Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 148 141
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing ERP 4542 4553 4961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.57% 2.30% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.58% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3565 3633 3866
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%

ERP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 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 +9 4038 £50,000 - 317
UK excluding London +13 2797 £45,000 - 205
London +1 1369 £60,000 - 118
North of England +37 958 £45,000 - 54
South East -1 690 £47,500 -1.04% 44
North West +13 498 £46,250 -15.91% 32
Midlands -9 477 £45,000 +6.91% 41
Yorkshire +60 416 £40,000 -5.88% 18
East of England -17 284 £52,500 +9.09% 27
West Midlands -1 268 £47,500 +18.75% 28
East Midlands -19 200 £42,296 +0.49% 13
South West -42 174 £40,000 -4.76% 22
Scotland +24 108 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Wales +12 81 £33,500 -0.74% 5
North East +43 46 £38,000 +2.01% 4
Northern Ireland -6 27 £37,500 -14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 1398 (30.78%) SAP
2 1395 (30.71%) Finance
3 1139 (25.08%) Microsoft
4 1138 (25.06%) SQL
5 1032 (22.72%) Oracle
6 962 (21.18%) CRM
7 783 (17.24%) Project Management
8 672 (14.80%) Business Intelligence
8 672 (14.80%) Manufacturing
9 670 (14.75%) Dynamics AX
10 584 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
11 543 (11.96%) Degree
12 537 (11.82%) SQL Server
13 486 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
14 432 (9.51%) Java
15 418 (9.20%) SAP ERP
15 418 (9.20%) Retail
16 404 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 390 (8.59%) .NET
18 349 (7.68%) E-Commerce
19 346 (7.62%) Windows
19 346 (7.62%) Business Analysis
20 345 (7.60%) Sage
21 331 (7.29%) SaaS
22 303 (6.67%) ITIL
23 293 (6.45%) JD Edwards
24 285 (6.27%) Change Management
25 283 (6.23%) PRINCE2
26 277 (6.10%) Presales
27 272 (5.99%) Microsoft Office

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
1 130 (2.86%) CMS
2 127 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 98 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 74 (1.63%) NetWeaver
5 72 (1.59%) Apache Solr
6 69 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 59 (1.30%) MS Exchange
8 46 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
9 30 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (0.53%) SAS
12 23 (0.51%) IIS
13 19 (0.42%) Confluence
14 17 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.31%) Skype for Business
17 13 (0.29%) OpenEdge
18 11 (0.24%) Oracle UPK
19 10 (0.22%) Apache Spark
19 10 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 272 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 208 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
4 45 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.31%) SPSS
7 13 (0.29%) Windchill
8 9 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.11%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.066%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (0.066%) Siemens NX
13 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.022%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 670 (14.75%) Dynamics AX
2 418 (9.20%) SAP ERP
3 260 (5.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 255 (5.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 235 (5.17%) NetSuite
6 211 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
7 181 (3.99%) Oracle EBS
8 104 (2.29%) SAP Business One
9 93 (2.05%) Sage X3
10 91 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
11 87 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
12 80 (1.76%) SAP SD
13 76 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
14 71 (1.56%) SAP FI
15 70 (1.54%) Sage 200
16 69 (1.52%) SAP CO
16 69 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
17 51 (1.12%) Infor M3
17 51 (1.12%) Maximo
17 51 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 331 (7.29%) SaaS
2 182 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (3.52%) Dynamics 365
4 110 (2.42%) Office 365
5 108 (2.38%) PaaS
6 106 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
7 100 (2.20%) IaaS
8 65 (1.43%) Force.com
9 42 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
10 38 (0.84%) Google Analytics
11 36 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (0.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 24 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 18 (0.40%) Boomi
15 17 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
16 15 (0.33%) FinancialForce.com
16 15 (0.33%) Taleo
17 11 (0.24%) Intacct
18 8 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
19 7 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 86 (1.89%) Internet
2 53 (1.17%) Firewall
3 52 (1.14%) DHCP
3 52 (1.14%) DNS
4 35 (0.77%) Intranet
5 31 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.68%) VoIP
6 28 (0.62%) WAN
7 24 (0.53%) LAN
8 22 (0.48%) VPN
9 20 (0.44%) SAN
10 17 (0.37%) LDAP
11 16 (0.35%) Skype
11 16 (0.35%) VLAN
12 13 (0.29%) FTP
12 13 (0.29%) HTTP
12 13 (0.29%) Wireless
13 11 (0.24%) Unified Communications
14 10 (0.22%) SMS
15 9 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 251 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 203 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 149 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
5 138 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
6 126 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 112 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 108 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 106 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
10 95 (2.09%) QlikView
11 94 (2.07%) SAP HANA
12 87 (1.92%) Power BI
13 79 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 79 (1.74%) Big Data
13 79 (1.74%) SAP BW
14 77 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
15 63 (1.39%) Relational Database
16 61 (1.34%) MySQL
17 40 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
18 34 (0.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 85 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 82 (1.81%) JIRA
3 46 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
4 37 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
7 22 (0.48%) Selenium
7 22 (0.48%) Subversion
8 21 (0.46%) MorphX
9 19 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 17 (0.37%) Toad
11 16 (0.35%) LSMW
12 13 (0.29%) HP UFT
12 13 (0.29%) WebDriver
13 11 (0.24%) JDeveloper
13 11 (0.24%) TortoiseSVN
14 10 (0.22%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.20%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.20%) JUnit
15 9 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 1395 (30.71%) Finance
2 672 (14.80%) Manufacturing
3 418 (9.20%) Retail
4 219 (4.82%) Advertising
5 212 (4.67%) Marketing
6 92 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 83 (1.83%) General Ledger
8 81 (1.78%) Billing
9 64 (1.41%) Back Office
10 63 (1.39%) Banking
11 60 (1.32%) Legal
12 49 (1.08%) Automotive
13 39 (0.86%) Electronics
14 31 (0.68%) Publishing
15 23 (0.51%) German Language
16 22 (0.48%) Law
17 21 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.35%) French Language
19 15 (0.33%) Spanish Language
20 12 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 983 (21.64%) Analyst
2 882 (19.42%) Consultant
3 575 (12.66%) Developer
4 368 (8.10%) Business Analyst
5 345 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 343 (7.55%) Architect
7 286 (6.30%) Support Analyst
8 240 (5.28%) Applications Support
9 218 (4.80%) ERP Manager
10 197 (4.34%) IT Manager
11 192 (4.23%) SAP Consultant
12 190 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
13 171 (3.76%) ERP Analyst
14 166 (3.65%) Applications Support Analyst
15 152 (3.35%) SAP Analyst
16 137 (3.02%) ERP Consultant
17 132 (2.91%) SAP Manager
18 130 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
19 114 (2.51%) Functional Consultant
20 111 (2.44%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (8.59%) .NET
2 227 (5.00%) HTML
3 186 (4.10%) Web Services
4 176 (3.87%) XML
5 173 (3.81%) CSS
6 141 (3.10%) Middleware
7 131 (2.88%) EDI
8 103 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 101 (2.22%) HTML5
10 83 (1.83%) ASP.NET
11 80 (1.76%) Node.js
12 74 (1.63%) SOAP
13 71 (1.56%) J2EE
14 57 (1.25%) REST
15 53 (1.17%) RESTful
16 49 (1.08%) JSON
17 46 (1.01%) Spring
18 39 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
19 38 (0.84%) IDoc
20 37 (0.81%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 486 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 175 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 164 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 164 (3.61%) FMCG
5 74 (1.63%) AS400
6 59 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 59 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 54 (1.19%) iSeries
8 51 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 40 (0.88%) iPad
10 38 (0.84%) Virtual Team
11 30 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 30 (0.66%) EPoS
12 29 (0.64%) Life Science
13 28 (0.62%) User Experience
14 24 (0.53%) PMI
15 21 (0.46%) NHS
16 19 (0.42%) Social Media
17 16 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 346 (7.62%) Windows
2 176 (3.87%) Windows Server
3 116 (2.55%) Linux
4 77 (1.70%) Unix
5 63 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 59 (1.30%) Windows 10
8 53 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 33 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 18 (0.40%) Android
13 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.20%) VMS
14 9 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.18%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.15%) AIX
17 4 (0.088%) CentOS
18 3 (0.066%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 962 (21.18%) CRM
2 783 (17.24%) Project Management
3 672 (14.80%) Business Intelligence
4 584 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
5 404 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 349 (7.68%) E-Commerce
7 346 (7.62%) Business Analysis
8 303 (6.67%) ITIL
9 285 (6.27%) Change Management
10 283 (6.23%) PRINCE2
11 277 (6.10%) Presales
12 271 (5.97%) Analytics
13 245 (5.39%) Logistics
14 237 (5.22%) Migration
15 234 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 224 (4.93%) Coaching
17 204 (4.49%) SDLC
18 203 (4.47%) Business Development
19 174 (3.83%) Mentoring
20 152 (3.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1138 (25.06%) SQL
2 432 (9.51%) Java
3 272 (5.99%) JavaScript
4 241 (5.31%) C#
5 131 (2.88%) PL/SQL
6 120 (2.64%) PHP
7 96 (2.11%) X++
8 79 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 72 (1.59%) ABAP
10 62 (1.37%) C
11 56 (1.23%) RPG
11 56 (1.23%) VBA
12 45 (0.99%) Python
13 41 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 40 (0.88%) R
15 35 (0.77%) C++
16 33 (0.73%) VB
17 23 (0.51%) Apex Code
18 22 (0.48%) ActionScript
19 21 (0.46%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 543 (11.96%) Degree
2 115 (2.53%) CIMA
3 108 (2.38%) ACCA
4 78 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 74 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 70 (1.54%) Security Cleared
7 68 (1.50%) PMP
8 57 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 51 (1.12%) Master's Degree
10 50 (1.10%) SC Cleared
11 39 (0.86%) ISTQB
11 39 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 34 (0.75%) ISEB
13 31 (0.68%) MBA
14 23 (0.51%) CISA
15 21 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (0.35%) AAT
17 16 (0.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.51%) QA
2 67 (1.48%) SLA
3 64 (1.41%) PMO
4 27 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.18%) GAAP
6 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.18%) SEPA
7 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.11%) GDPR
9 4 (0.088%) COBIT
9 4 (0.088%) COSO
10 3 (0.066%) FATCA
10 3 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.066%) P3O
11 1 (0.022%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 147 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.31%) vSphere
6 12 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.24%) Cronacle
7 11 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.15%) Terminal Server
8 7 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.088%) HDFS
12 3 (0.066%) Docker
13 2 (0.044%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.022%) KVM
14 1 (0.022%) SAP ITS
14 1 (0.022%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.022%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 11 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (0.24%) SCCM
4 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.11%) Ansible
5 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (0.11%) SCDPM
5 5 (0.11%) WSUS
6 4 (0.088%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.066%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.066%) MOM
7 3 (0.066%) SCOM
7 3 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.044%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.044%) Puppet
8 2 (0.044%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.022%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1398 (30.78%) SAP
2 1139 (25.08%) Microsoft
3 1032 (22.72%) Oracle
4 345 (7.60%) Sage
5 293 (6.45%) JD Edwards
6 264 (5.81%) Infor
7 245 (5.39%) Salesforce.com
8 199 (4.38%) IBM
9 186 (4.10%) Epicor
10 145 (3.19%) hybris
11 94 (2.07%) VMware
12 90 (1.98%) Cognos
13 84 (1.85%) ATG
14 83 (1.83%) IFS
15 75 (1.65%) Demandware
15 75 (1.65%) Tableau
16 72 (1.59%) Pegasus
17 69 (1.52%) Workday
18 65 (1.43%) Google
19 43 (0.95%) Cognizant