Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 653 709
Rank change year-on-year -68 +56 -12
Permanent jobs citing GIS 106 168 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 0.81% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 70 127 116
London median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £34,075 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,836
% change year-on-year - +2.66% -3.66%

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 21,564 20,675 26,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.81% 30.14% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17,678 17,975 22,857
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,015
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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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 22 April 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 22 April 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
West London +27 18 £61,250 +53.13% 5
Central London -44 14 £60,000 +9.09% 5
North London - 6 £45,000 - 1
South London -27 4 £32,500 - 4
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England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 58 (54.72%) SQL
2 32 (30.19%) Java
3 29 (27.36%) Web Services
4 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 28 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (25.47%) SQL Server
6 24 (22.64%) Degree
7 23 (21.70%) QA
7 23 (21.70%) Windows
7 23 (21.70%) Python
8 22 (20.75%) Oracle
9 20 (18.87%) XML
9 20 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (18.87%) Geospatial Data
10 18 (16.98%) Analytics
11 17 (16.04%) J2EE
11 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL
11 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
12 16 (15.09%) Quality Management
12 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
13 15 (14.15%) Git (software)
13 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (14.15%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (14.15%) JSF
13 15 (14.15%) Data Management
13 15 (14.15%) C#
13 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (14.15%) Web Application Development
13 15 (14.15%) DV Cleared

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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 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
1 9 (8.49%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (7.55%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.66%) Apache
3 6 (5.66%) GeoServer
4 5 (4.72%) ArcGIS
4 5 (4.72%) IIS
5 4 (3.77%) Jupyter
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) CMS
6 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.89%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.94%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.94%) Confluence
7 1 (0.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.72%) AutoCAD
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.89%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.94%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.94%) Maximo
3 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.60%) GitHub
4 4 (3.77%) SaaS
5 3 (2.83%) Office 365
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.94%) Heroku
7 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) GPON
2 3 (2.83%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) Broadband
3 2 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) WAN
3 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.94%) DWDM
4 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.87%) Geospatial Data
2 20 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (14.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (12.26%) RDBMS
4 13 (12.26%) Relational Database
5 10 (9.43%) Big Data
6 8 (7.55%) Hadoop
6 8 (7.55%) QGIS
7 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.60%) Spatial Data
7 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.60%) Star Schema
8 6 (5.66%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.83%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.55%) Subversion
3 7 (6.60%) ERwin
4 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.77%) JIRA
5 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) CircleCI
General
1 10 (9.43%) Retail
1 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.55%) Finance
3 7 (6.60%) Marketing
4 3 (2.83%) Legal
4 3 (2.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Developer
2 13 (12.26%) Software Developer
3 10 (9.43%) Python Developer
4 9 (8.49%) Architect
4 9 (8.49%) Network Planner
5 8 (7.55%) Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Junior
6 7 (6.60%) Data Architect
6 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Junior Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Junior Python Developer
7 6 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Data Modeller
8 5 (4.72%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Product Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.77%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) Web Services
2 20 (18.87%) XML
3 17 (16.04%) J2EE
4 15 (14.15%) JSF
5 13 (12.26%) HTML
5 13 (12.26%) PostGIS
6 12 (11.32%) CSS
7 11 (10.38%) .NET
8 7 (6.60%) Django
8 7 (6.60%) XHTML
8 7 (6.60%) XSLT
9 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.66%) NumPy
9 6 (5.66%) Pandas
9 6 (5.66%) scikit-learn
9 6 (5.66%) WPF
10 5 (4.72%) Node.js
11 4 (3.77%) Natural Language Processing
11 4 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.49%) Data Structures
4 8 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.72%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.77%) User Experience
7 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.89%) PKI
8 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.89%) SCADA
8 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.94%) Derivative
9 1 (0.94%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Windows
2 12 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.38%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Unix
5 2 (1.89%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) CentOS
5 2 (1.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Software Engineering
2 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.98%) Analytics
4 16 (15.09%) Quality Management
5 15 (14.15%) Data Management
5 15 (14.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (14.15%) Software Architecture
5 15 (14.15%) Web Application Development
6 14 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (12.26%) Project Management
8 12 (11.32%) Statistics
8 12 (11.32%) Web Development
9 11 (10.38%) ETL
9 11 (10.38%) Machine Learning
9 11 (10.38%) Migration
10 10 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.43%) OO
10 10 (9.43%) OOD
11 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
11 9 (8.49%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.72%) SQL
2 32 (30.19%) Java
3 23 (21.70%) Python
4 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL
5 15 (14.15%) C#
6 14 (13.21%) C
7 8 (7.55%) PHP
8 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.66%) Delphi
9 6 (5.66%) XAML
10 3 (2.83%) COBOL
10 3 (2.83%) VBA
11 2 (1.89%) C++
11 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.94%) ES7
12 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (22.64%) Degree
2 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.15%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.72%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.89%) CEH
6 2 (1.89%) CISM
6 2 (1.89%) CISSP
6 2 (1.89%) GCED
6 2 (1.89%) GCIA
6 2 (1.89%) GCIH
6 2 (1.89%) GSEC
6 2 (1.89%) SANS
6 2 (1.89%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MBA
7 1 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.94%) PhD
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.70%) QA
2 8 (7.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) GMP
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.94%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.94%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.75%) Oracle
3 11 (10.38%) Mapinfo
4 8 (7.55%) Fujitsu
5 4 (3.77%) ESRI
6 3 (2.83%) SAP
6 3 (2.83%) Tableau
7 2 (1.89%) BT
7 2 (1.89%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) Openreach
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.89%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.89%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Xero