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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 490 533 588
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +55
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 472 468 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 313 360 334
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +75 449 £55,000 - 50
London +42 194 £65,750 -6.07% 19
South East +57 102 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Berkshire +11 47 £57,500 +27.77% 5
City of London +27 44 £65,000 -16.12% 3
North West +21 31 £46,000 +48.38% 3
Yorkshire +31 29 £34,500 -23.33% 4
West Yorkshire +31 27 £32,500 -30.85% 2
Manchester +14 27 £46,000 -1.60% 2
East of England +11 23 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -20 21 £49,000 -4.85% 4
Surrey +35 20 £60,000 -
East Midlands +22 20 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Scotland +19 18 £41,500 -12.63%
Reading +4 18 £55,000 +8.37% 2
West Sussex +26 13 £55,000 +223.52% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 13 £62,000 +65.33% 1
Hampshire +10 10 £36,000 -31.42% 3
Hertfordshire +7 10 £40,000 - 1
South West -6 10 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bedfordshire +16 8 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Nottingham +6 8 £75,000 +100.00% 1
Birmingham -37 8 £27,000 -59.24% 2
Crawley - 8 £55,000 -
Aberdeen - 8 - -
Bedford +23 6 £40,000 +19.40%
Farnborough - 6 - -
Wakefield - 6 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +20 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Leeds +17 5 £43,750 -6.91% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 455 (50.84%) Finance
2 240 (26.82%) Business Analysis
3 196 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
5 182 (20.34%) SAP
6 178 (19.89%) Degree
7 167 (18.66%) SDLC
8 162 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 152 (16.98%) Banking
10 127 (14.19%) Project Management
11 125 (13.97%) Retail
12 105 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 104 (11.62%) SQL
14 103 (11.51%) UML
15 100 (11.17%) Derivative
16 99 (11.06%) Manufacturing
17 96 (10.73%) Investment Banking
18 95 (10.61%) Risk Management
19 82 (9.16%) Migration
19 82 (9.16%) Change Management
20 80 (8.94%) Oracle
21 76 (8.49%) Waterfall
22 75 (8.38%) Integration Testing
23 74 (8.27%) Mentoring
24 72 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
24 72 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 71 (7.93%) MiFID
26 69 (7.71%) Microsoft
26 69 (7.71%) Fixed Income
27 64 (7.15%) Change Control

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 18 (2.01%) MS Exchange
2 17 (1.90%) CMS
3 13 (1.45%) IIS
4 11 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (0.89%) Confluence
6 6 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.56%) SAS
8 4 (0.45%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.11%) Drupal
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.11%) SAP EP
11 1 (0.11%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (3.24%) MS Visio
2 28 (3.13%) MS Office
3 26 (2.91%) MS Excel
4 14 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.01%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 59 (6.59%) SAP CO
1 59 (6.59%) SAP FI
1 59 (6.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 46 (5.14%) SAP MM
3 39 (4.36%) SAP PP
3 39 (4.36%) SAP SD
4 33 (3.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (3.35%) Oracle Assets
6 28 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
6 28 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (3.02%) Oracle Cash Management
8 26 (2.91%) SAP SCM
9 20 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
10 15 (1.68%) SAP APO
11 13 (1.45%) Finacle
11 13 (1.45%) FLEXCUBE
11 13 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (1.45%) SAP QM
11 13 (1.45%) Temenos T24
12 10 (1.12%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.01%) SaaS
2 11 (1.23%) Office 365
3 9 (1.01%) Force.com
4 8 (0.89%) Taleo
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.22%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.36%) Firewall
2 27 (3.02%) Network Security
3 24 (2.68%) Internet
4 19 (2.12%) LAN
4 19 (2.12%) WAN
5 17 (1.90%) BGP
6 16 (1.79%) OSPF
7 15 (1.68%) SAN
8 14 (1.56%) Wireless
9 13 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (1.34%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (1.23%) NAS
11 11 (1.23%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (0.78%) IPsec
13 7 (0.78%) SSL
13 7 (0.78%) VPN
14 5 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (2.23%) SAP HANA
3 16 (1.79%) SAP BW
4 13 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.23%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.78%) QlikView
8 7 (0.78%) SAP BI
9 6 (0.67%) Big Data
9 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.34%) GIS
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (2.01%) JIRA
2 9 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.67%) ERwin
3 6 (0.67%) LSMW
4 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.11%) JBehave
5 1 (0.11%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.11%) JUnit
5 1 (0.11%) Log4j
5 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.11%) ProC
5 1 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.11%) Toad
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 455 (50.84%) Finance
2 152 (16.98%) Banking
3 125 (13.97%) Retail
4 99 (11.06%) Manufacturing
5 96 (10.73%) Investment Banking
6 55 (6.15%) General Ledger
7 41 (4.58%) Publishing
8 36 (4.02%) Back Office
9 35 (3.91%) Telecoms
10 32 (3.58%) Front Office
11 19 (2.12%) Legal
12 17 (1.90%) Marketing
12 17 (1.90%) Retail Banking
13 12 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (1.23%) Billing
15 10 (1.12%) Automotive
16 8 (0.89%) Local Government
17 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.34%) German Language
19 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 472 (52.74%) Analyst
2 401 (44.80%) Business Analyst
3 239 (26.70%) Consultant
4 100 (11.17%) SAP Consultant
5 70 (7.82%) Banking Analyst
6 68 (7.60%) Architect
7 59 (6.59%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 48 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 47 (5.25%) Senior Business Analyst
10 44 (4.92%) Senior Consultant
11 41 (4.58%) Financial Analyst
12 40 (4.47%) IT Business Analyst
13 39 (4.36%) Regulatory Business Analyst
14 38 (4.25%) Business Consultant
14 38 (4.25%) Finance Business Analyst
14 38 (4.25%) IT Analyst
15 36 (4.02%) Oracle Consultant
15 36 (4.02%) SAP CO Consultant
15 36 (4.02%) SAP FI Consultant
15 36 (4.02%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.46%) HTML
2 29 (3.24%) XML
3 19 (2.12%) .NET
4 17 (1.90%) CSS
5 13 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (1.45%) Web Services
6 11 (1.23%) Middleware
7 6 (0.67%) SAP ALE
8 5 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.45%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.34%) HTML5
10 3 (0.34%) jQuery
10 3 (0.34%) REST
10 3 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
11 2 (0.22%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.22%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.22%) J2EE
11 2 (0.22%) OAuth2
11 2 (0.22%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 190 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (11.17%) Derivative
3 72 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 69 (7.71%) Fixed Income
5 59 (6.59%) Equities
6 55 (6.15%) Management Information System
7 39 (4.36%) OTC Derivatives
8 31 (3.46%) Credit Risk
9 27 (3.02%) Fintech
10 24 (2.68%) User Experience
11 23 (2.57%) Market Risk
12 21 (2.35%) Credit Derivative
12 21 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (2.12%) Data Centre
14 15 (1.68%) AS400
15 12 (1.34%) PKI
16 11 (1.23%) Cryptography
17 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
17 9 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
17 9 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.68%) Linux
2 16 (1.79%) OS/400
3 12 (1.34%) Windows
4 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.45%) Unix
7 3 (0.34%) AIX
7 3 (0.34%) HPUX
7 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (26.82%) Business Analysis
2 196 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (18.66%) SDLC
4 162 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 127 (14.19%) Project Management
6 105 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 103 (11.51%) UML
8 95 (10.61%) Risk Management
9 82 (9.16%) Change Management
9 82 (9.16%) Migration
10 76 (8.49%) Waterfall
11 75 (8.38%) Integration Testing
12 74 (8.27%) Mentoring
13 72 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 64 (7.15%) Change Control
15 63 (7.04%) ERP
16 61 (6.82%) User Stories
17 57 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
18 56 (6.26%) Use Case
19 52 (5.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 104 (11.62%) SQL
2 27 (3.02%) Java
3 26 (2.91%) ABAP
4 23 (2.57%) PL/SQL
5 21 (2.35%) C
6 20 (2.23%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.45%) C#
8 9 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.67%) PHP
10 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.45%) VB
11 3 (0.34%) Perl
11 3 (0.34%) Python
11 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.22%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.22%) PL/1
12 2 (0.22%) VBA
13 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.11%) SOQL
13 1 (0.11%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 178 (19.89%) Degree
2 56 (6.26%) ISEB
3 34 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (3.69%) CISSP
5 32 (3.58%) CCNP
6 21 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 19 (2.12%) CISM
8 16 (1.79%) CCNA
9 13 (1.45%) CCIE
10 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.34%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.23%) MCITP
11 11 (1.23%) MCSE
11 11 (1.23%) RHCA
11 11 (1.23%) RHCSA
11 11 (1.23%) SANS
11 11 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.01%) GIAC
12 9 (1.01%) PCI QSA
13 8 (0.89%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.93%) MiFID
2 57 (6.37%) PCI DSS
3 46 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (4.47%) EMIR
5 36 (4.02%) QA
6 23 (2.57%) FATCA
7 15 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.89%) SLA
9 7 (0.78%) PA-DSS
10 6 (0.67%) COBIT
10 6 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.67%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.56%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.34%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.34%) UCITS
13 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.90%) XenApp
4 11 (1.23%) vSphere
5 6 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (0.89%) QRadar
1 8 (0.89%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (20.34%) SAP
2 80 (8.94%) Oracle
3 69 (7.71%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.25%) Cisco
5 27 (3.02%) CheckPoint
6 25 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.68%) VMware
8 23 (2.57%) Murex
9 21 (2.35%) Juniper
10 20 (2.23%) Intel Security
10 20 (2.23%) Siebel
11 19 (2.12%) IBM
12 18 (2.01%) Citrix
13 14 (1.56%) F5
14 11 (1.23%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.01%) Palo Alto
16 8 (0.89%) AlgoSec
16 8 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
16 8 (0.89%) FireEye
16 8 (0.89%) Lancope
Aylesbury
Interquest Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 and amazing package
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum From £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26302.00 - £35225.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus 10%, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS AND CAR ALLOWANCE AND BENEFITS
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Salary: Healthcare, Pension, Annual Leave, Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago