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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 184 198 191
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.080% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £42,624 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1232 1177 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 23.50% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1006 935
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Wolverhampton - 4 £42,624 -
Solihull - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (38.89%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Cognos
6 4 (22.22%) ERP
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) OLAP
8 2 (11.11%) VBScript
8 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.11%) Informix
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) MS Access
8 2 (11.11%) ETL
8 2 (11.11%) FTP
8 2 (11.11%) Mapinfo

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) OLAP
3 2 (11.11%) Informix
3 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) French Language
2 2 (11.11%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
3 4 (22.22%) Cognos
4 2 (11.11%) Mapinfo
4 2 (11.11%) ESRI
4 2 (11.11%) StreamServe
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft