Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 150 152
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -33
Permanent jobs citing ERP 1,742 2,900 3,564
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.36% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.56% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 2,337 2,834
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 68,836 113,354 139,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.53% 92.06% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54,242 90,990 111,795
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,053 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% +1.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,900
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +11 1,471 £52,500 -1.87% 398
UK excluding London -4 1,007 £48,000 -4.00% 317
London +4 521 £65,000 +13.04% 95
Work from Home -24 314 £55,000 -2.65% 106
South East +4 289 £50,000 -9.09% 60
North of England -11 239 £48,000 +6.67% 79
Midlands +8 212 £45,000 -18.18% 79
West Midlands +12 136 £45,000 -15.89% 50
Yorkshire -2 119 £48,000 +9.71% 36
North West -22 111 £50,000 - 36
East of England -10 87 £47,500 -9.52% 56
South West +8 80 £42,500 -5.56% 23
Scotland +32 79 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East Midlands -6 75 £42,500 -28.27% 29
Wales +33 11 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Northern Ireland +15 11 £45,000 +7.78% 7
North East +10 9 £42,500 -32.00% 7

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 594 (34.10%) Finance
2 465 (26.69%) Microsoft
3 412 (23.65%) SQL
4 397 (22.79%) Oracle
5 396 (22.73%) SAP
6 362 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
7 333 (19.12%) CRM
8 288 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
9 268 (15.38%) Manufacturing
10 264 (15.15%) Dynamics 365
11 258 (14.81%) Project Management
12 254 (14.58%) Azure
13 236 (13.55%) Migration
14 218 (12.51%) NetSuite
15 187 (10.73%) SaaS
16 186 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
17 179 (10.28%) JD Edwards
18 176 (10.10%) SQL Server
18 176 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
19 175 (10.05%) Degree
20 166 (9.53%) C#
21 158 (9.07%) .NET
22 154 (8.84%) Oracle ERP
23 151 (8.67%) DevOps
24 149 (8.55%) Power Platform
25 146 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
26 144 (8.27%) JavaScript
27 140 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
28 137 (7.86%) E-Commerce
29 133 (7.63%) Data Migration

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 66 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.55%) CMS
3 21 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.03%) Confluence
5 18 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (0.98%) SAS
7 14 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (0.69%) IIS
8 12 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.40%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.40%) Kentico
13 6 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.34%) nginx
14 5 (0.29%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 146 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 28 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.32%) Adobe Premiere
6 15 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.11%) Windchill
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.057%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.057%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 218 (12.51%) NetSuite
2 154 (8.84%) Oracle ERP
3 128 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
4 98 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 79 (4.54%) Dynamics NAV
6 65 (3.73%) SAP ERP
7 64 (3.67%) SAP S/4HANA
8 60 (3.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 57 (3.27%) Oracle Payables
10 54 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
11 49 (2.81%) Oracle Applications
12 45 (2.58%) Oracle Assets
13 42 (2.41%) SAP Business One
14 39 (2.24%) Oracle Cash Management
15 33 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
16 30 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
17 28 (1.61%) SAP SD
18 27 (1.55%) SAP MM
19 25 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
20 21 (1.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 264 (15.15%) Dynamics 365
2 254 (14.58%) Azure
3 187 (10.73%) SaaS
4 149 (8.55%) Power Platform
5 98 (5.63%) Microsoft 365
6 95 (5.45%) AWS
7 47 (2.70%) PaaS
8 40 (2.30%) PowerApps
9 23 (1.32%) Azure Functions
9 23 (1.32%) Serverless
10 22 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (1.26%) IaaS
11 21 (1.21%) Boomi
12 19 (1.09%) Power Automate
13 17 (0.98%) Logic Apps
14 16 (0.92%) GCP
15 15 (0.86%) GitHub
16 12 (0.69%) NuGet
17 9 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
17 9 (0.52%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.80%) Intranet
1 14 (0.80%) LAN
2 13 (0.75%) WAN
3 10 (0.57%) DHCP
3 10 (0.57%) DNS
3 10 (0.57%) SAN
4 9 (0.52%) Firewall
4 9 (0.52%) HTTP
4 9 (0.52%) Wireless
5 6 (0.34%) Internet
5 6 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.34%) VPN
5 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.29%) SSL
7 4 (0.23%) NAS
8 3 (0.17%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.17%) Network Security
8 3 (0.17%) VoIP
9 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 121 (6.95%) Power BI
3 108 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
5 78 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
7 40 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
9 36 (2.07%) Big Data
10 34 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (1.84%) MySQL
12 31 (1.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 30 (1.72%) Tableau
14 26 (1.49%) Data Lake
15 23 (1.32%) OLAP
15 23 (1.32%) QlikView
16 22 (1.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 21 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (1.09%) SAP HANA
19 17 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 66 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 56 (3.21%) JIRA
3 47 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
4 23 (1.32%) Selenium
5 20 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (1.09%) LSMW
7 14 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.34%) JMeter
12 5 (0.29%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.29%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.29%) Subversion
13 2 (0.11%) Cypress.io
13 2 (0.11%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.11%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 594 (34.10%) Finance
2 268 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 107 (6.14%) Retail
4 102 (5.86%) Marketing
5 52 (2.99%) Law
6 49 (2.81%) Back Office
7 31 (1.78%) Billing
8 23 (1.32%) General Ledger
9 21 (1.21%) Legal
10 20 (1.15%) French Language
11 18 (1.03%) German Language
12 15 (0.86%) Banking
13 13 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.69%) Public Sector
15 11 (0.63%) Games
15 11 (0.63%) Spanish Language
15 11 (0.63%) Telecoms
16 10 (0.57%) Advertising
16 10 (0.57%) Automotive
17 9 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 331 (19.00%) Analyst
2 312 (17.91%) Consultant
3 269 (15.44%) Developer
4 155 (8.90%) Architect
5 114 (6.54%) Project Manager
6 100 (5.74%) Business Analyst
7 79 (4.54%) IT Manager
8 72 (4.13%) Oracle Consultant
9 68 (3.90%) Functional Consultant
10 66 (3.79%) Senior Consultant
11 65 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
12 63 (3.62%) Cloud Consultant
12 63 (3.62%) ERP Analyst
13 60 (3.44%) Support Analyst
14 57 (3.27%) ERP Consultant
15 52 (2.99%) SAP Consultant
15 52 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
16 51 (2.93%) ERP Manager
16 51 (2.93%) Senior Developer
17 45 (2.58%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (9.07%) .NET
2 101 (5.80%) HTML
3 85 (4.88%) Web Services
4 77 (4.42%) CSS
5 44 (2.53%) HTML5
5 44 (2.53%) XML
6 41 (2.35%) EDI
6 41 (2.35%) REST
7 39 (2.24%) Middleware
8 36 (2.07%) AngularJS
9 31 (1.78%) React
9 31 (1.78%) Vue.js
10 27 (1.55%) CSS3
10 27 (1.55%) Laravel
11 26 (1.49%) Node.js
11 26 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
12 24 (1.38%) ASP.NET
13 23 (1.32%) RESTful
14 21 (1.21%) SOAP
15 20 (1.15%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 140 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
3 84 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 65 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.87%) User Experience
6 32 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 27 (1.55%) FMCG
8 25 (1.44%) Life Science
9 23 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 16 (0.92%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.63%) Social Media
15 8 (0.46%) AS400
15 8 (0.46%) EPoS
15 8 (0.46%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.40%) iSeries
17 6 (0.34%) CMDB
17 6 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 85 (4.88%) Windows
2 45 (2.58%) Linux
3 35 (2.01%) Windows Server
4 28 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 16 (0.92%) Unix
6 12 (0.69%) Android
7 8 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.34%) AIX
8 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.17%) SUSE
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.057%) Android TV
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (19.12%) CRM
3 288 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
4 258 (14.81%) Project Management
5 236 (13.55%) Migration
6 186 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
7 176 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 151 (8.67%) DevOps
9 137 (7.86%) E-Commerce
10 133 (7.63%) Data Migration
11 127 (7.29%) Project Delivery
12 121 (6.95%) Analytics
13 120 (6.89%) Presales
14 118 (6.77%) Change Management
15 109 (6.26%) Business Development
16 107 (6.14%) Business Analysis
17 104 (5.97%) Logistics
18 102 (5.86%) Requirements Gathering
19 98 (5.63%) ITIL
20 96 (5.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 412 (23.65%) SQL
2 166 (9.53%) C#
3 144 (8.27%) JavaScript
4 87 (4.99%) Java
5 50 (2.87%) PHP
6 48 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 44 (2.53%) Python
8 33 (1.89%) VB
9 27 (1.55%) ABAP
10 22 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 20 (1.15%) VBA
12 19 (1.09%) SAPscript
13 18 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 17 (0.98%) C++
15 12 (0.69%) C
16 11 (0.63%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.63%) X++
17 9 (0.52%) Apex Code
17 9 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 7 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 175 (10.05%) Degree
2 92 (5.28%) Oracle Certification
3 86 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 46 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 41 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (2.12%) ACCA
7 32 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 30 (1.72%) CIMA
9 27 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (1.26%) AAT
11 21 (1.21%) PMI Certification
12 20 (1.15%) PMP
13 18 (1.03%) CIPD
14 11 (0.63%) CISSP
15 10 (0.57%) PhD
16 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.46%) Master's Degree
16 8 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.46%) SAP Certification
17 7 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.85%) QA
2 41 (2.35%) GDPR
2 41 (2.35%) PMO
3 33 (1.89%) SLA
4 30 (1.72%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.69%) COBIT
8 8 (0.46%) IFRS
9 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.29%) GAMP
10 5 (0.29%) GMP
11 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.23%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.23%) ITGC
12 3 (0.17%) NIST
12 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.11%) GAAP
14 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
System Software
1 51 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.44%) Docker
3 17 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.11%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 45 (2.58%) Puppet
3 44 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (2.30%) Terraform
5 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.34%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.29%) SCCM
8 4 (0.23%) Ansible
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.17%) SCOM
9 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.057%) AssetCenter
11 1 (0.057%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.057%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.057%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.057%) SCSM
11 1 (0.057%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.057%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 465 (26.69%) Microsoft
2 397 (22.79%) Oracle
3 396 (22.73%) SAP
4 179 (10.28%) JD Edwards
5 101 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (2.24%) Sage
7 37 (2.12%) IFS
8 35 (2.01%) Workday
9 31 (1.78%) VMware
10 29 (1.66%) IBM
10 29 (1.66%) Infor
11 28 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
12 23 (1.32%) Google
13 21 (1.21%) Epicor
14 19 (1.09%) Hyperion
14 19 (1.09%) MuleSoft
15 17 (0.98%) Cisco
15 17 (0.98%) Siebel
16 16 (0.92%) Adobe
17 15 (0.86%) hybris