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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 504 587 576
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -11
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 478 437 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 314 345 345
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £39,150
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £85,200 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 2016 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 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +66 449 £53,750 -10.41% 51
London +3 179 £70,000 - 19
South East +35 70 £55,000 - 13
West Midlands +9 50 £57,500 +5.50% 4
East of England +47 38 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Berkshire +21 36 £55,000 - 7
North West +33 35 £38,000 -24.00% 7
South West +37 28 £42,500 +17.24% 3
Manchester +33 28 £37,750 -30.09% 4
City of London +13 27 £67,500 -3.57% 8
Birmingham -11 27 £61,250 -3.92% 1
Yorkshire +18 24 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +31 23 £38,250 -15.00% 1
Hertfordshire +36 20 £50,000 +25.00%
Scotland +10 20 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey +37 17 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Bedfordshire +33 14 £40,000 +2.56% 1
East Midlands +2 14 £48,000 +6.66% 2
Leeds +25 13 £42,500 -2.85%
Bedford +20 13 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Reading +11 13 £55,000 - 4
Staffordshire +11 13 £57,500 -
Watford +31 10 £46,250 +15.62%
Bracknell -9 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Lichfield - 8 - -
Wiltshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +45 7 £47,500 +31.94% 2
Farnborough +10 7 - -
Edinburgh +8 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £41,500 -12.63% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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.

1 414 (47.37%) Finance
2 213 (24.37%) Business Analysis
3 202 (23.11%) SAP
4 192 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
5 181 (20.71%) Degree
6 165 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (16.93%) SDLC
8 140 (16.02%) Banking
9 135 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 119 (13.62%) Project Management
11 113 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 112 (12.81%) Change Management
13 110 (12.59%) SQL
14 107 (12.24%) Manufacturing
15 106 (12.13%) Retail
16 101 (11.56%) Migration
17 84 (9.61%) Microsoft
18 83 (9.50%) Risk Management
19 82 (9.38%) UML
20 81 (9.27%) Oracle
21 75 (8.58%) Integration Testing
22 73 (8.35%) CRM
23 72 (8.24%) Derivative
24 71 (8.12%) Investment Banking
24 71 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
24 71 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
25 70 (8.01%) Waterfall
26 69 (7.89%) Mentoring
27 66 (7.55%) Change Control
28 64 (7.32%) ERP

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 14 (1.60%) CMS
1 14 (1.60%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.49%) IIS
3 9 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (0.80%) SAS
6 6 (0.69%) Confluence
6 6 (0.69%) Oracle UPK
7 4 (0.46%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.34%) Drupal
8 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.23%) JBoss
10 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.11%) Documentum
10 1 (0.11%) FileNet
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 30 (3.43%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.06%) MS Office
3 18 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.11%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 47 (5.38%) SAP CO
1 47 (5.38%) SAP FI
1 47 (5.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 39 (4.46%) SAP MM
3 31 (3.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 25 (2.86%) SAP PP
5 24 (2.75%) Oracle Assets
5 24 (2.75%) Oracle Payables
6 23 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
7 22 (2.52%) SAP HCM
8 19 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 19 (2.17%) SAP SCM
9 17 (1.95%) SAP HR
9 17 (1.95%) SAP PP-PI
9 17 (1.95%) SAP SD
10 16 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
11 15 (1.72%) FLEXCUBE
11 15 (1.72%) SAP APO
11 15 (1.72%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.58%) SaaS
2 15 (1.72%) Force.com
3 11 (1.26%) Office 365
4 7 (0.80%) Taleo
5 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.12%) Firewall
2 27 (3.09%) Network Security
3 21 (2.40%) Internet
4 15 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (1.60%) LAN
5 14 (1.60%) WAN
6 13 (1.49%) BGP
7 12 (1.37%) OSPF
7 12 (1.37%) Spanning Tree
8 11 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (1.26%) Wireless
9 10 (1.14%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.92%) NAS
11 8 (0.92%) SAN
12 4 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (0.46%) NetScreen
12 4 (0.46%) VPN
13 3 (0.34%) HTTP
13 3 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 25 (2.86%) SAP HANA
2 24 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 15 (1.72%) SAP BW
5 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.60%) Big Data
7 11 (1.26%) QlikView
8 10 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.80%) SAP BI
11 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.69%) SQLPlus
12 5 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (2.75%) LSMW
2 17 (1.95%) JIRA
3 9 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (0.69%) ERwin
4 6 (0.69%) Toad
5 4 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.34%) JBehave
7 2 (0.23%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.11%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Log4j
8 1 (0.11%) ProC
8 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 414 (47.37%) Finance
2 140 (16.02%) Banking
3 107 (12.24%) Manufacturing
4 106 (12.13%) Retail
5 71 (8.12%) Investment Banking
6 34 (3.89%) General Ledger
6 34 (3.89%) Publishing
7 31 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 27 (3.09%) Marketing
9 19 (2.17%) Billing
9 19 (2.17%) Legal
9 19 (2.17%) Retail Banking
10 18 (2.06%) Back Office
11 15 (1.72%) Front Office
12 12 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.92%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.80%) Automotive
14 7 (0.80%) Local Government
15 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 448 (51.26%) Analyst
2 384 (43.94%) Business Analyst
3 247 (28.26%) Consultant
4 88 (10.07%) SAP Consultant
5 74 (8.47%) Architect
6 59 (6.75%) Banking Analyst
7 54 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
7 54 (6.18%) Senior Business Analyst
8 53 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
9 46 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 45 (5.15%) SAP Analyst
11 44 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (4.58%) Business Consultant
13 38 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
14 34 (3.89%) SAP Business Analyst
15 33 (3.78%) SAP CO Consultant
15 33 (3.78%) SAP FI Consultant
15 33 (3.78%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 31 (3.55%) Regulatory Business Analyst
17 30 (3.43%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.58%) .NET
2 36 (4.12%) HTML
3 31 (3.55%) XML
4 24 (2.75%) CSS
5 15 (1.72%) Web Services
6 14 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.14%) HTML5
7 10 (1.14%) jQuery
7 10 (1.14%) SAP Basis
8 9 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.57%) Middleware
10 5 (0.57%) REST
10 5 (0.57%) SAP ALE
11 4 (0.46%) Ajax
11 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (0.46%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 192 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.24%) Derivative
3 52 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 50 (5.72%) Fixed Income
5 47 (5.38%) Equities
6 39 (4.46%) Management Information System
7 32 (3.66%) User Experience
8 29 (3.32%) OTC Derivatives
9 28 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 26 (2.97%) Fintech
11 25 (2.86%) Data Conversion
12 19 (2.17%) Credit Risk
13 17 (1.95%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.60%) Reinsurance
15 13 (1.49%) AS400
15 13 (1.49%) Data Centre
16 12 (1.37%) Computer Science
17 10 (1.14%) PKI
18 9 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
19 8 (0.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.63%) Windows
2 20 (2.29%) Linux
3 14 (1.60%) OS/400
4 12 (1.37%) Unix
5 9 (1.03%) AIX
5 9 (1.03%) HPUX
5 9 (1.03%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.03%) Solaris
6 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (24.37%) Business Analysis
2 165 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (16.93%) SDLC
4 135 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (13.62%) Project Management
6 113 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 112 (12.81%) Change Management
8 101 (11.56%) Migration
9 83 (9.50%) Risk Management
10 82 (9.38%) UML
11 75 (8.58%) Integration Testing
12 73 (8.35%) CRM
13 71 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 70 (8.01%) Waterfall
15 69 (7.89%) Mentoring
16 66 (7.55%) Change Control
17 64 (7.32%) ERP
17 64 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
18 56 (6.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 110 (12.59%) SQL
2 41 (4.69%) Java
3 35 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 30 (3.43%) ABAP
5 29 (3.32%) JavaScript
6 24 (2.75%) C#
7 13 (1.49%) Python
8 11 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.14%) VBA
10 9 (1.03%) C
10 9 (1.03%) Perl
11 5 (0.57%) PHP
12 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.23%) PL/1
12 2 (0.23%) R
12 2 (0.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.11%) SOQL
13 1 (0.11%) SOSL
13 1 (0.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 181 (20.71%) Degree
2 46 (5.26%) ISEB
3 29 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (3.20%) CISSP
5 27 (3.09%) CCNP
6 16 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.72%) CISM
8 13 (1.49%) CCIE
8 13 (1.49%) CCNA
9 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.14%) PCI QSA
11 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.92%) MCITP
12 8 (0.92%) MCSE
12 8 (0.92%) RHCA
12 8 (0.92%) RHCSA
12 8 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.80%) GIAC
13 7 (0.80%) ISACA
13 7 (0.80%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.06%) MiFID
2 50 (5.72%) QA
3 43 (4.92%) PCI DSS
4 39 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (3.43%) EMIR
6 17 (1.95%) FATCA
7 11 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.80%) SLA
9 6 (0.69%) PA-DSS
10 5 (0.57%) COBIT
10 5 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.57%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.46%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.23%) SDET
14 1 (0.11%) Basel III
14 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.11%) ISO20022
14 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.49%) XenApp
4 8 (0.92%) vSphere
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (0.80%) QRadar
1 7 (0.80%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 202 (23.11%) SAP
2 84 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 81 (9.27%) Oracle
4 33 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (3.66%) Cisco
6 27 (3.09%) Siebel
7 24 (2.75%) CheckPoint
8 22 (2.52%) Juniper
9 19 (2.17%) Intel Security
10 18 (2.06%) ServiceNow
11 16 (1.83%) VMware
12 14 (1.60%) Citrix
13 13 (1.49%) Hyperion
14 11 (1.26%) Marketo
14 11 (1.26%) Tableau
15 10 (1.14%) Murex
16 9 (1.03%) Ariba
16 9 (1.03%) F5
16 9 (1.03%) IBM
16 9 (1.03%) Sophos
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Networkers
Salary: £42000 per annum + EXCELLENT benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
United Kingdom
Cigna Careers
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
TDA Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 23 days ago