The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 468 538 507
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -31
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 523 439 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 414 338 332
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,970 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 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 +58 476 £57,500 +9.52% 81
London +71 272 £69,000 +15.00% 44
City of London +89 118 £60,000 -14.28% 15
South East -7 49 £49,250 +9.44% 15
North West -7 41 £47,000 +10.58% 2
East of England +32 33 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +35 32 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Cheshire +21 22 £42,500 -29.16% 1
West Midlands -9 22 £42,500 +11.84% 5
Berkshire +1 18 £55,000 +18.91% 3
South Yorkshire +6 17 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Hertfordshire +1 16 £50,000 - 1
Manchester -11 16 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Sheffield +6 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Watford +15 13 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +28 12 £62,500 +42.85% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Scotland +23 10 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Milton Keynes -12 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Bracknell +12 9 £52,500 +23.52%
South West -22 9 £66,250 +55.88% 4
Oxfordshire - 9 £42,500 - 2
Leeds +8 8 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Hampshire +2 8 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Reading -2 8 £55,000 +83.33%
North East -3 8 £36,250 -24.47%
Walsall +5 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 7 £36,250 -
Tyne and Wear -3 7 £36,250 -
Birmingham -10 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 310 (34.25%) Finance
2 271 (29.94%) Business Analysis
3 223 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (20.33%) Project Management
5 146 (16.13%) Banking
6 139 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
7 137 (15.14%) Use Case
8 133 (14.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 133 (14.70%) Oracle
9 126 (13.92%) SQL
10 125 (13.81%) Degree
11 123 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 121 (13.37%) Microsoft
13 113 (12.49%) UML
14 105 (11.60%) CRM
15 98 (10.83%) MS Excel
16 90 (9.94%) SAP
17 89 (9.83%) ERP
18 86 (9.50%) Workflow
19 85 (9.39%) Retail
20 80 (8.84%) MS Visio
21 75 (8.29%) Change Management
22 73 (8.07%) Waterfall
23 71 (7.85%) Risk Management
23 71 (7.85%) SQL Server
23 71 (7.85%) Investment Banking
24 70 (7.73%) .NET
25 69 (7.62%) Migration
26 65 (7.18%) Mentoring
27 60 (6.63%) Manufacturing

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 17 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.55%) FileNet
3 13 (1.44%) SAS
4 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.44%) JBoss
7 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.44%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (0.33%) CMS
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.33%) Confluence
9 2 (0.22%) Lync
9 2 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 98 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 80 (8.84%) MS Visio
3 44 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (3.43%) MS Office
5 26 (2.87%) MS Project
6 7 (0.77%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (3.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 25 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (1.88%) SAP Business One
5 17 (1.88%) Pegasus Opera
5 17 (1.88%) SAP HR
5 17 (1.88%) Sage 200
6 15 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (1.55%) Finacle
7 14 (1.55%) FLEXCUBE
8 13 (1.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 11 (1.22%) SAP APO
10 10 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (1.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 10 (1.10%) Temenos T24
11 9 (0.99%) Oracle HRMS
11 9 (0.99%) SAP MM
12 8 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.41%) SaaS
2 12 (1.33%) Office 365
3 9 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.44%) PaaS
4 4 (0.44%) Taleo
4 4 (0.44%) Force.com
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.66%) SDH
1 6 (0.66%) LTE
1 6 (0.66%) VoLTE
2 5 (0.55%) Internet
3 4 (0.44%) DNS
3 4 (0.44%) Network Security
4 3 (0.33%) DWDM
4 3 (0.33%) MPLS
4 3 (0.33%) ATM
4 3 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.11%) VoIP
5 1 (0.11%) WAN
5 1 (0.11%) Wireless
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
5 1 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.86%) MySQL
3 31 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (3.09%) Data Mining
5 24 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (1.66%) SAP HANA
11 14 (1.55%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
14 6 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (0.55%) SQLPlus
15 5 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.44%) SAP BW
16 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (1.44%) JIRA
2 8 (0.88%) MorphX
3 7 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.66%) Rational Rose
4 6 (0.66%) Toad
5 5 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.44%) JBehave
6 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (0.44%) Log4j
6 4 (0.44%) Subversion
6 4 (0.44%) JDeveloper
6 4 (0.44%) JUnit
7 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.11%) ERwin
9 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
General
1 310 (34.25%) Finance
2 146 (16.13%) Banking
3 85 (9.39%) Retail
4 71 (7.85%) Investment Banking
5 60 (6.63%) Manufacturing
6 59 (6.52%) Telecoms
7 36 (3.98%) Marketing
8 35 (3.87%) Front Office
9 34 (3.76%) Back Office
10 28 (3.09%) Legal
11 24 (2.65%) General Ledger
12 19 (2.10%) Billing
13 18 (1.99%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (1.10%) Law
15 10 (1.10%) Advertising
16 8 (0.88%) Publishing
17 5 (0.55%) Games
17 5 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
17 5 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 454 (50.17%) Analyst
2 395 (43.65%) Business Analyst
3 202 (22.32%) Consultant
4 91 (10.06%) Architect
5 52 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
5 52 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
6 49 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 46 (5.08%) Banking Business Analyst
8 44 (4.86%) Systems Analyst
9 41 (4.53%) Oracle Consultant
10 37 (4.09%) Business Systems Analyst
11 33 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 28 (3.09%) Technical Architect
13 27 (2.98%) Senior Consultant
14 26 (2.87%) ERP Consultant
15 25 (2.76%) IT Business Analyst
15 25 (2.76%) SAP Consultant
16 24 (2.65%) Functional Consultant
17 23 (2.54%) Implementation Consultant
17 23 (2.54%) ERP Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (7.73%) .NET
2 49 (5.41%) HTML
3 28 (3.09%) XML
4 15 (1.66%) Web Services
5 14 (1.55%) J2EE
6 9 (0.99%) RESTful
7 7 (0.77%) Middleware
7 7 (0.77%) MDX
8 6 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (0.66%) CSS
8 6 (0.66%) XSLT
9 5 (0.55%) JSP
9 5 (0.55%) FpML
9 5 (0.55%) Ajax
9 5 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.44%) JPA
10 4 (0.44%) jQuery
10 4 (0.44%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.44%) Servlets
10 4 (0.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 139 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.53%) Derivative
3 38 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.31%) Equities
5 26 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.76%) User Experience
7 20 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.77%) Data Integration
9 12 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (0.88%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.77%) SWIFT
14 6 (0.66%) Wiki
14 6 (0.66%) Reference Data
15 5 (0.55%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.54%) Windows
2 8 (0.88%) UNIX
3 3 (0.33%) Linux
4 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (29.94%) Business Analysis
2 223 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (20.33%) Project Management
4 137 (15.14%) Use Case
5 133 (14.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 123 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 113 (12.49%) UML
8 105 (11.60%) CRM
9 89 (9.83%) ERP
10 86 (9.50%) Workflow
11 75 (8.29%) Change Management
12 73 (8.07%) Waterfall
13 71 (7.85%) Risk Management
14 69 (7.62%) Migration
15 65 (7.18%) Mentoring
16 58 (6.41%) Data Analysis
17 55 (6.08%) Scrum
18 54 (5.97%) User Stories
19 52 (5.75%) Asset Management
20 51 (5.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 126 (13.92%) SQL
2 56 (6.19%) C
2 56 (6.19%) C#
3 46 (5.08%) PHP
4 44 (4.86%) Java
5 43 (4.75%) C++
6 26 (2.87%) Python
7 25 (2.76%) Ruby
8 16 (1.77%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.88%) VBA
11 8 (0.88%) X++
12 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.33%) ABAP
13 2 (0.22%) PHP5
14 1 (0.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 125 (13.81%) Degree
2 36 (3.98%) ISEB
3 16 (1.77%) ACCA
3 16 (1.77%) CIMA
4 15 (1.66%) MBA
5 12 (1.33%) CISSP
6 11 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.99%) CISA
7 9 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.66%) CISM
9 5 (0.55%) PCI QSA
10 3 (0.33%) ICAEW
10 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.33%) CIPFA
11 2 (0.22%) IIBA
11 2 (0.22%) CBAP
11 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.30%) QA
2 17 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.77%) FATCA
5 5 (0.55%) SLA
6 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.44%) EMIR
7 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.33%) FISMA
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.22%) COBIT
8 2 (0.22%) Basel III
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (14.70%) Oracle
2 121 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 90 (9.94%) SAP
4 22 (2.43%) IBM
5 17 (1.88%) Pegasus
5 17 (1.88%) Sage
6 15 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
7 13 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.33%) CA
9 10 (1.10%) Cisco
10 9 (0.99%) Remedy
11 8 (0.88%) Hyperion
11 8 (0.88%) Epicor
12 7 (0.77%) Trillium
12 7 (0.77%) ATG
12 7 (0.77%) DataFlux
13 6 (0.66%) Adobe
13 6 (0.66%) Kofax
14 5 (0.55%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.55%) Charles River
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Consulting Point Executive Search and Selection Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + + Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago