Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1001 704 981
Rank change year-on-year -297 +277 +117
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 57 36 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.065% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 67
10th Percentile £32,450 £29,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £60,625
90th Percentile " £67,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -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 17,484 7,776 19,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.55% 13.97% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11,062 6,529 16,027
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +1.16%

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 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 -280 55 £45,000 -5.26% 16
UK excluding London -200 35 £40,000 -11.11% 13
South West -57 26 £45,000 -6.25% 4
London -232 20 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North West -90 4 £40,000 - 1
North of England -120 4 £40,000 - 1
South East -162 3 £43,500 +2.35% 5
Work from Home -263 2 £55,000 +14.58% 5
Scotland -75 1 - -
East of England - 1 £32,200 - 1

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 47 (82.46%) Python
1 47 (82.46%) GIS
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 31 (54.39%) Leaflet
4 30 (52.63%) QGIS
4 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 28 (49.12%) ESRI
6 27 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (43.86%) GeoServer
8 24 (42.11%) OpenLayers
9 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
10 22 (38.60%) Azure
11 21 (36.84%) DevOps
12 20 (35.09%) React
12 20 (35.09%) AWS
12 20 (35.09%) Django
12 20 (35.09%) Ubuntu
12 20 (35.09%) Linux
13 15 (26.32%) Geospatial Data
14 14 (24.56%) C#
14 14 (24.56%) HTML
15 13 (22.81%) .NET
16 12 (21.05%) CSS
16 12 (21.05%) Data Management
17 11 (19.30%) R
17 11 (19.30%) SDLC
17 11 (19.30%) .NET Core
18 9 (15.79%) Spatial Analysis
18 9 (15.79%) Web Application Development

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 25 (43.86%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) AutoCAD
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.75%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 22 (38.60%) Azure
2 20 (35.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (82.46%) GIS
2 30 (52.63%) QGIS
3 27 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (26.32%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (10.53%) Metadata
6 5 (8.77%) Spatial Data
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.75%) Big Data
8 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.53%) Social Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.77%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 3 (5.26%) Local Government
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Software Engineer
2 20 (35.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Geospatial Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Developer
4 3 (5.26%) GIS Technician
4 3 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Architect
5 2 (3.51%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Data Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Data Manager
5 2 (3.51%) GIS Developer
5 2 (3.51%) GIS Graduate
5 2 (3.51%) Graduate
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Technician
5 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.75%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) GIS Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Senior GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) Leaflet
2 24 (42.11%) OpenLayers
3 20 (35.09%) Django
3 20 (35.09%) React
4 14 (24.56%) HTML
5 13 (22.81%) .NET
6 12 (21.05%) CSS
7 11 (19.30%) .NET Core
8 7 (12.28%) PostGIS
9 5 (8.77%) NumPy
9 5 (8.77%) Pandas
10 3 (5.26%) HTML5
11 2 (3.51%) HTML5 Canvas
11 2 (3.51%) KML
11 2 (3.51%) SVG
11 2 (3.51%) WebGL
12 1 (1.75%) ArcObjects
12 1 (1.75%) Spine.js
12 1 (1.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (1.75%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.51%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
1 20 (35.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) DevOps
4 12 (21.05%) Data Management
5 11 (19.30%) SDLC
6 9 (15.79%) Spatial Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 7 (12.28%) CAD
7 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.28%) Open Source
8 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Development
8 3 (5.26%) ITIL
8 3 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Task Automation
9 2 (3.51%) ArchiMate
9 2 (3.51%) Inventory Management
9 2 (3.51%) IT Strategy
9 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) Python
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) C#
4 11 (19.30%) R
5 9 (15.79%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) ESRI
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Sparx
5 1 (1.75%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.75%) Databricks
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.75%) Openreach