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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 485 532 478
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -54
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 494 415 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 384 339 374
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +27 429 £55,000 -4.34% 54
London 0 201 £70,000 +7.69% 28
South East +51 79 £47,000 -30.37% 8
City of London +19 65 £77,500 +10.71% 9
Berkshire +51 45 £45,000 -34.54% 1
West Midlands +25 39 £57,500 +40.24% 4
East of England +1 33 £40,000 -18.78% 2
Birmingham +25 28 £65,000 +48.57% 2
Scotland +28 25 £47,500 -22.76% 4
Yorkshire +21 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Reading +19 21 £55,000 -33.33%
North West -25 18 £31,000 -4.61% 5
Glasgow +16 17 £47,500 -22.76% 2
West Yorkshire +15 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Edinburgh - 16 £47,500 - 1
Leeds +17 15 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands -2 14 £45,000 +24.13%
Hertfordshire -9 14 £40,000 -17.52% 1
Maidenhead - 12 £45,000 -
Hampshire +22 11 £60,000 -17.24% 1
South West -23 11 £40,000 -25.58% 4
Watford -8 9 £40,000 -17.52%
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £48,750 -25.00% 2
Manchester -19 8 £52,500 +90.90% 2
Essex - 7 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire +7 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Sheffield +5 6 £40,000 +18.51%
Kent -3 6 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Merseyside - 6 £23,500 -
Liverpool - 6 £23,500 -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 402 (40.57%) Finance
2 233 (23.51%) Business Analysis
3 228 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (21.49%) Project Management
5 194 (19.58%) Banking
6 181 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
7 160 (16.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 138 (13.93%) Degree
9 130 (13.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 129 (13.02%) SAP
11 122 (12.31%) SQL
12 113 (11.40%) Oracle
13 111 (11.20%) Migration
14 110 (11.10%) Waterfall
14 110 (11.10%) SDLC
15 107 (10.80%) CRM
15 107 (10.80%) Microsoft
16 106 (10.70%) Risk Management
17 90 (9.08%) ERP
18 89 (8.98%) Information Security
19 87 (8.78%) Retail
20 85 (8.58%) Use Case
21 80 (8.07%) Investment Banking
21 80 (8.07%) Management Information System
22 72 (7.27%) Mentoring
23 70 (7.06%) MS Excel
24 69 (6.96%) UML
25 68 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 67 (6.76%) Scrum
27 62 (6.26%) Change Control

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.41%) IIS
2 9 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.50%) SAS
5 4 (0.40%) JBoss
5 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (0.20%) SAP EP
6 2 (0.20%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.10%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.25%) MS Visio
3 46 (4.64%) MS Office
4 19 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.01%) MS Project
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
4 18 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 16 (1.61%) Sage 200
5 16 (1.61%) Pegasus Opera
5 16 (1.61%) SAP Business One
6 11 (1.11%) Temenos T24
7 10 (1.01%) FLEXCUBE
7 10 (1.01%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 10 (1.01%) Finacle
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.71%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.04%) SaaS
2 21 (2.12%) Force.com
3 18 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.50%) PaaS
5 4 (0.40%) IaaS
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.10%) Veeva
8 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.33%) Network Security
2 28 (2.83%) Firewall
3 20 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (1.21%) Spanning Tree
4 12 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (1.21%) OSPF
4 12 (1.21%) BGP
5 9 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.81%) Wireless
7 7 (0.71%) VPN
8 6 (0.61%) Internet
9 5 (0.50%) DNS
10 3 (0.30%) WAN
10 3 (0.30%) SMTP
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (0.20%) SAN
11 2 (0.20%) RFID
11 2 (0.20%) DHCP
11 2 (0.20%) LDAP
12 1 (0.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.83%) MySQL
1 38 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.31%) SAP BW
5 11 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.50%) SAP BI
8 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.30%) Big Data
10 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.20%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 7 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.61%) Subversion
2 6 (0.61%) MorphX
3 4 (0.40%) JBehave
3 4 (0.40%) JUnit
3 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (0.40%) JDeveloper
3 4 (0.40%) Log4j
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.30%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.30%) JIRA
4 3 (0.30%) Toad
5 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.10%) Rational Rose
General
1 402 (40.57%) Finance
2 194 (19.58%) Banking
3 87 (8.78%) Retail
4 80 (8.07%) Investment Banking
5 56 (5.65%) Manufacturing
5 56 (5.65%) Marketing
6 43 (4.34%) Back Office
7 26 (2.62%) Front Office
7 26 (2.62%) Retail Banking
8 24 (2.42%) General Ledger
9 21 (2.12%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.92%) Legal
11 18 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.82%) Law
12 11 (1.11%) Billing
13 6 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 467 (47.12%) Analyst
2 389 (39.25%) Business Analyst
3 224 (22.60%) Consultant
4 93 (9.38%) Architect
5 65 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
6 63 (6.36%) Senior Business Analyst
7 49 (4.94%) Banking Business Analyst
8 46 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (3.83%) Project Manager
10 37 (3.73%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 35 (3.53%) Financial Business Analyst
12 32 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
13 30 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 27 (2.72%) Senior Manager
15 26 (2.62%) Business Consultant
16 25 (2.52%) IT Business Analyst
17 23 (2.32%) SAP Consultant
17 23 (2.32%) Technical Architect
17 23 (2.32%) ERP Consultant
18 22 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.75%) .NET
2 33 (3.33%) HTML
3 20 (2.02%) XML
4 13 (1.31%) J2EE
5 11 (1.11%) Middleware
6 9 (0.91%) JSP
6 9 (0.91%) Web Services
7 7 (0.71%) JMS
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.40%) JPA
9 4 (0.40%) XSLT
9 4 (0.40%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.40%) Servlets
9 4 (0.40%) Struts
9 4 (0.40%) EJB
9 4 (0.40%) JDBC
10 3 (0.30%) SAP TM
11 2 (0.20%) EDI
12 1 (0.10%) WSDL
12 1 (0.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 181 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 45 (4.54%) Derivative
4 32 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (2.02%) Reference Data
7 15 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.51%) Equities
8 12 (1.21%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.01%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.91%) PKI
11 9 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.91%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.71%) CMDB
12 7 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (0.61%) Statistics
13 6 (0.61%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (3.83%) Windows
2 16 (1.61%) Linux
2 16 (1.61%) UNIX
3 7 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.50%) Android
5 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.10%) AIX
6 1 (0.10%) VMS
6 1 (0.10%) OS/400
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (23.51%) Business Analysis
2 228 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (21.49%) Project Management
4 160 (16.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (13.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 111 (11.20%) Migration
7 110 (11.10%) Waterfall
7 110 (11.10%) SDLC
8 107 (10.80%) CRM
9 106 (10.70%) Risk Management
10 90 (9.08%) ERP
11 89 (8.98%) Information Security
12 85 (8.58%) Use Case
13 72 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 69 (6.96%) UML
15 67 (6.76%) Scrum
16 62 (6.26%) Change Control
17 56 (5.65%) Data Migration
18 54 (5.45%) Change Management
19 52 (5.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 122 (12.31%) SQL
2 56 (5.65%) Java
3 55 (5.55%) C
4 40 (4.04%) PHP
5 36 (3.63%) C#
5 36 (3.63%) C++
6 31 (3.13%) Python
7 25 (2.52%) Ruby
8 16 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.41%) ABAP
10 6 (0.61%) VBA
10 6 (0.61%) X++
11 4 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.40%) COBOL
12 3 (0.30%) Perl
13 2 (0.20%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 138 (13.93%) Degree
2 55 (5.55%) CISSP
3 48 (4.84%) ISEB
4 47 (4.74%) Security Cleared
5 34 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.43%) CISM
6 30 (3.03%) CISA
7 23 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.32%) CCNP
8 20 (2.02%) CCIE
9 14 (1.41%) MBA
10 12 (1.21%) CRISC
11 11 (1.11%) IIBA
12 10 (1.01%) ACCA
13 9 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.91%) CIMA
14 8 (0.81%) GCIH
14 8 (0.81%) CGEIT
15 7 (0.71%) CBAP
15 7 (0.71%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (3.63%) QA
3 27 (2.72%) COBIT
4 17 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.21%) SLA
6 11 (1.11%) MiFID
7 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.50%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.40%) BS7799
8 4 (0.40%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.40%) COSO
8 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.30%) BS25999
10 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.20%) BS15000
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.10%) FATCA
11 1 (0.10%) EMIR
11 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
System Software
1 10 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) Firmware
2 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.71%) Nessus
2 6 (0.61%) SCCM
3 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 129 (13.02%) SAP
2 113 (11.40%) Oracle
3 107 (10.80%) Microsoft
4 33 (3.33%) Cisco
4 33 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (2.93%) CheckPoint
6 26 (2.62%) Juniper
7 21 (2.12%) Siebel
7 21 (2.12%) McAfee
8 20 (2.02%) Sage
8 20 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
9 18 (1.82%) IBM
10 17 (1.72%) Pegasus
11 11 (1.11%) Bloomberg
12 10 (1.01%) CA
13 9 (0.91%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.81%) Adobe
14 8 (0.81%) FireEye
15 7 (0.71%) F5
15 7 (0.71%) BMC
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Energon People
Salary: £300 - £380 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago