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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 628 447 280
Rank change year-on-year -181 -167 +29
Permanent jobs citing GIS 239 225 18
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.32% 0.54% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 1.77% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 140 12
10th Percentile £31,875 £37,500 £30,275
25th Percentile £40,000 £50,000 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 -
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,250 £58,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% +35.29% -5.56%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,420 12,722 2,666
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.77% 30.79% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10,896 9,244 2,293
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,342 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.84%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

GIS trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing GIS.

GIS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing GIS over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

GIS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, GIS job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for GIS.

1 92 (38.49%) SQL
2 90 (37.66%) Python
3 84 (35.15%) Social Skills
4 72 (30.13%) ArcGIS
5 61 (25.52%) Software Engineering
5 61 (25.52%) Geospatial Data
6 59 (24.69%) Agile
6 59 (24.69%) ESRI
7 58 (24.27%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (23.43%) JavaScript
8 56 (23.43%) SQL Server
9 55 (23.01%) C#
10 51 (21.34%) PostgreSQL
11 45 (18.83%) Management Information System
11 45 (18.83%) .NET
11 45 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (17.99%) Analytics
13 42 (17.57%) Finance
14 40 (16.74%) Microsoft
15 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
16 36 (15.06%) Degree
17 35 (14.64%) Decision-Making
18 34 (14.23%) REST
19 33 (13.81%) React
19 33 (13.81%) Public Sector
20 32 (13.39%) Visualisation
21 31 (12.97%) Microservices
21 31 (12.97%) Project Management
22 30 (12.55%) Validation
22 30 (12.55%) Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 72 (30.13%) ArcGIS
2 11 (4.60%) Apache Airflow
3 7 (2.93%) GeoServer
4 6 (2.51%) WordPress
5 4 (1.67%) Smallworld
6 3 (1.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (7.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (4.60%) AutoCAD
4 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.84%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) assyst
1 2 (0.84%) Maximo
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.55%) Azure
2 29 (12.13%) AWS
3 23 (9.62%) Power Platform
4 15 (6.28%) Azure DevOps
4 15 (6.28%) Serverless
5 14 (5.86%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (4.60%) dbt
6 11 (4.60%) Slack
7 8 (3.35%) SaaS
8 6 (2.51%) GitHub
8 6 (2.51%) Google Workspace
9 5 (2.09%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (1.67%) DigitalOcean
10 4 (1.67%) GCP
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.42%) IaaS
12 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) Broadband
1 4 (1.67%) Firewall
2 3 (1.26%) GPON
3 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.42%) ADSL
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) MPLS
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.52%) Geospatial Data
2 56 (23.43%) SQL Server
3 51 (21.34%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (10.88%) NoSQL
5 25 (10.46%) QGIS
6 23 (9.62%) Power BI
6 23 (9.62%) Spatial Data
7 21 (8.79%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.02%) MySQL
8 12 (5.02%) Oracle Database
8 12 (5.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (4.18%) Big Data
9 10 (4.18%) Metadata
10 9 (3.77%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.26%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.84%) Postman
2 2 (0.84%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Storybook
General
1 84 (35.15%) Social Skills
2 45 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (17.57%) Finance
4 33 (13.81%) Public Sector
5 23 (9.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 17 (7.11%) Organisational Skills
7 16 (6.69%) Marketing
7 16 (6.69%) Telecoms
8 15 (6.28%) Military
9 14 (5.86%) Games
10 11 (4.60%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (3.35%) Local Government
12 7 (2.93%) Brand Awareness
12 7 (2.93%) Police
12 7 (2.93%) Retail
13 6 (2.51%) Back Office
14 5 (2.09%) Fire and Rescue
14 5 (2.09%) Law
15 4 (1.67%) Publishing
15 4 (1.67%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 41 (17.15%) Software Engineer
2 38 (15.90%) Developer
3 24 (10.04%) Consultant
4 23 (9.62%) Analyst
5 20 (8.37%) Python Engineer
6 18 (7.53%) Data Analyst
7 16 (6.69%) Data Engineer
8 15 (6.28%) GIS Consultant
9 13 (5.44%) Data Insight Analyst
9 13 (5.44%) Graduate
9 13 (5.44%) Insight Analyst
9 13 (5.44%) Insight Data Analyst
10 12 (5.02%) DBA
10 12 (5.02%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (4.60%) JavaScript Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (4.18%) Backend Developer
13 9 (3.77%) Architect
13 9 (3.77%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.83%) .NET
2 34 (14.23%) REST
3 33 (13.81%) React
4 23 (9.62%) XML
5 22 (9.21%) JSON
6 21 (8.79%) Kafka
7 20 (8.37%) GraphQL
7 20 (8.37%) PostGIS
7 20 (8.37%) RESTful
7 20 (8.37%) SOAP
8 16 (6.69%) Flask
9 15 (6.28%) FastAPI
9 15 (6.28%) LINQ
10 14 (5.86%) ASP.NET
10 14 (5.86%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (5.86%) Web Services
11 11 (4.60%) pytest
11 11 (4.60%) Serverless Framework
11 11 (4.60%) WebSockets
12 10 (4.18%) GeoJSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.83%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.79%) Cyberattack
3 18 (7.53%) Blog
4 14 (5.86%) Cyber Defence
4 14 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.02%) Clustering
6 9 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.77%) Housing Association
6 9 (3.77%) Smartphone
7 8 (3.35%) User Experience
8 7 (2.93%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.51%) IoT
9 6 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.51%) LLPG
10 4 (1.67%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.67%) Smart City
11 3 (1.26%) Cybercrime
11 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.26%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.95%) Windows
2 11 (4.60%) Linux
3 2 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Debian
4 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.52%) Software Engineering
2 59 (24.69%) Agile
3 58 (24.27%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (17.99%) Analytics
5 35 (14.64%) Decision-Making
6 32 (13.39%) Visualisation
7 31 (12.97%) Microservices
7 31 (12.97%) Project Management
8 30 (12.55%) Validation
9 29 (12.13%) CAD
9 29 (12.13%) DevOps
9 29 (12.13%) Open Source
10 28 (11.72%) Data Visualisation
10 28 (11.72%) Machine Learning
11 25 (10.46%) Computer Science
12 22 (9.21%) Natural Language Processing
13 21 (8.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 21 (8.79%) Data Analysis
13 21 (8.79%) Scrum
13 21 (8.79%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 92 (38.49%) SQL
2 90 (37.66%) Python
3 56 (23.43%) JavaScript
4 55 (23.01%) C#
5 20 (8.37%) Java
6 17 (7.11%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.02%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.51%) C
8 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.67%) C++
10 2 (0.84%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) ES6
11 1 (0.42%) ES7
11 1 (0.42%) R
11 1 (0.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.06%) Degree
3 16 (6.69%) BC Cleared
4 7 (2.93%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.09%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) PhD
7 2 (0.84%) Azure Certification
7 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.37%) QA
2 11 (4.60%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) Accessibility
System Software
1 14 (5.86%) Docker
2 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.02%) Failover Clustering
1 12 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (2.93%) Ansible
3 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (24.69%) ESRI
2 40 (16.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.95%) Oracle
4 8 (3.35%) Google
5 7 (2.93%) WSO2
6 5 (2.09%) Openreach
7 4 (1.67%) BT
8 3 (1.26%) BMC
8 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.26%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.84%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.84%) IBM
9 2 (0.84%) SAP
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.42%) Avaya
10 1 (0.42%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.42%) Remedy