Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 796 897 1031
Rank change year-on-year +101 +134 +68
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 76 202 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.50% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 162 143
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,557 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.49% +0.13% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,200 £61,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,483 £42,557 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.62% -5.43% +12.50%

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 23,316 40,288 53,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.93% 28.02% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18,904 32,850 43,616
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,582
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.94% +6.15%

Geospatial Data
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Geospatial Data.

Salary trend for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Geospatial Data over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Top 11 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 6 June 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
UK excluding London +96 72 £50,483 +18.62% 11
England +99 71 £51,733 +21.56% 11
South West +49 32 £45,278 +18.57% 2
South East +77 31 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Work from Home +42 7 £46,500 +21.77% 4
East of England +63 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
London +113 2 - - 1
Midlands +94 2 £57,500 -
West Midlands +74 2 £57,500 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £26,000 -

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 34 (44.74%) GIS
1 34 (44.74%) Analytics
2 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.21%) Python
5 23 (30.26%) SQL
5 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
5 23 (30.26%) Azure
6 22 (28.95%) Degree
6 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 22 (28.95%) .NET
7 21 (27.63%) Java
8 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (21.05%) OO
9 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (21.05%) Data Analytics
10 14 (18.42%) Big Data
10 14 (18.42%) C#
11 13 (17.11%) XML
11 13 (17.11%) HTTP
11 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
11 13 (17.11%) Aerospace
11 13 (17.11%) JSON
11 13 (17.11%) SQLite
11 13 (17.11%) DevOps
11 13 (17.11%) Open Source
11 13 (17.11%) REST
12 12 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (15.79%) Business Analytics

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 8 (10.53%) Apache
1 8 (10.53%) Apache Spark
1 8 (10.53%) ArcGIS
2 6 (7.89%) Apache Pig
2 6 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.26%) Azure
2 12 (15.79%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (11.84%) AWS
4 6 (7.89%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 5 (6.58%) Office 365
5 5 (6.58%) Power Platform
6 4 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (5.26%) SaaS
7 2 (2.63%) GCP
7 2 (2.63%) Heroku
7 2 (2.63%) npm
8 1 (1.32%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.32%) Logic Apps
8 1 (1.32%) PaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) HTTP
1 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.74%) GIS
2 16 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (18.42%) Big Data
4 13 (17.11%) SQLite
5 12 (15.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 12 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (15.79%) Cosmos DB
5 12 (15.79%) Data Lake
5 12 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
6 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
7 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (7.89%) Apache Hive
7 6 (7.89%) Impala
7 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
7 6 (7.89%) Neo4j
7 6 (7.89%) QGIS
7 6 (7.89%) Spatial Data
8 5 (6.58%) Power BI
9 4 (5.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.63%) Grunt
1 2 (2.63%) gulp
1 2 (2.63%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 13 (17.11%) Aerospace
2 5 (6.58%) Police
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Azure Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Data Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Geospatial Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Spatial Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Coordinator
6 5 (6.58%) Incident Coordinator
6 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Coordinator
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 13 (17.11%) JSON
2 13 (17.11%) REST
2 13 (17.11%) XML
3 12 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 7 (9.21%) .NET Core
4 7 (9.21%) HTML
4 7 (9.21%) Kafka
5 6 (7.89%) Apache NiFi
5 6 (7.89%) CSS
6 5 (6.58%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.26%) React
8 3 (3.95%) CSS3
9 2 (2.63%) HTML5
9 2 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (2.63%) Node.js
9 2 (2.63%) Web Services
9 2 (2.63%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.53%) User Experience
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Life Science
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
1 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
1 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
1 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Analytics
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
4 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (21.05%) Data Analytics
4 16 (21.05%) OO
5 13 (17.11%) DevOps
5 13 (17.11%) Open Source
6 12 (15.79%) Business Analytics
6 12 (15.79%) Data Ingestion
6 12 (15.79%) Data Management
7 10 (13.16%) Project Delivery
8 9 (11.84%) Data Science
8 9 (11.84%) ETL
9 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
9 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.53%) Predictive Modelling
9 8 (10.53%) Project Management
10 7 (9.21%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) Python
2 23 (30.26%) SQL
3 21 (27.63%) Java
4 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.42%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) ES6
7 2 (2.63%) IronPython
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) Java 8
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) R
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) Degree
3 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) HND
4 5 (6.58%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Kibana
1 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
1 5 (6.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Databricks
3 3 (3.95%) Google
3 3 (3.95%) Tableau
3 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.63%) Capita
4 2 (2.63%) Genesys
4 2 (2.63%) Logi
5 1 (1.32%) BT
5 1 (1.32%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.32%) Remedy