The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 54 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAP 296 328 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.40% 4.47% 4.74%
As % of the Vendors category 10.13% 10.07% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 241 218 294
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-0.95% +1.94%
SAP
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2923 3257 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 44.38% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2520 2588
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SAP Salary Trend in the North West

SAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAP Salary Histogram in the North West

SAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester -2 155 £45,000 -5.26% 31
Merseyside +15 42 £50,000 +9.89% 2
Cheshire -1 34 £40,000 -13.51% 4
Lancashire +12 31 £42,500 -8.10% 7
Cumbria -5 6 £51,000 +22.15% 4
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 167 (30.53%) Finance
2 110 (20.11%) Manufacturing
3 92 (16.82%) SAP FI
4 88 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (15.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (15.90%) SAP CO
6 86 (15.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 81 (14.81%) SQL
8 76 (13.89%) ERP
9 72 (13.16%) Oracle
10 69 (12.61%) SQL Server
10 69 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
11 67 (12.25%) Project Management
11 67 (12.25%) Degree
12 58 (10.60%) Microsoft
13 53 (9.69%) EDI
13 53 (9.69%) ABAP
14 50 (9.14%) Logistics
15 47 (8.59%) Business Analysis
15 47 (8.59%) MS Excel
15 47 (8.59%) SAP MM
16 45 (8.23%) SAP PP
17 44 (8.04%) SAP SD
18 43 (7.86%) BusinessObjects
19 39 (7.13%) SAP Implementation
19 39 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 37 (6.76%) SAP BW
20 37 (6.76%) CRM
21 36 (6.58%) General Ledger
22 35 (6.40%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.93%) NetWeaver
3 7 (1.28%) Apache
3 7 (1.28%) Apache Pig
3 7 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.91%) SAS
5 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.73%) SugarCRM
6 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.55%) Documentum
6 3 (0.55%) Lync
6 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 47 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.20%) MS Office
3 8 (1.46%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.91%) MS Project
4 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 92 (16.82%) SAP FI
2 87 (15.90%) SAP CO
3 86 (15.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 47 (8.59%) SAP MM
5 45 (8.23%) SAP PP
6 44 (8.04%) SAP SD
7 29 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 25 (4.57%) SAP SCM
9 22 (4.02%) SAP Business One
9 22 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
10 20 (3.66%) SAP BPC
11 19 (3.47%) SAP APO
12 18 (3.29%) SAP QM
12 18 (3.29%) Dynamics GP
13 14 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
14 12 (2.19%) SAP HCM
14 12 (2.19%) SAP FSCM
14 12 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
15 11 (2.01%) SAP HR
16 10 (1.83%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.93%) HTTP
2 15 (2.74%) FTP
2 15 (2.74%) HTTPS
3 9 (1.65%) SAN
4 8 (1.46%) DNS
4 8 (1.46%) NAS
5 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.73%) DHCP
6 2 (0.37%) LAN
6 2 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) MPLS
7 1 (0.18%) Telnet
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.86%) BusinessObjects
3 39 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (6.76%) SAP BW
5 31 (5.67%) SAP HANA
6 22 (4.02%) DB2
7 21 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (2.93%) SAP BI
11 12 (2.19%) Big Data
11 12 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (2.01%) SAP Data Services
13 9 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (1.46%) QlikView
14 8 (1.46%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 16 (2.93%) LSMW
2 7 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.10%) Hudson
4 5 (0.91%) SpecFlow
4 5 (0.91%) Selenium
4 5 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.91%) Subversion
5 4 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.73%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.55%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (0.55%) SilkTest
6 3 (0.55%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.37%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) ProC
8 1 (0.18%) NUnit
8 1 (0.18%) MSTest
General
1 167 (30.53%) Finance
2 110 (20.11%) Manufacturing
3 36 (6.58%) General Ledger
4 27 (4.94%) Marketing
5 22 (4.02%) Electronics
5 22 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.47%) Banking
6 19 (3.47%) Retail
7 6 (1.10%) Legal
8 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.91%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Back Office
9 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.55%) German Language
10 3 (0.55%) Front Office
10 3 (0.55%) Billing
11 2 (0.37%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 195 (35.65%) Analyst
2 133 (24.31%) Consultant
3 120 (21.94%) SAP Consultant
3 120 (21.94%) SAP Analyst
4 61 (11.15%) Developer
5 57 (10.42%) SAP Support
6 56 (10.24%) Business Analyst
7 46 (8.41%) Support Analyst
8 37 (6.76%) SAP Business Analyst
9 36 (6.58%) SAP Manager
10 35 (6.40%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 34 (6.22%) SAP Support Analyst
12 26 (4.75%) Project Manager
13 23 (4.20%) Systems Analyst
14 18 (3.29%) Data Analyst
15 16 (2.93%) Support Consultant
15 16 (2.93%) SAP Support Consultant
16 13 (2.38%) SAP Project Manager
17 12 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
17 12 (2.19%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.69%) EDI
2 32 (5.85%) .NET
3 28 (5.12%) SAP Basis
4 21 (3.84%) XML
5 20 (3.66%) BAPI
6 19 (3.47%) HTML
7 15 (2.74%) EDIFACT
7 15 (2.74%) XML Schema
7 15 (2.74%) CSS
8 12 (2.19%) jQuery
9 9 (1.65%) HTML5
10 8 (1.46%) SAP Smart Forms
11 6 (1.10%) WPF
12 5 (0.91%) WCF
12 5 (0.91%) Web Dynpro
12 5 (0.91%) CSS3
12 5 (0.91%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.73%) SOAP
13 4 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.67%) FMCG
3 22 (4.02%) DTV
4 19 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.74%) TRADACOMS
6 10 (1.83%) Statistics
7 9 (1.65%) Life Science
8 8 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.91%) User Experience
10 5 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.73%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.73%) PMI
12 3 (0.55%) GIS
12 3 (0.55%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.39%) Windows
2 20 (3.66%) UNIX
3 9 (1.65%) AIX
4 7 (1.28%) Linux
4 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (15.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (13.89%) ERP
4 67 (12.25%) Project Management
5 50 (9.14%) Logistics
6 47 (8.59%) Business Analysis
7 39 (7.13%) SAP Implementation
8 37 (6.76%) CRM
9 30 (5.48%) Programme Management
9 30 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (5.30%) Migration
11 23 (4.20%) Analytics
12 22 (4.02%) Quality Management
12 22 (4.02%) OO
12 22 (4.02%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (3.66%) Data Analysis
13 20 (3.66%) ITIL
13 20 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (3.29%) Time Management
14 18 (3.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 81 (14.81%) SQL
2 53 (9.69%) ABAP
3 35 (6.40%) Java
4 14 (2.56%) C#
5 13 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 10 (1.83%) Python
8 9 (1.65%) SAPscript
8 9 (1.65%) COBOL
9 6 (1.10%) C++
10 4 (0.73%) VBA
11 3 (0.55%) VB
11 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.37%) C
12 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.18%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.18%) Groovy
13 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (12.25%) Degree
2 23 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.01%) SAP Certification
5 10 (1.83%) CCA
6 8 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.28%) ISEB
8 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.73%) MCITP
9 4 (0.73%) MCSE
10 3 (0.55%) MCSA
10 3 (0.55%) HND
10 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.55%) ACCA
10 3 (0.55%) CIMA
10 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.11%) SLA
2 8 (1.46%) QA
3 6 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.28%) HDFS
2 5 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Control-M
1 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.18%) WSUS
1 1 (0.18%) SCCM
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 72 (13.16%) Oracle
2 58 (10.60%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.57%) JD Edwards
4 23 (4.20%) Sage
5 22 (4.02%) IBM
6 18 (3.29%) webMethods
7 17 (3.11%) Epicor
7 17 (3.11%) Cognos
8 13 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.65%) Hyperion
9 9 (1.65%) Citrix
10 8 (1.46%) Tableau
11 7 (1.28%) Hortonworks
11 7 (1.28%) VMware
11 7 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.91%) Remedy
12 5 (0.91%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.91%) Teradata
12 5 (0.91%) Veeam
12 5 (0.91%) hybris
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