The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Colchester region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 33 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAP 2 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.12% 4.60% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 11.76% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
122 68 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 68.16% 39.08% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 112 66 91
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAP
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SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SAP
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

SAP Salary Trend in Colchester

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 13 (68.42%) Release Management
2 13 (68.42%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (68.42%) XenApp
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) ABAP
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Documentum
2 13 (68.42%) EMC
2 13 (68.42%) Citrix
2 13 (68.42%) NetApp
2 13 (68.42%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (68.42%) ITSM
3 10 (52.63%) Process Management
3 10 (52.63%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) VBA
3 10 (52.63%) VB
3 10 (52.63%) VB.NET
3 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
3 10 (52.63%) assyst
4 7 (36.84%) Management Information System

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 13 (68.42%) SharePoint Server
1 13 (68.42%) Documentum
1 13 (68.42%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) assyst
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Release Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Release Management
1 13 (68.42%) ITSM
2 10 (52.63%) Process Management
2 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stress Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
4 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
1 13 (68.42%) ABAP
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) VBA
2 10 (52.63%) VB
2 10 (52.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
1 13 (68.42%) EMC
1 13 (68.42%) Citrix
1 13 (68.42%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects