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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 533 532 524
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 393 400 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 321 308 282
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 -12 366 £57,500 +9.52% 81
London +14 195 £70,000 +12.00% 48
City of London +38 94 £70,000 - 25
South East -26 51 £42,500 -15.00% 8
East of England +16 29 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Yorkshire +1 26 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire +18 23 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Hertfordshire -1 16 £50,000 +38.88% 1
North West -15 16 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Watford +12 14 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire +4 12 £40,000 -13.51%
West Midlands -13 12 £45,000 +18.42% 8
Sheffield -5 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Essex - 10 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 9 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire -8 8 £35,000 -28.57% 3
Manchester -10 8 £57,500 +35.29% 1
South West -15 8 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Bristol -8 7 £58,750 +52.59% 2
Reading -2 6 £85,000 +183.33%
Birmingham - 6 £50,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +11 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 - 1
Brentwood - 5 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire +4 4 £30,000 -17.80%
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £31,500 -40.00% 1
Surrey -17 4 £80,000 +77.77% 2
South Wales -24 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Wales -30 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 300 (34.92%) Finance
2 292 (33.99%) Business Analysis
3 223 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (16.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 137 (15.95%) Project Management
6 130 (15.13%) Banking
7 129 (15.02%) SQL
8 127 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
9 126 (14.67%) Use Case
10 111 (12.92%) UML
11 108 (12.57%) Microsoft
12 105 (12.22%) ERP
12 105 (12.22%) Degree
13 101 (11.76%) Retail
14 98 (11.41%) Oracle
15 96 (11.18%) MS Excel
16 90 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 88 (10.24%) Workflow
18 86 (10.01%) SQL Server
19 81 (9.43%) SAP
20 78 (9.08%) Change Management
21 76 (8.85%) CRM
22 72 (8.38%) Data Analysis
23 71 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
23 71 (8.27%) MS Visio
24 70 (8.15%) Manufacturing
24 70 (8.15%) Telecoms
25 65 (7.57%) Waterfall
26 61 (7.10%) User Stories
27 59 (6.87%) Migration

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.75%) SAS
3 13 (1.51%) FileNet
4 8 (0.93%) NetWeaver
5 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.47%) CMS
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.35%) Confluence
8 3 (0.35%) Lync
8 3 (0.35%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 96 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 71 (8.27%) MS Visio
3 50 (5.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (3.96%) MS Project
5 29 (3.38%) MS Office
6 7 (0.81%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 38 (4.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 27 (3.14%) Finacle
3 25 (2.91%) Temenos T24
4 20 (2.33%) FLEXCUBE
5 18 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
8 13 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (1.40%) SAP HR
10 11 (1.28%) Pegasus Opera
10 11 (1.28%) SAP Business One
10 11 (1.28%) Sage 200
11 10 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
11 10 (1.16%) SAP APO
12 9 (1.05%) SAP SD
12 9 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
13 8 (0.93%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.79%) SaaS
2 14 (1.63%) Office 365
3 5 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.47%) Taleo
4 4 (0.47%) Force.com
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.93%) Internet
2 6 (0.70%) MPLS
2 6 (0.70%) SDH
2 6 (0.70%) Network Security
3 5 (0.58%) LTE
3 5 (0.58%) VoLTE
4 4 (0.47%) LAN
4 4 (0.47%) Firewall
5 3 (0.35%) DWDM
5 3 (0.35%) ATM
5 3 (0.35%) VPN
5 3 (0.35%) DNS
6 2 (0.23%) VoIP
6 2 (0.23%) WAN
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) DMZ
7 1 (0.12%) OSPF
7 1 (0.12%) BGP
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (2.79%) Data Mining
7 21 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.10%) MySQL
8 18 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (1.86%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Power View
12 6 (0.70%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.28%) JIRA
2 8 (0.93%) Rational Rose
3 6 (0.70%) ERwin
4 4 (0.47%) Toad
5 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.35%) Subversion
6 2 (0.23%) MorphX
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.12%) LSMW
General
1 300 (34.92%) Finance
2 130 (15.13%) Banking
3 101 (11.76%) Retail
4 70 (8.15%) Manufacturing
4 70 (8.15%) Telecoms
5 50 (5.82%) Legal
6 47 (5.47%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.26%) Front Office
8 27 (3.14%) Marketing
9 25 (2.91%) Retail Banking
9 25 (2.91%) Back Office
10 20 (2.33%) Billing
11 17 (1.98%) Advertising
12 14 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.40%) General Ledger
14 10 (1.16%) Publishing
15 9 (1.05%) Games
16 8 (0.93%) Electronics
16 8 (0.93%) Automotive
17 5 (0.58%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 445 (51.80%) Analyst
2 407 (47.38%) Business Analyst
3 162 (18.86%) Consultant
4 103 (11.99%) Architect
5 62 (7.22%) Systems Analyst
6 58 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
7 52 (6.05%) Business Systems Analyst
8 40 (4.66%) Senior Analyst
9 38 (4.42%) Senior Business Analyst
10 37 (4.31%) Banking Business Analyst
11 28 (3.26%) Data Analyst
12 27 (3.14%) Oracle Consultant
12 27 (3.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 27 (3.14%) ERP Consultant
12 27 (3.14%) Agile Business Analyst
13 26 (3.03%) Implementation Consultant
13 26 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
14 25 (2.91%) ERP Implementation Consultant
15 24 (2.79%) SAP Consultant
15 24 (2.79%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.01%) .NET
2 29 (3.38%) XML
3 24 (2.79%) HTML
4 12 (1.40%) Web Services
5 11 (1.28%) J2EE
5 11 (1.28%) EDI
6 8 (0.93%) CSS
6 8 (0.93%) RESTful
7 7 (0.81%) MDX
8 5 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (0.58%) Middleware
8 5 (0.58%) Ajax
9 4 (0.47%) FpML
9 4 (0.47%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.47%) XSLT
9 4 (0.47%) SOAP
9 4 (0.47%) JSON
9 4 (0.47%) jQuery
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 127 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (3.49%) Equities
5 26 (3.03%) Data Integration
6 25 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.79%) User Experience
7 24 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.10%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.98%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.63%) Derivative
11 9 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.81%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.81%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.70%) Online Games
14 6 (0.70%) Life Science
14 6 (0.70%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.70%) FMCG
14 6 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.89%) Windows
2 11 (1.28%) Windows 7
3 10 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (1.16%) UNIX
3 10 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (0.93%) Linux
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (33.99%) Business Analysis
2 223 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (16.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 137 (15.95%) Project Management
5 126 (14.67%) Use Case
6 111 (12.92%) UML
7 105 (12.22%) ERP
8 90 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 88 (10.24%) Workflow
10 78 (9.08%) Change Management
11 76 (8.85%) CRM
12 72 (8.38%) Data Analysis
13 71 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
14 65 (7.57%) Waterfall
15 61 (7.10%) User Stories
16 59 (6.87%) Migration
17 58 (6.75%) PRINCE2
18 55 (6.40%) Scrum
19 52 (6.05%) E-Commerce
20 50 (5.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 129 (15.02%) SQL
2 34 (3.96%) C#
3 31 (3.61%) Java
4 24 (2.79%) C
5 21 (2.44%) PHP
6 17 (1.98%) C++
7 15 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.75%) Python
8 14 (1.63%) Ruby
9 9 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.47%) VBA
10 4 (0.47%) PHP5
11 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.23%) ABAP
12 2 (0.23%) RPG
12 2 (0.23%) X++
13 1 (0.12%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 105 (12.22%) Degree
2 33 (3.84%) ISEB
3 13 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.05%) PCI QSA
6 7 (0.81%) CIMA
6 7 (0.81%) ACCA
7 6 (0.70%) CISSP
7 6 (0.70%) MBA
7 6 (0.70%) VCP4
8 5 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.58%) CISM
8 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.47%) PMP
9 4 (0.47%) CISA
9 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.42%) QA
2 17 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.81%) SLA
4 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.70%) FATCA
5 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 3 (0.35%) EMIR
6 3 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.35%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.23%) COSO
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Firmware
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 98 (11.41%) Oracle
3 81 (9.43%) SAP
4 20 (2.33%) IBM
5 14 (1.63%) JD Edwards
6 13 (1.51%) Trillium
6 13 (1.51%) Cisco
6 13 (1.51%) DataFlux
7 11 (1.28%) VMware
7 11 (1.28%) Sage
7 11 (1.28%) Pegasus
8 10 (1.16%) Siebel
8 10 (1.16%) Epicor
8 10 (1.16%) Remedy
9 9 (1.05%) Hyperion
10 8 (0.93%) Misys
11 7 (0.81%) SunGard
11 7 (0.81%) Juniper
11 7 (0.81%) OpenLink
11 7 (0.81%) Primavera
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Roc Search
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: 50k (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car + other benefits + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago