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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 522 468 402
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -66
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 424 469 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 344 376 509
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,350 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -55 395 £57,500 +4.54% 57
London -34 206 £63,750 +6.25% 28
City of London +31 86 £70,000 - 13
South East -40 39 £60,000 +6.19% 9
North West -15 36 £32,500 -33.67% 4
East of England -3 30 £48,500 +6.59% 2
Manchester -5 28 £27,500 -38.88% 4
South West -5 21 £65,000 +41.30% 4
Hertfordshire -3 18 £48,500 +27.63% 1
East Midlands -7 15 £41,875 -1.47% 1
Yorkshire -48 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Watford - 13 £48,500 - 1
Berkshire -9 12 £68,750 +14.58%
South Wales +7 11 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Wales +7 11 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Cardiff +1 11 £30,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -28 10 £44,750 -0.55% 5
West Yorkshire -39 10 £40,000 +11.88% 1
Reading 0 9 £82,500 +37.50%
Cambridgeshire -6 8 £80,000 +77.77%
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £67,500 +21.62% 1
Bristol -1 7 £80,000 +73.91%
Surrey -13 7 £60,000 -6.97% 5
Hampshire -15 7 £72,500 +16.00%
Scotland -21 7 £61,500 +36.66% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £70,000 -
Birmingham +4 6 £50,000 -15.96%
Nottingham +3 6 £36,250 -39.58%
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £36,250 -39.58%
Lancashire -2 6 £42,500 -22.72%

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (36.23%) Finance
2 208 (23.48%) Business Analysis
3 195 (22.01%) User Acceptance Testing
4 167 (18.85%) Oracle
5 155 (17.49%) SQL
6 128 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 123 (13.88%) Banking
8 121 (13.66%) SAP
9 119 (13.43%) Workflow
10 114 (12.87%) Project Management
11 106 (11.96%) PRINCE2
12 91 (10.27%) Microsoft
12 91 (10.27%) Degree
13 85 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
14 84 (9.48%) Oracle Applications
15 74 (8.35%) CRM
16 73 (8.24%) MS Excel
16 73 (8.24%) Use Case
17 71 (8.01%) UML
18 68 (7.67%) Risk Management
19 64 (7.22%) Manufacturing
20 60 (6.77%) Management Information System
20 60 (6.77%) Retail
20 60 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
21 57 (6.43%) Change Management
22 56 (6.32%) Oracle EBS
22 56 (6.32%) Migration
22 56 (6.32%) Oracle EBS R12
23 55 (6.21%) QA
24 54 (6.09%) MS Visio

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (4.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 19 (2.14%) NetWeaver
3 17 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.24%) IIS
4 11 (1.24%) SAS
5 9 (1.02%) CMS
6 7 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.45%) Apache
8 4 (0.45%) eRoom
8 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.09%) MS Visio
3 29 (3.27%) MS Office
4 23 (2.60%) MS Project
5 16 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.45%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 84 (9.48%) Oracle Applications
2 56 (6.32%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (6.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 49 (5.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 48 (5.42%) Oracle Payables
5 44 (4.97%) Oracle Receivables
6 40 (4.51%) Oracle Assets
7 36 (4.06%) Oracle Cash Management
8 29 (3.27%) Oracle 11i
9 26 (2.93%) SAP FI
10 25 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
10 25 (2.82%) SAP CO
11 24 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
12 22 (2.48%) Oracle FAH
13 20 (2.26%) Kondor+
14 19 (2.14%) Summit
14 19 (2.14%) SAP BPC
15 18 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
15 18 (2.03%) SAP HR
16 13 (1.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.47%) Taleo
1 13 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (1.13%) SaaS
3 6 (0.68%) Force.com
4 4 (0.45%) PaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.03%) Firewall
2 17 (1.92%) Network Security
3 12 (1.35%) VPN
3 12 (1.35%) WAN
4 10 (1.13%) DMZ
5 9 (1.02%) LAN
6 5 (0.56%) SMS
7 4 (0.45%) DHCP
7 4 (0.45%) DNS
7 4 (0.45%) SAN
7 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.45%) VLAN
8 3 (0.34%) DMVPN
8 3 (0.34%) HTTP
9 2 (0.23%) Internet
9 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.11%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.39%) Data Mining
2 20 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (2.14%) SQL Server
4 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.90%) SAP HANA
7 8 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 8 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (0.79%) MySQL
8 7 (0.79%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.34%) DB2
11 3 (0.34%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.23%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.23%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 39 (4.40%) Toad
2 5 (0.56%) Rational Rose
2 5 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.11%) ProC
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) Introscope
General
1 321 (36.23%) Finance
2 123 (13.88%) Banking
3 64 (7.22%) Manufacturing
4 60 (6.77%) Retail
5 52 (5.87%) Investment Banking
6 49 (5.53%) Telecoms
7 46 (5.19%) General Ledger
8 43 (4.85%) Marketing
9 31 (3.50%) Back Office
9 31 (3.50%) Legal
10 29 (3.27%) Billing
11 23 (2.60%) Front Office
12 17 (1.92%) Advertising
13 16 (1.81%) Games
14 11 (1.24%) Retail Banking
15 10 (1.13%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.90%) Local Government
17 6 (0.68%) Law
18 5 (0.56%) French Language
18 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 429 (48.42%) Analyst
2 354 (39.95%) Business Analyst
3 243 (27.43%) Consultant
4 72 (8.13%) Oracle Consultant
5 67 (7.56%) Architect
6 54 (6.09%) SAP Consultant
7 43 (4.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 37 (4.18%) Senior Consultant
9 36 (4.06%) Functional Consultant
10 35 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
11 32 (3.61%) Business Consultant
12 31 (3.50%) Senior Business Analyst
12 31 (3.50%) Banking Business Analyst
13 28 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.82%) Project Manager
15 24 (2.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
16 22 (2.48%) E-Business Consultant
17 20 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
17 20 (2.26%) Agile Business Analyst
18 19 (2.14%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.48%) XML
2 15 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (1.47%) .NET
4 9 (1.02%) Web Services
5 8 (0.90%) Middleware
6 7 (0.79%) J2EE
7 5 (0.56%) XSLT
8 4 (0.45%) EDI
8 4 (0.45%) HTML
8 4 (0.45%) SOAP
8 4 (0.45%) XML Messaging
8 4 (0.45%) JSON
9 3 (0.34%) WebCenter
9 3 (0.34%) Java EE
9 3 (0.34%) REST
9 3 (0.34%) CSS
10 2 (0.23%) JSP
10 2 (0.23%) COM
11 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.77%) Management Information System
2 40 (4.51%) Derivative
3 33 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (2.14%) Fixed Income
4 19 (2.14%) Equities
4 19 (2.14%) Market Risk
5 17 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.81%) CESG
7 14 (1.58%) CESG CLAS
8 13 (1.47%) Credit Risk
8 13 (1.47%) Data Conversion
9 12 (1.35%) RMADS
10 9 (1.02%) NHS
11 8 (0.90%) FMCG
12 7 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.79%) Economics
12 7 (0.79%) PMI
13 6 (0.68%) PKI
14 5 (0.56%) Psychology
14 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.14%) Windows
2 12 (1.35%) Linux
3 5 (0.56%) UNIX
4 4 (0.45%) Solaris
5 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (23.48%) Business Analysis
2 195 (22.01%) User Acceptance Testing
3 128 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (13.43%) Workflow
5 114 (12.87%) Project Management
6 106 (11.96%) PRINCE2
7 85 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (8.35%) CRM
9 73 (8.24%) Use Case
10 71 (8.01%) UML
11 68 (7.67%) Risk Management
12 60 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (6.43%) Change Management
14 56 (6.32%) Migration
15 52 (5.87%) Data Analysis
16 50 (5.64%) ERP
17 48 (5.42%) Data Mapping
18 46 (5.19%) Cash Management
19 45 (5.08%) Information Security
20 44 (4.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 155 (17.49%) SQL
2 24 (2.71%) Java
3 8 (0.90%) T-SQL
4 5 (0.56%) C
5 4 (0.45%) ABAP
6 2 (0.23%) VBA
6 2 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.11%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.11%) PHP
7 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (10.27%) Degree
2 42 (4.74%) ACCA
3 33 (3.72%) MBA
4 27 (3.05%) CISSP
5 25 (2.82%) ISEB
6 24 (2.71%) Security Cleared
7 23 (2.60%) CIMA
8 21 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 20 (2.26%) CISM
10 13 (1.47%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.13%) PCI QSA
11 10 (1.13%) CISA
11 10 (1.13%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.90%) ISSAP
13 7 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 7 (0.79%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.68%) CEH
15 5 (0.56%) IIBA
16 4 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.21%) QA
2 51 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.93%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.37%) EMIR
4 21 (2.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (1.58%) Basel III
6 13 (1.47%) Solvency II
6 13 (1.47%) FATCA
7 10 (1.13%) JSP 440
8 9 (1.02%) COBIT
9 5 (0.56%) HL7
9 5 (0.56%) SLA
10 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.34%) TickIT
11 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.23%) COSO
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.79%) Nessus
2 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 167 (18.85%) Oracle
2 121 (13.66%) SAP
3 91 (10.27%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.29%) CA
5 26 (2.93%) Murex
6 19 (2.14%) Calypso
7 17 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
8 16 (1.81%) Cognizant
8 16 (1.81%) Algorithmics
9 13 (1.47%) Peoplefluent
9 13 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.47%) Cognos
10 11 (1.24%) Siebel
10 11 (1.24%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.13%) RedPrairie
12 9 (1.02%) IBM
12 9 (1.02%) SunGard
13 8 (0.90%) HP
13 8 (0.90%) Cisco
13 8 (0.90%) BMC
Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
JM
Salary: Company car,medical insurance,pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £53k - 70k per year + financial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £80000 per annum - Bonus + Pension + Private Health + 25 Da
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10k Cash allowance + exellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
JM
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
JM
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago