Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 763 822 754
Rank change year-on-year +59 -68 +198
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 75 163 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.95% 2.44% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 65 127 235
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £39,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £46,250 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £96,250 £79,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year -4.76% +0.48% -0.48%

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 3,847 6,680 8,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.63% 5.87% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,882 4,899 6,188
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 12 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 13 April 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 +39 69 £65,000 +9.24% 11
London +103 49 £70,000 +3.70% 6
UK excluding London +31 20 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +27 8 £43,000 -9.47%
North of England +17 8 £43,000 -9.47%
South East +56 6 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Work from Home -124 6 £145,000 +107.14% 1
Midlands +30 3 £61,250 -16.95% 1
South West +19 2 £97,500 +28.29% 1
East Midlands +10 2 £57,500 -22.03% 1
West Midlands +26 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 75 (100.00%) SAP
1 75 (100.00%) ERP
2 25 (33.33%) Finance
3 22 (29.33%) Project Management
4 20 (26.67%) PeopleSoft
4 20 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 18 (24.00%) SAP MM
6 17 (22.67%) Quality Management
6 17 (22.67%) ABAP
6 17 (22.67%) PLM
6 17 (22.67%) Network Design
6 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (22.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (22.67%) Procure-to-Pay
6 17 (22.67%) Architecture Roadmap
7 16 (21.33%) Project Planning
7 16 (21.33%) SAP Smart Forms
7 16 (21.33%) LSMW
7 16 (21.33%) SAPscript
8 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (16.00%) Degree
9 12 (16.00%) Reinsurance
9 12 (16.00%) SAP HANA
10 10 (13.33%) Decision-Making
10 10 (13.33%) Technical Debt
10 10 (13.33%) Business Process Analysis
10 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 10 (13.33%) Marketing
10 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 10 (13.33%) TOGAF

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 2 (2.67%) Apache
1 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.67%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (24.00%) SAP MM
2 7 (9.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (8.00%) SAP Business One
4 3 (4.00%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.67%) Maximo
5 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.67%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (2.67%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.33%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (1.33%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.33%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.33%) SAP IBP
6 1 (1.33%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.33%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Power Platform
2 3 (4.00%) Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.67%) AWS
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SAP HANA
2 6 (8.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.33%) Power BI
4 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) LSMW
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (13.33%) Marketing
4 9 (12.00%) Retail
5 4 (5.33%) Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Electronics
6 2 (2.67%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Architect
2 17 (22.67%) Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 12 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (14.67%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Data Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Developer
8 4 (5.33%) ERP Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) SAP Data Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) SAP Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (2.67%) CSS
2 2 (2.67%) EDI
2 2 (2.67%) EDIFACT
2 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.67%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) JMS
2 2 (2.67%) REST
2 2 (2.67%) SOAP
2 2 (2.67%) Spring
2 2 (2.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Reinsurance
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.67%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.67%) User Experience
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.33%) FMCG
7 1 (1.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) ERP
2 22 (29.33%) Project Management
3 17 (22.67%) Architecture Roadmap
3 17 (22.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (22.67%) Network Design
3 17 (22.67%) PLM
3 17 (22.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 17 (22.67%) Quality Management
3 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (21.33%) Project Planning
5 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) Business Process Analysis
6 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 10 (13.33%) Decision-Making
6 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.33%) Technical Debt
6 10 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.33%) Analytics
7 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) ABAP
2 16 (21.33%) SAPscript
3 7 (9.33%) SQL
4 2 (2.67%) Groovy
4 2 (2.67%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.33%) MBA
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (26.67%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.67%) Google
3 2 (2.67%) hybris
3 2 (2.67%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.67%) Workday
4 1 (1.33%) Anaplan
4 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.33%) Databricks
4 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.33%) Sage