The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 305 306 311
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 5 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.049% 0.077% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.71% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +18.91%
GAAP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1032 1134 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.02% 10.94% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1004 886
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAAP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GAAP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAAP across the City of London region.

GAAP Salary Trend in the City of London

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) ACCA
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) COSO
4 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) Siemens
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SAS
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Essbase
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) Basel III
5 1 (20.00%) Hindi Language

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing GAAP 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 GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ACCA
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COSO
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
1 2 (40.00%) Siemens
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) SAP