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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 528 482 409
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -73
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 410 458 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.53% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 330 364 495
Average salary £55,000 £55,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.45% +0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,950 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 -44 388 £55,000 -1.78% 67
London -65 187 £65,000 - 27
City of London +24 69 £75,000 +12.78% 12
South East -19 46 £65,000 +8.33% 9
North West -12 36 £32,500 -35.00% 6
East of England -12 34 £49,250 +5.34% 5
Manchester +10 28 £30,000 -38.77% 3
Hertfordshire +7 21 £48,500 +3.74% 4
South West -17 19 £42,500 -3.40% 8
Yorkshire -32 18 £40,000 +18.51% 6
Watford - 16 £48,500 - 2
Surrey 0 15 £55,000 -9.83% 3
West Midlands -24 15 £41,000 -4.65% 3
West Yorkshire -29 12 £40,000 +9.58% 3
East Midlands +8 11 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Warwickshire +16 10 £41,000 -3.52%
South Wales +7 10 £22,500 -55.00%
Cardiff +1 10 £22,500 -30.76%
Wales -4 10 £22,500 -59.09%
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £65,000 +7.88% 2
Hampshire -5 9 £66,250 +6.00% 1
Berkshire +2 8 £60,000 -2.04%
Scotland -14 7 £61,500 +36.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £80,000 +77.77%
South Yorkshire -13 6 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Leeds -23 6 £55,000 +50.68% 2
Gaydon - 6 £41,000 -
Wiltshire +5 5 £30,000 -31.81% 4
Reading -2 5 £68,750 +14.58%

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 315 (35.92%) Finance
2 217 (24.74%) Business Analysis
3 193 (22.01%) User Acceptance Testing
4 153 (17.45%) SQL
5 148 (16.88%) Oracle
6 143 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 123 (14.03%) Project Management
9 120 (13.68%) Banking
10 113 (12.88%) SAP
11 112 (12.77%) PRINCE2
12 111 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
13 110 (12.54%) Workflow
14 103 (11.74%) Degree
15 80 (9.12%) Oracle Applications
15 80 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
16 76 (8.67%) Microsoft
17 74 (8.44%) Use Case
18 73 (8.32%) UML
19 66 (7.53%) Retail
20 65 (7.41%) Risk Management
21 63 (7.18%) CRM
22 62 (7.07%) MS Excel
23 59 (6.73%) Manufacturing
24 56 (6.39%) Management Information System
24 56 (6.39%) Change Management
25 54 (6.16%) QA
26 53 (6.04%) MS Visio
27 52 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
27 52 (5.93%) Data Analysis

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (4.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 18 (2.05%) NetWeaver
3 17 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.03%) IIS
4 9 (1.03%) SAS
4 9 (1.03%) CMS
5 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.46%) Apache
6 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.46%) eRoom
6 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.11%) Drupal
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 53 (6.04%) MS Visio
3 25 (2.85%) MS Office
4 24 (2.74%) MS Project
5 19 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.46%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.46%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 80 (9.12%) Oracle Applications
2 52 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (5.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (4.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 41 (4.68%) Oracle Payables
5 38 (4.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 35 (3.99%) Oracle Assets
7 32 (3.65%) Oracle Cash Management
8 27 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
9 21 (2.39%) Kondor+
10 20 (2.28%) SAP FI
11 19 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 19 (2.17%) SAP CO
11 19 (2.17%) Oracle FAH
11 19 (2.17%) SAP BPC
11 19 (2.17%) Temenos T24
12 17 (1.94%) Summit
13 15 (1.71%) SAP HR
14 14 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
14 14 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.37%) SaaS
2 11 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
3 10 (1.14%) Taleo
4 6 (0.68%) Force.com
5 4 (0.46%) PaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.17%) Firewall
2 15 (1.71%) Network Security
3 12 (1.37%) VPN
4 11 (1.25%) WAN
4 11 (1.25%) DMZ
5 8 (0.91%) LAN
6 5 (0.57%) Internet
7 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.46%) VLAN
7 4 (0.46%) SMS
7 4 (0.46%) DHCP
7 4 (0.46%) DNS
7 4 (0.46%) SAN
8 3 (0.34%) HTTP
8 3 (0.34%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.11%) MPLS
10 1 (0.11%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.96%) Data Mining
2 21 (2.39%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.03%) SAP BW
8 7 (0.80%) Data Mart
8 7 (0.80%) SAP HANA
9 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.57%) MySQL
11 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.23%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.23%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (4.33%) Toad
2 5 (0.57%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.11%) ProC
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 315 (35.92%) Finance
2 120 (13.68%) Banking
3 66 (7.53%) Retail
4 59 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 49 (5.59%) Telecoms
6 44 (5.02%) Investment Banking
7 41 (4.68%) General Ledger
7 41 (4.68%) Marketing
8 34 (3.88%) Legal
9 32 (3.65%) Back Office
10 27 (3.08%) Billing
11 23 (2.62%) Front Office
12 17 (1.94%) Games
13 16 (1.82%) Advertising
14 12 (1.37%) Retail Banking
15 10 (1.14%) Aerospace
16 9 (1.03%) Automotive
17 8 (0.91%) Local Government
18 6 (0.68%) Law
18 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 441 (50.29%) Analyst
2 374 (42.65%) Business Analyst
3 220 (25.09%) Consultant
4 61 (6.96%) Oracle Consultant
5 59 (6.73%) Architect
6 47 (5.36%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 46 (5.25%) SAP Consultant
8 36 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
9 35 (3.99%) Senior Consultant
10 33 (3.76%) Senior Business Analyst
10 33 (3.76%) Business Consultant
11 32 (3.65%) Banking Business Analyst
12 28 (3.19%) Functional Consultant
12 28 (3.19%) Project Manager
13 24 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (2.39%) Systems Analyst
14 21 (2.39%) E-Business Consultant
15 19 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
16 17 (1.94%) MI Analyst
16 17 (1.94%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.74%) XML
2 12 (1.37%) .NET
2 12 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (1.14%) Web Services
4 8 (0.91%) J2EE
4 8 (0.91%) Middleware
5 6 (0.68%) XSLT
6 5 (0.57%) HTML
6 5 (0.57%) JSON
6 5 (0.57%) XML Messaging
7 4 (0.46%) SOAP
7 4 (0.46%) CSS
7 4 (0.46%) EDI
8 3 (0.34%) Java EE
8 3 (0.34%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.34%) REST
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.23%) JSP
10 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 111 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.10%) Derivative
4 34 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.05%) Equities
7 17 (1.94%) CESG
7 17 (1.94%) Fixed Income
7 17 (1.94%) Market Risk
8 15 (1.71%) CESG CLAS
9 13 (1.48%) RMADS
9 13 (1.48%) Credit Risk
10 8 (0.91%) PMI
11 7 (0.80%) Economics
11 7 (0.80%) User Experience
11 7 (0.80%) FMCG
12 6 (0.68%) PKI
12 6 (0.68%) NHS
13 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.96%) Windows
2 12 (1.37%) Linux
3 8 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (0.57%) UNIX
4 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.46%) Solaris
6 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (24.74%) Business Analysis
2 193 (22.01%) User Acceptance Testing
3 143 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (14.03%) Project Management
6 112 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 110 (12.54%) Workflow
8 80 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
9 74 (8.44%) Use Case
10 73 (8.32%) UML
11 65 (7.41%) Risk Management
12 63 (7.18%) CRM
13 56 (6.39%) Change Management
14 52 (5.93%) Data Analysis
15 50 (5.70%) Migration
16 49 (5.59%) ERP
17 46 (5.25%) Cash Management
17 46 (5.25%) Waterfall
18 45 (5.13%) Information Security
19 42 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.45%) SQL
2 23 (2.62%) Java
3 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (0.68%) C
5 4 (0.46%) ABAP
6 2 (0.23%) VBA
6 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.23%) PHP
6 2 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.11%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.11%) PHP5
7 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (11.74%) Degree
2 35 (3.99%) ACCA
3 30 (3.42%) ISEB
4 28 (3.19%) MBA
5 25 (2.85%) CISSP
6 21 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (2.28%) CISM
7 20 (2.28%) Security Cleared
8 18 (2.05%) CIMA
9 15 (1.71%) PMI Certification
10 14 (1.60%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.25%) PCI QSA
12 11 (1.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 10 (1.14%) CISA
14 8 (0.91%) PMP
14 8 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 7 (0.80%) ISSAP
16 6 (0.68%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.16%) QA
2 51 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (3.19%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.94%) EMIR
4 17 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (1.37%) Basel III
6 11 (1.25%) Solvency II
6 11 (1.25%) FATCA
6 11 (1.25%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.80%) COBIT
8 5 (0.57%) SLA
9 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.34%) HL7
10 3 (0.34%) TickIT
10 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
10 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.23%) COSO
12 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.80%) Nessus
2 5 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 148 (16.88%) Oracle
2 113 (12.88%) SAP
3 76 (8.67%) Microsoft
4 31 (3.53%) CA
5 24 (2.74%) Murex
6 17 (1.94%) Calypso
7 14 (1.60%) Cognizant
7 14 (1.60%) Algorithmics
8 12 (1.37%) RedPrairie
8 12 (1.37%) Cognos
8 12 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
9 11 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.25%) Peoplefluent
10 10 (1.14%) Siebel
10 10 (1.14%) SunGard
11 9 (1.03%) VMware
12 8 (0.91%) IBM
13 7 (0.80%) Cisco
13 7 (0.80%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.80%) Misys
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Unspecified 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: 45-55k (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum 31 days holiday, pension, healthca
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car, Pension, Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £100000 per annum - Bonus + Pension + Private Health + 25 D
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadworth, Surrey
JM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Company car,Bonus,pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £56000 per annum + Bens!
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Unibet
Salary: Excellent plus corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 4 days ago