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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 226 211 239
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 17 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.48% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 9
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5542 5402 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.25% 82.99% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4578 4452 4821
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 £60,000 £60,000 £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 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 6 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 6 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
Manchester -7 10 £57,500 +35.29%
Cheshire -4 4 £37,500 - 3
Lancashire +2 2 £30,000 -17.80%
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) ERP
4 12 (24.00%) Project Management
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (20.00%) Retail
5 10 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (18.00%) Epicor
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (18.00%) C#
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (18.00%) User Stories
7 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.00%) Banking
7 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
8 6 (12.00%) CRM
8 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.00%) EAI
10 4 (8.00%) Windows
10 4 (8.00%) Java
10 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) QlikView
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Consultant
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) IT Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) MI Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Principal Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Online Games
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ERP
2 12 (24.00%) Project Management
3 9 (18.00%) User Stories
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.00%) CRM
5 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) EAI
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.00%) Use Case
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 3 (6.00%) Service Management
8 3 (6.00%) Data Security
8 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) PCI QSA
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) CISSP
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) ACCA
2 3 (6.00%) CISA
2 3 (6.00%) CISM
2 3 (6.00%) CIPFA
2 3 (6.00%) CIMA
2 3 (6.00%) ICAEW
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.00%) HIPAA
2 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (18.00%) Epicor
2 3 (6.00%) RedPrairie
2 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago