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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 558 652 591
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -61
Permanent jobs citing GIS 365 229 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 252 159 277
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +86 328 £42,500 +6.25% 43
London -1 106 £50,000 +11.11% 15
South East +36 98 £40,000 -5.88% 8
South West +25 56 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Surrey +20 36 £55,000 +80.32% 2
City of London +25 30 £53,500 +105.76% 4
Egham +17 26 - -
Gloucestershire - 26 £40,000 - 1
North West -28 21 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Scotland -3 20 £41,500 +7.09% 1
East of England -19 19 £41,500 +27.69% 5
Berkshire +10 15 £64,000 +16.36% 1
Yorkshire -32 15 £37,500 +27.11% 3
Cheshire -9 14 £32,500 -35.00%
Cambridgeshire +10 13 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Hampshire +4 13 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Edinburgh - 13 £41,500 -
West Midlands -13 12 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Leeds -27 12 £38,750 +29.16% 2
West Yorkshire -32 12 £38,750 +29.16% 3
Oxfordshire - 12 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex -4 11 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bristol +3 10 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Cambridge - 10 £41,500 - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 10 £35,000 -
Somerset - 9 £50,000 - 2
Bath - 9 £50,000 -
Guildford +17 8 £55,000 +44.73%
South Wales +14 8 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Wales +5 8 £32,500 +3.17% 3

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 207 (28.13%) Degree
2 170 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (21.74%) ESRI
4 156 (21.20%) JavaScript
5 148 (20.11%) C#
6 144 (19.57%) .NET
7 138 (18.75%) SQL
8 136 (18.48%) Java
9 133 (18.07%) HTML
10 125 (16.98%) Finance
11 118 (16.03%) Computer Science
12 117 (15.90%) jQuery
13 114 (15.49%) Python
14 105 (14.27%) Oracle
15 104 (14.13%) SQL Server
16 103 (13.99%) Web Services
17 102 (13.86%) Security Cleared
18 100 (13.59%) SAP
19 98 (13.32%) Microsoft
19 98 (13.32%) Open Source
20 94 (12.77%) CSS
21 93 (12.64%) CAD
22 91 (12.36%) Windows
23 89 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
24 88 (11.96%) Data Management
25 84 (11.41%) Management Information System
26 82 (11.14%) Document Management
27 79 (10.73%) ArcGIS
27 79 (10.73%) OO
28 78 (10.60%) SAP PM

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 79 (10.73%) ArcGIS
2 53 (7.20%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.21%) Apache
4 22 (2.99%) SAS
4 22 (2.99%) Node.js
5 18 (2.45%) nginx
5 18 (2.45%) Oracle Spatial
6 17 (2.31%) IIS
7 13 (1.77%) Gunicorn
8 12 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.36%) CMS
9 10 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.22%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
11 8 (1.09%) Smallworld
11 8 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 64 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.80%) MS Office
3 13 (1.77%) SPSS
4 9 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.95%) ArcView
5 7 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.82%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.68%) Revit
8 3 (0.41%) FastStats
8 3 (0.41%) MS Project
9 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 78 (10.60%) SAP PM
2 76 (10.33%) SAP MM
3 75 (10.19%) SAP HR
3 75 (10.19%) SAP FI
3 75 (10.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 75 (10.19%) SAP CO
4 48 (6.52%) Maximo
5 47 (6.39%) SAP QM
5 47 (6.39%) SAP SD
5 47 (6.39%) SAP EHS
6 32 (4.35%) SAP R/3
7 29 (3.94%) SAP PS
8 28 (3.80%) SAP GTS
9 9 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.54%) HFM
11 4 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.41%) SAP MRS
12 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.41%) Office 365
3 3 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.45%) Internet
2 16 (2.17%) Intranet
3 15 (2.04%) SAN
3 15 (2.04%) HTTP
4 11 (1.49%) LAN
4 11 (1.49%) WAN
5 8 (1.09%) DHCP
5 8 (1.09%) DNS
6 6 (0.82%) DMZ
7 5 (0.68%) Firewall
8 4 (0.54%) NAS
9 3 (0.41%) Extranet
9 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.41%) FTP
10 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.27%) RFID
11 1 (0.14%) RTCP
11 1 (0.14%) RTP
11 1 (0.14%) VPN
11 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 38 (5.16%) Big Data
5 28 (3.80%) MySQL
6 27 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 25 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (2.72%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.72%) OLAP
11 15 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (1.63%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
15 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (2.85%) Maven
5 19 (2.58%) Selenium
6 14 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.90%) JUnit
7 13 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (1.22%) MorphX
9 9 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (1.22%) PVCS
10 8 (1.09%) Mockito
11 7 (0.95%) Gradle
11 7 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.95%) NetBeans
12 6 (0.82%) Log4j
12 6 (0.82%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.82%) Subversion
12 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 125 (16.98%) Finance
2 30 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 19 (2.58%) Marketing
4 15 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.04%) Games
5 13 (1.77%) Electronics
6 10 (1.36%) Banking
7 7 (0.95%) Retail
7 7 (0.95%) Local Government
8 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Advertising
8 4 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Front Office
8 4 (0.54%) Legal
8 4 (0.54%) French Language
9 3 (0.41%) German Language
9 3 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 250 (33.97%) Developer
2 190 (25.82%) Consultant
3 84 (11.41%) Analyst
4 82 (11.14%) SAP Consultant
5 75 (10.19%) Managing Consultant
6 73 (9.92%) Architect
7 70 (9.51%) GIS Consultant
8 58 (7.88%) Software Developer
9 47 (6.39%) .NET Developer
9 47 (6.39%) SAP PM Consultant
10 44 (5.98%) Java Developer
11 43 (5.84%) GIS Developer
12 37 (5.03%) Technical Architect
13 33 (4.48%) Web Developer
13 33 (4.48%) Senior Developer
14 30 (4.08%) C# Developer
15 28 (3.80%) C++ Developer
15 28 (3.80%) SAP PLM Consultant
16 25 (3.40%) Technical Consultant
17 24 (3.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (19.57%) .NET
2 133 (18.07%) HTML
3 117 (15.90%) jQuery
4 103 (13.99%) Web Services
5 94 (12.77%) CSS
6 75 (10.19%) BAPI
7 74 (10.05%) ASP.NET
8 57 (7.74%) HTML5
9 56 (7.61%) XML
10 43 (5.84%) JSON
11 42 (5.71%) WPF
12 40 (5.43%) Ajax
13 38 (5.16%) SOAP
14 34 (4.62%) PostGIS
15 32 (4.35%) RESTful
16 31 (4.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 31 (4.21%) .NET Framework
16 31 (4.21%) CSS3
17 30 (4.08%) Leaflet
18 28 (3.80%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 118 (16.03%) Computer Science
2 98 (13.32%) Open Source
3 89 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (11.41%) Management Information System
5 52 (7.07%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.13%) Physics
6 23 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.85%) Visualisation
8 17 (2.31%) Statistics
9 15 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.90%) User Experience
11 9 (1.22%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.09%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.95%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.82%) Tandem
14 6 (0.82%) PMI
14 6 (0.82%) Blog
14 6 (0.82%) Telematics
15 5 (0.68%) Remote Sensing
15 5 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.36%) Windows
2 43 (5.84%) Linux
3 35 (4.76%) Android
4 34 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.26%) UNIX
6 12 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.27%) OS/390
9 2 (0.27%) zOS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (12.64%) CAD
3 88 (11.96%) Data Management
4 82 (11.14%) Document Management
5 79 (10.73%) OO
6 76 (10.33%) SAP Implementation
7 71 (9.65%) Web Development
8 60 (8.15%) TDD
9 56 (7.61%) MVC
10 54 (7.34%) Software Engineering
11 50 (6.79%) ITIL
12 47 (6.39%) Resource Management
12 47 (6.39%) Master Data Management
13 44 (5.98%) UML
14 39 (5.30%) EAM
15 38 (5.16%) Unit Testing
16 37 (5.03%) Project Management
17 36 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (4.89%) Configuration Management
18 35 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 156 (21.20%) JavaScript
2 148 (20.11%) C#
3 138 (18.75%) SQL
4 136 (18.48%) Java
5 114 (15.49%) Python
6 63 (8.56%) C++
7 43 (5.84%) PHP
8 27 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 25 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.26%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.17%) C
12 15 (2.04%) R
13 14 (1.90%) VBScript
14 13 (1.77%) TypeScript
15 10 (1.36%) VB
16 9 (1.22%) X++
17 8 (1.09%) Perl
18 7 (0.95%) VBA
19 6 (0.82%) Scala
19 6 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 207 (28.13%) Degree
2 102 (13.86%) Security Cleared
3 66 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 43 (5.84%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (2.85%) PhD
7 14 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.63%) MCSE
8 12 (1.63%) PMP
8 12 (1.63%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.36%) CCNP
9 10 (1.36%) APMP
10 8 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.09%) MCSA
11 7 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.82%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.99%) QA
2 13 (1.77%) JSP 440
3 10 (1.36%) SLA
4 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.09%) vSphere
4 5 (0.68%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.63%) Puppet
1 12 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.22%) Ansible
2 9 (1.22%) ZABBIX
2 9 (1.22%) Munin
3 1 (0.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 160 (21.74%) ESRI
2 105 (14.27%) Oracle
3 100 (13.59%) SAP
4 98 (13.32%) Microsoft
5 47 (6.39%) Primavera
6 23 (3.13%) Google
7 22 (2.99%) JBoss
8 19 (2.58%) Mapinfo
9 18 (2.45%) VMware
10 13 (1.77%) Citrix
11 9 (1.22%) Cisco
11 9 (1.22%) EMC
11 9 (1.22%) Serena
11 9 (1.22%) Tableau
12 8 (1.09%) Juniper
13 5 (0.68%) HP
13 5 (0.68%) IBM
13 5 (0.68%) Twitter
13 5 (0.68%) Sencha
13 5 (0.68%) ArcSight
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Non contrib Pension,
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £48k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Bracknell Forest Homes
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £67000
Posted: 4 days ago