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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 115 114 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.056% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.15% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
1490 1298 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.04% 80.97% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 984 1522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 29 January 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
Chester - 1 £55,000 -
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner