The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 208 218 227
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 36 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 18
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5536 5785 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.57% 82.96% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4484 4715 4805
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
Cheshire +16 18 £47,000 -21.66% 1
Manchester -6 17 £56,250 +32.35% 3
Merseyside - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Risk Assessment
2 19 (28.36%) Risk Management
3 18 (26.87%) Risk Analysis
4 14 (20.90%) Information Security
4 14 (20.90%) ERP
5 12 (17.91%) Project Management
6 11 (16.42%) Migration
6 11 (16.42%) SQL
6 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (14.93%) Retail
7 10 (14.93%) QA
7 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.43%) Epicor
8 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
8 9 (13.43%) C#
8 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (13.43%) User Stories
8 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.94%) Banking
9 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
10 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.96%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.49%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.49%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.49%) QlikView
General
1 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (14.93%) Retail
3 8 (11.94%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Consultant
2 18 (26.87%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Risk Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Operational Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior IT Security Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) IT Security Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) UNIX
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Risk Assessment
1 19 (28.36%) Risk Management
2 18 (26.87%) Risk Analysis
3 14 (20.90%) Information Security
3 14 (20.90%) ERP
4 12 (17.91%) Project Management
5 11 (16.42%) Migration
6 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.43%) User Stories
8 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.46%) EAI
9 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.46%) CRM
10 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Data Security
11 3 (4.48%) Service Management
11 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
2 9 (13.43%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) Java
4 4 (5.97%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) PCI QSA
3 3 (4.48%) CISSP
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) ACCA
3 3 (4.48%) CISA
3 3 (4.48%) CISM
3 3 (4.48%) CIPFA
3 3 (4.48%) CIMA
3 3 (4.48%) ICAEW
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.48%) HIPAA
3 3 (4.48%) FISMA
3 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Epicor
3 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago