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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 503 531 525
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 461 464 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 366 370 324
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,375
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -

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
92318 99153 88437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.54% 82.71% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75379 80339 72907
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +41 423 £60,000 +9.09% 79
London +63 250 £70,000 +16.66% 40
City of London +64 85 £69,000 +15.00% 21
South East -17 42 £55,000 +3.77% 9
Yorkshire +41 38 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands +6 34 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Birmingham -3 24 £63,750 +27.50% 4
East of England +3 19 £37,500 -21.05% 6
North West -14 19 £50,000 +17.64% 4
West Yorkshire +27 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South Yorkshire - 17 £40,000 -
Leeds +27 16 £43,750 -2.77% 2
East Midlands +12 15 £45,000 -10.00%
Sheffield - 15 £40,000 -
Berkshire -7 12 £55,000 -4.34%
Hampshire +2 11 £60,000 - 2
Scotland +11 10 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Glasgow +11 9 £47,500 -11.62%
Nottingham +9 9 £45,000 -19.82%
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £45,000 -19.82%
Reading 0 9 £55,000 -33.33%
South West -43 7 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Manchester +4 6 £54,000 +27.05%
Surrey -1 6 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Essex +5 5 £37,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Bristol -23 5 £36,250 -36.95% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £92,500 - 1
Bracknell +13 4 £55,000 +29.41%
West Sussex +7 4 £55,000 +46.66%

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 328 (34.53%) Finance
2 258 (27.16%) Business Analysis
3 227 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (21.26%) Project Management
5 146 (15.37%) Oracle
6 145 (15.26%) Banking
7 131 (13.79%) Degree
7 131 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
9 119 (12.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 117 (12.32%) SQL
10 117 (12.32%) Microsoft
11 115 (12.11%) SAP
12 114 (12.00%) CRM
13 107 (11.26%) Use Case
14 95 (10.00%) ERP
15 91 (9.58%) Waterfall
16 88 (9.26%) SDLC
17 87 (9.16%) UML
18 85 (8.95%) Migration
19 81 (8.53%) Investment Banking
20 80 (8.42%) Risk Management
20 80 (8.42%) Mentoring
21 74 (7.79%) Change Management
21 74 (7.79%) .NET
21 74 (7.79%) Retail
22 72 (7.58%) MS Excel
23 68 (7.16%) MS Visio
24 65 (6.84%) C
25 63 (6.63%) Workflow

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (1.05%) FileNet
2 9 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (0.53%) SAS
6 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.42%) IIS
6 4 (0.42%) JBoss
6 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.32%) Confluence
7 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle UPK
7 3 (0.32%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.21%) SAP EP
8 2 (0.21%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 72 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 68 (7.16%) MS Visio
3 43 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.74%) MS Office
5 16 (1.68%) MS Project
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (2.21%) Pegasus Opera
3 21 (2.21%) SAP Business One
3 21 (2.21%) Sage 200
4 19 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 16 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (1.26%) SAP APO
10 11 (1.16%) SAP HR
10 11 (1.16%) Oracle HRMS
11 10 (1.05%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 10 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (1.05%) SAP MM
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.74%) FLEXCUBE
12 7 (0.74%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.89%) SaaS
2 15 (1.58%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (0.95%) Force.com
4 7 (0.74%) PaaS
5 5 (0.53%) Office 365
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.42%) IaaS
7 3 (0.32%) Taleo
7 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) Veeva
8 1 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.32%) Network Security
2 16 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (1.47%) Firewall
4 10 (1.05%) OSPF
4 10 (1.05%) BGP
4 10 (1.05%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (0.63%) LTE
5 6 (0.63%) VoLTE
6 5 (0.53%) DNS
6 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.42%) Internet
7 4 (0.42%) Wireless
8 3 (0.32%) VPN
8 3 (0.32%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) SMTP
9 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
9 2 (0.21%) SDH
9 2 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.37%) MySQL
2 50 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 17 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.16%) SAP HANA
7 10 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.63%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.53%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (0.53%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.32%) QlikView
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.32%) Big Data
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.58%) JIRA
2 8 (0.84%) MorphX
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.63%) Toad
5 5 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (0.42%) JBehave
6 4 (0.42%) JDeveloper
6 4 (0.42%) Log4j
6 4 (0.42%) Subversion
6 4 (0.42%) JUnit
7 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.32%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
General
1 328 (34.53%) Finance
2 145 (15.26%) Banking
3 81 (8.53%) Investment Banking
4 74 (7.79%) Retail
5 62 (6.53%) Manufacturing
6 44 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 43 (4.53%) Marketing
8 39 (4.11%) Front Office
9 37 (3.89%) Back Office
10 26 (2.74%) General Ledger
11 20 (2.11%) Legal
12 18 (1.89%) Billing
13 17 (1.79%) Law
14 13 (1.37%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.74%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.63%) French Language
17 5 (0.53%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
18 4 (0.42%) Games
18 4 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 439 (46.21%) Analyst
2 378 (39.79%) Business Analyst
3 236 (24.84%) Consultant
4 104 (10.95%) Architect
5 60 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
6 56 (5.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 51 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
8 44 (4.63%) Oracle Consultant
9 43 (4.53%) Banking Business Analyst
10 34 (3.58%) Technical Architect
11 33 (3.47%) Project Manager
11 33 (3.47%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 32 (3.37%) Senior Manager
13 27 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
13 27 (2.84%) IT Business Analyst
14 26 (2.74%) ERP Consultant
14 26 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
14 26 (2.74%) Functional Consultant
14 26 (2.74%) SAP Consultant
15 24 (2.53%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.79%) .NET
2 54 (5.68%) HTML
3 28 (2.95%) XML
4 19 (2.00%) Web Services
5 12 (1.26%) J2EE
6 9 (0.95%) Middleware
7 8 (0.84%) JSP
7 8 (0.84%) RESTful
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (0.53%) Ajax
8 5 (0.53%) FpML
9 4 (0.42%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.42%) JMS
9 4 (0.42%) XSLT
9 4 (0.42%) Servlets
9 4 (0.42%) Struts
9 4 (0.42%) EJB
9 4 (0.42%) CSS
9 4 (0.42%) JDBC
9 4 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 130 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 42 (4.42%) Derivative
4 27 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (2.11%) User Experience
6 18 (1.89%) Equities
7 15 (1.58%) Reference Data
8 13 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.26%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.63%) Wiki
12 6 (0.63%) PKI
13 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.53%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.53%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (3.79%) Windows
2 11 (1.16%) UNIX
3 8 (0.84%) Linux
4 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (27.16%) Business Analysis
2 227 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (21.26%) Project Management
4 131 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (12.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 114 (12.00%) CRM
7 107 (11.26%) Use Case
8 95 (10.00%) ERP
9 91 (9.58%) Waterfall
10 88 (9.26%) SDLC
11 87 (9.16%) UML
12 85 (8.95%) Migration
13 80 (8.42%) Risk Management
13 80 (8.42%) Mentoring
14 74 (7.79%) Change Management
15 63 (6.63%) Workflow
16 57 (6.00%) Asset Management
17 55 (5.79%) Scrum
18 54 (5.68%) Information Security
19 50 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 117 (12.32%) SQL
2 65 (6.84%) C
3 58 (6.11%) C#
4 52 (5.47%) C++
4 52 (5.47%) Java
4 52 (5.47%) PHP
5 37 (3.89%) Python
6 34 (3.58%) Ruby
7 16 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.84%) X++
9 7 (0.74%) ABAP
10 5 (0.53%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.42%) VBA
12 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.21%) Perl
13 2 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 131 (13.79%) Degree
2 38 (4.00%) ISEB
3 28 (2.95%) CISSP
4 23 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.89%) CCNP
5 18 (1.89%) CISA
6 17 (1.79%) MBA
7 16 (1.68%) CCIE
8 15 (1.58%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.37%) ACCA
10 12 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (1.26%) CISM
10 12 (1.26%) CIMA
11 7 (0.74%) IIBA
12 6 (0.63%) CGEIT
12 6 (0.63%) CRISC
13 5 (0.53%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.42%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.42%) QA
2 35 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.74%) COBIT
4 7 (0.74%) SLA
5 6 (0.63%) FATCA
6 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.21%) BS25999
7 2 (0.21%) BS7799
7 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.21%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.42%) SCCM
2 2 (0.21%) Nessus
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 146 (15.37%) Oracle
2 117 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 115 (12.11%) SAP
4 29 (3.05%) Cisco
5 23 (2.42%) Sage
6 21 (2.21%) CheckPoint
6 21 (2.21%) Pegasus
7 20 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.11%) Juniper
8 17 (1.79%) IBM
8 17 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
8 17 (1.79%) McAfee
9 12 (1.26%) CA
10 9 (0.95%) Siebel
11 7 (0.74%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.74%) EMC
11 7 (0.74%) Adobe
11 7 (0.74%) Hyperion
11 7 (0.74%) ATG
12 6 (0.63%) Kofax
Wembley, Middlesex
Smartedge
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per day + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 12.5% Bonus, attractive pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £5000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago