The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 517 490 414
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -76
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 448 444 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 359 360 494
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £82,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -23 412 £57,500 +4.54% 76
London -60 213 £60,000 - 38
City of London +12 81 £60,000 -12.72% 11
South East -7 51 £60,000 +9.09% 6
South West +7 28 £46,250 -1.06% 1
East of England +7 28 £48,500 -3.00% 7
North West -14 28 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Midlands -25 19 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Birmingham +9 15 £50,000 -3.84% 1
Manchester -24 15 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands 0 14 £47,500 +2.70% 7
Berkshire +9 12 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey -16 12 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Scotland -8 11 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Yorkshire -45 11 £40,000 +12.16% 4
Lancashire - 11 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -2 10 £48,750 - 1
Somerset - 10 £42,500 -
Hampshire +6 9 £71,250 +14.00%
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £65,000 +43.64% 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £48,500 - 2
Taunton - 9 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £75,000 -
Wales - 9 £37,500 - 1
South Wales - 9 £37,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £60,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -44 8 £45,000 +26.18% 1
Luton - 8 £48,000 -
Cardiff - 8 £37,500 - 1
Milton Keynes -1 7 £67,500 +21.62% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 313 (35.17%) Finance
2 201 (22.58%) Business Analysis
3 182 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 167 (18.76%) Oracle
5 133 (14.94%) SQL
6 129 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (13.93%) Banking
8 122 (13.71%) SAP
8 122 (13.71%) Project Management
9 112 (12.58%) Workflow
10 111 (12.47%) Microsoft
11 94 (10.56%) PRINCE2
11 94 (10.56%) Degree
12 87 (9.78%) MS Excel
13 85 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (8.54%) Oracle Applications
15 75 (8.43%) Use Case
16 71 (7.98%) Risk Management
17 70 (7.87%) Migration
18 68 (7.64%) Manufacturing
18 68 (7.64%) Change Management
18 68 (7.64%) CRM
19 64 (7.19%) Management Information System
20 63 (7.08%) Retail
21 60 (6.74%) ERP
22 59 (6.63%) UML
22 59 (6.63%) MS Visio
23 58 (6.52%) Investment Banking
24 57 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
25 56 (6.29%) Oracle EBS

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 35 (3.93%) Oracle Workflow
2 19 (2.13%) NetWeaver
3 16 (1.80%) IIS
4 15 (1.69%) SAS
5 14 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.01%) CMS
9 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.79%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.56%) Apache
12 4 (0.45%) eRoom
13 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.11%) CICS
15 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 87 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 59 (6.63%) MS Visio
3 33 (3.71%) MS Office
4 25 (2.81%) MS Project
5 19 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.67%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 76 (8.54%) Oracle Applications
2 57 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 56 (6.29%) Oracle EBS
4 50 (5.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 49 (5.51%) Oracle Payables
6 44 (4.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 40 (4.49%) Oracle Assets
8 37 (4.16%) Oracle Cash Management
9 28 (3.15%) Oracle 11i
10 24 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
11 23 (2.58%) Oracle FAH
12 22 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
13 21 (2.36%) SAP FI
14 20 (2.25%) SAP HR
14 20 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
14 20 (2.25%) SAP CO
15 19 (2.13%) Summit
16 17 (1.91%) SAP BPC
17 15 (1.69%) Kondor+
18 12 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.57%) Taleo
2 13 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.90%) SaaS
4 5 (0.56%) Force.com
5 4 (0.45%) PaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.48%) Network Security
2 25 (2.81%) WAN
3 21 (2.36%) VPN
3 21 (2.36%) Firewall
4 20 (2.25%) LAN
5 10 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (1.01%) Unified Communications
7 8 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (0.90%) IPsec
7 8 (0.90%) MPLS
7 8 (0.90%) OSPF
7 8 (0.90%) BGP
7 8 (0.90%) VoIP
8 6 (0.67%) DHCP
8 6 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.67%) DNS
9 5 (0.56%) SAN
10 4 (0.45%) DMZ
10 4 (0.45%) VLAN
11 3 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.58%) Data Mining
3 16 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.12%) MySQL
6 9 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.79%) Data Mart
7 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.79%) DB2
8 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.56%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.34%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (0.22%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (3.60%) Toad
2 11 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (0.56%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.34%) JIRA
4 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) ProC
5 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 313 (35.17%) Finance
2 124 (13.93%) Banking
3 68 (7.64%) Manufacturing
4 63 (7.08%) Retail
5 58 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 53 (5.96%) Telecoms
7 45 (5.06%) General Ledger
8 44 (4.94%) Marketing
9 33 (3.71%) Legal
10 29 (3.26%) Billing
11 27 (3.03%) Back Office
12 21 (2.36%) Front Office
13 17 (1.91%) Games
14 15 (1.69%) Advertising
15 12 (1.35%) Aerospace
15 12 (1.35%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.90%) Law
16 8 (0.90%) Local Government
17 5 (0.56%) French Language
17 5 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 404 (45.39%) Analyst
2 339 (38.09%) Business Analyst
3 257 (28.88%) Consultant
4 74 (8.31%) Architect
5 71 (7.98%) Oracle Consultant
6 55 (6.18%) SAP Consultant
7 40 (4.49%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 40 (4.49%) Functional Consultant
8 34 (3.82%) Project Manager
9 33 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
10 31 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
11 29 (3.26%) Banking Business Analyst
11 29 (3.26%) Business Consultant
11 29 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
12 25 (2.81%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 24 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
14 22 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
16 19 (2.13%) E-Business Consultant
17 18 (2.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.25%) XML
1 20 (2.25%) .NET
2 15 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (0.90%) Middleware
4 7 (0.79%) Web Services
4 7 (0.79%) J2EE
5 4 (0.45%) SOAP
5 4 (0.45%) EDI
5 4 (0.45%) JSON
6 3 (0.34%) Java EE
6 3 (0.34%) XML Messaging
6 3 (0.34%) XSLT
6 3 (0.34%) CSS
6 3 (0.34%) HTML
6 3 (0.34%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.34%) REST
7 2 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.11%) Ajax
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.11%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 38 (4.27%) Derivative
3 31 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (2.92%) Equities
5 20 (2.25%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.02%) Market Risk
6 18 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.57%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.57%) NHS
8 13 (1.46%) Data Conversion
9 9 (1.01%) PKI
9 9 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.79%) Economics
10 7 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (0.79%) CESG
11 6 (0.67%) FMCG
11 6 (0.67%) PMI
11 6 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (0.56%) Online Games
12 5 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.47%) Windows
2 13 (1.46%) Linux
3 6 (0.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (0.67%) UNIX
4 4 (0.45%) Solaris
5 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (22.58%) Business Analysis
2 182 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 129 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 122 (13.71%) Project Management
5 112 (12.58%) Workflow
6 94 (10.56%) PRINCE2
7 85 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (8.43%) Use Case
9 71 (7.98%) Risk Management
10 70 (7.87%) Migration
11 68 (7.64%) Change Management
11 68 (7.64%) CRM
12 60 (6.74%) ERP
13 59 (6.63%) UML
14 52 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (5.62%) Data Mapping
15 50 (5.62%) Requirements Analysis
15 50 (5.62%) Information Security
16 45 (5.06%) Analytics
17 42 (4.72%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (14.94%) SQL
2 25 (2.81%) Java
3 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
4 5 (0.56%) ABAP
4 5 (0.56%) C
5 2 (0.22%) C#
5 2 (0.22%) VBA
6 1 (0.11%) C++
6 1 (0.11%) COBOL
6 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.11%) PHP
6 1 (0.11%) JCL
6 1 (0.11%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (10.56%) Degree
2 42 (4.72%) ACCA
3 32 (3.60%) MBA
4 29 (3.26%) CISSP
5 23 (2.58%) ISEB
5 23 (2.58%) CIMA
6 21 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.02%) CISM
8 14 (1.57%) CCIE
8 14 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.24%) PCI QSA
9 11 (1.24%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.12%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.12%) ISSAP
11 9 (1.01%) CISA
12 8 (0.90%) CCSP
12 8 (0.90%) CCNP
12 8 (0.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (5.73%) QA
3 22 (2.47%) EMIR
3 22 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.69%) Basel III
6 14 (1.57%) Solvency II
6 14 (1.57%) FATCA
7 11 (1.24%) HL7
8 9 (1.01%) COBIT
9 5 (0.56%) SLA
10 4 (0.45%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.34%) TickIT
11 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.22%) COSO
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 9 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) UAG
4 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.22%) XenApp
4 2 (0.22%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (0.79%) Nessus
2 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.22%) SCCM
3 2 (0.22%) SCOM
3 2 (0.22%) WSUS
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 167 (18.76%) Oracle
2 122 (13.71%) SAP
3 111 (12.47%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.49%) CA
5 26 (2.92%) Murex
6 24 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
7 19 (2.13%) Calypso
7 19 (2.13%) Cisco
7 19 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 15 (1.69%) Algorithmics
9 14 (1.57%) Peoplefluent
10 13 (1.46%) Cognos
10 13 (1.46%) Siebel
10 13 (1.46%) Cognizant
11 12 (1.35%) IBM
12 11 (1.24%) HP
12 11 (1.24%) Hyperion
12 11 (1.24%) F5
13 10 (1.12%) RedPrairie
South West London
Unibet
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £66000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £66000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago