Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAP FI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP FI over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Financial Accounting (FI)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 749 789 567
Rank change year-on-year +40 -222 +61
Permanent jobs citing SAP FI 325 397 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.04% 3.85% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 147 220 469
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £48,000 £42,150 £42,900
90th Percentile £80,500 £78,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -4.35% +11.65%

SAP FI 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 8,050 10,308 13,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.87% 6.27% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,647 7,482 9,764
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,825 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

SAP FI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP FI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP FI.

Salary trend for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP FI over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SAP FI in the UK

SAP FI
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 FI within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +41 269 £60,000 +9.09% 14
UK excluding London +11 183 £56,250 +2.27% 12
South East +7 71 £60,000 +9.09% 9
London +67 67 £70,000 +7.69% 2
North of England +7 47 £49,000 -2.00% 1
North West +64 41 £48,500 +4.30%
East of England +65 37 £57,500 -11.54% 1
Midlands 0 21 £60,000 +14.29%
West Midlands +14 17 £60,000 -14.29%
Scotland +20 5 - -
Yorkshire -35 5 £60,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £65,000 +30.00%
South West +8 2 - - 1
North East +2 1 £42,500 -29.17%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing SAP FI 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 FI.

1 325 (100.00%) SAP
2 315 (96.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 315 (96.92%) SAP CO
3 234 (72.00%) Finance
4 117 (36.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 105 (32.31%) ERP
6 66 (20.31%) Manufacturing
7 61 (18.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (16.62%) Procure-to-Pay
9 44 (13.54%) SAP MM
10 43 (13.23%) SAP HANA
11 40 (12.31%) Banking
12 39 (12.00%) FMCG
13 38 (11.69%) Presales
14 37 (11.38%) Retail
15 36 (11.08%) Logistics
16 35 (10.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 35 (10.77%) Record to Report
17 34 (10.46%) ABAP
18 33 (10.15%) Project Management
18 33 (10.15%) Telecoms
19 31 (9.54%) Order to Cash
20 30 (9.23%) General Ledger
21 29 (8.92%) SAP SD
22 28 (8.62%) SAP Implementation
23 26 (8.00%) Project Delivery
24 25 (7.69%) Security Cleared
24 25 (7.69%) SAP BW
25 23 (7.08%) SAP BPC
26 20 (6.15%) Analytics

SAP FI
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:

Applications
1 9 (2.77%) Autodesk Inventor
2 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 315 (96.92%) SAP CO
1 315 (96.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 117 (36.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 44 (13.54%) SAP MM
4 35 (10.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 29 (8.92%) SAP SD
6 23 (7.08%) SAP BPC
7 20 (6.15%) SAP HR
7 20 (6.15%) SAP PM
7 20 (6.15%) SAP PS
8 17 (5.23%) SAP ERP
9 16 (4.92%) SAP PP
10 13 (4.00%) SAP FSCM
10 13 (4.00%) SAP R/3
11 10 (3.08%) SAP APO
11 10 (3.08%) SAP Payroll
11 10 (3.08%) SAP QM
11 10 (3.08%) SAP SCM
12 9 (2.77%) SAP GTS
13 6 (1.85%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) AWS
1 1 (0.31%) Azure
1 1 (0.31%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.23%) SAP HANA
2 25 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 9 (2.77%) GIS
4 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) DataStage
6 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.31%) Power BI
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.31%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.31%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) LSMW
General
1 234 (72.00%) Finance
2 66 (20.31%) Manufacturing
3 40 (12.31%) Banking
4 37 (11.38%) Retail
5 33 (10.15%) Telecoms
6 30 (9.23%) General Ledger
7 14 (4.31%) Aerospace
8 10 (3.08%) Legal
9 8 (2.46%) Billing
10 7 (2.15%) Marketing
11 3 (0.92%) Back Office
12 2 (0.62%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (54.46%) Consultant
1 177 (54.46%) SAP Consultant
2 132 (40.62%) SAP FI Consultant
3 127 (39.08%) SAP CO Consultant
3 127 (39.08%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 54 (16.62%) Analyst
5 52 (16.00%) SAP Analyst
6 45 (13.85%) SAP FI Analyst
7 41 (12.62%) Architect
8 40 (12.31%) Business Analyst
8 40 (12.31%) SAP Architect
8 40 (12.31%) SAP Business Analyst
9 38 (11.69%) Senior Consultant
9 38 (11.69%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 35 (10.77%) SAP CO Business Analyst
10 35 (10.77%) SAP FI Business Analyst
10 35 (10.77%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
11 30 (9.23%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
11 30 (9.23%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
11 30 (9.23%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.62%) SAP Basis
2 12 (3.69%) SAP Fiori
3 10 (3.08%) BAPI
4 9 (2.77%) IDoc
5 3 (0.92%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (0.92%) Web Services
6 2 (0.62%) EDI
6 2 (0.62%) REST
6 2 (0.62%) SAP BSP
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (0.62%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.62%) SAPUI5
6 2 (0.62%) SOAP
6 2 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.00%) FMCG
2 18 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.38%) Social Media
5 5 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.54%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.23%) User Experience
7 2 (0.62%) BBC
7 2 (0.62%) CMDB
7 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.31%) Blog
8 1 (0.31%) Derivative
8 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.92%) Linux
1 3 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.31%) ERP
2 61 (18.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (16.62%) Procure-to-Pay
4 38 (11.69%) Presales
5 36 (11.08%) Logistics
6 35 (10.77%) Record to Report
7 33 (10.15%) Project Management
8 31 (9.54%) Order to Cash
9 28 (8.62%) SAP Implementation
10 26 (8.00%) Project Delivery
11 20 (6.15%) Analytics
12 17 (5.23%) Business Analysis
13 15 (4.62%) Accounts Payable
13 15 (4.62%) Accounts Receivable
13 15 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (4.00%) Cash Management
14 13 (4.00%) Scenario Testing
14 13 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (3.38%) Configuration Management
15 11 (3.38%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.46%) ABAP
2 10 (3.08%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.31%) Java
3 1 (0.31%) Python
3 1 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.23%) Degree
3 15 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.69%) CCA
5 3 (0.92%) ACCA
5 3 (0.92%) CIMA
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.31%) AAT
7 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.23%) IFRS
2 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 325 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (1.85%) Ariba
3 4 (1.23%) Oracle
4 2 (0.62%) Birst
5 1 (0.31%) Adaptive Insights
5 1 (0.31%) Concur
5 1 (0.31%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.31%) IBM
5 1 (0.31%) Informatica
5 1 (0.31%) OpenText
5 1 (0.31%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.31%) Reuters
5 1 (0.31%) SnapLogic
5 1 (0.31%) Tableau
5 1 (0.31%) Workday