Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 140 144
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing ERP 4584 4588 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 2.42% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.70% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3511 3656 4207
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 18 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -4 4019 £50,000 - 223
UK excluding London +5 2791 £45,000 - 175
London -17 1349 £62,500 +4.17% 59
North of England +8 795 £44,750 +5.29% 45
South East -7 730 £45,000 -9.09% 42
Midlands -8 513 £47,500 +11.76% 34
North West -4 412 £47,500 - 23
Yorkshire +20 325 £42,000 +5.00% 20
East of England +8 318 £50,000 +2.56% 26
West Midlands -6 318 £50,000 +14.94% 21
South West -64 196 £42,500 +6.25% 16
East Midlands +10 190 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Scotland +48 128 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Wales +32 91 £37,500 +20.00% 3
North East +35 60 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Northern Ireland -29 23 £40,000 -15.79%
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 1583 (34.53%) SAP
2 1503 (32.79%) Finance
3 1219 (26.59%) Microsoft
4 1085 (23.67%) Oracle
5 1062 (23.17%) CRM
6 1050 (22.91%) SQL
7 852 (18.59%) Project Management
8 769 (16.78%) Dynamics AX
9 653 (14.25%) Manufacturing
10 632 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 586 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
12 566 (12.35%) Degree
13 497 (10.84%) SQL Server
14 472 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
15 459 (10.01%) Retail
16 451 (9.84%) Sage
17 405 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 390 (8.51%) SAP ERP
19 373 (8.14%) NetSuite
20 367 (8.01%) Windows
21 361 (7.88%) Advertising
22 359 (7.83%) E-Commerce
23 329 (7.18%) Java
24 324 (7.07%) .NET
25 316 (6.89%) ITIL
26 310 (6.76%) PRINCE2
27 309 (6.74%) JD Edwards
28 304 (6.63%) SaaS
29 303 (6.61%) Dynamics CRM
30 302 (6.59%) 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
1 119 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 69 (1.51%) CMS
3 67 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 64 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 51 (1.11%) NetWeaver
6 42 (0.92%) Confluence
7 38 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 37 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 29 (0.63%) IIS
10 23 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 23 (0.50%) SAS
11 19 (0.41%) Liferay
12 17 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.26%) Apache
14 12 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.26%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.17%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.15%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 269 (5.87%) Microsoft Office
2 184 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 83 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 50 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.44%) SPSS
7 9 (0.20%) Windchill
8 6 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.044%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.022%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 769 (16.78%) Dynamics AX
2 390 (8.51%) SAP ERP
3 373 (8.14%) NetSuite
4 303 (6.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 252 (5.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 184 (4.01%) Oracle ERP
7 170 (3.71%) Oracle EBS
8 127 (2.77%) SAP Business One
9 109 (2.38%) Sage X3
10 97 (2.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 95 (2.07%) SAP S/4HANA
12 94 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
13 84 (1.83%) SAP FI
14 75 (1.64%) SAP CO
15 74 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
16 71 (1.55%) Sage 200
17 55 (1.20%) SAP SD
18 52 (1.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
19 48 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
19 48 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 304 (6.63%) SaaS
2 292 (6.37%) Dynamics 365
3 164 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 135 (2.95%) Office 365
5 132 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
6 87 (1.90%) PaaS
7 72 (1.57%) IaaS
8 49 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
9 46 (1.00%) FinancialForce
10 30 (0.65%) Force.com
11 24 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 23 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 21 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (0.44%) Taleo
15 11 (0.24%) GitHub
16 7 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 7 (0.15%) Oracle CX
16 7 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 6 (0.13%) Google Analytics
17 6 (0.13%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.46%) Internet
2 59 (1.29%) Firewall
3 46 (1.00%) WAN
4 45 (0.98%) DNS
5 43 (0.94%) DHCP
6 37 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 36 (0.79%) LAN
8 29 (0.63%) SAN
9 27 (0.59%) VPN
10 23 (0.50%) SMS
11 22 (0.48%) VoIP
11 22 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (0.33%) Wireless
13 14 (0.31%) FTP
13 14 (0.31%) HTTP
14 12 (0.26%) Intranet
15 11 (0.24%) Skype
16 10 (0.22%) LDAP
16 10 (0.22%) VLAN
17 9 (0.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 273 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 187 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
4 162 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (2.68%) SAP HANA
6 121 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
7 110 (2.40%) Oracle Database
8 98 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 85 (1.85%) QlikView
10 83 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
10 83 (1.81%) Power BI
11 69 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
12 63 (1.37%) SAP BW
13 62 (1.35%) Relational Database
14 59 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
15 58 (1.27%) MySQL
16 56 (1.22%) Big Data
17 44 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
18 37 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
19 31 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (1.81%) JIRA
2 80 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 51 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 33 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 29 (0.63%) Selenium
7 24 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 22 (0.48%) Maven
9 20 (0.44%) MorphX
9 20 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (0.41%) LoadRunner
11 18 (0.39%) JUnit
12 17 (0.37%) Subversion
13 14 (0.31%) HP UFT
13 14 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
13 14 (0.31%) Toad
14 13 (0.28%) WebDriver
15 12 (0.26%) JDeveloper
15 12 (0.26%) LSMW
16 11 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 1503 (32.79%) Finance
2 653 (14.25%) Manufacturing
3 459 (10.01%) Retail
4 361 (7.88%) Advertising
5 190 (4.14%) Marketing
6 99 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 84 (1.83%) Legal
8 82 (1.79%) Back Office
9 77 (1.68%) General Ledger
10 66 (1.44%) Billing
11 53 (1.16%) Banking
12 44 (0.96%) Law
13 37 (0.81%) Electronics
14 33 (0.72%) Automotive
14 33 (0.72%) Publishing
15 32 (0.70%) German Language
16 18 (0.39%) French Language
16 18 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.33%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 957 (20.88%) Consultant
2 900 (19.63%) Analyst
3 506 (11.04%) Developer
4 430 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 334 (7.29%) Business Analyst
6 312 (6.81%) Architect
7 293 (6.39%) ERP Manager
8 224 (4.89%) Support Analyst
9 215 (4.69%) SAP Consultant
10 189 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 189 (4.12%) IT Manager
11 178 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
12 160 (3.49%) ERP Consultant
13 143 (3.12%) SAP Manager
14 140 (3.05%) ERP Analyst
15 139 (3.03%) ERP Project Manager
16 137 (2.99%) SAP Analyst
17 129 (2.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
18 117 (2.55%) Systems Analyst
19 112 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (7.07%) .NET
2 207 (4.52%) HTML
3 152 (3.32%) CSS
4 144 (3.14%) Web Services
5 139 (3.03%) XML
6 112 (2.44%) Middleware
7 90 (1.96%) HTML5
8 88 (1.92%) EDI
9 85 (1.85%) AngularJS
10 72 (1.57%) J2EE
11 70 (1.53%) ASP.NET
12 68 (1.48%) REST
13 64 (1.40%) Spring
14 62 (1.35%) SOAP
15 56 (1.22%) Node.js
16 54 (1.18%) RESTful
17 53 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
18 50 (1.09%) jQuery
19 45 (0.98%) SAP Basis
20 39 (0.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 472 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 170 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 126 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 121 (2.64%) FMCG
6 61 (1.33%) User Experience
7 54 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 49 (1.07%) Data Centre
8 49 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 38 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 37 (0.81%) iPad
11 31 (0.68%) NHS
12 30 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 29 (0.63%) EPoS
14 28 (0.61%) AS400
15 24 (0.52%) Life Science
16 22 (0.48%) Replication
16 22 (0.48%) Social Media
17 21 (0.46%) iSeries
17 21 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 367 (8.01%) Windows
2 187 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 131 (2.86%) Linux
4 91 (1.99%) Unix
5 83 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (1.44%) Windows 10
7 63 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 29 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (0.59%) Windows 8
11 23 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.44%) Android
13 17 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (0.35%) AIX
14 16 (0.35%) Solaris
14 16 (0.35%) VMS
15 15 (0.33%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.20%) CentOS
16 9 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1062 (23.17%) CRM
2 852 (18.59%) Project Management
3 632 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 586 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
5 405 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 359 (7.83%) E-Commerce
7 316 (6.89%) ITIL
8 310 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 302 (6.59%) Business Analysis
10 286 (6.24%) Change Management
11 245 (5.34%) Migration
11 245 (5.34%) Presales
12 244 (5.32%) Logistics
13 232 (5.06%) Analytics
14 210 (4.58%) Coaching
14 210 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 198 (4.32%) Business Development
16 168 (3.66%) SDLC
17 162 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 150 (3.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1050 (22.91%) SQL
2 329 (7.18%) Java
3 266 (5.80%) C#
4 227 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 129 (2.81%) X++
6 106 (2.31%) PL/SQL
7 89 (1.94%) PHP
8 87 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 83 (1.81%) VBA
10 75 (1.64%) C
11 74 (1.61%) ABAP
12 54 (1.18%) C++
13 42 (0.92%) VB
13 42 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 38 (0.83%) Python
15 31 (0.68%) PowerShell
16 27 (0.59%) R
17 26 (0.57%) RPG
18 15 (0.33%) SAPscript
19 13 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 566 (12.35%) Degree
2 135 (2.95%) ACCA
3 134 (2.92%) CIMA
4 75 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 69 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 60 (1.31%) PMI Certification
8 58 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 48 (1.05%) PMP
10 38 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 38 (0.83%) SC Cleared
11 36 (0.79%) ISTQB
12 35 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 30 (0.65%) MBA
14 24 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 21 (0.46%) ISEB
16 19 (0.41%) CISA
16 19 (0.41%) Sun Certification
17 14 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (3.18%) QA
2 73 (1.59%) SLA
3 71 (1.55%) PMO
4 34 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 34 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.31%) GAAP
6 13 (0.28%) GDPR
6 13 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.20%) COSO
9 5 (0.11%) COBIT
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.087%) GMP
11 3 (0.065%) FATCA
11 3 (0.065%) SEPA
12 2 (0.044%) GAMP
12 2 (0.044%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 131 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 70 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.63%) Docker
5 17 (0.37%) vSphere
6 16 (0.35%) NFS
7 11 (0.24%) Cronacle
8 10 (0.22%) KVM
8 10 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.13%) oVirt
12 6 (0.13%) pfSense
12 6 (0.13%) Samba
12 6 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.065%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.35%) SCCM
3 15 (0.33%) Ansible
4 12 (0.26%) Data Guard
4 12 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (0.24%) WSUS
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.13%) Bacula
9 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.11%) Nagios
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.11%) SCDPM
10 5 (0.11%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.087%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.087%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1583 (34.53%) SAP
2 1219 (26.59%) Microsoft
3 1085 (23.67%) Oracle
4 451 (9.84%) Sage
5 309 (6.74%) JD Edwards
6 286 (6.24%) Infor
7 275 (6.00%) Epicor
8 214 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
9 154 (3.36%) IFS
10 128 (2.79%) IBM
11 126 (2.75%) hybris
12 112 (2.44%) Workday
13 103 (2.25%) VMware
14 67 (1.46%) Tableau
15 66 (1.44%) Ariba
16 65 (1.42%) Xero
17 60 (1.31%) Cognos
18 56 (1.22%) ATG
19 44 (0.96%) Cisco
19 44 (0.96%) Hyperion