The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 37 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing SAP 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.97% 0.51% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 1.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £23,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 150 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.15% 37.88% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 89 98 70
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAP
Cheshire

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SAP Salary Trend in Chester

SAP
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

SAP Salary Histogram in Chester

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (50.00%) SAS
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) C
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Statistics
4 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (50.00%) Physics
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
6 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
6 2 (16.67%) ABAP
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) SAP XI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Graduate
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Statistics
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (50.00%) Physics
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) DSDM
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft