Period
to 21 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 21 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 843 923
Rank change year-on-year +88 +80 +38
Permanent jobs citing Procure-to-Pay 471 408 386
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 295 273 256
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% -14.81%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,875 £36,250
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% -15.38%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
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 £78,750 £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 21 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 21 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 +64 443 £57,500 +9.52% 18
UK excluding London +31 243 £57,500 +14.43% 6
London +70 202 £55,000 -2.22% 12
South East +67 101 £60,000 +28.34%
North of England +47 60 £55,000 -31.25% 2
Midlands -16 53 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North West +32 51 £56,250 -29.69%
West Midlands -17 51 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East of England +5 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North East +13 6 £52,500 -
Scotland - 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +21 4 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Wales +14 3 - -
East Midlands +20 2 - -
South West - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 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 (57.11%) SAP
2 236 (50.11%) Finance
3 144 (30.57%) Oracle
3 144 (30.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 144 (30.57%) Order to Cash
4 141 (29.94%) SAP MM
5 116 (24.63%) Record to Report
6 100 (21.23%) ERP
7 72 (15.29%) Oracle Financials
8 67 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (13.59%) Manufacturing
10 63 (13.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 60 (12.74%) Retail
12 56 (11.89%) Degree
13 51 (10.83%) Microsoft
14 49 (10.40%) Ariba
14 49 (10.40%) SAP SD
15 48 (10.19%) ACCA
15 48 (10.19%) Logistics
16 46 (9.77%) Banking
17 39 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (8.28%) SQL
18 36 (7.64%) Change Management
19 35 (7.43%) Project Management
20 33 (7.01%) Oracle EBS R12
21 31 (6.58%) SAP Retail
21 31 (6.58%) Windows
21 31 (6.58%) Presales
21 31 (6.58%) Analytical Skills

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 (1.27%) Apache
1 6 (1.27%) 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 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.42%) SAS
5 2 (0.42%) 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 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 144 (30.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 141 (29.94%) SAP MM
3 72 (15.29%) Oracle Financials
4 49 (10.40%) SAP SD
5 33 (7.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 31 (6.58%) SAP Retail
7 30 (6.37%) Oracle ERP
8 27 (5.73%) SAP S/4HANA
9 26 (5.52%) Oracle EBS
10 24 (5.10%) Oracle Payables
11 23 (4.88%) SAP ERP
11 23 (4.88%) SAP FI
12 21 (4.46%) SAP SRM
13 20 (4.25%) SAP CO
14 19 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO
15 16 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
16 15 (3.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
16 15 (3.18%) SAP Layout Workbench
16 15 (3.18%) SAP POS DM
16 15 (3.18%) SAP SCM
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 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.76%) Internet
3 12 (2.55%) Firewall
4 9 (1.91%) Intranet
5 7 (1.49%) SAN
5 7 (1.49%) WAN
6 6 (1.27%) FTP
6 6 (1.27%) 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 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.10%) SAP BW
2 19 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.12%) SAP HANA
5 9 (1.91%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.27%) 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 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.42%) DataStage
11 2 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.42%) QlikView
11 2 (0.42%) SAS EBI
11 2 (0.42%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.42%) 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 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 236 (50.11%) Finance
2 64 (13.59%) Manufacturing
3 60 (12.74%) Retail
4 46 (9.77%) Banking
5 20 (4.25%) General Ledger
6 10 (2.12%) Advertising
7 9 (1.91%) Legal
8 7 (1.49%) Music Industry
9 6 (1.27%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.27%) Billing
10 5 (1.06%) Games
10 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.06%) Marketing
10 5 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
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 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 208 (44.16%) Consultant
2 118 (25.05%) SAP Consultant
3 76 (16.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 66 (14.01%) Analyst
4 66 (14.01%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 53 (11.25%) SAP MM Consultant
6 36 (7.64%) SAP Analyst
7 34 (7.22%) SAP Manager
8 26 (5.52%) Support Analyst
9 24 (5.10%) Functional Consultant
9 24 (5.10%) SAP Support
10 23 (4.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 23 (4.88%) Senior Manager
11 22 (4.67%) Architect
11 22 (4.67%) SAP MM Analyst
12 18 (3.82%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
12 18 (3.82%) Procurement Manager
12 18 (3.82%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.82%) SAP Retail Consultant
13 17 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (2.97%) HTML
3 10 (2.12%) J2EE
4 7 (1.49%) SAP PI
5 6 (1.27%) 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 (0.42%) .NET
8 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.42%) Grails
8 2 (0.42%) Spring
8 2 (0.42%) Web Services
8 2 (0.42%) WinForms
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.25%) Virtual Team
3 15 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.55%) 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
8 5 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.85%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.64%) AS400
10 3 (0.64%) Fintech
10 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.42%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.58%) Windows
2 18 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.76%) 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
1 144 (30.57%) Order to Cash
2 116 (24.63%) Record to Report
3 100 (21.23%) ERP
4 67 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (10.19%) Logistics
6 39 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (7.64%) Change Management
8 35 (7.43%) Project Management
9 31 (6.58%) Presales
10 28 (5.94%) ITIL
11 23 (4.88%) Business Development
11 23 (4.88%) CRM
12 22 (4.67%) Migration
13 21 (4.46%) Source to Pay
14 20 (4.25%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.25%) Coaching
14 20 (4.25%) Supply Chain Management
15 19 (4.03%) Data Migration
15 19 (4.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.28%) SQL
2 22 (4.67%) Java
3 13 (2.76%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.34%) PL/SQL
5 9 (1.91%) Perl
6 8 (1.70%) ABAP
7 7 (1.49%) C
7 7 (1.49%) PHP
8 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.06%) C++
9 5 (1.06%) C-shell
9 5 (1.06%) Korn
9 5 (1.06%) Python
9 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.85%) C#
11 1 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (11.89%) Degree
2 48 (10.19%) ACCA
3 14 (2.97%) CIMA
4 12 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.27%) 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 (4.67%) SLA
2 13 (2.76%) QA
3 11 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.27%) IFRS
5 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.06%) KVM
4 5 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) OpenView
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 269 (57.11%) SAP
2 144 (30.57%) Oracle
3 51 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 49 (10.40%) Ariba
5 14 (2.97%) VMware
6 13 (2.76%) 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 (1.27%) 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