The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 69 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.39% 2.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
GAP Analysis
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 448 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.29% 85.01% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 376 314 206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Watford

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in Watford

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 11 (84.62%) UML
2 10 (76.92%) Retail
3 9 (69.23%) FLEXCUBE
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 9 (69.23%) Finacle
3 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (61.54%) Retail Banking
4 8 (61.54%) Project Planning
5 7 (53.85%) Temenos T24
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) ITSM
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (7.69%) SLA
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) MS Project
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) FLEXCUBE
1 9 (69.23%) Finacle
2 7 (53.85%) Temenos T24
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (76.92%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 8 (61.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Business Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) UML
2 8 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Project Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft