The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 99 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 18 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.04% 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.29% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 5
Average salary £47,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £60,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
GAP Analysis
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1475 1358 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.11% 80.12% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1003 1169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Macclesfield - 5 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £50,000 -
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 12 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (47.62%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (33.33%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.76%) SAP
10 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
10 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
10 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (4.76%) Change Management
10 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Degree
10 1 (4.76%) QlikView
10 1 (4.76%) Banking
10 1 (4.76%) SAP QM
10 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) QlikView
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Operational Risk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Operational Risk Manager
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SAP QM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 12 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
2 10 (47.62%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) SAP