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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 687 637
Rank change year-on-year +72 -50  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 242 267 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 0.83% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 146 175 245
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +5.00%  

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 26318 32238 33505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.81% 30.88% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22323 27477 28389
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 29 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 29 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 +57 221 £39,500 -7.05% 42
London +42 63 £55,000 +3.32% 14
South East +56 58 £30,000 -29.41% 10
East of England +43 44 £35,000 -26.70% 6
Surrey +54 35 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Egham +27 33 - -
West Midlands +39 23 £31,500 -11.47% 3
Warwickshire - 19 £31,500 -
Scotland +26 16 £40,000 +16.78% 1
Bedfordshire - 15 £35,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +14 14 £32,500 -38.96% 2
North West -6 12 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Leamington Spa - 11 £31,500 -
Cambridgeshire +18 10 £55,000 +25.00%
Cheshire +16 10 £55,000 -
Cambridge +11 10 £55,000 +25.00%
Brighton - 10 £30,000 - 2
East Sussex - 10 £30,000 - 2
South West +27 9 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Yorkshire +24 9 £27,500 -57.69% 3
Hatfield +28 8 £32,500 -36.89% 2
Leeds +14 8 £28,750 -56.60% 2
West Yorkshire +10 8 £28,750 -55.76% 2
Edinburgh +1 8 £42,500 +60.37% 1
Warwick - 8 £52,500 -
Dunstable - 8 £35,000 - 2
Croydon - 7 - - 6
Essex - 7 £37,500 -
City of London +36 6 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £24,000 -45.45% 1

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 145 (27.62%) SQL
2 134 (25.52%) Degree
3 122 (23.24%) Python
4 104 (19.81%) JavaScript
5 95 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (17.33%) Java
7 89 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (16.76%) SAP
9 84 (16.00%) ArcGIS
10 83 (15.81%) Project Management
10 83 (15.81%) Data Management
11 82 (15.62%) Finance
12 75 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 74 (14.10%) Analytics
14 69 (13.14%) Open Source
15 67 (12.76%) C#
16 65 (12.38%) Oracle
17 62 (11.81%) Resource Management
17 62 (11.81%) Relational Database
18 61 (11.62%) .NET
18 61 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 61 (11.62%) Management Information System
19 60 (11.43%) ETL
19 60 (11.43%) Master Data Management
19 60 (11.43%) Hadoop
20 59 (11.24%) Geospatial Data
20 59 (11.24%) Microsoft
21 58 (11.05%) ESRI
21 58 (11.05%) Risk Management
21 58 (11.05%) PostgreSQL

GIS
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 84 (16.00%) ArcGIS
2 35 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (6.48%) Apache Spark
4 17 (3.24%) GeoServer
4 17 (3.24%) SAS
5 16 (3.05%) Apache
6 15 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.67%) CMS
8 11 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.90%) Oracle Spatial
9 10 (1.90%) Smallworld
10 9 (1.71%) Drupal
10 9 (1.71%) SilverStripe
11 8 (1.52%) IIS
12 7 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (1.33%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.33%) JBoss
12 7 (1.33%) Luigi
12 7 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
13 5 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 53 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.76%) MS Office
3 17 (3.24%) SPSS
4 13 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.33%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.76%) MS Project
8 3 (0.57%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.38%) ArcInfo
10 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 57 (10.86%) Maximo
1 57 (10.86%) SAP PM
2 49 (9.33%) SAP CO
2 49 (9.33%) SAP FI
2 49 (9.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 48 (9.14%) Primavera
3 48 (9.14%) SAP HR
3 48 (9.14%) SAP MM
3 48 (9.14%) SAP QM
3 48 (9.14%) SAP SD
4 16 (3.05%) SAP cProjects
4 16 (3.05%) SAP CRM
4 16 (3.05%) SAP EHS
4 16 (3.05%) SAP MRS
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.57%) GitHub
4 3 (0.57%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.38%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.05%) Firewall
1 16 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (2.48%) DNS
2 13 (2.48%) Network Security
3 12 (2.29%) Internet
4 11 (2.10%) DMZ
5 8 (1.52%) HTTP
6 6 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.76%) LDAP
8 2 (0.38%) FTP
8 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.38%) Intranet
8 2 (0.38%) LAN
8 2 (0.38%) NAS
8 2 (0.38%) RNC
8 2 (0.38%) SSH
8 2 (0.38%) VPN
8 2 (0.38%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.19%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.81%) Relational Database
3 60 (11.43%) Hadoop
4 59 (11.24%) Geospatial Data
5 58 (11.05%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (9.71%) Big Data
7 37 (7.05%) MongoDB
7 37 (7.05%) MySQL
8 32 (6.10%) Neo4j
9 26 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (4.38%) QGIS
10 23 (4.38%) RDBMS
11 22 (4.19%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.86%) QlikView
13 13 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.90%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.90%) Spatial Data
16 9 (1.71%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (3.05%) JIRA
2 15 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.10%) ClearQuest
4 11 (2.10%) CruiseControl
4 11 (2.10%) FishEye
4 11 (2.10%) Hudson
4 11 (2.10%) JUnit
4 11 (2.10%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.71%) Ant
6 8 (1.52%) PowerBuilder
7 7 (1.33%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.14%) Maven
8 6 (1.14%) Selenium
9 5 (0.95%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.95%) Zephyr
10 4 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.38%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.38%) sqlmap
General
1 82 (15.62%) Finance
2 38 (7.24%) Banking
3 20 (3.81%) Financial Institution
4 19 (3.62%) Retail
5 18 (3.43%) Marketing
6 17 (3.24%) Billing
6 17 (3.24%) Legal
7 16 (3.05%) Advertising
8 14 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
8 14 (2.67%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.33%) Games
11 3 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.57%) German Language
11 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (18.86%) Developer
2 95 (18.10%) Consultant
3 59 (11.24%) Analyst
4 58 (11.05%) SAP Consultant
5 57 (10.86%) SAP PM Consultant
6 31 (5.90%) Data Engineer
7 28 (5.33%) GIS Developer
8 27 (5.14%) GIS Consultant
9 26 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.76%) Architect
11 23 (4.38%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.38%) Software Engineer
12 22 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.43%) Data Manager
14 17 (3.24%) Management Consultant
15 16 (3.05%) Implementation Consultant
15 16 (3.05%) Managing Consultant
15 16 (3.05%) SAP CS Consultant
15 16 (3.05%) Service Management Consultant
16 15 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.62%) .NET
2 51 (9.71%) BAPI
3 44 (8.38%) HTML
4 36 (6.86%) CSS
5 34 (6.48%) Web Services
6 25 (4.76%) Google Maps API
7 23 (4.38%) XML
8 22 (4.19%) PostGIS
9 21 (4.00%) REST
10 20 (3.81%) jQuery
11 18 (3.43%) AngularJS
11 18 (3.43%) GWT
11 18 (3.43%) Middleware
11 18 (3.43%) React
12 17 (3.24%) Leaflet
13 15 (2.86%) Ajax
13 15 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (2.86%) Flask
13 15 (2.86%) OpenLayers
14 14 (2.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (11.62%) Management Information System
3 55 (10.48%) Computer Science
4 40 (7.62%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.24%) User Experience
6 12 (2.29%) Cyber Attack
6 12 (2.29%) Cybercrime
7 11 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.71%) SCADA
8 9 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.33%) Social Media
11 6 (1.14%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.57%) FMCG
14 2 (0.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.67%) Linux
1 56 (10.67%) Windows
2 29 (5.52%) Unix
3 28 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.86%) AIX
5 14 (2.67%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.76%) HPUX
9 4 (0.76%) Solaris
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.57%) Android
10 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.38%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (15.81%) Data Management
2 83 (15.81%) Project Management
3 74 (14.10%) Analytics
4 69 (13.14%) Open Source
5 62 (11.81%) Resource Management
6 61 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (11.43%) ETL
7 60 (11.43%) Master Data Management
8 58 (11.05%) Risk Management
9 55 (10.48%) CAD
10 54 (10.29%) Presales
11 52 (9.90%) SAP Implementation
12 50 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
12 50 (9.52%) Document Management
13 45 (8.57%) Information Security
14 42 (8.00%) Data Analysis
15 41 (7.81%) CRM
16 40 (7.62%) Web Development
17 36 (6.86%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 145 (27.62%) SQL
2 122 (23.24%) Python
3 104 (19.81%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.33%) Java
5 67 (12.76%) C#
6 39 (7.43%) C
7 32 (6.10%) PHP
7 32 (6.10%) R
8 30 (5.71%) Scala
9 29 (5.52%) Perl
10 21 (4.00%) VB.NET
11 19 (3.62%) C++
12 16 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.86%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.29%) VBA
15 11 (2.10%) VB
16 7 (1.33%) Go
16 7 (1.33%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.95%) ABAP
17 5 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 134 (25.52%) Degree
2 47 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.19%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.71%) Chartered Engineer
7 9 (1.71%) CISSP
7 9 (1.71%) SAP Certification
8 8 (1.52%) CISA
9 7 (1.33%) PhD
10 6 (1.14%) CISM
11 4 (0.76%) ISEB
11 4 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.57%) MCITP
12 3 (0.57%) MCP
12 3 (0.57%) MCSE
12 3 (0.57%) PMP
13 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.24%) SLA
2 13 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.10%) QA
4 7 (1.33%) PMO
5 4 (0.76%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) BS7666
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.95%) Docker
3 4 (0.76%) MetaFrame
3 4 (0.76%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (3.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (2.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.33%) Ansible
4 2 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 88 (16.76%) SAP
2 65 (12.38%) Oracle
3 59 (11.24%) Microsoft
4 58 (11.05%) ESRI
5 46 (8.76%) Google
6 18 (3.43%) Tableau
7 16 (3.05%) Syclo
8 15 (2.86%) Atlassian
9 14 (2.67%) Mapinfo
10 13 (2.48%) IBM
10 13 (2.48%) Zend
11 11 (2.10%) Intel
11 11 (2.10%) Palantir
11 11 (2.10%) ServiceNow
11 11 (2.10%) Splunk
12 9 (1.71%) Lumension
13 8 (1.52%) Citrix
14 7 (1.33%) Fujitsu
14 7 (1.33%) Sophos
15 6 (1.14%) Adobe
Newbury, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + potential equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + potential equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network Rail
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 8 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 24 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Dunstable
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £52,969 - £62,239 (+ market supplement of up to £11,300)
Posted: 16 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 16 days ago
Horsham, Sussex, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Swinton
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Great Barford, Bedfordshire
Alere International
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago