Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 816 863 1066
Rank change year-on-year +47 +203 +109
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 47 99 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.089% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 87 35
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £35,500
25th Percentile £41,773 £35,000 £39,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +47.54%
75th Percentile £58,625 £51,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 " £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% -17.95% +59.84%

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 11,393 16,010 22,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.54% 14.41% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8,743 12,839 18,339
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +93 45 £50,000 +11.11% 6
UK excluding London +97 29 £48,000 +20.00% 6
London +82 15 £55,000 +15.79%
South West +3 12 £50,000 +17.65% 3
South East +79 9 £43,146 +32.76% 2
Work from Home -134 8 £70,000 +62.79% 3
Midlands +48 5 - - 1
West Midlands +18 5 - - 1
Scotland +3 2 £50,500 +34.67%
East of England +52 1 £34,500 +15.00%

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (65.96%) ESRI
2 23 (48.94%) GIS
3 21 (44.68%) Degree
4 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
4 20 (42.55%) Python
5 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) SQL
7 13 (27.66%) Geospatial Data
7 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (25.53%) Visualisation
8 12 (25.53%) DV Cleared
9 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.40%) Data Visualisation
10 10 (21.28%) Azure
10 10 (21.28%) Data Science
10 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
11 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
11 9 (19.15%) Information Management
12 8 (17.02%) Validation
12 8 (17.02%) C
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (17.02%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (17.02%) Analytics
12 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.89%) DevOps
13 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (14.89%) Mathematics

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 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.77%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (8.51%) SPSS
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.13%) ProjectWise
4 1 (2.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Sentinel
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Azure
2 5 (10.64%) AWS
3 3 (6.38%) GCP
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) GIS
2 13 (27.66%) Geospatial Data
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (12.77%) Big Data
6 5 (10.64%) QGIS
7 4 (8.51%) MySQL
8 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (6.38%) Spatial Data
9 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.26%) MS Access
9 2 (4.26%) Pentaho
9 2 (4.26%) Power BI
9 2 (4.26%) Spotfire
10 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (2.13%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.64%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Consultant
1 8 (17.02%) Developer
2 5 (10.64%) Data Consultant
2 5 (10.64%) Geospatial Consultant
2 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
2 5 (10.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Administrator
3 4 (8.51%) Data Scientist
3 4 (8.51%) GIS Administrator
3 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.26%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) GIS Developer
5 2 (4.26%) GIS Officer
5 2 (4.26%) GIS Technician
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.26%) React Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) CSS
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) Anaconda
2 4 (8.51%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (8.51%) Node.js
2 4 (8.51%) React
3 2 (4.26%) Leaflet
3 2 (4.26%) OpenLayers
3 2 (4.26%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) JTS
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Augmented Reality
3 4 (8.51%) Linked Data
3 4 (8.51%) Semantic Web
3 4 (8.51%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.26%) Lidar
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.13%) LLPG
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (25.53%) Visualisation
3 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.28%) Data Science
5 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.15%) Information Management
6 8 (17.02%) Analytics
6 8 (17.02%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (17.02%) Validation
7 7 (14.89%) DevOps
7 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
8 6 (12.77%) Coaching
8 6 (12.77%) ETL
8 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) Presales
8 6 (12.77%) Quality Management
8 6 (12.77%) Spatial Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Python
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) C
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 20 (42.55%) Security Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (25.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) GxP
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) ESRI
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Google
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Logi
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Lumension
6 1 (2.13%) Mapbox
6 1 (2.13%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.13%) Sophos
6 1 (2.13%) VMware