Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 870 636 810
Rank change year-on-year -234 +174 +100
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 164 57 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.51% 2.06% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119 45 155
10th Percentile £51,000 £52,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £76,875 £68,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £71,820 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33% +3.00%

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 6,528 2,772 8,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.21% 5.79% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,315 2,047 5,731
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.74% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 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 -224 142 £65,000 - 9
UK excluding London -185 85 £64,000 +16.36% 7
North of England -89 51 £64,000 -5.19% 3
London -236 49 £72,500 +11.54% 2
North West -68 39 £64,000 -5.19% 2
Work from Home -277 17 £80,000 -
Midlands -99 14 £61,000 +16.19% 1
South East -155 14 £65,000 +18.18%
Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands -71 6 £77,500 +47.62%
South West - 5 £55,000 -
North East - 2 £67,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 164 (100.00%) SAP
1 164 (100.00%) ERP
2 76 (46.34%) Social Skills
3 62 (37.80%) Finance
4 54 (32.93%) Translating Business Requirements
5 45 (27.44%) SAP MM
6 44 (26.83%) Procure-to-Pay
7 43 (26.22%) Architecture Roadmap
8 42 (25.61%) SAP APO
9 35 (21.34%) SQL
9 35 (21.34%) SAP S/4HANA
10 34 (20.73%) Data Modelling
11 29 (17.68%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (17.68%) SAP SCM
12 24 (14.63%) Analytics
13 22 (13.41%) Project Management
14 21 (12.80%) SAP BW
14 21 (12.80%) ABAP
14 21 (12.80%) Logistics
15 19 (11.59%) SAP HANA
15 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
15 19 (11.59%) Legal
16 18 (10.98%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (10.98%) Data Governance
16 18 (10.98%) Coaching
17 17 (10.37%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
17 17 (10.37%) Requirements Gathering
17 17 (10.37%) Business Development
17 17 (10.37%) Business Transformation
17 17 (10.37%) Performance Tuning

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 (0.61%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (27.44%) SAP MM
2 42 (25.61%) SAP APO
3 35 (21.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 29 (17.68%) SAP SCM
5 17 (10.37%) SAP BPC
6 11 (6.71%) SAP CO
6 11 (6.71%) SAP FI
6 11 (6.71%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (3.66%) SAP SD
8 4 (2.44%) SAP PM
9 3 (1.83%) SAP HCM
9 3 (1.83%) SAP MDG
10 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (1.22%) SAP Business One
10 2 (1.22%) SAP CRM
10 2 (1.22%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.61%) SAP PP
11 1 (0.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) Collibra
2 8 (4.88%) Azure
3 7 (4.27%) SaaS
4 4 (2.44%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.83%) AWS
6 2 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.22%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.61%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) SAP BW
2 19 (11.59%) SAP HANA
3 18 (10.98%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.05%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (2.44%) Power BI
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.22%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.22%) MySQL
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) JIRA
2 4 (2.44%) LSMW
3 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 76 (46.34%) Social Skills
2 62 (37.80%) Finance
3 19 (11.59%) Legal
4 14 (8.54%) Retail
5 13 (7.93%) Manufacturing
6 12 (7.32%) Law
7 11 (6.71%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.66%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (3.05%) Marketing
10 5 (3.05%) Public Sector
11 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.83%) General Ledger
13 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (1.22%) Automotive
13 2 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (42.68%) Analyst
2 49 (29.88%) SAP Analyst
3 48 (29.27%) Business Analyst
4 45 (27.44%) SAP Business Analyst
5 24 (14.63%) Consultant
6 23 (14.02%) SAP Consultant
7 18 (10.98%) SAP Manager
8 17 (10.37%) Analytics Consultant
8 17 (10.37%) Managing Consultant
9 14 (8.54%) P2P Business Analyst
9 14 (8.54%) SAP APO Analyst
9 14 (8.54%) SAP APO Business Analyst
9 14 (8.54%) SAP MM Analyst
9 14 (8.54%) SAP MM Business Analyst
9 14 (8.54%) SAP P2P Analyst
9 14 (8.54%) SAP SCM Business Analyst
10 12 (7.32%) Data Analyst
10 12 (7.32%) ERP Manager
11 10 (6.10%) Project Manager
12 9 (5.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) RESTful
2 4 (2.44%) .NET
2 4 (2.44%) HTML
2 4 (2.44%) Web Services
3 3 (1.83%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.22%) Ajax
4 2 (1.22%) CSS
4 2 (1.22%) CSS3
4 2 (1.22%) EDIFACT
4 2 (1.22%) HTML5
4 2 (1.22%) jQuery
4 2 (1.22%) Middleware
4 2 (1.22%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.22%) SOAP
4 2 (1.22%) Symfony
4 2 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.22%) XML
4 2 (1.22%) Yii
5 1 (0.61%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Reinsurance
2 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.66%) PMI
4 5 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.44%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.22%) Tandem
8 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.22%) Linux
2 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (100.00%) ERP
2 54 (32.93%) Translating Business Requirements
3 44 (26.83%) Procure-to-Pay
4 43 (26.22%) Architecture Roadmap
5 34 (20.73%) Data Modelling
6 29 (17.68%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (14.63%) Analytics
8 22 (13.41%) Project Management
9 21 (12.80%) Logistics
10 18 (10.98%) Coaching
10 18 (10.98%) Data Governance
11 17 (10.37%) Business Development
11 17 (10.37%) Business Transformation
11 17 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (10.37%) Requirements Gathering
11 17 (10.37%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
11 17 (10.37%) Risk Management
12 15 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (9.15%) Data Management
13 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.34%) SQL
2 21 (12.80%) ABAP
3 5 (3.05%) VBA
4 4 (2.44%) C#
4 4 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.83%) VB
6 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.22%) C++
6 2 (1.22%) Perl
6 2 (1.22%) PHP
6 2 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.66%) PMP
3 2 (1.22%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.22%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) IFRS
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 164 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.93%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (5.49%) Oracle
4 9 (5.49%) Remedy
5 5 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.83%) Sage
6 3 (1.83%) Workday
7 2 (1.22%) IBM
7 2 (1.22%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) hybris
8 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft