Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 150 171
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 +7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 16 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.73% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.82% 2.41% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 27
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +2.41%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 878 829 1,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.23% 30.27% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 757 708 900
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +17.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Oxfordshire

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Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for GIS in Oxfordshire

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Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for GIS in Oxfordshire

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Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Oxford -20 6 £42,500 +3.03%
Abingdon -6 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Wantage - 2 £46,250 - 1
GIS
South East

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

1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (31.25%) ESRI
3 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (18.75%) Task Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) PostGIS
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) CAD
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Google
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Remote Sensing
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) QGIS
5 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
1 2 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) GIS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) PostGIS
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) OpenLayers
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) CAD
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
1 3 (18.75%) Task Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
2 2 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Remote Sensing
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) ESRI
2 3 (18.75%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter