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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
UK
Rank 524 549 592
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +43
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 361 440 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 206 341 325
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
74927 89028 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.30% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61585 73757 75638
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +35 354 £52,500 -4.54% 43
London +2 132 £62,500 +4.16% 16
South East +53 85 £52,500 -6.66% 7
East of England +15 31 £57,500 +15.00% 3
South West +36 25 £45,000 +16.88% 3
West Midlands +7 24 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +15 19 £57,250 -0.43%
North West -15 19 £37,747 -5.63% 3
Bedfordshire +17 18 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London -19 18 £61,250 -12.50% 5
Surrey +54 17 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Manchester -33 17 £37,747 -5.63% 3
Yorkshire +31 16 £44,031 -7.30% 5
Oxfordshire +25 14 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Kent +21 14 £40,500 -22.85%
Bristol +13 14 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Aylesbury - 13 £47,500 -
East Midlands +10 12 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Oxford +11 11 - -
Birmingham +7 11 £55,000 +46.66% 2
West Yorkshire +22 10 £38,500 -16.75% 3
Croydon - 9 £26,500 -
Hampshire +11 8 £50,000 -6.97% 3
Berkshire +16 7 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Staffordshire +6 7 - -
Leeds +27 6 £41,266 -10.77% 2
North Yorkshire +5 6 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Harrogate +5 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Gloucestershire -9 6 - -
West Sussex - 6 £37,500 -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 310 (41.44%) Finance
2 228 (30.48%) Business Analysis
3 178 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (15.78%) Microsoft
6 117 (15.64%) Project Management
7 114 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 99 (13.24%) SAP
9 95 (12.70%) Degree
9 95 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 92 (12.30%) Banking
11 87 (11.63%) Risk Management
12 86 (11.50%) UML
13 81 (10.83%) ITIL
14 76 (10.16%) Retail
15 73 (9.76%) Derivative
16 71 (9.49%) SDLC
17 69 (9.22%) MS Excel
18 68 (9.09%) PCI DSS
19 67 (8.96%) Change Management
20 66 (8.82%) SQL
21 61 (8.16%) Waterfall
21 61 (8.16%) Mentoring
22 59 (7.89%) Use Case
23 57 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 54 (7.22%) Information Security
25 50 (6.68%) PRINCE2
26 49 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
27 47 (6.28%) Manufacturing
27 47 (6.28%) User Stories

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 19 (2.54%) IIS
2 10 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.40%) CMS
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.95%) MS Visio
3 26 (3.48%) MS Office
4 13 (1.74%) MS Project
5 6 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.61%) SAP FI
2 26 (3.48%) SAP CO
2 26 (3.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (3.21%) SAP MM
3 24 (3.21%) SAP SD
4 23 (3.07%) SAP PP
5 21 (2.81%) SAP S/4HANA
5 21 (2.81%) SAP SCM
6 20 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
7 17 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (2.01%) Oracle Assets
8 15 (2.01%) Oracle Cash Management
8 15 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
9 12 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (1.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 10 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.80%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.34%) SaaS
2 10 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.80%) Office 365
5 5 (0.67%) Force.com
5 5 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.13%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.95%) Firewall
2 35 (4.68%) LAN
2 35 (4.68%) WAN
3 33 (4.41%) IPsec
3 33 (4.41%) SSL
4 23 (3.07%) WLAN
5 20 (2.67%) BGP
5 20 (2.67%) OSPF
6 19 (2.54%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.41%) VoIP
8 16 (2.14%) SAN
9 15 (2.01%) MPLS
10 14 (1.87%) EIGRP
10 14 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (1.87%) IP Telephony
10 14 (1.87%) VPN
11 13 (1.74%) DNS
11 13 (1.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.34%) Power BI
4 9 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 9 (1.20%) SAP HANA
5 8 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.53%) Big Data
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.53%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.27%) QlikView
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Smart View
10 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.80%) JIRA
2 4 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.27%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.27%) JMeter
4 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.13%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.13%) MorphX
General
1 310 (41.44%) Finance
2 92 (12.30%) Banking
3 76 (10.16%) Retail
4 47 (6.28%) Manufacturing
5 45 (6.02%) Front Office
6 40 (5.35%) Investment Banking
7 31 (4.14%) Telecoms
8 29 (3.88%) Publishing
9 27 (3.61%) General Ledger
10 24 (3.21%) Legal
11 20 (2.67%) Back Office
12 12 (1.60%) Law
13 11 (1.47%) Advertising
14 10 (1.34%) Marketing
15 8 (1.07%) Automotive
15 8 (1.07%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.53%) Billing
18 2 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 364 (48.66%) Analyst
2 314 (41.98%) Business Analyst
3 186 (24.87%) Consultant
4 74 (9.89%) SAP Consultant
5 47 (6.28%) Architect
6 40 (5.35%) IT Analyst
7 38 (5.08%) Business Consultant
8 35 (4.68%) IT Business Analyst
9 34 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
10 33 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
11 29 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
12 28 (3.74%) Senior Business Analyst
13 24 (3.21%) Murex Analyst
13 24 (3.21%) Murex Business Analyst
13 24 (3.21%) Murex Consultant
13 24 (3.21%) Project Manager
13 24 (3.21%) SAP MM Consultant
13 24 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
14 21 (2.81%) Banking Analyst
14 21 (2.81%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.41%) XML
2 30 (4.01%) .NET
3 21 (2.81%) Web Services
4 15 (2.01%) AngularJS
4 15 (2.01%) Flash
4 15 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (1.74%) 802.1X
6 11 (1.47%) HTML
7 8 (1.07%) EDI
7 8 (1.07%) Middleware
8 7 (0.94%) Ember.js
8 7 (0.94%) JSON
8 7 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (0.94%) React
9 4 (0.53%) FpML
9 4 (0.53%) J2EE
10 3 (0.40%) SAP Fiori
11 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 129 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (9.76%) Derivative
3 57 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 43 (5.75%) Data Centre
5 42 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 41 (5.48%) Fixed Income
7 39 (5.21%) User Experience
8 30 (4.01%) Credit Derivative
8 30 (4.01%) Equities
9 20 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.14%) Fintech
11 13 (1.74%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.74%) OTC Derivatives
12 10 (1.34%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.94%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.94%) NHS
14 6 (0.80%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
15 5 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.61%) Windows
2 22 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (1.74%) Linux
5 6 (0.80%) Unix
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (30.48%) Business Analysis
2 178 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (15.64%) Project Management
4 114 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 87 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 86 (11.50%) UML
8 81 (10.83%) ITIL
9 71 (9.49%) SDLC
10 67 (8.96%) Change Management
11 61 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 61 (8.16%) Waterfall
12 59 (7.89%) Use Case
13 54 (7.22%) Information Security
14 50 (6.68%) PRINCE2
15 49 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (6.28%) User Stories
17 46 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (5.75%) Scrum
19 42 (5.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (8.82%) SQL
2 26 (3.48%) Java
3 21 (2.81%) C
4 15 (2.01%) C#
4 15 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.01%) Perl
4 15 (2.01%) PHP
4 15 (2.01%) Ruby
5 10 (1.34%) ABAP
6 8 (1.07%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.27%) Python
8 2 (0.27%) R
9 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 95 (12.70%) Degree
2 39 (5.21%) ISEB
3 29 (3.88%) GIAC
4 27 (3.61%) GCIH
5 19 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (2.41%) MCSE
7 17 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.27%) CISSP
7 17 (2.27%) MCSA
8 16 (2.14%) CCNA
9 14 (1.87%) CCNP
10 13 (1.74%) CISM
11 6 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.80%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.67%) CISA
12 5 (0.67%) CREST Certified
12 5 (0.67%) IIBA
13 4 (0.53%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 34 (4.55%) MiFID
3 33 (4.41%) QA
4 27 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.87%) EMIR
6 11 (1.47%) Solvency II
7 9 (1.20%) FATCA
8 8 (1.07%) SLA
9 7 (0.94%) AIFMD
9 7 (0.94%) COBIT
9 7 (0.94%) GDPR
9 7 (0.94%) UCITS
10 6 (0.80%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.67%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.67%) PMO
12 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.27%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.13%) COSO
14 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 34 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.74%) Firmware
3 13 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) XenApp
4 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.27%) Nessus
1 17 (2.27%) WSUS
2 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.13%) QRadar
3 1 (0.13%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 118 (15.78%) Microsoft
2 99 (13.24%) SAP
3 46 (6.15%) Oracle
4 43 (5.75%) Cisco
5 34 (4.55%) VMware
6 27 (3.61%) CheckPoint
7 25 (3.34%) Murex
8 23 (3.07%) F5
9 17 (2.27%) Qualys
10 14 (1.87%) Brocade
10 14 (1.87%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.87%) TOWER Software
11 13 (1.74%) Juniper
11 13 (1.74%) Palo Alto
12 9 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.07%) IBM
14 6 (0.80%) Blue Coat
14 6 (0.80%) Hitachi
15 5 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (0.67%) Siebel
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £40-50K + 10% Bonus & 20% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + holidays, pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Plus bonus, car allowance and more
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034 per year
Posted: 12 days ago