Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 707 750 549
Rank change year-on-year +43 -201 +134
Permanent jobs citing GIS 67 71 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.34% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 201
London median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,550 £35,125 £29,685
90th Percentile £64,125 £70,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -13.27% +8.89%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18,535 21,114 21,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.53% 30.06% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15,330 17,205 18,346
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in London

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Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GIS in London

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Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GIS in London

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Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
West London +22 9 £55,000 - 4
East London +17 3 £33,000 -47.62%
North London +15 2 £40,000 -12.09% 1
Central London +8 1 £35,000 -36.36%
South London -8 1 £19,000 -33.33%
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 26 (38.81%) Degree
3 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (31.34%) Python
5 17 (25.37%) ESRI
6 14 (20.90%) Windows
6 14 (20.90%) Linux
7 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
7 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
7 13 (19.40%) Visualisation
8 12 (17.91%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (17.91%) C#
8 12 (17.91%) Data Management
9 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
9 11 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (16.42%) Java
9 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.42%) Geospatial Data
10 10 (14.93%) Analytics
10 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (14.93%) Google
11 9 (13.43%) Web Development
11 9 (13.43%) Mathematics
11 9 (13.43%) Data Analytics
11 9 (13.43%) C
11 9 (13.43%) Web Services
11 9 (13.43%) Finance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (11.94%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.48%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.49%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) SPSS
2 4 (5.97%) Stata
3 2 (2.99%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.49%) MicroStation
4 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.49%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (1.49%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Broadband
1 1 (1.49%) GPON
1 1 (1.49%) IPsec
1 1 (1.49%) SNMP
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) Geospatial Data
1 11 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.96%) Big Data
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.96%) Spatial Data
3 5 (7.46%) QGIS
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.48%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.99%) Power BI
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQLite
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) RStudio
2 4 (5.97%) Selenium
3 2 (2.99%) ERwin
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Military
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) GIS Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Data Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Geospatial Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Geospatial Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Salesperson
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Web Services
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.96%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) D3.js
3 5 (7.46%) Ionic Framework
3 5 (7.46%) Leaflet
3 5 (7.46%) React
3 5 (7.46%) React Native
3 5 (7.46%) WebGL
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) Google Maps API
5 3 (4.48%) J2EE
5 3 (4.48%) JSF
5 3 (4.48%) PostGIS
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.99%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) LAMP
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (32.84%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (19.40%) Visualisation
3 12 (17.91%) Data Management
3 12 (17.91%) Data Visualisation
4 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.93%) Analytics
6 9 (13.43%) Data Analytics
6 9 (13.43%) Mathematics
6 9 (13.43%) Web Development
7 7 (10.45%) Spatial Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineering
8 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.46%) Project Management
9 5 (7.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 21 (31.34%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) C#
4 11 (16.42%) Java
5 9 (13.43%) C
6 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.97%) R
9 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.99%) Delphi
10 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 2 (2.99%) XAML
11 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (5.97%) Postgraduate
5 3 (4.48%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.49%) CISM
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) GIAC
7 1 (1.49%) GSLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) JSP 440
3 4 (5.97%) GxP
4 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) ESRI
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Google
4 8 (11.94%) Tableau
5 5 (7.46%) Mapbox
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle
6 4 (5.97%) Luciad
6 4 (5.97%) Palantir
7 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.99%) Splunk
8 1 (1.49%) BT
8 1 (1.49%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.49%) Northgate
8 1 (1.49%) Openreach
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.49%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) Virgin Media