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 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 198 205 207
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 40 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 41
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,000 £65,000
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +17 21 £44,750 -25.41%
Manchester +7 13 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Lancashire -18 1 - - 2
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Risk Management
2 19 (34.55%) Risk Analysis
3 17 (30.91%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (25.45%) Migration
5 11 (20.00%) Information Security
5 11 (20.00%) QA
6 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.73%) ERP
8 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (10.91%) Degree
10 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.09%) EAI
10 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
10 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (9.09%) Java
10 5 (9.09%) SQL
10 5 (9.09%) UNIX
10 5 (9.09%) Windows
10 5 (9.09%) Banking
10 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (7.27%) C
11 4 (7.27%) C#
11 4 (7.27%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.64%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.64%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
1 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Consultant
3 12 (21.82%) Business Analyst
4 11 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Risk Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Operational Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Operational Risk Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.64%) SAP QM Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Risk Management
1 19 (34.55%) Risk Analysis
2 17 (30.91%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (25.45%) Migration
4 11 (20.00%) Information Security
5 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.73%) ERP
6 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.09%) EAI
9 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.27%) User Stories
10 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.64%) Software Licensing
10 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.82%) Scrum
11 1 (1.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Java
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) C
2 4 (7.27%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) ACCA
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Epicor
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
MESM
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + annual performance related bonus
Posted: 14 days ago