The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 212 196 217
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 29 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 29
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5853 5624 5752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 77.92% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4775 5046
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in the North West

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in the North West

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Manchester -8 17 £42,500 - 3
Lancashire - 10 £42,500 -
Cheshire -23 2 £33,500 -4.28% 1
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (35.82%) Business Analysis
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 19 (28.36%) Finance
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (23.88%) Workflow
6 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
6 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.91%) Use Case
8 11 (16.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (14.93%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (14.93%) RedPrairie
10 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (13.43%) ERP
10 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
10 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
11 8 (11.94%) Project Management
11 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.96%) SAP
12 6 (8.96%) Logistics
13 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
13 5 (7.46%) Retail
13 5 (7.46%) Requirements Management
13 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (7.46%) Change Management
13 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (7.46%) Business Objects
13 5 (7.46%) CRM
13 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
14 4 (5.97%) Banking

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (2.99%) CMS
1 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) QlikView
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) ProC
1 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Analyst
2 25 (37.31%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) MI Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) ERP Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Project Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Web Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Web Business Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 1 (1.49%) Integration Specialist
9 1 (1.49%) ETL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Business Analysis
2 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.88%) Workflow
4 12 (17.91%) Use Case
5 11 (16.42%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (13.43%) ERP
7 8 (11.94%) Project Management
8 6 (8.96%) Logistics
9 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (7.46%) Change Management
9 5 (7.46%) CRM
9 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.97%) Change Control
10 4 (5.97%) Campaign Management
11 3 (4.48%) Release Management
11 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) HL7
2 1 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.49%) GAMP
2 1 (1.49%) GMP
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) RedPrairie
3 6 (8.96%) SAP
4 5 (7.46%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.48%) Epicor
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Sage
6 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
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