Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 298 263
Rank change year-on-year +72 -35 +3
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 66 36 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.39% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 34
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -12.20% -21.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £15,500 £37,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 7,837 9,122 10,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.44% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,986 7,447 8,273
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +29 39 £32,500 -37.50% 5
Coventry +11 7 £57,500 -
Solihull +3 7 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Staffordshire +4 4 - - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 31 (46.97%) Degree
2 21 (31.82%) Validation
3 20 (30.30%) Six Sigma
3 20 (30.30%) Project Management
4 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (22.73%) Finance
5 15 (22.73%) SAP
6 11 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Automotive
8 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
8 8 (12.12%) B2B
8 8 (12.12%) Process Improvement
8 8 (12.12%) B2B Sales
9 7 (10.61%) IDoc
9 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
9 7 (10.61%) LSMW
9 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.09%) SAP FI
10 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.58%) User Stories
11 5 (7.58%) SAP SD
11 5 (7.58%) Change Management
11 5 (7.58%) ERP
11 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.58%) Retail
12 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
12 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
12 4 (6.06%) EDI
12 4 (6.06%) SAP MM

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 (3.03%) NetWeaver
1 2 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 5 (7.58%) SAP SD
3 4 (6.06%) SAP MM
3 4 (6.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (4.55%) SAP CO
4 3 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.03%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
5 2 (3.03%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (3.03%) SAP GTS
5 2 (3.03%) SAP MII
5 2 (3.03%) SAP PP
5 2 (3.03%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.52%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Boomi
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) Essbase
2 2 (3.03%) MS Access
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) LSMW
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Automotive
2 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.03%) Games
5 2 (3.03%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Analyst
2 20 (30.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 20 (30.30%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 14 (21.21%) Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Account Executive
6 7 (10.61%) SAP Business Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) SAP FI Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SAP FI Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) SAP CO Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) SAP FI Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) SAP Integration Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) SAP Support
9 2 (3.03%) SAP Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) IDoc
2 4 (6.06%) EDI
3 2 (3.03%) CGI
3 2 (3.03%) SAPUI5
3 2 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.52%) EJB
4 1 (1.52%) J2EE
4 1 (1.52%) JMS
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) Servlets
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Validation
2 20 (30.30%) Project Management
2 20 (30.30%) Six Sigma
3 11 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 8 (12.12%) B2B
5 8 (12.12%) B2B Sales
5 8 (12.12%) Process Improvement
6 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) ERP
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) User Stories
9 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.06%) SDLC
10 3 (4.55%) Accounts Payable
10 3 (4.55%) Accounts Receivable
10 3 (4.55%) Analytics
10 3 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Java
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) ABAP
2 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) MCTS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) SAP
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Teradata
3 2 (3.03%) Wonderware
4 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow