Period
to 20 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 551 587
Rank change year-on-year +26 +36 +34
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 860 794 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 477 503 722
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,550 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00% +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 155,536 158,519 185,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,908 131,030 153,743
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Top 14 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 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 +11 792 £55,000 +4.76% 101
London +91 443 £62,500 +4.17% 44
UK excluding London -42 365 £45,000 -8.16% 58
South East -87 111 £46,499 -15.46% 13
North of England +20 107 £40,000 - 16
Midlands +34 74 £45,000 -8.16% 13
North West +18 73 £47,500 +5.56% 12
West Midlands +36 52 £52,500 +0.96% 8
East of England +16 33 £51,250 +20.59% 12
Yorkshire +2 28 £37,500 - 4
Scotland -18 26 £45,000 +30.43% 3
East Midlands +21 22 £32,500 -29.73% 5
South West +3 15 £52,500 +16.67% 1
North East -15 6 £50,000 -

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

1 288 (33.49%) Finance
2 232 (26.98%) SAP
3 222 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
4 176 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (17.33%) Degree
6 143 (16.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 138 (16.05%) Manufacturing
8 110 (12.79%) Business Analysis
9 107 (12.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 98 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 98 (11.40%) Information Security
11 93 (10.81%) Retail
12 92 (10.70%) Derivative
13 91 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 90 (10.47%) Project Management
15 89 (10.35%) Banking
16 84 (9.77%) SQL
17 77 (8.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 74 (8.60%) Oracle
19 73 (8.49%) Microsoft
20 69 (8.02%) Investment Banking
21 68 (7.91%) Migration
22 67 (7.79%) System Testing
23 65 (7.56%) GDPR
24 63 (7.33%) ERP
25 61 (7.09%) SAP SD
25 61 (7.09%) Change Management
26 59 (6.86%) Data Migration
26 59 (6.86%) Security Cleared
27 58 (6.74%) CISSP

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 10 (1.16%) Confluence
2 9 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.58%) Apache
5 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.23%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.12%) IIS
7 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (7.09%) SAP SD
2 55 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
3 53 (6.16%) SAP FI
4 50 (5.81%) SAP CO
4 50 (5.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 44 (5.12%) SAP S/4HANA
6 36 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 29 (3.37%) SAP MM
8 22 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (1.86%) SAP QM
9 16 (1.86%) SAP SCM
10 14 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (1.51%) SAP SRM
12 11 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 10 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (1.16%) SAP APO
13 10 (1.16%) SAP GTS
13 10 (1.16%) SAP PP
14 9 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (1.05%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (1.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 12 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
5 11 (1.28%) Force.com
6 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.93%) Slack
7 7 (0.81%) Office 365
8 6 (0.70%) SaaS
8 6 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.23%) CloudSense
9 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.67%) Network Security
2 21 (2.44%) Firewall
3 20 (2.33%) Internet
4 6 (0.70%) LAN
4 6 (0.70%) WAN
5 5 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (0.58%) SMS
6 4 (0.47%) CHAP
7 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 2 (0.23%) SSH
8 2 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.12%) Broadband
9 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.58%) SAP HANA
2 27 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (1.63%) Big Data
4 11 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.58%) DB2
7 4 (0.47%) Power BI
7 4 (0.47%) QlikView
8 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.35%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.23%) GIS
10 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.12%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (3.26%) JIRA
2 15 (1.74%) Artifactory
2 15 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.40%) Burp Suite
3 12 (1.40%) Metasploit
4 8 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (0.81%) Bitbucket
6 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.23%) JMeter
7 2 (0.23%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.12%) TestLink
8 1 (0.12%) TestRail
General
1 288 (33.49%) Finance
2 138 (16.05%) Manufacturing
3 93 (10.81%) Retail
4 89 (10.35%) Banking
5 69 (8.02%) Investment Banking
6 53 (6.16%) Front Office
7 52 (6.05%) General Ledger
8 39 (4.53%) Legal
9 29 (3.37%) Automotive
9 29 (3.37%) Publishing
10 28 (3.26%) Back Office
11 23 (2.67%) Billing
12 18 (2.09%) Advertising
13 14 (1.63%) German Language
13 14 (1.63%) Marketing
13 14 (1.63%) Telecoms
14 11 (1.28%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.58%) Local Government
17 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 358 (41.63%) Consultant
2 304 (35.35%) Analyst
3 264 (30.70%) Business Analyst
4 140 (16.28%) SAP Consultant
5 55 (6.40%) Architect
6 54 (6.28%) Banking Analyst
6 54 (6.28%) Business Consultant
7 51 (5.93%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 49 (5.70%) SAP SD Consultant
9 46 (5.35%) Security Consultant
10 45 (5.23%) Oracle Consultant
11 35 (4.07%) Security Manager
11 35 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
12 33 (3.84%) Senior Business Analyst
13 32 (3.72%) Developer
13 32 (3.72%) Senior Consultant
13 32 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (3.26%) SAP CO Consultant
14 28 (3.26%) SAP FI Consultant
14 28 (3.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.72%) HTML
2 31 (3.60%) CSS
3 23 (2.67%) REST
4 17 (1.98%) EDI
5 16 (1.86%) Web Services
6 15 (1.74%) AngularJS
6 15 (1.74%) HTML5
6 15 (1.74%) Node.js
6 15 (1.74%) React
6 15 (1.74%) SAPUI5
6 15 (1.74%) SOAP
6 15 (1.74%) XML
7 13 (1.51%) SAP CO-PA
7 13 (1.51%) SAP Fiori
8 9 (1.05%) jQuery
9 8 (0.93%) JSON
9 8 (0.93%) JSP
9 8 (0.93%) Servlets
9 8 (0.93%) Spring
9 8 (0.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 222 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (10.70%) Derivative
3 77 (8.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (5.35%) Credit Derivative
4 46 (5.35%) Virtual Team
5 44 (5.12%) Fixed Income
6 30 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.49%) Equities
7 28 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
8 26 (3.02%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.91%) Life Science
10 18 (2.09%) FMCG
11 17 (1.98%) NHS
12 16 (1.86%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.74%) User Experience
14 14 (1.63%) PMI
15 13 (1.51%) Driving Licence
15 13 (1.51%) Internet of Things
16 8 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
16 8 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.21%) Windows
2 17 (1.98%) Kali Linux
3 9 (1.05%) VMS
4 7 (0.81%) Linux
4 7 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.23%) CentOS
5 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.23%) SUSE
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.12%) Unix
6 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (16.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (12.79%) Business Analysis
4 107 (12.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 98 (11.40%) Information Security
6 91 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 90 (10.47%) Project Management
8 68 (7.91%) Migration
9 67 (7.79%) System Testing
10 63 (7.33%) ERP
11 61 (7.09%) Change Management
12 59 (6.86%) Data Migration
13 57 (6.63%) Data Protection
13 57 (6.63%) Risk Management
14 55 (6.40%) Customer Requirements
15 51 (5.93%) SDLC
15 51 (5.93%) User Stories
16 50 (5.81%) Data Analysis
17 49 (5.70%) Data Modelling
18 44 (5.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (9.77%) SQL
2 39 (4.53%) JavaScript
3 26 (3.02%) Java
4 23 (2.67%) VBA
5 17 (1.98%) Python
6 12 (1.40%) ABAP
7 9 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.93%) C
9 6 (0.70%) Apex Code
9 6 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.70%) SOQL
9 6 (0.70%) SOSL
10 4 (0.47%) C#
11 2 (0.23%) Go
11 2 (0.23%) PHP
11 2 (0.23%) RPG
11 2 (0.23%) Ruby
11 2 (0.23%) Scala
11 2 (0.23%) VB
11 2 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 149 (17.33%) Degree
2 59 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 58 (6.74%) CISSP
4 38 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.72%) CISM
6 27 (3.14%) CISA
7 21 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.09%) CREST Certified
9 18 (2.09%) SSCP
10 17 (1.98%) OSCP
11 16 (1.86%) CCNA
12 14 (1.63%) PMI Certification
13 13 (1.51%) GIAC
14 10 (1.16%) CCSP
15 9 (1.05%) CCIE
15 9 (1.05%) MBA
15 9 (1.05%) SANS
16 8 (0.93%) CCIE Security
17 7 (0.81%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (7.56%) GDPR
3 52 (6.05%) PCI DSS
4 41 (4.77%) QA
5 39 (4.53%) MiFID
6 24 (2.79%) GxP
7 21 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 19 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (1.74%) Data Quality
10 11 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (1.05%) EMIR
12 7 (0.81%) SEPA
13 6 (0.70%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.70%) SLA
14 5 (0.58%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.58%) PMO
15 4 (0.47%) COBIT
16 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.23%) PA-DSS
17 1 (0.12%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (0.93%) Docker
2 7 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (1.98%) Core Impact
2 12 (1.40%) Nessus
3 8 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.93%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.35%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 3 (0.35%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.12%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 232 (26.98%) SAP
2 74 (8.60%) Oracle
3 73 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 26 (3.02%) Cisco
5 24 (2.79%) Ariba
5 24 (2.79%) Juniper
6 23 (2.67%) Calypso
6 23 (2.67%) Murex
7 22 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 22 (2.56%) F5
7 22 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 18 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.98%) Workday
10 12 (1.40%) Blue Coat
11 10 (1.16%) McAfee
11 10 (1.16%) Symantec
12 9 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.05%) CA
13 7 (0.81%) Adobe
14 6 (0.70%) Siebel