Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 883 986
Rank change year-on-year +42 +103 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 344 309 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.50% 2.59% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 270 248 180
UK median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £87,625 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +19.32%

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 13,738 11,911 14,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.90% 6.72% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,827 8,926 10,953
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,875 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +32 324 £55,000 - 27
UK excluding London +46 238 £55,000 - 22
North of England -11 82 £52,500 -4.55% 9
London -26 82 £67,000 +4.69% 6
South East +70 75 £45,000 -29.69% 4
North West -24 59 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +36 58 £75,000 +76.47% 4
West Midlands +38 55 £75,000 +66.66% 3
Yorkshire +50 18 £42,500 +54.54% 6
East of England +20 14 £55,000 +24.29% 2
Scotland - 6 £52,500 -
North East -9 5 £21,500 -33.33% 2
East Midlands +11 3 - - 1
Wales +13 2 £52,500 +44.83% 1
South West -25 2 £42,500 +4.94% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 344 (100.00%) SAP
1 344 (100.00%) ERP
2 87 (25.29%) Finance
3 83 (24.13%) Manufacturing
4 82 (23.84%) Project Management
5 77 (22.38%) Degree
6 75 (21.80%) Matrix Organization
7 50 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (14.24%) SAP APO
8 49 (14.24%) FMCG
9 48 (13.95%) Coaching
10 46 (13.37%) CRM
11 44 (12.79%) Oracle
11 44 (12.79%) Translating Business Requirements
12 36 (10.47%) SQL
13 35 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (10.17%) Change Management
14 33 (9.59%) Java
15 30 (8.72%) Ariba
15 30 (8.72%) Analytics
16 28 (8.14%) SAP S/4HANA
17 26 (7.56%) SAP VC
17 26 (7.56%) hybris
18 25 (7.27%) SAP Hybris
18 25 (7.27%) Mentoring
19 24 (6.98%) Microsoft
20 23 (6.69%) Test Scripting
21 22 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
21 22 (6.40%) ABAP
21 22 (6.40%) 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 14 (4.07%) SAS
2 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.58%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.29%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 16 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.07%) SPSS
3 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 49 (14.24%) SAP APO
2 28 (8.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 26 (7.56%) SAP VC
4 25 (7.27%) SAP Hybris
5 21 (6.10%) SAP FI
6 18 (5.23%) SAP CRM
7 17 (4.94%) SAP CO
7 17 (4.94%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (4.36%) SAP MM
9 14 (4.07%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 11 (3.20%) SAP SD
11 10 (2.91%) SAP GRC
11 10 (2.91%) SAP PP
12 9 (2.62%) SAP SCM
13 8 (2.33%) SAP QM
13 8 (2.33%) SAP WM
14 5 (1.45%) SAP BPC
14 5 (1.45%) SAP Business One
15 3 (0.87%) Infor LN
15 3 (0.87%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.62%) Office 365
2 3 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.52%) Internet
2 5 (1.45%) LDAP
2 5 (1.45%) SMS
3 3 (0.87%) FTP
3 3 (0.87%) HTTP
3 3 (0.87%) Skype
3 3 (0.87%) WebEx
4 2 (0.58%) MPLS
4 2 (0.58%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) PPP
5 1 (0.29%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.07%) Apache Hive
1 14 (4.07%) Hadoop
1 14 (4.07%) NoSQL
1 14 (4.07%) QlikView
1 14 (4.07%) Spotfire
2 13 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.20%) SAP BW
4 8 (2.33%) SAP HANA
5 6 (1.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.45%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.58%) DTS
9 2 (0.58%) OLAP
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (4.36%) LSMW
2 7 (2.03%) HP UFT
2 7 (2.03%) LoadRunner
3 5 (1.45%) eggPlant
3 5 (1.45%) JUnit
3 5 (1.45%) LoadUI
3 5 (1.45%) Selenium
3 5 (1.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.45%) TestNG
3 5 (1.45%) Toad
3 5 (1.45%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.16%) JIRA
5 2 (0.58%) eCATT
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (25.29%) Finance
2 83 (24.13%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.65%) Marketing
4 14 (4.07%) Retail
5 13 (3.78%) Law
6 8 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.03%) German Language
8 6 (1.74%) Publishing
9 5 (1.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (28.20%) Analyst
2 92 (26.74%) Consultant
3 78 (22.67%) SAP Consultant
4 75 (21.80%) Business Analyst
5 64 (18.60%) SAP Analyst
6 48 (13.95%) SAP Business Analyst
7 41 (11.92%) SAP APO Analyst
8 40 (11.63%) SAP APO Business Analyst
9 30 (8.72%) ERP Manager
10 25 (7.27%) SAP Manager
11 23 (6.69%) Architect
12 22 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (6.10%) SAP Architect
14 20 (5.81%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 18 (5.23%) Hybris Architect
16 17 (4.94%) Project Manager
17 16 (4.65%) Data Manager
18 13 (3.78%) Programme Manager
19 12 (3.49%) Analytics Manager
19 12 (3.49%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.23%) J2EE
1 18 (5.23%) Spring
2 11 (3.20%) Middleware
2 11 (3.20%) SAP PI
2 11 (3.20%) SAP XI
2 11 (3.20%) Web Dynpro
2 11 (3.20%) Web Services
3 10 (2.91%) BAPI
3 10 (2.91%) IDoc
4 8 (2.33%) SAP Smart Forms
5 7 (2.03%) SAP Basis
6 6 (1.74%) XML
7 5 (1.45%) EDI
7 5 (1.45%) HTML
7 5 (1.45%) SOAP
8 4 (1.16%) CSS
8 4 (1.16%) HTML5
8 4 (1.16%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (0.87%) jQuery
9 3 (0.87%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.24%) FMCG
2 18 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.87%) Life Science
7 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.58%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.58%) User Experience
8 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.29%) NHS
8 1 (0.29%) PMI
8 1 (0.29%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.94%) Windows
2 6 (1.74%) Unix
3 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (100.00%) ERP
2 82 (23.84%) Project Management
3 75 (21.80%) Matrix Organization
4 50 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (13.95%) Coaching
6 46 (13.37%) CRM
7 44 (12.79%) Translating Business Requirements
8 35 (10.17%) Change Management
8 35 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (8.72%) Analytics
10 25 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.69%) Test Scripting
12 22 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (6.40%) Supply Chain Management
13 21 (6.10%) Data Analytics
13 21 (6.10%) Migration
14 19 (5.52%) Business Analysis
15 18 (5.23%) Business Development
15 18 (5.23%) E-Commerce
16 15 (4.36%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.47%) SQL
2 33 (9.59%) Java
3 22 (6.40%) ABAP
4 14 (4.07%) Python
4 14 (4.07%) R
4 14 (4.07%) VBA
5 11 (3.20%) C#
5 11 (3.20%) SAPscript
6 5 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.16%) C
8 3 (0.87%) C++
8 3 (0.87%) Perl
9 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (22.38%) Degree
2 21 (6.10%) CPIM
3 17 (4.94%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.16%) ACCA
6 4 (1.16%) CIMA
7 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.58%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) EMCSA
8 1 (0.29%) EMCTA
8 1 (0.29%) NCDA
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.65%) SLA
2 10 (2.91%) QA
3 9 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.74%) PMO
5 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.87%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 344 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (12.79%) Oracle
3 30 (8.72%) Ariba
4 26 (7.56%) hybris
5 24 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.07%) Tableau
7 9 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.33%) Adobe
8 8 (2.33%) HP
9 4 (1.16%) Epicor
9 4 (1.16%) Sage
10 3 (0.87%) IFS
10 3 (0.87%) Infor
11 2 (0.58%) Avaya
11 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.58%) Workday
12 1 (0.29%) Cisco
12 1 (0.29%) NetApp
12 1 (0.29%) Siebel
12 1 (0.29%) Veritas