Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GAAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GAAP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1204 1292
Rank change year-on-year +45 +88 +6
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 39 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.057% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 5
UK median annual salary £55,000 £58,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.58% -10.38% +23.81%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,375 £34,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +83.33% -64.71%

GAAP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22514 24478 28091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.63% 12.97% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16841 19353 22197
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GAAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAAP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the UK 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
England +65 38 £55,000 -5.58% 2
London +22 25 £75,000 +28.76% 2
UK excluding London +48 14 £42,500 -22.73%
South East +63 12 £42,500 -22.73%
North of England - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing GAAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GAAP.

1 32 (82.05%) Finance
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) SAP
4 14 (35.90%) ERP
5 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (30.77%) ACCA
6 12 (30.77%) CIMA
7 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
7 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (25.64%) RDBMS
8 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
8 10 (25.64%) Reinsurance
9 9 (23.08%) Conceptual Models
9 9 (23.08%) SDLC
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (20.51%) Oracle
10 8 (20.51%) Solvency II
11 7 (17.95%) FinancialForce
11 7 (17.95%) Xero
11 7 (17.95%) Cassiopae
11 7 (17.95%) White Clarke
11 7 (17.95%) NETSOL
11 7 (17.95%) WinForms
11 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) .NET
11 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
11 7 (17.95%) Unit4 Business World
11 7 (17.95%) Sage

GAAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (7.69%) SAP CAR
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Retail
2 3 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.56%) HFM
3 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) RDBMS
1 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (15.38%) SAP BW
4 4 (10.26%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (82.05%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Consultant
2 16 (41.03%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Business Consultant
4 10 (25.64%) Business Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Software Consultant
7 6 (15.38%) Architect
7 6 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (15.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (15.38%) Software Analyst
7 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (12.82%) ERP Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 1 (2.56%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
1 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
1 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
1 7 (17.95%) WinForms
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ERP
2 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
2 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Conceptual Models
3 9 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
4 5 (12.82%) Use Case
5 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) Logistics
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ACCA
1 12 (30.77%) CIMA
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) Solvency II
2 6 (15.38%) IFRS
3 3 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) SAP
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 7 (17.95%) Cassiopae
4 7 (17.95%) NETSOL
4 7 (17.95%) Sage
4 7 (17.95%) White Clarke
4 7 (17.95%) Xero
5 1 (2.56%) Hyperion