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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 485 509 485
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 473 446 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 381 330 335
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
89721 92871 85537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.23% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72690 74384 70471
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +7 431 £57,500 +9.52% 102
London +58 226 £70,000 +12.00% 46
City of London +57 106 £65,000 -7.14% 16
South East -11 62 £43,750 -12.50% 10
North West +6 37 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Berkshire +29 28 £55,000 +51.72%
East of England +30 27 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire +2 22 £40,000 -15.78% 9
West Midlands -13 20 £42,500 +11.84% 8
Cheshire +11 18 £47,000 -21.66%
Manchester -11 18 £57,500 +35.29% 4
South Yorkshire +4 13 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Hertfordshire +2 13 £50,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £42,500 -
Watford +17 12 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield +2 12 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bracknell - 12 - -
Scotland +16 10 £53,750 +26.47% 6
Reading +7 10 £55,000 +83.33%
Hampshire -1 9 £50,000 +29.87% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Milton Keynes -16 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Essex +11 8 £37,500 -28.57% 1
South West -20 8 £67,500 +75.32% 9
Aldershot - 8 £50,000 -
Walsall +3 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Birmingham +1 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Glasgow - 7 £57,500 - 2
North East -6 6 £37,500 -21.87% 1
Bristol -7 6 £67,500 +75.32% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 321 (35.08%) Finance
2 304 (33.22%) Business Analysis
3 236 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (17.38%) Project Management
5 147 (16.07%) Banking
6 142 (15.52%) Use Case
7 139 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
8 137 (14.97%) SQL
9 132 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 125 (13.66%) UML
11 114 (12.46%) Degree
12 113 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 112 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 109 (11.91%) Oracle
15 103 (11.26%) ERP
16 102 (11.15%) Retail
17 98 (10.71%) MS Excel
18 94 (10.27%) CRM
19 90 (9.84%) Workflow
20 83 (9.07%) SQL Server
21 80 (8.74%) Change Management
22 78 (8.52%) SAP
22 78 (8.52%) Waterfall
23 77 (8.42%) MS Visio
24 75 (8.20%) Data Analysis
25 73 (7.98%) Telecoms
26 71 (7.76%) Migration
27 67 (7.32%) Risk Management
28 65 (7.10%) Manufacturing
29 64 (6.99%) Investment Banking

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 20 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.97%) SAS
3 14 (1.53%) FileNet
4 7 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.55%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.44%) CMS
7 4 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.33%) Lync
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.33%) Confluence
8 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.11%) IIS
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 98 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.42%) MS Visio
3 49 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (3.72%) MS Project
4 34 (3.72%) MS Office
5 7 (0.77%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 37 (4.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.19%) Finacle
3 19 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (1.97%) Temenos T24
5 17 (1.86%) FLEXCUBE
6 16 (1.75%) SAP HR
7 15 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (1.42%) Sage 200
8 13 (1.42%) Pegasus Opera
8 13 (1.42%) SAP Business One
9 11 (1.20%) SAP APO
10 10 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.87%) SAP MII
12 8 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.72%) SaaS
2 14 (1.53%) Office 365
3 5 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.44%) Taleo
4 4 (0.44%) Force.com
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.66%) SDH
1 6 (0.66%) Internet
1 6 (0.66%) LTE
1 6 (0.66%) VoLTE
2 5 (0.55%) Network Security
2 5 (0.55%) MPLS
3 4 (0.44%) LAN
3 4 (0.44%) DNS
4 3 (0.33%) ATM
4 3 (0.33%) DWDM
5 2 (0.22%) Firewall
5 2 (0.22%) VoIP
5 2 (0.22%) WAN
5 2 (0.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) SAN
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) IPsec
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.17%) MySQL
4 29 (3.17%) Data Mining
5 26 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 21 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.64%) SAP HANA
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
13 5 (0.55%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.33%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.31%) JIRA
2 8 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (0.87%) Rational Rose
3 6 (0.66%) Toad
4 5 (0.55%) ERwin
4 5 (0.55%) MorphX
5 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.33%) Subversion
6 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.11%) LSMW
General
1 321 (35.08%) Finance
2 147 (16.07%) Banking
3 102 (11.15%) Retail
4 73 (7.98%) Telecoms
5 65 (7.10%) Manufacturing
6 64 (6.99%) Investment Banking
7 43 (4.70%) Legal
8 31 (3.39%) Marketing
9 30 (3.28%) Front Office
10 25 (2.73%) Back Office
10 25 (2.73%) Retail Banking
11 23 (2.51%) Billing
12 13 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.42%) General Ledger
13 12 (1.31%) Advertising
14 10 (1.09%) Publishing
15 9 (0.98%) Games
16 5 (0.55%) French Language
16 5 (0.55%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 486 (53.11%) Analyst
2 430 (46.99%) Business Analyst
3 172 (18.80%) Consultant
4 110 (12.02%) Architect
5 63 (6.89%) Solutions Architect
6 62 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
7 51 (5.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 51 (5.57%) Senior Analyst
8 48 (5.25%) Senior Business Analyst
9 45 (4.92%) Banking Business Analyst
10 33 (3.61%) Oracle Consultant
11 29 (3.17%) Data Analyst
12 26 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
12 26 (2.84%) ERP Consultant
13 25 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
14 24 (2.62%) ERP Implementation Consultant
14 24 (2.62%) Project Manager
14 24 (2.62%) SAP Consultant
14 24 (2.62%) Implementation Consultant
15 23 (2.51%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.79%) .NET
2 34 (3.72%) HTML
3 33 (3.61%) XML
4 11 (1.20%) Web Services
5 10 (1.09%) J2EE
5 10 (1.09%) RESTful
6 8 (0.87%) EDI
7 7 (0.77%) CSS
7 7 (0.77%) MDX
8 6 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (0.66%) Middleware
9 5 (0.55%) FpML
9 5 (0.55%) Ajax
10 4 (0.44%) SOAP
10 4 (0.44%) jQuery
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.33%) HTML5
11 3 (0.33%) WCF
11 3 (0.33%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 139 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (3.28%) Equities
5 28 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.73%) User Experience
7 24 (2.62%) Data Integration
8 22 (2.40%) Derivative
9 18 (1.97%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.86%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.64%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.09%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.09%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.77%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.66%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
15 6 (0.66%) Wiki
15 6 (0.66%) Reference Data
16 5 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.04%) Windows
2 12 (1.31%) UNIX
3 8 (0.87%) Linux
4 5 (0.55%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (33.22%) Business Analysis
2 236 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (17.38%) Project Management
4 142 (15.52%) Use Case
5 132 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 125 (13.66%) UML
7 113 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 103 (11.26%) ERP
9 94 (10.27%) CRM
10 90 (9.84%) Workflow
11 80 (8.74%) Change Management
12 78 (8.52%) Waterfall
13 75 (8.20%) Data Analysis
14 71 (7.76%) Migration
15 67 (7.32%) Risk Management
16 64 (6.99%) Mentoring
17 63 (6.89%) Requirements Analysis
18 60 (6.56%) User Stories
19 58 (6.34%) Scrum
20 56 (6.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 137 (14.97%) SQL
2 45 (4.92%) C#
3 38 (4.15%) Java
4 36 (3.93%) C
5 31 (3.39%) PHP
6 28 (3.06%) C++
7 21 (2.30%) Python
8 20 (2.19%) Ruby
9 13 (1.42%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.87%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.77%) VBA
13 5 (0.55%) X++
14 3 (0.33%) PHP5
14 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.33%) ABAP
15 2 (0.22%) RPG
16 1 (0.11%) R
16 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 114 (12.46%) Degree
2 41 (4.48%) ISEB
3 14 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (0.98%) PCI QSA
6 7 (0.77%) ACCA
6 7 (0.77%) CISSP
6 7 (0.77%) CIMA
7 6 (0.66%) MBA
7 6 (0.66%) CISA
8 5 (0.55%) CISM
9 3 (0.33%) CIPFA
9 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.33%) CCNP
9 3 (0.33%) ICAEW
9 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) CCSA
10 2 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.57%) QA
2 16 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.77%) SLA
4 7 (0.77%) FATCA
5 4 (0.44%) EMIR
5 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) COBIT
6 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.33%) FISMA
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.22%) Basel III
7 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 112 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 109 (11.91%) Oracle
3 78 (8.52%) SAP
4 20 (2.19%) IBM
5 14 (1.53%) Cisco
6 13 (1.42%) Trillium
6 13 (1.42%) Pegasus
6 13 (1.42%) JD Edwards
6 13 (1.42%) Sage
6 13 (1.42%) DataFlux
7 10 (1.09%) Remedy
7 10 (1.09%) Hyperion
7 10 (1.09%) Epicor
8 7 (0.77%) Juniper
8 7 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.77%) Siebel
8 7 (0.77%) Primavera
9 6 (0.66%) Kofax
9 6 (0.66%) VMware
10 5 (0.55%) Blue Coat
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dagenham, Essex
DSTi
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sandstone Technology
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Major Players Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per hour + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: c45-50k (DOE) plus car or car allowance c6k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago