Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 151 132
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 +8
Permanent jobs citing ERP 1,088 3,406 4,304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 2.41% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.61% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 864 2,774 3,603
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,371 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +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 46,755 130,546 154,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.53% 92.19% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37,893 102,464 122,773
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,687 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -12 975 £55,000 +10.00% 208
UK excluding London -6 663 £47,500 -5.00% 164
London +2 353 £67,500 +12.50% 62
South East -19 192 £58,250 +16.50% 42
North of England +6 141 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Midlands -15 118 £45,000 - 42
Work from Home -43 103 £56,250 +7.14% 39
South West +52 93 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Midlands +23 87 £51,250 +2.50% 29
North West -24 85 £55,000 +15.79% 20
East of England +43 67 £40,000 -20.00% 18
Yorkshire +64 50 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Scotland +29 36 £47,750 +15.06% 15
East Midlands -28 31 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Northern Ireland +30 12 £45,000 +80.00% 2
North East +22 6 £44,000 -12.00%
Wales +39 4 £45,000 +9.76% 2

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 308 (28.31%) Finance
2 290 (26.65%) SAP
3 244 (22.43%) Microsoft
4 243 (22.33%) CRM
4 243 (22.33%) Oracle
5 241 (22.15%) SQL
6 229 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 174 (15.99%) Manufacturing
8 160 (14.71%) Project Management
9 153 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
10 151 (13.88%) SQL Server
11 141 (12.96%) .NET
12 129 (11.86%) Azure
13 120 (11.03%) C#
14 114 (10.48%) JavaScript
15 111 (10.20%) Migration
16 109 (10.02%) Dynamics 365
17 107 (9.83%) Degree
18 101 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 101 (9.28%) Project Delivery
19 93 (8.55%) Presales
20 89 (8.18%) Windows
21 86 (7.90%) NetSuite
22 83 (7.63%) HTML
23 80 (7.35%) ITIL
23 80 (7.35%) Logistics
24 77 (7.08%) Oracle ERP
25 76 (6.99%) Requirements Gathering
26 75 (6.89%) SaaS
27 70 (6.43%) 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 28 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.93%) CMS
3 19 (1.75%) SAS
4 18 (1.65%) IIS
5 16 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.83%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.74%) Kentico
10 8 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.64%) Headless CMS
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.28%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.28%) nginx
13 3 (0.28%) WordPress
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 60 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.37%) Windchill
8 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.092%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.092%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.092%) CATIA
9 1 (0.092%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 86 (7.90%) NetSuite
2 77 (7.08%) Oracle ERP
3 70 (6.43%) Dynamics AX
4 69 (6.34%) SAP ERP
5 66 (6.07%) Dynamics CRM
6 44 (4.04%) Dynamics NAV
6 44 (4.04%) SAP S/4HANA
7 32 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
8 29 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 28 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
10 20 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
10 20 (1.84%) SAP MM
11 18 (1.65%) Magento
12 17 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
13 16 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
14 15 (1.38%) SAP GTS
14 15 (1.38%) Shopify
14 15 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
15 14 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
15 14 (1.29%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 129 (11.86%) Azure
2 109 (10.02%) Dynamics 365
3 75 (6.89%) SaaS
4 67 (6.16%) Power Platform
5 60 (5.51%) Office 365
6 55 (5.06%) AWS
7 30 (2.76%) PaaS
8 23 (2.11%) IaaS
9 22 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (2.02%) PowerApps
10 10 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
11 9 (0.83%) GitHub
12 7 (0.64%) Serverless
13 4 (0.37%) Azure Functions
14 3 (0.28%) Basecamp
14 3 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (0.28%) GCP
14 3 (0.28%) Mailgun
14 3 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.93%) HTTP
2 17 (1.56%) Firewall
3 14 (1.29%) Internet
4 13 (1.19%) DNS
5 10 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.74%) DHCP
6 8 (0.74%) VoIP
7 7 (0.64%) Skype
8 6 (0.55%) WAN
9 5 (0.46%) LAN
9 5 (0.46%) SAN
9 5 (0.46%) VLAN
10 3 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.28%) Intranet
10 3 (0.28%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.28%) SMTP
10 3 (0.28%) SNMP
10 3 (0.28%) SSL
10 3 (0.28%) VPN
10 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.97%) Power BI
3 47 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
4 44 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (3.22%) MySQL
6 32 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (2.02%) DB2
9 19 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
9 19 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 13 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.83%) SAP HANA
15 8 (0.74%) Big Data
15 8 (0.74%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.64%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (2.85%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.93%) JIRA
4 20 (1.84%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.65%) LSMW
6 17 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (1.29%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.83%) MSI
8 9 (0.83%) WiX
9 6 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.55%) Subversion
10 5 (0.46%) InstallShield
11 4 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.28%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.18%) Maven
13 2 (0.18%) Selenium
13 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.18%) Xdebug
General
1 308 (28.31%) Finance
2 174 (15.99%) Manufacturing
3 63 (5.79%) Retail
4 34 (3.13%) Marketing
5 17 (1.56%) Billing
5 17 (1.56%) Local Government
6 16 (1.47%) Law
6 16 (1.47%) Public Sector
7 15 (1.38%) Back Office
8 14 (1.29%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.01%) Advertising
9 11 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.92%) Digital Economy
11 8 (0.74%) Banking
12 4 (0.37%) Legal
13 3 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.092%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.092%) Electronics
15 1 (0.092%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 177 (16.27%) Analyst
2 176 (16.18%) Developer
3 149 (13.69%) Consultant
4 103 (9.47%) Architect
5 80 (7.35%) Project Manager
6 55 (5.06%) IT Manager
7 51 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 45 (4.14%) Business Analyst
9 42 (3.86%) ERP Manager
10 41 (3.77%) Support Analyst
11 39 (3.58%) Systems Analyst
12 34 (3.13%) Applications Support
13 33 (3.03%) ERP Analyst
14 30 (2.76%) Functional Consultant
14 30 (2.76%) SAP Analyst
14 30 (2.76%) SAP Consultant
15 29 (2.67%) ERP Project Manager
16 27 (2.48%) Salesforce Developer
17 24 (2.21%) ERP Consultant
18 23 (2.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (12.96%) .NET
2 83 (7.63%) HTML
3 63 (5.79%) CSS
4 62 (5.70%) Web Services
5 51 (4.69%) JSON
5 51 (4.69%) XML
6 50 (4.60%) REST
7 46 (4.23%) .NET Core
8 35 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (3.22%) HTML5
9 32 (2.94%) ASP.NET
10 29 (2.67%) SOAP
11 27 (2.48%) EDI
12 25 (2.30%) Node.js
12 25 (2.30%) Visualforce
13 24 (2.21%) .NET Framework
14 20 (1.84%) Middleware
14 20 (1.84%) Vue.js
15 19 (1.75%) jQuery
16 18 (1.65%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (3.58%) FMCG
5 26 (2.39%) User Experience
6 23 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.02%) Driving Licence
8 19 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
10 12 (1.10%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.92%) CMDB
12 10 (0.92%) EPoS
13 9 (0.83%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.64%) Life Science
15 6 (0.55%) AS400
15 6 (0.55%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.18%) Windows
2 49 (4.50%) Linux
3 36 (3.31%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.76%) Android
5 12 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.28%) VMS
8 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.18%) Unix
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.092%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.092%) Debian
10 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (22.33%) CRM
2 229 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (14.71%) Project Management
4 153 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
5 111 (10.20%) Migration
6 101 (9.28%) Project Delivery
6 101 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (8.55%) Presales
8 80 (7.35%) ITIL
8 80 (7.35%) Logistics
9 76 (6.99%) Requirements Gathering
10 70 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 64 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 60 (5.51%) DevOps
13 58 (5.33%) Data Migration
14 52 (4.78%) PRINCE2
14 52 (4.78%) SDLC
15 49 (4.50%) Business Analysis
15 49 (4.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 241 (22.15%) SQL
2 120 (11.03%) C#
3 114 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 68 (6.25%) Java
5 35 (3.22%) PHP
6 25 (2.30%) ABAP
6 25 (2.30%) Apex Code
6 25 (2.30%) Python
7 23 (2.11%) C++
7 23 (2.11%) SOQL
8 21 (1.93%) PL/SQL
9 19 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.65%) SAPscript
11 17 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.56%) VBA
12 15 (1.38%) C
12 15 (1.38%) X++
13 13 (1.19%) VBScript
14 12 (1.10%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (9.83%) Degree
2 43 (3.95%) Oracle Certification
3 32 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.19%) PMP
9 11 (1.01%) ACCA
10 10 (0.92%) CIMA
11 8 (0.74%) MCSE
12 7 (0.64%) MCSA
13 6 (0.55%) AAT
13 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.55%) SAP Certification
14 5 (0.46%) CISSP
14 5 (0.46%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.37%) CISA
16 3 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.48%) QA
2 21 (1.93%) PMO
3 19 (1.75%) GDPR
4 18 (1.65%) COBIT
5 14 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.83%) SLA
8 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.18%) COSO
10 2 (0.18%) ITGC
10 2 (0.18%) NCSC
11 1 (0.092%) IFRS
11 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 42 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.92%) Docker
4 7 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.64%) NFS
4 7 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.37%) vSphere
7 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.092%) Firmware
8 1 (0.092%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (1.29%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.19%) Puppet
2 13 (1.19%) Terraform
3 5 (0.46%) Ansible
4 4 (0.37%) SCCM
4 4 (0.37%) WSUS
5 3 (0.28%) systemd
6 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.092%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.092%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.092%) MOM
7 1 (0.092%) SCOM
7 1 (0.092%) SCSM
7 1 (0.092%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 290 (26.65%) SAP
2 244 (22.43%) Microsoft
3 243 (22.33%) Oracle
4 69 (6.34%) Salesforce.com
5 62 (5.70%) Sage
6 56 (5.15%) JD Edwards
7 32 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 25 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
9 22 (2.02%) IBM
9 22 (2.02%) Workday
10 20 (1.84%) Remedy
11 18 (1.65%) HP
12 17 (1.56%) Hyperion
12 17 (1.56%) Infor
13 15 (1.38%) CA
13 15 (1.38%) Siebel
13 15 (1.38%) Sitecore
14 14 (1.29%) VMware
15 13 (1.19%) IFS
16 10 (0.92%) Tableau