Period
to 19 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Procure-to-Pay skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Procure-to-Pay over the 6 months to 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 638 800 937
Rank change year-on-year +162 +137 -132
Permanent jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 62 280 234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 48 180 202
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £85,250 £100,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -7.69% +18.18%

Procure-to-Pay 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 44,727 125,652 151,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.23% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36,813 98,822 120,565
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Procure-to-Pay as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Procure-to-Pay in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Procure-to-Pay.

Salary trend for Procure-to-Pay in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Procure-to-Pay over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Procure-to-Pay in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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 +186 60 £65,000 +8.33% 20
London +184 44 £65,000 -2.26% 14
UK excluding London +192 17 £52,500 -12.50% 6
East of England +135 4 - -
Midlands +97 4 £50,000 -13.04% 3
North of England +138 3 £70,000 +23.35% 2
South West +121 3 £47,750 -20.42% 1
Work from Home +36 3 £60,500 -32.78% 2
South East +170 2 £67,000 +11.67%
North West +92 2 £47,500 -16.30%
East Midlands +77 2 £50,000 -50.00% 1
West Midlands +76 2 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 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 Procure-to-Pay.

1 35 (56.45%) ERP
2 30 (48.39%) SAP
3 25 (40.32%) Project Management
3 25 (40.32%) Finance
4 23 (37.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (33.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
6 20 (32.26%) SAP MM
7 19 (30.65%) Quality Management
7 19 (30.65%) SAPscript
7 19 (30.65%) ABAP
7 19 (30.65%) SAP Smart Forms
7 19 (30.65%) PLM
7 19 (30.65%) LSMW
7 19 (30.65%) Project Planning
7 19 (30.65%) SAP ERP
8 14 (22.58%) Oracle
8 14 (22.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.13%) Degree
11 9 (14.52%) General Ledger
11 9 (14.52%) Record to Report
11 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.90%) Order to Cash
12 8 (12.90%) Low Latency
12 8 (12.90%) Cisco
12 8 (12.90%) SQL
13 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
13 7 (11.29%) Requirements Gathering
14 6 (9.68%) Concur

Procure-to-Pay
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 4 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (32.26%) SAP MM
2 19 (30.65%) SAP ERP
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (9.68%) NetSuite
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (8.06%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Odoo
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (3.23%) SAP MDG
9 1 (1.61%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Azure
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (6.45%) IaaS
2 3 (4.84%) AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Power Platform
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Firewall
1 4 (6.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.84%) Power BI
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) LSMW
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Mockito
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.52%) General Ledger
4 5 (8.06%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) Developer
3 7 (11.29%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Cloud Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Report Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) NetSuite Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Project Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) SAP Retail Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.84%) J2EE
3 3 (4.84%) SOAP
3 3 (4.84%) Spring
3 3 (4.84%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.23%) ADO
4 2 (3.23%) Java EE
4 2 (3.23%) JPA
4 2 (3.23%) Kafka
4 2 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) JDBC
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
5 1 (1.61%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) FMCG
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) CentOS
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) ERP
2 25 (40.32%) Project Management
3 23 (37.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (33.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (30.65%) PLM
5 19 (30.65%) Project Planning
5 19 (30.65%) Quality Management
6 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (14.52%) Record to Report
8 8 (12.90%) Low Latency
8 8 (12.90%) Order to Cash
9 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) Requirements Gathering
10 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
11 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) ABAP
1 19 (30.65%) SAPscript
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.45%) Python
3 4 (6.45%) Ruby
4 3 (4.84%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ACCA
2 3 (4.84%) CIMA
3 2 (3.23%) AAT
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Ansible
1 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
1 4 (6.45%) Terraform
2 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) SAP
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Concur
5 4 (6.45%) Arista
5 4 (6.45%) Cognos
5 4 (6.45%) Dell
5 4 (6.45%) F5
5 4 (6.45%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) JD Edwards
5 4 (6.45%) Juniper
5 4 (6.45%) Mellanox
5 4 (6.45%) Solarflare
5 4 (6.45%) Supermicro
5 4 (6.45%) Yardi
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.23%) Ariba
7 2 (3.23%) Sage
7 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com