Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 744 1099 1183
Rank change year-on-year +355 +84 +19
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 103 13 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.07% 0.064% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 32
Median annual salary £70,000 £53,750 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.23% +8.59% -31.72%
10th Percentile £44,625 £46,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £57,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +11.52%

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 9,628 20,240 23,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.74% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,328 14,846 17,668
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 4 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 5 July 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 +356 103 £70,000 +33.33% 2
London +239 91 £70,000 +40.00% 2
UK excluding London +246 12 - -
South East +170 12 - -

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 95 (92.23%) Degree
2 94 (91.26%) Oracle
2 94 (91.26%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (90.29%) Blue Prism
3 93 (90.29%) System Integration Testing
3 93 (90.29%) Analytics
3 93 (90.29%) Alteryx
3 93 (90.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 93 (90.29%) Data Extraction
3 93 (90.29%) Tableau
3 93 (90.29%) Data Analytics
3 93 (90.29%) Data Lake
3 93 (90.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 93 (90.29%) Automation Anywhere
3 93 (90.29%) UiPath
3 93 (90.29%) SQL Server
3 93 (90.29%) Oracle Reports
3 93 (90.29%) Python
3 93 (90.29%) ETL
3 93 (90.29%) Business Intelligence
3 93 (90.29%) SQL
3 93 (90.29%) Legal
3 93 (90.29%) Data Analysis
3 93 (90.29%) Cadence
3 93 (90.29%) Teradata
4 10 (9.71%) Finance
5 7 (6.80%) CIMA
5 7 (6.80%) ACCA
6 6 (5.83%) Hyperion
6 6 (5.83%) IFRS

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (90.29%) Data Lake
1 93 (90.29%) Oracle Reports
1 93 (90.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) Essbase
General
1 93 (90.29%) Legal
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (64.08%) Analyst
2 62 (60.19%) Data Analyst
2 62 (60.19%) Senior Analyst
2 62 (60.19%) Senior Data Analyst
3 31 (30.10%) Data Engineer
3 31 (30.10%) Senior Data Engineer
4 3 (2.91%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (2.91%) Navision Analyst
5 2 (1.94%) Business Manager
5 2 (1.94%) Finance Manager
6 1 (0.97%) Consultant
6 1 (0.97%) Navision Support
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (0.97%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 94 (91.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (90.29%) Analytics
1 93 (90.29%) Business Intelligence
1 93 (90.29%) Data Analysis
1 93 (90.29%) Data Analytics
1 93 (90.29%) Data Extraction
1 93 (90.29%) ETL
1 93 (90.29%) Proactive Monitoring
1 93 (90.29%) System Integration Testing
1 93 (90.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
3 3 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (1.94%) ANOVA
4 2 (1.94%) Business Analysis
4 2 (1.94%) Change Management
4 2 (1.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (1.94%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (1.94%) Project Management
4 2 (1.94%) Resource Management
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (0.97%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (90.29%) Python
1 93 (90.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (92.23%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) ACCA
2 7 (6.80%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) IFRS
Vendors
1 94 (91.26%) Oracle
2 93 (90.29%) Alteryx
2 93 (90.29%) Automation Anywhere
2 93 (90.29%) Blue Prism
2 93 (90.29%) Cadence
2 93 (90.29%) Tableau
2 93 (90.29%) Teradata
2 93 (90.29%) UiPath
3 6 (5.83%) Hyperion