Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 455 581
Rank change year-on-year +68 +126 +59
Permanent jobs citing Dynamics AX 1,340 1,131 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.64% 0.44%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.36% 8.27% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 989 914 724
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £33,227
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.22% +2.11%

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 10,841 13,668 13,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.48% 7.69% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,916 9,895 10,405
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +71 1,202 £57,500 +4.55% 386
UK excluding London +152 849 £52,500 +16.67% 328
London -8 394 £60,000 - 101
North of England +107 253 £52,500 +5.00% 110
Midlands +117 219 £45,000 - 69
North West +78 155 £50,000 -11.11% 60
South East +19 142 £60,000 +20.00% 41
East of England +116 120 £57,500 +20.42% 38
East Midlands +37 115 £45,000 +5.88% 25
West Midlands +98 102 £50,000 - 44
Yorkshire +59 83 £57,500 +15.00% 32
South West +38 53 £62,500 +47.06% 28
Scotland +19 51 £57,500 +43.75% 34
North East -6 19 £60,000 +71.43% 18
Wales +4 13 £57,500 +76.92% 9

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 Dynamics AX.

1 1,074 (80.15%) Microsoft
2 859 (64.10%) ERP
3 653 (48.73%) Finance
4 652 (48.66%) Dynamics 365
5 322 (24.03%) CRM
6 319 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
7 292 (21.79%) SQL
8 261 (19.48%) JD Edwards
9 250 (18.66%) X++
10 248 (18.51%) Manufacturing
11 244 (18.21%) Logistics
12 228 (17.01%) SQL Server
13 227 (16.94%) Oracle
14 216 (16.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 205 (15.30%) SAP
16 193 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
17 192 (14.33%) Retail
17 192 (14.33%) NetSuite
18 186 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
19 180 (13.43%) Dynamics NAV
20 158 (11.79%) .NET
21 156 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
22 152 (11.34%) Project Management
23 139 (10.37%) Advertising
24 136 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
25 128 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
26 126 (9.40%) Presales
27 112 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
28 111 (8.28%) SharePoint
29 107 (7.99%) Sage

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
1 111 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 76 (5.67%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.15%) IIS
6 2 (0.15%) WordPress
7 1 (0.075%) CMS
7 1 (0.075%) Confluence
7 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.075%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.075%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.075%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
3 37 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 319 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 192 (14.33%) NetSuite
3 180 (13.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 40 (2.99%) Dynamics GP
5 21 (1.57%) BPCS
5 21 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
6 12 (0.90%) SAP Business One
7 11 (0.82%) Infor M3
7 11 (0.82%) Lawson
7 11 (0.82%) Movex
8 10 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 10 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.67%) Dynamics SL
10 8 (0.60%) Elite 3E
11 7 (0.52%) Infor SunSystems
11 7 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
12 6 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (0.37%) Magento
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 652 (48.66%) Dynamics 365
2 112 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (5.15%) SaaS
4 46 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (3.43%) Office 365
5 15 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.12%) PaaS
6 11 (0.82%) IaaS
7 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.37%) Boomi
8 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.15%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.075%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.075%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.075%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.075%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.75%) Intranet
2 9 (0.67%) Extranet
3 8 (0.60%) Internet
4 7 (0.52%) DNS
5 6 (0.45%) Firewall
6 4 (0.30%) DHCP
6 4 (0.30%) SAN
7 3 (0.22%) VoIP
8 2 (0.15%) VPN
9 1 (0.075%) LAN
9 1 (0.075%) Network Security
9 1 (0.075%) PBX
9 1 (0.075%) Skype
9 1 (0.075%) SMS
9 1 (0.075%) VLAN
9 1 (0.075%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 216 (16.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (5.75%) Power BI
4 69 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 44 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 18 (1.34%) Big Data
11 14 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.97%) QlikView
13 12 (0.90%) OLAP
14 11 (0.82%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.75%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
15 10 (0.75%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 32 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (1.64%) MorphX
4 15 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (0.60%) JIRA
6 4 (0.30%) NUnit
7 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.075%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.075%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.075%) MSTest
8 1 (0.075%) Selenium
8 1 (0.075%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.075%) WebDriver
General
1 653 (48.73%) Finance
2 248 (18.51%) Manufacturing
3 192 (14.33%) Retail
4 139 (10.37%) Advertising
5 66 (4.93%) Marketing
6 23 (1.72%) Legal
7 7 (0.52%) Banking
7 7 (0.52%) Law
8 6 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.30%) Back Office
10 3 (0.22%) Billing
10 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.15%) Electronics
11 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.075%) Front Office
12 1 (0.075%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 338 (25.22%) Consultant
2 225 (16.79%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 220 (16.42%) Analyst
4 218 (16.27%) Developer
5 192 (14.33%) Project Manager
6 132 (9.85%) Functional Consultant
7 126 (9.40%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 117 (8.73%) Architect
9 94 (7.01%) Support Analyst
10 92 (6.87%) ERP Manager
11 86 (6.42%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
12 75 (5.60%) ERP Project Manager
13 70 (5.22%) Dynamics AX Architect
14 65 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
15 56 (4.18%) ERP Consultant
16 48 (3.58%) Microsoft Consultant
17 45 (3.36%) Business Analyst
18 43 (3.21%) Technical Architect
19 42 (3.13%) Administrator
19 42 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (11.79%) .NET
2 34 (2.54%) ASP.NET
3 33 (2.46%) J2EE
4 26 (1.94%) Web Services
5 22 (1.64%) MDX
6 21 (1.57%) EDI
7 18 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (1.27%) AngularJS
8 17 (1.27%) HTML
8 17 (1.27%) JSON
9 16 (1.19%) SOAP
10 15 (1.12%) XML
11 13 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (0.90%) REST
13 11 (0.82%) ASP.NET Core
13 11 (0.82%) WCF
14 9 (0.67%) CSS
15 6 (0.45%) ODBC
16 4 (0.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (1.87%) Analytical Mindset
6 16 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 10 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 10 (0.75%) EPoS
7 10 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 9 (0.67%) FMCG
9 8 (0.60%) Marketing Technology
9 8 (0.60%) User Experience
10 6 (0.45%) Fintech
10 6 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.45%) mPOS
10 6 (0.45%) Robotics
11 5 (0.37%) PMI
11 5 (0.37%) Replication
12 4 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.10%) Windows
2 33 (2.46%) Windows Server
3 13 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 10 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.22%) Linux
6 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.15%) AIX
7 2 (0.15%) Unix
8 1 (0.075%) Android
8 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (64.10%) ERP
2 322 (24.03%) CRM
3 244 (18.21%) Logistics
4 193 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
5 186 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
6 156 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
7 152 (11.34%) Project Management
8 126 (9.40%) Presales
9 93 (6.94%) Business Analysis
10 83 (6.19%) Coaching
11 75 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (5.00%) Migration
12 67 (5.00%) PRINCE2
13 62 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 58 (4.33%) Data Migration
14 58 (4.33%) ITIL
15 57 (4.25%) Change Management
16 53 (3.96%) Service Delivery
16 53 (3.96%) Waterfall
17 49 (3.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 292 (21.79%) SQL
2 250 (18.66%) X++
3 92 (6.87%) C#
4 48 (3.58%) JavaScript
4 48 (3.58%) T-SQL
5 43 (3.21%) Java
6 13 (0.97%) C
7 12 (0.90%) C++
8 4 (0.30%) PHP
8 4 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.22%) RPG
10 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.15%) VBA
11 1 (0.075%) F#
11 1 (0.075%) Python
11 1 (0.075%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.075%) VB
11 1 (0.075%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.075%) XPath
Qualifications
1 128 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (6.94%) ACCA
3 91 (6.79%) CIMA
4 46 (3.43%) Degree
5 36 (2.69%) PMI Certification
6 35 (2.61%) PMP
7 28 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.27%) MAPM
9 7 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.37%) MCSE
10 5 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.37%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.22%) AAT
12 3 (0.22%) MCITP
13 2 (0.15%) CCNA
13 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.12%) PMO
2 14 (1.04%) SLA
3 9 (0.67%) QA
4 6 (0.45%) GAAP
5 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.075%) COBIT
7 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.075%) Docker
5 1 (0.075%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (0.45%) SCCM
2 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.075%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.075%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1,074 (80.15%) Microsoft
2 261 (19.48%) JD Edwards
3 227 (16.94%) Oracle
4 205 (15.30%) SAP
5 107 (7.99%) Sage
6 95 (7.09%) Epicor
7 93 (6.94%) Infor
8 34 (2.54%) Citrix
9 32 (2.39%) IFS
10 22 (1.64%) Workday
11 15 (1.12%) Cognos
11 15 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.90%) VMware
13 7 (0.52%) CODA
13 7 (0.52%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.45%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.45%) Google
15 5 (0.37%) Baan
15 5 (0.37%) Dell
15 5 (0.37%) Tableau