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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 223 223 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 17 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.37% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.44% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 41
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
5629 5933 5810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.12% 83.35% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4567 4720 4940
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 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 29 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
Merseyside - 6 £23,500 - 1
Manchester +3 5 £54,000 +27.05% 5
Cheshire 0 2 £39,250 +17.16% 3
Lancashire -17 1 - - 2
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 (53.45%) Finance
2 19 (32.76%) Migration
2 19 (32.76%) Risk Management
2 19 (32.76%) Risk Analysis
3 17 (29.31%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.97%) Information Security
5 11 (18.97%) QA
5 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
8 8 (13.79%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.34%) ERP
10 6 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
10 6 (10.34%) Degree
11 4 (6.90%) Oracle
11 4 (6.90%) C
11 4 (6.90%) Java
11 4 (6.90%) Legal
11 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.45%) SAP QM
3 2 (3.45%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) QlikView
3 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Risk Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Risk Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Project Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Project Support Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Operational Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) SAP QM Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Operational Risk Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.45%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (1.72%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) UNIX
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Risk Management
1 19 (32.76%) Migration
1 19 (32.76%) Risk Analysis
2 17 (29.31%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) Information Security
5 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.79%) Data Migration
8 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (10.34%) ERP
10 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.17%) EAI
11 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.17%) Project Management
12 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) C
1 4 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) ACCA
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
Liverpool, Merseyside
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 22 days ago