Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Procure-to-Pay (including Purchase-to-Pay, P2P)
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 715 626 789
Rank change year-on-year -89 +163 +165
Permanent jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 330 63 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 250 46 196
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £51,875 £51,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.38% - +2.36%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £96,875 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +28.00% -16.67% -9.43%

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 115,635 44,804 129,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.01% 93.22% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 77,328 37,092 102,749
10th Percentile £32,520 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £86,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Procure-to-Pay in the UK

Procure-to-Pay
Top 14 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 28 September 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 -84 296 £68,500 +5.38% 28
UK excluding London -78 174 £64,000 +28.00% 14
London -176 117 £72,500 +11.54% 14
North of England -54 80 £64,000 +34.74% 5
Work from Home -199 72 £70,000 +7.28% 6
North West -37 56 £64,000 +34.74% 1
South East -117 50 £70,000 +4.48% 4
Yorkshire -74 24 £75,000 +130.77% 4
Midlands -109 23 £72,500 +65.71% 4
South West -95 13 £57,500 -4.96%
West Midlands -95 13 £80,000 +113.33% 1
East Midlands -65 10 £67,500 +35.00% 3
East of England -91 5 £52,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 163 (49.39%) ERP
2 160 (48.48%) Finance
3 134 (40.61%) SAP
4 97 (29.39%) Social Skills
5 90 (27.27%) Order to Cash
6 78 (23.64%) Oracle
6 78 (23.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 72 (21.82%) Degree
8 62 (18.79%) Project Management
9 61 (18.48%) SAP MM
10 53 (16.06%) Record to Report
11 48 (14.55%) SAP S/4HANA
11 48 (14.55%) SAP APO
12 44 (13.33%) SAP ERP
13 43 (13.03%) Translating Business Requirements
13 43 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (13.03%) Architecture Roadmap
14 41 (12.42%) NetSuite
15 40 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (11.82%) Presales
17 38 (11.52%) Microsoft
18 37 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
19 36 (10.91%) Manufacturing
20 35 (10.61%) Retail
21 33 (10.00%) Migration
22 32 (9.70%) Network Design
23 30 (9.09%) Analytics
24 29 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (8.79%) JD Edwards
24 29 (8.79%) Dynamics 365

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 11 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.21%) CMS
5 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Appian
Applications
1 27 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.15%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 78 (23.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 61 (18.48%) SAP MM
3 48 (14.55%) SAP APO
3 48 (14.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 44 (13.33%) SAP ERP
5 41 (12.42%) NetSuite
6 28 (8.48%) SAP SCM
7 24 (7.27%) Oracle ERP
7 24 (7.27%) Oracle Payables
8 23 (6.97%) Oracle EBS R12
9 21 (6.36%) Oracle Assets
10 20 (6.06%) Oracle Receivables
11 16 (4.85%) Oracle Cash Management
12 15 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
13 11 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
14 9 (2.73%) SAP CO
15 8 (2.42%) SAP FI
15 8 (2.42%) SAP FI/CO
16 7 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.79%) Dynamics 365
2 26 (7.88%) SaaS
3 18 (5.45%) Power Platform
4 16 (4.85%) PowerApps
5 14 (4.24%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (3.33%) Power Automate
7 10 (3.03%) IaaS
7 10 (3.03%) PaaS
8 5 (1.52%) AWS
9 4 (1.21%) Azure
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.30%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.06%) 3G
1 20 (6.06%) 5G
1 20 (6.06%) LTE
1 20 (6.06%) MIMO
1 20 (6.06%) WiMAX
1 20 (6.06%) Wireless
2 16 (4.85%) VoIP
3 14 (4.24%) MPLS
3 14 (4.24%) Multicast
3 14 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (3.94%) Broadband
4 13 (3.94%) VPN
5 12 (3.64%) BGP
5 12 (3.64%) Firewall
5 12 (3.64%) GPON
5 12 (3.64%) IPv6
5 12 (3.64%) OSPF
6 2 (0.61%) DWDM
6 2 (0.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.15%) Power BI
2 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.21%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (1.21%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.91%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.61%) Big Data
6 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.61%) KDB
6 2 (0.61%) Kdb+
6 2 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Babel
1 4 (1.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.91%) JIRA
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
General
1 160 (48.48%) Finance
2 97 (29.39%) Social Skills
3 36 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 35 (10.61%) Retail
5 29 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.67%) General Ledger
7 21 (6.36%) Marketing
8 20 (6.06%) Billing
9 17 (5.15%) Presentation Skills
10 16 (4.85%) Back Office
10 16 (4.85%) Banking
11 11 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
11 11 (3.33%) Law
12 6 (1.82%) Games
12 6 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (1.52%) Local Government
14 4 (1.21%) French Language
14 4 (1.21%) Public Sector
15 3 (0.91%) Legal
15 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (32.12%) Consultant
2 83 (25.15%) Analyst
3 55 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 46 (13.94%) SAP Analyst
5 45 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
6 42 (12.73%) SAP Business Analyst
7 29 (8.79%) NetSuite Consultant
8 28 (8.48%) Oracle Consultant
9 21 (6.36%) Architect
10 20 (6.06%) Design Engineer
10 20 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
10 20 (6.06%) RF Design Engineer
10 20 (6.06%) RF Engineer
11 18 (5.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 17 (5.15%) Oracle P2P Consultant
13 15 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
13 15 (4.55%) SAP P2P Analyst
13 15 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
14 14 (4.24%) Network Engineer
14 14 (4.24%) P2P Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (1.52%) EDI
3 4 (1.21%) Kafka
3 4 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.21%) React
3 4 (1.21%) React Native
3 4 (1.21%) Samza
4 3 (0.91%) HTML
4 3 (0.91%) SAP TM
4 3 (0.91%) TensorFlow
4 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 2 (0.61%) COM
5 2 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.61%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.30%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.42%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.82%) User Experience
10 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.21%) Blog
11 4 (1.21%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (1.21%) Life Science
11 4 (1.21%) Robotics
12 3 (0.91%) CUDA
12 3 (0.91%) PMI
12 3 (0.91%) Social Media
13 2 (0.61%) EPoS
13 2 (0.61%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.03%) Linux
2 8 (2.42%) CentOS
2 8 (2.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.30%) Windows
3 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (49.39%) ERP
2 90 (27.27%) Order to Cash
3 62 (18.79%) Project Management
4 53 (16.06%) Record to Report
5 43 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (13.03%) Architecture Roadmap
5 43 (13.03%) Translating Business Requirements
6 40 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (11.82%) Presales
8 37 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (10.00%) Migration
10 32 (9.70%) Network Design
11 30 (9.09%) Analytics
12 27 (8.18%) Requirements Gathering
13 25 (7.58%) Test Scripting
14 24 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (6.36%) Prototyping
16 20 (6.06%) Workflow
17 19 (5.76%) Change Management
17 19 (5.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.88%) SQL
2 14 (4.24%) Python
3 12 (3.64%) C
3 12 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.42%) Ruby
6 5 (1.52%) ABAP
7 4 (1.21%) Java
7 4 (1.21%) Kotlin
7 4 (1.21%) R
8 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (21.82%) Degree
2 19 (5.76%) ACCA
2 19 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.45%) CIMA
4 17 (5.15%) AAT
5 15 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (3.64%) CCIE
6 12 (3.64%) CCNP
6 12 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (3.03%) Master's Degree
9 8 (2.42%) RHCE
9 8 (2.42%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.21%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.91%) CCNA
11 3 (0.91%) MBA
11 3 (0.91%) PMP
12 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) SLA
2 6 (1.82%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) GDPR
3 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.61%) GRC
5 1 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS
5 1 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.24%) Nagios
2 8 (2.42%) Ansible
2 8 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.42%) Puppet
2 8 (2.42%) Terraform
3 4 (1.21%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 134 (40.61%) SAP
2 78 (23.64%) Oracle
3 38 (11.52%) Microsoft
4 29 (8.79%) JD Edwards
5 20 (6.06%) Cisco
6 19 (5.76%) Ariba
7 12 (3.64%) Nokia
7 12 (3.64%) SolarWinds
8 9 (2.73%) Dell
8 9 (2.73%) IBM
8 9 (2.73%) Workday
9 8 (2.42%) HP
9 8 (2.42%) Intel
9 8 (2.42%) Mellanox
9 8 (2.42%) Solarflare
9 8 (2.42%) Supermicro
10 6 (1.82%) Concur
11 5 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.52%) UiPath