Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 529 611
Rank change year-on-year +174 +82 -49
Permanent jobs citing Dynamics AX 1,478 850 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.92% 7.13% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 733 859
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

Dynamics AX 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 13,539 11,921 13,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.82% 6.70% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,685 8,954 10,852
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Top 15 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 17 January 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 +112 1,237 £55,000 +5.77% 196
UK excluding London +169 796 £50,000 +5.26% 118
London +109 489 £57,500 +9.52% 83
North of England +87 207 £50,000 +8.11% 28
Midlands +47 177 £55,000 +22.22% 36
South East +51 161 £52,500 +0.96% 25
North West +46 123 £57,500 +15.00% 17
West Midlands +6 96 £55,000 +26.44% 16
Scotland +47 87 £47,500 +15.15% 11
East Midlands +67 81 £55,000 +15.79% 20
East of England +64 75 £53,750 +7.50% 10
South West +47 72 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Yorkshire +48 65 £45,000 +3.45% 11
North East 0 19 £35,000 -15.15%
Wales +31 18 £42,500 +7.59% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 1,195 (80.85%) Microsoft
2 857 (57.98%) ERP
3 579 (39.17%) Finance
4 489 (33.09%) Dynamics 365
5 317 (21.45%) SQL
6 312 (21.11%) CRM
7 301 (20.37%) Advertising
8 300 (20.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 267 (18.06%) JD Edwards
10 263 (17.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 244 (16.51%) X++
12 240 (16.24%) Oracle
13 235 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
13 235 (15.90%) Manufacturing
14 226 (15.29%) SAP
15 224 (15.16%) SQL Server
15 224 (15.16%) Project Management
16 219 (14.82%) Retail
17 205 (13.87%) Dynamics NAV
18 180 (12.18%) Logistics
19 179 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
20 174 (11.77%) Sage
21 161 (10.89%) NetSuite
22 147 (9.95%) Infor
23 143 (9.68%) Epicor
24 128 (8.66%) .NET
24 128 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 124 (8.39%) Power BI
26 121 (8.19%) Business Analysis
27 114 (7.71%) Presales

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 58 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 11 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.68%) Apache
4 10 (0.68%) JBoss
4 10 (0.68%) Jetty
4 10 (0.68%) Mule
4 10 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.54%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.47%) IIS
7 5 (0.34%) Drupal
7 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.27%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.14%) CMS
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 63 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.27%) Windchill
7 3 (0.20%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 300 (20.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 205 (13.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 161 (10.89%) NetSuite
4 54 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
5 48 (3.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 43 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
7 36 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
8 22 (1.49%) SAP Business One
9 21 (1.42%) Dynamics SL
10 20 (1.35%) BPCS
11 13 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 13 (0.88%) Sage 200
12 7 (0.47%) assyst
13 6 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
13 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (0.41%) Sage X3
14 5 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
14 5 (0.34%) Lawson
15 4 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 489 (33.09%) Dynamics 365
2 106 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.91%) FinancialForce
4 40 (2.71%) SaaS
5 36 (2.44%) Office 365
6 28 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.08%) IaaS
8 14 (0.95%) GitHub
9 11 (0.74%) PaaS
10 7 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.41%) Taleo
12 5 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.20%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.14%) ServiceMax
16 1 (0.068%) Azure Data Factory
16 1 (0.068%) Bluemix
16 1 (0.068%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.68%) Firewall
2 9 (0.61%) WAN
3 7 (0.47%) DHCP
3 7 (0.47%) Skype
4 6 (0.41%) DNS
4 6 (0.41%) Network Security
5 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.34%) VPN
6 4 (0.27%) LAN
6 4 (0.27%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.20%) Internet
7 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.14%) VoIP
9 1 (0.068%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.068%) SAN
9 1 (0.068%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (17.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 224 (15.16%) SQL Server
3 128 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (8.39%) Power BI
5 74 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (2.98%) Oracle Database
7 43 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 43 (2.91%) SAP HANA
8 29 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (1.29%) Big Data
10 19 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (0.95%) Relational Database
13 10 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (0.47%) OLAP
15 7 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 61 (4.13%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.23%) MorphX
4 32 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 10 (0.68%) Hudson
5 10 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.68%) Maven
5 10 (0.68%) Selenium
5 10 (0.68%) Subversion
6 6 (0.41%) JIRA
6 6 (0.41%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.068%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.068%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 579 (39.17%) Finance
2 301 (20.37%) Advertising
3 235 (15.90%) Manufacturing
4 219 (14.82%) Retail
5 29 (1.96%) Banking
6 24 (1.62%) Marketing
7 21 (1.42%) General Ledger
8 13 (0.88%) Back Office
9 12 (0.81%) Automotive
10 10 (0.68%) Billing
10 10 (0.68%) Legal
11 9 (0.61%) Law
11 9 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.47%) Games
13 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.34%) French Language
14 3 (0.20%) German Language
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.068%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 426 (28.82%) Consultant
2 297 (20.09%) Analyst
3 272 (18.40%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 261 (17.66%) Developer
5 162 (10.96%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 142 (9.61%) Project Manager
7 119 (8.05%) Functional Consultant
8 100 (6.77%) Business Analyst
9 83 (5.62%) Microsoft Consultant
10 78 (5.28%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
11 74 (5.01%) Architect
12 72 (4.87%) ERP Manager
13 70 (4.74%) Support Analyst
14 52 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 52 (3.52%) Microsoft Developer
15 43 (2.91%) Senior Developer
16 41 (2.77%) Dynamics AX Architect
17 40 (2.71%) Senior Consultant
17 40 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
18 38 (2.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.66%) .NET
2 63 (4.26%) Web Services
3 38 (2.57%) SOAP
4 30 (2.03%) ASP.NET
4 30 (2.03%) RESTful
5 22 (1.49%) COM
5 22 (1.49%) EDI
6 19 (1.29%) HTML
7 18 (1.22%) CSS
8 11 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (0.68%) Hibernate
9 10 (0.68%) J2EE
9 10 (0.68%) Node.js
9 10 (0.68%) Spring
10 8 (0.54%) jQuery
10 8 (0.54%) WCF
11 7 (0.47%) MDX
12 6 (0.41%) AppFabric
12 6 (0.41%) Spine.js
13 5 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (1.62%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 13 (0.88%) FMCG
7 13 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 11 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 10 (0.68%) User Experience
10 9 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (0.61%) EPoS
11 8 (0.54%) mPOS
12 7 (0.47%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.41%) AS400
13 6 (0.41%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.34%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.34%) PMI
15 4 (0.27%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (4.53%) Windows
2 31 (2.10%) Windows Server
3 14 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 13 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.34%) Linux
6 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.068%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (57.98%) ERP
2 312 (21.11%) CRM
3 235 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
4 224 (15.16%) Project Management
5 180 (12.18%) Logistics
6 179 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (8.19%) Business Analysis
8 114 (7.71%) Presales
9 93 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 88 (5.95%) Coaching
11 79 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 69 (4.67%) Analytics
12 69 (4.67%) Test Scripting
12 69 (4.67%) Time Management
13 67 (4.53%) Migration
14 65 (4.40%) Change Management
15 54 (3.65%) Data Migration
16 53 (3.59%) Customer Requirements
17 51 (3.45%) E-Commerce
18 49 (3.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 317 (21.45%) SQL
2 244 (16.51%) X++
3 107 (7.24%) C#
4 52 (3.52%) T-SQL
5 35 (2.37%) C++
6 32 (2.17%) Java
7 24 (1.62%) VB
8 23 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.81%) C
9 12 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.34%) PHP
11 4 (0.27%) R
11 4 (0.27%) VBA
12 3 (0.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.14%) Python
13 2 (0.14%) RPG
13 2 (0.14%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.14%) VB6
14 1 (0.068%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (6.90%) Degree
2 94 (6.36%) ACCA
3 85 (5.75%) CIMA
4 56 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.89%) MBA
6 25 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.49%) ISEB
8 21 (1.42%) PMP
9 20 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.61%) MCSE
11 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.27%) AAT
12 4 (0.27%) CISSP
12 4 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.27%) MCSA
13 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.20%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.26%) PMO
2 49 (3.32%) QA
3 17 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.74%) SLA
5 6 (0.41%) GMP
6 2 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.068%) COBIT
7 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.95%) Docker
3 6 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (0.34%) SCCM
2 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.20%) SCOM
2 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,195 (80.85%) Microsoft
2 267 (18.06%) JD Edwards
3 240 (16.24%) Oracle
4 226 (15.29%) SAP
5 174 (11.77%) Sage
6 147 (9.95%) Infor
7 143 (9.68%) Epicor
8 79 (5.35%) Salesforce.com
9 69 (4.67%) IFS
10 45 (3.04%) Xero
11 24 (1.62%) CA
12 23 (1.56%) Workday
13 18 (1.22%) Google
14 15 (1.01%) IBM
15 12 (0.81%) VMware
16 11 (0.74%) Citrix
16 11 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
17 6 (0.41%) CODA
18 5 (0.34%) ServiceNow
19 4 (0.27%) Tableau