Lidar (Light Detection and Ranging)
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Lidar in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Lidar over the 6 months to 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 841 1008 1126
Rank change year-on-year +167 +118 -283
Permanent jobs citing Lidar 4 20 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
10th Percentile £65,000 £87,250 £71,000
25th Percentile £70,625 - £72,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £100,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +88.68%
75th Percentile £90,000 - £77,500
90th Percentile - - £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £85,000 £100,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +63.04%

All Generic Skills
UK

Lidar is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 28,889 47,302 64,369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.49% 42.24% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20,529 25,861 33,396
10th Percentile £28,750 £35,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £39,439 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £83,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Lidar
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lidar as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lidar in the UK

Lidar
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lidar.

Salary trend for Lidar in the UK

Lidar
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lidar over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Lidar in the UK

Lidar
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lidar within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +171 4 £85,000 -15.00% 12
UK excluding London +69 4 £85,000 -15.00% 11
Work from Home +147 3 £85,000 -15.00% 6
Midlands - 3 £85,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £85,000 - 2
South East +64 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

Lidar
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
1 2 (50.00%) Spatial Data
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Data Science Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Optoelectronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Science
1 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Sensing
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Design for Test
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Thales