The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 202 200 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing GIS 17 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.074% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +56.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £60,100 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,050 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
GIS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1898 1730 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.31% 32.13% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1417 1693
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,925 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the West Midlands region.

GIS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
Birmingham +4 12 £65,000 -
Coventry - 4 £38,750 - 1
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (35.00%) Requirements Management
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
5 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) Service Management
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) Spring
7 7 (17.50%) Finance
7 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (17.50%) .NET
7 7 (17.50%) J2EE
7 7 (17.50%) SOA
7 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.00%) JDBC
8 6 (15.00%) XML
8 6 (15.00%) EAI
8 6 (15.00%) XML Schema
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.50%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) ESRI
9 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.50%) HSRP
1 1 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
1 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) PPP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) CTI
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Ant
1 2 (5.00%) Hudson
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
1 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Technical Design Authority
3 10 (25.00%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Applications Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) ICT Officer
8 1 (2.50%) GIS Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Spring
2 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) J2EE
3 6 (15.00%) JDBC
3 6 (15.00%) XML
3 6 (15.00%) XML Schema
3 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.00%) CGI
4 4 (10.00%) EJB
4 4 (10.00%) JSP
4 4 (10.00%) Servlets
5 2 (5.00%) JMS
5 2 (5.00%) Struts
5 2 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (2.50%) Ajax
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) IVR
5 1 (2.50%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
1 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (35.00%) Requirements Management
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.00%) Service Management
5 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (17.50%) SOA
6 6 (15.00%) EAI
6 6 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) Business Development
8 4 (10.00%) ITSM
8 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.50%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) XPath
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) BS7666
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.00%) XenApp
1 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
1 5 (12.50%) ESRI
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Dell
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
2 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (5.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
Coventry
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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