Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1114 1149 1223
Rank change year-on-year +35 +74 +84
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 34 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.15% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 11
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +51.72%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +50.00%

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 21,613 21,688 25,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.14% 12.40% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16,405 16,089 19,800
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 9 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 18 October 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 +30 30 £45,000 -18.18% 6
London +43 24 £45,000 -40.00% 5
UK excluding London +12 10 £42,500 - 1
South East +3 5 - - 1
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
North of England +19 1 - -
North West +10 1 - -
Scotland +2 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £48,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 32 (94.12%) Finance
2 27 (79.41%) ACCA
3 22 (64.71%) CIMA
3 22 (64.71%) IFRS
4 17 (50.00%) Hyperion
5 15 (44.12%) Oracle
5 15 (44.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 14 (41.18%) Fund Management
7 7 (20.59%) ERP
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (11.76%) Degree
10 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.82%) Revenue Recognition
11 3 (8.82%) Financial Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 3 (8.82%) Planning and Forecasting
11 3 (8.82%) PMO
11 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
11 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.82%) Time Management
11 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
11 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
11 3 (8.82%) SAP
11 3 (8.82%) C
11 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects

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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.94%) HFM
3 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) Essbase
General
1 32 (94.12%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 18 (52.94%) Financial Analyst
3 17 (50.00%) Business Analyst
4 15 (44.12%) Finance Business Analyst
5 14 (41.18%) Business Finance Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Accountant
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Head of Finance
7 2 (5.88%) Head of IT
7 2 (5.88%) Head of Projects
8 1 (2.94%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Fund Management
2 7 (20.59%) ERP
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (8.82%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (8.82%) Revenue Recognition
3 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Accounts Payable
4 2 (5.88%) Accounts Receivable
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) ACCA
2 22 (64.71%) CIMA
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) AAT
6 1 (2.94%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (64.71%) IFRS
2 3 (8.82%) PMO
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Cadence
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com