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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 189 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing GIS 19 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.91% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 6
Average salary £50,500 £42,624 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.47% -25.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,350 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +18.57%
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
1560 1427 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.69% 31.00% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1187 1228
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Coventry - 9 £45,500 - 1
Birmingham -10 6 £55,000 +29.41% 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Degree
3 10 (32.26%) Service Management
4 9 (29.03%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) .NET
4 9 (29.03%) J2EE
4 9 (29.03%) SOA
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) JDBC
6 6 (19.35%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) UNIX
6 6 (19.35%) EAI
6 6 (19.35%) XML Schema
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
6 6 (19.35%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.13%) EJB
7 5 (16.13%) JSP
7 5 (16.13%) Servlets

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.90%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.23%) MQSI
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ant
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Applications Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
1 9 (29.03%) J2EE
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) JDBC
2 6 (19.35%) XML Schema
3 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 5 (16.13%) JSP
3 5 (16.13%) Servlets
3 5 (16.13%) EJB
4 4 (12.90%) CGI
5 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.68%) Ajax
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) XSLT
6 2 (6.45%) JMS
6 2 (6.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Service Management
3 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
5 6 (19.35%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) EAI
6 5 (16.13%) PRINCE
6 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Business Development
7 4 (12.90%) ITSM
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 5 (16.13%) MCSA
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
2 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (29.03%) Citrix
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Juniper
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) EMC
3 4 (12.90%) Dell
3 4 (12.90%) Computacenter
3 4 (12.90%) ESRI
4 2 (6.45%) Mapinfo
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Severn Trent Water
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent upon experience + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago