Period
to 19 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 875 974 1059
Rank change year-on-year +99 +85 +79
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 195 190 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 157 134 123
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,029 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.97% -1.11% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,589 £27,258 £25,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 36,780 48,591 53,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.00% 29.49% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30,172 39,638 43,769
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +90 190 £50,000 +17.65% 19
UK excluding London +91 159 £45,000 +5.88% 17
South East +39 67 £52,000 +12.43% 5
South West +29 61 £38,187 -9.14% 5
London +83 31 £72,500 +75.76% 2
East of England +89 23 £62,500 +38.89%
Midlands +39 5 £48,750 +27.45% 6
West Midlands +38 3 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North of England +23 3 £105,000 +162.50% 1
East Midlands +28 2 £17,538 -44.33% 1
Yorkshire +5 2 £105,000 +162.50%
North East +13 1 £29,000 -27.50%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 97 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (48.72%) GIS
3 73 (37.44%) SQL
4 67 (34.36%) DevOps
5 66 (33.85%) JavaScript
6 64 (32.82%) Python
7 58 (29.74%) Azure
8 55 (28.21%) Web Services
9 50 (25.64%) Software Engineering
10 48 (24.62%) Java
11 47 (24.10%) Open Source
12 46 (23.59%) Scrum
13 45 (23.08%) Analytics
14 44 (22.56%) Big Data
15 43 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (21.03%) Apache
17 39 (20.00%) Data Science
18 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
19 35 (17.95%) TeamCity
20 34 (17.44%) REST
21 33 (16.92%) Computer Science
21 33 (16.92%) .NET
21 33 (16.92%) Linux
22 32 (16.41%) TDD
22 32 (16.41%) Degree
23 31 (15.90%) JSON
23 31 (15.90%) Visualisation
24 30 (15.38%) UML
24 30 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
24 30 (15.38%) Data Lake

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 41 (21.03%) Apache
2 22 (11.28%) JBoss
3 21 (10.77%) ArcGIS
4 19 (9.74%) Apache Spark
5 12 (6.15%) GeoServer
6 6 (3.08%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.08%) nginx
6 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.56%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.03%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.03%) Jupyter
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Figma
1 4 (2.05%) InVision
1 4 (2.05%) Sketch
1 4 (2.05%) UXPin
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 58 (29.74%) Azure
2 25 (12.82%) Serverless
3 19 (9.74%) AWS
4 16 (8.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (7.69%) Power Platform
6 10 (5.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 10 (5.13%) npm
7 9 (4.62%) Azure Functions
8 7 (3.59%) PaaS
8 7 (3.59%) PowerApps
9 6 (3.08%) IaaS
9 6 (3.08%) SaaS
10 3 (1.54%) GCP
11 2 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.51%) GitHub
12 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.62%) Network Security
2 5 (2.56%) 5G
2 5 (2.56%) BIG-IP
2 5 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (2.56%) Firewall
2 5 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
2 5 (2.56%) SSL
2 5 (2.56%) VPN
3 4 (2.05%) Broadband
3 4 (2.05%) HTTP
4 2 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (48.72%) GIS
2 44 (22.56%) Big Data
3 30 (15.38%) Data Lake
4 29 (14.87%) Relational Database
5 28 (14.36%) RDBMS
6 27 (13.85%) Cosmos DB
7 26 (13.33%) NoSQL
8 24 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (11.28%) JasperReports
11 21 (10.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 18 (9.23%) Hadoop
13 16 (8.21%) QGIS
13 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
14 15 (7.69%) Power BI
15 13 (6.67%) Spatial Data
16 11 (5.64%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (5.13%) Apache Hive
18 6 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (17.95%) TeamCity
2 26 (13.33%) JUnit
3 25 (12.82%) CruiseControl
3 25 (12.82%) FishEye
3 25 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.82%) Hudson
3 25 (12.82%) JIRA
4 22 (11.28%) Ant
4 22 (11.28%) Maven
5 20 (10.26%) ClearQuest
5 20 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.13%) git-flow
6 10 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (5.13%) Sinon.JS
6 10 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.13%) webpack
7 6 (3.08%) eggPlant
7 6 (3.08%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (11.79%) Public Sector
2 21 (10.77%) Finance
3 11 (5.64%) Banking
4 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.56%) Fire and Rescue
5 5 (2.56%) Police
6 3 (1.54%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (30.77%) Developer
2 38 (19.49%) Software Engineer
3 21 (10.77%) Principal Engineer
3 21 (10.77%) Principal Software Engineer
4 15 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 15 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 14 (7.18%) Architect
5 14 (7.18%) Power BI Developer
6 13 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 13 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (6.15%) Analyst
7 12 (6.15%) Data Visualisation Developer
8 10 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.13%) Consultant
8 10 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.62%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.21%) Web Services
2 34 (17.44%) REST
3 33 (16.92%) .NET
4 31 (15.90%) JSON
5 28 (14.36%) Middleware
6 27 (13.85%) CSS
7 26 (13.33%) Ajax
7 26 (13.33%) GWT
8 25 (12.82%) Hibernate
9 24 (12.31%) Spring
10 22 (11.28%) Apache Flex
10 22 (11.28%) AWT
10 22 (11.28%) JMS
10 22 (11.28%) Swing
11 20 (10.26%) Node.js
12 19 (9.74%) Leaflet
13 16 (8.21%) .NET Framework
14 15 (7.69%) D3.js
15 14 (7.18%) React
16 12 (6.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.79%) Management Information System
3 22 (11.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (8.21%) User Experience
5 12 (6.15%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.56%) CCTV
7 5 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (2.05%) Lidar
9 3 (1.54%) Smart City
10 2 (1.03%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.51%) LLPG
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.92%) Linux
2 9 (4.62%) Windows
3 1 (0.51%) Android
3 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.36%) DevOps
3 50 (25.64%) Software Engineering
4 47 (24.10%) Open Source
5 46 (23.59%) Scrum
6 45 (23.08%) Analytics
7 43 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (20.00%) Data Science
9 33 (16.92%) Computer Science
10 32 (16.41%) TDD
11 31 (15.90%) Visualisation
12 30 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (15.38%) UML
13 28 (14.36%) Continuous Deployment
13 28 (14.36%) DevSecOps
13 28 (14.36%) Kanban
13 28 (14.36%) OO
14 27 (13.85%) Data Analytics
15 26 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (12.82%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.44%) SQL
2 66 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 64 (32.82%) Python
4 48 (24.62%) Java
5 27 (13.85%) C#
6 25 (12.82%) C
7 22 (11.28%) Java 8
8 19 (9.74%) Scala
9 15 (7.69%) R
10 11 (5.64%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.08%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.05%) ES6
13 4 (2.05%) PHP
14 3 (1.54%) VBA
15 2 (1.03%) VB
16 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 32 (16.41%) Degree
2 17 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.56%) CCNP
4 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.05%) CISM
5 4 (2.05%) CISSP
5 4 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.05%) SSCP
6 3 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) GDPR
2 4 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.05%) NCSC
2 4 (2.05%) NIST
3 2 (1.03%) GxP
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 29 (14.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.64%) Docker
3 2 (1.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.64%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.59%) Puppet
2 7 (3.59%) Terraform
3 5 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.87%) Google
3 25 (12.82%) Atlassian
4 22 (11.28%) Adobe
5 21 (10.77%) Databricks
6 19 (9.74%) Oracle
7 17 (8.72%) Mapbox
8 16 (8.21%) Tableau
9 15 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (4.10%) ESRI
11 5 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.56%) Cisco
11 5 (2.56%) F5
11 5 (2.56%) Juniper
11 5 (2.56%) Meraki
11 5 (2.56%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.54%) HP
13 2 (1.03%) Luciad
13 2 (1.03%) Palantir