The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
North West > Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 57 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.12% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.51% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Merseyside median annual salary £52,500 £38,750 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.48% +5.44%  
10th Percentile £51,250 £36,625 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £39,875 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.20% -24.50%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 483 396 442
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.78% 83.72% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1139 1195
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.66%  
10th Percentile £27,525 £28,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Merseyside

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) People Management
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) People Management
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management