Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 163 145
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18 -14
Permanent jobs citing ERP 3,027 1,517 3,592
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.68% 2.14% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.32% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,313 1,121 2,702
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

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 105,747 65,402 133,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.46% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 72,274 52,916 106,592
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 +23 2,565 £52,500 - 551
UK excluding London +33 1,789 £47,500 -5.00% 439
London -8 816 £67,000 +3.08% 131
Work from Home +27 671 £55,000 - 118
North of England +54 515 £47,500 - 142
Midlands +47 479 £48,375 -12.05% 113
South East +14 392 £50,000 -11.11% 83
West Midlands +43 308 £47,500 -10.38% 67
Yorkshire +62 266 £46,500 +3.33% 48
North West +17 231 £50,000 +5.26% 76
East Midlands +16 168 £52,500 -16.00% 46
South West -27 154 £47,500 - 33
East of England -21 133 £49,175 +15.71% 39
Scotland -24 83 £45,500 -5.70% 18
North East -10 18 £42,500 -27.66% 18
Northern Ireland -22 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wales -6 16 £41,250 -19.51% 8

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 996 (32.90%) Finance
2 867 (28.64%) Social Skills
3 801 (26.46%) Microsoft
4 738 (24.38%) SQL
5 737 (24.35%) Oracle
6 682 (22.53%) SAP
7 582 (19.23%) Project Management
8 524 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 517 (17.08%) CRM
10 480 (15.86%) Business Intelligence
11 469 (15.49%) Manufacturing
12 422 (13.94%) Dynamics 365
13 398 (13.15%) SaaS
14 393 (12.98%) Migration
15 348 (11.50%) NetSuite
16 342 (11.30%) Azure
17 333 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 330 (10.90%) JD Edwards
19 322 (10.64%) Oracle ERP
20 312 (10.31%) Retail
21 309 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
22 307 (10.14%) SQL Server
23 305 (10.08%) Project Delivery
24 291 (9.61%) .NET
25 290 (9.58%) E-Commerce
26 288 (9.51%) Degree
27 270 (8.92%) Data Migration
28 269 (8.89%) Business Analysis
29 264 (8.72%) JavaScript
30 263 (8.69%) Power Platform

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
1 138 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.95%) CMS
3 52 (1.72%) IIS
4 38 (1.26%) EPiServer
5 37 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 35 (1.16%) Kentico
7 30 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (0.93%) Umbraco
9 27 (0.89%) Headless CMS
10 21 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 18 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 14 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.36%) Confluence
14 9 (0.30%) nginx
14 9 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.23%) NetWeaver
16 6 (0.20%) SAS
17 5 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 199 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 196 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 64 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 58 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.73%) Oracle Smart View
7 20 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.17%) Figma
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.033%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 348 (11.50%) NetSuite
2 322 (10.64%) Oracle ERP
3 231 (7.63%) Dynamics AX
4 154 (5.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 139 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
6 135 (4.46%) SAP ERP
7 129 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 117 (3.87%) Oracle Applications
9 107 (3.53%) Oracle Payables
10 96 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
11 94 (3.11%) SAP S/4HANA
12 77 (2.54%) SAP Business One
13 66 (2.18%) Oracle Assets
14 65 (2.15%) Oracle Cash Management
15 57 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
16 49 (1.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 46 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
18 38 (1.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
19 32 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
19 32 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 422 (13.94%) Dynamics 365
2 398 (13.15%) SaaS
3 342 (11.30%) Azure
4 263 (8.69%) Power Platform
5 182 (6.01%) Microsoft 365
6 113 (3.73%) AWS
7 85 (2.81%) PowerApps
8 72 (2.38%) PaaS
9 50 (1.65%) Power Automate
10 49 (1.62%) IaaS
11 43 (1.42%) Serverless
12 38 (1.26%) Azure Service Bus
13 35 (1.16%) Azure Functions
13 35 (1.16%) NuGet
14 31 (1.02%) Azure App Service
14 31 (1.02%) Azure Event Grid
14 31 (1.02%) Azure Service Fabric
15 30 (0.99%) Boomi
16 26 (0.86%) GitHub
17 24 (0.79%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.45%) Firewall
2 26 (0.86%) Network Security
2 26 (0.86%) WAN
3 24 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (0.76%) LAN
5 22 (0.73%) DNS
6 21 (0.69%) Internet
7 19 (0.63%) DHCP
8 18 (0.59%) HTTP
9 15 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.46%) VPN
11 13 (0.43%) Wireless
12 12 (0.40%) Intranet
13 11 (0.36%) VoIP
14 6 (0.20%) Intelligent Network
14 6 (0.20%) SSL
14 6 (0.20%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.17%) VLAN
16 4 (0.13%) IP Telephony
16 4 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 227 (7.50%) Power BI
3 156 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
4 153 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 117 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 95 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
7 67 (2.21%) Tableau
8 63 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
9 58 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 54 (1.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 53 (1.75%) MySQL
11 53 (1.75%) NoSQL
11 53 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 49 (1.62%) SAP HANA
13 48 (1.59%) Big Data
14 47 (1.55%) Data Lake
15 41 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
16 35 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
17 32 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
18 29 (0.96%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 147 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 76 (2.51%) Visual Studio
3 75 (2.48%) JIRA
4 34 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
5 24 (0.79%) ReSharper
6 18 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 12 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
11 10 (0.33%) Subversion
12 9 (0.30%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.30%) LSMW
12 9 (0.30%) Mocha
13 8 (0.26%) Bundler
13 8 (0.26%) Selenium
14 7 (0.23%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.23%) MSTest
General
1 996 (32.90%) Finance
2 867 (28.64%) Social Skills
3 469 (15.49%) Manufacturing
4 312 (10.31%) Retail
5 225 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
6 193 (6.38%) Marketing
7 157 (5.19%) Law
8 120 (3.96%) Presentation Skills
9 103 (3.40%) Influencing Skills
10 84 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
11 83 (2.74%) Back Office
11 83 (2.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 82 (2.71%) General Ledger
13 65 (2.15%) Public Sector
14 61 (2.02%) Documentation Skills
15 57 (1.88%) Legal
16 48 (1.59%) Billing
17 40 (1.32%) Banking
18 32 (1.06%) Telecoms
19 30 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 628 (20.75%) Analyst
2 437 (14.44%) Consultant
3 427 (14.11%) Developer
4 284 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 246 (8.13%) Architect
6 242 (7.99%) Business Analyst
7 191 (6.31%) IT Manager
8 167 (5.52%) ERP Manager
9 161 (5.32%) ERP Analyst
10 138 (4.56%) Oracle Consultant
11 132 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
12 114 (3.77%) ERP Project Manager
13 112 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
14 105 (3.47%) Functional Consultant
15 102 (3.37%) Senior Developer
16 89 (2.94%) Support Analyst
17 87 (2.87%) Systems Manager
18 82 (2.71%) Systems Analyst
19 78 (2.58%) Senior Manager
20 75 (2.48%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (9.61%) .NET
2 179 (5.91%) HTML
3 153 (5.05%) Web Services
4 151 (4.99%) CSS
5 146 (4.82%) XML
6 128 (4.23%) EDI
7 108 (3.57%) REST
8 98 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 83 (2.74%) .NET Core
9 83 (2.74%) ASP.NET
10 76 (2.51%) Middleware
11 69 (2.28%) HTML5
12 66 (2.18%) AngularJS
13 65 (2.15%) SOAP
14 64 (2.11%) React
15 55 (1.82%) CSS3
16 51 (1.68%) COM
17 47 (1.55%) XSLT
18 42 (1.39%) JSON
19 38 (1.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 164 (5.42%) Management Information System
2 142 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
3 111 (3.67%) Legacy Systems
4 91 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (2.38%) FMCG
6 64 (2.11%) Driving Licence
7 62 (2.05%) User Experience
8 54 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
9 42 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 42 (1.39%) Life Science
10 30 (0.99%) EPoS
10 30 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 28 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 24 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 23 (0.76%) AS400
13 23 (0.76%) PMI
13 23 (0.76%) Reinsurance
14 22 (0.73%) iSeries
14 22 (0.73%) Public Cloud
15 18 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 230 (7.60%) Windows
2 99 (3.27%) Windows Server
3 71 (2.35%) Linux
4 47 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 32 (1.06%) Unix
6 24 (0.79%) Android
6 24 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 22 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 14 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.30%) Debian
15 6 (0.20%) AIX
16 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
17 3 (0.099%) SUSE
17 3 (0.099%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (19.23%) Project Management
2 524 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 517 (17.08%) CRM
4 480 (15.86%) Business Intelligence
5 393 (12.98%) Migration
6 333 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 309 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
8 305 (10.08%) Project Delivery
9 290 (9.58%) E-Commerce
10 270 (8.92%) Data Migration
11 269 (8.89%) Business Analysis
12 241 (7.96%) PRINCE2
13 238 (7.86%) DevOps
14 227 (7.50%) Presales
15 218 (7.20%) Change Management
16 201 (6.64%) Requirements Gathering
17 186 (6.14%) Analytics
18 174 (5.75%) Logistics
19 169 (5.58%) ITIL
20 129 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 738 (24.38%) SQL
2 264 (8.72%) JavaScript
3 246 (8.13%) C#
4 130 (4.29%) Java
5 97 (3.20%) PHP
6 84 (2.78%) Python
7 60 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 50 (1.65%) C
9 47 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 43 (1.42%) VB
11 38 (1.26%) ABAP
12 34 (1.12%) PowerShell
13 27 (0.89%) RPG
13 27 (0.89%) VBA
14 24 (0.79%) VB.NET
15 23 (0.76%) RPG IV
15 23 (0.76%) RPG/400
16 22 (0.73%) C++
16 22 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 22 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 288 (9.51%) Degree
2 193 (6.38%) Oracle Certification
3 186 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 108 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 65 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 52 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 50 (1.65%) PMI Certification
8 44 (1.45%) ACCA
9 40 (1.32%) PMP
10 39 (1.29%) CIMA
11 27 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (0.79%) AAT
12 24 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 20 (0.66%) MBA
14 19 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (0.56%) ISEB
16 14 (0.46%) Master's Degree
17 12 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (0.40%) DV Cleared
18 11 (0.36%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.20%) QA
2 84 (2.78%) GDPR
3 52 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 47 (1.55%) SLA
5 39 (1.29%) PMO
6 34 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.96%) Accessibility
8 28 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.20%) GAAP
11 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.20%) NIST
12 4 (0.13%) NCSC
13 3 (0.099%) COBIT
13 3 (0.099%) GRC
13 3 (0.099%) HL7
13 3 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.066%) IFRS
System Software
1 78 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.95%) Docker
3 55 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 42 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.26%) KVM
6 7 (0.23%) Ceph
7 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.099%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.099%) vSphere
8 3 (0.099%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.066%) Firmware
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.033%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (1.62%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.36%) SCCM
3 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (0.26%) Rancher
4 7 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
4 7 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.23%) Puppet
4 7 (0.23%) SCOM
4 7 (0.23%) vRealize
5 5 (0.17%) Terraform
6 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.099%) Ansible
7 3 (0.099%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.066%) Control-M
8 2 (0.066%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.066%) WMI
9 1 (0.033%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.033%) Nessus
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 801 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 737 (24.35%) Oracle
3 682 (22.53%) SAP
4 330 (10.90%) JD Edwards
5 132 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
6 109 (3.60%) Sage
7 79 (2.61%) IFS
8 65 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
9 59 (1.95%) Workday
10 54 (1.78%) VMware
11 48 (1.59%) Infor
12 43 (1.42%) Hyperion
13 39 (1.29%) Google
13 39 (1.29%) Sitecore
14 36 (1.19%) Epicor
15 26 (0.86%) IBM
16 23 (0.76%) Veeam
17 22 (0.73%) Cisco
17 22 (0.73%) MuleSoft
18 19 (0.63%) Cognos