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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 582 552 617
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +65
Permanent jobs citing GIS 334 379 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.85% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 248 284 209
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
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 £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 March 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 +1 285 £45,000 - 42
South East +29 108 £35,000 -12.50% 7
London -10 74 £52,500 +2.43% 9
Yorkshire +22 31 £35,000 -2.09% 3
West Yorkshire +19 27 £34,750 -26.84% 3
Surrey +9 25 £26,500 -32.91% 2
West Sussex +21 24 £26,750 -33.12% 1
South West -20 24 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Leeds +24 21 £34,750 -26.84% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 19 £45,000 -40.00%
Hampshire +13 19 £32,500 +20.37% 1
West Midlands -20 19 £48,750 +15.90% 2
Scotland +6 18 £40,000 +8.41% 3
Horsham +13 17 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Berkshire -12 13 £51,750 +29.37% 1
Edinburgh +8 12 £33,750 -8.52% 1
Egham -4 12 - -
Wales -7 11 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Reading -12 11 £54,250 +35.62% 1
East of England 0 10 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Coventry - 10 £46,500 - 1
Wiltshire +11 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Crawley -4 9 £26,500 -
Bristol -4 9 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Oxfordshire +14 8 £50,000 -65.51% 2
Fareham - 8 £27,000 - 1
Redhill - 8 £26,500 -
East Midlands +17 7 £46,250 +77.88% 2
Aylesbury +13 7 £48,500 +32.64%
Manchester +5 7 £56,000 +31.76% 1

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 174 (26.13%) Degree
2 132 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (19.22%) SQL
4 123 (18.47%) Security Cleared
5 118 (17.72%) .NET
6 110 (16.52%) Java
7 109 (16.37%) JavaScript
7 109 (16.37%) C#
8 105 (15.77%) SQL Server
9 100 (15.02%) Finance
10 99 (14.86%) Windows
11 96 (14.41%) ITIL
12 95 (14.26%) SC Cleared
13 92 (13.81%) Oracle
14 90 (13.51%) HTML
14 90 (13.51%) Web Services
15 86 (12.91%) SAP
16 85 (12.76%) Python
16 85 (12.76%) ESRI
17 79 (11.86%) C++
17 79 (11.86%) jQuery
18 76 (11.41%) Project Management
19 75 (11.26%) Computer Science
20 73 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
21 72 (10.81%) Microsoft
22 71 (10.66%) CSS
23 70 (10.51%) CAD
23 70 (10.51%) ArcGIS
23 70 (10.51%) Software Engineering
24 69 (10.36%) Data Management

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (10.51%) ArcGIS
2 37 (5.56%) Apache
3 28 (4.20%) IIS
4 21 (3.15%) Lync
5 18 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.10%) SAS
7 12 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.65%) ArcSDE
8 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.50%) JBoss
10 8 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
10 8 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.90%) nginx
11 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.75%) Node.js
13 4 (0.60%) WordPress
13 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.60%) Documentum
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.95%) MS Office
3 16 (2.40%) AutoCAD
4 9 (1.35%) SPSS
5 5 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.60%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.60%) MS Project
7 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.30%) InDesign
8 2 (0.30%) Revit
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) ArcView
9 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (9.16%) SAP CO
2 60 (9.01%) SAP PM
2 60 (9.01%) SAP FI
2 60 (9.01%) SAP MM
2 60 (9.01%) SAP HR
2 60 (9.01%) SAP FI/CO
3 45 (6.76%) Maximo
4 36 (5.41%) SAP SD
4 36 (5.41%) SAP QM
4 36 (5.41%) SAP EHS
5 24 (3.60%) SAP GTS
5 24 (3.60%) SAP R/3
5 24 (3.60%) SAP PS
6 3 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.30%) Summit
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MRS
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.70%) Office 365
2 7 (1.05%) SaaS
3 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.75%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.10%) DHCP
1 14 (2.10%) HTTP
2 12 (1.80%) LAN
2 12 (1.80%) WAN
2 12 (1.80%) DNS
3 11 (1.65%) SAN
4 8 (1.20%) Intranet
5 6 (0.90%) Internet
6 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.75%) Wireless
7 4 (0.60%) HSDPA
7 4 (0.60%) MIMO
7 4 (0.60%) LTE
7 4 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.45%) GPON
8 3 (0.45%) Firewall
9 2 (0.30%) VoIP
10 1 (0.15%) GPRS
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 29 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (3.60%) RDBMS
4 24 (3.60%) MySQL
5 23 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 21 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.05%) Big Data
12 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (0.90%) MS Access
13 6 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.85%) Selenium
2 19 (2.85%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (2.85%) Subversion
3 13 (1.95%) SoapUI
3 13 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.35%) NUnit
4 9 (1.35%) TestDirector
5 8 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (1.20%) LoadRunner
5 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.20%) JMeter
5 8 (1.20%) WinRunner
5 8 (1.20%) SilkPerformer
5 8 (1.20%) Facilita Forecast
6 7 (1.05%) Maven
7 6 (0.90%) JIRA
8 5 (0.75%) Gradle
8 5 (0.75%) Clang
9 4 (0.60%) Selenium IDE
General
1 100 (15.02%) Finance
2 28 (4.20%) Aerospace
3 19 (2.85%) Retail
4 15 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.10%) Advertising
6 9 (1.35%) Legal
7 7 (1.05%) Marketing
8 5 (0.75%) Games
8 5 (0.75%) Military
9 4 (0.60%) Local Government
10 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Front Office
10 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
11 2 (0.30%) Banking
11 2 (0.30%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (27.03%) Developer
2 117 (17.57%) Consultant
3 70 (10.51%) Analyst
4 60 (9.01%) SAP Consultant
4 60 (9.01%) Managing Consultant
5 56 (8.41%) Architect
6 52 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 41 (6.16%) Java Developer
8 38 (5.71%) Graduate
9 37 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 36 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 36 (5.41%) SAP PM Consultant
11 31 (4.65%) Junior
12 30 (4.50%) GIS Consultant
13 25 (3.75%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.60%) C++ Developer
14 24 (3.60%) SAP PLM Consultant
15 22 (3.30%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.72%) .NET
2 90 (13.51%) Web Services
2 90 (13.51%) HTML
3 79 (11.86%) jQuery
4 71 (10.66%) CSS
5 60 (9.01%) BAPI
6 55 (8.26%) Ajax
7 51 (7.66%) HTML5
8 38 (5.71%) J2EE
9 37 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 36 (5.41%) AngularJS
11 33 (4.95%) WPF
12 31 (4.65%) XML
13 26 (3.90%) JSP
14 25 (3.75%) Java SE
15 24 (3.60%) Dojo
16 23 (3.45%) Django
17 22 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
18 20 (3.00%) CSS3
18 20 (3.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 73 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 53 (7.96%) Open Source
5 30 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 29 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 20 (3.00%) Visualisation
8 17 (2.55%) User Experience
9 14 (2.10%) Tandem
10 12 (1.80%) Physics
11 10 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.20%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.90%) Statistics
13 6 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.75%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.60%) SCADA
15 4 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
15 4 (0.60%) CESG
15 4 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 99 (14.86%) Windows
2 67 (10.06%) Linux
3 62 (9.31%) UNIX
4 30 (4.50%) Android
5 26 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.75%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.05%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.90%) CentOS
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) OS/390
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (14.41%) ITIL
3 76 (11.41%) Project Management
4 70 (10.51%) CAD
4 70 (10.51%) Software Engineering
5 69 (10.36%) Data Management
6 62 (9.31%) Document Management
7 61 (9.16%) Scrum
8 60 (9.01%) SAP Implementation
9 54 (8.11%) Web Development
10 53 (7.96%) Service Management
11 44 (6.61%) Resource Management
12 41 (6.16%) UML
13 40 (6.01%) OO
14 38 (5.71%) Information Security
15 37 (5.56%) Migration
16 36 (5.41%) TDD
16 36 (5.41%) Master Data Management
17 35 (5.26%) Risk Management
18 33 (4.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (19.22%) SQL
2 110 (16.52%) Java
3 109 (16.37%) JavaScript
3 109 (16.37%) C#
4 85 (12.76%) Python
5 79 (11.86%) C++
6 62 (9.31%) C
7 26 (3.90%) VB
8 24 (3.60%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.25%) PHP
10 13 (1.95%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.80%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.50%) R
13 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.90%) VBA
14 4 (0.60%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.60%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.45%) PHP5
15 3 (0.45%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 174 (26.13%) Degree
2 123 (18.47%) Security Cleared
3 95 (14.26%) SC Cleared
4 51 (7.66%) DV Cleared
5 25 (3.75%) CISSP
6 24 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.25%) CCNP
7 15 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.25%) ISTQB
8 14 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.65%) MCSE
10 11 (1.65%) MCSA
11 9 (1.35%) PhD
11 9 (1.35%) HND
11 9 (1.35%) CISA
11 9 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 8 (1.20%) CISM
12 8 (1.20%) PMP
12 8 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.00%) JSP 440
2 15 (2.25%) SLA
3 14 (2.10%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.75%) COBIT
6 4 (0.60%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.30%) XenApp
3 20 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 18 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 11 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (3.00%) SCCM
2 6 (0.90%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.90%) Control-M
3 2 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 92 (13.81%) Oracle
2 86 (12.91%) SAP
3 85 (12.76%) ESRI
4 72 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 44 (6.61%) Citrix
6 43 (6.46%) VMware
7 38 (5.71%) Primavera
8 24 (3.60%) Mapinfo
8 24 (3.60%) HP
9 20 (3.00%) Computacenter
10 19 (2.85%) Dell
11 17 (2.55%) Cisco
12 13 (1.95%) IBM
12 13 (1.95%) EMC
12 13 (1.95%) Google
12 13 (1.95%) ArcSight
12 13 (1.95%) Tableau
13 12 (1.80%) Xamarin
14 11 (1.65%) Juniper
15 9 (1.35%) Sun
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Parity People
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee
Parity People
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Mold, Clwyd
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £Competitve Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + 25 days annual leave, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago