Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 142 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing ERP 4306 4539 5139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 2.37% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.66% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3607 4097
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £28,550
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -10 3787 £50,000 -0.50% 376
UK excluding London +1 2606 £45,000 - 283
London -13 1290 £60,000 - 111
North of England +16 787 £45,000 +5.88% 81
South East -12 680 £47,500 -5.00% 57
Midlands -13 448 £47,500 +11.76% 53
North West +5 414 £47,500 -5.00% 50
Yorkshire +30 323 £42,000 +5.00% 26
East of England +4 309 £50,500 +1.00% 39
West Midlands -24 265 £52,500 +22.09% 31
East Midlands -7 176 £44,250 +10.63% 20
South West -68 174 £40,000 - 27
Scotland +32 112 £40,000 - 16
Wales +26 79 £38,000 +12.59% 4
North East +34 52 £36,500 -2.67% 5
Northern Ireland -34 19 £38,500 -18.95% 5

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1477 (34.30%) SAP
2 1372 (31.86%) Finance
3 1134 (26.34%) Microsoft
4 997 (23.15%) SQL
5 966 (22.43%) CRM
6 964 (22.39%) Oracle
7 812 (18.86%) Project Management
8 667 (15.49%) Dynamics AX
9 607 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
10 591 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
11 574 (13.33%) Manufacturing
12 557 (12.94%) Degree
13 477 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
14 471 (10.94%) SQL Server
15 409 (9.50%) Retail
16 403 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 399 (9.27%) SAP ERP
18 344 (7.99%) Windows
19 341 (7.92%) Java
20 334 (7.76%) .NET
21 330 (7.66%) E-Commerce
22 319 (7.41%) ITIL
23 313 (7.27%) PRINCE2
24 312 (7.25%) Business Analysis
25 303 (7.04%) Change Management
26 297 (6.90%) Sage
27 295 (6.85%) SaaS
28 277 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
29 273 (6.34%) JD Edwards
30 267 (6.20%) 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 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 88 (2.04%) CMS
3 78 (1.81%) WebSphere
4 67 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 59 (1.37%) NetWeaver
6 51 (1.18%) Apache Solr
7 40 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 38 (0.88%) Confluence
9 29 (0.67%) SAS
10 28 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 27 (0.63%) IIS
12 24 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.30%) Skype for Business
16 12 (0.28%) Apache
17 10 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
18 9 (0.21%) JBoss
18 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
19 8 (0.19%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 267 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 191 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 83 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
4 53 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.46%) SPSS
7 6 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.14%) Windchill
8 5 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.046%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.046%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.046%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.023%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 667 (15.49%) Dynamics AX
2 399 (9.27%) SAP ERP
3 277 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 244 (5.67%) NetSuite
5 241 (5.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 179 (4.16%) Oracle ERP
7 154 (3.58%) Oracle EBS
8 93 (2.16%) SAP Business One
9 86 (2.00%) SAP FI
10 84 (1.95%) SAP S/4HANA
11 80 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
12 78 (1.81%) SAP CO
12 78 (1.81%) SAP FI/CO
13 73 (1.70%) Unit4 Business World
14 68 (1.58%) Sage X3
15 63 (1.46%) SAP SD
16 50 (1.16%) Magento
16 50 (1.16%) Sage 200
17 46 (1.07%) SAP APO
17 46 (1.07%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 295 (6.85%) SaaS
2 241 (5.60%) Dynamics 365
3 172 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 134 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
5 128 (2.97%) Office 365
6 92 (2.14%) PaaS
7 84 (1.95%) IaaS
8 47 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
9 38 (0.88%) Force.com
10 30 (0.70%) FinancialForce
11 24 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 23 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 19 (0.44%) Taleo
14 16 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.35%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.21%) Mavenlink
17 8 (0.19%) Intacct
18 7 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
19 6 (0.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
19 6 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.79%) Internet
2 54 (1.25%) Firewall
3 50 (1.16%) WAN
4 47 (1.09%) DNS
5 45 (1.05%) DHCP
6 41 (0.95%) LAN
7 32 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 29 (0.67%) SAN
9 27 (0.63%) VoIP
10 19 (0.44%) VPN
11 17 (0.39%) SMS
12 16 (0.37%) Intranet
13 15 (0.35%) Skype
13 15 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (0.30%) Wireless
15 12 (0.28%) FTP
15 12 (0.28%) HTTP
15 12 (0.28%) LDAP
15 12 (0.28%) VLAN
16 10 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 231 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 143 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
5 117 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 113 (2.62%) SAP HANA
7 102 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 92 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
9 91 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 81 (1.88%) QlikView
11 76 (1.76%) Power BI
12 75 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
13 68 (1.58%) SAP BW
14 66 (1.53%) Relational Database
15 61 (1.42%) Big Data
15 61 (1.42%) MySQL
16 58 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
17 55 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
18 36 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
19 32 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 76 (1.76%) JIRA
2 75 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 54 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 34 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 23 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
7 21 (0.49%) Selenium
8 17 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 16 (0.37%) LSMW
9 16 (0.37%) Toad
10 15 (0.35%) MorphX
11 13 (0.30%) WebDriver
12 12 (0.28%) HP UFT
12 12 (0.28%) JUnit
13 11 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.26%) Subversion
14 10 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (0.23%) SoapUI
14 10 (0.23%) TestNG
15 9 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 1372 (31.86%) Finance
2 574 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 409 (9.50%) Retail
4 214 (4.97%) Advertising
5 192 (4.46%) Marketing
6 88 (2.04%) Legal
7 87 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 79 (1.83%) Back Office
8 79 (1.83%) General Ledger
9 70 (1.63%) Billing
10 58 (1.35%) Banking
11 38 (0.88%) Law
12 34 (0.79%) Automotive
12 34 (0.79%) Electronics
12 34 (0.79%) Publishing
13 31 (0.72%) German Language
14 17 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.35%) French Language
16 14 (0.33%) Local Government
16 14 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 899 (20.88%) Analyst
2 862 (20.02%) Consultant
3 498 (11.57%) Developer
4 374 (8.69%) Project Manager
5 338 (7.85%) Business Analyst
6 313 (7.27%) Architect
7 262 (6.08%) ERP Manager
8 255 (5.92%) Support Analyst
9 219 (5.09%) Applications Support
10 209 (4.85%) SAP Consultant
11 176 (4.09%) IT Manager
11 176 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
12 149 (3.46%) ERP Consultant
13 144 (3.34%) SAP Manager
14 138 (3.20%) Applications Support Analyst
15 136 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
16 134 (3.11%) ERP Analyst
17 123 (2.86%) ERP Project Manager
18 117 (2.72%) Systems Analyst
19 105 (2.44%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (7.76%) .NET
2 189 (4.39%) HTML
3 144 (3.34%) Web Services
4 142 (3.30%) CSS
5 127 (2.95%) XML
6 114 (2.65%) Middleware
7 100 (2.32%) EDI
8 91 (2.11%) HTML5
9 81 (1.88%) AngularJS
10 67 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 63 (1.46%) J2EE
12 62 (1.44%) Node.js
12 62 (1.44%) SOAP
13 60 (1.39%) RESTful
14 53 (1.23%) REST
14 53 (1.23%) Spring
15 47 (1.09%) SAP Basis
16 44 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
17 40 (0.93%) jQuery
18 32 (0.74%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 477 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (3.99%) Computer Science
3 169 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 132 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 128 (2.97%) FMCG
6 56 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 51 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 49 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 49 (1.14%) User Experience
9 40 (0.93%) AS400
10 39 (0.91%) iPad
11 34 (0.79%) iSeries
12 33 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 30 (0.70%) NHS
14 26 (0.60%) EPoS
15 22 (0.51%) Replication
16 21 (0.49%) Life Science
16 21 (0.49%) PMI
17 20 (0.46%) Mobile App
17 20 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 344 (7.99%) Windows
2 173 (4.02%) Windows Server
3 125 (2.90%) Linux
4 78 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (1.76%) Unix
6 64 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 64 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 32 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 27 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 26 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.37%) AIX
12 15 (0.35%) VMS
13 13 (0.30%) Android
14 12 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.26%) Solaris
16 9 (0.21%) CentOS
16 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (22.43%) CRM
2 812 (18.86%) Project Management
3 607 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
4 591 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
5 403 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 330 (7.66%) E-Commerce
7 319 (7.41%) ITIL
8 313 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 312 (7.25%) Business Analysis
10 303 (7.04%) Change Management
11 251 (5.83%) Migration
12 241 (5.60%) Analytics
13 235 (5.46%) Presales
14 219 (5.09%) Logistics
14 219 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 208 (4.83%) Coaching
16 174 (4.04%) SDLC
17 173 (4.02%) Business Development
18 165 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 148 (3.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 997 (23.15%) SQL
2 341 (7.92%) Java
3 222 (5.16%) C#
4 213 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 113 (2.62%) X++
6 102 (2.37%) PHP
7 87 (2.02%) PL/SQL
8 79 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 78 (1.81%) VBA
10 74 (1.72%) ABAP
11 64 (1.49%) C
12 39 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 38 (0.88%) Python
14 37 (0.86%) RPG
14 37 (0.86%) VB
15 34 (0.79%) C++
16 31 (0.72%) PowerShell
16 31 (0.72%) R
17 20 (0.46%) SAPscript
18 15 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 557 (12.94%) Degree
2 110 (2.55%) CIMA
3 108 (2.51%) ACCA
4 78 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 63 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 55 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (1.25%) Master's Degree
9 48 (1.11%) PMP
10 42 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 38 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 36 (0.84%) ISTQB
13 28 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 28 (0.65%) MBA
14 26 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.58%) ISEB
16 24 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 15 (0.35%) MCSA
18 14 (0.33%) AAT
18 14 (0.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (2.88%) QA
2 75 (1.74%) SLA
3 69 (1.60%) PMO
4 34 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.33%) GAAP
7 13 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.26%) GDPR
9 9 (0.21%) COSO
10 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.19%) SEPA
11 4 (0.093%) COBIT
11 4 (0.093%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.070%) FATCA
13 2 (0.046%) GAMP
13 2 (0.046%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.023%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 136 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 67 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.46%) Docker
5 15 (0.35%) vSphere
6 11 (0.26%) Cronacle
6 11 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.16%) NFS
10 6 (0.14%) Terminal Server
10 6 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.12%) KVM
11 5 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.093%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.070%) HDFS
14 1 (0.023%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 23 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.35%) Ansible
3 14 (0.33%) SCCM
4 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.12%) Nagios
9 5 (0.12%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.093%) Icinga
10 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.093%) Puppet
10 4 (0.093%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.093%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1477 (34.30%) SAP
2 1134 (26.34%) Microsoft
3 964 (22.39%) Oracle
4 297 (6.90%) Sage
5 273 (6.34%) JD Edwards
6 218 (5.06%) Infor
7 211 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
8 172 (3.99%) Epicor
9 152 (3.53%) IBM
10 131 (3.04%) hybris
11 105 (2.44%) Workday
12 94 (2.18%) VMware
13 85 (1.97%) IFS
14 70 (1.63%) ATG
15 66 (1.53%) Tableau
16 65 (1.51%) Ariba
17 62 (1.44%) Cognos
18 53 (1.23%) Demandware
19 44 (1.02%) Cisco
19 44 (1.02%) Google