The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 17 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAP 16 57 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.75% 21.76% 8.89%
As % of the Vendors category 14.55% 33.93% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 20
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
SAP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Vendors Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 168 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 46.41% 64.12% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 66 136 144
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SAP
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP across the Aberdeen region.

SAP Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 18 (56.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (50.00%) ABAP
3 14 (43.75%) SAP SCM
3 14 (43.75%) Logistics
4 13 (40.63%) SAP MM
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
6 9 (28.13%) Project Management
6 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) SAP PP
8 7 (21.88%) SAP HR
8 7 (21.88%) SAP SD
8 7 (21.88%) PLM
8 7 (21.88%) Supply Chain Management
8 7 (21.88%) SAP PLM
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) SAP CO
9 6 (18.75%) Back Office
10 5 (15.63%) ERP
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) MS Project
11 4 (12.50%) MS Office
11 4 (12.50%) Web Services
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) SAPscript
11 4 (12.50%) Adobe
11 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 4 (12.50%) Sage

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Project
3 4 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (56.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (43.75%) SAP SCM
3 13 (40.63%) SAP MM
4 7 (21.88%) SAP PP
4 7 (21.88%) SAP HR
4 7 (21.88%) SAP SD
4 7 (21.88%) SAP PLM
5 6 (18.75%) SAP CO
6 4 (12.50%) SAP HCM
6 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (9.38%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.38%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LSMW
2 1 (3.13%) NWDI
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Back Office
3 4 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Consultant
2 18 (56.25%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (40.63%) SAP MM Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) SAP Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SAP BI Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) PMO Lead
7 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
1 4 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
1 4 (12.50%) BAPI
1 4 (12.50%) SAP ALE
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) SAP BC
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Logistics
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Supply Chain Management
4 7 (21.88%) PLM
5 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) ERP
7 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
10 1 (3.13%) SAP Security
10 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) ABAP
2 4 (12.50%) SAPscript
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Adobe
3 4 (12.50%) Sage