Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 118 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 +35
Permanent jobs citing GIS 43 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.26% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.17% 3.72% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 41
Edinburgh median annual salary £34,500 £32,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.81% -32.63% +7.95%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £42,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £36,000 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £44,676 £32,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +39.61% -30.43% +3.37%

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 697 915 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.39% 33.98% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 483 579 440
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £62,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for GIS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 26 (60.47%) Visualisation
3 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
3 25 (58.14%) C++
3 25 (58.14%) SQL
4 24 (55.81%) C#
4 24 (55.81%) .NET
4 24 (55.81%) Visual Studio
4 24 (55.81%) SOAP
4 24 (55.81%) Java
4 24 (55.81%) Windows
4 24 (55.81%) Swing
4 24 (55.81%) SOA
4 24 (55.81%) NetBeans
4 24 (55.81%) Robotics
4 24 (55.81%) Software Testing
4 24 (55.81%) WPF
4 24 (55.81%) Big Data
4 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
4 24 (55.81%) RESTful
4 24 (55.81%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (55.81%) Innovative Thinking
4 24 (55.81%) Storage Management
5 13 (30.23%) Matrix Management
6 10 (23.26%) Web Development
7 9 (20.93%) Data Science
7 9 (20.93%) IT Strategy
7 9 (20.93%) Decision-Making
7 9 (20.93%) Matrix Organization
7 9 (20.93%) Mobile App

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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 (9.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
1 24 (55.81%) NetBeans
1 24 (55.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Software Engineer
2 24 (55.81%) C# Software Engineer
2 24 (55.81%) Java Engineer
2 24 (55.81%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Digital Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Graduate
3 9 (20.93%) Graduate Java Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Junior
3 9 (20.93%) Junior C# Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Junior Java Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Junior Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
1 24 (55.81%) RESTful
1 24 (55.81%) SOAP
1 24 (55.81%) Swing
1 24 (55.81%) WPF
2 2 (4.65%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) Robotics
2 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Blog
6 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Visualisation
2 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
3 24 (55.81%) Innovative Thinking
3 24 (55.81%) SOA
3 24 (55.81%) Software Testing
3 24 (55.81%) Storage Management
4 13 (30.23%) Matrix Management
5 10 (23.26%) Web Development
6 9 (20.93%) Data Science
6 9 (20.93%) Decision-Making
6 9 (20.93%) IT Strategy
6 9 (20.93%) Line Management
6 9 (20.93%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (9.30%) Contract Management
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) Network Planning
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C++
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 24 (55.81%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
3 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.65%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 24 (55.81%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.33%) ESRI