Period
to 18 October 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1131 1202 1301
Rank change year-on-year +71 +99 -9
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 32 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.060% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 4
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +51.72% -30.95%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £63,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +50.00% -57.14%

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 21845 25080 27818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.51% 13.08% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 19832 21995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2017.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 7 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 2017. 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 +91 31 £55,000 - 4
London +11 18 £75,000 +34.53% 3
UK excluding London +74 14 £42,500 -5.56% 2
South East +70 12 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North of England - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing GAAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GAAP.

1 26 (81.25%) SQL
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) ERP
3 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (37.50%) ACCA
4 12 (37.50%) CIMA
5 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
5 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
6 10 (31.25%) Reinsurance
7 9 (28.13%) SDLC
7 9 (28.13%) Conceptual Models
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (28.13%) SAP
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (25.00%) Solvency II
9 7 (21.88%) WinForms
9 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (21.88%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (21.88%) Sage
9 7 (21.88%) Xero
9 7 (21.88%) Cassiopae
9 7 (21.88%) White Clarke
9 7 (21.88%) NETSOL
9 7 (21.88%) FinancialForce

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 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (6.25%) SAP CAR
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Retail
2 2 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (3.13%) HFM
3 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
1 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Essbase
General
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Consultant
3 11 (34.38%) Business Consultant
4 10 (31.25%) Business Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (21.88%) Software Consultant
7 6 (18.75%) Architect
7 6 (18.75%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (18.75%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (18.75%) Software Analyst
7 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (15.63%) ERP Consultant
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (6.25%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
10 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
10 2 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 1 (3.13%) Finance Business Analyst
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle Business Analyst
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
1 7 (21.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (31.25%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ERP
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
2 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Conceptual Models
3 9 (28.13%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) Use Case
5 4 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Logistics
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ACCA
1 12 (37.50%) CIMA
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) Solvency II
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Cassiopae
3 7 (21.88%) NETSOL
3 7 (21.88%) Sage
3 7 (21.88%) White Clarke
3 7 (21.88%) Xero
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion