GIS Jobs in the UK excluding London

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 348 552 549
Rank change year-on-year +204 -3 -7
Permanent jobs citing GIS 505 221 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.73% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.12% 1.79% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 153 83 143
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,529 £35,813 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £81,500 £73,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 12,259 12,375 16,210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.69% 19.80% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8,247 7,055 10,559
10th Percentile £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,103 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% +5.10%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the UK excluding London

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Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for GIS in the UK excluding London

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Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for GIS in the UK excluding London

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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 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +182 131 £40,132 -28.62% 9
North West +104 91 £40,000 - 6
South East +72 77 £45,000 -35.71% 7
Scotland -10 75 £45,000 -11.66% 2
South West +8 59 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Midlands +20 53 £80,000 +117.69% 3
East of England +12 41 £43,000 -3.91% 8
Yorkshire +126 39 £63,750 -8.93% 3
Wales +31 39 £54,000 -25.52% 5
East Midlands +13 36 £95,000 +192.31%
Northern Ireland +52 30 - - 1
West Midlands +14 13 £43,806 -0.72% 3
North East -2 1 - -
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UK

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 316 (62.57%) ArcGIS
2 289 (57.23%) GeoServer
3 13 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.98%) Apache
5 6 (1.19%) nginx
6 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 15 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.78%) Trello
3 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) InVision
6 1 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Maximo
2 6 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.59%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 336 (66.53%) Azure
2 312 (61.78%) AWS
3 31 (6.14%) SaaS
4 30 (5.94%) Power Platform
5 22 (4.36%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (2.38%) GitHub
7 11 (2.18%) Azure DevOps
7 11 (2.18%) Power Automate
8 7 (1.39%) GitHub Actions
9 6 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.19%) Serverless
10 4 (0.79%) IaaS
10 4 (0.79%) PaaS
11 3 (0.59%) Azure API Management
11 3 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.59%) Google Sheets
12 2 (0.40%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.20%) Azure AKS
13 1 (0.20%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.98%) HTTP
2 6 (1.19%) DNS
3 5 (0.99%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) WPA
5 1 (0.20%) Internet
5 1 (0.20%) RNC
5 1 (0.20%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (62.97%) PostgreSQL
2 286 (56.63%) QGIS
3 82 (16.24%) Geospatial Data
4 39 (7.72%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.96%) Power BI
6 20 (3.96%) Spatial Data
7 17 (3.37%) NoSQL
8 16 (3.17%) Redis
9 15 (2.97%) MySQL
10 13 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.78%) MS Access
12 7 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.79%) Tableau
13 4 (0.79%) Triplestore
14 2 (0.40%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.38%) JIRA
3 9 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.59%) Git
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (8.91%) Social Skills
2 33 (6.53%) Public Sector
3 25 (4.95%) Finance
4 22 (4.36%) Local Government
5 18 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.18%) Marketing
7 8 (1.58%) Retail
8 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.19%) Electronics
9 6 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (0.99%) Publishing
11 4 (0.79%) Automotive
11 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.79%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.59%) Back Office
12 3 (0.59%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.20%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 317 (62.77%) Software Engineer
2 201 (39.80%) Senior
3 184 (36.44%) Senior Software Engineer
4 38 (7.52%) Developer
5 26 (5.15%) Analyst
6 16 (3.17%) Architect
6 16 (3.17%) GIS Analyst
7 12 (2.38%) Lead
8 11 (2.18%) Geospatial Engineer
8 11 (2.18%) Software Developer
9 10 (1.98%) Applications Developer
9 10 (1.98%) Data Analyst
10 9 (1.78%) Application Support Team Leader
10 9 (1.78%) Applications Support
10 9 (1.78%) Support Team Leader
10 9 (1.78%) Team Leader
11 8 (1.58%) Network Engineer
11 8 (1.58%) Network Technician
12 7 (1.39%) GIS Developer
13 6 (1.19%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (58.81%) React
2 295 (58.42%) PostGIS
3 294 (58.22%) OpenLayers
4 291 (57.62%) Leaflet
5 277 (54.85%) .NET
6 270 (53.47%) CSS
7 262 (51.88%) .NET Core
8 51 (10.10%) Django
9 31 (6.14%) HTML
10 25 (4.95%) AngularJS
11 22 (4.36%) REST
12 17 (3.37%) JSON
13 16 (3.17%) RESTful
14 14 (2.77%) GeoJSON
14 14 (2.77%) Vue
15 11 (2.18%) Blazor
15 11 (2.18%) Dask
15 11 (2.18%) Flask
16 10 (1.98%) ASP.NET
16 10 (1.98%) GeoPandas
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.54%) Management Information System
2 8 (1.58%) PDA
2 8 (1.58%) Renewable Energy
3 6 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 4 (0.79%) Linked Data
5 4 (0.79%) NHS
5 4 (0.79%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.59%) Housing Association
6 3 (0.59%) Photography
6 3 (0.59%) Product Ownership
7 2 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.40%) IoT
7 2 (0.40%) Lidar
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.20%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.49%) Linux
2 40 (7.92%) Ubuntu
3 15 (2.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (64.36%) Software Engineering
2 307 (60.79%) Web Development
3 305 (60.40%) Actionable Insight
4 302 (59.80%) Agile
5 295 (58.42%) DevOps
6 46 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (8.71%) Full Stack Development
8 39 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (6.14%) Data Analysis
10 27 (5.35%) Analytics
11 25 (4.95%) Project Management
12 24 (4.75%) Decision-Making
13 23 (4.55%) Computer Science
13 23 (4.55%) OO
14 21 (4.16%) Data Modelling
14 21 (4.16%) MVC
15 20 (3.96%) Line Management
15 20 (3.96%) Software Architecture
16 19 (3.76%) Code Quality
17 16 (3.17%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 341 (67.52%) Python
2 339 (67.13%) JavaScript
3 176 (34.85%) C#
4 28 (5.54%) SQL
5 16 (3.17%) TypeScript
6 9 (1.78%) Apex Code
7 6 (1.19%) Ada
7 6 (1.19%) Java
7 6 (1.19%) PHP
8 4 (0.79%) R
8 4 (0.79%) SPARQL
9 2 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.20%) Go
10 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 325 (64.36%) Security Cleared
2 303 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 58 (11.49%) Degree
4 10 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.58%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.59%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.59%) MCPD
7 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.39%) Accessibility
2 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.40%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (2.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.39%) Terraform
2 6 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 311 (61.58%) ESRI
2 44 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.95%) Oracle
4 13 (2.57%) Salesforce
4 13 (2.57%) SAP
5 10 (1.98%) IBM
6 9 (1.78%) Civica
7 5 (0.99%) Mapbox
8 4 (0.79%) Mapinfo
8 4 (0.79%) Sparx
9 3 (0.59%) Google
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe
10 1 (0.20%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.20%) IFS
10 1 (0.20%) Nokia
10 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.20%) Xamarin