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

GAP Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 272 238
Rank change year-on-year +19 -34 +42
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 60 40 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.39% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.44% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 80
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -10.42% +46.34%
10th Percentile £42,500 £24,400 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,125 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% +2.27%

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 8,668 9,180 9,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.26% 90.03% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,770 7,199 8,070
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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 +34 30 £55,000 - 3
Staffordshire +5 10 - - 5
Warwickshire +6 8 £45,000 -26.53%
Shropshire - 7 £55,000 -
Coventry - 4 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 26 (43.33%) SAP
2 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 20 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) Retail
5 11 (18.33%) Integration Testing
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.00%) System Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Data Migration
7 9 (15.00%) SAP CO
7 9 (15.00%) General Ledger
7 9 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (15.00%) Publishing
7 9 (15.00%) Scrum
7 9 (15.00%) SAP FI
8 8 (13.33%) SAP SD
8 8 (13.33%) VMS
8 8 (13.33%) ABAP
8 8 (13.33%) Degree
8 8 (13.33%) Business Process Mapping
8 8 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (11.67%) Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (11.67%) Bitbucket
9 7 (11.67%) JIRA
9 7 (11.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (11.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
9 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Data Quality

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 7 (11.67%) Confluence
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) SAP CO
1 9 (15.00%) SAP FI
1 9 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (13.33%) SAP SD
3 5 (8.33%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (8.33%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.33%) SAP BPC
4 2 (3.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Boomi
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (11.67%) Bitbucket
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 13 (21.67%) Retail
4 9 (15.00%) General Ledger
4 9 (15.00%) Publishing
5 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.67%) Legal
7 2 (3.33%) Billing
8 1 (1.67%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Consultant
2 20 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (28.33%) Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) SAP FI Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) SAP SD Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) JIRA Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) SAP MM Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) SAP P2P Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.00%) EJB
1 3 (5.00%) J2EE
1 3 (5.00%) JMS
1 3 (5.00%) JSON
1 3 (5.00%) REST
1 3 (5.00%) Servlets
1 3 (5.00%) SOAP
1 3 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (18.33%) Integration Testing
3 9 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (15.00%) Scrum
3 9 (15.00%) System Testing
4 8 (13.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 8 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (11.67%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (11.67%) Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (11.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Swim Lanes
6 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) ABAP
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CISA
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) SAP
2 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.33%) Ariba