Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1167 1211 1302
Rank change year-on-year +44 +91 +24
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 20 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.093% 0.11% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 6
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.89% -16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £49,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £65,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -34.62% +116.67% -64.71%

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21490 26035 28181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.21% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16036 20674 22161
UK median annual salary £48,875 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.77% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +58 19 £70,000 +12.00% 6
London +25 11 £75,000 +25.00% 4
UK excluding London +48 9 £42,500 -34.62% 2
South East +76 7 £40,000 -38.46% 2
North West - 1 £42,500 -
North of England - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (40.00%) SDLC
4 8 (40.00%) Reinsurance
4 8 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (40.00%) ERP
4 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) ACCA
5 7 (35.00%) CIMA
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) WinForms
6 6 (30.00%) Solvency II
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Use Case
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) FinancialForce.com
9 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World

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 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (5.00%) HFM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) FinancialForce.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Essbase
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Business Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (25.00%) ERP Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Software Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (40.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
2 8 (40.00%) ERP
2 8 (40.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ACCA
1 7 (35.00%) CIMA
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Sage
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Hyperion