Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring EDI skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited EDI over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 573 719 922
Rank change year-on-year +146 +203 -183
Permanent jobs citing EDI 339 177 380
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 0.75% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 234 138 296
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,867 £35,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,563 £40,371
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,982 £49,976 £50,902
Median % change year-on-year -9.99% -1.82% +13.12%
75th Percentile £55,000 £62,971 £60,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £74,050 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £49,976 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.96% -0.05% +12.75%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

EDI falls under the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20,004 23,464 71,252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 20.01% 27.82% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14,661 16,637 30,340
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £37,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.45% +3.08% +13.04%
75th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £83,125
90th Percentile £100,000 £106,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

EDI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EDI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EDI in the UK

EDI
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing EDI.

Salary trend for EDI in the UK

EDI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing EDI over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for EDI in the UK

EDI
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +163 326 £45,000 -7.16% 59
UK excluding London +76 263 £45,000 -9.96% 52
South East +37 109 £41,500 -29.41% 21
North of England +67 83 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Work from Home +87 76 £30,000 -40.00% 15
London +107 63 £44,125 -1.94% 15
Midlands -11 50 £47,450 +24.87% 7
North West +22 45 £50,685 -7.85% 5
West Midlands +11 42 £46,225 +21.64% 1
Yorkshire +50 33 £33,750 -25.00% 1
East of England -18 11 £55,000 +65.41% 7
South West - 9 £59,522 - 7
East Midlands -29 8 £50,000 +31.58% 6
North East - 5 - - 2
Northern Ireland +19 1 - -

EDI
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.54%) WordPress
2 6 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.18%) SAS
5 2 (0.59%) CMS
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.88%) SPSS
6 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Primavera
2 8 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (2.06%) Magento
4 6 (1.77%) SAP ERP
5 5 (1.47%) NetSuite
5 5 (1.47%) SAP IBP
6 4 (1.18%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.88%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.59%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.29%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.29%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.90%) Azure
2 17 (5.01%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (4.42%) Power Platform
4 8 (2.36%) AWS
4 8 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (2.06%) Azure DevOps
5 7 (2.06%) Entra ID
6 5 (1.47%) GCP
6 5 (1.47%) PowerApps
7 3 (0.88%) SaaS
7 3 (0.88%) WhatsApp
8 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.29%) Boomi
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Purview
9 1 (0.29%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.29%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.24%) FTP
2 8 (2.36%) Firewall
3 7 (2.06%) LAN
3 7 (2.06%) WAN
4 6 (1.77%) HTTP
4 6 (1.77%) Network Security
5 5 (1.47%) VPN
6 3 (0.88%) VLAN
7 2 (0.59%) Internet
7 2 (0.59%) Modbus
7 2 (0.59%) MPLS
7 2 (0.59%) SAN
7 2 (0.59%) SNMP
7 2 (0.59%) WLAN
8 1 (0.29%) BGP
8 1 (0.29%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.83%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (3.54%) Big Data
4 11 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.95%) Power BI
6 5 (1.47%) Ingres
6 5 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.18%) Tableau
8 3 (0.88%) QGIS
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) GIS
10 1 (0.29%) Metadata
10 1 (0.29%) MS Access
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Eclipse
2 8 (2.36%) Git
3 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.59%) GitLab
4 2 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 107 (31.56%) Social Skills
2 79 (23.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 44 (12.98%) Finance
4 40 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.19%) Marketing
6 20 (5.90%) Advertising
7 19 (5.60%) Retail
8 14 (4.13%) Law
9 11 (3.24%) Organisational Skills
10 10 (2.95%) Legal
11 8 (2.36%) Manufacturing
12 7 (2.06%) Documentation Skills
12 7 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (1.18%) Korean Language
14 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.88%) Digital Health
15 3 (0.88%) Publishing
16 2 (0.59%) Public Sector
17 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (13.27%) Analyst
2 34 (10.03%) Project Manager
3 30 (8.85%) Senior
4 25 (7.37%) Consultant
5 24 (7.08%) E-Commerce Manager
5 24 (7.08%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 19 (5.60%) Implementation Consultant
6 19 (5.60%) Lead
7 17 (5.01%) Developer
7 17 (5.01%) EDI Analyst
7 17 (5.01%) EDI Specialist
8 16 (4.72%) Administrator
8 16 (4.72%) Architect
8 16 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (4.72%) Senior Implementation Consultant
9 14 (4.13%) Applications Manager
9 14 (4.13%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (4.13%) Junior
9 14 (4.13%) Service Delivery Manager
9 14 (4.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.08%) XML
2 19 (5.60%) EDIFACT
2 19 (5.60%) JSON
3 16 (4.72%) .NET
4 15 (4.42%) Web Services
5 10 (2.95%) REST
6 9 (2.65%) IDoc
6 9 (2.65%) Middleware
7 8 (2.36%) XSL
8 7 (2.06%) cXML
8 7 (2.06%) SOAP
9 6 (1.77%) Spring
10 5 (1.47%) OSGi
10 5 (1.47%) WCF
10 5 (1.47%) XSD
11 4 (1.18%) CSS
11 4 (1.18%) SAP TM
12 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.88%) HTML
12 3 (0.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.73%) Onboarding
2 21 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.31%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.65%) TRADACOMS
6 6 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.77%) FMCG
6 6 (1.77%) Life Science
7 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.18%) NHS
8 4 (1.18%) Pharmacovigilance
8 4 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.88%) AS400
9 3 (0.88%) Distributed Computing
9 3 (0.88%) EFT
9 3 (0.88%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.88%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.42%) Windows
2 14 (4.13%) Linux
3 7 (2.06%) CentOS
4 5 (1.47%) Debian
4 5 (1.47%) SUSE
4 5 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.78%) Project Management
2 59 (17.40%) ERP
3 49 (14.45%) Agile
4 47 (13.86%) ITIL
5 43 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 31 (9.14%) Decision-Making
9 29 (8.55%) Line Management
10 25 (7.37%) E-Commerce
10 25 (7.37%) Roadmaps
11 24 (7.08%) Client Onboarding
11 24 (7.08%) PRINCE2
12 23 (6.78%) Analytics
12 23 (6.78%) B2B
13 22 (6.49%) Computer Science
14 21 (6.19%) Logistics
15 19 (5.60%) Artificial Intelligence
15 19 (5.60%) CRM
16 18 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.22%) SQL
2 16 (4.72%) Python
3 15 (4.42%) Bash
4 11 (3.24%) ActionScript
4 11 (3.24%) ActionScript 2.0
4 11 (3.24%) RPG
5 9 (2.65%) Java
6 6 (1.77%) C#
6 6 (1.77%) PHP
7 5 (1.47%) COBOL
7 5 (1.47%) Micro Focus COBOL
7 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.47%) VBScript
8 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.18%) VB
9 3 (0.88%) ABAP
9 3 (0.88%) C++
9 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (22.71%) Degree
2 31 (9.14%) DBS Check
3 17 (5.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (4.42%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.36%) APMG
8 6 (1.77%) CIPD
8 6 (1.77%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.47%) CCNA
9 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.18%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.59%) CISM
12 2 (0.59%) CISSP
12 2 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.59%) HNC
12 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) GDPR
2 6 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.47%) QA
3 5 (1.47%) SLA
4 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.29%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.59%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) SCCM
2 2 (0.59%) Ansible
2 2 (0.59%) Cacti
2 2 (0.59%) Grafana
2 2 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.91%) SAP
3 24 (7.08%) Salesforce
4 13 (3.83%) Sun
5 10 (2.95%) OpenText
6 8 (2.36%) VMware
7 7 (2.06%) Epicor
8 5 (1.47%) Freshdesk
8 5 (1.47%) Micro Focus
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle
8 5 (1.47%) WorldPay
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) Dell
9 3 (0.88%) SYSPRO
9 3 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.88%) Zoho
10 2 (0.59%) JDA
10 2 (0.59%) Sybase
11 1 (0.29%) Cognos
11 1 (0.29%) IBM