The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank - 98 97
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.76% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
GAP Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1081 1056 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.79% 81.54% 73.50%
Number of salaries quoted 895 903 816
Average salary £39,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Wales region.

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in Wales

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (25.00%) Durandal
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Durandal
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Casewise
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle