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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 582 614 604
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 350 268 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.75% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 233 195 264
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36828 35498 38799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.49% 32.69% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29168 28706 32836
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 31 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 31 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 +19 308 £45,000 +25.00% 33
South East -10 94 £41,500 +18.57% 10
London -40 85 £50,000 +40.84% 8
South West +29 50 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Surrey +15 40 £52,500 +75.00%
Egham +11 26 - -
East of England +6 25 £47,500 +58.33% 5
Bristol +20 24 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -12 22 £33,750 +14.40% 3
Scotland -2 21 £41,500 +7.09% 4
City of London +3 19 £41,500 +62.74% 3
West Yorkshire -29 17 £37,500 +27.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 15 £45,750 +14.37% 1
North West -13 15 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Hampshire +3 14 £38,125 +8.92% 2
Cambridge - 14 £45,750 - 1
Berkshire +1 13 £52,000 +30.00% 4
Edinburgh -6 13 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Leeds -28 13 £30,000 +1.69% 1
Gloucestershire +2 11 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Belfast +1 10 £30,000 -33.33%
County Antrim 0 10 £30,000 -33.33%
Northern Ireland -1 10 £30,000 -33.33%
North East - 9 £45,000 - 1
Wales +2 8 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Buckinghamshire -43 8 £41,500 +38.33% 3
Bury St Edmunds - 8 - -
Suffolk - 8 - -
Reading +6 7 £31,000 -43.63% 2
Cheshire -23 7 £32,500 -35.00% 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 194 (25.59%) JavaScript
2 192 (25.33%) Degree
3 185 (24.41%) SQL
4 173 (22.82%) Java
5 167 (22.03%) ESRI
6 164 (21.64%) HTML
7 141 (18.60%) Python
8 139 (18.34%) .NET
9 138 (18.21%) jQuery
10 136 (17.94%) C#
11 131 (17.28%) CSS
12 129 (17.02%) Oracle
13 126 (16.62%) Finance
14 122 (16.09%) Open Source
15 102 (13.46%) Microsoft
16 101 (13.32%) SQL Server
16 101 (13.32%) Web Services
17 100 (13.19%) Computer Science
18 94 (12.40%) Management Information System
18 94 (12.40%) SAP
19 86 (11.35%) ArcGIS
20 81 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
21 79 (10.42%) Document Management
22 77 (10.16%) Windows
23 75 (9.89%) CAD
24 74 (9.76%) Web Development
25 73 (9.63%) Data Management
25 73 (9.63%) OO
25 73 (9.63%) Security Cleared
26 71 (9.37%) ASP.NET

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 86 (11.35%) ArcGIS
2 55 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 42 (5.54%) Node.js
4 31 (4.09%) Apache
5 23 (3.03%) SAS
6 20 (2.64%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.37%) Oracle Spatial
8 16 (2.11%) IIS
9 14 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.72%) Apache Solr
10 13 (1.72%) CMS
10 13 (1.72%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.19%) Smallworld
11 9 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
11 9 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
12 8 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.92%) Gunicorn
13 7 (0.92%) Alfresco
13 7 (0.92%) nginx
14 6 (0.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 71 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.69%) MS Office
3 15 (1.98%) SPSS
4 13 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.06%) GIMP
6 7 (0.92%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.79%) ArcView
7 6 (0.79%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.66%) ArcInfo
9 4 (0.53%) Revit
10 3 (0.40%) FastStats
11 2 (0.26%) MS Project
11 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 69 (9.10%) SAP PM
2 66 (8.71%) SAP MM
3 65 (8.58%) SAP FI
3 65 (8.58%) SAP HR
3 65 (8.58%) SAP CO
3 65 (8.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 43 (5.67%) Maximo
5 40 (5.28%) SAP SD
5 40 (5.28%) SAP QM
5 40 (5.28%) SAP EHS
6 29 (3.83%) SAP R/3
7 26 (3.43%) SAP PS
8 25 (3.30%) SAP GTS
9 9 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.53%) HFM
11 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.90%) Internet
2 21 (2.77%) Intranet
3 13 (1.72%) SAN
4 9 (1.19%) HTTP
5 8 (1.06%) LDAP
6 6 (0.79%) DMZ
7 4 (0.53%) LAN
7 4 (0.53%) WAN
7 4 (0.53%) Firewall
7 4 (0.53%) NAS
8 3 (0.40%) FTP
8 3 (0.40%) Extranet
9 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.26%) DNS
9 2 (0.26%) DHCP
10 1 (0.13%) Network Security
10 1 (0.13%) LTE
10 1 (0.13%) VSAT
10 1 (0.13%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.46%) Big Data
3 48 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 48 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 31 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.17%) MySQL
7 20 (2.64%) OLAP
7 20 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (2.51%) Hadoop
8 19 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.85%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (6.07%) Selenium
2 42 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.49%) Visual Studio
4 27 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
5 26 (3.43%) Grunt
6 21 (2.77%) Maven
7 18 (2.37%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (1.98%) JUnit
10 11 (1.45%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (1.19%) MorphX
11 9 (1.19%) PVCS
12 8 (1.06%) Ant
13 7 (0.92%) Mockito
13 7 (0.92%) JIRA
13 7 (0.92%) Subversion
13 7 (0.92%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.79%) NetBeans
14 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 126 (16.62%) Finance
2 29 (3.83%) Aerospace
3 28 (3.69%) Marketing
4 23 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.37%) Games
6 15 (1.98%) Electronics
7 14 (1.85%) Banking
8 6 (0.79%) Advertising
9 5 (0.66%) Local Government
9 5 (0.66%) Retail
9 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.53%) Billing
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Military
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 258 (34.04%) Developer
2 179 (23.61%) Consultant
3 93 (12.27%) Analyst
4 87 (11.48%) Architect
5 77 (10.16%) GIS Consultant
6 72 (9.50%) SAP Consultant
7 65 (8.58%) Managing Consultant
8 61 (8.05%) Java Developer
9 48 (6.33%) Software Developer
10 47 (6.20%) .NET Developer
11 44 (5.80%) GIS Developer
12 40 (5.28%) Business Analyst
12 40 (5.28%) SAP PM Consultant
13 32 (4.22%) Front-End Developer
13 32 (4.22%) C++ Developer
14 31 (4.09%) Technical Architect
15 30 (3.96%) Senior Developer
16 28 (3.69%) C# Developer
16 28 (3.69%) Web Developer
17 25 (3.30%) SAP PLM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (21.64%) HTML
2 139 (18.34%) .NET
3 138 (18.21%) jQuery
4 131 (17.28%) CSS
5 101 (13.32%) Web Services
6 71 (9.37%) ASP.NET
7 65 (8.58%) BAPI
8 63 (8.31%) SOAP
9 60 (7.92%) XML
10 59 (7.78%) HTML5
11 51 (6.73%) PostGIS
12 49 (6.46%) Ajax
13 46 (6.07%) JSON
14 41 (5.41%) WPF
15 38 (5.01%) Silverlight
16 37 (4.88%) Django
17 34 (4.49%) J2EE
18 31 (4.09%) Middleware
19 30 (3.96%) CSS3
20 29 (3.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 122 (16.09%) Open Source
2 100 (13.19%) Computer Science
3 94 (12.40%) Management Information System
4 55 (7.26%) Mathematics
5 42 (5.54%) Mobile App
6 32 (4.22%) Visualisation
7 25 (3.30%) Physics
8 19 (2.51%) Statistics
9 13 (1.72%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.06%) PKI
12 7 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (0.92%) Replication
13 6 (0.79%) PMI
13 6 (0.79%) Telematics
13 6 (0.79%) Blog
14 5 (0.66%) Remote Sensing
14 5 (0.66%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.40%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 77 (10.16%) Windows
2 68 (8.97%) Linux
3 48 (6.33%) UNIX
4 37 (4.88%) Android
5 34 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.26%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.26%) OS/390
10 2 (0.26%) zOS
10 2 (0.26%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (10.42%) Document Management
3 75 (9.89%) CAD
4 74 (9.76%) Web Development
5 73 (9.63%) Data Management
5 73 (9.63%) OO
6 66 (8.71%) SAP Implementation
7 49 (6.46%) Project Management
8 47 (6.20%) Unit Testing
9 45 (5.94%) TDD
10 43 (5.67%) MVC
10 43 (5.67%) Software Engineering
11 42 (5.54%) Change Management
11 42 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (5.54%) UML
12 40 (5.28%) Master Data Management
12 40 (5.28%) Resource Management
13 37 (4.88%) Project Planning
13 37 (4.88%) EAM
14 35 (4.62%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (25.59%) JavaScript
2 185 (24.41%) SQL
3 173 (22.82%) Java
4 141 (18.60%) Python
5 136 (17.94%) C#
6 64 (8.44%) C++
7 50 (6.60%) PHP
8 35 (4.62%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 22 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.98%) R
11 15 (1.98%) Ruby
12 13 (1.72%) VBScript
12 13 (1.72%) VB
13 9 (1.19%) X++
13 9 (1.19%) Perl
13 9 (1.19%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.92%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.79%) C
15 6 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 192 (25.33%) Degree
2 73 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 46 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.64%) PhD
5 13 (1.72%) PMP
5 13 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.92%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.79%) MCSE
9 6 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.79%) APMP
10 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.66%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.40%) NVQ Level 4
12 3 (0.40%) CISSP
12 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.30%) QA
2 15 (1.98%) SLA
3 10 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.66%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.24%) Puppet
1 17 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.58%) ZABBIX
2 12 (1.58%) Munin
2 12 (1.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.13%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.13%) OpenView
3 1 (0.13%) Netcool
3 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.13%) Control-M
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 167 (22.03%) ESRI
2 129 (17.02%) Oracle
3 102 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 94 (12.40%) SAP
5 40 (5.28%) Primavera
6 32 (4.22%) Google
7 20 (2.64%) JBoss
7 20 (2.64%) Mapinfo
8 15 (1.98%) VMware
9 12 (1.58%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.32%) Citrix
10 10 (1.32%) IBM
11 9 (1.19%) Tableau
11 9 (1.19%) Serena
12 8 (1.06%) Adobe
12 8 (1.06%) Twitter
13 6 (0.79%) Informatica
13 6 (0.79%) Talend
14 4 (0.53%) webMethods
14 4 (0.53%) Hyperion
East London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Very Attractive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Intapeople
Salary: £32000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34000 - 46000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum bens inc. pension & share option sch
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 38000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Computer Network Defence
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Dep on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension,health/life insurance
Posted: 5 days ago