Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 716 921 1088
Rank change year-on-year +205 +167 +62
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 47 103 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.082% 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.53% 0.56% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 90 41
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +42.86%

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 8,873 18,436 23,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.96% 14.70% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,136 14,926 19,362
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,041
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +6.27%

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ArcGIS.

Salary trend for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ArcGIS over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 12 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 20 January 2021. 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 +188 42 £48,750 +4.28% 13
UK excluding London +190 36 £45,000 +5.88% 11
South West +76 16 £50,000 +17.65% 5
London +180 10 £66,000 +38.95% 2
Midlands +80 8 £31,000 +3.33%
West Midlands +69 8 £31,000 +3.33%
Work from Home -62 8 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South East +134 6 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Scotland - 4 £47,750 -
North West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £30,120 -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 23 (48.94%) Python
1 23 (48.94%) GIS
2 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (42.55%) ESRI
4 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.91%) Degree
5 15 (31.91%) Geospatial Data
6 13 (27.66%) Data Visualisation
6 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
6 13 (27.66%) Visualisation
7 12 (25.53%) Information Management
7 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (21.28%) ETL
8 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
8 10 (21.28%) Analytics
8 10 (21.28%) Data Science
8 10 (21.28%) Project Delivery
9 9 (19.15%) Quality Management
9 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (17.02%) C
10 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (17.02%) Data Governance
10 8 (17.02%) Big Data
11 7 (14.89%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (14.89%) Machine Learning
11 7 (14.89%) Linked Data

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 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.13%) GeoServer
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.89%) SPSS
3 5 (10.64%) AutoCAD
3 5 (10.64%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Sentinel
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Azure
2 2 (4.26%) AWS
2 2 (4.26%) GCP
2 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) GIS
2 15 (31.91%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
4 8 (17.02%) Big Data
5 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.51%) QGIS
6 4 (8.51%) Spatial Data
7 3 (6.38%) MySQL
8 2 (4.26%) MS Access
8 2 (4.26%) Pentaho
8 2 (4.26%) Power BI
8 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.26%) Spotfire
9 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.13%) BigQuery
9 1 (2.13%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (2.13%) Flink
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.13%) Presto
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.64%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Military
3 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Data Scientist
2 5 (10.64%) Consultant
2 5 (10.64%) Developer
2 5 (10.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Data Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Geospatial Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) GIS Specialist
3 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
4 3 (6.38%) GIS Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) GIS Technician
4 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Anaconda
1 7 (14.89%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) Apache NiFi
3 3 (6.38%) CSS3
3 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) Pandas
5 1 (2.13%) JTS
5 1 (2.13%) Kafka
5 1 (2.13%) Leaflet
5 1 (2.13%) OpenLayers
5 1 (2.13%) PostGIS
5 1 (2.13%) React
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.89%) Augmented Reality
1 7 (14.89%) Linked Data
1 7 (14.89%) Semantic Web
1 7 (14.89%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Data Visualisation
1 13 (27.66%) Visualisation
2 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (25.53%) Information Management
3 10 (21.28%) Analytics
3 10 (21.28%) Data Analysis
3 10 (21.28%) Data Science
3 10 (21.28%) ETL
3 10 (21.28%) Project Delivery
4 9 (19.15%) Quality Management
5 8 (17.02%) Data Governance
5 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.89%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (14.89%) Data Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) Data Extraction
6 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 7 (14.89%) Machine Learning
6 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) Statistical Modelling
6 7 (14.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) C
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
1 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) GxP
2 4 (8.51%) QA
3 3 (6.38%) GDPR
4 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) ESRI
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) Logi
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) Mapinfo