Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 201 181
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 -1
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.18% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 2.05% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 28
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -57.69% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,750 £52,950
90th Percentile £39,000 £31,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -57.69% +106.35%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1022 1072 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.97% 22.11% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 894 905 850
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Birmingham

GIS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for GIS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GIS.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Remote Sensing
3 4 (57.14%) QGIS
3 4 (57.14%) Physics
4 3 (42.86%) Social Media
4 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (14.29%) B2B Sales
6 1 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (14.29%) B2B
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) ESRI
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) QGIS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Remote Sensing
2 4 (57.14%) Physics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) B2B Sales
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ESRI