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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 531 500 482
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 468 450 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 357 343 420
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98637 89146 96305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.36% 78.84% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79209 73162 81821
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -24 448 £52,500 -1.86% 82
London -37 221 £60,000 - 37
South East -4 73 £48,750 +9.55% 8
City of London -13 64 £70,000 +3.70% 12
North West +10 41 £42,500 -26.08% 8
Manchester +22 33 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands +2 20 £38,000 -43.70% 1
South West +7 19 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Milton Keynes +25 18 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 18 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire -69 16 £47,500 +28.37%
East of England -17 14 £50,000 +29.87% 6
Kent -10 13 £39,250 -7.64%
Berkshire +9 12 £42,500 -37.03%
Surrey -13 11 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Maidstone - 11 - -
Hertfordshire +1 9 £50,000 +29.87% 1
West Yorkshire -52 9 £49,000 +30.66%
Somerset - 9 £42,500 - 1
Taunton - 9 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -7 8 £41,750 -12.10%
Leeds -31 8 £49,000 +28.94%
Sidcup - 8 £50,938 - 3
Wales +12 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Bristol +10 7 £38,500 - 2
South Wales +6 7 £50,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire -8 7 £46,250 +42.30%
Stockport - 7 £42,500 -
Scotland -14 6 £43,500 +24.28% 2
Birmingham -11 5 £55,000 -18.51% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 316 (37.66%) Finance
2 211 (25.15%) Business Analysis
3 137 (16.33%) SAP
4 120 (14.30%) Oracle
5 116 (13.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 112 (13.35%) Banking
7 107 (12.75%) Degree
8 106 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 104 (12.40%) Workflow
10 99 (11.80%) Project Management
11 97 (11.56%) SQL
11 97 (11.56%) Microsoft
12 92 (10.97%) Change Management
13 83 (9.89%) MS Excel
14 82 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
15 81 (9.65%) Use Case
16 69 (8.22%) Migration
16 69 (8.22%) Investment Banking
17 68 (8.10%) ERP
18 64 (7.63%) BPR
19 63 (7.51%) Manufacturing
20 62 (7.39%) CRM
20 62 (7.39%) Requirements Analysis
21 61 (7.27%) Asset Management
22 60 (7.15%) UML
23 59 (7.03%) Data Modelling
23 59 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
24 57 (6.79%) Retail
25 55 (6.56%) Data Mapping
26 53 (6.32%) Management Information System

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.38%) IIS
3 17 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.03%) SAS
4 16 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.55%) NetWeaver
5 13 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) CICS
Applications
1 83 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.77%) MS Visio
3 34 (4.05%) MS Office
4 28 (3.34%) MS Project
5 17 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.83%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.60%) Windchill
8 3 (0.36%) Stata
9 2 (0.24%) SPSS
10 1 (0.12%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 30 (3.58%) SAP FI
2 29 (3.46%) SAP CO
2 29 (3.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (2.74%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (2.74%) Oracle General Ledger
4 23 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (2.50%) SAP HR
6 19 (2.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 18 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
7 18 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
9 15 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
9 15 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
10 14 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (1.67%) Summit
10 14 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
10 14 (1.67%) Eagle PACE
11 13 (1.55%) SAP BPC
11 13 (1.55%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.03%) Taleo
2 11 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.41%) Network Security
2 32 (3.81%) WAN
3 31 (3.69%) Unified Communications
4 28 (3.34%) LAN
5 19 (2.26%) Firewall
6 18 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (1.79%) VPN
8 13 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (1.55%) MPLS
8 13 (1.55%) OSPF
8 13 (1.55%) BGP
8 13 (1.55%) IPsec
8 13 (1.55%) VoIP
9 11 (1.31%) Wireless
10 8 (0.95%) Intranet
11 7 (0.83%) DNS
11 7 (0.83%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.83%) DHCP
12 6 (0.72%) Extranet
12 6 (0.72%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.79%) DB2
7 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.55%) MySQL
8 11 (1.31%) DataStage
9 10 (1.19%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.36%) QlikView
13 2 (0.24%) SAP BI
13 2 (0.24%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.24%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (0.95%) Toad
3 7 (0.83%) JIRA
4 3 (0.36%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) ERwin
5 1 (0.12%) RequisitePro
General
1 316 (37.66%) Finance
2 112 (13.35%) Banking
3 69 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 63 (7.51%) Manufacturing
5 57 (6.79%) Retail
6 43 (5.13%) Telecoms
7 33 (3.93%) Legal
8 32 (3.81%) Marketing
9 26 (3.10%) Back Office
10 23 (2.74%) General Ledger
11 19 (2.26%) Games
12 17 (2.03%) Multimedia
13 13 (1.55%) Advertising
13 13 (1.55%) Law
14 12 (1.43%) Local Government
15 11 (1.31%) Front Office
16 10 (1.19%) Billing
17 9 (1.07%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 390 (46.48%) Analyst
2 345 (41.12%) Business Analyst
3 213 (25.39%) Consultant
4 82 (9.77%) Architect
5 68 (8.10%) SAP Consultant
6 43 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
7 39 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
7 39 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (4.53%) Senior Business Analyst
9 37 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
10 34 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 31 (3.69%) Oracle Consultant
12 29 (3.46%) Enterprise Architect
13 28 (3.34%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 25 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
16 23 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 21 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
18 20 (2.38%) Security Architect
18 20 (2.38%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.46%) .NET
2 17 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (1.79%) XML
4 4 (0.48%) Web Services
5 3 (0.36%) Middleware
6 2 (0.24%) COM
6 2 (0.24%) J2EE
7 1 (0.12%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.12%) JSON
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.12%) LAMP
7 1 (0.12%) CSS
7 1 (0.12%) XSLT
7 1 (0.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.32%) Management Information System
2 48 (5.72%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.05%) Derivative
4 27 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (3.10%) Equities
6 17 (2.03%) NHS
7 16 (1.91%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.31%) Data Conversion
10 10 (1.19%) PKI
11 8 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.72%) CMDB
13 6 (0.72%) Statistics
14 5 (0.60%) Online Games
14 5 (0.60%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.60%) iPad
15 4 (0.48%) Physics
15 4 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.43%) Windows
2 10 (1.19%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.60%) Windows Vista
4 4 (0.48%) UNIX
5 2 (0.24%) Linux
5 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (25.15%) Business Analysis
2 116 (13.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 106 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (12.40%) Workflow
5 99 (11.80%) Project Management
6 92 (10.97%) Change Management
7 82 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
8 81 (9.65%) Use Case
9 69 (8.22%) Migration
10 68 (8.10%) ERP
11 64 (7.63%) BPR
12 62 (7.39%) CRM
12 62 (7.39%) Requirements Analysis
13 61 (7.27%) Asset Management
14 60 (7.15%) UML
15 59 (7.03%) Data Modelling
15 59 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (6.56%) Data Mapping
17 52 (6.20%) System Testing
18 50 (5.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (11.56%) SQL
2 21 (2.50%) C
2 21 (2.50%) Java
3 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
3 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
4 4 (0.48%) VBA
4 4 (0.48%) PowerHouse
5 3 (0.36%) R
5 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
5 3 (0.36%) C#
6 2 (0.24%) C++
6 2 (0.24%) ABAP
7 1 (0.12%) PHP5
7 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.12%) JCL
7 1 (0.12%) Python
7 1 (0.12%) COBOL
7 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.12%) Perl
7 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 107 (12.75%) Degree
2 44 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (3.81%) ISEB
4 30 (3.58%) CCDP
5 26 (3.10%) CCIE
6 25 (2.98%) ACCA
7 24 (2.86%) HND
8 18 (2.15%) CIMA
9 17 (2.03%) CISSP
9 17 (2.03%) CCDA
10 15 (1.79%) MBA
11 14 (1.67%) CCNA
12 13 (1.55%) CCSA
12 13 (1.55%) CCSP
12 13 (1.55%) CCNP
13 11 (1.31%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.19%) PCI QSA
15 9 (1.07%) ISTQB
15 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.46%) Dodd-Frank
2 28 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.22%) QA
4 22 (2.62%) EMIR
5 20 (2.38%) Basel III
5 20 (2.38%) FATCA
6 15 (1.79%) Solvency II
6 15 (1.79%) HL7
7 13 (1.55%) PCI DSS
7 13 (1.55%) COBIT
8 6 (0.72%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.36%) SLA
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) COREP
11 1 (0.12%) FINREP
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) GxP
11 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 11 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.48%) UAG
4 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.24%) XenApp
4 2 (0.24%) XenServer
4 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.03%) Cisco UCCE
1 17 (2.03%) Cisco IPCC
2 16 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.24%) WSUS
3 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 2 (0.24%) SCOM
3 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 137 (16.33%) SAP
2 120 (14.30%) Oracle
3 97 (11.56%) Microsoft
4 46 (5.48%) Cisco
5 33 (3.93%) Business Objects
6 30 (3.58%) PeopleSoft
7 27 (3.22%) IBM
8 26 (3.10%) CA
9 23 (2.74%) Cognos
10 20 (2.38%) F5
11 18 (2.15%) Hyperion
12 17 (2.03%) Peoplefluent
12 17 (2.03%) Murex
13 16 (1.91%) Remedy
14 15 (1.79%) Calypso
14 15 (1.79%) BMC
14 15 (1.79%) Siebel
15 14 (1.67%) Avaya
15 14 (1.67%) HP
15 14 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
Sidcup, Kent
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60-65k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45-57k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Up to £40K + excellent benefi
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 26 days leave+ Pension+ Pvt Med Insu
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £75 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hudl
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago