The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
UK
Rank 522 515 581
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +66
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 347 456 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 207 343 322
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

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
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 334 £52,500 -11.01% 49
London +10 141 £62,500 -7.40% 19
South East +89 99 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +25 27 £52,000 -13.33% 1
City of London -10 23 £58,750 -30.88% 9
West Midlands -25 20 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Surrey +48 19 £57,500 -14.81%
Yorkshire +22 18 £38,250 -15.00%
Aylesbury - 18 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +42 17 £62,000 -8.14%
North West -32 17 £37,747 -26.34% 1
Oxford +44 15 £52,500 -22.22%
Manchester -37 15 £41,374 -17.25% 1
Kent +12 14 £43,000 -21.81% 1
West Yorkshire +28 13 £35,000 -24.32%
South West +15 12 £45,000 +16.88% 4
West Sussex - 10 £37,500 -
Birmingham -14 9 £56,250 +50.00% 1
East of England -14 8 £35,500 -29.00% 7
High Wycombe - 8 £62,500 - 1
Croydon - 8 £26,500 -
Berkshire +23 7 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Bristol +12 7 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +6 7 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Staffordshire -2 6 - - 1
Hampshire +8 5 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Leeds +24 4 £38,500 -16.75%
Gloucestershire -19 4 - -
Solihull - 4 £25,000 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £32,500 -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 354 (45.27%) Finance
2 240 (30.69%) Business Analysis
3 194 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
5 139 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 118 (15.09%) Degree
7 117 (14.96%) SAP
8 111 (14.19%) Banking
9 109 (13.94%) Project Management
10 101 (12.92%) Microsoft
11 96 (12.28%) Retail
11 96 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 95 (12.15%) UML
13 93 (11.89%) Risk Management
14 88 (11.25%) SDLC
15 87 (11.13%) Derivative
16 85 (10.87%) SQL
17 74 (9.46%) ITIL
18 73 (9.34%) PCI DSS
18 73 (9.34%) Mentoring
19 72 (9.21%) Waterfall
20 65 (8.31%) Use Case
20 65 (8.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 63 (8.06%) Change Management
22 62 (7.93%) Investment Banking
23 61 (7.80%) Manufacturing
24 60 (7.67%) Oracle
25 57 (7.29%) Fixed Income
26 56 (7.16%) MS Excel
27 55 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (2.81%) IIS
2 7 (0.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.64%) CMS
4 4 (0.51%) Confluence
4 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.13%) SAS
6 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 29 (3.71%) MS Office
4 11 (1.41%) MS Project
5 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (4.99%) SAP PP
2 37 (4.73%) SAP CO
2 37 (4.73%) SAP FI
2 37 (4.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 37 (4.73%) SAP MM
3 36 (4.60%) SAP SD
4 32 (4.09%) SAP SCM
5 22 (2.81%) Oracle Assets
5 22 (2.81%) Oracle Cash Management
5 22 (2.81%) Oracle Payables
5 22 (2.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 18 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (1.92%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 14 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (1.53%) SAP APO
11 10 (1.28%) Oracle AGIS
12 8 (1.02%) SAP QM
13 7 (0.90%) SAP HR
14 6 (0.77%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.56%) SaaS
2 10 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.90%) Office 365
5 6 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.51%) Force.com
7 3 (0.38%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.12%) Firewall
2 36 (4.60%) LAN
2 36 (4.60%) WAN
3 33 (4.22%) IPsec
3 33 (4.22%) SSL
4 20 (2.56%) BGP
4 20 (2.56%) OSPF
4 20 (2.56%) SAN
4 20 (2.56%) WLAN
5 19 (2.43%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.30%) VoIP
7 14 (1.79%) EIGRP
7 14 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (1.79%) IP Telephony
7 14 (1.79%) VPN
8 13 (1.66%) HSRP
8 13 (1.66%) ICMP
8 13 (1.66%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.32%) SAP HANA
2 12 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.15%) Power BI
5 6 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.64%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.51%) Big Data
7 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.38%) GIS
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (1.41%) JIRA
2 5 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.26%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.26%) JMeter
4 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.13%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.13%) LSMW
General
1 354 (45.27%) Finance
2 111 (14.19%) Banking
3 96 (12.28%) Retail
4 62 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 61 (7.80%) Manufacturing
6 50 (6.39%) Front Office
7 44 (5.63%) General Ledger
8 37 (4.73%) Publishing
9 33 (4.22%) Back Office
10 31 (3.96%) Telecoms
11 18 (2.30%) Legal
12 13 (1.66%) Marketing
13 11 (1.41%) Law
14 10 (1.28%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.90%) Advertising
15 7 (0.90%) Automotive
16 4 (0.51%) Billing
16 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.38%) Local Government
17 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 398 (50.90%) Analyst
2 338 (43.22%) Business Analyst
3 208 (26.60%) Consultant
4 90 (11.51%) SAP Consultant
5 40 (5.12%) Business Consultant
6 39 (4.99%) IT Analyst
7 38 (4.86%) Architect
8 37 (4.73%) IT Business Analyst
9 34 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
9 34 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
9 34 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
10 33 (4.22%) Business IT Analyst
11 32 (4.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 29 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
13 28 (3.58%) Senior Business Analyst
14 27 (3.45%) SAP MM Consultant
15 26 (3.32%) Finance Business Analyst
15 26 (3.32%) Financial Analyst
16 25 (3.20%) Regulatory Business Analyst
16 25 (3.20%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.84%) .NET
2 29 (3.71%) XML
3 22 (2.81%) Web Services
4 13 (1.66%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.66%) AngularJS
4 13 (1.66%) Flash
4 13 (1.66%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (1.53%) Middleware
6 11 (1.41%) HTML
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (0.90%) Ember.js
8 7 (0.90%) JSON
8 7 (0.90%) React
9 4 (0.51%) EDI
9 4 (0.51%) FpML
9 4 (0.51%) J2EE
10 3 (0.38%) SAP Fiori
11 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.13%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.13%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 141 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (11.13%) Derivative
3 65 (8.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 57 (7.29%) Fixed Income
5 54 (6.91%) Management Information System
6 44 (5.63%) Equities
7 43 (5.50%) Data Centre
8 40 (5.12%) User Experience
9 31 (3.96%) Credit Derivative
10 24 (3.07%) Fintech
11 21 (2.69%) Credit Risk
12 20 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
13 15 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.66%) Driving Licence
15 12 (1.53%) Market Risk
16 8 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
17 7 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
17 7 (0.90%) Statistics
17 7 (0.90%) SWIFT
18 6 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.24%) Windows
2 23 (2.94%) Linux
3 21 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.77%) Unix
6 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (30.69%) Business Analysis
2 194 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (13.94%) Project Management
5 96 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 95 (12.15%) UML
7 93 (11.89%) Risk Management
8 88 (11.25%) SDLC
9 74 (9.46%) ITIL
10 73 (9.34%) Mentoring
11 72 (9.21%) Waterfall
12 65 (8.31%) Use Case
13 63 (8.06%) Change Management
14 55 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 54 (6.91%) User Stories
16 52 (6.65%) Information Security
17 51 (6.52%) PRINCE2
18 49 (6.27%) Migration
19 47 (6.01%) Scrum
20 42 (5.37%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (10.87%) SQL
2 35 (4.48%) Java
3 28 (3.58%) C
4 18 (2.30%) C#
5 17 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 14 (1.79%) PHP
7 13 (1.66%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.66%) Perl
7 13 (1.66%) Ruby
8 12 (1.53%) ABAP
9 11 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.13%) Python
11 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (15.09%) Degree
2 44 (5.63%) ISEB
3 31 (3.96%) GIAC
4 27 (3.45%) GCIH
5 22 (2.81%) MCSE
5 22 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (2.43%) CCNP
6 19 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.17%) CCNA
7 17 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.17%) MCSA
8 15 (1.92%) CISSP
9 9 (1.15%) CISM
10 8 (1.02%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.77%) SANS
12 4 (0.51%) CIMA
12 4 (0.51%) PMP
12 4 (0.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.34%) PCI DSS
2 44 (5.63%) MiFID
3 34 (4.35%) QA
4 27 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (2.56%) EMIR
6 14 (1.79%) FATCA
7 11 (1.41%) Solvency II
8 9 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.15%) SLA
9 7 (0.90%) AIFMD
9 7 (0.90%) UCITS
10 6 (0.77%) COBIT
11 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.51%) GDPR
12 4 (0.51%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.13%) COSO
15 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 40 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.66%) Firmware
3 13 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.90%) XenApp
5 4 (0.51%) vSphere
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.17%) Nessus
1 17 (2.17%) WSUS
2 3 (0.38%) QRadar
2 3 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (14.96%) SAP
2 101 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.67%) Oracle
4 46 (5.88%) Cisco
5 40 (5.12%) VMware
6 29 (3.71%) CheckPoint
6 29 (3.71%) Murex
7 25 (3.20%) F5
8 19 (2.43%) IBM
9 17 (2.17%) Qualys
10 15 (1.92%) Palo Alto
11 14 (1.79%) Brocade
11 14 (1.79%) Juniper
11 14 (1.79%) TOWER Software
12 10 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.28%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.15%) Hitachi
14 8 (1.02%) Citrix
15 6 (0.77%) Blue Coat
15 6 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Range reflects multiple roles
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus 10%, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus 10%, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 to £45000.00 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible hours
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum +
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago