Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP S/4HANA
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 664 705 1128
Rank change year-on-year +41 +423 +157
Permanent jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 560 535 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.30% 0.079%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.99% 4.06% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 287 306 129
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -34.78%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,625 £48,700
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% -43.48%

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 11,232 13,181 14,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.65% 7.49% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,228 9,625 10,810
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP S/4HANA in the UK

SAP S/4HANA
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 S/4HANA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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 +55 497 £67,500 +3.85% 48
UK excluding London +106 246 £55,000 -8.33% 39
London +34 196 £75,000 +13.64% 12
South East +38 110 £62,500 -3.85% 15
North of England +29 71 £50,000 -9.09% 11
North West +34 49 £46,500 -11.43% 10
Midlands +47 46 £55,000 -15.38% 7
West Midlands +36 41 £56,250 -13.46% 7
Yorkshire +23 21 £60,000 +6.67% 1
Wales - 8 - - 1
East of England +17 7 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East Midlands -2 5 £55,000 -
South West +7 3 - - 2
Scotland -17 1 £90,000 +30.91% 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 560 (100.00%) SAP
2 252 (45.00%) Finance
3 126 (22.50%) SAP FI
4 122 (21.79%) SAP CO
5 121 (21.61%) SAP FI/CO
6 118 (21.07%) SAP HANA
7 89 (15.89%) SAP SD
7 89 (15.89%) ABAP
8 84 (15.00%) Manufacturing
9 71 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (11.61%) Logistics
12 63 (11.25%) ERP
12 63 (11.25%) SAP Implementation
13 60 (10.71%) Migration
14 56 (10.00%) Coaching
15 53 (9.46%) SAP BW
15 53 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (9.29%) Retail
16 52 (9.29%) SAP Fiori
17 51 (9.11%) Ariba
18 47 (8.39%) SuccessFactors
19 45 (8.04%) SAP MM
19 45 (8.04%) Project Management
20 44 (7.86%) Analytics
20 44 (7.86%) SAPUI5
21 43 (7.68%) BusinessObjects
22 42 (7.50%) Risk Management
23 40 (7.14%) hybris
24 39 (6.96%) CRM

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 23 (4.11%) NetWeaver
2 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
2 4 (0.71%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.36%) Apache
3 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.18%) SAP EP
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 126 (22.50%) SAP FI
2 122 (21.79%) SAP CO
3 121 (21.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 89 (15.89%) SAP SD
5 45 (8.04%) SAP MM
6 39 (6.96%) SAP SCM
7 36 (6.43%) SAP PP
8 33 (5.89%) SAP BPC
9 26 (4.64%) SAP ERP
10 25 (4.46%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 23 (4.11%) SAP MDG
11 23 (4.11%) SAP QM
12 19 (3.39%) SAP GRC
13 15 (2.68%) SAP APO
14 14 (2.50%) SAP GTS
15 12 (2.14%) SAP EWM
15 12 (2.14%) SAP PS
16 11 (1.96%) SAP PM
17 9 (1.61%) SAP CRM
17 9 (1.61%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.39%) SuccessFactors
2 23 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.14%) SaaS
5 10 (1.79%) IaaS
5 10 (1.79%) PaaS
6 7 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (1.25%) SAP Leonardo
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.89%) Internet
2 4 (0.71%) DHCP
2 4 (0.71%) DNS
2 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.54%) RTP
3 3 (0.54%) VoIP
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.07%) SAP HANA
2 53 (9.46%) SAP BW
3 43 (7.68%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (3.93%) SAP Data Services
5 20 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 17 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.04%) Lumira
7 15 (2.68%) Big Data
8 14 (2.50%) SQL Server
9 11 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 9 (1.61%) Power BI
10 9 (1.61%) QlikView
11 7 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.89%) MySQL
13 4 (0.71%) OLAP
13 4 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
14 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.39%) LSMW
2 5 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) GitLab
General
1 252 (45.00%) Finance
2 84 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 52 (9.29%) Retail
4 30 (5.36%) Legal
5 17 (3.04%) Billing
5 17 (3.04%) General Ledger
6 12 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.79%) Publishing
7 10 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.25%) Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 282 (50.36%) Consultant
2 263 (46.96%) SAP Consultant
3 104 (18.57%) Architect
4 101 (18.04%) SAP Architect
5 77 (13.75%) SAP CO Consultant
5 77 (13.75%) SAP FI Consultant
5 77 (13.75%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 69 (12.32%) Analyst
7 55 (9.82%) SAP Analyst
8 54 (9.64%) Senior Consultant
9 50 (8.93%) SAP SD Consultant
10 47 (8.39%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 42 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
13 39 (6.96%) SAP MM Consultant
13 39 (6.96%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 30 (5.36%) Business Analyst
14 30 (5.36%) Developer
15 28 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
16 27 (4.82%) SAP MM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.29%) SAP Fiori
2 44 (7.86%) SAPUI5
3 23 (4.11%) SAP PI
4 15 (2.68%) EDI
5 10 (1.79%) IDoc
5 10 (1.79%) SAP XI
6 9 (1.61%) SAP Basis
7 8 (1.43%) BAPI
8 7 (1.25%) Node.js
8 7 (1.25%) Web Services
8 7 (1.25%) XML
9 6 (1.07%) HTML
9 6 (1.07%) HTML5
10 5 (0.89%) SailPoint
10 5 (0.89%) Web Dynpro
11 4 (0.71%) Java EE
11 4 (0.71%) Spring
12 2 (0.36%) SAP Smart Forms
13 1 (0.18%) SAP ALE
13 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.64%) FMCG
3 11 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 9 (1.61%) User Experience
5 9 (1.61%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.07%) Tandem
8 3 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.54%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.36%) Life Science
9 2 (0.36%) Robotics
10 1 (0.18%) Blog
10 1 (0.18%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.18%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.43%) Linux
1 8 (1.43%) Windows
2 5 (0.89%) Unix
2 5 (0.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (11.61%) Logistics
4 63 (11.25%) ERP
4 63 (11.25%) SAP Implementation
5 60 (10.71%) Migration
6 56 (10.00%) Coaching
7 53 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (8.04%) Project Management
9 44 (7.86%) Analytics
10 42 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 39 (6.96%) CRM
12 36 (6.43%) Order to Cash
13 35 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 35 (6.25%) Presales
14 34 (6.07%) Data Management
15 30 (5.36%) Data Migration
16 29 (5.18%) Business Development
17 27 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (4.82%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 89 (15.89%) ABAP
2 22 (3.93%) Java
3 21 (3.75%) SQL
4 13 (2.32%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.25%) Python
6 5 (0.89%) C
6 5 (0.89%) VBA
7 2 (0.36%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.18%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 33 (5.89%) Degree
2 12 (2.14%) Master's Degree
3 9 (1.61%) ACCA
3 9 (1.61%) CIMA
4 7 (1.25%) CPIM
4 7 (1.25%) ISEB
4 7 (1.25%) PMP
5 6 (1.07%) SAP Certification
5 6 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) CISA
6 5 (0.89%) CISSP
7 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.36%) MBA
9 1 (0.18%) CCA
9 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.18%) LPIC
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.21%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.89%) COBIT
3 5 (0.89%) GDPR
4 4 (0.71%) QA
5 3 (0.54%) IFRS
6 2 (0.36%) GxP
7 1 (0.18%) GAAP
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Ansible
1 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.18%) Puppet
1 1 (0.18%) Salt
1 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 560 (100.00%) SAP
2 51 (9.11%) Ariba
3 40 (7.14%) hybris
4 28 (5.00%) Oracle
5 15 (2.68%) Tableau
6 13 (2.32%) Adobe
7 10 (1.79%) Microsoft
8 8 (1.43%) Google
9 7 (1.25%) Concur
10 6 (1.07%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.71%) Cisco
11 4 (0.71%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (0.71%) Veeam
11 4 (0.71%) VMware
12 3 (0.54%) IBM
12 3 (0.54%) Pegasus
12 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.54%) RedPrairie
13 2 (0.36%) Informatica
13 2 (0.36%) OpenText