Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 770 698
Rank change year-on-year 0 -72 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 449 529 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 0.87% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 320 426 573
UK median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £24,988 £24,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,825 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -5.88%

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 54482 60852 70340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.70% 30.16% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45531 51845 59326
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in the UK

GIS
Top 15 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 6 months to 27 July 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 +23 405 £39,996 -5.89% 23
UK excluding London +100 348 £37,000 -7.50% 24
South East +131 140 £35,000 -12.50% 10
London -57 97 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East of England +24 61 £35,000 -30.00% 4
North of England -11 55 £45,000 -3.55% 2
North West -23 34 £55,000 +20.01% 1
Midlands +25 32 £40,000 +39.13% 3
Scotland +14 30 £28,000 -34.12% 2
West Midlands +27 25 £31,500 +14.55% 1
South West +24 23 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +11 18 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Wales +7 9 £41,967 -1.25% 1
East Midlands +15 5 £55,000 +56.03% 2
North East - 3 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 155 (34.52%) Degree
2 152 (33.85%) SQL
3 116 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 102 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (20.71%) Python
6 91 (20.27%) Java
6 91 (20.27%) Geospatial Data
7 89 (19.82%) SQL Server
8 88 (19.60%) .NET
9 85 (18.93%) ArcGIS
10 81 (18.04%) C#
11 75 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (15.59%) HTML
13 69 (15.37%) Open Source
14 67 (14.92%) Data Management
15 64 (14.25%) Management Information System
16 62 (13.81%) Software Engineering
17 59 (13.14%) Finance
18 58 (12.92%) Presales
19 56 (12.47%) ESRI
19 56 (12.47%) Project Management
19 56 (12.47%) Computer Science
20 52 (11.58%) Security Cleared
21 51 (11.36%) Oracle
21 51 (11.36%) Analytics
22 49 (10.91%) SAP
23 45 (10.02%) CSS
23 45 (10.02%) Microsoft
23 45 (10.02%) SC Cleared
24 42 (9.35%) 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 85 (18.93%) ArcGIS
2 18 (4.01%) GeoServer
3 17 (3.79%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.34%) IIS
5 14 (3.12%) SAS
6 12 (2.67%) CMS
7 10 (2.23%) Apache
8 9 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.78%) Oracle Spatial
10 7 (1.56%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.34%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.34%) Luigi
11 6 (1.34%) Smallworld
12 5 (1.11%) Drupal
13 3 (0.67%) JBoss
14 2 (0.45%) Confluence
14 2 (0.45%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.45%) uWSGI
14 2 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (7.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.67%) SPSS
4 11 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.67%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (0.67%) GIMP
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.45%) ArcInfo
7 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (6.01%) Maximo
1 27 (6.01%) SAP PM
2 25 (5.57%) SAP CO
2 25 (5.57%) SAP FI
2 25 (5.57%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (5.57%) SAP HR
2 25 (5.57%) SAP MM
3 22 (4.90%) Primavera
3 22 (4.90%) SAP QM
3 22 (4.90%) SAP SD
4 10 (2.23%) SAP EHS
5 6 (1.34%) SAP cProjects
5 6 (1.34%) SAP CRM
5 6 (1.34%) SAP MRS
6 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.89%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.89%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.67%) SAP GTS
7 3 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.34%) GitHub
4 4 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.67%) Heroku
5 3 (0.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.34%) Firewall
2 7 (1.56%) Network Security
3 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.11%) Internet
5 4 (0.89%) LDAP
6 3 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.45%) DMZ
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) HTTP
7 2 (0.45%) Intranet
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.27%) Geospatial Data
2 89 (19.82%) SQL Server
3 42 (9.35%) QGIS
4 37 (8.24%) Big Data
4 37 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (7.13%) Relational Database
6 28 (6.24%) Spatial Data
7 25 (5.57%) Hadoop
8 21 (4.68%) MySQL
9 19 (4.23%) NoSQL
10 15 (3.34%) Power BI
10 15 (3.34%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.67%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (2.00%) PowerPivot
14 8 (1.78%) QlikView
15 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (1.34%) Neo4j
17 5 (1.11%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 19 (4.23%) Git (software)
1 19 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.00%) JIRA
3 8 (1.78%) PowerBuilder
4 6 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.34%) Subversion
5 4 (0.89%) NUnit
5 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.67%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.45%) AppScan
7 2 (0.45%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.45%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.45%) FishEye
7 2 (0.45%) Gradle
7 2 (0.45%) Hudson
7 2 (0.45%) JUnit
7 2 (0.45%) Moq
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.45%) sqlmap
7 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (13.14%) Finance
2 28 (6.24%) Retail
3 23 (5.12%) Marketing
4 21 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.90%) Games
6 10 (2.23%) Banking
7 9 (2.00%) Military
8 7 (1.56%) Advertising
8 7 (1.56%) Billing
9 6 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.34%) Law
10 5 (1.11%) Legal
11 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (26.06%) Developer
2 91 (20.27%) Consultant
3 47 (10.47%) Analyst
4 42 (9.35%) GIS Consultant
5 32 (7.13%) Software Developer
6 31 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (6.24%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.79%) C# Developer
9 25 (5.57%) GIS Developer
9 25 (5.57%) SAP Consultant
9 25 (5.57%) SAP PM Consultant
10 23 (5.12%) .NET Developer
11 20 (4.45%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (4.01%) SQL Developer
13 17 (3.79%) GIS Specialist
14 16 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 14 (3.12%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (19.60%) .NET
2 70 (15.59%) HTML
3 45 (10.02%) CSS
4 30 (6.68%) jQuery
5 27 (6.01%) HTML5
6 26 (5.79%) J2EE
7 25 (5.57%) BAPI
7 25 (5.57%) IDoc
7 25 (5.57%) Node.js
8 23 (5.12%) Web Services
9 21 (4.68%) ASP.NET
10 20 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (4.45%) PostGIS
10 20 (4.45%) XML
11 17 (3.79%) AngularJS
11 17 (3.79%) Google Maps API
12 15 (3.34%) .NET Framework
12 15 (3.34%) React
12 15 (3.34%) RESTful
13 14 (3.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (14.25%) Management Information System
3 56 (12.47%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.01%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.00%) Social Media
7 8 (1.78%) Contactless
8 7 (1.56%) Blog
8 7 (1.56%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.35%) Windows
2 18 (4.01%) Linux
3 14 (3.12%) Unix
4 4 (0.89%) Android
5 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Fedora
7 1 (0.22%) HPUX
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (15.37%) Open Source
3 67 (14.92%) Data Management
4 62 (13.81%) Software Engineering
5 58 (12.92%) Presales
6 56 (12.47%) Project Management
7 51 (11.36%) Analytics
8 37 (8.24%) CRM
8 37 (8.24%) Data Analysis
9 35 (7.80%) Mentoring
9 35 (7.80%) SDLC
10 33 (7.35%) Mathematics
11 32 (7.13%) CAD
11 32 (7.13%) Information Security
11 32 (7.13%) Risk Management
12 31 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (6.90%) TDD
13 30 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 152 (33.85%) SQL
2 116 (25.84%) JavaScript
3 93 (20.71%) Python
4 91 (20.27%) Java
5 81 (18.04%) C#
6 32 (7.13%) C++
7 26 (5.79%) VB.NET
8 25 (5.57%) R
8 25 (5.57%) Scala
9 19 (4.23%) C
10 18 (4.01%) VBA
11 16 (3.56%) Go
12 14 (3.12%) PHP
13 10 (2.23%) VB
14 9 (2.00%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.11%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.89%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.67%) Delphi
17 3 (0.67%) Perl
17 3 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 155 (34.52%) Degree
2 52 (11.58%) Security Cleared
3 45 (10.02%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.90%) CISSP
5 13 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (2.67%) CISA
7 8 (1.78%) CISM
8 7 (1.56%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.11%) PhD
10 4 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.67%) CRISC
11 3 (0.67%) HNC
11 3 (0.67%) PMP
12 2 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.90%) QA
2 15 (3.34%) SLA
3 7 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.11%) PMO
5 4 (0.89%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.89%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.89%) Ansible
3 3 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.45%) Graphite
4 2 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (12.47%) ESRI
2 51 (11.36%) Oracle
3 49 (10.91%) SAP
4 45 (10.02%) Microsoft
5 39 (8.69%) Mapinfo
6 18 (4.01%) Google
6 18 (4.01%) Tableau
7 6 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.34%) Syclo
8 5 (1.11%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.11%) IBM
8 5 (1.11%) Juniper
8 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.89%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.89%) Epicor
9 4 (0.89%) JDA
9 4 (0.89%) QAD
9 4 (0.89%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.67%) Splunk
10 3 (0.67%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Government
Salary: From £37,600 to £43,950 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
SeeByte Ltd
Salary: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cookstown, County Tyrone
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newhaven, East Sussex
Veolia ES UK
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Veolia ES UK
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veolia ES UK
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
Piksel
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Brighton & Hove City Council
Posted: 9 days ago
Chichester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Stevenage
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago