Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 264 266
Rank change year-on-year +48 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 81 59 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.64% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 46
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £15,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 8,173 9,164 10,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.21% 91.42% 90.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,254 7,576 8,462
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +21 55 £47,500 -31.16% 4
Coventry +11 7 £57,500 +4.55%
Warwickshire - 6 - - 1
Solihull +6 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Staffordshire -9 4 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 35 (43.21%) Degree
2 27 (33.33%) Validation
3 23 (28.40%) Project Management
4 22 (27.16%) Six Sigma
5 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (24.69%) SAP
7 17 (20.99%) Finance
8 14 (17.28%) Business Analysis
8 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Integration Testing
11 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.35%) SDLC
12 9 (11.11%) API Development
12 9 (11.11%) MuleSoft
12 9 (11.11%) Boomi
12 9 (11.11%) REST
12 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 9 (11.11%) ServiceNow
12 9 (11.11%) EJB
12 9 (11.11%) Servlets
12 9 (11.11%) SOAP
12 9 (11.11%) Web Services
12 9 (11.11%) Java
12 9 (11.11%) J2EE
12 9 (11.11%) Apache
12 9 (11.11%) JMS
12 9 (11.11%) SOA
12 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 9 (11.11%) Process Improvement

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 9 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) SAP FI
2 5 (6.17%) SAP CO
2 5 (6.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (6.17%) SAP MM
2 5 (6.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (6.17%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.70%) SAP GTS
3 3 (3.70%) SAP SCM
4 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (2.47%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.47%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.47%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (2.47%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (2.47%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (2.47%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.23%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.23%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Boomi
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.47%) Essbase
2 2 (2.47%) MS Access
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.47%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) LSMW
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Automotive
2 8 (9.88%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.47%) Games
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (24.69%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) Consultant
5 10 (12.35%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
7 8 (9.88%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (8.64%) SAP Business Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Account Executive
9 6 (7.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) SAP FI Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) SAP FI Business Analyst
12 2 (2.47%) JDE Consultant
12 2 (2.47%) SAP BPC Consultant
12 2 (2.47%) SAP MM Analyst
12 2 (2.47%) SAP PP Analyst
12 2 (2.47%) SAP PP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 9 (11.11%) EJB
1 9 (11.11%) J2EE
1 9 (11.11%) JMS
1 9 (11.11%) JSON
1 9 (11.11%) REST
1 9 (11.11%) Servlets
1 9 (11.11%) SOAP
1 9 (11.11%) Web Services
2 7 (8.64%) IDoc
3 4 (4.94%) EDI
4 3 (3.70%) SAPUI5
5 1 (1.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.88%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Validation
2 23 (28.40%) Project Management
3 22 (27.16%) Six Sigma
4 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.28%) Business Analysis
6 12 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (13.58%) Integration Testing
8 10 (12.35%) SDLC
8 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.11%) API Development
9 9 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 9 (11.11%) SOA
10 8 (9.88%) User Stories
11 6 (7.41%) B2B
11 6 (7.41%) B2B Sales
11 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (6.17%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Analysis
13 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
13 4 (4.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (2.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.47%) MCP
4 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) MCTS
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) SAP
2 9 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 9 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Teradata