The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 3 July 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 69 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing SAP 24 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 2.78% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 5.53% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £36,744
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -
SAP
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
522 561 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.47% 50.31% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 435 494 420
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SAP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SAP Salary Trend in South Wales

SAP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SAP Salary Histogram in South Wales

SAP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Cardiff -12 10 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Caerphilly +7 6 £45,000 +15.38%
Newport -10 2 £60,000 -
Monmouthshire - 2 £43,750 - 1
Torfaen - 2 £36,000 -
SAP
Wales

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.94%) VMware
4 24 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (38.71%) SAP Certification
4 24 (38.71%) ISO 9001
4 24 (38.71%) HP
4 24 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (32.26%) Finance
6 15 (24.19%) Windows
6 15 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (22.58%) Marketing
8 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.97%) UNIX
9 12 (19.35%) ERP
9 12 (19.35%) ITIL
9 12 (19.35%) Firewall
10 11 (17.74%) Programme Management
11 10 (16.13%) DTV
11 10 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (16.13%) German Language
11 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
11 10 (16.13%) Electronics
11 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.52%) Degree
12 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
13 8 (12.90%) Information Security
13 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (8.06%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
3 4 (6.45%) MPLS
3 4 (6.45%) OSPF
3 4 (6.45%) BGP
3 4 (6.45%) BIG-IP
3 4 (6.45%) Network Security
3 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.45%) IPv6
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) MS Access
2 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Marketing
3 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.13%) Electronics
3 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 10 (16.13%) German Language
4 3 (4.84%) Automotive
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Consultant
2 11 (17.74%) Recruitment Consultant
2 11 (17.74%) Trainee
2 11 (17.74%) Trainee Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Support Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX Support
7 4 (6.45%) Business Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) COM
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.06%) WinForms
2 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.06%) WPF
2 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) Laravel
4 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.61%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) Symfony
4 1 (1.61%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.61%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) DTV
3 8 (12.90%) Clustering
3 8 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (8.06%) iPhone
4 5 (8.06%) iPad
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.84%) User Experience
6 3 (4.84%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.84%) GIS
7 2 (3.23%) Social Media
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) UNIX
3 8 (12.90%) Solaris
4 6 (9.68%) Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Android
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (19.35%) ITIL
3 12 (19.35%) ERP
4 11 (17.74%) Programme Management
5 10 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.90%) Information Security
7 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
7 8 (12.90%) Product Management
8 7 (11.29%) MVC
9 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
9 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.06%) Server Building
10 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.06%) Change Management
10 5 (8.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) C#
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) SAP Certification
2 9 (14.52%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) GSEC
3 4 (6.45%) RHCE
3 4 (6.45%) CISA
3 4 (6.45%) CISM
3 4 (6.45%) CISSP
3 4 (6.45%) CRISC
4 2 (3.23%) MBA
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.71%) ISO 9001
1 24 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Firmware
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.45%) Nessus
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
1 4 (6.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.94%) VMware
3 24 (38.71%) HP
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco
4 8 (12.90%) Veritas
4 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.06%) Xamarin
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
6 4 (6.45%) LogRhythm
6 4 (6.45%) Qualys
6 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
6 4 (6.45%) F5
6 4 (6.45%) Dell
6 4 (6.45%) Citrix
6 4 (6.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Zend
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