Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 677 765 763
Rank change year-on-year +88 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 565 492 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.31% 3.74% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 280 349 474
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,500 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%

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 13112 13152 15429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.47% 6.94% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9314 9972 12045
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.96% +3.06% -

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
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 SD within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 +113 541 £55,000 +0.92% 7
UK excluding London -15 328 £50,000 - 7
London +126 195 £60,000 +2.13%
North of England +68 170 £44,000 -6.38% 2
North West +36 128 £45,000 -4.26% 2
South East +86 92 £67,500 -6.90% 4
Yorkshire +54 35 £37,500 -
Midlands -28 34 £43,750 -39.66%
West Midlands -17 28 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -83 24 £54,000 +13.68%
Scotland -4 15 £65,000 +30.00%
Wales +21 8 £50,000 -16.67%
East Midlands +12 7 £41,500 -42.76%
North East - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 565 (100.00%) SAP
2 169 (29.91%) SAP MM
3 118 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (20.00%) ABAP
5 111 (19.65%) Retail
6 109 (19.29%) Billing
6 109 (19.29%) Manufacturing
7 97 (17.17%) Logistics
8 85 (15.04%) SAP HANA
9 81 (14.34%) SAP FI
10 75 (13.27%) SAP CO
11 74 (13.10%) SAP FI/CO
12 68 (12.04%) Order to Cash
13 67 (11.86%) SAP Retail
14 64 (11.33%) SAP Implementation
15 63 (11.15%) EDI
15 63 (11.15%) ERP
16 61 (10.80%) Business Development
17 60 (10.62%) GAP Analysis
17 60 (10.62%) SAP S/4HANA
18 59 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
19 58 (10.27%) Finance
20 53 (9.38%) Degree
21 49 (8.67%) Procure-to-Pay
22 48 (8.50%) FMCG
23 45 (7.96%) Coaching
24 44 (7.79%) Translating Business Requirements
25 40 (7.08%) CRM
26 38 (6.73%) Automotive
27 37 (6.55%) SAP ERP

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 (0.35%) Gentran
2 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 169 (29.91%) SAP MM
2 81 (14.34%) SAP FI
3 75 (13.27%) SAP CO
4 74 (13.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 67 (11.86%) SAP Retail
6 60 (10.62%) SAP S/4HANA
7 37 (6.55%) SAP ERP
8 36 (6.37%) SAP SCM
9 34 (6.02%) SAP PP
10 30 (5.31%) SAP WM
11 26 (4.60%) SAP HR
12 24 (4.25%) SAP CRM
13 23 (4.07%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
13 23 (4.07%) SAP POS DM
14 19 (3.36%) SAP Layout Workbench
15 18 (3.19%) SAP HCM
15 18 (3.19%) SAP QM
16 16 (2.83%) SAP LE
17 12 (2.12%) SAP CAR
17 12 (2.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.25%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.04%) SAP HANA
2 29 (5.13%) SAP BW
3 8 (1.42%) GIS
4 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) LSMW
General
1 111 (19.65%) Retail
2 109 (19.29%) Billing
2 109 (19.29%) Manufacturing
3 58 (10.27%) Finance
4 38 (6.73%) Automotive
5 6 (1.06%) German Language
6 4 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.53%) Banking
7 3 (0.53%) Marketing
8 2 (0.35%) Electronics
8 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.18%) French Language
9 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 335 (59.29%) Consultant
2 326 (57.70%) SAP Consultant
3 227 (40.18%) SAP SD Consultant
4 144 (25.49%) Analyst
5 140 (24.78%) SAP Analyst
6 99 (17.52%) SAP SD Analyst
7 91 (16.11%) Business Analyst
8 90 (15.93%) SAP Business Analyst
9 74 (13.10%) SAP MM Consultant
10 68 (12.04%) SAP SD Business Analyst
11 53 (9.38%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 41 (7.26%) SAP Support
13 35 (6.19%) SAP Retail Consultant
14 29 (5.13%) SAP Business Consultant
15 28 (4.96%) SAP Manager
16 24 (4.25%) SAP Support Analyst
16 24 (4.25%) Support Analyst
17 23 (4.07%) Managing Consultant
17 23 (4.07%) SAP Support Consultant
17 23 (4.07%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.15%) EDI
2 32 (5.66%) IDoc
3 17 (3.01%) BAPI
4 13 (2.30%) SAP Fiori
5 12 (2.12%) SAP XI
6 6 (1.06%) SAP ALE
7 5 (0.88%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (0.71%) EDIFACT
8 4 (0.71%) Middleware
9 3 (0.53%) XML
10 2 (0.35%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.35%) Web Dynpro
11 1 (0.18%) .NET
11 1 (0.18%) HTML
11 1 (0.18%) HTML5
11 1 (0.18%) JSON
11 1 (0.18%) REST
11 1 (0.18%) SAPUI5
11 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.50%) FMCG
3 25 (4.42%) Life Science
4 21 (3.72%) Virtual Team
5 17 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.71%) TRADACOMS
8 3 (0.53%) User Experience
9 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.35%) LIMS
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.18%) EPoS
10 1 (0.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.35%) HPUX
1 2 (0.35%) Unix
1 2 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 97 (17.17%) Logistics
3 68 (12.04%) Order to Cash
4 64 (11.33%) SAP Implementation
5 63 (11.15%) ERP
6 61 (10.80%) Business Development
7 60 (10.62%) GAP Analysis
8 49 (8.67%) Procure-to-Pay
9 45 (7.96%) Coaching
10 44 (7.79%) Translating Business Requirements
11 40 (7.08%) CRM
12 26 (4.60%) Business Analysis
13 22 (3.89%) Data Management
13 22 (3.89%) Matrix Organization
14 21 (3.72%) Business Process Mapping
15 20 (3.54%) Master Data Management
15 20 (3.54%) Project Management
16 19 (3.36%) Assortment Planning
16 19 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (3.36%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (20.00%) ABAP
2 12 (2.12%) SAPscript
3 5 (0.88%) SQL
4 2 (0.35%) ActionScript
4 2 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.18%) Java
5 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.71%) SAP Certification
3 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) ACCA
4 2 (0.35%) CIMA
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.19%) GxP
2 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) PMO
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 565 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (4.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.01%) Ariba
3 17 (3.01%) hybris
4 4 (0.71%) Pegasus
4 4 (0.71%) SEEBURGER
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle
5 2 (0.35%) Remedy
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe
6 1 (0.18%) Google
6 1 (0.18%) OpenText
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com