Period
to 26 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Billing
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 560 510 469
Rank change year-on-year -50 -41 +9
Permanent jobs citing Billing 761 930 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the General category 1.10% 1.19% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 589 575 807
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,376 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

Billing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 69,024 78,225 83,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.23% 44.03% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 53,052 56,926 68,314
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +0.57% +3.53%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in the UK

Billing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Billing in the UK

Billing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Billing over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Billing in the UK

Billing
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the UK over the 6 months to 26 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
England -51 682 £47,500 -5.00% 86
UK excluding London -2 458 £42,500 -5.56% 62
London -43 258 £55,000 +4.76% 32
Midlands +36 123 £42,500 -5.56% 11
South East -31 118 £50,000 - 19
North of England -27 81 £23,500 -40.69% 16
West Midlands +10 77 £42,500 -5.56% 8
South West +54 61 £41,500 -12.63% 6
North West -26 51 £37,500 -6.25% 12
East Midlands +34 46 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East of England +12 42 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire +20 23 £22,000 -30.16% 4
Scotland -4 22 £45,000 +57.89% 4
Wales 0 9 £33,173 +0.52% 4
North East -12 7 £40,000 -4.56%
Northern Ireland +4 3 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Billing 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 with a requirement for Billing.

1 260 (34.17%) Finance
2 133 (17.48%) Oracle
3 129 (16.95%) Degree
4 125 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (16.29%) SAP
6 116 (15.24%) ITIL
7 112 (14.72%) Microsoft
8 103 (13.53%) Telecoms
9 96 (12.61%) Project Management
9 96 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (12.09%) Service Management
11 91 (11.96%) CRM
12 80 (10.51%) SQL
12 80 (10.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 77 (10.12%) Service Delivery
14 76 (9.99%) Data Centre
15 75 (9.86%) Retail
16 73 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
17 71 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
18 67 (8.80%) Validation
19 62 (8.15%) ERP
20 61 (8.02%) Process Improvement
21 60 (7.88%) Change Management
22 59 (7.75%) SLA
23 57 (7.49%) Java
24 56 (7.36%) Windows
24 56 (7.36%) Salesforce.com
25 54 (7.10%) Linux
26 50 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
27 48 (6.31%) Marketing

Billing
Co-occurring 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 13 (1.71%) Apache
1 13 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.58%) nginx
3 11 (1.45%) CMS
3 11 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.92%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.66%) SAP Portal
6 5 (0.66%) SAS
6 5 (0.66%) WordPress
7 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.39%) IIS
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
Applications
1 73 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.66%) InDesign
6 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
9 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 32 (4.20%) SAP SD
2 27 (3.55%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (1.97%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (1.71%) SAP CRM
5 11 (1.45%) SAP APO
6 8 (1.05%) SAP FI
6 8 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (0.92%) DocuMatrix
7 7 (0.92%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.92%) Relativity
7 7 (0.92%) Ringtail
7 7 (0.92%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.92%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.66%) Primavera
9 5 (0.66%) SAP FI-CA
9 5 (0.66%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.26%) SaaS
2 33 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.89%) Force.com
5 17 (2.23%) FinancialForce
6 15 (1.97%) Office 365
7 10 (1.31%) IaaS
7 10 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.53%) PaaS
9 4 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.39%) GitHub
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.63%) Firewall
1 20 (2.63%) Network Security
2 19 (2.50%) WAN
3 18 (2.37%) DNS
3 18 (2.37%) LAN
3 18 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.97%) SAN
4 15 (1.97%) Skype
5 13 (1.71%) Unified Communications
6 12 (1.58%) VPN
7 7 (0.92%) H.323
8 6 (0.79%) DHCP
8 6 (0.79%) Internet
8 6 (0.79%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.66%) Broadband
9 5 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.53%) SS7
10 4 (0.53%) VoIP
10 4 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.55%) MySQL
3 16 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (2.10%) SAP HANA
4 10 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.18%) Big Data
5 9 (1.18%) Redis
6 7 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.79%) Essbase
7 6 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 5 (0.66%) GIS
8 5 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.50%) JIRA
2 15 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.71%) eCATT
3 13 (1.71%) LSMW
4 9 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.92%) Liquibase
6 6 (0.79%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.79%) Selenium
7 5 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.26%) Ant
9 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.26%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.26%) Subversion
10 1 (0.13%) JUnit
10 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.13%) Maven
10 1 (0.13%) PeopleTools
General
1 260 (34.17%) Finance
2 103 (13.53%) Telecoms
3 75 (9.86%) Retail
4 48 (6.31%) Marketing
5 37 (4.86%) Manufacturing
6 33 (4.34%) Legal
7 26 (3.42%) Law
8 19 (2.50%) Back Office
8 19 (2.50%) Publishing
9 17 (2.23%) Banking
10 15 (1.97%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.45%) German Language
12 9 (1.18%) Games
13 8 (1.05%) Local Government
14 6 (0.79%) Advertising
14 6 (0.79%) Electronics
15 5 (0.66%) Brand Awareness
15 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.53%) Military
17 3 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 195 (25.62%) Analyst
2 88 (11.56%) Consultant
3 62 (8.15%) Systems Analyst
4 53 (6.96%) Business Systems Analyst
5 50 (6.57%) Project Manager
6 44 (5.78%) Business Analyst
7 35 (4.60%) Architect
8 34 (4.47%) SAP Consultant
9 30 (3.94%) Developer
9 30 (3.94%) IT Manager
10 29 (3.81%) Administrator
11 26 (3.42%) Analyst Programmer
11 26 (3.42%) Programmer
12 24 (3.15%) Oracle Analyst
12 24 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (3.02%) Delivery Manager
14 22 (2.89%) Recruitment Consultant
14 22 (2.89%) Senior Manager
14 22 (2.89%) SQL Analyst
15 20 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.42%) HTML
2 22 (2.89%) EDI
3 17 (2.23%) .NET
4 15 (1.97%) CSS
4 15 (1.97%) IDoc
4 15 (1.97%) Web Services
5 14 (1.84%) Spring
6 12 (1.58%) XML
7 10 (1.31%) Hibernate
8 9 (1.18%) J2EE
8 9 (1.18%) RESTful
8 9 (1.18%) SOAP
8 9 (1.18%) Spring Boot
9 7 (0.92%) JSP
9 7 (0.92%) SAP BSP
9 7 (0.92%) SAPUI5
9 7 (0.92%) Struts
9 7 (0.92%) Thymeleaf
10 6 (0.79%) Flask
10 6 (0.79%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.99%) Data Centre
2 71 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.78%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.15%) Fintech
6 20 (2.63%) iPad
7 18 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.23%) User Experience
9 16 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.71%) LIMS
10 13 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (1.31%) PMI
13 8 (1.05%) CMDB
13 8 (1.05%) Smart Meter
14 7 (0.92%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 5 (0.66%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.36%) Windows
2 54 (7.10%) Linux
3 28 (3.68%) Unix
4 22 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.23%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.31%) SUSE
9 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.53%) Debian
12 3 (0.39%) Android
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) AIX
14 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (15.24%) ITIL
3 96 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
3 96 (12.61%) Project Management
4 92 (12.09%) Service Management
5 91 (11.96%) CRM
6 80 (10.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 77 (10.12%) Service Delivery
8 67 (8.80%) Validation
9 62 (8.15%) ERP
10 61 (8.02%) Process Improvement
11 60 (7.88%) Change Management
12 50 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (6.04%) DevOps
14 43 (5.65%) Incident Management
15 41 (5.39%) Coaching
15 41 (5.39%) Line Management
15 41 (5.39%) PRINCE2
15 41 (5.39%) Waterfall
16 38 (4.99%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 80 (10.51%) SQL
2 57 (7.49%) Java
3 24 (3.15%) PL/SQL
4 23 (3.02%) Python
4 23 (3.02%) Shell Script
5 22 (2.89%) Apex Code
6 20 (2.63%) C#
7 17 (2.23%) C
8 16 (2.10%) ABAP
9 15 (1.97%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.71%) PHP
11 10 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.18%) Ruby
13 6 (0.79%) VB
14 5 (0.66%) Perl
15 4 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.53%) C++
15 4 (0.53%) Go
15 4 (0.53%) R
16 3 (0.39%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 129 (16.95%) Degree
2 21 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.10%) MCSA
4 16 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.84%) MCSE
6 13 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.71%) MCITP
7 12 (1.58%) AWS Certification
8 10 (1.31%) CCNA
8 10 (1.31%) CIMA
9 9 (1.18%) CBAP
9 9 (1.18%) IIBA
9 9 (1.18%) ISEB
9 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.18%) PMP
10 8 (1.05%) ACCA
11 7 (0.92%) CCNP
12 6 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.75%) SLA
2 24 (3.15%) QA
3 13 (1.71%) GDPR
4 10 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.31%) PMO
5 8 (1.05%) COBIT
6 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.39%) GAAP
9 2 (0.26%) IFRS
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.23%) Docker
4 12 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.26%) vCloud
6 2 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (3.29%) Puppet
2 19 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 11 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
4 9 (1.18%) SCCM
5 7 (0.92%) Ansible
6 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.53%) Salt
8 3 (0.39%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.39%) Cacti
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.26%) Mesos
9 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.13%) Terraform
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (17.48%) Oracle
2 124 (16.29%) SAP
3 112 (14.72%) Microsoft
4 56 (7.36%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (4.47%) VMware
6 30 (3.94%) Cisco
7 28 (3.68%) hybris
8 25 (3.29%) IBM
8 25 (3.29%) Red Hat
9 18 (2.37%) Splunk
10 17 (2.23%) HP
11 15 (1.97%) Citrix
12 14 (1.84%) Dell
13 13 (1.71%) Xerox
14 11 (1.45%) Veeam
15 9 (1.18%) Google
16 8 (1.05%) Aderant
16 8 (1.05%) NetApp
16 8 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
17 7 (0.92%) Concur