The median annual salary for a GIS Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

GIS Analyst
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 886 930 969
Rank change year-on-year +44 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Analyst 4 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Median salary £27,500 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -60.71% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median salary - £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +75.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

GIS Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured GIS Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS Analyst.

Salary trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
England +44 1 £27,500 -60.71%
London +36 1 £27,500 -38.88%

GIS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, GIS Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring GIS Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) GIS
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Data Management
5 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Spatial Data
6 3 (33.33%) QGIS
6 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Cartography
6 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (33.33%) Google
6 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Google Maps API
6 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data

GIS Analyst Skill Set
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 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) Smallworld
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (44.44%) Spatial Data
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) QGIS
4 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Google Maps API
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Cartography
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google