The 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 563 561 630
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +69
Permanent jobs citing GIS 362 400 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 270 296 194
Average salary £46,750 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,624 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +20.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42661 47290 42709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 39.83% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33662 37337 34591
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015 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 27 April 2015. 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 +19 307 £47,500 +5.55% 38
South East +29 102 £37,500 -6.25% 10
London +5 95 £52,500 +16.66% 14
Yorkshire +35 29 £33,375 -11.00% 1
Surrey +20 29 £27,000 -31.64% 1
West Yorkshire +22 28 £32,000 -32.63% 1
South West -33 26 £45,000 +9.75% 3
West Midlands -10 23 £55,000 +29.03% 4
West Sussex +18 21 £26,750 -33.12% 1
Berkshire -15 20 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 19 £48,500 +1.50% 2
East of England +24 18 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Reading -6 18 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Leeds +20 17 £27,500 -42.10%
Scotland +8 15 £37,500 +1.64% 4
Hampshire +1 15 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Horsham +11 14 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Egham -3 12 - -
Cambridge +19 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Midlands +19 11 £35,000 -67.81% 1
Edinburgh +14 11 £32,500 -11.91% 3
Birmingham -4 11 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Bristol -6 11 £55,000 +30.95% 2
Fareham - 11 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +6 10 £35,000 +16.66%
North West -5 10 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 9 £46,250 -31.48% 1
City of London -4 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Wales -8 9 £50,000 +100.00%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 188 (27.33%) Degree
2 141 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (20.35%) SQL
4 139 (20.20%) Security Cleared
5 118 (17.15%) Java
6 114 (16.57%) .NET
6 114 (16.57%) SQL Server
7 113 (16.42%) C#
7 113 (16.42%) ITIL
8 111 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 107 (15.55%) Finance
10 106 (15.41%) Windows
11 103 (14.97%) ESRI
12 102 (14.83%) Web Services
13 99 (14.39%) Oracle
14 98 (14.24%) SC Cleared
15 96 (13.95%) Project Management
16 93 (13.52%) HTML
17 86 (12.50%) Software Engineering
17 86 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 83 (12.06%) SAP
19 81 (11.77%) Python
19 81 (11.77%) Computer Science
20 76 (11.05%) C++
21 75 (10.90%) jQuery
22 71 (10.32%) C
22 71 (10.32%) ArcGIS
23 70 (10.17%) Management Information System
24 69 (10.03%) CSS
25 67 (9.74%) Microsoft

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 71 (10.32%) ArcGIS
2 40 (5.81%) Apache
3 32 (4.65%) IIS
4 23 (3.34%) SAS
5 21 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 21 (3.05%) Lync
6 13 (1.89%) nginx
6 13 (1.89%) JBoss
7 11 (1.60%) ArcSDE
8 10 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.02%) Node.js
11 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.73%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.58%) CMS
14 3 (0.44%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 38 (5.52%) MS Office
2 31 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.74%) AutoCAD
4 10 (1.45%) SPSS
5 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) MS Project
6 4 (0.58%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.44%) InDesign
8 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) Revit
9 1 (0.15%) ArcView
Business Applications
1 57 (8.28%) SAP HR
1 57 (8.28%) SAP FI
1 57 (8.28%) SAP MM
1 57 (8.28%) SAP FI/CO
1 57 (8.28%) SAP CO
1 57 (8.28%) SAP PM
2 52 (7.56%) Maximo
3 36 (5.23%) Primavera
4 32 (4.65%) SAP SD
4 32 (4.65%) SAP QM
4 32 (4.65%) SAP EHS
5 25 (3.63%) SAP R/3
5 25 (3.63%) SAP GTS
5 25 (3.63%) SAP PS
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.29%) Unica
7 2 (0.29%) Summit
7 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.76%) Office 365
2 10 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.16%) SaaS
4 5 (0.73%) GitHub
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.33%) HTTP
1 16 (2.33%) Intranet
2 9 (1.31%) DHCP
3 8 (1.16%) Firewall
4 7 (1.02%) DNS
4 7 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.02%) LAN
4 7 (1.02%) WAN
5 5 (0.73%) SAN
5 5 (0.73%) Internet
5 5 (0.73%) Wireless
5 5 (0.73%) NAS
6 4 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.58%) LTE
6 4 (0.58%) HSDPA
6 4 (0.58%) MIMO
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.29%) VLAN
7 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (3.63%) Oracle Database
5 23 (3.34%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (3.05%) MySQL
8 20 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (2.18%) Big Data
12 12 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (1.16%) TKPROF
15 7 (1.02%) MS Access
15 7 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.62%) Subversion
2 18 (2.62%) Selenium
3 16 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.60%) Maven
6 10 (1.45%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.16%) Facilita Forecast
7 8 (1.16%) SilkPerformer
7 8 (1.16%) JMeter
7 8 (1.16%) WinRunner
7 8 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (1.16%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.87%) TestDirector
8 6 (0.87%) JIRA
9 5 (0.73%) NUnit
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.73%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.73%) Bitbucket
General
1 107 (15.55%) Finance
2 29 (4.22%) Aerospace
2 29 (4.22%) Retail
3 28 (4.07%) Advertising
4 12 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.60%) Legal
6 8 (1.16%) Marketing
7 5 (0.73%) Games
7 5 (0.73%) Military
7 5 (0.73%) Back Office
8 3 (0.44%) Front Office
8 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.44%) Publishing
8 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.29%) Local Government
9 2 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 187 (27.18%) Developer
2 104 (15.12%) Consultant
3 70 (10.17%) Analyst
4 63 (9.16%) Architect
5 57 (8.28%) SAP Consultant
5 57 (8.28%) Managing Consultant
6 51 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 48 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 41 (5.96%) Java Developer
9 40 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 35 (5.09%) Graduate
11 32 (4.65%) SAP PM Consultant
12 27 (3.92%) Project Manager
12 27 (3.92%) Junior
13 26 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (3.63%) SAP PLM Consultant
14 25 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (3.49%) C# Developer
16 22 (3.20%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (16.57%) .NET
2 102 (14.83%) Web Services
3 93 (13.52%) HTML
4 75 (10.90%) jQuery
5 69 (10.03%) CSS
6 57 (8.28%) BAPI
7 55 (7.99%) Ajax
8 48 (6.98%) HTML5
9 38 (5.52%) J2EE
10 37 (5.38%) XML
11 32 (4.65%) JSP
11 32 (4.65%) WPF
12 31 (4.51%) ASP.NET
13 29 (4.22%) AngularJS
14 28 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
14 28 (4.07%) Dojo
15 26 (3.78%) CSS3
16 24 (3.49%) Java SE
17 22 (3.20%) Django
18 21 (3.05%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (11.77%) Computer Science
3 70 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 60 (8.72%) Open Source
5 39 (5.67%) Mathematics
6 26 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 23 (3.34%) Visualisation
8 19 (2.76%) User Experience
9 12 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.45%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.31%) Physics
12 8 (1.16%) CESG
12 8 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
12 8 (1.16%) PKI
13 7 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.02%) LIMS
13 7 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.87%) Social Media
15 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.73%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 106 (15.41%) Windows
2 66 (9.59%) Linux
3 63 (9.16%) UNIX
4 32 (4.65%) Android
5 28 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.18%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.02%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.87%) CentOS
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) OS/390
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (16.42%) ITIL
3 96 (13.95%) Project Management
4 86 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 67 (9.74%) CAD
6 63 (9.16%) Service Management
6 63 (9.16%) Data Management
6 63 (9.16%) Scrum
7 57 (8.28%) Document Management
7 57 (8.28%) SAP Implementation
8 54 (7.85%) Web Development
9 50 (7.27%) Risk Management
9 50 (7.27%) Change Management
10 45 (6.54%) OO
11 43 (6.25%) UML
12 41 (5.96%) Configuration Management
12 41 (5.96%) Asset Management
12 41 (5.96%) Resource Management
13 39 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 140 (20.35%) SQL
2 118 (17.15%) Java
3 113 (16.42%) C#
4 111 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 81 (11.77%) Python
6 76 (11.05%) C++
7 71 (10.32%) C
8 24 (3.49%) PHP
9 22 (3.20%) VB
10 20 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.74%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.45%) R
13 10 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.45%) Perl
14 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.16%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.02%) Embedded C
16 6 (0.87%) VBA
17 4 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 188 (27.33%) Degree
2 139 (20.20%) Security Cleared
3 98 (14.24%) SC Cleared
4 61 (8.87%) DV Cleared
5 39 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (2.91%) CISSP
7 13 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.45%) MCSE
9 10 (1.45%) CISA
10 9 (1.31%) PMP
10 9 (1.31%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.16%) CISM
11 8 (1.16%) PhD
11 8 (1.16%) CCNP
11 8 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.78%) JSP 440
2 24 (3.49%) QA
3 17 (2.47%) SLA
4 11 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.45%) COBIT
6 6 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.58%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.49%) XenApp
3 23 (3.34%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.76%) Terminal Services
4 19 (2.76%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.16%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.73%) vSphere
6 5 (0.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (3.05%) SCCM
2 8 (1.16%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.16%) Control-M
3 5 (0.73%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.73%) HAProxy
3 5 (0.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 103 (14.97%) ESRI
2 99 (14.39%) Oracle
3 83 (12.06%) SAP
4 67 (9.74%) Microsoft
5 48 (6.98%) VMware
6 42 (6.10%) Citrix
7 26 (3.78%) Google
8 22 (3.20%) IBM
9 21 (3.05%) Computacenter
10 20 (2.91%) HP
11 19 (2.76%) Dell
12 14 (2.03%) Tableau
12 14 (2.03%) Xamarin
13 13 (1.89%) Mapinfo
14 10 (1.45%) Cisco
15 9 (1.31%) Business Objects
16 8 (1.16%) Siebel
16 8 (1.16%) Endeca
16 8 (1.16%) Cyber-Ark
17 7 (1.02%) NetApp
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus (depending on level) + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northern Ireland
Map Careers Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Northern Ireland
Map Careers Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Next Generation
Salary: Excellent package available
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago