Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 597 609
Rank change year-on-year +53 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 822 695 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 433 430 650
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £89,750 £78,075 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 160,685 153,962 184,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.83% 90.48% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 130,206 126,729 153,106
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +46 780 £60,000 +14.29% 75
London +105 397 £62,500 +4.17% 34
UK excluding London -25 380 £50,000 - 42
North of England +31 116 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East -62 104 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Midlands +14 97 £55,000 - 8
West Midlands +23 85 £55,000 -2.22% 7
North West +32 82 £59,500 +43.81% 7
East of England -25 44 £53,750 +2.38% 4
Yorkshire -5 27 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands -7 12 £57,500 +43.75% 1
South West -38 10 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Scotland -31 9 £47,500 +35.71% 1
North East - 7 £50,000 -
Wales +3 1 £40,000 +12.68%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 271 (32.97%) Finance
2 191 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (20.68%) SAP
5 149 (18.13%) Degree
6 140 (17.03%) Problem-Solving
7 137 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 121 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 108 (13.14%) Manufacturing
10 99 (12.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 97 (11.80%) Banking
12 93 (11.31%) Derivative
13 84 (10.22%) Retail
13 84 (10.22%) Project Management
14 80 (9.73%) Information Security
15 79 (9.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 76 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 75 (9.12%) Decision-Making
18 71 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
19 68 (8.27%) Microsoft
19 68 (8.27%) Investment Banking
20 65 (7.91%) Requirements Analysis
21 63 (7.66%) Oracle
21 63 (7.66%) PCI DSS
21 63 (7.66%) Security Cleared
22 62 (7.54%) Mentoring
22 62 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
23 58 (7.06%) Front Office
23 58 (7.06%) GDPR
23 58 (7.06%) Presales

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 17 (2.07%) Confluence
2 16 (1.95%) Apache
3 13 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.97%) SAS
4 8 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.36%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.24%) IIS
8 2 (0.24%) JBoss
8 2 (0.24%) Liferay
8 2 (0.24%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 44 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (4.74%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 39 (4.74%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (4.26%) SAP FI
3 32 (3.89%) SAP CO
3 32 (3.89%) SAP FI/CO
4 27 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (2.92%) SAP SD
6 17 (2.07%) SAP MM
7 16 (1.95%) SAP S/4HANA
8 15 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (1.82%) SAP BPC
9 10 (1.22%) SAP EHS
9 10 (1.22%) SAP FSCM
9 10 (1.22%) SAP PLM
9 10 (1.22%) SAP VC
9 10 (1.22%) Unica
10 9 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (1.09%) SAP Hybris
11 8 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
11 8 (0.97%) SAP QM
11 8 (0.97%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.34%) Boomi
3 11 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
4 10 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (1.22%) SaaS
5 9 (1.09%) PaaS
6 8 (0.97%) IaaS
7 5 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.49%) Office 365
9 3 (0.36%) Slack
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.62%) Firewall
2 33 (4.01%) Network Security
3 20 (2.43%) Internet
4 13 (1.58%) Cisco Firepower
5 8 (0.97%) Skype
6 6 (0.73%) VPN
7 5 (0.61%) DMZ
7 5 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.49%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.24%) SMS
10 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.12%) LAN
10 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 21 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 17 (2.07%) Big Data
4 17 (2.07%) SAP HANA
5 13 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.97%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.36%) DB2
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.24%) MySQL
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.24%) QlikView
9 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.12%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.12%) Power BI
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (4.14%) JIRA
2 12 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (1.34%) Burp Suite
3 11 (1.34%) Metasploit
4 10 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.85%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.49%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.24%) JMeter
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.24%) Selenium
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 271 (32.97%) Finance
2 108 (13.14%) Manufacturing
3 97 (11.80%) Banking
4 84 (10.22%) Retail
5 68 (8.27%) Investment Banking
6 58 (7.06%) Front Office
7 34 (4.14%) Back Office
8 28 (3.41%) Marketing
9 27 (3.28%) General Ledger
9 27 (3.28%) Legal
10 25 (3.04%) Publishing
11 23 (2.80%) Telecoms
12 19 (2.31%) Automotive
12 19 (2.31%) German Language
13 13 (1.58%) Advertising
14 12 (1.46%) Aerospace
15 11 (1.34%) Billing
16 9 (1.09%) Local Government
17 8 (0.97%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 327 (39.78%) Consultant
2 318 (38.69%) Analyst
3 262 (31.87%) Business Analyst
4 91 (11.07%) SAP Consultant
5 65 (7.91%) Banking Analyst
6 63 (7.66%) Architect
7 61 (7.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 55 (6.69%) Business Consultant
9 54 (6.57%) Security Consultant
10 38 (4.62%) Oracle Consultant
11 37 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
12 35 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
13 32 (3.89%) Business Systems Analyst
14 30 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (2.92%) Calypso Business Analyst
15 24 (2.92%) Murex Analyst
15 24 (2.92%) Murex Business Analyst
15 24 (2.92%) Murex Consultant
15 24 (2.92%) Principal Consultant
16 23 (2.80%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.31%) CSS
1 19 (2.31%) HTML
2 18 (2.19%) REST
3 16 (1.95%) AngularJS
4 15 (1.82%) JSON
5 14 (1.70%) J2EE
5 14 (1.70%) Servlets
5 14 (1.70%) SOAP
5 14 (1.70%) Web Services
6 12 (1.46%) Middleware
7 11 (1.34%) EDI
7 11 (1.34%) EJB
7 11 (1.34%) JMS
8 8 (0.97%) .NET
9 7 (0.85%) SAPUI5
10 6 (0.73%) XML
11 5 (0.61%) Node.js
11 5 (0.61%) React
12 4 (0.49%) HTML5
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 191 (23.24%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (11.31%) Derivative
3 79 (9.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 71 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (5.84%) Credit Derivative
6 45 (5.47%) Fixed Income
7 41 (4.99%) Management Information System
8 40 (4.87%) Equities
9 38 (4.62%) Virtual Team
10 30 (3.65%) Mobile App
11 28 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
12 27 (3.28%) PMI
13 24 (2.92%) Driving Licence
14 23 (2.80%) Computer Science
15 22 (2.68%) Fintech
16 21 (2.55%) FMCG
17 18 (2.19%) Internet of Things
18 13 (1.58%) PKI
19 12 (1.46%) Life Science
20 11 (1.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.43%) Windows
2 19 (2.31%) Kali Linux
3 7 (0.85%) VMS
3 7 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.49%) Linux
5 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (17.03%) Problem-Solving
3 137 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 121 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (10.22%) Project Management
6 80 (9.73%) Information Security
7 76 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 75 (9.12%) Decision-Making
9 65 (7.91%) Requirements Analysis
10 62 (7.54%) Mentoring
10 62 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 58 (7.06%) Presales
12 57 (6.93%) Change Management
13 56 (6.81%) ITIL
13 56 (6.81%) Risk Management
14 55 (6.69%) System Testing
15 49 (5.96%) SDLC
16 46 (5.60%) ERP
17 44 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (5.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (6.93%) SQL
2 35 (4.26%) Java
3 19 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.19%) ABAP
5 14 (1.70%) VBA
6 11 (1.34%) C
7 8 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.73%) Python
9 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.49%) C#
10 4 (0.49%) VB
11 2 (0.24%) Go
11 2 (0.24%) PHP
11 2 (0.24%) RPG
11 2 (0.24%) Ruby
11 2 (0.24%) Scala
11 2 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 149 (18.13%) Degree
2 63 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.60%) CISSP
4 44 (5.35%) SC Cleared
5 31 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (3.77%) CISM
6 28 (3.41%) CISA
7 27 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (3.28%) PMI Certification
8 22 (2.68%) CCIE
9 20 (2.43%) CCIE Security
10 19 (2.31%) CCNA
10 19 (2.31%) OSCP
11 16 (1.95%) SSCP
12 15 (1.82%) SANS
13 14 (1.70%) CCNP
14 13 (1.58%) GIAC
15 11 (1.34%) CREST Certified
16 9 (1.09%) CCDP
16 9 (1.09%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (12.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (7.66%) PCI DSS
3 58 (7.06%) GDPR
4 45 (5.47%) QA
5 39 (4.74%) MiFID
6 30 (3.65%) Data Quality
7 27 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 22 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (2.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 15 (1.82%) GxP
11 13 (1.58%) COBIT
12 9 (1.09%) PMO
13 4 (0.49%) SEPA
14 3 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.36%) COSO
14 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.36%) EMIR
14 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.97%) Docker
3 2 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (2.31%) Core Impact
2 12 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (1.34%) Nessus
4 8 (0.97%) AirWatch
4 8 (0.97%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 8 (0.97%) Puppet
4 8 (0.97%) SCCM
5 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.36%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (0.36%) TADDM
6 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 170 (20.68%) SAP
2 68 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 63 (7.66%) Oracle
4 32 (3.89%) Cisco
5 29 (3.53%) Juniper
6 25 (3.04%) Calypso
6 25 (3.04%) Murex
7 23 (2.80%) Adobe
8 21 (2.55%) IBM
9 20 (2.43%) CheckPoint
9 20 (2.43%) Palo Alto
10 19 (2.31%) F5
10 19 (2.31%) McAfee
10 19 (2.31%) Symantec
10 19 (2.31%) Workday
11 14 (1.70%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.58%) WorldPay
13 12 (1.46%) BMC
14 11 (1.34%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.34%) MuleSoft