The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 36 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAP 21 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.33% 2.46% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 10.66% 4.60% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 26
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
197 326 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.62% 53.44% 50.10%
Number of salaries quoted 165 266 215
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SAP Salary Trend in Merseyside

SAP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SAP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SAP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Liverpool +34 21 £53,750 +34.37%
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (32.69%) CAFM
2 17 (32.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 17 (32.69%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (32.69%) PRINCE2
3 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (21.15%) Manufacturing
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
5 8 (15.38%) ERP
6 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
7 6 (11.54%) SAP ERP
8 5 (9.62%) Change Control
8 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
8 5 (9.62%) Life Science
8 5 (9.62%) French Language
8 5 (9.62%) German Language
8 5 (9.62%) Spanish Language
8 5 (9.62%) SAP CRM
8 5 (9.62%) Data Management
8 5 (9.62%) Finance
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
9 4 (7.69%) ABAP
9 4 (7.69%) FMCG
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Logistics
10 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) SAP ALE
10 3 (5.77%) BAPI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 17 (32.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
2 6 (11.54%) SAP ERP
3 5 (9.62%) SAP CRM
4 3 (5.77%) SAP WM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP HR
5 2 (3.85%) SAP MM
5 2 (3.85%) Maximo
6 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.92%) SAP LE
6 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.92%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 11 (21.15%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) French Language
2 5 (9.62%) German Language
2 5 (9.62%) Spanish Language
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Project Manager
2 20 (38.46%) IT Project Manager
3 11 (21.15%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (21.15%) Consultant
3 11 (21.15%) Senior Manager
3 11 (21.15%) Senior Project Manager
4 10 (19.23%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Sales Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) SAP SD Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) ABAP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) SAP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) SAP WM Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.85%) SAP MM Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Dynpro
1 3 (5.77%) BAPI
1 3 (5.77%) SAP ALE
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) EDI
3 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Life Science
2 4 (7.69%) FMCG
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (32.69%) PRINCE2
2 17 (32.69%) CAFM
3 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (15.38%) ERP
5 5 (9.62%) CRM
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) Data Management
5 5 (9.62%) Change Control
5 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) Logistics
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) ABAP
2 2 (3.85%) VBA
2 2 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) VMware
2 1 (1.92%) Teradata
2 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.92%) IBM