Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 144 158
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 -15
Permanent jobs citing ERP 3,441 1,251 3,103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.66% 2.29% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.46% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,675 939 2,362
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £68,938
90th Percentile £87,000 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +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 121,817 50,819 124,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.91% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81,176 42,635 99,847
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.40%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 30 November 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 30 November 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 +14 2,888 £55,000 +4.76% 546
UK excluding London +35 2,090 £50,000 +4.17% 415
Work from Home +32 942 £60,000 +9.09% 181
London -41 832 £65,000 - 157
North of England +75 632 £50,000 +4.17% 110
South East -5 525 £52,500 -2.33% 89
Midlands +35 479 £52,500 +16.67% 88
West Midlands +25 329 £55,000 +4.76% 51
North West +42 310 £55,000 +4.76% 51
Yorkshire +63 299 £45,000 -6.25% 40
South West +9 176 £47,250 +5.00% 46
East of England -27 161 £47,500 +14.46% 47
East Midlands +9 131 £45,500 +13.75% 34
Scotland -37 82 £40,000 -13.98% 21
North East -14 23 £63,750 +44.89% 19
Northern Ireland -33 22 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Wales -35 15 £28,250 -43.50% 7

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 1,270 (36.91%) Finance
2 1,105 (32.11%) Social Skills
3 899 (26.13%) Microsoft
4 811 (23.57%) SAP
5 806 (23.42%) Oracle
6 777 (22.58%) SQL
7 678 (19.70%) Project Management
8 575 (16.71%) CRM
9 533 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
10 525 (15.26%) Business Intelligence
11 518 (15.05%) Manufacturing
12 442 (12.85%) NetSuite
13 441 (12.82%) Dynamics 365
14 438 (12.73%) SaaS
15 409 (11.89%) Degree
16 387 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
17 383 (11.13%) Migration
18 381 (11.07%) SQL Server
19 365 (10.61%) Azure
20 357 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
21 350 (10.17%) Project Delivery
22 340 (9.88%) Retail
23 332 (9.65%) JD Edwards
24 325 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
25 312 (9.07%) E-Commerce
26 307 (8.92%) Oracle ERP
27 290 (8.43%) .NET
28 286 (8.31%) JavaScript
29 267 (7.76%) Analytics
30 265 (7.70%) 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
1 141 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.50%) CMS
3 82 (2.38%) IIS
4 66 (1.92%) EPiServer
5 64 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 63 (1.83%) Kentico
7 54 (1.57%) Headless CMS
7 54 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 27 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (0.55%) SAS
11 16 (0.46%) Confluence
11 16 (0.46%) OpenEdge
12 12 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.23%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.15%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.15%) SugarCRM
16 4 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 238 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 219 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (3.84%) Microsoft Project
4 69 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 62 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.73%) Oracle Smart View
7 24 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.087%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.058%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.058%) Snagit
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.029%) InDesign
11 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.029%) MadCap Flare
11 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 442 (12.85%) NetSuite
2 307 (8.92%) Oracle ERP
3 215 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
4 188 (5.46%) Oracle EBS
5 158 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 155 (4.50%) SAP ERP
7 133 (3.87%) Oracle Applications
8 131 (3.81%) Dynamics NAV
9 113 (3.28%) SAP S/4HANA
10 99 (2.88%) SAP Business One
11 82 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
12 74 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
13 57 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
13 57 (1.66%) SAP MM
14 52 (1.51%) Unit4 Business World
15 45 (1.31%) SAP APO
16 44 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 41 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
18 39 (1.13%) SAP FI
19 35 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 441 (12.82%) Dynamics 365
2 438 (12.73%) SaaS
3 365 (10.61%) Azure
4 265 (7.70%) Power Platform
5 207 (6.02%) Microsoft 365
6 150 (4.36%) AWS
7 78 (2.27%) PowerApps
8 69 (2.01%) Power Automate
9 65 (1.89%) PaaS
10 48 (1.39%) IaaS
11 42 (1.22%) Azure Logic Apps
12 28 (0.81%) Azure Service Bus
12 28 (0.81%) Boomi
13 26 (0.76%) GCP
14 25 (0.73%) GitHub
15 22 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (0.52%) Serverless
17 17 (0.49%) Taleo
18 14 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
19 13 (0.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.54%) Firewall
2 38 (1.10%) DNS
3 37 (1.08%) DHCP
4 35 (1.02%) HTTP
5 27 (0.78%) VPN
6 24 (0.70%) Network Security
7 23 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (0.67%) Wireless
8 16 (0.46%) Intranet
9 15 (0.44%) Internet
10 13 (0.38%) WAN
11 10 (0.29%) LAN
12 9 (0.26%) VoIP
13 8 (0.23%) SAN
13 8 (0.23%) TCP/IP
14 5 (0.15%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.12%) MPLS
15 4 (0.12%) SSL
16 3 (0.087%) SMS
16 3 (0.087%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 241 (7.00%) Power BI
3 131 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 122 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 106 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
6 103 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 91 (2.64%) Tableau
8 81 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
9 67 (1.95%) Relational Database
10 63 (1.83%) Data Lake
10 63 (1.83%) SAP HANA
11 57 (1.66%) QlikView
12 53 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
13 51 (1.48%) MySQL
13 51 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 41 (1.19%) Big Data
15 32 (0.93%) SAP BW
16 29 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
17 26 (0.76%) MongoDB
18 24 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 120 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 101 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 81 (2.35%) JIRA
4 54 (1.57%) ReSharper
5 27 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (0.44%) MorphX
6 15 (0.44%) Selenium
7 13 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (0.35%) Bitbucket
8 12 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 12 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (0.35%) Subversion
9 11 (0.32%) JUnit
9 11 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.32%) TestNG
10 10 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (0.26%) Postman
12 7 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.17%) LSMW
General
1 1,270 (36.91%) Finance
2 1,105 (32.11%) Social Skills
3 518 (15.05%) Manufacturing
4 357 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
5 340 (9.88%) Retail
6 195 (5.67%) Marketing
7 149 (4.33%) Presentation Skills
8 144 (4.18%) Law
9 103 (2.99%) Public Sector
10 94 (2.73%) Organisational Skills
11 86 (2.50%) Legal
12 83 (2.41%) General Ledger
13 82 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
14 79 (2.30%) Back Office
14 79 (2.30%) Billing
15 74 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
16 54 (1.57%) Telecoms
17 53 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 45 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 44 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 702 (20.40%) Analyst
2 468 (13.60%) Consultant
3 440 (12.79%) Developer
4 331 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 264 (7.67%) Architect
6 253 (7.35%) Business Analyst
7 190 (5.52%) ERP Manager
8 175 (5.09%) IT Manager
9 150 (4.36%) ERP Analyst
10 143 (4.16%) Administrator
11 140 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
12 114 (3.31%) ERP Project Manager
13 107 (3.11%) Oracle Consultant
13 107 (3.11%) Systems Manager
14 103 (2.99%) Support Analyst
15 102 (2.96%) Systems Analyst
16 100 (2.91%) Applications Support
17 97 (2.82%) .NET Developer
18 95 (2.76%) SAP Analyst
19 84 (2.44%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (8.43%) .NET
2 219 (6.36%) HTML
3 205 (5.96%) CSS
4 200 (5.81%) EDI
5 179 (5.20%) Web Services
6 145 (4.21%) XML
7 104 (3.02%) ASP.NET
8 97 (2.82%) REST
9 95 (2.76%) HTML5
10 87 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 76 (2.21%) SOAP
12 72 (2.09%) AngularJS
13 68 (1.98%) CSS3
14 64 (1.86%) Middleware
15 62 (1.80%) .NET Core
16 59 (1.71%) JSON
17 50 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 49 (1.42%) jQuery
19 46 (1.34%) COM
20 39 (1.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 215 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 172 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 106 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 96 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 78 (2.27%) Legacy Systems
6 74 (2.15%) FMCG
7 73 (2.12%) Data Structures
8 59 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 50 (1.45%) User Experience
10 41 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
11 40 (1.16%) Life Science
12 36 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 33 (0.96%) AS400
13 33 (0.96%) iSeries
13 33 (0.96%) Social Media
14 31 (0.90%) Algorithms
15 27 (0.78%) Data Centre
16 25 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
17 23 (0.67%) Mobile App
18 20 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 241 (7.00%) Windows
2 150 (4.36%) Windows Server
3 67 (1.95%) Linux
4 41 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 39 (1.13%) Android
6 37 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 31 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
8 25 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (0.70%) Unix
10 21 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 20 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.52%) Debian
12 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.17%) AIX
16 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.12%) Solaris
16 4 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (19.70%) Project Management
2 575 (16.71%) CRM
3 533 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 525 (15.26%) Business Intelligence
5 387 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
6 383 (11.13%) Migration
7 350 (10.17%) Project Delivery
8 325 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 312 (9.07%) E-Commerce
10 267 (7.76%) Analytics
11 251 (7.29%) PRINCE2
12 247 (7.18%) Presales
13 243 (7.06%) Change Management
14 242 (7.03%) DevOps
15 234 (6.80%) Data Migration
16 232 (6.74%) Requirements Gathering
17 229 (6.66%) ITIL
18 218 (6.34%) Logistics
19 205 (5.96%) Business Analysis
20 178 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 777 (22.58%) SQL
2 286 (8.31%) JavaScript
3 233 (6.77%) C#
4 174 (5.06%) Java
5 88 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 87 (2.53%) PHP
7 73 (2.12%) Python
8 63 (1.83%) VB
9 61 (1.77%) C
10 39 (1.13%) RPG
11 38 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 36 (1.05%) X++
12 36 (1.05%) XPath
13 33 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 29 (0.84%) RPG IV
15 28 (0.81%) RPG/400
15 28 (0.81%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.78%) Tcl
17 25 (0.73%) ABAP
18 24 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 409 (11.89%) Degree
2 143 (4.16%) Oracle Certification
3 130 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 47 (1.37%) ACCA
7 44 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 43 (1.25%) CIMA
9 38 (1.10%) AAT
9 38 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 37 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 32 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (0.90%) PMP
13 25 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.64%) HNC
15 17 (0.49%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 15 (0.44%) ISEB
17 15 (0.44%) MBA
18 14 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (4.88%) QA
2 90 (2.62%) SLA
3 76 (2.21%) Accessibility
4 74 (2.15%) PMO
5 60 (1.74%) GDPR
6 59 (1.71%) Data Quality
7 54 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.35%) GRC
11 11 (0.32%) COBIT
12 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.17%) GAAP
13 3 (0.087%) ITGC
13 3 (0.087%) NIST
13 3 (0.087%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.058%) HL7
14 2 (0.058%) IFRS
15 1 (0.029%) COSO
System Software
1 95 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 55 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 50 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.31%) Docker
5 18 (0.52%) KVM
6 6 (0.17%) Firmware
6 6 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.12%) vSphere
8 3 (0.087%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.087%) XenApp
9 2 (0.058%) Ceph
9 2 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.058%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 18 (0.52%) Rancher
3 12 (0.35%) HP ALM
3 12 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (0.26%) SCCM
5 7 (0.20%) vRealize
6 5 (0.15%) SCOM
7 3 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.087%) Kibana
7 3 (0.087%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.058%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.058%) Control-M
8 2 (0.058%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.058%) Terraform
8 2 (0.058%) WSUS
9 1 (0.029%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.029%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.029%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 899 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 811 (23.57%) SAP
3 806 (23.42%) Oracle
4 332 (9.65%) JD Edwards
5 175 (5.09%) Salesforce.com
6 118 (3.43%) Sage
7 98 (2.85%) Infor
8 94 (2.73%) IFS
9 91 (2.64%) Workday
10 65 (1.89%) Sitecore
11 63 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
11 63 (1.83%) VMware
12 47 (1.37%) Google
13 43 (1.25%) Hyperion
14 37 (1.08%) Cognos
15 33 (0.96%) Veeam
16 32 (0.93%) Epicor
17 27 (0.78%) MuleSoft
18 25 (0.73%) Concur
19 24 (0.70%) Dell