The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 198 210 197
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.054% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.19% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Average salary £65,000 £41,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.62% +32.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £25,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £42,300 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1234 1544 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.92% 27.89% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1307 1066
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
GIS
England

GIS
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

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
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 24 July 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 +6 4 £65,000 +56.62%
GIS
England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Transformer
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (11.76%) Informix
5 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (11.76%) MS Access
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (11.76%) Informix
2 2 (11.76%) OLAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) French Language
2 2 (11.76%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Development
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.76%) StreamServe
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft