Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAP SD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP SD over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 811 927 694
Rank change year-on-year +116 -233 +93
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 269 247 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.33% 2.27% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 121 151 309
UK median annual salary £59,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.23% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +8.49% +11.58%

SAP SD 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 8,084 10,877 13,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.81% 6.53% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,651 7,935 9,974
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.00%

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP SD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP SD.

Salary trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SD over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
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 SD within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. 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 +91 247 £56,250 -13.46% 7
UK excluding London +108 186 £55,000 -4.35% 5
London +71 64 £70,000 - 2
North of England +25 64 £48,500 -7.62% 3
South East +32 49 £59,000 -20.00% 2
North West +33 48 £48,000 -8.57% 2
Midlands +33 42 £61,250 -
West Midlands +43 35 £55,000 -4.35%
Scotland +25 16 £70,000 +16.67%
Yorkshire +7 16 £82,500 +37.50% 1
East of England +68 11 £60,000 -4.00%
East Midlands +19 7 £100,000 +11.11%
South West +6 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Wales - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT jobs citing SAP SD 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 SD.

1 269 (100.00%) SAP
2 132 (49.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 98 (36.43%) SAP MM
4 87 (32.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (31.97%) Logistics
6 61 (22.68%) Manufacturing
7 51 (18.96%) Finance
8 50 (18.59%) SAP HANA
9 48 (17.84%) ERP
10 44 (16.36%) Order to Cash
11 37 (13.75%) ABAP
12 35 (13.01%) SAP WM
13 30 (11.15%) SAP PP
13 30 (11.15%) SAP SCM
14 29 (10.78%) SAP FI
14 29 (10.78%) SAP CO
14 29 (10.78%) SAP FI/CO
15 28 (10.41%) SAP EWM
16 25 (9.29%) Degree
17 24 (8.92%) EDI
18 23 (8.55%) ITIL
19 18 (6.69%) SAP BW
20 17 (6.32%) CRM
21 16 (5.95%) Project Management
22 15 (5.58%) hybris
22 15 (5.58%) SAP QM
22 15 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
23 14 (5.20%) Billing
23 14 (5.20%) Thought Leadership
23 14 (5.20%) FMCG

SAP SD
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 (0.74%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 132 (49.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 98 (36.43%) SAP MM
3 35 (13.01%) SAP WM
4 30 (11.15%) SAP PP
4 30 (11.15%) SAP SCM
5 29 (10.78%) SAP CO
5 29 (10.78%) SAP FI
5 29 (10.78%) SAP FI/CO
6 28 (10.41%) SAP EWM
7 15 (5.58%) SAP QM
8 14 (5.20%) SAP ERP
9 13 (4.83%) SAP GTS
10 12 (4.46%) SAP CRM
11 10 (3.72%) SAP IBP
12 8 (2.97%) SAP APO
12 8 (2.97%) SAP PS
13 6 (2.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 4 (1.49%) Infor M3
14 4 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
14 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) AWS
1 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.59%) SAP HANA
2 18 (6.69%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Hudson
2 1 (0.37%) LSMW
General
1 61 (22.68%) Manufacturing
2 51 (18.96%) Finance
3 14 (5.20%) Billing
4 13 (4.83%) Retail
5 12 (4.46%) Marketing
6 11 (4.09%) French Language
7 4 (1.49%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (51.30%) Consultant
2 137 (50.93%) SAP Consultant
3 111 (41.26%) SAP SD Consultant
4 86 (31.97%) Analyst
5 81 (30.11%) SAP Analyst
6 67 (24.91%) SAP SD Analyst
7 32 (11.90%) Business Analyst
7 32 (11.90%) SAP Business Analyst
7 32 (11.90%) SAP MM Consultant
8 30 (11.15%) SAP SD Business Analyst
9 26 (9.67%) SAP Manager
9 26 (9.67%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 23 (8.55%) Support Analyst
11 21 (7.81%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
12 20 (7.43%) SAP Support
13 19 (7.06%) Architect
13 19 (7.06%) SAP Support Analyst
14 18 (6.69%) SAP Architect
15 17 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (5.95%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.92%) EDI
2 10 (3.72%) HTML
3 7 (2.60%) SAP ALE
4 6 (2.23%) IDoc
5 5 (1.86%) .NET
5 5 (1.86%) SAP Basis
5 5 (1.86%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (1.49%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.37%) BAPI
7 1 (0.37%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.20%) FMCG
2 9 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.12%) Life Science
6 2 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.97%) VMS
2 1 (0.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 86 (31.97%) Logistics
3 48 (17.84%) ERP
4 44 (16.36%) Order to Cash
5 23 (8.55%) ITIL
6 17 (6.32%) CRM
7 16 (5.95%) Project Management
8 15 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (5.20%) Thought Leadership
10 13 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.46%) Migration
12 10 (3.72%) Project Delivery
13 9 (3.35%) Procure-to-Pay
13 9 (3.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (3.35%) Waterfall
14 8 (2.97%) Change Management
14 8 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (2.97%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (2.97%) PRINCE2
15 7 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.75%) ABAP
2 11 (4.09%) SQL
3 10 (3.72%) C#
3 10 (3.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.97%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (9.29%) Degree
2 7 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.49%) CCA
3 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.12%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
Vendors
1 269 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (5.58%) hybris
3 6 (2.23%) Oracle
4 5 (1.86%) Workday
5 2 (0.74%) Ariba
6 1 (0.37%) Concur
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat