Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1063 1151 1100
Rank change year-on-year +88 -51 +88
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 44 43 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.025% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 80
UK median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -32.22% +15.38%
10th Percentile £29,875 £24,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -

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 24,189 29,747 31,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.06% 17.09% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19,310 24,470 26,705
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.79% +1.25% -

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 13 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 19 January 2019. 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 +90 41 £40,000 +14.29% 21
UK excluding London +71 34 £40,000 +42.86% 14
South East +42 15 £60,000 +122.22% 2
North of England +47 10 £40,000 +77.78% 2
London +35 9 £37,500 -31.82% 9
Yorkshire +25 4 £35,750 +58.89% 1
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1
East of England +33 3 £67,500 +3.85% 4
South West +27 3 £42,500 -
Scotland +3 2 £41,000 +64.00%
North East - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +34 1 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Midlands +28 1 £50,000 +42.86% 4

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 35 (79.55%) GIS
2 27 (61.36%) ESRI
3 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 20 (45.45%) Python
3 20 (45.45%) Degree
4 19 (43.18%) Geospatial Data
5 14 (31.82%) QGIS
6 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (29.55%) Big Data
6 13 (29.55%) PostGIS
7 11 (25.00%) Data Management
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (22.73%) Mapinfo
9 9 (20.45%) CSS
9 9 (20.45%) HTML
9 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (20.45%) Line Management
9 9 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (18.18%) GeoServer
10 8 (18.18%) OpenLayers
10 8 (18.18%) Spatial Analysis
10 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (15.91%) Middleware
11 7 (15.91%) Project Management
11 7 (15.91%) DB2
11 7 (15.91%) Aptana Studio
11 7 (15.91%) Analytics

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 8 (18.18%) GeoServer
2 3 (6.82%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.64%) AutoCAD
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.27%) MicroStation
4 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.27%) SketchUp
4 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (79.55%) GIS
2 19 (43.18%) Geospatial Data
3 14 (31.82%) QGIS
4 13 (29.55%) Big Data
5 8 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (15.91%) DB2
7 6 (13.64%) Spatial Data
8 4 (9.09%) MS Access
9 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.55%) Power BI
10 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Aptana Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) GitLab
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) GIS Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) GIS Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Senior GIS Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Geospatial Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) GIS Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.27%) GIS Developer
8 1 (2.27%) GIS Technician
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.27%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) PostGIS
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) HTML
3 8 (18.18%) OpenLayers
4 7 (15.91%) Leaflet
4 7 (15.91%) Middleware
5 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.27%) CSS3
7 1 (2.27%) Django
7 1 (2.27%) GeoExt
7 1 (2.27%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) MFC
7 1 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.27%) REST
7 1 (2.27%) WPF
7 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (13.64%) Driving Licence
4 5 (11.36%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
7 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.27%) Linked Data
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.27%) NHS
7 1 (2.27%) Photography
7 1 (2.27%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (2.27%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Data Management
2 9 (20.45%) Line Management
3 8 (18.18%) Spatial Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) Analytics
4 7 (15.91%) Decision-Making
4 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) Cartography
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
6 5 (11.36%) Microservices
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (11.36%) Thought Leadership
7 4 (9.09%) Business Development
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Python
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) Java 8
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) R
5 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 6 (13.64%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) ESRI
2 10 (22.73%) Mapinfo
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Google
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Vectorworks