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 3 August 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 48 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.42% 1.13% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 2.80% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-0.47% -
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
105 107 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.75% 40.23% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 52 78 74
Average salary £40,000 £33,852 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.16% -4.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £25,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £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 3 August 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Psychology
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Psychology
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion