Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 588 703
Rank change year-on-year -159 +115 +26
Permanent jobs citing GIS 85 272 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 1.22% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 167 136
London median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,625 £29,685 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £46,165 £43,500
% change year-on-year -13.35% +6.13% +2.35%

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 22238 22293 27092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.43% 29.46% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17833 19427 22914
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 £45,000
% 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -15 18 £47,500 +26.67% 2
West London -23 9 £40,375 -7.71%
North London - 3 £45,000 - 2
East London -5 2 £62,750 -26.18% 1
South London - 1 £28,500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 36 (42.35%) JavaScript
2 34 (40.00%) SQL
3 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.29%) Degree
4 26 (30.59%) Python
5 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
5 23 (27.06%) ESRI
5 23 (27.06%) Finance
6 18 (21.18%) Retail
7 17 (20.00%) ArcGIS
8 16 (18.82%) Oracle
8 16 (18.82%) Java
8 16 (18.82%) Open Source
9 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
10 14 (16.47%) Node.js
10 14 (16.47%) Mapinfo
10 14 (16.47%) HTML
10 14 (16.47%) Web Services
11 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
11 13 (15.29%) Scrum
11 13 (15.29%) QA
11 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (15.29%) Analytics
11 13 (15.29%) Power BI
12 12 (14.12%) Statistics
12 12 (14.12%) CSS
13 11 (12.94%) C
13 11 (12.94%) Windows

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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 17 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 8 (9.41%) Smallworld
3 5 (5.88%) GeoServer
3 5 (5.88%) SAS
4 4 (4.71%) Apache
4 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.18%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.35%) SPSS
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.71%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.41%) GitHub
3 4 (4.71%) SaaS
4 3 (3.53%) Heroku
4 3 (3.53%) Serverless
5 2 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) DWDM
2 6 (7.06%) GPON
2 6 (7.06%) SDH
3 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
3 13 (15.29%) Power BI
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.88%) Big Data
6 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.53%) PowerPivot
8 3 (3.53%) QGIS
8 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.35%) SAP BW
9 2 (2.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.53%) CircleCI
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Marketing
3 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
6 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) GIS Developer
4 9 (10.59%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Planning Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.71%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Business Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) HTML
1 14 (16.47%) Node.js
1 14 (16.47%) Web Services
2 12 (14.12%) CSS
3 8 (9.41%) .NET
3 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.24%) HTML5
5 6 (7.06%) J2EE
6 5 (5.88%) D3.js
6 5 (5.88%) REST
7 4 (4.71%) JSF
7 4 (4.71%) JSON
7 4 (4.71%) MEAN Stack
7 4 (4.71%) OpenLayers
7 4 (4.71%) Sass
7 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.71%) XML
8 3 (3.53%) Express
8 3 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.53%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.53%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.35%) SCADA
7 2 (2.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Unix
5 2 (2.35%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.82%) Open Source
3 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 13 (15.29%) Analytics
4 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (15.29%) Scrum
5 12 (14.12%) Statistics
6 11 (12.94%) Change Management
7 9 (10.59%) Mathematics
8 8 (9.41%) Data Management
8 8 (9.41%) TDD
9 7 (8.24%) Project Management
9 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
10 6 (7.06%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (7.06%) Network Design
10 6 (7.06%) Network Planning
10 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
10 6 (7.06%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (7.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) JavaScript
2 34 (40.00%) SQL
3 26 (30.59%) Python
4 16 (18.82%) Java
5 11 (12.94%) C
6 9 (10.59%) C#
7 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.71%) R
8 4 (4.71%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.71%) VBA
9 3 (3.53%) COBOL
9 3 (3.53%) PHP
9 3 (3.53%) VB
10 2 (2.35%) C++
10 2 (2.35%) Delphi
10 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 2 (2.35%) XAML
11 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CISM
8 1 (1.18%) CISSP
8 1 (1.18%) CRISC
8 1 (1.18%) HNC
8 1 (1.18%) HND
8 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.18%) MBA
8 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.06%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) ESRI
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle
3 14 (16.47%) Mapinfo
4 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.24%) Tableau
6 4 (4.71%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.71%) SAP
7 3 (3.53%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.18%) Adobe
8 1 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.18%) Teradata