Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 910 685 803
Rank change year-on-year -225 +118 -41
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 248 571 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.29% 4.19% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 152 309 353
UK median annual salary £64,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.82% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -13.64%

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 10,845 13,632 13,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.48% 7.71% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,906 9,879 10,560
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 -226 241 £65,000 +18.18% 13
UK excluding London -142 143 £57,500 +4.55% 8
London -53 94 £70,000 +16.67% 5
North of England -82 49 £52,500 - 2
South East -60 40 £73,750 +13.46% 3
North West -64 37 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Midlands +9 32 £61,250 +44.12% 1
West Midlands +23 22 £57,500 +4.55% 1
East of England +5 15 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire +8 10 £60,000 +50.00%
East Midlands +6 10 £90,000 +116.87%
Scotland -22 5 £60,000 -
North East -28 2 £45,000 +4.65%
South West +2 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 248 (100.00%) SAP
2 94 (37.90%) SAP S/4HANA
3 88 (35.48%) Order to Cash
4 73 (29.44%) SAP MM
5 59 (23.79%) Finance
5 59 (23.79%) Logistics
6 55 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (20.97%) ABAP
8 49 (19.76%) Manufacturing
9 46 (18.55%) SAP HANA
10 43 (17.34%) SAP FI
11 41 (16.53%) ERP
12 36 (14.52%) SAP FI/CO
12 36 (14.52%) SAP CO
13 33 (13.31%) Billing
13 33 (13.31%) SAP PP
14 31 (12.50%) Project Management
14 31 (12.50%) SAP ERP
15 29 (11.69%) SAP SCM
16 25 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (8.06%) FMCG
17 20 (8.06%) Retail
18 19 (7.66%) Business Analysis
18 19 (7.66%) Translating Business Requirements
19 18 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (7.26%) Mentoring
19 18 (7.26%) SAP QM
19 18 (7.26%) EDI
20 17 (6.85%) CRM
20 17 (6.85%) SAP WM

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 94 (37.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 73 (29.44%) SAP MM
3 43 (17.34%) SAP FI
4 36 (14.52%) SAP CO
4 36 (14.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 33 (13.31%) SAP PP
6 31 (12.50%) SAP ERP
7 29 (11.69%) SAP SCM
8 18 (7.26%) SAP QM
9 17 (6.85%) SAP WM
10 9 (3.63%) SAP CRM
10 9 (3.63%) SAP VC
11 7 (2.82%) SAP APO
11 7 (2.82%) SAP FSCM
11 7 (2.82%) SAP PM
12 6 (2.42%) Maximo
12 6 (2.42%) Primavera
12 6 (2.42%) SAP EHS
12 6 (2.42%) SAP HR
12 6 (2.42%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.55%) SAP HANA
2 6 (2.42%) GIS
3 5 (2.02%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) JIRA
2 3 (1.21%) LSMW
General
1 59 (23.79%) Finance
2 49 (19.76%) Manufacturing
3 33 (13.31%) Billing
4 20 (8.06%) Retail
5 4 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (49.19%) Consultant
2 118 (47.58%) SAP Consultant
3 83 (33.47%) SAP SD Consultant
4 71 (28.63%) Analyst
5 61 (24.60%) SAP Analyst
6 39 (15.73%) Business Analyst
7 35 (14.11%) SAP SD Analyst
8 31 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
9 24 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
10 23 (9.27%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 21 (8.47%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
12 17 (6.85%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
13 16 (6.45%) SAP MM Consultant
14 15 (6.05%) Delivery Manager
15 13 (5.24%) SAP Manager
15 13 (5.24%) SAP PP Analyst
15 13 (5.24%) SAP SD Business Analyst
16 11 (4.44%) SAP Delivery Manager
16 11 (4.44%) SAP MM Analyst
16 11 (4.44%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.26%) EDI
2 12 (4.84%) IDoc
3 11 (4.44%) BAPI
4 10 (4.03%) SAP Fiori
5 8 (3.23%) SAP Smart Forms
6 7 (2.82%) Web Dynpro
7 5 (2.02%) HTML
7 5 (2.02%) HTML5
7 5 (2.02%) JSON
7 5 (2.02%) REST
7 5 (2.02%) SAPUI5
7 5 (2.02%) XML
8 4 (1.61%) Middleware
9 2 (0.81%) .NET
10 1 (0.40%) SAP ALE
10 1 (0.40%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) FMCG
2 7 (2.82%) User Experience
3 6 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.21%) Tandem
7 2 (0.81%) Robotics
8 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.48%) Order to Cash
2 59 (23.79%) Logistics
3 55 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (16.53%) ERP
5 31 (12.50%) Project Management
6 25 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.66%) Business Analysis
7 19 (7.66%) Translating Business Requirements
8 18 (7.26%) Mentoring
8 18 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (6.85%) CRM
10 15 (6.05%) SAP Implementation
11 14 (5.65%) Coaching
12 12 (4.84%) Stakeholder Identification
13 11 (4.44%) Migration
13 11 (4.44%) Presales
13 11 (4.44%) Process Improvement
13 11 (4.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 10 (4.03%) Quality Management
15 9 (3.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.97%) ABAP
2 8 (3.23%) SAPscript
3 5 (2.02%) Java
3 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.44%) Degree
2 7 (2.82%) CPIM
3 6 (2.42%) PMP
4 5 (2.02%) ISEB
5 4 (1.61%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) GMP
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
Vendors
1 248 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (2.02%) Pegasus
3 3 (1.21%) Ariba
3 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.81%) Cognizant
4 2 (0.81%) hybris
4 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle
4 2 (0.81%) Workday