Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAP S/4HANA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP S/4HANA over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP S/4HANA
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 509 621 591
Rank change year-on-year +112 -30 +422
Permanent jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 679 614 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.00% 6.39% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 405 335 479
UK median annual salary £67,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £90,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -20.69%

SAP S/4HANA 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 7,548 9,607 14,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.68% 6.05% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,351 6,885 10,241
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SAP S/4HANA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP S/4HANA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA.

Salary trend for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA within the UK over the 6 months to 8 December 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 +121 585 £67,000 -4.29% 40
UK excluding London +132 362 £60,000 +9.09% 25
London +98 193 £77,500 -3.13% 13
South East +48 131 £60,000 - 10
North of England +80 111 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Midlands +60 97 £60,000 +14.29% 8
North West +53 75 £52,500 +12.90% 2
West Midlands +23 59 £60,000 +12.68% 7
Yorkshire +47 36 £60,000 +11.63%
East Midlands +50 33 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Scotland - 8 £55,000 -
East of England +63 7 £47,500 -20.83% 2
South West +9 4 £72,500 -3.33% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £70,500 -
Wales -9 3 £57,500 -11.54%

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 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 S/4HANA.

1 679 (100.00%) SAP
2 234 (34.46%) Finance
3 208 (30.63%) ERP
4 123 (18.11%) SAP FI
5 122 (17.97%) SAP HANA
6 120 (17.67%) Manufacturing
7 119 (17.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 119 (17.53%) SAP CO
8 112 (16.49%) SAP SD
9 107 (15.76%) Project Management
10 105 (15.46%) Logistics
11 94 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 85 (12.52%) ABAP
13 82 (12.08%) Project Delivery
14 80 (11.78%) SAP MM
15 75 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
16 70 (10.31%) SAP ERP
17 69 (10.16%) Analytics
18 66 (9.72%) SAP Fiori
19 54 (7.95%) Degree
20 52 (7.66%) Retail
21 49 (7.22%) Ariba
21 49 (7.22%) Procure-to-Pay
22 48 (7.07%) SAP Implementation
23 46 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
24 45 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
24 45 (6.63%) SuccessFactors
25 43 (6.33%) User Experience
26 42 (6.19%) SAP BW
27 40 (5.89%) Stakeholder Engagement

SAP S/4HANA
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 18 (2.65%) NetWeaver
2 9 (1.33%) Confluence
3 5 (0.74%) MTS
4 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 123 (18.11%) SAP FI
2 119 (17.53%) SAP CO
2 119 (17.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 112 (16.49%) SAP SD
4 80 (11.78%) SAP MM
5 70 (10.31%) SAP ERP
6 38 (5.60%) SAP PP
7 36 (5.30%) SAP SCM
8 32 (4.71%) SAP BPC
9 30 (4.42%) SAP WM
10 20 (2.95%) SAP Hybris
10 20 (2.95%) SAP PS
11 18 (2.65%) SAP CRM
11 18 (2.65%) SAP EWM
11 18 (2.65%) SAP IBP
12 16 (2.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 15 (2.21%) SAP Payroll
14 11 (1.62%) SAP HR
14 11 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 9 (1.33%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.63%) SuccessFactors
2 22 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.62%) AWS
4 5 (0.74%) Azure
5 4 (0.59%) SaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Office 365
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Leonardo
7 1 (0.15%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.24%) Internet
2 5 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (17.97%) SAP HANA
2 42 (6.19%) SAP BW
3 24 (3.53%) Big Data
4 13 (1.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 12 (1.77%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.74%) Informix
8 4 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.15%) DataStage
11 1 (0.15%) DB2
11 1 (0.15%) Looker
11 1 (0.15%) MaxDB
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (2.36%) LSMW
2 14 (2.06%) JIRA
3 6 (0.88%) Selenium
4 5 (0.74%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.44%) eCATT
6 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.15%) NWDS
General
1 234 (34.46%) Finance
2 120 (17.67%) Manufacturing
3 52 (7.66%) Retail
4 34 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.24%) Billing
6 21 (3.09%) French Language
7 18 (2.65%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.62%) Banking
9 7 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.03%) Marketing
10 6 (0.88%) Automotive
11 5 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.59%) Polish Language
13 3 (0.44%) Front Office
13 3 (0.44%) German Language
13 3 (0.44%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.15%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 313 (46.10%) Consultant
2 295 (43.45%) SAP Consultant
3 93 (13.70%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 87 (12.81%) Analyst
5 81 (11.93%) SAP Analyst
5 81 (11.93%) SAP Manager
6 77 (11.34%) Architect
6 77 (11.34%) SAP CO Consultant
6 77 (11.34%) SAP FI Consultant
6 77 (11.34%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 76 (11.19%) SAP Architect
8 74 (10.90%) Senior Consultant
9 71 (10.46%) SAP SD Consultant
10 70 (10.31%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 44 (6.48%) Developer
12 39 (5.74%) SAP Developer
13 35 (5.15%) Business Analyst
14 34 (5.01%) SAP MM Consultant
15 33 (4.86%) SAP Business Analyst
16 31 (4.57%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.72%) SAP Fiori
2 33 (4.86%) EDI
3 28 (4.12%) SAP Basis
4 25 (3.68%) SAPUI5
5 20 (2.95%) SAP Smart Forms
6 17 (2.50%) IDoc
7 14 (2.06%) Web Services
8 13 (1.91%) SAP PI
9 11 (1.62%) Web Dynpro
10 9 (1.33%) EDIFACT
10 9 (1.33%) SAP ALE
11 8 (1.18%) CSS
11 8 (1.18%) XML
12 7 (1.03%) HTML
12 7 (1.03%) HTML5
12 7 (1.03%) SOAP
13 6 (0.88%) Middleware
13 6 (0.88%) REST
14 4 (0.59%) jQuery
15 3 (0.44%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (6.33%) User Experience
3 30 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.98%) FMCG
5 22 (3.24%) Internet of Things
6 15 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.77%) Social Media
9 5 (0.74%) Blog
10 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.44%) Clustering
11 3 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.44%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.44%) Social Network
12 2 (0.29%) TRADACOMS
13 1 (0.15%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.15%) Life Science
13 1 (0.15%) PMI
13 1 (0.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.65%) Windows
2 16 (2.36%) Linux
3 9 (1.33%) Unix
4 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.29%) AIX
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (30.63%) ERP
2 107 (15.76%) Project Management
3 105 (15.46%) Logistics
4 94 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (12.08%) Project Delivery
6 75 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (10.16%) Analytics
8 49 (7.22%) Procure-to-Pay
9 48 (7.07%) SAP Implementation
10 45 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (5.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 39 (5.74%) Mentoring
13 37 (5.45%) Migration
13 37 (5.45%) Presales
14 34 (5.01%) CRM
15 32 (4.71%) Business Development
16 31 (4.57%) Order to Cash
17 30 (4.42%) Workflow
18 28 (4.12%) Business Analysis
19 23 (3.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (12.52%) ABAP
2 12 (1.77%) SAPscript
2 12 (1.77%) SQL
3 8 (1.18%) Java
3 8 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.74%) C
5 3 (0.44%) ActionScript
5 3 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 54 (7.95%) Degree
2 35 (5.15%) SAP Certification
3 10 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.88%) ACCA
4 6 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.74%) CCA
5 5 (0.74%) PhD
6 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.44%) CIMA
7 3 (0.44%) PMP
8 2 (0.29%) HNC
8 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.29%) MBA
9 1 (0.15%) CFA
9 1 (0.15%) CISA
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.06%) QA
1 14 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (1.47%) IFRS
2 10 (1.47%) PMO
3 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.88%) HP ALM
1 6 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.44%) Pacemaker
2 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.15%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 679 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (7.22%) Ariba
3 31 (4.57%) hybris
4 17 (2.50%) Concur
5 16 (2.36%) Oracle
6 10 (1.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.33%) HP
8 4 (0.59%) Adobe
8 4 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.44%) Anaplan
9 3 (0.44%) Google
9 3 (0.44%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.44%) Sybase
9 3 (0.44%) Workday
10 2 (0.29%) PayPal
10 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.29%) webMethods
11 1 (0.15%) Infor
11 1 (0.15%) Informatica
11 1 (0.15%) Kaspersky