Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 109 114
Rank change year-on-year +34 +5 -22
Permanent jobs citing ERP 334 275 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.55% 2.73% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 3.01% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 271 224 239
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £24,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,875 £61,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 8,439 9,124 11,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.76% 90.61% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,498 7,563 8,739
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,150 £61,250 £66,000
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -8 111 £51,250 +13.89% 18
Staffordshire +24 52 £40,000 +28.00% 6
Worcestershire +40 23 £45,000 +63.64% 3
Coventry -10 22 £53,750 -2.27% 9
Warwickshire +11 18 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Wolverhampton -5 11 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Dudley -4 10 £34,000 +30.77% 1
Solihull +6 7 £67,500 +22.73% 3
Shropshire +25 5 £35,000 -53.33% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Walsall - 2 £41,250 -
West Bromwich +11 1 £35,000 -53.33%
Stourbridge -3 1 £85,000 +88.89%
Tipton - 1 £27,500 -
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 123 (36.83%) Finance
2 106 (31.74%) SQL
3 93 (27.84%) SAP
4 89 (26.65%) Manufacturing
5 86 (25.75%) Microsoft
6 80 (23.95%) Dynamics AX
7 71 (21.26%) CRM
8 62 (18.56%) Oracle
9 50 (14.97%) C#
10 46 (13.77%) Sage
10 46 (13.77%) NetSuite
11 45 (13.47%) Project Management
11 45 (13.47%) JD Edwards
12 42 (12.57%) Advertising
12 42 (12.57%) Dynamics NAV
12 42 (12.57%) Dynamics 365
13 40 (11.98%) SQL Server
14 39 (11.68%) Dynamics CRM
15 38 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (11.08%) Migration
17 36 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (10.48%) Epicor
18 35 (10.48%) SaaS
19 34 (10.18%) Infor
19 34 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (9.58%) Retail
21 31 (9.28%) Logistics
22 30 (8.98%) Self-Motivation
23 29 (8.68%) E-Commerce

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 (2.69%) CMS
2 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.30%) Mongoose
4 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 80 (23.95%) Dynamics AX
2 46 (13.77%) NetSuite
3 42 (12.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 39 (11.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (6.29%) SAP ERP
6 12 (3.59%) SAP Business One
6 12 (3.59%) SAP S/4HANA
7 11 (3.29%) Sage X3
7 11 (3.29%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (2.99%) HFM
9 9 (2.69%) SAP SD
10 6 (1.80%) Infor M3
10 6 (1.80%) Sage 200
11 5 (1.50%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (1.50%) Line 500
11 5 (1.50%) Movex
11 5 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (1.50%) SAP FI
11 5 (1.50%) SAP VC
12 4 (1.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.57%) Dynamics 365
2 35 (10.48%) SaaS
3 20 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.80%) Office 365
7 4 (1.20%) GitHub
8 2 (0.60%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.10%) ATM
2 5 (1.50%) Telnet
2 5 (1.50%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.20%) FTP
4 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) DNS
5 2 (0.60%) Firewall
5 2 (0.60%) Intranet
5 2 (0.60%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) NAS
5 2 (0.60%) SAN
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) RFID
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.99%) Essbase
4 9 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.40%) MySQL
6 7 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.80%) Big Data
8 5 (1.50%) Informix
9 3 (0.90%) GIS
9 3 (0.90%) Power BI
9 3 (0.90%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.20%) JIRA
4 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.60%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.60%) MorphX
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) LSMW
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 123 (36.83%) Finance
2 89 (26.65%) Manufacturing
3 42 (12.57%) Advertising
4 32 (9.58%) Retail
5 10 (2.99%) Games
5 10 (2.99%) Marketing
6 8 (2.40%) Billing
6 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.80%) Automotive
7 6 (1.80%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (19.46%) Analyst
2 60 (17.96%) Consultant
3 56 (16.77%) Developer
4 27 (8.08%) Project Manager
5 24 (7.19%) Business Analyst
6 18 (5.39%) Systems Manager
7 17 (5.09%) Administrator
8 15 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 15 (4.49%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 15 (4.49%) ERP Consultant
8 15 (4.49%) ERP Manager
9 13 (3.89%) Business Manager
10 12 (3.59%) Architect
10 12 (3.59%) NetSuite Developer
10 12 (3.59%) Support Manager
10 12 (3.59%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (3.29%) IT Manager
11 11 (3.29%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
13 9 (2.69%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.38%) .NET
2 17 (5.09%) XML
3 14 (4.19%) HTML
4 11 (3.29%) Web Services
5 9 (2.69%) JSON
6 8 (2.40%) Middleware
6 8 (2.40%) WCF
7 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.80%) SOAP
8 6 (1.80%) WinForms
9 5 (1.50%) CSS
9 5 (1.50%) RESTful
9 5 (1.50%) WPF
10 4 (1.20%) Ajax
10 4 (1.20%) jQuery
10 4 (1.20%) SAPUI5
11 3 (0.90%) BAPI
11 3 (0.90%) EDI
11 3 (0.90%) SAP Fiori
12 2 (0.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.98%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (8.38%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.29%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.10%) Industry 4.0
9 5 (1.50%) SCADA
10 4 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.20%) NHS
10 4 (1.20%) User Experience
11 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.60%) EFT
12 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.60%) EPoS
13 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.99%) Windows
2 13 (3.89%) Unix
3 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.20%) Android
4 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.26%) CRM
2 45 (13.47%) Project Management
3 37 (11.08%) Migration
4 36 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (9.28%) Logistics
7 29 (8.68%) E-Commerce
8 24 (7.19%) Service Management
9 22 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.29%) Decision-Making
11 20 (5.99%) Change Management
12 19 (5.69%) Data Migration
12 19 (5.69%) Process Improvement
13 15 (4.49%) IT Strategy
13 15 (4.49%) Regression Testing
14 14 (4.19%) Test Scripting
15 13 (3.89%) Business Analysis
15 13 (3.89%) Data Management
15 13 (3.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.74%) SQL
2 50 (14.97%) C#
3 27 (8.08%) C
4 22 (6.59%) Java
4 22 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.99%) C++
5 10 (2.99%) X++
6 9 (2.69%) Python
7 8 (2.40%) VBA
8 7 (2.10%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.90%) ABAP
11 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) VB
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (7.49%) Degree
2 12 (3.59%) ACCA
2 12 (3.59%) CIMA
3 9 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.10%) CPIM
5 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.90%) AAT
7 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) CISSP
8 1 (0.30%) HNC
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMP
8 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.89%) QA
2 13 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.40%) GDPR
4 4 (1.20%) PMO
5 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.60%) SLA
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.10%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.10%) Docker
2 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 93 (27.84%) SAP
2 86 (25.75%) Microsoft
3 62 (18.56%) Oracle
4 46 (13.77%) Sage
5 45 (13.47%) JD Edwards
6 35 (10.48%) Epicor
7 34 (10.18%) Infor
8 15 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (3.59%) IFS
10 10 (2.99%) Hyperion
10 10 (2.99%) Informatica
10 10 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.80%) Google
11 6 (1.80%) IBM
12 5 (1.50%) Cognos
12 5 (1.50%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.20%) Pegasus
13 4 (1.20%) Xero
14 3 (0.90%) Syclo
15 2 (0.60%) Twitter