Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 167 134
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33 +39
Permanent jobs citing Dynamics AX 30 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.09% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 18.99% 5.63% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 5
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,100 £41,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £85,000 £52,350
North West median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -13.04% +16.75% +23.13%

Dynamics AX is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 158 142 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.72% 5.01% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 121 94 113
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,825 £24,100
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in Cheshire

Dynamics AX
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Dynamics AX in Cheshire

Dynamics AX
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Dynamics AX in Cheshire

Dynamics AX
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Warrington +11 5 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Chester - 4 £61,250 - 3
Ellesmere Port - 3 £37,500 - 1
Northwich - 3 £45,000 - 1
Crewe +11 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Nantwich - 2 £50,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £34,000 - 1
Dynamics AX
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 21 (70.00%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (60.00%) ERP
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 12 (40.00%) X++
5 10 (33.33%) DevOps
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) Project Planning
8 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (16.67%) Advertising
10 5 (16.67%) Logistics
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.33%) C#
11 4 (13.33%) JD Edwards
11 4 (13.33%) Retail
11 4 (13.33%) NetSuite
12 3 (10.00%) Change Control
12 3 (10.00%) Presales
12 3 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
13 2 (6.67%) SAP
13 2 (6.67%) .NET
13 2 (6.67%) OO
13 2 (6.67%) BPCS

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (13.33%) NetSuite
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (6.67%) BPCS
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (3.33%) Lawson
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.67%) Advertising
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) ERP Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.33%) Head of Project Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Head of Projects
5 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ERP
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Logistics
6 3 (10.00%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Presales
7 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) OOD
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) X++
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ACCA
2 1 (3.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.67%) Infor
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Baan
5 1 (3.33%) Epicor
5 1 (3.33%) IFS
5 1 (3.33%) Sage