Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP ERP Sales and Distribution (SD)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 707 770
Rank change year-on-year -2 +63 -72
Permanent jobs citing SAP SD 498 514 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.67% 4.35% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 266 309 428
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +8.91% -8.18%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +8.91% -0.98%

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 13,578 11,817 14,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.90% 6.72% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,753 8,850 10,956
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,875
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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP SD in the UK

SAP SD
Top 16 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 21 January 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 +6 467 £52,500 -4.55% 16
UK excluding London -71 299 £45,000 -18.18% 12
London +91 169 £60,000 -4.00% 4
North of England +49 149 £40,000 -27.27% 7
North West +15 112 £42,501 -19.05% 4
South East -28 80 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Midlands -8 45 £65,000 +18.18% 2
West Midlands -8 44 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Yorkshire +39 31 £37,500 -48.28% 3
Scotland -34 17 £65,000 +44.44%
Wales +21 8 £50,000 +42.86%
East of England -43 8 £65,000 +36.84% 1
North East - 6 - -
East Midlands +5 2 - -
South West -6 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 498 (100.00%) SAP
2 131 (26.31%) SAP MM
3 122 (24.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (21.29%) Manufacturing
4 106 (21.29%) Logistics
5 105 (21.08%) Retail
6 93 (18.67%) ABAP
7 83 (16.67%) Billing
8 63 (12.65%) EDI
9 62 (12.45%) SAP S/4HANA
10 61 (12.25%) Order to Cash
10 61 (12.25%) SAP Retail
10 61 (12.25%) GAP Analysis
11 58 (11.65%) SAP FI
12 54 (10.84%) SAP HANA
13 53 (10.64%) SAP FI/CO
13 53 (10.64%) SAP CO
14 49 (9.84%) Degree
15 48 (9.64%) SAP Implementation
16 47 (9.44%) Finance
17 44 (8.84%) SAP SCM
18 42 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (8.03%) Translating Business Requirements
20 35 (7.03%) Business Process Mapping
21 34 (6.83%) Automotive
21 34 (6.83%) CRM
22 33 (6.63%) ERP
23 32 (6.43%) Procure-to-Pay
24 30 (6.02%) FMCG
25 28 (5.62%) Business 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 131 (26.31%) SAP MM
2 62 (12.45%) SAP S/4HANA
3 61 (12.25%) SAP Retail
4 58 (11.65%) SAP FI
5 53 (10.64%) SAP CO
5 53 (10.64%) SAP FI/CO
6 44 (8.84%) SAP SCM
7 26 (5.22%) SAP PP
8 23 (4.62%) SAP LE
9 21 (4.22%) SAP WM
10 18 (3.61%) SAP Hybris
11 15 (3.01%) SAP HR
12 14 (2.81%) SAP SRM
13 11 (2.21%) SAP HCM
13 11 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 10 (2.01%) SAP ERP
15 9 (1.81%) SAP EWM
15 9 (1.81%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
16 8 (1.61%) SAP CRM
16 8 (1.61%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.84%) SAP HANA
2 8 (1.61%) SAP BW
3 6 (1.20%) GIS
4 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) eCATT
1 2 (0.40%) LSMW
General
1 106 (21.29%) Manufacturing
2 105 (21.08%) Retail
3 83 (16.67%) Billing
4 47 (9.44%) Finance
5 34 (6.83%) Automotive
6 6 (1.20%) General Ledger
7 4 (0.80%) Electronics
8 3 (0.60%) German Language
8 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 291 (58.43%) Consultant
2 287 (57.63%) SAP Consultant
3 211 (42.37%) SAP SD Consultant
4 143 (28.71%) Analyst
5 140 (28.11%) SAP Analyst
6 98 (19.68%) SAP SD Analyst
7 89 (17.87%) Business Analyst
7 89 (17.87%) SAP Business Analyst
8 60 (12.05%) SAP SD Business Analyst
9 38 (7.63%) SAP Support
10 37 (7.43%) SAP MM Consultant
11 34 (6.83%) SAP Business Consultant
12 28 (5.62%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 26 (5.22%) SAP Support Consultant
13 26 (5.22%) Support Consultant
14 21 (4.22%) SAP Support Analyst
14 21 (4.22%) Support Analyst
15 18 (3.61%) Hybris Consultant
16 17 (3.41%) Senior Business Analyst
16 17 (3.41%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.65%) EDI
2 25 (5.02%) SAP Fiori
3 24 (4.82%) IDoc
4 13 (2.61%) Middleware
5 11 (2.21%) BAPI
6 8 (1.61%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (1.00%) SAP XI
8 4 (0.80%) SAP ALE
9 3 (0.60%) Web Services
10 2 (0.40%) EDIFACT
10 2 (0.40%) REST
10 2 (0.40%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.40%) SAPUI5
10 2 (0.40%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.02%) FMCG
3 25 (5.02%) Life Science
4 19 (3.82%) Virtual Team
5 9 (1.81%) EPoS
5 9 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.60%) iPad
8 2 (0.40%) LIMS
8 2 (0.40%) TRADACOMS
8 2 (0.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (24.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 106 (21.29%) Logistics
3 61 (12.25%) GAP Analysis
3 61 (12.25%) Order to Cash
4 48 (9.64%) SAP Implementation
5 40 (8.03%) Translating Business Requirements
6 35 (7.03%) Business Process Mapping
7 34 (6.83%) CRM
8 33 (6.63%) ERP
9 32 (6.43%) Procure-to-Pay
10 28 (5.62%) Business Development
11 27 (5.42%) Project Management
12 26 (5.22%) Data Management
12 26 (5.22%) Master Data Management
13 23 (4.62%) Coaching
14 22 (4.42%) Mentoring
15 18 (3.61%) Business Analysis
15 18 (3.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 17 (3.41%) Supply Chain Management
16 17 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (18.67%) ABAP
2 6 (1.20%) SAPscript
3 2 (0.40%) C
3 2 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (9.84%) Degree
2 8 (1.61%) SAP Certification
3 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.00%) CPIM
5 1 (0.20%) ACCA
5 1 (0.20%) CCA
5 1 (0.20%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.41%) GxP
2 3 (0.60%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) PMO
Vendors
1 498 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (4.42%) hybris
2 22 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.41%) Ariba
4 5 (1.00%) OpenText
4 5 (1.00%) Progress
4 5 (1.00%) SEEBURGER
5 3 (0.60%) Pegasus
6 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore