The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 223 199 219
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing GIS 14 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.35% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 6
Median salary £25,000 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-61.53% +5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,400 £42,624
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £67,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
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England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1616 1784 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.15% 30.97% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1551 1661
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Birmingham -18 13 £25,000 -61.53%
Solihull +13 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GIS.

1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (41.38%) Marketing
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
2 12 (41.38%) Presales
2 12 (41.38%) Spatial Data
3 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (27.59%) XML
3 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) XSLT
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) PowerBuilder
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) JMS
5 4 (13.79%) EAI
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) VB
5 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 4 (13.79%) VBA
5 4 (13.79%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (13.79%) CMS
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
1 12 (41.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Spatial Data
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Ant
1 4 (13.79%) Hudson
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
1 4 (13.79%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
General
1 12 (41.38%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
1 12 (41.38%) GIS Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) GIS Graduate
2 8 (27.59%) Graduate
2 8 (27.59%) Graduate Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
5 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.79%) XML Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) GIS Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 4 (13.79%) JDBC
2 4 (13.79%) JMS
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Struts
2 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
2 4 (13.79%) XSLT
3 2 (6.90%) OpenLayers
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Presales
1 12 (41.38%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
3 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) EAI
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Release Management
3 4 (13.79%) SOA
3 4 (13.79%) Use Case
4 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Management
5 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) VB
3 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
3 4 (13.79%) VBA
3 4 (13.79%) XPath
4 3 (10.34%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) ESRI
4 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo