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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 180 206 177
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 41 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.18% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.23% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 20
Average salary £57,500 £44,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.49% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,820 £38,100 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,150
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
GAP Analysis
England

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
4832 4368 4328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.62% 80.09% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 3618 3664
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,655
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £66,000
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 the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Birmingham +31 30 £65,000 +30.00%
Walsall - 6 £43,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 20 (33.90%) CCIE
2 20 (33.90%) CCNP
2 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.90%) Juniper
2 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
2 20 (33.90%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (32.20%) Network Security
4 18 (30.51%) McAfee
5 12 (20.34%) BGP
5 12 (20.34%) OSPF
5 12 (20.34%) Firewall
5 12 (20.34%) Business Analysis
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (20.34%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (15.25%) Project Management
7 8 (13.56%) ERP
7 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
7 8 (13.56%) SDLC
7 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Degree
8 7 (11.86%) Change Management
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.17%) Oracle
9 6 (10.17%) SAP
9 6 (10.17%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.47%) System Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Process Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (6.78%) SAP CO
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (6.78%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.69%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (1.69%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco Nexus
2 19 (32.20%) Network Security
3 12 (20.34%) Spanning Tree
3 12 (20.34%) OSPF
3 12 (20.34%) BGP
3 12 (20.34%) Firewall
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.08%) SQLPlus
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.08%) Toad
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 16 (27.12%) Business Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Consultant
4 12 (20.34%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Network Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Business Change Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Change Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) XML
2 2 (3.39%) EDI
3 1 (1.69%) SAML
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Derivative
4 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Business Analysis
2 9 (15.25%) Project Management
3 8 (13.56%) ERP
3 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (13.56%) SDLC
4 7 (11.86%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.47%) System Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Process Architecture
6 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.78%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.78%) Change Control
7 4 (6.78%) Legacy Data Mapping
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.78%) Use Case
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.39%) ABAP
4 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) CCIE
1 20 (33.90%) CCNP
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) CBAP
4 1 (1.69%) GIAC
4 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco
1 20 (33.90%) Juniper
1 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
2 18 (30.51%) McAfee
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.69%) Pega
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