The median annual salary for a GIS Consultant was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

GIS Consultant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 918 979
Rank change year-on-year +65 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Consultant 21 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.016% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 5
Median salary £41,000 £26,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.69% -38.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £36,250 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £26,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +57.69% -38.82%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

GIS Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS Consultant in the UK

GIS Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GIS Consultant in the UK

GIS Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS Consultant over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS Consultant in the UK

GIS Consultant
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +42 19 £42,500 +63.46%
South West - 11 £44,500 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £45,000 -
South East +66 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Bristol - 4 £30,000 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £45,000 -
Brighton - 3 £25,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
London +23 2 £42,625 +68.81%
Cirencester - 2 - -
West Midlands +5 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £40,250 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -

GIS Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, GIS Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) GIS
2 20 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 19 (47.50%) Project Management
4 16 (40.00%) Geospatial Data
5 15 (37.50%) Python
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) ESRI
7 12 (30.00%) Degree
8 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
9 10 (25.00%) Data Management
9 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (22.50%) Business Development
11 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 8 (20.00%) Open Source
12 7 (17.50%) QA
12 7 (17.50%) Spatial Data
13 6 (15.00%) Spatial Analysis
13 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
14 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
14 5 (12.50%) HTML
14 5 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (12.50%) Remote Sensing
14 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 5 (12.50%) Statistics
14 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
15 4 (10.00%) Data Quality

GIS Consultant 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 20 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.50%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) GIS
2 16 (40.00%) Geospatial Data
3 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (17.50%) Spatial Data
5 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) QGIS
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 10 (25.00%) Data Management
3 9 (22.50%) Business Development
4 8 (20.00%) Open Source
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Spatial Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Remote Sensing
6 5 (12.50%) Statistics
7 4 (10.00%) CAD
7 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.50%) Coaching
8 3 (7.50%) Data Acquisition
8 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Presales
8 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
8 3 (7.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) ESRI
2 3 (7.50%) Mapinfo
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Luciad
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle