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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 58 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.31% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
435 312 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.82% 76.66% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 310 221 317
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 January 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 27 (72.97%) UML
2 22 (59.46%) Retail
2 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (48.65%) Banking
4 17 (45.95%) FLEXCUBE
4 17 (45.95%) Finacle
4 17 (45.95%) Temenos T24
5 14 (37.84%) Project Planning
5 14 (37.84%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
8 8 (21.62%) Rational Rose
8 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (21.62%) Requirements Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) Workflow
10 6 (16.22%) MS Project
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (10.81%) ISEB
12 4 (10.81%) BPR
12 4 (10.81%) Change Management
13 3 (8.11%) ITSM
13 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
13 3 (8.11%) Change Control
14 2 (5.41%) SAP
15 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (16.22%) MS Project
2 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (45.95%) FLEXCUBE
1 17 (45.95%) Temenos T24
1 17 (45.95%) Finacle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (59.46%) Retail
2 18 (48.65%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Analyst
1 34 (91.89%) Business Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Business Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) UML
2 14 (37.84%) Requirements Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) Project Planning
3 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.62%) Requirements Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Workflow
7 4 (10.81%) BPR
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) ITSM
8 3 (8.11%) Change Control
9 1 (2.70%) User Stories
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.70%) BPMN
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) BMC