Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 322 328
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing GIS 54 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 1.05% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 23
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,250 £38,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £50,750 £64,500
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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4319 4278 4453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.40% 34.39% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3666 3706 3828
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
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 the North West

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS in the North West.

Salary trend for GIS in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North West 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
Cheshire -22 35 £67,000 +54.02% 3
Manchester -16 19 £35,000 -17.65% 4
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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 North West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 24 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 20 (37.04%) Finance
3 19 (35.19%) Information Security
3 19 (35.19%) DevOps
4 17 (31.48%) Banking
5 16 (29.63%) Investment Banking
5 16 (29.63%) Wealth Management
6 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.78%) Windows
7 14 (25.93%) SQL
8 13 (24.07%) Software Delivery
9 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (22.22%) Spatial Data
9 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (22.22%) Scrum
10 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
10 10 (18.52%) Firewall
10 10 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (16.67%) Middleware
11 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 9 (16.67%) RESTful
12 8 (14.81%) .NET
12 8 (14.81%) Linux
12 8 (14.81%) CISSP
12 8 (14.81%) Unix
13 7 (12.96%) Law
13 7 (12.96%) Service Management
13 7 (12.96%) Drupal
13 7 (12.96%) Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (12.96%) Drupal
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.85%) GeoServer
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP GRC
1 2 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) Network Security
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) DMZ
4 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Spatial Data
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) SAP BW
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Banking
3 16 (29.63%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.96%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Consultant
2 10 (18.52%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Head of Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Head of Security
6 4 (7.41%) Management Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Service Management Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Firewall Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Graduate
8 2 (3.70%) IT Graduate
8 2 (3.70%) SAP Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Senior SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Middleware
1 9 (16.67%) RESTful
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) J2EE
4 3 (5.56%) Ajax
4 3 (5.56%) Ext JS
4 3 (5.56%) Java EE
4 3 (5.56%) Struts
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) Django
6 1 (1.85%) ISPF
6 1 (1.85%) JNI
6 1 (1.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.96%) Contactless
4 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 19 (35.19%) DevOps
2 19 (35.19%) Information Security
3 16 (29.63%) Wealth Management
4 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.07%) Software Delivery
6 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (22.22%) Scrum
6 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (12.96%) Open Source
8 7 (12.96%) Service Management
9 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.26%) Prototyping
10 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) ABAP
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) JCL
6 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) CISSP
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) CISA
3 5 (9.26%) CISM
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
1 4 (7.41%) Juniper
2 2 (3.70%) McAfee
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (1.85%) Lumension
3 1 (1.85%) NCR