Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GAP Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 253 255
Rank change year-on-year +35 +2 +26
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 90 60 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.62% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.69% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 77
West Midlands median annual salary £54,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.80% +8.70% +35.29%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,350 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -4.35%

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 8,355 8,725 10,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.73% 90.54% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,399 7,102 8,596
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +18 57 £54,000 -16.92% 3
Warwickshire +21 13 £45,000 -26.53% 1
Shropshire - 7 £55,000 - 2
Staffordshire -16 6 - - 3
Solihull +11 3 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Coventry -8 2 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Finance
3 25 (27.78%) Degree
4 24 (26.67%) SAP
5 17 (18.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (18.89%) Manufacturing
5 17 (18.89%) Validation
6 15 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (15.56%) SDLC
7 14 (15.56%) Project Management
7 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
8 12 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 12 (13.33%) JSON
8 12 (13.33%) Six Sigma
8 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (13.33%) EJB
8 12 (13.33%) Servlets
8 12 (13.33%) SOAP
8 12 (13.33%) Web Services
8 12 (13.33%) Java
8 12 (13.33%) J2EE
8 12 (13.33%) Apache
8 12 (13.33%) JMS
8 12 (13.33%) SOA
8 12 (13.33%) API Development
8 12 (13.33%) MuleSoft
8 12 (13.33%) Boomi
8 12 (13.33%) ServiceNow
8 12 (13.33%) REST

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 12 (13.33%) Apache
2 7 (7.78%) Confluence
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 10 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 10 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (5.56%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (4.44%) SAP BPC
3 4 (4.44%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.22%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (2.22%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (2.22%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.22%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.11%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Boomi
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.44%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.22%) Essbase
3 2 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (7.78%) Bitbucket
1 7 (7.78%) JIRA
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.11%) Retail
4 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (8.89%) General Ledger
5 8 (8.89%) Publishing
6 4 (4.44%) Legal
7 2 (2.22%) Games
8 1 (1.11%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Analyst
1 27 (30.00%) Consultant
2 18 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (15.56%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Integration Specialist
4 12 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) SAP CO Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) SAP FI Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) SAP SD Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 12 (13.33%) EJB
1 12 (13.33%) J2EE
1 12 (13.33%) JMS
1 12 (13.33%) JSON
1 12 (13.33%) REST
1 12 (13.33%) Servlets
1 12 (13.33%) SOAP
1 12 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) VMS
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (18.89%) Validation
3 14 (15.56%) Project Management
3 14 (15.56%) SDLC
4 12 (13.33%) API Development
4 12 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 12 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 12 (13.33%) SOA
4 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.22%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (11.11%) System Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Scrum
7 9 (10.00%) User Stories
8 8 (8.89%) Accounts Payable
8 8 (8.89%) Accounts Receivable
8 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.78%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) ABAP
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Degree
2 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB
4 2 (2.22%) MCP
4 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 2 (2.22%) MCTS
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) CISA
5 1 (1.11%) CISM
5 1 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) SAP
2 12 (13.33%) MuleSoft
2 12 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 7 (7.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Ariba
5 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Teradata