Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 302 316
Rank change year-on-year +113 +14 -19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 79 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 1.08% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 78 28 29
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +21.62% -26.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -13.35%

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 the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,735 2,689 3,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.48% 26.47% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 2,166 2,765
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for GIS in the East of England

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Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for GIS in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +38 25 £60,000 +84.62% 1
Cambridgeshire +48 18 £57,500 +27.78%
Suffolk - 17 £33,000 -
Hertfordshire +58 11 £49,750 +7.57%
Bedfordshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £51,871 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Java
2 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.85%) Project Management
3 21 (26.58%) Geospatial Data
3 21 (26.58%) Analytics
3 21 (26.58%) Scrum
4 20 (25.32%) OO
4 20 (25.32%) Driving Licence
4 20 (25.32%) Kanban
4 20 (25.32%) Open Source
5 19 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.05%) DevOps
5 19 (24.05%) Relational Database
5 19 (24.05%) Continuous Deployment
5 19 (24.05%) DevSecOps
5 19 (24.05%) UML
5 19 (24.05%) Middleware
5 19 (24.05%) RDBMS
5 19 (24.05%) Smallworld
5 19 (24.05%) TDD
6 18 (22.78%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (22.78%) GWT
6 18 (22.78%) Web Services
6 18 (22.78%) JUnit
6 18 (22.78%) Data Quality
6 18 (22.78%) REST
7 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
7 17 (21.52%) JIRA
8 16 (20.25%) Atlassian

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 19 (24.05%) Smallworld
2 14 (17.72%) Apache
2 14 (17.72%) JBoss
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.27%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) AWS
1 2 (2.53%) Azure
1 2 (2.53%) G Suite
1 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) GPON
2 4 (5.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) Geospatial Data
2 19 (24.05%) RDBMS
2 19 (24.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (17.72%) JasperReports
4 6 (7.59%) QGIS
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Power BI
6 2 (2.53%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) JUnit
2 17 (21.52%) JIRA
3 16 (20.25%) CruiseControl
3 16 (20.25%) FishEye
3 16 (20.25%) Hudson
3 16 (20.25%) TeamCity
4 14 (17.72%) Ant
4 14 (17.72%) Maven
5 12 (15.19%) ClearQuest
5 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.33%) eggPlant
6 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.06%) Subversion
7 4 (5.06%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.27%) NUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) French Language
4 1 (1.27%) German Language
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Fibre Planner
2 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Principal Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Principal Software Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Platform Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Technology Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Maximo Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.80%) GIS Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) Middleware
2 18 (22.78%) GWT
2 18 (22.78%) REST
2 18 (22.78%) Web Services
3 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
3 15 (18.99%) Spring
4 14 (17.72%) Ajax
4 14 (17.72%) Apache Flex
4 14 (17.72%) AWT
4 14 (17.72%) CSS
4 14 (17.72%) JMS
4 14 (17.72%) JSON
4 14 (17.72%) Swing
5 4 (5.06%) RESTful
5 4 (5.06%) SOAP
6 3 (3.80%) .NET
7 2 (2.53%) HTML
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.27%) PostGIS
8 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Driving Licence
2 14 (17.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.86%) Fibre Optics
5 5 (6.33%) User Experience
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.53%) Lidar
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Project Management
3 21 (26.58%) Analytics
3 21 (26.58%) Scrum
4 20 (25.32%) Kanban
4 20 (25.32%) OO
4 20 (25.32%) Open Source
5 19 (24.05%) Continuous Deployment
5 19 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.05%) DevOps
5 19 (24.05%) DevSecOps
5 19 (24.05%) TDD
5 19 (24.05%) UML
6 18 (22.78%) Artificial Intelligence
7 16 (20.25%) Critical Success Factor
7 16 (20.25%) Issue Tracking
7 16 (20.25%) Mathematics
7 16 (20.25%) Network Optimisation
8 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
8 15 (18.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) Java 8
4 13 (16.46%) C
5 10 (12.66%) SQL
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) C#
7 2 (2.53%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) R
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CISM
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.06%) GDPR
3 3 (3.80%) SLA
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Atlassian
2 14 (17.72%) Adobe
2 14 (17.72%) Google
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.66%) Oracle
5 9 (11.39%) SAP
6 8 (10.13%) ESRI
7 5 (6.33%) IBM
8 3 (3.80%) Mapinfo
9 2 (2.53%) BT
9 2 (2.53%) Luciad
9 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.53%) Virgin Media
10 1 (1.27%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.27%) Xamarin