Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1181 1252
Rank change year-on-year +56 +71 +50
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 44 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 24
UK median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% - +38.89%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -34.62% +116.67%

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 22,822 21,661 26,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.50% 12.23% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17,246 16,216 20,664
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% - +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,750
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +33 40 £50,000 -28.57% 3
London +58 33 £50,000 -33.33% 2
UK excluding London +29 11 £42,500 - 1
South East +13 5 - -
North West +18 2 - -
North of England +17 2 - -
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland -14 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £48,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 37 (84.09%) Finance
2 33 (75.00%) ACCA
3 28 (63.64%) IFRS
4 26 (59.09%) CIMA
5 15 (34.09%) Hyperion
6 14 (31.82%) Oracle
7 13 (29.55%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (27.27%) Fund Management
9 11 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 10 (22.73%) Financial Modelling
11 9 (20.45%) Planning and Forecasting
12 7 (15.91%) SAP
12 7 (15.91%) ERP
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
14 5 (11.36%) Accounts Payable
14 5 (11.36%) Accounts Receivable
14 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
14 5 (11.36%) General Ledger
14 5 (11.36%) Dynamics AX
15 4 (9.09%) Degree
15 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (9.09%) Revenue Recognition
15 4 (9.09%) SAP HANA
16 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
16 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
16 3 (6.82%) Financial Analysis
16 3 (6.82%) Time Management
16 3 (6.82%) Fintech

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (11.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (6.82%) SAP CAR
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 3 (6.82%) SAP Retail
4 2 (4.55%) NetSuite
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.27%) HFM
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) Essbase
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
General
1 37 (84.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) General Ledger
3 3 (6.82%) Billing
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 17 (38.64%) Financial Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Business Analyst
4 13 (29.55%) Finance Business Analyst
5 12 (27.27%) Business Finance Analyst
6 8 (18.18%) Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Accountant
8 3 (6.82%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Accounts Payable Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Financial Accountant
9 2 (4.55%) IT Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Junior
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Financial Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) SAP Retail Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Fund Management
2 11 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 10 (22.73%) Financial Modelling
4 9 (20.45%) Planning and Forecasting
5 7 (15.91%) ERP
6 5 (11.36%) Accounts Payable
6 5 (11.36%) Accounts Receivable
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Revenue Recognition
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Logistics
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Time Management
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.55%) Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.55%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (75.00%) ACCA
2 26 (59.09%) CIMA
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) AAT
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) IFRS
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Hyperion
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) SAP
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com