Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 911 1062 1156
Rank change year-on-year +151 +94 -67
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 110 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 94 39 41
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -11.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,650 £24,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £40,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +32.79% -20.78%

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 18,159 23,819 29,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 15.74% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14,618 18,963 24,646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +173 104 £45,000 +2.88% 16
UK excluding London +113 58 £41,250 +1.85% 16
London +134 42 £47,500 +5.56% 2
South West +58 23 £42,500 - 4
South East +74 21 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Midlands +35 8 £30,000 -17.81% 4
West Midlands +35 6 £30,000 -17.81% 1
Scotland +36 4 £42,500 +14.86% 2
East of England +60 2 £30,000 -55.56% 1
East Midlands - 2 £30,250 - 3

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 81 (73.64%) GIS
2 55 (50.00%) ESRI
3 54 (49.09%) Python
4 53 (48.18%) JavaScript
5 50 (45.45%) C#
5 50 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (44.55%) Oracle
7 39 (35.45%) PostGIS
8 38 (34.55%) .NET
8 38 (34.55%) SQL
9 37 (33.64%) ASP.NET
10 34 (30.91%) Degree
11 33 (30.00%) CSS
11 33 (30.00%) HTML
12 32 (29.09%) Oracle Spatial
13 27 (24.55%) Analytics
14 26 (23.64%) Java
14 26 (23.64%) C
15 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (20.00%) Data Analysis
15 22 (20.00%) Data Extraction
15 22 (20.00%) Algorithms
15 22 (20.00%) Visualisation
15 22 (20.00%) QGIS
15 22 (20.00%) GeoServer
16 21 (19.09%) Data Visualisation
16 21 (19.09%) User Experience
17 20 (18.18%) Machine Learning
17 20 (18.18%) ETL
18 19 (17.27%) Data Governance

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 32 (29.09%) Oracle Spatial
2 22 (20.00%) GeoServer
3 5 (4.55%) ArcSDE
4 3 (2.73%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.91%) Confluence
6 1 (0.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) SPSS
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) Azure
2 9 (8.18%) Power Platform
3 5 (4.55%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (73.64%) GIS
2 50 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (20.00%) QGIS
4 17 (15.45%) Big Data
5 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
6 12 (10.91%) Geospatial Data
7 11 (10.00%) Spatial Data
8 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 9 (8.18%) Power BI
10 7 (6.36%) MySQL
10 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
11 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.73%) Spotfire
13 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.91%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Babel
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.64%) Public Sector
2 3 (2.73%) Local Government
3 2 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (40.91%) Developer
2 32 (29.09%) GIS Developer
3 30 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 30 (27.27%) Consultant
4 22 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 19 (17.27%) Geospatial Developer
5 19 (17.27%) GIS Consultant
6 17 (15.45%) .NET Developer
7 16 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (14.55%) Data Scientist
8 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (11.82%) Geospatial Consultant
9 13 (11.82%) Java Consultant
9 13 (11.82%) Spatial Consultant
9 13 (11.82%) Spatial Developer
10 10 (9.09%) Analyst
10 10 (9.09%) Data Consultant
11 6 (5.45%) Data Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) PostGIS
2 38 (34.55%) .NET
3 37 (33.64%) ASP.NET
4 33 (30.00%) CSS
4 33 (30.00%) HTML
5 17 (15.45%) Anaconda
5 17 (15.45%) Natural Language Processing
6 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (6.36%) OpenLayers
8 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.55%) ArcObjects
8 5 (4.55%) Cocoa
8 5 (4.55%) Web Services
9 4 (3.64%) .NET Core
9 4 (3.64%) React
10 3 (2.73%) REST
11 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.91%) CSS3
11 1 (0.91%) Ember.js
11 1 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 21 (19.09%) User Experience
3 17 (15.45%) Augmented Reality
3 17 (15.45%) Linked Data
3 17 (15.45%) Semantic Web
4 10 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.64%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.91%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.91%) Lidar
8 1 (0.91%) LLPG
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Unix
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) Analytics
2 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 22 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 22 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 21 (19.09%) Data Visualisation
4 20 (18.18%) ETL
4 20 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 19 (17.27%) Data Governance
6 18 (16.36%) Data Science
6 18 (16.36%) Project Delivery
6 18 (16.36%) Quality Management
7 17 (15.45%) Content Management
7 17 (15.45%) Data Architecture
7 17 (15.45%) Information Management
7 17 (15.45%) Security Architecture
7 17 (15.45%) Statistical Modelling
8 16 (14.55%) Data Management
9 15 (13.64%) MVC
10 14 (12.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.09%) Python
2 53 (48.18%) JavaScript
3 50 (45.45%) C#
4 38 (34.55%) SQL
5 26 (23.64%) C
5 26 (23.64%) Java
6 5 (4.55%) R
6 5 (4.55%) VBA
7 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.82%) IronPython
9 1 (0.91%) ES6
9 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (30.91%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.91%) GDPR
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Docker
2 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (50.00%) ESRI
2 49 (44.55%) Oracle
3 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.45%) Tableau
5 3 (2.73%) HP
5 3 (2.73%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.82%) Databricks
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.91%) Logi
7 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.91%) Remedy
7 1 (0.91%) Talend