Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 692 839 856
Rank change year-on-year +147 +17 -67
Permanent jobs citing EDI 171 123 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 138 79 186
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £36,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.51% +5.11%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £61,188
90th Percentile £67,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,125
% change year-on-year +6.67% -13.04% +1.47%

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 33,659 43,861 58,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.00% 39.48% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27,069 36,459 48,018
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 April 2021.

Salary histogram for EDI in the UK

EDI
Top 16 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 April 2021. 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 +153 134 £50,000 +25.00% 33
UK excluding London +136 117 £40,000 +6.67% 28
London +133 47 £51,000 +2.00% 6
South East +88 41 £41,250 +26.92% 11
Work from Home -109 31 £51,000 +36.00% 8
Scotland - 30 £37,500 - 1
North of England +55 22 £50,000 +21.21% 6
Midlands +42 17 £46,250 +2.78% 6
Yorkshire +9 12 £47,500 -13.64% 1
West Midlands +9 8 £40,000 - 3
North West +36 7 £62,250 +55.63% 5
East of England +41 5 £35,000 - 2
East Midlands +18 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
South West +6 5 £40,000 -36.00% 2
North East - 3 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland +1 1 £35,000 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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 55 (32.16%) SQL
2 53 (30.99%) XML
3 48 (28.07%) ERP
4 43 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (24.56%) .NET
5 42 (24.56%) SQL Server
6 39 (22.81%) C#
7 35 (20.47%) Finance
8 34 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (19.88%) E-Commerce
9 33 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (18.71%) SAP
11 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
12 30 (17.54%) CSS
12 30 (17.54%) HTML
12 30 (17.54%) Visual Studio
13 28 (16.37%) NetSuite
13 28 (16.37%) User Experience
14 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
15 26 (15.20%) IIS
15 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
15 26 (15.20%) OOP
15 26 (15.20%) jQuery
15 26 (15.20%) Web Development
15 26 (15.20%) HTML5
16 25 (14.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 25 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (12.87%) Java
18 21 (12.28%) Project Management
19 20 (11.70%) PL/SQL

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 26 (15.20%) IIS
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.92%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (16.37%) NetSuite
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (4.68%) SAP SD
4 7 (4.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (4.09%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 7 (4.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (3.51%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (2.92%) Sage X3
6 5 (2.92%) SAP Business One
7 4 (2.34%) Sage 1000
7 4 (2.34%) SAP MM
8 3 (1.75%) SAP LE
8 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
2 17 (9.94%) Azure
3 14 (8.19%) Power Platform
4 8 (4.68%) Logic Apps
5 7 (4.09%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.92%) GitHub
8 4 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.34%) SaaS
9 2 (1.17%) Boomi
9 2 (1.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.58%) AWS
10 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) FTP
2 2 (1.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.17%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.17%) SMTP
2 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.19%) JasperReports
3 14 (8.19%) Power BI
3 14 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.43%) Data Lake
5 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.51%) Big Data
6 6 (3.51%) Essbase
6 6 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.92%) Delta Lake
7 5 (2.92%) MySQL
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.75%) MS Access
9 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.94%) JIRA
4 15 (8.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.58%) Gradle
5 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.58%) Mocha
5 1 (0.58%) MSTest
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 35 (20.47%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Manufacturing
2 15 (8.77%) Retail
3 10 (5.85%) Automotive
4 7 (4.09%) Law
5 4 (2.34%) Back Office
6 3 (1.75%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.17%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (43.86%) Developer
2 35 (20.47%) Analyst
3 32 (18.71%) .NET Developer
4 18 (10.53%) EDI Developer
5 17 (9.94%) Systems Manager
6 16 (9.36%) Consultant
7 13 (7.60%) Business Manager
8 12 (7.02%) ERP Analyst
9 11 (6.43%) Business Systems Manager
10 9 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (4.68%) Architect
11 8 (4.68%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.09%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.51%) Financial Analyst
13 6 (3.51%) SAP Analyst
14 5 (2.92%) Oracle Analyst
14 5 (2.92%) SAP PI Consultant
14 5 (2.92%) SAP SD Analyst
15 4 (2.34%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (30.99%) XML
2 42 (24.56%) .NET
3 30 (17.54%) CSS
3 30 (17.54%) HTML
4 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
4 26 (15.20%) HTML5
4 26 (15.20%) jQuery
5 10 (5.85%) React
5 10 (5.85%) Web Services
6 9 (5.26%) EDIFACT
6 9 (5.26%) JSON
6 9 (5.26%) Middleware
7 8 (4.68%) IDoc
7 8 (4.68%) WinForms
8 7 (4.09%) REST
8 7 (4.09%) SAP ALE
8 7 (4.09%) SAP PI
8 7 (4.09%) SAP XI
9 6 (3.51%) SOAP
10 4 (2.34%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.37%) User Experience
2 15 (8.77%) FMCG
3 14 (8.19%) Virtual Team
4 12 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (6.43%) Life Science
6 10 (5.85%) Renewable Energy
7 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.75%) Animation
10 3 (1.75%) AS400
11 2 (1.17%) TRADACOMS
12 1 (0.58%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Unix
2 4 (2.34%) Windows
3 3 (1.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.07%) ERP
2 43 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.88%) E-Commerce
3 34 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (15.20%) OOP
5 26 (15.20%) Web Development
6 21 (12.28%) Project Management
7 16 (9.36%) Logistics
8 15 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (8.19%) Test Scripting
10 13 (7.60%) ETL
11 12 (7.02%) Analytics
11 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
12 11 (6.43%) Migration
13 10 (5.85%) B2B
13 10 (5.85%) Data Migration
14 9 (5.26%) Data Management
14 9 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.16%) SQL
2 39 (22.81%) C#
3 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.87%) Java
5 20 (11.70%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.85%) ABAP
7 8 (4.68%) Python
8 7 (4.09%) ActionScript
8 7 (4.09%) ActionScript 2.0
9 5 (2.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.34%) VBA
11 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.75%) Perl
11 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.17%) SAPscript
12 2 (1.17%) XPath
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (2.92%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.17%) AAT
4 2 (1.17%) ACCA
4 2 (1.17%) CIMA
4 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.17%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.17%) QA
3 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) WMI
2 1 (0.58%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.58%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 32 (18.71%) SAP
2 31 (18.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.77%) JDA
3 15 (8.77%) Oracle
4 10 (5.85%) JD Edwards
5 6 (3.51%) Concur
5 6 (3.51%) Hyperion
6 5 (2.92%) Databricks
6 5 (2.92%) IBM
6 5 (2.92%) Sage
6 5 (2.92%) Sun
7 4 (2.34%) New Relic
8 2 (1.17%) Dell
8 2 (1.17%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) Mitel
9 1 (0.58%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.58%) Percona
9 1 (0.58%) Progress
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com