The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 29 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 0.83% - 2.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
GIS
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 23.33% 43.48% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 23
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +35.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £33,500 £40,029
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

GIS
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Wigan region.

GIS Salary Trend in Wigan

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google