Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 935 1043 1163
Rank change year-on-year +108 +120 +30
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 198 151 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.085% 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 137 126 57
UK median annual salary £42,029 £47,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.58% -21.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £26,600 £27,000 £27,300
90th Percentile £67,000 £60,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,029 £42,500 £55,250
% change year-on-year -1.11% -23.08% +16.32%

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 46,189 54,014 55,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.85% 30.26% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 37,988 44,510 47,072
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 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +100 196 £42,029 -11.52% 35
UK excluding London +73 146 £42,029 -1.11% 30
South East +60 65 £45,000 - 8
South West +34 60 £42,029 +1.12% 10
London +113 48 £48,000 -4.00% 5
North of England +21 12 £40,000 -14.45% 4
North West - 6 £40,000 - 1
East of England -23 5 £52,500 +41.89% 5
Midlands +28 4 £27,559 -41.98% 3
Yorkshire +30 3 £40,000 +56.86% 3
North East 0 3 £40,000 -41.19%
West Midlands - 3 £27,529 - 2
East Midlands +2 1 £31,500 -33.68% 1

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 103 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (46.46%) Big Data
3 68 (34.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (29.80%) SQL
5 58 (29.29%) GIS
6 54 (27.27%) Python
6 54 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 48 (24.24%) Degree
8 44 (22.22%) Hadoop
8 44 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 41 (20.71%) C#
9 41 (20.71%) .NET
10 39 (19.70%) Mentoring
11 38 (19.19%) Project Management
12 34 (17.17%) Java
12 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
12 34 (17.17%) Test Automation
12 34 (17.17%) DevOps
13 31 (15.66%) Coaching
13 31 (15.66%) Cosmos DB
13 31 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (14.14%) Data Modelling
14 28 (14.14%) Open Source
14 28 (14.14%) Apache Spark
14 28 (14.14%) Data Analytics
14 28 (14.14%) Analytics
15 27 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (13.64%) Windows
16 26 (13.13%) JavaScript
16 26 (13.13%) Amazon AWS

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 28 (14.14%) Apache Spark
2 25 (12.63%) Apache
3 24 (12.12%) ArcGIS
4 19 (9.60%) Apache Solr
5 10 (5.05%) GeoServer
6 6 (3.03%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.52%) Confluence
7 3 (1.52%) WordPress
8 2 (1.01%) IIS
8 2 (1.01%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.51%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.53%) InVision
3 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.52%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.51%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.51%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 68 (34.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (12.63%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 15 (7.58%) Azure Functions
4 15 (7.58%) Serverless
5 14 (7.07%) SaaS
6 11 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
6 11 (5.56%) PaaS
7 6 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (2.02%) Office 365
9 3 (1.52%) G Suite
9 3 (1.52%) GitHub
10 1 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) Broadband
2 7 (3.54%) Network Security
3 5 (2.53%) Firewall
3 5 (2.53%) SCCP
4 4 (2.02%) Internet
5 2 (1.01%) HTTP
5 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.51%) DHCP
6 1 (0.51%) DNS
6 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (46.46%) Big Data
2 58 (29.29%) GIS
3 44 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 31 (15.66%) Cosmos DB
5 27 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (12.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 25 (12.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 25 (12.63%) Data Lake
7 17 (8.59%) NoSQL
8 16 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (8.08%) MongoDB
9 15 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (5.05%) QGIS
10 10 (5.05%) Spatial Data
10 10 (5.05%) SQL Server
11 8 (4.04%) HDInsight
11 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.54%) DB2
13 6 (3.03%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (10.10%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.54%) Aptana Studio
5 5 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.02%) JIRA
6 4 (2.02%) RStudio
6 4 (2.02%) Selenium
6 4 (2.02%) Subversion
7 3 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.52%) Hudson
7 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.01%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.01%) ERwin
8 2 (1.01%) FishEye
8 2 (1.01%) GitLab
8 2 (1.01%) JUnit
8 2 (1.01%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (4.04%) Games
2 6 (3.03%) Finance
3 5 (2.53%) Marketing
4 4 (2.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Electronics
5 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (14.65%) Architect
1 29 (14.65%) Consultant
2 25 (12.63%) Software Engineer
3 24 (12.12%) Developer
4 18 (9.09%) Analyst
5 17 (8.59%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.06%) Data Architect
6 12 (6.06%) Lead Software Engineer
7 10 (5.05%) Security Analyst
8 7 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 7 (3.54%) Data Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Java Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Senior Architect
8 7 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Incident Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.71%) .NET
2 25 (12.63%) Kafka
3 19 (9.60%) CSS
3 19 (9.60%) HTML
4 13 (6.57%) PostGIS
5 11 (5.56%) JSON
5 11 (5.56%) SAML
6 9 (4.55%) Middleware
6 9 (4.55%) OpenLayers
6 9 (4.55%) WPF
7 8 (4.04%) REST
8 7 (3.54%) Leaflet
8 7 (3.54%) Node.js
9 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.03%) GeoJSON
10 5 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.53%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.53%) Spring Boot
11 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.62%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 17 (8.59%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.58%) Smart City
6 10 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (5.05%) Social Media
6 10 (5.05%) User Experience
7 9 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.02%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.02%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.52%) Acoustics
10 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.52%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.52%) Tandem
11 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.64%) Windows
2 24 (12.12%) Linux
3 6 (3.03%) Android
3 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 39 (19.70%) Mentoring
4 38 (19.19%) Project Management
5 34 (17.17%) DevOps
5 34 (17.17%) Test Automation
6 31 (15.66%) Coaching
6 31 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (14.14%) Analytics
7 28 (14.14%) Data Analytics
7 28 (14.14%) Data Modelling
7 28 (14.14%) Open Source
8 26 (13.13%) Data Protection
9 25 (12.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (12.12%) SDLC
10 24 (12.12%) TDD
10 24 (12.12%) Technical Leadership
11 22 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 21 (10.61%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.80%) SQL
2 54 (27.27%) Python
3 41 (20.71%) C#
4 34 (17.17%) Java
5 26 (13.13%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.61%) C
7 9 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.03%) C++
9 5 (2.53%) Java 8
10 3 (1.52%) R
10 3 (1.52%) Scala
11 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.51%) ES6
12 1 (0.51%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (24.24%) Degree
2 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
3 26 (13.13%) SC Cleared
4 19 (9.60%) DV Cleared
5 13 (6.57%) CISM
5 13 (6.57%) CISSP
6 12 (6.06%) SSCP
7 11 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.51%) CISA
10 1 (0.51%) CRISC
10 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.59%) Data Quality
2 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.03%) GDPR
5 4 (2.02%) GxP
5 4 (2.02%) QA
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (7.07%) Active Directory
1 14 (7.07%) Docker
2 6 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (10.61%) Puppet
1 21 (10.61%) Terraform
2 7 (3.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.63%) Databricks
3 24 (12.12%) ESRI
4 23 (11.62%) Oracle
5 10 (5.05%) Mapinfo
6 6 (3.03%) Google
7 4 (2.02%) Luciad
7 4 (2.02%) Palantir
7 4 (2.02%) Tableau
7 4 (2.02%) Talend
7 4 (2.02%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.52%) Xero
9 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.01%) SAP
9 2 (1.01%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.51%) Twitter