Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1142 1169 1231
Rank change year-on-year +27 +62 +56
Permanent jobs citing GAAP 41 11 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.053% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 38
UK median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69% +43.65%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £40,625
90th Percentile £63,200 £78,625 £72,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £41,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.52% -36.54% +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 22,886 20,906 26,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.19% 12.09% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,521 16,132 20,960
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,266 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for GAAP in the UK

GAAP
Top 8 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 22 June 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 +39 38 £51,250 -26.79% 3
London +30 30 £52,500 -28.81% 2
UK excluding London -6 11 £46,000 +11.52% 1
North West +16 7 £46,000 +8.24%
North of England +15 7 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
South East +13 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £48,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 33 (80.49%) Finance
2 26 (63.41%) ACCA
3 22 (53.66%) IFRS
4 20 (48.78%) CIMA
5 14 (34.15%) Hyperion
6 13 (31.71%) Oracle
7 12 (29.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (26.83%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 10 (24.39%) General Ledger
9 10 (24.39%) Accounts Payable
9 10 (24.39%) Accounts Receivable
9 10 (24.39%) Financial Modelling
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (21.95%) Planning and Forecasting
10 9 (21.95%) ERP
11 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (17.07%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (17.07%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (17.07%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (14.63%) Process Improvement
12 6 (14.63%) Fund Management
12 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (14.63%) HFM
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (14.63%) Essbase
13 5 (12.20%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (12.20%) SAP

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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (14.63%) HFM
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (9.76%) SAP CAR
5 4 (9.76%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 4 (9.76%) SAP Retail
6 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (4.88%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC
7 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
7 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
7 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Essbase
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.20%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
General
1 33 (80.49%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) General Ledger
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Billing
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Financial Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Consultant
4 10 (24.39%) Business Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Finance Business Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Business Finance Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (7.32%) Accountant
9 3 (7.32%) Oracle Financials Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Accounts Payable Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Junior Financial Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) iXBRL
1 1 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 10 (24.39%) Accounts Payable
2 10 (24.39%) Accounts Receivable
2 10 (24.39%) Financial Modelling
3 9 (21.95%) ERP
3 9 (21.95%) Planning and Forecasting
4 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (14.63%) Fund Management
5 6 (14.63%) Process Improvement
5 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Logistics
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.44%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VB
2 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) ACCA
2 20 (48.78%) CIMA
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) AAT
5 1 (2.44%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (53.66%) IFRS
2 4 (9.76%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Hyperion
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft