Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 145 126
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19 +3
Permanent jobs citing ERP 1,659 3,643 4,815
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.20% 2.50% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.71% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,309 2,933 4,205
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,600
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 69,599 134,597 164,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.19% 92.20% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55,532 105,909 131,480
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 -10 1,516 £52,500 +5.00% 209
UK excluding London -12 962 £50,000 +5.26% 201
London +8 598 £65,000 +8.33% 43
North of England +12 237 £47,500 - 42
South East -43 237 £57,500 +15.00% 44
Midlands -27 177 £55,000 +22.22% 33
North West +1 146 £50,000 +7.53% 30
East of England +53 138 £42,500 -10.53% 20
South West +35 112 £47,500 +18.75% 27
Work from Home -69 103 £55,000 - 40
West Midlands +3 101 £53,500 +7.00% 21
Yorkshire +48 83 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East Midlands -16 76 £60,000 +41.18% 12
Scotland +20 48 £50,000 +33.33% 11
Wales +15 8 £48,750 +16.77% 13
North East -1 8 £62,500 +31.58% 1
Northern Ireland +19 5 £45,000 +5.88% 12

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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.

1 519 (31.28%) Finance
2 450 (27.12%) SAP
3 394 (23.75%) Microsoft
4 381 (22.97%) SQL
5 379 (22.85%) Oracle
6 353 (21.28%) CRM
7 327 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
8 237 (14.29%) Project Management
9 219 (13.20%) Dynamics 365
10 216 (13.02%) SQL Server
11 215 (12.96%) Manufacturing
12 189 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
13 180 (10.85%) Degree
14 178 (10.73%) NetSuite
15 174 (10.49%) Azure
16 162 (9.76%) SaaS
17 153 (9.22%) JavaScript
18 152 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 150 (9.04%) Project Delivery
20 144 (8.68%) .NET
21 140 (8.44%) Oracle ERP
22 132 (7.96%) Migration
23 129 (7.78%) Windows
24 128 (7.72%) C#
25 122 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
26 119 (7.17%) Sage
27 117 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
28 116 (6.99%) Dynamics AX
29 115 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
29 115 (6.93%) JD Edwards

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 52 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.11%) CMS
3 23 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (1.15%) SAS
4 19 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.90%) IIS
6 14 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.66%) EPiServer
10 10 (0.60%) Confluence
11 7 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.36%) Apache
13 5 (0.30%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.30%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.30%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.24%) Headless CMS
14 4 (0.24%) Kentico
14 4 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 103 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.90%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.24%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.24%) Snagit
9 2 (0.12%) InVision
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Sketch
9 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.060%) CATIA
10 1 (0.060%) SPSS
10 1 (0.060%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 178 (10.73%) NetSuite
2 140 (8.44%) Oracle ERP
3 116 (6.99%) Dynamics AX
4 115 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 109 (6.57%) SAP ERP
6 103 (6.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 68 (4.10%) SAP S/4HANA
8 60 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
9 55 (3.32%) Oracle Payables
9 55 (3.32%) Oracle Receivables
10 39 (2.35%) Oracle Assets
11 35 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
11 35 (2.11%) SAP Business One
12 31 (1.87%) Magento
13 29 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 29 (1.75%) SAP MM
14 28 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
15 27 (1.63%) SAP FI
16 26 (1.57%) Sage 200
17 25 (1.51%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 219 (13.20%) Dynamics 365
2 174 (10.49%) Azure
3 162 (9.76%) SaaS
4 97 (5.85%) Power Platform
5 95 (5.73%) Office 365
6 70 (4.22%) AWS
7 50 (3.01%) PaaS
8 40 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.99%) IaaS
10 28 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
11 20 (1.21%) PowerApps
12 13 (0.78%) Boomi
13 10 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.54%) Logic Apps
14 9 (0.54%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.48%) GCP
16 7 (0.42%) Oracle CX
17 5 (0.30%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 5 (0.30%) Serverless
17 5 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.51%) LAN
2 24 (1.45%) WAN
3 21 (1.27%) Firewall
4 17 (1.02%) DNS
5 15 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.84%) Internet
7 13 (0.78%) DHCP
8 10 (0.60%) HTTP
9 8 (0.48%) Skype
9 8 (0.48%) VoIP
10 5 (0.30%) VPN
11 4 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.24%) Intranet
11 4 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.24%) SAN
11 4 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.18%) VLAN
12 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.12%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.55%) Power BI
3 71 (4.28%) Oracle Reports
4 62 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (2.83%) MySQL
8 40 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
9 31 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
10 27 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (1.21%) Relational Database
13 19 (1.15%) SAP HANA
14 17 (1.02%) Oracle Database
15 16 (0.96%) Big Data
16 15 (0.90%) DB2
17 13 (0.78%) Data Lake
17 13 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (2.47%) JIRA
2 35 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.48%) MSI
7 7 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.42%) LSMW
7 7 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.42%) Subversion
7 7 (0.42%) WiX
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.30%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.24%) Ant
10 4 (0.24%) ERwin
10 4 (0.24%) Gradle
10 4 (0.24%) Maven
10 4 (0.24%) Selenium
10 4 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 519 (31.28%) Finance
2 215 (12.96%) Manufacturing
3 112 (6.75%) Retail
4 87 (5.24%) Marketing
5 48 (2.89%) Law
6 30 (1.81%) General Ledger
7 26 (1.57%) Public Sector
8 25 (1.51%) Back Office
8 25 (1.51%) Local Government
9 19 (1.15%) Games
10 18 (1.08%) Billing
11 13 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.60%) Advertising
12 10 (0.60%) Legal
13 9 (0.54%) Digital Economy
14 8 (0.48%) Banking
15 6 (0.36%) Telecoms
16 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.30%) French Language
16 5 (0.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 347 (20.92%) Consultant
2 313 (18.87%) Analyst
3 222 (13.38%) Developer
4 144 (8.68%) Architect
5 110 (6.63%) Project Manager
6 92 (5.55%) Business Analyst
7 91 (5.49%) SAP Consultant
8 82 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
9 79 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
10 78 (4.70%) IT Manager
11 75 (4.52%) Support Analyst
12 73 (4.40%) ERP Manager
12 73 (4.40%) NetSuite Consultant
13 66 (3.98%) Oracle Consultant
14 55 (3.32%) Applications Support
15 54 (3.25%) ERP Analyst
16 51 (3.07%) ERP Consultant
17 42 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
18 38 (2.29%) ERP Project Manager
18 38 (2.29%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (8.68%) .NET
2 105 (6.33%) HTML
3 82 (4.94%) CSS
4 64 (3.86%) XML
5 51 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 51 (3.07%) Web Services
6 37 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 37 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 35 (2.11%) .NET Core
8 33 (1.99%) HTML5
9 32 (1.93%) .NET Framework
10 31 (1.87%) JSON
11 27 (1.63%) EDI
11 27 (1.63%) REST
12 25 (1.51%) jQuery
12 25 (1.51%) SOAP
13 20 (1.21%) Node.js
13 20 (1.21%) RESTful
14 16 (0.96%) Middleware
14 16 (0.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 55 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 41 (2.47%) FMCG
6 35 (2.11%) User Experience
7 22 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.15%) EPoS
8 19 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
10 12 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 12 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (0.72%) Life Science
11 11 (0.66%) PMI
12 8 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.48%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.42%) CMDB
13 7 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 129 (7.78%) Windows
2 66 (3.98%) Linux
3 46 (2.77%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (0.60%) Android
8 7 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.24%) Debian
9 4 (0.24%) VMS
9 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.12%) AIX
11 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.12%) Unix
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.060%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (21.28%) CRM
2 327 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (14.29%) Project Management
4 189 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
5 152 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 150 (9.04%) Project Delivery
7 132 (7.96%) Migration
8 117 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
9 108 (6.51%) Presales
10 104 (6.27%) E-Commerce
11 101 (6.09%) Requirements Gathering
12 99 (5.97%) SDLC
13 94 (5.67%) Change Management
14 90 (5.42%) PRINCE2
15 81 (4.88%) Analytics
16 80 (4.82%) Data Migration
16 80 (4.82%) ITIL
17 75 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
18 70 (4.22%) Scrum
18 70 (4.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 381 (22.97%) SQL
2 153 (9.22%) JavaScript
3 128 (7.72%) C#
4 77 (4.64%) Java
5 43 (2.59%) PHP
6 38 (2.29%) PL/SQL
7 34 (2.05%) Python
8 30 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 21 (1.27%) VBA
10 19 (1.15%) C++
10 19 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.02%) ABAP
12 15 (0.90%) C
12 15 (0.90%) X++
13 13 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 13 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.78%) VB
14 8 (0.48%) Java 8
15 7 (0.42%) VBScript
15 7 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 180 (10.85%) Degree
2 58 (3.50%) Oracle Certification
3 53 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (2.35%) PMI Certification
6 38 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 36 (2.17%) PMP
8 35 (2.11%) ACCA
9 24 (1.45%) CIMA
10 14 (0.84%) AAT
10 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.60%) SAP Certification
12 8 (0.48%) IIBA
12 8 (0.48%) MCSE
13 7 (0.42%) CISSP
13 7 (0.42%) MCSA
14 6 (0.36%) CBAP
15 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.80%) QA
2 42 (2.53%) PMO
3 27 (1.63%) GDPR
4 19 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.96%) SLA
7 15 (0.90%) COBIT
8 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.12%) COSO
10 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.12%) ITGC
10 2 (0.12%) NCSC
11 1 (0.060%) GAAP
11 1 (0.060%) SEPA
System Software
1 55 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.60%) Docker
5 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.24%) NFS
6 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.12%) KVM
8 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.060%) Firmware
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.060%) pfSense
9 1 (0.060%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (0.36%) WSUS
2 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.12%) SCCM
3 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.060%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.060%) MOM
4 1 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.060%) Proxmox
4 1 (0.060%) Puppet
4 1 (0.060%) Rancher
4 1 (0.060%) SCOM
4 1 (0.060%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.060%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.060%) systemd
4 1 (0.060%) Terraform
Vendors
1 450 (27.12%) SAP
2 394 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 379 (22.85%) Oracle
4 119 (7.17%) Sage
5 115 (6.93%) JD Edwards
6 77 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (3.44%) Workday
8 36 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
9 29 (1.75%) IFS
9 29 (1.75%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.57%) Hyperion
11 24 (1.45%) Tableau
11 24 (1.45%) VMware
12 22 (1.33%) IBM
13 18 (1.08%) Sitecore
14 17 (1.02%) HP
15 16 (0.96%) Ariba
15 16 (0.96%) Concur
16 14 (0.84%) CA
16 14 (0.84%) Epicor