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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 225 211 224
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Median salary £27,500 £33,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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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
1537 1574 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.44% 29.59% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1384 1577
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -23 9 £27,500 -
Coventry -9 1 £28,450 -44.48%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (73.91%) Marketing
2 17 (73.91%) Algorithms
2 17 (73.91%) Presales
2 17 (73.91%) Spatial Data
2 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Process Management
4 2 (8.70%) ESRI
4 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) LLPG
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management

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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 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.35%) GeoServer
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (73.91%) MS Excel
1 17 (73.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) Spatial Data
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (73.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Consultant
1 17 (73.91%) GIS Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) GIS Graduate
2 7 (30.43%) Graduate
2 7 (30.43%) Graduate Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.35%) GIS Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) OpenLayers
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) LLPG
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Presales
1 17 (73.91%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Budget Control
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.70%) Process Management
2 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
2 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Data Management
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) ESRI
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Mapinfo