Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 593 647
Rank change year-on-year +123 +54 -67
Permanent jobs citing Dynamics AX 1064 844 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.21% 6.08% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 863 721 668
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Dynamics AX 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 12952 13884 15838
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 7.32% 7.03% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9392 10654 12440
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,820
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 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 +81 927 £55,000 - 130
UK excluding London +33 502 £47,500 - 51
London +145 423 £60,000 +4.35% 72
North of England +14 132 £50,500 +12.22% 25
South East +44 131 £50,000 -13.04% 11
Midlands +16 122 £43,750 -5.41% 11
East Midlands +49 79 £42,500 -8.11% 5
North West -16 69 £57,500 +27.78% 14
Yorkshire +34 57 £50,000 +12.99% 7
West Midlands -25 41 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South West +11 37 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England -9 33 £40,000 -23.81%
Scotland +46 29 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Wales +27 17 £31,250 -16.67% 1
North East +21 6 £42,500 - 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 Dynamics AX.

1 821 (77.16%) Microsoft
2 674 (63.35%) ERP
3 400 (37.59%) Finance
4 292 (27.44%) SQL
5 228 (21.43%) CRM
6 218 (20.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 213 (20.02%) SQL Server
8 198 (18.61%) Dynamics 365
9 181 (17.01%) Manufacturing
10 180 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
11 170 (15.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 165 (15.51%) Project Management
13 157 (14.76%) X++
14 156 (14.66%) .NET
15 154 (14.47%) Dynamics NAV
15 154 (14.47%) Retail
16 148 (13.91%) JD Edwards
17 134 (12.59%) SAP
18 127 (11.94%) Degree
19 122 (11.47%) Logistics
20 107 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 104 (9.77%) Presales
22 103 (9.68%) Oracle
23 93 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
24 91 (8.55%) Coaching
25 90 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
26 87 (8.18%) Advertising
27 86 (8.08%) Business Analysis
28 81 (7.61%) Sage
29 80 (7.52%) C#

Dynamics AX
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 60 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (1.50%) Skype for Business
4 14 (1.32%) IIS
5 9 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.56%) CMS
6 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.28%) Confluence
10 2 (0.19%) Apache
10 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.094%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.094%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) Windchill
5 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.094%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 218 (20.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 154 (14.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 32 (3.01%) NetSuite
3 32 (3.01%) SAP Business One
4 22 (2.07%) Dynamics GP
5 17 (1.60%) Dynamics SL
6 10 (0.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 10 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.94%) Sage 200
6 10 (0.94%) Sage X3
6 10 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
7 8 (0.75%) assyst
7 8 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.56%) Infor M3
9 5 (0.47%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.38%) BPCS
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.38%) Sage 50
11 3 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
11 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 198 (18.61%) Dynamics 365
2 65 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.42%) Office 365
4 20 (1.88%) SaaS
5 12 (1.13%) IaaS
6 11 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 7 (0.66%) PaaS
9 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.38%) FinancialForce.com
10 3 (0.28%) Boomi
10 3 (0.28%) CodePlex
10 3 (0.28%) Taleo
11 1 (0.094%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.094%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.094%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.094%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.094%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.41%) Skype
2 12 (1.13%) Internet
3 10 (0.94%) DNS
3 10 (0.94%) Firewall
4 9 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 8 (0.75%) DHCP
6 7 (0.66%) VoIP
7 6 (0.56%) Intranet
8 5 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.47%) WAN
9 3 (0.28%) SAN
9 3 (0.28%) VPN
9 3 (0.28%) Wireless
10 2 (0.19%) Extranet
10 2 (0.19%) LAN
10 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.094%) 802.11
11 1 (0.094%) ADSL
11 1 (0.094%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (20.02%) SQL Server
2 170 (15.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 107 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 61 (5.73%) Power BI
6 30 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
7 27 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (0.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.94%) Big Data
12 10 (0.94%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Power View
14 8 (0.75%) MySQL
14 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.75%) PowerPivot
15 7 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 77 (7.24%) Visual Studio
2 30 (2.82%) MorphX
3 22 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.38%) Selenium
5 3 (0.28%) Ant
5 3 (0.28%) JIRA
5 3 (0.28%) JMeter
5 3 (0.28%) JUnit
5 3 (0.28%) Mocha
5 3 (0.28%) NUnit
6 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.094%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 400 (37.59%) Finance
2 181 (17.01%) Manufacturing
3 154 (14.47%) Retail
4 87 (8.18%) Advertising
5 39 (3.67%) General Ledger
6 32 (3.01%) Marketing
7 18 (1.69%) Legal
8 15 (1.41%) Law
9 12 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.85%) Back Office
11 8 (0.75%) Banking
12 7 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.47%) French Language
14 4 (0.38%) Automotive
14 4 (0.38%) Billing
14 4 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.094%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.094%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 308 (28.95%) Consultant
2 236 (22.18%) Analyst
3 182 (17.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 180 (16.92%) Developer
5 138 (12.97%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 83 (7.80%) Functional Consultant
7 82 (7.71%) Microsoft Consultant
8 78 (7.33%) Business Analyst
9 64 (6.02%) Architect
9 64 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 63 (5.92%) Support Analyst
11 38 (3.57%) Senior Developer
12 36 (3.38%) ERP Manager
13 33 (3.10%) Applications Support
13 33 (3.10%) Microsoft Developer
13 33 (3.10%) Senior Consultant
14 30 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
15 29 (2.73%) Dynamics AX Architect
15 29 (2.73%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
15 29 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (14.66%) .NET
2 26 (2.44%) COM
3 25 (2.35%) HTML
4 24 (2.26%) Web Services
5 20 (1.88%) EDI
6 18 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 17 (1.60%) CSS
8 12 (1.13%) XML
9 11 (1.03%) REST
10 10 (0.94%) HTML5
10 10 (0.94%) SOAP
11 9 (0.85%) WCF
12 7 (0.66%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.47%) CSS3
15 4 (0.38%) AngularJS
15 4 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (0.38%) Entity Framework
15 4 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.60%) AS400
5 17 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 9 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 8 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.66%) Clustering
10 7 (0.66%) e-Learning
10 7 (0.66%) FMCG
11 6 (0.56%) EPoS
12 5 (0.47%) iSeries
13 4 (0.38%) iPhone
14 3 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 67 (6.30%) Windows
2 33 (3.10%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.22%) Windows 10
4 12 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.03%) Linux
5 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.28%) Android
8 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.19%) Unix
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.094%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (63.35%) ERP
2 228 (21.43%) CRM
3 180 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 165 (15.51%) Project Management
5 122 (11.47%) Logistics
6 104 (9.77%) Presales
7 91 (8.55%) Coaching
8 90 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (8.08%) Business Analysis
10 76 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 69 (6.48%) Migration
12 68 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (5.64%) ITIL
14 53 (4.98%) PRINCE2
15 50 (4.70%) GAP Analysis
16 49 (4.61%) Data Migration
17 41 (3.85%) Service Delivery
18 40 (3.76%) Customer Requirements
18 40 (3.76%) SDLC
19 39 (3.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 292 (27.44%) SQL
2 157 (14.76%) X++
3 80 (7.52%) C#
4 40 (3.76%) T-SQL
5 34 (3.20%) Java
6 28 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 25 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 17 (1.60%) C++
9 14 (1.32%) C
10 11 (1.03%) RPG
11 7 (0.66%) R
12 4 (0.38%) PHP
12 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.38%) VBA
13 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.19%) VB
15 1 (0.094%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.094%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.094%) XPath
Qualifications
1 127 (11.94%) Degree
2 53 (4.98%) ACCA
3 41 (3.85%) CIMA
4 38 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.63%) MBA
6 20 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.88%) PMP
7 11 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.94%) MCSE
9 9 (0.85%) ISEB
10 8 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.56%) APMP
12 5 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.47%) MCSA
12 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.38%) CISSP
13 4 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.38%) PMO
2 29 (2.73%) QA
3 15 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.94%) SLA
5 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.094%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.094%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) SCCM
1 5 (0.47%) WSUS
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.094%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.094%) SCOM
Vendors
1 821 (77.16%) Microsoft
2 148 (13.91%) JD Edwards
3 134 (12.59%) SAP
4 103 (9.68%) Oracle
5 81 (7.61%) Sage
6 49 (4.61%) Infor
7 44 (4.14%) Epicor
8 31 (2.91%) CA
9 22 (2.07%) Cognizant
10 20 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.69%) IFS
12 17 (1.60%) Workday
13 14 (1.32%) TOWER Software
13 14 (1.32%) VMware
14 11 (1.03%) Citrix
15 10 (0.94%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.75%) Cisco
17 6 (0.56%) Dell
17 6 (0.56%) Remedy
18 5 (0.47%) PeopleSoft