Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP S/4HANA
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 567 438 495
Rank change year-on-year -129 +57 +223
Permanent jobs citing SAP S/4HANA 487 400 828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.61% 9.72% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 243 193 404
10th Percentile £41,700 £43,750 £45,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +3.70%
75th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £102,800 £97,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 5,659 4,114 8,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.98% 6.00% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,866 3,034 6,109
10th Percentile £33,618 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.74% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,938 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -212 267 £67,500 +12.50% 52
UK excluding London -213 162 £62,500 +4.17% 24
Work from Home -133 142 £71,500 -4.67% 13
London -125 91 £92,500 +27.59% 28
South East -105 58 £67,500 +12.50% 10
North of England -84 48 £62,500 +31.58% 6
North West -68 38 £62,500 +31.58% 3
Midlands -90 28 £62,000 +3.33% 3
South West -63 17 £25,000 -75.00% 4
West Midlands -95 14 £61,000 +1.67% 2
East Midlands -46 13 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire -58 9 £70,000 +21.74% 3
Wales -24 6 £40,000 -46.67%
East of England -57 5 £52,500 -22.22% 1
North East -19 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 484 (99.38%) SAP
2 156 (32.03%) Finance
3 144 (29.57%) Social Skills
4 111 (22.79%) Project Management
5 99 (20.33%) Migration
6 95 (19.51%) SAP HANA
7 90 (18.48%) ERP
8 82 (16.84%) Business Development
9 80 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 77 (15.81%) Coaching
11 64 (13.14%) Manufacturing
12 60 (12.32%) Logistics
12 60 (12.32%) Change Management
13 56 (11.50%) SAP Implementation
14 54 (11.09%) SAP FI
14 54 (11.09%) Project Delivery
15 51 (10.47%) ABAP
16 50 (10.27%) Risk Management
17 49 (10.06%) SAP Fiori
18 48 (9.86%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
19 47 (9.65%) Retail
19 47 (9.65%) Legal
19 47 (9.65%) SAP CO
20 46 (9.45%) SAP FI/CO
21 44 (9.03%) Presales
21 44 (9.03%) Analytics
22 43 (8.83%) SAP BW
23 42 (8.62%) Business Transformation
23 42 (8.62%) Data Migration

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 15 (3.08%) NetWeaver
2 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.41%) Apache
3 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.41%) Confluence
3 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 54 (11.09%) SAP FI
2 47 (9.65%) SAP CO
3 46 (9.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 42 (8.62%) SAP BPC
5 34 (6.98%) SAP SD
6 26 (5.34%) SAP SCM
7 24 (4.93%) SAP FSCM
8 23 (4.72%) SAP ERP
9 22 (4.52%) SAP MM
10 12 (2.46%) SAP IBP
10 12 (2.46%) SAP MDG
11 10 (2.05%) SAP Retail
12 9 (1.85%) SAP SM
13 7 (1.44%) SAP GTS
13 7 (1.44%) SAP HR
13 7 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 7 (1.44%) SAP PP
14 6 (1.23%) SAP CAR
14 6 (1.23%) SAP PS
15 5 (1.03%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.87%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (2.46%) AWS
3 11 (2.26%) Azure
4 5 (1.03%) Boomi
5 4 (0.82%) GCP
6 3 (0.62%) Tricentis Tosca
7 2 (0.41%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) CloudTest
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.21%) ATM
1 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.51%) SAP HANA
2 43 (8.83%) SAP BW
3 23 (4.72%) SAP Data Services
4 20 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (2.67%) DataStage
6 12 (2.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server
8 4 (0.82%) DB2
8 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) Looker
9 2 (0.41%) Power BI
9 2 (0.41%) Tableau
10 1 (0.21%) Big Data
10 1 (0.21%) MySQL
10 1 (0.21%) OLAP
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.21%) QlikView
10 1 (0.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (1.44%) JIRA
2 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.62%) LSMW
4 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.21%) ProC
General
1 156 (32.03%) Finance
2 144 (29.57%) Social Skills
3 64 (13.14%) Manufacturing
4 47 (9.65%) Legal
4 47 (9.65%) Retail
5 30 (6.16%) Presentation Skills
6 23 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.26%) Billing
9 10 (2.05%) Back Office
9 10 (2.05%) Marketing
10 8 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (1.44%) Influencing Skills
12 6 (1.23%) Banking
12 6 (1.23%) General Ledger
12 6 (1.23%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.21%) Automotive
15 1 (0.21%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 227 (46.61%) Consultant
2 200 (41.07%) SAP Consultant
3 92 (18.89%) SAP Manager
4 86 (17.66%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
5 59 (12.11%) Architect
6 53 (10.88%) SAP Architect
7 52 (10.68%) Senior Consultant
8 49 (10.06%) Project Manager
8 49 (10.06%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 47 (9.65%) SAP CO Consultant
10 46 (9.45%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 45 (9.24%) SAP FI Consultant
12 44 (9.03%) SAP Project Manager
13 38 (7.80%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (6.78%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 23 (4.72%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
15 23 (4.72%) Supply Chain Consultant
16 21 (4.31%) Analytics Consultant
17 20 (4.11%) Managing Consultant
18 17 (3.49%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.06%) SAP Fiori
2 24 (4.93%) SAPUI5
3 16 (3.29%) Web Services
4 15 (3.08%) SAP Basis
5 13 (2.67%) HTML
6 9 (1.85%) CSS
7 8 (1.64%) Node.js
8 7 (1.44%) BAPI
8 7 (1.44%) EDI
8 7 (1.44%) Next.js
8 7 (1.44%) React
8 7 (1.44%) SAP Smart Forms
9 6 (1.23%) REST
9 6 (1.23%) SAP TM
10 5 (1.03%) SAP ALE
11 4 (0.82%) HTML5
11 4 (0.82%) jQuery
11 4 (0.82%) SOAP
11 4 (0.82%) XML
12 3 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (3.08%) User Experience
4 13 (2.67%) FMCG
5 12 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.44%) Life Science
6 7 (1.44%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.23%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.82%) Replication
9 3 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.41%) PMI
10 2 (0.41%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Blog
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.21%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.23%) Linux
2 5 (1.03%) Unix
2 5 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.79%) Project Management
2 99 (20.33%) Migration
3 90 (18.48%) ERP
4 82 (16.84%) Business Development
5 80 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (15.81%) Coaching
6 77 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (12.32%) Change Management
7 60 (12.32%) Logistics
8 56 (11.50%) SAP Implementation
9 54 (11.09%) Project Delivery
10 50 (10.27%) Risk Management
11 48 (9.86%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 44 (9.03%) Analytics
12 44 (9.03%) Presales
13 42 (8.62%) Business Transformation
13 42 (8.62%) Data Migration
14 40 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (7.39%) Process Improvement
16 35 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.47%) ABAP
2 21 (4.31%) SQL
3 16 (3.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.44%) Java
5 6 (1.23%) C
6 4 (0.82%) Python
7 3 (0.62%) C++
7 3 (0.62%) R
8 2 (0.41%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.21%) Groovy
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.37%) Degree
3 9 (1.85%) SAP Certification
4 8 (1.64%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.64%) PhD
5 6 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.03%) ACCA
6 5 (1.03%) CIMA
7 4 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.62%) CCA
8 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PMP
10 1 (0.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.64%) PMO
3 5 (1.03%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) GRC
4 3 (0.62%) IFRS
4 3 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 484 (99.38%) SAP
2 23 (4.72%) Oracle
2 23 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (3.29%) Apttus
4 15 (3.08%) hybris
5 14 (2.87%) Informatica
6 13 (2.67%) Ariba
7 10 (2.05%) IBM
8 7 (1.44%) Concur
8 7 (1.44%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.03%) Dell
10 4 (0.82%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.82%) Workday
11 2 (0.41%) Adobe
11 2 (0.41%) HP
11 2 (0.41%) OpenText
11 2 (0.41%) Talend
12 1 (0.21%) Cognos
12 1 (0.21%) Google
12 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards