Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 322 299
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +11
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.68% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 18
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -57.69% +106.35%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £30,125
90th Percentile £43,250 £32,000 £70,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +5.88%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3019 3088 3214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.78% 26.90% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2600 2581 2792
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +18 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Warwickshire - 3 £28,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (40.00%) QGIS
4 3 (30.00%) Spatial Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) ArcInfo
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) ESRI
5 2 (20.00%) B2B
5 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) B2B Sales
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (10.00%) Spatial Data
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Economics
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) CAD

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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 5 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (30.00%) ArcInfo
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) QGIS
2 1 (10.00%) Spatial Data
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) GIS Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) GIS Manager
2 2 (20.00%) GIS Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Spatial Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) B2B Sales
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 2 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) CAD
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Economics
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ESRI
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft