Geographic Information (Geospatial Data)
UK

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 736 868 967
Rank change year-on-year +132 +99 -182
Permanent jobs citing Geospatial Data 88 135 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.54% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 68 73 83
10th Percentile £29,429 £29,900 £33,750
25th Percentile £32,375 £36,750 £44,314
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,750 £46,742 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.54% -6.52% -14.52%
75th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £75,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,480 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% -5.26% -18.10%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,516 24,854 37,307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 19.77% 22.38% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11,546 15,325 21,509
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £84,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Geospatial Data in the UK

Geospatial Data
Top 15 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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +153 74 £42,750 -8.54% 31
UK excluding London +55 62 £44,480 -1.16% 24
Work from Home +131 31 £44,740 -23.52% 14
North of England +101 19 £38,132 +8.95% 1
North West +67 18 £38,132 - 1
East of England +56 17 £47,500 -26.92% 6
London +201 16 £35,000 -37.78% 8
South West -9 11 £60,000 +53.85% 5
South East +54 9 £63,636 +9.72% 7
Scotland -20 2 £54,740 +45.97% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +64 1 £42,500 -29.17%
Midlands +51 1 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Wales +9 1 £47,500 +26.06%
North East -7 1 - -

Geospatial Data
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (27.27%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.41%) Smallworld
3 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Trello
2 5 (5.68%) AutoCAD
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) ArcView
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (3.41%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.41%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.14%) Azure
2 18 (20.45%) AWS
3 9 (10.23%) Power Platform
4 8 (9.09%) Power Automate
4 8 (9.09%) Serverless
5 7 (7.95%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (6.82%) Amazon S3
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (5.68%) IaaS
7 5 (5.68%) PaaS
8 3 (3.41%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (3.41%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (2.27%) GCP
10 1 (1.14%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (1.14%) GitHub
10 1 (1.14%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) DKIM
2 1 (1.14%) DMARC
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) SMTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (79.55%) GIS
2 23 (26.14%) Relational Database
3 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 11 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (11.36%) MySQL
6 9 (10.23%) Power BI
7 8 (9.09%) MS Access
8 7 (7.95%) Spatial Data
9 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
9 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
9 6 (6.82%) QGIS
9 6 (6.82%) Redis
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.27%) Looker
11 2 (2.27%) Metadata
11 2 (2.27%) Tableau
12 1 (1.14%) Big Data
12 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) JIRA
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 24 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 18 (20.45%) Public Sector
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.09%) Retail
4 7 (7.95%) Finance
5 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.41%) Environmental Health
6 3 (3.41%) Local Government
6 3 (3.41%) Police
7 1 (1.14%) Aeronautics
7 1 (1.14%) Aviation
7 1 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (1.14%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (1.14%) German Language
7 1 (1.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Architect
3 9 (10.23%) Lead
4 8 (9.09%) Application Support Team Leader
4 8 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 8 (9.09%) Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 8 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 7 (7.95%) Geospatial Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Software Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Research Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Senior
7 5 (5.68%) GIS Technician
7 5 (5.68%) IT Architect
7 5 (5.68%) IT Support
7 5 (5.68%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (5.68%) IT Technician
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Applications Support
7 5 (5.68%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) .NET
2 14 (15.91%) CSS
2 14 (15.91%) HTML
3 12 (13.64%) JSON
4 10 (11.36%) .NET Core
4 10 (11.36%) React
5 9 (10.23%) PostGIS
6 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.95%) Blazor
6 7 (7.95%) HTML5
6 7 (7.95%) Node.js
6 7 (7.95%) OpenLayers
6 7 (7.95%) RESTful
6 7 (7.95%) Svelte
6 7 (7.95%) Vue
7 6 (6.82%) GeoJSON
7 6 (6.82%) Leaflet
7 6 (6.82%) Lightning Web Components
7 6 (6.82%) REST
7 6 (6.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) Legacy Systems
3 4 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.55%) IoT
3 4 (4.55%) NHS
4 3 (3.41%) Photography
4 3 (3.41%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.14%) GNSS
6 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.14%) Operational Technology
6 1 (1.14%) Product Ownership
6 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (30.68%) Software Engineering
3 18 (20.45%) Full Stack Development
3 18 (20.45%) OO
4 17 (19.32%) Agile
5 16 (18.18%) Web Development
6 14 (15.91%) Analytics
7 13 (14.77%) Decision-Making
7 13 (14.77%) Migration
8 12 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
8 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (13.64%) DevOps
8 12 (13.64%) Line Management
9 11 (12.50%) Customer Service
9 11 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 10 (11.36%) Actionable Insight
10 10 (11.36%) Code Quality
10 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
10 10 (11.36%) MVC
10 10 (11.36%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) Python
2 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.73%) SQL
3 12 (13.64%) C#
4 6 (6.82%) Apex Code
5 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.55%) QA
3 3 (3.41%) GDPR
4 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
1 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) ESRI
2 22 (25.00%) Oracle
3 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.09%) Civica
5 6 (6.82%) Salesforce
6 5 (5.68%) Hitachi
6 5 (5.68%) SAP
6 5 (5.68%) Sparx
7 4 (4.55%) Databricks
8 3 (3.41%) Mapbox
8 3 (3.41%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco
9 1 (1.14%) Google
9 1 (1.14%) VMware
9 1 (1.14%) Xamarin