Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ESRI ArcGIS
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1072 1152 1115
Rank change year-on-year +80 -37 +85
Permanent jobs citing ArcGIS 63 51 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.028% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 74
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +13.92%
10th Percentile £26,125 £22,500 £33,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £30,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year +32.23% -30.86% +16.67%

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 26,564 31,851 34,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.24% 17.62% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21,374 25,763 29,330
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for ArcGIS in the UK

ArcGIS
Top 15 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 14 November 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 +66 54 £40,000 - 13
UK excluding London +46 48 £40,000 +32.23% 9
South East +11 15 £60,000 +140.00%
London +48 12 £40,000 -27.27% 4
North of England +29 11 £40,000 +77.78%
South West +8 8 £37,250 -12.35%
Scotland -9 5 £37,000 -11.38%
North West - 5 £40,000 -
East of England +35 4 £67,500 +206.82% 3
Yorkshire +25 4 £35,750 +58.89%
Midlands +16 4 £40,750 +1.88% 6
West Midlands +22 3 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North East - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 50 (79.37%) GIS
2 35 (55.56%) ESRI
3 30 (47.62%) Python
4 26 (41.27%) Geospatial Data
5 23 (36.51%) Degree
6 20 (31.75%) SQL
7 16 (25.40%) Data Management
8 15 (23.81%) HTML
8 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (23.81%) QGIS
9 14 (22.22%) Line Management
9 14 (22.22%) PostGIS
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.63%) CSS
10 13 (20.63%) Data Quality
10 13 (20.63%) Big Data
10 13 (20.63%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (19.05%) QA
11 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (19.05%) AutoCAD
11 12 (19.05%) Mapinfo
12 11 (17.46%) Project Management
13 10 (15.87%) Spatial Analysis
14 9 (14.29%) GeoServer
14 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 9 (14.29%) Cartography
14 9 (14.29%) Visualisation
14 9 (14.29%) 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 9 (14.29%) GeoServer
2 2 (3.17%) Jupyter
2 2 (3.17%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) AutoCAD
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.17%) CPLEX
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) MicroStation
4 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.59%) SketchUp
4 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (79.37%) GIS
2 26 (41.27%) Geospatial Data
3 15 (23.81%) QGIS
4 13 (20.63%) Big Data
5 9 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (12.70%) MS Access
7 7 (11.11%) DB2
7 7 (11.11%) Spatial Data
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.59%) MySQL
10 1 (1.59%) Power BI
10 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Aptana Studio
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.70%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) GIS Consultant
3 10 (15.87%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (15.87%) Senior GIS Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) GIS Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) GIS Developer
8 4 (6.35%) GIS Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Geospatial Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) GIS Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Analytics Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Data Manager
10 2 (3.17%) GIS Technician
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Writer
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
2 14 (22.22%) PostGIS
3 13 (20.63%) CSS
4 8 (12.70%) OpenLayers
5 7 (11.11%) Leaflet
5 7 (11.11%) Middleware
6 5 (7.94%) .NET
6 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
6 5 (7.94%) Spring Boot
7 4 (6.35%) jQuery
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.17%) iOS SDK
8 2 (3.17%) MFC
8 2 (3.17%) REST
8 2 (3.17%) WPF
8 2 (3.17%) XML
9 1 (1.59%) Anaconda
9 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.59%) CSS3
9 1 (1.59%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.63%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.94%) Public Cloud
5 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
5 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.17%) Blog
7 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.17%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (3.17%) User Experience
8 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.59%) Linked Data
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.59%) NHS
8 1 (1.59%) Photography
8 1 (1.59%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Data Management
2 14 (22.22%) Line Management
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) Project Management
5 10 (15.87%) Spatial Analysis
6 9 (14.29%) Business Development
6 9 (14.29%) Cartography
6 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 9 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 8 (12.70%) Decision-Making
8 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 6 (9.52%) Analytics
10 5 (7.94%) BDD
10 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (7.94%) Microservices
10 5 (7.94%) TDD
11 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Python
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
3 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) R
6 5 (7.94%) C
6 5 (7.94%) Java 8
7 4 (6.35%) C#
8 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.17%) C++
9 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Degree
2 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) Data Quality
2 12 (19.05%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) ESRI
2 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.05%) Mapinfo
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.17%) Google
5 2 (3.17%) Tableau
5 2 (3.17%) Vectorworks
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle