The table below looks at the statistics for BPCS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BPCS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SSA BPCS
UK
Rank 831 924 944
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +20
Permanent jobs citing BPCS 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 0.043% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 2
Median salary £60,000 £75,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +156.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £75,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £75,000 £31,850
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £75,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +156.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5702 6963 8154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.78% 6.95% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4292 5415 6610
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,836
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BPCS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BPCS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

BPCS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BPCS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BPCS within the UK.

BPCS Salary Trend in the UK

BPCS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BPCS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

BPCS Salary Histogram in the UK

BPCS
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPCS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 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
England +87 14 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £60,000 -
South East +54 4 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Surrey +36 3 £70,000 -6.66%
Weybridge +4 3 £70,000 -6.66%
Birmingham - 2 £70,000 -
London - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £24,000 -
North West - 1 £24,000 -
Oxford - 1 £37,500 -
Wirral - 1 £24,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -

BPCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing BPCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BPCS.

1 23 (100.00%) ERP
2 21 (91.30%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (91.30%) Infor
3 19 (82.61%) JD Edwards
4 17 (73.91%) Finance
4 17 (73.91%) Oracle
4 17 (73.91%) SAP
4 17 (73.91%) Manufacturing
4 17 (73.91%) IFS
5 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
6 12 (52.17%) CRM
6 12 (52.17%) Project Management
6 12 (52.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (47.83%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (39.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (39.13%) PMP
8 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
8 9 (39.13%) PMBOK
9 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
10 7 (30.43%) Sage
11 5 (21.74%) Presales
11 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (17.39%) Lawson
12 4 (17.39%) Baan
12 4 (17.39%) Windows
12 4 (17.39%) SQL
12 4 (17.39%) Sage 200
12 4 (17.39%) Logistics
13 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

BPCS
Top Related IT Skills 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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (52.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (47.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (17.39%) Lawson
4 4 (17.39%) Sage 200
5 3 (13.04%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
1 17 (73.91%) Manufacturing
2 9 (39.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Danish Language
3 2 (8.70%) Dutch Language
3 2 (8.70%) Finnish Language
3 2 (8.70%) French Language
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 2 (8.70%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Swedish Language
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Project Manager
2 10 (43.48%) ERP Manager
2 10 (43.48%) ERP Project Manager
3 9 (39.13%) Consultant
4 7 (30.43%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 7 (30.43%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
4 7 (30.43%) Implementation Manager
4 7 (30.43%) Implementation Project Manager
4 7 (30.43%) Project Implementation Manager
5 5 (21.74%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) ERP Consultant
6 4 (17.39%) Support Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
7 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Infor Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ERP
2 12 (52.17%) CRM
2 12 (52.17%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (21.74%) Presales
5 4 (17.39%) Logistics
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Infor
2 19 (82.61%) JD Edwards
3 17 (73.91%) IFS
3 17 (73.91%) Oracle
3 17 (73.91%) SAP
4 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Sage
6 4 (17.39%) Baan
7 3 (13.04%) Epicor
8 2 (8.70%) Progress