Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 131 145
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14 +1
Permanent jobs citing GIS 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.73% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 13
Glasgow median annual salary £62,000 £31,100 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +99.36% -58.53% +76.47%
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.43% +2.22% +8.43%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 868 827 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.84% 38.47% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 502 401 615
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +2.21%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% -

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Glasgow

GIS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for GIS in Glasgow

GIS
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Qt
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) OpenSceneGraph
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell

GIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CMake
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) GIS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Qt
2 1 (16.67%) Google Maps API
2 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (16.67%) OpenSceneGraph
2 1 (16.67%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Mapbox
2 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce