Period
to 19 September 2017

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 September 2017 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 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 871 898
Rank change year-on-year +102 +27 +65
Permanent jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 430 385 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 262 250 299
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.13% -8.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £97,375 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +0.44%

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 159247 172880 193638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.13% 88.28%
Number of salaries quoted 125489 144219 159192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Procure-to-Pay
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Procure-to-Pay
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay.

Salary trend for Procure-to-Pay in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Procure-to-Pay in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Top 15 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 September 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 +90 415 £55,000 +5.26% 15
UK excluding London +96 246 £55,000 +10.00% 9
London +37 176 £60,000 +4.35% 6
South East +96 94 £57,500 +26.37%
North of England +18 58 £57,500 +18.56% 6
Midlands -10 49 £70,000 +27.27%
North West +12 46 £65,000 +32.65% 5
West Midlands -6 42 £77,500 +40.91%
East of England +29 33 £45,000 +18.42% 2
North East +20 9 £52,500 +64.06%
East Midlands +12 7 £60,000 +28.34%
Scotland 0 6 £50,000 -33.33%
Wales +8 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire +17 3 £87,500 +2.94% 1
South West - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 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 Procure-to-Pay.

1 250 (58.14%) SAP
2 228 (53.02%) Finance
3 155 (36.05%) SAP MM
4 136 (31.63%) Order to Cash
5 132 (30.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 132 (30.70%) Oracle
6 102 (23.72%) Record to Report
7 87 (20.23%) ERP
8 66 (15.35%) Oracle Financials
9 64 (14.88%) Retail
9 64 (14.88%) Logistics
10 61 (14.19%) SAP SD
11 58 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (12.33%) Manufacturing
12 53 (12.33%) Oracle Fusion
13 46 (10.70%) Banking
14 45 (10.47%) Degree
14 45 (10.47%) ACCA
15 44 (10.23%) Project Management
15 44 (10.23%) SAP Retail
16 40 (9.30%) Microsoft
17 39 (9.07%) SQL
18 37 (8.60%) Change Management
19 35 (8.14%) Ariba
20 32 (7.44%) SLA
21 30 (6.98%) Business Development
22 28 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (6.51%) Java
22 28 (6.51%) ITIL
22 28 (6.51%) Windows

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 6 (1.40%) Apache
1 6 (1.40%) JBoss
2 5 (1.16%) iPlanet
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.70%) Confluence
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.47%) SAS
4 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 155 (36.05%) SAP MM
2 132 (30.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 66 (15.35%) Oracle Financials
4 61 (14.19%) SAP SD
5 44 (10.23%) SAP Retail
6 25 (5.81%) Oracle Payables
7 24 (5.58%) Oracle ERP
7 24 (5.58%) SAP SRM
8 23 (5.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 22 (5.12%) SAP FI
9 22 (5.12%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 20 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
11 19 (4.42%) SAP CO
11 19 (4.42%) SAP ERP
11 19 (4.42%) SAP Layout Workbench
11 19 (4.42%) SAP POS DM
12 18 (4.19%) SAP FI/CO
13 17 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (3.72%) SAP LE
14 16 (3.72%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
1 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Force.com
3 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.23%) Akamai
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.02%) Intranet
3 12 (2.79%) Internet
4 7 (1.63%) Firewall
4 7 (1.63%) FTP
5 6 (1.40%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 5 (1.16%) DNS
6 5 (1.16%) WAN
7 4 (0.93%) Network Security
7 4 (0.93%) SAN
7 4 (0.93%) VLAN
7 4 (0.93%) VPN
8 3 (0.70%) DWDM
8 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.70%) SDH
9 2 (0.47%) BGP
9 2 (0.47%) OSPF
9 2 (0.47%) VoIP
9 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 15 (3.49%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.86%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.70%) Essbase
9 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.47%) DataStage
10 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.47%) QlikView
10 2 (0.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (0.93%) JIRA
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.70%) Toad
3 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.47%) Selenium
3 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) LSMW
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Composer
General
1 228 (53.02%) Finance
2 64 (14.88%) Retail
3 53 (12.33%) Manufacturing
4 46 (10.70%) Banking
5 14 (3.26%) General Ledger
6 13 (3.02%) Advertising
7 10 (2.33%) Legal
8 9 (2.09%) Games
9 7 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.40%) Music Industry
11 5 (1.16%) Billing
11 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.93%) Publishing
13 3 (0.70%) Automotive
13 3 (0.70%) Electronics
13 3 (0.70%) German Language
13 3 (0.70%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 198 (46.05%) Consultant
2 122 (28.37%) SAP Consultant
3 71 (16.51%) Analyst
4 68 (15.81%) Oracle Consultant
5 64 (14.88%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 52 (12.09%) SAP MM Consultant
7 35 (8.14%) SAP Analyst
8 33 (7.67%) Support Analyst
9 31 (7.21%) SAP Support
10 30 (6.98%) SAP Manager
11 28 (6.51%) SAP Retail Consultant
12 27 (6.28%) SAP MM Analyst
13 26 (6.05%) Functional Consultant
14 25 (5.81%) Project Manager
14 25 (5.81%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
15 24 (5.58%) Senior Consultant
16 23 (5.35%) Senior Manager
17 22 (5.12%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 19 (4.42%) Oracle Functional Consultant
18 19 (4.42%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (2.79%) HTML
3 10 (2.33%) J2EE
4 8 (1.86%) SAP PI
5 5 (1.16%) COM
5 5 (1.16%) Middleware
6 4 (0.93%) IDoc
6 4 (0.93%) XML
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (0.47%) EDI
8 2 (0.47%) Grails
8 2 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.47%) Spring
8 2 (0.47%) Web Services
8 2 (0.47%) WinForms
9 1 (0.23%) jQuery
9 1 (0.23%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.23%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.95%) Virtual Team
3 14 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.09%) User Experience
5 7 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.16%) Clustering
7 5 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.93%) Device Driver
8 4 (0.93%) FMCG
8 4 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.47%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.47%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.47%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.51%) Windows
2 16 (3.72%) Unix
3 14 (3.26%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.02%) Linux
5 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.16%) AIX
7 5 (1.16%) HPUX
7 5 (1.16%) Solaris
7 5 (1.16%) SUSE
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (31.63%) Order to Cash
2 102 (23.72%) Record to Report
3 87 (20.23%) ERP
4 64 (14.88%) Logistics
5 58 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (10.23%) Project Management
7 37 (8.60%) Change Management
8 30 (6.98%) Business Development
9 28 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (6.51%) ITIL
10 27 (6.28%) Presales
11 26 (6.05%) Supply Chain Management
12 24 (5.58%) PRINCE2
13 22 (5.12%) Coaching
14 21 (4.88%) Source to Pay
15 20 (4.65%) CRM
15 20 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (4.42%) Assortment Management
16 19 (4.42%) Assortment Planning
16 19 (4.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.07%) SQL
2 28 (6.51%) Java
3 14 (3.26%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.09%) Perl
5 9 (2.09%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.86%) C
7 6 (1.40%) ABAP
7 6 (1.40%) PHP
8 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.16%) C++
8 5 (1.16%) C-shell
8 5 (1.16%) Korn
9 3 (0.70%) C#
9 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.47%) Python
10 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (10.47%) ACCA
1 45 (10.47%) Degree
2 10 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.09%) CIMA
4 8 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.16%) PMP
7 4 (0.93%) CCA
8 3 (0.70%) AAT
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.47%) CCIE
9 2 (0.47%) MBA
10 1 (0.23%) APMP
10 1 (0.23%) CCNA
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
10 1 (0.23%) CCSA
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.44%) SLA
2 15 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.40%) QA
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.70%) MiFID
5 2 (0.47%) IFRS
System Software
1 12 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.16%) KVM
4 5 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.47%) Samba
6 1 (0.23%) vCloud
6 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) OpenView
2 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.23%) Nagios
2 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 250 (58.14%) SAP
2 132 (30.70%) Oracle
3 40 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 35 (8.14%) Ariba
5 15 (3.49%) VMware
6 14 (3.26%) Hyperion
7 13 (3.02%) Capita
8 12 (2.79%) Northgate
9 9 (2.09%) Citrix
10 8 (1.86%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.16%) Cisco
11 5 (1.16%) PlateSpin
11 5 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.16%) Sun
11 5 (1.16%) Veritas
12 4 (0.93%) Cognos
12 4 (0.93%) Epicor
12 4 (0.93%) Orchard
13 3 (0.70%) CA
13 3 (0.70%) IBM