The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 234 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 12 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 7
Average salary £38,500 £44,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.99% +14.93%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5000 5181 4619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.54% 86.45% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4364 3911
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the South West

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in the South West

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +10 7 £38,500 +54.00%
Devon - 3 £35,500 -
Bristol -1 1 £45,000 -1.09% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 10 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 8 (30.77%) ISEB
4 8 (30.77%) SDLC
5 7 (26.92%) Basel III
5 7 (26.92%) Solvency II
5 7 (26.92%) Business Transformation
5 7 (26.92%) UML
5 7 (26.92%) SSADM
5 7 (26.92%) DSDM
5 7 (26.92%) Basel II
5 7 (26.92%) BPR
5 7 (26.92%) Use Case
5 7 (26.92%) BPMN
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) Presales
9 3 (11.54%) Information Management
9 3 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) ETL
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.69%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project
4 1 (3.85%) MS Office
4 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Analyst
1 20 (76.92%) Business Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) IT Governance Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 8 (30.77%) SDLC
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) BPMN
3 7 (26.92%) BPR
3 7 (26.92%) Business Transformation
3 7 (26.92%) DSDM
3 7 (26.92%) SSADM
3 7 (26.92%) UML
3 7 (26.92%) Use Case
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Information Management
6 3 (11.54%) Presales
7 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) CISA
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) Basel II
1 7 (26.92%) Basel III
1 7 (26.92%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft