Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1034 1057 1158
Rank change year-on-year +23 +101 -5
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 163 134 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.075% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 118 105 91
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,672
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.41% -2.95%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,125 £57,500 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% +11.84%

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 52,926 54,546 61,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.40% 30.70% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43,136 45,755 52,379
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Top 12 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 19 July 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 +32 158 £47,500 +18.75% 35
UK excluding London +32 129 £46,250 +15.63% 34
South East +9 57 £47,500 +18.75% 16
South West +32 53 £42,029 -4.48% 4
London +40 31 £48,500 +21.25% 5
East of England -22 7 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +20 6 £38,250 -8.38% 2
West Midlands +18 5 £45,000 +7.78%
North of England -1 3 £48,500 +90.20% 4
North West - 3 £48,500 - 2
Wales - 3 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 81 (49.69%) GIS
2 74 (45.40%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.49%) SQL
4 55 (33.74%) Microsoft
5 53 (32.52%) .NET
6 52 (31.90%) Software Engineering
7 50 (30.67%) C#
8 44 (26.99%) Degree
9 41 (25.15%) JavaScript
10 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (23.31%) Security Cleared
12 37 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (20.25%) Python
14 32 (19.63%) Project Management
14 32 (19.63%) C
15 30 (18.40%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.40%) Data Analysis
16 29 (17.79%) WPF
16 29 (17.79%) Big Data
17 27 (16.56%) HTML
17 27 (16.56%) Java
17 27 (16.56%) Management Information System
18 26 (15.95%) OO
18 26 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
19 25 (15.34%) Hadoop
19 25 (15.34%) Linux
19 25 (15.34%) C++
19 25 (15.34%) SQL Server
19 25 (15.34%) MVC
20 24 (14.72%) Scrum

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 14 (8.59%) ArcGIS
2 13 (7.98%) Apache Spark
3 11 (6.75%) Apache
3 11 (6.75%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.07%) JBoss
5 5 (3.07%) WildFly
6 4 (2.45%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.84%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.84%) SAS
8 2 (1.23%) CMS
8 2 (1.23%) Drupal
8 2 (1.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.84%) SPSS
6 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 6 (3.68%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (3.07%) PaaS
5 5 (3.07%) SaaS
5 5 (3.07%) Serverless
6 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) Internet
2 4 (2.45%) Firewall
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.23%) Network Security
3 2 (1.23%) SCCP
4 1 (0.61%) Broadband
4 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (49.69%) GIS
2 29 (17.79%) Big Data
3 25 (15.34%) Hadoop
3 25 (15.34%) SQL Server
4 24 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (12.88%) NoSQL
6 19 (11.66%) Relational Database
7 17 (10.43%) Cosmos DB
8 15 (9.20%) Spatial Data
9 13 (7.98%) Data Lake
9 13 (7.98%) MongoDB
10 12 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (6.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 11 (6.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (5.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (4.91%) Apache Hive
14 7 (4.29%) RDBMS
14 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (4.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (5.52%) ERwin
6 8 (4.91%) Subversion
7 7 (4.29%) JIRA
8 5 (3.07%) Gradle
9 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (10.43%) Military
2 6 (3.68%) Retail
3 5 (3.07%) Finance
4 2 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (38.65%) Developer
2 33 (20.25%) Architect
3 22 (13.50%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (12.27%) Software Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) Consultant
6 15 (9.20%) Data Architect
6 15 (9.20%) Senior Architect
7 13 (7.98%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.98%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.36%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.13%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.13%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.91%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Geospatial Architect
11 8 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Junior
12 7 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.52%) .NET
2 29 (17.79%) WPF
3 27 (16.56%) HTML
4 22 (13.50%) CSS
5 21 (12.88%) AngularJS
6 19 (11.66%) WinForms
7 17 (10.43%) .NET Framework
8 16 (9.82%) ASP.NET
8 16 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (8.59%) React
10 13 (7.98%) REST
11 11 (6.75%) GStreamer
11 11 (6.75%) RESTful
12 9 (5.52%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (4.91%) XML
14 7 (4.29%) GeoJSON
14 7 (4.29%) HTML5
14 7 (4.29%) Kafka
14 7 (4.29%) PostGIS
15 6 (3.68%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.66%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.98%) Cloud Native
5 8 (4.91%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.91%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.07%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.45%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.84%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.23%) Media Streaming
9 2 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) Acoustics
10 1 (0.61%) CMDB
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.61%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.34%) Linux
2 22 (13.50%) Windows
3 5 (3.07%) Android
3 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (45.40%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.90%) Software Engineering
3 37 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (19.63%) Project Management
5 30 (18.40%) Data Analysis
6 26 (15.95%) OO
7 25 (15.34%) MVC
8 24 (14.72%) Data Modelling
8 24 (14.72%) Scrum
8 24 (14.72%) SDLC
9 23 (14.11%) UML
10 22 (13.50%) Analytics
10 22 (13.50%) Machine Learning
11 20 (12.27%) OOD
11 20 (12.27%) TOGAF
12 19 (11.66%) Test Automation
13 18 (11.04%) Web Development
14 17 (10.43%) Data Architecture
14 17 (10.43%) DevOps
15 16 (9.82%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.49%) SQL
2 50 (30.67%) C#
3 41 (25.15%) JavaScript
4 33 (20.25%) Python
5 32 (19.63%) C
6 27 (16.56%) Java
7 25 (15.34%) C++
8 7 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.07%) ActionScript
9 5 (3.07%) Groovy
9 5 (3.07%) R
10 4 (2.45%) VC++
11 2 (1.23%) PHP
11 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (26.99%) Degree
2 38 (23.31%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.50%) SC Cleared
4 18 (11.04%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.84%) ISEB
7 2 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.23%) CISM
7 2 (1.23%) CISSP
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.23%) SSCP
8 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) QA
2 7 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) Puppet
2 6 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.68%) Terraform
3 4 (2.45%) Kibana
4 2 (1.23%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (33.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.43%) ESRI
3 9 (5.52%) Xamarin
4 8 (4.91%) Oracle
5 7 (4.29%) Databricks
6 5 (3.07%) Google
7 4 (2.45%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.84%) Capita
8 3 (1.84%) IBM
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 2 (1.23%) SAP
10 1 (0.61%) Brocade
10 1 (0.61%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.61%) Tableau
10 1 (0.61%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.61%) VMware