The first 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 575 604 572
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -32
Permanent jobs citing GIS 344 278 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.78% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 228 201 298
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37048 35591 38865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.78% 32.66% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29468 29138 32902
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 14 July 2014 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 14 July 2014. 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 +29 307 £45,000 +25.00% 38
London -22 95 £50,000 +40.84% 9
South East -30 90 £42,500 +16.43% 12
South West +24 47 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Surrey +22 41 £55,000 +83.33%
Bristol +20 27 £42,500 - 2
Egham +10 24 - -
East of England -4 21 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire -15 18 £30,000 +1.69% 5
City of London +13 17 £41,500 +62.74% 2
Scotland -18 15 £41,500 +10.66% 2
North West +9 14 £40,750 +5.84% 1
Hampshire +2 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Yorkshire -31 14 £30,000 +1.69% 2
Berkshire -15 12 £64,000 +38.37% 3
North East - 11 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £50,000 +36.98% 1
Belfast +2 10 £30,000 -36.84%
Cambridge +1 10 £50,000 +42.85% 1
County Antrim -1 10 £30,000 -36.84%
Northern Ireland -1 10 £30,000 -36.84%
Leeds -30 10 £22,500 -23.72% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 9 - -
Suffolk - 9 - -
Reading +4 8 £31,000 -43.63% 1
Wales -2 8 £27,500 -12.69% 2
Buckinghamshire -37 8 £59,000 +84.37% 3
Tyne and Wear - 8 £45,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh -13 7 £41,500 -7.77% 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

1 204 (27.27%) SQL
2 189 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 179 (23.93%) Degree
4 174 (23.26%) Java
5 161 (21.52%) HTML
6 156 (20.86%) ESRI
7 140 (18.72%) Finance
8 139 (18.58%) jQuery
9 138 (18.45%) .NET
10 136 (18.18%) CSS
11 133 (17.78%) Oracle
12 132 (17.65%) Python
13 130 (17.38%) C#
14 120 (16.04%) Open Source
15 103 (13.77%) SQL Server
16 99 (13.24%) Microsoft
17 96 (12.83%) Web Services
17 96 (12.83%) Management Information System
18 94 (12.57%) SAP
19 90 (12.03%) Computer Science
20 87 (11.63%) Windows
21 76 (10.16%) Linux
21 76 (10.16%) ArcGIS
22 75 (10.03%) Document Management
22 75 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
23 73 (9.76%) CAD
24 72 (9.63%) OO
25 70 (9.36%) MS Excel
26 69 (9.22%) Security Cleared
27 68 (9.09%) Web Development

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 76 (10.16%) ArcGIS
2 54 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 47 (6.28%) Node.js
4 30 (4.01%) Apache
5 24 (3.21%) SAS
6 20 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.01%) IIS
8 15 (2.01%) Apache Solr
8 15 (2.01%) Oracle Spatial
9 14 (1.87%) CMS
10 13 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.20%) Smallworld
12 9 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
12 9 (1.20%) Oracle 10gAS
13 8 (1.07%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.80%) SugarCRM
15 5 (0.67%) nginx
15 5 (0.67%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 70 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.34%) MS Office
3 15 (2.01%) SPSS
4 13 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.20%) AutoCAD
6 8 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 8 (1.07%) GIMP
7 6 (0.80%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.80%) ArcInfo
8 5 (0.67%) ArcView
9 4 (0.53%) Revit
10 3 (0.40%) FastStats
11 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.27%) MS Project
12 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (8.82%) SAP PM
2 63 (8.42%) SAP MM
3 62 (8.29%) SAP HR
3 62 (8.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 62 (8.29%) SAP CO
3 62 (8.29%) SAP FI
4 41 (5.48%) Maximo
5 37 (4.95%) SAP SD
5 37 (4.95%) SAP QM
5 37 (4.95%) SAP EHS
6 29 (3.88%) SAP R/3
7 26 (3.48%) SAP PS
8 25 (3.34%) SAP GTS
9 9 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.53%) HFM
11 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.21%) Internet
2 21 (2.81%) Intranet
3 15 (2.01%) SAN
4 8 (1.07%) LDAP
4 8 (1.07%) HTTP
5 7 (0.94%) DMZ
5 7 (0.94%) LTE
6 6 (0.80%) 3G
7 5 (0.67%) Firewall
8 4 (0.53%) NAS
8 4 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.40%) SNMP
9 3 (0.40%) LAN
9 3 (0.40%) WAN
9 3 (0.40%) FTP
9 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.40%) 2G
10 2 (0.27%) UTRAN
10 2 (0.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.68%) Big Data
3 44 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (4.41%) Oracle Database
6 26 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (2.67%) OLAP
9 20 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 18 (2.41%) MySQL
12 16 (2.14%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.87%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 50 (6.68%) Selenium
2 43 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 31 (4.14%) Grunt
5 27 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
6 21 (2.81%) Maven
7 19 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 14 (1.87%) JUnit
10 9 (1.20%) PVCS
10 9 (1.20%) MorphX
10 9 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.07%) Ant
12 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.80%) JIRA
12 6 (0.80%) Subversion
12 6 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.80%) Mockito
12 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 140 (18.72%) Finance
2 31 (4.14%) Marketing
3 29 (3.88%) Aerospace
4 26 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.67%) Banking
6 19 (2.54%) Games
7 15 (2.01%) Electronics
8 7 (0.94%) Retail
8 7 (0.94%) Local Government
9 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.67%) Advertising
10 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.53%) Legal
12 3 (0.40%) Billing
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
12 3 (0.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Military
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 244 (32.62%) Developer
2 156 (20.86%) Consultant
3 101 (13.50%) Analyst
4 89 (11.90%) Architect
5 69 (9.22%) SAP Consultant
6 62 (8.29%) Managing Consultant
7 59 (7.89%) GIS Consultant
8 57 (7.62%) Java Developer
9 51 (6.82%) .NET Developer
10 45 (6.02%) Business Analyst
11 38 (5.08%) Software Developer
12 37 (4.95%) GIS Developer
12 37 (4.95%) SAP PM Consultant
13 35 (4.68%) Front-End Developer
14 33 (4.41%) C++ Developer
15 30 (4.01%) Technical Architect
16 29 (3.88%) Senior Developer
17 26 (3.48%) C# Developer
18 25 (3.34%) C++ Software Developer
18 25 (3.34%) SAP PLM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (21.52%) HTML
2 139 (18.58%) jQuery
3 138 (18.45%) .NET
4 136 (18.18%) CSS
5 96 (12.83%) Web Services
6 66 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 62 (8.29%) BAPI
8 60 (8.02%) SOAP
8 60 (8.02%) XML
8 60 (8.02%) HTML5
9 51 (6.82%) PostGIS
10 47 (6.28%) Ajax
11 45 (6.02%) JSON
12 37 (4.95%) Django
13 36 (4.81%) Silverlight
13 36 (4.81%) WPF
14 34 (4.55%) J2EE
15 31 (4.14%) CSS3
16 30 (4.01%) Backbone.js
17 29 (3.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 120 (16.04%) Open Source
2 96 (12.83%) Management Information System
3 90 (12.03%) Computer Science
4 55 (7.35%) Mathematics
5 43 (5.75%) Mobile App
6 38 (5.08%) Visualisation
7 26 (3.48%) Physics
8 19 (2.54%) Statistics
9 13 (1.74%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.34%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.20%) Replication
12 8 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.07%) PKI
13 7 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (0.80%) Telematics
14 6 (0.80%) Blog
14 6 (0.80%) PMI
15 5 (0.67%) Graphic Design
16 4 (0.53%) Cryptography
16 4 (0.53%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.63%) Windows
2 76 (10.16%) Linux
3 50 (6.68%) UNIX
4 33 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 32 (4.28%) Android
6 12 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.27%) OS/390
11 2 (0.27%) zOS
11 2 (0.27%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (10.03%) Document Management
2 73 (9.76%) CAD
3 72 (9.63%) OO
4 68 (9.09%) Web Development
5 65 (8.69%) Data Management
6 63 (8.42%) SAP Implementation
7 58 (7.75%) Project Management
8 46 (6.15%) Unit Testing
9 45 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (5.75%) Change Management
11 41 (5.48%) Software Engineering
11 41 (5.48%) TDD
11 41 (5.48%) MVC
12 39 (5.21%) UML
13 38 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
14 37 (4.95%) EAM
14 37 (4.95%) Data Analysis
14 37 (4.95%) Project Planning
14 37 (4.95%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (27.27%) SQL
2 189 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 174 (23.26%) Java
4 132 (17.65%) Python
5 130 (17.38%) C#
6 63 (8.42%) C++
7 51 (6.82%) PHP
8 34 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 24 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 23 (3.07%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.27%) R
12 15 (2.01%) Ruby
13 13 (1.74%) VBScript
14 12 (1.60%) VB
15 9 (1.20%) Perl
15 9 (1.20%) X++
15 9 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.07%) C
17 6 (0.80%) Scala
18 5 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 179 (23.93%) Degree
2 69 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.41%) PhD
5 13 (1.74%) PMP
5 13 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.07%) CISSP
7 8 (1.07%) CISA
7 8 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.94%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.94%) CISM
9 6 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.80%) APMP
10 5 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.67%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.67%) MCSE
11 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.88%) QA
2 17 (2.27%) SLA
3 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 18 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.53%) HDFS
4 2 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.41%) Puppet
1 18 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.74%) ZABBIX
2 13 (1.74%) Munin
2 13 (1.74%) Ansible
3 3 (0.40%) HP NNM
3 3 (0.40%) OpenView
3 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.40%) Netcool
3 3 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.13%) Control-M
4 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 156 (20.86%) ESRI
2 133 (17.78%) Oracle
3 99 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 94 (12.57%) SAP
5 37 (4.95%) Google
5 37 (4.95%) Primavera
6 27 (3.61%) Mapinfo
7 20 (2.67%) JBoss
8 18 (2.41%) Business Objects
9 17 (2.27%) VMware
10 12 (1.60%) Citrix
11 10 (1.34%) IBM
12 9 (1.20%) Serena
12 9 (1.20%) Tableau
13 8 (1.07%) Twitter
13 8 (1.07%) Adobe
14 7 (0.94%) Cyber-Ark
15 6 (0.80%) Talend
15 6 (0.80%) Cognizant
15 6 (0.80%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £19,766 to £21,953 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Very Attractive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Geoplan
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
GreenJobs - Marine Management Organisation
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago