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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 879 841 894
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +53
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 23 35 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.033% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.32% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 7
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -43.58%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-44.00% -3.84%

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
12134 10806 12210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.13% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9351 8472 10058
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAAP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

GAAP Salary Histogram in the UK

GAAP
Top 3 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 19 September 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
London -28 21 £52,500 -4.54% 4
England -31 21 £52,500 -4.54% 8
City of London +1 3 £37,500 -55.88% 1

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 9 (25.00%) QA
3 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (25.00%) ACCA
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) SAP
4 8 (22.22%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) CIMA
5 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (16.67%) IBM
6 6 (16.67%) Cognos
6 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.67%) OLAP
6 6 (16.67%) Billing
6 6 (16.67%) Applix
6 6 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.89%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) ATM
8 3 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (5.56%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
5 1 (2.78%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) ATM
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
General
1 34 (94.44%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Billing
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) German Language
6 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) French Language
6 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Professional Services Director
6 2 (5.56%) Management Accountant
6 2 (5.56%) Services Director
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Auditor
7 1 (2.78%) Internal Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) COM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Economics
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Project Management
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
3 6 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Development
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Coaching
7 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) ACCA
3 7 (19.44%) CIMA
4 2 (5.56%) CISA
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PMP
5 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.33%) Basel II
3 3 (8.33%) Solvency II
4 1 (2.78%) COSO
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) SAP
3 6 (16.67%) Cognos
3 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) Applix
4 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) ReadSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) CA
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