Period
to 19 January 2018

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

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 741 544 696
Rank change year-on-year -197 +152 -10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 69 287 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 1.36% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 198 151
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,560 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.27% +8.89% +4.65%

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 21,177 21,031 26,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.12% 29.75% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17,279 18,400 22,434
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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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 19 January 2018.

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 19 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
Central London -17 11 £55,000 +37.50% 3
West London -15 9 £55,000 +37.50% 8
North London - 2 £45,500 - 1
South London - 1 £28,500 -
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.43%) Finance
4 21 (30.43%) Python
5 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 17 (24.64%) Degree
7 16 (23.19%) Web Services
7 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (23.19%) ESRI
8 15 (21.74%) Oracle
8 15 (21.74%) Open Source
9 14 (20.29%) Retail
10 13 (18.84%) Windows
10 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.84%) Statistics
10 13 (18.84%) QA
11 12 (17.39%) Java
11 12 (17.39%) C
11 12 (17.39%) Analytics
11 12 (17.39%) Geospatial Data
12 11 (15.94%) Power BI
12 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
12 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.94%) ArcGIS
12 11 (15.94%) Node.js
13 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
13 10 (14.49%) Scrum
13 10 (14.49%) Mapinfo

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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 11 (15.94%) ArcGIS
2 8 (11.59%) Smallworld
3 7 (10.14%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) GeoServer
4 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (7.25%) IIS
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.80%) SAS
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.45%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.90%) SPSS
4 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.80%) SAP PM
2 4 (5.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) GitHub
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) SaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.45%) Heroku
6 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) DWDM
2 6 (8.70%) GPON
2 6 (8.70%) SDH
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) Geospatial Data
3 11 (15.94%) Power BI
4 7 (10.14%) Big Data
4 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.25%) QGIS
7 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.35%) PowerPivot
9 2 (2.90%) QlikView
9 2 (2.90%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Billing
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Planning Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Administrator
4 5 (7.25%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Development Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Integration Specialist
4 5 (7.25%) Software Development Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Software Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Business Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Business Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) Web Services
2 11 (15.94%) Node.js
3 10 (14.49%) HTML
4 9 (13.04%) CSS
5 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.59%) J2EE
6 7 (10.14%) XML
7 6 (8.70%) HTML5
7 6 (8.70%) JSF
8 5 (7.25%) .NET
8 5 (7.25%) OpenLayers
8 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (5.80%) REST
10 3 (4.35%) JSON
10 3 (4.35%) MEAN Stack
10 3 (4.35%) PostGIS
10 3 (4.35%) scikit-learn
11 2 (2.90%) Pandas
11 2 (2.90%) SAP Fiori
11 2 (2.90%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.70%) Virtual Team
4 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.90%) SCADA
8 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.45%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.49%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Unix
5 2 (2.90%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (21.74%) Open Source
4 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
4 13 (18.84%) Statistics
5 12 (17.39%) Analytics
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
8 7 (10.14%) Migration
9 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.70%) Network Design
9 6 (8.70%) Network Planning
9 6 (8.70%) Performance Management
9 6 (8.70%) Process Management
9 6 (8.70%) Quality Management
9 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.70%) Software Architecture
9 6 (8.70%) TDD
9 6 (8.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.43%) Python
4 12 (17.39%) C
4 12 (17.39%) Java
5 8 (11.59%) C#
5 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.25%) VBA
8 4 (5.80%) COBOL
9 3 (4.35%) C++
9 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.35%) VB
10 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) Scala
11 1 (1.45%) Delphi
11 1 (1.45%) ES7
11 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.80%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CEH
7 1 (1.45%) CISM
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) GCED
7 1 (1.45%) GCIA
7 1 (1.45%) GCIH
7 1 (1.45%) GSEC
7 1 (1.45%) MBA
7 1 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 6 (8.70%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) ESRI
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.49%) Mapinfo
5 6 (8.70%) Fujitsu
6 4 (5.80%) SAP
6 4 (5.80%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.45%) Teradata