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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 529 525 521
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 390 406 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 321 319 302
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 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 January 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 -5 372 £57,500 +4.54% 87
London -1 204 £67,500 +12.50% 58
City of London +23 87 £70,000 +12.00% 25
South East -36 49 £47,500 -9.52% 9
East of England +14 33 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Yorkshire -4 32 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West +2 23 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire +5 20 £50,000 +38.88%
Berkshire -1 17 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South Yorkshire +8 15 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Sheffield +6 15 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Oxfordshire - 15 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -7 13 £46,000 -4.16%
Watford -2 12 £50,000 -
Manchester -9 10 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Lancashire +3 8 £30,000 -17.80%
West Midlands -14 8 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Essex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Oxford - 8 £42,500 -
South West -12 7 £38,375 -5.24% 4
Surrey -20 7 £55,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +13 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £57,500 +9.52%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £57,500 -
East Midlands +20 5 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Bristol -6 5 £44,250 +9.25% 1
Cambridge - 5 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 5 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire +14 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Slough +2 4 £31,500 -47.50% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 310 (36.95%) Finance
2 281 (33.49%) Business Analysis
3 211 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (18.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 136 (16.21%) SQL
6 128 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
7 124 (14.78%) Banking
8 117 (13.95%) Use Case
9 114 (13.59%) Project Management
10 103 (12.28%) UML
11 99 (11.80%) ERP
12 95 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 93 (11.08%) Microsoft
14 92 (10.97%) Retail
15 91 (10.85%) SAP
16 90 (10.73%) Degree
17 88 (10.49%) Workflow
18 85 (10.13%) MS Excel
19 80 (9.54%) Oracle
20 78 (9.30%) Data Analysis
21 74 (8.82%) SQL Server
22 73 (8.70%) Change Management
22 73 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
23 68 (8.10%) Manufacturing
24 65 (7.75%) Telecoms
25 63 (7.51%) CRM
26 62 (7.39%) PRINCE2
26 62 (7.39%) Waterfall
27 58 (6.91%) User Stories
28 55 (6.56%) MS Visio

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.79%) SAS
2 15 (1.79%) NetWeaver
3 11 (1.31%) FileNet
4 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.48%) CMS
8 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (0.24%) Lync
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) IIS
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 55 (6.56%) MS Visio
3 38 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (3.58%) MS Project
5 22 (2.62%) MS Office
6 11 (1.31%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 33 (3.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 28 (3.34%) Temenos T24
2 28 (3.34%) Finacle
3 22 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (2.15%) FLEXCUBE
6 17 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (1.55%) SAP BPC
7 13 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (1.43%) SAP CO
8 12 (1.43%) SAP FI
8 12 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (1.19%) MultiFonds
9 10 (1.19%) Kondor+
9 10 (1.19%) SAP SD
9 10 (1.19%) Findur
10 9 (1.07%) SAP HR
10 9 (1.07%) Pegasus Opera
10 9 (1.07%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.55%) SaaS
2 12 (1.43%) Office 365
3 5 (0.60%) Force.com
4 4 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.36%) Taleo
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.07%) Internet
2 8 (0.95%) Firewall
3 6 (0.72%) Network Security
4 5 (0.60%) DMZ
4 5 (0.60%) MPLS
4 5 (0.60%) SDH
5 4 (0.48%) LTE
5 4 (0.48%) VoLTE
5 4 (0.48%) SMS
5 4 (0.48%) LAN
6 3 (0.36%) DWDM
6 3 (0.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.24%) DNS
7 2 (0.24%) ATM
8 1 (0.12%) IPsec
8 1 (0.12%) BGP
8 1 (0.12%) OSPF
8 1 (0.12%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) WLAN
8 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (3.10%) Data Mining
5 26 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.91%) SAP HANA
8 16 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (1.43%) SAP BW
10 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
11 6 (0.72%) MySQL
12 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Rational Rose
1 8 (0.95%) Toad
2 6 (0.72%) ERwin
3 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.12%) JIRA
4 1 (0.12%) LSMW
4 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 310 (36.95%) Finance
2 124 (14.78%) Banking
3 92 (10.97%) Retail
4 68 (8.10%) Manufacturing
5 65 (7.75%) Telecoms
6 48 (5.72%) Legal
7 43 (5.13%) Investment Banking
8 25 (2.98%) Marketing
9 23 (2.74%) Retail Banking
10 19 (2.26%) Front Office
11 18 (2.15%) Advertising
12 17 (2.03%) Back Office
13 15 (1.79%) Billing
14 13 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.55%) General Ledger
15 10 (1.19%) Publishing
16 8 (0.95%) Automotive
16 8 (0.95%) Games
16 8 (0.95%) Electronics
17 4 (0.48%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 439 (52.32%) Analyst
2 394 (46.96%) Business Analyst
3 155 (18.47%) Consultant
4 89 (10.61%) Architect
5 62 (7.39%) Systems Analyst
6 54 (6.44%) Business Systems Analyst
7 53 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
10 35 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
11 32 (3.81%) SAP Consultant
12 30 (3.58%) Data Analyst
13 28 (3.34%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 28 (3.34%) Senior Consultant
14 26 (3.10%) Agile Business Analyst
15 25 (2.98%) ERP Consultant
16 24 (2.86%) Implementation Consultant
16 24 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
17 23 (2.74%) ERP Implementation Consultant
18 22 (2.62%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.86%) .NET
2 22 (2.62%) XML
3 11 (1.31%) EDI
4 10 (1.19%) HTML
5 7 (0.83%) J2EE
5 7 (0.83%) MDX
6 6 (0.72%) XSLT
7 5 (0.60%) XML Messaging
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.48%) JSON
8 4 (0.48%) SOAP
8 4 (0.48%) Web Services
8 4 (0.48%) CSS
8 4 (0.48%) Middleware
9 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.24%) RESTful
10 2 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.24%) JSP
11 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (3.34%) Data Integration
5 26 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.98%) Equities
7 22 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 17 (2.03%) User Experience
10 15 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.43%) Derivative
12 11 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.07%) FMCG
14 8 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.83%) Life Science
15 7 (0.83%) CESG
15 7 (0.83%) RMADS
16 6 (0.72%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.65%) Windows
2 11 (1.31%) Windows 7
3 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.07%) UNIX
5 8 (0.95%) Linux
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (33.49%) Business Analysis
2 211 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (18.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 117 (13.95%) Use Case
5 114 (13.59%) Project Management
6 103 (12.28%) UML
7 99 (11.80%) ERP
8 95 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 88 (10.49%) Workflow
10 78 (9.30%) Data Analysis
11 73 (8.70%) Change Management
11 73 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
12 63 (7.51%) CRM
13 62 (7.39%) PRINCE2
13 62 (7.39%) Waterfall
14 58 (6.91%) User Stories
15 54 (6.44%) Risk Management
16 50 (5.96%) Migration
17 49 (5.84%) Scrum
18 48 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 136 (16.21%) SQL
2 23 (2.74%) Java
3 17 (2.03%) C#
4 14 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.07%) C
5 9 (1.07%) PHP
6 7 (0.83%) Python
7 6 (0.72%) Ruby
8 5 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.60%) C++
9 4 (0.48%) PHP5
9 4 (0.48%) VBA
10 2 (0.24%) RPG
10 2 (0.24%) ABAP
11 1 (0.12%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.12%) Perl
11 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (10.73%) Degree
2 37 (4.41%) ISEB
3 17 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.07%) PCI QSA
7 7 (0.83%) CISM
7 7 (0.83%) CIMA
7 7 (0.83%) ACCA
7 7 (0.83%) CISSP
8 6 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.60%) MBA
9 5 (0.60%) CCA
9 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 5 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.48%) PMP
10 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.41%) QA
2 23 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.83%) SLA
5 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.60%) COBIT
5 5 (0.60%) FATCA
5 5 (0.60%) EMIR
5 5 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.24%) COSO
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
9 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 91 (10.85%) SAP
3 80 (9.54%) Oracle
4 18 (2.15%) IBM
5 13 (1.55%) JD Edwards
5 13 (1.55%) Cisco
5 13 (1.55%) Trillium
5 13 (1.55%) DataFlux
6 11 (1.31%) Misys
6 11 (1.31%) Siebel
7 10 (1.19%) IT2
7 10 (1.19%) SunGard
7 10 (1.19%) Remedy
7 10 (1.19%) OpenLink
7 10 (1.19%) VMware
8 9 (1.07%) Sage
8 9 (1.07%) Epicor
8 9 (1.07%) Pegasus
9 8 (0.95%) Hyperion
9 8 (0.95%) Juniper
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Expenses
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spindrift
Salary: Circa £100k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: to £50,000 + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago