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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 85 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 12 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.95% 0.87% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.10% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Average salary £22,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
942 1091 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.41% 79.12% 70.51%
Number of salaries quoted 774 973 725
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales +12 12 £22,500 -55.00%
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UK

GAP Analysis
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Business Analysis
2 20 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (86.36%) PRINCE2
3 19 (86.36%) Waterfall
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (4.55%) Advertising
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) ISEB
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Document Management
7 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.55%) BPMN
7 1 (4.55%) PaaS
7 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
1 20 (90.91%) Business Analyst
2 19 (86.36%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Business Analysis
2 20 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (86.36%) PRINCE2
3 19 (86.36%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) BPMN
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB