Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 786 810 766
Rank change year-on-year +24 -44 -45
Permanent jobs citing GIS 362 381 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.75% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 261 261 403
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £38,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.00% -5.56%

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 47,835 50,746 55,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.09% 30.46% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39,124 42,677 48,379
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in England

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Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GIS in England

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Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for GIS in England

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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 within the England region over the 6 months to 18 August 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 -22 125 £43,750 +25.00% 5
London +59 100 £45,000 +1.12% 15
South West +31 43 £37,500 -6.25% 10
East of England -6 40 £45,000 +20.00% 4
North of England -8 30 £35,000 -6.67% 7
North West -4 28 £40,000 -30.43% 5
Midlands +11 24 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Midlands +35 19 £42,500 +34.92% 9
East Midlands +4 5 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Yorkshire +22 2 £24,500 -30.00% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 119 (32.87%) SQL
2 95 (26.24%) Degree
3 88 (24.31%) Python
4 84 (23.20%) Microsoft
5 80 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (21.55%) Geospatial Data
7 74 (20.44%) C#
8 72 (19.89%) Project Management
9 66 (18.23%) .NET
10 62 (17.13%) Windows
11 60 (16.57%) Software Engineering
12 58 (16.02%) Java
12 58 (16.02%) Management Information System
13 54 (14.92%) SQL Server
14 51 (14.09%) Linux
14 51 (14.09%) Finance
15 50 (13.81%) JavaScript
16 48 (13.26%) Microsoft Excel
17 44 (12.15%) Computer Science
17 44 (12.15%) QA
18 43 (11.88%) C++
19 41 (11.33%) Telecoms
19 41 (11.33%) Git (software)
20 40 (11.05%) PostgreSQL
21 39 (10.77%) HTML
21 39 (10.77%) CAD
22 38 (10.50%) Web Services
23 37 (10.22%) ESRI
23 37 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
24 36 (9.94%) ArcGIS

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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 36 (9.94%) ArcGIS
2 8 (2.21%) Smallworld
3 7 (1.93%) GeoServer
3 7 (1.93%) JBoss
4 6 (1.66%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.66%) CMS
4 6 (1.66%) IIS
4 6 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.66%) WordPress
5 5 (1.38%) WildFly
6 4 (1.10%) Apache
6 4 (1.10%) Confluence
6 4 (1.10%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.10%) SAS
7 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 48 (13.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (3.87%) AutoCAD
4 11 (3.04%) Autodesk Inventor
5 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.38%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.83%) SPSS
9 1 (0.28%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (6.08%) SAP CO
1 22 (6.08%) SAP FI
1 22 (6.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 22 (6.08%) SAP HR
1 22 (6.08%) SAP MM
1 22 (6.08%) SAP PM
2 12 (3.31%) Maximo
3 11 (3.04%) Primavera
3 11 (3.04%) SAP EHS
3 11 (3.04%) SAP GTS
3 11 (3.04%) SAP PLM
3 11 (3.04%) SAP PS
3 11 (3.04%) SAP QM
3 11 (3.04%) SAP R/3
3 11 (3.04%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.08%) SaaS
4 13 (3.59%) IaaS
5 9 (2.49%) GitHub
6 8 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.10%) Office 365
7 4 (1.10%) PaaS
8 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.83%) G Suite
8 3 (0.83%) Serverless
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.31%) GPON
2 5 (1.38%) Firewall
3 4 (1.10%) Internet
4 3 (0.83%) DNS
4 3 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.83%) LAN
4 3 (0.83%) WAN
5 2 (0.55%) Broadband
5 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.55%) FTP
5 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.55%) Network Security
5 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.28%) HTTP
6 1 (0.28%) NAS
6 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.55%) Geospatial Data
2 54 (14.92%) SQL Server
3 40 (11.05%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (8.84%) Big Data
5 23 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.52%) RDBMS
7 19 (5.25%) Spatial Data
8 18 (4.97%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.14%) QGIS
10 10 (2.76%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (2.49%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.49%) MS Access
11 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.93%) PowerPivot
12 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.66%) MySQL
14 5 (1.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.70%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.14%) JIRA
3 15 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.04%) Subversion
5 5 (1.38%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.38%) ERwin
5 5 (1.38%) Gradle
6 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.55%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.28%) FishEye
8 1 (0.28%) gulp
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) JUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.28%) RStudio
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (14.09%) Finance
2 41 (11.33%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.73%) Marketing
4 19 (5.25%) Banking
4 19 (5.25%) Military
5 16 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.59%) Law
7 11 (3.04%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.93%) Games
8 7 (1.93%) Legal
9 6 (1.66%) Billing
9 6 (1.66%) Retail
10 4 (1.10%) Electronics
11 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (29.56%) Developer
2 46 (12.71%) Software Developer
3 45 (12.43%) Consultant
4 34 (9.39%) Analyst
5 30 (8.29%) Architect
6 24 (6.63%) C# Developer
7 22 (6.08%) SAP Consultant
8 20 (5.52%) GIS Analyst
8 20 (5.52%) Junior
9 19 (5.25%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (4.97%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.42%) Junior Developer
12 15 (4.14%) GIS Consultant
12 15 (4.14%) Python Developer
13 13 (3.59%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (3.59%) GIS Developer
13 13 (3.59%) Java Developer
14 12 (3.31%) Data Analyst
14 12 (3.31%) Network Planner
15 11 (3.04%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.23%) .NET
2 39 (10.77%) HTML
3 38 (10.50%) Web Services
4 32 (8.84%) WPF
5 29 (8.01%) XML
6 26 (7.18%) CSS
7 22 (6.08%) BAPI
7 22 (6.08%) IDoc
8 20 (5.52%) AngularJS
9 19 (5.25%) WinForms
10 17 (4.70%) .NET Framework
10 17 (4.70%) PostGIS
11 14 (3.87%) jQuery
11 14 (3.87%) Middleware
12 12 (3.31%) React
12 12 (3.31%) REST
13 11 (3.04%) .NET Core
13 11 (3.04%) GStreamer
13 11 (3.04%) J2EE
13 11 (3.04%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.02%) Management Information System
2 44 (12.15%) Computer Science
3 30 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.01%) Algorithms
5 23 (6.35%) Driving Licence
6 18 (4.97%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.49%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.49%) User Experience
11 8 (2.21%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.93%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.66%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.66%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (1.10%) Acoustics
14 4 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.83%) PKI
15 3 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.13%) Windows
2 51 (14.09%) Linux
3 13 (3.59%) Unix
4 7 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.83%) Android
6 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.55%) CentOS
7 2 (0.55%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.55%) Solaris
7 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (19.89%) Project Management
3 60 (16.57%) Software Engineering
4 39 (10.77%) CAD
5 37 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (9.12%) Analytics
6 33 (9.12%) Scrum
7 28 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (7.73%) Data Management
8 27 (7.46%) Data Analysis
8 27 (7.46%) Machine Learning
8 27 (7.46%) Network Planning
8 27 (7.46%) OO
8 27 (7.46%) Quality Management
8 27 (7.46%) SDLC
8 27 (7.46%) Web Development
9 26 (7.18%) EAM
10 25 (6.91%) Document Management
10 25 (6.91%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (32.87%) SQL
2 88 (24.31%) Python
3 74 (20.44%) C#
4 58 (16.02%) Java
5 50 (13.81%) JavaScript
6 43 (11.88%) C++
7 33 (9.12%) C
8 23 (6.35%) PHP
9 13 (3.59%) Delphi
9 13 (3.59%) XAML
10 12 (3.31%) PL/SQL
11 11 (3.04%) Perl
12 10 (2.76%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.49%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.21%) R
15 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.66%) Ruby
16 5 (1.38%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.38%) Groovy
17 4 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 95 (26.24%) Degree
2 33 (9.12%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (3.87%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.04%) CISSP
7 8 (2.21%) CISM
8 7 (1.93%) HNC
8 7 (1.93%) PhD
9 5 (1.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (1.38%) GSLC
9 5 (1.38%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.10%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.83%) GIAC
11 3 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.55%) CISA
13 1 (0.28%) HND
13 1 (0.28%) ISEB
13 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.15%) QA
2 35 (9.67%) SLA
3 11 (3.04%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.10%) PMO
6 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.55%) GDPR
7 2 (0.55%) PSD2
7 2 (0.55%) UCITS
8 1 (0.28%) GMP
8 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (2.76%) Docker
2 7 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.21%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.10%) Puppet
3 2 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 84 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.22%) ESRI
3 30 (8.29%) Oracle
4 27 (7.46%) SAP
5 23 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (6.08%) Mapinfo
7 16 (4.42%) Google
8 12 (3.31%) Capita
9 8 (2.21%) Tableau
10 6 (1.66%) Openreach
10 6 (1.66%) Xero
11 4 (1.10%) Autodesk
11 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.10%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.83%) IBM
12 3 (0.83%) Splunk
13 2 (0.55%) CyberArk
13 2 (0.55%) PayPal
13 2 (0.55%) Virgin Media