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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 667 637 600
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -37
Permanent jobs citing GIS 275 359 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 1.02% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 190 269 314
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,624
% change year-on-year
- -0.29%

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
31336 35355 38747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.56% 32.02% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26784 29830 32907
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 5 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 5 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 -27 238 £42,500 -10.52% 27
London +26 106 £43,750 -16.66% 13
South East -14 56 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +9 27 £70,000 +118.75% 2
Leeds +10 23 £70,000 +154.54% 1
West Yorkshire +10 23 £70,000 +135.29% 2
Surrey -2 21 £55,000 +103.70% 1
North West +23 19 £35,000 -20.90% 3
Berkshire +6 18 £35,000 -36.36%
West Midlands -23 18 £31,168 -43.33%
City of London +46 15 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Hampshire +12 15 £80,000 +100.00%
Scotland -5 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Reading +9 12 £35,000 -36.36%
Edinburgh -5 12 £34,250 +6.20% 2
Manchester +13 11 £35,000 - 3
West Sussex -12 9 £26,500 -
Wales +2 8 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England -3 8 £42,500 - 3
South Wales +12 7 £42,500 -21.65%
Crawley -1 7 £26,500 -
Birmingham -19 7 £25,000 -60.00%
Coventry +9 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Redhill +3 6 £26,500 -
South Yorkshire +21 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Sheffield +17 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Horsham 0 5 £26,500 -
South West -24 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +11 4 £35,000 -
Oxford +11 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 216 (37.83%) Degree
2 133 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (22.77%) SQL
4 128 (22.42%) .NET
5 123 (21.54%) Java
6 122 (21.37%) C#
7 117 (20.49%) SQL Server
8 113 (19.79%) Windows
9 111 (19.44%) Finance
9 111 (19.44%) Computer Science
10 104 (18.21%) Python
11 101 (17.69%) Microsoft
11 101 (17.69%) Security Cleared
12 100 (17.51%) Project Management
13 99 (17.34%) SAP
14 97 (16.99%) ITIL
15 93 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
16 83 (14.54%) JavaScript
17 78 (13.66%) Management Information System
17 78 (13.66%) Visualisation
18 74 (12.96%) Analytics
19 71 (12.43%) Big Data
20 69 (12.08%) Web Services
21 68 (11.91%) Software Engineering
22 67 (11.73%) Oracle
22 67 (11.73%) ESRI
23 66 (11.56%) Data Management
24 63 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
25 60 (10.51%) MS Excel
26 59 (10.33%) Linux

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 39 (6.83%) ArcGIS
2 37 (6.48%) SAS
3 33 (5.78%) SharePoint
4 29 (5.08%) GeoServer
5 21 (3.68%) IIS
6 20 (3.50%) Apache
7 18 (3.15%) CMS
8 11 (1.93%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.58%) Oracle Spatial
10 8 (1.40%) Drupal
11 6 (1.05%) JBoss
11 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.88%) WordPress
13 4 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.70%) Tuxedo
13 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 60 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.43%) SPSS
3 7 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.05%) MS Office
5 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Gephi
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (4.90%) SAP PM
2 24 (4.20%) SAP CO
2 24 (4.20%) SAP FI
2 24 (4.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 24 (4.20%) SAP HR
2 24 (4.20%) SAP MM
3 20 (3.50%) Maximo
4 17 (2.98%) Primavera
5 12 (2.10%) SAP EHS
5 12 (2.10%) SAP GTS
5 12 (2.10%) SAP PS
5 12 (2.10%) SAP QM
5 12 (2.10%) SAP R/3
5 12 (2.10%) SAP SD
6 6 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.88%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.35%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.35%) OPENHousing
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.05%) GitHub
5 5 (0.88%) PaaS
6 4 (0.70%) SaaS
6 4 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.03%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.63%) VLAN
3 10 (1.75%) Firewall
3 10 (1.75%) SAN
4 7 (1.23%) LAN
5 6 (1.05%) HTTP
5 6 (1.05%) SSL
5 6 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.88%) Internet
7 4 (0.70%) Extranet
7 4 (0.70%) VPN
7 4 (0.70%) Wireless
7 4 (0.70%) WLAN
8 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.53%) NAS
8 3 (0.53%) WAN
9 2 (0.35%) Broadband
9 2 (0.35%) DMZ
9 2 (0.35%) RFID
9 2 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 71 (12.43%) Big Data
3 44 (7.71%) BusinessObjects
4 41 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (6.48%) MySQL
6 35 (6.13%) Hadoop
7 28 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.50%) QGIS
9 18 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.28%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.93%) Data Mining
14 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.40%) Redis
16 8 (1.40%) SAP HANA
17 6 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 41 (7.18%) Subversion
2 29 (5.08%) JIRA
3 28 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 26 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.50%) Mercurial
6 13 (2.28%) Maven
6 13 (2.28%) PowerBuilder
7 11 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.40%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.40%) NUnit
10 7 (1.23%) Hudson
10 7 (1.23%) Selenium
11 5 (0.88%) Bazaar
11 5 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.70%) Ant
12 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.70%) ERwin
12 4 (0.70%) PVCS
13 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 111 (19.44%) Finance
2 43 (7.53%) Retail
3 26 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.50%) Games
5 18 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.63%) Electronics
7 14 (2.45%) Legal
8 12 (2.10%) Aerospace
8 12 (2.10%) Marketing
8 12 (2.10%) Publishing
9 11 (1.93%) Billing
10 8 (1.40%) German Language
10 8 (1.40%) Local Government
10 8 (1.40%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.23%) Banking
11 7 (1.23%) Mandarin Language
11 7 (1.23%) Military
12 6 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.70%) Advertising
14 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 135 (23.64%) Developer
2 86 (15.06%) Analyst
3 63 (11.03%) Consultant
4 39 (6.83%) Architect
5 38 (6.65%) Senior Manager
6 35 (6.13%) Data Analyst
6 35 (6.13%) Software Engineer
7 31 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 31 (5.43%) Graduate
8 30 (5.25%) Technical Manager
9 28 (4.90%) Data Manager
9 28 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 28 (4.90%) SAP Consultant
9 28 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (4.73%) Analytics Manager
10 27 (4.73%) Data Analytics Manager
10 27 (4.73%) Senior Analytics Manager
10 27 (4.73%) Senior Technical Manager
11 26 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 25 (4.38%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (22.42%) .NET
2 69 (12.08%) Web Services
3 54 (9.46%) HTML
4 36 (6.30%) ASP.NET
4 36 (6.30%) CSS
5 33 (5.78%) BAPI
5 33 (5.78%) XML
6 30 (5.25%) Ajax
6 30 (5.25%) jQuery
7 28 (4.90%) PostGIS
8 20 (3.50%) .NET Framework
9 18 (3.15%) OpenGL
10 17 (2.98%) HTML5
11 16 (2.80%) J2EE
11 16 (2.80%) Servlets
12 15 (2.63%) DirectX
12 15 (2.63%) JSP
13 13 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (2.28%) OpenLayers
14 12 (2.10%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 133 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 78 (13.66%) Management Information System
3 78 (13.66%) Visualisation
4 54 (9.46%) Mobile App
5 40 (7.01%) Mathematics
6 25 (4.38%) Physics
6 25 (4.38%) User Experience
7 22 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.85%) Statistics
8 20 (3.50%) Smart Meter
9 15 (2.63%) Data Integration
10 13 (2.28%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.10%) 3D Graphics
12 11 (1.93%) Economics
12 11 (1.93%) SCADA
13 10 (1.75%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.40%) Replication
15 7 (1.23%) Social Media
16 6 (1.05%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.79%) Windows
2 59 (10.33%) Linux
3 37 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.73%) Windows 7
5 26 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (3.85%) Android
6 22 (3.85%) Unix
7 18 (3.15%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.70%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) OS/390
11 2 (0.35%) zOS
12 1 (0.18%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.51%) Project Management
2 97 (16.99%) ITIL
3 93 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (12.96%) Analytics
5 68 (11.91%) Software Engineering
6 66 (11.56%) Data Management
7 63 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (9.98%) Data Analytics
9 55 (9.63%) SDLC
10 51 (8.93%) Configuration Management
11 50 (8.76%) Asset Management
12 49 (8.58%) Web Development
13 46 (8.06%) OO
13 46 (8.06%) Resource Management
14 44 (7.71%) UML
15 43 (7.53%) CAD
16 42 (7.36%) ETL
17 41 (7.18%) Change Management
18 40 (7.01%) Data Visualisation
18 40 (7.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 130 (22.77%) SQL
2 123 (21.54%) Java
3 122 (21.37%) C#
4 104 (18.21%) Python
5 83 (14.54%) JavaScript
6 53 (9.28%) C
7 46 (8.06%) C++
7 46 (8.06%) VB.NET
8 34 (5.95%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.50%) VBA
10 17 (2.98%) R
11 15 (2.63%) VB
12 13 (2.28%) Perl
13 11 (1.93%) PHP
14 8 (1.40%) ActionScript
14 8 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.05%) GLSL
16 6 (1.05%) Ruby
17 5 (0.88%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 216 (37.83%) Degree
2 101 (17.69%) Security Cleared
3 55 (9.63%) DV Cleared
4 31 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.85%) PhD
7 18 (3.15%) CITP
8 11 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.93%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.93%) PMP
9 10 (1.75%) MBA
10 9 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.70%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.70%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.70%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.53%) CCA
13 3 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.53%) MCSA
13 3 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.38%) QA
2 18 (3.15%) JSP 440
3 17 (2.98%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.58%) SLA
5 6 (1.05%) BS7666
6 4 (0.70%) COBIT
6 4 (0.70%) COSO
6 4 (0.70%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.53%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.53%) XenApp
5 2 (0.35%) Varnish
6 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (1.23%) Ansible
2 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.88%) Puppet
2 5 (0.88%) Salt
3 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.35%) Packer
4 1 (0.18%) Bcfg2
4 1 (0.18%) Graphite
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 101 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 99 (17.34%) SAP
3 67 (11.73%) ESRI
3 67 (11.73%) Oracle
4 47 (8.23%) Tableau
5 13 (2.28%) Mapinfo
6 12 (2.10%) Google
7 11 (1.93%) Alteryx
7 11 (1.93%) Cisco
8 10 (1.75%) VMware
9 8 (1.40%) Computacenter
9 8 (1.40%) IBM
10 6 (1.05%) RapidMiner
10 6 (1.05%) Splunk
11 5 (0.88%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.88%) Facebook
11 5 (0.88%) i2
11 5 (0.88%) Remedy
11 5 (0.88%) Syclo
12 4 (0.70%) Red Hat
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