Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 741 713
Rank change year-on-year +15 -28 +24
Permanent jobs citing GIS 109 96 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.44% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 73 76 111
London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,658
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +1.81% -11.13%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 22,579 21,745 25,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.54% 29.77% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17,795 18,158 21,945
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +8.11% +0.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +32 17 £55,000 +100.00% 3
Central London -32 15 £60,000 +133.01% 4
South London -13 9 £40,000 +5.26% 1
North London +7 6 £45,000 -30.77% 2
East London -2 1 £34,000 -32.34%
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 53 (48.62%) SQL
2 36 (33.03%) Java
3 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (26.61%) Degree
5 25 (22.94%) Software Engineering
5 25 (22.94%) Python
6 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
7 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
7 23 (21.10%) Analytics
8 22 (20.18%) Web Services
8 22 (20.18%) QA
9 20 (18.35%) C#
10 19 (17.43%) XML
10 19 (17.43%) Windows
10 19 (17.43%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
10 19 (17.43%) Geospatial Data
11 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
11 18 (16.51%) Oracle
12 16 (14.68%) Project Management
12 16 (14.68%) C
12 16 (14.68%) PL/SQL
12 16 (14.68%) DV Cleared
12 16 (14.68%) Data Management
13 15 (13.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
13 15 (13.76%) Quality Management
14 14 (12.84%) J2EE
14 14 (12.84%) HTML

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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 (7.34%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.42%) ArcGIS
3 4 (3.67%) Jupyter
3 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.75%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.92%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.59%) AutoCAD
3 5 (4.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.92%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.92%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.50%) GitHub
4 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 3 (2.75%) Office 365
6 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.92%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) GPON
2 3 (2.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) Broadband
3 2 (1.83%) LAN
3 2 (1.83%) WAN
3 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.43%) Geospatial Data
2 19 (17.43%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (12.84%) Oracle Database
3 14 (12.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (12.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (12.84%) RDBMS
3 14 (12.84%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.09%) Big Data
5 8 (7.34%) Hadoop
6 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.42%) QGIS
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.42%) Star Schema
7 6 (5.50%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (5.50%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.50%) Spatial Data
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.59%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.34%) Subversion
3 7 (6.42%) ERwin
4 5 (4.59%) JIRA
5 4 (3.67%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.92%) gulp
7 1 (0.92%) Protractor
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
7 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
3 6 (5.50%) Games
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (38.53%) Developer
2 24 (22.02%) Software Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Network Planner
4 11 (10.09%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Python Developer
5 10 (9.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Architect
7 8 (7.34%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Junior
8 7 (6.42%) Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.42%) Data Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Junior Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Junior Python Developer
9 6 (5.50%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.50%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Data Modeller
9 6 (5.50%) Scientific Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.18%) Web Services
2 19 (17.43%) XML
3 14 (12.84%) HTML
3 14 (12.84%) J2EE
3 14 (12.84%) JSF
4 13 (11.93%) PostGIS
5 11 (10.09%) .NET
5 11 (10.09%) CSS
6 7 (6.42%) Django
6 7 (6.42%) XHTML
6 7 (6.42%) XSLT
7 6 (5.50%) Java SE
7 6 (5.50%) NumPy
7 6 (5.50%) Pandas
7 6 (5.50%) scikit-learn
7 6 (5.50%) WPF
8 4 (3.67%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.09%) Algorithms
3 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.26%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.50%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.59%) User Experience
7 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.83%) Derivative
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.83%) PKI
8 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.92%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Unix
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) CentOS
4 1 (0.92%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) Software Engineering
3 23 (21.10%) Analytics
4 16 (14.68%) Data Management
4 16 (14.68%) Project Management
5 15 (13.76%) Quality Management
5 15 (13.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (12.84%) Software Architecture
6 14 (12.84%) Web Application Development
7 13 (11.93%) Machine Learning
7 13 (11.93%) Scrum
7 13 (11.93%) Statistics
8 12 (11.01%) Network Planning
8 12 (11.01%) Web Development
9 11 (10.09%) ETL
10 10 (9.17%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.17%) Data Science
10 10 (9.17%) Information Management
10 10 (9.17%) OO
10 10 (9.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.62%) SQL
2 36 (33.03%) Java
3 25 (22.94%) Python
4 20 (18.35%) C#
5 16 (14.68%) C
5 16 (14.68%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.34%) PHP
7 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.42%) C++
9 6 (5.50%) Delphi
9 6 (5.50%) XAML
10 2 (1.83%) Scala
10 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.83%) VBA
11 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
3 16 (14.68%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (6.42%) PhD
6 5 (4.59%) Master's Degree
6 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) CISM
7 2 (1.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.92%) CEH
8 1 (0.92%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.92%) GCED
8 1 (0.92%) GCIA
8 1 (0.92%) GCIH
8 1 (0.92%) GIAC
8 1 (0.92%) GSEC
8 1 (0.92%) GSLC
8 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.18%) QA
2 11 (10.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) UCITS
4 1 (0.92%) GMP
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) Oracle
3 13 (11.93%) Mapinfo
4 7 (6.42%) ESRI
5 5 (4.59%) Tableau
6 4 (3.67%) TOWER Software
7 3 (2.75%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.83%) BT
8 2 (1.83%) Google
8 2 (1.83%) Openreach
8 2 (1.83%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.92%) Adobe
9 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.92%) Xero