The median annual salary for a GIS Technician was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIS Technician
UK
Rank 851 - 965
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a GIS Technician 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% - 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% - 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 - -

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

GIS Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS Technician in the UK

GIS Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GIS Technician in the UK

GIS Technician
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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 - 9 £31,500 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £31,500 -
Leamington Spa - 5 £31,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £31,500 -
South East - 4 £25,000 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £25,000 - 2
Brighton - 4 £25,000 - 2

GIS Technician Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, GIS Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) GIS
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (44.44%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) Data Acquisition
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Mapinfo
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) ArcGIS

GIS Technician Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (44.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (44.44%) Geospatial Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
1 5 (55.56%) Customer Requirements
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Data Acquisition
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Mapinfo