Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 277 269
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8 -22
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 58 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 22
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -8.16% -21.60%
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,000 £23,700
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £63,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,460 9,196 10,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.01% 91.32% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,650 7,431 7,949
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for GAP Analysis in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for GAP Analysis in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Birmingham +26 32 £32,500 -33.33% 1
Solihull +17 11 £52,500 +16.67%
Coventry +17 7 £57,500 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +39 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 22 (37.93%) Degree
2 18 (31.03%) Finance
3 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (24.14%) Validation
4 14 (24.14%) Project Management
4 14 (24.14%) Six Sigma
5 12 (20.69%) SAP
6 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
7 9 (15.52%) Integration Testing
7 9 (15.52%) B2B Sales
7 9 (15.52%) B2B
8 7 (12.07%) Change Management
8 7 (12.07%) LSMW
8 7 (12.07%) IDoc
8 7 (12.07%) Process Improvement
9 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
9 6 (10.34%) User Stories
9 6 (10.34%) Automotive
9 6 (10.34%) SAP FI
10 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
10 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.90%) Retail
11 4 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (6.90%) SAP MM
11 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (6.90%) EDI
11 4 (6.90%) ERP
11 4 (6.90%) SQL Server

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) SAP FI
2 4 (6.90%) SAP MM
3 3 (5.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (5.17%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (5.17%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.45%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.45%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (3.45%) SAP MII
4 2 (3.45%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.72%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.72%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.72%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.72%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.72%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) LSMW
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Automotive
3 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 3 (5.17%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Business Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 14 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Account Executive
5 7 (12.07%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) SAP Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Business Change Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) SAP FI Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) SAP FI Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Business Change Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Business Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Development Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) IDoc
2 4 (6.90%) EDI
3 2 (3.45%) CGI
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Project Management
1 14 (24.14%) Six Sigma
1 14 (24.14%) Validation
2 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
3 9 (15.52%) B2B
3 9 (15.52%) B2B Sales
3 9 (15.52%) Integration Testing
4 7 (12.07%) Change Management
4 7 (12.07%) Process Improvement
5 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.34%) User Stories
6 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.90%) ERP
8 3 (5.17%) Accounts Payable
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.17%) BPR
8 3 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.17%) Epics
8 3 (5.17%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) ABAP
1 2 (3.45%) Java
1 2 (3.45%) PHP
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) SAP
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Wonderware
4 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle