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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 645 612 629
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Permanent jobs citing GIS 270 371 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 1.06% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 191 271 286
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,450 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%

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
30188 35056 38353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.28% 32.43% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25789 29557 32925
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 May 2016 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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 247 £41,250 -8.33% 27
London +52 108 £42,500 -19.04% 4
South East 0 52 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Yorkshire +2 28 £70,000 +154.54% 4
Leeds +6 25 £70,000 +154.54% 2
West Yorkshire +3 25 £70,000 +124.89% 3
North West +32 24 £35,000 -9.09% 4
Berkshire +9 19 £35,000 -36.36% 3
West Midlands -20 17 £27,500 -53.19% 2
Manchester +7 16 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Surrey -11 16 £45,000 +66.66%
City of London +53 15 £46,658 +26.10% 1
East of England +22 14 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Reading +10 13 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Hampshire +28 12 £80,000 +100.00%
Scotland -7 10 £34,250 +7.03% 4
Cambridge +7 9 £27,500 -35.29%
Cambridgeshire -12 9 £27,500 -35.29%
Birmingham -15 9 £24,500 -62.30%
Wales +7 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Edinburgh +1 8 £28,500 -10.93% 3
South Wales +10 7 £42,500 -21.65%
Oxford +10 6 £42,500 -22.72%
Oxfordshire -5 6 £42,500 - 1
Wallingford - 6 £42,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +25 5 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Sheffield +22 5 £70,000 +100.00% 1
East Midlands +1 5 £35,000 - 1
West Sussex -14 5 £26,500 -
Bedfordshire +4 4 £42,500 +54.54%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 225 (40.98%) Degree
2 137 (24.95%) SQL
3 131 (23.86%) Java
4 129 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
5 126 (22.95%) C#
6 119 (21.68%) .NET
7 115 (20.95%) Windows
8 111 (20.22%) Computer Science
9 106 (19.31%) Python
9 106 (19.31%) SQL Server
10 103 (18.76%) Microsoft
10 103 (18.76%) Finance
11 102 (18.58%) Project Management
12 93 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
13 92 (16.76%) Security Cleared
14 85 (15.48%) SAP
15 80 (14.57%) Visualisation
16 79 (14.39%) JavaScript
17 76 (13.84%) ITIL
18 74 (13.48%) Analytics
19 73 (13.30%) Software Engineering
20 72 (13.11%) Big Data
21 68 (12.39%) MS Excel
22 67 (12.20%) Management Information System
23 65 (11.84%) Web Services
24 63 (11.48%) Oracle
25 62 (11.29%) ESRI
26 61 (11.11%) Linux
27 60 (10.93%) Data Analytics
28 59 (10.75%) HTML

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 38 (6.92%) ArcGIS
1 38 (6.92%) SAS
2 28 (5.10%) GeoServer
3 24 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.28%) Apache
5 12 (2.19%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.82%) IIS
7 9 (1.64%) Confluence
7 9 (1.64%) JBoss
7 9 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
8 8 (1.46%) CMS
8 8 (1.46%) Drupal
9 6 (1.09%) Smallworld
10 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.91%) WordPress
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.73%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 68 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.83%) SPSS
3 8 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.09%) MS Office
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (3.64%) SAP PM
2 18 (3.28%) SAP CO
2 18 (3.28%) SAP FI
2 18 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 18 (3.28%) SAP HR
2 18 (3.28%) SAP MM
3 17 (3.10%) Maximo
4 14 (2.55%) Primavera
5 9 (1.64%) SAP EHS
5 9 (1.64%) SAP GTS
5 9 (1.64%) SAP PS
5 9 (1.64%) SAP QM
5 9 (1.64%) SAP R/3
5 9 (1.64%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.91%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.36%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.36%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.36%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.09%) GitHub
2 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.91%) PaaS
4 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.73%) SaaS
4 4 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.82%) SAN
2 10 (1.82%) VLAN
3 8 (1.46%) Firewall
3 8 (1.46%) Internet
3 8 (1.46%) LAN
3 8 (1.46%) Wireless
4 6 (1.09%) HTTP
4 6 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.73%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.73%) Extranet
5 4 (0.73%) VPN
5 4 (0.73%) WLAN
6 3 (0.55%) Intranet
6 3 (0.55%) NAS
6 3 (0.55%) SSL
6 3 (0.55%) WAN
7 2 (0.36%) Broadband
7 2 (0.36%) CDMA
7 2 (0.36%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 72 (13.11%) Big Data
3 42 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
3 42 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (7.29%) Hadoop
5 35 (6.38%) MySQL
6 28 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (4.01%) QGIS
8 18 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.19%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.82%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.64%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.46%) Redis
14 7 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 34 (6.19%) Subversion
2 33 (6.01%) JIRA
3 26 (4.74%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.37%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.73%) Mercurial
6 11 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.64%) Maven
8 8 (1.46%) Hudson
8 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.09%) NUnit
9 6 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
10 5 (0.91%) Bazaar
11 4 (0.73%) Ant
11 4 (0.73%) ERwin
11 4 (0.73%) PVCS
12 3 (0.55%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.55%) Selenium
12 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 103 (18.76%) Finance
2 39 (7.10%) Retail
3 31 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.64%) Games
5 18 (3.28%) Electronics
6 14 (2.55%) Billing
6 14 (2.55%) Legal
7 13 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.37%) Marketing
7 13 (2.37%) Publishing
8 9 (1.64%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.46%) German Language
9 8 (1.46%) Local Government
9 8 (1.46%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.28%) Banking
10 7 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
10 7 (1.28%) Military
11 6 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.73%) Advertising
13 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 134 (24.41%) Developer
2 76 (13.84%) Analyst
3 62 (11.29%) Consultant
4 43 (7.83%) Senior Manager
4 43 (7.83%) Software Engineer
5 37 (6.74%) Graduate
6 34 (6.19%) Architect
7 33 (6.01%) Data Analyst
8 32 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
9 29 (5.28%) C# Developer
9 29 (5.28%) Data Manager
10 28 (5.10%) Analytics Manager
10 28 (5.10%) Data Analytics Manager
10 28 (5.10%) Senior Analytics Manager
10 28 (5.10%) Senior Technical Manager
10 28 (5.10%) Software Developer
10 28 (5.10%) Technical Manager
11 26 (4.74%) Graduate Developer
11 26 (4.74%) Integration Engineer
11 26 (4.74%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (21.68%) .NET
2 65 (11.84%) Web Services
3 59 (10.75%) HTML
4 34 (6.19%) CSS
5 32 (5.83%) ASP.NET
6 29 (5.28%) PostGIS
7 27 (4.92%) BAPI
8 26 (4.74%) Ajax
9 25 (4.55%) jQuery
10 24 (4.37%) XML
11 20 (3.64%) .NET Framework
12 19 (3.46%) HTML5
13 18 (3.28%) J2EE
13 18 (3.28%) OpenGL
14 13 (2.37%) JSP
14 13 (2.37%) Servlets
15 12 (2.19%) Qt
15 12 (2.19%) Qt Quick
15 12 (2.19%) WebKit
16 11 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 129 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (20.22%) Computer Science
3 80 (14.57%) Visualisation
4 67 (12.20%) Management Information System
5 53 (9.65%) Mobile App
6 36 (6.56%) Mathematics
7 26 (4.74%) Algorithms
7 26 (4.74%) Physics
8 22 (4.01%) Statistics
8 22 (4.01%) User Experience
9 15 (2.73%) Data Integration
10 13 (2.37%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.37%) Smart Meter
11 12 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
12 11 (2.00%) Economics
13 10 (1.82%) AS400
14 9 (1.64%) SCADA
15 8 (1.46%) Mainframe
15 8 (1.46%) Replication
15 8 (1.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.95%) Windows
2 61 (11.11%) Linux
3 35 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 31 (5.65%) Windows 7
5 30 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.10%) Unix
7 21 (3.83%) Android
8 16 (2.91%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.91%) CentOS
10 5 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.36%) OS/390
11 2 (0.36%) zOS
12 1 (0.18%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.58%) Project Management
2 93 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (13.84%) ITIL
4 74 (13.48%) Analytics
5 73 (13.30%) Software Engineering
6 60 (10.93%) Data Analytics
7 58 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (10.56%) Data Management
7 58 (10.56%) SDLC
8 47 (8.56%) Web Development
9 46 (8.38%) OO
10 44 (8.01%) Configuration Management
11 43 (7.83%) CAD
12 42 (7.65%) Migration
12 42 (7.65%) Resource Management
13 40 (7.29%) Data Visualisation
13 40 (7.29%) ETL
14 37 (6.74%) Asset Management
14 37 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (6.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (24.95%) SQL
2 131 (23.86%) Java
3 126 (22.95%) C#
4 106 (19.31%) Python
5 79 (14.39%) JavaScript
6 53 (9.65%) C
7 44 (8.01%) C++
8 40 (7.29%) VB.NET
9 35 (6.38%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.73%) R
12 13 (2.37%) Perl
13 12 (2.19%) PHP
13 12 (2.19%) VBA
14 9 (1.64%) VB
15 8 (1.46%) ActionScript
15 8 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.09%) GLSL
16 6 (1.09%) Ruby
17 5 (0.91%) Go
Qualifications
1 225 (40.98%) Degree
2 92 (16.76%) Security Cleared
3 53 (9.65%) DV Cleared
4 31 (5.65%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.83%) PhD
7 13 (2.37%) CITP
8 10 (1.82%) MBA
9 9 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.46%) PMP
11 7 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.73%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.73%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.55%) CCA
13 3 (0.55%) CCNP
13 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.55%) MCSA
13 3 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.19%) QA
2 14 (2.55%) JSP 440
3 11 (2.00%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.09%) SLA
6 4 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.73%) COSO
6 4 (0.73%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.36%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) XenApp
4 2 (0.36%) Varnish
5 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (1.82%) Ansible
2 8 (1.46%) Puppet
3 5 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.91%) Salt
4 2 (0.36%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.36%) Packer
5 1 (0.18%) Bcfg2
5 1 (0.18%) Graphite
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 103 (18.76%) Microsoft
2 85 (15.48%) SAP
3 63 (11.48%) Oracle
4 62 (11.29%) ESRI
5 48 (8.74%) Tableau
6 14 (2.55%) Google
7 13 (2.37%) Mapinfo
8 11 (2.00%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.64%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.46%) IBM
10 8 (1.46%) VMware
11 7 (1.28%) Splunk
12 6 (1.09%) Cisco
12 6 (1.09%) Computacenter
12 6 (1.09%) i2
12 6 (1.09%) RapidMiner
13 5 (0.91%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.91%) Facebook
13 5 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.91%) Syclo
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Keynetix
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
@ITS
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Keyworth, Nottinghamshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment (IT)
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £22937.00 per annum + excellent bens and flexi time
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent salary plus OT bonus of 15
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago