Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 741 779
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 -71
Permanent jobs citing GIS 416 428 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 0.86% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 292 295 391
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,075 £24,925 £24,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -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 49,824 49,722 57,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.70% 30.55% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40,961 42,473 49,767
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +16 140 £45,000 +34.33% 17
London +8 106 £45,000 -7.51% 17
East of England -10 53 £45,000 +28.57% 10
South West +25 50 £37,500 -7.41% 6
Midlands +2 35 £41,250 +10.00% 8
North of England -19 30 £60,000 +53.85% 13
West Midlands +16 29 £42,500 +34.92% 6
North West +1 29 £60,000 +13.21% 7
East Midlands +9 6 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Yorkshire +7 1 £24,000 -31.43% 4
GIS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 135 (32.45%) SQL
2 114 (27.40%) Degree
3 90 (21.63%) Windows
4 89 (21.39%) Microsoft
5 88 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (20.43%) Python
7 82 (19.71%) Software Engineering
8 78 (18.75%) Java
8 78 (18.75%) Geospatial Data
9 69 (16.59%) Project Management
10 66 (15.87%) C#
11 65 (15.63%) Management Information System
12 62 (14.90%) Linux
13 61 (14.66%) Web Services
14 59 (14.18%) SQL Server
15 58 (13.94%) .NET
15 58 (13.94%) CAD
16 55 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
17 52 (12.50%) Finance
18 49 (11.78%) EAM
19 48 (11.54%) JavaScript
20 47 (11.30%) C++
20 47 (11.30%) Computer Science
21 46 (11.06%) Git (software)
21 46 (11.06%) Analytics
22 45 (10.82%) C
22 45 (10.82%) Oracle
23 44 (10.58%) Security Cleared
24 43 (10.34%) SAP
25 42 (10.10%) PostgreSQL

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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 27 (6.49%) ArcGIS
2 16 (3.85%) GeoServer
3 13 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.40%) JBoss
4 10 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.16%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.92%) Apache
6 8 (1.92%) Smallworld
6 8 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
7 7 (1.68%) CMS
8 6 (1.44%) ArcSDE
8 6 (1.44%) SAS
8 6 (1.44%) WordPress
9 5 (1.20%) IIS
9 5 (1.20%) WildFly
10 4 (0.96%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.72%) Drupal
12 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.48%) nginx
13 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (4.09%) Autodesk Inventor
4 12 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (2.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.44%) AutoCAD
6 6 (1.44%) ProjectWise
7 5 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 5 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.72%) SPSS
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (9.13%) SAP MM
1 38 (9.13%) SAP PM
2 33 (7.93%) SAP CO
2 33 (7.93%) SAP FI
2 33 (7.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 33 (7.93%) SAP HR
3 17 (4.09%) Maximo
3 17 (4.09%) SAP GTS
3 17 (4.09%) SAP PS
3 17 (4.09%) SAP R/3
4 16 (3.85%) Primavera
4 16 (3.85%) SAP EHS
4 16 (3.85%) SAP PLM
4 16 (3.85%) SAP QM
4 16 (3.85%) SAP SD
5 7 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (1.20%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.48%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.93%) SaaS
3 29 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.57%) IaaS
5 14 (3.37%) GitHub
6 6 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.44%) PaaS
7 4 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.96%) Office 365
7 4 (0.96%) Serverless
8 2 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.48%) G Suite
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) Heroku
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.88%) GPON
2 8 (1.92%) DNS
3 5 (1.20%) Firewall
3 5 (1.20%) FTP
4 4 (0.96%) Internet
5 3 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.48%) Broadband
6 2 (0.48%) LAN
6 2 (0.48%) WAN
6 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.24%) DMZ
7 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.24%) NAS
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.75%) Geospatial Data
2 59 (14.18%) SQL Server
3 42 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (8.17%) Relational Database
5 32 (7.69%) Big Data
6 24 (5.77%) Oracle Database
7 19 (4.57%) RDBMS
8 18 (4.33%) Hadoop
8 18 (4.33%) MySQL
8 18 (4.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 18 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (4.33%) Spatial Data
9 16 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.13%) QGIS
11 12 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (2.64%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (2.40%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.57%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.61%) JIRA
3 15 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.64%) Subversion
5 7 (1.68%) ERwin
5 7 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.20%) Gradle
7 4 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.96%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.72%) Maven
9 2 (0.48%) Mockito
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.48%) Selenium
10 1 (0.24%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.24%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.24%) gulp
10 1 (0.24%) Protractor
10 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (12.50%) Finance
2 35 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.01%) Military
4 22 (5.29%) Banking
5 18 (4.33%) Aerospace
5 18 (4.33%) Marketing
6 17 (4.09%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.37%) Law
8 12 (2.88%) Games
9 9 (2.16%) Retail
10 6 (1.44%) Billing
11 3 (0.72%) Electronics
11 3 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (26.68%) Developer
2 48 (11.54%) Consultant
3 47 (11.30%) Architect
4 43 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 36 (8.65%) Analyst
6 33 (7.93%) SAP Consultant
7 24 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 22 (5.29%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.33%) Junior
10 17 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (4.09%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 17 (4.09%) SAP PM Consultant
11 16 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
12 15 (3.61%) GIS Analyst
12 15 (3.61%) Java Developer
12 15 (3.61%) Lead Architect
12 15 (3.61%) Python Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Junior Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Lead Enterprise Architect
13 13 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.66%) Web Services
2 58 (13.94%) .NET
3 41 (9.86%) HTML
4 38 (9.13%) BAPI
5 37 (8.89%) XML
6 33 (7.93%) IDoc
7 31 (7.45%) Middleware
8 30 (7.21%) WPF
9 29 (6.97%) CSS
10 21 (5.05%) J2EE
10 21 (5.05%) PostGIS
11 20 (4.81%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.81%) JSF
12 19 (4.57%) WinForms
13 18 (4.33%) jQuery
14 16 (3.85%) .NET Framework
14 16 (3.85%) REST
15 12 (2.88%) ASP.NET
15 12 (2.88%) Google Maps API
15 12 (2.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 47 (11.30%) Computer Science
3 36 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.93%) Algorithms
5 22 (5.29%) Data Structures
6 21 (5.05%) Driving Licence
7 19 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (4.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (3.13%) Virtual Team
10 11 (2.64%) User Experience
11 10 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
12 9 (2.16%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.92%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
15 6 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (0.96%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.96%) Contactless
16 4 (0.96%) Cybercrime
16 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.63%) Windows
2 62 (14.90%) Linux
3 22 (5.29%) Unix
4 21 (5.05%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.16%) Android
7 8 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.96%) Solaris
9 3 (0.72%) CentOS
9 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.48%) Fedora
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (19.71%) Software Engineering
3 69 (16.59%) Project Management
4 58 (13.94%) CAD
5 55 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (11.78%) EAM
7 46 (11.06%) Analytics
8 42 (10.10%) SDLC
9 40 (9.62%) ERP
10 37 (8.89%) Document Management
10 37 (8.89%) Presales
11 36 (8.65%) Configuration Management
12 34 (8.17%) Data Modelling
13 33 (7.93%) SAP Implementation
13 33 (7.93%) Scrum
14 32 (7.69%) OO
15 29 (6.97%) Mathematics
15 29 (6.97%) Quality Management
16 28 (6.73%) Validation
16 28 (6.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (32.45%) SQL
2 85 (20.43%) Python
3 78 (18.75%) Java
4 66 (15.87%) C#
5 48 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 47 (11.30%) C++
7 45 (10.82%) C
8 23 (5.53%) PHP
9 22 (5.29%) PL/SQL
10 15 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.88%) Delphi
12 11 (2.64%) XAML
13 10 (2.40%) Perl
13 10 (2.40%) R
14 8 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.92%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.44%) Ruby
15 6 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.44%) VBA
16 5 (1.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 114 (27.40%) Degree
2 44 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (5.53%) DV Cleared
5 16 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.88%) HNC
7 11 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (2.40%) CISSP
9 9 (2.16%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.68%) CISM
10 7 (1.68%) PhD
11 6 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (0.96%) GSLC
13 3 (0.72%) HND
14 2 (0.48%) GCIA
14 2 (0.48%) GCIH
14 2 (0.48%) GIAC
14 2 (0.48%) GSEC
14 2 (0.48%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.13%) QA
2 30 (7.21%) SLA
3 8 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.92%) PMO
4 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.96%) PSD2
6 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.48%) UCITS
8 1 (0.24%) GDPR
8 1 (0.24%) GMP
8 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) Docker
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (0.96%) Puppet
2 3 (0.72%) Ansible
3 2 (0.48%) Apache Shiro
3 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.24%) Graylog
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.82%) Oracle
3 43 (10.34%) SAP
4 30 (7.21%) ESRI
5 21 (5.05%) Mapinfo
6 19 (4.57%) Google
7 15 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.68%) Fujitsu
8 7 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.68%) Tableau
9 6 (1.44%) Openreach
10 5 (1.20%) Adobe
10 5 (1.20%) Autodesk
10 5 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.20%) Syclo
11 4 (0.96%) Apple
11 4 (0.96%) Capita
11 4 (0.96%) IBM
11 4 (0.96%) PayPal
12 3 (0.72%) Splunk