Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 136 184
Rank change year-on-year -33 +48 +5
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.20% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +19.35% -29.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £52,250 £38,850
North West median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% -11.76% +20.00%

GAP Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2692 1985 2902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.64% 87.37% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2034 1688 2449
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,850 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +1 3 £35,000 -26.32%
Warrington -1 2 £27,500 -50.00%
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £27,500 -
GAP Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Display Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HTML

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP LE
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Display Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP