Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 716 727
Rank change year-on-year -41 +11 +13
Permanent jobs citing GIS 417 533 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 1.00% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 281 372 449
England median annual salary £40,000 £46,165 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.35% +4.59% +3.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £29,685 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £46,165 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.35% +2.59% +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 50939 53047 65160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.16% 29.56% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42326 45770 55367
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +132 172 £40,000 -11.11% 6
London -174 82 £47,500 -13.64% 5
North of England +16 73 £42,500 -2.30% 6
North West +3 53 £50,000 +14.94% 4
East of England -20 43 £37,000 -26.00% 2
South West +13 25 £45,000 -
Midlands +35 23 £40,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +31 18 £42,500 -41.38% 2
East Midlands +33 12 £43,750 +9.38%
West Midlands +4 9 £30,000 +9.09%
North East - 2 £32,750 -
GIS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 179 (42.93%) Degree
2 102 (24.46%) SQL
3 91 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 86 (20.62%) Finance
4 86 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (20.62%) Geospatial Data
5 79 (18.94%) Java
6 76 (18.23%) Python
7 73 (17.51%) SQL Server
7 73 (17.51%) Computer Science
8 63 (15.11%) Software Engineering
9 62 (14.87%) Presales
10 57 (13.67%) SAP
11 56 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
12 55 (13.19%) Microsoft
13 54 (12.95%) C++
13 54 (12.95%) Management Information System
14 52 (12.47%) .NET
15 46 (11.03%) HTML
15 46 (11.03%) Mathematics
16 45 (10.79%) Project Management
16 45 (10.79%) Analytics
17 42 (10.07%) C#
18 39 (9.35%) J2EE
19 38 (9.11%) Windows
19 38 (9.11%) ESRI
19 38 (9.11%) ArcGIS
20 37 (8.87%) Risk Management
20 37 (8.87%) Scrum
20 37 (8.87%) CSS

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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 38 (9.11%) ArcGIS
2 15 (3.60%) GeoServer
3 13 (3.12%) SAS
4 12 (2.88%) Apache
5 11 (2.64%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.40%) IIS
6 10 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.16%) Drupal
8 8 (1.92%) Smallworld
9 5 (1.20%) CMS
10 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.72%) JBoss
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.72%) WildFly
12 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.24%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 32 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (4.32%) Autodesk Inventor
4 12 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.40%) SPSS
6 9 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.72%) ArcInfo
8 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 31 (7.43%) SAP PM
2 26 (6.24%) SAP CO
2 26 (6.24%) SAP FI
2 26 (6.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 26 (6.24%) SAP HR
2 26 (6.24%) SAP MM
3 18 (4.32%) SAP GTS
3 18 (4.32%) SAP PS
3 18 (4.32%) SAP R/3
4 13 (3.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (1.92%) Maximo
5 8 (1.92%) Primavera
5 8 (1.92%) SAP EHS
5 8 (1.92%) SAP QM
5 8 (1.92%) SAP SD
6 6 (1.44%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.96%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.12%) GitHub
2 11 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.44%) SaaS
4 5 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.96%) Office 365
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.72%) Heroku
6 3 (0.72%) Serverless
7 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.48%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.64%) Firewall
2 10 (2.40%) Broadband
3 7 (1.68%) DWDM
4 6 (1.44%) GPON
4 6 (1.44%) SDH
4 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.96%) Network Security
6 3 (0.72%) LDAP
7 2 (0.48%) Internet
7 2 (0.48%) Wireless
8 1 (0.24%) DMZ
8 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.62%) Geospatial Data
2 73 (17.51%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.47%) Spatial Data
4 25 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 25 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (6.00%) Power BI
5 23 (5.52%) Big Data
6 17 (4.08%) QGIS
6 17 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.60%) PowerPivot
9 14 (3.36%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.16%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.92%) MySQL
12 7 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (5.52%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.44%) NUnit
4 5 (1.20%) JIRA
4 5 (1.20%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.96%) Subversion
6 3 (0.72%) CircleCI
6 3 (0.72%) Gradle
7 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.48%) Moq
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 86 (20.62%) Finance
2 36 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 35 (8.39%) Retail
4 28 (6.71%) Marketing
5 22 (5.28%) Games
6 20 (4.80%) Aerospace
7 19 (4.56%) Banking
8 17 (4.08%) Investment Banking
9 11 (2.64%) Law
10 8 (1.92%) Digital Economy
11 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.96%) Automotive
12 4 (0.96%) Legal
13 3 (0.72%) Back Office
13 3 (0.72%) Local Government
14 2 (0.48%) Advertising
14 2 (0.48%) Billing
15 1 (0.24%) Publishing
15 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (24.94%) Developer
2 80 (19.18%) Consultant
3 46 (11.03%) Analyst
4 29 (6.95%) Software Developer
5 27 (6.47%) SAP Consultant
5 27 (6.47%) SAP PM Consultant
6 25 (6.00%) Graduate
7 23 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.28%) GIS Consultant
8 22 (5.28%) Software Engineer
9 21 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (4.32%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.32%) Data Analyst
10 18 (4.32%) SAP PLM Consultant
11 15 (3.60%) GIS Developer
12 14 (3.36%) Architect
12 14 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (3.12%) Java Engineer
13 13 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (3.12%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.47%) .NET
2 46 (11.03%) HTML
3 39 (9.35%) J2EE
4 37 (8.87%) CSS
5 34 (8.15%) Web Services
6 26 (6.24%) BAPI
6 26 (6.24%) IDoc
7 22 (5.28%) OpenLayers
8 21 (5.04%) HTML5
9 19 (4.56%) Ajax
9 19 (4.56%) Node.js
10 18 (4.32%) REST
11 17 (4.08%) jQuery
12 16 (3.84%) RESTful
13 15 (3.60%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.36%) PostGIS
15 13 (3.12%) ASP.NET
16 12 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (2.88%) XML
17 10 (2.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (17.51%) Computer Science
2 56 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (12.95%) Management Information System
4 26 (6.24%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.40%) Renewable Energy
8 9 (2.16%) 3D Graphics
8 9 (2.16%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.68%) Contactless
10 6 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.96%) User Experience
12 3 (0.72%) Blog
12 3 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.48%) CCTV
13 2 (0.48%) LLPG
13 2 (0.48%) Robotics
13 2 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.11%) Windows
2 29 (6.95%) Linux
3 14 (3.36%) Unix
3 14 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.20%) Android
5 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Fedora
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (15.11%) Software Engineering
3 62 (14.87%) Presales
4 46 (11.03%) Mathematics
5 45 (10.79%) Analytics
5 45 (10.79%) Project Management
6 37 (8.87%) Open Source
6 37 (8.87%) Risk Management
6 37 (8.87%) Scrum
7 36 (8.63%) CAD
8 32 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (7.67%) Data Management
9 30 (7.19%) Statistics
10 28 (6.71%) SAP Implementation
11 26 (6.24%) Document Management
12 25 (6.00%) Data Analysis
12 25 (6.00%) DevOps
12 25 (6.00%) SDLC
13 24 (5.76%) Collaborative Working
13 24 (5.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (24.46%) SQL
2 91 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 79 (18.94%) Java
4 76 (18.23%) Python
5 54 (12.95%) C++
6 42 (10.07%) C#
7 30 (7.19%) C
7 30 (7.19%) R
8 14 (3.36%) Scala
9 11 (2.64%) VBA
10 10 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.92%) PHP
12 7 (1.68%) sed
12 7 (1.68%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.44%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.20%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.72%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.72%) Groovy
16 3 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 179 (42.93%) Degree
2 28 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.88%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.16%) CISSP
6 9 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.68%) HNC
7 7 (1.68%) MBA
8 6 (1.44%) CISM
8 6 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (1.44%) PhD
9 5 (1.20%) CISA
9 5 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.72%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.24%) HND
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
11 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.67%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) SLA
3 7 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.44%) NEBOSH
5 3 (0.72%) PMO
6 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) SAP ITS
3 2 (0.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.48%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (0.96%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.48%) Graphite
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (13.67%) SAP
2 55 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.11%) ESRI
4 31 (7.43%) Oracle
5 24 (5.76%) Mapinfo
6 16 (3.84%) Tableau
7 10 (2.40%) Google
8 5 (1.20%) Ariba
8 5 (1.20%) Concur
9 4 (0.96%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.96%) Epicor
9 4 (0.96%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.96%) JDA
9 4 (0.96%) Juniper
9 4 (0.96%) Nintex
9 4 (0.96%) QAD
9 4 (0.96%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.72%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.72%) BT
11 2 (0.48%) TOWER Software