The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 57 26 43
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.31% 8.09% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 11.11% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 4
Average salary £35,000 £48,150 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.31% -12.45%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
SAP
Bedfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
193 198 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 59.02% 72.79% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 175 191 104
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SAP
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SAP Salary Trend in Bedford

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) AppManager
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Enterprise
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AppManager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft