The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 95 108 102
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.82% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.06% 1.18% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Median salary £55,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £36,300 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,000 £52,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% -1.17%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 327 338 394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.80% 22.90% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 272 274 339
Median salary £46,000 £43,641 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +9.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,750 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

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Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for GIS in Cambridge

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Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for GIS.

1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) ArcGIS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Business Development
3 5 (45.45%) Time Management
3 5 (45.45%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Line Management
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
4 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 4 (36.36%) OAuth
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (54.55%) ArcGIS
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) GIS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Geospatial Developer
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Professional Services Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) OAuth
2 4 (36.36%) SAML
3 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
3 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 1 (9.09%) Blog
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Development
1 5 (45.45%) Customer Engagement
1 5 (45.45%) Time Management
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) EAM
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
2 4 (36.36%) Line Management
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Network Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) ESRI
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft