Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 791 987 987
Rank change year-on-year +196 0 +123
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 405 262 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.06% 1.93% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 284 181 216
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 13240 13549 15722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.47% 6.99% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9512 10335 12332
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 14 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 19 September 2017. 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 +187 391 £55,000 -8.33% 12
UK excluding London +159 290 £55,000 - 11
North of England +31 139 £52,500 -12.50% 4
North West -2 96 £55,000 -8.33% 4
London +56 90 £67,500 -6.90%
South East +95 80 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Midlands +56 41 £75,000 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire +47 38 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +40 36 £75,000 +50.00% 2
East of England +26 20 £70,000 +21.74%
Wales +8 6 £52,500 +23.53%
South West 0 6 £55,000 +46.67%
East Midlands +32 5 £46,250 +42.31% 3
North East +19 5 £21,500 -2.27%

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, 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.

1 405 (100.00%) SAP
1 405 (100.00%) ERP
2 94 (23.21%) Matrix Organization
3 84 (20.74%) Project Management
4 83 (20.49%) Translating Business Requirements
5 79 (19.51%) FMCG
5 79 (19.51%) Finance
6 64 (15.80%) Manufacturing
7 58 (14.32%) CRM
8 57 (14.07%) Degree
9 52 (12.84%) SAP SD
10 51 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (12.10%) Oracle
12 48 (11.85%) SAP APO
13 43 (10.62%) ABAP
13 43 (10.62%) Order to Cash
14 39 (9.63%) Java
15 38 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (9.14%) Change Management
17 36 (8.89%) Coaching
18 35 (8.64%) Analytics
19 32 (7.90%) E-Commerce
19 32 (7.90%) Business Development
20 31 (7.65%) SQL
20 31 (7.65%) PRINCE2
20 31 (7.65%) SAP BW
21 30 (7.41%) Test Scripting
22 29 (7.16%) Microsoft
23 28 (6.91%) Stakeholder 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 19 (4.69%) NetWeaver
2 8 (1.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.25%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.98%) SPSS
5 7 (1.73%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 52 (12.84%) SAP SD
2 48 (11.85%) SAP APO
3 26 (6.42%) SAP CRM
3 26 (6.42%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (4.94%) SAP MM
5 19 (4.69%) SAP FI
6 14 (3.46%) SAP CO
6 14 (3.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (3.46%) SAP GRC
7 13 (3.21%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (2.96%) SAP VC
9 10 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (2.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (2.47%) SAP SCM
10 8 (1.98%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 6 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (1.48%) SAP PP
11 6 (1.48%) SAP QM
12 5 (1.23%) SAP MRS
12 5 (1.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) Boomi
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.43%) Internet
2 7 (1.73%) LDAP
3 3 (0.74%) FTP
3 3 (0.74%) SSL
4 2 (0.49%) DHCP
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) LAN
4 2 (0.49%) MPLS
4 2 (0.49%) VoIP
4 2 (0.49%) VPN
4 2 (0.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.65%) SAP BW
2 26 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (4.44%) SAP HANA
4 16 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.95%) QlikView
5 15 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 14 (3.46%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (2.22%) SQLPlus
8 8 (1.98%) Apache Hive
8 8 (1.98%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.98%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.99%) MySQL
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.74%) GIS
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.49%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.49%) OLAP
11 2 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.44%) LSMW
2 10 (2.47%) HP UFT
2 10 (2.47%) LoadRunner
3 9 (2.22%) eggPlant
3 9 (2.22%) JUnit
3 9 (2.22%) LoadUI
3 9 (2.22%) Selenium
3 9 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 9 (2.22%) TestNG
3 9 (2.22%) Toad
3 9 (2.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) eCATT
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (19.51%) Finance
2 64 (15.80%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.96%) Marketing
3 12 (2.96%) Retail
4 10 (2.47%) Publishing
5 7 (1.73%) Electronics
5 7 (1.73%) Law
6 5 (1.23%) French Language
6 5 (1.23%) Legal
6 5 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.99%) Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Billing
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (30.12%) Analyst
2 96 (23.70%) SAP Analyst
3 88 (21.73%) Business Analyst
4 75 (18.52%) SAP Business Analyst
5 72 (17.78%) Consultant
6 60 (14.81%) SAP Consultant
7 48 (11.85%) SAP Manager
8 38 (9.38%) SAP APO Analyst
9 37 (9.14%) SAP APO Business Analyst
10 36 (8.89%) SAP SD Analyst
10 36 (8.89%) SAP SD Business Analyst
11 33 (8.15%) Project Manager
12 28 (6.91%) Architect
13 25 (6.17%) Developer
14 24 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (5.68%) ERP Manager
15 23 (5.68%) SAP Architect
15 23 (5.68%) SAP Developer
16 22 (5.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 20 (4.94%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.68%) Spring
2 22 (5.43%) J2EE
3 21 (5.19%) IDoc
4 19 (4.69%) BAPI
5 17 (4.20%) Middleware
6 16 (3.95%) SAP Smart Forms
7 15 (3.70%) Web Dynpro
7 15 (3.70%) Web Services
8 10 (2.47%) SOAP
9 7 (1.73%) SAP PI
10 5 (1.23%) .NET
10 5 (1.23%) JMS
10 5 (1.23%) SAP Basis
10 5 (1.23%) XML
11 4 (0.99%) EDI
11 4 (0.99%) HTML
11 4 (0.99%) RESTful
11 4 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
11 4 (0.99%) Spring Integration
12 3 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (19.51%) FMCG
2 38 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.73%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.48%) e-Learning
6 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.74%) Home Automation
7 3 (0.74%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.49%) PMI
8 2 (0.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.25%) AS400
9 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.25%) EPoS
9 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.25%) iSeries
9 1 (0.25%) Life Science
9 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.46%) Windows
2 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
2 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.49%) Unix
4 1 (0.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (100.00%) ERP
2 94 (23.21%) Matrix Organization
3 84 (20.74%) Project Management
4 83 (20.49%) Translating Business Requirements
5 58 (14.32%) CRM
6 51 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (10.62%) Order to Cash
8 37 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (9.14%) Change Management
9 36 (8.89%) Coaching
10 35 (8.64%) Analytics
11 32 (7.90%) Business Development
11 32 (7.90%) E-Commerce
12 31 (7.65%) PRINCE2
13 30 (7.41%) Test Scripting
14 28 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (5.19%) Data Analytics
17 20 (4.94%) Data Cleansing
17 20 (4.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.62%) ABAP
2 39 (9.63%) Java
3 31 (7.65%) SQL
4 23 (5.68%) SAPscript
5 9 (2.22%) C#
6 8 (1.98%) Python
6 8 (1.98%) R
6 8 (1.98%) VBA
7 4 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (14.07%) Degree
2 16 (3.95%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.47%) Master's Degree
4 9 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.98%) CPIM
5 8 (1.98%) PMP
6 5 (1.23%) ACCA
6 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.99%) CIMA
8 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.25%) CISA
10 1 (0.25%) CISM
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB
10 1 (0.25%) QiCA
10 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (3.21%) QA
3 10 (2.47%) SLA
4 9 (2.22%) PMO
5 7 (1.73%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 405 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (12.10%) Oracle
3 29 (7.16%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.42%) hybris
5 17 (4.20%) Adobe
6 16 (3.95%) Ariba
7 15 (3.70%) Tableau
8 14 (3.46%) HP
9 11 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.22%) JD Edwards
11 7 (1.73%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.73%) PTC
12 6 (1.48%) Workday
13 5 (1.23%) Epicor
13 5 (1.23%) Pegasus
14 4 (0.99%) Birst
14 4 (0.99%) Cognos
14 4 (0.99%) Dynatrace
14 4 (0.99%) IFS
14 4 (0.99%) Siebel