Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a GIS Developer was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1198 1297
Rank change year-on-year +37 +99 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Developer 16 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.013% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 13
UK median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £34,250 £40,500 £32,300
90th Percentile £63,875 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% +25.00% -3.61%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS Developer in the UK

GIS Developer
Top 7 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 18 November 2017. 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 +21 15 £57,500 +15.00%
London +5 10 £58,750 +17.50%
UK excluding London +49 6 £53,000 +6.00%
South East +37 4 £47,500 -11.21%
Yorkshire +33 1 - -
North of England +7 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 £60,000 +26.32%

GIS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 16 (100.00%) GIS
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 12 (75.00%) ESRI
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (56.25%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) ArcGIS
5 9 (56.25%) Python
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (43.75%) Data Management
7 7 (43.75%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (37.50%) Mapinfo
8 6 (37.50%) Change Management
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) Java
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) JSON
8 6 (37.50%) Retail
8 6 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (37.50%) Use Case
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (31.25%) Open Source
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
10 4 (25.00%) Express

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 9 (56.25%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) GIS
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) JSON
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) Express
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) ArcObjects
6 2 (12.50%) DOM
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Leaflet
6 2 (12.50%) OpenLayers
6 2 (12.50%) PostGIS
6 2 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Data Management
2 7 (43.75%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Use Case
4 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Asynchronous Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) ESRI
2 6 (37.50%) Mapinfo
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft