The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 551 608 542
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -66
Permanent jobs citing GIS 411 282 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.77% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 302 198 315
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39866 36498 40253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.68% 32.51% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31614 29651 33980
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%

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 23 April 2014 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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +24 334 £45,000 +23.28% 18
London +8 119 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South East -17 94 £40,000 +8.10% 4
City of London +12 36 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Berkshire +40 35 £41,250 -11.29%
South West +15 35 £41,000 +9.33% 4
Reading +22 29 £42,500 -19.04%
Scotland -3 26 £36,895 +73.21% 1
Surrey -6 26 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Belfast +32 21 £50,000 -
County Antrim +29 21 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland +29 21 £50,000 -
North West +9 19 £42,500 +37.09% 2
East of England -39 18 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bristol - 16 £42,000 - 1
Egham -3 14 - -
West Midlands +10 13 £42,624 +13.66%
Wales +9 11 £25,000 - 1
Manchester +6 11 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Hampshire -5 10 £43,750 +22.37%
Edinburgh -16 10 £36,895 +73.21%
Yorkshire -29 10 £37,500 +5.63%
Glasgow -9 9 £50,000 -
West Sussex -18 9 £40,000 +3.89%
Swansea -2 8 £25,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £47,782 +47.02% 1
West Wales -4 8 £25,000 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £43,500 -
Gloucestershire +16 7 £37,000 -7.50%
Teddington +12 6 £50,000 +17.64%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 259 (35.48%) SQL
2 202 (27.67%) Java
3 182 (24.93%) JavaScript
4 166 (22.74%) HTML
5 159 (21.78%) Oracle
6 154 (21.10%) Degree
7 152 (20.82%) CSS
8 146 (20.00%) Finance
9 145 (19.86%) ESRI
10 126 (17.26%) .NET
11 124 (16.99%) Python
12 123 (16.85%) C#
13 110 (15.07%) Open Source
14 107 (14.66%) OO
15 101 (13.84%) Microsoft
16 100 (13.70%) jQuery
17 98 (13.42%) SQL Server
18 97 (13.29%) Linux
19 96 (13.15%) Web Services
20 92 (12.60%) Windows
21 91 (12.47%) SAP
22 87 (11.92%) Management Information System
23 79 (10.82%) ArcGIS
24 76 (10.41%) Relational Database
25 75 (10.27%) UNIX
26 74 (10.14%) XML
27 70 (9.59%) C++
27 70 (9.59%) Document Management
27 70 (9.59%) Security Cleared
28 68 (9.32%) Agile Software Development

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 79 (10.82%) ArcGIS
2 55 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 47 (6.44%) Node.js
4 17 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.19%) Apache Solr
5 16 (2.19%) IIS
5 16 (2.19%) SAS
6 15 (2.05%) CMS
6 15 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.78%) Apache
8 12 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
9 10 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (0.96%) ATG Dynamo
11 7 (0.96%) Documentum
11 7 (0.96%) WordPress
12 6 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.82%) Smallworld
Applications
1 68 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.60%) MS Office
3 12 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.37%) ArcInfo
5 8 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.10%) GIMP
6 7 (0.96%) SPSS
6 7 (0.96%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.55%) MS Project
8 2 (0.27%) GenStat
8 2 (0.27%) Stata
8 2 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.27%) Revit
9 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 58 (7.95%) SAP PM
2 57 (7.81%) SAP MM
3 56 (7.67%) SAP HR
3 56 (7.67%) SAP FI
3 56 (7.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 56 (7.67%) SAP CO
4 32 (4.38%) Maximo
5 29 (3.97%) SAP PS
6 27 (3.70%) SAP SD
6 27 (3.70%) SAP QM
6 27 (3.70%) SAP EHS
7 26 (3.56%) SAP R/3
7 26 (3.56%) SAP GTS
8 9 (1.23%) Magento
8 9 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.82%) Summit
10 5 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.64%) GitHub
3 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.55%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.62%) Internet
2 15 (2.05%) Intranet
3 11 (1.51%) SAN
4 9 (1.23%) LDAP
4 9 (1.23%) LTE
5 8 (1.10%) 3G
6 7 (0.96%) HTTP
7 6 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.68%) Extranet
8 5 (0.68%) SNMP
8 5 (0.68%) 2G
9 4 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.41%) DMZ
11 2 (0.27%) VPN
11 2 (0.27%) DNS
11 2 (0.27%) UTRAN
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
11 2 (0.27%) DHCP
11 2 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 76 (10.41%) Relational Database
3 39 (5.34%) MongoDB
4 38 (5.21%) Big Data
5 31 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 31 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (3.97%) Crystal Reports
7 23 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.01%) MySQL
9 21 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.74%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.78%) Apache Hive
11 13 (1.78%) HBase
11 13 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (6.99%) Selenium
2 49 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 46 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 39 (5.34%) Grunt
5 22 (3.01%) Mercurial
6 17 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.05%) JUnit
8 14 (1.92%) JIRA
9 13 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (1.64%) JMeter
11 9 (1.23%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.10%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.10%) Ant
13 7 (0.96%) Maven
13 7 (0.96%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.68%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.68%) Facilita Forecast
14 5 (0.68%) SilkPerformer
14 5 (0.68%) WinRunner
14 5 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 146 (20.00%) Finance
2 51 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.52%) Marketing
4 30 (4.11%) Banking
5 28 (3.84%) Aerospace
6 24 (3.29%) Games
7 18 (2.47%) Billing
8 10 (1.37%) Retail
9 8 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.96%) Local Government
11 6 (0.82%) Wholesale Banking
11 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.82%) Advertising
11 6 (0.82%) Front Office
12 5 (0.68%) Electronics
13 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.41%) French Language
14 3 (0.41%) German Language
14 3 (0.41%) Legal
15 2 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 224 (30.68%) Developer
2 156 (21.37%) Consultant
3 115 (15.75%) Analyst
4 114 (15.62%) Architect
5 58 (7.95%) SAP Consultant
6 56 (7.67%) Business Analyst
7 53 (7.26%) Managing Consultant
8 52 (7.12%) Java Developer
9 51 (6.99%) .NET Developer
10 44 (6.03%) GIS Consultant
11 43 (5.89%) Solutions Architect
12 39 (5.34%) Front-End Developer
13 38 (5.21%) Software Developer
13 38 (5.21%) Enterprise Architect
14 35 (4.79%) Senior Developer
15 32 (4.38%) C++ Developer
16 29 (3.97%) C++ Software Developer
17 27 (3.70%) SAP PM Consultant
18 26 (3.56%) SAP PLM Consultant
19 25 (3.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (22.74%) HTML
2 152 (20.82%) CSS
3 126 (17.26%) .NET
4 100 (13.70%) jQuery
5 96 (13.15%) Web Services
6 74 (10.14%) XML
7 65 (8.90%) ASP.NET
8 55 (7.53%) PostGIS
9 54 (7.40%) Django
10 53 (7.26%) BAPI
11 52 (7.12%) SOAP
12 46 (6.30%) Ajax
12 46 (6.30%) JSON
12 46 (6.30%) HTML5
13 42 (5.75%) Silverlight
14 37 (5.07%) Backbone.js
15 36 (4.93%) J2EE
16 34 (4.66%) YAML
16 34 (4.66%) YUI
17 27 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 110 (15.07%) Open Source
2 87 (11.92%) Management Information System
3 58 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 48 (6.58%) Mathematics
4 48 (6.58%) Visualisation
5 43 (5.89%) Mobile App
6 35 (4.79%) Physics
7 20 (2.74%) Statistics
8 13 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (1.23%) Replication
9 9 (1.23%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.10%) PKI
10 8 (1.10%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.82%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.68%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.68%) CMDB
12 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.55%) Economics
14 3 (0.41%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.29%) Linux
2 92 (12.60%) Windows
3 75 (10.27%) UNIX
4 26 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.92%) Android
6 12 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.27%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (14.66%) OO
2 70 (9.59%) Document Management
3 68 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (8.90%) CAD
5 64 (8.77%) Project Management
6 60 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (7.67%) SAP Implementation
8 54 (7.40%) Data Management
9 53 (7.26%) Asset Management
10 47 (6.44%) Unit Testing
11 45 (6.16%) OOP
11 45 (6.16%) OOD
12 44 (6.03%) CRM
12 44 (6.03%) Web Development
13 41 (5.62%) SOA
13 41 (5.62%) Data Analysis
14 38 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
15 37 (5.07%) Mobile Application Development
16 36 (4.93%) TOGAF
16 36 (4.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 259 (35.48%) SQL
2 202 (27.67%) Java
3 182 (24.93%) JavaScript
4 124 (16.99%) Python
5 123 (16.85%) C#
6 70 (9.59%) C++
7 35 (4.79%) PHP
8 26 (3.56%) R
9 24 (3.29%) Ruby
10 21 (2.88%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.33%) Perl
12 16 (2.19%) C
13 14 (1.92%) VB
14 13 (1.78%) ActionScript
14 13 (1.78%) ActionScript 3.0
15 12 (1.64%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.51%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.37%) VBScript
18 5 (0.68%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 154 (21.10%) Degree
2 70 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.25%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.70%) PhD
5 19 (2.60%) BC Cleared
6 18 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
7 11 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.37%) CISSP
9 9 (1.23%) PMP
9 9 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.10%) CISA
10 8 (1.10%) CISM
11 7 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.82%) HND
13 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.41%) NVQ Level 4
15 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.48%) QA
2 11 (1.51%) SLA
3 10 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.68%) BS7799
6 3 (0.41%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Samba
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.05%) Puppet
1 15 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.51%) ZABBIX
2 11 (1.51%) Munin
2 11 (1.51%) Ansible
3 5 (0.68%) HP NNM
3 5 (0.68%) OpenView
3 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.68%) Netcool
3 5 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 159 (21.78%) Oracle
2 145 (19.86%) ESRI
3 101 (13.84%) Microsoft
4 91 (12.47%) SAP
5 43 (5.89%) Google
6 31 (4.25%) Business Objects
7 27 (3.70%) Primavera
8 22 (3.01%) Mapinfo
8 22 (3.01%) IBM
9 16 (2.19%) Citrix
10 15 (2.05%) HP
11 13 (1.78%) JBoss
12 12 (1.64%) VMware
13 10 (1.37%) Amdocs
13 10 (1.37%) ClickSoftware Technologies
13 10 (1.37%) Siebel
14 9 (1.23%) Adobe
14 9 (1.23%) JD Edwards
14 9 (1.23%) Cognizant
15 8 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
Epsom, Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 70000-85000 Per Annum Plus car allowance and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 25,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + huge pension, flexi hours
Posted: 9 days ago
Aylesbury
Esri (UK) Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network Rail
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Inc Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago