Period
to 24 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 712 820 932
Rank change year-on-year +108 +112 -203
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 56 213 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.76% 2.91% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 109 126
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +6.48%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,350 £45,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £96,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +22.22%

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 3,176 7,328 8,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.00% 5.83% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 5,299 6,287
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SAP SD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAP SD.

Salary trend for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAP SD over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Top 11 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 January 2021. 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 +111 53 £60,000 - 3
UK excluding London +90 36 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East +128 17 £65,000 +10.17%
London +195 16 £65,000 -16.13% 1
North of England +36 12 £50,000 +2.04%
North West +37 10 £48,750 -3.94%
East of England +85 5 £52,500 -12.50%
Work from Home -57 5 £50,000 -41.18% 1
Midlands +46 2 £50,000 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire +41 2 £50,000 +8.11%
East Midlands +40 1 £50,000 -50.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 56 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (58.93%) Logistics
3 26 (46.43%) ERP
4 24 (42.86%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (28.57%) EDI
6 12 (21.43%) Finance
7 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
7 9 (16.07%) SAP MM
8 8 (14.29%) SAP FI
8 8 (14.29%) SAP WM
8 8 (14.29%) Retail
8 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 8 (14.29%) Driving Licence
9 7 (12.50%) SAP LE
9 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 7 (12.50%) Service Management
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 7 (12.50%) Order to Cash
10 6 (10.71%) Product Backlog
10 6 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) EDIFACT
10 6 (10.71%) SAP Fiori
10 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (8.93%) Business Process Improvement
11 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.93%) Degree
11 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development

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:

Business Applications
1 24 (42.86%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (16.07%) SAP MM
3 8 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 8 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (14.29%) SAP WM
4 7 (12.50%) SAP LE
5 5 (8.93%) SAP CO
5 5 (8.93%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (8.93%) SAP PP
6 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
7 2 (3.57%) SAP CAR
7 2 (3.57%) SAP EWM
7 2 (3.57%) SAP MDG
7 2 (3.57%) SAP R/3
8 1 (1.79%) SAP CS
8 1 (1.79%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.79%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (1.79%) SAP Retail
8 1 (1.79%) SAP SCM
8 1 (1.79%) SAP SM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.79%) German Language
5 1 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Analyst
1 33 (58.93%) SAP Analyst
2 26 (46.43%) SAP SD Analyst
3 19 (33.93%) Consultant
4 16 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (17.86%) Business Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) SAP Business Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) SAP SD Consultant
5 10 (17.86%) SAP Support
5 10 (17.86%) SAP Support Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Support Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Business Support Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Systems Support
7 8 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) SAP SD Business Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) SAP WM Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) EDI
2 6 (10.71%) EDIFACT
2 6 (10.71%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (5.36%) SAP ALE
4 2 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.57%) Life Science
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Logistics
2 26 (46.43%) ERP
3 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.50%) Order to Cash
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Service Management
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Product Backlog
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Coaching
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) ABAP
2 1 (1.79%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) IFRS
2 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Progress