The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
Rank 616 682 644
Rank change year-on-year +66 -38  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 247 267 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 0.84% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 152 173 244
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% -1.17%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 26033 31905 33071
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.64% 30.99% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22070 27162 28001
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GIS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the UK

GIS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GIS in the UK

GIS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in the UK

GIS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +84 226 £39,500 -9.89% 37
London +47 63 £53,750 +2.38% 11
South East +48 57 £30,000 -28.57% 8
East of England +48 46 £35,000 -26.70% 5
Surrey +47 35 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Egham +27 33 - -
West Midlands +36 23 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Warwickshire - 19 £31,500 - 1
Scotland +26 16 £40,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +17 15 £32,500 -38.96% 1
North West -12 15 £53,750 +53.57% 6
Bedfordshire - 14 £35,000 - 4
Cheshire +17 12 £55,000 - 1
Leamington Spa - 11 £31,500 -
Cambridgeshire +20 10 £55,000 +25.00%
South West +14 10 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Cambridge +13 10 £55,000 +25.00%
Brighton - 10 £30,000 - 2
East Sussex - 10 £30,000 - 2
Edinburgh 0 9 £42,500 +24.08% 2
Essex - 9 £37,500 -
City of London +44 8 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Hatfield +24 8 £32,500 -36.89% 1
Yorkshire +8 8 £27,500 -57.69% 2
Warwick - 8 £52,500 -
Bristol +10 7 £25,000 -37.50%
West Yorkshire +6 7 £28,750 -55.76% 1
Leeds -1 7 £28,750 -55.76% 1
St Albans -4 7 - -
Dunstable - 7 £35,000 - 2

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GIS.

1 147 (27.27%) SQL
2 139 (25.79%) Degree
3 123 (22.82%) Python
4 102 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 97 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (16.51%) Finance
6 89 (16.51%) SAP
7 88 (16.33%) Project Management
8 87 (16.14%) ArcGIS
8 87 (16.14%) Java
9 86 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (15.77%) Data Management
11 77 (14.29%) Analytics
12 74 (13.73%) SQL Server
13 68 (12.62%) C#
14 67 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 65 (12.06%) Open Source
16 63 (11.69%) Management Information System
16 63 (11.69%) .NET
16 63 (11.69%) ETL
16 63 (11.69%) Resource Management
17 62 (11.50%) Microsoft
17 62 (11.50%) Oracle
17 62 (11.50%) Risk Management
17 62 (11.50%) Master Data Management
17 62 (11.50%) Relational Database
18 61 (11.32%) Hadoop
19 60 (11.13%) Geospatial Data
19 60 (11.13%) Windows
20 58 (10.76%) Linux

GIS
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 87 (16.14%) ArcGIS
2 35 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (6.31%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.53%) SAS
5 17 (3.15%) GeoServer
6 16 (2.97%) Apache
7 13 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.23%) CMS
9 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.86%) Smallworld
11 9 (1.67%) Drupal
11 9 (1.67%) Oracle Spatial
11 9 (1.67%) SilverStripe
12 7 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (1.30%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.30%) IIS
12 7 (1.30%) JBoss
12 7 (1.30%) Luigi
12 7 (1.30%) WebSphere Portal
13 5 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 55 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.64%) MS Office
3 19 (3.53%) SPSS
4 14 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.48%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.74%) MS Project
8 3 (0.56%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.37%) ArcInfo
10 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 57 (10.58%) Maximo
1 57 (10.58%) SAP PM
2 49 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 49 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 49 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 48 (8.91%) Primavera
3 48 (8.91%) SAP HR
3 48 (8.91%) SAP MM
3 48 (8.91%) SAP QM
3 48 (8.91%) SAP SD
4 16 (2.97%) SAP cProjects
4 16 (2.97%) SAP CRM
4 16 (2.97%) SAP EHS
4 16 (2.97%) SAP MRS
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.56%) GitHub
4 3 (0.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.37%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.34%) Firewall
2 17 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (2.78%) DNS
4 14 (2.60%) Network Security
5 12 (2.23%) DMZ
5 12 (2.23%) Internet
6 8 (1.48%) HTTP
6 8 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.74%) LDAP
8 3 (0.56%) Intranet
8 3 (0.56%) LAN
8 3 (0.56%) MPLS
8 3 (0.56%) VoIP
8 3 (0.56%) VPN
8 3 (0.56%) Wireless
9 2 (0.37%) BGP
9 2 (0.37%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.37%) OSPF
9 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 61 (11.32%) Hadoop
4 60 (11.13%) Geospatial Data
5 57 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (9.65%) Big Data
7 37 (6.86%) MongoDB
7 37 (6.86%) MySQL
8 32 (5.94%) Neo4j
9 27 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (4.27%) QGIS
11 23 (4.27%) RDBMS
12 22 (4.08%) NoSQL
13 17 (3.15%) QlikView
14 14 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.86%) Spatial Data
16 9 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (2.97%) JIRA
2 15 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.04%) ClearQuest
4 11 (2.04%) CruiseControl
4 11 (2.04%) FishEye
4 11 (2.04%) Hudson
4 11 (2.04%) JUnit
4 11 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.67%) Ant
6 7 (1.30%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.11%) Maven
7 6 (1.11%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (1.11%) Selenium
8 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.93%) Zephyr
9 4 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.37%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.37%) sqlmap
General
1 89 (16.51%) Finance
2 40 (7.42%) Banking
3 21 (3.90%) Financial Institution
4 20 (3.71%) Retail
5 19 (3.53%) Legal
5 19 (3.53%) Marketing
6 17 (3.15%) Billing
7 16 (2.97%) Advertising
8 14 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
8 14 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.30%) Games
11 5 (0.93%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) German Language
12 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.37%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (17.81%) Consultant
1 96 (17.81%) Developer
2 60 (11.13%) Analyst
3 58 (10.76%) SAP Consultant
4 57 (10.58%) SAP PM Consultant
5 31 (5.75%) Data Engineer
6 27 (5.01%) Architect
6 27 (5.01%) GIS Consultant
6 27 (5.01%) GIS Developer
7 24 (4.45%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.27%) Software Engineer
9 21 (3.90%) Data Manager
10 19 (3.53%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.15%) Management Consultant
12 16 (2.97%) .NET Developer
12 16 (2.97%) Implementation Consultant
12 16 (2.97%) Managing Consultant
12 16 (2.97%) SAP CS Consultant
12 16 (2.97%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.69%) .NET
2 51 (9.46%) BAPI
3 46 (8.53%) HTML
4 38 (7.05%) CSS
5 34 (6.31%) Web Services
6 26 (4.82%) Google Maps API
7 23 (4.27%) jQuery
8 22 (4.08%) REST
8 22 (4.08%) XML
9 21 (3.90%) PostGIS
10 18 (3.34%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.34%) GWT
10 18 (3.34%) Middleware
10 18 (3.34%) React
11 17 (3.15%) Ajax
11 17 (3.15%) Leaflet
12 15 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (2.78%) Flask
12 15 (2.78%) OpenLayers
13 14 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 97 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (11.69%) Management Information System
3 57 (10.58%) Computer Science
4 40 (7.42%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.15%) User Experience
6 14 (2.60%) Cybercrime
7 13 (2.41%) Cyber Attack
8 12 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
9 11 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.67%) SCADA
10 9 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.30%) Social Media
13 6 (1.11%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
15 3 (0.56%) FMCG
16 2 (0.37%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.13%) Windows
2 58 (10.76%) Linux
3 30 (5.57%) Unix
4 29 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.97%) AIX
6 14 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.74%) Android
10 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.74%) HPUX
10 4 (0.74%) Solaris
10 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.33%) Project Management
2 86 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (15.77%) Data Management
4 77 (14.29%) Analytics
5 67 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (12.06%) Open Source
7 63 (11.69%) ETL
7 63 (11.69%) Resource Management
8 62 (11.50%) Master Data Management
8 62 (11.50%) Risk Management
9 55 (10.20%) CAD
10 54 (10.02%) Presales
11 53 (9.83%) Cybersecurity
12 52 (9.65%) SAP Implementation
13 50 (9.28%) Document Management
14 48 (8.91%) Information Security
15 43 (7.98%) Data Analysis
16 40 (7.42%) Web Development
17 39 (7.24%) CRM
18 36 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 147 (27.27%) SQL
2 123 (22.82%) Python
3 102 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 87 (16.14%) Java
5 68 (12.62%) C#
6 39 (7.24%) C
7 33 (6.12%) R
8 32 (5.94%) PHP
9 30 (5.57%) Perl
10 25 (4.64%) Scala
11 20 (3.71%) C++
11 20 (3.71%) VB.NET
12 17 (3.15%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.97%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.04%) VBA
15 10 (1.86%) VB
16 7 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.93%) ABAP
17 5 (0.93%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 139 (25.79%) Degree
2 42 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 9 (1.67%) CISSP
7 9 (1.67%) SAP Certification
8 8 (1.48%) CISA
9 7 (1.30%) PhD
10 6 (1.11%) CISM
11 4 (0.74%) ISEB
11 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.74%) MCITP
11 4 (0.74%) MCSE
12 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.56%) MCP
12 3 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 15 (2.78%) SLA
2 11 (2.04%) QA
3 7 (1.30%) PMO
4 4 (0.74%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) BS7666
6 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.93%) Docker
3 4 (0.74%) MetaFrame
3 4 (0.74%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (3.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (2.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.30%) Ansible
4 2 (0.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (16.51%) SAP
2 62 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.50%) Oracle
3 57 (10.58%) ESRI
4 47 (8.72%) Google
5 20 (3.71%) Tableau
6 16 (2.97%) Syclo
7 15 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.78%) Mapinfo
8 13 (2.41%) IBM
8 13 (2.41%) Zend
9 12 (2.23%) Intel
9 12 (2.23%) Palantir
9 12 (2.23%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.23%) Splunk
10 9 (1.67%) Citrix
10 9 (1.67%) Lumension
11 7 (1.30%) Cisco
11 7 (1.30%) Sophos
11 7 (1.30%) VMware
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