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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 207 190 184
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing GIS 17 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.20% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 16
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
1731 1746 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.13% 33.23% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1466 1185
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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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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 30 October 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
Birmingham -13 10 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Worcestershire - 7 £31,500 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Data Management
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Ajax
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) RESTful
2 7 (33.33%) vSphere
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) Web Development
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 7 (33.33%) CAD
2 7 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) MI Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) GIS Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
1 7 (33.33%) Ajax
1 7 (33.33%) RESTful
1 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Data Management
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Web Development
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 7 (33.33%) CAD
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Business Development
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) MCSE
1 7 (33.33%) MCSA
1 7 (33.33%) CCNP
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) EMC
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix
1 7 (33.33%) Juniper
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
2 1 (4.76%) ESRI
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago