Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1099 1149 1185
Rank change year-on-year +50 +36 +85
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 19 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.091% 0.15% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 9
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,250 £45,650
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +52.94% -30.61% -5.77%

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 20,907 21,721 21,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.52% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,369 16,794 17,362
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 6 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 January 2019. 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 +69 19 £50,000 -9.09% 11
London +38 15 £47,500 -28.30% 6
UK excluding London +51 4 £65,000 +52.94% 5
South East +44 3 £68,750 +61.76% 3
North of England - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) IFRS
3 10 (52.63%) ACCA
3 10 (52.63%) CIMA
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (31.58%) Fund Management
5 6 (31.58%) Hyperion
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (15.79%) ERP
8 3 (15.79%) Games
8 3 (15.79%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (15.79%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Product Management
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) PMO
9 2 (10.53%) Accounts Payable
9 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow
10 1 (5.26%) E-business
10 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (5.26%) Cadence

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 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Business Finance Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Finance Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Accountant
5 2 (10.53%) Head of Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Head of IT
5 2 (10.53%) Head of Projects
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Management Accountant
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Report Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Fund Management
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) ERP
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) Product Management
3 2 (10.53%) Accounts Payable
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Accounts Receivable
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (5.26%) Business Forecasting
4 1 (5.26%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.26%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (5.26%) Internal Audit
4 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.26%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ACCA
1 10 (52.63%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) CFA
2 1 (5.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) IFRS
2 2 (10.53%) PMO
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.26%) Cadence
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Pegasus
3 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP