The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 57 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAP 10 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.49% 1.17% 4.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 2.63% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 14
Average salary £30,000 £34,931 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -35.01%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
SAP
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
319 266 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.47% 44.41% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 300 218 167
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SAP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SAP Salary Trend in Cardiff

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
4 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 9 (32.14%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (32.14%) CSS
4 9 (32.14%) XML
4 9 (32.14%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 8 (28.57%) SOAP
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 8 (28.57%) Web Development
5 8 (28.57%) LINQ
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) LINQ to SQL
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.29%) JDA
8 4 (14.29%) SAP BI
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) SAP BPC

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP BPC
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (7.14%) SAP SD
3 2 (7.14%) SAP PP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP FS
4 1 (3.57%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) SAP BI
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Accountant
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SAP BW Support
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
1 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
1 9 (32.14%) XML
1 9 (32.14%) jQuery
2 8 (28.57%) LINQ
2 8 (28.57%) SOAP
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 8 (28.57%) LINQ to SQL
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) DTV
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Web Development
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
2 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VCP4
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ACCA
3 1 (3.57%) CIMA
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) JDA
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) HP