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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 197 184 183
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.067% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.21% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 14
Average salary £48,750 £26,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.96% -53.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £26,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1359 1412 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.98% 31.50% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1156 1258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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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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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Birmingham +1 7 £62,500 +135.84% 3
Coventry - 5 £47,500 - 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (39.29%) .NET
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Degree
3 9 (32.14%) MVC
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) Ajax
4 8 (28.57%) Data Management
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) vSphere
4 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) MCSE
4 8 (28.57%) MCSA
4 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 8 (28.57%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) DHCP
4 8 (28.57%) DNS
4 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (28.57%) EMC
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (28.57%) Juniper
4 8 (28.57%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.57%) MQSI
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SPSS
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
1 8 (28.57%) WAN
1 8 (28.57%) DHCP
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Ant
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (7.14%) MI Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) GIS Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Graduate
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) Ajax
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (14.29%) J2EE
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) XSLT
5 2 (7.14%) Struts
5 2 (7.14%) JDBC
5 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) JSP
6 1 (3.57%) Servlets
6 1 (3.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) MVC
3 8 (28.57%) Data Management
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 7 (25.00%) CAD
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) MCSE
2 8 (28.57%) MCSA
2 8 (28.57%) CCNP
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) vSphere
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 8 (28.57%) EMC
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix
1 8 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (7.14%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.57%) ESRI
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
HS2
Salary: c. £38,587 plus flex fund in lieu of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago