Period
to 12 December 2017

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

Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1028 1160 1159
Rank change year-on-year +132 -1 -31
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 152 72 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.039% 0.058%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 127 57 87
UK median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,300 £25,300
90th Percentile £60,500 £81,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year -23.08% +19.46% +32.14%

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 54338 55485 67269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.29% 29.79% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44775 47460 56889
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 +92 149 £47,500 -20.83% 11
UK excluding London +102 122 £42,500 -23.08% 8
East of England +47 53 £37,000 -26.73% 1
South West +22 34 £41,626 +1.53% 4
South East +48 28 £45,000 -35.71% 2
London +3 26 £50,000 -16.67% 3
East Midlands +21 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Midlands +13 5 £47,500 +23.38%
North of England +10 2 £46,757 +87.03% 1
Yorkshire +26 1 £25,500 +2.00% 1
North East - 1 £68,014 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Geospatial Data 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 Geospatial Data.

1 76 (50.00%) GIS
2 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (30.92%) HTML
3 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
4 45 (29.61%) CSS
5 42 (27.63%) Degree
6 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
6 41 (26.97%) Mobile App
7 39 (25.66%) Management Information System
8 36 (23.68%) User Experience
9 31 (20.39%) Open Source
10 30 (19.74%) GitHub
11 27 (17.76%) Data Modelling
12 26 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (17.11%) Web Development
12 26 (17.11%) NoSQL
12 26 (17.11%) Mentoring
12 26 (17.11%) Algorithms
13 24 (15.79%) Coaching
13 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (15.79%) Project Management
13 24 (15.79%) SQL
14 23 (15.13%) Blog
15 22 (14.47%) Security Cleared
15 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
16 21 (13.82%) Data Visualisation
16 21 (13.82%) Machine Learning
16 21 (13.82%) Ruby
16 21 (13.82%) Data Analysis
17 20 (13.16%) Python

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 9 (5.92%) ArcGIS
2 6 (3.95%) CMS
3 5 (3.29%) GeoServer
4 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.63%) SAS
4 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) Apache
5 2 (1.32%) JBoss
5 2 (1.32%) WildFly
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.66%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.66%) IIS
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.97%) SPSS
6 2 (1.32%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.66%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.74%) GitHub
2 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.63%) SaaS
5 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.66%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) DNS
1 3 (1.97%) FTP
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) SMS
3 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (50.00%) GIS
2 26 (17.11%) NoSQL
2 26 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (12.50%) Big Data
4 12 (7.89%) Spatial Data
5 10 (6.58%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.61%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.95%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.95%) MySQL
8 6 (3.95%) QGIS
9 4 (2.63%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.63%) BigQuery
9 4 (2.63%) Power BI
9 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.97%) Impala
10 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (13.16%) Bitbucket
2 5 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) Gradle
4 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) JMeter
5 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (7.89%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Marketing
3 3 (1.97%) Law
4 2 (1.32%) Local Government
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (32.89%) Developer
2 21 (13.82%) Architect
3 20 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 18 (11.84%) Designer
5 17 (11.18%) Data Architect
5 17 (11.18%) Senior Architect
6 16 (10.53%) Mobile Designer
6 16 (10.53%) Mobile UX Designer
6 16 (10.53%) UX Designer
6 16 (10.53%) Web Applications Designer
6 16 (10.53%) Web Designer
7 15 (9.87%) Consultant
7 15 (9.87%) Senior Data Architect
8 10 (6.58%) Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) Administrator
10 8 (5.26%) Data Scientist
10 8 (5.26%) GIS Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (4.61%) Senior GIS Consultant
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.92%) HTML
2 45 (29.61%) CSS
3 20 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (7.89%) REST
5 11 (7.24%) Node.js
6 10 (6.58%) Web Services
7 9 (5.92%) HTML5
8 8 (5.26%) PostGIS
9 7 (4.61%) .NET
9 7 (4.61%) XML
10 6 (3.95%) Google Maps API
10 6 (3.95%) RESTful
10 6 (3.95%) WebSockets
11 4 (2.63%) J2EE
11 4 (2.63%) MEAN Stack
12 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.97%) D3.js
12 3 (1.97%) jQuery
12 3 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (1.97%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.97%) Mobile App
2 39 (25.66%) Management Information System
3 36 (23.68%) User Experience
4 26 (17.11%) Algorithms
5 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (15.13%) Blog
7 19 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) CCTV
10 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.66%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.55%) Windows
2 7 (4.61%) Linux
3 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) Software Engineering
3 31 (20.39%) Open Source
4 27 (17.76%) Data Modelling
5 26 (17.11%) Mentoring
5 26 (17.11%) Web Development
6 24 (15.79%) Coaching
6 24 (15.79%) Project Management
7 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
8 21 (13.82%) Data Analysis
8 21 (13.82%) Data Visualisation
8 21 (13.82%) Machine Learning
9 20 (13.16%) Informatics
10 19 (12.50%) Data Architecture
10 19 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 18 (11.84%) Scrum
12 16 (10.53%) Data Management
12 16 (10.53%) Wireframes
13 15 (9.87%) Analytics
13 15 (9.87%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.92%) JavaScript
2 24 (15.79%) SQL
3 21 (13.82%) Ruby
4 20 (13.16%) Python
5 17 (11.18%) C
6 14 (9.21%) Java
7 11 (7.24%) C#
8 9 (5.92%) C++
9 8 (5.26%) R
10 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.97%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.32%) Groovy
13 2 (1.32%) VC++
14 1 (0.66%) Go
14 1 (0.66%) Scala
14 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (27.63%) Degree
2 22 (14.47%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.87%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.97%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.97%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.29%) QA
3 3 (1.97%) GDPR
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.26%) ESRI
2 8 (5.26%) Google
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle
4 5 (3.29%) Mapinfo
5 3 (1.97%) BT
6 2 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (0.66%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.66%) Lagan
7 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.66%) WSO2