Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 105 97
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8 +38
Permanent jobs citing GIS 26 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.62% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.10% 5.04% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 35
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,250 £32,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.78% -32.63% -29.63%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £39,300
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £32,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +32.81% -30.43% -9.54%

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 634 833 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.30% 32.11% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 445 527 436
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,800 £28,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GIS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 12 (46.15%) Visualisation
4 11 (42.31%) RESTful
4 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
4 11 (42.31%) WPF
4 11 (42.31%) Big Data
4 11 (42.31%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (42.31%) Innovative Thinking
4 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Robotics
4 11 (42.31%) NetBeans
4 11 (42.31%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) C++
4 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
4 11 (42.31%) SOAP
4 11 (42.31%) Swing
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) SOA
5 10 (38.46%) Storage Management
6 8 (30.77%) Web Development
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) Matrix Management
8 4 (15.38%) Django

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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 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
1 11 (42.31%) NetBeans
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Travis CI
2 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Law
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) C# Software Engineer
1 11 (42.31%) Java Engineer
1 11 (42.31%) Java Software Engineer
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Graduate
2 7 (26.92%) Graduate Java Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Junior
3 6 (23.08%) Junior C# Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Junior Java Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Junior Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
1 11 (42.31%) RESTful
1 11 (42.31%) SOAP
1 11 (42.31%) Swing
1 11 (42.31%) WPF
2 4 (15.38%) Django
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) SailPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) React
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Robotics
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) Blog
4 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
1 12 (46.15%) Visualisation
2 11 (42.31%) Innovative Thinking
2 11 (42.31%) SOA
2 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Storage Management
4 8 (30.77%) Web Development
5 6 (23.08%) Matrix Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Science
6 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Line Management
6 4 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) C++
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Automation Anywhere
2 2 (7.69%) Aveksa
2 2 (7.69%) Blue Prism
2 2 (7.69%) ForgeRock
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) UiPath
3 1 (3.85%) ESRI