Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1147 1168 1261
Rank change year-on-year +21 +93 +15
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 32 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.054% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 13
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £40,250 £45,650 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £61,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -30.61% -5.77% +10.64%

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 21,823 22,199 27,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.70% 12.62% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16,863 17,581 21,466
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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 +35 32 £55,000 -8.33% 4
London +19 25 £66,250 +10.42% 3
South East +19 7 £42,500 -30.61%
UK excluding London +13 7 £42,500 -30.61% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 22 (68.75%) SAP
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (34.38%) SAP BW
4 11 (34.38%) IFRS
5 9 (28.13%) ACCA
6 8 (25.00%) ERP
6 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
7 7 (21.88%) SAP HANA
7 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.88%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (21.88%) Sage
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
7 7 (21.88%) CIMA
7 7 (21.88%) FinancialForce
7 7 (21.88%) Xero
7 7 (21.88%) Cassiopae
7 7 (21.88%) White Clarke
7 7 (21.88%) NETSOL
8 5 (15.63%) Solvency II
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (12.50%) SAP CAR
9 4 (12.50%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.50%) Logistics
9 4 (12.50%) SAP Retail
9 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Retail

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 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (15.63%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (12.50%) SAP CAR
3 4 (12.50%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 4 (12.50%) SAP Retail
4 3 (9.38%) SAP BPC
5 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (34.38%) SAP BW
2 7 (21.88%) SAP HANA
3 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Power BI
4 2 (6.25%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Consultant
2 14 (43.75%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Software Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Software Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) SAP Retail Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Reinsurance Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Senior SAP Retail Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Accountant
9 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Fiori
1 3 (9.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.38%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 8 (25.00%) ERP
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) Logistics
3 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (9.38%) Conceptual Models
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
4 3 (9.38%) SDLC
4 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ACCA
2 7 (21.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) IFRS
2 5 (15.63%) Solvency II
3 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) SAP
2 7 (21.88%) Cassiopae
2 7 (21.88%) NETSOL
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Sage
2 7 (21.88%) White Clarke
2 7 (21.88%) Xero
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft