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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 580 619 595
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -24
Permanent jobs citing GIS 346 270 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.76% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 224 197 277
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £58,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36984 35589 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.56% 32.71% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29344 28826 32914
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 25 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 25 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 +28 306 £45,000 +25.00% 30
South East -17 92 £42,500 +21.42% 7
London -43 85 £50,000 +40.84% 7
South West +26 46 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Surrey +16 41 £52,500 +75.00%
Bristol +24 27 £42,500 - 1
Egham +17 26 - -
East of England +6 24 £48,750 +39.28% 4
Yorkshire -21 23 £37,500 +27.11% 3
Scotland -13 19 £41,500 +14.48% 2
City of London -4 17 £41,500 +62.74%
West Yorkshire -20 17 £37,500 +27.11% 2
North West -9 16 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Hampshire +11 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridge +7 13 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Leeds -27 13 £30,000 +1.69% 2
Berkshire +2 11 £52,000 +30.00% 3
Edinburgh -4 11 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Belfast +2 10 £30,000 -33.33%
County Antrim 0 10 £30,000 -33.33%
Northern Ireland -3 10 £30,000 -33.33%
North East - 10 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -35 9 £41,500 +38.33%
Suffolk - 9 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 9 - -
Wales 0 8 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Reading +1 7 £31,000 -43.63% 2
Cheshire -10 7 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £45,000 - 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 192 (25.88%) JavaScript
2 187 (25.20%) Degree
3 186 (25.07%) SQL
4 172 (23.18%) Java
5 163 (21.97%) HTML
6 160 (21.56%) ESRI
7 139 (18.73%) jQuery
8 138 (18.60%) Python
9 137 (18.46%) .NET
10 134 (18.06%) C#
10 134 (18.06%) CSS
11 130 (17.52%) Oracle
12 126 (16.98%) Finance
13 121 (16.31%) Open Source
14 103 (13.88%) SQL Server
15 102 (13.75%) Microsoft
16 100 (13.48%) Web Services
17 96 (12.94%) Computer Science
18 93 (12.53%) Management Information System
18 93 (12.53%) SAP
19 80 (10.78%) ArcGIS
19 80 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
20 78 (10.51%) Document Management
21 76 (10.24%) Windows
22 74 (9.97%) CAD
23 72 (9.70%) OO
24 71 (9.57%) Data Management
25 70 (9.43%) Web Development
25 70 (9.43%) MS Excel
26 69 (9.30%) ASP.NET

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 80 (10.78%) ArcGIS
2 52 (7.01%) SharePoint
3 44 (5.93%) Node.js
4 31 (4.18%) Apache
5 24 (3.23%) SAS
6 20 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.29%) Oracle Spatial
8 15 (2.02%) IIS
9 14 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.75%) CMS
10 13 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.75%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.21%) Oracle 10gAS
11 9 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (1.21%) Smallworld
12 8 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.08%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.81%) SugarCRM
13 6 (0.81%) Gunicorn
13 6 (0.81%) Documentum
Applications
1 70 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.77%) MS Office
3 15 (2.02%) SPSS
4 13 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.08%) GIMP
6 7 (0.94%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.81%) ArcView
7 6 (0.81%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.67%) ArcInfo
9 4 (0.54%) 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 68 (9.16%) SAP PM
2 65 (8.76%) SAP MM
3 64 (8.63%) SAP HR
3 64 (8.63%) SAP FI
3 64 (8.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 64 (8.63%) SAP CO
4 42 (5.66%) Maximo
5 39 (5.26%) SAP QM
5 39 (5.26%) SAP SD
5 39 (5.26%) SAP EHS
6 29 (3.91%) SAP R/3
7 26 (3.50%) SAP PS
8 25 (3.37%) SAP GTS
9 9 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.54%) HFM
11 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.10%) Internet
2 21 (2.83%) Intranet
3 13 (1.75%) SAN
4 9 (1.21%) HTTP
5 8 (1.08%) LDAP
6 6 (0.81%) DMZ
7 4 (0.54%) LAN
7 4 (0.54%) WAN
7 4 (0.54%) Firewall
7 4 (0.54%) 3G
7 4 (0.54%) LTE
7 4 (0.54%) NAS
8 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.40%) FTP
8 3 (0.40%) Extranet
9 2 (0.27%) SNMP
9 2 (0.27%) DNS
9 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.27%) DHCP
9 2 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.74%) Big Data
3 46 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 32 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 32 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 21 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.83%) MySQL
8 20 (2.70%) OLAP
8 20 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (2.02%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 48 (6.47%) Selenium
2 42 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 28 (3.77%) Grunt
5 27 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
6 22 (2.96%) Maven
7 19 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.02%) JUnit
10 12 (1.62%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (1.21%) PVCS
11 9 (1.21%) MorphX
12 8 (1.08%) Ant
13 7 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.94%) JIRA
13 7 (0.94%) Mockito
13 7 (0.94%) Subversion
14 6 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.81%) NetBeans
General
1 126 (16.98%) Finance
2 29 (3.91%) Aerospace
2 29 (3.91%) Marketing
3 24 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.43%) Games
5 15 (2.02%) Electronics
6 12 (1.62%) Banking
7 6 (0.81%) Advertising
8 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.67%) Retail
8 5 (0.67%) Local Government
9 4 (0.54%) Billing
9 4 (0.54%) Legal
9 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.40%) French Language
10 3 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 253 (34.10%) Developer
2 166 (22.37%) Consultant
3 92 (12.40%) Analyst
4 86 (11.59%) Architect
5 71 (9.57%) SAP Consultant
5 71 (9.57%) GIS Consultant
6 64 (8.63%) Managing Consultant
7 60 (8.09%) Java Developer
8 48 (6.47%) .NET Developer
9 45 (6.06%) Software Developer
10 41 (5.53%) GIS Developer
11 40 (5.39%) Business Analyst
12 39 (5.26%) SAP PM Consultant
13 33 (4.45%) Front-End Developer
14 32 (4.31%) C++ Developer
15 30 (4.04%) Technical Architect
15 30 (4.04%) Senior Developer
16 28 (3.77%) C# Developer
17 25 (3.37%) Web Developer
17 25 (3.37%) SAP PLM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (21.97%) HTML
2 139 (18.73%) jQuery
3 137 (18.46%) .NET
4 134 (18.06%) CSS
5 100 (13.48%) Web Services
6 69 (9.30%) ASP.NET
7 64 (8.63%) BAPI
8 62 (8.36%) SOAP
9 61 (8.22%) HTML5
10 59 (7.95%) XML
11 50 (6.74%) PostGIS
12 49 (6.60%) Ajax
13 46 (6.20%) JSON
14 40 (5.39%) WPF
15 38 (5.12%) Silverlight
15 38 (5.12%) Django
16 34 (4.58%) J2EE
17 31 (4.18%) CSS3
18 29 (3.91%) Hibernate
19 28 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 121 (16.31%) Open Source
2 96 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 93 (12.53%) Management Information System
4 54 (7.28%) Mathematics
5 43 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 35 (4.72%) Visualisation
7 25 (3.37%) Physics
8 19 (2.56%) Statistics
9 13 (1.75%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.21%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.08%) PKI
13 7 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (0.94%) Replication
14 6 (0.81%) PMI
14 6 (0.81%) Telematics
14 6 (0.81%) Blog
15 5 (0.67%) Remote Sensing
15 5 (0.67%) Graphic Design
16 3 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 76 (10.24%) Windows
2 68 (9.16%) Linux
3 49 (6.60%) UNIX
4 36 (4.85%) Android
5 33 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.54%) 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 (0.27%) OS/390
10 2 (0.27%) zOS
10 2 (0.27%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (10.51%) Document Management
3 74 (9.97%) CAD
4 72 (9.70%) OO
5 71 (9.57%) Data Management
6 70 (9.43%) Web Development
7 65 (8.76%) SAP Implementation
8 48 (6.47%) Unit Testing
8 48 (6.47%) Project Management
9 43 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (5.80%) TDD
9 43 (5.80%) MVC
10 42 (5.66%) Software Engineering
10 42 (5.66%) Change Management
11 41 (5.53%) UML
12 39 (5.26%) Resource Management
12 39 (5.26%) Master Data Management
13 37 (4.99%) Project Planning
13 37 (4.99%) EAM
14 36 (4.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (25.88%) JavaScript
2 186 (25.07%) SQL
3 172 (23.18%) Java
4 138 (18.60%) Python
5 134 (18.06%) C#
6 64 (8.63%) C++
7 49 (6.60%) PHP
8 35 (4.72%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.10%) VB.NET
10 22 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.16%) R
12 15 (2.02%) Ruby
13 13 (1.75%) VBScript
14 12 (1.62%) VB
15 9 (1.21%) Perl
15 9 (1.21%) X++
15 9 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.81%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.81%) Scala
16 6 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 187 (25.20%) Degree
2 69 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.56%) PhD
5 13 (1.75%) PMP
5 13 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.94%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.81%) APMP
9 6 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.81%) MCSE
10 5 (0.67%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.40%) NVQ Level 4
11 3 (0.40%) CISSP
11 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.37%) QA
2 15 (2.02%) SLA
3 10 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.67%) HDFS
4 2 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.29%) Puppet
1 17 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.62%) ZABBIX
2 12 (1.62%) Munin
2 12 (1.62%) Ansible
3 2 (0.27%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.27%) OpenView
3 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.27%) Netcool
3 2 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.13%) Control-M
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 160 (21.56%) ESRI
2 130 (17.52%) Oracle
3 102 (13.75%) Microsoft
4 93 (12.53%) SAP
5 39 (5.26%) Primavera
6 33 (4.45%) Google
7 23 (3.10%) Mapinfo
8 20 (2.70%) JBoss
9 15 (2.02%) VMware
10 14 (1.89%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.35%) Citrix
11 10 (1.35%) IBM
12 9 (1.21%) Serena
12 9 (1.21%) Tableau
13 8 (1.08%) Twitter
13 8 (1.08%) Adobe
14 6 (0.81%) Informatica
14 6 (0.81%) Talend
15 5 (0.67%) Hyperion
15 5 (0.67%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension,health/life insurance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £22000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34000 - 46000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shoreham-by-sea, Sussex
StratumFive Ltd
Salary: £25K to £45K
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum bens inc. pension & share option sch
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
e-Recruiter
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Very Attractive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago