The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 95 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.44% - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
GAP Analysis
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
902 773 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.89% 83.21% 76.48%
Number of salaries quoted 743 705 700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Bedfordshire region.

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 £50,000 -
GAP Analysis
East of England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis.

1 11 (84.62%) Marketing
2 10 (76.92%) Business Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) Migration
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) CMS
5 4 (30.77%) UML
5 4 (30.77%) BPMN
5 4 (30.77%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Product Management
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Content Management
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Siebel
7 2 (15.38%) PMI
7 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (7.69%) SumTotal
8 1 (7.69%) Saba
8 1 (7.69%) Information Security
8 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Advertising
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
General
1 11 (84.62%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Business Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) UML Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) BPMN
5 3 (23.08%) Product Management
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) SEO
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Siebel
2 1 (7.69%) SumTotal
2 1 (7.69%) Saba
2 1 (7.69%) Peoplefluent