Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ArcGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ArcGIS over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1110 1114 1208
Rank change year-on-year +4 +94 -31
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 56 93 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.053% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 74 50
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £22,713 £24,300 £36,175
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.06% -7.06% +6.25%

ArcGIS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 28,306 31,847 36,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.62% 18.06% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22,644 25,700 31,337
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ArcGIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ArcGIS over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 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
England -24 45 £40,000 - 13
UK excluding London -16 42 £37,500 -5.06% 12
South East -16 13 £42,500 +18.06% 3
South West +11 12 £37,500 -5.06% 3
London +35 10 £42,000 -6.67% 2
Midlands +7 4 £29,500 -37.89% 4
Scotland -9 4 £34,500 +18.97%
Wales - 4 £40,250 - 1
North of England +25 3 £29,500 -10.61% 1
West Midlands +23 3 £27,500 -42.11% 3
East of England 0 2 £55,000 +57.14%
North West - 2 £29,750 - 1
East Midlands +7 1 £31,500 -49.60% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing ArcGIS 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 with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 46 (82.14%) GIS
2 32 (57.14%) ESRI
3 20 (35.71%) Python
4 18 (32.14%) Degree
5 16 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
6 15 (26.79%) QA
6 15 (26.79%) Data Management
6 15 (26.79%) Project Management
7 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.43%) Data Quality
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.64%) AutoCAD
11 10 (17.86%) C
11 10 (17.86%) HTML
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (17.86%) MS Access
11 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.07%) QGIS
12 9 (16.07%) Line Management
12 9 (16.07%) SQL
12 9 (16.07%) TDD
12 9 (16.07%) Business Development
12 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 8 (14.29%) Marketing
13 8 (14.29%) CAD
13 8 (14.29%) Cartography

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (8.93%) GeoServer
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) AutoCAD
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.57%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (82.14%) GIS
2 16 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
4 10 (17.86%) MS Access
5 9 (16.07%) QGIS
6 8 (14.29%) Spatial Data
7 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.57%) Big Data
9 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.79%) MySQL
10 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.29%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Consultant
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) GIS Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Senior GIS Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) GIS Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) GIS Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) UI Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) UX Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Data Manager
9 2 (3.57%) GIS Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Product Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) HTML
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) CSS
3 6 (10.71%) jQuery
4 5 (8.93%) MFC
4 5 (8.93%) WPF
5 4 (7.14%) REST
5 4 (7.14%) Web Services
6 3 (5.36%) EDI
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.57%) Dojo
7 2 (3.57%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.57%) PostGIS
7 2 (3.57%) SOAP
7 2 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.71%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.93%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.14%) User Experience
6 2 (3.57%) Blog
6 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.57%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Data Management
1 15 (26.79%) Project Management
2 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 9 (16.07%) Business Development
4 9 (16.07%) Line Management
4 9 (16.07%) TDD
5 8 (14.29%) CAD
5 8 (14.29%) Cartography
6 7 (12.50%) BDD
7 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.71%) Spatial Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (8.93%) Information Management
8 5 (8.93%) MVVM
8 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
8 5 (8.93%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.93%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Python
2 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) C
4 9 (16.07%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) C#
5 7 (12.50%) R
6 5 (8.93%) C++
6 5 (8.93%) XAML
7 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.36%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
2 12 (21.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) ESRI
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Mapinfo
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.57%) Tableau
5 2 (3.57%) Vectorworks
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter