Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1165 1165 1243
Rank change year-on-year 0 +78 +42
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 38 6 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.003% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.029% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 36
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -7.69% +39.78%
10th Percentile £38,125 £57,500 £39,375
90th Percentile £71,250 £78,250 £74,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 - £65,000

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 23,058 20,974 26,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 12.16% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,889 16,596 21,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +6.25%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 5 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 20 April 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
England +25 38 £52,500 -12.50% 9
London +5 32 £54,000 -10.00% 4
UK excluding London - 6 £46,000 - 5
North of England - 6 £46,000 -
North West - 6 £46,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing GAAP 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 with a requirement for GAAP.

1 29 (76.32%) Finance
2 22 (57.89%) IFRS
3 17 (44.74%) SAP
4 13 (34.21%) ACCA
5 11 (28.95%) SAP BW
6 10 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (26.32%) SAP HANA
7 9 (23.68%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 9 (23.68%) CIMA
8 8 (21.05%) Accounts Payable
8 8 (21.05%) Accounts Receivable
8 8 (21.05%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (18.42%) Planning and Forecasting
9 7 (18.42%) General Ledger
9 7 (18.42%) Data Integration
10 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.79%) ERP
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) Logistics
10 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.79%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) SAP Retail
10 6 (15.79%) Retail
10 6 (15.79%) SAP CAR
10 6 (15.79%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (15.79%) SAP CAR
1 6 (15.79%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 6 (15.79%) SAP Retail
2 5 (13.16%) HFM
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (10.53%) SAP BPC
3 4 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SAP BW
2 10 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (26.32%) SAP HANA
3 5 (13.16%) Essbase
4 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Power BI
5 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (76.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) General Ledger
3 6 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Consultant
2 9 (23.68%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) SAP Retail Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Accountant
6 3 (7.89%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Senior SAP Retail Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 8 (21.05%) Accounts Payable
2 8 (21.05%) Accounts Receivable
2 8 (21.05%) Financial Modelling
3 7 (18.42%) Data Integration
3 7 (18.42%) Planning and Forecasting
4 6 (15.79%) ERP
4 6 (15.79%) Logistics
4 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Business Forecasting
8 1 (2.63%) Conceptual Models
8 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) ACCA
2 9 (23.68%) CIMA
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (57.89%) IFRS
2 6 (15.79%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) SAP
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft