Period
to 23 September 2021

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 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 626 449 620
Rank change year-on-year -177 +171 +122
Permanent jobs citing GIS 94 35 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 0.60% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 64 26 109
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,688 £37,985 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +38.24% -15.00% +12.36%
75th Percentile £71,250 £53,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £86,975 £65,625 £77,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +35.29% -6.59% +1.11%

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 15,781 5,875 16,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 32.06% 28.84% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9,366 4,915 13,414
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in London

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Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GIS in London.

Salary trend for GIS in London

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Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIS in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 2021. 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 -55 7 £49,500 +16.47% 2
West London -70 3 £81,000 -
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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 52 (55.32%) Artificial Intelligence
2 36 (38.30%) Analytics
3 33 (35.11%) Azure
4 30 (31.91%) AWS
4 30 (31.91%) Software Engineering
5 29 (30.85%) Machine Learning
5 29 (30.85%) ETL
6 28 (29.79%) C#
6 28 (29.79%) .NET
6 28 (29.79%) GCP
7 27 (28.72%) Kubernetes
7 27 (28.72%) Data Analytics
7 27 (28.72%) Docker
8 26 (27.66%) Big Data
9 25 (26.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (24.47%) Digital Twin
11 19 (20.21%) Python
11 19 (20.21%) Data Analysis
11 19 (20.21%) Degree
12 17 (18.09%) Presentation Skills
12 17 (18.09%) .NET Core
13 16 (17.02%) Geospatial Data
13 16 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (17.02%) Project Management
14 14 (14.89%) Cloud Native
14 14 (14.89%) Social Skills
14 14 (14.89%) Project Delivery
15 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.83%) Back Office

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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 10 (10.64%) ArcGIS
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.45%) AutoCAD
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (35.11%) Azure
2 30 (31.91%) AWS
3 28 (29.79%) GCP
4 6 (6.38%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.13%) CloudFront
6 2 (2.13%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.06%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.06%) Serverless
7 1 (1.06%) Smartsheet
7 1 (1.06%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.13%) Broadband
2 2 (2.13%) GPON
3 1 (1.06%) BGP
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) HSRP
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) MPLS
3 1 (1.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) OSPF
3 1 (1.06%) RIP
3 1 (1.06%) SNMP
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) VRRP
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) Big Data
2 16 (17.02%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (6.38%) Power BI
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.32%) Metadata
5 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.26%) QGIS
6 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.19%) Spatial Data
7 2 (2.13%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.13%) Tableau
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (18.09%) Presentation Skills
2 14 (14.89%) Social Skills
3 13 (13.83%) Back Office
4 10 (10.64%) Influencing Skills
5 9 (9.57%) Finance
6 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.32%) Local Government
7 5 (5.32%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
9 2 (2.13%) Public Sector
9 2 (2.13%) Publishing
10 1 (1.06%) Banking
10 1 (1.06%) Electronics
10 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 1 (1.06%) Law
10 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.06%) Marketing
10 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Consultant
3 21 (22.34%) Senior Developer
4 20 (21.28%) Architect
5 14 (14.89%) Senior Architect
6 11 (11.70%) C# Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Technology Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Fibre Planner
10 3 (3.19%) GIS Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.13%) Administrator
11 2 (2.13%) Data Manager
11 2 (2.13%) Fibre Designer
11 2 (2.13%) Network Designer
11 2 (2.13%) Network Planner
11 2 (2.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.79%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) .NET Core
3 5 (5.32%) CSS
3 5 (5.32%) NumPy
3 5 (5.32%) Pandas
3 5 (5.32%) PostGIS
4 3 (3.19%) HTML
4 3 (3.19%) Node.js
5 2 (2.13%) JSON
5 2 (2.13%) Leaflet
5 2 (2.13%) React
5 2 (2.13%) XML
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.06%) JPA
6 1 (1.06%) RESTful
6 1 (1.06%) SOAP
6 1 (1.06%) Spring
6 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (14.89%) Cloud Native
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.13%) Fibre Optics
5 2 (2.13%) iPad
5 2 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.06%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.06%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.32%) Artificial Intelligence
2 36 (38.30%) Analytics
3 30 (31.91%) Software Engineering
4 29 (30.85%) ETL
4 29 (30.85%) Machine Learning
5 27 (28.72%) Data Analytics
6 23 (24.47%) Digital Twin
7 19 (20.21%) Data Analysis
8 16 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (17.02%) Project Management
9 14 (14.89%) Project Delivery
10 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (12.77%) Data Management
11 12 (12.77%) IT Strategy
11 12 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (12.77%) Workshop Facilitation
12 11 (11.70%) Business Analysis
12 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.70%) Data Ingestion
12 11 (11.70%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) C#
2 19 (20.21%) Python
3 12 (12.77%) SQL
4 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.32%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) R
6 4 (4.26%) VBA
7 3 (3.19%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) Java 11
9 1 (1.06%) Java 8
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CCNP
7 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) GDPR
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PMO
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (28.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (28.72%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.19%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) ESRI
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Mapinfo
4 3 (3.19%) Openreach
5 2 (2.13%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.13%) BT
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Lumension
6 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.06%) Nokia
6 1 (1.06%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) Sophos
6 1 (1.06%) VMware