Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a GIS Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

GIS Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1168 1174 1250
Rank change year-on-year +6 +76 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 8 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.011% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 7
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £37,600
90th Percentile £61,875 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% -6.98% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

GIS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured GIS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GIS Developer in the UK

GIS Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GIS Developer in the UK

GIS Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS Developer over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for GIS Developer in the UK

GIS Developer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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 -11 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
UK excluding London +1 5 £46,250 +15.63% 3
London -28 3 £58,750 +17.50%
Midlands +15 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
South East +18 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Scotland -42 1 £60,000 +33.33%
South West - 1 - -

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, GIS Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring GIS Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) GIS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) ESRI
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Node.js
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Express
6 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Data Management

GIS Developer 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 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) GIS
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) FinalBuilder
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Express
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ArcObjects
4 1 (12.50%) Django
4 1 (12.50%) DOM
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ESRI
2 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle