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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 677 627 646
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 256 356 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 1.01% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 186 239 226
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
29137 35191 36981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.72% 31.91% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24750 29639 31591
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -15 235 £40,000 -5.88% 39
London +49 98 £42,500 -14.57% 16
South East +26 42 £37,500 -16.66% 5
East of England +40 37 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 30 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Cambridge +7 29 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Berkshire +17 18 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 15 £70,000 +154.54% 4
West Midlands -6 14 £27,500 -50.00%
Leeds +22 13 £73,750 +168.18%
Scotland +7 13 £45,000 +40.62% 4
North West +7 13 £46,658 +21.18% 4
West Yorkshire +2 13 £73,750 +168.18%
Birmingham -9 13 £27,500 -57.69%
South West -14 13 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Reading +19 12 £25,000 -61.53% 1
Edinburgh +4 10 £45,000 +40.62% 4
City of London +61 9 £46,658 +9.78% 2
Manchester -9 9 £39,758 -27.71% 1
Oxfordshire -13 9 £35,000 -
East Midlands +5 8 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Surrey +10 7 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Exeter +3 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Devon +2 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Wallingford - 5 £35,000 -
Oxford - 5 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire +21 4 £42,500 -29.16%
Mansfield 0 4 £41,250 +37.50%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 218 (41.84%) Degree
2 139 (26.68%) SQL
3 126 (24.18%) Project Management
3 126 (24.18%) Java
4 122 (23.42%) Computer Science
5 117 (22.46%) C#
6 115 (22.07%) Windows
6 115 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (20.92%) Microsoft
8 102 (19.58%) SQL Server
9 100 (19.19%) .NET
10 99 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
11 97 (18.62%) Python
12 89 (17.08%) Security Cleared
13 85 (16.31%) Finance
14 82 (15.74%) JavaScript
15 78 (14.97%) MS Excel
16 75 (14.40%) HTML
17 71 (13.63%) Web Services
17 71 (13.63%) Analytics
18 66 (12.67%) Big Data
18 66 (12.67%) Visualisation
19 64 (12.28%) ITIL
20 63 (12.09%) Linux
20 63 (12.09%) SDLC
21 60 (11.52%) Software Engineering
22 58 (11.13%) Data Analytics
22 58 (11.13%) DV Cleared
23 56 (10.75%) Oracle
24 55 (10.56%) Migration

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 43 (8.25%) ArcGIS
2 40 (7.68%) SAS
3 28 (5.37%) GeoServer
4 22 (4.22%) SharePoint
5 19 (3.65%) Smallworld
6 14 (2.69%) Apache
7 11 (2.11%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.73%) Confluence
8 9 (1.73%) JBoss
8 9 (1.73%) Oracle Spatial
9 8 (1.54%) Drupal
9 8 (1.54%) IIS
10 6 (1.15%) CMS
11 5 (0.96%) WordPress
12 4 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.77%) nginx
12 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
14 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 78 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.72%) SPSS
3 16 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.30%) MS Office
5 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Maximo
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.77%) Primavera
3 4 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.38%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.38%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.38%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.38%) arcHouse
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.38%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.96%) GitHub
2 5 (0.96%) Google Apps
2 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.69%) Internet
2 13 (2.50%) Wireless
3 12 (2.30%) Intranet
4 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.15%) SAN
6 4 (0.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.77%) LAN
6 4 (0.77%) VPN
7 3 (0.58%) Firewall
7 3 (0.58%) NAS
7 3 (0.58%) SSL
7 3 (0.58%) VLAN
7 3 (0.58%) WAN
8 2 (0.38%) Broadband
8 2 (0.38%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.67%) Big Data
3 48 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
5 42 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 27 (5.18%) Spatial Data
7 23 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (4.03%) MySQL
9 17 (3.26%) QGIS
10 16 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.50%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.73%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.54%) Redis
15 7 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (4.41%) JIRA
2 18 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.69%) Subversion
5 8 (1.54%) Hudson
5 8 (1.54%) Maven
6 6 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.96%) JUnit
7 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.96%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.77%) Ant
8 4 (0.77%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.58%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.38%) MorphX
10 2 (0.38%) NUnit
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.38%) PVCS
10 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (16.31%) Finance
2 44 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.99%) Billing
3 26 (4.99%) Retail
4 20 (3.84%) Games
5 19 (3.65%) Marketing
6 14 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.50%) Electronics
8 8 (1.54%) Back Office
8 8 (1.54%) Publishing
9 7 (1.34%) Banking
9 7 (1.34%) German Language
9 7 (1.34%) Military
10 6 (1.15%) Legal
10 6 (1.15%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.96%) Advertising
11 5 (0.96%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.96%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.77%) Local Government
13 3 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 134 (25.72%) Developer
2 64 (12.28%) Analyst
3 61 (11.71%) Consultant
4 43 (8.25%) Architect
5 42 (8.06%) Senior Manager
6 40 (7.68%) Software Developer
7 36 (6.91%) Graduate
7 36 (6.91%) Software Engineer
8 34 (6.53%) Systems Engineer
9 32 (6.14%) Integration Engineer
10 31 (5.95%) Data Manager
10 31 (5.95%) GIS Consultant
10 31 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
11 30 (5.76%) GIS Developer
12 29 (5.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
13 28 (5.37%) Project Manager
14 27 (5.18%) Analytics Manager
14 27 (5.18%) Senior Analytics Manager
14 27 (5.18%) Senior Technical Manager
14 27 (5.18%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.19%) .NET
2 75 (14.40%) HTML
3 71 (13.63%) Web Services
4 35 (6.72%) CSS
5 28 (5.37%) ASP.NET
6 27 (5.18%) PostGIS
6 27 (5.18%) XML
7 25 (4.80%) J2EE
8 20 (3.84%) HTML5
8 20 (3.84%) jQuery
9 17 (3.26%) .NET Framework
10 16 (3.07%) Ajax
11 14 (2.69%) OpenGL
11 14 (2.69%) Qt
11 14 (2.69%) Qt Quick
11 14 (2.69%) WebKit
12 11 (2.11%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.11%) Spring
13 9 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 122 (23.42%) Computer Science
2 115 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (12.67%) Visualisation
4 43 (8.25%) Management Information System
5 38 (7.29%) Algorithms
6 34 (6.53%) Mobile App
7 33 (6.33%) Mathematics
8 27 (5.18%) Physics
9 15 (2.88%) Data Integration
10 14 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (2.69%) Virtual Team
11 13 (2.50%) Statistics
12 11 (2.11%) User Experience
13 10 (1.92%) AS400
13 10 (1.92%) Social Media
14 8 (1.54%) Replication
15 7 (1.34%) Data Centre
15 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.15%) CCTV
16 6 (1.15%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 115 (22.07%) Windows
2 63 (12.09%) Linux
3 40 (7.68%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (6.33%) Windows 7
6 32 (6.14%) Unix
7 17 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.69%) Android
9 11 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.34%) CentOS
11 4 (0.77%) 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%) Ubuntu
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
1 126 (24.18%) Project Management
2 99 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (13.63%) Analytics
4 64 (12.28%) ITIL
5 63 (12.09%) SDLC
6 60 (11.52%) Software Engineering
7 58 (11.13%) Data Analytics
8 55 (10.56%) Migration
9 54 (10.36%) ETL
10 49 (9.40%) OO
11 48 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (8.45%) Data Management
14 42 (8.06%) Requirements Analysis
15 39 (7.49%) Data Visualisation
16 38 (7.29%) Image Processing
17 37 (7.10%) Data Migration
17 37 (7.10%) Web Development
18 36 (6.91%) Programme Management
18 36 (6.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 139 (26.68%) SQL
2 126 (24.18%) Java
3 117 (22.46%) C#
4 97 (18.62%) Python
5 82 (15.74%) JavaScript
6 53 (10.17%) C
7 41 (7.87%) C++
7 41 (7.87%) VB.NET
8 38 (7.29%) T-SQL
9 25 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.50%) Perl
11 12 (2.30%) PHP
12 10 (1.92%) Magik
13 9 (1.73%) VB
14 8 (1.54%) ActionScript
14 8 (1.54%) R
14 8 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.54%) VBA
15 5 (0.96%) SAS Macro
16 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 218 (41.84%) Degree
2 89 (17.08%) Security Cleared
3 58 (11.13%) DV Cleared
4 34 (6.53%) SC Cleared
5 22 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (4.03%) PhD
7 10 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.96%) MCSA
8 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.77%) ISEB
9 4 (0.77%) PMP
10 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.58%) CCA
10 3 (0.58%) CCNP
10 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.58%) CISM
10 3 (0.58%) CISSP
10 3 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.58%) MCSE
10 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.61%) QA
2 17 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.30%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.15%) SLA
5 4 (0.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.38%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (7.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.54%) GeoWebCache
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) XenApp
4 2 (0.38%) Varnish
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.34%) Ansible
2 5 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.38%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.38%) HP SIM
3 2 (0.38%) Packer
4 1 (0.19%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 109 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.75%) Oracle
3 47 (9.02%) ESRI
4 46 (8.83%) SAP
4 46 (8.83%) Tableau
5 18 (3.45%) Google
6 9 (1.73%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.73%) Mapinfo
7 8 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.34%) Splunk
9 6 (1.15%) i2
9 6 (1.15%) VMware
10 5 (0.96%) Cloudera
10 5 (0.96%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.77%) Computacenter
11 4 (0.77%) IBM
11 4 (0.77%) Remedy
11 4 (0.77%) Syclo
11 4 (0.77%) Telerik
12 3 (0.58%) Cisco
City, London
MI5
Posted: 21 hours ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Xcede
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 28000
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
London Borough Of Merton
Salary: From £36,924 to £45,213 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - Property
Salary: + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
York
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 plus allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Capita plc
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
MI5
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Zurich
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Capita plc
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum + Pension and Bonus Schemes
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
MI5
Salary: From £56,542 to £60,928 per annum £56,542 to £60,928
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
MI5
Salary: From £29,095 to £31,454 per annum £29,095 to £31,454
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
MapMechanics Limited
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago