QGIS (formerly Quantum GIS)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring QGIS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited QGIS over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 604 857 1073
Rank change year-on-year +253 +216 -138
Permanent jobs citing QGIS 317 62 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.71% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 12
10th Percentile £21,749 £31,250 £30,275
25th Percentile £24,625 £33,250 £35,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,215 £40,420 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year -25.25% -2.01% -10.33%
75th Percentile £41,250 £44,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £43,806 £47,500 £88,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £38,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year -21.57% +10.87% -25.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

QGIS falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 18,558 19,753 48,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.89% 21.36% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,633 12,748 20,937
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,725 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

QGIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for QGIS in the UK

QGIS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for QGIS in the UK

QGIS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing QGIS over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for QGIS in the UK

QGIS
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QGIS within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 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
UK excluding London +169 267 £30,000 -21.57% 21
Work from Home +171 196 £37,500 -11.76% 18
England +186 190 £37,500 -1.96% 20
North of England +87 79 - - 14
Scotland -13 56 - - 4
North West +28 53 - - 11
London +114 28 £37,500 - 3
South East -6 27 - - 1
South West -18 27 £30,000 -28.57%
Midlands -22 27 £43,806 +34.79% 1
Yorkshire +91 26 - - 3
Northern Ireland +44 26 - -
East Midlands -9 26 - -
Wales +32 25 - -
West Midlands -15 1 £43,806 +34.79% 1

QGIS
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
1 309 (97.48%) ArcGIS
2 306 (96.53%) GeoServer
3 3 (0.95%) WordPress
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.63%) Stata
3 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 306 (96.53%) AWS
1 306 (96.53%) Azure
2 1 (0.32%) GitHub
2 1 (0.32%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (98.42%) GIS
2 309 (97.48%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.95%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.63%) Spatial Data
4 2 (0.63%) Tableau
5 1 (0.32%) Power BI
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 6 (1.89%) Social Skills
2 3 (0.95%) Marketing
3 1 (0.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.32%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 306 (96.53%) Software Engineer
2 192 (60.57%) Senior
3 190 (59.94%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (0.95%) Analyst
4 3 (0.95%) Trainee
5 2 (0.63%) Data Analyst
5 2 (0.63%) GIS Technician
5 2 (0.63%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (0.63%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (0.32%) Data Engineer
6 1 (0.32%) Geospatial Officer
6 1 (0.32%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (0.32%) GIS Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (97.16%) PostGIS
2 306 (96.53%) Leaflet
2 306 (96.53%) OpenLayers
2 306 (96.53%) React
3 282 (88.96%) .NET
3 282 (88.96%) .NET Core
3 282 (88.96%) CSS
4 24 (7.57%) Django
5 3 (0.95%) EDI
6 1 (0.32%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 3 (0.95%) Driving Licence
1 3 (0.95%) Social Media
2 2 (0.63%) iPhone
3 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.57%) Linux
1 24 (7.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (96.53%) Actionable Insight
1 306 (96.53%) Agile
1 306 (96.53%) DevOps
1 306 (96.53%) Software Engineering
1 306 (96.53%) Web Development
2 5 (1.58%) Visualisation
3 3 (0.95%) CAD
3 3 (0.95%) Data Science
3 3 (0.95%) Spatial Analysis
4 2 (0.63%) Analytics
4 2 (0.63%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (0.63%) Decision-Making
4 2 (0.63%) Impact Assessments
4 2 (0.63%) Principal Component Analysis
4 2 (0.63%) Process Improvement
4 2 (0.63%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (0.63%) Quantitative Research
4 2 (0.63%) Regression Analysis
4 2 (0.63%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (0.63%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 311 (98.11%) Python
2 306 (96.53%) JavaScript
3 180 (56.78%) C#
4 3 (0.95%) R
5 1 (0.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 306 (96.53%) SC Cleared
1 306 (96.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.32%) Accessibility
1 1 (0.32%) GDPR
Vendors
1 308 (97.16%) ESRI