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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 210 197 192
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing GIS 12 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.79% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 12
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
1678 1775 1455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.96% 32.62% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1521 1272
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Worcestershire +6 6 £31,000 -27.05% 1
Birmingham -4 6 £65,000 +140.74% 2
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) RESTful
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) OOP
2 6 (30.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (30.00%) CAD
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Data Management
2 6 (30.00%) Ajax
2 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) ITSM
3 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Cognos
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SPSS
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) OLAP
4 2 (10.00%) Informix
4 2 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
2 2 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
1 6 (30.00%) Ajax
1 6 (30.00%) RESTful
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) OOP
1 6 (30.00%) OO
1 6 (30.00%) CAD
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Data Management
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (30.00%) Web Development
1 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (10.00%) StreamServe
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Non contrib Pension,
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 24 days ago