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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 189 232 207
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -25
Permanent jobs citing GIS 20 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 0.41% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 13
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%

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
1355 1713 1715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.81% 28.89% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1436 1527
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
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 24 February 2017.

GIS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

GIS
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire - 17 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,500 -
Birmingham +10 1 £41,750 +4.37% 4
GIS
England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) Asset Management
3 10 (35.71%) Marketing
3 10 (35.71%) jQuery
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 10 (35.71%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) PHP
5 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) ArcGIS
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Statistics
8 4 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (14.29%) REST
8 4 (14.29%) SOAP
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Python
9 3 (10.71%) Finance
9 3 (10.71%) Middleware

GIS
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 5 (17.86%) ArcGIS
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) BGP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) HSRP
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) OSPF
1 2 (7.14%) PPP
1 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (35.71%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 8 (28.57%) GIS Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) GIS Technician
6 3 (10.71%) GIS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Project Implementation Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) jQuery
3 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) LLPG
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Asset Management
2 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Statistics
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.57%) Contract Management
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 8 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) BS7666
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Cognos
3 2 (7.14%) ESRI
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Infor
3 2 (7.14%) Mapinfo
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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