%) Primavera
5 27 (3.79%) SAP PS
6 25 (3.51%) SAP SD
6 25 (3.51%) SAP QM
6 25 (3.51%) SAP R/3
6 25 (3.51%) SAP EHS
6 25 (3.51%) SAP GTS
7 14 (1.96%) Unica
8 11 (1.54%) Summit
9 5 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.66%) Office 365
3 15 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.40%) SaaS
5 5 (0.70%) GitHub
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.52%) HTTP
1 18 (2.52%) Intranet
2 8 (1.12%) Internet
3 7 (0.98%) Firewall
4 6 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.70%) WAN
5 5 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.70%) NAS
6 4 (0.56%) Wireless
6 4 (0.56%) DHCP
6 4 (0.56%) DMZ
7 3 (0.42%) VPN
7 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.42%) GSM
7 3 (0.42%) BGP
7 3 (0.42%) VLAN
8 2 (0.28%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (4.63%) Oracle Database
4 32 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.35%) Big Data
6 26 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
7 23 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.24%) Oracle9i Database
10 16 (2.24%) TKPROF
11 13 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.82%) MySQL
12 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.98%) Redis
13 7 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.93%) Selenium
3 25 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.23%) Subversion
5 20 (2.81%) Maven
6 11 (1.54%) JUnit
7 9 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (1.26%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.84%) TestDirector
8 6 (0.84%) JIRA
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.56%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (0.56%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.56%) NUnit
10 4 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 110 (15.43%) Finance
2 43 (6.03%) Retail
3 42 (5.89%) Advertising
4 29 (4.07%) Aerospace
5 28 (3.93%) Marketing
6 13 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.54%) Legal
8 9 (1.26%) Banking
9 7 (0.98%) Military
10 6 (0.84%) Billing
11 5 (0.70%) Games
11 5 (0.70%) Back Office
12 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.42%) Local Government
13 3 (0.42%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 183 (25.67%) Developer
2 82 (11.50%) Analyst
2 82 (11.50%) Consultant
3 70 (9.82%) Software Engineer
4 64 (8.98%) Architect
5 51 (7.15%) SAP Consultant
6 50 (7.01%) Managing Consultant
7 47 (6.59%) Applications Support
8 33 (4.63%) Java Developer
8 33 (4.63%) Graduate
9 31 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (4.21%) Support Analyst
11 29 (4.07%) Senior Developer
11 29 (4.07%) Software Developer
12 26 (3.65%) Senior Manager
12 26 (3.65%) Applications Support Analyst
13 25 (3.51%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.51%) SAP PM Consultant
13 25 (3.51%) SAP PLM Consultant
14 22 (3.09%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (16.55%) .NET
2 106 (14.87%) Web Services
3 65 (9.12%) HTML
4 50 (7.01%) BAPI
5 44 (6.17%) CSS
6 40 (5.61%) jQuery
7 38 (5.33%) XML
8 30 (4.21%) Ajax
9 27 (3.79%) JSP
10 26 (3.65%) ASP.NET
11 23 (3.23%) J2EE
11 23 (3.23%) HTML5
12 22 (3.09%) .NET Framework
13 21 (2.95%) Java SE
14 19 (2.66%) CGI
15 17 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (2.38%) Google Maps API
15 17 (2.38%) Django
16 16 (2.24%) Dojo
16 16 (2.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 120 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (14.87%) Computer Science
3 90 (12.62%) Management Information System
4 54 (7.57%) Mathematics
5 26 (3.65%) Visualisation
6 20 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 20 (2.81%) Data Integration
7 18 (2.52%) User Experience
8 15 (2.10%) Statistics
9 14 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.40%) PKI
10 10 (1.40%) LIMS
10 10 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (1.26%) CESG
11 9 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
12 8 (1.12%) Physics
13 7 (0.98%) PMI
13 7 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.76%) Windows
2 52 (7.29%) Linux
3 40 (5.61%) UNIX
4 34 (4.77%) Android
5 24 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.98%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.70%) CentOS
10 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.14%) OS/390
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (21.74%) Project Management
3 151 (21.18%) ITIL
4 107 (15.01%) Software Engineering
5 77 (10.80%) Service Management
6 72 (10.10%) Asset Management
6 72 (10.10%) Scrum
7 65 (9.12%) Data Management
8 60 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (8.27%) CAD
10 54 (7.57%) Configuration Management
11 53 (7.43%) Change Management
12 51 (7.15%) Document Management
13 50 (7.01%) Risk Management
13 50 (7.01%) CRM
13 50 (7.01%) SAP Implementation
14 49 (6.87%) OO
15 46 (6.45%) Open Source
16 44 (6.17%) Mentoring
17 40 (5.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 178 (24.96%) SQL
2 119 (16.69%) Java
3 100 (14.03%) JavaScript
4 99 (13.88%) C#
5 74 (10.38%) Python
6 65 (9.12%) C
7 54 (7.57%) C++
8 24 (3.37%) T-SQL
9 21 (2.95%) PHP
9 21 (2.95%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.66%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.52%) VBA
12 16 (2.24%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.54%) Perl
13 11 (1.54%) R
14 10 (1.40%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.40%) VB
15 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.56%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 233 (32.68%) Degree
2 129 (18.09%) Security Cleared
3 64 (8.98%) SC Cleared
4 54 (7.57%) DV Cleared
5 44 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.96%) MBA
7 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.68%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.40%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.40%) CISSP
9 10 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.12%) PhD
11 7 (0.98%) HNC
11 7 (0.98%) HND
11 7 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.70%) MCSE
12 5 (0.70%) MCP
12 5 (0.70%) PMP
12 5 (0.70%) ISEB
12 5 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.03%) QA
2 21 (2.95%) SLA
3 18 (2.52%) JSP 440
4 13 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.68%) COBIT
6 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) BS7666
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.37%) XenApp
4 19 (2.66%) XenDesktop
4 19 (2.66%) Terminal Services
5 13 (1.82%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.84%) Varnish
7 5 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (3.09%) SCCM
2 16 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 16 (2.24%) Control-M
3 6 (0.84%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.84%) HAProxy
3 6 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 130 (18.23%) Oracle
2 123 (17.25%) ESRI
3 96 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 78 (10.94%) SAP
5 43 (6.03%) VMware
6 40 (5.61%) Citrix
7 38 (5.33%) IBM
8 30 (4.21%) Google
9 23 (3.23%) Computacenter
10 19 (2.66%) Dell
11 18 (2.52%) Mapinfo
12 16 (2.24%) Endeca
13 15 (2.10%) Tableau
14 14 (1.96%) Epiphany
14 14 (1.96%) HP
15 10 (1.40%) Xamarin
16 8 (1.12%) ATG
17 7 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.98%) NetApp
18 6 (0.84%) Sun
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £25k to £55k + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £105,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Investigo Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Airbus
Posted: 20 days ago
South East
Airbus
Posted: 20 days ago