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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 82 95
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 13 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 1.87% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.74% 7.41% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 15
Cambridge median annual salary £33,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.00% +17.64%  
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,750 £92,500 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £33,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -33.00% +17.64%  

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 348 297 420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.63% 25.30% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 561 479 723
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.70% -5.55%  

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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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for GIS.

1 16 (69.57%) Geospatial Data
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
3 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
3 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
4 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
4 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) ArcGIS
6 8 (34.78%) MySQL
6 8 (34.78%) Google
6 8 (34.78%) Statistics
6 8 (34.78%) Validation
6 8 (34.78%) Google Maps API
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 8 (34.78%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) Business Development
7 5 (21.74%) Time Management
7 5 (21.74%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) LDAP

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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 9 (39.13%) ArcGIS
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Smallworld
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) Geospatial Data
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 8 (34.78%) MySQL
4 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
4 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) QGIS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Analytics Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Report Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) GIS Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) GIS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) GIS Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Geospatial Developer
5 1 (4.35%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Graduate Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Professional Services Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Google Maps API
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) OAuth
2 4 (17.39%) SAML
3 1 (4.35%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
2 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Blog
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Analytics
2 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 8 (34.78%) Statistics
2 8 (34.78%) Validation
3 5 (21.74%) Business Development
3 5 (21.74%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (21.74%) Time Management
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Coaching
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) EAM
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Network Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) ESRI
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