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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SSA BPCS
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 948 961
Rank change year-on-year +105 +13  
Permanent jobs citing BPCS 9 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.026% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +38.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £80,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5949 7608 8136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.96% 7.27% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4536 5968 6489
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 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BPCS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BPCS in the UK

BPCS
Top 8 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 3 months to 30 March 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
England +84 9 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £60,000 -
London +65 2 £36,250 -19.44% 2
South East - 2 £51,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (100.00%) ERP
2 19 (95.00%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (90.00%) JD Edwards
4 17 (85.00%) Infor
5 16 (80.00%) Finance
6 15 (75.00%) Oracle
6 15 (75.00%) SAP
6 15 (75.00%) IFS
7 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
9 11 (55.00%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (40.00%) Sage
10 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (35.00%) CRM
11 7 (35.00%) Project Management
11 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (30.00%) Presales
13 5 (25.00%) PMBOK
13 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (25.00%) Lawson
13 5 (25.00%) PMP
13 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
13 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (25.00%) Baan
14 4 (20.00%) Logistics
14 4 (20.00%) Sage 200
14 4 (20.00%) Windows
14 4 (20.00%) SQL
14 4 (20.00%) Epicor
15 3 (15.00%) Progress

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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (55.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Lawson
5 4 (20.00%) Sage 200
6 2 (10.00%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 2 (10.00%) Danish Language
5 2 (10.00%) Dutch Language
5 2 (10.00%) Finnish Language
5 2 (10.00%) French Language
5 2 (10.00%) German Language
5 2 (10.00%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (10.00%) Swedish Language
6 1 (5.00%) Automotive
6 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (30.00%) Applications Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) ERP Manager
3 6 (30.00%) ERP Project Manager
4 5 (25.00%) ERP Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 5 (25.00%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
4 5 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
4 5 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 5 (25.00%) Project Implementation Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ERP
2 7 (35.00%) CRM
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Presales
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (20.00%) Logistics
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) JD Edwards
2 17 (85.00%) Infor
3 15 (75.00%) IFS
3 15 (75.00%) Oracle
3 15 (75.00%) SAP
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Sage
6 5 (25.00%) Baan
7 4 (20.00%) Epicor
8 3 (15.00%) Progress
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago