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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 584 644 581
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -63
Permanent jobs citing GIS 336 231 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.66% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 227 166 279
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +43 298 £41,500 +10.66% 40
South East +22 94 £41,500 +33.87% 14
London +7 84 £50,000 +13.63% 9
South West +30 53 £42,500 +9.67% 4
Surrey +11 35 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Egham +10 26 - -
City of London +10 24 £53,750 +106.73% 3
East of England -5 22 £41,500 +27.69% 4
Scotland -14 21 £41,500 +3.75% 3
North West -24 20 £33,750 -14.55%
Gloucestershire - 20 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Bristol +8 16 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire -43 16 £27,000 -9.24% 4
Cambridge - 16 £41,500 - 2
Berkshire 0 15 £64,000 +16.36%
Hampshire -4 15 £36,250 -3.33% 9
Edinburgh 0 13 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Cheshire -10 13 £32,500 -32.64%
West Yorkshire -37 12 £32,750 +9.16% 4
West Sussex +6 11 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Leeds -28 11 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Shoreham-by-Sea - 10 £35,000 -
Wales +10 8 £32,500 +3.17% 4
Reading -1 8 £31,000 -43.63%
Glasgow -4 8 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Guildford +14 7 £55,000 +77.41%
South Wales +9 7 £32,500 +3.17% 4
Cardiff -1 7 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Warrington -10 7 £32,500 +20.37%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 205 (28.43%) Degree
2 165 (22.88%) JavaScript
3 156 (21.64%) ESRI
4 151 (20.94%) SQL
5 149 (20.67%) Java
6 147 (20.39%) C#
7 144 (19.97%) .NET
8 140 (19.42%) HTML
9 124 (17.20%) Finance
10 121 (16.78%) jQuery
11 117 (16.23%) Python
12 113 (15.67%) Computer Science
13 111 (15.40%) Oracle
14 105 (14.56%) Open Source
15 103 (14.29%) CSS
15 103 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 98 (13.59%) SAP
17 97 (13.45%) SQL Server
18 95 (13.18%) Web Services
19 85 (11.79%) CAD
20 84 (11.65%) Management Information System
21 80 (11.10%) Security Cleared
22 79 (10.96%) OO
22 79 (10.96%) Data Management
23 76 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
23 76 (10.54%) Document Management
23 76 (10.54%) ArcGIS
24 75 (10.40%) Windows
24 75 (10.40%) ASP.NET
25 73 (10.12%) MS Excel

GIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (10.54%) ArcGIS
2 58 (8.04%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.58%) Apache
4 28 (3.88%) Node.js
5 26 (3.61%) SAS
6 21 (2.91%) Oracle Spatial
7 13 (1.80%) CMS
7 13 (1.80%) IIS
7 13 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.66%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.66%) nginx
8 12 (1.66%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.53%) Gunicorn
10 10 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.25%) Smallworld
11 9 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
12 8 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.97%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.83%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 73 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.74%) MS Office
3 14 (1.94%) SPSS
4 12 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.97%) ArcView
5 7 (0.97%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.69%) Revit
8 3 (0.42%) FastStats
9 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.28%) MS Project
10 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 73 (10.12%) SAP PM
2 71 (9.85%) SAP MM
3 70 (9.71%) SAP HR
3 70 (9.71%) SAP FI
3 70 (9.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 70 (9.71%) SAP CO
4 45 (6.24%) Maximo
5 44 (6.10%) SAP QM
5 44 (6.10%) SAP SD
5 44 (6.10%) SAP EHS
6 30 (4.16%) SAP R/3
7 27 (3.74%) SAP PS
8 26 (3.61%) SAP GTS
9 9 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.55%) HFM
11 4 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.42%) SAP MRS
13 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.77%) Internet
2 18 (2.50%) Intranet
3 14 (1.94%) SAN
4 11 (1.53%) HTTP
5 8 (1.11%) LAN
5 8 (1.11%) WAN
6 6 (0.83%) DHCP
6 6 (0.83%) DNS
6 6 (0.83%) DMZ
7 4 (0.55%) Firewall
7 4 (0.55%) NAS
8 3 (0.42%) Extranet
8 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.42%) FTP
9 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.28%) RFID
10 1 (0.14%) RTCP
10 1 (0.14%) RTP
10 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.69%) Big Data
5 30 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (4.16%) MySQL
6 29 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.05%) Hadoop
8 21 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.77%) OLAP
10 17 (2.36%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.94%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
15 11 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 47 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.16%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.74%) Selenium
4 25 (3.47%) Oracle Forms
5 23 (3.19%) Maven
6 16 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.94%) JUnit
9 12 (1.66%) Grunt
10 9 (1.25%) PVCS
10 9 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.25%) MorphX
10 9 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (1.11%) Mockito
12 7 (0.97%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.97%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.97%) NetBeans
13 6 (0.83%) Log4j
13 6 (0.83%) Gradle
13 6 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 124 (17.20%) Finance
2 28 (3.88%) Aerospace
3 25 (3.47%) Marketing
4 17 (2.36%) Games
5 16 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.80%) Electronics
7 10 (1.39%) Banking
8 8 (1.11%) Retail
9 7 (0.97%) Local Government
10 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.55%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.55%) Advertising
10 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.55%) Front Office
10 4 (0.55%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.42%) Billing
11 3 (0.42%) French Language
11 3 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 252 (34.95%) Developer
2 180 (24.97%) Consultant
3 87 (12.07%) Analyst
4 77 (10.68%) SAP Consultant
5 74 (10.26%) Architect
6 70 (9.71%) Managing Consultant
7 69 (9.57%) GIS Consultant
8 57 (7.91%) Software Developer
9 49 (6.80%) Java Developer
10 46 (6.38%) .NET Developer
11 44 (6.10%) SAP PM Consultant
12 41 (5.69%) GIS Developer
13 34 (4.72%) Technical Architect
14 31 (4.30%) Senior Developer
15 30 (4.16%) Web Developer
15 30 (4.16%) Business Analyst
15 30 (4.16%) C++ Developer
16 28 (3.88%) C# Developer
17 26 (3.61%) SAP PLM Consultant
18 23 (3.19%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (19.97%) .NET
2 140 (19.42%) HTML
3 121 (16.78%) jQuery
4 103 (14.29%) CSS
5 95 (13.18%) Web Services
6 75 (10.40%) ASP.NET
7 70 (9.71%) BAPI
8 57 (7.91%) XML
9 51 (7.07%) HTML5
10 48 (6.66%) SOAP
11 42 (5.83%) WPF
11 42 (5.83%) PostGIS
12 40 (5.55%) JSON
12 40 (5.55%) Ajax
13 34 (4.72%) Silverlight
14 30 (4.16%) CSS3
15 29 (4.02%) Middleware
16 28 (3.88%) Leaflet
17 27 (3.74%) Django
17 27 (3.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 105 (14.56%) Open Source
3 84 (11.65%) Management Information System
4 55 (7.63%) Mathematics
5 29 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 25 (3.47%) Physics
7 24 (3.33%) Visualisation
8 17 (2.36%) Statistics
9 12 (1.66%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.11%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.97%) Graphic Design
12 7 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (0.83%) Blog
13 6 (0.83%) PMI
13 6 (0.83%) Telematics
14 5 (0.69%) Tandem
14 5 (0.69%) Remote Sensing
15 4 (0.55%) Replication
16 3 (0.42%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 75 (10.40%) Windows
2 44 (6.10%) Linux
3 36 (4.99%) Android
4 35 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 29 (4.02%) UNIX
6 10 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.28%) OS/390
10 2 (0.28%) zOS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (11.79%) CAD
2 79 (10.96%) OO
2 79 (10.96%) Data Management
3 76 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (10.54%) Document Management
4 71 (9.85%) SAP Implementation
5 68 (9.43%) Web Development
6 53 (7.35%) MVC
7 51 (7.07%) TDD
8 48 (6.66%) Software Engineering
9 44 (6.10%) Resource Management
9 44 (6.10%) Master Data Management
10 43 (5.96%) Unit Testing
10 43 (5.96%) UML
11 41 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (5.55%) Project Management
13 37 (5.13%) EAM
14 36 (4.99%) OOD
15 33 (4.58%) Data Analysis
16 32 (4.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 165 (22.88%) JavaScript
2 151 (20.94%) SQL
3 149 (20.67%) Java
4 147 (20.39%) C#
5 117 (16.23%) Python
6 65 (9.02%) C++
7 50 (6.93%) PHP
8 26 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 25 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 15 (2.08%) R
12 13 (1.80%) VBScript
13 11 (1.53%) VB
13 11 (1.53%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.25%) X++
14 9 (1.25%) Perl
15 7 (0.97%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.97%) Ruby
16 6 (0.83%) Scala
16 6 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 205 (28.43%) Degree
2 80 (11.10%) Security Cleared
3 54 (7.49%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.05%) PhD
5 19 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.66%) PMP
6 12 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.39%) MCSE
8 8 (1.11%) CCNP
8 8 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.11%) APMP
9 7 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.83%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.83%) MCSA
10 6 (0.83%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.19%) QA
2 11 (1.53%) SLA
3 10 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.83%) vSphere
4 5 (0.69%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.22%) Puppet
1 16 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.53%) Ansible
2 11 (1.53%) ZABBIX
2 11 (1.53%) Munin
3 1 (0.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 156 (21.64%) ESRI
2 111 (15.40%) Oracle
3 103 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 98 (13.59%) SAP
5 44 (6.10%) Primavera
6 26 (3.61%) Google
7 20 (2.77%) JBoss
8 19 (2.64%) Mapinfo
9 16 (2.22%) VMware
10 12 (1.66%) Citrix
11 9 (1.25%) Serena
11 9 (1.25%) Tableau
12 8 (1.11%) Twitter
13 7 (0.97%) Cisco
13 7 (0.97%) EMC
14 6 (0.83%) IBM
14 6 (0.83%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.83%) Juniper
14 6 (0.83%) Talend
15 5 (0.69%) Sencha
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
UK Broadband
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Quinton, Birmingham
Highways Agency
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago