Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 151 140
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 -7
Permanent jobs citing ERP 1,253 3,120 3,963
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.29% 2.31% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.51% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 2,536 3,159
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.87% +7.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +11.11%

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 50,553 124,365 147,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.19% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41,987 98,336 117,064
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,165
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.65% +0.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.65%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the UK

ERP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ERP in the UK

ERP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ERP over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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 +6 1,082 £52,500 - 214
UK excluding London -8 731 £48,000 -4.00% 200
London +25 393 £65,000 +13.04% 39
South East +14 234 £55,000 +5.77% 35
Work from Home -19 191 £55,000 - 63
North of England -12 144 £48,000 -4.00% 51
Midlands -13 139 £42,500 -15.00% 39
West Midlands +12 90 £50,000 +1.52% 28
South West +51 85 £45,000 +12.50% 16
North West -16 80 £52,500 +5.00% 24
East of England +24 63 £40,000 -23.81% 32
Yorkshire +10 58 £48,000 +6.67% 19
Scotland +21 49 £48,500 +15.48% 18
East Midlands -12 49 £39,000 -22.00% 11
Northern Ireland +23 12 £45,000 +9.76% 5
Wales +34 6 £47,500 +15.85% 4
North East +19 6 £44,000 -12.00% 8

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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.

1 389 (31.05%) Finance
2 313 (24.98%) SAP
3 304 (24.26%) Microsoft
4 270 (21.55%) CRM
5 268 (21.39%) SQL
6 265 (21.15%) Oracle
7 237 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
8 199 (15.88%) Manufacturing
9 195 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
10 188 (15.00%) Azure
11 172 (13.73%) Project Management
12 161 (12.85%) Dynamics 365
13 148 (11.81%) .NET
14 145 (11.57%) SQL Server
15 141 (11.25%) Degree
16 140 (11.17%) C#
17 121 (9.66%) Migration
18 117 (9.34%) JavaScript
19 114 (9.10%) Presales
20 110 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
20 110 (8.78%) NetSuite
21 109 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
22 106 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
23 105 (8.38%) DevOps
24 103 (8.22%) SaaS
25 100 (7.98%) Logistics
26 94 (7.50%) Project Delivery
27 89 (7.10%) Windows
28 88 (7.02%) JD Edwards
29 86 (6.86%) Dynamics AX

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 44 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.00%) CMS
3 20 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.28%) SAS
5 15 (1.20%) IIS
6 13 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.72%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.64%) Confluence
11 8 (0.64%) Kentico
11 8 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.64%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.56%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.32%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.24%) nginx
14 3 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
6 8 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.32%) Windchill
9 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.080%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.080%) Snagit
10 1 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 110 (8.78%) NetSuite
2 86 (6.86%) Dynamics AX
3 77 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 77 (6.15%) Oracle ERP
4 60 (4.79%) SAP ERP
5 56 (4.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 50 (3.99%) SAP S/4HANA
7 31 (2.47%) Oracle Receivables
8 30 (2.39%) Oracle Payables
9 28 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
10 26 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
11 23 (1.84%) SAP MM
11 23 (1.84%) Shopify
12 21 (1.68%) SAP SD
13 18 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
14 17 (1.36%) Odoo
14 17 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
15 16 (1.28%) SAP FI
16 15 (1.20%) SAP CO
16 15 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 188 (15.00%) Azure
2 161 (12.85%) Dynamics 365
3 103 (8.22%) SaaS
4 84 (6.70%) Power Platform
5 77 (6.15%) Office 365
6 60 (4.79%) AWS
7 39 (3.11%) PaaS
8 30 (2.39%) PowerApps
9 27 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (2.00%) IaaS
11 12 (0.96%) Azure Functions
11 12 (0.96%) Serverless
12 11 (0.88%) GitHub
12 11 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
13 9 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.72%) Logic Apps
13 9 (0.72%) Veeva
14 7 (0.56%) Power Automate
15 6 (0.48%) GCP
16 5 (0.40%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.84%) HTTP
2 18 (1.44%) Firewall
3 14 (1.12%) DNS
4 12 (0.96%) Internet
5 9 (0.72%) Intranet
6 8 (0.64%) DHCP
7 7 (0.56%) VoIP
8 6 (0.48%) SAN
8 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.48%) VLAN
8 6 (0.48%) Wireless
9 5 (0.40%) LAN
9 5 (0.40%) Skype
9 5 (0.40%) VPN
9 5 (0.40%) WAN
10 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.24%) Network Security
11 3 (0.24%) SMTP
11 3 (0.24%) SNMP
11 3 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.83%) Power BI
3 50 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
6 30 (2.39%) MySQL
6 30 (2.39%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
8 27 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.68%) DB2
10 19 (1.52%) Big Data
11 18 (1.44%) Tableau
12 16 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 16 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.12%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.88%) OLAP
16 9 (0.72%) SAP HANA
17 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 26 (2.08%) JIRA
4 22 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
4 22 (1.76%) Visual Studio
5 21 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.60%) Selenium
7 19 (1.52%) LSMW
8 10 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.72%) MSI
9 9 (0.72%) WiX
10 5 (0.40%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.40%) InstallShield
10 5 (0.40%) JMeter
10 5 (0.40%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.32%) Subversion
12 2 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.16%) Xdebug
General
1 389 (31.05%) Finance
2 199 (15.88%) Manufacturing
3 76 (6.07%) Retail
4 51 (4.07%) Marketing
5 32 (2.55%) Billing
6 28 (2.23%) Back Office
7 21 (1.68%) Law
8 16 (1.28%) General Ledger
9 14 (1.12%) Public Sector
10 13 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.96%) Advertising
12 11 (0.88%) Banking
13 7 (0.56%) Legal
13 7 (0.56%) Local Government
14 5 (0.40%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.32%) German Language
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Electronics
17 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 198 (15.80%) Analyst
2 187 (14.92%) Developer
3 186 (14.84%) Consultant
4 135 (10.77%) Architect
5 78 (6.23%) Project Manager
6 64 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
7 57 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 47 (3.75%) Business Analyst
8 47 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 46 (3.67%) ERP Manager
10 42 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
11 35 (2.79%) ERP Consultant
12 34 (2.71%) Administrator
12 34 (2.71%) SAP Consultant
13 33 (2.63%) Applications Support
13 33 (2.63%) ERP Analyst
13 33 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
14 32 (2.55%) Functional Consultant
15 30 (2.39%) Cloud Consultant
16 29 (2.31%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (11.81%) .NET
2 83 (6.62%) HTML
3 69 (5.51%) Web Services
4 67 (5.35%) CSS
5 58 (4.63%) REST
6 48 (3.83%) JSON
7 40 (3.19%) XML
8 36 (2.87%) .NET Core
8 36 (2.87%) HTML5
9 33 (2.63%) Node.js
10 32 (2.55%) Vue.js
11 27 (2.15%) EDI
11 27 (2.15%) SOAP
12 25 (2.00%) Visualforce
13 24 (1.92%) .NET Framework
13 24 (1.92%) ASP.NET
14 23 (1.84%) AngularJS
14 23 (1.84%) Laravel
14 23 (1.84%) Middleware
15 22 (1.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 106 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
2 59 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
3 47 (3.75%) User Experience
4 45 (3.59%) FMCG
5 44 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 23 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
10 14 (1.12%) EPoS
11 12 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.80%) iSeries
14 9 (0.72%) AS400
14 9 (0.72%) Social Media
15 5 (0.40%) e-Learning
16 4 (0.32%) CMDB
16 4 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (7.10%) Windows
2 42 (3.35%) Linux
3 38 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 32 (2.55%) Android
5 25 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.56%) Unix
8 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) VMS
10 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.080%) AIX
12 1 (0.080%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.080%) Solaris
12 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (21.55%) CRM
2 237 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 172 (13.73%) Project Management
5 121 (9.66%) Migration
6 114 (9.10%) Presales
7 110 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
8 109 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 105 (8.38%) DevOps
10 100 (7.98%) Logistics
11 94 (7.50%) Project Delivery
12 81 (6.46%) Requirements Gathering
13 80 (6.38%) Analytics
14 72 (5.75%) ITIL
14 72 (5.75%) Mentoring
15 68 (5.43%) Computer Science
16 67 (5.35%) E-Commerce
17 65 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (5.11%) Business Analysis
19 63 (5.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 268 (21.39%) SQL
2 140 (11.17%) C#
3 117 (9.34%) JavaScript
4 77 (6.15%) Java
5 36 (2.87%) PHP
6 29 (2.31%) Python
7 28 (2.23%) C++
8 27 (2.15%) Apex Code
8 27 (2.15%) PL/SQL
9 24 (1.92%) ABAP
10 23 (1.84%) SOQL
11 20 (1.60%) VBA
12 19 (1.52%) SAPscript
13 16 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.12%) X++
15 13 (1.04%) C
15 13 (1.04%) VBScript
16 12 (0.96%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.96%) VB
16 12 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 141 (11.25%) Degree
2 54 (4.31%) Oracle Certification
3 37 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.36%) ACCA
7 15 (1.20%) CIMA
8 8 (0.64%) AAT
8 8 (0.64%) PMP
8 8 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.48%) MCSA
10 6 (0.48%) MCSE
11 5 (0.40%) CISSP
11 5 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.32%) PhD
13 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.59%) QA
2 26 (2.08%) PMO
3 25 (2.00%) SLA
4 21 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.60%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.28%) COBIT
7 8 (0.64%) GDPR
7 8 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.56%) IFRS
8 7 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.48%) ITGC
10 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.32%) GMP
10 4 (0.32%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.16%) COSO
11 2 (0.16%) GAAP
11 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 51 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.96%) Docker
4 11 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.48%) NFS
8 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.16%) Firmware
9 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.080%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (2.08%) Puppet
1 26 (2.08%) Terraform
2 24 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.56%) Ansible
4 5 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.32%) WSUS
6 3 (0.24%) SCCM
6 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.24%) systemd
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.080%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.080%) SCOM
8 1 (0.080%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 313 (24.98%) SAP
2 304 (24.26%) Microsoft
3 265 (21.15%) Oracle
4 88 (7.02%) JD Edwards
5 84 (6.70%) Salesforce.com
6 40 (3.19%) Sage
7 29 (2.31%) ServiceNow
8 26 (2.08%) Infor
8 26 (2.08%) VMware
8 26 (2.08%) Workday
9 23 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
10 22 (1.76%) IBM
11 21 (1.68%) Siebel
12 20 (1.60%) HP
13 18 (1.44%) Hyperion
14 17 (1.36%) Remedy
15 15 (1.20%) IFS
16 13 (1.04%) Cisco
16 13 (1.04%) Sitecore
17 12 (0.96%) Google