Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 716 1039 1124
Rank change year-on-year +323 +85 +43
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 5 25 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.075% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 19
Median annual salary £85,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% +44.44% -18.18%
10th Percentile £57,000 £52,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £75,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +34.02% +14.12%

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 6,633 17,314 21,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.75% 12.82% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,174 13,182 16,266
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,075 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

GAAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GAAP.

Salary trend for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GAAP over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 3 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 3 December 2020. 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 +299 5 £85,000 +30.77% 7
London +225 5 £85,000 +6.25% 5
Work from Home -15 1 £85,000 +30.77% 1

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) IFRS
3 3 (60.00%) ITGC
3 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Business Case
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) Economics
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Tagetik
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (20.00%) Attestation
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) ACCA
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) COM

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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Director
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Director
2 1 (20.00%) Accountant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Case
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
1 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Attestation
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Economics
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) IFRS
2 3 (60.00%) ITGC
2 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Tagetik