The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 39 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing SAP 28 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.79% 5.45% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 13.33% 11.90% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 10
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
SAP
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
210 252 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.39% 45.82% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 162 219 195
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SAP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SAP Salary Trend in Lancashire

SAP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SAP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SAP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 4 £50,000 - 1
Chorley - 4 £25,000 - 1
Preston -1 3 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Skelmersdale - 1 £25,000 - 1
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (29.73%) Logistics
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) ABAP
3 9 (24.32%) SAP FI
3 9 (24.32%) SAP CO
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (21.62%) ERP
5 7 (18.92%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) RedPrairie
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) SAP PI
6 5 (13.51%) LSMW
6 5 (13.51%) General Ledger
7 4 (10.81%) SAP Business Workflow
7 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) FMCG
7 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Java
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
9 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.41%) SAP PP-PI
9 2 (5.41%) Life Science

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) SAP FI
1 9 (24.32%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (24.32%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.41%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (5.41%) SAP PP
2 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
2 2 (5.41%) SAP QM
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.70%) SAP SEM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) LSMW
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) General Ledger
3 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
1 15 (40.54%) Consultant
1 15 (40.54%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) ABAP Developer
3 6 (16.22%) SAP FI Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) SAP CO Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) SAP Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate
7 2 (5.41%) SAP HR Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Support
7 2 (5.41%) Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP PI Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) SAP PI
2 4 (10.81%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (5.41%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (2.70%) BAPI
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) FMCG
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Logistics
2 8 (21.62%) ERP
3 7 (18.92%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Workflow
4 4 (10.81%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.70%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) ABAP
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.70%) X++
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) RedPrairie
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
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