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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 678 593 644
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +51
Permanent jobs citing GIS 257 408 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.14% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 180 286 231
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%

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
29487 35721 38181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.97% 32.63% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25153 30150 32797
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -59 242 £40,000 -11.11% 18
London +8 100 £43,750 -16.66% 9
South East +15 41 £35,000 -17.64% 3
East of England +30 29 £42,500 - 4
Yorkshire +17 28 £70,000 +154.54%
Leeds +28 26 £70,000 +154.54%
West Yorkshire +7 26 £70,000 +154.54%
Cambridgeshire +5 22 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridge +5 21 £50,000 +17.64% 1
North West +11 20 £45,829 +19.03% 1
Berkshire +10 16 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Reading +16 14 £35,000 -46.15% 1
West Midlands -20 14 £25,000 -60.78%
Manchester +5 13 £35,000 -36.36%
Birmingham -13 13 £25,000 -61.53%
South West -35 12 £45,000 -
City of London +58 11 £46,658 +13.10% 1
Surrey +9 11 £37,500 -36.17% 1
Scotland -4 11 £43,750 +36.71% 4
Hampshire +9 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Edinburgh +6 7 £43,750 +36.71% 4
Exeter 0 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Devon -1 7 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands 0 6 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Oxfordshire -11 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Wallingford - 6 £35,000 -
Oxford - 6 £35,000 -
Sheffield +20 5 £70,000 +100.00%
South Yorkshire +19 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Bedfordshire +14 5 £42,500 +36.00% 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (40.92%) Degree
2 148 (28.30%) SQL
3 129 (24.67%) Java
4 120 (22.94%) C#
5 114 (21.80%) Project Management
5 114 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
6 108 (20.65%) .NET
6 108 (20.65%) Python
7 107 (20.46%) Windows
7 107 (20.46%) Computer Science
8 104 (19.89%) SQL Server
9 101 (19.31%) Microsoft
10 90 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (17.21%) Security Cleared
11 88 (16.83%) Finance
12 77 (14.72%) JavaScript
13 74 (14.15%) Visualisation
14 70 (13.38%) MS Excel
15 69 (13.19%) Analytics
16 68 (13.00%) Big Data
16 68 (13.00%) HTML
17 67 (12.81%) Web Services
18 65 (12.43%) SAP
18 65 (12.43%) Software Engineering
19 62 (11.85%) ITIL
20 61 (11.66%) Linux
21 59 (11.28%) Oracle
22 57 (10.90%) Data Analytics
23 55 (10.52%) DV Cleared
23 55 (10.52%) ESRI

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 40 (7.65%) ArcGIS
2 37 (7.07%) SAS
3 29 (5.54%) GeoServer
4 24 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.68%) Apache
5 14 (2.68%) Smallworld
6 11 (2.10%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.72%) CMS
7 9 (1.72%) Confluence
7 9 (1.72%) JBoss
7 9 (1.72%) Oracle Spatial
8 8 (1.53%) Drupal
8 8 (1.53%) IIS
9 5 (0.96%) WordPress
10 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.38%) ArcSDE
11 2 (0.38%) nginx
11 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.19%) DNN
Applications
1 70 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.12%) SPSS
3 13 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.91%) MS Office
5 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Primavera
2 8 (1.53%) Maximo
2 8 (1.53%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.53%) SAP FI
2 8 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (1.53%) SAP HR
2 8 (1.53%) SAP MM
2 8 (1.53%) SAP PM
3 5 (0.96%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.76%) SAP EHS
4 4 (0.76%) SAP GTS
4 4 (0.76%) SAP PS
4 4 (0.76%) SAP QM
4 4 (0.76%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.76%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.38%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.38%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.38%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.96%) GitHub
3 5 (0.96%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.76%) PaaS
4 4 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.49%) Internet
1 13 (2.49%) Wireless
2 12 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.53%) Intranet
3 8 (1.53%) SAN
4 6 (1.15%) LAN
5 5 (0.96%) HTTP
6 4 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.76%) Firewall
6 4 (0.76%) VLAN
6 4 (0.76%) VPN
6 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.57%) NAS
7 3 (0.57%) SSL
7 3 (0.57%) WAN
8 2 (0.38%) Broadband
8 2 (0.38%) CDMA
8 2 (0.38%) Extranet
8 2 (0.38%) GSM
8 2 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 68 (13.00%) Big Data
3 45 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
5 41 (7.84%) Hadoop
6 28 (5.35%) MySQL
7 25 (4.78%) Spatial Data
8 24 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (3.82%) QGIS
10 15 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.10%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.91%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.72%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.72%) Redis
14 7 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 25 (4.78%) JIRA
2 22 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.63%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.63%) Subversion
4 8 (1.53%) Hudson
4 8 (1.53%) Maven
4 8 (1.53%) Mercurial
4 8 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.76%) Ant
7 4 (0.76%) Bazaar
7 4 (0.76%) JUnit
7 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.57%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.57%) NUnit
9 2 (0.38%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 88 (16.83%) Finance
2 43 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 37 (7.07%) Retail
4 22 (4.21%) Billing
5 19 (3.63%) Games
6 16 (3.06%) Marketing
7 13 (2.49%) Electronics
8 11 (2.10%) Legal
8 11 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.10%) Publishing
9 8 (1.53%) German Language
9 8 (1.53%) Military
9 8 (1.53%) Spanish Language
10 7 (1.34%) Banking
10 7 (1.34%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.96%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.76%) Advertising
13 4 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 138 (26.39%) Developer
2 65 (12.43%) Analyst
3 62 (11.85%) Consultant
4 43 (8.22%) Senior Manager
5 39 (7.46%) Graduate
5 39 (7.46%) Software Engineer
6 34 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 33 (6.31%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (5.74%) Architect
9 29 (5.54%) Data Manager
10 28 (5.35%) Analytics Manager
10 28 (5.35%) Data Analytics Manager
10 28 (5.35%) GIS Developer
10 28 (5.35%) Integration Engineer
10 28 (5.35%) Senior Analytics Manager
10 28 (5.35%) Senior Technical Manager
10 28 (5.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 28 (5.35%) Technical Manager
11 27 (5.16%) Graduate Developer
12 26 (4.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (20.65%) .NET
2 68 (13.00%) HTML
3 67 (12.81%) Web Services
4 33 (6.31%) CSS
5 29 (5.54%) ASP.NET
5 29 (5.54%) PostGIS
6 27 (5.16%) XML
7 23 (4.40%) J2EE
8 19 (3.63%) .NET Framework
8 19 (3.63%) jQuery
9 18 (3.44%) Ajax
9 18 (3.44%) HTML5
10 15 (2.87%) OpenGL
11 13 (2.49%) BAPI
12 11 (2.10%) Qt
12 11 (2.10%) Qt Quick
12 11 (2.10%) WebKit
13 9 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.72%) JSP
13 9 (1.72%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.80%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (20.46%) Computer Science
3 74 (14.15%) Visualisation
4 53 (10.13%) Management Information System
5 47 (8.99%) Mobile App
6 33 (6.31%) Mathematics
7 32 (6.12%) Algorithms
8 25 (4.78%) Physics
9 19 (3.63%) Statistics
9 19 (3.63%) Virtual Team
10 17 (3.25%) User Experience
11 11 (2.10%) 3D Graphics
11 11 (2.10%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.10%) Smart Meter
12 10 (1.91%) AS400
12 10 (1.91%) Social Media
13 9 (1.72%) Economics
14 8 (1.53%) Replication
15 7 (1.34%) Data Integration
15 7 (1.34%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 107 (20.46%) Windows
2 61 (11.66%) Linux
3 37 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 32 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (5.74%) Unix
6 29 (5.54%) Windows 7
7 18 (3.44%) Android
8 14 (2.68%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.34%) CentOS
11 5 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.38%) Fedora
12 2 (0.38%) OS/390
12 2 (0.38%) zOS
13 1 (0.19%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (21.80%) Project Management
2 90 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (13.19%) Analytics
4 65 (12.43%) Software Engineering
5 62 (11.85%) ITIL
6 57 (10.90%) Data Analytics
7 51 (9.75%) SDLC
8 48 (9.18%) Migration
9 46 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (8.41%) Web Development
11 43 (8.22%) Data Management
11 43 (8.22%) ETL
12 42 (8.03%) OO
13 41 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (7.65%) Data Visualisation
15 37 (7.07%) CAD
15 37 (7.07%) Image Processing
16 36 (6.88%) Resource Management
17 34 (6.50%) Programme Management
18 33 (6.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 148 (28.30%) SQL
2 129 (24.67%) Java
3 120 (22.94%) C#
4 108 (20.65%) Python
5 77 (14.72%) JavaScript
6 53 (10.13%) C
7 41 (7.84%) VB.NET
8 38 (7.27%) C++
9 37 (7.07%) T-SQL
10 23 (4.40%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.49%) Perl
11 13 (2.49%) R
12 12 (2.29%) VBA
13 10 (1.91%) PHP
14 9 (1.72%) VB
15 8 (1.53%) ActionScript
15 8 (1.53%) Magik
15 8 (1.53%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.96%) Ruby
16 5 (0.96%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 214 (40.92%) Degree
2 90 (17.21%) Security Cleared
3 55 (10.52%) DV Cleared
4 35 (6.69%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.82%) PhD
7 8 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.15%) CITP
9 6 (1.15%) MBA
10 5 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.96%) PMP
11 3 (0.57%) CCA
11 3 (0.57%) CCNP
11 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.57%) CISM
11 3 (0.57%) CISSP
11 3 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.57%) MCSA
11 3 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.59%) QA
2 13 (2.49%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.15%) SLA
4 5 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.38%) COSO
7 2 (0.38%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.38%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.53%) GeoWebCache
3 3 (0.57%) XenApp
4 2 (0.38%) Varnish
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (2.10%) Ansible
2 9 (1.72%) Puppet
3 4 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.76%) Salt
4 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.38%) Packer
5 1 (0.19%) Bcfg2
5 1 (0.19%) Graphite
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.19%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 101 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.43%) SAP
3 59 (11.28%) Oracle
4 55 (10.52%) ESRI
5 48 (9.18%) Tableau
6 18 (3.44%) Google
7 11 (2.10%) Mapinfo
8 9 (1.72%) Alteryx
8 9 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.34%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.34%) Splunk
10 6 (1.15%) i2
11 5 (0.96%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.96%) Facebook
11 5 (0.96%) SaltStack
11 5 (0.96%) Syclo
11 5 (0.96%) VMware
12 4 (0.76%) IBM
12 4 (0.76%) RapidMiner
12 4 (0.76%) Remedy
Cambridgeshire
Capita plc
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, West Berkshire
Recruit 121 Group
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northern Ireland
Proteus Europe
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum up to £50K (neg)
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Flexi-benefits and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £43,000 to £47,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 22 days ago