Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP S/4HANA
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 557 525 605
Rank change year-on-year -32 +80 -30
Permanent jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 194 620 621
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.19% 8.43% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 101 411 381
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £101,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -8.00%

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 3,133 7,357 8,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.03% 5.83% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,315 5,298 6,249
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SAP S/4HANA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

SAP S/4HANA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAP S/4HANA.

Salary trend for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAP S/4HANA over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 -62 117 £70,000 +7.69% 26
UK excluding London -31 65 £60,000 +9.09% 13
London +88 46 £77,500 +3.33% 11
South East +79 27 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Work from Home -81 25 £76,250 +8.93% 5
North of England +2 21 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +15 20 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East of England +109 7 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Scotland +48 4 £120,000 +118.18% 1
South West +80 2 £63,250 -25.59% 2
Wales +43 2 £35,000 -41.67%
East Midlands +29 1 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Northern Ireland +17 1 - -
Midlands -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 194 (100.00%) SAP
2 73 (37.63%) Finance
3 52 (26.80%) ERP
4 33 (17.01%) SAP FI
5 31 (15.98%) SAP CO
5 31 (15.98%) Logistics
6 30 (15.46%) ABAP
7 29 (14.95%) SAP FI/CO
8 26 (13.40%) Migration
8 26 (13.40%) SAP Implementation
9 23 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (11.86%) SAP SD
10 21 (10.82%) Degree
10 21 (10.82%) SAP Fiori
11 20 (10.31%) Business Development
11 20 (10.31%) Manufacturing
12 18 (9.28%) Project Management
12 18 (9.28%) Ariba
13 17 (8.76%) Source to Pay
14 16 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
14 16 (8.25%) Requirements Gathering
14 16 (8.25%) Process Improvement
14 16 (8.25%) SAP MM
15 15 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (7.22%) Project Delivery
16 14 (7.22%) Coaching
16 14 (7.22%) Change Management
16 14 (7.22%) Risk Management
16 14 (7.22%) SAP HANA
17 13 (6.70%) Retail

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 2 (1.03%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 33 (17.01%) SAP FI
2 31 (15.98%) SAP CO
3 29 (14.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 23 (11.86%) SAP SD
5 16 (8.25%) SAP MM
6 12 (6.19%) SAP EWM
7 10 (5.15%) SAP ERP
7 10 (5.15%) SAP WM
8 9 (4.64%) SAP FSCM
9 8 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (3.61%) SAP MDG
11 6 (3.09%) SAP APO
11 6 (3.09%) SAP BPC
12 5 (2.58%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 4 (2.06%) SAP GRC
13 4 (2.06%) SAP PP
14 3 (1.55%) SAP LE
14 3 (1.55%) SAP MDM
15 2 (1.03%) SAP EHS
15 2 (1.03%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) AWS
1 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.03%) Power Platform
1 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.52%) Azure
2 1 (0.52%) GCP
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle CX
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.22%) SAP HANA
2 13 (6.70%) SAP BW
3 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.03%) Big Data
6 2 (1.03%) Power BI
6 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.52%) Lumira
7 1 (0.52%) QlikView
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) LSMW
General
1 73 (37.63%) Finance
2 20 (10.31%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.70%) Retail
4 12 (6.19%) Legal
5 11 (5.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.64%) French Language
7 8 (4.12%) German Language
8 3 (1.55%) Marketing
9 2 (1.03%) Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Billing
9 2 (1.03%) Electronics
9 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.52%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 105 (54.12%) Consultant
2 90 (46.39%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (18.56%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 28 (14.43%) Architect
5 22 (11.34%) SAP CO Consultant
6 21 (10.82%) SAP Architect
7 20 (10.31%) SAP FI Consultant
7 20 (10.31%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 19 (9.79%) Analyst
9 17 (8.76%) SAP Manager
10 16 (8.25%) SAP Analyst
11 15 (7.73%) Senior Consultant
12 13 (6.70%) Senior Manager
12 13 (6.70%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 12 (6.19%) Data Migration Lead
13 12 (6.19%) Managing Consultant
13 12 (6.19%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
14 11 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
15 10 (5.15%) SAP Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.82%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (4.64%) EDI
3 3 (1.55%) Node.js
3 3 (1.55%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.03%) CSS
4 2 (1.03%) CSS3
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
4 2 (1.03%) HTML5
4 2 (1.03%) MEAN Stack
4 2 (1.03%) React
4 2 (1.03%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.52%) IDoc
5 1 (0.52%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.61%) Life Science
5 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.55%) FMCG
7 3 (1.55%) User Experience
8 2 (1.03%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.52%) Blog
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.80%) ERP
2 31 (15.98%) Logistics
3 26 (13.40%) Migration
3 26 (13.40%) SAP Implementation
4 23 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.31%) Business Development
6 18 (9.28%) Project Management
7 17 (8.76%) Source to Pay
8 16 (8.25%) Process Improvement
8 16 (8.25%) Requirements Gathering
9 15 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (7.22%) Change Management
10 14 (7.22%) Coaching
10 14 (7.22%) Project Delivery
10 14 (7.22%) Risk Management
11 13 (6.70%) Workshop Facilitation
12 12 (6.19%) Data Migration
12 12 (6.19%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
13 11 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (5.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.46%) ABAP
2 13 (6.70%) SQL
3 5 (2.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.03%) C
4 2 (1.03%) Python
4 2 (1.03%) R
5 1 (0.52%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.06%) PhD
2 4 (2.06%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.03%) CCA
3 2 (1.03%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) ACCA
4 1 (0.52%) CFA
4 1 (0.52%) CIMA
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) GDPR
2 1 (0.52%) IFRS
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 194 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (9.28%) Ariba
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle
4 3 (1.55%) Concur
4 3 (1.55%) IBM
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.03%) Cognos
5 2 (1.03%) hybris
5 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) HP
6 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.52%) IFS
6 1 (0.52%) Infor
6 1 (0.52%) OpenText
6 1 (0.52%) Progress
6 1 (0.52%) Samsung
6 1 (0.52%) Sybase
6 1 (0.52%) Twitter