Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Geospatial Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Geospatial Data over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 1052 1137
Rank change year-on-year +65 +85 -13
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 163 139 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.078% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 118 108 101
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.84% +12.22%
10th Percentile £25,875 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +10.39%

Geospatial Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 49,718 54,307 57,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.70% 30.57% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40,560 44,680 48,869
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Geospatial Data
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Geospatial Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Geospatial Data.

Salary trend for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Geospatial Data over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Geospatial Data within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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 +45 160 £44,500 +4.71% 31
UK excluding London +42 124 £45,000 +12.50% 27
South East +39 64 £50,000 +25.00% 5
South West +33 47 £39,765 -11.63% 16
London +36 34 £33,750 -32.50% 7
North of England +25 6 £29,750 -36.37% 1
Midlands +29 5 £45,000 +19.21%
West Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
North West - 4 £37,500 -
East of England -13 2 £35,000 -27.08% 2
Yorkshire +32 1 £25,000 -1.96%
East Midlands +1 1 £31,500 -16.56%
North East -13 1 £29,000 -57.36% 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Geospatial Data 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 Geospatial Data.

1 87 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (47.24%) GIS
3 71 (43.56%) SQL
4 58 (35.58%) Microsoft
4 58 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 51 (31.29%) Big Data
6 49 (30.06%) Software Engineering
7 47 (28.83%) Degree
7 47 (28.83%) Python
8 45 (27.61%) .NET
9 40 (24.54%) C#
10 38 (23.31%) JavaScript
11 36 (22.09%) Windows
12 34 (20.86%) Security Cleared
13 33 (20.25%) Linux
14 31 (19.02%) Project Management
14 31 (19.02%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.40%) Visual Studio
15 30 (18.40%) DevOps
16 29 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (17.18%) ESRI
18 27 (16.56%) Hadoop
18 27 (16.56%) SDLC
19 26 (15.95%) Cosmos DB
19 26 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (15.95%) Management Information System
19 26 (15.95%) Java
19 26 (15.95%) WPF
20 25 (15.34%) Analytics
21 24 (14.72%) C

Geospatial Data
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 22 (13.50%) ArcGIS
2 21 (12.88%) Apache
3 19 (11.66%) Apache Spark
4 17 (10.43%) Apache Solr
5 8 (4.91%) Apache Pig
6 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.84%) Confluence
7 3 (1.84%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.84%) JBoss
7 3 (1.84%) WildFly
7 3 (1.84%) WordPress
8 2 (1.23%) IIS
8 2 (1.23%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) Smallworld
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.23%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 58 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (12.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 12 (7.36%) Azure Functions
4 12 (7.36%) SaaS
4 12 (7.36%) Serverless
5 10 (6.13%) Azure Machine Learning
6 9 (5.52%) PaaS
7 4 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.45%) Office 365
8 3 (1.84%) G Suite
8 3 (1.84%) GitHub
9 1 (0.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) Broadband
2 5 (3.07%) Internet
3 4 (2.45%) Network Security
4 3 (1.84%) DNS
4 3 (1.84%) Firewall
4 3 (1.84%) SCCP
5 2 (1.23%) HTTP
5 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (47.24%) GIS
2 51 (31.29%) Big Data
3 27 (16.56%) Hadoop
4 26 (15.95%) Cosmos DB
5 23 (14.11%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (12.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 21 (12.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (12.88%) Data Lake
6 21 (12.88%) NoSQL
7 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
8 17 (10.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (10.43%) MongoDB
9 14 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (7.36%) Spatial Data
11 9 (5.52%) Relational Database
12 8 (4.91%) Apache Hive
12 8 (4.91%) Impala
12 8 (4.91%) Neo4j
13 6 (3.68%) Data Mining
13 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 30 (18.40%) Visual Studio
3 22 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (9.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (5.52%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.52%) Subversion
6 7 (4.29%) JIRA
7 3 (1.84%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.84%) Gradle
7 3 (1.84%) RStudio
7 3 (1.84%) Selenium
7 3 (1.84%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.23%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.23%) ERwin
8 2 (1.23%) FishEye
8 2 (1.23%) GitLab
8 2 (1.23%) Hudson
8 2 (1.23%) JUnit
8 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.23%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (10.43%) Military
2 6 (3.68%) Games
3 3 (1.84%) Electronics
3 3 (1.84%) Legal
3 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Finance
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (28.83%) Developer
2 23 (14.11%) Architect
3 18 (11.04%) Consultant
3 18 (11.04%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (10.43%) Software Engineer
5 14 (8.59%) Analyst
6 12 (7.36%) Python Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Senior Architect
7 11 (6.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.91%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Azure Developer
9 7 (4.29%) GIS Developer
9 7 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.68%) Incident Coordinator
10 6 (3.68%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.61%) .NET
2 26 (15.95%) WPF
3 19 (11.66%) WinForms
4 18 (11.04%) HTML
5 17 (10.43%) .NET Framework
5 17 (10.43%) Kafka
6 15 (9.20%) CSS
7 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.75%) GStreamer
8 11 (6.75%) PostGIS
8 11 (6.75%) REST
9 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.52%) JSON
10 9 (5.52%) React
10 9 (5.52%) SAML
11 7 (4.29%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (3.68%) Django
12 6 (3.68%) GeoJSON
12 6 (3.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.04%) Public Cloud
3 14 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.13%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.07%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.07%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.45%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.84%) Acoustics
7 3 (1.84%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.84%) Tandem
7 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.23%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.09%) Windows
2 33 (20.25%) Linux
3 5 (3.07%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.45%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.23%) Android
5 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) Software Engineering
3 31 (19.02%) Project Management
4 30 (18.40%) DevOps
5 27 (16.56%) SDLC
6 26 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (15.34%) Analytics
8 23 (14.11%) Data Analytics
8 23 (14.11%) OO
8 23 (14.11%) Open Source
9 21 (12.88%) Data Analysis
9 21 (12.88%) Machine Learning
9 21 (12.88%) Scrum
10 18 (11.04%) Data Modelling
10 18 (11.04%) OOD
11 17 (10.43%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.43%) TDD
11 17 (10.43%) Web Development
12 15 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (8.59%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.56%) SQL
2 47 (28.83%) Python
3 40 (24.54%) C#
4 38 (23.31%) JavaScript
5 26 (15.95%) Java
6 24 (14.72%) C
7 23 (14.11%) C++
8 9 (5.52%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.07%) Java 8
10 4 (2.45%) VC++
11 3 (1.84%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.84%) Groovy
12 2 (1.23%) R
12 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) ES6
13 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (28.83%) Degree
2 34 (20.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) DV Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.29%) CISM
5 7 (4.29%) CISSP
5 7 (4.29%) SSCP
6 2 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.29%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.68%) QA
4 5 (3.07%) GDPR
5 3 (1.84%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.75%) Docker
3 4 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (9.82%) Puppet
1 16 (9.82%) Terraform
2 4 (2.45%) Kibana
2 4 (2.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.18%) ESRI
3 19 (11.66%) Oracle
4 17 (10.43%) Databricks
5 4 (2.45%) Google
5 4 (2.45%) Tableau
5 4 (2.45%) Talend
6 3 (1.84%) Luciad
6 3 (1.84%) Mapinfo
6 3 (1.84%) Palantir
6 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.84%) SAP
6 3 (1.84%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.84%) Xero
7 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix
7 2 (1.23%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.61%) Brocade
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) VMware