The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for GAP Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 53 75 85
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10  
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 18 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.84% 1.26% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.36% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
Median salary £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% +6.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

GAP Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 566 733 967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.27% 92.67% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 423 600 724
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Bedfordshire

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in Bedfordshire

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Bedford +6 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
East of England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 17 (80.95%) IT Strategy
2 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 10 (47.62%) SOA
2 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) CRM
4 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (23.81%) ERP
6 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
6 5 (23.81%) SaaS
6 5 (23.81%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (19.05%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) Release Management
8 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
8 3 (14.29%) Data Management
8 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
8 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (14.29%) Office 365
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) WLAN
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Finance

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
1 3 (14.29%) WLAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Business Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) CRM Architect
4 3 (14.29%) ERP Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SOA Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Storage Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Storage Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Support
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) IT Strategy
2 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 10 (47.62%) SOA
2 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 7 (33.33%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Data Flow Diagram
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) ERP
5 4 (19.05%) Release Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
8 1 (4.76%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
3 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
3 2 (9.52%) webMethods
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.76%) IBM