Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BPCS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BPCS over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SSA BPCS
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1114 1139 1254
Rank change year-on-year +25 +115 +14
Permanent jobs citing BPCS 29 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.17% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 3
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% +105.48%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,400 £64,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £75,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00% +105.48%

BPCS 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 England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 12,485 11,094 12,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.76% 6.68% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,130 8,435 10,301
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BPCS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BPCS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BPCS in England

BPCS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for BPCS in England

BPCS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BPCS in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BPCS in England

BPCS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPCS within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Midlands +37 10 £47,500 -32.14%
West Midlands +14 10 £47,500 -32.14%
London +10 8 £73,750 +96.67%
East of England - 6 £37,500 -
South East +10 3 £52,500 -25.00%
North of England +2 1 £52,500 -12.50%
North West -7 1 £52,500 +118.75%
South West - 1 £40,000 -
BPCS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for BPCS.

1 27 (93.10%) ERP
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (82.76%) Manufacturing
3 23 (79.31%) Infor
4 22 (75.86%) SAP
5 21 (72.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (72.41%) Dynamics AX
6 20 (68.97%) Sage
7 16 (55.17%) Project Management
7 16 (55.17%) Oracle
7 16 (55.17%) Epicor
7 16 (55.17%) CRM
7 16 (55.17%) Dynamics GP
7 16 (55.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (55.17%) IFS
8 14 (48.28%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (44.83%) Finance
10 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
10 11 (37.93%) SQL
11 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
14 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (20.69%) Logistics
14 6 (20.69%) Service Management
14 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
14 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
14 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
14 6 (20.69%) Technical Analysis

BPCS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (20.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Dynamics AX
1 21 (72.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (55.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (55.17%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (13.79%) Sage 200
4 3 (10.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
General
1 24 (82.76%) Manufacturing
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Automotive
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
1 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
1 8 (27.59%) Senior Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Support Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) ERP Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Mindset
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) ERP
2 16 (55.17%) CRM
2 16 (55.17%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Logistics
5 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
5 6 (20.69%) Service Management
5 6 (20.69%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Active Listening
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) Infor
3 22 (75.86%) SAP
4 20 (68.97%) Sage
5 16 (55.17%) Epicor
5 16 (55.17%) IFS
5 16 (55.17%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) QAD
7 5 (17.24%) JD Edwards