Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 735 678 764
Rank change year-on-year -57 +86 +99
Permanent jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 349 87 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 255 56 173
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,625 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.92% +8.33% -3.23%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £107,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +17.27% -15.38% +8.33%

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 120,414 58,914 116,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.03% 93.10% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78,049 48,002 93,468
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -51 298 £69,500 +6.92% 31
UK excluding London -65 166 £64,500 +17.27% 20
London -126 128 £72,500 +11.54% 14
North of England -60 71 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Work from Home -158 65 £70,000 +23.89% 7
South East -57 61 £52,500 -21.64% 4
North West -55 44 £64,000 +24.88% 1
Yorkshire -56 27 £75,000 - 6
Midlands -82 18 £67,500 -18.18%
East Midlands -54 11 £70,000 +40.00%
East of England -78 11 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands -75 7 £62,000 -28.12%
South West -50 4 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Scotland -68 1 £45,000 -14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 180 (51.58%) Finance
2 127 (36.39%) SAP
3 120 (34.38%) ERP
4 95 (27.22%) Order to Cash
5 77 (22.06%) Social Skills
6 75 (21.49%) Degree
7 73 (20.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 73 (20.92%) Oracle
8 72 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (16.05%) Record to Report
10 46 (13.18%) SAP MM
11 45 (12.89%) SAP S/4HANA
12 44 (12.61%) SQL
13 43 (12.32%) Project Management
13 43 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (12.03%) Software Engineering
15 41 (11.75%) NetSuite
16 39 (11.17%) SAP APO
17 38 (10.89%) Java
17 38 (10.89%) Network Design
18 36 (10.32%) Oracle EBS R12
18 36 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (10.03%) Architecture Roadmap
19 35 (10.03%) Dynamics 365
19 35 (10.03%) Open Source
20 34 (9.74%) SAP ERP
20 34 (9.74%) Algorithms
20 34 (9.74%) Migration
21 33 (9.46%) JD Edwards
21 33 (9.46%) Translating Business Requirements

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 17 (4.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.57%) CMS
3 2 (0.57%) Confluence
3 2 (0.57%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (2.87%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 73 (20.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 46 (13.18%) SAP MM
3 45 (12.89%) SAP S/4HANA
4 41 (11.75%) NetSuite
5 39 (11.17%) SAP APO
6 36 (10.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 34 (9.74%) SAP ERP
8 29 (8.31%) Oracle Payables
9 26 (7.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 23 (6.59%) Oracle Cash Management
11 22 (6.30%) SAP SCM
12 20 (5.73%) Oracle EBS
12 20 (5.73%) Oracle General Ledger
13 16 (4.58%) SAP CO
13 16 (4.58%) SAP FI
14 15 (4.30%) SAP FI/CO
15 13 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
16 11 (3.15%) Oracle Assets
16 11 (3.15%) Oracle ERP
17 10 (2.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.03%) Dynamics 365
2 19 (5.44%) AWS
3 18 (5.16%) SaaS
4 14 (4.01%) GitHub
5 8 (2.29%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.01%) PowerApps
7 5 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (1.43%) Power Automate
8 4 (1.15%) IaaS
8 4 (1.15%) PaaS
9 3 (0.86%) Azure
9 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.45%) 3G
1 26 (7.45%) 5G
1 26 (7.45%) LTE
1 26 (7.45%) MIMO
1 26 (7.45%) WiMAX
1 26 (7.45%) Wireless
2 21 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.44%) Firewall
3 19 (5.44%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 18 (5.16%) Multicast
5 17 (4.87%) Broadband
6 14 (4.01%) VoIP
7 12 (3.44%) BGP
7 12 (3.44%) GPON
7 12 (3.44%) IPv6
7 12 (3.44%) MPLS
7 12 (3.44%) OSPF
7 12 (3.44%) VPN
7 12 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (2.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (4.87%) Metadata
2 17 (4.87%) Metadata Repository
2 17 (4.87%) Redis
3 16 (4.58%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (4.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (2.58%) Blockchain
6 8 (2.29%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (2.01%) Power BI
8 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.86%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.86%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.86%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.57%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.57%) KDB
10 2 (0.57%) Kdb+
10 2 (0.57%) MySQL
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (4.87%) JIRA
2 13 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.29%) Babel
3 8 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 180 (51.58%) Finance
2 77 (22.06%) Social Skills
3 31 (8.88%) Banking
4 30 (8.60%) Retail
5 28 (8.02%) Manufacturing
6 21 (6.02%) Marketing
7 18 (5.16%) Billing
8 14 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (4.01%) General Ledger
9 10 (2.87%) Presentation Skills
10 9 (2.58%) Financial Institution
10 9 (2.58%) Influencing Skills
11 7 (2.01%) Back Office
12 6 (1.72%) French Language
13 4 (1.15%) Legal
14 3 (0.86%) Automotive
14 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.57%) International Banking
15 2 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
16 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 99 (28.37%) Consultant
2 55 (15.76%) Analyst
3 45 (12.89%) Business Analyst
4 42 (12.03%) Software Engineer
5 38 (10.89%) SAP Consultant
6 34 (9.74%) SAP Analyst
7 33 (9.46%) SAP Business Analyst
8 30 (8.60%) Oracle Consultant
9 26 (7.45%) Design Engineer
9 26 (7.45%) RF Design Engineer
9 26 (7.45%) RF Engineer
10 24 (6.88%) NetSuite Consultant
11 21 (6.02%) Functional Consultant
11 21 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
12 19 (5.44%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 19 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (5.16%) Procurement Advisor
14 16 (4.58%) Network Engineer
15 15 (4.30%) Architect
15 15 (4.30%) Oracle P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.02%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (7.74%) REST
3 24 (6.88%) Kafka
4 17 (4.87%) GraphQL
4 17 (4.87%) gRPC
5 13 (3.72%) J2EE
5 13 (3.72%) XML
5 13 (3.72%) XSL
5 13 (3.72%) XSLT
6 9 (2.58%) Spring
6 9 (2.58%) Spring Boot
7 8 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.29%) React
7 8 (2.29%) React Native
7 8 (2.29%) Samza
8 7 (2.01%) Apache Avro
8 7 (2.01%) Middleware
8 7 (2.01%) Protocol Buffers
9 5 (1.43%) EDI
10 3 (0.86%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.74%) Algorithms
2 28 (8.02%) FPGA
3 20 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.87%) Cloud Native
4 17 (4.87%) Semantic Web
5 16 (4.58%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.29%) Credit Risk
8 8 (2.29%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.29%) Social Media
9 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.72%) Life Science
11 4 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.15%) Tandem
12 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.86%) PMI
13 2 (0.57%) User Experience
13 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.30%) Unix
2 4 (1.15%) Linux
3 2 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (34.38%) ERP
2 95 (27.22%) Order to Cash
3 72 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (16.05%) Record to Report
5 43 (12.32%) Project Management
5 43 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (12.03%) Software Engineering
7 38 (10.89%) Network Design
8 36 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (10.03%) Architecture Roadmap
9 35 (10.03%) Open Source
10 34 (9.74%) Migration
11 33 (9.46%) Translating Business Requirements
12 28 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (8.02%) CI/CD
12 28 (8.02%) DevOps
13 26 (7.45%) Requirements Gathering
14 25 (7.16%) Decision-Making
14 25 (7.16%) Presales
15 24 (6.88%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.61%) SQL
2 38 (10.89%) Java
3 26 (7.45%) Python
4 19 (5.44%) Go
5 17 (4.87%) SPARQL
6 16 (4.58%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.30%) Kotlin
8 14 (4.01%) C
9 13 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.58%) C++
11 8 (2.29%) C#
12 5 (1.43%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.15%) ABAP
13 4 (1.15%) Bash
14 2 (0.57%) Perl
14 2 (0.57%) Ruby
14 2 (0.57%) Rust
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (21.49%) Degree
2 26 (7.45%) ACCA
3 24 (6.88%) CIMA
4 21 (6.02%) AAT
5 16 (4.58%) CCIE
5 16 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.44%) CCNP
7 8 (2.29%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.15%) HND
9 4 (1.15%) MBA
9 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.86%) CCIE Service Provider
10 3 (0.86%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.57%) PMP
11 2 (0.57%) RHCE
11 2 (0.57%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.30%) SLA
2 7 (2.01%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) IFRS
4 1 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (7.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (7.16%) Kubernetes
2 19 (5.44%) Terraform
3 14 (4.01%) Nagios
4 2 (0.57%) Ansible
4 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.57%) Puppet
4 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 127 (36.39%) SAP
2 73 (20.92%) Oracle
3 33 (9.46%) JD Edwards
4 22 (6.30%) Ariba
5 20 (5.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.16%) Cisco
7 12 (3.44%) Nokia
7 12 (3.44%) SolarWinds
8 9 (2.58%) Workday
9 8 (2.29%) Sage
10 4 (1.15%) Arista
10 4 (1.15%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.15%) IFS
11 3 (0.86%) Dell
11 3 (0.86%) Epicor
11 3 (0.86%) Juniper
11 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.57%) HP
12 2 (0.57%) IBM
12 2 (0.57%) Intel