Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 118 119
Rank change year-on-year -28 +1 +28
Permanent jobs citing ERP 3,462 4,814 4,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.38% 2.79% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.04% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,503 3,803 3,622
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,775
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -

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 133,252 158,348 154,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.83% 91.49%
Number of salaries quoted 104,246 127,450 127,097
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,790
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -32 3,083 £50,000 - 738
UK excluding London -35 2,122 £46,500 -2.11% 635
London -4 1,053 £60,000 +4.35% 168
South East -19 657 £50,000 -4.76% 134
North of England -32 506 £47,500 - 192
Midlands -20 438 £42,500 -10.53% 101
North West -3 306 £46,500 -7.00% 97
West Midlands -50 239 £50,000 +5.26% 64
East of England -9 209 £45,000 -10.00% 81
East Midlands +8 192 £42,500 -12.82% 37
South West -42 172 £40,000 - 68
Yorkshire -67 169 £47,500 +5.56% 75
Scotland -9 121 £38,750 -13.89% 46
North East -28 31 £45,000 +20.00% 21
Wales -16 15 £40,000 +37.93% 18
Northern Ireland -34 13 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 1,124 (32.47%) Finance
2 1,123 (32.44%) SAP
3 871 (25.16%) SQL
4 791 (22.85%) Microsoft
5 751 (21.69%) Oracle
6 682 (19.70%) CRM
7 673 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 639 (18.46%) Project Management
9 544 (15.71%) Manufacturing
10 501 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
11 410 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
12 406 (11.73%) SAP ERP
13 385 (11.12%) Degree
14 383 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
15 350 (10.11%) Dynamics AX
16 349 (10.08%) SQL Server
17 324 (9.36%) NetSuite
18 317 (9.16%) Retail
19 287 (8.29%) JD Edwards
20 285 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
21 263 (7.60%) .NET
21 263 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
22 260 (7.51%) Windows
23 259 (7.48%) Dynamics 365
24 254 (7.34%) PRINCE2
25 252 (7.28%) Change Management
26 243 (7.02%) Analytics
27 232 (6.70%) Office 365
27 232 (6.70%) SAP S/4HANA
28 231 (6.67%) 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
1 170 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 39 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 35 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 32 (0.92%) CMS
6 24 (0.69%) Confluence
7 19 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 18 (0.52%) Documentum
9 16 (0.46%) IIS
10 14 (0.40%) NetWeaver
11 13 (0.38%) Apache
12 11 (0.32%) WordPress
13 10 (0.29%) Oracle UPK
14 8 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.17%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.14%) Drupal
16 5 (0.14%) nginx
16 5 (0.14%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.12%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 223 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
4 52 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.23%) Windchill
7 5 (0.14%) CATIA
8 4 (0.12%) SPSS
9 3 (0.087%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.058%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.058%) InVision
10 2 (0.058%) Lectora
10 2 (0.058%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.058%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.058%) Sketch
11 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 406 (11.73%) SAP ERP
2 350 (10.11%) Dynamics AX
3 324 (9.36%) NetSuite
4 232 (6.70%) SAP S/4HANA
5 231 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 192 (5.55%) Oracle ERP
7 162 (4.68%) Dynamics NAV
8 161 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
9 96 (2.77%) SAP CO
9 96 (2.77%) SAP FI
9 96 (2.77%) SAP FI/CO
10 91 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
11 72 (2.08%) SAP Business One
12 69 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
13 67 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
14 66 (1.91%) Magento
14 66 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
15 65 (1.88%) Unit4 Business World
16 63 (1.82%) SAP SD
17 56 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 263 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 259 (7.48%) Dynamics 365
3 232 (6.70%) Office 365
4 152 (4.39%) SaaS
5 122 (3.52%) Power Platform
6 105 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
7 58 (1.68%) SuccessFactors
8 43 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (1.07%) PaaS
10 36 (1.04%) Serverless
11 27 (0.78%) IaaS
12 26 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (0.66%) Azure Functions
14 18 (0.52%) FinancialForce
15 17 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
15 17 (0.49%) PowerApps
16 12 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
17 9 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
18 8 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.30%) Internet
2 44 (1.27%) FTP
3 42 (1.21%) Firewall
4 40 (1.16%) DNS
5 33 (0.95%) DHCP
5 33 (0.95%) LAN
6 31 (0.90%) WAN
7 30 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 25 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
9 22 (0.64%) VPN
10 19 (0.55%) HTTP
11 18 (0.52%) Skype
11 18 (0.52%) VoIP
12 16 (0.46%) Intranet
13 11 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.29%) SAN
15 9 (0.26%) Unified Communications
16 8 (0.23%) Wireless
17 7 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 148 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 131 (3.78%) SAP HANA
4 119 (3.44%) Power BI
5 96 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
6 94 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 94 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 79 (2.28%) Oracle Database
9 65 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
9 65 (1.88%) SAP BW
10 62 (1.79%) MySQL
11 56 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
12 55 (1.59%) QlikView
13 54 (1.56%) Big Data
14 53 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 48 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
15 48 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 46 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
17 30 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 67 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 62 (1.79%) JIRA
3 51 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 40 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 25 (0.72%) Selenium
5 25 (0.72%) Subversion
6 21 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
8 19 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 16 (0.46%) LSMW
10 12 (0.35%) gulp
11 10 (0.29%) Toad
12 9 (0.26%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.26%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.23%) Hudson
13 8 (0.23%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.23%) webpack
14 7 (0.20%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.20%) JDeveloper
General
1 1,124 (32.47%) Finance
2 544 (15.71%) Manufacturing
3 317 (9.16%) Retail
4 149 (4.30%) Marketing
5 108 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 74 (2.14%) General Ledger
7 67 (1.94%) Back Office
8 62 (1.79%) Banking
9 48 (1.39%) Legal
10 42 (1.21%) Advertising
11 40 (1.16%) Billing
12 38 (1.10%) Automotive
13 35 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (0.81%) Law
15 21 (0.61%) German Language
16 19 (0.55%) Spanish Language
17 16 (0.46%) French Language
18 15 (0.43%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.40%) Publishing
20 11 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 757 (21.87%) Consultant
2 742 (21.43%) Analyst
3 495 (14.30%) Developer
4 294 (8.49%) Architect
5 272 (7.86%) Project Manager
6 259 (7.48%) SAP Consultant
7 243 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 191 (5.52%) Support Analyst
9 166 (4.79%) IT Manager
10 160 (4.62%) ERP Analyst
11 152 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
12 130 (3.76%) ERP Manager
12 130 (3.76%) SAP Analyst
13 126 (3.64%) Applications Support
14 116 (3.35%) Oracle Consultant
15 115 (3.32%) ERP Consultant
16 103 (2.98%) Functional Consultant
17 99 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
17 99 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
18 94 (2.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (7.60%) .NET
2 174 (5.03%) HTML
3 160 (4.62%) XML
4 141 (4.07%) CSS
5 126 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 125 (3.61%) Web Services
7 85 (2.46%) EDI
8 81 (2.34%) REST
9 60 (1.73%) SOAP
10 58 (1.68%) JSON
11 50 (1.44%) AngularJS
11 50 (1.44%) ASP.NET
12 43 (1.24%) Middleware
13 39 (1.13%) Node.js
14 34 (0.98%) HTML5
14 34 (0.98%) jQuery
15 25 (0.72%) Sass
16 24 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (0.69%) CSS3
16 24 (0.69%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 383 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
3 116 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 95 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (2.14%) FMCG
6 72 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 67 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (1.21%) Data Centre
9 34 (0.98%) User Experience
10 33 (0.95%) Life Science
11 32 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 29 (0.84%) EPoS
12 29 (0.84%) PMI
13 26 (0.75%) iSeries
14 24 (0.69%) Virtual Team
15 23 (0.66%) Social Media
16 22 (0.64%) Data Structures
16 22 (0.64%) Public Cloud
17 20 (0.58%) Fintech
18 19 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 260 (7.51%) Windows
2 135 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 129 (3.73%) Linux
4 69 (1.99%) Unix
5 36 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 22 (0.64%) Android
7 19 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.14%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.087%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.058%) AIX
14 2 (0.058%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.058%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (19.70%) CRM
2 673 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 639 (18.46%) Project Management
4 501 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
5 410 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
6 285 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 254 (7.34%) PRINCE2
8 252 (7.28%) Change Management
9 243 (7.02%) Analytics
10 230 (6.64%) ITIL
10 230 (6.64%) Migration
11 227 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 214 (6.18%) Logistics
13 213 (6.15%) Business Analysis
14 187 (5.40%) Presales
15 170 (4.91%) Workflow
16 168 (4.85%) SDLC
17 165 (4.77%) Mentoring
18 152 (4.39%) Data Migration
19 146 (4.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 871 (25.16%) SQL
2 221 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 219 (6.33%) C#
4 166 (4.79%) Java
5 109 (3.15%) PL/SQL
6 105 (3.03%) C
7 94 (2.72%) PHP
8 86 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 76 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 73 (2.11%) Python
11 57 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 44 (1.27%) ABAP
13 42 (1.21%) VBA
14 37 (1.07%) C++
14 37 (1.07%) RPG
15 27 (0.78%) VB
16 25 (0.72%) R
17 21 (0.61%) RPG IV
18 19 (0.55%) COBOL
18 19 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 385 (11.12%) Degree
2 85 (2.46%) PMI Certification
3 84 (2.43%) PMP
4 66 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 53 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 50 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (1.33%) ACCA
9 42 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (1.07%) CIMA
11 30 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 26 (0.75%) AAT
13 25 (0.72%) ISEB
13 25 (0.72%) Master's Degree
14 21 (0.61%) HND
15 14 (0.40%) MCSE
15 14 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 13 (0.38%) SAP Certification
17 12 (0.35%) HNC
17 12 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.19%) QA
2 95 (2.74%) SLA
3 83 (2.40%) PMO
4 67 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 65 (1.88%) GDPR
6 32 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.35%) GAMP
8 11 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.26%) COBIT
10 8 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.20%) IFRS
11 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.17%) GAAP
13 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.12%) Basel III
14 4 (0.12%) P3O
14 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.087%) IFRS 9
15 3 (0.087%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 137 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.27%) Docker
4 43 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.43%) XenApp
7 14 (0.40%) vSphere
7 14 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.20%) Varnish
9 6 (0.17%) Firmware
10 3 (0.087%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.058%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.029%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.029%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.029%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (0.64%) Puppet
3 20 (0.58%) Terraform
4 18 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (0.32%) FortiGate
6 11 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.26%) Ansible
7 9 (0.26%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.14%) Grafana
9 5 (0.14%) Graphite
9 5 (0.14%) Nagios
9 5 (0.14%) SCCM
9 5 (0.14%) WSUS
10 4 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.087%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1,123 (32.44%) SAP
2 791 (22.85%) Microsoft
3 751 (21.69%) Oracle
4 287 (8.29%) JD Edwards
5 172 (4.97%) Sage
6 137 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
7 89 (2.57%) Infor
8 86 (2.48%) VMware
9 53 (1.53%) Epicor
10 50 (1.44%) Workday
11 48 (1.39%) Tableau
12 40 (1.16%) Cisco
13 39 (1.13%) IFS
14 36 (1.04%) Citrix
15 35 (1.01%) hybris
16 34 (0.98%) Hyperion
17 33 (0.95%) Cognos
18 31 (0.90%) IBM
19 30 (0.87%) HP
20 27 (0.78%) Google