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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 529 579 554
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -25
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 465 386 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 356 317 323
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +68 427 £55,000 -4.34% 64
London -6 181 £63,750 -5.55% 37
South East +50 83 £57,500 +35.29% 11
West Midlands +31 54 £60,000 +48.14% 4
City of London +17 53 £81,250 +16.07% 16
East of England +10 40 £50,000 - 3
North West +39 31 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Bedfordshire +24 30 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Manchester +37 25 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Birmingham +14 21 £37,500 -17.12% 2
Bedford - 21 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £59,000 +22.27% 4
Yorkshire -4 19 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Berkshire -9 19 £55,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +18 18 £59,000 +87.30% 3
Surrey +23 17 £67,500 -
Scotland +15 17 £60,000 -6.25% 1
Hampshire +35 16 £51,750 +3.50%
Shropshire - 15 £60,000 -
Glasgow -9 14 £60,000 -6.25% 1
South West -6 12 £38,500 -12.99%
Kent - 9 £53,750 - 5
Leeds +8 8 £46,250 -22.91%
West Yorkshire -9 8 £46,250 +0.54% 1
Walsall - 8 £36,750 - 1
Gloucestershire +11 7 £38,500 +54.00%
Cheltenham +10 7 £38,500 +54.00%
Hertfordshire -5 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Staffordshire - 7 - -
Reading +8 6 £45,000 -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 424 (46.39%) Finance
2 197 (21.55%) Business Analysis
3 191 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
4 182 (19.91%) Banking
5 170 (18.60%) Degree
6 168 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (17.72%) Project Management
8 145 (15.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 132 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 131 (14.33%) SAP
11 120 (13.13%) Risk Management
12 112 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 111 (12.14%) Retail
14 103 (11.27%) SQL
14 103 (11.27%) SDLC
15 100 (10.94%) Oracle
16 94 (10.28%) Migration
16 94 (10.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 88 (9.63%) Requirements Analysis
18 86 (9.41%) Waterfall
19 85 (9.30%) CISSP
20 78 (8.53%) Information Security
21 74 (8.10%) MS Visio
21 74 (8.10%) CRM
21 74 (8.10%) Presales
22 72 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
23 71 (7.77%) UML
24 70 (7.66%) CISM
25 66 (7.22%) Management Information System
25 66 (7.22%) MS Excel

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 22 (2.41%) IIS
3 15 (1.64%) Oracle UPK
4 8 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.11%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.11%) Apache
7 1 (0.11%) CICS
7 1 (0.11%) Documentum
7 1 (0.11%) FileNet
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (8.10%) MS Visio
2 66 (7.22%) MS Excel
3 55 (6.02%) MS Office
4 34 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.75%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) DOC1
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 41 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (3.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 31 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
4 31 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
5 27 (2.95%) Oracle Cash Management
6 23 (2.52%) Oracle Assets
7 20 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (2.19%) SAP HCM
8 18 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (1.75%) SAP MM
10 15 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (1.42%) Oracle FAH
11 13 (1.42%) WebTrends
12 11 (1.20%) Finacle
12 11 (1.20%) FLEXCUBE
12 11 (1.20%) HFM
12 11 (1.20%) Temenos T24
13 10 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (1.09%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.94%) SaaS
2 26 (2.84%) Force.com
3 13 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.88%) Taleo
5 5 (0.55%) Office 365
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.39%) Firewall
2 17 (1.86%) Internet
3 16 (1.75%) Network Security
4 9 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (0.88%) Wireless
6 7 (0.77%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.66%) LAN
7 6 (0.66%) NetScreen
7 6 (0.66%) WAN
8 4 (0.44%) VPN
9 3 (0.33%) Intranet
10 2 (0.22%) BGP
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.22%) OSPF
10 2 (0.22%) RFID
10 2 (0.22%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 18 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (1.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 15 (1.64%) SQLPlus
6 12 (1.31%) SAP BW
7 11 (1.20%) Big Data
8 9 (0.98%) SAP BI
9 8 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.55%) MySQL
12 3 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.22%) GIS
13 2 (0.22%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (2.30%) Toad
2 14 (1.53%) LSMW
2 14 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (0.98%) Cucumber
3 9 (0.98%) FitNesse
3 9 (0.98%) JBehave
3 9 (0.98%) Selenium
3 9 (0.98%) SpecFlow
4 5 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) JIRA
7 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 424 (46.39%) Finance
2 182 (19.91%) Banking
3 111 (12.14%) Retail
4 56 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 45 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 45 (4.92%) Marketing
6 36 (3.94%) Back Office
7 35 (3.83%) Legal
8 34 (3.72%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.97%) General Ledger
10 15 (1.64%) Billing
11 14 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.20%) Front Office
13 8 (0.88%) Law
14 7 (0.77%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.66%) German Language
16 5 (0.55%) Advertising
17 4 (0.44%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 432 (47.26%) Analyst
2 350 (38.29%) Business Analyst
3 216 (23.63%) Consultant
4 72 (7.88%) Architect
5 61 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 57 (6.24%) Senior Analyst
7 56 (6.13%) Finance Business Analyst
8 47 (5.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 45 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
10 43 (4.70%) Banking Analyst
11 42 (4.60%) IT Business Analyst
12 41 (4.49%) Business Change Analyst
12 41 (4.49%) IT Analyst
13 40 (4.38%) Oracle Consultant
13 40 (4.38%) Security Consultant
14 39 (4.27%) Business IT Analyst
15 38 (4.16%) Financial Business Analyst
15 38 (4.16%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 38 (4.16%) Service Analyst
16 36 (3.94%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.38%) .NET
2 36 (3.94%) XML
3 15 (1.64%) Middleware
4 9 (0.98%) Behat
4 9 (0.98%) Gherkin
4 9 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (0.98%) SAP Basis
4 9 (0.98%) Web Services
5 5 (0.55%) J2EE
6 4 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.44%) JMS
7 3 (0.33%) CSS
7 3 (0.33%) HTML
7 3 (0.33%) NumPy
7 3 (0.33%) SciPy
8 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (0.22%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 191 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.38%) Derivative
4 32 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (3.06%) Equities
5 28 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.63%) Data Conversion
7 21 (2.30%) Fixed Income
8 20 (2.19%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.64%) Fintech
10 14 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.42%) Online Banking
12 12 (1.31%) CMDB
13 11 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.09%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.98%) Market Risk
16 8 (0.88%) Reference Data
17 7 (0.77%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.39%) Windows
2 29 (3.17%) Unix
3 23 (2.52%) Linux
4 8 (0.88%) AIX
5 4 (0.44%) Android
5 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.44%) HPUX
5 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.44%) Solaris
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
7 1 (0.11%) VMS
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (21.55%) Business Analysis
2 168 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (17.72%) Project Management
4 145 (15.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 120 (13.13%) Risk Management
6 112 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 103 (11.27%) SDLC
8 94 (10.28%) Migration
9 88 (9.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 86 (9.41%) Waterfall
11 78 (8.53%) Information Security
12 74 (8.10%) CRM
12 74 (8.10%) Presales
13 72 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
14 71 (7.77%) UML
15 65 (7.11%) Change Management
16 64 (7.00%) Translating Business Requirements
16 64 (7.00%) Workflow
17 63 (6.89%) PRINCE2
17 63 (6.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 103 (11.27%) SQL
2 48 (5.25%) Java
3 35 (3.83%) PL/SQL
4 29 (3.17%) Python
5 20 (2.19%) C#
5 20 (2.19%) Ruby
6 18 (1.97%) ABAP
7 10 (1.09%) VBA
8 7 (0.77%) C
9 5 (0.55%) Perl
9 5 (0.55%) PHP
10 4 (0.44%) COBOL
11 3 (0.33%) R
12 2 (0.22%) C++
13 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (18.60%) Degree
2 85 (9.30%) CISSP
3 70 (7.66%) CISM
4 52 (5.69%) ISEB
5 40 (4.38%) CISA
6 35 (3.83%) Security Cleared
7 33 (3.61%) SC Cleared
8 24 (2.63%) PCI QSA
9 21 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (2.19%) IISP
11 14 (1.53%) CCNP
11 14 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (1.31%) CCIE
12 12 (1.31%) CESG Certified Professional
13 11 (1.20%) IIBA
13 11 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.20%) SANS
14 9 (0.98%) ISACA
15 8 (0.88%) CBAP
16 6 (0.66%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (10.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (5.69%) QA
3 48 (5.25%) PCI DSS
4 29 (3.17%) MiFID
5 27 (2.95%) COBIT
6 18 (1.97%) Data Quality
6 18 (1.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 12 (1.31%) JSP 440
7 12 (1.31%) RMADS
8 9 (0.98%) SDET
9 8 (0.88%) Basel III
9 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.77%) Basel II
10 7 (0.77%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.77%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.66%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.55%) ISO22301
12 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
2 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
1 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (0.22%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (0.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) Nessus
2 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.11%) QRadar
2 1 (0.11%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 132 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 131 (14.33%) SAP
3 100 (10.94%) Oracle
4 32 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (2.95%) Siebel
6 24 (2.63%) Hyperion
7 16 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 16 (1.75%) Cisco
8 15 (1.64%) Adobe
9 14 (1.53%) IBM
9 14 (1.53%) Juniper
10 11 (1.20%) BMC
11 10 (1.09%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.98%) Intel Security
13 8 (0.88%) Google
14 6 (0.66%) ATG
14 6 (0.66%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.66%) Endeca
14 6 (0.66%) FireEye
14 6 (0.66%) LANDesk
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Market Rate up to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Up To 30% bonus + Other Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Harrogate
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + Very Competitive DoE
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car pension health bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus pension health 26days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago