Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 300 333
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 -21
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 50 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 39
North West median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -11.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -7.08% +2.73%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11813 11184 11695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.74% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9390 9336 9669
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the North West

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in the North West

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in the North West

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester -30 31 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Lancashire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire -23 6 £35,000 -5.41% 1
Merseyside - 4 £58,000 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £80,000 -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 18 (36.00%) SAP
1 18 (36.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
2 13 (26.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 11 (22.00%) Feasibility Study
3 11 (22.00%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) NHS
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
6 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (14.00%) Change Management
6 7 (14.00%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (12.00%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 6 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (12.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (12.00%) Information Security
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Data Security
7 6 (12.00%) Migration
7 6 (12.00%) Automotive
7 6 (12.00%) SAP SD
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) MS Visio

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP SD
2 5 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 5 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 5 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.00%) Infor M3
3 1 (2.00%) SAP LE
3 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.00%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) Network Security
2 4 (8.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.00%) Automotive
4 5 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 5 (10.00%) German Language
5 4 (8.00%) Front Office
5 4 (8.00%) Retail
6 2 (4.00%) Advertising
6 2 (4.00%) Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Back Office
7 1 (2.00%) French Language
7 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
1 20 (40.00%) Consultant
2 18 (36.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) SAP SD Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Logistics Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Logistics Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) CISSP Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.00%) ERP Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) SAP CO-PA
2 2 (4.00%) EDI
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) NHS
2 6 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (12.00%) FMCG
3 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.00%) PMI
4 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) BBC
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (26.00%) Business Analysis
2 13 (26.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (22.00%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (22.00%) Feasibility Study
3 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 7 (14.00%) Change Management
5 7 (14.00%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 6 (12.00%) Data Security
6 6 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (12.00%) Information Security
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CISA
2 4 (8.00%) CISM
2 4 (8.00%) CISSP
2 4 (8.00%) CRISC
2 4 (8.00%) SSCP
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.00%) QA
3 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (4.00%) GDPR
4 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.00%) Google
2 1 (2.00%) Infor
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft