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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 218 202 214
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 35 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.72% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 25
Average salary £33,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.72% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,250 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
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
5989 5559 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.59% 77.68% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4756 4698 5081
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -7 25 £27,500 -37.14% 3
Lancashire +3 8 £42,500 -22.72%
Cheshire -17 2 £33,500 -4.28%
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 21 (30.43%) Finance
3 18 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (21.74%) Workflow
5 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (17.39%) CRM
7 11 (15.94%) Data Mining
7 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.94%) Data Analysis
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (15.94%) Use Case
7 11 (15.94%) Campaign Management
8 10 (14.49%) RedPrairie
8 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
9 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
10 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (10.14%) ERP
12 6 (8.70%) SAP
12 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
12 6 (8.70%) Project Management
12 6 (8.70%) Logistics
13 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
14 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
14 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
14 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) PowerPivot
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
4 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (15.94%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) QlikView
5 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Toad
1 1 (1.45%) ProC
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Analyst
2 23 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Consultant
3 11 (15.94%) CRM Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) MI Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) ERP Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Project Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Web Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Web Business Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 1 (1.45%) Junior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Business Analysis
2 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (21.74%) Workflow
4 12 (17.39%) CRM
5 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (15.94%) Data Analysis
5 11 (15.94%) Use Case
5 11 (15.94%) Campaign Management
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) ERP
8 6 (8.70%) Project Management
8 6 (8.70%) Logistics
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.35%) User Stories
11 2 (2.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.45%) GAMP
2 1 (1.45%) GMP
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) RedPrairie
3 6 (8.70%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.35%) Epicor
6 2 (2.90%) Sage
6 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.45%) Cognizant
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