Period
to 19 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 773 762
Rank change year-on-year +98 -11 +11
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 559 500 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.30% 3.75% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 278 355 466
UK median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £72,875 £76,000 £76,250
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 13002 13330 15498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.45% 6.97% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9262 10112 12080
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 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 19 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 19 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 +62 537 £55,000 - 4
UK excluding London -6 322 £50,000 - 4
London +133 196 £60,000 -
North of England +66 168 £45,000 -4.26% 1
North West +18 126 £45,000 -4.26% 1
South East +81 91 £67,500 -6.90% 3
Yorkshire +66 35 £37,500 -
Midlands -7 31 £43,750 -39.66%
West Midlands -7 25 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -83 25 £53,000 +11.58%
Scotland -4 14 - -
Wales +26 8 £50,000 -16.67%
East Midlands +15 7 £41,500 -42.76%
North East - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 559 (100.00%) SAP
2 169 (30.23%) SAP MM
3 115 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (20.04%) ABAP
5 108 (19.32%) Retail
5 108 (19.32%) Billing
6 104 (18.60%) Manufacturing
7 96 (17.17%) Logistics
8 84 (15.03%) SAP HANA
9 78 (13.95%) SAP FI
10 72 (12.88%) SAP CO
11 71 (12.70%) SAP FI/CO
12 69 (12.34%) Order to Cash
13 67 (11.99%) SAP Retail
14 65 (11.63%) SAP Implementation
15 63 (11.27%) ERP
16 62 (11.09%) EDI
17 61 (10.91%) Business Development
18 60 (10.73%) SAP S/4HANA
19 59 (10.55%) Finance
19 59 (10.55%) GAP Analysis
20 58 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (9.30%) Degree
22 49 (8.77%) Procure-to-Pay
23 47 (8.41%) FMCG
24 45 (8.05%) Coaching
25 42 (7.51%) Translating Business Requirements
26 38 (6.80%) Automotive
26 38 (6.80%) CRM
27 37 (6.62%) 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 (0.36%) Gentran
2 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 169 (30.23%) SAP MM
2 78 (13.95%) SAP FI
3 72 (12.88%) SAP CO
4 71 (12.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 67 (11.99%) SAP Retail
6 60 (10.73%) SAP S/4HANA
7 37 (6.62%) SAP ERP
8 36 (6.44%) SAP SCM
9 32 (5.72%) SAP PP
10 28 (5.01%) SAP WM
11 26 (4.65%) SAP HR
12 24 (4.29%) SAP CRM
13 23 (4.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
13 23 (4.11%) SAP POS DM
14 19 (3.40%) SAP Layout Workbench
15 17 (3.04%) SAP HCM
15 17 (3.04%) SAP QM
16 16 (2.86%) SAP LE
17 12 (2.15%) SAP CAR
18 11 (1.97%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.11%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.03%) SAP HANA
2 29 (5.19%) SAP BW
3 8 (1.43%) GIS
4 5 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) LSMW
General
1 108 (19.32%) Billing
1 108 (19.32%) Retail
2 104 (18.60%) Manufacturing
3 59 (10.55%) Finance
4 38 (6.80%) Automotive
5 6 (1.07%) German Language
6 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.54%) Banking
7 3 (0.54%) Marketing
8 2 (0.36%) Electronics
8 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.36%) 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
1 331 (59.21%) Consultant
2 321 (57.42%) SAP Consultant
3 222 (39.71%) SAP SD Consultant
4 142 (25.40%) Analyst
5 138 (24.69%) SAP Analyst
6 97 (17.35%) SAP SD Analyst
7 90 (16.10%) Business Analyst
8 89 (15.92%) SAP Business Analyst
9 74 (13.24%) SAP MM Consultant
10 67 (11.99%) SAP SD Business Analyst
11 53 (9.48%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 40 (7.16%) SAP Support
13 35 (6.26%) SAP Retail Consultant
14 29 (5.19%) SAP Manager
15 28 (5.01%) SAP Business Consultant
16 23 (4.11%) Managing Consultant
16 23 (4.11%) SAP Support Analyst
16 23 (4.11%) Support Analyst
17 22 (3.94%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
17 22 (3.94%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.09%) EDI
2 32 (5.72%) IDoc
3 17 (3.04%) BAPI
4 13 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
5 12 (2.15%) SAP XI
6 6 (1.07%) SAP ALE
7 5 (0.89%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (0.72%) EDIFACT
8 4 (0.72%) Middleware
9 3 (0.54%) XML
10 2 (0.36%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.36%) 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 58 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.41%) FMCG
3 25 (4.47%) Life Science
4 21 (3.76%) Virtual Team
5 17 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.72%) TRADACOMS
8 3 (0.54%) User Experience
9 2 (0.36%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.36%) LIMS
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.36%) HPUX
1 2 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 96 (17.17%) Logistics
3 69 (12.34%) Order to Cash
4 65 (11.63%) SAP Implementation
5 63 (11.27%) ERP
6 61 (10.91%) Business Development
7 59 (10.55%) GAP Analysis
8 49 (8.77%) Procure-to-Pay
9 45 (8.05%) Coaching
10 42 (7.51%) Translating Business Requirements
11 38 (6.80%) CRM
12 27 (4.83%) Business Analysis
13 22 (3.94%) Data Management
13 22 (3.94%) Matrix Organization
14 20 (3.58%) Business Process Mapping
14 20 (3.58%) Master Data Management
14 20 (3.58%) Project Management
15 19 (3.40%) Assortment Planning
15 19 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (3.40%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (20.04%) ABAP
2 12 (2.15%) SAPscript
3 5 (0.89%) SQL
4 2 (0.36%) ActionScript
4 2 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.18%) Java
5 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (9.30%) Degree
2 6 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.72%) SAP Certification
3 4 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.36%) ACCA
4 2 (0.36%) CIMA
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.22%) GxP
2 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 559 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (5.01%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.86%) Ariba
3 16 (2.86%) hybris
4 4 (0.72%) SEEBURGER
5 3 (0.54%) Pegasus
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle
6 2 (0.36%) Remedy
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe
7 1 (0.18%) Google
7 1 (0.18%) OpenText
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com