Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 854 863 844
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 +111
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 204 284 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.68% 2.94% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 107 194 269
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,535 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,750 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £58,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.91% -

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 7,603 9,665 14,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.71% 6.06% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,376 6,889 10,195
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +45 177 £60,000 - 19
UK excluding London +53 162 £60,000 +3.00% 13
South East +78 57 £55,000 -8.33% 4
North of England +45 54 £49,000 -4.85% 5
North West +38 49 £49,000 +3.16% 2
Midlands +37 29 £100,000 +60.00% 1
East Midlands +28 21 £100,000 +42.86% 1
London +45 18 £65,000 -7.14% 6
East of England +52 12 £85,000 +36.00% 1
West Midlands +14 8 £60,000 -1.64%
South West +16 6 £70,000 +86.67% 2
Yorkshire +10 5 £60,000 +2.56% 3
Wales -2 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Scotland +8 1 £49,500 -25.56%
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 204 (100.00%) SAP
1 204 (100.00%) ERP
2 70 (34.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 53 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (23.04%) Finance
4 47 (23.04%) Manufacturing
5 32 (15.69%) Retail
6 30 (14.71%) Windows
7 29 (14.22%) ABAP
7 29 (14.22%) Logistics
8 28 (13.73%) Oracle
9 25 (12.25%) Project Management
9 25 (12.25%) Business Analysis
9 25 (12.25%) Waterfall
10 23 (11.27%) E-Commerce
10 23 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (10.78%) SAP Certification
12 21 (10.29%) AWS
13 20 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 20 (9.80%) Project Delivery
13 20 (9.80%) Web Services
13 20 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (9.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 19 (9.31%) Ariba
14 19 (9.31%) Microsoft
15 18 (8.82%) Degree
15 18 (8.82%) JIRA
15 18 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (8.33%) Azure
16 17 (8.33%) EDI

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 (4.41%) WordPress
2 8 (3.92%) Confluence
3 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.45%) MTS
5 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.98%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Project
1 7 (3.43%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 70 (34.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 12 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (5.39%) SAP MM
4 10 (4.90%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 10 (4.90%) SAP CO
4 10 (4.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (4.90%) SAP SCM
5 9 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (4.41%) JDE OneWorld
5 9 (4.41%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (3.92%) SAP SD
7 6 (2.94%) SAP LE
7 6 (2.94%) SAP WM
8 4 (1.96%) SAP PP
9 3 (1.47%) SAP APO
9 3 (1.47%) SAP HR
9 3 (1.47%) SAP IBP
10 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.29%) AWS
2 17 (8.33%) Azure
3 11 (5.39%) SuccessFactors
4 9 (4.41%) Boomi
4 9 (4.41%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.92%) SaaS
6 3 (1.47%) GCP
7 2 (0.98%) Office 365
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) SAP HANA
2 14 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.86%) SAP BW
3 12 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.39%) QlikView
5 9 (4.41%) Power BI
6 5 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.47%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (8.82%) JIRA
2 15 (7.35%) Selenium
2 15 (7.35%) WebDriver
3 12 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (23.04%) Finance
1 47 (23.04%) Manufacturing
2 32 (15.69%) Retail
3 12 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.92%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.94%) Billing
7 5 (2.45%) Automotive
8 3 (1.47%) Electronics
8 3 (1.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.49%) Banking
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (25.98%) Analyst
2 47 (23.04%) Architect
3 46 (22.55%) Consultant
3 46 (22.55%) SAP Analyst
4 43 (21.08%) SAP Consultant
5 31 (15.20%) SAP Architect
6 27 (13.24%) Business Analyst
7 26 (12.75%) Developer
8 24 (11.76%) SAP Business Analyst
8 24 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (9.80%) SAP Developer
10 18 (8.82%) SAP Manager
10 18 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (6.86%) ABAP Developer
12 12 (5.88%) Project Manager
12 12 (5.88%) Senior Architect
13 10 (4.90%) ERP Manager
13 10 (4.90%) SAP SCM Architect
13 10 (4.90%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (4.90%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.80%) Web Services
2 17 (8.33%) EDI
3 14 (6.86%) .NET
4 12 (5.88%) .NET Core
4 12 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (5.88%) Node.js
4 12 (5.88%) React
4 12 (5.88%) SAP Basis
4 12 (5.88%) WebSockets
5 11 (5.39%) SAP PI
6 9 (4.41%) SAP Fiori
6 9 (4.41%) SAPUI5
7 5 (2.45%) EDIFACT
7 5 (2.45%) Middleware
8 3 (1.47%) IDoc
8 3 (1.47%) LDAP
8 3 (1.47%) SAP ALE
8 3 (1.47%) XML
8 3 (1.47%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.37%) Life Science
2 13 (6.37%) User Experience
3 10 (4.90%) FMCG
4 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.45%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.71%) Windows
2 9 (4.41%) Linux
3 6 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) ERP
2 53 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.22%) Logistics
4 25 (12.25%) Business Analysis
4 25 (12.25%) Project Management
4 25 (12.25%) Waterfall
5 23 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (11.27%) E-Commerce
6 20 (9.80%) Project Delivery
6 20 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 20 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (7.84%) Record to Report
9 15 (7.35%) Procure-to-Pay
9 15 (7.35%) Test Automation
9 15 (7.35%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.86%) DevOps
11 13 (6.37%) Workflow
12 12 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.88%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.22%) ABAP
2 14 (6.86%) C#
2 14 (6.86%) Python
3 12 (5.88%) SQL
4 9 (4.41%) PHP
5 6 (2.94%) Java
6 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.98%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.78%) SAP Certification
2 18 (8.82%) Degree
3 11 (5.39%) ISEB
3 11 (5.39%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.96%) PhD
6 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) CBAP
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.49%) CCA
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.45%) QA
3 4 (1.96%) PMO
4 2 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (13.73%) Oracle
3 19 (9.31%) Ariba
3 19 (9.31%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.86%) Sitecore
5 12 (5.88%) ReadSoft
6 11 (5.39%) hybris
7 9 (4.41%) Dell
7 9 (4.41%) JD Edwards
7 9 (4.41%) RedPrairie
8 4 (1.96%) Cognos
8 4 (1.96%) Tableau
9 3 (1.47%) Google
9 3 (1.47%) JDA
9 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.47%) Teradata
10 2 (0.98%) CA
10 2 (0.98%) Epicor
10 2 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.98%) Sage