Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 115 123
Rank change year-on-year -43 +8 +36
Permanent jobs citing GIS 25 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.80% 1.41% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 5.48% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 35
Cambridge median annual salary £26,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.00% +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £92,500 £55,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £26,500 £49,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -45.92% +18.07% -12.63%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 724 584 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.11% 25.74% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 566 476 690
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (96.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (72.00%) Degree
4 16 (64.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) C++
6 12 (48.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (32.00%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (28.00%) Geospatial Data
8 7 (28.00%) Google Maps API
8 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (28.00%) SDLC
8 7 (28.00%) Analytics
8 7 (28.00%) Statistics
8 7 (28.00%) Google
8 7 (28.00%) MySQL
8 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (28.00%) Validation
9 5 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (20.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) Machine Learning
9 5 (20.00%) Computer Vision
9 5 (20.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (16.00%) Android Development
10 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
10 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
10 4 (16.00%) Apple Swift
10 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software

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Co-occurring 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 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Geospatial Data
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) C++ Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Graduate
3 9 (36.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (32.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Graduate Java Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Graduate Java Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (96.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (32.00%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (28.00%) Analytics
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) Statistics
4 7 (28.00%) Validation
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Vision
5 5 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) 3D Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Android Development
6 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Image Processing
7 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
7 1 (4.00%) Remote Sensing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Apple Swift
4 4 (16.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Cython
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Google