The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 232 194
Rank change year-on-year +48 -38  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 23 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 0.90% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 15
Median salary £31,500 £35,584 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.47% -28.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,850 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +5.00%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1419 1674 1799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.75% 27.11% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1436 1585
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for GIS in the West Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Warwickshire - 19 £31,500 -
Birmingham +15 4 £41,750 +32.53% 3
GIS
England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GIS.

1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) Asset Management
3 12 (40.00%) Project Management
4 10 (33.33%) Migration
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) Marketing
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
5 9 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) .NET
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (26.67%) PHP
6 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (20.00%) ArcGIS
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (16.67%) Statistics
9 5 (16.67%) SAP
9 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.33%) Python
10 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) BGP
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) HSRP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) MPLS
1 1 (3.33%) OSPF
1 1 (3.33%) PPP
1 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VoIP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (6.67%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Consultant
3 10 (33.33%) GIS Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) GIS Technician
7 3 (10.00%) GIS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Report Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Implementation Project Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Project Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Project Implementation Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
1 9 (30.00%) jQuery
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) LLPG
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Asset Management
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) Statistics
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) High Availability
8 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.33%) Logistics
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) BS7666
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Cognos
4 2 (6.67%) ESRI
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Infor
4 2 (6.67%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
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