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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 569 599 565
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Permanent jobs citing GIS 357 315 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.73% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 240 243 301
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
42188 43026 44700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.23% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34063 33892 37456
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
(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 +60 323 £44,000 +6.02% 39
London +55 129 £46,250 -7.50% 7
South East +20 81 £34,000 -9.33% 13
Surrey +11 39 £32,500 -7.14% 1
City of London +41 37 £46,250 -45.58%
North West +1 32 £65,000 -55.17% 1
South West +6 31 £45,500 +8.33% 12
Egham +9 25 - -
West Sussex +13 22 £28,250 -24.66% 5
Scotland 0 22 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Gloucestershire -8 19 £44,500 +5.95% 2
Cheshire +5 18 £65,000 - 1
Edinburgh -4 16 £40,000 -16.98% 1
Yorkshire -21 16 £40,000 +26.48% 1
East of England -40 15 £53,500 +12.63% 1
West Midlands -1 14 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Horsham +2 13 £26,500 -15.87% 4
Birmingham -2 13 £49,250 +51.53% 3
Cambridgeshire -19 11 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Berkshire +3 10 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Leeds -3 10 £40,000 +26.48%
West Yorkshire -15 10 £40,000 +31.68%
Manchester -18 10 £35,000 -15.15%
Chester +13 9 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 9 £45,000 -68.96% 1
Teddington +4 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South Wales +12 7 £35,000 -15.15%
Wales +9 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Reading +4 7 £32,500 +17.43% 3
Cambridge -18 7 £60,000 -7.69% 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 189 (26.88%) Degree
2 137 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (18.78%) C#
4 126 (17.92%) JavaScript
5 124 (17.64%) ESRI
5 124 (17.64%) Security Cleared
6 122 (17.35%) .NET
7 115 (16.36%) SQL
8 111 (15.79%) Finance
9 106 (15.08%) Java
10 105 (14.94%) Data Management
11 104 (14.79%) HTML
12 101 (14.37%) Python
13 100 (14.22%) SQL Server
13 100 (14.22%) Computer Science
14 99 (14.08%) Web Services
15 98 (13.94%) SAP
16 97 (13.80%) Windows
17 96 (13.66%) CAD
18 88 (12.52%) ArcGIS
19 86 (12.23%) SC Cleared
20 84 (11.95%) Microsoft
20 84 (11.95%) Document Management
21 81 (11.52%) jQuery
22 80 (11.38%) SAP CO
22 80 (11.38%) SAP PM
22 80 (11.38%) SAP MM
23 79 (11.24%) SAP FI
23 79 (11.24%) SAP HR
23 79 (11.24%) Oracle

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 88 (12.52%) ArcGIS
2 32 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.41%) Apache
4 20 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 19 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.56%) nginx
6 18 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
7 17 (2.42%) IIS
8 15 (2.13%) SAS
8 15 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (1.85%) JBoss
10 12 (1.71%) Gunicorn
11 11 (1.56%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.28%) ArcSDE
13 7 (1.00%) Node.js
13 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.71%) Smallworld
14 5 (0.71%) Documentum
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.41%) MS Office
3 15 (2.13%) AutoCAD
4 10 (1.42%) SPSS
5 7 (1.00%) ArcView
6 6 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.85%) MS Project
7 4 (0.57%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.43%) Revit
8 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.43%) InDesign
9 1 (0.14%) FastStats
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 80 (11.38%) SAP MM
1 80 (11.38%) SAP CO
1 80 (11.38%) SAP PM
2 79 (11.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 79 (11.24%) SAP HR
2 79 (11.24%) SAP FI
3 52 (7.40%) SAP SD
3 52 (7.40%) Maximo
3 52 (7.40%) SAP QM
3 52 (7.40%) SAP EHS
4 31 (4.41%) SAP R/3
5 28 (3.98%) SAP PS
6 27 (3.84%) SAP GTS
7 4 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.57%) HFM
8 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.14%) SAP CS
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.13%) WAN
1 22 (3.13%) LAN
2 19 (2.70%) DNS
2 19 (2.70%) DHCP
2 19 (2.70%) SAN
3 16 (2.28%) HTTP
4 15 (2.13%) Internet
5 6 (0.85%) Intranet
6 3 (0.43%) GPON
6 3 (0.43%) Firewall
6 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) RFID
8 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.14%) HSDPA
8 1 (0.14%) MIMO
8 1 (0.14%) LTE
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (7.40%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.84%) MySQL
5 31 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.28%) Big Data
8 14 (1.99%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.85%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.85%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (0.71%) MS Access
16 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.71%) Gradle
2 12 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.71%) Subversion
2 12 (1.71%) Maven
3 11 (1.56%) JUnit
3 11 (1.56%) Selenium
4 9 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (1.14%) NUnit
5 8 (1.14%) JMeter
5 8 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.00%) NetBeans
6 7 (1.00%) Mockito
7 6 (0.85%) Facilita Forecast
7 6 (0.85%) WinRunner
7 6 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.85%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.85%) Log4j
7 6 (0.85%) SilkPerformer
General
1 111 (15.79%) Finance
2 29 (4.13%) Aerospace
3 22 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.56%) Banking
4 11 (1.56%) Marketing
5 9 (1.28%) Retail
6 7 (1.00%) Legal
7 6 (0.85%) Local Government
8 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.57%) Games
9 4 (0.57%) Front Office
9 4 (0.57%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
11 2 (0.28%) Military
11 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 213 (30.30%) Developer
2 182 (25.89%) Consultant
3 81 (11.52%) SAP Consultant
4 80 (11.38%) Analyst
5 79 (11.24%) Managing Consultant
6 62 (8.82%) GIS Consultant
6 62 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 52 (7.40%) SAP PM Consultant
8 40 (5.69%) Java Developer
9 39 (5.55%) Architect
9 39 (5.55%) GIS Developer
10 32 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 30 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
12 27 (3.84%) SAP PLM Consultant
13 25 (3.56%) .NET Developer
14 24 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (3.13%) Technical Architect
16 21 (2.99%) Senior Developer
16 21 (2.99%) Project Manager
17 20 (2.84%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (17.35%) .NET
2 104 (14.79%) HTML
3 99 (14.08%) Web Services
4 81 (11.52%) jQuery
5 79 (11.24%) BAPI
6 64 (9.10%) CSS
7 61 (8.68%) ASP.NET
8 50 (7.11%) HTML5
9 43 (6.12%) Ajax
10 42 (5.97%) XML
11 33 (4.69%) AngularJS
12 32 (4.55%) Leaflet
13 27 (3.84%) Django
14 26 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (3.56%) WPF
15 25 (3.56%) RESTful
16 24 (3.41%) JSP
17 23 (3.27%) J2EE
18 21 (2.99%) SOAP
18 21 (2.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.22%) Computer Science
2 73 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (9.39%) Management Information System
4 56 (7.97%) Open Source
5 36 (5.12%) Mathematics
6 26 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.84%) Tandem
8 17 (2.42%) User Experience
9 16 (2.28%) Physics
10 15 (2.13%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.71%) Statistics
11 12 (1.71%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.28%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.85%) PKI
13 6 (0.85%) Remote Sensing
14 5 (0.71%) Graphic Design
14 5 (0.71%) CESG
14 5 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
15 4 (0.57%) SCADA
15 4 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.80%) Windows
2 63 (8.96%) Linux
3 50 (7.11%) UNIX
4 26 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.13%) Android
7 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.43%) OS/390
9 3 (0.43%) zOS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (14.94%) Data Management
3 96 (13.66%) CAD
4 84 (11.95%) Document Management
5 79 (11.24%) SAP Implementation
6 77 (10.95%) ITIL
7 59 (8.39%) Web Development
8 56 (7.97%) OO
9 54 (7.68%) Software Engineering
9 54 (7.68%) Resource Management
10 52 (7.40%) Master Data Management
11 50 (7.11%) TDD
12 45 (6.40%) Scrum
13 43 (6.12%) Configuration Management
14 42 (5.97%) MVC
14 42 (5.97%) Information Security
15 34 (4.84%) Project Management
16 33 (4.69%) UML
16 33 (4.69%) Migration
17 32 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 132 (18.78%) C#
2 126 (17.92%) JavaScript
3 115 (16.36%) SQL
4 106 (15.08%) Java
5 101 (14.37%) Python
6 58 (8.25%) C++
7 41 (5.83%) C
8 24 (3.41%) VB.NET
9 18 (2.56%) VB
10 15 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.85%) PHP
12 12 (1.71%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.56%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.42%) R
15 8 (1.14%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.00%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.00%) VBA
17 6 (0.85%) Fortran
17 6 (0.85%) MapBasic
18 5 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 189 (26.88%) Degree
2 124 (17.64%) Security Cleared
3 86 (12.23%) SC Cleared
4 74 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 27 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (3.41%) CCNP
6 24 (3.41%) CISSP
6 24 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.99%) MCSE
8 20 (2.84%) PhD
9 19 (2.70%) MCSA
10 16 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (1.99%) ISTQB
12 13 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (1.00%) APMP
14 6 (0.85%) PMP
14 6 (0.85%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.71%) CISA
15 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.98%) JSP 440
2 11 (1.56%) QA
3 8 (1.14%) SLA
4 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.71%) COBIT
6 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.70%) vSphere
3 5 (0.71%) HDFS
4 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) WMI
1 2 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) SCOM
2 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 124 (17.64%) ESRI
2 98 (13.94%) SAP
3 84 (11.95%) Microsoft
4 79 (11.24%) Oracle
5 52 (7.40%) Primavera
6 28 (3.98%) Mapinfo
6 28 (3.98%) Citrix
7 25 (3.56%) VMware
8 23 (3.27%) Cisco
9 20 (2.84%) EMC
10 19 (2.70%) Juniper
11 18 (2.56%) Google
11 18 (2.56%) ArcSight
12 15 (2.13%) HP
13 10 (1.42%) Sun
14 7 (1.00%) Tableau
15 6 (0.85%) Siebel
15 6 (0.85%) IBM
16 5 (0.71%) Sencha
17 4 (0.57%) Cyber-Ark
South East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £52000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Yoh Company
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago