Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 994 1053 1157
Rank change year-on-year +59 +104 -14
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 175 93 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 137 71 97
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +22.95%

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 52,907 52,352 62,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.68% 30.92% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 43,483 44,452 52,867
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 £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,471 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.20% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +77 155 £45,000 +12.50% 33
UK excluding London +39 139 £42,500 +6.25% 28
South West +30 53 £41,626 +0.30% 7
South East -1 42 £47,500 +58.33% 11
London +40 34 £47,500 +18.75% 7
East of England -13 19 £45,000 +10.43% 2
Wales - 18 £38,000 -
Midlands +7 4 £47,500 +13.77% 2
West Midlands +9 3 £45,000 +7.78% 1
North of England +9 2 £67,500 +170.00% 4
North West - 2 £67,500 - 1
Scotland -33 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 95 (54.29%) GIS
2 77 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (35.43%) C#
4 59 (33.71%) SQL
4 59 (33.71%) .NET
5 56 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 53 (30.29%) Management Information System
7 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
7 46 (26.29%) Degree
8 42 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 41 (23.43%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (22.29%) MVC
10 39 (22.29%) Security Cleared
11 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
12 33 (18.86%) Data Modelling
13 31 (17.71%) Data Analysis
14 29 (16.57%) Git (software)
14 29 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (16.57%) C
14 29 (16.57%) ASP.NET
14 29 (16.57%) AngularJS
15 28 (16.00%) Java
15 28 (16.00%) Hadoop
15 28 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (15.43%) SC Cleared
16 27 (15.43%) Linux
16 27 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (14.86%) C++
17 26 (14.86%) SDLC
18 25 (14.29%) Relational Database

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 10 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.57%) ArcGIS
3 7 (4.00%) Apache
4 6 (3.43%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.43%) JBoss
4 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.43%) WildFly
5 5 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.29%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.29%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.57%) Jupyter
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.71%) SPSS
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.43%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 4 (2.29%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (1.71%) PaaS
5 3 (1.71%) SaaS
5 3 (1.71%) Serverless
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) DNS
1 6 (3.43%) FTP
2 5 (2.86%) Firewall
3 4 (2.29%) Internet
4 3 (1.71%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.71%) Network Security
5 2 (1.14%) SCCP
5 2 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (54.29%) GIS
2 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
3 28 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 27 (15.43%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 24 (13.71%) Big Data
7 21 (12.00%) NoSQL
8 20 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (8.57%) Apache Hive
10 12 (6.86%) Cosmos DB
11 11 (6.29%) MySQL
12 10 (5.71%) MongoDB
13 8 (4.57%) Data Lake
13 8 (4.57%) Spatial Data
14 7 (4.00%) RDBMS
14 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (4.00%) Star Schema
15 6 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (10.86%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.14%) ERwin
5 7 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (3.43%) Gradle
6 6 (3.43%) JIRA
6 6 (3.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) JMeter
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
7 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (8.57%) Military
2 7 (4.00%) Retail
3 6 (3.43%) Finance
4 2 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (0.57%) Local Government
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (45.14%) Developer
2 31 (17.71%) Architect
3 22 (12.57%) Software Developer
4 21 (12.00%) Data Architect
5 18 (10.29%) Software Engineer
6 16 (9.14%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.14%) Consultant
7 14 (8.00%) Senior Architect
8 12 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.29%) Analytics Developer
9 11 (6.29%) Python Developer
9 11 (6.29%) Report Developer
9 11 (6.29%) Xamarin Developer
10 10 (5.71%) Senior Data Architect
11 9 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.14%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.57%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.57%) Geospatial Architect
12 8 (4.57%) Junior
13 7 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.71%) .NET
2 29 (16.57%) AngularJS
2 29 (16.57%) ASP.NET
2 29 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (14.29%) HTML
4 24 (13.71%) WPF
5 23 (13.14%) React
6 19 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 19 (10.86%) CSS
6 19 (10.86%) RESTful
7 17 (9.71%) WinForms
8 14 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (6.86%) REST
9 12 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (6.29%) Google Maps API
10 11 (6.29%) iOS SDK
11 9 (5.14%) GStreamer
11 9 (5.14%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (4.57%) XML
13 7 (4.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (30.29%) Management Information System
2 23 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.86%) Mobile App
4 16 (9.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.43%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.29%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.71%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.14%) Media Streaming
9 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.57%) CMDB
10 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.57%) Smart City
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.43%) Linux
2 25 (14.29%) Windows
3 11 (6.29%) Android
3 11 (6.29%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 41 (23.43%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (22.29%) MVC
5 33 (18.86%) Data Modelling
6 31 (17.71%) Data Analysis
7 26 (14.86%) SDLC
8 25 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 24 (13.71%) Machine Learning
9 24 (13.71%) OO
9 24 (13.71%) Project Management
9 24 (13.71%) Scrum
10 23 (13.14%) UML
11 22 (12.57%) Analytics
12 21 (12.00%) Data Architecture
12 21 (12.00%) Information Management
13 18 (10.29%) DevOps
13 18 (10.29%) OOD
14 17 (9.71%) Test Automation
14 17 (9.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.43%) C#
2 59 (33.71%) SQL
3 42 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.57%) C
5 28 (16.00%) Java
6 26 (14.86%) C++
7 25 (14.29%) Python
8 8 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.43%) ActionScript
10 6 (3.43%) Groovy
10 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.29%) VC++
12 3 (1.71%) R
13 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.14%) PHP
14 1 (0.57%) Go
14 1 (0.57%) Ruby
14 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (26.29%) Degree
2 39 (22.29%) Security Cleared
3 27 (15.43%) SC Cleared
4 21 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.71%) ISEB
7 2 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.14%) CISM
7 2 (1.14%) CISSP
7 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.14%) SSCP
8 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) BS7666
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Puppet
2 3 (1.71%) Kibana
2 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.71%) Terraform
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Xamarin
3 13 (7.43%) Google
4 10 (5.71%) ESRI
5 7 (4.00%) Oracle
6 4 (2.29%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.71%) Capita
7 3 (1.71%) Databricks
8 2 (1.14%) Citrix
8 2 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) BT
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.57%) Tableau