Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAP ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ERP over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 704 842 818
Rank change year-on-year +138 -24 +48
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 64 191 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.02% 2.61% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55 134 256
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £44,250 £41,250 £45,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

SAP ERP is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,176 7,328 8,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.00% 5.83% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 5,299 6,287
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP ERP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAP ERP.

Salary trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAP ERP over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 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 +159 63 £65,000 +8.33% 6
London +199 37 £65,000 +4.00% 2
UK excluding London +125 26 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South East +127 13 £52,500 -4.55% 1
North West +56 10 £43,000 -12.24%
North of England +48 10 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Midlands +69 3 £55,000 -45.00%
East Midlands +48 3 £55,000 -45.00%
Work from Home -66 3 £67,500 -3.57% 2

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT jobs citing SAP 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 with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 64 (100.00%) SAP
1 64 (100.00%) ERP
2 30 (46.88%) Manufacturing
3 27 (42.19%) Project Management
4 21 (32.81%) ABAP
5 19 (29.69%) Finance
5 19 (29.69%) SAP MM
5 19 (29.69%) Quality Management
5 19 (29.69%) PLM
5 19 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (29.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (29.69%) Procure-to-Pay
6 18 (28.13%) Project Planning
6 18 (28.13%) SAP Smart Forms
6 18 (28.13%) LSMW
6 18 (28.13%) SAPscript
7 13 (20.31%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (15.63%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (12.50%) ITIL
9 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.50%) Logistics
10 7 (10.94%) EDI
10 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.94%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (9.38%) Marketing
11 6 (9.38%) Product Backlog
11 6 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (9.38%) Service Management

SAP ERP
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 1 (1.56%) Apache
1 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (29.69%) SAP MM
2 13 (20.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (7.81%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 5 (7.81%) SAP Business One
4 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (4.69%) SAP FI
5 3 (4.69%) SAP SD
6 2 (3.13%) Maximo
6 2 (3.13%) SAP CO
6 2 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (1.56%) SAP IBP
7 1 (1.56%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics 365
1 5 (7.81%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (4.69%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.13%) Azure
4 1 (1.56%) AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.13%) Power BI
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) LSMW
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 30 (46.88%) Manufacturing
2 19 (29.69%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) SAP Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) SAP Business Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (9.38%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) SAP Supply Chain Business Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) ERP Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Recruitment Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) SAP Data Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Business Data Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) SAP FI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) SAP Smart Forms
2 7 (10.94%) EDI
3 2 (3.13%) EDIFACT
3 2 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) JMS
4 1 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.56%) Velocity
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.81%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.81%) Reinsurance
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) ERP
2 27 (42.19%) Project Management
3 19 (29.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (29.69%) PLM
3 19 (29.69%) Procure-to-Pay
3 19 (29.69%) Quality Management
3 19 (29.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (28.13%) Project Planning
5 10 (15.63%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Logistics
7 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
7 7 (10.94%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) Product Backlog
8 6 (9.38%) Service Management
8 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) ABAP
2 18 (28.13%) SAPscript
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Groovy
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (7.81%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (6.25%) Workday
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) hybris
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) Nintex