The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 517 497 421
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -76
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 441 431 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.50% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 349 351 499
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -31 403 £57,500 +4.54% 70
London -33 210 £60,000 - 35
City of London +19 80 £60,000 -11.11% 14
South East -39 53 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +9 27 £48,750 +5.40% 9
South West -3 27 £42,500 -9.09% 3
North West -22 26 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -1 19 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Birmingham +12 15 £50,000 -3.84% 1
Berkshire +7 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey 0 13 £48,750 -4.87%
East Midlands -1 13 £41,875 -6.94% 6
Manchester -8 13 £42,500 - 1
Scotland -20 12 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Lancashire - 11 £42,500 -
Somerset - 10 £42,500 -
Wales - 10 £37,500 - 1
South Wales - 10 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £48,750 +7.73% 1
Hampshire -3 9 £71,250 +14.00%
Hertfordshire -13 9 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire -37 9 £40,000 +12.16% 5
Bedfordshire - 9 £48,500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 9 £75,000 -
Taunton - 9 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 9 £37,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 8 £60,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -51 8 £45,000 +26.18% 3
Luton - 8 £48,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £75,000 -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 310 (34.91%) Finance
2 199 (22.41%) Business Analysis
3 178 (20.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 166 (18.69%) Oracle
5 131 (14.75%) SQL
6 126 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (13.96%) Banking
8 121 (13.63%) Project Management
9 120 (13.51%) SAP
10 112 (12.61%) Microsoft
10 112 (12.61%) Workflow
11 94 (10.59%) PRINCE2
12 93 (10.47%) Degree
13 88 (9.91%) MS Excel
14 82 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
15 76 (8.56%) Use Case
16 73 (8.22%) Oracle Applications
17 70 (7.88%) Migration
17 70 (7.88%) Risk Management
17 70 (7.88%) CRM
18 69 (7.77%) Change Management
19 65 (7.32%) Management Information System
20 64 (7.21%) Retail
21 62 (6.98%) Manufacturing
22 60 (6.76%) ERP
22 60 (6.76%) MS Visio
23 58 (6.53%) UML
23 58 (6.53%) Investment Banking
24 54 (6.08%) Oracle EBS R12
25 53 (5.97%) Agile Software Development

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (3.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 18 (2.03%) IIS
3 17 (1.91%) NetWeaver
4 16 (1.80%) SAS
5 14 (1.58%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.01%) CMS
10 8 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.56%) Apache
12 4 (0.45%) eRoom
13 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.11%) CICS
15 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 88 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.76%) MS Visio
3 36 (4.05%) MS Office
4 27 (3.04%) MS Project
5 19 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.79%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 73 (8.22%) Oracle Applications
2 54 (6.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 53 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
4 49 (5.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 48 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
6 43 (4.84%) Oracle Receivables
7 39 (4.39%) Oracle Assets
8 35 (3.94%) Oracle Cash Management
9 27 (3.04%) Oracle 11i
10 23 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
11 22 (2.48%) Oracle FAH
11 22 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
12 21 (2.36%) SAP FI
13 20 (2.25%) SAP HR
13 20 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
13 20 (2.25%) SAP CO
14 19 (2.14%) Summit
15 17 (1.91%) SAP BPC
16 15 (1.69%) Kondor+
17 13 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.58%) Taleo
2 13 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.90%) SaaS
4 5 (0.56%) Force.com
5 4 (0.45%) PaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.49%) Network Security
2 26 (2.93%) WAN
3 21 (2.36%) Firewall
3 21 (2.36%) LAN
3 21 (2.36%) VPN
4 10 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (1.01%) Unified Communications
6 8 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (0.90%) VoIP
6 8 (0.90%) IPsec
6 8 (0.90%) MPLS
6 8 (0.90%) OSPF
6 8 (0.90%) BGP
7 7 (0.79%) DNS
7 7 (0.79%) DHCP
7 7 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.56%) SAN
9 4 (0.45%) VLAN
9 4 (0.45%) DMZ
10 3 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.48%) Data Mining
3 16 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.24%) MySQL
4 11 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.01%) DB2
5 9 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.79%) Data Mart
7 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.56%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.34%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.23%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.23%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 31 (3.49%) Toad
2 12 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (0.56%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.34%) JIRA
4 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.11%) Introscope
5 1 (0.11%) ProC
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
General
1 310 (34.91%) Finance
2 124 (13.96%) Banking
3 64 (7.21%) Retail
4 62 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 58 (6.53%) Investment Banking
6 53 (5.97%) Telecoms
7 45 (5.07%) Marketing
8 43 (4.84%) General Ledger
9 33 (3.72%) Legal
10 27 (3.04%) Billing
10 27 (3.04%) Back Office
11 19 (2.14%) Front Office
12 18 (2.03%) Games
13 15 (1.69%) Advertising
14 12 (1.35%) Retail Banking
14 12 (1.35%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.90%) Law
15 8 (0.90%) Local Government
16 5 (0.56%) Automotive
16 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 399 (44.93%) Analyst
2 335 (37.73%) Business Analyst
3 254 (28.60%) Consultant
4 74 (8.33%) Architect
5 71 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 55 (6.19%) SAP Consultant
7 40 (4.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 40 (4.50%) Functional Consultant
8 35 (3.94%) Project Manager
9 33 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
10 31 (3.49%) Senior Consultant
11 29 (3.27%) Senior Business Analyst
11 29 (3.27%) Banking Business Analyst
12 28 (3.15%) Business Consultant
13 26 (2.93%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 24 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
15 23 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
17 18 (2.03%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 18 (2.03%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.48%) .NET
2 20 (2.25%) XML
3 15 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (0.90%) Middleware
5 7 (0.79%) J2EE
6 6 (0.68%) Web Services
7 4 (0.45%) JSON
7 4 (0.45%) SOAP
7 4 (0.45%) EDI
8 3 (0.34%) XSLT
8 3 (0.34%) CSS
8 3 (0.34%) HTML
8 3 (0.34%) Java EE
8 3 (0.34%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.34%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.34%) REST
9 2 (0.23%) COM
10 1 (0.11%) OLE
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 37 (4.17%) Derivative
3 31 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (2.82%) Equities
5 20 (2.25%) Fixed Income
6 19 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.03%) Market Risk
8 15 (1.69%) NHS
9 14 (1.58%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.46%) Data Conversion
11 9 (1.01%) PKI
11 9 (1.01%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.79%) Economics
12 7 (0.79%) CESG
13 6 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (0.68%) PMI
14 5 (0.56%) CMDB
14 5 (0.56%) Online Games
15 4 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.70%) Windows
2 13 (1.46%) Linux
3 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.68%) UNIX
5 4 (0.45%) Windows Vista
5 4 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (22.41%) Business Analysis
2 178 (20.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 126 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (13.63%) Project Management
5 112 (12.61%) Workflow
6 94 (10.59%) PRINCE2
7 82 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (8.56%) Use Case
9 70 (7.88%) Migration
9 70 (7.88%) Risk Management
9 70 (7.88%) CRM
10 69 (7.77%) Change Management
11 60 (6.76%) ERP
12 58 (6.53%) UML
13 53 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (5.63%) Data Mapping
14 50 (5.63%) Information Security
15 47 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
16 44 (4.95%) Analytics
17 40 (4.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 131 (14.75%) SQL
2 26 (2.93%) Java
3 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
4 5 (0.56%) C
5 4 (0.45%) ABAP
6 3 (0.34%) C#
7 2 (0.23%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) JCL
8 1 (0.11%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.11%) COBOL
8 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.11%) Perl
8 1 (0.11%) PHP
8 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.11%) VBA
8 1 (0.11%) Python
8 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (10.47%) Degree
2 41 (4.62%) ACCA
3 31 (3.49%) MBA
4 29 (3.27%) CISSP
5 23 (2.59%) CIMA
5 23 (2.59%) ISEB
6 21 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.03%) CISM
8 14 (1.58%) CCIE
8 14 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.24%) PCI QSA
9 11 (1.24%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.13%) ISSAP
10 10 (1.13%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.01%) CISA
12 8 (0.90%) CCSA
12 8 (0.90%) CCSP
12 8 (0.90%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (5.74%) QA
3 22 (2.48%) EMIR
3 22 (2.48%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.69%) Basel III
6 14 (1.58%) FATCA
6 14 (1.58%) Solvency II
7 12 (1.35%) HL7
8 10 (1.13%) COBIT
9 6 (0.68%) SLA
10 4 (0.45%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.34%) TickIT
11 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.23%) COSO
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 10 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) UAG
4 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.23%) XenApp
4 2 (0.23%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.79%) Nessus
2 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.23%) SCCM
3 2 (0.23%) SCOM
3 2 (0.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.11%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 166 (18.69%) Oracle
2 120 (13.51%) SAP
3 112 (12.61%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.50%) CA
5 26 (2.93%) Murex
6 25 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
7 20 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.14%) Calypso
8 19 (2.14%) Cisco
9 16 (1.80%) Business Objects
10 15 (1.69%) Algorithmics
11 14 (1.58%) Peoplefluent
11 14 (1.58%) IBM
11 14 (1.58%) Siebel
12 13 (1.46%) Cognos
12 13 (1.46%) Cognizant
13 12 (1.35%) Hyperion
14 11 (1.24%) Remedy
14 11 (1.24%) HP
14 11 (1.24%) Adobe
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k-£55k (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k - £55k (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £53k - 70k per year + financial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago