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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 611 641 652
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +11
Permanent jobs citing GIS 294 349 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 1.03% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 222 233 237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,365 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%

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
28557 33983 36855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.62% 31.07% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24391 28689 31045
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,000
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 28 August 2016 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 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 248 £45,000 +5.88% 20
London +58 110 £47,500 - 9
South East +13 46 £57,500 +39.39% 4
Scotland +32 36 £45,000 -40.00% 1
East of England +6 36 £50,000 +20.48% 5
Edinburgh +21 31 £45,000 +40.62%
Cambridgeshire +5 28 £50,000 +22.69% 3
Berkshire +13 22 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Cambridge +3 21 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West +6 16 £43,500 -3.33%
South West -15 14 £42,500 +3.03% 1
West Midlands -3 12 £27,500 -38.88%
Birmingham -14 12 £27,500 -46.60%
Buckinghamshire +28 10 £40,000 -1.84%
East Midlands +15 10 £39,250 +60.20% 1
Reading +6 9 £35,000 -36.36%
Oxfordshire +1 8 £53,750 -
Manchester -13 8 £40,000 -27.27%
Cheshire +27 7 £43,500 +5.45%
Hertfordshire +25 7 - - 1
Leeds +14 7 £75,000 +172.72%
Hampshire +9 7 £70,000 +75.00%
Yorkshire 0 7 £75,000 +172.72%
West Yorkshire -8 7 £75,000 +172.72%
Nottinghamshire +15 6 £41,000 +90.69%
Exeter +2 6 £38,750 -18.42%
Devon -3 6 £38,750 -18.42%
St Albans - 6 - - 1
Glasgow +8 5 £29,425 -60.76% 1
Aylesbury -7 5 £40,000 -3.61%

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 219 (38.83%) Degree
2 142 (25.18%) Project Management
3 132 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (22.87%) SQL
5 118 (20.92%) Computer Science
6 115 (20.39%) Microsoft
7 114 (20.21%) Java
8 113 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
9 112 (19.86%) C#
10 106 (18.79%) Windows
11 94 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 88 (15.60%) Python
13 87 (15.43%) MS Excel
14 86 (15.25%) .NET
15 82 (14.54%) Finance
16 79 (14.01%) Security Cleared
17 72 (12.77%) Analytics
18 71 (12.59%) JavaScript
19 68 (12.06%) Visualisation
20 67 (11.88%) SDLC
21 66 (11.70%) Web Services
22 64 (11.35%) ITIL
22 64 (11.35%) HTML
23 63 (11.17%) Big Data
24 60 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
25 58 (10.28%) ETL
26 55 (9.75%) Linux
26 55 (9.75%) Software Engineering
26 55 (9.75%) Data Analytics
27 54 (9.57%) Oracle

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 52 (9.22%) ArcGIS
2 39 (6.91%) SAS
3 26 (4.61%) GeoServer
4 24 (4.26%) Smallworld
5 18 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.66%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.60%) Apache
7 9 (1.60%) Confluence
7 9 (1.60%) JBoss
8 8 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.24%) Drupal
9 7 (1.24%) Oracle Spatial
10 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.71%) CMS
11 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.71%) nginx
11 4 (0.71%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.71%) SAP Portal
12 3 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 87 (15.43%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.56%) SPSS
3 27 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.48%) MS Office
5 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.53%) Primavera
4 2 (0.35%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.35%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.35%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.35%) arcHouse
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) Maximo
4 2 (0.35%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.35%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.18%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.18%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.24%) SaaS
4 5 (0.89%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.71%) GitHub
6 2 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.48%) Internet
1 14 (2.48%) Network Security
1 14 (2.48%) Wireless
2 12 (2.13%) Intranet
3 6 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.89%) 3G
4 5 (0.89%) 4G
4 5 (0.89%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.89%) VPN
5 4 (0.71%) NAS
5 4 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.71%) SAN
6 3 (0.53%) Firewall
6 3 (0.53%) FTP
6 3 (0.53%) LAN
6 3 (0.53%) SSL
7 2 (0.35%) Broadband
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.17%) Big Data
3 43 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (7.45%) Hadoop
5 40 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (6.91%) BusinessObjects
7 34 (6.03%) Spatial Data
8 21 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.01%) QGIS
10 15 (2.66%) MySQL
10 15 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.24%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.24%) QlikView
14 6 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (3.55%) JIRA
2 17 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.13%) Subversion
3 12 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.24%) Hudson
5 7 (1.24%) Maven
6 5 (0.89%) JUnit
6 5 (0.89%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.53%) Ant
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.35%) MorphX
9 2 (0.35%) NUnit
9 2 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.35%) PVCS
9 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (14.54%) Finance
2 52 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.14%) Billing
4 26 (4.61%) Marketing
5 24 (4.26%) Retail
6 22 (3.90%) Games
7 21 (3.72%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.30%) Back Office
8 13 (2.30%) Electronics
9 6 (1.06%) Banking
9 6 (1.06%) Publishing
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
10 5 (0.89%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.71%) Legal
11 4 (0.71%) Local Government
12 3 (0.53%) German Language
12 3 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.35%) Military
13 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (21.45%) Developer
2 71 (12.59%) Consultant
3 66 (11.70%) Analyst
4 54 (9.57%) Architect
5 44 (7.80%) Solutions Architect
6 41 (7.27%) Software Developer
7 38 (6.74%) Senior Manager
8 36 (6.38%) GIS Consultant
8 36 (6.38%) Project Manager
9 35 (6.21%) Integration Engineer
10 34 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (5.67%) Graduate
12 30 (5.32%) Data Manager
12 30 (5.32%) Software Engineer
13 29 (5.14%) GIS Developer
13 29 (5.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
14 26 (4.61%) Technical Manager
15 25 (4.43%) Analytics Manager
15 25 (4.43%) Senior Analytics Manager
15 25 (4.43%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (15.25%) .NET
2 66 (11.70%) Web Services
3 64 (11.35%) HTML
4 28 (4.96%) CSS
5 26 (4.61%) PostGIS
6 24 (4.26%) J2EE
6 24 (4.26%) XML
7 20 (3.55%) ASP.NET
8 16 (2.84%) OpenGL
8 16 (2.84%) Qt
8 16 (2.84%) Qt Quick
8 16 (2.84%) WebKit
9 15 (2.66%) HTML5
10 14 (2.48%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.30%) jQuery
12 11 (1.95%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.95%) Ajax
13 10 (1.77%) Spring
14 9 (1.60%) Middleware
14 9 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (20.92%) Computer Science
3 68 (12.06%) Visualisation
4 47 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 46 (8.16%) Algorithms
6 35 (6.21%) Mathematics
7 28 (4.96%) Physics
8 23 (4.08%) Mobile App
9 22 (3.90%) Data Integration
10 16 (2.84%) 3D Graphics
11 11 (1.95%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.77%) AS400
13 9 (1.60%) CCTV
13 9 (1.60%) Social Media
13 9 (1.60%) Statistics
13 9 (1.60%) Streaming Video
14 8 (1.42%) User Experience
15 7 (1.24%) Data Centre
15 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.79%) Windows
2 55 (9.75%) Linux
3 38 (6.74%) Windows 7
3 38 (6.74%) Windows Server
3 38 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (6.38%) Unix
5 21 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.60%) Android
7 7 (1.24%) CentOS
8 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) Fedora
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.18%) OS/390
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) VMS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (25.18%) Project Management
2 113 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (12.77%) Analytics
4 67 (11.88%) SDLC
5 64 (11.35%) ITIL
6 60 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (10.28%) ETL
8 55 (9.75%) Data Analytics
8 55 (9.75%) Software Engineering
9 52 (9.22%) Data Management
10 50 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (8.69%) Migration
11 49 (8.69%) OO
12 47 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 47 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
13 44 (7.80%) Scrum
14 38 (6.74%) Data Migration
14 38 (6.74%) Programme Management
15 37 (6.56%) CAD
16 34 (6.03%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 129 (22.87%) SQL
2 114 (20.21%) Java
3 112 (19.86%) C#
4 88 (15.60%) Python
5 71 (12.59%) JavaScript
6 52 (9.22%) C
7 46 (8.16%) C++
8 36 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 36 (6.38%) VB.NET
9 28 (4.96%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.48%) Perl
10 14 (2.48%) VB
11 12 (2.13%) PHP
12 10 (1.77%) Magik
13 8 (1.42%) R
14 7 (1.24%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.24%) VBA
15 5 (0.89%) ABAP
15 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 219 (38.83%) Degree
2 79 (14.01%) Security Cleared
3 52 (9.22%) DV Cleared
4 31 (5.50%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.90%) PhD
7 8 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.24%) ISEB
9 6 (1.06%) CISM
9 6 (1.06%) CISSP
9 6 (1.06%) PMP
9 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.89%) MCP
10 5 (0.89%) MCSA
11 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (0.35%) CLAS
13 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.61%) Data Quality
2 19 (3.37%) QA
3 10 (1.77%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.06%) SLA
5 4 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.35%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.06%) GeoWebCache
3 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.35%) Docker
4 2 (0.35%) Varnish
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.60%) Ansible
2 5 (0.89%) Puppet
3 4 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (0.71%) HP NNM
3 4 (0.71%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.35%) Packer
5 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 115 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.57%) Oracle
3 52 (9.22%) SAP
4 51 (9.04%) ESRI
5 46 (8.16%) Tableau
6 18 (3.19%) Google
6 18 (3.19%) Mapinfo
7 9 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.24%) Splunk
10 6 (1.06%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.89%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.71%) HP
12 4 (0.71%) Remedy
12 4 (0.71%) VMware
12 4 (0.71%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.53%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.53%) i2
13 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.35%) Talend
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