The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
England / West Midlands
Rank 177 186 203
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 26 50 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.86% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.98% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 10
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4229 5117 4205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.29% 88.19% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3360 4210 3559
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

GAP Analysis Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 12 £55,000 +46.66%
Staffordshire +3 8 - -
Warwickshire +35 3 £61,250 +2.08%
Solihull - 1 £47,000 -
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 15 (35.71%) SAP
2 14 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 14 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 10 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (21.43%) Internal Audit
6 9 (21.43%) Validation
6 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Automotive
7 8 (19.05%) ABAP
7 8 (19.05%) CRM
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.90%) System Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Data Mapping
10 5 (11.90%) SAP CO
10 5 (11.90%) SAP SD
10 5 (11.90%) SAP FI
10 5 (11.90%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (11.90%) Legacy Data Mapping

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SAP CO
1 5 (11.90%) SAP FI
1 5 (11.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (11.90%) SAP SD
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (7.14%) SAP MM
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (19.05%) Automotive
3 7 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.76%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Consultant
2 20 (47.62%) Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) SAP Consultant
4 14 (33.33%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) SAP SD Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Release Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) E-Business Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.14%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (21.43%) Internal Audit
4 9 (21.43%) Validation
5 8 (19.05%) CRM
5 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Data Mapping
8 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Legacy Data Mapping
8 5 (11.90%) System Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Analytics
9 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) ABAP
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CISM
1 3 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (4.76%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.38%) CISA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) GSNA
3 1 (2.38%) IRCA
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) COSO
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) SAP
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco