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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SSA BPCS
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 946 -
Rank change year-on-year +100 -  
Permanent jobs citing BPCS 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.001% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.014% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £80,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

BPCS is in the business application skills category. The next 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.

Business Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5734 7081 7479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 7.02% 7.23% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 5674 6083
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BPCS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BPCS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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
South East - 3 £52,500 -
London +55 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
BPCS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 across the England region with a requirement for BPCS.

1 18 (81.82%) ERP
2 17 (77.27%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (77.27%) Infor
3 16 (72.73%) JD Edwards
4 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 14 (63.64%) Manufacturing
5 13 (59.09%) Oracle
5 13 (59.09%) SAP
5 13 (59.09%) IFS
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (36.36%) Sage
8 6 (27.27%) Presales
9 5 (22.73%) Baan
9 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (22.73%) Project Management
9 5 (22.73%) Lawson
9 5 (22.73%) CRM
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Epicor
10 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
10 4 (18.18%) Advertising
10 4 (18.18%) Logistics
10 4 (18.18%) Sage 200
11 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (13.64%) PMBOK
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server

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 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Lawson
4 4 (18.18%) Sage 200
5 2 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
1 14 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Danish Language
4 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.55%) Finnish Language
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
4 1 (4.55%) German Language
4 1 (4.55%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (4.55%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Applications Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) ERP Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) ERP Manager
4 4 (18.18%) ERP Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) ERP Implementation Manager
5 3 (13.64%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Implementation Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Project Implementation Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Support Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Commercial Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Infor Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) EDI
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ERP
2 6 (27.27%) Presales
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Logistics
4 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Infor
2 16 (72.73%) JD Edwards
3 13 (59.09%) IFS
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle
3 13 (59.09%) SAP
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Sage
6 5 (22.73%) Baan
7 4 (18.18%) Epicor
8 3 (13.64%) Progress