Period
to 15 April 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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP S/4HANA
UK
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 552 486 541
Rank change year-on-year -66 +55 +134
Permanent jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 309 583 770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.94% 8.81% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 134 337 381
10th Percentile £47,875 £43,750 £45,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £48,000 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.11% -3.57%
75th Percentile £100,000 £81,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £110,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.91% +4.76% -16.00%

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 3,890 6,617 8,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.65% 5.89% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,916 4,851 6,163
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

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 15 April 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 15 April 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 -121 178 £80,000 +33.33% 32
UK excluding London -115 89 £63,750 +15.91% 16
London +64 84 £99,000 +27.74% 15
Work from Home -70 82 £78,750 +12.50% 5
South East +48 38 £70,000 +3.70% 9
North of England -41 24 £58,500 +23.16% 2
North West -38 22 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Wales +39 8 £35,000 -53.33%
Midlands -77 7 £62,000 +3.33% 2
East of England +49 5 £52,250 -21.13% 1
West Midlands -53 5 £61,000 +1.67% 1
South West +18 4 £63,750 -36.25% 1
Scotland +15 3 £120,000 +88.24% 1
Yorkshire +3 2 £60,000 +4.35%
East Midlands -1 2 £63,750 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

1 306 (99.03%) SAP
2 97 (31.39%) Finance
3 64 (20.71%) Migration
4 61 (19.74%) ERP
5 48 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (14.56%) Business Development
7 44 (14.24%) SAP Implementation
8 43 (13.92%) Project Management
9 41 (13.27%) Manufacturing
10 37 (11.97%) Change Management
11 36 (11.65%) Presales
12 35 (11.33%) Logistics
13 34 (11.00%) SAP FI
13 34 (11.00%) SAP CO
13 34 (11.00%) Coaching
14 31 (10.03%) SAP FI/CO
15 30 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
16 29 (9.39%) SAP Fiori
16 29 (9.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (9.39%) Retail
17 28 (9.06%) SAP SD
17 28 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (8.74%) Project Delivery
18 27 (8.74%) Degree
19 26 (8.41%) SAP HANA
20 25 (8.09%) ABAP
21 24 (7.77%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
22 23 (7.44%) SAP BW
22 23 (7.44%) Risk Management
23 22 (7.12%) Programme Management

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 7 (2.27%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.65%) Apache
2 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
2 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (11.00%) SAP CO
1 34 (11.00%) SAP FI
2 31 (10.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 28 (9.06%) SAP SD
4 21 (6.80%) SAP MM
5 20 (6.47%) SAP BPC
6 18 (5.83%) SAP FSCM
7 12 (3.88%) SAP SCM
8 10 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (2.91%) SAP EWM
10 8 (2.59%) SAP PP
11 7 (2.27%) SAP ERP
11 7 (2.27%) SAP IBP
11 7 (2.27%) SAP QM
11 7 (2.27%) SAP WM
12 6 (1.94%) SAP MDG
13 5 (1.62%) SAP PS
13 5 (1.62%) SAP R/3
14 4 (1.29%) SAP APO
15 3 (0.97%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.24%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (2.27%) AWS
3 5 (1.62%) Azure
3 5 (1.62%) GCP
4 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.41%) SAP HANA
2 23 (7.44%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.94%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.97%) Big Data
6 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.65%) Lumira
7 2 (0.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) DataStage
8 1 (0.32%) Power BI
8 1 (0.32%) QlikView
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) LSMW
3 1 (0.32%) ProC
General
1 97 (31.39%) Finance
2 41 (13.27%) Manufacturing
3 29 (9.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 29 (9.39%) Retail
4 21 (6.80%) Legal
5 13 (4.21%) French Language
6 12 (3.88%) German Language
7 5 (1.62%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.29%) Banking
8 4 (1.29%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.29%) Marketing
8 4 (1.29%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.97%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 164 (53.07%) Consultant
2 147 (47.57%) SAP Consultant
3 66 (21.36%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 61 (19.74%) Architect
5 55 (17.80%) SAP Architect
6 42 (13.59%) SAP Manager
7 40 (12.94%) SAP CO Consultant
8 38 (12.30%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (11.97%) SAP FI Consultant
9 37 (11.97%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 35 (11.33%) Senior Consultant
11 34 (11.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 33 (10.68%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 26 (8.41%) Project Manager
13 26 (8.41%) SAP Project Manager
14 18 (5.83%) Senior Manager
15 16 (5.18%) Managing Consultant
16 15 (4.85%) Analyst
16 15 (4.85%) Senior Project Manager
16 15 (4.85%) Senior SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.39%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (2.91%) SAP Basis
3 6 (1.94%) EDI
3 6 (1.94%) SAPUI5
4 5 (1.62%) Web Services
5 3 (0.97%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.65%) CSS
6 2 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.65%) HTML
6 2 (0.65%) JMS
6 2 (0.65%) REST
6 2 (0.65%) SOAP
6 2 (0.65%) Spring
6 2 (0.65%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.32%) BAPI
7 1 (0.32%) Node.js
7 1 (0.32%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.47%) Life Science
3 18 (5.83%) FMCG
4 17 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.29%) User Experience
7 4 (1.29%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.97%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.65%) Blog
9 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.71%) Migration
2 61 (19.74%) ERP
3 48 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (14.56%) Business Development
5 44 (14.24%) SAP Implementation
6 43 (13.92%) Project Management
7 37 (11.97%) Change Management
8 36 (11.65%) Presales
9 35 (11.33%) Logistics
10 34 (11.00%) Coaching
11 28 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (8.74%) Project Delivery
13 24 (7.77%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
14 23 (7.44%) Risk Management
15 22 (7.12%) Analytics
15 22 (7.12%) Programme Management
15 22 (7.12%) Project Planning
16 21 (6.80%) Business Transformation
17 20 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (6.15%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.09%) ABAP
2 22 (7.12%) SQL
3 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.29%) Java
5 2 (0.65%) Groovy
5 2 (0.65%) Python
6 1 (0.32%) C
6 1 (0.32%) R
6 1 (0.32%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (8.74%) Degree
2 15 (4.85%) PhD
2 15 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.91%) SAP Certification
4 6 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.62%) ACCA
5 5 (1.62%) CIMA
6 3 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.32%) CFA
8 1 (0.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.94%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.62%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) GRC
4 1 (0.32%) IFRS
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 306 (99.03%) SAP
2 20 (6.47%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (5.83%) Ariba
4 16 (5.18%) Apttus
5 15 (4.85%) IBM
6 7 (2.27%) Oracle
7 4 (1.29%) hybris
8 3 (0.97%) Concur
8 3 (0.97%) Google
9 2 (0.65%) IFS
9 2 (0.65%) Informatica
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe
10 1 (0.32%) Cognos
10 1 (0.32%) Infor
10 1 (0.32%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.32%) Progress
10 1 (0.32%) Talend
10 1 (0.32%) Twitter
10 1 (0.32%) Workday