Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 131 140
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing ERP 3,371 4,287 4,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 2.57% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.81% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,536 3,205 3,485
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,875 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +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 128,133 152,793 163,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.76% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100,524 121,643 128,866
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for ERP in the UK

ERP
Top 16 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 22 September 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 -15 3,037 £50,000 -4.76% 798
UK excluding London -11 2,131 £47,750 +0.53% 683
London -7 988 £60,000 - 173
South East +12 728 £50,000 -4.76% 131
North of England -39 479 £50,000 +5.26% 214
Midlands -11 416 £45,000 - 143
North West +6 331 £47,500 -5.00% 132
West Midlands -18 215 £47,500 - 91
East Midlands +6 198 £45,000 - 52
South West -27 193 £40,000 -3.61% 64
East of England -1 177 £50,000 - 77
Yorkshire -76 136 £50,000 +5.26% 68
Scotland -28 121 £37,500 -16.67% 39
Wales -17 15 £41,000 -9.89% 13
North East -25 12 £50,000 +42.86% 14
Northern Ireland -14 4 £25,000 -37.50% 6

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,181 (35.03%) Finance
2 1,118 (33.17%) SAP
3 806 (23.91%) SQL
4 751 (22.28%) Oracle
5 737 (21.86%) Microsoft
6 696 (20.65%) CRM
7 666 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
8 546 (16.20%) Manufacturing
9 527 (15.63%) Project Management
10 511 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
11 409 (12.13%) SQL Server
11 409 (12.13%) Dynamics 365
12 377 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
13 368 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 346 (10.26%) Retail
15 330 (9.79%) NetSuite
16 325 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
17 322 (9.55%) SAP ERP
18 317 (9.40%) Degree
19 296 (8.78%) Dynamics AX
19 296 (8.78%) JD Edwards
20 286 (8.48%) .NET
21 262 (7.77%) Windows
22 259 (7.68%) Azure
23 256 (7.59%) Logistics
24 252 (7.48%) E-Commerce
25 243 (7.21%) Project Delivery
26 237 (7.03%) C#
27 235 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
28 228 (6.76%) Business Analysis

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
1 145 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 66 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 53 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 38 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 30 (0.89%) Confluence
6 28 (0.83%) CMS
7 20 (0.59%) Skype for Business
8 19 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.47%) WordPress
10 14 (0.42%) Oracle UPK
11 9 (0.27%) JBoss
12 8 (0.24%) Documentum
13 7 (0.21%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.15%) Apache
14 5 (0.15%) MTS
14 5 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.15%) SAS
14 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.15%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 142 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 36 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.15%) CATIA
8 3 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.089%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.089%) Snagit
8 3 (0.089%) SPSS
9 2 (0.059%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.059%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.030%) Sketch
10 1 (0.030%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.030%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 330 (9.79%) NetSuite
2 322 (9.55%) SAP ERP
3 296 (8.78%) Dynamics AX
4 235 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 223 (6.62%) SAP S/4HANA
6 212 (6.29%) Oracle ERP
7 188 (5.58%) Oracle EBS
8 148 (4.39%) Dynamics NAV
9 106 (3.14%) SAP FI
10 104 (3.09%) SAP CO
10 104 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
11 101 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
12 85 (2.52%) Unit4 Business World
13 74 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
13 74 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
14 70 (2.08%) SAP Business One
15 68 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 59 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
17 50 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
18 48 (1.42%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 409 (12.13%) Dynamics 365
2 259 (7.68%) Azure
3 183 (5.43%) Power Platform
4 168 (4.98%) Office 365
5 152 (4.51%) SaaS
6 129 (3.83%) AWS
7 61 (1.81%) PaaS
8 59 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
9 45 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
10 42 (1.25%) Serverless
11 30 (0.89%) PowerApps
12 28 (0.83%) IaaS
13 24 (0.71%) GCP
14 19 (0.56%) FinancialForce
15 18 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
15 18 (0.53%) Boomi
15 18 (0.53%) Force.com
16 16 (0.47%) Microsoft Flow
17 14 (0.42%) Azure Functions
18 10 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.60%) Internet
2 40 (1.19%) Firewall
3 25 (0.74%) FTP
4 20 (0.59%) LAN
5 19 (0.56%) Intranet
5 19 (0.56%) Skype
6 17 (0.50%) WAN
7 16 (0.47%) DNS
8 15 (0.44%) DHCP
9 14 (0.42%) SAN
9 14 (0.42%) VoIP
10 13 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (0.36%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.33%) NAS
13 10 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (0.27%) VPN
14 9 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (0.24%) Unified Communications
15 8 (0.24%) Wireless
16 7 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 181 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 180 (5.34%) Power BI
4 118 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 114 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
6 104 (3.09%) SAP HANA
7 89 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
8 87 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
9 75 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 72 (2.14%) QlikView
11 70 (2.08%) Relational Database
12 67 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 65 (1.93%) MySQL
14 63 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
15 58 (1.72%) SAP BW
16 48 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 33 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
18 32 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
18 32 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
18 32 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 82 (2.43%) JIRA
2 50 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 49 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
4 48 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 43 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 41 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (0.77%) Selenium
8 24 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 20 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (0.59%) WebDriver
10 19 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
11 14 (0.42%) Gradle
12 13 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.36%) Ant
13 12 (0.36%) LSMW
13 12 (0.36%) Maven
13 12 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 12 (0.36%) Toad
14 9 (0.27%) Subversion
15 6 (0.18%) MorphX
General
1 1,181 (35.03%) Finance
2 546 (16.20%) Manufacturing
3 346 (10.26%) Retail
4 150 (4.45%) Marketing
5 82 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 75 (2.22%) Public Sector
7 67 (1.99%) Banking
7 67 (1.99%) General Ledger
8 47 (1.39%) Billing
9 44 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 43 (1.28%) Automotive
11 32 (0.95%) Advertising
11 32 (0.95%) Legal
12 30 (0.89%) Back Office
13 24 (0.71%) Law
14 20 (0.59%) Publishing
15 17 (0.50%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.44%) Games
16 15 (0.44%) German Language
17 14 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 703 (20.85%) Consultant
2 693 (20.56%) Analyst
3 502 (14.89%) Developer
4 292 (8.66%) SAP Consultant
5 277 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 258 (7.65%) Architect
7 235 (6.97%) Business Analyst
8 170 (5.04%) ERP Manager
9 159 (4.72%) Support Analyst
10 126 (3.74%) IT Manager
11 121 (3.59%) Applications Support
12 115 (3.41%) ERP Analyst
12 115 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 104 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
14 103 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
15 98 (2.91%) Oracle Consultant
16 95 (2.82%) Senior Developer
17 92 (2.73%) Administrator
17 92 (2.73%) ERP Consultant
18 87 (2.58%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (8.48%) .NET
2 168 (4.98%) Web Services
3 152 (4.51%) HTML
4 119 (3.53%) CSS
5 100 (2.97%) XML
6 90 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 87 (2.58%) EDI
8 59 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 56 (1.66%) REST
10 55 (1.63%) Middleware
11 54 (1.60%) AngularJS
12 52 (1.54%) JSON
13 48 (1.42%) jQuery
13 48 (1.42%) Node.js
14 43 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 42 (1.25%) SAP Fiori
16 37 (1.10%) React
17 35 (1.04%) .NET Core
18 33 (0.98%) J2EE
19 32 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 325 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
3 129 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 101 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 87 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
6 85 (2.52%) FMCG
7 76 (2.25%) Driving Licence
8 53 (1.57%) User Experience
9 40 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 37 (1.10%) Social Media
11 28 (0.83%) Data Centre
12 27 (0.80%) EPoS
13 25 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 24 (0.71%) Life Science
15 22 (0.65%) Virtual Team
16 19 (0.56%) PMI
17 17 (0.50%) AS400
18 16 (0.47%) Internet of Things
19 15 (0.44%) Client/Server
19 15 (0.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 262 (7.77%) Windows
2 120 (3.56%) Linux
3 101 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 65 (1.93%) Unix
5 34 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 27 (0.80%) Android
6 27 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.15%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.089%) AIX
11 3 (0.089%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.059%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.030%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.030%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.030%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.030%) Solaris
13 1 (0.030%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (20.65%) CRM
2 666 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 527 (15.63%) Project Management
4 511 (15.16%) Business Intelligence
5 377 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
6 368 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 256 (7.59%) Logistics
8 252 (7.48%) E-Commerce
9 243 (7.21%) Project Delivery
10 228 (6.76%) Business Analysis
11 227 (6.73%) Change Management
12 224 (6.64%) Analytics
13 214 (6.35%) Migration
14 212 (6.29%) PRINCE2
15 186 (5.52%) Presales
16 180 (5.34%) Workflow
17 175 (5.19%) ITIL
18 165 (4.89%) Waterfall
19 154 (4.57%) SDLC
20 150 (4.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 806 (23.91%) SQL
2 237 (7.03%) C#
3 210 (6.23%) JavaScript
4 155 (4.60%) Java
5 117 (3.47%) PL/SQL
6 96 (2.85%) PHP
7 91 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 79 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 78 (2.31%) Python
10 68 (2.02%) ABAP
11 60 (1.78%) C
11 60 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 45 (1.33%) VB
13 42 (1.25%) X++
14 39 (1.16%) VBA
15 23 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 22 (0.65%) C++
17 15 (0.44%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.39%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 317 (9.40%) Degree
2 51 (1.51%) PMI Certification
2 51 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.36%) PMP
4 42 (1.25%) ACCA
5 41 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 36 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 33 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 29 (0.86%) SAP Certification
11 25 (0.74%) CIMA
12 24 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.59%) ISEB
14 18 (0.53%) AAT
15 12 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.33%) CCNA
16 11 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.14%) QA
2 68 (2.02%) SLA
3 66 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 59 (1.75%) GDPR
5 56 (1.66%) PMO
6 43 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.44%) IFRS
8 12 (0.36%) COBIT
9 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.15%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.12%) GAMP
13 3 (0.089%) GAAP
13 3 (0.089%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.059%) GxP
14 2 (0.059%) ISO 13485
14 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 133 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.83%) Docker
5 9 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.21%) XenApp
8 5 (0.15%) Firmware
8 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.12%) vSphere
10 3 (0.089%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.089%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.030%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.030%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.030%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (0.95%) Kubernetes
2 20 (0.59%) Terraform
3 17 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.47%) Puppet
5 15 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (0.39%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.15%) SCCM
9 3 (0.089%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.089%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.059%) Automic
10 2 (0.059%) Istio
10 2 (0.059%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.059%) WSUS
11 1 (0.030%) Ansible
11 1 (0.030%) Control-M
11 1 (0.030%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,118 (33.17%) SAP
2 751 (22.28%) Oracle
3 737 (21.86%) Microsoft
4 296 (8.78%) JD Edwards
5 168 (4.98%) Sage
6 154 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
7 72 (2.14%) VMware
8 66 (1.96%) Citrix
9 63 (1.87%) Tableau
10 62 (1.84%) Workday
11 61 (1.81%) Infor
12 54 (1.60%) Epicor
13 51 (1.51%) hybris
14 50 (1.48%) IFS
15 39 (1.16%) Ariba
16 36 (1.07%) Google
17 35 (1.04%) IBM
17 35 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
18 34 (1.01%) Cisco
19 30 (0.89%) Hyperion