Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 967 665 829
Rank change year-on-year -302 +164 +146
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 94 63 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.48% 2.09% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 110
10th Percentile £53,750 £40,000 £40,563
25th Percentile £61,250 £42,188 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £58,750 £59,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.89% -0.42% -9.23%
75th Percentile £81,250 £69,813 £82,188
90th Percentile £92,000 £70,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +38.89% -18.18% -4.35%

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 6,355 3,012 7,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.00% 5.39% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,234 2,232 5,507
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,855
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,119 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.38% -10.00% +5.26%

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 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Top 12 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 5 December 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 -266 77 £67,500 +17.39% 5
UK excluding London -214 37 £62,500 +38.89% 4
London -231 32 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Work from Home -231 25 £67,000 -46.40% 1
Midlands -98 14 £72,500 +61.11% 1
North of England -123 14 £57,500 +43.75% 1
East Midlands -51 12 £72,500 +45.00% 1
North West -100 10 £60,000 +41.18%
South East -146 7 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Yorkshire -84 4 £52,500 +31.25%
West Midlands -91 2 - -
East of England -102 2 £76,250 +45.24% 1

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 94 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (36.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 25 (26.60%) Finance
4 24 (25.53%) Requirements Gathering
5 23 (24.47%) SAP MM
6 20 (21.28%) Manufacturing
7 19 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (20.21%) Workshop Facilitation
8 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (19.15%) Marketing
9 17 (18.09%) MS Visio
10 16 (17.02%) Retail
10 16 (17.02%) Social Skills
11 15 (15.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (15.96%) CRM
12 14 (14.89%) ABAP
12 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (13.83%) Customer Engagement
13 13 (13.83%) ERP
14 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (11.70%) C
15 11 (11.70%) Project Management
15 11 (11.70%) Logistics
15 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
16 10 (10.64%) Data Migration
16 10 (10.64%) SAP Implementation
16 10 (10.64%) Migration
16 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (9.57%) SAP CRM
17 9 (9.57%) Service Management

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 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (36.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 23 (24.47%) SAP MM
3 9 (9.57%) SAP CRM
4 7 (7.45%) SAP LE
4 7 (7.45%) SAP PP
5 6 (6.38%) SAP ERP
5 6 (6.38%) SAP FI
6 4 (4.26%) SAP APO
6 4 (4.26%) SAP GTS
6 4 (4.26%) SAP Retail
6 4 (4.26%) SAP SM
6 4 (4.26%) SAP VC
6 4 (4.26%) SAP WM
7 2 (2.13%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.13%) SAP EWM
7 2 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (1.06%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 5 (5.32%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SAP HANA
2 5 (5.32%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.32%) Power BI
3 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) LSMW
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Manufacturing
3 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (19.15%) Marketing
4 16 (17.02%) Retail
4 16 (17.02%) Social Skills
5 8 (8.51%) Billing
6 5 (5.32%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (4.26%) Legal
8 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.13%) Automotive
8 2 (2.13%) Law
8 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Consultant
2 42 (44.68%) SAP Consultant
3 34 (36.17%) Analyst
3 34 (36.17%) SAP Analyst
3 34 (36.17%) SAP SD Consultant
4 15 (15.96%) Functional Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) SAP SD Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) SAP Business Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) SAP SD Business Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) SAP Support
8 6 (6.38%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) SAP Support Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Management Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (5.32%) EDI
3 4 (4.26%) EDIFACT
3 4 (4.26%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.06%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.06%) XHTML
4 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Virtual Team
2 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.26%) FMCG
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Requirements Gathering
2 19 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (20.21%) Workshop Facilitation
3 15 (15.96%) CRM
3 15 (15.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.83%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (13.83%) ERP
6 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.70%) Logistics
7 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.70%) Project Management
8 10 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 10 (10.64%) Migration
8 10 (10.64%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.57%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (9.57%) Service Management
9 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) ABAP
2 11 (11.70%) C
3 6 (6.38%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.06%) PMO
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) Ariba
4 1 (1.06%) OpenText
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com