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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 606 662 639
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -23
Permanent jobs citing GIS 321 317 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 0.94% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 233 208 255
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,275 £28,831 £28,414
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
28179 33556 35816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.58% 30.76% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23978 28423 30045
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +50 275 £45,000 +5.88% 24
London +86 148 £50,000 +5.26% 12
South East +22 46 £55,000 +37.50% 4
East of England +20 36 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Scotland +30 35 £46,000 -38.66% 14
Edinburgh +27 33 £46,000 +4.54% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 21 £42,500 +6.25%
North West +11 18 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +31 15 £67,500 - 3
Berkshire +11 15 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Cambridge -1 15 £49,000 +30.66%
Buckinghamshire +15 14 £45,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -3 11 £27,500 -31.67%
Aylesbury -8 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Manchester +6 10 £40,000 -33.33% 1
St Albans - 9 - -
Cheshire +27 8 £43,500 -8.42% 1
Birmingham -20 8 £27,500 -
East Midlands +25 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Hampshire +11 7 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Surrey +11 6 £40,000 +26.98%
South West -16 6 £58,750 +54.60% 1
Oxfordshire +9 5 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £42,000 +40.00%
Leeds +19 4 £55,000 +100.00%
Guildford +17 4 £40,000 -27.92%
Yorkshire +9 4 £55,000 +100.00%
West Yorkshire +5 4 £55,000 +100.00%
Basingstoke -14 4 £70,000 +270.86%
Knutsford - 4 - - 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 214 (37.02%) Degree
2 148 (25.61%) Project Management
3 136 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (22.15%) SQL
5 117 (20.24%) Microsoft
6 112 (19.38%) Computer Science
7 108 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (18.69%) Windows
8 105 (18.17%) C#
9 104 (17.99%) Java
10 94 (16.26%) MS Excel
11 88 (15.22%) Finance
12 86 (14.88%) SQL Server
13 79 (13.67%) .NET
14 78 (13.49%) Python
15 75 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (12.80%) ITIL
16 74 (12.80%) SDLC
17 73 (12.63%) Analytics
18 70 (12.11%) ArcGIS
19 69 (11.94%) JavaScript
19 69 (11.94%) ETL
19 69 (11.94%) Security Cleared
20 65 (11.25%) Visualisation
21 62 (10.73%) Web Services
22 59 (10.21%) ESRI
23 58 (10.03%) Telecoms
23 58 (10.03%) HTML
24 56 (9.69%) Requirements Analysis
25 55 (9.52%) SAP

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 70 (12.11%) ArcGIS
2 40 (6.92%) SAS
3 29 (5.02%) Smallworld
4 16 (2.77%) GeoServer
5 15 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.42%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.56%) Confluence
8 9 (1.56%) JBoss
9 8 (1.38%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.21%) Apache
11 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.69%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.69%) IIS
12 4 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.69%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.69%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 94 (16.26%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.92%) SPSS
3 31 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.81%) MS Office
5 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Revit
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) Maximo
4 2 (0.35%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.17%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.17%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.17%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.21%) SaaS
4 5 (0.87%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.94%) Network Security
2 14 (2.42%) Internet
2 14 (2.42%) Intranet
3 13 (2.25%) Wireless
4 6 (1.04%) Firewall
4 6 (1.04%) NAS
4 6 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.04%) VPN
5 5 (0.87%) 3G
5 5 (0.87%) 4G
5 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.69%) DNS
6 4 (0.69%) FTP
6 4 (0.69%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.52%) LAN
7 3 (0.52%) SAN
7 3 (0.52%) SSL
7 3 (0.52%) VLAN
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.52%) Big Data
3 41 (7.09%) Hadoop
4 40 (6.92%) BusinessObjects
4 40 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (5.36%) Spatial Data
7 18 (3.11%) QGIS
7 18 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.25%) MySQL
10 12 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.73%) QlikView
12 9 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.21%) MS Access
14 7 (1.21%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (3.11%) JIRA
2 13 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.04%) Subversion
5 5 (0.87%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.87%) JUnit
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.69%) Maven
6 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.52%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.52%) Hudson
8 2 (0.35%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.35%) gulp
8 2 (0.35%) MorphX
8 2 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.35%) PVCS
8 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (15.22%) Finance
2 58 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.02%) Billing
3 29 (5.02%) Marketing
4 24 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 23 (3.98%) Back Office
6 22 (3.81%) Games
7 20 (3.46%) Retail
8 13 (2.25%) Electronics
9 9 (1.56%) Banking
10 7 (1.21%) Legal
11 5 (0.87%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.87%) Publishing
12 4 (0.69%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Danish Language
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (19.55%) Developer
2 76 (13.15%) Consultant
3 70 (12.11%) Analyst
4 62 (10.73%) Architect
5 52 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
6 43 (7.44%) Project Manager
7 41 (7.09%) GIS Consultant
8 40 (6.92%) Software Developer
9 37 (6.40%) Integration Engineer
10 35 (6.06%) Senior Manager
11 33 (5.71%) Data Manager
12 31 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
13 30 (5.19%) Graduate
14 28 (4.84%) Data Architect
14 28 (4.84%) Software Engineer
15 26 (4.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
16 24 (4.15%) ETL Architect
16 24 (4.15%) GIS Developer
16 24 (4.15%) Technical Manager
17 23 (3.98%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (13.67%) .NET
2 62 (10.73%) Web Services
3 58 (10.03%) HTML
4 25 (4.33%) CSS
5 23 (3.98%) ASP.NET
6 21 (3.63%) XML
7 20 (3.46%) J2EE
8 18 (3.11%) OpenGL
8 18 (3.11%) Qt
8 18 (3.11%) Qt Quick
8 18 (3.11%) WebKit
9 17 (2.94%) HTML5
9 17 (2.94%) jQuery
10 15 (2.60%) PostGIS
11 13 (2.25%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.25%) Ajax
11 13 (2.25%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.73%) Middleware
14 9 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 136 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (19.38%) Computer Science
3 65 (11.25%) Visualisation
4 48 (8.30%) Algorithms
5 40 (6.92%) Management Information System
6 34 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 31 (5.36%) Data Integration
8 27 (4.67%) Physics
9 19 (3.29%) Mobile App
10 18 (3.11%) 3D Graphics
11 11 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.90%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.73%) AS400
12 10 (1.73%) Social Media
13 9 (1.56%) CCTV
13 9 (1.56%) Statistics
13 9 (1.56%) Streaming Video
14 8 (1.38%) User Experience
15 7 (1.21%) Blog
16 6 (1.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 108 (18.69%) Windows
2 46 (7.96%) Windows Server
3 42 (7.27%) Linux
3 42 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 41 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (6.57%) Unix
6 24 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.21%) Android
7 7 (1.21%) CentOS
8 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) Fedora
9 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) VMS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (25.61%) Project Management
2 108 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (12.80%) ITIL
4 74 (12.80%) SDLC
5 73 (12.63%) Analytics
6 69 (11.94%) ETL
7 56 (9.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 54 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (9.00%) Data Management
9 52 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 51 (8.82%) Data Analytics
11 48 (8.30%) Scrum
12 47 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 47 (8.13%) OO
13 45 (7.79%) Migration
14 44 (7.61%) Software Engineering
15 41 (7.09%) CAD
16 39 (6.75%) Data Migration
16 39 (6.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (22.15%) SQL
2 105 (18.17%) C#
3 104 (17.99%) Java
4 78 (13.49%) Python
5 69 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 53 (9.17%) C
7 39 (6.75%) C++
8 37 (6.40%) VB.NET
9 34 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 30 (5.19%) PL/SQL
11 18 (3.11%) VB
12 12 (2.08%) Perl
13 11 (1.90%) PHP
13 11 (1.90%) R
14 10 (1.73%) Magik
15 8 (1.38%) VBA
16 6 (1.04%) ABAP
17 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.69%) ActionScript
18 4 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 214 (37.02%) Degree
2 69 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 49 (8.48%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (4.50%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.63%) PhD
7 7 (1.21%) CISM
7 7 (1.21%) CISSP
7 7 (1.21%) ISEB
7 7 (1.21%) MCITP
7 7 (1.21%) MCP
7 7 (1.21%) MCSE
8 6 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.69%) MCSM
10 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (0.69%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.69%) PMP
10 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.77%) QA
3 8 (1.38%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.21%) SLA
5 4 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.35%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.35%) Docker
4 2 (0.35%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.21%) Ansible
2 5 (0.87%) Puppet
3 4 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (0.69%) HP NNM
3 4 (0.69%) HP SIM
3 4 (0.69%) SCCM
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 117 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.21%) ESRI
3 55 (9.52%) SAP
4 53 (9.17%) Oracle
5 48 (8.30%) Tableau
6 19 (3.29%) Google
6 19 (3.29%) Mapinfo
7 11 (1.90%) VMware
8 10 (1.73%) Cisco
9 9 (1.56%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.38%) HP
10 8 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.38%) Remedy
10 8 (1.38%) Splunk
11 6 (1.04%) Lumension
12 5 (0.87%) BMC
12 5 (0.87%) Citrix
12 5 (0.87%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.69%) Computacenter
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+ bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum £50-60k Base + £40k Comm + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £105000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + a generous bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Freshtechit
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Elgin, Morayshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Inverness, Highland
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Falkirk, Stirlingshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Aberdeen
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Ayr, Ayrshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dundee
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Lanarkshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
United Kingdom
GreenJobs - Natural Power
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Tesco
Posted: 14 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
MI5
Salary: From £32,893 to £35,560 per annum £32,893 - £35,560
Posted: 9 days ago