The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 102 93
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9  
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.49% 0.19% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.22% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +16.00%  
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 845 911 1082
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.60% 84.43% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 644 682 869
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,090 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in Essex

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Chelmsford - 3 £40,000 -
Brentwood +14 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
GAP Analysis
East of England

GAP Analysis
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) APACS
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA