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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 200 215 217
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 41 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 29
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £43,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
5457 5802 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.77% 82.46% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4356 4685 4816
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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
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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 +24 22 £44,750 -25.41% 2
Manchester -16 16 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (52.31%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 19 (29.23%) Risk Management
3 19 (29.23%) Risk Analysis
4 14 (21.54%) Migration
4 14 (21.54%) Information Security
4 14 (21.54%) ERP
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) Project Management
6 11 (16.92%) QA
7 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 10 (15.38%) SQL
8 9 (13.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
9 8 (12.31%) C#
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.31%) Epicor
9 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (12.31%) User Stories
9 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (9.23%) Banking
11 6 (9.23%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.08%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.08%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (52.31%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Consultant
2 20 (30.77%) Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Risk Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Operational Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) IT Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) UNIX
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
2 19 (29.23%) Risk Management
2 19 (29.23%) Risk Analysis
3 14 (21.54%) Migration
3 14 (21.54%) Information Security
3 14 (21.54%) ERP
4 11 (16.92%) Project Management
5 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.31%) User Stories
7 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.69%) EAI
9 5 (7.69%) CRM
10 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (4.62%) Data Security
11 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
2 8 (12.31%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) C
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) PCI QSA
2 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) CISSP
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.62%) ACCA
2 3 (4.62%) CISA
2 3 (4.62%) CISM
2 3 (4.62%) CIPFA
2 3 (4.62%) CIMA
2 3 (4.62%) ICAEW
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) HIPAA
2 3 (4.62%) FISMA
2 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Epicor
3 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
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