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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 508 526 459
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -67
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 460 395 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 365 309 428
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,900 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +37 437 £55,000 -8.33% 82
London -19 206 £70,000 +3.70% 37
City of London +38 75 £67,500 +8.00% 21
South East +7 54 £60,000 +4.34% 11
East of England 0 50 £48,500 +5.43% 7
North West +23 38 £32,750 -33.83% 3
Hertfordshire +18 37 £48,000 -1.53% 3
Manchester +6 30 £32,500 -33.67% 2
West Midlands -18 26 £41,000 +2.50% 10
Watford +10 25 £49,250 -1.50% 1
Surrey -6 21 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire -24 18 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South West -14 16 £31,000 -29.54% 7
South Wales +14 13 £22,500 -55.00%
Cardiff +7 13 £22,500 -30.76%
Wales +1 13 £22,500 -59.09%
Warwickshire +8 12 £41,000 -
Birmingham -7 12 £42,500 -24.44% 4
Berkshire +8 10 £60,000 - 2
East Midlands +4 10 £50,000 -2.43% 2
South Yorkshire -18 10 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Wiltshire +5 9 £30,000 -31.81% 4
Chippenham - 9 £30,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 8 £80,000 +77.77% 1
West Yorkshire -30 8 £36,750 -18.33% 2
Gaydon - 8 £41,000 -
Hampshire +1 7 £40,000 -38.46%
Cambridge -5 7 £80,000 +77.77%
Sheffield -24 7 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £65,000 +100.00% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 321 (35.75%) Finance
2 248 (27.62%) Business Analysis
3 200 (22.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 175 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (17.04%) SQL
6 134 (14.92%) Oracle
7 127 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
8 126 (14.03%) Banking
9 121 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 120 (13.36%) Project Management
11 115 (12.81%) Degree
12 114 (12.69%) PRINCE2
13 103 (11.47%) Workflow
14 100 (11.14%) SAP
15 81 (9.02%) UML
16 75 (8.35%) Oracle Applications
16 75 (8.35%) Use Case
17 70 (7.80%) Retail
18 69 (7.68%) Data Analysis
19 68 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
20 66 (7.35%) Microsoft
21 64 (7.13%) Change Management
22 63 (7.02%) Risk Management
23 61 (6.79%) CRM
23 61 (6.79%) Waterfall
24 58 (6.46%) Manufacturing
24 58 (6.46%) QA
25 54 (6.01%) ERP
26 51 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
26 51 (5.68%) Telecoms

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 20 (2.23%) NetWeaver
3 14 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.56%) SAS
4 9 (1.00%) CMS
5 7 (0.78%) IIS
6 6 (0.67%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.45%) eRoom
7 4 (0.45%) JBoss
7 4 (0.45%) Apache
7 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) Lync
Applications
1 47 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.12%) MS Visio
3 27 (3.01%) MS Project
4 24 (2.67%) MS Office
5 19 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 75 (8.35%) Oracle Applications
2 48 (5.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 47 (5.23%) Oracle EBS
4 32 (3.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 31 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
6 30 (3.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 28 (3.12%) Oracle Assets
8 25 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
9 24 (2.67%) Oracle Cash Management
10 22 (2.45%) Temenos T24
11 20 (2.23%) SAP FI
11 20 (2.23%) Kondor+
12 19 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO
12 19 (2.12%) SAP CO
13 17 (1.89%) Finacle
13 17 (1.89%) SAP BPC
14 15 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
15 14 (1.56%) Oracle FAH
16 13 (1.45%) FLEXCUBE
17 12 (1.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.34%) SaaS
2 6 (0.67%) Force.com
3 5 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.45%) Taleo
4 4 (0.45%) PaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.34%) Firewall
2 14 (1.56%) VPN
3 13 (1.45%) Network Security
4 11 (1.22%) DMZ
5 10 (1.11%) WAN
6 7 (0.78%) LAN
7 5 (0.56%) Internet
8 4 (0.45%) VLAN
8 4 (0.45%) SMS
8 4 (0.45%) SAN
9 3 (0.33%) DHCP
9 3 (0.33%) HTTP
9 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.33%) DNS
9 3 (0.33%) MPLS
10 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.22%) DMVPN
10 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.12%) Data Mining
3 18 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.45%) SAP BW
7 8 (0.89%) SAP HANA
8 7 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.56%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.45%) MySQL
11 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.22%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.22%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 35 (3.90%) Toad
2 8 (0.89%) Rational Rose
3 5 (0.56%) ERwin
4 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.11%) ProC
6 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 321 (35.75%) Finance
2 126 (14.03%) Banking
3 70 (7.80%) Retail
4 58 (6.46%) Manufacturing
5 51 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 44 (4.90%) Investment Banking
7 37 (4.12%) Legal
7 37 (4.12%) Marketing
8 34 (3.79%) General Ledger
9 30 (3.34%) Back Office
10 25 (2.78%) Front Office
11 24 (2.67%) Billing
12 16 (1.78%) Retail Banking
13 15 (1.67%) Advertising
14 14 (1.56%) Games
15 11 (1.22%) Automotive
16 9 (1.00%) Local Government
17 7 (0.78%) Electronics
18 6 (0.67%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 467 (52.00%) Analyst
2 405 (45.10%) Business Analyst
3 195 (21.71%) Consultant
4 68 (7.57%) Architect
5 52 (5.79%) Oracle Consultant
6 49 (5.46%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 44 (4.90%) SAP Consultant
8 40 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
9 37 (4.12%) Senior Business Analyst
10 34 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
11 31 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (3.34%) Business Consultant
12 30 (3.34%) Banking Business Analyst
13 29 (3.23%) Project Manager
14 28 (3.12%) Senior Consultant
15 23 (2.56%) Functional Consultant
16 22 (2.45%) Business Systems Analyst
16 22 (2.45%) Agile Business Analyst
17 21 (2.34%) Enterprise Architect
18 20 (2.23%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.23%) XML
2 9 (1.00%) EDI
2 9 (1.00%) Web Services
3 8 (0.89%) Middleware
3 8 (0.89%) .NET
4 7 (0.78%) J2EE
5 6 (0.67%) XML Messaging
5 6 (0.67%) XSLT
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.56%) SOAP
6 5 (0.56%) HTML
6 5 (0.56%) JSON
7 4 (0.45%) CSS
8 3 (0.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.33%) REST
8 3 (0.33%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.33%) Java EE
9 2 (0.22%) JSP
10 1 (0.11%) RESTful
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 127 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.23%) Derivative
5 23 (2.56%) Equities
6 17 (1.89%) CESG
7 16 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 15 (1.67%) Market Risk
8 15 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
9 14 (1.56%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.45%) RMADS
11 12 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.34%) FMCG
12 10 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.00%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.67%) Life Science
14 6 (0.67%) PKI
14 6 (0.67%) User Experience
14 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.56%) Windows
2 17 (1.89%) Linux
3 12 (1.34%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.78%) UNIX
6 4 (0.45%) Solaris
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (27.62%) Business Analysis
2 200 (22.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 175 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 120 (13.36%) Project Management
6 114 (12.69%) PRINCE2
7 103 (11.47%) Workflow
8 81 (9.02%) UML
9 75 (8.35%) Use Case
10 69 (7.68%) Data Analysis
11 68 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (7.13%) Change Management
13 63 (7.02%) Risk Management
14 61 (6.79%) CRM
14 61 (6.79%) Waterfall
15 54 (6.01%) ERP
16 51 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
17 47 (5.23%) Information Security
18 44 (4.90%) E-Commerce
19 43 (4.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.04%) SQL
2 20 (2.23%) Java
3 9 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.45%) C
5 3 (0.33%) ABAP
6 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.22%) PHP
7 1 (0.11%) PHP5
7 1 (0.11%) R
7 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.11%) Perl
7 1 (0.11%) C#
7 1 (0.11%) VBA
7 1 (0.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 115 (12.81%) Degree
2 42 (4.68%) ISEB
3 24 (2.67%) ACCA
4 22 (2.45%) CISSP
5 20 (2.23%) MBA
5 20 (2.23%) CISM
5 20 (2.23%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 12 (1.34%) PCI QSA
9 10 (1.11%) CISA
9 10 (1.11%) CIMA
10 9 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 9 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.00%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.78%) IIBA
12 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.56%) CCA
12 5 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.46%) QA
2 49 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.22%) JSP 440
4 11 (1.22%) EMIR
4 11 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.00%) Basel III
6 8 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.89%) FATCA
7 7 (0.78%) SLA
7 7 (0.78%) COBIT
8 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
10 4 (0.45%) COSO
11 3 (0.33%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.33%) TickIT
12 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 9 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.78%) Nessus
2 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 134 (14.92%) Oracle
2 100 (11.14%) SAP
3 66 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.56%) CA
5 17 (1.89%) Murex
6 15 (1.67%) Cognizant
7 13 (1.45%) VMware
8 12 (1.34%) Calypso
9 11 (1.22%) RedPrairie
9 11 (1.22%) Cisco
9 11 (1.22%) Cognos
9 11 (1.22%) Siebel
9 11 (1.22%) Algorithmics
10 10 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.11%) SunGard
11 9 (1.00%) IT2
11 9 (1.00%) Misys
11 9 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.00%) OpenLink
12 8 (0.89%) Juniper
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 31 days a/l, pension, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package!!
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago