Period
to 23 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for EDI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EDI over the 6 months to 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 572 829 866
Rank change year-on-year +257 +37 -106
Permanent jobs citing EDI 105 256 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 105 181 222
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £28,100 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,000 £67,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

EDI is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 21,530 51,317 65,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.83% 37.55% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18,373 42,178 54,458
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 +237 93 £50,000 +17.65% 19
UK excluding London +207 79 £50,000 +17.65% 24
South East +168 30 £55,000 +62.96% 7
Midlands +140 27 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Work from Home +33 22 £50,000 +5.26% 2
London +236 16 £55,000 +19.57% 2
East Midlands +95 14 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Midlands +127 13 £50,000 +8.11% 2
East of England +128 10 £47,500 -
North of England +134 6 £41,750 +7.05% 4
South West +115 4 £43,445 +8.61% 1
North West +97 3 £38,500 -1.28% 1
Yorkshire +109 2 £45,000 - 3
Scotland - 2 £27,500 - 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, IT jobs citing EDI 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 EDI.

1 37 (35.24%) SAP
2 33 (31.43%) SQL
3 29 (27.62%) Logistics
4 27 (25.71%) Project Management
5 25 (23.81%) ERP
6 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 21 (20.00%) JIRA
8 19 (18.10%) Jenkins
8 19 (18.10%) SAP SD
9 18 (17.14%) Manufacturing
10 17 (16.19%) Virtual Team
11 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
11 16 (15.24%) JDA
11 16 (15.24%) PL/SQL
11 16 (15.24%) Unix
11 16 (15.24%) JasperReports
11 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
12 15 (14.29%) ITIL
12 15 (14.29%) Finance
12 15 (14.29%) Service Management
13 14 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (13.33%) Project Delivery
13 14 (13.33%) Product Backlog
14 13 (12.38%) FMCG
15 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
15 12 (11.43%) EDIFACT
16 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (10.48%) .NET

EDI
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 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (18.10%) SAP SD
2 10 (9.52%) SAP ERP
3 9 (8.57%) NetSuite
4 5 (4.76%) SAP LE
5 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (3.81%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.95%) Primavera
7 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Azure
2 4 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) GitHub
3 3 (2.86%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.90%) Office 365
4 2 (1.90%) PowerApps
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) FTP
2 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) JasperReports
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.86%) Power BI
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) JIRA
2 19 (18.10%) Jenkins
3 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (17.14%) Manufacturing
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
3 8 (7.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Korean Language
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) German Language
6 1 (0.95%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (34.29%) Analyst
2 29 (27.62%) Developer
3 24 (22.86%) SAP Analyst
4 19 (18.10%) Business Analyst
4 19 (18.10%) SAP Business Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) Architect
6 10 (9.52%) EDI Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) SAP Supply Chain Business Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) Administrator
8 8 (7.62%) IT Manager
8 8 (7.62%) SAP SD Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) EDI Developer
10 6 (5.71%) IT Administrator
11 5 (4.76%) IT Support
11 5 (4.76%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) EDIFACT
2 11 (10.48%) .NET
3 9 (8.57%) XML
4 8 (7.62%) Web Services
5 6 (5.71%) .NET Core
5 6 (5.71%) IDoc
5 6 (5.71%) SAP ALE
6 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.86%) Express
6 3 (2.86%) React
7 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.90%) CSS
7 2 (1.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.90%) HTML
7 2 (1.90%) JSON
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.95%) OAuth
8 1 (0.95%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Virtual Team
2 13 (12.38%) FMCG
3 6 (5.71%) TRADACOMS
4 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.86%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Unix
2 3 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Logistics
2 27 (25.71%) Project Management
3 25 (23.81%) ERP
4 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 15 (14.29%) ITIL
6 15 (14.29%) Service Management
7 14 (13.33%) Product Backlog
7 14 (13.33%) Project Delivery
7 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.62%) B2B
11 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (6.67%) IT Strategy
12 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) SQL
2 16 (15.24%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.62%) Java
4 5 (4.76%) ActionScript
4 5 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (3.81%) C
5 4 (3.81%) C#
6 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.90%) PHP
7 2 (1.90%) VB
7 2 (1.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.95%) ABAP
8 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.95%) Python
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby
8 1 (0.95%) SQR
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) HND
5 1 (0.95%) APMG
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (7.62%) SLA
3 7 (6.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.95%) NIST
4 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (35.24%) SAP
2 16 (15.24%) JDA
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) SEEBURGER
4 3 (2.86%) IBM
4 3 (2.86%) New Relic
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) IFS
5 2 (1.90%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.90%) webMethods
6 1 (0.95%) Actuate
6 1 (0.95%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.95%) Brio
6 1 (0.95%) HP
6 1 (0.95%) Northgate
6 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow