Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1137 1070 1214
Rank change year-on-year -67 +144 +12
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 47 109 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.063% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 87 52
UK median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +10.49% -10.63%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -20.78% +6.94% -10.00%

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 29,710 30,851 39,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.92% 17.79% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24,502 25,817 33,408
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -54 40 £40,000 +3.90% 7
UK excluding London -39 34 £30,500 -20.78% 9
London -21 13 £55,000 - 2
South East -13 10 £27,000 -29.87%
Midlands +7 8 £31,500 -21.25% 3
West Midlands 0 8 £31,500 -18.18% 3
East of England -7 5 £65,000 +68.83% 1
Scotland -46 4 £25,000 -42.86% 3
Yorkshire +23 3 £22,500 -41.94% 1
North of England -7 3 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Wales - 3 £30,500 - 1
South West -2 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 44 (93.62%) GIS
2 30 (63.83%) ESRI
3 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
3 20 (42.55%) Python
4 18 (38.30%) Degree
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) Finance
7 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
7 10 (21.28%) Web Services
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (19.15%) QGIS
9 8 (17.02%) GeoServer
9 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) Open Source
10 7 (14.89%) QA
10 7 (14.89%) Mapinfo
10 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
10 7 (14.89%) Analytics
11 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.77%) Spatial Analysis
11 6 (12.77%) Project Management
11 6 (12.77%) Oracle
11 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
11 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (12.77%) ArcSDE
12 5 (10.64%) Data Management
12 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 (17.02%) GeoServer
2 6 (12.77%) ArcSDE
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.38%) ArcInfo
3 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.26%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (93.62%) GIS
2 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
3 9 (19.15%) QGIS
4 5 (10.64%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) Spatial Data
6 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.38%) MS Access
7 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.13%) Big Data
8 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) CMake
2 1 (2.13%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) TestRail
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (12.77%) Consultant
1 6 (12.77%) GIS Manager
1 6 (12.77%) GIS Specialist
1 6 (12.77%) Junior
2 5 (10.64%) Account Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Architect
2 5 (10.64%) GIS Graduate
2 5 (10.64%) Graduate
2 5 (10.64%) Graduate Account Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Junior Account Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.51%) Software Architect
4 3 (6.38%) GIS Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) GIS Support
4 3 (6.38%) GIS Team Leader
4 3 (6.38%) GIS Technician
4 3 (6.38%) Product Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.26%) GIS Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) WPF
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) ArcObjects
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) Google Maps API
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) MFC
5 1 (2.13%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.13%) OpenSceneGraph
5 1 (2.13%) Qt
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Vulkan
5 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.38%) Social Media
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) CUDA
6 1 (2.13%) Cyber Warfare
6 1 (2.13%) LLPG
6 1 (2.13%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Open Source
2 7 (14.89%) Analytics
3 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.77%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
3 6 (12.77%) Spatial Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) CRM
4 5 (10.64%) Data Management
4 5 (10.64%) EAM
4 5 (10.64%) ERP
4 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.51%) Remote Sensing
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Business Development
6 3 (6.38%) Image Processing
6 3 (6.38%) Information Management
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Python
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) R
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) BS7666
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) ESRI
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Mapinfo
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Mapbox
5 1 (2.13%) Perforce
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau