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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 469 520 515
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -5
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 493 447 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 388 352 334
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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
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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 +43 453 £60,000 +14.28% 79
London +81 271 £70,000 +16.66% 34
City of London +93 107 £65,000 +4.00% 15
South East -17 45 £55,000 +22.22% 12
North West +7 40 £48,500 +14.11% 6
Yorkshire +36 37 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +19 24 £39,000 -20.40% 2
Cheshire +17 21 £44,750 -25.41%
South Yorkshire +10 19 £40,000 -13.51% 1
West Midlands -11 19 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Sheffield +6 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +5 16 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Yorkshire +31 14 £47,500 +8.57% 4
Manchester +7 13 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £35,000 -10.82% 3
Scotland +24 11 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Leeds +22 11 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Milton Keynes -9 10 £35,000 -27.08% 3
Hertfordshire -3 9 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £67,500 -
Hampshire +1 8 - - 2
Reading -7 8 £50,000 +66.66%
Glasgow - 8 £57,500 - 3
Bracknell +16 7 £53,750 +26.47%
Walsall +7 7 £42,500 +13.33%
South West -29 7 £55,500 +30.58% 8
Watford +11 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands +9 6 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North East +4 6 - -
Aldershot - 6 - -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 294 (33.18%) Finance
2 256 (28.89%) Business Analysis
3 210 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (21.22%) Project Management
5 141 (15.91%) Oracle
6 140 (15.80%) Banking
7 137 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
8 129 (14.56%) Degree
9 126 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 125 (14.11%) Use Case
11 121 (13.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 114 (12.87%) SQL
13 109 (12.30%) CRM
14 108 (12.19%) Microsoft
15 102 (11.51%) UML
16 98 (11.06%) SAP
17 88 (9.93%) MS Excel
18 78 (8.80%) ERP
18 78 (8.80%) Workflow
19 76 (8.58%) MS Visio
20 75 (8.47%) Change Management
21 74 (8.35%) Risk Management
21 74 (8.35%) .NET
21 74 (8.35%) Waterfall
22 72 (8.13%) Retail
23 71 (8.01%) Investment Banking
24 67 (7.56%) Mentoring
25 66 (7.45%) Migration
26 63 (7.11%) C
27 62 (7.00%) C#

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (1.58%) FileNet
2 11 (1.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.79%) SAS
3 7 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.45%) JBoss
5 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle UPK
6 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.34%) Confluence
6 3 (0.34%) CMS
7 2 (0.23%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.23%) IIS
7 2 (0.23%) Lync
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 88 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 76 (8.58%) MS Visio
3 42 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (3.16%) MS Office
5 21 (2.37%) MS Project
6 7 (0.79%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (3.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 31 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (2.26%) Sage 200
3 20 (2.26%) SAP Business One
3 20 (2.26%) Pegasus Opera
4 18 (2.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 16 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (1.81%) SAP HR
5 16 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (1.47%) SAP APO
8 11 (1.24%) Finacle
8 11 (1.24%) FLEXCUBE
9 10 (1.13%) Oracle HRMS
9 10 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (1.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 9 (1.02%) SAP MM
11 8 (0.90%) SAP MII
12 7 (0.79%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.21%) SaaS
2 11 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (1.02%) Office 365
4 5 (0.56%) Force.com
5 4 (0.45%) Taleo
5 4 (0.45%) PaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.68%) SDH
1 6 (0.68%) LTE
1 6 (0.68%) VoLTE
2 4 (0.45%) Internet
2 4 (0.45%) DNS
2 4 (0.45%) Network Security
3 3 (0.34%) ATM
3 3 (0.34%) LAN
3 3 (0.34%) DWDM
3 3 (0.34%) MPLS
4 1 (0.11%) VPN
4 1 (0.11%) SSL
4 1 (0.11%) VoIP
4 1 (0.11%) WAN
4 1 (0.11%) SAN
4 1 (0.11%) Wireless
4 1 (0.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.64%) MySQL
3 28 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.05%) Data Mining
5 21 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.58%) SAP HANA
8 14 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
13 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.56%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.56%) SQLPlus
15 4 (0.45%) QlikView
15 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.47%) JIRA
2 8 (0.90%) MorphX
3 7 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.68%) Toad
4 6 (0.68%) Rational Rose
5 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.45%) Subversion
6 4 (0.45%) Log4j
6 4 (0.45%) JDeveloper
6 4 (0.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (0.45%) JUnit
6 4 (0.45%) JBehave
7 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.11%) ERwin
General
1 294 (33.18%) Finance
2 140 (15.80%) Banking
3 72 (8.13%) Retail
4 71 (8.01%) Investment Banking
5 56 (6.32%) Manufacturing
6 49 (5.53%) Telecoms
7 43 (4.85%) Marketing
8 38 (4.29%) Front Office
9 33 (3.72%) Back Office
10 27 (3.05%) Legal
11 25 (2.82%) General Ledger
12 19 (2.14%) Billing
13 17 (1.92%) Law
14 11 (1.24%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.90%) Advertising
16 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.68%) French Language
17 6 (0.68%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.56%) Publishing
18 5 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 435 (49.10%) Analyst
2 376 (42.44%) Business Analyst
3 206 (23.25%) Consultant
4 90 (10.16%) Architect
5 50 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
6 48 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
7 45 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 44 (4.97%) Oracle Consultant
9 37 (4.18%) Banking Business Analyst
10 32 (3.61%) Systems Analyst
10 32 (3.61%) Project Manager
11 30 (3.39%) Technical Architect
12 29 (3.27%) Senior Manager
13 27 (3.05%) Senior Consultant
14 26 (2.93%) Business Systems Analyst
14 26 (2.93%) Functional Consultant
15 25 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
15 25 (2.82%) IT Business Analyst
16 23 (2.60%) ERP Consultant
17 22 (2.48%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (8.35%) .NET
2 55 (6.21%) HTML
3 25 (2.82%) XML
4 18 (2.03%) Web Services
5 13 (1.47%) J2EE
6 9 (1.02%) RESTful
7 7 (0.79%) Middleware
7 7 (0.79%) MDX
8 6 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (0.68%) JSP
9 5 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.56%) CSS
9 5 (0.56%) XSLT
9 5 (0.56%) FpML
9 5 (0.56%) Ajax
10 4 (0.45%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.45%) JMS
10 4 (0.45%) JDBC
10 4 (0.45%) EJB
10 4 (0.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.74%) Derivative
3 41 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.16%) Equities
5 26 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (2.71%) User Experience
7 14 (1.58%) Fixed Income
7 14 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (1.02%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.79%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.68%) Wiki
13 6 (0.68%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.68%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (3.16%) Windows
2 9 (1.02%) UNIX
3 3 (0.34%) Linux
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.11%) AIX
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (28.89%) Business Analysis
2 210 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (21.22%) Project Management
4 126 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 125 (14.11%) Use Case
6 121 (13.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 109 (12.30%) CRM
8 102 (11.51%) UML
9 78 (8.80%) ERP
9 78 (8.80%) Workflow
10 75 (8.47%) Change Management
11 74 (8.35%) Risk Management
11 74 (8.35%) Waterfall
12 67 (7.56%) Mentoring
13 66 (7.45%) Migration
14 56 (6.32%) Asset Management
15 54 (6.09%) Data Analysis
16 52 (5.87%) Scrum
17 47 (5.30%) Data Modelling
18 46 (5.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 114 (12.87%) SQL
2 63 (7.11%) C
3 62 (7.00%) C#
4 52 (5.87%) PHP
5 50 (5.64%) C++
6 46 (5.19%) Java
7 28 (3.16%) Python
8 27 (3.05%) Ruby
9 16 (1.81%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.90%) X++
11 8 (0.90%) VBA
12 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.45%) ABAP
14 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 129 (14.56%) Degree
2 37 (4.18%) ISEB
3 17 (1.92%) MBA
4 15 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.58%) CISSP
6 13 (1.47%) ACCA
7 12 (1.35%) CIMA
8 11 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.02%) CISA
11 5 (0.56%) CISM
12 4 (0.45%) IIBA
13 3 (0.34%) CBAP
13 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.23%) GIAC
14 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.23%) PCI QSA
15 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.08%) QA
2 20 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.79%) FATCA
3 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.79%) SLA
4 3 (0.34%) EMIR
5 2 (0.23%) COBIT
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) Basel III
5 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 141 (15.91%) Oracle
2 108 (12.19%) Microsoft
3 98 (11.06%) SAP
4 22 (2.48%) IBM
5 20 (2.26%) Pegasus
5 20 (2.26%) Sage
6 15 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
7 14 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.35%) CA
9 10 (1.13%) Cisco
10 8 (0.90%) Remedy
11 7 (0.79%) Adobe
11 7 (0.79%) Hyperion
11 7 (0.79%) ATG
12 6 (0.68%) Kofax
13 5 (0.56%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.56%) Siebel
13 5 (0.56%) Epicor
13 5 (0.56%) Citrix
13 5 (0.56%) Charles River
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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