Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 121 147
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -3
Permanent jobs citing ERP 5,123 4,568 4,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.89% 2.66% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.94% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,006 3,669 3,999
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,125 £27,600 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 161,094 155,531 184,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.42% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130,584 127,997 153,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for ERP in the UK

ERP
Top 18 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 19 April 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 +9 4,658 £50,000 - 598
UK excluding London +7 3,355 £45,000 - 446
London +20 1,416 £60,000 - 174
South East +23 896 £50,000 +5.26% 121
North of England -24 853 £45,000 - 108
Midlands +20 705 £47,500 +11.76% 98
West Midlands +17 464 £47,500 +5.56% 51
North West -30 433 £50,000 +11.11% 52
East of England +49 372 £45,000 - 37
Yorkshire -21 330 £40,000 -5.88% 43
South West +16 289 £42,500 +3.41% 54
East Midlands +26 237 £47,500 +18.75% 47
Scotland +17 155 £45,000 - 18
North East +3 90 £42,500 +11.84% 13
Wales -3 60 £32,250 -0.77% 6
Northern Ireland -4 26 £32,500 -15.58% 4
Channel Islands - 4 £70,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,865 (36.40%) Finance
2 1,567 (30.59%) SAP
3 1,418 (27.68%) Microsoft
4 1,334 (26.04%) SQL
5 1,317 (25.71%) Oracle
6 1,192 (23.27%) CRM
7 1,059 (20.67%) Dynamics AX
8 869 (16.96%) Manufacturing
8 869 (16.96%) Advertising
9 786 (15.34%) Sage
10 751 (14.66%) Project Management
11 747 (14.58%) NetSuite
12 702 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
13 655 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
14 631 (12.32%) Retail
15 577 (11.26%) Infor
16 570 (11.13%) Epicor
17 550 (10.74%) Dynamics 365
18 532 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
19 523 (10.21%) SQL Server
20 484 (9.45%) JD Edwards
21 474 (9.25%) Degree
22 434 (8.47%) E-Commerce
23 413 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
24 400 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
25 382 (7.46%) C#
26 377 (7.36%) .NET
27 371 (7.24%) IFS
28 354 (6.91%) Logistics
29 351 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM

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
1 126 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 50 (0.98%) Confluence
4 48 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 43 (0.84%) CMS
6 30 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 26 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (0.43%) IIS
9 16 (0.31%) Apache
10 14 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.23%) Liferay
12 11 (0.21%) NetWeaver
12 11 (0.21%) SAS
13 10 (0.20%) OpenEdge
14 8 (0.16%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.16%) WordPress
15 7 (0.14%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.12%) ArcSDE
16 6 (0.12%) GeoServer
16 6 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 207 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 193 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 88 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 41 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.20%) SPSS
8 6 (0.12%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.078%) Windchill
11 3 (0.059%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.020%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1,059 (20.67%) Dynamics AX
2 747 (14.58%) NetSuite
3 351 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 292 (5.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 257 (5.02%) SAP ERP
6 244 (4.76%) SAP Business One
7 226 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
8 199 (3.88%) Oracle ERP
9 172 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
10 156 (3.05%) Sage X3
11 104 (2.03%) Unit4 Business World
12 85 (1.66%) SAP S/4HANA
13 82 (1.60%) Sage 200
14 80 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
15 74 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
16 72 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
17 68 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
18 61 (1.19%) Infor M3
18 61 (1.19%) SAP FI
19 50 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 550 (10.74%) Dynamics 365
2 265 (5.17%) SaaS
3 154 (3.01%) Office 365
4 150 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 93 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
6 61 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 59 (1.15%) PaaS
8 51 (1.00%) IaaS
9 48 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
10 45 (0.88%) FinancialForce
11 20 (0.39%) GitHub
12 19 (0.37%) Basecamp
13 15 (0.29%) Boomi
14 11 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (0.16%) Force.com
15 8 (0.16%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.16%) Taleo
16 6 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
17 5 (0.098%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 5 (0.098%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 71 (1.39%) Internet
2 56 (1.09%) VPN
3 41 (0.80%) DNS
4 40 (0.78%) Firewall
5 36 (0.70%) DHCP
6 35 (0.68%) SMS
6 35 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 28 (0.55%) Intranet
8 17 (0.33%) LAN
9 15 (0.29%) WAN
10 14 (0.27%) SAN
11 12 (0.23%) Extranet
11 12 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (0.21%) Wireless
13 10 (0.20%) HTTP
13 10 (0.20%) VLAN
14 8 (0.16%) FTP
14 8 (0.16%) Network Security
15 7 (0.14%) AMQP
16 6 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 343 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 272 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
4 178 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 132 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 123 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
7 117 (2.28%) Power BI
8 116 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 101 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 93 (1.82%) SAP HANA
11 78 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
12 76 (1.48%) QlikView
13 75 (1.46%) MySQL
14 63 (1.23%) Relational Database
15 48 (0.94%) Big Data
16 47 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
17 45 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 44 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
19 39 (0.76%) OLAP
20 36 (0.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 99 (1.93%) JIRA
2 49 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 45 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 38 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.70%) Selenium
6 31 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 25 (0.49%) JUnit
7 25 (0.49%) MorphX
8 24 (0.47%) Subversion
9 23 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
10 19 (0.37%) JDeveloper
11 17 (0.33%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.31%) Maven
13 14 (0.27%) TestRail
14 13 (0.25%) LSMW
14 13 (0.25%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.21%) Gatling
15 11 (0.21%) Toad
15 11 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,865 (36.40%) Finance
2 869 (16.96%) Advertising
2 869 (16.96%) Manufacturing
3 631 (12.32%) Retail
4 238 (4.65%) Marketing
5 106 (2.07%) Billing
6 86 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 56 (1.09%) French Language
8 54 (1.05%) Banking
9 50 (0.98%) Back Office
10 49 (0.96%) General Ledger
11 45 (0.88%) German Language
12 41 (0.80%) Legal
13 36 (0.70%) Automotive
14 28 (0.55%) Law
15 22 (0.43%) Games
16 20 (0.39%) Electronics
16 20 (0.39%) Publishing
17 15 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,076 (21.00%) Consultant
2 1,010 (19.72%) Analyst
3 530 (10.35%) Developer
4 423 (8.26%) Project Manager
5 366 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 363 (7.09%) Architect
7 335 (6.54%) ERP Manager
8 229 (4.47%) Support Analyst
9 213 (4.16%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 206 (4.02%) ERP Analyst
11 204 (3.98%) ERP Consultant
12 190 (3.71%) Administrator
13 189 (3.69%) IT Manager
14 186 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
15 180 (3.51%) Applications Support
16 165 (3.22%) SAP Consultant
17 160 (3.12%) Functional Consultant
18 149 (2.91%) ERP Project Manager
19 134 (2.62%) ERP Support
20 130 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (7.36%) .NET
2 182 (3.55%) HTML
3 148 (2.89%) XML
4 126 (2.46%) CSS
5 111 (2.17%) EDI
6 110 (2.15%) Web Services
7 108 (2.11%) ASP.NET
7 108 (2.11%) Middleware
8 75 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
9 72 (1.41%) jQuery
10 63 (1.23%) AngularJS
11 59 (1.15%) REST
11 59 (1.15%) Spring
12 42 (0.82%) J2EE
13 39 (0.76%) HTML5
13 39 (0.76%) SOAP
14 35 (0.68%) Ajax
15 32 (0.62%) SAP Fiori
16 28 (0.55%) Node.js
16 28 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 532 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
3 169 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 145 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 140 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 137 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 77 (1.50%) FMCG
8 61 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 59 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 51 (1.00%) User Experience
11 47 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 39 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
13 38 (0.74%) Data Centre
14 34 (0.66%) EPoS
15 31 (0.61%) Data Structures
16 28 (0.55%) Life Science
17 25 (0.49%) Fintech
17 25 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
18 24 (0.47%) NHS
19 16 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 334 (6.52%) Windows
2 202 (3.94%) Windows Server
3 135 (2.64%) Linux
4 98 (1.91%) Unix
5 39 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 29 (0.57%) Android
8 26 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 26 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 14 (0.27%) Solaris
11 11 (0.21%) HPUX
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.12%) CentOS
14 6 (0.12%) SUSE
15 5 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.098%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.078%) Fedora
16 4 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,192 (23.27%) CRM
2 751 (14.66%) Project Management
3 702 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
4 655 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
5 434 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 413 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 400 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
8 354 (6.91%) Logistics
9 299 (5.84%) Business Analysis
10 285 (5.56%) Change Management
11 271 (5.29%) Presales
12 262 (5.11%) PRINCE2
13 252 (4.92%) ITIL
14 249 (4.86%) Analytics
15 248 (4.84%) Business Development
16 225 (4.39%) Coaching
17 218 (4.26%) Migration
18 187 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
19 177 (3.46%) Process Improvement
20 168 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,334 (26.04%) SQL
2 382 (7.46%) C#
3 343 (6.70%) JavaScript
4 297 (5.80%) Java
5 173 (3.38%) PL/SQL
6 154 (3.01%) X++
7 129 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 118 (2.30%) C++
9 88 (1.72%) VBA
10 78 (1.52%) PHP
11 75 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 74 (1.44%) C
13 66 (1.29%) VB
14 63 (1.23%) ABAP
15 49 (0.96%) Python
16 34 (0.66%) VBScript
17 20 (0.39%) PowerShell
18 19 (0.37%) R
19 16 (0.31%) Ruby
20 12 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 474 (9.25%) Degree
2 177 (3.46%) ACCA
3 165 (3.22%) CIMA
4 113 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 70 (1.37%) PMP
6 68 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 58 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 42 (0.82%) AAT
8 42 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 39 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
10 37 (0.72%) Master's Degree
10 37 (0.72%) Security Cleared
11 24 (0.47%) CISA
12 20 (0.39%) SC Cleared
13 18 (0.35%) CPIM
13 18 (0.35%) ISEB
13 18 (0.35%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.31%) HND
15 15 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (2.58%) QA
2 116 (2.26%) PMO
3 63 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 61 (1.19%) SLA
5 31 (0.61%) GDPR
6 22 (0.43%) COBIT
7 21 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.14%) GAMP
11 6 (0.12%) GAAP
11 6 (0.12%) GMP
12 4 (0.078%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.059%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.059%) PSD2
14 2 (0.039%) COSO
14 2 (0.039%) GxP
14 2 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 138 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 63 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.88%) Docker
4 31 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.31%) NFS
7 10 (0.20%) vSphere
8 6 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.098%) KVM
9 5 (0.098%) oVirt
9 5 (0.098%) pfSense
9 5 (0.098%) Samba
9 5 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.098%) XenApp
10 3 (0.059%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.059%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
2 23 (0.45%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.18%) WSUS
4 8 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.12%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.12%) SCCM
7 5 (0.098%) Bacula
7 5 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.098%) Puppet
8 4 (0.078%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.059%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.059%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.059%) PingFederate
9 3 (0.059%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.039%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.039%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.039%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.039%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,567 (30.59%) SAP
2 1,418 (27.68%) Microsoft
3 1,317 (25.71%) Oracle
4 786 (15.34%) Sage
5 577 (11.26%) Infor
6 570 (11.13%) Epicor
7 484 (9.45%) JD Edwards
8 371 (7.24%) IFS
9 220 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
10 146 (2.85%) Xero
11 124 (2.42%) VMware
12 92 (1.80%) Workday
13 66 (1.29%) Tableau
14 61 (1.19%) Citrix
15 54 (1.05%) hybris
16 51 (1.00%) Ariba
17 49 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
18 43 (0.84%) Google
18 43 (0.84%) IBM
19 42 (0.82%) Pegasus