Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 557 600
Rank change year-on-year +32 +43 +36
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 904 838 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 507 544 718
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 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% +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 160239 164447 190907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127110 136354 157956
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +10 832 £55,000 +4.76% 31
London +110 487 £62,500 - 17
UK excluding London -64 359 £44,000 -7.37% 14
South East -74 112 £41,500 -24.55% 2
North of England +2 101 £38,750 -8.82% 6
Midlands +24 62 £45,000 -8.16% 4
North West +7 62 £37,500 -18.48% 6
West Midlands +1 39 £48,750 -0.51% 4
East of England +16 36 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire 0 33 £37,500 -2.60%
Scotland -7 29 £45,000 +18.42%
East Midlands -1 23 £32,500 -35.32%
South West +15 20 £52,500 +16.67%
North East -3 6 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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.

1 308 (34.07%) Finance
2 261 (28.87%) SAP
3 229 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (18.03%) Degree
6 153 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 135 (14.93%) Business Analysis
8 128 (14.16%) Manufacturing
9 107 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 106 (11.73%) Project Management
11 105 (11.62%) Banking
12 102 (11.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 101 (11.17%) Retail
14 97 (10.73%) Derivative
15 93 (10.29%) ERP
16 92 (10.18%) Information Security
17 89 (9.85%) SQL
18 87 (9.62%) Migration
19 81 (8.96%) Microsoft
20 80 (8.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 76 (8.41%) System Testing
22 75 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 73 (8.08%) Oracle
24 72 (7.96%) Investment Banking
25 68 (7.52%) SAP SD
26 65 (7.19%) SAP FI
27 62 (6.86%) SAP FI/CO
27 62 (6.86%) Change Management
27 62 (6.86%) SAP CO
27 62 (6.86%) Customer Requirements

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 7 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.66%) Confluence
3 5 (0.55%) Apache
3 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.44%) IIS
5 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.22%) LiveCycle
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.98%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (7.52%) SAP SD
2 65 (7.19%) SAP FI
3 62 (6.86%) SAP CO
3 62 (6.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 56 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
5 49 (5.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 36 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
6 36 (3.98%) SAP MM
7 29 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (1.88%) SAP QM
9 16 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (1.77%) SAP SCM
10 12 (1.33%) SAP SRM
11 11 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
12 10 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (1.11%) SAP APO
12 10 (1.11%) SAP BPC
12 10 (1.11%) SAP GTS
12 10 (1.11%) SAP PP
13 9 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
3 19 (2.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 16 (1.77%) Force.com
5 14 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (1.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 8 (0.88%) Slack
8 7 (0.77%) Office 365
8 7 (0.77%) SaaS
9 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.44%) CloudSense
11 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) IaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.10%) Internet
2 14 (1.55%) Network Security
3 12 (1.33%) Firewall
4 7 (0.77%) SMS
5 6 (0.66%) LAN
5 6 (0.66%) WAN
6 5 (0.55%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (0.44%) CHAP
8 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.22%) SAN
9 2 (0.22%) SSH
9 2 (0.22%) SSL
10 1 (0.11%) Broadband
10 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.31%) SAP HANA
2 26 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.88%) Big Data
5 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.55%) DB2
5 5 (0.55%) Power BI
6 4 (0.44%) QlikView
7 3 (0.33%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.22%) GIS
8 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.11%) Adabas
9 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.11%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 25 (2.77%) JIRA
2 15 (1.66%) Artifactory
2 15 (1.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.88%) Burp Suite
3 8 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 8 (0.88%) Metasploit
4 7 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.44%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.22%) JMeter
6 2 (0.22%) Selenium
7 1 (0.11%) TestLink
7 1 (0.11%) TestRail
General
1 308 (34.07%) Finance
2 128 (14.16%) Manufacturing
3 105 (11.62%) Banking
4 101 (11.17%) Retail
5 72 (7.96%) Investment Banking
6 61 (6.75%) General Ledger
7 55 (6.08%) Front Office
8 33 (3.65%) Billing
8 33 (3.65%) Legal
9 31 (3.43%) Back Office
10 30 (3.32%) Automotive
11 21 (2.32%) Advertising
12 20 (2.21%) Publishing
12 20 (2.21%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.33%) Aerospace
13 12 (1.33%) Marketing
13 12 (1.33%) Retail Banking
14 9 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.00%) German Language
15 3 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 361 (39.93%) Consultant
2 337 (37.28%) Analyst
3 294 (32.52%) Business Analyst
4 155 (17.15%) SAP Consultant
5 58 (6.42%) Banking Analyst
6 55 (6.08%) Business Consultant
7 54 (5.97%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 53 (5.86%) Architect
9 51 (5.64%) SAP SD Consultant
10 46 (5.09%) Oracle Consultant
11 41 (4.54%) Senior Analyst
12 38 (4.20%) Security Manager
12 38 (4.20%) Senior Business Analyst
13 33 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
14 32 (3.54%) Security Consultant
15 31 (3.43%) SAP CO Consultant
15 31 (3.43%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 30 (3.32%) Developer
16 30 (3.32%) SAP FI Consultant
17 27 (2.99%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.32%) HTML
2 29 (3.21%) CSS
3 24 (2.65%) REST
4 18 (1.99%) EDI
4 18 (1.99%) Web Services
5 15 (1.66%) AngularJS
5 15 (1.66%) HTML5
5 15 (1.66%) Node.js
5 15 (1.66%) React
5 15 (1.66%) SAP CO-PA
5 15 (1.66%) SAPUI5
5 15 (1.66%) SOAP
6 14 (1.55%) SAP Fiori
6 14 (1.55%) XML
7 9 (1.00%) jQuery
8 8 (0.88%) JSON
8 8 (0.88%) JSP
8 8 (0.88%) Servlets
8 8 (0.88%) Spring
8 8 (0.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 229 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (10.73%) Derivative
3 80 (8.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (5.42%) Virtual Team
5 48 (5.31%) Credit Derivative
6 46 (5.09%) Fixed Income
7 32 (3.54%) Equities
8 30 (3.32%) Computer Science
9 28 (3.10%) Life Science
9 28 (3.10%) Management Information System
10 24 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
11 23 (2.54%) NHS
12 17 (1.88%) FMCG
13 13 (1.44%) User Experience
14 12 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (1.11%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.00%) PMI
17 8 (0.88%) Data Centre
17 8 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 8 (0.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.99%) Windows
2 9 (1.00%) Kali Linux
3 7 (0.77%) Linux
3 7 (0.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.55%) VMS
5 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.22%) CentOS
6 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.22%) SUSE
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 135 (14.93%) Business Analysis
4 107 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 106 (11.73%) Project Management
6 102 (11.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 93 (10.29%) ERP
8 92 (10.18%) Information Security
9 87 (9.62%) Migration
10 76 (8.41%) System Testing
11 62 (6.86%) Change Management
11 62 (6.86%) Customer Requirements
12 59 (6.53%) Data Migration
12 59 (6.53%) SDLC
13 58 (6.42%) Risk Management
14 53 (5.86%) User Stories
15 52 (5.75%) Data Protection
16 51 (5.64%) Data Modelling
17 50 (5.53%) Data Analysis
18 43 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (9.85%) SQL
2 37 (4.09%) JavaScript
3 27 (2.99%) Java
4 23 (2.54%) VBA
5 17 (1.88%) Python
6 13 (1.44%) C
7 11 (1.22%) ABAP
8 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.66%) Apex Code
9 6 (0.66%) SOQL
9 6 (0.66%) SOSL
10 5 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.44%) C#
12 2 (0.22%) Go
12 2 (0.22%) PHP
12 2 (0.22%) RPG
12 2 (0.22%) Ruby
12 2 (0.22%) Scala
12 2 (0.22%) VB
12 2 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 163 (18.03%) Degree
2 56 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.20%) CISSP
4 34 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.10%) CISM
6 23 (2.54%) CISA
7 20 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.55%) CREST Certified
8 14 (1.55%) SSCP
9 12 (1.33%) MBA
10 11 (1.22%) GIAC
11 10 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.00%) OSCP
13 8 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.88%) ISEB
14 7 (0.77%) CCNA
14 7 (0.77%) PCI QSA
15 6 (0.66%) CCSP
15 6 (0.66%) CEH
15 6 (0.66%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (6.64%) GDPR
3 45 (4.98%) PCI DSS
4 42 (4.65%) QA
5 41 (4.54%) MiFID
6 27 (2.99%) GxP
7 15 (1.66%) Data Quality
8 14 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 11 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (1.00%) EMIR
11 7 (0.77%) NIST 800
12 6 (0.66%) SLA
13 5 (0.55%) SEPA
14 4 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.33%) COBIT
15 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.33%) PMO
15 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.22%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.88%) Docker
2 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (1.00%) Core Impact
2 8 (0.88%) Nessus
2 8 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.88%) Puppet
3 3 (0.33%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.33%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 3 (0.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.11%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.11%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 261 (28.87%) SAP
2 81 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 73 (8.08%) Oracle
4 24 (2.65%) Calypso
4 24 (2.65%) Murex
4 24 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.54%) Ariba
6 20 (2.21%) Workday
7 17 (1.88%) Cisco
8 15 (1.66%) CheckPoint
8 15 (1.66%) F5
8 15 (1.66%) Juniper
8 15 (1.66%) Palo Alto
9 12 (1.33%) Blue Coat
9 12 (1.33%) CA
9 12 (1.33%) Siebel
10 7 (0.77%) Adobe
11 6 (0.66%) VMware
12 5 (0.55%) Google
12 5 (0.55%) Remedy