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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 220 208 220
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 36 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 23
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
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
6193 5371 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.78% 79.32% 78.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5022 4552 4952
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -2 28 £30,000 -38.77% 3
Lancashire +4 4 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Cheshire -17 4 £33,500 -4.28%
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 29 (42.03%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (21.74%) CRM
4 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 15 (21.74%) Workflow
5 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
6 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.84%) Data Mining
6 13 (18.84%) Campaign Management
6 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (17.39%) RedPrairie
8 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (15.94%) Use Case
9 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.70%) Degree
12 6 (8.70%) Logistics
12 6 (8.70%) SAP
13 5 (7.25%) ERP
13 5 (7.25%) QA
14 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
14 4 (5.80%) Dynamics NAV
14 4 (5.80%) PowerPivot
14 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) PowerPivot
3 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (18.84%) Data Mining
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) QlikView
5 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) ProC
1 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (78.26%) Analyst
2 25 (36.23%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) CRM Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) MI Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Web Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Project Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Web Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (1.45%) Administrator
9 1 (1.45%) Junior
9 1 (1.45%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) CRM
1 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
1 15 (21.74%) Workflow
2 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
3 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) Campaign Management
4 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (15.94%) Use Case
5 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.70%) Logistics
8 5 (7.25%) ERP
9 4 (5.80%) UML
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
10 3 (4.35%) User Stories
11 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.90%) Lean Six Sigma
11 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.45%) GAMP
2 1 (1.45%) GMP
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) RedPrairie
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Epicor
4 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) Sage
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago