The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 163 154 145
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £61,500 £65,000 £32,689
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% +98.84%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
GAP Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2838 2511 2356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.87% 80.45% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1584 1600
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Scotland region.

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Glasgow - 3 £61,500 -
Edinburgh -3 2 £45,000 -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
2 5 (35.71%) Temenos T24
2 5 (35.71%) UML
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) FLEXCUBE
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (14.29%) Demantra
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) CESG
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Temenos T24
1 5 (35.71%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle ASCP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (14.29%) Demantra
3 1 (7.14%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Banking Business Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
1 5 (35.71%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PCI QSA
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) COSO
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle