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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 207 207 192
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing GIS 11 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 12
Average salary £45,000 £48,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% +20.62%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
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
1779 1740 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.59% 32.43% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1413 1722
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 7 £51,500 -20.76% 1
Coventry - 3 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (35.29%) UNIX
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 12 (35.29%) Requirements Management
3 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) Service Management
5 8 (23.53%) Spring
5 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) J2EE
7 5 (14.71%) JDBC
7 5 (14.71%) XML
7 5 (14.71%) EAI
7 5 (14.71%) SOA
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) XML Schema
7 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) Finance
7 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
7 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.76%) ITSM
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Computacenter

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (11.76%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) PPP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) CTI
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
1 1 (2.94%) MPLS
1 1 (2.94%) OSPF
1 1 (2.94%) BGP
1 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
1 1 (2.94%) VLAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Ant
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
1 3 (8.82%) Hudson
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
1 10 (29.41%) Technical Design Authority
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) ICT Officer
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate
7 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Spring
2 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) JDBC
2 5 (14.71%) XML
2 5 (14.71%) XML Schema
3 4 (11.76%) CGI
4 3 (8.82%) XSLT
4 3 (8.82%) JMS
4 3 (8.82%) Struts
5 2 (5.88%) JSP
5 2 (5.88%) Servlets
5 2 (5.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) IVR
5 1 (2.94%) LLPG
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
1 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (35.29%) Requirements Management
2 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) EAI
5 5 (14.71%) SOA
5 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) ITSM
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Business Development
6 4 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) XPath
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) BS7666
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) XenApp
1 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Computacenter
2 4 (11.76%) Dell
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) ESRI
4 2 (5.88%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago