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

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 660 693 642
Rank change year-on-year +33 -51  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 215 269 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 0.85% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 131 188 269
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.64% -  

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 26689 31572 35317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.14% 30.56% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22613 26981 29801
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,050
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +60 197 £37,500 -11.76% 30
South East +69 54 £32,000 -24.70% 7
London +12 53 £60,000 +26.31% 9
East of England +38 39 £35,000 -20.45% 9
Surrey +44 24 £23,250 -57.72% 1
West Midlands +28 19 £31,500 +1.06%
Egham - 18 - -
Croydon +23 16 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 15 £45,000 +16.88% 7
Cambridge +3 15 £45,000 +16.88% 7
Scotland +17 13 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 13 £31,500 -
Bedfordshire +33 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hertfordshire +21 11 £32,500 -36.89% 1
Cheshire +5 11 £54,250 -
North West -33 11 £54,250 +55.00% 1
Yorkshire +5 10 £26,750 -61.78% 2
South West +28 9 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Oxfordshire +14 9 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Leamington Spa - 9 £26,000 -
Leeds 0 8 £28,750 -58.92% 1
West Yorkshire -2 8 £28,750 -58.92% 1
Hatfield +20 7 £32,500 -36.89%
East Sussex - 7 £30,000 - 2
Brighton - 7 £30,000 - 2
Birmingham +21 6 - -
Edinburgh 0 6 £42,500 +24.08%
Dunstable - 6 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon +34 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £24,000 -45.45%

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 136 (30.02%) SQL
2 119 (26.27%) Degree
3 111 (24.50%) JavaScript
3 111 (24.50%) Python
4 93 (20.53%) Java
5 92 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (18.54%) Data Management
7 83 (18.32%) SAP
8 80 (17.66%) ArcGIS
9 76 (16.78%) Open Source
10 73 (16.11%) SQL Server
11 71 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (15.45%) Project Management
13 69 (15.23%) C#
14 64 (14.13%) Relational Database
15 62 (13.69%) Geospatial Data
15 62 (13.69%) .NET
15 62 (13.69%) Resource Management
16 60 (13.25%) Management Information System
17 59 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
17 59 (13.02%) Analytics
18 58 (12.80%) Finance
19 56 (12.36%) Maximo
19 56 (12.36%) ESRI
19 56 (12.36%) Oracle
19 56 (12.36%) Hadoop
20 54 (11.92%) Security Cleared
20 54 (11.92%) CAD
20 54 (11.92%) Presales
21 53 (11.70%) Master Data Management

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 80 (17.66%) ArcGIS
2 32 (7.06%) Apache Spark
3 31 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (4.19%) GeoServer
5 16 (3.53%) Apache
6 15 (3.31%) SAS
7 14 (3.09%) CMS
8 13 (2.87%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.43%) Oracle Spatial
10 9 (1.99%) Drupal
10 9 (1.99%) SilverStripe
11 8 (1.77%) IIS
12 7 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (1.55%) JBoss
12 7 (1.55%) Luigi
12 7 (1.55%) Smallworld
13 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.10%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.10%) Confluence
15 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.31%) SPSS
4 13 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.66%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.44%) ArcInfo
8 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 56 (12.36%) Maximo
2 52 (11.48%) SAP PM
3 49 (10.82%) SAP CO
3 49 (10.82%) SAP FI
3 49 (10.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 48 (10.60%) Primavera
4 48 (10.60%) SAP HR
4 48 (10.60%) SAP MM
4 48 (10.60%) SAP QM
4 48 (10.60%) SAP SD
5 16 (3.53%) SAP cProjects
5 16 (3.53%) SAP CRM
5 16 (3.53%) SAP EHS
5 16 (3.53%) SAP MRS
6 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.88%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.44%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.22%) assyst
8 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.88%) GitHub
5 2 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.44%) Heroku
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.43%) Internet
2 7 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (1.32%) Firewall
3 6 (1.32%) HTTP
4 4 (0.88%) LDAP
4 4 (0.88%) Network Security
4 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) DMZ
5 2 (0.44%) DNS
5 2 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.22%) RNC
6 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 64 (14.13%) Relational Database
3 62 (13.69%) Geospatial Data
4 59 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (12.36%) Hadoop
6 49 (10.82%) Big Data
7 37 (8.17%) QGIS
8 36 (7.95%) MySQL
9 35 (7.73%) MongoDB
10 30 (6.62%) Neo4j
11 25 (5.52%) RDBMS
12 24 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (4.19%) NoSQL
14 17 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (2.87%) QlikView
16 12 (2.65%) Spatial Data
16 12 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (1.32%) Apache Hive
17 6 (1.32%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 17 (3.75%) JIRA
2 14 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.43%) ClearQuest
4 11 (2.43%) CruiseControl
4 11 (2.43%) FishEye
4 11 (2.43%) Hudson
4 11 (2.43%) JUnit
4 11 (2.43%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.99%) Ant
6 8 (1.77%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (1.32%) Maven
7 6 (1.32%) Selenium
8 5 (1.10%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.10%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.44%) AppScan
9 2 (0.44%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.44%) sqlmap
General
1 58 (12.80%) Finance
2 24 (5.30%) Banking
3 17 (3.75%) Billing
3 17 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 16 (3.53%) Advertising
5 14 (3.09%) Corporate Banking
6 13 (2.87%) Marketing
6 13 (2.87%) Retail
7 8 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.10%) Games
8 5 (1.10%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (23.84%) Developer
2 96 (21.19%) Consultant
3 51 (11.26%) SAP Consultant
4 50 (11.04%) SAP PM Consultant
5 40 (8.83%) Analyst
6 34 (7.51%) GIS Consultant
7 29 (6.40%) Data Engineer
7 29 (6.40%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.52%) GIS Developer
10 22 (4.86%) Software Engineer
11 20 (4.42%) .NET Developer
11 20 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (3.75%) Management Consultant
13 16 (3.53%) C# Developer
13 16 (3.53%) Data Manager
13 16 (3.53%) Implementation Consultant
13 16 (3.53%) Managing Consultant
13 16 (3.53%) SAP CS Consultant
13 16 (3.53%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.69%) .NET
2 49 (10.82%) BAPI
2 49 (10.82%) HTML
3 35 (7.73%) CSS
4 29 (6.40%) Google Maps API
5 25 (5.52%) jQuery
6 24 (5.30%) Web Services
7 23 (5.08%) Node.js
7 23 (5.08%) PostGIS
8 18 (3.97%) AngularJS
8 18 (3.97%) React
8 18 (3.97%) REST
9 17 (3.75%) XML
10 16 (3.53%) Middleware
11 15 (3.31%) Leaflet
12 14 (3.09%) Ajax
12 14 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (3.09%) LAMP
13 13 (2.87%) GWT
13 13 (2.87%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (13.25%) Management Information System
3 42 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 37 (8.17%) Algorithms
5 19 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (3.75%) User Experience
7 9 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.77%) Social Media
9 7 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.66%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.66%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.39%) Linux
2 32 (7.06%) Windows
3 17 (3.75%) Unix
4 12 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.10%) Android
5 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.88%) AIX
6 4 (0.88%) HPUX
6 4 (0.88%) Solaris
6 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000
6 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.88%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.54%) Data Management
3 76 (16.78%) Open Source
4 70 (15.45%) Project Management
5 62 (13.69%) Resource Management
6 59 (13.02%) Analytics
7 54 (11.92%) CAD
7 54 (11.92%) Presales
8 53 (11.70%) Master Data Management
9 50 (11.04%) Document Management
10 48 (10.60%) SAP Implementation
11 45 (9.93%) ETL
12 44 (9.71%) Data Analysis
13 43 (9.49%) CRM
14 40 (8.83%) TDD
14 40 (8.83%) Web Development
15 37 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (7.95%) Software Engineering
17 34 (7.51%) Risk Management
18 33 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 136 (30.02%) SQL
2 111 (24.50%) JavaScript
2 111 (24.50%) Python
3 93 (20.53%) Java
4 69 (15.23%) C#
5 38 (8.39%) Scala
6 30 (6.62%) C
6 30 (6.62%) PHP
7 29 (6.40%) R
8 26 (5.74%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.75%) C++
9 17 (3.75%) Perl
10 16 (3.53%) Go
11 12 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.65%) VBA
12 10 (2.21%) VB
13 6 (1.32%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.10%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.66%) ABAP
16 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (26.27%) Degree
2 54 (11.92%) Security Cleared
3 47 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.21%) CISSP
4 10 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
5 8 (1.77%) CISA
5 8 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.32%) CISM
6 6 (1.32%) PhD
7 4 (0.88%) ISEB
8 3 (0.66%) PMP
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.44%) HNC
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.44%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.53%) SLA
2 14 (3.09%) QA
3 6 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.88%) ISO22301
5 3 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) BS7666
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) Docker
3 4 (0.88%) MetaFrame
3 4 (0.88%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.10%) Ansible
3 2 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (18.32%) SAP
2 56 (12.36%) ESRI
2 56 (12.36%) Oracle
3 44 (9.71%) Microsoft
4 42 (9.27%) Google
5 22 (4.86%) Mapinfo
6 16 (3.53%) Syclo
6 16 (3.53%) Tableau
7 15 (3.31%) Atlassian
8 13 (2.87%) Zend
9 12 (2.65%) IBM
10 7 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.32%) Adobe
11 6 (1.32%) Citrix
12 5 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.88%) Actuate
13 4 (0.88%) BEA
13 4 (0.88%) Sun
13 4 (0.88%) webMethods
14 3 (0.66%) VMware
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Kyna Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £27,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £42,000 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, benefits, flexible working
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £55,000 per annum DoE (+ Equity)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proforest
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Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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