Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 156 153
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 -30
Permanent jobs citing ERP 2,200 2,229 3,424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.48% 2.26% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.45% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 1,693 2,470
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £67,313
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% -1.05%

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 82,170 90,973 134,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.70% 92.30% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61,821 73,105 106,302
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 12 May 2021.

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 12 May 2021. 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 +13 1,875 £52,500 -3.67% 447
UK excluding London +8 1,287 £47,500 -5.00% 347
London +10 637 £65,000 +4.00% 107
Work from Home -9 381 £55,000 - 101
North of England +21 346 £47,500 +5.56% 105
Midlands +22 332 £50,000 -9.09% 94
South East +5 281 £47,500 -13.64% 58
West Midlands +27 203 £47,500 -11.21% 68
Yorkshire +35 171 £48,000 +11.63% 37
North West +7 161 £47,500 - 54
East Midlands +12 126 £52,500 -16.00% 23
East of England -24 112 £47,500 +5.56% 46
South West -21 110 £44,000 -7.37% 30
Scotland -4 81 £47,500 -0.52% 9
North East +5 14 £45,000 -28.00% 14
Wales +26 13 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Northern Ireland +16 12 £40,000 -2.44% 2

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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.

1 720 (32.73%) Finance
2 635 (28.86%) Social Skills
3 614 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 579 (26.32%) SQL
5 484 (22.00%) Oracle
6 459 (20.86%) SAP
7 425 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
8 418 (19.00%) CRM
9 377 (17.14%) Project Management
10 365 (16.59%) Manufacturing
11 364 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
12 336 (15.27%) Dynamics 365
13 324 (14.73%) Migration
14 279 (12.68%) Azure
15 277 (12.59%) NetSuite
16 255 (11.59%) SaaS
17 249 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
18 248 (11.27%) JD Edwards
19 239 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 222 (10.09%) SQL Server
21 218 (9.91%) Oracle ERP
22 216 (9.82%) Data Migration
23 215 (9.77%) E-Commerce
24 211 (9.59%) Power Platform
25 204 (9.27%) JavaScript
26 201 (9.14%) .NET
27 193 (8.77%) Project Delivery
28 192 (8.73%) Degree
29 190 (8.64%) DevOps
30 189 (8.59%) C#

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 85 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (0.91%) CMS
4 19 (0.86%) Confluence
4 19 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 16 (0.73%) IIS
6 14 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (0.50%) EPiServer
8 11 (0.50%) Kentico
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.41%) NetWeaver
10 9 (0.41%) SAS
11 8 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.27%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.27%) nginx
12 6 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 189 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
4 44 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.95%) Adobe Premiere
7 19 (0.86%) Oracle Smart View
8 16 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.23%) Figma
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.045%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 277 (12.59%) NetSuite
2 218 (9.91%) Oracle ERP
3 174 (7.91%) Dynamics AX
4 117 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 88 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 88 (4.00%) SAP ERP
6 85 (3.86%) Oracle Payables
7 82 (3.73%) Oracle Receivables
8 74 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
9 68 (3.09%) SAP S/4HANA
10 62 (2.82%) SAP Business One
11 58 (2.64%) Oracle Assets
12 57 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
13 53 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
14 41 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
15 37 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
16 31 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 31 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
17 28 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
18 27 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 336 (15.27%) Dynamics 365
2 279 (12.68%) Azure
3 255 (11.59%) SaaS
4 211 (9.59%) Power Platform
5 147 (6.68%) Microsoft 365
6 101 (4.59%) AWS
7 68 (3.09%) PowerApps
8 52 (2.36%) PaaS
9 39 (1.77%) Serverless
10 37 (1.68%) Azure Functions
11 36 (1.64%) Azure Service Bus
12 32 (1.45%) Power Automate
13 31 (1.41%) Azure App Service
13 31 (1.41%) Azure Service Fabric
13 31 (1.41%) NuGet
14 30 (1.36%) Azure Event Grid
15 28 (1.27%) IaaS
16 27 (1.23%) Boomi
17 23 (1.05%) GCP
18 20 (0.91%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.36%) Firewall
2 27 (1.23%) WAN
3 25 (1.14%) LAN
4 16 (0.73%) Internet
5 15 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (0.55%) Network Security
6 12 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.55%) Wireless
7 10 (0.45%) Intranet
8 9 (0.41%) DHCP
8 9 (0.41%) DNS
8 9 (0.41%) HTTP
8 9 (0.41%) SAN
8 9 (0.41%) VoIP
9 6 (0.27%) SSL
9 6 (0.27%) VPN
10 5 (0.23%) VLAN
11 4 (0.18%) FTP
11 4 (0.18%) Intelligent Network
11 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 170 (7.73%) Power BI
3 141 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 132 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 101 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 89 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
7 67 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
8 53 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 46 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 45 (2.05%) Relational Database
11 43 (1.95%) Big Data
12 41 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
13 40 (1.82%) MySQL
13 40 (1.82%) Tableau
14 38 (1.73%) Data Lake
14 38 (1.73%) NoSQL
15 35 (1.59%) SAP HANA
16 28 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
17 27 (1.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 24 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 98 (4.45%) Git (software)
2 71 (3.23%) JIRA
3 35 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
5 28 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (0.73%) LSMW
8 15 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (0.59%) Selenium
11 9 (0.41%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.27%) Subversion
13 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio Code
14 5 (0.23%) Mocha
15 3 (0.14%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.14%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.14%) MSTest
15 3 (0.14%) SoapUI
General
1 720 (32.73%) Finance
2 635 (28.86%) Social Skills
3 365 (16.59%) Manufacturing
4 184 (8.36%) Retail
5 152 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
6 130 (5.91%) Marketing
7 109 (4.95%) Law
8 83 (3.77%) Influencing Skills
8 83 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
9 53 (2.41%) General Ledger
10 51 (2.32%) Back Office
11 50 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
12 40 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
13 36 (1.64%) Billing
14 28 (1.27%) French Language
14 28 (1.27%) Legal
15 26 (1.18%) Banking
16 25 (1.14%) German Language
17 24 (1.09%) Public Sector
18 22 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 459 (20.86%) Analyst
2 351 (15.95%) Developer
3 333 (15.14%) Consultant
4 174 (7.91%) Architect
5 165 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 144 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 141 (6.41%) IT Manager
8 116 (5.27%) ERP Analyst
9 102 (4.64%) Oracle Consultant
10 93 (4.23%) Cloud Consultant
11 92 (4.18%) Functional Consultant
11 92 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
12 91 (4.14%) Senior Developer
13 87 (3.95%) ERP Manager
14 68 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
14 68 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
15 67 (3.05%) Support Analyst
16 64 (2.91%) Oracle Functional Consultant
16 64 (2.91%) Systems Manager
17 56 (2.55%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (9.14%) .NET
2 122 (5.55%) HTML
3 119 (5.41%) Web Services
4 94 (4.27%) CSS
5 82 (3.73%) XML
6 68 (3.09%) REST
7 62 (2.82%) EDI
8 55 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 51 (2.32%) Middleware
10 47 (2.14%) AngularJS
11 46 (2.09%) .NET Core
12 45 (2.05%) ASP.NET
13 44 (2.00%) HTML5
13 44 (2.00%) React
14 40 (1.82%) CSS3
15 38 (1.73%) SOAP
16 29 (1.32%) XSLT
17 28 (1.27%) Vue.js
18 27 (1.23%) Laravel
18 27 (1.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 113 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
2 89 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
2 89 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 52 (2.36%) User Experience
4 47 (2.14%) FMCG
5 37 (1.68%) Data Structures
5 37 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 36 (1.64%) Life Science
7 32 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 20 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (0.82%) PMI
11 17 (0.77%) EPoS
12 15 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 14 (0.64%) Reinsurance
14 11 (0.50%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.45%) Renewable Energy
16 9 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
16 9 (0.41%) iPad
16 9 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 147 (6.68%) Windows
2 57 (2.59%) Linux
3 52 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 35 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 31 (1.41%) Unix
6 17 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.45%) Android
8 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (0.27%) AIX
10 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.14%) SUSE
12 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.091%) Debian
14 1 (0.045%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (19.00%) CRM
3 377 (17.14%) Project Management
4 364 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
5 324 (14.73%) Migration
6 249 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
7 239 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 216 (9.82%) Data Migration
9 215 (9.77%) E-Commerce
10 193 (8.77%) Project Delivery
11 190 (8.64%) DevOps
12 174 (7.91%) Change Management
13 173 (7.86%) Business Analysis
14 145 (6.59%) ITIL
15 142 (6.45%) PRINCE2
16 132 (6.00%) Analytics
17 130 (5.91%) Requirements Gathering
18 129 (5.86%) Presales
19 123 (5.59%) Logistics
20 115 (5.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 579 (26.32%) SQL
2 204 (9.27%) JavaScript
3 189 (8.59%) C#
4 105 (4.77%) Java
5 73 (3.32%) PHP
6 71 (3.23%) Python
7 66 (3.00%) PL/SQL
8 43 (1.95%) VB
9 37 (1.68%) T-SQL
10 34 (1.55%) ABAP
11 31 (1.41%) C
12 25 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.09%) VBA
14 20 (0.91%) C++
15 18 (0.82%) TypeScript
16 16 (0.73%) SAPscript
17 15 (0.68%) PHP 7
18 14 (0.64%) Go
19 11 (0.50%) VB.NET
20 10 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 192 (8.73%) Degree
2 156 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 134 (6.09%) Oracle Certification
4 95 (4.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 53 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 47 (2.14%) ACCA
7 41 (1.86%) CIMA
8 40 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 34 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 28 (1.27%) PMP
12 26 (1.18%) AAT
13 21 (0.95%) CIPD
14 14 (0.64%) CISSP
15 13 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.55%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (0.41%) CISM
18 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.27%) GDPR
2 68 (3.09%) QA
3 33 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 33 (1.50%) PMO
4 30 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.32%) SLA
6 15 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.32%) COBIT
7 7 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.32%) GRC
7 7 (0.32%) NIST
8 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.23%) GAMP
10 4 (0.18%) IFRS
10 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.14%) NCSC
12 2 (0.091%) ITGC
13 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.82%) Docker
3 29 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.14%) Ceph
5 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.14%) vSphere
5 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.091%) Firmware
6 2 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 51 (2.32%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.32%) Puppet
3 28 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.14%) Terraform
5 11 (0.50%) SCCM
6 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.27%) SCOM
8 3 (0.14%) Ansible
8 3 (0.14%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.091%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.091%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.091%) WMI
10 1 (0.045%) AssetCenter
10 1 (0.045%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.045%) SCSM
10 1 (0.045%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.045%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.045%) WSUS
Vendors
1 614 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 484 (22.00%) Oracle
3 459 (20.86%) SAP
4 248 (11.27%) JD Edwards
5 100 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (2.68%) Sage
7 52 (2.36%) IFS
8 43 (1.95%) PeopleSoft
9 36 (1.64%) Epicor
10 35 (1.59%) VMware
10 35 (1.59%) Workday
11 26 (1.18%) IBM
12 25 (1.14%) Cisco
12 25 (1.14%) MuleSoft
13 24 (1.09%) Google
14 21 (0.95%) Infor
14 21 (0.95%) Zend
15 17 (0.77%) Hyperion
16 16 (0.73%) hybris
17 15 (0.68%) Dell