The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 41 80 53
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAP 13 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.43% 0.87% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 8.84% 1.78% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 4
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £63,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -50.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
SAP
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
147 281 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 38.79% 49.13% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 128 233 137
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SAP
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SAP Salary Trend in Leicester

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 24 (57.14%) Retail
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.81%) Logistics
5 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
5 8 (19.05%) ISEB
5 8 (19.05%) SQL
6 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) Java
7 6 (14.29%) Degree
8 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.52%) ERP
9 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.52%) WAN
9 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
9 4 (9.52%) V-Model
9 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.52%) Windows
9 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (9.52%) EPoS

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Documentum
2 2 (4.76%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.38%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (57.14%) Retail
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Desktop Technician
8 1 (2.38%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) Ajax
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) EPoS
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (23.81%) Logistics
3 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
3 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 7 (16.67%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) ERP
7 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.52%) V-Model
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.76%) Service Management
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) ABAP
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
5 1 (2.38%) VB6
5 1 (2.38%) PHP5
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) IBM