Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 758 937 824
Rank change year-on-year +179 -113 +165
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 324 235 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.99% 2.17% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 175 166 286
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 8,122 10,818 13,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.80% 6.54% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,691 7,896 9,909
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.74%

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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 16 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 September 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 +156 274 £60,000 - 16
UK excluding London +139 242 £55,000 -4.35% 8
North of England +76 99 £50,000 -9.09%
North West +69 73 £46,500 -11.43%
South East +57 70 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Midlands +54 37 £84,000 +40.00% 1
London +60 36 £73,750 +10.07% 8
Yorkshire +8 25 £50,000 -15.61%
East Midlands +42 23 £85,000 +47.83% 1
East of England +68 17 £85,000 +36.00% 4
South West +27 15 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands +31 14 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £25,000 -
Wales +3 2 £41,000 +2.50%
North East +26 1 £21,000 -6.67%
Scotland +12 1 £49,500 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 324 (100.00%) SAP
1 324 (100.00%) ERP
2 94 (29.01%) SAP S/4HANA
3 76 (23.46%) Manufacturing
4 75 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (20.68%) Finance
6 60 (18.52%) Logistics
7 48 (14.81%) Retail
8 45 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (13.27%) Oracle
10 37 (11.42%) Project Management
10 37 (11.42%) ABAP
10 37 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (10.80%) Windows
12 32 (9.88%) Waterfall
12 32 (9.88%) SAP HANA
13 31 (9.57%) AWS
14 30 (9.26%) Web Services
15 29 (8.95%) Business Transformation
16 28 (8.64%) Degree
16 28 (8.64%) E-Commerce
16 28 (8.64%) SAP BW
16 28 (8.64%) Project Delivery
17 27 (8.33%) Change Management
18 26 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (8.02%) Thought Leadership
19 24 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
19 24 (7.41%) DevOps
19 24 (7.41%) Azure
19 24 (7.41%) Migration

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 (2.78%) Confluence
1 9 (2.78%) WordPress
2 8 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.54%) CMS
3 5 (1.54%) MTS
4 4 (1.23%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.62%) Appian
5 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.93%) SPSS
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 94 (29.01%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (5.86%) SAP FI
3 17 (5.25%) SAP CO
3 17 (5.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (4.32%) SAP SD
5 13 (4.01%) SAP Hybris
6 12 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (3.40%) SAP PP
8 10 (3.09%) SAP IBP
9 9 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (2.78%) JDE OneWorld
9 9 (2.78%) SAP APO
9 9 (2.78%) SAP MM
10 8 (2.47%) SAP BPC
10 8 (2.47%) SAP SCM
11 5 (1.54%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 3 (0.93%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.93%) SAP PM
13 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
13 2 (0.62%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.57%) AWS
2 24 (7.41%) Azure
2 24 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (3.70%) Boomi
3 12 (3.70%) SaaS
4 10 (3.09%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.54%) Office 365
6 4 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.93%) GCP
8 2 (0.62%) IaaS
8 2 (0.62%) PaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.16%) Internet
2 4 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.88%) SAP HANA
2 28 (8.64%) SAP BW
3 20 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (5.86%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.25%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (4.01%) SAP Data Services
7 12 (3.70%) QlikView
8 10 (3.09%) Power BI
9 6 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 5 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.93%) Big Data
12 3 (0.93%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.17%) JIRA
2 19 (5.86%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 19 (5.86%) Selenium
2 19 (5.86%) WebDriver
3 10 (3.09%) LSMW
4 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (23.46%) Manufacturing
2 67 (20.68%) Finance
3 48 (14.81%) Retail
4 14 (4.32%) Public Sector
5 11 (3.40%) Automotive
5 11 (3.40%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.47%) Legal
6 8 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.16%) Marketing
8 6 (1.85%) Billing
9 3 (0.93%) Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 123 (37.96%) Consultant
2 105 (32.41%) SAP Consultant
3 65 (20.06%) Analyst
4 62 (19.14%) Architect
5 57 (17.59%) SAP Analyst
6 39 (12.04%) Developer
7 35 (10.80%) SAP Architect
8 34 (10.49%) Business Analyst
8 34 (10.49%) SAP Business Analyst
9 33 (10.19%) SAP Developer
9 33 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (9.26%) SAP Manager
11 22 (6.79%) SAP Business Consultant
11 22 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (6.17%) ABAP Developer
12 20 (6.17%) ERP Manager
13 18 (5.56%) Project Manager
14 17 (5.25%) SAP FI Analyst
14 17 (5.25%) Senior Consultant
15 14 (4.32%) SAP FI Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.26%) Web Services
2 19 (5.86%) .NET
2 19 (5.86%) .NET Core
2 19 (5.86%) AngularJS
2 19 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 19 (5.86%) Node.js
2 19 (5.86%) React
2 19 (5.86%) WebSockets
3 18 (5.56%) EDI
4 15 (4.63%) SAP Basis
4 15 (4.63%) SAP PI
5 12 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
5 12 (3.70%) SAPUI5
6 10 (3.09%) Middleware
7 8 (2.47%) XML
8 7 (2.16%) BAPI
9 5 (1.54%) EDIFACT
10 4 (1.23%) LDAP
10 4 (1.23%) SAP ALE
10 4 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (3.70%) FMCG
3 12 (3.70%) Life Science
4 11 (3.40%) User Experience
5 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.54%) NHS
6 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.93%) EPoS
7 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
9 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.31%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.80%) Windows
2 9 (2.78%) Linux
3 5 (1.54%) Unix
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (100.00%) ERP
2 75 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (18.52%) Logistics
4 45 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (11.42%) Project Management
5 37 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (9.88%) Waterfall
7 29 (8.95%) Business Transformation
8 28 (8.64%) E-Commerce
8 28 (8.64%) Project Delivery
9 27 (8.33%) Change Management
10 26 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (8.02%) Thought Leadership
11 24 (7.41%) DevOps
11 24 (7.41%) Migration
12 21 (6.48%) Analytics
12 21 (6.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 20 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (6.17%) Test Automation
14 19 (5.86%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.42%) ABAP
2 24 (7.41%) Python
3 23 (7.10%) SQL
4 21 (6.48%) C#
5 15 (4.63%) C
6 10 (3.09%) Java
7 9 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.62%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.62%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) R
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (8.64%) Degree
2 22 (6.79%) SAP Certification
3 10 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.47%) ISEB
4 8 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.93%) PMP
8 2 (0.62%) ACCA
8 2 (0.62%) CBAP
8 2 (0.62%) CIMA
8 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.62%) PhD
9 1 (0.31%) CCNA
9 1 (0.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.31%) CISA
9 1 (0.31%) CISM
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (3.09%) QA
3 8 (2.47%) PMO
4 7 (2.16%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.85%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 324 (100.00%) SAP
2 43 (13.27%) Oracle
3 21 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.86%) Sitecore
5 16 (4.94%) Ariba
5 16 (4.94%) hybris
6 12 (3.70%) Dell
7 11 (3.40%) Tableau
8 9 (2.78%) JD Edwards
8 9 (2.78%) JDA
8 9 (2.78%) ReadSoft
8 9 (2.78%) RedPrairie
9 5 (1.54%) Google
10 4 (1.23%) Cognos
10 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.93%) Epicor
11 3 (0.93%) IFS
11 3 (0.93%) Infor
11 3 (0.93%) Sage
11 3 (0.93%) Teradata