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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 567 528 596
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +68
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 395 490 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 286 387 352
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £80,000 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%

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
86605 92119 101627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72063 74807 82623
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -17 368 £55,000 -8.33% 51
London -71 154 £65,000 -7.14% 27
South East +45 64 £50,000 -9.09% 5
West Midlands +17 50 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Birmingham +13 28 £50,000 - 2
City of London -32 25 £65,000 - 9
East of England +25 23 £50,000 +26.58% 4
Milton Keynes +38 22 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +36 22 £57,500 +64.28% 4
North West +3 21 £37,500 -22.68% 3
South West +19 18 £42,500 -23.42% 3
Berkshire +10 17 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Staffordshire - 17 £51,250 -
Hertfordshire +18 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Watford +20 12 £52,500 +5.00%
Manchester 0 11 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Yorkshire -14 11 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Lichfield - 11 - -
Surrey +10 10 £67,500 +30.43%
Scotland -6 9 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Hampshire +7 8 £53,000 -
West Yorkshire +4 7 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Glasgow -16 7 £65,000 +13.04%
Maidenhead - 7 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £40,000 -
Swindon - 7 £40,000 -
Merseyside +15 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Liverpool +8 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £51,250 -
East Midlands +8 5 £40,000 -20.00%

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 398 (46.88%) Finance
2 197 (23.20%) Business Analysis
3 190 (22.38%) SAP
4 182 (21.44%) Degree
5 181 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
6 166 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (15.55%) Banking
8 126 (14.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 118 (13.90%) Project Management
10 117 (13.78%) Microsoft
11 111 (13.07%) Requirements Analysis
12 109 (12.84%) Change Management
13 107 (12.60%) Oracle
14 105 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 103 (12.13%) SDLC
16 102 (12.01%) SQL
17 99 (11.66%) Migration
18 88 (10.37%) CRM
19 85 (10.01%) Risk Management
20 84 (9.89%) Retail
21 83 (9.78%) Manufacturing
22 75 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
23 73 (8.60%) Waterfall
24 72 (8.48%) UML
25 62 (7.30%) QA
26 60 (7.07%) MS Visio
27 58 (6.83%) Wealth Management
27 58 (6.83%) Change Control
28 57 (6.71%) ERP
28 57 (6.71%) MS Excel

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 21 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
2 18 (2.12%) Oracle UPK
3 13 (1.53%) CMS
4 11 (1.30%) IIS
5 6 (0.71%) SAS
6 4 (0.47%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.24%) Drupal
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.24%) JBoss
8 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.12%) CICS
9 1 (0.12%) Documentum
9 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 57 (6.71%) MS Excel
3 31 (3.65%) MS Office
4 30 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.00%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) DOC1
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (5.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 41 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (4.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 37 (4.36%) SAP MM
5 35 (4.12%) Oracle Payables
6 34 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
7 33 (3.89%) SAP HCM
8 30 (3.53%) Oracle Assets
9 26 (3.06%) Oracle Cash Management
10 21 (2.47%) SAP SCM
11 19 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 19 (2.24%) SAP HR
11 19 (2.24%) SAP PP
12 17 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
12 17 (2.00%) SAP PP-PI
13 16 (1.88%) SAP Payroll
14 14 (1.65%) Oracle iProcurement
15 13 (1.53%) SAP CO
15 13 (1.53%) SAP FI
15 13 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.89%) SaaS
2 23 (2.71%) Force.com
3 6 (0.71%) Office 365
4 4 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) Heroku
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.00%) Firewall
2 18 (2.12%) Internet
3 15 (1.77%) Network Security
4 14 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (1.41%) BGP
6 11 (1.30%) OSPF
6 11 (1.30%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (1.18%) LAN
7 10 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.18%) WAN
8 9 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (1.06%) Wireless
9 8 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.94%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (0.94%) NetScreen
10 3 (0.35%) VPN
11 2 (0.24%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.24%) NAS
11 2 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (2.83%) SQL Server
4 23 (2.71%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 20 (2.36%) SAP HANA
7 18 (2.12%) Big Data
7 18 (2.12%) SQLPlus
8 17 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (1.88%) SAP BW
10 11 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (1.30%) QlikView
10 11 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.35%) SAP BI
15 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (3.89%) LSMW
2 19 (2.24%) Toad
3 16 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (1.18%) JBehave
5 9 (1.06%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.06%) FitNesse
5 9 (1.06%) JIRA
5 9 (1.06%) Selenium
5 9 (1.06%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
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 Rose
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 398 (46.88%) Finance
2 132 (15.55%) Banking
3 84 (9.89%) Retail
4 83 (9.78%) Manufacturing
5 53 (6.24%) Investment Banking
6 32 (3.77%) Marketing
7 29 (3.42%) Telecoms
8 26 (3.06%) Billing
8 26 (3.06%) Retail Banking
9 22 (2.59%) Legal
10 20 (2.36%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.30%) Back Office
12 10 (1.18%) Publishing
13 9 (1.06%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.82%) Law
14 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.71%) Advertising
16 5 (0.59%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.47%) Automotive
17 4 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 414 (48.76%) Analyst
2 341 (40.16%) Business Analyst
3 236 (27.80%) Consultant
4 63 (7.42%) Architect
5 58 (6.83%) Functional Consultant
6 56 (6.60%) SAP Consultant
7 54 (6.36%) Senior Analyst
8 51 (6.01%) SAP Analyst
9 50 (5.89%) Senior Business Analyst
10 46 (5.42%) Financial Analyst
11 45 (5.30%) Banking Analyst
11 45 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
12 43 (5.06%) SAP Business Analyst
13 33 (3.89%) Finance Business Analyst
13 33 (3.89%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 33 (3.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
14 31 (3.65%) Oracle Consultant
15 29 (3.42%) IT Business Analyst
15 29 (3.42%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 28 (3.30%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.89%) .NET
2 41 (4.83%) XML
3 30 (3.53%) HTML
4 22 (2.59%) CSS
5 20 (2.36%) Web Services
6 17 (2.00%) SAP Basis
7 14 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.18%) HTML5
8 10 (1.18%) jQuery
9 9 (1.06%) Behat
9 9 (1.06%) Gherkin
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.47%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.47%) Ajax
11 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.47%) REST
11 4 (0.47%) SOAP
12 3 (0.35%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 181 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.77%) Derivative
3 37 (4.36%) Data Conversion
4 35 (4.12%) Equities
5 34 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 33 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 29 (3.42%) Fintech
8 28 (3.30%) User Experience
9 20 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.77%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.77%) OTC Derivatives
11 12 (1.41%) Reinsurance
12 11 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.06%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.06%) Social Media
14 8 (0.94%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.42%) Windows
2 22 (2.59%) Unix
3 18 (2.12%) Linux
4 13 (1.53%) AIX
5 11 (1.30%) HPUX
5 11 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.30%) Solaris
6 4 (0.47%) OS/400
6 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (23.20%) Business Analysis
2 166 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (14.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 118 (13.90%) Project Management
5 111 (13.07%) Requirements Analysis
6 109 (12.84%) Change Management
7 105 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 103 (12.13%) SDLC
9 99 (11.66%) Migration
10 88 (10.37%) CRM
11 85 (10.01%) Risk Management
12 75 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
13 73 (8.60%) Waterfall
14 72 (8.48%) UML
15 58 (6.83%) Change Control
15 58 (6.83%) Wealth Management
16 57 (6.71%) ERP
17 51 (6.01%) Presales
17 51 (6.01%) Workflow
18 50 (5.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.01%) SQL
2 52 (6.12%) Java
3 43 (5.06%) PL/SQL
4 30 (3.53%) C#
5 29 (3.42%) ABAP
6 27 (3.18%) Python
7 26 (3.06%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.12%) VBA
9 12 (1.41%) Ruby
10 11 (1.30%) Perl
11 10 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.47%) R
13 2 (0.24%) C
14 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.12%) PHP
14 1 (0.12%) PL/1
14 1 (0.12%) SOQL
14 1 (0.12%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 182 (21.44%) Degree
2 50 (5.89%) ISEB
3 38 (4.48%) CISSP
4 33 (3.89%) CISM
5 22 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.47%) CCNP
6 21 (2.47%) PCI QSA
7 19 (2.24%) CISA
8 17 (2.00%) Security Cleared
9 15 (1.77%) CCIE
9 15 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.30%) CCNA
10 11 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.71%) IIBA
12 5 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.47%) ACCA
13 4 (0.47%) IISP
13 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.47%) SAP Certification
14 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.30%) QA
2 44 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (4.36%) PCI DSS
4 36 (4.24%) MiFID
5 16 (1.88%) EMIR
6 9 (1.06%) SDET
7 8 (0.94%) FATCA
7 8 (0.94%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.94%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.59%) Basel II
9 5 (0.59%) Basel III
9 5 (0.59%) SLA
9 5 (0.59%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.47%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.47%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.47%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.47%) RMADS
11 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.24%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.35%) vSphere
3 2 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) RSA Archer
1 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 190 (22.38%) SAP
2 117 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 107 (12.60%) Oracle
4 35 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (3.65%) Siebel
6 26 (3.06%) Hyperion
7 22 (2.59%) Cisco
7 22 (2.59%) ServiceNow
8 20 (2.36%) CheckPoint
8 20 (2.36%) Juniper
9 11 (1.30%) Intel Security
9 11 (1.30%) Sophos
9 11 (1.30%) Tableau
10 10 (1.18%) Marketo
11 9 (1.06%) Adobe
12 7 (0.82%) Ariba
12 7 (0.82%) Cognos
13 5 (0.59%) Hitachi
14 4 (0.47%) ATG
14 4 (0.47%) Endeca
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits £5,575 Flexible Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Third Republic
Salary: £40,000 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £47,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum 24 days holiday, Bonus, 35 hours per
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus/ benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + £70/85k OTE & Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Teddington
Ortolan Group
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago