The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 28 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.25% 3.04% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.94% 7.62% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £52,500 £23,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+128.26% -47.72%
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.00%
SAP
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 105 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 45.51% 39.92% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 58 86 97
Average salary £34,750 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Economics
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Psychology
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MBA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft