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

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 652 681 596
Rank change year-on-year +29 -85  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 223 257 408
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% 0.87% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 164 205 328
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,475 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 27381 29440 35720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.79% 29.92% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53136 57426 71333
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in the UK

GIS
Top 10 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 28 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 +9 202 £40,000 - 20
UK excluding London +60 183 £40,000 +6.66% 22
South East +88 84 £35,000 - 11
London -33 35 £47,500 +8.57% 3
North of England -17 33 £45,500 -4.21% 3
East of England -13 24 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -4 15 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Scotland +20 12 £28,000 -36.00% 4
Midlands +6 12 £48,750 +77.27%
Wales +8 4 £33,934 +61.58% 1

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 156 (33.40%) SQL
2 143 (30.62%) Degree
3 117 (25.05%) JavaScript
4 103 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (21.63%) Python
6 96 (20.56%) Geospatial Data
7 95 (20.34%) Java
8 88 (18.84%) ArcGIS
9 87 (18.63%) SQL Server
10 86 (18.42%) .NET
11 84 (17.99%) Open Source
12 82 (17.56%) C#
13 80 (17.13%) Data Management
14 76 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
15 72 (15.42%) Management Information System
16 71 (15.20%) HTML
17 66 (14.13%) Project Management
18 64 (13.70%) Finance
19 61 (13.06%) SAP
20 58 (12.42%) Presales
21 55 (11.78%) Security Cleared
22 54 (11.56%) ESRI
22 54 (11.56%) Analytics
23 51 (10.92%) Software Engineering
24 50 (10.71%) Microsoft
25 49 (10.49%) CSS
25 49 (10.49%) Oracle
25 49 (10.49%) Computer Science
26 48 (10.28%) SC Cleared
27 46 (9.85%) 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 (18.84%) ArcGIS
2 20 (4.28%) Apache Spark
3 19 (4.07%) GeoServer
4 15 (3.21%) Apache
5 13 (2.78%) CMS
5 13 (2.78%) IIS
6 12 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.57%) 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 (1.28%) JBoss
9 6 (1.28%) Smallworld
9 6 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.86%) Confluence
11 3 (0.64%) SilverStripe
11 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.57%) SPSS
4 10 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.64%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.64%) GIMP
7 2 (0.43%) ArcInfo
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (8.57%) Maximo
2 35 (7.49%) SAP PM
3 34 (7.28%) SAP CO
3 34 (7.28%) SAP FI
3 34 (7.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (7.07%) Primavera
4 33 (7.07%) SAP HR
4 33 (7.07%) SAP MM
4 33 (7.07%) SAP QM
4 33 (7.07%) 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 17 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) 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%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.21%) Firewall
2 9 (1.93%) Internet
3 8 (1.71%) 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%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.56%) Geospatial Data
2 87 (18.63%) SQL Server
3 46 (9.85%) QGIS
4 41 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 38 (8.14%) Big Data
7 33 (7.07%) Hadoop
8 28 (6.00%) Spatial Data
9 27 (5.78%) MySQL
10 21 (4.50%) RDBMS
11 18 (3.85%) NoSQL
12 15 (3.21%) MongoDB
13 14 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (2.14%) Neo4j
15 10 (2.14%) Power BI
15 10 (2.14%) QlikView
16 9 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (1.50%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (3.64%) JIRA
2 16 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.57%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.14%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.71%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.71%) CruiseControl
5 8 (1.71%) FishEye
5 8 (1.71%) Hudson
5 8 (1.71%) JUnit
5 8 (1.71%) 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%) Subversion
6 4 (0.86%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.43%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.43%) sqlmap
7 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (13.70%) Finance
2 23 (4.93%) Marketing
3 21 (4.50%) Retail
4 18 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.57%) Billing
6 11 (2.36%) Banking
7 10 (2.14%) Advertising
8 9 (1.93%) Games
9 6 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.86%) Law
11 4 (0.86%) Legal
11 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.86%) Military
12 3 (0.64%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.43%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (23.77%) Developer
2 98 (20.99%) Consultant
3 51 (10.92%) Analyst
4 40 (8.57%) GIS Consultant
5 34 (7.28%) SAP Consultant
6 33 (7.07%) SAP PM Consultant
7 29 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 29 (6.21%) Software Developer
7 29 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 23 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 23 (4.93%) C# Developer
8 23 (4.93%) Senior Developer
9 20 (4.28%) GIS Developer
10 19 (4.07%) GIS Specialist
11 16 (3.43%) GIS Technician
11 16 (3.43%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.21%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (18.42%) .NET
2 71 (15.20%) HTML
3 49 (10.49%) CSS
4 33 (7.07%) BAPI
4 33 (7.07%) IDoc
5 31 (6.64%) jQuery
6 28 (6.00%) Web Services
7 27 (5.78%) HTML5
8 24 (5.14%) Node.js
9 22 (4.71%) Google Maps API
10 21 (4.50%) REST
11 20 (4.28%) PostGIS
11 20 (4.28%) XML
12 19 (4.07%) AngularJS
13 18 (3.85%) J2EE
13 18 (3.85%) Middleware
13 18 (3.85%) React
14 16 (3.43%) .NET Framework
14 16 (3.43%) ASP.NET
14 16 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (15.42%) Management Information System
3 49 (10.49%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.00%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.14%) Social Media
7 9 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.50%) Contactless
10 6 (1.28%) User Experience
11 5 (1.07%) Blog
11 5 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.86%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.35%) Windows
2 27 (5.78%) Linux
3 17 (3.64%) Unix
4 4 (0.86%) Android
4 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.64%) AIX
5 3 (0.64%) HPUX
5 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.64%) Solaris
5 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000
5 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.43%) CentOS
6 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (17.99%) Open Source
3 80 (17.13%) Data Management
4 66 (14.13%) Project Management
5 58 (12.42%) Presales
6 54 (11.56%) Analytics
7 51 (10.92%) Software Engineering
8 42 (8.99%) CAD
8 42 (8.99%) Resource Management
9 41 (8.78%) CRM
9 41 (8.78%) Data Analysis
10 37 (7.92%) Mentoring
10 37 (7.92%) TDD
11 35 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (7.49%) Master Data Management
11 35 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (7.28%) Risk Management
13 33 (7.07%) Document Management
13 33 (7.07%) SAP Implementation
13 33 (7.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 156 (33.40%) SQL
2 117 (25.05%) JavaScript
3 101 (21.63%) Python
4 95 (20.34%) Java
5 82 (17.56%) C#
6 28 (6.00%) C++
6 28 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 26 (5.57%) Scala
8 23 (4.93%) PHP
9 22 (4.71%) C
10 21 (4.50%) R
11 16 (3.43%) Go
12 15 (3.21%) VBA
13 10 (2.14%) VB
14 9 (1.93%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.93%) Perl
15 8 (1.71%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.64%) Delphi
16 3 (0.64%) Ruby
16 3 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 143 (30.62%) Degree
2 55 (11.78%) Security Cleared
3 48 (10.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.57%) CISA
5 12 (2.57%) CISSP
6 8 (1.71%) Chartered Engineer
6 8 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.50%) CISM
7 7 (1.50%) PhD
8 5 (1.07%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.64%) HNC
9 3 (0.64%) PMP
10 2 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.43%) CRISC
10 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.14%) QA
2 18 (3.85%) SLA
3 7 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.07%) PMO
5 4 (0.86%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.21%) BS7666
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.07%) Docker
3 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.64%) MetaFrame
3 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
4 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 (13.06%) SAP
2 54 (11.56%) ESRI
3 50 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 49 (10.49%) Oracle
5 39 (8.35%) Mapinfo
6 27 (5.78%) Google
7 18 (3.85%) Tableau
8 12 (2.57%) Atlassian
9 11 (2.36%) Syclo
10 7 (1.50%) IBM
11 6 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.07%) Adobe
12 5 (1.07%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.07%) Citrix
12 5 (1.07%) Juniper
12 5 (1.07%) Zend
13 4 (0.86%) JDA
13 4 (0.86%) QAD
13 4 (0.86%) RedPrairie
Edinburgh
SeeByte Ltd
Salary: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46696.00 - £53700.00 per annum + +pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To 40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £63,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £49,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Woking
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago