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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 495 554 578
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +24
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 485 486 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 309 381 341
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -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
85855 95974 97941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.57% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71776 79089 78169
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +53 461 £55,000 - 46
London +14 192 £70,000 - 19
South East +43 95 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Berkshire +15 49 £55,000 +18.27% 4
City of London +29 38 £67,500 -15.62% 6
North West +26 36 £43,500 -0.57% 2
Manchester +31 31 £44,750 -14.76% 2
Yorkshire +18 27 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East of England +17 27 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -24 27 £48,250 -6.31% 2
West Yorkshire +26 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Midlands +23 25 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Surrey +52 20 £60,000 +2.12% 1
South West +5 19 £42,500 +6.25%
Reading +5 18 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +11 17 £45,000 -5.26%
Nottinghamshire +16 15 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Birmingham -34 15 £42,500 -34.61%
Leeds +22 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Hampshire +13 12 £36,000 -40.00% 2
Bedfordshire +25 11 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Hertfordshire +17 11 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Bedford +24 10 £40,000 +19.40%
Farnborough -2 10 - - 1
West Sussex +9 9 £52,500 +45.83% 2
Nottingham +13 8 £72,000 +44.00%
Bracknell -1 8 £52,500 -
Aberdeen - 8 - -
Wiltshire +18 7 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire +7 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 448 (50.62%) Finance
2 227 (25.65%) Business Analysis
3 199 (22.49%) SAP
4 198 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
5 189 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (20.11%) Degree
7 168 (18.98%) SDLC
8 156 (17.63%) Banking
9 153 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 128 (14.46%) Project Management
11 123 (13.90%) Retail
12 110 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 109 (12.32%) SQL
14 107 (12.09%) Manufacturing
15 99 (11.19%) Migration
16 95 (10.73%) UML
17 94 (10.62%) Change Management
17 94 (10.62%) Investment Banking
18 90 (10.17%) Derivative
18 90 (10.17%) Risk Management
19 84 (9.49%) Oracle
20 79 (8.93%) Mentoring
21 75 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
22 73 (8.25%) Integration Testing
23 68 (7.68%) Change Control
23 68 (7.68%) Waterfall
24 66 (7.46%) MiFID
24 66 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
25 65 (7.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 64 (7.23%) Microsoft

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 18 (2.03%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.58%) CMS
2 14 (1.58%) IIS
3 11 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (0.90%) Confluence
5 7 (0.79%) SAS
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.45%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle UPK
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.23%) JBoss
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.11%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (3.84%) MS Visio
2 24 (2.71%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.37%) MS Office
4 13 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 55 (6.21%) SAP CO
1 55 (6.21%) SAP FI
1 55 (6.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 45 (5.08%) SAP MM
3 39 (4.41%) SAP PP
4 36 (4.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 32 (3.62%) SAP SD
6 30 (3.39%) Oracle Assets
7 29 (3.28%) Oracle Payables
7 29 (3.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 28 (3.16%) SAP SCM
9 24 (2.71%) Oracle Cash Management
10 21 (2.37%) SAP APO
11 20 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
12 17 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
13 16 (1.81%) SAP MII
13 16 (1.81%) SAP PP-PI
14 15 (1.69%) Finacle
14 15 (1.69%) FLEXCUBE
14 15 (1.69%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.28%) SaaS
2 13 (1.47%) Force.com
3 11 (1.24%) Office 365
4 8 (0.90%) Taleo
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.23%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.41%) Firewall
2 27 (3.05%) Network Security
3 24 (2.71%) Internet
4 15 (1.69%) LAN
4 15 (1.69%) WAN
5 14 (1.58%) Wireless
6 13 (1.47%) BGP
6 13 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (1.36%) OSPF
7 12 (1.36%) Spanning Tree
8 11 (1.24%) NAS
8 11 (1.24%) SAN
9 10 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.13%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.34%) HTTP
11 3 (0.34%) IPsec
11 3 (0.34%) SSL
11 3 (0.34%) VPN
12 2 (0.23%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.94%) SAP HANA
2 22 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.81%) SAP BW
5 15 (1.69%) SQL Server
6 13 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 12 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.24%) QlikView
9 10 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (1.02%) Big Data
11 8 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.79%) SAP BI
13 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.45%) SQLPlus
15 3 (0.34%) GIS
16 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.15%) JIRA
2 14 (1.58%) LSMW
3 9 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.68%) ERwin
5 4 (0.45%) Toad
6 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.23%) JBehave
7 2 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.11%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.11%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Log4j
8 1 (0.11%) ProC
8 1 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.11%) Selenium
8 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 448 (50.62%) Finance
2 156 (17.63%) Banking
3 123 (13.90%) Retail
4 107 (12.09%) Manufacturing
5 94 (10.62%) Investment Banking
6 46 (5.20%) General Ledger
7 38 (4.29%) Publishing
7 38 (4.29%) Telecoms
8 29 (3.28%) Back Office
9 25 (2.82%) Front Office
10 21 (2.37%) Legal
11 19 (2.15%) Retail Banking
12 18 (2.03%) Marketing
13 15 (1.69%) Billing
14 12 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.90%) Automotive
15 8 (0.90%) Local Government
16 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.56%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 469 (52.99%) Analyst
2 396 (44.75%) Business Analyst
3 241 (27.23%) Consultant
4 99 (11.19%) SAP Consultant
5 74 (8.36%) Architect
6 72 (8.14%) Banking Analyst
7 60 (6.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 51 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
9 50 (5.65%) Senior Business Analyst
10 48 (5.42%) Financial Analyst
11 43 (4.86%) Functional Consultant
12 41 (4.63%) Business Consultant
13 40 (4.52%) Finance Business Analyst
13 40 (4.52%) Senior Consultant
14 39 (4.41%) SAP Analyst
14 39 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (4.07%) Regulatory Business Analyst
15 36 (4.07%) SAP CO Consultant
15 36 (4.07%) SAP FI Consultant
15 36 (4.07%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.39%) HTML
2 28 (3.16%) .NET
3 26 (2.94%) XML
4 20 (2.26%) CSS
5 15 (1.69%) Web Services
6 9 (1.02%) Middleware
6 9 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.68%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.68%) HTML5
8 6 (0.68%) jQuery
8 6 (0.68%) SAP ALE
8 6 (0.68%) SAP Basis
9 5 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.34%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.34%) REST
11 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.23%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.23%) OAuth2
11 2 (0.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 198 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (10.17%) Derivative
3 65 (7.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (7.23%) Fixed Income
5 59 (6.67%) Equities
6 53 (5.99%) Management Information System
7 36 (4.07%) OTC Derivatives
8 31 (3.50%) User Experience
9 29 (3.28%) Credit Risk
10 28 (3.16%) Fintech
11 26 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 22 (2.49%) Market Risk
13 15 (1.69%) AS400
13 15 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
14 14 (1.58%) Data Centre
14 14 (1.58%) Data Conversion
15 12 (1.36%) PKI
16 11 (1.24%) Computer Science
16 11 (1.24%) Cryptography
16 11 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (3.16%) Linux
2 18 (2.03%) Windows
3 16 (1.81%) OS/400
4 11 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.02%) Unix
6 7 (0.79%) AIX
6 7 (0.79%) HPUX
6 7 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.79%) Solaris
7 6 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (25.65%) Business Analysis
2 189 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (18.98%) SDLC
4 153 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 128 (14.46%) Project Management
6 110 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 99 (11.19%) Migration
8 95 (10.73%) UML
9 94 (10.62%) Change Management
10 90 (10.17%) Risk Management
11 79 (8.93%) Mentoring
12 75 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 73 (8.25%) Integration Testing
14 68 (7.68%) Change Control
14 68 (7.68%) Waterfall
15 66 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (7.12%) User Stories
17 60 (6.78%) ERP
18 55 (6.21%) Data Modelling
18 55 (6.21%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 109 (12.32%) SQL
2 36 (4.07%) Java
3 30 (3.39%) PL/SQL
4 27 (3.05%) ABAP
5 23 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.03%) C#
7 15 (1.69%) C
8 9 (1.02%) Python
8 9 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.79%) Perl
9 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.68%) PHP
10 6 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.68%) VBA
11 4 (0.45%) VB
12 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.23%) PL/1
13 1 (0.11%) R
13 1 (0.11%) SOQL
13 1 (0.11%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 178 (20.11%) Degree
2 49 (5.54%) ISEB
3 31 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (3.28%) CCNP
5 28 (3.16%) CISSP
6 20 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.69%) CISM
8 14 (1.58%) CCNA
9 13 (1.47%) CCIE
10 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.36%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.24%) MCITP
11 11 (1.24%) MCSE
11 11 (1.24%) RHCA
11 11 (1.24%) RHCSA
11 11 (1.24%) SANS
11 11 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.90%) GIAC
12 8 (0.90%) ISACA
12 8 (0.90%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.46%) MiFID
2 49 (5.54%) PCI DSS
3 44 (4.97%) QA
4 42 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (4.07%) EMIR
6 22 (2.49%) FATCA
7 15 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.90%) SLA
9 6 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.68%) PA-DSS
10 5 (0.56%) COBIT
10 5 (0.56%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.45%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.92%) XenApp
4 11 (1.24%) vSphere
5 6 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (0.90%) QRadar
1 8 (0.90%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 199 (22.49%) SAP
2 84 (9.49%) Oracle
3 64 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 34 (3.84%) Cisco
5 30 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (2.82%) Siebel
7 23 (2.60%) CheckPoint
8 21 (2.37%) Juniper
9 20 (2.26%) Intel Security
9 20 (2.26%) VMware
10 19 (2.15%) IBM
10 19 (2.15%) Murex
11 18 (2.03%) Citrix
12 12 (1.36%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.24%) Hyperion
13 11 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.24%) Tableau
14 10 (1.13%) F5
15 9 (1.02%) Cognos
16 8 (0.90%) Ariba
Watford
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS AND CAR ALLOWANCE AND BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + flexi time, private med, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, life, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Car Allowence & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Pension and holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Greythorn
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago