Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 730 722 988
Rank change year-on-year -8 +266 -203
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 114 412 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.38% 4.69% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 274 186
Median annual salary £63,750 £54,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% -6.09% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,125 £40,550 £37,541
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,450 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.50% -4.76% -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 4,781 8,788 12,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.04% 6.00% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,495 6,079 9,226
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 13 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 3 July 2020. 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 +48 108 £65,000 +19.27% 1
UK excluding London +36 69 £58,250 +16.50%
London +143 44 £67,500 -6.90% 1
North of England +46 36 £47,500 -3.06%
North West +59 23 £47,500 +2.15%
South East +62 15 £67,500 +19.26%
Yorkshire +86 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Midlands +82 7 £67,500 +10.20%
East Midlands +56 7 £67,500 +37.76%
South West +82 6 £76,000 +8.57%
East of England +76 4 £32,500 -61.31%
Work from Home -17 2 - -
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) SAP
1 114 (100.00%) ERP
2 29 (25.44%) Finance
3 27 (23.68%) Project Management
4 22 (19.30%) Project Delivery
5 19 (16.67%) Change Management
6 17 (14.91%) Manufacturing
6 17 (14.91%) CRM
7 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.04%) Degree
8 15 (13.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 14 (12.28%) Workday
10 13 (11.40%) Marketing
10 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (11.40%) ITIL
10 13 (11.40%) Oracle
10 13 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (11.40%) IT Strategy
11 12 (10.53%) SQL
11 12 (10.53%) Ariba
11 12 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (9.65%) Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (9.65%) Analytics
12 11 (9.65%) SAP FI
12 11 (9.65%) SAP CO
12 11 (9.65%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (8.77%) SAP MM
13 10 (8.77%) Data Analytics
13 10 (8.77%) PMO

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 7 (6.14%) CMS
1 7 (6.14%) EPiServer
2 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.39%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (13.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (9.65%) SAP CO
2 11 (9.65%) SAP FI
2 11 (9.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (8.77%) SAP MM
4 6 (5.26%) SAP CRM
5 5 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (4.39%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.75%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.75%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (1.75%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.88%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) AWS
2 7 (6.14%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (5.26%) Azure
4 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.63%) GCP
7 2 (1.75%) Office 365
8 1 (0.88%) Boomi
8 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) LAN
1 4 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 5 (4.39%) Big Data
3 5 (4.39%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.63%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.75%) QlikView
6 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.75%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) LSMW
2 1 (0.88%) JMeter
2 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.40%) Marketing
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (33.33%) Consultant
2 32 (28.07%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (12.28%) SAP Manager
4 13 (11.40%) ERP Consultant
5 12 (10.53%) ERP Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Architect
6 10 (8.77%) IT Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) SAP CO Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) SAP FI Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Business Manager
8 8 (7.02%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) SAP Architect
10 6 (5.26%) Business Systems Manager
10 6 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) SAP Fiori
1 8 (7.02%) SAPUI5
2 6 (5.26%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.63%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.75%) EDI
5 1 (0.88%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.88%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Robotics
5 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (100.00%) ERP
2 27 (23.68%) Project Management
3 22 (19.30%) Project Delivery
4 19 (16.67%) Change Management
5 17 (14.91%) CRM
6 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (11.40%) IT Strategy
7 13 (11.40%) ITIL
7 13 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.65%) Analytics
8 11 (9.65%) Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (8.77%) Data Analytics
10 8 (7.02%) Content Management
10 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
10 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
10 8 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (7.02%) Visualisation
10 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) ABAP
3 7 (6.14%) Python
4 6 (5.26%) SAPscript
5 2 (1.75%) R
5 2 (1.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) PMP
3 7 (6.14%) SAP Certification
4 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.39%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) PMO
2 5 (4.39%) QA
3 4 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (12.28%) Workday
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle
4 12 (10.53%) Ariba
4 12 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (6.14%) Concur
6 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.39%) Tableau
7 3 (2.63%) Cognos
7 3 (2.63%) Google
7 3 (2.63%) Teradata
8 2 (1.75%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.75%) Epicor
8 2 (1.75%) Infor
8 2 (1.75%) Sage
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
9 1 (0.88%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Sitecore