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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 531 467 405
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -62
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 421 478 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.55% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 343 384 503
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -

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
94022 86283 92102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 80.36% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74935 70632 78012
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,542
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -46 394 £57,500 +4.54% 60
London -53 201 £62,500 +4.16% 33
City of London +37 81 £70,000 - 17
South East -37 40 £65,000 +17.11% 8
North West -23 37 £32,500 -33.67% 3
East of England -13 30 £48,500 +5.43% 1
Manchester -1 29 £27,500 -38.88% 3
South West -13 20 £53,750 +16.84% 3
Hertfordshire +4 18 £48,500 +5.43%
East Midlands +11 15 £41,875 -18.29% 1
Yorkshire -47 14 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Watford - 13 £48,500 -
Berkshire -8 12 £68,750 +14.58%
Wales +6 11 £30,000 -45.45% 1
South Wales +2 11 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Cardiff 0 11 £30,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -17 11 £41,000 -8.88% 5
West Yorkshire -24 10 £40,000 +11.88% 2
Reading 0 9 £82,500 +37.50%
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £65,000 +17.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £80,000 +77.77%
Hampshire -7 7 £72,500 +16.00%
Surrey -13 7 £60,000 -6.97% 5
Gloucestershire - 7 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £36,250 -39.58%
Nottingham +7 6 £36,250 -39.58%
Bristol +3 6 £80,000 +73.91%
Birmingham +2 6 £50,000 -15.96%
Lancashire +1 6 £42,500 -22.72%
Milton Keynes -8 6 £67,500 +21.62%

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 326 (36.63%) Finance
2 209 (23.48%) Business Analysis
3 191 (21.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 164 (18.43%) Oracle
5 155 (17.42%) SQL
6 129 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (13.93%) SAP
8 123 (13.82%) Banking
9 119 (13.37%) Workflow
10 116 (13.03%) Project Management
11 104 (11.69%) PRINCE2
12 94 (10.56%) Degree
13 92 (10.34%) Microsoft
14 84 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
15 82 (9.21%) Oracle Applications
16 75 (8.43%) CRM
16 75 (8.43%) Use Case
17 73 (8.20%) MS Excel
17 73 (8.20%) UML
18 69 (7.75%) Risk Management
19 64 (7.19%) Manufacturing
20 60 (6.74%) Retail
21 59 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (6.63%) Change Management
21 59 (6.63%) Management Information System
22 57 (6.40%) Migration
22 57 (6.40%) QA
23 56 (6.29%) Oracle EBS
24 55 (6.18%) Oracle EBS R12
25 54 (6.07%) MS Visio

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (4.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 20 (2.25%) NetWeaver
3 17 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.24%) IIS
4 11 (1.24%) SAS
5 9 (1.01%) CMS
6 7 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.45%) Apache
8 4 (0.45%) eRoom
8 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.07%) MS Visio
3 29 (3.26%) MS Office
4 23 (2.58%) MS Project
5 16 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.45%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 82 (9.21%) Oracle Applications
2 56 (6.29%) Oracle EBS
3 55 (6.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 47 (5.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 46 (5.17%) Oracle Payables
6 42 (4.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 39 (4.38%) Oracle Assets
8 34 (3.82%) Oracle Cash Management
9 28 (3.15%) Oracle 11i
10 27 (3.03%) SAP FI
11 26 (2.92%) SAP FI/CO
11 26 (2.92%) SAP CO
12 24 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
13 21 (2.36%) Oracle FAH
13 21 (2.36%) SAP BPC
14 20 (2.25%) Kondor+
15 19 (2.13%) Summit
15 19 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
16 18 (2.02%) SAP HR
17 13 (1.46%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
2 13 (1.46%) Taleo
3 11 (1.24%) SaaS
4 6 (0.67%) 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 17 (1.91%) Firewall
2 16 (1.80%) Network Security
3 11 (1.24%) WAN
3 11 (1.24%) VPN
4 10 (1.12%) DMZ
5 8 (0.90%) LAN
6 5 (0.56%) SMS
7 4 (0.45%) DHCP
7 4 (0.45%) DNS
7 4 (0.45%) SAN
7 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.45%) VLAN
8 3 (0.34%) HTTP
8 3 (0.34%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.22%) Internet
9 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.11%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.37%) Data Mining
2 21 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.01%) SAP HANA
7 9 (1.01%) SAP BW
8 8 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.79%) MySQL
9 7 (0.79%) Data Mart
10 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.34%) DB2
12 3 (0.34%) SAP BI
13 2 (0.22%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.22%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 38 (4.27%) Toad
2 5 (0.56%) Rational Rose
2 5 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.11%) ProC
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 326 (36.63%) Finance
2 123 (13.82%) Banking
3 64 (7.19%) Manufacturing
4 60 (6.74%) Retail
5 52 (5.84%) Investment Banking
6 48 (5.39%) Telecoms
7 44 (4.94%) General Ledger
8 42 (4.72%) Marketing
9 33 (3.71%) Legal
10 31 (3.48%) Back Office
11 28 (3.15%) Billing
12 23 (2.58%) Front Office
13 19 (2.13%) Advertising
14 16 (1.80%) Games
15 11 (1.24%) Retail Banking
16 10 (1.12%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.90%) Local Government
18 6 (0.67%) Law
19 5 (0.56%) Automotive
19 5 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 432 (48.54%) Analyst
2 357 (40.11%) Business Analyst
3 241 (27.08%) Consultant
4 69 (7.75%) Oracle Consultant
5 68 (7.64%) Architect
6 56 (6.29%) SAP Consultant
7 43 (4.83%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 38 (4.27%) Senior Consultant
9 35 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (3.82%) Functional Consultant
11 32 (3.60%) Senior Business Analyst
12 31 (3.48%) Business Consultant
12 31 (3.48%) Banking Business Analyst
13 28 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.81%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.47%) Oracle Functional Consultant
16 21 (2.36%) E-Business Consultant
17 20 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
17 20 (2.25%) Agile Business Analyst
18 19 (2.13%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.47%) XML
2 15 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (1.46%) .NET
4 10 (1.12%) Web Services
5 8 (0.90%) Middleware
6 7 (0.79%) J2EE
7 5 (0.56%) XSLT
8 4 (0.45%) EDI
8 4 (0.45%) HTML
8 4 (0.45%) SOAP
8 4 (0.45%) XML Messaging
8 4 (0.45%) JSON
9 3 (0.34%) WebCenter
9 3 (0.34%) Java EE
9 3 (0.34%) REST
9 3 (0.34%) CSS
10 2 (0.22%) JSP
10 2 (0.22%) COM
11 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.63%) Management Information System
2 40 (4.49%) Derivative
3 33 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 19 (2.13%) Equities
4 19 (2.13%) Market Risk
5 18 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.80%) CESG
7 14 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
8 13 (1.46%) Credit Risk
8 13 (1.46%) Data Conversion
9 12 (1.35%) RMADS
10 8 (0.90%) NHS
10 8 (0.90%) FMCG
11 7 (0.79%) PMI
11 7 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (0.79%) Economics
12 6 (0.67%) PKI
13 5 (0.56%) Psychology
13 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.13%) Windows
2 12 (1.35%) Linux
3 5 (0.56%) UNIX
4 4 (0.45%) Solaris
5 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (23.48%) Business Analysis
2 191 (21.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 129 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (13.37%) Workflow
5 116 (13.03%) Project Management
6 104 (11.69%) PRINCE2
7 84 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (8.43%) CRM
8 75 (8.43%) Use Case
9 73 (8.20%) UML
10 69 (7.75%) Risk Management
11 59 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (6.63%) Change Management
12 57 (6.40%) Migration
13 53 (5.96%) Data Analysis
14 51 (5.73%) ERP
15 48 (5.39%) Data Mapping
16 45 (5.06%) Information Security
17 44 (4.94%) Cash Management
17 44 (4.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 155 (17.42%) SQL
2 24 (2.70%) Java
3 8 (0.90%) T-SQL
4 5 (0.56%) C
5 4 (0.45%) ABAP
6 2 (0.22%) VBA
6 2 (0.22%) C#
7 1 (0.11%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.11%) PHP
7 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (10.56%) Degree
2 40 (4.49%) ACCA
3 31 (3.48%) MBA
4 27 (3.03%) ISEB
4 27 (3.03%) CISSP
5 24 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 22 (2.47%) CIMA
7 20 (2.25%) CISM
7 20 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.24%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.12%) CISA
10 10 (1.12%) PCI QSA
11 9 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 8 (0.90%) ISSAP
13 7 (0.79%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.67%) CEH
15 5 (0.56%) PMP
15 5 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.40%) QA
2 51 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.36%) EMIR
4 21 (2.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (1.57%) Basel III
6 13 (1.46%) Solvency II
6 13 (1.46%) FATCA
7 10 (1.12%) JSP 440
8 9 (1.01%) COBIT
9 5 (0.56%) HL7
9 5 (0.56%) SLA
10 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.34%) TickIT
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.22%) COSO
13 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.79%) Nessus
2 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 164 (18.43%) Oracle
2 124 (13.93%) SAP
3 92 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 36 (4.04%) CA
5 26 (2.92%) Murex
6 19 (2.13%) Calypso
7 16 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
7 16 (1.80%) Cognizant
7 16 (1.80%) Algorithmics
8 14 (1.57%) Peoplefluent
9 13 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.46%) Cognos
10 11 (1.24%) Siebel
10 11 (1.24%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.12%) RedPrairie
12 9 (1.01%) IBM
12 9 (1.01%) SunGard
12 9 (1.01%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.90%) BMC
13 8 (0.90%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £100000 per annum - Bonus + Pension + Private Health + 25 D
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car,
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
JM
Salary: Company car,medical insurance,pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago