The table below looks at the statistics for BPCS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BPCS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SSA BPCS
Rank 890 895 878
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing BPCS 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.013% 0.012% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +43.83%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - £36,500

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
7464 8518 8581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.85% 7.37% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5911 6669 6716
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

BPCS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BPCS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPCS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 1 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Weybridge - 1 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 -
South East - 1 £65,000 -

BPCS
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing BPCS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BPCS.

1 3 (75.00%) RPG
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
1 3 (75.00%) RPG IV
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Epicor
2 1 (25.00%) CODA
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) Agresso
2 1 (25.00%) Sage

BPCS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing BPCS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BPCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Agresso
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) RPG Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) RPG
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) Epicor
1 1 (25.00%) CODA
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (25.00%) Sage
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car/ Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance/Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago