Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SSA BPCS
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1191 1207 1320
Rank change year-on-year +16 +113 -8
Permanent jobs citing BPCS 20 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.001%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.12% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 3
UK median annual salary £47,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.67% - +85.19%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,700 £64,500
90th Percentile £77,375 £77,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -40.00% +7.14% +91.78%

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 13942 12949 15085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.74% 6.84% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9827 9758 11748
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BPCS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BPCS in the UK

BPCS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BPCS in the UK

BPCS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BPCS over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BPCS in the UK

BPCS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPCS within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +49 20 £47,500 -36.67% 2
UK excluding London +50 13 £45,000 -40.00% 2
Midlands +40 8 £45,000 -41.94% 2
West Midlands +24 8 £45,000 -41.94% 2
London +10 7 £72,500 +93.33%
East of England +14 4 £37,500 -50.00%
South East +48 1 £72,500 -3.33%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for BPCS.

1 18 (90.00%) ERP
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) Manufacturing
3 14 (70.00%) Project Management
3 14 (70.00%) SAP
4 13 (65.00%) Infor
5 11 (55.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (55.00%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) Sage
6 8 (40.00%) Project Planning
7 7 (35.00%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (35.00%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (35.00%) IFS
7 7 (35.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) Service Management
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) Automotive
7 7 (35.00%) QAD
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) CRM
7 7 (35.00%) EDI
7 7 (35.00%) Epicor

BPCS
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 7 (35.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (55.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (35.00%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (20.00%) Sage 200
4 2 (10.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 16 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (35.00%) Automotive
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Senior Manager
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Support Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) ERP Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) ERP
2 14 (70.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) CRM
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Service Management
4 7 (35.00%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Active Listening
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) SAP
3 13 (65.00%) Infor
4 11 (55.00%) Sage
5 7 (35.00%) Epicor
5 7 (35.00%) IFS
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) QAD
6 4 (20.00%) JD Edwards