Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 537 610
Rank change year-on-year +7 +73 +24
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 854 848 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 487 565 661
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -7.08% +1.80%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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
London +96 498 £62,500 -3.85% 18
South East -50 116 £42,000 -23.64% 10
North of England -30 87 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Midlands +4 61 £41,250 -13.16% 4
North West -21 52 £37,500 -16.67% 4
East of England +14 46 £52,500 +31.25% 3
West Midlands -8 38 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Yorkshire -2 32 £37,500 -4.46% 3
East Midlands +24 23 £32,500 -31.94% 2
South West +4 23 £52,500 +16.67% 1
North East +5 3 £50,000 - 1
GAP Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 280 (32.79%) Finance
2 252 (29.51%) SAP
3 230 (26.93%) Analytical Skills
4 164 (19.20%) Degree
5 154 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (17.56%) Business Analysis
7 145 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 113 (13.23%) Project Management
9 109 (12.76%) Manufacturing
10 106 (12.41%) Banking
11 105 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 96 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 95 (11.12%) Retail
13 95 (11.12%) Derivative
14 90 (10.54%) ERP
15 82 (9.60%) Information Security
16 79 (9.25%) Migration
16 79 (9.25%) Microsoft
17 76 (8.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 74 (8.67%) SQL
19 72 (8.43%) SAP SD
20 71 (8.31%) Investment Banking
21 69 (8.08%) Oracle
22 64 (7.49%) System Testing
23 63 (7.38%) SAP FI
23 63 (7.38%) GDPR
24 61 (7.14%) SAP HANA
25 60 (7.03%) SAP FI/CO
25 60 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 60 (7.03%) SAP CO

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (1.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.70%) IIS
3 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.47%) Confluence
4 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle UPK
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (4.68%) MS Visio
2 38 (4.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 72 (8.43%) SAP SD
2 63 (7.38%) SAP FI
3 60 (7.03%) SAP CO
3 60 (7.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 52 (6.09%) Oracle EBS
5 49 (5.74%) SAP S/4HANA
6 33 (3.86%) Oracle EBS R12
7 29 (3.40%) SAP MM
8 20 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
9 19 (2.22%) SAP QM
10 15 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
10 15 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (1.17%) SAP SCM
12 9 (1.05%) SAP BPC
13 8 (0.94%) SAP APO
13 8 (0.94%) SAP PP
13 8 (0.94%) SAP SRM
13 8 (0.94%) SAP WM
14 7 (0.82%) SAP PLM
14 7 (0.82%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 16 (1.87%) Force.com
4 12 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 8 (0.94%) Slack
6 7 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (0.82%) Office 365
6 7 (0.82%) SaaS
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.47%) CloudSense
9 3 (0.35%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.22%) Internet
2 11 (1.29%) Firewall
3 8 (0.94%) Network Security
4 7 (0.82%) SMS
5 6 (0.70%) LAN
5 6 (0.70%) WAN
6 4 (0.47%) CHAP
7 3 (0.35%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 2 (0.23%) SSH
8 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.12%) Broadband
9 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.12%) HTTP
9 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 27 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (1.99%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.41%) Big Data
5 5 (0.59%) DB2
6 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (0.47%) QlikView
6 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.23%) Adabas
8 2 (0.23%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.12%) HBase
9 1 (0.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (2.69%) JIRA
2 15 (1.76%) Artifactory
2 15 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.82%) Burp Suite
5 7 (0.82%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.35%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.12%) TestLink
7 1 (0.12%) TestRail
General
1 280 (32.79%) Finance
2 109 (12.76%) Manufacturing
3 106 (12.41%) Banking
4 95 (11.12%) Retail
5 71 (8.31%) Investment Banking
6 50 (5.85%) Front Office
7 48 (5.62%) General Ledger
8 40 (4.68%) Billing
9 33 (3.86%) Automotive
10 30 (3.51%) Back Office
10 30 (3.51%) Legal
11 18 (2.11%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.99%) Marketing
13 14 (1.64%) Advertising
13 14 (1.64%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.82%) Publishing
15 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.59%) German Language
16 2 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 317 (37.12%) Analyst
1 317 (37.12%) Consultant
2 275 (32.20%) Business Analyst
3 140 (16.39%) SAP Consultant
4 60 (7.03%) Architect
5 53 (6.21%) Banking Analyst
5 53 (6.21%) Business Consultant
6 52 (6.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 51 (5.97%) SAP SD Consultant
8 47 (5.50%) Oracle Consultant
9 41 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
10 37 (4.33%) Security Manager
11 36 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
12 33 (3.86%) Senior Business Analyst
13 31 (3.63%) Developer
14 24 (2.81%) Murex Analyst
14 24 (2.81%) Murex Business Analyst
14 24 (2.81%) Murex Consultant
15 22 (2.58%) SAP CO Consultant
15 22 (2.58%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.51%) HTML
2 26 (3.04%) CSS
3 25 (2.93%) REST
4 21 (2.46%) SAP CO-PA
4 21 (2.46%) Web Services
5 17 (1.99%) XML
6 16 (1.87%) EDI
7 15 (1.76%) AngularJS
7 15 (1.76%) HTML5
7 15 (1.76%) Node.js
7 15 (1.76%) React
7 15 (1.76%) SOAP
8 12 (1.41%) SAP Fiori
9 10 (1.17%) .NET
9 10 (1.17%) jQuery
10 9 (1.05%) JSON
10 9 (1.05%) SAPUI5
11 8 (0.94%) JSP
11 8 (0.94%) Spring
11 8 (0.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 230 (26.93%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (11.12%) Derivative
3 76 (8.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (5.50%) Fixed Income
4 47 (5.50%) Virtual Team
5 45 (5.27%) Credit Derivative
6 34 (3.98%) Life Science
7 33 (3.86%) Equities
8 32 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 32 (3.75%) NHS
9 29 (3.40%) Computer Science
10 23 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.76%) FMCG
12 12 (1.41%) EPoS
12 12 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.41%) User Experience
13 8 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.94%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.94%) Social Media
14 7 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.11%) Windows
2 9 (1.05%) Windows Server
3 7 (0.82%) Kali Linux
4 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.59%) Linux
5 5 (0.59%) VMS
6 2 (0.23%) CentOS
6 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.23%) SUSE
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (17.56%) Business Analysis
3 145 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (13.23%) Project Management
5 105 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 96 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 90 (10.54%) ERP
8 82 (9.60%) Information Security
9 79 (9.25%) Migration
10 64 (7.49%) System Testing
11 58 (6.79%) Change Management
11 58 (6.79%) Data Analysis
12 55 (6.44%) Data Management
12 55 (6.44%) SDLC
13 54 (6.32%) Risk Management
14 50 (5.85%) Business Development
14 50 (5.85%) Customer Requirements
15 46 (5.39%) Data Protection
16 45 (5.27%) Mentoring
17 44 (5.15%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 74 (8.67%) SQL
2 36 (4.22%) JavaScript
3 25 (2.93%) Java
4 24 (2.81%) VBA
5 16 (1.87%) ABAP
6 15 (1.76%) C
6 15 (1.76%) Python
7 7 (0.82%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.70%) Apex Code
8 6 (0.70%) SOQL
8 6 (0.70%) SOSL
9 5 (0.59%) C#
10 2 (0.23%) RPG
10 2 (0.23%) VB
10 2 (0.23%) VB6
11 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 164 (19.20%) Degree
2 41 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.98%) CISSP
4 30 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.58%) CISM
6 19 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.87%) CISA
8 13 (1.52%) CREST Certified
9 11 (1.29%) SSCP
10 10 (1.17%) ISEB
11 7 (0.82%) OSCP
12 6 (0.70%) CEH
12 6 (0.70%) GIAC
12 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.59%) CCA
13 5 (0.59%) CCNA
13 5 (0.59%) CCSP
13 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.59%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.38%) GDPR
2 60 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (4.80%) PCI DSS
4 40 (4.68%) MiFID
5 39 (4.57%) QA
6 33 (3.86%) GxP
7 22 (2.58%) Data Quality
8 9 (1.05%) EMIR
9 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.82%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.59%) SLA
11 4 (0.47%) SEPA
11 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.35%) PMO
13 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.12%) COBIT
14 1 (0.12%) GMP
14 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.94%) Docker
2 7 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (0.94%) Puppet
2 7 (0.82%) Core Impact
2 7 (0.82%) Nessus
3 3 (0.35%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.35%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 3 (0.35%) SCCM
4 2 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 252 (29.51%) SAP
2 79 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 69 (8.08%) Oracle
4 24 (2.81%) Murex
5 23 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.46%) Calypso
7 15 (1.76%) Ariba
8 14 (1.64%) Cisco
9 12 (1.41%) Blue Coat
9 12 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.41%) F5
9 12 (1.41%) Juniper
9 12 (1.41%) Palo Alto
9 12 (1.41%) Siebel
10 9 (1.05%) Cognizant
11 6 (0.70%) VMware
12 5 (0.59%) BMC
12 5 (0.59%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.59%) Remedy
13 4 (0.47%) JDA