GAP Analysis
UK

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 25 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
25 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 537 623 635
Rank change year-on-year +86 +12 -13
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 294 452 580
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 246 307 383
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £41,500
25th Percentile £45,832 £50,927 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -7.69%
75th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,000 £88,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,093 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -12.56% +6.80% -6.36%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68,926 105,830 132,995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.75% 95.54% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51,154 63,991 81,751
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GAP Analysis.

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GAP Analysis over the 6 months to 25 February 2024.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Top 16 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 25 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +77 267 £65,000 - 130
UK excluding London +8 127 £48,093 -12.56% 74
London +130 126 £80,000 -3.03% 56
Work from Home +57 103 £66,000 +10.00% 61
North of England +80 48 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Midlands +68 38 £47,500 -5.00% 15
North West +52 33 £45,000 -10.00% 13
West Midlands +79 27 £45,000 -10.00% 14
South East +18 19 £58,750 +2.17% 17
South West 0 10 £47,000 -8.29% 8
East Midlands +13 9 £48,687 +26.46% 1
North East +14 8 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire +88 7 £65,000 +23.81% 9
Scotland -24 6 £51,250 -8.89% 4
East of England +32 5 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Channel Islands - 1 £100,000 -

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.34%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.42%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Workday HCM
2 15 (5.10%) Elite 3E
2 15 (5.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.34%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.63%) Azure
2 41 (13.95%) Dynamics 365
3 25 (8.50%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (6.46%) SaaS
5 17 (5.78%) Azure DevOps
6 14 (4.76%) AWS
6 14 (4.76%) Power Platform
7 11 (3.74%) PowerApps
8 8 (2.72%) Entra ID
8 8 (2.72%) Power Automate
9 6 (2.04%) Azure Logic Apps
9 6 (2.04%) Boomi
10 4 (1.36%) OCI
11 2 (0.68%) Asana
11 2 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.34%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.10%) Firewall
2 6 (2.04%) Network Security
3 5 (1.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.34%) NAS
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) SMTP
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.10%) MySQL
4 10 (3.40%) Power BI
5 8 (2.72%) CockroachDB
6 7 (2.38%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.68%) DTS
8 2 (0.68%) Essbase
8 2 (0.68%) Metadata
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.34%) OLAP
9 1 (0.34%) OLTP
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Jaeger
1 8 (2.72%) Jenkins
1 8 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.34%) Git
3 1 (0.34%) GitLab
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (34.69%) Social Skills
2 101 (34.35%) Finance
3 38 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (10.88%) Manufacturing
5 30 (10.20%) Retail
6 24 (8.16%) Law
7 21 (7.14%) Legal
8 20 (6.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 20 (6.80%) Presentation Skills
9 14 (4.76%) Public Sector
10 9 (3.06%) Financial Institution
10 9 (3.06%) Influencing Skills
11 8 (2.72%) Banking
11 8 (2.72%) Documentation Skills
11 8 (2.72%) Local Government
11 8 (2.72%) Publishing
12 7 (2.38%) Advertising
12 7 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (2.04%) General Ledger
14 4 (1.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (32.31%) Analyst
2 80 (27.21%) Business Analyst
3 74 (25.17%) Consultant
4 46 (15.65%) Senior
5 31 (10.54%) Lead
6 30 (10.20%) Architect
7 25 (8.50%) Functional Consultant
8 24 (8.16%) Security Consultant
9 23 (7.82%) Technical Architect
10 20 (6.80%) Project Manager
11 18 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
11 18 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (6.12%) Workday Consultant
12 17 (5.78%) Dynamics 365 Consultant
12 17 (5.78%) Workday Functional Consultant
13 15 (5.10%) ServiceNow Architect
13 15 (5.10%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 14 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
15 12 (4.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.10%) HTML
1 15 (5.10%) JSON
1 15 (5.10%) REST
1 15 (5.10%) SOAP
1 15 (5.10%) Web Services
1 15 (5.10%) XML
2 11 (3.74%) Kafka
3 8 (2.72%) Middleware
3 8 (2.72%) OpenTelemetry
3 8 (2.72%) Spring Boot
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.34%) WCF
5 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.56%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.14%) Legacy Systems
3 10 (3.40%) Cyber Threat
3 10 (3.40%) e-Learning
3 10 (3.40%) Operational Technology
4 8 (2.72%) Distributed Systems
4 8 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.04%) Onboarding
5 6 (2.04%) Security Posture
6 5 (1.70%) Cyberattack
6 5 (1.70%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.70%) SWIFT Messaging Network
7 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.02%) FMCG
7 3 (1.02%) IoT
7 3 (1.02%) Low-Code
7 3 (1.02%) PMI
8 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.68%) LIMS
8 2 (0.68%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.44%) Windows
2 12 (4.08%) Linux
3 4 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.13%) Agile
1 68 (23.13%) Business Analysis
2 53 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (17.01%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (15.31%) Workshop Facilitation
5 43 (14.63%) User Stories
6 41 (13.95%) Project Management
6 41 (13.95%) Roadmaps
7 36 (12.24%) DevOps
8 31 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (10.54%) Risk Management
9 29 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (9.86%) Data Modelling
10 28 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 28 (9.52%) Process Improvement
10 28 (9.52%) Requirements Gathering
11 26 (8.84%) Change Management
11 26 (8.84%) Information Security
11 26 (8.84%) Project Delivery
11 26 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.86%) SQL
2 15 (5.10%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.10%) Perl
2 15 (5.10%) Python
3 9 (3.06%) Java
3 9 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.34%) ABAP
5 1 (0.34%) C#
5 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.80%) Degree
4 15 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (4.08%) CISSP
6 11 (3.74%) CREST Certified
6 11 (3.74%) DBS Check
7 10 (3.40%) Cyber Scheme
7 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.38%) APMP
8 7 (2.38%) CISM
8 7 (2.38%) PCI QSA
9 5 (1.70%) CCSK
9 5 (1.70%) ISACA
10 4 (1.36%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.36%) Azure Certification
10 4 (1.36%) CEH
11 3 (1.02%) CRISC
11 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.48%) Cyber Essentials
2 20 (6.80%) GRC
2 20 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (5.78%) NIST
4 15 (5.10%) PCI DSS
5 14 (4.76%) QA
6 7 (2.38%) GDPR
7 6 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (2.04%) NCSC
8 4 (1.36%) IASME
9 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.02%) ITGC
9 3 (1.02%) SLA
10 2 (0.68%) PMO
11 1 (0.34%) COBIT
11 1 (0.34%) GxP
11 1 (0.34%) SOC 2
System Software
1 13 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.74%) Ansible
3 8 (2.72%) Kiali
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.02%) Terraform
5 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.48%) Oracle
3 18 (6.12%) Workday
4 16 (5.44%) ServiceNow
5 15 (5.10%) BMC
5 15 (5.10%) HP
5 15 (5.10%) Remedy
6 8 (2.72%) AppDynamics
6 8 (2.72%) CrowdStrike
6 8 (2.72%) Qualys
6 8 (2.72%) Splunk
7 7 (2.38%) IFS
8 6 (2.04%) SAP
9 4 (1.36%) Salesforce
10 3 (1.02%) Google
11 2 (0.68%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.68%) IBM
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco
12 1 (0.34%) Murex