Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1141 1180
Rank change year-on-year -18 +39 +33
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 47 102 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 76 80
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £21,900 £33,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £48,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,250 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year -28.82% +12.58% -9.04%

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 31588 34432 40984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.46% 18.23% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25549 29114 34107
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 11 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 November 2017. 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 -23 42 £40,000 -9.09% 4
UK excluding London -20 26 £30,250 -28.82% 4
London +15 20 £55,000 -
South East +32 13 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Midlands +31 7 £40,000 -15.79%
West Midlands +15 7 £40,000 -
Scotland -25 4 £41,750 -9.73%
Yorkshire +20 1 £22,500 -41.94%
North of England +10 1 £22,500 -41.94%
South West +8 1 £42,500 -
East of England -6 1 £22,000 -48.24% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing ArcGIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 40 (85.11%) GIS
2 34 (72.34%) Python
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) ESRI
3 23 (48.94%) Degree
4 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
6 17 (36.17%) Data Management
7 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (31.91%) Mapinfo
9 11 (23.40%) Geospatial Data
10 10 (21.28%) QGIS
11 9 (19.15%) Java
11 9 (19.15%) Retail
11 9 (19.15%) Open Source
12 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
12 8 (17.02%) Coaching
12 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.02%) .NET
12 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle
13 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (14.89%) Analytics
13 7 (14.89%) Line Management
13 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.89%) Algorithms

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 6 (12.77%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.13%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.38%) ArcInfo
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.26%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (85.11%) GIS
2 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
3 11 (23.40%) Geospatial Data
4 10 (21.28%) QGIS
5 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Big Data
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) CMake
2 1 (2.13%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) TestRail
General
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) GIS Developer
2 9 (19.15%) GIS Specialist
3 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) GIS Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.38%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.38%) GIS Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) GIS Graduate
6 3 (6.38%) Graduate
7 2 (4.26%) GIS Support
7 2 (4.26%) GIS Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) GIS Technician
7 2 (4.26%) Information Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) WPF
4 2 (4.26%) ArcObjects
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) WinForms
5 1 (2.13%) Dojo
5 1 (2.13%) Google Maps API
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) MFC
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.13%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.13%) OpenSceneGraph
5 1 (2.13%) Qt
5 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) LLPG
4 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) CUDA
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber Warfare
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Data Management
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Open Source
4 8 (17.02%) Coaching
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) Analytics
5 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.89%) Data Acquisition
5 7 (14.89%) Line Management
5 7 (14.89%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (12.77%) Change Management
6 6 (12.77%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.77%) Spatial Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Use Case
6 6 (12.77%) Workflow
7 4 (8.51%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) Python
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) R
6 5 (10.64%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) C++
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) ESRI
2 15 (31.91%) Mapinfo
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
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
5 1 (2.13%) Xamarin