Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 803 980
Rank change year-on-year 0 +177 -43
Permanent jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 380 386 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 291 280 223
UK median annual salary £59,000 £52,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.38% -3.67% -16.15%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,125 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +5.05% -23.85%

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 157,432 157,308 187,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,025 129,519 155,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -13 353 £57,500 +9.52% 29
London +8 194 £60,000 +9.09% 16
UK excluding London -34 158 £55,000 +5.77% 15
South East +14 69 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Midlands -18 40 £59,000 +7.27% 5
West Midlands -12 39 £59,500 +10.70% 5
North of England +9 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West +19 27 £55,000 -16.98%
East of England -11 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland -25 6 £47,500 +5.56% 1
North East - 4 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +4 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Wales +12 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £46,250 - 2
East Midlands -6 1 £55,000 -3.51%

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 204 (53.68%) SAP
2 199 (52.37%) Finance
3 89 (23.42%) Order to Cash
4 87 (22.89%) Oracle
4 87 (22.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 86 (22.63%) SAP MM
6 85 (22.37%) ERP
7 80 (21.05%) Record to Report
8 56 (14.74%) Degree
9 54 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (13.16%) SQL
11 49 (12.89%) Oracle Financials
11 49 (12.89%) Ariba
11 49 (12.89%) Manufacturing
12 45 (11.84%) Project Management
13 38 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (9.47%) Oracle Fusion
14 36 (9.47%) ACCA
14 36 (9.47%) SAP S/4HANA
15 35 (9.21%) Microsoft
16 33 (8.68%) Oracle EBS
16 33 (8.68%) PRINCE2
16 33 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (8.68%) Retail
17 31 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
17 31 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
17 31 (8.16%) Management Information System
18 27 (7.11%) GAP Analysis
19 26 (6.84%) Change Management
19 26 (6.84%) SAP SD

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 (1.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (0.79%) Apache
2 3 (0.79%) Confluence
2 3 (0.79%) JBoss
2 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.53%) iPlanet
3 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.26%) Totara
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.47%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 87 (22.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 86 (22.63%) SAP MM
3 49 (12.89%) Oracle Financials
4 36 (9.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 33 (8.68%) Oracle EBS
6 31 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 26 (6.84%) SAP SD
8 20 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (5.00%) NetSuite
9 19 (5.00%) SAP SRM
10 16 (4.21%) Infor SunSystems
11 15 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (3.95%) SAP CO
11 15 (3.95%) SAP FI
11 15 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO
12 13 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (3.16%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (3.16%) SAP ERP
14 9 (2.37%) SAP BPC
15 8 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.37%) SaaS
2 8 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.84%) PaaS
4 5 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.05%) FinancialForce
5 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.42%) Firewall
2 12 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.37%) WAN
4 8 (2.11%) Internet
4 8 (2.11%) VPN
5 7 (1.84%) BGP
5 7 (1.84%) OSPF
6 6 (1.58%) EIGRP
6 6 (1.58%) MPLS
6 6 (1.58%) SAN
6 6 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.32%) DNS
7 5 (1.32%) LAN
8 4 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.05%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.05%) VLAN
9 2 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.53%) FCoE
9 2 (0.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 16 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.68%) SAP HANA
4 9 (2.37%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.84%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
9 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.26%) GIS
9 1 (0.26%) Lumira
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (1.84%) JIRA
2 4 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.79%) Selenium
3 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 199 (52.37%) Finance
2 49 (12.89%) Manufacturing
3 33 (8.68%) Retail
4 25 (6.58%) Banking
5 17 (4.47%) General Ledger
6 14 (3.68%) Advertising
7 6 (1.58%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.58%) Marketing
8 4 (1.05%) Legal
8 4 (1.05%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.05%) Publishing
9 3 (0.79%) Billing
9 3 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.53%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (35.00%) Consultant
2 71 (18.68%) SAP Consultant
3 69 (18.16%) Analyst
4 46 (12.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 37 (9.74%) SAP Analyst
6 36 (9.47%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 34 (8.95%) SAP MM Consultant
8 19 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.74%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 18 (4.74%) Systems Manager
10 15 (3.95%) ERP Consultant
11 12 (3.16%) Cloud Consultant
11 12 (3.16%) Functional Consultant
11 12 (3.16%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
11 12 (3.16%) SAP Support
11 12 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.89%) SAP Business Analyst
12 11 (2.89%) SAP SD Analyst
12 11 (2.89%) SAP SD Business Analyst
12 11 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.47%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (3.16%) SAP Fiori
3 11 (2.89%) Middleware
4 7 (1.84%) HTML
5 6 (1.58%) EDI
5 6 (1.58%) IDoc
6 3 (0.79%) .NET
6 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.79%) SAPUI5
7 2 (0.53%) CSS
7 2 (0.53%) J2EE
7 2 (0.53%) LDAP
8 1 (0.26%) jQuery
8 1 (0.26%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.26%) Spring
8 1 (0.26%) Spring.NET
8 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.26%) WCF
8 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.68%) User Experience
4 11 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.58%) FMCG
7 5 (1.32%) AS400
7 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.05%) Anti-Piracy
8 4 (1.05%) Fintech
8 4 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.53%) Clustering
10 2 (0.53%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.53%) Robotics
11 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.21%) Windows
2 9 (2.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.84%) Unix
4 5 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.79%) Linux
7 2 (0.53%) AIX
7 2 (0.53%) HPUX
7 2 (0.53%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) OS/400
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.42%) Order to Cash
2 85 (22.37%) ERP
3 80 (21.05%) Record to Report
4 54 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (11.84%) Project Management
6 38 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (8.68%) PRINCE2
8 27 (7.11%) GAP Analysis
9 26 (6.84%) Change Management
10 25 (6.58%) CRM
10 25 (6.58%) Process Improvement
11 23 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (5.79%) ITIL
13 21 (5.53%) Migration
14 19 (5.00%) Business Analysis
14 19 (5.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
15 18 (4.74%) Data Extraction
15 18 (4.74%) Presales
16 17 (4.47%) Contract Management
17 16 (4.21%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (13.16%) SQL
2 21 (5.53%) T-SQL
3 16 (4.21%) PL/SQL
3 16 (4.21%) VBA
4 11 (2.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.11%) ABAP
6 6 (1.58%) Java
6 6 (1.58%) Python
7 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.05%) PHP
9 3 (0.79%) C#
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) C-shell
10 2 (0.53%) Korn
10 2 (0.53%) Perl
10 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.26%) C
11 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (14.74%) Degree
2 36 (9.47%) ACCA
3 24 (6.32%) CIMA
4 11 (2.89%) PMP
5 10 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.58%) CCNP
9 5 (1.32%) ISEB
10 4 (1.05%) AAT
10 4 (1.05%) CCDP
10 4 (1.05%) CPIM
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.79%) CCIE
11 3 (0.79%) MBA
12 2 (0.53%) CCMSE
12 2 (0.53%) CCSA
12 2 (0.53%) CCSE
12 2 (0.53%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.26%) CCIE Collaboration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.89%) QA
3 6 (1.58%) IFRS
4 4 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.05%) SLA
5 2 (0.53%) GxP
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) COSO
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.53%) KVM
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.53%) Samba
2 2 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
1 2 (0.53%) Nagios
1 2 (0.53%) OpenView
1 2 (0.53%) SCOM
2 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 204 (53.68%) SAP
2 87 (22.89%) Oracle
3 49 (12.89%) Ariba
4 35 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 25 (6.58%) Infor
6 13 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.89%) Sage
8 10 (2.63%) JD Edwards
9 9 (2.37%) Cisco
9 9 (2.37%) Epicor
10 8 (2.11%) F5
10 8 (2.11%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.58%) HP
11 6 (1.58%) IFS
11 6 (1.58%) Northgate
11 6 (1.58%) Xero
12 5 (1.32%) Workday
13 4 (1.05%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (1.05%) Avaya
13 4 (1.05%) Sun