Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 707 938 783
Rank change year-on-year +231 -155 +189
Permanent jobs citing SAP ERP 406 248 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.70% 1.96% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 230 197 319
UK median annual salary £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.09% +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,541 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,875 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 8,638 12,629 12,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.95% 7.26% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,874 9,335 9,140
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 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 +206 330 £54,000 -6.09% 15
UK excluding London +125 259 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North of England +98 116 £50,000 -4.76% 3
South East +52 78 £56,600 +13.20% 3
North West +62 74 £46,500 -11.43% 2
London +95 68 £72,500 +3.57% 8
Midlands +39 45 £55,000 -21.43%
Yorkshire +49 39 £50,000 +4.17% 1
West Midlands +12 23 £62,500 -10.71%
East Midlands +53 18 £49,000 +18.07%
East of England +87 13 £50,000 +3.63% 1
South West - 9 £70,000 -
North East +20 3 £49,000 +15.29%
Northern Ireland - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 406 (100.00%) SAP
1 406 (100.00%) ERP
2 131 (32.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 86 (21.18%) Finance
4 79 (19.46%) Logistics
5 73 (17.98%) Manufacturing
6 63 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (14.53%) Business Transformation
8 52 (12.81%) SAP SD
9 50 (12.32%) SAP HANA
10 48 (11.82%) Oracle
10 48 (11.82%) Thought Leadership
11 45 (11.08%) SAP BW
11 45 (11.08%) Change Management
12 43 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (10.34%) SQL
14 41 (10.10%) C
14 41 (10.10%) Migration
15 39 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (9.61%) Degree
16 38 (9.36%) Project Management
17 37 (9.11%) CRM
17 37 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (9.11%) Self-Motivation
18 36 (8.87%) Coaching
18 36 (8.87%) ABAP
19 35 (8.62%) Business Development
20 31 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
21 30 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
21 30 (7.39%) Retail

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 11 (2.71%) NetWeaver
1 11 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.48%) CMS
3 5 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.99%) Confluence
4 4 (0.99%) SAS
5 3 (0.74%) Appian
5 3 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.99%) SPSS
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.74%) Windchill
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 131 (32.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 52 (12.81%) SAP SD
3 28 (6.90%) SAP CO
3 28 (6.90%) SAP FI
3 28 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (4.19%) SAP PP
5 16 (3.94%) SAP BPC
6 14 (3.45%) SAP SCM
7 12 (2.96%) SAP Hybris
8 10 (2.46%) SAP GRC
8 10 (2.46%) SAP MM
9 7 (1.72%) SAP EWM
10 6 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (1.48%) SAP PM
11 5 (1.23%) SAP IBP
12 4 (0.99%) Sage X3
12 4 (0.99%) SAP APO
13 3 (0.74%) ENOVIA
13 3 (0.74%) SAP Payroll
13 3 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.40%) SuccessFactors
2 20 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.71%) SaaS
5 8 (1.97%) IaaS
5 8 (1.97%) PaaS
6 7 (1.72%) Office 365
7 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.23%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.74%) Boomi
8 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.74%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.19%) Internet
2 15 (3.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) DHCP
3 1 (0.25%) DNS
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.32%) SAP HANA
2 45 (11.08%) SAP BW
3 30 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 17 (4.19%) SAP Data Services
6 16 (3.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 16 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.71%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.72%) GIS
11 5 (1.23%) Big Data
12 4 (0.99%) MySQL
12 4 (0.99%) Power BI
12 4 (0.99%) QlikView
12 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.69%) LSMW
2 6 (1.48%) JIRA
3 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.99%) Selenium
3 4 (0.99%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (21.18%) Finance
2 73 (17.98%) Manufacturing
3 30 (7.39%) Retail
4 22 (5.42%) Legal
5 12 (2.96%) Marketing
6 10 (2.46%) Banking
6 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.22%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.97%) Law
9 7 (1.72%) Automotive
9 7 (1.72%) Billing
10 6 (1.48%) Advertising
11 5 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.99%) Back Office
13 3 (0.74%) German Language
14 2 (0.49%) Games
15 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 212 (52.22%) Consultant
2 175 (43.10%) SAP Consultant
3 117 (28.82%) Analyst
4 103 (25.37%) SAP Analyst
5 80 (19.70%) SAP Business Consultant
6 75 (18.47%) Business Analyst
7 74 (18.23%) SAP Business Analyst
8 54 (13.30%) Architect
9 48 (11.82%) SAP SD Analyst
10 42 (10.34%) SAP SD Consultant
11 39 (9.61%) SAP Architect
11 39 (9.61%) SAP SD Business Analyst
12 33 (8.13%) Senior Consultant
13 30 (7.39%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (6.65%) Payroll Consultant
15 24 (5.91%) Managing Consultant
15 24 (5.91%) SAP CO Consultant
15 24 (5.91%) SAP FI Consultant
15 24 (5.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 22 (5.42%) SAP FI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.43%) HTML
1 18 (4.43%) XML
2 15 (3.69%) Middleware
3 12 (2.96%) BAPI
3 12 (2.96%) IDoc
3 12 (2.96%) J2EE
3 12 (2.96%) Spring
4 11 (2.71%) REST
4 11 (2.71%) SAP Basis
5 9 (2.22%) EDI
6 7 (1.72%) SAP PI
6 7 (1.72%) SOAP
7 6 (1.48%) SAPUI5
7 6 (1.48%) Web Services
8 5 (1.23%) .NET
8 5 (1.23%) SAP ALE
8 5 (1.23%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (0.99%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
1 37 (9.11%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.71%) User Experience
4 10 (2.46%) Life Science
5 8 (1.97%) FMCG
5 8 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (1.97%) Private Cloud
5 8 (1.97%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.72%) CMDB
6 7 (1.72%) NHS
7 6 (1.48%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.99%) EPoS
8 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.74%) Blog
9 3 (0.74%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.49%) Industry 4.0
10 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.71%) Windows
2 6 (1.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (100.00%) ERP
2 79 (19.46%) Logistics
3 63 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (14.53%) Business Transformation
5 48 (11.82%) Thought Leadership
6 45 (11.08%) Change Management
7 43 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (10.10%) Migration
9 39 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (9.36%) Project Management
11 37 (9.11%) CRM
12 36 (8.87%) Coaching
13 35 (8.62%) Business Development
14 31 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (7.39%) Analytics
16 27 (6.65%) Mentoring
16 27 (6.65%) Order to Cash
17 26 (6.40%) Performance Management
17 26 (6.40%) Process Improvement
18 25 (6.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.34%) SQL
2 41 (10.10%) C
3 36 (8.87%) ABAP
4 21 (5.17%) Java
5 16 (3.94%) Python
6 8 (1.97%) C#
7 5 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.99%) R
8 4 (0.99%) VBScript
9 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.74%) VB
10 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (9.61%) Degree
2 11 (2.71%) SAP Certification
3 10 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.48%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.74%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.74%) CCNA
6 3 (0.74%) CCNP
6 3 (0.74%) CISA
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.74%) CISM
6 3 (0.74%) CISSP
6 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.74%) MCSE
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) PhD
6 3 (0.74%) PMP
7 2 (0.49%) ACCA
7 2 (0.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.93%) QA
2 14 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.96%) GDPR
4 10 (2.46%) PMO
5 8 (1.97%) SLA
6 4 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.74%) Ansible
2 3 (0.74%) Nagios
2 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.74%) Puppet
2 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.49%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 406 (100.00%) SAP
2 48 (11.82%) Oracle
3 13 (3.20%) hybris
4 10 (2.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.46%) Tableau
5 8 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.97%) Sybase
6 7 (1.72%) Software AG
7 6 (1.48%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.48%) Workday
8 5 (1.23%) Ariba
9 4 (0.99%) Alteryx
9 4 (0.99%) Concur
9 4 (0.99%) Epicor
9 4 (0.99%) IFS
9 4 (0.99%) Infor
9 4 (0.99%) JDA
9 4 (0.99%) Sage
9 4 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.74%) ReadSoft