Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 952 1007
Rank change year-on-year +140 +55 +62
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 386 287 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.77% 2.20% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 282 205 203
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,537 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,125 £81,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +16.67%

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 13942 13017 15000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.74% 6.86% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9832 9835 11683
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 14 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 23 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 +126 371 £55,000 -6.78% 10
UK excluding London +119 252 £55,000 - 7
London +22 107 £66,000 +1.54% 3
North of England +30 101 £52,500 -4.55% 3
South East +76 84 £49,500 -22.66% 3
North West -21 68 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +34 40 £85,000 +100.00% 1
West Midlands +30 39 £85,000 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire +53 30 £43,750 -12.50% 1
East of England +21 20 £70,000 +21.74%
Wales +19 5 £52,500 +23.53%
South West +2 4 £45,000 +38.46%
North East +12 3 £21,500 -2.27%
East Midlands +28 1 £37,500 -10.71%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAP ERP 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 SAP ERP.

1 386 (100.00%) SAP
1 386 (100.00%) ERP
2 101 (26.17%) Finance
3 86 (22.28%) Project Management
4 85 (22.02%) Degree
5 72 (18.65%) Matrix Organization
6 69 (17.88%) Manufacturing
7 57 (14.77%) Oracle
8 56 (14.51%) Translating Business Requirements
9 52 (13.47%) FMCG
10 50 (12.95%) CRM
11 46 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (11.66%) SAP APO
13 40 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (10.36%) Java
14 39 (10.10%) SQL
15 36 (9.33%) Change Management
15 36 (9.33%) Analytics
16 34 (8.81%) Coaching
17 33 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (8.55%) Ariba
18 32 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (8.03%) ABAP
20 29 (7.51%) hybris
21 28 (7.25%) SAP Hybris
22 27 (6.99%) Test Scripting
23 26 (6.74%) E-Commerce
23 26 (6.74%) Business Development
24 25 (6.48%) Order to Cash
24 25 (6.48%) Supply Chain 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 15 (3.89%) SAS
2 12 (3.11%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.26%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 17 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.89%) SPSS
3 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 45 (11.66%) SAP APO
2 28 (7.25%) SAP Hybris
3 23 (5.96%) SAP SD
4 19 (4.92%) SAP CRM
5 18 (4.66%) SAP FI
6 17 (4.40%) SAP VC
7 16 (4.15%) SAP GRC
7 16 (4.15%) SAP MM
8 15 (3.89%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 14 (3.63%) SAP SCM
10 13 (3.37%) SAP CO
10 13 (3.37%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (2.85%) SAP PP
11 11 (2.85%) SAP QM
11 11 (2.85%) SAP S/4HANA
12 10 (2.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (2.59%) SAP WM
13 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (1.04%) SAP Business One
14 3 (0.78%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.78%) Office 365
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Boomi
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.92%) Internet
2 4 (1.04%) FTP
2 4 (1.04%) LDAP
3 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 3 (0.78%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) DHCP
4 2 (0.52%) DNS
4 2 (0.52%) LAN
4 2 (0.52%) MPLS
4 2 (0.52%) VoIP
4 2 (0.52%) VPN
4 2 (0.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.26%) PPP
5 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) WebEx
5 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.22%) SAP BW
2 23 (5.96%) QlikView
3 16 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.89%) Apache Hive
4 15 (3.89%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (3.89%) Hadoop
4 15 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.89%) Spotfire
5 12 (3.11%) SAP HANA
6 11 (2.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 9 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (2.33%) SQLPlus
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.52%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.52%) OLAP
10 2 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.11%) HP UFT
1 12 (3.11%) LoadRunner
1 12 (3.11%) LSMW
2 9 (2.33%) eggPlant
2 9 (2.33%) JUnit
2 9 (2.33%) LoadUI
2 9 (2.33%) Selenium
2 9 (2.33%) SoapUI
2 9 (2.33%) TestNG
2 9 (2.33%) Toad
2 9 (2.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (0.78%) eCATT
4 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (26.17%) Finance
2 69 (17.88%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.15%) Retail
4 15 (3.89%) Marketing
5 13 (3.37%) Law
6 10 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.59%) Publishing
7 5 (1.30%) German Language
7 5 (1.30%) Legal
8 4 (1.04%) French Language
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
9 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (26.68%) Analyst
2 84 (21.76%) Consultant
3 73 (18.91%) Business Analyst
4 72 (18.65%) SAP Consultant
5 70 (18.13%) SAP Analyst
6 50 (12.95%) SAP Business Analyst
7 48 (12.44%) SAP Manager
8 35 (9.07%) SAP APO Analyst
9 34 (8.81%) SAP APO Business Analyst
10 32 (8.29%) ERP Manager
11 27 (6.99%) Project Manager
12 25 (6.48%) Architect
13 23 (5.96%) SAP Architect
13 23 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (5.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 18 (4.66%) Developer
15 18 (4.66%) Hybris Architect
16 17 (4.40%) Data Manager
17 15 (3.89%) Programme Manager
17 15 (3.89%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.18%) Spring
2 18 (4.66%) J2EE
3 15 (3.89%) Web Services
4 14 (3.63%) IDoc
4 14 (3.63%) Middleware
5 13 (3.37%) BAPI
6 11 (2.85%) SAP PI
6 11 (2.85%) Web Dynpro
7 10 (2.59%) SOAP
8 8 (2.07%) SAP Basis
8 8 (2.07%) SAP Smart Forms
9 7 (1.81%) SAP XI
10 6 (1.55%) .NET
10 6 (1.55%) HTML
10 6 (1.55%) XML
11 5 (1.30%) CSS
11 5 (1.30%) jQuery
12 4 (1.04%) HTML5
13 3 (0.78%) Ajax
14 2 (0.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.47%) FMCG
2 32 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.66%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.81%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.55%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.78%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.52%) Home Automation
9 2 (0.52%) Life Science
9 2 (0.52%) PMI
9 2 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.26%) EPoS
10 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.26%) iSeries
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.40%) Windows
2 6 (1.55%) Unix
3 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (100.00%) ERP
2 86 (22.28%) Project Management
3 72 (18.65%) Matrix Organization
4 56 (14.51%) Translating Business Requirements
5 50 (12.95%) CRM
6 46 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (9.33%) Analytics
8 36 (9.33%) Change Management
9 34 (8.81%) Coaching
10 33 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (6.99%) Test Scripting
12 26 (6.74%) Business Development
12 26 (6.74%) E-Commerce
13 25 (6.48%) Order to Cash
13 25 (6.48%) Supply Chain Management
14 23 (5.96%) Data Analytics
14 23 (5.96%) Procure-to-Pay
15 21 (5.44%) PRINCE2
16 18 (4.66%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.36%) Java
2 39 (10.10%) SQL
3 31 (8.03%) ABAP
4 15 (3.89%) Python
4 15 (3.89%) R
4 15 (3.89%) VBA
5 13 (3.37%) SAPscript
6 11 (2.85%) C#
7 6 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.04%) C
9 2 (0.52%) C++
9 2 (0.52%) Perl
9 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (22.02%) Degree
2 15 (3.89%) Master's Degree
3 13 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.07%) CPIM
6 5 (1.30%) ACCA
7 4 (1.04%) CIMA
7 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.78%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.26%) CISA
10 1 (0.26%) CISM
10 1 (0.26%) EMCSA
10 1 (0.26%) EMCTA
10 1 (0.26%) PMP
10 1 (0.26%) QiCA
10 1 (0.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.40%) QA
1 17 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (2.85%) SLA
3 8 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.55%) PMO
5 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 386 (100.00%) SAP
2 57 (14.77%) Oracle
3 33 (8.55%) Ariba
4 29 (7.51%) hybris
5 21 (5.44%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.15%) HP
6 16 (4.15%) Tableau
7 12 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.33%) Adobe
9 4 (1.04%) Birst
9 4 (1.04%) Epicor
9 4 (1.04%) Siebel
9 4 (1.04%) Workday
10 3 (0.78%) IBM
10 3 (0.78%) IFS
10 3 (0.78%) Infor
10 3 (0.78%) Sage
11 2 (0.52%) Avaya
11 2 (0.52%) Citrix
11 2 (0.52%) Cognos