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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 133 118
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.50% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.91% 2.43% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 14
Median salary - £24,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -61.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,697 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.65% -16.00%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 549 493 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.94% 20.55% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 470 424 484
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 22 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GIS.

1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) Remote Sensing
3 4 (44.44%) Physics
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) ArcGIS
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (33.33%) Social Media
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) QGIS
5 2 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) ESRI
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
6 1 (11.11%) Nagios
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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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 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) QGIS
2 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
1 5 (55.56%) Remote Sensing
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Physics
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) BS7666
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo