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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 60 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4318 4704 4484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.03% 4.46% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 8.52% 9.44% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 3266 3228
Average salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,300 £80,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
50705 49838 51493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.37% 47.31% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41419 39381 42474
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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
England -8 3709 £55,000 - 471
London +2 1381 £65,000 +8.33% 166
South East -9 945 £55,000 - 81
Surrey -1 398 £52,500 -4.54% 13
City of London +18 299 £62,500 +4.16% 33
East of England -6 269 £47,500 -0.52% 43
West Midlands -18 247 £54,750 +9.50% 31
North West +6 234 £47,500 - 39
Egham 0 225 £85,000 +47.82% 2
Berkshire +22 210 £60,000 -7.69% 22
South West -9 179 £45,000 +4.65% 45
Yorkshire -8 136 £50,500 -0.98% 17
East Midlands +17 135 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Hampshire +11 123 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Scotland +23 112 £44,000 -2.22% 8
Manchester -11 100 £47,500 -3.06% 14
Hertfordshire -9 93 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Birmingham +1 89 £51,000 +2.51% 7
Coventry -9 83 £55,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire -17 80 £50,000 +2.04% 10
Cambridgeshire -15 75 £51,000 +18.60% 7
West Yorkshire -24 68 £49,000 -3.92% 9
Midlands +14 63 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Southampton +5 56 £55,000 +143.36% 3
Essex -21 51 £46,250 -11.90% 3
Edinburgh +27 47 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Reading -9 47 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Wiltshire -15 47 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Bristol +15 45 £45,000 +40.62% 11
Milton Keynes -8 45 £45,000 -2.70% 6

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2871 (32.70%) Finance
2 1883 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
3 1712 (19.50%) Oracle
4 1558 (17.75%) Manufacturing
5 1441 (16.41%) Project Management
6 1388 (15.81%) ERP
7 1173 (13.36%) ABAP
8 1154 (13.15%) Microsoft
9 1139 (12.97%) SAP FI
10 1093 (12.45%) SAP CO
11 1076 (12.26%) SAP FI/CO
11 1076 (12.26%) Degree
12 1029 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
13 994 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 972 (11.07%) CRM
15 920 (10.48%) SQL
16 897 (10.22%) Business Objects
16 897 (10.22%) BusinessObjects
17 813 (9.26%) MS Excel
18 777 (8.85%) SAP BW
19 772 (8.79%) Retail
20 747 (8.51%) Logistics
21 744 (8.47%) SQL Server
22 740 (8.43%) SAP MM
23 702 (8.00%) SAP SD
24 695 (7.92%) SAP Implementation
25 677 (7.71%) Business Development
26 640 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
27 620 (7.06%) ITIL
28 600 (6.83%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 347 (3.95%) NetWeaver
2 325 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 147 (1.67%) SAS
4 111 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 110 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 105 (1.20%) SAP Portal
7 70 (0.80%) MS Exchange
8 69 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 59 (0.67%) SAP EP
10 52 (0.59%) CMS
10 52 (0.59%) IIS
11 50 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 46 (0.52%) Apache
13 43 (0.49%) Documentum
13 43 (0.49%) Lync
14 41 (0.47%) JBoss
15 37 (0.42%) WebLogic
16 36 (0.41%) Apache Solr
17 29 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
18 26 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 813 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 326 (3.71%) MS Office
3 107 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (1.15%) MS Project
5 69 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 55 (0.63%) SPSS
7 44 (0.50%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.011%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.011%) Revit
14 1 (0.011%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.011%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1139 (12.97%) SAP FI
2 1093 (12.45%) SAP CO
3 1076 (12.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 740 (8.43%) SAP MM
5 702 (8.00%) SAP SD
6 413 (4.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 374 (4.26%) SAP CRM
8 358 (4.08%) SAP HR
9 357 (4.07%) SAP SCM
10 312 (3.55%) SAP PP
11 304 (3.46%) SAP ERP
12 290 (3.30%) SAP BPC
13 281 (3.20%) SAP WM
14 226 (2.57%) SAP APO
15 217 (2.47%) SAP R/3
16 168 (1.91%) SAP LE
17 145 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
18 140 (1.59%) SAP QM
19 138 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
20 135 (1.54%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 208 (2.37%) SaaS
2 158 (1.80%) SuccessFactors
3 41 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 36 (0.41%) IaaS
5 32 (0.36%) Office 365
6 29 (0.33%) PaaS
7 28 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (0.31%) Force.com
9 22 (0.25%) Taleo
10 20 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.057%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.057%) Heroku
14 3 (0.034%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.023%) Yammer
16 1 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.011%) GitHub
16 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (1.33%) Internet
2 86 (0.98%) Firewall
3 72 (0.82%) DNS
3 72 (0.82%) SAN
4 50 (0.57%) LAN
5 46 (0.52%) Wireless
6 42 (0.48%) FTP
6 42 (0.48%) HTTP
7 41 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 40 (0.46%) WAN
9 34 (0.39%) NAS
10 30 (0.34%) DHCP
11 29 (0.33%) VPN
11 29 (0.33%) Intranet
12 25 (0.28%) SSL
12 25 (0.28%) VoIP
13 19 (0.22%) Network Security
14 17 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (0.19%) MPLS
15 15 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 897 (10.22%) BusinessObjects
2 777 (8.85%) SAP BW
3 744 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 512 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
5 503 (5.73%) SAP HANA
6 502 (5.72%) SAP BI
7 256 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 229 (2.61%) QlikView
9 227 (2.59%) SAP Data Services
10 225 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 179 (2.04%) Big Data
12 166 (1.89%) Relational Database
13 144 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 140 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
15 134 (1.53%) MySQL
16 131 (1.49%) Oracle Database
17 121 (1.38%) RDBMS
18 105 (1.20%) DataStage
19 99 (1.13%) OLAP
20 98 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 128 (1.46%) LSMW
2 74 (0.84%) Visual Studio
3 49 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 48 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 36 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 36 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 33 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
8 31 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 30 (0.34%) Selenium
10 29 (0.33%) JIRA
11 22 (0.25%) JUnit
12 21 (0.24%) RequisitePro
12 21 (0.24%) FrontPage
12 21 (0.24%) CaliberRM
12 21 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
13 20 (0.23%) Mockito
13 20 (0.23%) Ant
14 19 (0.22%) Subversion
15 17 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 2871 (32.70%) Finance
2 1558 (17.75%) Manufacturing
3 772 (8.79%) Retail
4 582 (6.63%) Marketing
5 403 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 359 (4.09%) Banking
7 262 (2.98%) Electronics
8 236 (2.69%) Legal
9 218 (2.48%) Billing
10 200 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 165 (1.88%) General Ledger
12 112 (1.28%) Games
13 98 (1.12%) Aerospace
14 95 (1.08%) Automotive
15 92 (1.05%) Back Office
16 63 (0.72%) German Language
17 52 (0.59%) Front Office
18 46 (0.52%) Publishing
19 42 (0.48%) Local Government
20 41 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3245 (36.96%) Consultant
2 2460 (28.02%) SAP Consultant
3 1491 (16.98%) Analyst
4 931 (10.60%) Architect
5 715 (8.14%) SAP Analyst
6 631 (7.19%) Business Analyst
7 609 (6.94%) Project Manager
8 593 (6.75%) Developer
9 521 (5.93%) Senior Consultant
10 504 (5.74%) SAP Manager
11 452 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
12 395 (4.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 351 (4.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 307 (3.50%) SAP MM Consultant
15 304 (3.46%) SAP Architect
16 303 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
16 303 (3.45%) SAP Support
17 272 (3.10%) Managing Consultant
18 249 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 222 (2.53%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (4.47%) .NET
2 238 (2.71%) HTML
3 230 (2.62%) Web Services
4 212 (2.41%) SAP Basis
5 208 (2.37%) XML
6 192 (2.19%) BAPI
7 173 (1.97%) Middleware
8 167 (1.90%) CSS
9 161 (1.83%) J2EE
9 161 (1.83%) SAP PI
10 160 (1.82%) EDI
11 143 (1.63%) Web Dynpro
12 106 (1.21%) ASP.NET
13 105 (1.20%) jQuery
14 100 (1.14%) SAP Smart Forms
15 95 (1.08%) SAP XI
16 82 (0.93%) HTML5
17 81 (0.92%) Java EE
18 75 (0.85%) .NET Framework
19 68 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1029 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 411 (4.68%) FMCG
3 314 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 301 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 254 (2.89%) DTV
6 188 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 171 (1.95%) Data Integration
8 126 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 123 (1.40%) User Experience
10 109 (1.24%) Life Science
11 92 (1.05%) GIS
12 85 (0.97%) Open Source
13 76 (0.87%) PMI
14 66 (0.75%) Mathematics
15 59 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 56 (0.64%) Clustering
16 56 (0.64%) Mobile App
17 54 (0.62%) Social Media
17 54 (0.62%) EPoS
18 53 (0.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 433 (4.93%) Windows
2 215 (2.45%) Linux
3 189 (2.15%) UNIX
4 70 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (0.64%) Android
6 55 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 51 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 51 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 50 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (0.55%) AIX
10 45 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.33%) Solaris
13 24 (0.27%) HPUX
14 22 (0.25%) Windows 2000
15 17 (0.19%) VMS
16 16 (0.18%) CentOS
16 16 (0.18%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.11%) Windows Vista
18 9 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1883 (21.45%) Business Intelligence
2 1441 (16.41%) Project Management
3 1388 (15.81%) ERP
4 994 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 972 (11.07%) CRM
6 747 (8.51%) Logistics
7 695 (7.92%) SAP Implementation
8 677 (7.71%) Business Development
9 640 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
10 620 (7.06%) ITIL
11 582 (6.63%) ETL
12 552 (6.29%) Change Management
13 536 (6.11%) PRINCE2
14 522 (5.95%) Business Analysis
15 504 (5.74%) Coaching
16 465 (5.30%) Data Management
17 423 (4.82%) Business Transformation
18 414 (4.72%) Programme Management
19 408 (4.65%) Analytics
20 383 (4.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1173 (13.36%) ABAP
2 920 (10.48%) SQL
3 600 (6.83%) Java
4 204 (2.32%) JavaScript
5 172 (1.96%) C#
6 161 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 142 (1.62%) C
8 76 (0.87%) SAPscript
9 69 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 52 (0.59%) PHP
11 46 (0.52%) C++
11 46 (0.52%) Python
12 43 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 41 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 41 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 36 (0.41%) VB
15 32 (0.36%) VBA
16 30 (0.34%) Perl
17 24 (0.27%) Ruby
18 16 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 1076 (12.26%) Degree
2 405 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 331 (3.77%) SAP Certification
4 194 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 175 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 139 (1.58%) CCA
7 129 (1.47%) PMP
8 121 (1.38%) VCP4
9 111 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 105 (1.20%) ISEB
11 103 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 82 (0.93%) CIMA
13 79 (0.90%) ACCA
14 74 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 57 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
16 56 (0.64%) MCSE
17 44 (0.50%) MCP
18 35 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
19 33 (0.38%) ISTQB
20 29 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (3.08%) QA
2 193 (2.20%) SLA
3 108 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 73 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 58 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.25%) COBIT
8 6 (0.068%) RosettaNet
8 6 (0.068%) COSO
9 4 (0.046%) HL7
9 4 (0.046%) GxP
10 3 (0.034%) GAAP
10 3 (0.034%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.034%) MiFID
10 3 (0.034%) P3O
10 3 (0.034%) EMIR
11 2 (0.023%) Basel III
11 2 (0.023%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.023%) GAMP
12 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 153 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 122 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 30 (0.34%) vSphere
5 15 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.15%) XenApp
6 13 (0.15%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.10%) Firmware
8 8 (0.091%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.068%) Kerio MailServer
10 5 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.057%) XenServer
10 5 (0.057%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.057%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.046%) Xen
11 4 (0.046%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.046%) UAG
Systems Management
1 83 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 46 (0.52%) SCCM
3 34 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 27 (0.31%) SCOM
5 19 (0.22%) Puppet
6 16 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.18%) Nagios
7 12 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.14%) SCOrch
8 11 (0.13%) WSUS
9 10 (0.11%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
10 9 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.091%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.080%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.080%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.080%) Ansible
13 6 (0.068%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (0.068%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1712 (19.50%) Oracle
2 1154 (13.15%) Microsoft
3 897 (10.22%) Business Objects
4 456 (5.19%) IBM
5 309 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
6 267 (3.04%) Informatica
7 237 (2.70%) Cognos
8 218 (2.48%) HP
9 191 (2.18%) VMware
10 183 (2.08%) JD Edwards
11 159 (1.81%) Tableau
12 156 (1.78%) Siebel
13 151 (1.72%) Teradata
14 130 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
15 123 (1.40%) Sage
16 108 (1.23%) Hyperion
17 99 (1.13%) Cisco
18 95 (1.08%) Adobe
19 80 (0.91%) Sybase
20 77 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
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