Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Billing
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 525 479
Rank change year-on-year -9 -46 -4
Permanent jobs citing Billing 792 917 1,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the General category 1.24% 1.17% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 619 547 715
UK median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £27,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -15.79%

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 63,984 78,110 78,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.96% 43.76% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49,253 57,442 63,968
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -8 715 £45,000 -10.00% 105
UK excluding London +34 494 £40,000 -11.11% 71
London +24 247 £60,000 +8.11% 37
North of England -3 120 £20,000 -50.00% 17
South East -10 118 £47,500 -13.64% 20
Midlands +6 102 £40,000 -11.11% 16
South West +49 80 £41,500 -17.00% 8
North West -13 60 £20,000 -60.00% 10
East Midlands +44 52 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -29 50 £38,500 -14.44% 11
East of England +22 34 £53,000 +24.71% 7
North East +23 32 £17,605 -55.57% 2
Scotland +9 32 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Yorkshire +11 28 £37,250 -6.88% 5
Wales +9 9 £33,173 -36.81% 2
Northern Ireland -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 227 (28.66%) Finance
2 143 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (17.42%) Project Management
4 136 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
5 114 (14.39%) Microsoft
6 112 (14.14%) Telecoms
7 110 (13.89%) ITIL
8 108 (13.64%) Oracle
9 107 (13.51%) Degree
10 100 (12.63%) Data Centre
11 96 (12.12%) SAP
12 95 (11.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 93 (11.74%) SQL
14 92 (11.62%) Service Delivery
14 92 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
15 78 (9.85%) Service Management
16 76 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
17 71 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 71 (8.96%) Marketing
18 69 (8.71%) Change Management
19 68 (8.59%) CRM
19 68 (8.59%) Process Improvement
20 66 (8.33%) SaaS
20 66 (8.33%) SLA
21 64 (8.08%) PRINCE2
22 59 (7.45%) Windows
22 59 (7.45%) Linux
22 59 (7.45%) Salesforce.com
23 58 (7.32%) Java
24 56 (7.07%) Incident Management

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 19 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.02%) Apache
3 10 (1.26%) IIS
3 10 (1.26%) SAS
4 8 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.76%) Apache Solr
5 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.76%) nginx
6 3 (0.38%) CMS
6 3 (0.38%) SAP Portal
6 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.25%) JBoss
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 76 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.76%) SPSS
5 6 (0.76%) Stata
6 5 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.13%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 26 (3.28%) SAP SD
2 12 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (1.39%) SAP ERP
4 8 (1.01%) SAP APO
5 7 (0.88%) Relativity
5 7 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.76%) Magento
6 6 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.76%) Primavera
6 6 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.63%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.63%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.63%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.51%) DocuMatrix
8 4 (0.51%) Postilion
8 4 (0.51%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 66 (8.33%) SaaS
2 47 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (4.17%) Force.com
4 32 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (3.66%) FinancialForce
6 26 (3.28%) Office 365
7 25 (3.16%) IaaS
8 12 (1.52%) Slack
9 10 (1.26%) GitHub
9 10 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.14%) PaaS
11 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.63%) Asana
13 5 (0.63%) G Suite
13 5 (0.63%) Serverless
14 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
14 4 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.91%) Firewall
2 29 (3.66%) LAN
2 29 (3.66%) WAN
3 18 (2.27%) Internet
3 18 (2.27%) Network Security
3 18 (2.27%) Skype
3 18 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 15 (1.89%) DNS
5 10 (1.26%) SAN
5 10 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.01%) NAS
7 7 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (0.88%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.76%) SMS
8 6 (0.76%) VoIP
9 5 (0.63%) H.323
9 5 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.63%) PBX
10 4 (0.51%) DHCP
10 4 (0.51%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.42%) MySQL
3 16 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (1.39%) Big Data
4 11 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.26%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.26%) SAP HANA
5 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.88%) Couchbase
8 7 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.88%) DB2
8 7 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.88%) SAP BW
8 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.65%) JIRA
4 14 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.26%) eCATT
5 10 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.26%) LSMW
6 9 (1.14%) Subversion
7 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 7 (0.88%) Maven
8 6 (0.76%) gulp
8 6 (0.76%) InstallShield
9 5 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.63%) Selenium
9 5 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.51%) Liquibase
11 3 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.13%) Zephyr
General
1 227 (28.66%) Finance
2 112 (14.14%) Telecoms
3 71 (8.96%) Marketing
4 54 (6.82%) Retail
5 39 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 30 (3.79%) Legal
7 28 (3.54%) Banking
8 23 (2.90%) Back Office
9 21 (2.65%) Law
10 16 (2.02%) Electronics
11 15 (1.89%) Publishing
12 12 (1.52%) German Language
13 8 (1.01%) General Ledger
13 8 (1.01%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.76%) French Language
15 5 (0.63%) Games
16 4 (0.51%) Automotive
16 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.51%) Military
17 3 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 183 (23.11%) Analyst
2 78 (9.85%) Consultant
3 71 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 51 (6.44%) Developer
5 47 (5.93%) Systems Analyst
6 44 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 35 (4.42%) Business Systems Analyst
8 34 (4.29%) Administrator
9 31 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
10 30 (3.79%) IT Manager
11 29 (3.66%) Architect
11 29 (3.66%) Senior Manager
12 27 (3.41%) Recruitment Consultant
13 26 (3.28%) Oracle Analyst
13 26 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
14 24 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
14 24 (3.03%) Programmer
15 23 (2.90%) Applications Engineer
16 22 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
16 22 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.80%) Web Services
2 32 (4.04%) HTML
3 31 (3.91%) .NET
4 21 (2.65%) EDI
5 17 (2.15%) CSS
5 17 (2.15%) Spring
5 17 (2.15%) XML
6 16 (2.02%) jQuery
7 15 (1.89%) RESTful
8 14 (1.77%) IDoc
9 13 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (1.64%) WCF
10 12 (1.52%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.26%) JSON
12 9 (1.14%) .NET Core
12 9 (1.14%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.14%) J2EE
12 9 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 92 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 43 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (3.28%) User Experience
5 24 (3.03%) Fintech
5 24 (3.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 23 (2.90%) PMI
7 18 (2.27%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.52%) iPad
9 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (1.26%) LIMS
9 10 (1.26%) Replication
10 9 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.01%) Clustering
11 8 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.01%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.63%) AS400
13 5 (0.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.45%) Linux
1 59 (7.45%) Windows
2 31 (3.91%) Unix
3 27 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.64%) SUSE
8 13 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 11 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.26%) Android
11 9 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.01%) Debian
12 8 (1.01%) VMS
13 7 (0.88%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.25%) HPUX
16 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (17.42%) Project Management
3 136 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
4 110 (13.89%) ITIL
5 95 (11.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 92 (11.62%) Service Delivery
7 78 (9.85%) Service Management
8 71 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (8.71%) Change Management
10 68 (8.59%) CRM
10 68 (8.59%) Process Improvement
11 64 (8.08%) PRINCE2
12 56 (7.07%) Incident Management
13 51 (6.44%) Presales
14 50 (6.31%) ERP
14 50 (6.31%) Validation
15 44 (5.56%) Business Analysis
15 44 (5.56%) Coaching
16 43 (5.43%) Migration
17 41 (5.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 93 (11.74%) SQL
2 58 (7.32%) Java
3 38 (4.80%) Shell Script
4 34 (4.29%) Apex Code
5 31 (3.91%) C#
5 31 (3.91%) JavaScript
6 30 (3.79%) Python
7 22 (2.78%) PHP
7 22 (2.78%) VB
8 20 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.02%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.64%) Bourne shell
10 13 (1.64%) C-shell
10 13 (1.64%) Korn
10 13 (1.64%) Ruby
11 11 (1.39%) ABAP
12 10 (1.26%) Perl
13 9 (1.14%) R
14 8 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 107 (13.51%) Degree
2 28 (3.54%) PMI Certification
3 26 (3.28%) PMP
4 22 (2.78%) CBAP
4 22 (2.78%) IIBA
4 22 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.39%) ISEB
8 9 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.01%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.76%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.63%) CCNA
12 5 (0.63%) MCSE
13 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.33%) SLA
2 34 (4.29%) GDPR
3 22 (2.78%) PMO
4 19 (2.40%) QA
5 11 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.63%) COBIT
7 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.25%) SEPA
10 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.52%) Docker
3 12 (1.52%) vSphere
4 10 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.14%) vCloud
5 9 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.88%) NFS
7 3 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.38%) XenApp
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 22 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 14 (1.77%) Puppet
3 10 (1.26%) NetBackup
3 10 (1.26%) SCCM
4 7 (0.88%) Ansible
4 7 (0.88%) vCenter Server
4 7 (0.88%) vMotion
4 7 (0.88%) WMI
5 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.51%) Salt
7 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.38%) SCOM
9 2 (0.25%) Cacti
9 2 (0.25%) Mesos
9 2 (0.25%) Netcool
9 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.25%) OpenView
9 2 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 108 (13.64%) Oracle
3 96 (12.12%) SAP
4 59 (7.45%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (3.91%) HP
6 30 (3.79%) Cisco
7 28 (3.54%) Red Hat
8 23 (2.90%) IBM
9 22 (2.78%) Dell
10 19 (2.40%) VMware
11 15 (1.89%) Citrix
12 14 (1.77%) NEC
13 13 (1.64%) hybris
14 12 (1.52%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.26%) Veeam
16 9 (1.14%) EMC
16 9 (1.14%) NetApp
17 7 (0.88%) Aderant
17 7 (0.88%) BT
18 6 (0.76%) Concur