Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 123 136
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing ERP 3,627 4,790 4,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.39% 2.75% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 3.00% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,574 3,677 3,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,150 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,638 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.09% +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 138,851 159,672 161,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.68% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,503 128,276 133,965
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -31 3,173 £52,500 +5.00% 691
UK excluding London -20 2,237 £48,638 +8.09% 571
London -3 1,100 £61,000 +1.67% 159
South East -9 622 £50,000 +5.26% 108
North of England -27 507 £46,500 +3.33% 157
Midlands -21 431 £49,000 +3.16% 127
East of England -9 274 £52,500 +10.53% 70
North West -36 262 £47,500 - 90
West Midlands -23 255 £54,000 +8.00% 71
Yorkshire -19 209 £45,000 +12.50% 51
South West -9 183 £42,500 - 73
East Midlands -1 173 £42,500 -5.56% 56
Scotland +17 165 £47,500 +11.76% 32
North East -23 36 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Wales -20 32 £41,000 +6.49% 6
Northern Ireland -3 28 £60,000 +50.00%
Isle of Man +10 1 £52,500 -4.55% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1,305 (35.98%) Finance
2 1,022 (28.18%) SAP
3 990 (27.30%) Microsoft
4 867 (23.90%) SQL
5 832 (22.94%) CRM
6 723 (19.93%) Oracle
7 690 (19.02%) Project Management
8 687 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
9 541 (14.92%) Dynamics AX
10 536 (14.78%) Manufacturing
11 492 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
12 434 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
13 420 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
14 408 (11.25%) Degree
15 366 (10.09%) SQL Server
16 357 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 351 (9.68%) Retail
18 335 (9.24%) NetSuite
19 322 (8.88%) ITIL
20 305 (8.41%) SAP ERP
21 295 (8.13%) JD Edwards
22 291 (8.02%) .NET
23 283 (7.80%) Migration
24 273 (7.53%) Dynamics 365
25 269 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
26 262 (7.22%) Analytics
27 258 (7.11%) Logistics
28 256 (7.06%) Change Management
29 250 (6.89%) Windows
30 247 (6.81%) PRINCE2

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
1 196 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.65%) CMS
3 46 (1.27%) Confluence
4 44 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 43 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 38 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (0.66%) IIS
8 22 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (0.58%) nginx
10 16 (0.44%) Apache
11 12 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.25%) Skype for Business
13 9 (0.25%) WordPress
14 8 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.19%) Drupal
15 7 (0.19%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.14%) Kentico
16 5 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 170 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.36%) Windchill
7 8 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.11%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.11%) SPSS
10 3 (0.083%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.055%) CATIA
11 2 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.028%) Lectora
12 1 (0.028%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 541 (14.92%) Dynamics AX
2 335 (9.24%) NetSuite
3 305 (8.41%) SAP ERP
4 237 (6.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 180 (4.96%) Dynamics NAV
6 173 (4.77%) Oracle ERP
7 158 (4.36%) SAP S/4HANA
8 128 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
9 73 (2.01%) SAP CO
9 73 (2.01%) SAP FI
9 73 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO
10 72 (1.99%) SAP Business One
11 58 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
12 52 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
13 48 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
14 45 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
15 44 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
16 43 (1.19%) Magento
17 42 (1.16%) SAP SD
18 35 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 273 (7.53%) Dynamics 365
2 269 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 239 (6.59%) SaaS
4 172 (4.74%) Office 365
5 121 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
6 87 (2.40%) PaaS
7 56 (1.54%) IaaS
8 52 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
10 27 (0.74%) GitHub
11 24 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (0.58%) FinancialForce
12 21 (0.58%) G Suite
12 21 (0.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 19 (0.52%) Slack
14 18 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (0.39%) Force.com
16 12 (0.33%) iPaaS
17 11 (0.30%) Boomi
18 9 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.10%) Firewall
2 56 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 47 (1.30%) WAN
4 46 (1.27%) Internet
5 45 (1.24%) LAN
6 44 (1.21%) VPN
7 27 (0.74%) VoIP
8 22 (0.61%) DNS
9 21 (0.58%) DHCP
10 19 (0.52%) Intranet
10 19 (0.52%) SAN
11 16 (0.44%) FTP
12 13 (0.36%) HTTP
13 11 (0.30%) VLAN
14 9 (0.25%) PBX
14 9 (0.25%) Skype
14 9 (0.25%) SMTP
15 8 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (0.22%) SNMP
15 8 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 153 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 120 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 115 (3.17%) Power BI
5 114 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 105 (2.89%) SAP HANA
7 101 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
8 84 (2.32%) Relational Database
9 81 (2.23%) SAP BW
10 80 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
11 73 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 68 (1.87%) Big Data
13 66 (1.82%) MySQL
14 45 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
15 40 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 39 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
17 35 (0.96%) QlikView
18 34 (0.94%) Oracle Database
19 31 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
20 22 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 89 (2.45%) JIRA
2 49 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 35 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
4 34 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (0.83%) Selenium
6 25 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 24 (0.66%) Subversion
7 24 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 17 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
10 12 (0.33%) Hudson
11 11 (0.30%) gulp
11 11 (0.30%) webpack
12 10 (0.28%) MorphX
13 8 (0.22%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.19%) Babel
14 7 (0.19%) GitLab
14 7 (0.19%) TestDirector
14 7 (0.19%) Travis CI
General
1 1,305 (35.98%) Finance
2 536 (14.78%) Manufacturing
3 351 (9.68%) Retail
4 174 (4.80%) Marketing
5 131 (3.61%) Advertising
6 91 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 74 (2.04%) Back Office
8 57 (1.57%) General Ledger
9 52 (1.43%) Legal
10 51 (1.41%) Billing
11 49 (1.35%) Banking
12 30 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 27 (0.74%) Law
14 26 (0.72%) Automotive
15 19 (0.52%) French Language
16 15 (0.41%) German Language
17 14 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.33%) Electronics
18 12 (0.33%) Spanish Language
19 11 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 756 (20.84%) Consultant
2 685 (18.89%) Analyst
3 479 (13.21%) Developer
4 382 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 328 (9.04%) Architect
6 224 (6.18%) Business Analyst
7 184 (5.07%) IT Manager
8 179 (4.94%) ERP Manager
9 178 (4.91%) ERP Consultant
10 177 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
11 159 (4.38%) SAP Consultant
12 151 (4.16%) Support Analyst
13 149 (4.11%) ERP Analyst
14 107 (2.95%) Applications Support
15 106 (2.92%) SAP Analyst
15 106 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
16 105 (2.89%) ERP Project Manager
17 103 (2.84%) Functional Consultant
17 103 (2.84%) Oracle Consultant
18 100 (2.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (8.02%) .NET
2 166 (4.58%) HTML
3 164 (4.52%) XML
4 130 (3.58%) CSS
5 110 (3.03%) EDI
6 98 (2.70%) Web Services
7 92 (2.54%) SOAP
8 83 (2.29%) Middleware
9 69 (1.90%) ASP.NET
10 64 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
11 60 (1.65%) REST
12 41 (1.13%) jQuery
13 36 (0.99%) AngularJS
13 36 (0.99%) React
13 36 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
14 34 (0.94%) .NET Framework
15 33 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (0.91%) JSON
16 29 (0.80%) J2EE
17 28 (0.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 420 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
3 127 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 108 (2.98%) FMCG
5 105 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 67 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 65 (1.79%) User Experience
8 41 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 33 (0.91%) Life Science
9 33 (0.91%) PMI
10 30 (0.83%) AS400
11 28 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 28 (0.77%) Replication
12 27 (0.74%) Virtual Team
13 26 (0.72%) iSeries
14 21 (0.58%) Driving Licence
15 19 (0.52%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.50%) Public Cloud
17 17 (0.47%) EPoS
18 16 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 250 (6.89%) Windows
2 144 (3.97%) Linux
3 140 (3.86%) Windows Server
4 53 (1.46%) Unix
5 50 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 34 (0.94%) Android
8 22 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.11%) AIX
14 3 (0.083%) HPUX
14 3 (0.083%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.083%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.028%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (22.94%) CRM
2 690 (19.02%) Project Management
3 687 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
4 492 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
5 434 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
6 357 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 322 (8.88%) ITIL
8 283 (7.80%) Migration
9 262 (7.22%) Analytics
10 258 (7.11%) Logistics
11 256 (7.06%) Change Management
12 247 (6.81%) Business Analysis
12 247 (6.81%) PRINCE2
13 223 (6.15%) E-Commerce
14 216 (5.96%) Presales
15 184 (5.07%) Scrum
16 181 (4.99%) Data Migration
17 178 (4.91%) SDLC
18 169 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
19 156 (4.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 867 (23.90%) SQL
2 229 (6.31%) JavaScript
3 194 (5.35%) C#
4 175 (4.82%) Java
5 132 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 114 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 93 (2.56%) C
8 91 (2.51%) Python
9 82 (2.26%) PHP
10 58 (1.60%) X++
11 52 (1.43%) C++
12 48 (1.32%) ABAP
12 48 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 45 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 42 (1.16%) RPG
15 29 (0.80%) RPG IV
16 27 (0.74%) Apex Code
17 23 (0.63%) VB
18 21 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 20 (0.55%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 408 (11.25%) Degree
2 98 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 90 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 80 (2.21%) PMP
6 77 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 58 (1.60%) Security Cleared
8 57 (1.57%) ACCA
9 54 (1.49%) CIMA
10 53 (1.46%) SC Cleared
11 31 (0.85%) ISEB
12 24 (0.66%) MCSE
13 22 (0.61%) Master's Degree
14 18 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
16 15 (0.41%) CCNA
16 15 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 13 (0.36%) CBAP
17 13 (0.36%) MCITP
18 11 (0.30%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.78%) QA
2 109 (3.01%) PMO
3 91 (2.51%) SLA
4 59 (1.63%) GDPR
5 47 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 41 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.50%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.39%) GAMP
10 13 (0.36%) COBIT
11 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.14%) P3O
13 4 (0.11%) GMP
14 3 (0.083%) GAAP
15 2 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 2 (0.055%) Basel III
15 2 (0.055%) GxP
15 2 (0.055%) IFRS
15 2 (0.055%) IFRS 9
15 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
System Software
1 139 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 76 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.55%) Docker
5 17 (0.47%) vSphere
6 15 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.11%) Varnish
11 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.11%) XenApp
12 3 (0.083%) NFS
12 3 (0.083%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.055%) Firmware
13 2 (0.055%) LXC
14 1 (0.028%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.19%) Grafana
2 7 (0.19%) Graphite
2 7 (0.19%) Puppet
2 7 (0.19%) SCCM
3 6 (0.17%) Ansible
3 6 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.14%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.11%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.11%) Clonezilla
5 4 (0.11%) Nagios
5 4 (0.11%) WSUS
6 3 (0.083%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.083%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.055%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.055%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.055%) MOM
7 2 (0.055%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,022 (28.18%) SAP
2 990 (27.30%) Microsoft
3 723 (19.93%) Oracle
4 295 (8.13%) JD Edwards
5 176 (4.85%) Sage
6 142 (3.92%) Infor
7 126 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
8 115 (3.17%) VMware
9 94 (2.59%) Epicor
10 84 (2.32%) IFS
11 63 (1.74%) Citrix
12 51 (1.41%) Ariba
13 49 (1.35%) Workday
14 46 (1.27%) Google
15 39 (1.08%) Cognos
15 39 (1.08%) hybris
16 37 (1.02%) Tableau
17 35 (0.96%) Cisco
18 33 (0.91%) IBM
19 30 (0.83%) Atlassian