The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 64 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4493 5391 4467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.95% 4.87% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 8.24% 10.21% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3388 3812 3221
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,450 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54509 52796 54048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.91% 47.65% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44132 42853 45272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP within the UK.

SAP Salary Trend in the UK

SAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 within the UK.

SAP Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 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
England -10 4024 £55,000 - 554
London -8 1395 £60,000 -4.00% 183
South East -6 1087 £57,500 +9.52% 114
Surrey +2 435 £60,000 +4.34% 26
North West 0 356 £50,000 +5.26% 46
East of England -2 287 £52,500 +5.00% 31
City of London +14 286 £60,000 -4.00% 57
Egham 0 240 £85,000 +47.82%
Berkshire +12 228 £60,000 +9.09% 31
South West +31 205 £45,000 - 47
West Midlands -45 192 £55,000 +15.78% 34
Yorkshire -32 165 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Manchester -6 162 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Hampshire +1 159 £45,000 - 16
East Midlands -11 145 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Hertfordshire +19 117 £55,000 -4.34% 11
West Yorkshire -28 96 £45,000 -3.63% 18
Reading +13 92 £65,000 +30.00% 9
Cambridgeshire -21 88 £45,000 -9.09% 11
Wiltshire +19 87 £43,750 -12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire -17 85 £46,750 -18.69% 10
Birmingham -49 85 £55,000 +10.55% 18
Scotland -51 79 £52,500 -4.54% 11
Oxfordshire +37 64 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Cambridge -20 55 £44,500 -11.00% 7
Swindon +15 47 £46,250 -7.50% 10
Bedfordshire +7 47 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cheshire +1 41 £45,500 +1.11% 7
Essex +1 40 £47,500 +7.95% 5
Milton Keynes -30 40 £40,000 -27.27% 3

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3029 (32.96%) Finance
2 1795 (19.53%) Oracle
3 1685 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
4 1443 (15.70%) Project Management
5 1421 (15.46%) ERP
6 1411 (15.36%) Manufacturing
7 1223 (13.31%) ABAP
8 1222 (13.30%) Degree
9 1123 (12.22%) Microsoft
10 1111 (12.09%) SAP FI
11 1077 (11.72%) CRM
12 1066 (11.60%) SAP CO
13 1047 (11.39%) SAP FI/CO
14 996 (10.84%) SQL
15 990 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
16 973 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 819 (8.91%) Business Objects
17 819 (8.91%) BusinessObjects
18 798 (8.68%) SAP Implementation
19 795 (8.65%) MS Excel
20 756 (8.23%) SAP BW
21 740 (8.05%) Business Development
22 735 (8.00%) Retail
22 735 (8.00%) Logistics
23 726 (7.90%) SQL Server
24 724 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
25 692 (7.53%) SAP MM
26 670 (7.29%) Marketing
27 654 (7.12%) Java
28 644 (7.01%) SAP SD

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 407 (4.43%) NetWeaver
2 344 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 151 (1.64%) SAS
4 146 (1.59%) SAP Portal
5 133 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 105 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 99 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 85 (0.93%) Apache
9 76 (0.83%) SAP EP
10 70 (0.76%) MS Exchange
11 58 (0.63%) CMS
12 54 (0.59%) IIS
13 47 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 36 (0.39%) Drupal
15 34 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (0.33%) WebLogic
17 29 (0.32%) Lync
18 28 (0.30%) Umbraco
18 28 (0.30%) Documentum
19 26 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 795 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 384 (4.18%) MS Office
3 139 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 116 (1.26%) MS Project
5 110 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.46%) PowerPivot
7 36 (0.39%) SPSS
8 24 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.044%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.022%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.011%) Revit
12 1 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.011%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 1111 (12.09%) SAP FI
2 1066 (11.60%) SAP CO
3 1047 (11.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 692 (7.53%) SAP MM
5 644 (7.01%) SAP SD
6 446 (4.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 420 (4.57%) SAP CRM
8 383 (4.17%) SAP BPC
9 340 (3.70%) SAP PP
10 337 (3.67%) SAP HR
11 313 (3.41%) SAP SCM
12 300 (3.26%) SAP WM
13 266 (2.89%) SAP ERP
14 227 (2.47%) SAP R/3
15 224 (2.44%) SAP APO
16 178 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
17 161 (1.75%) SAP QM
18 153 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
19 146 (1.59%) SAP GRC
20 144 (1.57%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (1.46%) SaaS
2 104 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
3 35 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.25%) Force.com
4 23 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.25%) Taleo
5 18 (0.20%) Office 365
6 17 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (0.19%) PaaS
7 16 (0.17%) IaaS
8 9 (0.098%) Heroku
9 5 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.022%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.011%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 124 (1.35%) Internet
2 79 (0.86%) DNS
3 69 (0.75%) Firewall
4 61 (0.66%) SAN
5 57 (0.62%) LAN
6 56 (0.61%) WAN
7 55 (0.60%) HTTP
8 51 (0.56%) DHCP
9 46 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 36 (0.39%) Wireless
11 31 (0.34%) FTP
12 24 (0.26%) LDAP
13 20 (0.22%) VPN
14 19 (0.21%) VoIP
15 17 (0.19%) NAS
16 16 (0.17%) SSL
17 13 (0.14%) Kerberos
17 13 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
17 13 (0.14%) Network Security
18 10 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 819 (8.91%) BusinessObjects
2 756 (8.23%) SAP BW
3 726 (7.90%) SQL Server
4 466 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
5 420 (4.57%) SAP BI
6 405 (4.41%) SAP HANA
7 291 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
8 250 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 209 (2.27%) QlikView
10 200 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 170 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
12 148 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 146 (1.59%) Oracle Database
14 132 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 129 (1.40%) Big Data
16 123 (1.34%) MySQL
17 119 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
18 104 (1.13%) DataStage
19 101 (1.10%) RDBMS
20 97 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 154 (1.68%) LSMW
2 67 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 52 (0.57%) Selenium
4 51 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 44 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (0.48%) LoadRunner
6 43 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 37 (0.40%) Mockito
8 30 (0.33%) Hudson
8 30 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 26 (0.28%) Subversion
10 25 (0.27%) FrontPage
10 25 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
10 25 (0.27%) RequisitePro
10 25 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
10 25 (0.27%) CaliberRM
11 24 (0.26%) JUnit
12 23 (0.25%) Ant
13 22 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
14 21 (0.23%) ERwin
General
1 3029 (32.96%) Finance
2 1411 (15.36%) Manufacturing
3 735 (8.00%) Retail
4 670 (7.29%) Marketing
5 501 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 364 (3.96%) Banking
7 332 (3.61%) Legal
8 292 (3.18%) Electronics
9 227 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 227 (2.47%) Billing
10 146 (1.59%) General Ledger
11 98 (1.07%) Automotive
12 83 (0.90%) Aerospace
13 82 (0.89%) Publishing
14 79 (0.86%) German Language
15 71 (0.77%) Back Office
16 59 (0.64%) French Language
17 48 (0.52%) Law
18 44 (0.48%) Front Office
19 41 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3489 (37.97%) Consultant
2 2677 (29.13%) SAP Consultant
3 1451 (15.79%) Analyst
4 824 (8.97%) Architect
5 768 (8.36%) SAP Analyst
6 717 (7.80%) Developer
7 551 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 547 (5.95%) Project Manager
9 543 (5.91%) Senior Consultant
10 539 (5.87%) SAP Manager
11 431 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
12 409 (4.45%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 389 (4.23%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 347 (3.78%) Managing Consultant
15 333 (3.62%) SAP Support
16 315 (3.43%) SAP MM Consultant
17 296 (3.22%) SAP Developer
18 284 (3.09%) SAP Business Analyst
19 257 (2.80%) SAP Architect
20 224 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (5.03%) .NET
2 289 (3.15%) HTML
3 268 (2.92%) Web Services
4 261 (2.84%) BAPI
5 221 (2.41%) J2EE
6 216 (2.35%) EDI
7 198 (2.15%) XML
8 193 (2.10%) CSS
9 160 (1.74%) SAP Basis
10 157 (1.71%) Web Dynpro
11 150 (1.63%) Middleware
12 144 (1.57%) SAP Smart Forms
13 142 (1.55%) ASP.NET
14 136 (1.48%) SAP PI
15 129 (1.40%) jQuery
16 105 (1.14%) SAP XI
17 101 (1.10%) SAP ALE
18 89 (0.97%) HTML5
19 88 (0.96%) Java EE
20 77 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 990 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 427 (4.65%) FMCG
3 311 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 283 (3.08%) DTV
5 277 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 241 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 161 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 105 (1.14%) User Experience
9 103 (1.12%) Visualisation
10 98 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 97 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 96 (1.04%) GIS
13 74 (0.81%) Open Source
14 72 (0.78%) Social Media
15 69 (0.75%) Life Science
15 69 (0.75%) PMI
16 59 (0.64%) Data Conversion
17 54 (0.59%) Mathematics
17 54 (0.59%) Client/Server
18 53 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 375 (4.08%) Windows
2 260 (2.83%) Linux
3 145 (1.58%) UNIX
4 77 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 71 (0.77%) Android
7 68 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 49 (0.53%) AIX
12 36 (0.39%) VMS
13 33 (0.36%) Solaris
14 32 (0.35%) CentOS
15 30 (0.33%) HPUX
16 28 (0.30%) Windows XP
17 20 (0.22%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.17%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.11%) Mac OS X
20 9 (0.098%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1685 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
2 1443 (15.70%) Project Management
3 1421 (15.46%) ERP
4 1077 (11.72%) CRM
5 973 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 798 (8.68%) SAP Implementation
7 740 (8.05%) Business Development
8 735 (8.00%) Logistics
9 724 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
10 630 (6.86%) Coaching
11 590 (6.42%) ITIL
12 560 (6.09%) Change Management
13 523 (5.69%) ETL
14 520 (5.66%) PRINCE2
15 495 (5.39%) Migration
16 485 (5.28%) Business Transformation
17 478 (5.20%) Programme Management
18 449 (4.89%) Data Management
19 431 (4.69%) Business Analysis
20 355 (3.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1223 (13.31%) ABAP
2 996 (10.84%) SQL
3 654 (7.12%) Java
4 215 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 191 (2.08%) C#
6 188 (2.05%) T-SQL
7 167 (1.82%) C
8 131 (1.43%) SAPscript
9 76 (0.83%) VB
10 68 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 63 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 56 (0.61%) PHP
13 48 (0.52%) Python
14 47 (0.51%) Perl
15 46 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 43 (0.47%) C++
17 36 (0.39%) VBA
18 35 (0.38%) PowerShell
19 28 (0.30%) Bash Shell
20 23 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1222 (13.30%) Degree
2 330 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 193 (2.10%) SAP Certification
4 168 (1.83%) CIMA
5 164 (1.78%) ACCA
6 157 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 132 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 130 (1.41%) CCA
9 114 (1.24%) PMP
10 104 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 92 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 82 (0.89%) ISEB
13 71 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 57 (0.62%) MCSE
15 50 (0.54%) MBA
16 46 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (0.49%) MCP
18 37 (0.40%) MCITP
19 31 (0.34%) CISA
20 26 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (3.65%) QA
2 174 (1.89%) SLA
3 102 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 79 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 53 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.16%) COBIT
8 9 (0.098%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.087%) EMIR
9 8 (0.087%) MiFID
10 7 (0.076%) GAAP
10 7 (0.076%) COSO
10 7 (0.076%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.054%) GxP
12 4 (0.044%) IAS 39
12 4 (0.044%) IAS 32
12 4 (0.044%) P3O
13 3 (0.033%) HL7
14 2 (0.022%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.022%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 143 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 99 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 35 (0.38%) vSphere
5 34 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 25 (0.27%) XenApp
7 18 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (0.15%) XenServer
10 10 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.087%) Firmware
13 7 (0.076%) RHEV
14 6 (0.065%) Kerio MailServer
14 6 (0.065%) Xen
14 6 (0.065%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.044%) SRDF
15 4 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (0.044%) NFS
Systems Management
1 86 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (0.36%) SCCM
3 31 (0.34%) SCOM
4 22 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 15 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 14 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 13 (0.14%) Nagios
9 11 (0.12%) Puppet
10 10 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.098%) Netcool
12 8 (0.087%) Ansible
13 7 (0.076%) CA Wily
14 6 (0.065%) Legato
15 5 (0.054%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.054%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.054%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.054%) Cisco UCCE
15 5 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1795 (19.53%) Oracle
2 1123 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 819 (8.91%) Business Objects
4 402 (4.37%) IBM
5 283 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 241 (2.62%) Cognos
7 223 (2.43%) Informatica
8 197 (2.14%) VMware
9 192 (2.09%) HP
10 185 (2.01%) JD Edwards
11 171 (1.86%) Sage
12 167 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
13 137 (1.49%) Siebel
14 128 (1.39%) Hyperion
15 113 (1.23%) Tableau
16 97 (1.06%) Teradata
17 96 (1.04%) Citrix
17 96 (1.04%) Adobe
18 80 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
18 80 (0.87%) hybris
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