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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 89 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 2.15% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Median salary £28,000 £43,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +36.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 402 326 406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 32.32% 27.30% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 264 168 254
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

GIS
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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GIS.

1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) ArcGIS
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
5 6 (35.29%) QGIS
6 5 (29.41%) Spatial Data
6 5 (29.41%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (23.53%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Big Data
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) Military
7 4 (23.53%) Swing
7 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) Perl
8 3 (17.65%) PHP
8 3 (17.65%) Data Management
8 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 3 (17.65%) Windows

GIS
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 8 (47.06%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) QGIS
2 5 (29.41%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (29.41%) Spatial Data
3 4 (23.53%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Data Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) GIS Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Geospatial Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) GIS Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Research Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior GIS Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Professional Services Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) Swing
3 3 (17.65%) Google Maps API
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) LINQ
4 2 (11.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Cartography
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) ESRI
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
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