Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 735 773 600
Rank change year-on-year +38 -173 +109
Permanent jobs citing GIS 78 80 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.37% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 164
London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,658
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +1.81% -1.77%
10th Percentile £33,000 £23,625 £29,685
90th Percentile £69,920 £66,700 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

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 20,946 21,844 22,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.82% 29.55% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16,691 17,484 19,567
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 £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +44 14 £55,000 +66.67% 5
South London +7 8 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Central London -27 7 £44,500 +25.80% 2
East London -9 4 £33,500 -46.40% 2
North London +6 3 £42,500 -23.42% 3
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.33%) Python
4 25 (32.05%) Java
5 23 (29.49%) Degree
6 22 (28.21%) C#
7 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 17 (21.79%) DV Cleared
8 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
8 17 (21.79%) ESRI
8 17 (21.79%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (19.23%) Web Services
10 14 (17.95%) Windows
10 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (16.67%) C
11 13 (16.67%) Data Management
11 13 (16.67%) Analytics
12 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (15.38%) Web Development
12 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 11 (14.10%) Linux
13 11 (14.10%) Scrum
13 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
14 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
14 10 (12.82%) QA
14 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
14 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (12.82%) Oracle
14 10 (12.82%) Geospatial Data
14 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills

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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 (10.26%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.56%) GeoServer
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.28%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) SPSS
2 3 (3.85%) Stata
3 2 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MicroStation
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.28%) ProjectWise
4 1 (1.28%) Revit
4 1 (1.28%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.56%) GitHub
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) GPON
2 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (12.82%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (11.54%) Big Data
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.97%) QGIS
5 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (2.56%) MySQL
7 2 (2.56%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.56%) Spatial Data
7 2 (2.56%) Spotfire
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.56%) SQLite
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) RStudio
3 4 (5.13%) Subversion
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.28%) ERwin
5 1 (1.28%) gulp
5 1 (1.28%) Protractor
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.69%) Games
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (7.69%) GIS Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Scientific Software Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.13%) GIS Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) Web Services
2 9 (11.54%) XML
3 8 (10.26%) .NET
4 7 (8.97%) CSS
4 7 (8.97%) J2EE
4 7 (8.97%) JSF
4 7 (8.97%) PostGIS
5 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.69%) HTML
5 6 (7.69%) Java SE
6 5 (6.41%) D3.js
6 5 (6.41%) Ionic Framework
6 5 (6.41%) Leaflet
6 5 (6.41%) React
6 5 (6.41%) React Native
6 5 (6.41%) WebGL
7 3 (3.85%) Google Maps API
7 3 (3.85%) WPF
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.56%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.26%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) Derivative
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Photography
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (16.67%) Analytics
4 13 (16.67%) Data Management
5 12 (15.38%) Web Development
6 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
6 11 (14.10%) Scrum
7 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
8 9 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (8.97%) Data Analytics
10 7 (8.97%) Quality Management
10 7 (8.97%) Software Architecture
10 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.97%) Web Application Development
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.69%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 26 (33.33%) Python
3 25 (32.05%) Java
4 22 (28.21%) C#
5 13 (16.67%) C
6 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.97%) C++
9 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.13%) R
11 3 (3.85%) Delphi
11 3 (3.85%) PHP
11 3 (3.85%) XAML
12 2 (2.56%) Scala
12 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Degree
2 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 17 (21.79%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (8.97%) PhD
5 6 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
6 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.85%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.85%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.56%) CISM
8 2 (2.56%) CISSP
8 2 (2.56%) GIAC
8 2 (2.56%) GSLC
9 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) GxP
2 4 (5.13%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.85%) SLA
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.56%) UCITS
5 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) ESRI
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) Google
3 9 (11.54%) Tableau
4 5 (6.41%) Mapbox
4 5 (6.41%) Mapinfo
5 4 (5.13%) Luciad
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Palantir
6 2 (2.56%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.28%) SAP