Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a GIS Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

GIS Developer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1106 1148 1213
Rank change year-on-year +42 +65 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 15 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.011% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 21
England median annual salary £42,500 £58,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.72% +16.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £58,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -26.72% +16.00% +21.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 149,240 159,212 176,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,189 128,558 150,016
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

GIS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured GIS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GIS Developer in England

GIS Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GIS Developer in England

GIS Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for GIS Developer in England

GIS Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
South East +19 7 £42,500 -10.53%
South West - 4 £37,000 -
London +27 3 £60,000 -0.83% 1
North of England +26 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 2
GIS Developer
UK

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, GIS Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring GIS Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) GIS
2 11 (73.33%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) ArcGIS
4 7 (46.67%) Geospatial Data
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) ESRI
8 3 (20.00%) Google
8 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (20.00%) QA
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (20.00%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) CAD
9 2 (13.33%) Law
9 2 (13.33%) Django
9 2 (13.33%) GeoServer

GIS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (53.33%) ArcGIS
2 2 (13.33%) GeoServer
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) GIS
2 7 (46.67%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (13.33%) Spatial Data
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.67%) QGIS
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Django
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) JSF
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) CAD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) ESRI
1 3 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft