The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 537 545 587
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +42
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 420 476 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 280 376 370
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £85,000 £76,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +2.10%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85300 96063 103309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.80% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71291 78493 83654
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in the UK

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 within the UK.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 398 £52,500 -12.50% 61
London -46 163 £70,000 - 28
South East +66 56 £50,000 -9.09% 9
West Midlands -6 52 £50,000 -4.76% 4
East of England +53 34 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Birmingham -9 30 £50,000 -21.56% 2
South West +35 29 £42,500 -6.59% 5
North West +26 28 £37,750 -22.16% 5
Berkshire +25 25 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Hertfordshire +40 21 £52,500 +5.00%
Manchester +17 21 £37,500 -30.55% 5
City of London -26 18 £65,000 -3.70% 7
Staffordshire - 17 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -2 16 £38,250 -4.37% 4
Watford +29 14 £52,500 +5.00%
West Yorkshire +3 13 £34,000 -24.44% 4
East Midlands +5 12 £40,750 -9.44% 4
Swindon - 11 £41,250 -
Wiltshire - 11 £41,250 - 2
Lichfield - 11 - -
Surrey +29 10 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Bedfordshire +17 9 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Leeds +14 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bedford - 9 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +36 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +34 8 £50,000 +58.73% 2
Maidenhead - 8 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire +7 7 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Scotland +5 7 £51,250 +7.89%
Hampshire +5 6 £44,000 -26.66% 2

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 394 (47.07%) Finance
2 206 (24.61%) Business Analysis
3 191 (22.82%) SAP
4 177 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
5 168 (20.07%) Degree
6 158 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (16.13%) Banking
8 117 (13.98%) SDLC
9 116 (13.86%) Project Management
10 114 (13.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 113 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 113 (13.50%) Change Management
12 105 (12.54%) SQL
12 105 (12.54%) Microsoft
13 99 (11.83%) Migration
14 96 (11.47%) Retail
15 94 (11.23%) Manufacturing
16 89 (10.63%) Oracle
17 86 (10.27%) Requirements Analysis
18 85 (10.16%) CRM
19 79 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
19 79 (9.44%) Risk Management
20 76 (9.08%) UML
21 66 (7.89%) Waterfall
22 63 (7.53%) Change Control
23 61 (7.29%) ERP
23 61 (7.29%) Investment Banking
24 57 (6.81%) Derivative
25 56 (6.69%) Integration Testing
25 56 (6.69%) Wealth Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (2.39%) Oracle Workflow
2 17 (2.03%) Oracle UPK
3 14 (1.67%) CMS
3 14 (1.67%) IIS
4 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.72%) SAS
5 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.48%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.36%) Confluence
7 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.24%) Drupal
8 2 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.12%) Documentum
9 1 (0.12%) FileNet
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (6.57%) MS Visio
2 48 (5.73%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.27%) MS Office
5 15 (1.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) DOC1
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (4.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 36 (4.30%) SAP CO
1 36 (4.30%) SAP FI
1 36 (4.30%) SAP FI/CO
1 36 (4.30%) SAP MM
2 31 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (3.35%) SAP HCM
4 26 (3.11%) Oracle Financials
4 26 (3.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 24 (2.87%) Oracle Payables
6 22 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
7 20 (2.39%) SAP HR
8 19 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (2.15%) SAP PP
10 17 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (2.03%) SAP Payroll
10 17 (2.03%) SAP SCM
11 16 (1.91%) Oracle Cash Management
12 15 (1.79%) SAP PP-PI
12 15 (1.79%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.62%) SaaS
2 19 (2.27%) Force.com
3 8 (0.96%) Office 365
4 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Taleo
6 1 (0.12%) Heroku
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.06%) Firewall
2 21 (2.51%) Internet
3 18 (2.15%) Network Security
4 15 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (1.55%) BGP
6 12 (1.43%) LAN
6 12 (1.43%) OSPF
6 12 (1.43%) Spanning Tree
6 12 (1.43%) WAN
7 10 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.19%) Wireless
8 9 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.60%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (0.60%) NAS
9 5 (0.60%) NetScreen
9 5 (0.60%) SAN
9 5 (0.60%) VPN
10 3 (0.36%) HTTP
10 3 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 22 (2.63%) SAP HANA
5 20 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (2.03%) SQLPlus
7 15 (1.79%) Big Data
8 14 (1.67%) SAP BW
8 14 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.31%) QlikView
10 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.84%) SAP BI
12 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (3.46%) LSMW
2 17 (2.03%) Toad
3 15 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (1.43%) JIRA
5 7 (0.84%) JBehave
6 6 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (0.72%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.72%) FitNesse
6 6 (0.72%) Selenium
6 6 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.12%) JUnit
8 1 (0.12%) Log4j
8 1 (0.12%) ProC
8 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 394 (47.07%) Finance
2 135 (16.13%) Banking
3 96 (11.47%) Retail
4 94 (11.23%) Manufacturing
5 61 (7.29%) Investment Banking
6 29 (3.46%) Marketing
7 28 (3.35%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.99%) Retail Banking
9 23 (2.75%) General Ledger
9 23 (2.75%) Publishing
10 20 (2.39%) Billing
11 18 (2.15%) Legal
12 9 (1.08%) Back Office
12 9 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.96%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.96%) Front Office
14 6 (0.72%) Advertising
14 6 (0.72%) Automotive
15 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.48%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 426 (50.90%) Analyst
2 353 (42.17%) Business Analyst
3 231 (27.60%) Consultant
4 75 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
5 63 (7.53%) Architect
6 56 (6.69%) Functional Consultant
7 52 (6.21%) Banking Analyst
8 46 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (5.38%) SAP Analyst
10 44 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
11 41 (4.90%) Senior Business Analyst
12 39 (4.66%) Financial Analyst
13 37 (4.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 37 (4.42%) SAP Business Analyst
14 35 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
15 34 (4.06%) Business Consultant
16 31 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Architect
17 27 (3.23%) Finance Business Analyst
17 27 (3.23%) Regulatory Business Analyst
17 27 (3.23%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.62%) .NET
2 35 (4.18%) XML
3 32 (3.82%) HTML
4 24 (2.87%) CSS
5 18 (2.15%) Web Services
6 14 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.67%) SAP Basis
7 10 (1.19%) HTML5
7 10 (1.19%) jQuery
8 7 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.72%) Behat
9 6 (0.72%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.60%) Middleware
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.60%) REST
11 4 (0.48%) Ajax
11 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (0.36%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 177 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.81%) Derivative
3 42 (5.02%) Equities
3 42 (5.02%) Fixed Income
4 41 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (3.82%) Data Conversion
6 31 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 31 (3.70%) User Experience
7 29 (3.46%) Fintech
8 24 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.27%) OTC Derivatives
10 14 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.55%) Reinsurance
12 12 (1.43%) Credit Risk
12 12 (1.43%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.19%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.08%) AS400
14 9 (1.08%) Social Media
15 8 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.75%) Windows
2 17 (2.03%) Linux
3 16 (1.91%) Unix
4 9 (1.08%) AIX
4 9 (1.08%) HPUX
4 9 (1.08%) Mac OS X
4 9 (1.08%) OS/400
4 9 (1.08%) Solaris
5 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
7 1 (0.12%) VMS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (24.61%) Business Analysis
2 158 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (13.98%) SDLC
4 116 (13.86%) Project Management
5 114 (13.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 113 (13.50%) Change Management
6 113 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 99 (11.83%) Migration
8 86 (10.27%) Requirements Analysis
9 85 (10.16%) CRM
10 79 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
10 79 (9.44%) Risk Management
11 76 (9.08%) UML
12 66 (7.89%) Waterfall
13 63 (7.53%) Change Control
14 61 (7.29%) ERP
15 56 (6.69%) Integration Testing
15 56 (6.69%) Wealth Management
16 55 (6.57%) Data Migration
17 50 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 105 (12.54%) SQL
2 46 (5.50%) Java
3 44 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 30 (3.58%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.46%) C#
6 28 (3.35%) ABAP
7 19 (2.27%) Python
8 14 (1.67%) VBA
9 10 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.08%) Perl
11 6 (0.72%) Ruby
12 4 (0.48%) R
13 3 (0.36%) C
14 2 (0.24%) PHP
15 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.12%) PL/1
15 1 (0.12%) SOQL
15 1 (0.12%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 168 (20.07%) Degree
2 49 (5.85%) ISEB
3 32 (3.82%) CISSP
4 26 (3.11%) CISM
5 24 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.75%) CCNP
7 14 (1.67%) CISA
7 14 (1.67%) PCI QSA
8 13 (1.55%) CCIE
9 11 (1.31%) CCNA
10 10 (1.19%) Security Cleared
11 8 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.96%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.60%) IIBA
13 5 (0.60%) MCITP
13 5 (0.60%) MCSE
13 5 (0.60%) RHCSA
13 5 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.45%) QA
2 40 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (4.78%) MiFID
3 39 (4.66%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.63%) EMIR
5 12 (1.43%) FATCA
6 6 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.72%) SDET
6 6 (0.72%) SLA
7 5 (0.60%) COBIT
7 5 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.60%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.48%) Basel II
8 4 (0.48%) Basel III
8 4 (0.48%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.48%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.48%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.48%) RMADS
8 4 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.36%) CRD IV
System Software
1 9 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.72%) vSphere
3 5 (0.60%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 191 (22.82%) SAP
2 105 (12.54%) Microsoft
3 89 (10.63%) Oracle
4 34 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (3.46%) Siebel
6 24 (2.87%) Hyperion
7 23 (2.75%) Cisco
8 18 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 18 (2.15%) Juniper
8 18 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 12 (1.43%) Intel Security
10 11 (1.31%) Tableau
11 10 (1.19%) Marketo
12 9 (1.08%) Ariba
12 9 (1.08%) Sophos
13 7 (0.84%) Cognos
14 6 (0.72%) Citrix
14 6 (0.72%) NetSuite
14 6 (0.72%) VMware
15 5 (0.60%) Adobe
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car!
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Softsols
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus benfits
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Recruitment & Training
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago