The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 894 886 855
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 6 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.021% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.050% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 32
Average salary £36,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £61,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £43,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-31.42% -30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11908 12279 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9507 9463 8547
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GAAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK.

GAAP Salary Trend in the UK

GAAP
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England 0 6 £36,250 -30.95% 8
London -11 5 £42,500 -19.04% 4
City of London +17 2 - -
South East - 1 £30,000 - 3
Slough - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1

GAAP
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) ACCA
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) CIMA
5 2 (18.18%) AAT
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Advertising
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) SAP PS
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) SAP

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GAAP 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 GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PS
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Accountant
2 1 (9.09%) Auditor
2 1 (9.09%) Internal Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ACCA
2 4 (36.36%) CIMA
3 2 (18.18%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
England
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
BDO
Salary: Competitive plus TOIL and company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago