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

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 670 663 616
Rank change year-on-year -7 -47  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 188 267 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 0.90% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 112 189 276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,975 £25,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -11.76%  

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 26693 29716 35579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.35% 30.25% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22628 25379 30027
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 29 May 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 May 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 -4 172 £40,000 - 31
South East +71 58 £35,000 -6.66% 8
London -15 41 £47,500 +11.76% 11
East of England +6 28 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Oxfordshire +25 17 £35,000 -17.64% 1
North West -32 17 £53,500 +52.85% 2
Croydon +17 16 - -
Cheshire -11 15 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +15 12 £37,500 +9.48% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 12 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Cambridge -3 12 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Surrey +49 11 £23,000 -48.88%
West Sussex +23 11 £34,500 +30.18% 2
Brighton - 11 £30,000 - 1
East Sussex - 11 £30,000 - 1
Horsham +9 10 £34,500 +30.18% 2
Oxford +6 10 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire -17 10 £28,750 -58.92% 1
South West +20 9 £44,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands 0 9 £26,000 -5.45%
Abingdon +43 8 £35,000 -17.64%
Berkshire +24 8 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham +11 8 - -
Reading +9 8 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire +8 8 £42,500 -32.80%
West Yorkshire +2 8 £32,500 -53.57%
Edinburgh +1 8 £35,750 +25.43% 3
Leeds -3 8 £32,500 -53.57%
Bedfordshire +25 7 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hertfordshire +7 7 £32,500 -24.85% 3

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 148 (33.41%) SQL
2 117 (26.41%) Degree
3 111 (25.06%) JavaScript
4 106 (23.93%) Python
5 95 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (20.54%) Java
7 88 (19.86%) ArcGIS
7 88 (19.86%) Data Management
8 86 (19.41%) Open Source
9 78 (17.61%) SQL Server
10 77 (17.38%) Geospatial Data
11 73 (16.48%) SAP
11 73 (16.48%) C#
12 72 (16.25%) .NET
13 65 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
14 63 (14.22%) HTML
15 62 (14.00%) Project Management
15 62 (14.00%) Management Information System
16 58 (13.09%) ESRI
17 56 (12.64%) Resource Management
17 56 (12.64%) Presales
18 54 (12.19%) Security Cleared
19 53 (11.96%) Finance
19 53 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
19 53 (11.96%) Maximo
20 52 (11.74%) CAD
20 52 (11.74%) Oracle
21 50 (11.29%) Analytics
22 49 (11.06%) SC Cleared
23 48 (10.84%) SAP PM

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 (19.86%) ArcGIS
2 24 (5.42%) Apache Spark
3 20 (4.51%) Apache
4 18 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (4.06%) GeoServer
5 13 (2.93%) CMS
5 13 (2.93%) SAS
6 12 (2.71%) IIS
7 11 (2.48%) Oracle Spatial
7 11 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.81%) Drupal
9 7 (1.58%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (1.58%) JBoss
9 7 (1.58%) Luigi
10 6 (1.35%) SilverStripe
10 6 (1.35%) Smallworld
10 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.13%) Confluence
12 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.93%) SPSS
4 7 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.68%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.68%) GIMP
7 2 (0.45%) ArcInfo
8 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (11.96%) Maximo
2 48 (10.84%) SAP PM
3 46 (10.38%) SAP CO
3 46 (10.38%) SAP FI
3 46 (10.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 45 (10.16%) Primavera
4 45 (10.16%) SAP HR
4 45 (10.16%) SAP MM
4 45 (10.16%) SAP QM
4 45 (10.16%) SAP SD
5 15 (3.39%) SAP cProjects
5 15 (3.39%) SAP CRM
5 15 (3.39%) SAP EHS
5 15 (3.39%) SAP MRS
6 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.90%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.45%) FastStats
8 2 (0.45%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.68%) GitHub
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.45%) Heroku
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.48%) Firewall
2 10 (2.26%) Internet
3 7 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.35%) HTTP
4 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.90%) LDAP
5 4 (0.90%) Network Security
6 2 (0.45%) DMZ
6 2 (0.45%) DNS
6 2 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.23%) SSH
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 77 (17.38%) Geospatial Data
3 53 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (10.84%) Relational Database
5 45 (10.16%) QGIS
6 44 (9.93%) Big Data
7 40 (9.03%) Hadoop
8 33 (7.45%) MySQL
9 24 (5.42%) RDBMS
10 21 (4.74%) MongoDB
11 20 (4.51%) Spatial Data
12 16 (3.61%) Neo4j
12 16 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (3.39%) NoSQL
14 12 (2.71%) QlikView
15 11 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (1.35%) JasperReports
17 5 (1.13%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 19 (4.29%) JIRA
2 14 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.93%) TeamCity
4 11 (2.48%) ClearQuest
4 11 (2.48%) CruiseControl
4 11 (2.48%) FishEye
4 11 (2.48%) Hudson
4 11 (2.48%) JUnit
5 8 (1.81%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (1.58%) Ant
6 7 (1.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.35%) Maven
7 6 (1.35%) Selenium
8 5 (1.13%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.13%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.45%) AppScan
9 2 (0.45%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.45%) sqlmap
10 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (11.96%) Finance
2 17 (3.84%) Marketing
3 16 (3.61%) Billing
4 13 (2.93%) Advertising
5 12 (2.71%) Banking
5 12 (2.71%) Retail
6 9 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.81%) Corporate Banking
7 8 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.35%) Games
9 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.90%) Legal
11 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.68%) Law
11 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (23.25%) Developer
2 97 (21.90%) Consultant
3 49 (11.06%) Analyst
4 47 (10.61%) SAP Consultant
5 46 (10.38%) SAP PM Consultant
6 34 (7.67%) GIS Consultant
7 28 (6.32%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.42%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 22 (4.97%) .NET Developer
10 22 (4.97%) C# Developer
11 20 (4.51%) Data Engineer
11 20 (4.51%) GIS Developer
12 16 (3.61%) Data Manager
12 16 (3.61%) GIS Specialist
13 15 (3.39%) GIS Technician
13 15 (3.39%) Management Consultant
13 15 (3.39%) SAP CS Consultant
13 15 (3.39%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (16.25%) .NET
2 63 (14.22%) HTML
3 45 (10.16%) BAPI
3 45 (10.16%) IDoc
4 42 (9.48%) CSS
5 31 (7.00%) jQuery
6 26 (5.87%) Google Maps API
7 24 (5.42%) Web Services
8 23 (5.19%) PostGIS
9 21 (4.74%) Node.js
10 20 (4.51%) XML
11 19 (4.29%) HTML5
11 19 (4.29%) Middleware
12 18 (4.06%) REST
13 16 (3.61%) Ajax
13 16 (3.61%) AngularJS
13 16 (3.61%) React
14 15 (3.39%) .NET Framework
15 14 (3.16%) ASP.NET
15 14 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 41 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 30 (6.77%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.48%) Social Media
6 11 (2.48%) User Experience
7 9 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.13%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.90%) Blog
11 4 (0.90%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.68%) Contactless
12 3 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.68%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.68%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.45%) Windows
2 31 (7.00%) Linux
3 17 (3.84%) Unix
4 5 (1.13%) Android
5 4 (0.90%) AIX
5 4 (0.90%) HPUX
5 4 (0.90%) Solaris
5 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000
5 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.68%) CentOS
6 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Fedora
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (19.86%) Data Management
3 86 (19.41%) Open Source
4 62 (14.00%) Project Management
5 56 (12.64%) Presales
5 56 (12.64%) Resource Management
6 52 (11.74%) CAD
7 50 (11.29%) Analytics
8 47 (10.61%) Master Data Management
9 46 (10.38%) Document Management
10 45 (10.16%) SAP Implementation
11 40 (9.03%) CRM
11 40 (9.03%) Data Analysis
12 39 (8.80%) Software Engineering
13 36 (8.13%) TDD
14 34 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (7.22%) Asset Management
15 32 (7.22%) Risk Management
15 32 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (7.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (33.41%) SQL
2 111 (25.06%) JavaScript
3 106 (23.93%) Python
4 91 (20.54%) Java
5 73 (16.48%) C#
6 34 (7.67%) Scala
7 28 (6.32%) PHP
7 28 (6.32%) VB.NET
8 21 (4.74%) C++
8 21 (4.74%) R
9 20 (4.51%) C
10 16 (3.61%) Go
11 14 (3.16%) Perl
11 14 (3.16%) VBA
12 10 (2.26%) VB
13 9 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.23%) ABAP
14 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 117 (26.41%) Degree
2 54 (12.19%) Security Cleared
3 49 (11.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.48%) CISSP
6 10 (2.26%) CISA
7 8 (1.81%) Chartered Engineer
7 8 (1.81%) PhD
8 7 (1.58%) CISM
9 4 (0.90%) ISEB
9 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.90%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.68%) PMP
11 2 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.45%) HNC
11 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.61%) SLA
2 15 (3.39%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.90%) ISO 22301
4 3 (0.68%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) BS7666
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.13%) Docker
3 4 (0.90%) MetaFrame
3 4 (0.90%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.13%) Ansible
3 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (16.48%) SAP
2 58 (13.09%) ESRI
3 52 (11.74%) Oracle
4 40 (9.03%) Microsoft
5 34 (7.67%) Google
5 34 (7.67%) Mapinfo
6 17 (3.84%) Tableau
7 15 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 15 (3.39%) Syclo
8 10 (2.26%) IBM
9 9 (2.03%) Zend
10 7 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.35%) Adobe
11 6 (1.35%) Citrix
11 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.90%) Actuate
12 4 (0.90%) BEA
12 4 (0.90%) Sun
12 4 (0.90%) webMethods
13 3 (0.68%) Splunk
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Networkers
Posted: 22 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 25k
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
SeeByte Ltd
Salary: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
CatchFish.Net
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension + Flexi Time
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits flexible hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Rowe IT Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £55,000 per annum plus pension, bonus, life insurance
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Scape Group
Salary: From £20,664 to £27,960 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Registers of Scotland
Salary: From £35,926 to £42,187 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Kings Langley
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Skipton
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 14 days ago