Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP S/4HANA
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 486 639
Rank change year-on-year -20 +153 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 188 739 628
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.68% 9.23% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 94 456 355
Median annual salary £67,500 £68,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% -1.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £101,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%

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 2,813 8,009 10,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.74% 5.85% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,060 5,639 7,472
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +1 148 £67,500 - 17
UK excluding London +80 91 £60,000 - 10
South East +131 48 £60,000 - 5
London +65 48 £70,000 -6.67% 6
Work from Home -23 19 £75,000 +7.14% 4
East of England +149 15 £67,500 +42.11%
North of England +69 15 £45,000 -14.29% 1
North West +58 15 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Northern Ireland +18 5 £45,000 -36.17%
South West +114 3 £47,500 -44.12% 1
Midlands +53 3 £90,000 +50.00% 1
Scotland +84 2 - - 1
West Midlands +56 2 £90,000 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +69 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 188 (100.00%) SAP
2 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 47 (25.00%) ERP
3 45 (23.94%) ABAP
4 38 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (17.55%) SAP FI
5 33 (17.55%) SAP CO
6 32 (17.02%) SAP FI/CO
7 28 (14.89%) Manufacturing
8 24 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (11.70%) Migration
10 22 (11.70%) SAP SD
11 19 (10.11%) SAP Fiori
12 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (9.57%) GAP Analysis
12 18 (9.57%) SAP Implementation
12 18 (9.57%) Logistics
12 18 (9.57%) SAP HANA
13 16 (8.51%) hybris
14 15 (7.98%) Unit Testing
14 15 (7.98%) CRM
14 15 (7.98%) SAP Hybris
14 15 (7.98%) Project Delivery
15 14 (7.45%) Ariba
15 14 (7.45%) Degree
16 13 (6.91%) JIRA
16 13 (6.91%) Scrum
16 13 (6.91%) C
16 13 (6.91%) Source to Pay

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 (1.06%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.53%) Confluence
2 1 (0.53%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (17.55%) SAP CO
1 33 (17.55%) SAP FI
2 32 (17.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (11.70%) SAP SD
4 15 (7.98%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (6.38%) SAP EWM
6 10 (5.32%) SAP MM
7 9 (4.79%) SAP ERP
8 7 (3.72%) SAP PP
8 7 (3.72%) SAP WM
9 5 (2.66%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (2.66%) SAP GRC
9 5 (2.66%) SAP MDG
9 5 (2.66%) SAP PS
10 4 (2.13%) SAP APO
10 4 (2.13%) SAP HR
11 3 (1.60%) SAP BPC
11 3 (1.60%) SAP EHS
11 3 (1.60%) SAP MDM
12 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.06%) Azure
2 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) AWS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) FTP
1 11 (5.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) SAP HANA
2 11 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.06%) Big Data
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) JIRA
2 11 (5.85%) Eclipse
2 11 (5.85%) NWDS
3 9 (4.79%) LSMW
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 28 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.85%) Retail
4 9 (4.79%) French Language
4 9 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (4.26%) Billing
6 4 (2.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (45.21%) Consultant
2 78 (41.49%) SAP Consultant
3 31 (16.49%) Architect
4 27 (14.36%) Analyst
4 27 (14.36%) SAP Analyst
5 24 (12.77%) SAP Architect
6 18 (9.57%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
7 14 (7.45%) Cloud Consultant
7 14 (7.45%) SAP CO Consultant
7 14 (7.45%) SAP FI Consultant
7 14 (7.45%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 13 (6.91%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (6.91%) Developer
9 12 (6.38%) Hybris Consultant
9 12 (6.38%) SAP PI Consultant
10 10 (5.32%) SAP Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (4.26%) SAP Manager
11 8 (4.26%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
12 7 (3.72%) SAP FI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.11%) SAP Fiori
2 12 (6.38%) SAP PI
3 11 (5.85%) Apache Flex
3 11 (5.85%) JSON
3 11 (5.85%) REST
3 11 (5.85%) SAP XI
3 11 (5.85%) SOAP
3 11 (5.85%) XML
3 11 (5.85%) XSD
3 11 (5.85%) XSLT
4 7 (3.72%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.13%) EDI
6 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.06%) CSS
6 2 (1.06%) CSS3
6 2 (1.06%) HTML
6 2 (1.06%) MEAN Stack
6 2 (1.06%) React
6 2 (1.06%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.85%) W3C
3 10 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) FMCG
6 1 (0.53%) Life Science
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) PMI
6 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.00%) ERP
2 38 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (11.70%) Migration
6 18 (9.57%) GAP Analysis
6 18 (9.57%) Logistics
6 18 (9.57%) SAP Implementation
7 15 (7.98%) CRM
7 15 (7.98%) Project Delivery
7 15 (7.98%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.91%) Requirements Gathering
8 13 (6.91%) Scrum
8 13 (6.91%) Source to Pay
9 12 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.38%) Kanban
9 12 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (6.38%) Technology Roadmap
10 10 (5.32%) Analytics
10 10 (5.32%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.94%) ABAP
2 13 (6.91%) C
3 11 (5.85%) Java
4 7 (3.72%) SAPscript
5 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.13%) SQL
6 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.06%) R
7 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.45%) Degree
2 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.06%) CCA
4 2 (1.06%) PhD
4 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) GDPR
2 1 (0.53%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 188 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (8.51%) hybris
3 14 (7.45%) Ariba
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle
5 3 (1.60%) Concur
6 2 (1.06%) Baan
6 2 (1.06%) IBM
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.53%) OpenText
7 1 (0.53%) Samsung
7 1 (0.53%) Sybase