The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 27 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.63% 0.62% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.86% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
GAP Analysis
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 116 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.24% 71.60% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 116
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) JDeveloper
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (66.67%) JDeveloper
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JBehave
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Log4j
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Coverity
1 2 (66.67%) Guidewire