The median annual salary for a GIS Developer was £61,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

GIS Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 922 962
Rank change year-on-year +40 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 7 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 16
UK median annual salary £61,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.00% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £42,700 £34,250 £32,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.50% +25.00%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS Developer in the UK

GIS Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +46 7 £61,000 +22.00% 2
London +27 4 £65,000 +40.54% 1
South East +46 3 £49,250 +40.71% 1
UK excluding London +15 3 £49,250 -1.50% 1

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, GIS Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) GIS
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) ESRI
3 12 (60.00%) ArcGIS
4 11 (55.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) PostGIS
6 9 (45.00%) Web Development
6 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (40.00%) C#
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) JSON
10 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
11 3 (15.00%) HTML5
11 3 (15.00%) BDD
11 3 (15.00%) TDD
11 3 (15.00%) Express
11 3 (15.00%) Node.js
11 3 (15.00%) CSS3
11 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS

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 12 (60.00%) ArcGIS
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (5.00%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) GIS
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) Express
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (15.00%) Node.js
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) Sass
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) DOM
7 1 (5.00%) Leaflet
7 1 (5.00%) OpenLayers
7 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Blog
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) ESRI
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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