The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Basis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank 167 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Permanent jobs citing SAP Basis 2 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.056% 1.00% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 2.74% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 17
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -15.17%
SAP Basis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1390 1132 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.72% 36.45% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 934 757 801
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP Basis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAP Basis
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SAP Basis Salary Trend in Scotland

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis.

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) ABAP
3 10 (83.33%) NetWeaver
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) ERP
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) SAP BW
5 7 (58.33%) SAP Security
6 6 (50.00%) SAP Portal
6 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (50.00%) NWDI
7 5 (41.67%) Workflow
7 5 (41.67%) AIX
8 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (33.33%) SLA
8 4 (33.33%) SAP BC
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (25.00%) UNIX
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (25.00%) MS Office
10 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (16.67%) SAP SD
10 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (16.67%) SAP FI

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) NetWeaver
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (8.33%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) NWDI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Support
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Basis Support
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SAP BC
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (16.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ERP
1 7 (58.33%) SAP Security
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) ABAP
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware