Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 128 143
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing ERP 4,109 4,611 4,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.52% 2.56% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.80% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,973 3,537 3,674
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 148,561 164,877 173,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.48% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,099 130,403 144,189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 0 3,619 £52,500 +5.00% 965
UK excluding London +4 2,546 £47,500 +5.56% 808
London +16 1,264 £60,000 -3.23% 227
South East +18 665 £52,500 +16.67% 152
North of England -12 633 £45,000 +2.27% 251
Midlands +6 476 £47,500 - 191
North West -9 340 £45,000 -4.26% 127
East of England +10 294 £52,500 +5.00% 78
West Midlands +10 280 £52,500 +5.00% 120
Yorkshire -15 241 £45,000 +7.14% 88
South West +25 228 £44,500 +4.71% 69
Scotland +41 202 £49,500 +23.75% 45
East Midlands +6 193 £42,500 -5.56% 71
North East -17 52 £35,000 -12.50% 38
Wales -38 38 £42,000 +12.00% 18
Northern Ireland -6 21 £60,000 +60.00% 6

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 1,590 (38.70%) Finance
2 1,216 (29.59%) Microsoft
3 1,099 (26.75%) SAP
4 961 (23.39%) SQL
5 939 (22.85%) CRM
6 858 (20.88%) Oracle
7 730 (17.77%) Dynamics AX
8 695 (16.91%) Project Management
9 694 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
10 624 (15.19%) Manufacturing
11 537 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
12 526 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
13 492 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
14 472 (11.49%) Degree
15 445 (10.83%) Retail
16 432 (10.51%) SQL Server
17 411 (10.00%) NetSuite
18 393 (9.56%) Dynamics 365
19 376 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
20 338 (8.23%) ITIL
21 321 (7.81%) .NET
22 320 (7.79%) Migration
23 307 (7.47%) Analytics
24 302 (7.35%) Change Management
24 302 (7.35%) JD Edwards
25 300 (7.30%) Logistics
26 298 (7.25%) Business Analysis
26 298 (7.25%) E-Commerce
27 287 (6.98%) Windows
28 286 (6.96%) Sage

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
1 178 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.26%) CMS
3 66 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 53 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 50 (1.22%) Confluence
6 38 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 36 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (0.51%) IIS
9 17 (0.41%) nginx
10 16 (0.39%) Apache
11 14 (0.34%) Hyperledger
12 12 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.29%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.29%) WordPress
13 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.15%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.12%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.12%) Tornado
Applications
1 188 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
5 36 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.15%) Windchill
8 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.12%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.097%) SPSS
10 2 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.024%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 730 (17.77%) Dynamics AX
2 411 (10.00%) NetSuite
3 282 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 281 (6.84%) SAP ERP
5 214 (5.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 180 (4.38%) Oracle ERP
7 133 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
8 129 (3.14%) SAP S/4HANA
9 119 (2.90%) SAP Business One
10 72 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
11 71 (1.73%) SAP FI
12 70 (1.70%) SAP CO
12 70 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
13 69 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
14 60 (1.46%) Infor M3
15 46 (1.12%) Sage 200
16 44 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
17 42 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
18 41 (1.00%) Magento
18 41 (1.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 393 (9.56%) Dynamics 365
2 284 (6.91%) SaaS
3 244 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 160 (3.89%) Office 365
5 136 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
6 103 (2.51%) PaaS
7 84 (2.04%) IaaS
8 62 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
10 28 (0.68%) GitHub
11 27 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (0.56%) Boomi
13 22 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 21 (0.51%) Force.com
15 17 (0.41%) G Suite
16 11 (0.27%) FinancialForce
16 11 (0.27%) Slack
17 10 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (0.24%) iPaaS
18 9 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.00%) Firewall
2 64 (1.56%) Internet
3 59 (1.44%) WAN
4 57 (1.39%) LAN
5 47 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 39 (0.95%) VPN
7 27 (0.66%) SAN
8 24 (0.58%) DNS
9 20 (0.49%) VoIP
10 18 (0.44%) DHCP
10 18 (0.44%) Intranet
11 17 (0.41%) HTTP
11 17 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
12 16 (0.39%) VLAN
13 15 (0.37%) FTP
14 14 (0.34%) WebEx
15 9 (0.22%) IPsec
15 9 (0.22%) Skype
15 9 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 202 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 146 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
4 136 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 130 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 129 (3.14%) Power BI
7 110 (2.68%) SAP HANA
8 91 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
9 77 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 74 (1.80%) Relational Database
11 72 (1.75%) SAP BW
12 69 (1.68%) Big Data
13 63 (1.53%) MySQL
14 58 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
15 41 (1.00%) Oracle Database
16 40 (0.97%) Data Mining
17 39 (0.95%) QlikView
18 37 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 36 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
20 35 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 96 (2.34%) JIRA
2 52 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 45 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 39 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 28 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
7 27 (0.66%) Selenium
8 25 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 20 (0.49%) MorphX
10 19 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (0.44%) Subversion
12 16 (0.39%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (0.22%) gulp
14 8 (0.19%) GitLab
14 8 (0.19%) Hudson
14 8 (0.19%) LSMW
15 6 (0.15%) Babel
15 6 (0.15%) Rational Rose
15 6 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 1,590 (38.70%) Finance
2 624 (15.19%) Manufacturing
3 445 (10.83%) Retail
4 266 (6.47%) Advertising
5 208 (5.06%) Marketing
6 70 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 69 (1.68%) Back Office
7 69 (1.68%) Legal
8 54 (1.31%) General Ledger
9 53 (1.29%) Billing
10 43 (1.05%) Banking
11 32 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (0.73%) Automotive
13 29 (0.71%) Law
14 28 (0.68%) French Language
15 21 (0.51%) Spanish Language
16 19 (0.46%) Electronics
16 19 (0.46%) German Language
17 17 (0.41%) Local Government
18 16 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 810 (19.71%) Consultant
2 750 (18.25%) Analyst
3 533 (12.97%) Developer
4 458 (11.15%) Project Manager
5 356 (8.66%) Architect
6 249 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 225 (5.48%) ERP Manager
8 197 (4.79%) ERP Consultant
8 197 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
9 182 (4.43%) IT Manager
10 180 (4.38%) Support Analyst
11 148 (3.60%) ERP Analyst
12 145 (3.53%) ERP Project Manager
13 129 (3.14%) Administrator
14 127 (3.09%) Applications Support
15 125 (3.04%) SAP Consultant
16 122 (2.97%) Functional Consultant
17 106 (2.58%) Dynamics AX Consultant
17 106 (2.58%) Senior Consultant
17 106 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (7.81%) .NET
2 181 (4.40%) XML
3 157 (3.82%) HTML
4 125 (3.04%) Middleware
5 121 (2.94%) Web Services
6 112 (2.73%) CSS
7 111 (2.70%) EDI
8 89 (2.17%) SOAP
9 65 (1.58%) ASP.NET
10 54 (1.31%) J2EE
10 54 (1.31%) REST
11 46 (1.12%) JSON
12 44 (1.07%) React
13 42 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
14 41 (1.00%) SAP Fiori
15 40 (0.97%) .NET Framework
15 40 (0.97%) AngularJS
16 38 (0.92%) jQuery
16 38 (0.92%) Node.js
17 32 (0.78%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 526 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 168 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
4 159 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 127 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 121 (2.94%) FMCG
7 84 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
8 73 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 70 (1.70%) User Experience
10 41 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 41 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 39 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 35 (0.85%) EPoS
13 34 (0.83%) Life Science
14 31 (0.75%) Driving Licence
15 29 (0.71%) AS400
16 27 (0.66%) Fintech
16 27 (0.66%) Replication
17 26 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
18 24 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 287 (6.98%) Windows
2 177 (4.31%) Linux
3 145 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 75 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (1.51%) Unix
6 59 (1.44%) Windows 10
7 51 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (0.88%) Android
9 26 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.19%) CentOS
14 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.12%) AIX
15 5 (0.12%) HPUX
16 2 (0.049%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.024%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 939 (22.85%) CRM
2 695 (16.91%) Project Management
3 694 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
4 537 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
5 492 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
6 376 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 338 (8.23%) ITIL
8 320 (7.79%) Migration
9 307 (7.47%) Analytics
10 302 (7.35%) Change Management
11 300 (7.30%) Logistics
12 298 (7.25%) Business Analysis
12 298 (7.25%) E-Commerce
13 229 (5.57%) Presales
14 225 (5.48%) PRINCE2
15 220 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 206 (5.01%) SDLC
17 195 (4.75%) Waterfall
18 189 (4.60%) Scrum
19 187 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 961 (23.39%) SQL
2 264 (6.42%) JavaScript
3 230 (5.60%) Java
4 225 (5.48%) C#
5 129 (3.14%) PL/SQL
6 128 (3.12%) T-SQL
7 125 (3.04%) C
8 119 (2.90%) X++
9 94 (2.29%) Python
10 88 (2.14%) PHP
11 72 (1.75%) C++
12 52 (1.27%) ABAP
13 43 (1.05%) VB.NET
14 36 (0.88%) RPG
15 35 (0.85%) PowerShell
16 32 (0.78%) VB
17 23 (0.56%) Apex Code
18 20 (0.49%) RPG IV
19 19 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 19 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 472 (11.49%) Degree
2 178 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 92 (2.24%) ACCA
5 88 (2.14%) CIMA
6 72 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 66 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 62 (1.51%) PMP
9 59 (1.44%) Security Cleared
10 53 (1.29%) SC Cleared
11 49 (1.19%) MCSE
12 35 (0.85%) Master's Degree
13 28 (0.68%) MCITP
14 23 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.54%) ISEB
15 22 (0.54%) MCSA
16 17 (0.41%) MAPM
17 16 (0.39%) CCNA
18 15 (0.37%) AAT
18 15 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.33%) QA
2 106 (2.58%) PMO
3 100 (2.43%) SLA
4 57 (1.39%) GDPR
5 45 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 44 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (0.49%) COBIT
9 18 (0.44%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.22%) GAMP
10 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.17%) GAAP
12 6 (0.15%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.097%) GMP
14 3 (0.073%) GxP
15 2 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 2 (0.049%) ISO 20022
16 1 (0.024%) COSHH
16 1 (0.024%) SEPA
16 1 (0.024%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 164 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 82 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 16 (0.39%) Docker
5 16 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.22%) XenApp
8 9 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.15%) vSphere
10 5 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.097%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.073%) NFS
13 2 (0.049%) LXC
14 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.24%) Ansible
1 10 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (0.22%) Nagios
3 8 (0.19%) FortiGate
3 8 (0.19%) SCCM
4 7 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.15%) Icinga
5 6 (0.15%) Puppet
5 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.097%) Clonezilla
7 4 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.073%) Grafana
8 3 (0.073%) Graphite
8 3 (0.073%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.073%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.073%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,216 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 1,099 (26.75%) SAP
3 858 (20.88%) Oracle
4 302 (7.35%) JD Edwards
5 286 (6.96%) Sage
6 225 (5.48%) Infor
7 168 (4.09%) Epicor
8 135 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
9 120 (2.92%) IFS
10 115 (2.80%) VMware
11 74 (1.80%) Citrix
12 62 (1.51%) Ariba
13 51 (1.24%) Workday
14 50 (1.22%) Cognos
15 47 (1.14%) Google
16 44 (1.07%) Cisco
16 44 (1.07%) Tableau
17 42 (1.02%) IBM
18 41 (1.00%) Xero
19 40 (0.97%) Hyperion