Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 121 103
Rank change year-on-year +45 -18 -22
Permanent jobs citing ERP 308 251 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.50% 2.50% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 2.74% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 261 225 245
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.38% +3.50%

ERP 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,931 9,171 10,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.25% 91.24% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,070 7,537 8,418
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Birmingham +2 81 £54,000 +8.00% 53
Staffordshire +34 52 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Coventry +15 31 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Warwickshire +48 30 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Worcestershire +18 14 £52,500 +48.94% 5
Dudley -12 10 £34,000 +30.77% 1
Wolverhampton +2 7 £33,000 -49.23% 6
Shropshire +20 5 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Herefordshire +17 4 £85,000 +100.00% 4
Stourbridge -2 2 £73,250 +193.00%
Solihull -28 2 £50,000 -41.18% 3
West Bromwich +19 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Wednesbury +1 1 £26,000 -30.67% 1
Walsall - 1 £40,001 - 1
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing ERP 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ERP.

1 119 (38.64%) Finance
2 93 (30.19%) SQL
3 81 (26.30%) Microsoft
4 72 (23.38%) SAP
5 71 (23.05%) Manufacturing
6 64 (20.78%) Dynamics AX
7 57 (18.51%) CRM
8 52 (16.88%) Oracle
9 48 (15.58%) Sage
9 48 (15.58%) Migration
10 45 (14.61%) Project Management
10 45 (14.61%) SQL Server
11 42 (13.64%) Advertising
11 42 (13.64%) NetSuite
12 40 (12.99%) JD Edwards
13 37 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (11.36%) SaaS
14 35 (11.36%) Dynamics NAV
14 35 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (10.71%) C#
16 32 (10.39%) Dynamics 365
17 31 (10.06%) Retail
18 30 (9.74%) Self-Motivation
19 28 (9.09%) Epicor
20 27 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (8.77%) E-Commerce
20 27 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
20 27 (8.77%) Degree
20 27 (8.77%) Data Migration
20 27 (8.77%) Infor

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (2.92%) CMS
2 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.30%) IIS
4 2 (0.65%) Moodle
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.32%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 64 (20.78%) Dynamics AX
2 42 (13.64%) NetSuite
3 35 (11.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 27 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (5.19%) SAP ERP
6 15 (4.87%) SAP Business One
7 12 (3.90%) Sage X3
8 11 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (3.25%) HFM
10 9 (2.92%) SAP S/4HANA
11 8 (2.60%) FastStats
12 7 (2.27%) Sage 200
13 6 (1.95%) Line 500
13 6 (1.95%) SAP SD
14 5 (1.62%) Hyperion Planning
14 5 (1.62%) SAP VC
15 4 (1.30%) Sage 1000
15 4 (1.30%) SAP ECC
15 4 (1.30%) SAP FI
16 3 (0.97%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.36%) SaaS
2 32 (10.39%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.95%) Office 365
6 5 (1.62%) PaaS
7 3 (0.97%) IaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.27%) ATM
2 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.97%) Intranet
3 3 (0.97%) LAN
3 3 (0.97%) WAN
4 2 (0.65%) DHCP
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) FTP
4 2 (0.65%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.65%) NAS
4 2 (0.65%) SAN
4 2 (0.65%) Telnet
4 2 (0.65%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) RFID
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.84%) Crystal Reports
3 17 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.25%) Essbase
5 10 (3.25%) MySQL
5 10 (3.25%) SAP HANA
6 9 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.60%) MS Access
7 8 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.95%) Big Data
9 6 (1.95%) Informix
10 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.65%) Power BI
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) QlikView
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.97%) JIRA
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) MorphX
5 1 (0.32%) LSMW
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) YouTrack
General
1 119 (38.64%) Finance
2 71 (23.05%) Manufacturing
3 42 (13.64%) Advertising
4 31 (10.06%) Retail
5 10 (3.25%) Games
5 10 (3.25%) Marketing
6 8 (2.60%) Legal
7 7 (2.27%) Automotive
8 6 (1.95%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.62%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (22.40%) Consultant
2 57 (18.51%) Analyst
3 53 (17.21%) Developer
4 25 (8.12%) Project Manager
5 21 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.87%) Architect
6 15 (4.87%) Support Analyst
7 14 (4.55%) Administrator
7 14 (4.55%) NetSuite Developer
8 12 (3.90%) C# Developer
8 12 (3.90%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 12 (3.90%) ERP Consultant
9 11 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 11 (3.57%) SQL Developer
10 10 (3.25%) IT Analyst
10 10 (3.25%) Support Manager
11 9 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (2.92%) ERP Manager
11 9 (2.92%) Implementation Consultant
12 8 (2.60%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.87%) .NET
2 12 (3.90%) XML
3 10 (3.25%) HTML
4 9 (2.92%) JSON
5 7 (2.27%) Middleware
5 7 (2.27%) SOAP
5 7 (2.27%) WinForms
6 4 (1.30%) Ajax
6 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.30%) jQuery
6 4 (1.30%) Web Services
7 3 (0.97%) CSS
8 2 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.65%) HTML5
8 2 (0.65%) Sass
8 2 (0.65%) Velocity
8 2 (0.65%) WCF
8 2 (0.65%) WPF
8 2 (0.65%) XHTML
8 2 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.74%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.87%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.25%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.27%) Industry 4.0
8 6 (1.95%) SCADA
9 4 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.65%) AS400
10 2 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.65%) EPoS
10 2 (0.65%) FMCG
10 2 (0.65%) NHS
10 2 (0.65%) PMI
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
10 2 (0.65%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.17%) Windows
2 11 (3.57%) Unix
3 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.97%) Linux
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.51%) CRM
2 48 (15.58%) Migration
3 45 (14.61%) Project Management
4 35 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (8.77%) Data Migration
5 27 (8.77%) E-Commerce
6 24 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (7.79%) Logistics
7 23 (7.47%) Decision-Making
8 15 (4.87%) Regression Testing
8 15 (4.87%) Service Management
9 14 (4.55%) Test Scripting
10 13 (4.22%) Data Management
10 13 (4.22%) Process Improvement
11 12 (3.90%) Coaching
11 12 (3.90%) Data Analysis
11 12 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.57%) Presales
12 11 (3.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.19%) SQL
2 33 (10.71%) C#
3 25 (8.12%) C
4 22 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.90%) Java
6 11 (3.57%) Python
7 10 (3.25%) C++
8 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.60%) X++
10 6 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.62%) VBA
12 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.65%) RPG
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.32%) ABAP
14 1 (0.32%) PHP
14 1 (0.32%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (8.77%) Degree
2 12 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.57%) ACCA
4 9 (2.92%) CIMA
5 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.30%) PMP
7 3 (0.97%) AAT
7 3 (0.97%) CPIM
7 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) APMP
8 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) HNC
9 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.82%) QA
2 20 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (3.25%) GDPR
4 9 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.92%) PMO
5 6 (1.95%) SLA
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) Docker
2 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 81 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 72 (23.38%) SAP
3 52 (16.88%) Oracle
4 48 (15.58%) Sage
5 40 (12.99%) JD Edwards
6 28 (9.09%) Epicor
7 27 (8.77%) Infor
8 10 (3.25%) Hyperion
8 10 (3.25%) Informatica
8 10 (3.25%) PeopleSoft
8 10 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.62%) IFS
10 3 (0.97%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.97%) VMware
11 2 (0.65%) Baan
11 2 (0.65%) Cisco
11 2 (0.65%) EMC
11 2 (0.65%) Google
11 2 (0.65%) Twitter
11 2 (0.65%) Xero