Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 140 133
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing ERP 3,028 3,984 4,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.27% 2.50% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.71% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,272 2,842 3,536
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +2.27%

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 122,512 146,762 165,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 92.00% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 97,069 116,207 131,472
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,650 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 -12 2,718 £52,500 - 688
UK excluding London -13 1,889 £50,000 +2.04% 582
London -12 901 £57,500 -5.74% 149
South East +12 636 £54,000 +2.86% 105
North of England -23 411 £49,000 +8.89% 175
Midlands -3 365 £47,500 -5.00% 129
North West -16 255 £50,000 +7.53% 104
East of England +19 212 £53,750 +2.38% 75
West Midlands -13 201 £47,500 -9.52% 85
East Midlands +12 159 £50,000 +17.65% 42
Yorkshire -19 149 £45,000 +5.26% 51
South West -29 137 £40,000 -11.11% 56
Scotland -39 97 £42,500 -13.27% 31
Wales -10 20 £42,250 +3.05% 12
Northern Ireland -10 12 £41,000 -31.67% 1
North East -22 7 £50,000 +21.95% 21

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 1,118 (36.92%) Finance
2 988 (32.63%) SAP
3 741 (24.47%) SQL
4 729 (24.08%) Oracle
5 667 (22.03%) Microsoft
6 624 (20.61%) CRM
7 535 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
8 451 (14.89%) Project Management
9 442 (14.60%) Dynamics 365
10 426 (14.07%) SQL Server
11 420 (13.87%) Manufacturing
12 415 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
13 366 (12.09%) Degree
14 351 (11.59%) Retail
15 334 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 321 (10.60%) .NET
17 308 (10.17%) NetSuite
18 304 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
19 293 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
20 288 (9.51%) Dynamics AX
21 284 (9.38%) JD Edwards
22 273 (9.02%) Logistics
23 260 (8.59%) Azure
24 258 (8.52%) C#
25 248 (8.19%) Windows
26 230 (7.60%) Business Analysis
27 220 (7.27%) JavaScript
28 214 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
29 211 (6.97%) Oracle ERP
30 209 (6.90%) E-Commerce

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
1 118 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 73 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 52 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 31 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 27 (0.89%) Confluence
6 26 (0.86%) CMS
7 23 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 15 (0.50%) IIS
8 15 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (0.33%) WordPress
11 8 (0.26%) SAS
12 7 (0.23%) JBoss
12 7 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.20%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.17%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.17%) MTS
14 5 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 147 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.13%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.13%) Snagit
8 2 (0.066%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.066%) CATIA
8 2 (0.066%) SPSS
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.033%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.033%) Sketch
9 1 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 308 (10.17%) NetSuite
2 288 (9.51%) Dynamics AX
3 214 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 211 (6.97%) Oracle ERP
5 205 (6.77%) SAP S/4HANA
6 204 (6.74%) SAP ERP
7 176 (5.81%) Oracle EBS
8 123 (4.06%) Dynamics NAV
9 96 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 96 (3.17%) SAP FI
10 94 (3.10%) SAP CO
10 94 (3.10%) SAP FI/CO
11 71 (2.34%) SAP MM
12 64 (2.11%) SAP SCM
13 60 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
14 59 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 57 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
16 55 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
17 54 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
18 51 (1.68%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 442 (14.60%) Dynamics 365
2 260 (8.59%) Azure
3 194 (6.41%) SaaS
4 184 (6.08%) Power Platform
5 141 (4.66%) AWS
6 128 (4.23%) Office 365
7 53 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (1.72%) PaaS
9 42 (1.39%) FinancialForce
10 39 (1.29%) Force.com
10 39 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
11 36 (1.19%) PowerApps
12 35 (1.16%) Boomi
13 25 (0.83%) Microsoft Flow
14 19 (0.63%) GCP
15 16 (0.53%) Serverless
16 15 (0.50%) IaaS
17 11 (0.36%) GitHub
17 11 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 10 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.65%) Internet
2 36 (1.19%) Firewall
3 32 (1.06%) SAN
4 28 (0.92%) VoIP
5 26 (0.86%) Skype
6 22 (0.73%) LAN
7 20 (0.66%) WAN
8 17 (0.56%) Intranet
9 15 (0.50%) DHCP
10 14 (0.46%) DNS
11 12 (0.40%) NAS
12 11 (0.36%) FTP
12 11 (0.36%) TCP/IP
13 10 (0.33%) VPN
13 10 (0.33%) WebEx
14 7 (0.23%) Wireless
14 7 (0.23%) WLAN
15 6 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.13%) Network Security
17 3 (0.099%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 180 (5.94%) Power BI
3 157 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 95 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
7 68 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 67 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 67 (2.21%) SAP HANA
9 61 (2.01%) Relational Database
10 58 (1.92%) QlikView
11 55 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
11 55 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 50 (1.65%) MySQL
13 48 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 48 (1.59%) SAP BW
14 34 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
15 30 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
15 30 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 83 (2.74%) JIRA
2 65 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 47 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
5 43 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 41 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 33 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 29 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 27 (0.89%) Selenium
10 26 (0.86%) Ant
11 25 (0.83%) Gradle
11 25 (0.83%) Maven
12 16 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (0.53%) Subversion
13 15 (0.50%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.46%) SoapUI
15 11 (0.36%) Toad
16 10 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
18 6 (0.20%) MorphX
General
1 1,118 (36.92%) Finance
2 420 (13.87%) Manufacturing
3 351 (11.59%) Retail
4 111 (3.67%) Marketing
5 72 (2.38%) Public Sector
6 64 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 52 (1.72%) Banking
8 50 (1.65%) General Ledger
9 49 (1.62%) Back Office
10 44 (1.45%) Billing
11 26 (0.86%) Advertising
11 26 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (0.83%) Automotive
13 21 (0.69%) Law
14 16 (0.53%) Legal
15 15 (0.50%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.43%) Electronics
17 11 (0.36%) Local Government
18 10 (0.33%) French Language
19 9 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 610 (20.15%) Analyst
2 598 (19.75%) Consultant
3 431 (14.23%) Developer
4 269 (8.88%) Architect
5 246 (8.12%) SAP Consultant
6 222 (7.33%) Project Manager
7 194 (6.41%) Business Analyst
8 149 (4.92%) ERP Manager
9 147 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 122 (4.03%) IT Manager
11 118 (3.90%) Applications Support
12 105 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
13 100 (3.30%) Oracle Consultant
14 95 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
15 88 (2.91%) SAP Architect
16 82 (2.71%) SAP Analyst
17 81 (2.68%) Administrator
17 81 (2.68%) Senior Developer
18 79 (2.61%) Applications Support Analyst
19 77 (2.54%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (10.60%) .NET
2 185 (6.11%) Web Services
3 135 (4.46%) HTML
4 110 (3.63%) XML
5 100 (3.30%) CSS
6 90 (2.97%) EDI
7 85 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 72 (2.38%) ASP.NET
9 59 (1.95%) SOAP
10 58 (1.92%) J2EE
11 56 (1.85%) React
11 56 (1.85%) REST
12 55 (1.82%) jQuery
13 54 (1.78%) JSON
14 47 (1.55%) Middleware
15 44 (1.45%) .NET Core
16 39 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (1.22%) AngularJS
18 36 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
19 35 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 293 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 118 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
4 111 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 79 (2.61%) FMCG
6 74 (2.44%) User Experience
7 69 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
8 54 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 49 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 45 (1.49%) Social Media
11 32 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 28 (0.92%) Life Science
13 18 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.46%) AS400
15 14 (0.46%) iSeries
16 13 (0.43%) EPoS
17 12 (0.40%) Smartphone
18 11 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
18 11 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 248 (8.19%) Windows
2 121 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 96 (3.17%) Linux
4 65 (2.15%) Unix
5 38 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (1.19%) Android
7 28 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 26 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.066%) AIX
14 2 (0.066%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.033%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.033%) Solaris
15 1 (0.033%) SUSE
15 1 (0.033%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (20.61%) CRM
2 535 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (14.89%) Project Management
4 415 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
5 334 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 304 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
7 273 (9.02%) Logistics
8 230 (7.60%) Business Analysis
9 209 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 207 (6.84%) Scrum
11 201 (6.64%) Analytics
12 191 (6.31%) Migration
13 183 (6.04%) Change Management
14 178 (5.88%) Project Delivery
15 177 (5.85%) Presales
16 158 (5.22%) PRINCE2
17 153 (5.05%) ITIL
18 144 (4.76%) DevOps
19 140 (4.62%) Waterfall
20 138 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 741 (24.47%) SQL
2 258 (8.52%) C#
3 220 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 151 (4.99%) Java
5 130 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 116 (3.83%) T-SQL
7 68 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 65 (2.15%) ABAP
9 63 (2.08%) Python
10 62 (2.05%) VB.NET
11 60 (1.98%) PHP
12 50 (1.65%) X++
13 38 (1.25%) VB
14 37 (1.22%) VBA
15 35 (1.16%) C
16 21 (0.69%) C++
17 13 (0.43%) TypeScript
18 12 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 12 (0.40%) Ruby
19 11 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 366 (12.09%) Degree
2 65 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.45%) SAP Certification
4 40 (1.32%) ACCA
5 39 (1.29%) PMP
6 37 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 30 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 25 (0.83%) CIMA
10 24 (0.79%) ISTQB
10 24 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (0.73%) ISEB
12 20 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 18 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.56%) Master's Degree
15 16 (0.53%) MCSE
15 16 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
16 15 (0.50%) AAT
16 15 (0.50%) SC Cleared
17 12 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.50%) QA
2 65 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 53 (1.75%) GDPR
4 48 (1.59%) PMO
5 47 (1.55%) SLA
6 37 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.59%) IFRS
8 15 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.33%) COBIT
10 8 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.099%) GAAP
14 2 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.066%) GAMP
14 2 (0.066%) MiFID
15 1 (0.033%) Actionable Recommendations
15 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.033%) NIST
15 1 (0.033%) RMADS
System Software
1 145 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 26 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.43%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.30%) Docker
7 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.13%) Firmware
8 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.099%) vSphere
10 2 (0.066%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.033%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 19 (0.63%) SCCM
3 18 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.40%) Terraform
6 9 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.20%) Puppet
10 5 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (0.099%) SCOM
12 2 (0.066%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.066%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.066%) WSUS
13 1 (0.033%) Automic
13 1 (0.033%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.033%) MOM
13 1 (0.033%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.033%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 988 (32.63%) SAP
2 729 (24.08%) Oracle
3 667 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 284 (9.38%) JD Edwards
5 162 (5.35%) Salesforce.com
6 119 (3.93%) Sage
7 82 (2.71%) Workday
8 69 (2.28%) Citrix
9 65 (2.15%) IFS
10 61 (2.01%) VMware
11 56 (1.85%) Infor
12 45 (1.49%) Ariba
12 45 (1.49%) Tableau
13 44 (1.45%) Epicor
13 44 (1.45%) HP
14 38 (1.25%) Advent
14 38 (1.25%) Google
15 36 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
16 35 (1.16%) Dell
17 29 (0.96%) hybris