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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 652 678 602
Rank change year-on-year +26 -76  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 220 251 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 0.86% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 146 177 290
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,097 £71,950 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,598 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.87% -13.88%  

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 27194 29052 36094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.87% 29.93% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22923 24759 30469
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 25 June 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 25 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 +16 201 £40,000 - 23
South East +99 84 £35,000 - 11
London -37 38 £47,500 +8.57% 4
North West -34 23 £44,250 -3.44% 2
West Sussex +26 22 £36,500 +37.73% 3
East of England +2 22 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Horsham +11 20 £34,500 +30.18% 2
Cheshire -13 20 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Oxfordshire +30 19 £35,000 - 1
Croydon +18 14 - -
South West +6 14 £41,000 -8.88% 2
Knutsford -24 14 - -
East Sussex - 14 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 13 £40,000 - 1
Oxford +13 12 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Cambridge -22 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Berkshire +25 11 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Scotland +17 11 £28,000 -39.45% 2
Gloucestershire +10 10 £42,500 -32.80%
Reading +17 9 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -5 9 £58,750 -16.07% 1
Abingdon +41 8 £35,000 -17.64%
Edinburgh -1 8 £28,000 -39.45% 2
West Yorkshire -4 8 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Leeds -14 8 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire +13 7 £41,500 -24.54% 3
West Midlands +5 7 £40,000 +60.00%
Birmingham +1 6 £40,000 +61.61%
Surrey +23 5 £23,000 -38.66% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 157 (33.69%) SQL
2 141 (30.26%) Degree
3 113 (24.25%) JavaScript
4 99 (21.24%) Python
5 97 (20.82%) Java
5 97 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (19.96%) Geospatial Data
7 88 (18.88%) ArcGIS
8 85 (18.24%) .NET
8 85 (18.24%) Open Source
9 84 (18.03%) SQL Server
10 81 (17.38%) C#
11 79 (16.95%) Data Management
12 73 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
13 70 (15.02%) HTML
13 70 (15.02%) Management Information System
14 66 (14.16%) Project Management
15 63 (13.52%) Finance
16 61 (13.09%) SAP
17 58 (12.45%) Presales
18 55 (11.80%) Security Cleared
19 53 (11.37%) ESRI
20 52 (11.16%) Analytics
21 49 (10.52%) Oracle
21 49 (10.52%) Microsoft
21 49 (10.52%) Software Engineering
22 48 (10.30%) SC Cleared
23 47 (10.09%) Computer Science
23 47 (10.09%) CSS
23 47 (10.09%) QGIS

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 88 (18.88%) ArcGIS
2 20 (4.29%) Apache Spark
3 19 (4.08%) GeoServer
4 16 (3.43%) Apache
5 13 (2.79%) CMS
5 13 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.79%) IIS
6 11 (2.36%) SAS
7 9 (1.93%) Oracle Spatial
7 9 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.50%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (1.50%) Drupal
8 7 (1.50%) Luigi
9 6 (1.29%) JBoss
9 6 (1.29%) Smallworld
9 6 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.86%) Confluence
10 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.64%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 33 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.36%) SPSS
5 9 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.64%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.64%) GIMP
8 2 (0.43%) ArcInfo
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (8.80%) Maximo
2 35 (7.51%) SAP PM
3 34 (7.30%) SAP CO
3 34 (7.30%) SAP FI
3 34 (7.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (7.08%) Primavera
4 33 (7.08%) SAP HR
4 33 (7.08%) SAP MM
4 33 (7.08%) SAP QM
4 33 (7.08%) SAP SD
5 11 (2.36%) SAP cProjects
5 11 (2.36%) SAP CRM
5 11 (2.36%) SAP EHS
5 11 (2.36%) SAP MRS
6 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.86%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.86%) SAP EWM
6 4 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.64%) GitHub
4 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) Heroku
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.22%) Firewall
2 10 (2.15%) Internet
3 9 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (1.50%) Network Security
5 5 (1.07%) HTTP
6 4 (0.86%) LDAP
7 2 (0.43%) DMZ
7 2 (0.43%) DNS
7 2 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.21%) SSH
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (19.96%) Geospatial Data
2 84 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 47 (10.09%) QGIS
4 42 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (8.58%) Relational Database
6 38 (8.15%) Big Data
7 33 (7.08%) Hadoop
8 28 (6.01%) MySQL
8 28 (6.01%) Spatial Data
9 21 (4.51%) RDBMS
10 16 (3.43%) NoSQL
11 15 (3.22%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (2.36%) Neo4j
14 10 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (2.15%) QlikView
15 9 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.72%) Power BI
17 5 (1.07%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 17 (3.65%) JIRA
2 16 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.58%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.15%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.72%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.72%) CruiseControl
5 8 (1.72%) FishEye
5 8 (1.72%) Hudson
5 8 (1.72%) JUnit
5 8 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (0.86%) Ant
6 4 (0.86%) Maven
6 4 (0.86%) Selenium
6 4 (0.86%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.86%) Zephyr
7 3 (0.64%) Subversion
8 2 (0.43%) AppScan
8 2 (0.43%) NUnit
8 2 (0.43%) sqlmap
General
1 63 (13.52%) Finance
2 21 (4.51%) Marketing
3 20 (4.29%) Retail
4 18 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.58%) Billing
6 10 (2.15%) Advertising
6 10 (2.15%) Banking
7 9 (1.93%) Games
8 6 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Legal
10 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.86%) Military
11 3 (0.64%) Law
11 3 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (22.96%) Developer
2 99 (21.24%) Consultant
3 53 (11.37%) Analyst
4 40 (8.58%) GIS Consultant
5 34 (7.30%) SAP Consultant
6 33 (7.08%) SAP PM Consultant
7 29 (6.22%) Software Engineer
8 28 (6.01%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (6.01%) Software Developer
9 23 (4.94%) .NET Developer
9 23 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 23 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.08%) GIS Developer
10 19 (4.08%) GIS Specialist
11 16 (3.43%) GIS Technician
11 16 (3.43%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (3.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.22%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (18.24%) .NET
2 70 (15.02%) HTML
3 47 (10.09%) CSS
4 33 (7.08%) BAPI
4 33 (7.08%) IDoc
5 30 (6.44%) jQuery
6 28 (6.01%) Web Services
7 26 (5.58%) HTML5
8 22 (4.72%) Google Maps API
8 22 (4.72%) Node.js
9 21 (4.51%) XML
10 20 (4.29%) PostGIS
11 19 (4.08%) REST
12 18 (3.86%) AngularJS
12 18 (3.86%) J2EE
12 18 (3.86%) Middleware
13 17 (3.65%) React
14 16 (3.43%) .NET Framework
14 16 (3.43%) ASP.NET
14 16 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (15.02%) Management Information System
3 47 (10.09%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.58%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.15%) Social Media
7 9 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.29%) Contactless
8 6 (1.29%) User Experience
9 5 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (0.86%) Blog
10 4 (0.86%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.64%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.37%) Windows
2 29 (6.22%) Linux
3 17 (3.65%) Unix
4 4 (0.86%) AIX
4 4 (0.86%) Android
4 4 (0.86%) HPUX
4 4 (0.86%) Solaris
4 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000
4 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.43%) CentOS
6 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (18.24%) Open Source
3 79 (16.95%) Data Management
4 66 (14.16%) Project Management
5 58 (12.45%) Presales
6 52 (11.16%) Analytics
7 49 (10.52%) Software Engineering
8 43 (9.23%) CAD
9 42 (9.01%) Resource Management
10 41 (8.80%) CRM
11 40 (8.58%) Data Analysis
12 36 (7.73%) Mentoring
12 36 (7.73%) Risk Management
12 36 (7.73%) TDD
13 35 (7.51%) Master Data Management
13 35 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (7.08%) Document Management
15 33 (7.08%) SAP Implementation
16 32 (6.87%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (33.69%) SQL
2 113 (24.25%) JavaScript
3 99 (21.24%) Python
4 97 (20.82%) Java
5 81 (17.38%) C#
6 28 (6.01%) C++
6 28 (6.01%) VB.NET
7 27 (5.79%) Scala
8 24 (5.15%) PHP
9 22 (4.72%) C
10 21 (4.51%) R
11 16 (3.43%) Go
12 15 (3.22%) VBA
13 10 (2.15%) Perl
13 10 (2.15%) VB
14 9 (1.93%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.72%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.64%) Delphi
16 3 (0.64%) Ruby
16 3 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 141 (30.26%) Degree
2 55 (11.80%) Security Cleared
3 48 (10.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.22%) CISSP
5 13 (2.79%) CISA
5 13 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.15%) CISM
7 8 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
7 8 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.50%) PhD
9 4 (0.86%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.64%) HNC
10 3 (0.64%) PMP
11 2 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.43%) CRISC
11 2 (0.43%) ISEB
11 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.94%) QA
2 18 (3.86%) SLA
3 7 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.86%) ISO 22301
4 4 (0.86%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) BS7666
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.07%) Docker
3 4 (0.86%) MetaFrame
3 4 (0.86%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.07%) Ansible
2 5 (1.07%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.43%) Graphite
3 2 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (13.09%) SAP
2 53 (11.37%) ESRI
3 49 (10.52%) Microsoft
3 49 (10.52%) Oracle
4 38 (8.15%) Mapinfo
5 27 (5.79%) Google
6 16 (3.43%) Tableau
7 12 (2.58%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.36%) Syclo
9 8 (1.72%) IBM
10 6 (1.29%) Citrix
10 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.07%) Adobe
11 5 (1.07%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.07%) Juniper
11 5 (1.07%) Zend
12 4 (0.86%) QAD
12 4 (0.86%) RedPrairie
12 4 (0.86%) Sun
Chichester, West Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To 40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £49,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £63,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £63,000 to £70,000 per annum Negotiable (+ High equity)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Registers of Scotland
Salary: £28,519-£33,217 (HEO Level) and £35,926-£42,187 (SEO Level)
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £68000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 26 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (depending on exprerience)
Posted: 25 days ago