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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 143 166 145
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 26 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 10
Average salary £47,500 £61,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.76% +36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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
2934 3112 2569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.72% 83.32% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2016 1670
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Glasgow +23 18 £47,500 -22.76% 1
Edinburgh - 16 £47,500 - 1
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Banking
3 16 (43.24%) Retail
4 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) Retail Banking
5 12 (32.43%) Test Strategy
6 9 (24.32%) Requirements Engineering
6 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
7 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) Information Security
9 5 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (10.81%) IBM
10 4 (10.81%) CISSP
10 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (10.81%) ITIL
10 4 (10.81%) CISA
10 4 (10.81%) CISM
10 4 (10.81%) Security Management
10 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.81%) Legal
10 4 (10.81%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.81%) Degree
11 3 (8.11%) Market Research

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (62.16%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) Banking
3 16 (43.24%) Retail
4 12 (32.43%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.81%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (10.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Analyst
2 22 (59.46%) Business Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Financial Business Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Principal Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) JMS
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (32.43%) Test Strategy
3 9 (24.32%) Requirements Engineering
3 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Information Security
6 5 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (10.81%) Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Market Research
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) CISSP
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.81%) CISA
2 4 (10.81%) CISM
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.70%) AIFMD
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) Charles River