Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 660 794 753
Rank change year-on-year +134 -41 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 565 484 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.38% 3.50% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 312 351 446
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -8.44% -2.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £41,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +4.76%

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 12914 13818 15684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.35% 7.04% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9314 10596 12320
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 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +102 545 £55,000 +6.80% 11
UK excluding London +10 340 £55,000 +15.79% 7
London +120 177 £60,000 - 3
North of England +47 145 £55,000 +17.02% 4
North West +9 106 £55,000 +17.02% 3
South East +157 105 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Midlands +14 48 £52,500 -4.55% 1
West Midlands +19 37 £61,250 +13.95% 1
Yorkshire +36 32 £45,000 +26.76% 1
East of England -98 32 £60,000 +26.32% 1
East Midlands +12 12 £41,500 -42.76%
Scotland +11 11 - -
Wales +12 8 £50,000 -16.67%
North East +18 7 £43,000 -14.00%
South West -21 4 £52,500 +23.53%

For the 6 months to 24 August 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
2 218 (38.58%) SAP MM
3 110 (19.47%) Retail
4 108 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (18.58%) Logistics
6 99 (17.52%) SAP FI
7 95 (16.81%) SAP CO
8 94 (16.64%) SAP FI/CO
8 94 (16.64%) ABAP
9 93 (16.46%) Order to Cash
10 91 (16.11%) Billing
11 84 (14.87%) SAP HANA
12 80 (14.16%) Manufacturing
13 76 (13.45%) ERP
14 74 (13.10%) SAP Implementation
15 71 (12.57%) SAP Retail
16 66 (11.68%) Procure-to-Pay
17 65 (11.50%) SAP S/4HANA
18 64 (11.33%) FMCG
19 60 (10.62%) SAP WM
20 58 (10.27%) Finance
20 58 (10.27%) SAP ERP
21 56 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (9.20%) SAP PP
23 51 (9.03%) SAP SCM
23 51 (9.03%) Translating Business Requirements
24 50 (8.85%) Business Development
25 44 (7.79%) EDI
25 44 (7.79%) CRM
26 43 (7.61%) Degree

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 8 (1.42%) NetWeaver
2 7 (1.24%) Gentran
3 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 218 (38.58%) SAP MM
2 99 (17.52%) SAP FI
3 95 (16.81%) SAP CO
4 94 (16.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 71 (12.57%) SAP Retail
6 65 (11.50%) SAP S/4HANA
7 60 (10.62%) SAP WM
8 58 (10.27%) SAP ERP
9 52 (9.20%) SAP PP
10 51 (9.03%) SAP SCM
11 38 (6.73%) SAP QM
12 33 (5.84%) SAP CRM
13 28 (4.96%) SAP PM
14 27 (4.78%) SAP HR
15 22 (3.89%) SAP POS DM
16 21 (3.72%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
17 20 (3.54%) SAP LE
18 18 (3.19%) SAP Layout Workbench
19 15 (2.65%) SAP HCM
20 14 (2.48%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.07%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.87%) SAP HANA
2 41 (7.26%) SAP BW
3 14 (2.48%) GIS
4 8 (1.42%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.42%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (0.71%) OLTP
7 4 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) LSMW
General
1 110 (19.47%) Retail
2 91 (16.11%) Billing
3 80 (14.16%) Manufacturing
4 58 (10.27%) Finance
5 29 (5.13%) Automotive
6 7 (1.24%) German Language
6 7 (1.24%) Marketing
7 6 (1.06%) Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 327 (57.88%) Consultant
2 315 (55.75%) SAP Consultant
3 199 (35.22%) SAP SD Consultant
4 143 (25.31%) Analyst
5 132 (23.36%) SAP Analyst
6 96 (16.99%) SAP MM Consultant
7 92 (16.28%) SAP SD Analyst
8 87 (15.40%) Business Analyst
9 86 (15.22%) SAP Business Analyst
10 77 (13.63%) SAP SD Business Analyst
11 69 (12.21%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 44 (7.79%) SAP Retail Consultant
13 35 (6.19%) SAP Support
14 34 (6.02%) SAP Manager
15 31 (5.49%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
16 30 (5.31%) Senior Consultant
16 30 (5.31%) Senior SAP Consultant
17 22 (3.89%) Managing Consultant
18 19 (3.36%) SAP Business Consultant
18 19 (3.36%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.79%) EDI
2 31 (5.49%) IDoc
3 19 (3.36%) BAPI
4 10 (1.77%) SAP XI
5 9 (1.59%) XML
6 8 (1.42%) EDIFACT
6 8 (1.42%) SAP Fiori
7 5 (0.88%) SAP ALE
7 5 (0.88%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (0.53%) Middleware
8 3 (0.53%) SAPUI5
9 2 (0.35%) .NET
9 2 (0.35%) HTML
9 2 (0.35%) HTML5
9 2 (0.35%) JSON
9 2 (0.35%) REST
9 2 (0.35%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.33%) FMCG
2 56 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 11 (1.95%) Life Science
6 8 (1.42%) TRADACOMS
7 7 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.53%) User Experience
10 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.35%) LIMS
11 1 (0.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.24%) HPUX
1 7 (1.24%) Unix
2 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 105 (18.58%) Logistics
3 93 (16.46%) Order to Cash
4 76 (13.45%) ERP
5 74 (13.10%) SAP Implementation
6 66 (11.68%) Procure-to-Pay
7 51 (9.03%) Translating Business Requirements
8 50 (8.85%) Business Development
9 44 (7.79%) CRM
10 43 (7.61%) Matrix Organization
11 39 (6.90%) Coaching
12 34 (6.02%) GAP Analysis
13 30 (5.31%) Business Analysis
14 28 (4.96%) Data Management
15 24 (4.25%) Project Management
16 19 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (3.36%) Business Transformation
17 18 (3.19%) Assortment Management
17 18 (3.19%) Assortment Planning
17 18 (3.19%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (16.64%) ABAP
2 11 (1.95%) SQL
3 8 (1.42%) SAPscript
3 8 (1.42%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.24%) ActionScript
4 7 (1.24%) ActionScript 2.0
4 7 (1.24%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.35%) C
5 2 (0.35%) Java
5 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (7.61%) Degree
2 4 (0.71%) ACCA
2 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.53%) CCA
3 3 (0.53%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.18%) CIMA
4 1 (0.18%) ISEB
4 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.12%) GxP
2 8 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) QA
Vendors
1 565 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (3.54%) hybris
3 19 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.65%) Ariba
5 8 (1.42%) Oracle
6 5 (0.88%) Remedy
7 4 (0.71%) Pegasus
7 4 (0.71%) SEEBURGER
8 3 (0.53%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.35%) Syclo
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe
10 1 (0.18%) Google
10 1 (0.18%) Mitel
10 1 (0.18%) OpenText
10 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com