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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 229 215 210
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 19 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.53% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 39
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
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
5458 5813 6060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.82% 82.59% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4426 4643 5181
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +4 6 £54,000 +27.05%
Cheshire +3 4 £36,000 +7.46% 2
Merseyside - 4 £36,750 -
Lancashire -28 1 - - 2
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Risk Management
2 19 (33.93%) Migration
2 19 (33.93%) Risk Analysis
3 17 (30.36%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) Information Security
5 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (19.64%) QA
6 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.07%) MS Visio
8 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (12.50%) ERP
10 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.71%) Degree
10 6 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle
12 4 (7.14%) C
12 4 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
12 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
13 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
13 3 (5.36%) Banking
13 3 (5.36%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.57%) SAP QM
3 2 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) QlikView
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Consultant
3 12 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Risk Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Risk Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Operational Risk Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Operational Risk Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.57%) ERP Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Project Support Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Project Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.57%) SAP QM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) UNIX
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Risk Management
1 19 (33.93%) Migration
1 19 (33.93%) Risk Analysis
2 17 (30.36%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Information Security
4 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (12.50%) ERP
8 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) EAI
10 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) C
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ACCA
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
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