The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.89% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.06% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +5.00%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 294 345 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 28.97% 31.97% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 205 272 280
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing GIS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Essex

GIS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for GIS in Essex

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Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 1 £37,500 -
Colchester - 1 £37,500 -
GIS
East of England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for GIS.

1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Hudson
2 11 (91.67%) Issue Tracking
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) UML
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Middleware
2 11 (91.67%) ClearQuest
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) CruiseControl
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 11 (91.67%) Atlassian
2 11 (91.67%) GWT
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Kanban
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) TeamCity
2 11 (91.67%) Open Source
2 11 (91.67%) REST
2 11 (91.67%) FishEye

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
2 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) JasperReports
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) ClearQuest
1 11 (91.67%) CruiseControl
1 11 (91.67%) FishEye
1 11 (91.67%) Hudson
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
1 11 (91.67%) TeamCity
2 6 (50.00%) Ant
2 6 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (41.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) GWT
1 11 (91.67%) Middleware
1 11 (91.67%) REST
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) Ajax
2 6 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 6 (50.00%) AWT
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (50.00%) JMS
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) Swing
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
1 11 (91.67%) Issue Tracking
1 11 (91.67%) Kanban
1 11 (91.67%) OO
1 11 (91.67%) Open Source
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) TDD
1 11 (91.67%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (41.67%) Cyber Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Atlassian
2 6 (50.00%) Adobe
2 6 (50.00%) Google