GIS Jobs in England

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > England

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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 439 657 712
Rank change year-on-year +218 +55 -58
Permanent jobs citing GIS 449 304 452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.98% 1.48% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 176 109 176
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,120 £37,685 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +3.63%
75th Percentile £60,894 £63,750 £61,563
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +3.63%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,079 20,505 35,813
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 17.82% 21.78% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11,456 12,773 19,263
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £105,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in England

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Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIS in England.

Salary trend for GIS in England

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Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIS in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

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 23 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +157 131 £40,132 -24.44% 9
North West +87 91 £40,000 - 6
London +112 88 £58,000 +5.45% 17
South East +65 77 £45,000 -35.71% 7
South West +5 58 £48,000 +23.08% 4
Midlands +26 53 £80,000 +117.69% 3
East of England +20 41 £43,000 -3.91% 8
Yorkshire +122 39 £63,750 +37.10% 3
East Midlands +14 36 £95,000 +192.31%
West Midlands +7 13 £43,806 -0.72% 3
North East +2 1 - -
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UK

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 237 (52.78%) ArcGIS
2 201 (44.77%) GeoServer
3 13 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.23%) Apache
5 6 (1.34%) nginx
6 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.67%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 27 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.00%) Trello
3 4 (0.89%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) InVision
6 1 (0.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (2.67%) Maximo
2 6 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.67%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.67%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.67%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.45%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 246 (54.79%) Azure
2 229 (51.00%) AWS
3 44 (9.80%) Power Platform
4 25 (5.57%) SaaS
5 21 (4.68%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (3.79%) Google Sheets
7 13 (2.90%) GitHub
8 11 (2.45%) Power Automate
9 10 (2.23%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (1.56%) GitHub Actions
10 7 (1.56%) Serverless
11 6 (1.34%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.89%) IaaS
12 4 (0.89%) PaaS
13 3 (0.67%) Azure API Management
13 3 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.67%) GCP
14 2 (0.45%) PowerApps
15 1 (0.22%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.23%) HTTP
2 5 (1.11%) Intranet
3 2 (0.45%) Broadband
3 2 (0.45%) WPA
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) RNC
4 1 (0.22%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (51.67%) PostgreSQL
2 200 (44.54%) QGIS
3 91 (20.27%) Geospatial Data
4 40 (8.91%) SQL Server
5 35 (7.80%) Power BI
6 27 (6.01%) Relational Database
7 26 (5.79%) Spatial Data
8 16 (3.56%) NoSQL
8 16 (3.56%) Redis
9 15 (3.34%) MySQL
10 13 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.00%) MS Access
12 7 (1.56%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.34%) Tableau
14 4 (0.89%) Metadata
14 4 (0.89%) Triplestore
15 2 (0.45%) Looker
16 1 (0.22%) Big Data
16 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.22%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 13 (2.90%) JIRA
2 12 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.11%) Git
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (12.92%) Social Skills
2 45 (10.02%) Finance
3 36 (8.02%) Public Sector
4 35 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (6.46%) Retail
6 22 (4.90%) Local Government
7 21 (4.68%) Back Office
8 11 (2.45%) Marketing
9 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.34%) Electronics
10 6 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.11%) Publishing
12 4 (0.89%) Automotive
12 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.67%) Environmental Health
13 3 (0.67%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Fire and Rescue
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 229 (51.00%) Software Engineer
2 136 (30.29%) Senior
3 126 (28.06%) Senior Software Engineer
4 40 (8.91%) Developer
5 25 (5.57%) Analyst
6 18 (4.01%) Architect
7 17 (3.79%) Digital Transformation
8 16 (3.56%) Network Technician
9 14 (3.12%) Lead
10 13 (2.90%) Consultant
11 12 (2.67%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.67%) Geospatial Engineer
11 12 (2.67%) GIS Analyst
12 11 (2.45%) Team Leader
13 10 (2.23%) Digital Transformation Manager
13 10 (2.23%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.23%) Transformation Manager
14 9 (2.00%) Application Support Team Leader
14 9 (2.00%) Applications Developer
14 9 (2.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (46.55%) OpenLayers
1 209 (46.55%) React
2 207 (46.10%) PostGIS
3 205 (45.66%) Leaflet
4 201 (44.77%) .NET
5 195 (43.43%) CSS
6 186 (41.43%) .NET Core
7 39 (8.69%) Django
8 32 (7.13%) HTML
9 24 (5.35%) AngularJS
10 22 (4.90%) REST
11 18 (4.01%) JSON
12 16 (3.56%) RESTful
13 14 (3.12%) GeoJSON
13 14 (3.12%) Vue
14 11 (2.45%) Blazor
14 11 (2.45%) Dask
14 11 (2.45%) Flask
15 10 (2.23%) ASP.NET
15 10 (2.23%) GeoPandas
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.24%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.56%) PDA
3 8 (1.78%) Driving Licence
4 5 (1.11%) Reference Data
5 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
5 4 (0.89%) Linked Data
5 4 (0.89%) NHS
6 3 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.67%) Housing Association
6 3 (0.67%) Photography
6 3 (0.67%) Product Ownership
6 3 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (0.45%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.45%) IoT
7 2 (0.45%) Lidar
7 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.45%) Onboarding
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.69%) Linux
2 28 (6.24%) Ubuntu
3 15 (3.34%) Windows
4 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (52.34%) Software Engineering
2 219 (48.78%) Web Development
3 216 (48.11%) Agile
4 213 (47.44%) Actionable Insight
5 210 (46.77%) DevOps
6 63 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
7 55 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (11.14%) Data Analysis
9 44 (9.80%) Full Stack Development
10 34 (7.57%) Line Management
11 33 (7.35%) Analytics
12 30 (6.68%) Decision-Making
13 25 (5.57%) Computer Science
13 25 (5.57%) Project Management
14 23 (5.12%) OO
15 22 (4.90%) Data Modelling
16 21 (4.68%) Customer Service
16 21 (4.68%) Machine Learning
16 21 (4.68%) MVC
17 20 (4.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 262 (58.35%) Python
2 256 (57.02%) JavaScript
3 128 (28.51%) C#
4 49 (10.91%) SQL
5 18 (4.01%) TypeScript
6 9 (2.00%) Apex Code
7 6 (1.34%) Ada
7 6 (1.34%) Java
7 6 (1.34%) PHP
7 6 (1.34%) R
8 4 (0.89%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 231 (51.45%) Security Cleared
2 215 (47.88%) SC Cleared
3 74 (16.48%) Degree
4 10 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.89%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.67%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.67%) MCPD
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.00%) QA
2 7 (1.56%) Accessibility
2 7 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (3.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) Terraform
2 6 (1.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 236 (52.56%) ESRI
2 44 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.79%) Oracle
4 19 (4.23%) SAP
5 17 (3.79%) Google
6 14 (3.12%) Salesforce
7 9 (2.00%) Civica
7 9 (2.00%) IBM
8 7 (1.56%) Mapbox
9 4 (0.89%) Mapinfo
9 4 (0.89%) Sparx
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe
10 1 (0.22%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.22%) IFS
10 1 (0.22%) Nokia
10 1 (0.22%) Xamarin