Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 664 740
Rank change year-on-year -114 +76 -35
Permanent jobs citing GIS 383 540 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 1.08% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 244 355 432
England median annual salary £42,500 £48,655 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.65% +8.12% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,685 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +5.88%

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 49,492 49,980 61,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.52% 29.76% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41,367 43,114 52,301
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.69%

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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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +66 133 £34,000 -24.44% 22
London -191 70 £55,000 - 19
North of England +13 67 £64,000 +47.13% 10
East of England +10 55 £35,000 -9.09% 9
North West -4 52 £67,500 +55.17% 8
Midlands +24 32 £35,000 +9.38% 7
South West +18 24 £45,000 -6.25% 10
West Midlands +10 18 £35,000 +9.38% 5
Yorkshire +30 14 £41,250 +13.79% 1
East Midlands +30 14 £36,250 -11.59% 2
North East -15 1 £32,500 - 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 159 (41.51%) Degree
2 91 (23.76%) SQL
3 83 (21.67%) Finance
4 74 (19.32%) Java
4 74 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (17.49%) Microsoft
6 65 (16.97%) Software Engineering
7 64 (16.71%) Windows
8 62 (16.19%) SAP
9 59 (15.40%) JavaScript
10 58 (15.14%) Geospatial Data
11 57 (14.88%) SQL Server
12 54 (14.10%) Computer Science
13 53 (13.84%) Management Information System
13 53 (13.84%) Python
14 50 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (11.23%) Web Services
16 42 (10.97%) ESRI
17 40 (10.44%) CAD
17 40 (10.44%) Mathematics
17 40 (10.44%) Presales
18 38 (9.92%) Security Cleared
18 38 (9.92%) Active Directory
18 38 (9.92%) C++
19 36 (9.40%) Scrum
19 36 (9.40%) SAP PM
20 35 (9.14%) Risk Management
20 35 (9.14%) C#
20 35 (9.14%) Analytics
21 34 (8.88%) .NET

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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 34 (8.88%) ArcGIS
2 17 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.18%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.18%) WebSphere Portal
4 10 (2.61%) GeoServer
5 9 (2.35%) SAS
6 8 (2.09%) Smallworld
7 7 (1.83%) Apache
8 6 (1.57%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.57%) CMS
8 6 (1.57%) IIS
8 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.31%) Drupal
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.52%) ArcSDE
11 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.52%) JBoss
11 2 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (6.01%) Autodesk Inventor
4 13 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.57%) SPSS
6 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.78%) ArcInfo
7 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.26%) Revit
Business Applications
1 36 (9.40%) SAP PM
2 30 (7.83%) SAP MM
3 29 (7.57%) SAP CO
3 29 (7.57%) SAP FI
3 29 (7.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (7.57%) SAP HR
4 23 (6.01%) SAP GTS
4 23 (6.01%) SAP PS
4 23 (6.01%) SAP R/3
5 16 (4.18%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (4.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (1.57%) Maximo
6 6 (1.57%) Primavera
6 6 (1.57%) SAP EHS
6 6 (1.57%) SAP QM
6 6 (1.57%) SAP SD
7 4 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.52%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.26%) SAP ECC
9 1 (0.26%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.39%) GitHub
2 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.83%) SaaS
4 5 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.04%) Office 365
6 3 (0.78%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.78%) IaaS
6 3 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.52%) Heroku
7 2 (0.52%) Serverless
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.66%) DNS
2 11 (2.87%) Broadband
3 8 (2.09%) FTP
4 7 (1.83%) DWDM
5 6 (1.57%) GPON
5 6 (1.57%) SDH
6 5 (1.31%) Internet
7 3 (0.78%) LDAP
8 2 (0.52%) Firewall
8 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.26%) DMZ
9 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.14%) Geospatial Data
2 57 (14.88%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (5.22%) Big Data
4 20 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.22%) Spatial Data
5 18 (4.70%) Power BI
6 16 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.18%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.18%) Oracle Database
6 16 (4.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.39%) Apache Hive
8 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.87%) QGIS
9 11 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.61%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.31%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.78%) JIRA
5 3 (0.78%) NUnit
6 2 (0.52%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.52%) Gradle
6 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.52%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 83 (21.67%) Finance
2 26 (6.79%) Aerospace
3 25 (6.53%) Retail
4 23 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.96%) Banking
5 19 (4.96%) Investment Banking
6 16 (4.18%) Marketing
7 15 (3.92%) Games
8 14 (3.66%) Law
9 8 (2.09%) Digital Economy
10 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.04%) Automotive
11 4 (1.04%) Local Government
11 4 (1.04%) Military
12 3 (0.78%) Legal
13 2 (0.52%) Advertising
13 2 (0.52%) Billing
13 2 (0.52%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (21.93%) Developer
2 57 (14.88%) Consultant
3 44 (11.49%) Analyst
4 31 (8.09%) SAP Consultant
5 30 (7.83%) SAP PM Consultant
6 26 (6.79%) Java Engineer
7 25 (6.53%) Graduate
8 23 (6.01%) SAP PLM Consultant
8 23 (6.01%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.74%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.96%) Architect
10 19 (4.96%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.70%) Data Analyst
12 17 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
13 16 (4.18%) Java Software Engineer
14 15 (3.92%) Development Engineer
14 15 (3.92%) Software Development Engineer
14 15 (3.92%) Software Integration Engineer
15 14 (3.66%) Service Desk Engineer
16 13 (3.39%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.23%) Web Services
2 34 (8.88%) .NET
3 31 (8.09%) J2EE
4 30 (7.83%) BAPI
4 30 (7.83%) HTML
5 29 (7.57%) IDoc
6 23 (6.01%) CSS
7 21 (5.48%) XML
8 20 (5.22%) RESTful
9 18 (4.70%) Node.js
10 16 (4.18%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.18%) JSF
10 16 (4.18%) PostGIS
11 15 (3.92%) OpenLayers
11 15 (3.92%) REST
12 13 (3.39%) HTML5
13 11 (2.87%) React
13 11 (2.87%) SAP Fiori
13 11 (2.87%) SAPUI5
13 11 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 53 (13.84%) Management Information System
3 50 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.18%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.61%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.09%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
8 6 (1.57%) Social Media
9 5 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.78%) LLPG
11 2 (0.52%) GPGPU
11 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.52%) Robotics
11 2 (0.52%) SCADA
11 2 (0.52%) User Experience
12 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.71%) Windows
2 33 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 32 (8.36%) Linux
4 17 (4.44%) Unix
5 15 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.35%) Android
8 7 (1.83%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Fedora
9 1 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (16.97%) Software Engineering
3 40 (10.44%) CAD
3 40 (10.44%) Mathematics
3 40 (10.44%) Presales
4 36 (9.40%) Scrum
5 35 (9.14%) Analytics
5 35 (9.14%) Risk Management
6 33 (8.62%) SAP Implementation
7 29 (7.57%) Configuration Management
7 29 (7.57%) Document Management
7 29 (7.57%) EAM
8 28 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (7.31%) Change Management
8 28 (7.31%) Project Management
9 27 (7.05%) DevOps
10 25 (6.53%) Collaborative Working
10 25 (6.53%) Migration
10 25 (6.53%) Open Source
11 23 (6.01%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.76%) SQL
2 74 (19.32%) Java
3 59 (15.40%) JavaScript
4 53 (13.84%) Python
5 38 (9.92%) C++
6 35 (9.14%) C#
7 33 (8.62%) C
8 19 (4.96%) R
9 17 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 15 (3.92%) Scala
11 14 (3.66%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.61%) VBA
13 9 (2.35%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.09%) sed
15 7 (1.83%) PHP
16 5 (1.31%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.04%) COBOL
17 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 159 (41.51%) Degree
2 38 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.05%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.01%) SC Cleared
5 21 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (3.66%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.35%) MBA
8 8 (2.09%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.83%) HNC
10 5 (1.31%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.04%) CISSP
11 4 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (1.04%) PhD
12 3 (0.78%) CISM
13 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.26%) HND
14 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.26%) MCP
14 1 (0.26%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.57%) QA
2 9 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.35%) SLA
3 8 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.57%) NEBOSH
5 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.78%) PMO
7 1 (0.26%) BS7666
7 1 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.26%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.26%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.09%) SAP ITS
3 4 (1.04%) Docker
4 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
1 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.26%) SCCM
1 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 62 (16.19%) SAP
3 42 (10.97%) ESRI
4 32 (8.36%) Oracle
5 16 (4.18%) Fujitsu
6 14 (3.66%) Mapinfo
7 10 (2.61%) Google
8 9 (2.35%) Tableau
9 5 (1.31%) Ariba
9 5 (1.31%) Concur
9 5 (1.31%) IBM
10 4 (1.04%) BT
10 4 (1.04%) Nintex
11 2 (0.52%) Adobe
11 2 (0.52%) Capita
11 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.26%) Lagan
12 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.26%) Telerik