The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 109 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAP 177 383 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 5.22% 4.74%
As % of the Vendors category 5.50% 10.99% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 124 304 270
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,488 £32,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3216 3486 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 47.49% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 2847 2869
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -41 110 £50,000 +1.01% 31
Cheshire -18 25 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Lancashire +1 10 £43,000 -2.82% 6
Cumbria +8 7 £35,000 - 7
Merseyside -18 7 £45,000 -32.07% 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 110 (24.23%) Finance
2 90 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (19.60%) Manufacturing
4 88 (19.38%) ABAP
5 78 (17.18%) Project Management
6 77 (16.96%) SAP FI
7 73 (16.08%) SAP SD
7 73 (16.08%) SAP FI/CO
7 73 (16.08%) SAP CO
8 69 (15.20%) Degree
9 63 (13.88%) Logistics
10 62 (13.66%) Oracle
11 61 (13.44%) Business Objects
11 61 (13.44%) SAP BW
11 61 (13.44%) BusinessObjects
12 52 (11.45%) SQL Server
13 50 (11.01%) CRM
14 49 (10.79%) Microsoft
15 47 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (9.91%) SQL
17 44 (9.69%) ERP
18 41 (9.03%) SAP PP
19 37 (8.15%) SAP MM
20 36 (7.93%) SAP HANA
21 35 (7.71%) FMCG
21 35 (7.71%) .NET
22 33 (7.27%) SAP WM
22 33 (7.27%) Retail
23 32 (7.05%) PRINCE2
24 31 (6.83%) SAP CRM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (5.07%) NetWeaver
2 22 (4.85%) IIS
3 12 (2.64%) Apache
4 11 (2.42%) SAS
5 7 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.10%) SAP Portal
8 4 (0.88%) SAP EP
8 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 21 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.19%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (16.96%) SAP FI
2 73 (16.08%) SAP SD
2 73 (16.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 73 (16.08%) SAP CO
3 41 (9.03%) SAP PP
4 37 (8.15%) SAP MM
5 33 (7.27%) SAP WM
6 31 (6.83%) SAP CRM
7 27 (5.95%) SAP HR
8 22 (4.85%) SAP Business One
9 21 (4.63%) SAP BPC
10 20 (4.41%) SAP APO
11 17 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
12 15 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (3.08%) SAP LE
14 11 (2.42%) SAP SRM
14 11 (2.42%) SAP xMII
15 9 (1.98%) SAP ERP
15 9 (1.98%) Sage 200
16 8 (1.76%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.54%) Internet
2 6 (1.32%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.44%) NAS
3 2 (0.44%) SAN
3 2 (0.44%) LAN
3 2 (0.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) SMTP
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
4 1 (0.22%) VPN
4 1 (0.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.44%) SAP BW
1 61 (13.44%) BusinessObjects
2 52 (11.45%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.93%) SAP HANA
4 28 (6.17%) SAP BI
5 20 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.52%) DB2
8 13 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 10 (2.20%) MySQL
9 10 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.98%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (1.32%) OLAP
14 5 (1.10%) Xcelsius
15 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.22%) MorphX
3 1 (0.22%) LSMW
3 1 (0.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CE
General
1 110 (24.23%) Finance
2 89 (19.60%) Manufacturing
3 33 (7.27%) Retail
4 17 (3.74%) General Ledger
5 14 (3.08%) Banking
6 12 (2.64%) Billing
7 10 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.98%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.10%) Local Government
10 4 (0.88%) Marketing
11 3 (0.66%) French Language
11 3 (0.66%) German Language
12 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 176 (38.77%) Consultant
2 128 (28.19%) SAP Consultant
3 71 (15.64%) Analyst
4 52 (11.45%) SAP Analyst
5 47 (10.35%) SAP Manager
6 36 (7.93%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 28 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 26 (5.73%) Developer
9 25 (5.51%) Junior
10 24 (5.29%) SAP SD Consultant
11 22 (4.85%) SAP Support
12 21 (4.63%) Business Analyst
13 18 (3.96%) Junior Consultant
13 18 (3.96%) Business Consultant
13 18 (3.96%) SAP Business Analyst
14 15 (3.30%) Senior Manager
15 14 (3.08%) SAP Logistics Consultant
15 14 (3.08%) Support Consultant
16 13 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
16 13 (2.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.71%) .NET
2 20 (4.41%) J2EE
3 16 (3.52%) SAP Basis
4 15 (3.30%) .NET Framework
5 14 (3.08%) EDI
6 13 (2.86%) jQuery
7 12 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (2.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.42%) Middleware
8 11 (2.42%) Web Dynpro
8 11 (2.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (2.20%) LESS
9 10 (2.20%) Spring.NET
9 10 (2.20%) LINQ
9 10 (2.20%) NHibernate
9 10 (2.20%) CSS
10 7 (1.54%) Web Services
10 7 (1.54%) BAPI
10 7 (1.54%) SAP PI
11 5 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.71%) FMCG
2 24 (5.29%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.74%) Social Media
4 11 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.54%) Statistics
5 7 (1.54%) Open Source
6 6 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.32%) Physics
6 6 (1.32%) Firmware
6 6 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.10%) NHS
8 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.66%) Life Science
9 3 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.22%) DTV
11 1 (0.22%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.61%) Windows
2 14 (3.08%) Linux
3 13 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.64%) AIX
5 11 (2.42%) SUSE
5 11 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.54%) UNIX
7 7 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (17.18%) Project Management
3 63 (13.88%) Logistics
4 50 (11.01%) CRM
5 47 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (9.69%) ERP
7 32 (7.05%) PRINCE2
8 29 (6.39%) ITIL
9 27 (5.95%) Change Management
9 27 (5.95%) Business Analysis
10 26 (5.73%) Analytics
11 24 (5.29%) Data Management
12 23 (5.07%) Migration
13 19 (4.19%) E-Commerce
13 19 (4.19%) Business Transformation
14 17 (3.74%) SAP Implementation
15 15 (3.30%) Service Delivery
16 14 (3.08%) Service Management
16 14 (3.08%) Data Modelling
17 13 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 88 (19.38%) ABAP
2 45 (9.91%) SQL
3 26 (5.73%) Java
4 18 (3.96%) C#
5 11 (2.42%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.76%) C
8 6 (1.32%) Python
8 6 (1.32%) C++
9 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.10%) SAPscript
10 3 (0.66%) VBA
10 3 (0.66%) XAML
10 3 (0.66%) XPath
11 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.22%) VB
12 1 (0.22%) PHP
12 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 69 (15.20%) Degree
2 15 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.98%) SAP Certification
5 5 (1.10%) PMP
5 5 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) HNC
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.22%) CISSP
6 1 (0.22%) ACCA
6 1 (0.22%) CISA
6 1 (0.22%) CISM
6 1 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.32%) Terminal Services
1 6 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.88%) SAP Afaria
2 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (13.66%) Oracle
2 61 (13.44%) Business Objects
3 49 (10.79%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.74%) Sage
5 14 (3.08%) Epicor
5 14 (3.08%) Pegasus
6 13 (2.86%) HP
6 13 (2.86%) IBM
7 12 (2.64%) JD Edwards
8 11 (2.42%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.20%) Siebel
10 9 (1.98%) Cognos
11 7 (1.54%) Lotus
12 6 (1.32%) Symantec
12 6 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 5 (1.10%) Informatica
13 5 (1.10%) webMethods
13 5 (1.10%) VMware
13 5 (1.10%) Jaspersoft
14 4 (0.88%) Pega
Manchester, Lancashire
adidas Group - GIT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Search Consultancy
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Search Consultancy
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £78000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Salary: pa
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits/Bonus/Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Package
Posted: 5 days ago