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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 517 534 500
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 442 448 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 351 359 360
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,375 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +14 397 £57,500 - 76
London +38 213 £70,000 +16.66% 25
City of London +26 70 £70,000 +16.66% 15
South East +5 51 £55,000 -8.33% 11
West Midlands +23 39 £54,500 +9.00% 8
Yorkshire +23 31 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham +9 27 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Berkshire +21 23 £55,000 -8.33%
East of England +1 23 £39,000 -19.58% 1
East Midlands +4 18 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North West -12 17 £50,000 +17.64% 12
West Yorkshire +12 15 £45,000 - 2
Reading +8 15 £55,000 -33.33%
South Yorkshire +17 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds +11 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Glasgow +22 13 £47,500 -13.63%
Scotland +13 13 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Hampshire +9 12 £60,000 -15.78% 1
Sheffield +9 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Nottingham +1 10 £47,500 +10.14%
Nottinghamshire +1 10 £47,500 +10.14%
Essex +1 7 £37,500 -
South West -33 7 £37,500 -18.91% 7
Edinburgh +5 6 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hertfordshire -4 6 £40,000 -17.94%
Northamptonshire - 6 £38,750 - 1
Walsall - 6 £42,500 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £23,500 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £23,500 - 1
Bracknell +18 5 £55,000 +29.41%

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 348 (36.06%) Finance
2 245 (25.39%) Business Analysis
3 234 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (21.76%) Project Management
5 156 (16.17%) Banking
6 147 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
7 142 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 139 (14.40%) Degree
9 133 (13.78%) Oracle
10 125 (12.95%) SQL
11 124 (12.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 123 (12.75%) SAP
13 117 (12.12%) CRM
14 107 (11.09%) Microsoft
15 102 (10.57%) Waterfall
16 92 (9.53%) Use Case
16 92 (9.53%) ERP
17 91 (9.43%) SDLC
18 87 (9.02%) Mentoring
18 87 (9.02%) Migration
18 87 (9.02%) Risk Management
19 83 (8.60%) Investment Banking
20 77 (7.98%) UML
21 76 (7.88%) Retail
22 69 (7.15%) Change Management
22 69 (7.15%) .NET
23 67 (6.94%) Information Security
24 66 (6.84%) MS Excel
25 65 (6.74%) C
26 61 (6.32%) Manufacturing

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (0.73%) IIS
3 6 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (0.52%) SAS
5 4 (0.41%) JBoss
5 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.31%) FileNet
6 3 (0.31%) Confluence
6 3 (0.31%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.21%) SAP EP
7 2 (0.21%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.21%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.22%) MS Visio
3 36 (3.73%) MS Office
4 31 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.66%) MS Project
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (3.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 28 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (1.87%) Sage 200
4 18 (1.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 18 (1.87%) Pegasus Opera
4 18 (1.87%) SAP Business One
5 14 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (1.04%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 9 (0.93%) SAP HR
8 9 (0.93%) SAP APO
8 9 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
8 9 (0.93%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.73%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.73%) MultiFonds
10 7 (0.73%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.28%) SaaS
2 17 (1.76%) SuccessFactors
3 15 (1.55%) Force.com
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.62%) PaaS
5 4 (0.41%) IaaS
5 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.31%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Heroku
7 1 (0.10%) Taleo
7 1 (0.10%) Veeva
7 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.80%) Network Security
2 17 (1.76%) Firewall
3 16 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (1.04%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (1.04%) OSPF
4 10 (1.04%) BGP
5 7 (0.73%) Wireless
5 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.62%) VPN
6 6 (0.62%) DNS
7 4 (0.41%) WAN
8 3 (0.31%) SAN
8 3 (0.31%) Internet
8 3 (0.31%) LTE
8 3 (0.31%) VoLTE
9 2 (0.21%) VoIP
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.21%) SMTP
9 2 (0.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.97%) MySQL
2 46 (4.77%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.55%) Data Mining
6 12 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.73%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.52%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (0.52%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.41%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.31%) QlikView
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (1.45%) JIRA
2 8 (0.83%) MorphX
3 7 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (0.73%) Toad
4 6 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.52%) Subversion
6 4 (0.41%) JBehave
6 4 (0.41%) JDeveloper
6 4 (0.41%) Log4j
6 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (0.41%) JUnit
7 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.31%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 348 (36.06%) Finance
2 156 (16.17%) Banking
3 83 (8.60%) Investment Banking
4 76 (7.88%) Retail
5 61 (6.32%) Manufacturing
6 45 (4.66%) Marketing
7 39 (4.04%) Front Office
7 39 (4.04%) Back Office
8 33 (3.42%) Telecoms
9 25 (2.59%) General Ledger
10 18 (1.87%) Billing
11 17 (1.76%) Retail Banking
11 17 (1.76%) Law
12 15 (1.55%) Legal
13 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.62%) French Language
14 5 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.41%) Advertising
15 4 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 449 (46.53%) Analyst
2 378 (39.17%) Business Analyst
3 236 (24.46%) Consultant
4 103 (10.67%) Architect
5 67 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
6 64 (6.63%) Senior Business Analyst
7 48 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (4.77%) Banking Business Analyst
9 38 (3.94%) Oracle Consultant
10 37 (3.83%) Project Manager
11 34 (3.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 33 (3.42%) Technical Architect
12 33 (3.42%) Senior Manager
13 27 (2.80%) SAP Consultant
14 25 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
14 25 (2.59%) IT Business Analyst
14 25 (2.59%) ERP Consultant
15 24 (2.49%) Business Consultant
16 23 (2.38%) Designer
17 22 (2.28%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (7.15%) .NET
2 51 (5.28%) HTML
3 27 (2.80%) XML
4 18 (1.87%) Web Services
5 14 (1.45%) J2EE
6 8 (0.83%) JSP
6 8 (0.83%) RESTful
7 7 (0.73%) Middleware
8 5 (0.52%) FpML
8 5 (0.52%) Ajax
9 4 (0.41%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.41%) jQuery
9 4 (0.41%) JPA
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.41%) Servlets
9 4 (0.41%) Struts
9 4 (0.41%) EJB
9 4 (0.41%) CSS
9 4 (0.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 147 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.56%) Derivative
4 33 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.18%) Equities
6 15 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.55%) Reference Data
6 15 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (1.45%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.04%) User Experience
9 9 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 9 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.93%) PKI
9 9 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.62%) Wiki
12 5 (0.52%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.52%) Statistics
12 5 (0.52%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.83%) Windows
2 12 (1.24%) Linux
3 11 (1.14%) UNIX
4 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.10%) AIX
5 1 (0.10%) VMS
5 1 (0.10%) OS/400
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (25.39%) Business Analysis
2 234 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (21.76%) Project Management
4 142 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 124 (12.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 117 (12.12%) CRM
7 102 (10.57%) Waterfall
8 92 (9.53%) ERP
8 92 (9.53%) Use Case
9 91 (9.43%) SDLC
10 87 (9.02%) Mentoring
10 87 (9.02%) Migration
10 87 (9.02%) Risk Management
11 77 (7.98%) UML
12 69 (7.15%) Change Management
13 67 (6.94%) Information Security
14 58 (6.01%) Scrum
15 56 (5.80%) Asset Management
16 53 (5.49%) Workflow
16 53 (5.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 125 (12.95%) SQL
2 65 (6.74%) C
3 56 (5.80%) Java
4 55 (5.70%) C#
5 49 (5.08%) C++
5 49 (5.08%) PHP
6 39 (4.04%) Python
7 35 (3.63%) Ruby
8 16 (1.66%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.24%) ABAP
10 8 (0.83%) X++
10 8 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.62%) VBA
12 5 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.21%) Perl
14 2 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (14.40%) Degree
2 42 (4.35%) ISEB
3 39 (4.04%) CISSP
4 34 (3.52%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.07%) CISA
6 20 (2.07%) CISM
7 18 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (1.87%) CCNP
8 17 (1.76%) MBA
9 16 (1.66%) CCIE
10 12 (1.24%) ACCA
11 11 (1.14%) CIMA
12 9 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.83%) CGEIT
13 8 (0.83%) CRISC
14 7 (0.73%) IIBA
15 6 (0.62%) GCIH
16 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (3.83%) QA
3 13 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.14%) COBIT
4 11 (1.14%) SLA
5 4 (0.41%) BS7799
5 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) FATCA
6 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) BS25999
7 2 (0.21%) MiFID
7 2 (0.21%) BS15000
7 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.10%) Basel III
8 1 (0.10%) EMIR
8 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.62%) Nessus
2 4 (0.41%) SCCM
3 2 (0.21%) SCOM
3 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (13.78%) Oracle
2 123 (12.75%) SAP
3 107 (11.09%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.11%) Cisco
5 25 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 22 (2.28%) Sage
7 22 (2.28%) Juniper
8 19 (1.97%) PeopleSoft
9 18 (1.87%) Pegasus
10 17 (1.76%) McAfee
11 15 (1.55%) Siebel
12 12 (1.24%) CA
13 10 (1.04%) IBM
14 7 (0.73%) EMC
14 7 (0.73%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.73%) ATG
15 6 (0.62%) F5
15 6 (0.62%) FireEye
15 6 (0.62%) Citrix
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
Careerwise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Bonus (5K) + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Private Medical + Pension + Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Private Medical + Pension + Salary
Posted: 5 days ago