Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GAP Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GAP Analysis over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 581 587 599
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 +7
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 749 798 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 424 478 609
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £34,029 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -

GAP Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,731 160,892 182,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,853 129,433 151,996
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GAP Analysis.

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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 -9 706 £60,000 +14.29% 75
UK excluding London -45 357 £54,500 +9.00% 56
London +24 347 £65,000 +8.33% 21
Midlands +21 104 £54,000 +2.86% 18
South East -26 101 £57,500 +17.35% 9
North of England +33 84 £47,500 - 16
West Midlands +39 83 £54,000 -1.82% 11
North West +39 47 £63,750 +27.50% 7
East of England -27 46 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Yorkshire +19 29 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Midlands +12 21 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Scotland -26 14 £95,000 +35.71% 2
South West -35 10 £37,500 -16.67% 6
North East - 8 £36,250 - 4
Wales +8 1 £40,000 +12.68%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing GAP Analysis 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 GAP Analysis.

1 248 (33.11%) Finance
2 170 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (21.23%) Degree
4 149 (19.89%) Business Analysis
5 146 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
6 116 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
7 107 (14.29%) SAP
8 103 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (12.02%) Decision-Making
10 86 (11.48%) Information Security
10 86 (11.48%) Banking
11 85 (11.35%) Derivative
12 80 (10.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 75 (10.01%) Retail
14 73 (9.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 73 (9.75%) Change Management
15 65 (8.68%) Front Office
16 64 (8.54%) Manufacturing
16 64 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 62 (8.28%) Project Management
18 60 (8.01%) SQL
19 56 (7.48%) Investment Banking
19 56 (7.48%) Mentoring
20 55 (7.34%) Risk Management
21 54 (7.21%) Microsoft
21 54 (7.21%) Security Cleared
22 49 (6.54%) Credit Derivative
22 49 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
23 48 (6.41%) Oracle
23 48 (6.41%) GDPR

GAP Analysis
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 12 (1.60%) Apache
2 10 (1.34%) SAS
3 8 (1.07%) Confluence
4 7 (0.93%) IIS
5 6 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 6 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.53%) JBoss
7 4 (0.53%) Liferay
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.40%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (1.74%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (1.60%) SAP FI
5 11 (1.47%) SAP EHS
5 11 (1.47%) SAP PLM
5 11 (1.47%) SAP SCM
5 11 (1.47%) SAP VC
6 10 (1.34%) SAP BPC
6 10 (1.34%) Unica
7 9 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (1.20%) SAP CO
7 9 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (1.20%) SAP GTS
8 8 (1.07%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (1.07%) SAP SD
9 7 (0.93%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.93%) SAP MM
10 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.74%) PaaS
4 12 (1.60%) Boomi
4 12 (1.60%) SaaS
5 11 (1.47%) IaaS
6 10 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (0.93%) Office 365
8 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.27%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.27%) Taleo
12 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.13%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.13%) Force.com
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.20%) Firewall
2 15 (2.00%) Internet
2 15 (2.00%) Network Security
3 14 (1.87%) LAN
3 14 (1.87%) WAN
4 8 (1.07%) Skype
5 7 (0.93%) Cisco Firepower
6 6 (0.80%) VPN
7 5 (0.67%) DMZ
8 3 (0.40%) SMS
9 2 (0.27%) IPsec
9 2 (0.27%) SSL
9 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.13%) Broadband
10 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (2.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (2.14%) SQL Server
4 13 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.34%) Big Data
6 8 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.80%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.53%) DB2
10 4 (0.53%) MySQL
10 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.27%) Essbase
12 2 (0.27%) MS Access
12 2 (0.27%) Power BI
12 2 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (3.74%) JIRA
2 11 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.93%) LSMW
4 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.67%) Artifactory
5 5 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.53%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.40%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.40%) Selenium
8 2 (0.27%) gulp
8 2 (0.27%) JMeter
8 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.27%) Redmine
8 2 (0.27%) WATIR
9 1 (0.13%) Gradle
General
1 248 (33.11%) Finance
2 86 (11.48%) Banking
3 75 (10.01%) Retail
4 65 (8.68%) Front Office
5 64 (8.54%) Manufacturing
6 56 (7.48%) Investment Banking
7 40 (5.34%) Marketing
8 36 (4.81%) Back Office
9 30 (4.01%) Legal
10 21 (2.80%) Telecoms
11 18 (2.40%) Automotive
12 11 (1.47%) Aerospace
13 9 (1.20%) Law
13 9 (1.20%) Private Banking
14 8 (1.07%) General Ledger
14 8 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.07%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.93%) Billing
16 6 (0.80%) German Language
17 5 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 313 (41.79%) Analyst
2 261 (34.85%) Consultant
3 251 (33.51%) Business Analyst
4 71 (9.48%) Architect
5 60 (8.01%) Business Consultant
6 54 (7.21%) Banking Analyst
6 54 (7.21%) SAP Consultant
7 51 (6.81%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 37 (4.94%) Security Consultant
9 31 (4.14%) Security Architect
9 31 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (3.87%) Oracle Consultant
11 25 (3.34%) Murex Analyst
11 25 (3.34%) Murex Business Analyst
12 24 (3.20%) Calypso Business Analyst
12 24 (3.20%) Murex Consultant
12 24 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
14 20 (2.67%) Business Systems Analyst
14 20 (2.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.67%) AngularJS
2 17 (2.27%) REST
3 16 (2.14%) J2EE
4 15 (2.00%) JSON
5 14 (1.87%) Web Services
6 12 (1.60%) EJB
6 12 (1.60%) HTML
6 12 (1.60%) JMS
6 12 (1.60%) Servlets
6 12 (1.60%) SOAP
7 10 (1.34%) XML
8 9 (1.20%) CSS
8 9 (1.20%) SAPUI5
9 8 (1.07%) Middleware
10 6 (0.80%) .NET
10 6 (0.80%) Node.js
10 6 (0.80%) React
11 5 (0.67%) HTML5
11 5 (0.67%) IDoc
11 5 (0.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 146 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (11.35%) Derivative
3 80 (10.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (6.54%) Credit Derivative
5 45 (6.01%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (5.47%) Fixed Income
7 36 (4.81%) Computer Science
7 36 (4.81%) Fintech
8 35 (4.67%) Management Information System
9 30 (4.01%) Equities
10 28 (3.74%) Virtual Team
11 17 (2.27%) Mobile App
12 16 (2.14%) PMI
13 12 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
13 12 (1.60%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.34%) PKI
15 9 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
15 9 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
16 8 (1.07%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.00%) Windows
2 7 (0.93%) Kali Linux
2 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.40%) Linux
3 3 (0.40%) Unix
4 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (19.89%) Business Analysis
3 116 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
4 103 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (12.02%) Decision-Making
6 86 (11.48%) Information Security
7 73 (9.75%) Change Management
8 64 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 62 (8.28%) Project Management
10 56 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 55 (7.34%) Risk Management
12 47 (6.28%) Requirements Analysis
13 46 (6.14%) Analytics
14 45 (6.01%) Scrum
15 42 (5.61%) Data Mapping
15 42 (5.61%) ITIL
16 41 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (5.47%) ERP
16 41 (5.47%) SDLC
17 40 (5.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (8.01%) SQL
2 37 (4.94%) Java
3 13 (1.74%) C
4 12 (1.60%) VBA
5 11 (1.47%) ABAP
6 10 (1.34%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.80%) Python
9 3 (0.40%) C#
10 2 (0.27%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.27%) Ruby
10 2 (0.27%) VB
11 1 (0.13%) Go
11 1 (0.13%) Groovy
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 159 (21.23%) Degree
2 54 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.74%) CISM
3 43 (5.74%) CISSP
4 33 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (3.20%) GIAC
7 20 (2.67%) CISA
8 18 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (2.27%) CEH
10 16 (2.14%) CREST Certified
10 16 (2.14%) PMI Certification
11 15 (2.00%) CCIE
12 14 (1.87%) CCIE Security
13 13 (1.74%) SANS
14 12 (1.60%) CCNP
14 12 (1.60%) ISEB
15 9 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
16 8 (1.07%) CCDP
16 8 (1.07%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (6.41%) GDPR
3 43 (5.74%) PCI DSS
4 33 (4.41%) MiFID
5 32 (4.27%) QA
6 30 (4.01%) Data Quality
7 18 (2.40%) COBIT
7 18 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 14 (1.87%) PMO
9 11 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.80%) COSO
11 6 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.80%) EMIR
11 6 (0.80%) GxP
11 6 (0.80%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.80%) NIST 800
11 6 (0.80%) RMADS
12 3 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.93%) Docker
3 2 (0.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (0.93%) Puppet
3 6 (0.80%) Core Impact
4 5 (0.67%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.67%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 5 (0.67%) SCCM
5 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.40%) Nessus
6 3 (0.40%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (0.40%) TADDM
7 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.27%) Terraform
8 1 (0.13%) Ansible
8 1 (0.13%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.13%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.13%) Nmap
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 107 (14.29%) SAP
2 54 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.41%) Oracle
4 26 (3.47%) Murex
5 25 (3.34%) Calypso
6 24 (3.20%) IBM
6 24 (3.20%) Workday
7 23 (3.07%) WorldPay
8 19 (2.54%) Cisco
9 18 (2.40%) Adobe
10 16 (2.14%) Juniper
11 12 (1.60%) McAfee
11 12 (1.60%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.60%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.34%) Symantec
13 10 (1.34%) VMware
14 9 (1.20%) BMC
15 8 (1.07%) CheckPoint
16 7 (0.93%) F5