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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
Rank 593 677 629
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -48
Permanent jobs citing GIS 257 283 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.00% 0.89% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 162 195 251
Median salary £44,663 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,336 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +3.34%

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
25674 31859 33270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.31% 31.60% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21877 27006 28504
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +93 243 £45,000 +5.88% 36
London +43 89 £50,000 -4.76% 10
South East +56 69 £34,250 -8.66% 8
Surrey +61 43 £55,000 +107.54%
Egham +33 39 - -
East of England +48 36 £38,500 -3.75% 5
West Midlands +44 17 £40,125 +30.48% 4
North West -3 16 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Warwickshire - 14 £38,250 -
South West +16 11 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Essex - 11 - - 1
Hertfordshire +20 10 - - 2
Scotland +17 10 £39,250 -22.81% 2
Cheshire - 9 £52,500 -
City of London +36 8 £65,000 +52.94% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 8 £31,250 -17.76% 3
St Albans +1 8 - -
Brighton - 8 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 8 £27,500 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Leamington Spa - 7 £31,500 -
Warwick - 7 £52,500 -
Edinburgh +2 6 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Manchester -26 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Yorkshire +6 5 £32,500 -50.00% 3
Leeds +5 5 £32,500 -50.00% 3
Tewkesbury +1 5 £41,000 +2.50%
Yorkshire 0 5 £32,500 -50.00% 4
Gloucestershire -8 5 £41,000 +2.50%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 146 (26.21%) SQL
2 144 (25.85%) Degree
3 119 (21.36%) Python
4 103 (18.49%) Project Management
4 103 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (17.77%) Finance
5 99 (17.77%) JavaScript
6 89 (15.98%) ArcGIS
7 84 (15.08%) Analytics
8 82 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 80 (14.36%) SAP
10 79 (14.18%) Java
10 79 (14.18%) Microsoft
10 79 (14.18%) Data Management
11 77 (13.82%) ETL
12 75 (13.46%) Windows
13 70 (12.57%) SQL Server
14 68 (12.21%) MS Excel
15 64 (11.49%) C#
16 63 (11.31%) .NET
16 63 (11.31%) ESRI
17 62 (11.13%) Hadoop
18 61 (10.95%) Risk Management
19 60 (10.77%) Computer Science
20 59 (10.59%) Master Data Management
21 58 (10.41%) Relational Database
22 57 (10.23%) Open Source
22 57 (10.23%) Resource Management
23 56 (10.05%) Management Information System

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 89 (15.98%) ArcGIS
2 35 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (5.57%) Apache Spark
4 24 (4.31%) SAS
5 17 (3.05%) Smallworld
6 16 (2.87%) Apache
7 13 (2.33%) GeoServer
7 13 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
9 9 (1.62%) Drupal
9 9 (1.62%) SilverStripe
10 7 (1.26%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.26%) CMS
10 7 (1.26%) JBoss
11 6 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (1.08%) IIS
11 6 (1.08%) Luigi
12 5 (0.90%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 68 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.21%) MS Office
3 24 (4.31%) SPSS
4 14 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.97%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) ArcInfo
7 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.36%) MS Project
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 48 (8.62%) SAP PM
2 46 (8.26%) Maximo
3 41 (7.36%) SAP CO
3 41 (7.36%) SAP FI
3 41 (7.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 39 (7.00%) Primavera
4 39 (7.00%) SAP HR
4 39 (7.00%) SAP MM
4 39 (7.00%) SAP QM
4 39 (7.00%) SAP SD
5 13 (2.33%) SAP cProjects
5 13 (2.33%) SAP CRM
5 13 (2.33%) SAP EHS
5 13 (2.33%) SAP MRS
6 8 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.18%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.72%) IaaS
5 3 (0.54%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) Heroku
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
6 2 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.23%) Firewall
1 18 (3.23%) Network Security
2 16 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (2.69%) DNS
4 13 (2.33%) DMZ
5 11 (1.97%) Internet
6 8 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.08%) HTTP
8 5 (0.90%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.72%) NAS
10 3 (0.54%) FTP
10 3 (0.54%) LAN
10 3 (0.54%) MPLS
10 3 (0.54%) VLAN
10 3 (0.54%) VoIP
10 3 (0.54%) VPN
10 3 (0.54%) Wireless
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.36%) SSH
11 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.13%) Hadoop
3 58 (10.41%) Relational Database
4 54 (9.69%) Big Data
5 42 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (6.46%) MongoDB
7 32 (5.75%) Neo4j
8 31 (5.57%) MySQL
8 31 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (4.31%) QlikView
11 22 (3.95%) QGIS
12 21 (3.77%) RDBMS
13 19 (3.41%) NoSQL
14 18 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (2.33%) Spatial Data
17 11 (1.97%) Oracle Database
18 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.87%) JIRA
3 13 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.97%) ClearQuest
4 11 (1.97%) CruiseControl
4 11 (1.97%) FishEye
4 11 (1.97%) Hudson
4 11 (1.97%) JUnit
4 11 (1.97%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.80%) ClearCase
5 10 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.62%) Ant
7 6 (1.08%) Maven
7 6 (1.08%) Selenium
8 5 (0.90%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.90%) Zephyr
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
9 4 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.36%) CircleCI
General
1 99 (17.77%) Finance
2 40 (7.18%) Banking
3 25 (4.49%) Marketing
4 20 (3.59%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.41%) Legal
5 19 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.05%) Retail
7 15 (2.69%) Back Office
8 14 (2.51%) Advertising
8 14 (2.51%) Billing
9 13 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
10 9 (1.62%) Games
11 3 (0.54%) German Language
11 3 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (17.06%) Consultant
2 94 (16.88%) Developer
3 71 (12.75%) Analyst
4 50 (8.98%) SAP Consultant
5 48 (8.62%) SAP PM Consultant
6 31 (5.57%) Architect
7 30 (5.39%) GIS Consultant
8 29 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (5.03%) Data Engineer
10 25 (4.49%) Data Manager
11 24 (4.31%) Project Manager
11 24 (4.31%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.13%) Integration Engineer
13 22 (3.95%) Software Developer
14 21 (3.77%) GIS Developer
14 21 (3.77%) GIS Manager
14 21 (3.77%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.87%) Java Engineer
15 16 (2.87%) Network Engineer
16 15 (2.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.31%) .NET
2 43 (7.72%) Web Services
3 42 (7.54%) BAPI
4 40 (7.18%) HTML
5 31 (5.57%) CSS
6 26 (4.67%) jQuery
7 24 (4.31%) REST
8 23 (4.13%) Google Maps API
9 22 (3.95%) XML
10 21 (3.77%) GWT
11 20 (3.59%) Ajax
12 18 (3.23%) Middleware
13 17 (3.05%) PostGIS
14 16 (2.87%) .NET Framework
14 16 (2.87%) AngularJS
14 16 (2.87%) ASP.NET
14 16 (2.87%) Leaflet
15 15 (2.69%) OpenLayers
16 14 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (2.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 103 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 56 (10.05%) Management Information System
4 40 (7.18%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.05%) User Experience
6 16 (2.87%) Cybercrime
7 14 (2.51%) Cyber Attack
7 14 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.62%) SCADA
9 9 (1.62%) Social Media
10 7 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.90%) Blog
12 5 (0.90%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.54%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.46%) Windows
2 55 (9.87%) Linux
3 43 (7.72%) Windows Server
4 31 (5.57%) Unix
5 26 (4.67%) Windows 7
5 26 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.69%) AIX
7 13 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.72%) Android
9 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.54%) HPUX
10 3 (0.54%) Solaris
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.49%) Project Management
2 84 (15.08%) Analytics
3 82 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (14.18%) Data Management
6 77 (13.82%) ETL
7 61 (10.95%) Risk Management
8 59 (10.59%) Master Data Management
9 57 (10.23%) Open Source
9 57 (10.23%) Resource Management
10 54 (9.69%) Presales
11 52 (9.34%) CAD
12 49 (8.80%) Cybersecurity
12 49 (8.80%) ITIL
13 47 (8.44%) Information Security
14 43 (7.72%) SAP Implementation
15 41 (7.36%) Document Management
15 41 (7.36%) Mathematics
15 41 (7.36%) Scrum
16 40 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 146 (26.21%) SQL
2 119 (21.36%) Python
3 99 (17.77%) JavaScript
4 79 (14.18%) Java
5 64 (11.49%) C#
6 50 (8.98%) C
7 36 (6.46%) R
8 31 (5.57%) Perl
9 29 (5.21%) PHP
10 22 (3.95%) VB.NET
11 21 (3.77%) C++
12 19 (3.41%) Scala
12 19 (3.41%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.87%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.97%) VB
15 11 (1.97%) VBA
16 6 (1.08%) ABAP
17 5 (0.90%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 144 (25.85%) Degree
2 53 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.10%) DV Cleared
4 30 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 18 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.80%) CISSP
8 9 (1.62%) Chartered Engineer
8 9 (1.62%) CISM
8 9 (1.62%) MCITP
8 9 (1.62%) MCSE
8 9 (1.62%) PhD
8 9 (1.62%) SAP Certification
9 5 (0.90%) MCSM
9 5 (0.90%) MCTS
9 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (0.72%) CISA
10 4 (0.72%) ISEB
10 4 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.87%) QA
3 11 (1.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) BS7666
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
System Software
1 50 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.90%) Docker
3 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (0.72%) vSphere
4 3 (0.54%) MetaFrame
4 3 (0.54%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (2.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (2.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.26%) Ansible
4 5 (0.90%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 80 (14.36%) SAP
2 79 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 63 (11.31%) ESRI
4 56 (10.05%) Oracle
5 47 (8.44%) Google
6 25 (4.49%) Tableau
7 16 (2.87%) Mapinfo
8 15 (2.69%) Atlassian
9 14 (2.51%) Lumension
10 13 (2.33%) Cisco
10 13 (2.33%) Intel
10 13 (2.33%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.33%) Syclo
10 13 (2.33%) VMware
11 12 (2.15%) Palantir
11 12 (2.15%) Splunk
12 11 (1.97%) Citrix
12 11 (1.97%) Zend
13 10 (1.80%) Fujitsu
13 10 (1.80%) IBM
Northumberland
Triad Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Base + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 100k OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary offered
Posted: 18 days ago
North Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20315 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London
MI5
Salary: £33,398-£36,106
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: Home Based. Salary competitive, according to experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary offered
Posted: 18 days ago
United Kingdom
GreenJobs - AECOM
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mouchel Infrastructure Services
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Hitchin, easy commute Cambridge, Harlow, N...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: upon experience circa £25 - 40k + car + petrol and good benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
GreenJobs - AECOM
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago