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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 710 683
Rank change year-on-year +84 -27  
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 250 240 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.35% 3.31% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 160 169 227
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,000 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  

SAP SD is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7464 7251 8492
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.40% 7.35% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5571 5625 6658
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% -  

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP SD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 244 £55,000 +10.00% 14
London +74 80 £60,000 - 1
North West -17 50 £55,000 +17.02% 6
South East +73 49 £65,000 +40.54% 1
Manchester -9 38 £55,000 +17.02% 3
City of London - 24 £67,500 -
Surrey +61 20 - -
Egham - 20 - -
Yorkshire +17 19 £55,000 - 2
East of England -54 18 £56,500 +18.94% 1
Cambridge -1 11 £53,000 -24.28%
Cambridgeshire -38 11 £53,000 +11.57% 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire - 8 £55,000 -
Essex 0 7 £60,000 +69.01%
Wokingham - 6 £55,000 -
East Midlands +23 5 £41,500 -42.75% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
West Midlands +1 4 £55,000 -29.03% 1
West Sussex - 4 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £41,500 -
North East +16 3 £43,000 -14.00%
Leeds - 3 £55,000 -
Bolton - 3 - -
Scotland +12 2 - -
Coventry -6 2 £55,000 -31.25%
Edinburgh -7 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £65,000 -
Doncaster - 2 £39,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing SAP SD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAP SD.

1 567 (100.00%) SAP
2 260 (45.86%) SAP MM
3 132 (23.28%) SAP CO
3 132 (23.28%) SAP FI
4 131 (23.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 117 (20.63%) Logistics
6 114 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 111 (19.58%) ABAP
8 106 (18.69%) Order to Cash
9 99 (17.46%) SAP Implementation
10 91 (16.05%) Retail
11 85 (14.99%) SAP WM
12 81 (14.29%) Billing
13 78 (13.76%) FMCG
14 73 (12.87%) ERP
15 72 (12.70%) SAP QM
16 70 (12.35%) CRM
17 68 (11.99%) Finance
17 68 (11.99%) Manufacturing
18 67 (11.82%) SAP HANA
18 67 (11.82%) Translating Business Requirements
19 66 (11.64%) SAP Retail
20 65 (11.46%) SAP SCM
21 64 (11.29%) SAP ERP
22 61 (10.76%) Procure-to-Pay
23 59 (10.41%) SAP PP
24 56 (9.88%) Matrix Organization
25 53 (9.35%) SAP S/4HANA
25 53 (9.35%) SAP PM
26 49 (8.64%) SAP BW

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 19 (3.35%) NetWeaver
2 11 (1.94%) Gentran
3 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 260 (45.86%) SAP MM
2 132 (23.28%) SAP CO
2 132 (23.28%) SAP FI
3 131 (23.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 85 (14.99%) SAP WM
5 72 (12.70%) SAP QM
6 66 (11.64%) SAP Retail
7 65 (11.46%) SAP SCM
8 64 (11.29%) SAP ERP
9 59 (10.41%) SAP PP
10 53 (9.35%) SAP PM
10 53 (9.35%) SAP S/4HANA
11 48 (8.47%) SAP HR
12 43 (7.58%) SAP CRM
13 38 (6.70%) SAP LE
14 36 (6.35%) Maximo
14 36 (6.35%) Primavera
15 20 (3.53%) SAP POS DM
16 18 (3.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
16 18 (3.17%) SAP Layout Workbench
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.94%) FTP
2 3 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.82%) SAP HANA
2 49 (8.64%) SAP BW
3 36 (6.35%) GIS
4 11 (1.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.41%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.71%) OLTP
8 4 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) LSMW
2 1 (0.18%) eCATT
General
1 91 (16.05%) Retail
2 81 (14.29%) Billing
3 68 (11.99%) Finance
3 68 (11.99%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.88%) Automotive
5 11 (1.94%) Banking
6 10 (1.76%) German Language
7 6 (1.06%) Marketing
8 4 (0.71%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.53%) French Language
9 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 313 (55.20%) Consultant
2 306 (53.97%) SAP Consultant
3 187 (32.98%) SAP SD Consultant
4 161 (28.40%) Analyst
5 147 (25.93%) SAP Analyst
6 99 (17.46%) SAP SD Analyst
7 75 (13.23%) Business Analyst
7 75 (13.23%) SAP Business Analyst
7 75 (13.23%) SAP MM Consultant
8 74 (13.05%) SAP SD Business Analyst
9 52 (9.17%) Senior Consultant
9 52 (9.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 51 (8.99%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 36 (6.35%) SAP PM Consultant
12 35 (6.17%) SAP Retail Consultant
13 32 (5.64%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
13 32 (5.64%) SAP Manager
14 31 (5.47%) Managing Consultant
15 30 (5.29%) Architect
15 30 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.41%) IDoc
2 39 (6.88%) BAPI
3 29 (5.11%) EDI
4 13 (2.29%) XML
5 11 (1.94%) EDIFACT
6 4 (0.71%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (0.53%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.35%) .NET
8 2 (0.35%) HTML
8 2 (0.35%) HTML5
8 2 (0.35%) JSON
8 2 (0.35%) REST
8 2 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.35%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.18%) Middleware
9 1 (0.18%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.18%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.76%) FMCG
2 44 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.94%) TRADACOMS
5 10 (1.76%) Life Science
6 9 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.53%) BBC
10 3 (0.53%) LIMS
11 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.35%) User Experience
12 1 (0.18%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.94%) HPUX
1 11 (1.94%) Unix
2 9 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.63%) Logistics
2 114 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 106 (18.69%) Order to Cash
4 99 (17.46%) SAP Implementation
5 73 (12.87%) ERP
6 70 (12.35%) CRM
7 67 (11.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 61 (10.76%) Procure-to-Pay
9 56 (9.88%) Matrix Organization
10 47 (8.29%) Data Management
11 45 (7.94%) Business Development
12 40 (7.05%) Business Analysis
13 39 (6.88%) Coaching
14 38 (6.70%) Presales
15 37 (6.53%) Master Data Management
15 37 (6.53%) Resource Management
16 36 (6.35%) CAD
16 36 (6.35%) Document Management
17 32 (5.64%) Project Management
18 28 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (19.58%) ABAP
2 11 (1.94%) ActionScript
2 11 (1.94%) ActionScript 2.0
2 11 (1.94%) Shell Script
3 10 (1.76%) SQL
4 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.88%) SAPscript
6 3 (0.53%) C
7 2 (0.35%) Java
7 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (7.23%) Degree
2 10 (1.76%) CCA
3 9 (1.59%) SAP Certification
4 8 (1.41%) ACCA
5 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) CIMA
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.76%) GxP
2 8 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 567 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (3.17%) hybris
3 15 (2.65%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.29%) Pegasus
5 12 (2.12%) Syclo
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle
7 5 (0.88%) Remedy
8 4 (0.71%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.71%) OpenText
9 2 (0.35%) SEEBURGER
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe
10 1 (0.18%) Ariba
10 1 (0.18%) Google
10 1 (0.18%) Mitel
10 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
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