The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.51% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 1.61% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,598 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.87% -13.88%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 158 249 336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.92% 27.64% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115 222 310
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing GIS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Bedfordshire

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Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for GIS in Bedfordshire

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Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 1 £35,000 -
GIS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) ArcGIS
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) PostGIS
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) ESRI
3 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Spatial
3 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
5 4 (23.53%) SAP
5 4 (23.53%) PLM
5 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (5.88%) Complexity Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 9 (52.94%) ArcGIS
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Geospatial Data
General
1 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) GIS Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Business Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) PLM
4 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Physics
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) ESRI
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (23.53%) SAP