Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 313 326
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 +6
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 15 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 24
South West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +29.03%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £32,875
90th Percentile £55,750 £58,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,038 9,305 10,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.06% 89.49% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,399 7,703 8,599
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Bristol -24 7 £52,500 +16.67%
Gloucestershire +34 4 £50,000 - 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Wiltshire -3 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Use Case
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Domain Models
5 3 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Use Case
3 5 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (20.00%) Domain Models
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau