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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 548 599 628
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +29
Permanent jobs citing GIS 383 344 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.74% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 257 217 192
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%

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
43762 46717 43458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.06% 39.67% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34770 37029 35380
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 £29,000 £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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +40 325 £42,500 -5.55% 34
London +19 96 £50,750 +1.50% 4
South East -16 60 £42,500 -5.55% 10
South West -7 49 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire +33 40 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Surrey +7 33 £53,750 -2.27% 2
West Yorkshire +36 31 £27,500 -45.00% 1
East of England +13 28 £42,500 -15.00% 5
North West +7 27 £38,500 -9.41% 3
Cambridgeshire +22 23 £42,500 -15.00% 4
West Midlands +13 23 £63,750 -1.92% 1
Cambridge +23 19 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Leeds +22 18 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 17 £65,000 +31.31%
Birmingham +10 15 £65,000 - 1
Leatherhead +11 14 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Scotland +9 13 £32,000 -22.89% 4
Cheshire +5 13 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Berkshire +2 13 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Egham -20 13 - -
Bristol -29 13 £48,750 +14.70% 1
City of London +30 12 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Manchester +8 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes -5 12 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 11 £46,000 +18.70%
Reading -1 10 £65,000 - 2
Wiltshire -3 10 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Edinburgh +15 9 £32,000 -22.89% 3
West Sussex - 9 £26,500 - 1
East Midlands +8 8 £35,000 -30.00% 2

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 230 (31.51%) Degree
2 170 (23.29%) SQL
3 159 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (19.59%) ITIL
4 143 (19.59%) Project Management
5 139 (19.04%) Security Cleared
6 135 (18.49%) .NET
7 133 (18.22%) SQL Server
8 127 (17.40%) Java
8 127 (17.40%) ESRI
9 124 (16.99%) Oracle
10 120 (16.44%) Web Services
11 117 (16.03%) JavaScript
12 115 (15.75%) Finance
13 114 (15.62%) C#
14 112 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
15 103 (14.11%) Windows
15 103 (14.11%) Software Engineering
16 101 (13.84%) Computer Science
17 96 (13.15%) ArcGIS
18 91 (12.47%) Management Information System
19 89 (12.19%) Microsoft
20 85 (11.64%) HTML
20 85 (11.64%) SAP
21 76 (10.41%) SC Cleared
22 75 (10.27%) Service Management
23 69 (9.45%) C
23 69 (9.45%) Python
23 69 (9.45%) Scrum
24 67 (9.18%) C++

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 96 (13.15%) ArcGIS
2 39 (5.34%) Apache
3 29 (3.97%) IIS
4 27 (3.70%) SAS
5 24 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.88%) Lync
7 19 (2.60%) JBoss
8 18 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.78%) nginx
11 12 (1.64%) CMS
12 11 (1.51%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.37%) ArcSDE
14 9 (1.23%) Node.js
15 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.82%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.68%) OpenEdge
17 5 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 50 (6.85%) MS Office
2 39 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.92%) AutoCAD
4 8 (1.10%) SPSS
5 7 (0.96%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) ArcView
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 60 (8.22%) Maximo
2 52 (7.12%) SAP FI
2 52 (7.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 52 (7.12%) SAP CO
3 50 (6.85%) SAP PM
3 50 (6.85%) SAP MM
3 50 (6.85%) SAP HR
4 34 (4.66%) Primavera
5 25 (3.42%) SAP PS
5 25 (3.42%) SAP SD
5 25 (3.42%) SAP QM
5 25 (3.42%) SAP R/3
5 25 (3.42%) SAP GTS
5 25 (3.42%) SAP EHS
6 14 (1.92%) Unica
7 9 (1.23%) Summit
8 5 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.41%) Aareon QL
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.60%) Office 365
2 16 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.23%) SaaS
5 5 (0.68%) GitHub
6 2 (0.27%) 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 21 (2.88%) HTTP
2 18 (2.47%) Intranet
3 7 (0.96%) Firewall
3 7 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.68%) Internet
4 5 (0.68%) Wireless
4 5 (0.68%) NAS
5 4 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.55%) DHCP
6 3 (0.41%) GSM
6 3 (0.41%) DMZ
7 2 (0.27%) VPN
7 2 (0.27%) DNS
7 2 (0.27%) MPLS
7 2 (0.27%) OSPF
7 2 (0.27%) BGP
7 2 (0.27%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.27%) LAN
7 2 (0.27%) VoIP
7 2 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.66%) Oracle Database
3 31 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 29 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (3.84%) Big Data
7 27 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (2.33%) MySQL
12 16 (2.19%) Oracle9i Database
12 16 (2.19%) TKPROF
13 15 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.92%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (5.89%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.56%) Selenium
3 25 (3.42%) Subversion
4 24 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.60%) Maven
6 15 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (1.51%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.23%) TestDirector
8 9 (1.23%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.82%) JIRA
9 6 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.82%) JUnit
10 5 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.55%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.55%) NUnit
11 4 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 115 (15.75%) Finance
2 44 (6.03%) Advertising
3 40 (5.48%) Retail
4 29 (3.97%) Aerospace
5 26 (3.56%) Marketing
6 12 (1.64%) Legal
6 12 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.82%) Billing
7 6 (0.82%) Military
8 5 (0.68%) Back Office
8 5 (0.68%) Games
9 4 (0.55%) Banking
9 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Electronics
10 3 (0.41%) Front Office
10 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.41%) Local Government
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 210 (28.77%) Developer
2 81 (11.10%) Consultant
3 71 (9.73%) Analyst
4 65 (8.90%) Architect
5 61 (8.36%) Software Engineer
6 51 (6.99%) SAP Consultant
7 50 (6.85%) Managing Consultant
8 42 (5.75%) Applications Support
9 40 (5.48%) Java Developer
9 40 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 37 (5.07%) Software Developer
11 36 (4.93%) Graduate
12 30 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (3.84%) Senior Manager
14 27 (3.70%) Support Analyst
15 26 (3.56%) C# Developer
16 25 (3.42%) SAP PM Consultant
16 25 (3.42%) SAP PLM Consultant
17 24 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
17 24 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (18.49%) .NET
2 120 (16.44%) Web Services
3 85 (11.64%) HTML
4 62 (8.49%) CSS
5 55 (7.53%) jQuery
6 50 (6.85%) BAPI
7 46 (6.30%) Ajax
8 40 (5.48%) XML
9 33 (4.52%) ASP.NET
10 32 (4.38%) JSP
10 32 (4.38%) HTML5
11 31 (4.25%) J2EE
12 29 (3.97%) WPF
13 27 (3.70%) Dojo
14 25 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (3.29%) .NET Framework
16 21 (2.88%) CGI
17 19 (2.60%) Java SE
18 18 (2.47%) CSS3
18 18 (2.47%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 112 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (13.84%) Computer Science
3 91 (12.47%) Management Information System
4 52 (7.12%) Mathematics
5 29 (3.97%) Visualisation
6 24 (3.29%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.88%) Data Integration
8 19 (2.60%) User Experience
9 14 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.64%) Statistics
11 10 (1.37%) LIMS
11 10 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.23%) CESG
12 9 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.23%) PKI
13 8 (1.10%) Physics
13 8 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (0.96%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.96%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 103 (14.11%) Windows
2 49 (6.71%) Linux
3 42 (5.75%) UNIX
4 32 (4.38%) Android
5 24 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.96%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.96%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.82%) CentOS
10 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) OS/390
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (19.59%) ITIL
2 143 (19.59%) Project Management
3 103 (14.11%) Software Engineering
4 75 (10.27%) Service Management
5 69 (9.45%) Scrum
6 66 (9.04%) Asset Management
7 59 (8.08%) CAD
7 59 (8.08%) Change Management
8 55 (7.53%) Data Management
9 52 (7.12%) Risk Management
9 52 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (7.12%) Open Source
10 51 (6.99%) Configuration Management
11 50 (6.85%) Document Management
11 50 (6.85%) SAP Implementation
12 49 (6.71%) OO
13 42 (5.75%) UML
14 40 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (5.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 170 (23.29%) SQL
2 127 (17.40%) Java
3 117 (16.03%) JavaScript
4 114 (15.62%) C#
5 69 (9.45%) C
5 69 (9.45%) Python
6 67 (9.18%) C++
7 25 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 24 (3.29%) PHP
9 21 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.33%) VB
11 16 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.78%) VBA
14 12 (1.64%) Perl
15 11 (1.51%) R
16 9 (1.23%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.55%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 230 (31.51%) Degree
2 139 (19.04%) Security Cleared
3 76 (10.41%) SC Cleared
4 62 (8.49%) DV Cleared
5 46 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.05%) MBA
6 15 (2.05%) CISSP
7 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.96%) HNC
10 7 (0.96%) HND
11 6 (0.82%) CISA
11 6 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (0.68%) PMP
12 5 (0.68%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.68%) MCITP
12 5 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.62%) QA
2 20 (2.74%) JSP 440
2 20 (2.74%) SLA
3 14 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.78%) COBIT
5 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) BS7666
System Software
1 38 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.29%) XenApp
4 19 (2.60%) XenDesktop
4 19 (2.60%) Terminal Services
5 13 (1.78%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (2.88%) SCCM
2 16 (2.19%) Tivoli
2 16 (2.19%) Control-M
3 5 (0.68%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.68%) HAProxy
3 5 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 127 (17.40%) ESRI
2 124 (16.99%) Oracle
3 89 (12.19%) Microsoft
4 85 (11.64%) SAP
5 45 (6.16%) VMware
6 39 (5.34%) Citrix
7 36 (4.93%) IBM
8 30 (4.11%) Google
9 22 (3.01%) Computacenter
10 20 (2.74%) Business Objects
11 19 (2.60%) Dell
11 19 (2.60%) Mapinfo
12 17 (2.33%) HP
13 16 (2.19%) Endeca
14 15 (2.05%) Tableau
15 14 (1.92%) Epiphany
16 11 (1.51%) Xamarin
17 7 (0.96%) ATG
17 7 (0.96%) NetApp
18 5 (0.68%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Clear Career Development
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Network Rail
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £105,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 24 days ago