The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 171 168 184
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 10 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.57% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £52,500 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3186 3166 3181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.24% 83.14% 79.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2699 2701 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 Manchester

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (14.81%) EAI
4 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
4 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (14.81%) PCI QSA
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) HIPAA
5 3 (11.11%) Use Case
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) CISA
5 3 (11.11%) CISM
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Data Security

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) MI Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Principal Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) CRM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.81%) CRM
2 4 (14.81%) EAI
2 4 (14.81%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Use Case
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Workflow
3 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.41%) Content Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PCI QSA
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CISA
2 3 (11.11%) CISM
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.11%) HIPAA
2 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle