Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 813 958 1116
Rank change year-on-year +145 +158 +49
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 6 66 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.054% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.068% 0.43% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 14
Median annual salary £117,500 £65,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.77% +20.93% +9.69%
10th Percentile £59,500 £52,500 £45,375
90th Percentile £175,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +40.00%

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 8,810 15,350 20,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.94% 12.51% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,384 12,013 15,396
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,825 £28,500 £27,500
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% - +3.45%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 +151 6 £117,500 +80.77% 4
UK excluding London +151 3 - - 1
London +127 3 £117,500 +74.07% 3
South East +113 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Automotive
3 3 (50.00%) Essbase
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Line Management
3 3 (50.00%) IFRS
4 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (33.33%) ITGC
4 2 (33.33%) Business Case
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (33.33%) Demand Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) ACCA
5 1 (16.67%) CIMA

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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Essbase
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Director
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Director
2 1 (16.67%) Accountant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Case
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ACCA
1 1 (16.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (50.00%) IFRS
3 2 (33.33%) ITGC
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (16.67%) SAP