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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 45 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAP 369 341 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.02% 4.97% 8.20%
As % of the Vendors category 11.09% 10.90% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 264 308 429
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
3328 3128 3735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.31% 45.55% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2650 3218
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 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
Manchester +11 181 £50,000 +5.26% 43
Cheshire -21 46 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Merseyside -10 35 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Lancashire +1 26 £47,500 - 5
Cumbria +12 7 £41,750 +51.81% 6
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 149 (27.14%) Finance
2 140 (25.50%) ABAP
3 129 (23.50%) SAP FI
4 124 (22.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 124 (22.59%) SAP CO
5 87 (15.85%) ERP
6 86 (15.66%) Manufacturing
6 86 (15.66%) Logistics
7 79 (14.39%) Degree
8 74 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (12.93%) SQL
10 67 (12.20%) Business Objects
10 67 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
10 67 (12.20%) SAP MM
10 67 (12.20%) Security Cleared
11 63 (11.48%) SAP BW
12 62 (11.29%) Project Management
13 60 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
14 55 (10.02%) CRM
15 52 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (8.93%) Oracle
16 49 (8.93%) Microsoft
17 46 (8.38%) SQL Server
18 45 (8.20%) SAP SD
19 43 (7.83%) Workflow
19 43 (7.83%) SAP Implementation
20 42 (7.65%) EDI
21 40 (7.29%) Migration
22 37 (6.74%) FMCG
23 36 (6.56%) BAPI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 26 (4.74%) NetWeaver
2 19 (3.46%) SAP Portal
3 12 (2.19%) SAP EP
3 12 (2.19%) IIS
4 9 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.64%) SAS
5 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.55%) Lync
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Liferay
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Documentum
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.10%) MS Office
3 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 129 (23.50%) SAP FI
2 124 (22.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 124 (22.59%) SAP CO
3 67 (12.20%) SAP MM
4 45 (8.20%) SAP SD
5 31 (5.65%) SAP CRM
6 30 (5.46%) SAP APO
6 30 (5.46%) SAP WM
7 29 (5.28%) SAP PP
8 28 (5.10%) SAP SCM
9 25 (4.55%) SAP Business One
10 22 (4.01%) SAP BPC
11 20 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
12 16 (2.91%) SAP QM
13 15 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (2.37%) SAP HR
15 12 (2.19%) SAP LE
16 11 (2.00%) SAP SRM
16 11 (2.00%) Sage 200
17 9 (1.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) Office 365
1 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.64%) LAN
3 8 (1.46%) WAN
3 8 (1.46%) WAAS
4 5 (0.91%) DHCP
4 5 (0.91%) DNS
5 4 (0.73%) VPN
6 2 (0.36%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
2 63 (11.48%) SAP BW
3 46 (8.38%) SQL Server
4 31 (5.65%) SAP Data Services
5 29 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (3.46%) SAP HANA
7 18 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.10%) MS Access
8 17 (3.10%) SAP BI
9 15 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.82%) MySQL
11 6 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.73%) Big Data
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.55%) QlikView
13 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (6.01%) LSMW
2 20 (3.64%) Hudson
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.18%) ERwin
5 1 (0.18%) JUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.18%) Mockito
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 149 (27.14%) Finance
2 86 (15.66%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.83%) Retail
4 26 (4.74%) Billing
5 18 (3.28%) General Ledger
6 14 (2.55%) Marketing
7 13 (2.37%) Aerospace
8 11 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.82%) Banking
9 10 (1.82%) German Language
10 9 (1.64%) Legal
11 4 (0.73%) Electronics
11 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 206 (37.52%) Consultant
2 184 (33.52%) SAP Consultant
3 100 (18.21%) Analyst
4 72 (13.11%) SAP Analyst
5 59 (10.75%) Developer
6 48 (8.74%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 37 (6.74%) SAP Developer
7 37 (6.74%) SAP Support
8 33 (6.01%) Business Analyst
9 27 (4.92%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 27 (4.92%) SAP Manager
10 26 (4.74%) Architect
11 24 (4.37%) SAP Business Analyst
12 23 (4.19%) ABAP Developer
12 23 (4.19%) Project Manager
13 21 (3.83%) Support Consultant
14 19 (3.46%) SAP MM Consultant
14 19 (3.46%) Business Manager
15 18 (3.28%) SAP Support Consultant
16 17 (3.10%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.65%) EDI
2 36 (6.56%) BAPI
3 31 (5.65%) SAP Smart Forms
4 27 (4.92%) Web Dynpro
5 24 (4.37%) .NET
6 22 (4.01%) SAP PI
7 17 (3.10%) SAP Business Workflow
8 15 (2.73%) SAP XI
9 14 (2.55%) SAP ALE
10 13 (2.37%) J2EE
11 12 (2.19%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.19%) jQuery
12 11 (2.00%) CSS
13 10 (1.82%) Web Services
13 10 (1.82%) NHibernate
13 10 (1.82%) .NET Framework
13 10 (1.82%) LINQ
13 10 (1.82%) Spring.NET
13 10 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.74%) FMCG
3 22 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.46%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.91%) Clustering
9 4 (0.73%) Life Science
9 4 (0.73%) DTV
9 4 (0.73%) iPhone
10 3 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.55%) LIMS
11 2 (0.36%) Statistics
11 2 (0.36%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.36%) Informatics
11 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.36%) Physics
11 2 (0.36%) Social Media
11 2 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.01%) Windows
2 10 (1.82%) Linux
3 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.09%) AIX
5 5 (0.91%) Windows 2000
6 4 (0.73%) Android
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) UNIX
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.85%) ERP
2 86 (15.66%) Logistics
3 74 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (11.29%) Project Management
5 55 (10.02%) CRM
6 52 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (7.83%) Workflow
7 43 (7.83%) SAP Implementation
8 40 (7.29%) Migration
9 35 (6.38%) OO
10 32 (5.83%) Data Migration
11 28 (5.10%) Data Modelling
11 28 (5.10%) Business Analysis
12 23 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (3.83%) PRINCE2
13 21 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (3.64%) Analytics
14 20 (3.64%) ITIL
14 20 (3.64%) ETL
15 16 (2.91%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (25.50%) ABAP
2 71 (12.93%) SQL
3 36 (6.56%) Java
4 23 (4.19%) SAPscript
5 17 (3.10%) C#
6 15 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.46%) VBA
9 4 (0.73%) Python
9 4 (0.73%) C
9 4 (0.73%) C++
9 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.36%) VB
10 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.18%) X++
11 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (14.39%) Degree
2 67 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.64%) CCA
5 8 (1.46%) PMP
5 8 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.91%) SAP Certification
8 4 (0.73%) ACCA
9 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.55%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (0.55%) MCITP
10 2 (0.36%) MCTS
10 2 (0.36%) CIMA
10 2 (0.36%) CISA
10 2 (0.36%) CISSP
10 2 (0.36%) HNC
11 1 (0.18%) MCSE
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB
11 1 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.10%) SLA
2 15 (2.73%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) Netcool
1 5 (0.91%) SCOM
1 5 (0.91%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.73%) Legato
2 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (12.20%) Business Objects
2 49 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.93%) Oracle
3 25 (4.55%) Sage
4 18 (3.28%) IBM
5 17 (3.10%) JD Edwards
6 16 (2.91%) Pegasus
7 15 (2.73%) Adobe
8 14 (2.55%) HP
8 14 (2.55%) Epicor
9 11 (2.00%) Citrix
10 10 (1.82%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.64%) VMware
12 8 (1.46%) Remedy
12 8 (1.46%) Ipanema Technologies
13 7 (1.28%) CODA
14 6 (1.09%) Teradata
14 6 (1.09%) RedPrairie
15 5 (0.91%) Tableau
15 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
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North West
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
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Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent
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