Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 130 143
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 +1
Permanent jobs citing ERP 4,791 4,361 4,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.77% 2.46% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.75% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,682 3,494 4,170
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £30,675
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% -

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 155,536 158,519 185,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,908 131,030 153,743
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 4,256 £50,000 - 646
UK excluding London +11 3,069 £45,000 +1.12% 488
London -7 1,266 £60,000 - 187
South East +20 815 £47,500 +5.56% 120
North of England -11 765 £44,625 +5.00% 128
Midlands +26 641 £47,500 +11.76% 98
West Midlands +17 431 £50,000 +11.11% 58
North West -1 401 £47,500 +5.56% 76
East of England +48 358 £46,250 -2.63% 54
Yorkshire -15 290 £40,000 - 39
South West -23 260 £42,500 +4.94% 48
East Midlands +63 207 £45,000 +20.00% 40
Scotland +14 143 £42,500 -5.56% 26
North East +11 74 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Wales +10 62 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Northern Ireland -31 23 £37,500 -2.60% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ERP.

1 1,666 (34.77%) Finance
2 1,550 (32.35%) SAP
3 1,281 (26.74%) Microsoft
4 1,168 (24.38%) Oracle
5 1,115 (23.27%) CRM
6 1,104 (23.04%) SQL
7 894 (18.66%) Dynamics AX
8 847 (17.68%) Project Management
9 769 (16.05%) Manufacturing
10 691 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
11 641 (13.38%) Sage
12 633 (13.21%) Advertising
13 601 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
14 536 (11.19%) NetSuite
15 505 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
16 503 (10.50%) Retail
17 491 (10.25%) Degree
18 459 (9.58%) SQL Server
19 454 (9.48%) Infor
20 415 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
21 413 (8.62%) Dynamics 365
22 410 (8.56%) Epicor
23 389 (8.12%) JD Edwards
24 367 (7.66%) E-Commerce
25 345 (7.20%) C#
26 342 (7.14%) Windows
27 340 (7.10%) SAP ERP
28 333 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 315 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM
30 313 (6.53%) ITIL

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
1 121 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 66 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 58 (1.21%) Confluence
4 41 (0.86%) CMS
5 35 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 33 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 30 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 23 (0.48%) IIS
9 22 (0.46%) NetWeaver
10 21 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 16 (0.33%) Apache
12 16 (0.33%) Liferay
12 16 (0.33%) SAS
13 14 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.25%) JBoss
14 12 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
15 10 (0.21%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 213 (4.45%) Microsoft Office
2 167 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 35 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.31%) SPSS
7 4 (0.083%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.083%) Windchill
8 2 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.042%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.021%) Mingle
9 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 894 (18.66%) Dynamics AX
2 536 (11.19%) NetSuite
3 340 (7.10%) SAP ERP
4 315 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 241 (5.03%) Dynamics NAV
6 202 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
7 185 (3.86%) SAP Business One
8 183 (3.82%) Oracle ERP
9 166 (3.46%) Sage X3
10 161 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
11 112 (2.34%) SAP S/4HANA
12 102 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
13 93 (1.94%) Sage 200
14 74 (1.54%) SAP FI
15 61 (1.27%) SAP CO
16 60 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
17 58 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
18 57 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
19 56 (1.17%) Infor M3
20 51 (1.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 413 (8.62%) Dynamics 365
2 266 (5.55%) SaaS
3 154 (3.21%) Office 365
4 131 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 122 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
6 76 (1.59%) PaaS
7 64 (1.34%) FinancialForce
8 59 (1.23%) IaaS
9 42 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
10 25 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (0.42%) GitHub
12 17 (0.35%) Taleo
13 9 (0.19%) Boomi
13 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 8 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 7 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 7 (0.15%) Oracle CX
16 6 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.09%) Internet
2 47 (0.98%) Firewall
3 45 (0.94%) WAN
4 44 (0.92%) VPN
5 42 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 40 (0.83%) DNS
7 37 (0.77%) DHCP
8 35 (0.73%) LAN
9 28 (0.58%) SMS
10 25 (0.52%) SAN
11 23 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (0.33%) HTTP
13 15 (0.31%) Intranet
14 13 (0.27%) Skype
15 11 (0.23%) FTP
15 11 (0.23%) Wireless
16 10 (0.21%) AMQP
16 10 (0.21%) VLAN
17 9 (0.19%) iSCSI
17 9 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 333 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 243 (5.07%) Crystal Reports
4 156 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 135 (2.82%) SAP HANA
6 121 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 106 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 105 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 91 (1.90%) Power BI
10 83 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
11 66 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
11 66 (1.38%) QlikView
12 56 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 52 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
14 50 (1.04%) Big Data
15 49 (1.02%) MySQL
16 43 (0.90%) SAP BW
17 40 (0.83%) Relational Database
18 34 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 28 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 103 (2.15%) JIRA
2 52 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 47 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 34 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 32 (0.67%) Selenium
7 27 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (0.44%) Maven
9 19 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 19 (0.40%) JDeveloper
10 17 (0.35%) Subversion
10 17 (0.35%) Toad
10 17 (0.35%) WebDriver
11 16 (0.33%) MorphX
11 16 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
12 15 (0.31%) LoadRunner
12 15 (0.31%) LSMW
13 14 (0.29%) JUnit
14 11 (0.23%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.21%) PROIV
General
1 1,666 (34.77%) Finance
2 769 (16.05%) Manufacturing
3 633 (13.21%) Advertising
4 503 (10.50%) Retail
5 239 (4.99%) Marketing
6 87 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 82 (1.71%) Legal
8 70 (1.46%) Back Office
9 60 (1.25%) Billing
10 52 (1.09%) Banking
11 51 (1.06%) General Ledger
12 40 (0.83%) French Language
13 37 (0.77%) Law
14 32 (0.67%) German Language
15 29 (0.61%) Automotive
16 26 (0.54%) Electronics
17 23 (0.48%) Games
17 23 (0.48%) Publishing
18 17 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,024 (21.37%) Consultant
2 950 (19.83%) Analyst
3 459 (9.58%) Developer
4 438 (9.14%) Project Manager
5 376 (7.85%) Business Analyst
6 341 (7.12%) ERP Manager
7 288 (6.01%) Architect
8 222 (4.63%) Support Analyst
9 192 (4.01%) SAP Consultant
10 187 (3.90%) IT Manager
11 183 (3.82%) Applications Support
12 171 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
13 169 (3.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
14 168 (3.51%) ERP Analyst
15 152 (3.17%) ERP Consultant
16 144 (3.01%) ERP Project Manager
17 130 (2.71%) Administrator
18 126 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
19 117 (2.44%) SAP Analyst
19 117 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (6.37%) .NET
2 176 (3.67%) HTML
3 133 (2.78%) CSS
3 133 (2.78%) XML
4 115 (2.40%) Middleware
5 114 (2.38%) Web Services
6 96 (2.00%) EDI
7 75 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 74 (1.54%) AngularJS
9 70 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
10 56 (1.17%) HTML5
11 55 (1.15%) RESTful
12 54 (1.13%) Spring
13 52 (1.09%) SOAP
14 51 (1.06%) jQuery
15 47 (0.98%) J2EE
16 46 (0.96%) REST
17 41 (0.86%) SAP Fiori
18 39 (0.81%) Node.js
19 37 (0.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 505 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 138 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 120 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 111 (2.32%) FMCG
6 90 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
7 65 (1.36%) User Experience
8 50 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 45 (0.94%) NHS
10 44 (0.92%) Driving Licence
11 38 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 32 (0.67%) EPoS
13 26 (0.54%) Virtual Team
14 24 (0.50%) iPad
15 22 (0.46%) Life Science
16 20 (0.42%) Replication
17 17 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
18 16 (0.33%) Fintech
18 16 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
18 16 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 342 (7.14%) Windows
2 178 (3.72%) Windows Server
3 133 (2.78%) Linux
4 95 (1.98%) Unix
5 66 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 50 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.56%) Android
10 23 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.44%) Solaris
12 15 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.27%) VMS
13 13 (0.27%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.23%) HPUX
15 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.19%) AIX
17 7 (0.15%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,115 (23.27%) CRM
2 847 (17.68%) Project Management
3 691 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
4 601 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
5 415 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 367 (7.66%) E-Commerce
7 313 (6.53%) ITIL
8 290 (6.05%) PRINCE2
9 286 (5.97%) Logistics
10 284 (5.93%) Business Analysis
10 284 (5.93%) Change Management
11 241 (5.03%) Presales
12 230 (4.80%) Analytics
13 223 (4.65%) Migration
14 217 (4.53%) Business Development
15 213 (4.45%) Coaching
16 191 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 171 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 163 (3.40%) IT Strategy
19 156 (3.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,104 (23.04%) SQL
2 345 (7.20%) C#
3 273 (5.70%) Java
4 226 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 131 (2.73%) X++
6 113 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 104 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 94 (1.96%) C++
9 81 (1.69%) VBA
10 79 (1.65%) PHP
11 78 (1.63%) C
12 59 (1.23%) ABAP
13 46 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 45 (0.94%) VB
15 44 (0.92%) Python
16 31 (0.65%) PowerShell
17 22 (0.46%) R
18 16 (0.33%) RPG
19 14 (0.29%) Perl
19 14 (0.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 491 (10.25%) Degree
2 144 (3.01%) ACCA
3 143 (2.98%) CIMA
4 89 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 57 (1.19%) PMP
7 56 (1.17%) PMI Certification
8 54 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 53 (1.11%) Security Cleared
10 46 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 35 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 34 (0.71%) SC Cleared
13 27 (0.56%) AAT
13 27 (0.56%) ISTQB
14 21 (0.44%) CPIM
14 21 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (0.42%) ISEB
15 20 (0.42%) MBA
16 16 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 16 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (3.21%) QA
2 86 (1.80%) PMO
3 82 (1.71%) SLA
4 51 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.42%) GDPR
7 11 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.17%) COSO
8 8 (0.17%) GAAP
9 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.13%) GMP
11 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.083%) COBIT
13 3 (0.063%) PSD2
14 2 (0.042%) GAMP
14 2 (0.042%) GxP
15 1 (0.021%) ISO 13485
15 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.021%) TickIT
System Software
1 131 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.77%) Docker
4 24 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.48%) NFS
6 14 (0.29%) vSphere
7 9 (0.19%) KVM
8 8 (0.17%) OpenAM
8 8 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.13%) Cronacle
9 6 (0.13%) oVirt
9 6 (0.13%) pfSense
9 6 (0.13%) Samba
9 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.083%) XenApp
12 3 (0.063%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.042%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (0.33%) SCCM
2 13 (0.27%) Ansible
2 13 (0.27%) WSUS
3 11 (0.23%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.15%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.13%) Bacula
6 6 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.10%) Nagios
7 5 (0.10%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.083%) Icinga
8 4 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.083%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.083%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.083%) Puppet
8 4 (0.083%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1,550 (32.35%) SAP
2 1,281 (26.74%) Microsoft
3 1,168 (24.38%) Oracle
4 641 (13.38%) Sage
5 454 (9.48%) Infor
6 410 (8.56%) Epicor
7 389 (8.12%) JD Edwards
8 276 (5.76%) IFS
9 204 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
10 116 (2.42%) VMware
11 108 (2.25%) Xero
12 98 (2.05%) Workday
13 92 (1.92%) hybris
14 77 (1.61%) IBM
15 66 (1.38%) Ariba
16 53 (1.11%) Tableau
17 43 (0.90%) Google
18 38 (0.79%) Citrix
18 38 (0.79%) Cognos
19 35 (0.73%) PeopleSoft