Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 919 799 998
Rank change year-on-year -120 +199 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 241 406 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.22% 2.99% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 172 287 178
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -4.35%

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 10,867 13,582 13,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.49% 7.70% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,932 9,843 10,333
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 15 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 25 September 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
England -166 195 £60,000 +9.09% 28
UK excluding London -101 147 £57,500 +4.55% 24
London +1 58 £68,500 +1.48% 6
South East -23 50 £53,750 +2.38% 3
North of England -77 37 £55,000 +4.76% 6
North West -60 28 £52,500 -4.55% 3
East of England +33 21 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Midlands -2 20 £60,000 -25.00% 7
West Midlands +7 16 £60,000 -29.41% 4
Scotland - 11 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -2 8 £59,250 +31.67% 2
Wales +6 7 £40,000 -23.81% 1
East Midlands +11 4 £57,500 +24.32% 3
South West +2 1 - - 1
North East -18 1 £22,500 +4.65% 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 241 (100.00%) SAP
1 241 (100.00%) ERP
2 59 (24.48%) Finance
3 45 (18.67%) Oracle
4 42 (17.43%) SQL
5 40 (16.60%) Manufacturing
6 38 (15.77%) SAP S/4HANA
7 35 (14.52%) ABAP
8 34 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (13.28%) Order to Cash
10 32 (13.28%) SAP BW
11 31 (12.86%) SAP SD
12 28 (11.62%) Degree
13 27 (11.20%) Migration
14 26 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (10.79%) Project Management
14 26 (10.79%) SLA
14 26 (10.79%) Coaching
14 26 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (9.96%) SAP HANA
15 24 (9.96%) CRM
15 24 (9.96%) Java
15 24 (9.96%) Logistics
15 24 (9.96%) Business Analysis
16 23 (9.54%) J2EE
17 22 (9.13%) Translating Business Requirements
18 21 (8.71%) SQL Server
19 20 (8.30%) SAP MM
19 20 (8.30%) Ariba

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 9 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (3.32%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.66%) SAS
4 3 (1.24%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.83%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.66%) SPSS
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (15.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 31 (12.86%) SAP SD
3 20 (8.30%) SAP MM
4 18 (7.47%) SAP CO
4 18 (7.47%) SAP FI
4 18 (7.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (4.15%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (3.32%) SAP GRC
6 8 (3.32%) SAP SCM
6 8 (3.32%) SAP VC
7 7 (2.90%) SAP CRM
8 5 (2.07%) SAP BPC
8 5 (2.07%) SAP MDG
8 5 (2.07%) SAP MII
9 4 (1.66%) SAP ECC
9 4 (1.66%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 4 (1.66%) SAP WM
10 3 (1.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (1.24%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.81%) Boomi
2 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.32%) PaaS
5 7 (2.90%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.66%) IaaS
6 4 (1.66%) SaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.83%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.83%) Office 365
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.15%) Internet
2 5 (2.07%) VLAN
2 5 (2.07%) WAN
3 4 (1.66%) Firewall
3 4 (1.66%) HTTP
3 4 (1.66%) IPsec
4 3 (1.24%) DHCP
4 3 (1.24%) DNS
4 3 (1.24%) LAN
5 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.83%) MPLS
5 2 (0.83%) SNMP
5 2 (0.83%) VPN
5 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.41%) Skype
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.28%) SAP BW
2 24 (9.96%) SAP HANA
3 21 (8.71%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.81%) SAP Data Services
5 10 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.49%) Big Data
8 5 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.07%) QlikView
8 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.66%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (1.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.66%) Lumira
9 4 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.66%) Spotfire
10 3 (1.24%) OLAP
10 3 (1.24%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) LSMW
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.41%) Selenium
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (24.48%) Finance
2 40 (16.60%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.81%) Legal
4 12 (4.98%) Retail
5 10 (4.15%) General Ledger
6 9 (3.73%) Banking
7 7 (2.90%) Advertising
7 7 (2.90%) Marketing
7 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.66%) Billing
8 4 (1.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (25.73%) Analyst
2 57 (23.65%) Consultant
3 43 (17.84%) SAP Consultant
4 41 (17.01%) Architect
5 37 (15.35%) Business Analyst
5 37 (15.35%) SAP Analyst
6 31 (12.86%) SAP Architect
7 28 (11.62%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (8.71%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 20 (8.30%) SAP Business Analyst
10 15 (6.22%) Developer
10 15 (6.22%) SAP Manager
11 14 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (4.15%) Business Systems Analyst
13 10 (4.15%) Hybris Architect
13 10 (4.15%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 9 (3.73%) Commercial Analyst
14 9 (3.73%) Commercial Business Analyst
14 9 (3.73%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.54%) J2EE
2 19 (7.88%) IDoc
3 18 (7.47%) SAP PI
4 16 (6.64%) SAP ALE
5 10 (4.15%) SAP Fiori
5 10 (4.15%) XML
6 9 (3.73%) Spring
7 8 (3.32%) .NET
7 8 (3.32%) JMS
8 7 (2.90%) HTML
9 6 (2.49%) XML Schema
10 5 (2.07%) Middleware
11 4 (1.66%) BAPI
12 3 (1.24%) Web Services
13 2 (0.83%) Ajax
13 2 (0.83%) CSS
13 2 (0.83%) jQuery
13 2 (0.83%) SAP XI
13 2 (0.83%) SAPUI5
14 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.05%) FMCG
3 10 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.07%) SCADA
7 4 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.66%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.66%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.83%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.83%) Life Science
9 2 (0.83%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.41%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.41%) Linux
2 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (100.00%) ERP
2 34 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.28%) Order to Cash
4 27 (11.20%) Migration
5 26 (10.79%) Coaching
5 26 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (10.79%) Project Management
5 26 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (9.96%) Business Analysis
6 24 (9.96%) CRM
6 24 (9.96%) Logistics
7 22 (9.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 20 (8.30%) Analytics
9 19 (7.88%) Change Management
9 19 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (7.88%) Presales
9 19 (7.88%) SAP Implementation
10 17 (7.05%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.64%) Test Scripting
12 15 (6.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.43%) SQL
2 35 (14.52%) ABAP
3 24 (9.96%) Java
4 7 (2.90%) C
4 7 (2.90%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.07%) Python
6 4 (1.66%) R
6 4 (1.66%) VBA
7 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (11.62%) Degree
2 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.90%) CPIM
5 6 (2.49%) SAP Certification
6 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.66%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) ACCA
8 1 (0.41%) CCA
8 1 (0.41%) CIMA
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.79%) SLA
2 12 (4.98%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.49%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) GDPR
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) PMO
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.41%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Ansible
1 2 (0.83%) MOM
1 2 (0.83%) Nagios
1 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 241 (100.00%) SAP
2 45 (18.67%) Oracle
3 20 (8.30%) Ariba
4 15 (6.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.15%) hybris
5 10 (4.15%) Sage
6 8 (3.32%) Epicor
6 8 (3.32%) IFS
7 7 (2.90%) Citrix
7 7 (2.90%) VMware
8 6 (2.49%) Alteryx
8 6 (2.49%) Tableau
9 5 (2.07%) Siemens
10 4 (1.66%) Infor
11 3 (1.24%) Cisco
11 3 (1.24%) Cognos
11 3 (1.24%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.24%) Pegasus
11 3 (1.24%) Remedy
11 3 (1.24%) Wonderware