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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 596 657 637
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -20
Permanent jobs citing GIS 299 321 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 0.94% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 175 215 246
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +5.48%

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
26753 34320 35085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 31.89% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22926 28925 29952
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +100 277 £50,000 +11.11% 29
London +129 164 £55,000 +18.91% 8
South East +34 36 £40,000 +11.11% 8
North West +6 33 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +27 25 £49,000 +8.88% 1
Cheshire +31 22 £43,500 -15.12% 1
Hertfordshire - 17 £66,250 -
Surrey +9 16 £40,000 +50.94%
Knutsford +20 15 - -
Buckinghamshire +25 12 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Scotland +30 11 £47,500 +7.95% 14
Aylesbury -3 10 £38,250 +27.50%
Manchester -7 10 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Edinburgh +17 9 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £38,500 -3.75% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £32,000 -52.59% 2
South West -16 7 £65,000 +39.03% 2
Guildford - 7 £40,000 -
Egham +14 6 - -
Cambridge +9 6 £49,000 +30.66% 1
Yorkshire +9 5 £36,250 -32.55% 4
Warrington - 5 £43,500 -
St Albans - 5 - -
Hampshire +8 4 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Leeds +7 4 £35,000 -46.15% 2
West Yorkshire +6 4 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Devon -12 4 £65,000 +209.53% 1
Exeter - 4 £65,000 - 1
City of London +26 3 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex +14 3 £32,000 +20.75% 2

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 188 (31.44%) Degree
2 143 (23.91%) Project Management
3 139 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (20.57%) SQL
5 109 (18.23%) Finance
6 107 (17.89%) Microsoft
7 100 (16.72%) Computer Science
8 98 (16.39%) Python
9 93 (15.55%) Windows
9 93 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 92 (15.38%) ETL
11 91 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 91 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (14.72%) Analytics
13 84 (14.05%) ArcGIS
14 79 (13.21%) JavaScript
15 73 (12.21%) SQL Server
16 69 (11.54%) SAP
17 68 (11.37%) C#
18 67 (11.20%) ITIL
19 66 (11.04%) Java
19 66 (11.04%) Requirements Analysis
20 63 (10.54%) SDLC
21 62 (10.37%) ESRI
22 61 (10.20%) .NET
22 61 (10.20%) Data Management
22 61 (10.20%) Security Cleared
23 60 (10.03%) Risk Management
24 56 (9.36%) Information Security
24 56 (9.36%) Continuous Improvement

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 84 (14.05%) ArcGIS
2 37 (6.19%) SAS
3 26 (4.35%) Smallworld
4 22 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.01%) Apache Spark
6 16 (2.68%) WebSphere
7 15 (2.51%) GeoServer
8 10 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
9 9 (1.51%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.51%) MS Exchange
9 9 (1.51%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.17%) SAP Portal
11 6 (1.00%) Drupal
11 6 (1.00%) SilverStripe
12 5 (0.84%) Apache
12 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.84%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 91 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.19%) SPSS
3 28 (4.68%) MS Office
4 25 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.84%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Revit
7 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (2.34%) SAP PM
2 9 (1.51%) Maximo
3 8 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (1.17%) SAP CO
4 7 (1.17%) SAP FI
4 7 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.00%) Primavera
5 6 (1.00%) SAP HR
5 6 (1.00%) SAP MM
5 6 (1.00%) SAP QM
5 6 (1.00%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.50%) SAP EHS
8 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP cProjects
8 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP MRS
9 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (1.00%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 2 (0.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.33%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) G Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.02%) Network Security
2 16 (2.68%) DNS
3 15 (2.51%) Firewall
4 13 (2.17%) DMZ
5 12 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (1.67%) Internet
6 10 (1.67%) Intranet
6 10 (1.67%) Wireless
7 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.84%) 3G
8 5 (0.84%) 4G
8 5 (0.84%) FTP
8 5 (0.84%) NAS
8 5 (0.84%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.67%) LAN
9 4 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.67%) VPN
10 3 (0.50%) MPLS
10 3 (0.50%) VLAN
10 3 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 50 (8.36%) Big Data
4 36 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (5.85%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (3.85%) Spatial Data
9 22 (3.68%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (3.01%) Neo4j
12 16 (2.68%) MySQL
13 14 (2.34%) NoSQL
14 13 (2.17%) Oracle Database
14 13 (2.17%) QGIS
15 12 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (2.01%) QlikView
16 10 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (1.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.84%) Eclipse
3 10 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 7 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.67%) JIRA
6 4 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.33%) Ant
8 2 (0.33%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.33%) JUnit
8 2 (0.33%) MorphX
8 2 (0.33%) PVCS
8 2 (0.33%) Subversion
8 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.17%) GitLab
9 1 (0.17%) Maven
9 1 (0.17%) MSTest
9 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 109 (18.23%) Finance
2 39 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.02%) Banking
4 28 (4.68%) Marketing
4 28 (4.68%) Retail
5 26 (4.35%) Back Office
5 26 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.34%) Billing
6 20 (3.34%) Legal
7 16 (2.68%) Games
8 14 (2.34%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.67%) Advertising
10 7 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.50%) German Language
11 3 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Military
13 1 (0.17%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 110 (18.39%) Developer
2 75 (12.54%) Analyst
3 71 (11.87%) Consultant
4 64 (10.70%) Architect
5 57 (9.53%) Solutions Architect
6 40 (6.69%) Project Manager
7 37 (6.19%) Integration Engineer
8 36 (6.02%) Data Architect
9 34 (5.69%) Software Developer
10 33 (5.52%) Data Manager
10 33 (5.52%) GIS Consultant
10 33 (5.52%) GIS Manager
11 27 (4.52%) ETL Architect
12 25 (4.18%) SOA Architect
13 24 (4.01%) GIS Developer
14 23 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (3.51%) Senior Developer
16 19 (3.18%) Development Engineer
16 19 (3.18%) Software Integration Engineer
16 19 (3.18%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.20%) .NET
2 47 (7.86%) Web Services
3 39 (6.52%) HTML
4 21 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.34%) XML
6 19 (3.18%) jQuery
6 19 (3.18%) OpenLayers
7 16 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (2.51%) CSS
8 15 (2.51%) J2EE
8 15 (2.51%) Leaflet
9 14 (2.34%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.34%) PostGIS
9 14 (2.34%) REST
10 13 (2.17%) BAPI
10 13 (2.17%) Flask
10 13 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (2.01%) OpenGL
11 12 (2.01%) Qt
12 11 (1.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 139 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (16.72%) Computer Science
3 53 (8.86%) Visualisation
4 46 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 45 (7.53%) Data Integration
5 45 (7.53%) Management Information System
6 41 (6.86%) Mathematics
7 20 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (3.18%) Statistics
9 15 (2.51%) Cybercrime
10 14 (2.34%) Physics
11 13 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
12 12 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (2.01%) User Experience
13 11 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
14 10 (1.67%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.34%) SCADA
16 7 (1.17%) FMCG
16 7 (1.17%) Virtual Team
17 6 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 93 (15.55%) Windows
2 55 (9.20%) Windows Server
3 42 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 41 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (6.52%) Linux
6 33 (5.52%) Unix
7 25 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.01%) AIX
10 6 (1.00%) Android
11 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.33%) CentOS
12 2 (0.33%) Fedora
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (23.91%) Project Management
2 93 (15.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (15.38%) ETL
4 91 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (14.72%) Analytics
6 67 (11.20%) ITIL
7 66 (11.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 63 (10.54%) SDLC
9 61 (10.20%) Data Management
10 60 (10.03%) Risk Management
11 56 (9.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 56 (9.36%) Information Security
12 48 (8.03%) SOA
13 47 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (7.86%) Master Data Management
13 47 (7.86%) PRINCE2
14 43 (7.19%) Data Architecture
15 40 (6.69%) Data Analytics
15 40 (6.69%) Scrum
16 37 (6.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 123 (20.57%) SQL
2 98 (16.39%) Python
3 79 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 68 (11.37%) C#
5 66 (11.04%) Java
6 51 (8.53%) C
7 31 (5.18%) T-SQL
8 29 (4.85%) C++
9 27 (4.52%) VB.NET
10 26 (4.35%) R
11 25 (4.18%) Perl
12 18 (3.01%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.51%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.51%) PHP
13 15 (2.51%) VB
14 10 (1.67%) ABAP
14 10 (1.67%) Scala
15 7 (1.17%) SAPscript
15 7 (1.17%) VBA
16 6 (1.00%) Magik
Qualifications
1 188 (31.44%) Degree
2 61 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 49 (8.19%) DV Cleared
4 33 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (2.17%) PhD
8 10 (1.67%) MCITP
8 10 (1.67%) MCSE
9 9 (1.51%) MCP
10 8 (1.34%) CISSP
10 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.34%) SAP Certification
11 7 (1.17%) CISM
12 6 (1.00%) ISEB
12 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.84%) MCTS
13 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.68%) QA
3 5 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.50%) COBIT
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (0.84%) vSphere
4 2 (0.33%) Docker
5 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (2.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (1.00%) SCCM
3 5 (0.84%) Ansible
4 4 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (0.67%) HP NNM
4 4 (0.67%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.17%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 107 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.54%) SAP
3 62 (10.37%) ESRI
4 46 (7.69%) Oracle
5 37 (6.19%) Tableau
6 34 (5.69%) Google
7 16 (2.68%) VMware
8 15 (2.51%) Lumension
8 15 (2.51%) Mapinfo
9 14 (2.34%) Cisco
9 14 (2.34%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.17%) i2
10 13 (2.17%) Intel
11 12 (2.01%) Palantir
11 12 (2.01%) Splunk
12 10 (1.67%) Fujitsu
12 10 (1.67%) Sophos
13 9 (1.51%) Alteryx
13 9 (1.51%) HP
14 8 (1.34%) Computacenter
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 4 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Maximise Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20166.00 - £23166.00 per annum + Public Sector benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Open Spaces
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Aquent
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, South East, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
MP Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The List
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Bromford Group Ltd
Salary: From £35,055 to £42,751 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Elgin, Morayshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Ayr, Ayrshire
The Army
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago