Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a GIS Developer was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

GIS Developer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 896 907 963
Rank change year-on-year +11 +56 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 12 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.012% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.016% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 24
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,650 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 96,316 98,057 112,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.90% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77,990 80,743 92,596
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

GIS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured GIS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for GIS Developer in the UK excluding London

GIS Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS Developer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for GIS Developer in the UK excluding London

GIS Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for GIS Developer in the UK excluding London

GIS Developer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 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
South East +7 6 £42,500 -13.71%
South West - 5 £37,000 -
Midlands -3 1 £24,500 -30.00%
West Midlands - 1 £24,500 -
GIS Developer
UK

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, GIS Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring GIS Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) GIS
2 10 (83.33%) Python
3 8 (66.67%) ArcGIS
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (33.33%) ESRI
8 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) QA
8 3 (25.00%) BDD
8 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
8 3 (25.00%) GeoServer
8 3 (25.00%) Spatial Data
9 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
9 2 (16.67%) Node.js
9 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (16.67%) HTML5
9 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Django
9 2 (16.67%) RIA
9 2 (16.67%) Drupal
9 2 (16.67%) jQuery
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

GIS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 3 (25.00%) GeoServer
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) GIS
2 7 (58.33%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (25.00%) Spatial Data
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) QGIS
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (16.67%) Django
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) JSF
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) RIA
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) CAD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft