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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 60 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAP 304 298 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.10% 4.40% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 9.21% 9.68% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 262 218 316
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
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
3301 3079 3635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.49% 45.46% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2801 2585 3217
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -17 143 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Lancashire -2 35 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Cheshire -10 35 £45,000 - 6
Merseyside +21 30 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Cumbria - 1 £52,000 -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 171 (25.30%) ABAP
2 164 (24.26%) Finance
3 134 (19.82%) SAP FI
3 134 (19.82%) Manufacturing
4 132 (19.53%) SAP CO
5 131 (19.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 106 (15.68%) Logistics
7 102 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
8 91 (13.46%) SAP MM
9 87 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 85 (12.57%) Degree
10 85 (12.57%) Security Cleared
11 82 (12.13%) ERP
12 77 (11.39%) SQL
13 76 (11.24%) Business Objects
13 76 (11.24%) BusinessObjects
14 75 (11.09%) SAP BW
14 75 (11.09%) Project Management
15 71 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
16 66 (9.76%) SAP Implementation
17 65 (9.62%) SAP WM
18 60 (8.88%) SAP SD
19 59 (8.73%) FMCG
20 58 (8.58%) Oracle
20 58 (8.58%) CRM
21 57 (8.43%) Migration
22 53 (7.84%) SQL Server
23 51 (7.54%) Microsoft
24 50 (7.40%) EDI
25 49 (7.25%) OO

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (3.11%) NetWeaver
3 20 (2.96%) SAP Portal
4 13 (1.92%) SAP EP
5 12 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.48%) CMS
6 10 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.89%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.89%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.59%) SAS
8 4 (0.59%) IIS
9 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.30%) Lync
9 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.30%) Liferay
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.07%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 134 (19.82%) SAP FI
2 132 (19.53%) SAP CO
3 131 (19.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 91 (13.46%) SAP MM
5 65 (9.62%) SAP WM
6 60 (8.88%) SAP SD
7 47 (6.95%) SAP QM
8 39 (5.77%) SAP CRM
9 34 (5.03%) SAP PP
10 31 (4.59%) SAP SCM
10 31 (4.59%) SAP BPC
11 29 (4.29%) SAP APO
12 27 (3.99%) SAP HR
13 24 (3.55%) SAP Business One
14 21 (3.11%) SAP LE
15 16 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
16 15 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 12 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
17 12 (1.78%) SAP Payroll
17 12 (1.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.30%) Office 365
2 2 (0.30%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.48%) LAN
2 9 (1.33%) WAAS
2 9 (1.33%) WAN
3 8 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.89%) DNS
4 6 (0.89%) DHCP
5 3 (0.44%) SAN
5 3 (0.44%) VoIP
5 3 (0.44%) VPN
6 2 (0.30%) Internet
7 1 (0.15%) FTP
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) WLAN
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) RFID
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.24%) BusinessObjects
2 75 (11.09%) SAP BW
3 53 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 34 (5.03%) SAP Data Services
5 28 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (3.85%) SAP BI
7 23 (3.40%) MS Access
8 14 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (2.07%) SAP HANA
9 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.74%) DB2
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.59%) QlikView
14 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.44%) Big Data
14 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (6.07%) LSMW
2 17 (2.51%) Hudson
3 10 (1.48%) JIRA
3 10 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (1.48%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.30%) Maven
5 2 (0.30%) Selenium
5 2 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (0.30%) ERwin
5 2 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.30%) JUnit
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.30%) Mockito
6 1 (0.15%) Gradle
6 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 164 (24.26%) Finance
2 134 (19.82%) Manufacturing
3 42 (6.21%) Retail
4 21 (3.11%) Billing
4 21 (3.11%) General Ledger
5 19 (2.81%) Marketing
6 15 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.22%) German Language
7 12 (1.78%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.33%) Banking
9 7 (1.04%) Legal
9 7 (1.04%) Electronics
9 7 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 294 (43.49%) Consultant
2 249 (36.83%) SAP Consultant
3 130 (19.23%) Analyst
4 103 (15.24%) SAP Analyst
5 71 (10.50%) Developer
6 53 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 53 (7.84%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 44 (6.51%) SAP Business Analyst
8 40 (5.92%) SAP Developer
8 40 (5.92%) SAP Support
9 35 (5.18%) Project Manager
9 35 (5.18%) SAP QM Consultant
10 31 (4.59%) SAP MM Consultant
10 31 (4.59%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 28 (4.14%) ABAP Developer
12 24 (3.55%) Support Consultant
13 23 (3.40%) SAP SD Consultant
13 23 (3.40%) SAP Support Consultant
14 22 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
15 20 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.40%) EDI
2 42 (6.21%) BAPI
3 30 (4.44%) SAP Smart Forms
4 26 (3.85%) Web Dynpro
5 24 (3.55%) .NET
6 20 (2.96%) SAP ALE
7 18 (2.66%) SAP Business Workflow
7 18 (2.66%) HTML
8 16 (2.37%) SAP XI
8 16 (2.37%) J2EE
9 12 (1.78%) SAP PI
9 12 (1.78%) jQuery
9 12 (1.78%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.78%) CSS
10 11 (1.63%) HTML5
11 10 (1.48%) CSS3
11 10 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.33%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.73%) FMCG
3 22 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.63%) Life Science
7 7 (1.04%) DTV
8 5 (0.74%) User Experience
8 5 (0.74%) Clustering
9 4 (0.59%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.44%) LIMS
10 3 (0.44%) iPhone
11 2 (0.30%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.30%) GIS
11 2 (0.30%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.30%) NHS
11 2 (0.30%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.73%) Windows
2 10 (1.48%) Linux
3 9 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.89%) AIX
5 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000
5 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.44%) Android
6 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) UNIX
8 1 (0.15%) SUSE
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (15.68%) Logistics
2 87 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (12.13%) ERP
4 75 (11.09%) Project Management
5 71 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (9.76%) SAP Implementation
7 58 (8.58%) CRM
8 57 (8.43%) Migration
9 49 (7.25%) OO
10 45 (6.66%) Data Migration
10 45 (6.66%) Workflow
11 31 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (3.85%) Quality Management
14 25 (3.70%) PRINCE2
15 24 (3.55%) Process Management
16 23 (3.40%) Data Modelling
16 23 (3.40%) Analytics
17 22 (3.25%) Web Development
18 21 (3.11%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 171 (25.30%) ABAP
2 77 (11.39%) SQL
3 41 (6.07%) Java
4 21 (3.11%) SAPscript
4 21 (3.11%) C#
5 11 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.48%) VBA
7 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.59%) C
8 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.15%) VB
9 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 85 (12.57%) Security Cleared
1 85 (12.57%) Degree
2 25 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (1.48%) CCA
5 7 (1.04%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.59%) MCITP
6 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.44%) MCTS
8 2 (0.30%) CIPD
8 2 (0.30%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (0.30%) ACCA
8 2 (0.30%) CIMA
8 2 (0.30%) PMP
8 2 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) CBAP
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.70%) QA
2 21 (3.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.30%) GxP
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.63%) Hyper-V
2 9 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (0.74%) Netcool
1 5 (0.74%) SCOM
1 5 (0.74%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.59%) Legato
3 3 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (11.24%) Business Objects
2 58 (8.58%) Oracle
3 51 (7.54%) Microsoft
4 21 (3.11%) IBM
5 20 (2.96%) Sage
5 20 (2.96%) Pegasus
6 18 (2.66%) JD Edwards
7 16 (2.37%) Adobe
8 14 (2.07%) HP
9 13 (1.92%) Citrix
10 12 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.78%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.48%) Epicor
11 10 (1.48%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.33%) Ipanema Technologies
12 9 (1.33%) VMware
13 8 (1.18%) Remedy
13 8 (1.18%) CODA
14 7 (1.04%) Tableau
14 7 (1.04%) Teradata
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