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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 502 558 492
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -66
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 460 366 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 374 283 380
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +63 441 £55,000 -8.33% 64
London +47 232 £67,500 +8.00% 41
City of London +54 89 £70,000 +12.00% 21
East of England +13 53 £48,500 +7.77% 2
South East +21 52 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Hertfordshire +12 39 £47,500 -5.00%
North West +24 33 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Yorkshire -10 31 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Watford 0 22 £50,000 -
West Midlands -2 21 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Manchester 0 16 £50,000 -4.76%
South Yorkshire - 16 £42,500 -
Surrey -8 15 £55,000 -18.51% 3
West Yorkshire -12 15 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Sheffield - 15 £42,500 -
Birmingham +1 14 £50,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire - 12 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +35 10 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 10 £55,000 +29.41%
Lancashire - 10 £30,000 -
South West -1 9 £31,000 -27.05% 4
Berkshire +4 8 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Cambridge +2 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire +11 7 £44,500 +36.92% 1
Essex -8 7 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £56,250 - 1
Oxford - 6 £51,250 -
South Wales +10 5 £32,500 -56.66% 1
Wales +4 5 £32,500 -50.94% 1
Wiltshire -4 5 £31,000 -17.33% 2

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 339 (38.97%) Finance
2 276 (31.72%) Business Analysis
3 207 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 162 (18.62%) SQL
6 135 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
7 130 (14.94%) Banking
8 112 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 109 (12.53%) Project Management
10 107 (12.30%) UML
10 107 (12.30%) Use Case
11 99 (11.38%) Oracle
11 99 (11.38%) Degree
12 92 (10.57%) Workflow
13 91 (10.46%) ERP
14 87 (10.00%) Retail
15 84 (9.66%) SAP
16 83 (9.54%) PRINCE2
17 82 (9.43%) Microsoft
18 80 (9.20%) Data Analysis
19 73 (8.39%) Requirements Analysis
20 68 (7.82%) Manufacturing
21 67 (7.70%) SQL Server
22 65 (7.47%) MS Excel
22 65 (7.47%) User Stories
23 64 (7.36%) Change Management
24 59 (6.78%) CRM
24 59 (6.78%) Waterfall
25 56 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
25 56 (6.44%) Telecoms

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (2.53%) SharePoint
1 22 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 21 (2.41%) NetWeaver
3 15 (1.72%) SAS
4 7 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.69%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.57%) CMS
6 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 3 (0.34%) FileNet
9 2 (0.23%) Lync
10 1 (0.11%) IIS
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 28 (3.22%) MS Project
4 24 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.18%) MS Office
6 11 (1.26%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 51 (5.86%) Oracle Applications
2 34 (3.91%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (3.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 27 (3.10%) Temenos T24
5 27 (3.10%) Finacle
6 18 (2.07%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (1.95%) Oracle Assets
7 17 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
7 17 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
7 17 (1.95%) SAP BPC
7 17 (1.95%) FLEXCUBE
7 17 (1.95%) Oracle 11i
8 16 (1.84%) Kondor+
9 15 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
10 13 (1.49%) SAP FI
11 12 (1.38%) SAP CO
11 12 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (1.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.15%) SaaS
2 8 (0.92%) Office 365
3 3 (0.34%) Force.com
4 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
5 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.72%) Firewall
2 9 (1.03%) DMZ
2 9 (1.03%) Network Security
3 7 (0.80%) Internet
4 6 (0.69%) VPN
5 4 (0.46%) LAN
5 4 (0.46%) SMS
5 4 (0.46%) MPLS
6 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.23%) WAN
7 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.11%) WLAN
7 1 (0.11%) SDH
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.11%) IPsec
7 1 (0.11%) OSPF
7 1 (0.11%) BGP
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (3.68%) Data Mining
5 31 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (1.61%) SAP BW
13 11 (1.26%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Power View
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 3 (0.34%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (2.53%) Toad
2 10 (1.15%) Rational Rose
3 5 (0.57%) SoapUI
3 5 (0.57%) ERwin
4 1 (0.11%) LSMW
4 1 (0.11%) JIRA
4 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 339 (38.97%) Finance
2 130 (14.94%) Banking
3 87 (10.00%) Retail
4 68 (7.82%) Manufacturing
5 56 (6.44%) Telecoms
6 45 (5.17%) Legal
7 41 (4.71%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.76%) Retail Banking
9 21 (2.41%) Back Office
10 20 (2.30%) Front Office
11 19 (2.18%) Billing
11 19 (2.18%) General Ledger
12 17 (1.95%) Advertising
13 16 (1.84%) Marketing
14 13 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (1.15%) Games
16 9 (1.03%) Publishing
16 9 (1.03%) Automotive
17 8 (0.92%) Electronics
18 6 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 469 (53.91%) Analyst
2 415 (47.70%) Business Analyst
3 164 (18.85%) Consultant
4 80 (9.20%) Architect
5 59 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
6 49 (5.63%) Business Systems Analyst
7 45 (5.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 45 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
8 44 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (4.37%) Banking Business Analyst
10 33 (3.79%) SAP Consultant
11 32 (3.68%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 31 (3.56%) Data Analyst
13 30 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
13 30 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
14 26 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
15 25 (2.87%) Enterprise Architect
16 24 (2.76%) Business Consultant
17 22 (2.53%) Project Manager
18 21 (2.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.87%) XML
2 17 (1.95%) .NET
3 11 (1.26%) EDI
4 9 (1.03%) J2EE
5 8 (0.92%) SOAP
5 8 (0.92%) XSLT
5 8 (0.92%) XML Messaging
6 7 (0.80%) MDX
6 7 (0.80%) HTML
7 6 (0.69%) Web Services
7 6 (0.69%) CSS
8 4 (0.46%) JSON
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.23%) RESTful
10 2 (0.23%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.23%) JSP
10 2 (0.23%) Middleware
11 1 (0.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 135 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (3.56%) Equities
5 29 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 28 (3.22%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.07%) Derivative
7 18 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.84%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.72%) CESG
10 14 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
11 13 (1.49%) FMCG
12 11 (1.26%) RMADS
12 11 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.03%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.92%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.80%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.48%) Windows
2 11 (1.26%) Windows 7
3 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (1.15%) Linux
3 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (0.92%) UNIX
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.11%) Android
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (31.72%) Business Analysis
2 207 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 112 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 109 (12.53%) Project Management
6 107 (12.30%) UML
6 107 (12.30%) Use Case
7 92 (10.57%) Workflow
8 91 (10.46%) ERP
9 83 (9.54%) PRINCE2
10 80 (9.20%) Data Analysis
11 73 (8.39%) Requirements Analysis
12 65 (7.47%) User Stories
13 64 (7.36%) Change Management
14 59 (6.78%) CRM
14 59 (6.78%) Waterfall
15 56 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (6.09%) Risk Management
17 50 (5.75%) RUP
18 48 (5.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 162 (18.62%) SQL
2 17 (1.95%) T-SQL
2 17 (1.95%) Java
3 12 (1.38%) C#
4 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.57%) PHP
5 5 (0.57%) VBA
6 4 (0.46%) PHP5
6 4 (0.46%) ABAP
6 4 (0.46%) C
7 2 (0.23%) RPG
8 1 (0.11%) R
8 1 (0.11%) Python
8 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.11%) Perl
8 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (11.38%) Degree
2 45 (5.17%) ISEB
3 17 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.49%) PCI QSA
4 13 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.38%) ACCA
5 12 (1.38%) CISM
5 12 (1.38%) CISSP
6 8 (0.92%) CISA
7 7 (0.80%) CIMA
7 7 (0.80%) MBA
8 6 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.57%) CCA
9 5 (0.57%) IIBA
9 5 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.71%) QA
2 35 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.15%) EMIR
4 10 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.03%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.80%) Basel III
6 7 (0.80%) FATCA
7 6 (0.69%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.69%) SLA
7 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.57%) COBIT
9 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.34%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.23%) COSO
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.11%) TickIT
12 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 10 (1.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) Nessus
2 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (11.38%) Oracle
2 84 (9.66%) SAP
3 82 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.49%) Trillium
4 13 (1.49%) JD Edwards
4 13 (1.49%) DataFlux
5 11 (1.26%) Misys
6 10 (1.15%) SunGard
6 10 (1.15%) CA
6 10 (1.15%) VMware
6 10 (1.15%) IT2
6 10 (1.15%) OpenLink
7 9 (1.03%) Cognizant
7 9 (1.03%) Siebel
7 9 (1.03%) Epicor
7 9 (1.03%) Cisco
8 8 (0.92%) IBM
8 8 (0.92%) Calypso
8 8 (0.92%) Hyperion
9 7 (0.80%) Remedy
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + bonus (dependent on level)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £6k Car allowance (Pro Rata)
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago