Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 839 922
Rank change year-on-year +94 +83 +30
Permanent jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 470 409 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 294 274 256
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -7.08% -18.12%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,875 £34,358
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.43% -8.64% -20.00%

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 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +77 442 £57,500 +9.52% 18
UK excluding London +48 243 £57,500 +14.43% 5
London +53 201 £55,000 -4.35% 13
South East +55 100 £60,000 +28.34%
North of England +42 60 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Midlands -30 53 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North West +13 51 £56,250 -29.69% 1
West Midlands -19 51 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East of England +7 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North East +15 6 £52,500 -
Scotland - 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +29 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Wales +16 3 - -
South West - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands +12 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 269 (57.23%) SAP
2 235 (50.00%) Finance
3 143 (30.43%) Oracle
3 143 (30.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 142 (30.21%) Order to Cash
5 141 (30.00%) SAP MM
6 114 (24.26%) Record to Report
7 98 (20.85%) ERP
8 72 (15.32%) Oracle Financials
9 68 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 66 (14.04%) Manufacturing
11 62 (13.19%) Oracle Fusion
12 58 (12.34%) Retail
13 55 (11.70%) Degree
14 51 (10.85%) Microsoft
15 50 (10.64%) Ariba
16 48 (10.21%) SAP SD
17 47 (10.00%) ACCA
17 47 (10.00%) Logistics
18 44 (9.36%) Banking
19 39 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
19 39 (8.30%) SQL
20 35 (7.45%) Change Management
21 34 (7.23%) Oracle EBS R12
21 34 (7.23%) Project Management
22 32 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
23 31 (6.60%) Presales
23 31 (6.60%) Windows
24 30 (6.38%) SAP Retail

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 (1.28%) Apache
1 6 (1.28%) JBoss
2 5 (1.06%) Confluence
2 5 (1.06%) iPlanet
2 5 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.85%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.43%) SAS
5 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) Totara
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 143 (30.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 141 (30.00%) SAP MM
3 72 (15.32%) Oracle Financials
4 48 (10.21%) SAP SD
5 34 (7.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 30 (6.38%) SAP Retail
7 29 (6.17%) Oracle ERP
8 28 (5.96%) SAP S/4HANA
9 26 (5.53%) Oracle EBS
10 24 (5.11%) Oracle Payables
11 23 (4.89%) SAP ERP
11 23 (4.89%) SAP FI
12 21 (4.47%) SAP SRM
13 20 (4.26%) SAP CO
14 19 (4.04%) SAP FI/CO
15 16 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
16 15 (3.19%) SAP SCM
17 14 (2.98%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
17 14 (2.98%) SAP Layout Workbench
17 14 (2.98%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.49%) PaaS
2 7 (1.49%) SaaS
3 6 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.77%) Internet
3 12 (2.55%) Firewall
4 9 (1.91%) Intranet
5 7 (1.49%) SAN
5 7 (1.49%) WAN
6 6 (1.28%) FTP
6 6 (1.28%) VPN
7 5 (1.06%) BGP
7 5 (1.06%) LAN
7 5 (1.06%) OSPF
7 5 (1.06%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.85%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.85%) MPLS
8 4 (0.85%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.64%) DNS
10 2 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.32%) SAP BW
2 19 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.13%) SAP HANA
5 9 (1.91%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.43%) DataStage
11 2 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.43%) QlikView
11 2 (0.43%) SAS EBI
11 2 (0.43%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.49%) JIRA
2 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.85%) Selenium
2 4 (0.85%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 235 (50.00%) Finance
2 66 (14.04%) Manufacturing
3 58 (12.34%) Retail
4 44 (9.36%) Banking
5 19 (4.04%) General Ledger
6 10 (2.13%) Advertising
7 9 (1.91%) Legal
8 7 (1.49%) Music Industry
9 6 (1.28%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.28%) Billing
9 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.06%) Games
10 5 (1.06%) Marketing
11 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Publishing
12 3 (0.64%) German Language
12 3 (0.64%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.64%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 207 (44.04%) Consultant
2 118 (25.11%) SAP Consultant
3 75 (15.96%) Oracle Consultant
4 66 (14.04%) Analyst
5 65 (13.83%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 54 (11.49%) SAP MM Consultant
7 35 (7.45%) SAP Analyst
8 34 (7.23%) SAP Manager
9 26 (5.53%) Support Analyst
10 25 (5.32%) SAP Support
11 24 (5.11%) Functional Consultant
12 23 (4.89%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 22 (4.68%) Architect
13 22 (4.68%) Senior Manager
14 21 (4.47%) SAP MM Analyst
15 18 (3.83%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
15 18 (3.83%) Procurement Manager
16 17 (3.62%) Project Manager
16 17 (3.62%) SAP Retail Consultant
17 16 (3.40%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.19%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (2.98%) HTML
3 10 (2.13%) J2EE
4 7 (1.49%) SAP PI
5 6 (1.28%) Middleware
6 5 (1.06%) EDI
6 5 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (0.85%) COM
7 4 (0.85%) SAPUI5
7 4 (0.85%) XML
8 2 (0.43%) .NET
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.43%) Grails
8 2 (0.43%) Spring
8 2 (0.43%) Web Services
8 2 (0.43%) WinForms
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.26%) Virtual Team
3 16 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.77%) User Experience
5 9 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.91%) FMCG
6 8 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.49%) Anti-Piracy
7 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.06%) Clustering
8 5 (1.06%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.85%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.64%) AS400
10 3 (0.64%) Fintech
10 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.43%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.43%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.60%) Windows
2 18 (3.83%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.77%) Unix
5 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.49%) Linux
6 7 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.06%) AIX
7 5 (1.06%) HPUX
7 5 (1.06%) Solaris
7 5 (1.06%) SUSE
7 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.21%) Order to Cash
2 114 (24.26%) Record to Report
3 98 (20.85%) ERP
4 68 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (10.00%) Logistics
6 39 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (7.45%) Change Management
8 34 (7.23%) Project Management
9 31 (6.60%) Presales
10 29 (6.17%) ITIL
11 23 (4.89%) CRM
12 21 (4.47%) Business Analysis
12 21 (4.47%) Business Development
12 21 (4.47%) Migration
12 21 (4.47%) Source to Pay
13 20 (4.26%) Supply Chain Management
14 19 (4.04%) Coaching
14 19 (4.04%) GAP Analysis
14 19 (4.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.30%) SQL
2 22 (4.68%) Java
3 13 (2.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.34%) PL/SQL
5 9 (1.91%) ABAP
5 9 (1.91%) Perl
6 7 (1.49%) C
6 7 (1.49%) PHP
7 6 (1.28%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.06%) C++
8 5 (1.06%) C-shell
8 5 (1.06%) Korn
8 5 (1.06%) Python
8 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.85%) C#
10 1 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (11.70%) Degree
2 47 (10.00%) ACCA
3 14 (2.98%) CIMA
4 12 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.06%) PMP
8 4 (0.85%) CCDP
8 4 (0.85%) CCNP
8 4 (0.85%) MBA
8 4 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.64%) AAT
10 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.21%) CCAB
10 1 (0.21%) CCIE
10 1 (0.21%) CCIE Collaboration
10 1 (0.21%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.21%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.68%) SLA
2 13 (2.77%) QA
3 11 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.28%) IFRS
5 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.06%) KVM
4 5 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) OpenView
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 269 (57.23%) SAP
2 143 (30.43%) Oracle
3 51 (10.85%) Microsoft
4 50 (10.64%) Ariba
5 14 (2.98%) VMware
6 13 (2.77%) Hyperion
7 9 (1.91%) Capita
7 9 (1.91%) Citrix
7 9 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.70%) Epicor
8 8 (1.70%) Northgate
9 7 (1.49%) Cisco
10 6 (1.28%) F5
11 5 (1.06%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.06%) PlateSpin
11 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.06%) Sun
11 5 (1.06%) Veritas
12 4 (0.85%) Avaya
12 4 (0.85%) Cognos