Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 138 148
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing ERP 4,287 4,478 4,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.57% 2.53% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.77% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,205 3,485 3,580
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

ERP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151,569 161,769 176,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,615 127,769 147,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the UK

ERP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ERP.

Salary trend for ERP in the UK

ERP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ERP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ERP in the UK

ERP
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +15 3,862 £52,500 +5.00% 860
UK excluding London +11 2,711 £47,500 +5.56% 724
London +13 1,305 £60,000 - 222
South East +14 727 £52,500 +10.53% 141
North of England -21 687 £47,500 +5.56% 198
Midlands +33 525 £45,000 -5.26% 148
North West -17 353 £50,000 - 103
West Midlands +49 308 £47,500 -6.86% 87
East of England +12 297 £50,000 -4.76% 74
Yorkshire -18 274 £47,500 +18.75% 70
South West +60 252 £41,500 +3.75% 80
East Midlands +15 213 £45,000 - 61
Scotland +45 184 £45,000 +12.50% 67
North East -8 60 £35,000 -4.11% 25
Wales -33 40 £45,500 +21.33% 15
Northern Ireland 0 13 £40,000 +3.90% 4
Channel Islands - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing ERP 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 ERP.

1 1,712 (39.93%) Finance
2 1,353 (31.56%) Microsoft
3 1,164 (27.15%) SAP
4 1,061 (24.75%) SQL
5 1,036 (24.17%) CRM
6 1,020 (23.79%) Oracle
7 856 (19.97%) Dynamics AX
8 666 (15.54%) Project Management
9 628 (14.65%) Manufacturing
10 616 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
11 550 (12.83%) Retail
12 543 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
13 537 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
14 535 (12.48%) NetSuite
15 504 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
15 504 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
16 460 (10.73%) Degree
17 452 (10.54%) Advertising
18 449 (10.47%) SQL Server
19 409 (9.54%) Sage
20 355 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
21 336 (7.84%) E-Commerce
22 332 (7.74%) JD Edwards
22 332 (7.74%) Dynamics CRM
23 330 (7.70%) JavaScript
24 329 (7.67%) .NET
25 321 (7.49%) Logistics
26 310 (7.23%) ITIL
26 310 (7.23%) Infor
27 305 (7.11%) Migration

ERP
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
1 166 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 81 (1.89%) CMS
3 67 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 60 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 45 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 44 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 35 (0.82%) Confluence
8 20 (0.47%) IIS
9 19 (0.44%) Apache
10 15 (0.35%) Skype for Business
11 14 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.33%) Hyperledger
12 9 (0.21%) SAS
12 9 (0.21%) Tornado
12 9 (0.21%) WordPress
13 8 (0.19%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.12%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.12%) Luigi
14 5 (0.12%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 202 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 200 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.19%) Camtasia
8 7 (0.16%) SPSS
9 4 (0.093%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.070%) Windchill
11 2 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.023%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 856 (19.97%) Dynamics AX
2 535 (12.48%) NetSuite
3 332 (7.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 275 (6.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 235 (5.48%) SAP ERP
6 187 (4.36%) Oracle ERP
7 173 (4.04%) SAP Business One
8 161 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
9 87 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
10 79 (1.84%) SAP S/4HANA
11 72 (1.68%) Unit4 Business World
12 69 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
13 61 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
14 60 (1.40%) Infor M3
15 55 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
16 50 (1.17%) Sage 200
17 46 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
17 46 (1.07%) SAP FI
18 45 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
18 45 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 504 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
2 303 (7.07%) SaaS
3 185 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 173 (4.04%) Office 365
5 105 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
6 92 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 90 (2.10%) PaaS
8 88 (2.05%) IaaS
9 55 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
10 27 (0.63%) Boomi
11 22 (0.51%) Force.com
12 18 (0.42%) GitHub
13 14 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 13 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 8 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.19%) Mimecast
17 7 (0.16%) Basecamp
18 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
18 6 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.84%) Internet
2 61 (1.42%) Firewall
3 44 (1.03%) WAN
4 43 (1.00%) LAN
5 38 (0.89%) VPN
6 35 (0.82%) DNS
7 27 (0.63%) DHCP
8 25 (0.58%) SAN
9 24 (0.56%) Intranet
9 24 (0.56%) TCP/IP
10 21 (0.49%) SMS
11 19 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
11 19 (0.44%) WebEx
12 15 (0.35%) FTP
12 15 (0.35%) HTTP
13 12 (0.28%) Skype
13 12 (0.28%) Wireless
14 11 (0.26%) VLAN
15 10 (0.23%) IPsec
15 10 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 200 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 163 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
4 129 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
5 125 (2.92%) Power BI
6 124 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 112 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
8 107 (2.50%) SAP HANA
9 71 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
9 71 (1.66%) SAP BW
10 70 (1.63%) MySQL
11 61 (1.42%) Big Data
12 60 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 55 (1.28%) Relational Database
14 45 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 40 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 40 (0.93%) QlikView
16 39 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 37 (0.86%) Data Mining
18 36 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (1.77%) JIRA
2 48 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 44 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 32 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
6 27 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 25 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
8 23 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 19 (0.44%) MorphX
10 18 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 16 (0.37%) Jenkins
11 16 (0.37%) Selenium
12 13 (0.30%) TestRail
13 11 (0.26%) Subversion
14 7 (0.16%) LSMW
15 6 (0.14%) Ant
15 6 (0.14%) JDeveloper
15 6 (0.14%) Rational Rose
16 3 (0.070%) HP UFT
16 3 (0.070%) JUnit
General
1 1,712 (39.93%) Finance
2 628 (14.65%) Manufacturing
3 550 (12.83%) Retail
4 452 (10.54%) Advertising
5 214 (4.99%) Marketing
6 66 (1.54%) General Ledger
7 65 (1.52%) Billing
8 60 (1.40%) Back Office
8 60 (1.40%) Legal
9 49 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 41 (0.96%) Banking
11 33 (0.77%) Automotive
12 31 (0.72%) French Language
13 30 (0.70%) Publishing
14 27 (0.63%) German Language
14 27 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (0.56%) Spanish Language
16 23 (0.54%) Law
17 21 (0.49%) Games
18 18 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 824 (19.22%) Analyst
2 810 (18.89%) Consultant
3 511 (11.92%) Developer
4 458 (10.68%) Project Manager
5 377 (8.79%) Architect
6 263 (6.13%) Business Analyst
7 250 (5.83%) ERP Manager
8 222 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
9 204 (4.76%) Support Analyst
10 187 (4.36%) ERP Consultant
11 173 (4.04%) Administrator
12 171 (3.99%) IT Manager
13 157 (3.66%) ERP Project Manager
14 153 (3.57%) ERP Analyst
15 141 (3.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
16 128 (2.99%) Applications Support
17 126 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
18 124 (2.89%) Systems Analyst
19 109 (2.54%) SAP Consultant
20 102 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (7.67%) .NET
2 191 (4.46%) XML
3 156 (3.64%) HTML
4 111 (2.59%) Web Services
5 109 (2.54%) CSS
6 95 (2.22%) Middleware
7 78 (1.82%) EDI
8 74 (1.73%) ASP.NET
9 69 (1.61%) SOAP
10 56 (1.31%) J2EE
11 54 (1.26%) JSON
12 53 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
13 52 (1.21%) jQuery
13 52 (1.21%) REST
14 39 (0.91%) .NET Framework
15 38 (0.89%) SAP Fiori
16 35 (0.82%) AngularJS
17 34 (0.79%) Django
18 33 (0.77%) React
19 32 (0.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 543 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
3 191 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 162 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 136 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 134 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 90 (2.10%) FMCG
8 82 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 56 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 51 (1.19%) EPoS
11 48 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 44 (1.03%) User Experience
13 42 (0.98%) Life Science
13 42 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 40 (0.93%) Fintech
15 37 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
16 32 (0.75%) Driving Licence
17 28 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
18 24 (0.56%) Public Cloud
19 23 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 303 (7.07%) Windows
2 168 (3.92%) Linux
3 160 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 89 (2.08%) Unix
5 74 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 51 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.63%) Android
10 20 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.23%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.23%) CentOS
14 7 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.14%) HPUX
15 6 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.093%) AIX
17 3 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,036 (24.17%) CRM
2 666 (15.54%) Project Management
3 616 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
4 537 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
5 504 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 355 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 336 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 321 (7.49%) Logistics
9 310 (7.23%) ITIL
10 305 (7.11%) Migration
11 300 (7.00%) Analytics
12 298 (6.95%) Business Analysis
13 286 (6.67%) Change Management
14 243 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 240 (5.60%) Presales
16 195 (4.55%) PRINCE2
17 190 (4.43%) SDLC
18 188 (4.39%) Coaching
19 186 (4.34%) Business Development
20 178 (4.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,061 (24.75%) SQL
2 330 (7.70%) JavaScript
3 270 (6.30%) Java
4 224 (5.23%) C#
5 157 (3.66%) PL/SQL
6 154 (3.59%) C
7 141 (3.29%) X++
8 114 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 85 (1.98%) Python
10 78 (1.82%) PHP
11 74 (1.73%) C++
12 60 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 50 (1.17%) ABAP
14 40 (0.93%) VB
15 38 (0.89%) VBA
16 26 (0.61%) Go
17 24 (0.56%) PowerShell
18 22 (0.51%) VBScript
19 14 (0.33%) Shell Script
20 11 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 460 (10.73%) Degree
2 197 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (2.92%) ACCA
4 120 (2.80%) CIMA
5 104 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 68 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 61 (1.42%) PMP
7 61 (1.42%) Security Cleared
8 59 (1.38%) MCSE
9 57 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 52 (1.21%) SC Cleared
11 36 (0.84%) Master's Degree
12 29 (0.68%) MCITP
12 29 (0.68%) MCSA
13 20 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.47%) MAPM
14 16 (0.37%) AAT
14 16 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
15 15 (0.35%) MCP
15 15 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (2.54%) PMO
2 106 (2.47%) QA
3 82 (1.91%) SLA
4 45 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.98%) GDPR
6 41 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (0.65%) COBIT
8 21 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.30%) GAMP
10 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.16%) GAAP
11 7 (0.16%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.070%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.047%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.047%) GMP
13 2 (0.047%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.023%) DO-160
14 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.023%) SEPA
14 1 (0.023%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 167 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 77 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.37%) Docker
8 12 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.23%) XenApp
9 10 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.19%) vSphere
11 6 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.047%) LXC
13 2 (0.047%) NFS
14 1 (0.023%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.023%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
2 13 (0.30%) SCCM
3 12 (0.28%) Backup Exec
4 11 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (0.23%) Ansible
6 9 (0.21%) FortiGate
7 8 (0.19%) Nagios
7 8 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.16%) Puppet
9 6 (0.14%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.14%) Icinga
9 6 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.12%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.070%) Clonezilla
12 3 (0.070%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.070%) Terraform
13 2 (0.047%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,353 (31.56%) Microsoft
2 1,164 (27.15%) SAP
3 1,020 (23.79%) Oracle
4 409 (9.54%) Sage
5 332 (7.74%) JD Edwards
6 310 (7.23%) Infor
7 287 (6.69%) Epicor
8 157 (3.66%) IFS
9 142 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
10 102 (2.38%) VMware
11 84 (1.96%) Xero
12 77 (1.80%) Citrix
13 68 (1.59%) Ariba
14 65 (1.52%) Hyperion
15 60 (1.40%) Tableau
16 58 (1.35%) Cisco
17 56 (1.31%) Workday
18 48 (1.12%) Cognos
19 37 (0.86%) HP
20 35 (0.82%) Google