Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 200 214
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 +27
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 37 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 26
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -12.63% -18.45%
10th Percentile £31,700 £23,850 £43,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £50,000 £90,625
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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5076 4719 5850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.35% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3234 2863 3710
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Glasgow +13 28 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -8 8 £68,750 +52.78% 3
Midlothian -1 1 £35,000 -7.89%
GAP Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (62.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (56.76%) Data Modelling
4 21 (56.76%) Business Process Modelling
5 19 (51.35%) Requirements Engineering
6 15 (40.54%) User Stories
6 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
10 5 (13.51%) Change Management
10 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) System Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.81%) Advertising
12 3 (8.11%) Games
12 3 (8.11%) Fit Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) Service Management
12 3 (8.11%) CRM
12 3 (8.11%) Marketing
12 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (8.11%) Data Protection

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics 365
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Games
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Analyst
1 30 (81.08%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Business Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Assistant Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Graduate
5 2 (5.41%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Graduate Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Security Compliance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (56.76%) Business Process Modelling
3 21 (56.76%) Data Modelling
4 19 (51.35%) Requirements Engineering
5 15 (40.54%) User Stories
6 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 5 (13.51%) Change Management
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) System Testing
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
9 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.11%) Fit Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Marketing Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle