Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 111 115
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 34 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.46% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.20% 5.50% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 33
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £34,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.59% +7.81% -30.43%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £41,750 £67,250 £36,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £44,676 £32,000
% change year-on-year -13.82% +39.61% -29.67%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 548 673 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.44% 26.57% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 334 476 569
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £68,750 £60,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Edinburgh

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Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for GIS in Edinburgh

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Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for GIS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GIS.

1 32 (94.12%) C#
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 29 (85.29%) Degree
3 28 (82.35%) WPF
3 28 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 28 (82.35%) Git (software)
3 28 (82.35%) SQL
3 28 (82.35%) Visual Studio
4 27 (79.41%) Java
5 25 (73.53%) C++
5 25 (73.53%) SOAP
5 25 (73.53%) Windows
5 25 (73.53%) Swing
5 25 (73.53%) SOA
5 25 (73.53%) NetBeans
5 25 (73.53%) Software Testing
5 25 (73.53%) Robotics
5 25 (73.53%) RESTful
5 25 (73.53%) Big Data
5 25 (73.53%) Numerate Degree
5 25 (73.53%) Innovative Thinking
6 6 (17.65%) SDLC
6 6 (17.65%) Python
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Data Management
8 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.76%) ArcGIS
8 4 (11.76%) MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (11.76%) ArcGIS
2 3 (8.82%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) Git (software)
1 28 (82.35%) Visual Studio
2 25 (73.53%) NetBeans
3 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.82%) FinalBuilder
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio Coded UI
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Software Engineer
2 25 (73.53%) C# Software Engineer
2 25 (73.53%) Java Engineer
2 25 (73.53%) Java Software Engineer
3 14 (41.18%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 14 (41.18%) Senior Java Engineer
3 14 (41.18%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 14 (41.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Graduate
4 11 (32.35%) Graduate Java Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) WPF
3 25 (73.53%) RESTful
3 25 (73.53%) SOAP
3 25 (73.53%) Swing
4 3 (8.82%) ArcObjects
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 3 (8.82%) Node.js
4 3 (8.82%) React
4 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 25 (73.53%) Innovative Thinking
2 25 (73.53%) SOA
2 25 (73.53%) Software Testing
3 6 (17.65%) SDLC
4 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
6 3 (8.82%) MVVM
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
6 3 (8.82%) Product Roadmap
6 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 28 (82.35%) SQL
3 27 (79.41%) Java
4 25 (73.53%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (85.29%) Degree
2 25 (73.53%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) ESRI
1 3 (8.82%) Mapbox