Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 989 1130 1120
Rank change year-on-year +141 -10 +107
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 96 54 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.032% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.45% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 73
UK median annual salary £44,982 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.95% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,450 £24,200
90th Percentile £76,250 £48,800 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% -5.06% -7.06%

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 21,112 28,001 31,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 16.57% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16,676 22,429 25,578
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,563 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.14% +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 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 10 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 August 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 +142 91 £44,982 +16.08% 18
UK excluding London +70 56 £41,500 +10.67% 21
London +104 40 £65,000 +54.76% 2
Midlands +60 24 £38,750 +31.36% 6
West Midlands +47 23 £38,750 +40.91% 4
South West +8 15 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South East +32 13 £41,500 -2.35% 3
East of England +72 5 £41,500 -7.78% 1
Scotland +9 5 - - 5
East Midlands +32 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 89 (92.71%) GIS
2 54 (56.25%) Python
3 51 (53.13%) Degree
4 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
5 44 (45.83%) Computer Science
6 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
7 42 (43.75%) ESRI
8 34 (35.42%) SQL
9 31 (32.29%) SQL Server
10 30 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (31.25%) QGIS
11 29 (30.21%) Open Source
11 29 (30.21%) .NET
12 28 (29.17%) Visualisation
12 28 (29.17%) Mapbox
12 28 (29.17%) Geospatial Data
13 27 (28.13%) Spatial Data
14 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (27.08%) HTML
15 25 (26.04%) C#
15 25 (26.04%) Node.js
15 25 (26.04%) PostGIS
16 23 (23.96%) Finance
17 21 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (19.79%) Leaflet
18 19 (19.79%) GeoServer
19 18 (18.75%) Spatial Analysis
19 18 (18.75%) Power BI
19 18 (18.75%) Tableau
19 18 (18.75%) R

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 19 (19.79%) GeoServer
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
3 8 (8.33%) ArcSDE
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.13%) Alfresco
5 3 (3.13%) Drupal
6 2 (2.08%) nginx
6 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.04%) Smallworld
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.25%) AutoCAD
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.08%) MicroStation
6 1 (1.04%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (1.04%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) ReMetrica
1 2 (2.08%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (18.75%) Power Platform
3 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (9.38%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (7.29%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (92.71%) GIS
2 31 (32.29%) SQL Server
3 30 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (31.25%) QGIS
4 28 (29.17%) Geospatial Data
5 27 (28.13%) Spatial Data
6 18 (18.75%) Power BI
7 7 (7.29%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (7.29%) Data Lake
8 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 9 (9.38%) Bitbucket
4 9 (9.38%) FinalBuilder
4 9 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 4 (4.17%) JMeter
6 3 (3.13%) GitLab
6 3 (3.13%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) JUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Babel
8 1 (1.04%) Bower
8 1 (1.04%) Gatling
8 1 (1.04%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 9 (9.38%) Public Sector
4 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Administrator
4 14 (14.58%) GIS Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Power BI Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (12.50%) Data Visualisation Developer
6 11 (11.46%) GIS Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Data Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
10 7 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Consultant
11 6 (6.25%) GIS Consultant
11 6 (6.25%) GIS Data Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) GIS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.21%) .NET
2 26 (27.08%) HTML
3 25 (26.04%) Node.js
3 25 (26.04%) PostGIS
4 19 (19.79%) Leaflet
5 18 (18.75%) CSS
6 17 (17.71%) jQuery
7 16 (16.67%) Web Services
8 15 (15.63%) D3.js
9 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 12 (12.50%) Django
9 12 (12.50%) React
10 11 (11.46%) OpenLayers
11 9 (9.38%) ArcObjects
11 9 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (9.38%) WPF
12 8 (8.33%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.25%) GeoExt
14 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 13 (13.54%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.08%) Lidar
5 2 (2.08%) LLPG
5 2 (2.08%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 29 (30.21%) Open Source
3 28 (29.17%) Visualisation
4 21 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 18 (18.75%) Spatial Analysis
6 17 (17.71%) Data Management
6 17 (17.71%) Data Visualisation
7 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (16.67%) SDLC
8 15 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (13.54%) Cartography
10 12 (12.50%) Analytics
10 12 (12.50%) Asset Management
11 11 (11.46%) Mathematics
11 11 (11.46%) TDD
11 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (10.42%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.25%) Python
2 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 34 (35.42%) SQL
4 25 (26.04%) C#
5 18 (18.75%) R
6 9 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.21%) PHP
9 4 (4.17%) Java
9 4 (4.17%) VBA
10 3 (3.13%) C++
11 2 (2.08%) ES6
12 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (53.13%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) PhD
5 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) BS7666
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.75%) ESRI
3 28 (29.17%) Mapbox
4 18 (18.75%) Tableau
5 16 (16.67%) Oracle
6 15 (15.63%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (9.38%) Google
8 6 (6.25%) Mapinfo
9 5 (5.21%) Databricks
10 3 (3.13%) Alteryx