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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
England / West Midlands
Rank 176 200 197
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3  
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 37 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.77% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 17
Median salary £65,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

GAP Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4249 5420 4224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.96% 88.26% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 4367 3531
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 22 £68,250 +82.00%
Staffordshire +15 9 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £61,250 -
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 22 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (27.27%) SAP
3 15 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
6 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
6 12 (21.82%) Logical Data Model
6 12 (21.82%) Data Lineage
6 12 (21.82%) Conceptual Models
7 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 11 (20.00%) SaaS
7 11 (20.00%) PaaS
8 10 (18.18%) Finance
8 10 (18.18%) Validation
8 10 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
10 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) Internal Audit
11 7 (12.73%) ITIL
12 6 (10.91%) ABAP
12 6 (10.91%) Oracle
12 6 (10.91%) CRM
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.91%) Automotive
12 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (10.91%) Waterfall

GAP Analysis
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 5 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 5 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (9.09%) SAP SD
3 4 (7.27%) SAP BPC
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) PaaS
1 11 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Automotive
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.64%) Law
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Consultant
2 18 (32.73%) Analyst
3 15 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 15 (27.27%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (21.82%) Architect
5 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Functional Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) SAP SD Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Business Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) E-Business Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) SAP BW Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Release Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.45%) Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (29.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
5 12 (21.82%) Conceptual Models
5 12 (21.82%) Data Lineage
5 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
5 12 (21.82%) Logical Data Model
6 11 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (18.18%) Validation
8 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
9 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 7 (12.73%) Internal Audit
10 7 (12.73%) ITIL
11 6 (10.91%) CRM
11 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CISM
1 3 (5.45%) CISSP
2 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.82%) CISA
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) GSNA
3 1 (1.82%) IRCA
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
3 1 (1.82%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.82%) COSO
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco