The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 45 65 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAP 50 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.68% 3.70% 5.67%
As % of the Vendors category 9.67% 6.98% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 58
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,350 £52,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +0.47%
SAP
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
517 630 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.36% 52.99% 59.01%
Number of salaries quoted 421 574 573
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SAP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SAP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SAP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SAP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SAP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 8 £57,500 +12.74%
Bedford +33 1 £32,500 -50.94%
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 37 (37.00%) ERP
1 37 (37.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (26.00%) Finance
3 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (23.00%) Oracle
5 20 (20.00%) SAP MM
6 19 (19.00%) SAP FI
6 19 (19.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (19.00%) SAP CO
7 18 (18.00%) Service Management
7 18 (18.00%) SQL
7 18 (18.00%) PeopleSoft
8 16 (16.00%) PeopleTools
8 16 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (14.00%) ABAP
10 12 (12.00%) Logistics
10 12 (12.00%) Manufacturing
10 12 (12.00%) SAP BW
11 11 (11.00%) SAP SD
12 10 (10.00%) SAP BI
13 9 (9.00%) EDI
13 9 (9.00%) SAP ALE
13 9 (9.00%) SAP ERP
13 9 (9.00%) SAP CS
14 8 (8.00%) Publishing
14 8 (8.00%) SAP HCM
15 7 (7.00%) SAP PP
16 6 (6.00%) SAP PS
16 6 (6.00%) SLA
16 6 (6.00%) Windows

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Project
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 19 (19.00%) SAP FI
2 19 (19.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 19 (19.00%) SAP CO
3 11 (11.00%) SAP SD
4 9 (9.00%) SAP ERP
4 9 (9.00%) SAP CS
5 8 (8.00%) SAP HCM
6 7 (7.00%) SAP PP
7 6 (6.00%) SAP PS
8 5 (5.00%) SAP Business One
8 5 (5.00%) SAP HR
9 4 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
9 4 (4.00%) SAP HR-PA
9 4 (4.00%) SAP HR-PD
10 3 (3.00%) SAP WM
11 2 (2.00%) SAP FI-AP
11 2 (2.00%) SAP FI-AR
12 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SAP BW
2 10 (10.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) OLAP
3 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) PeopleTools
2 3 (3.00%) LSMW
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Analyst
2 30 (30.00%) Consultant
3 28 (28.00%) SAP Consultant
3 28 (28.00%) SAP Analyst
4 20 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (16.00%) PeopleSoft Analyst
6 15 (15.00%) Support Analyst
7 14 (14.00%) SAP Support
8 11 (11.00%) SAP MM Consultant
8 11 (11.00%) SAP Support Analyst
9 9 (9.00%) Management Consultant
9 9 (9.00%) SAP CS Consultant
9 9 (9.00%) Service Management Consultant
9 9 (9.00%) SAP WM Consultant
10 8 (8.00%) Author
10 8 (8.00%) Technical Author
11 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) EDI
1 9 (9.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (2.00%) SOAP
2 2 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.00%) WPF
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.00%) DTV
3 1 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
1 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) CentOS
2 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) ERP
1 37 (37.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.00%) Service Management
3 16 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (12.00%) Logistics
5 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (5.00%) Change Management
6 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.00%) ETL
7 4 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.00%) Project Management
7 4 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (4.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (4.00%) Time Management
8 3 (3.00%) ITIL
9 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.00%) B2B
9 2 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.00%) SQL
2 14 (14.00%) ABAP
3 5 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) MCSE
1 5 (5.00%) CCNA
1 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
3 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Oracle
2 18 (18.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.00%) Infor
3 1 (1.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco