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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 100 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1139 1048 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.59% 77.74% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 932 916 859
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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
(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 -9 4 £60,000 +60.00%
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Sage
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) C#

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Sage ERP X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Cognizant