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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 60 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4581 4980 5580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.00% 4.61% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 8.45% 9.62% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3240 3553 4288
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -6.36%

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
54218 51785 57685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.30% 47.90% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43013 42399 48425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 27 August 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 4076 £55,000 - 495
London -7 1476 £57,500 -3.36% 181
South East -7 1044 £60,000 +9.09% 101
Surrey +2 446 £62,500 +6.83% 16
North West 0 328 £48,000 +1.05% 53
East of England +24 305 £50,000 - 29
City of London +29 265 £57,500 -4.16% 52
West Midlands -20 249 £57,500 +27.77% 27
Egham 0 244 £85,000 +47.82%
Berkshire -20 182 £60,000 +4.34% 24
East Midlands -6 170 £47,250 +1.61% 10
Manchester +8 165 £47,500 - 27
Cambridgeshire +36 155 £45,000 -30.76% 10
Hampshire -4 141 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Scotland -28 119 £50,500 +1.00% 13
South West -42 115 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Cambridge +33 102 £44,000 -32.30% 7
Yorkshire -78 101 £47,500 -5.00% 19
Birmingham -24 92 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -5 86 £55,000 -4.34% 11
North East +38 79 £45,000 +2.27% 9
Hertfordshire -24 72 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Reading +26 67 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -51 64 £42,500 -25.43% 10
Coventry -3 55 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Bedfordshire -4 50 £51,250 +13.88% 8
Glasgow -23 50 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Leicestershire +16 49 £33,750 -0.44% 4
Wiltshire +7 47 £51,500 +3.00% 7
Fareham +24 41 £55,000 - 1

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3061 (32.68%) Finance
2 1941 (20.72%) Oracle
3 1669 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
4 1515 (16.18%) Project Management
5 1445 (15.43%) ERP
6 1286 (13.73%) CRM
7 1220 (13.03%) Degree
8 1188 (12.68%) SQL
8 1188 (12.68%) ABAP
9 1176 (12.56%) Manufacturing
10 1141 (12.18%) Microsoft
11 1033 (11.03%) SAP FI
12 1019 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 970 (10.36%) SAP CO
14 958 (10.23%) SAP FI/CO
15 868 (9.27%) Java
16 846 (9.03%) Marketing
17 836 (8.93%) MS Excel
18 807 (8.62%) Business Development
19 770 (8.22%) Business Objects
19 770 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
19 770 (8.22%) SAP Implementation
20 735 (7.85%) SQL Server
21 728 (7.77%) Retail
22 714 (7.62%) SAP BW
23 684 (7.30%) .NET
24 628 (6.71%) Logistics
25 622 (6.64%) SAP SD
26 582 (6.21%) Change Management
27 540 (5.77%) Migration

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 512 (5.47%) NetWeaver
2 290 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 163 (1.74%) SAP Portal
4 152 (1.62%) SAS
5 124 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 101 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 83 (0.89%) IIS
8 81 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 74 (0.79%) Apache
10 67 (0.72%) CMS
11 61 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 45 (0.48%) SAP EP
13 44 (0.47%) Drupal
14 42 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 42 (0.45%) Documentum
15 28 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 27 (0.29%) IBM Notes
17 26 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
18 25 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
19 22 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 836 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 417 (4.45%) MS Office
3 159 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 146 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 139 (1.48%) MS Project
6 30 (0.32%) SPSS
7 29 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 28 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 24 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 22 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.064%) Windchill
12 2 (0.021%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.021%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.011%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.011%) InDesign
13 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1033 (11.03%) SAP FI
2 970 (10.36%) SAP CO
3 958 (10.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 622 (6.64%) SAP SD
5 536 (5.72%) SAP MM
6 519 (5.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 441 (4.71%) SAP CRM
8 421 (4.49%) SAP BPC
9 338 (3.61%) SAP HR
10 261 (2.79%) SAP SCM
11 249 (2.66%) SAP PP
12 238 (2.54%) SAP WM
13 230 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
14 228 (2.43%) SAP ERP
15 207 (2.21%) Oracle CRM
16 203 (2.17%) SAP APO
17 186 (1.99%) Magento
18 172 (1.84%) SAP R/3
19 154 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
20 150 (1.60%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 128 (1.37%) SaaS
2 102 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
3 54 (0.58%) Taleo
4 36 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.35%) Force.com
6 24 (0.26%) Office 365
7 23 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (0.16%) IaaS
10 14 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.12%) PaaS
12 5 (0.053%) Heroku
13 2 (0.021%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.011%) Trello
14 1 (0.011%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 141 (1.51%) Internet
2 86 (0.92%) Firewall
3 84 (0.90%) SAN
4 81 (0.86%) DNS
5 80 (0.85%) LAN
6 78 (0.83%) WAN
7 53 (0.57%) DHCP
7 53 (0.57%) HTTP
8 45 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 25 (0.27%) Wireless
9 25 (0.27%) NAS
10 24 (0.26%) VPN
10 24 (0.26%) SSL
11 21 (0.22%) VoIP
12 18 (0.19%) FTP
12 18 (0.19%) Intranet
13 17 (0.18%) LDAP
14 10 (0.11%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.11%) Network Security
15 9 (0.096%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
2 735 (7.85%) SQL Server
3 714 (7.62%) SAP BW
4 490 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
5 423 (4.52%) SAP BI
6 398 (4.25%) SAP HANA
7 293 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
8 260 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 203 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 164 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 160 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
12 156 (1.67%) QlikView
13 146 (1.56%) Relational Database
14 141 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 134 (1.43%) Big Data
16 122 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 121 (1.29%) MySQL
18 109 (1.16%) DataStage
19 92 (0.98%) DB2
20 90 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 136 (1.45%) LSMW
2 72 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 68 (0.73%) Subversion
4 60 (0.64%) LoadRunner
5 46 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 41 (0.44%) Git (software)
7 38 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
8 37 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 36 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
10 35 (0.37%) CaliberRM
10 35 (0.37%) RequisitePro
10 35 (0.37%) FrontPage
10 35 (0.37%) Selenium
11 27 (0.29%) JUnit
12 26 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (0.25%) Hudson
14 22 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
15 21 (0.22%) Ant
15 21 (0.22%) ERwin
16 20 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3061 (32.68%) Finance
2 1176 (12.56%) Manufacturing
3 846 (9.03%) Marketing
4 728 (7.77%) Retail
5 516 (5.51%) Telecoms
6 390 (4.16%) Legal
7 335 (3.58%) Electronics
8 332 (3.54%) Banking
9 259 (2.77%) Billing
10 207 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 149 (1.59%) General Ledger
12 123 (1.31%) Publishing
13 107 (1.14%) Automotive
14 84 (0.90%) German Language
15 78 (0.83%) Advertising
16 74 (0.79%) Aerospace
17 71 (0.76%) Law
17 71 (0.76%) French Language
18 55 (0.59%) Back Office
19 46 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3418 (36.49%) Consultant
2 2647 (28.26%) SAP Consultant
3 1428 (15.25%) Analyst
4 858 (9.16%) Architect
5 780 (8.33%) Developer
6 614 (6.56%) SAP Analyst
7 603 (6.44%) SAP Manager
8 555 (5.93%) Senior Consultant
9 534 (5.70%) Business Analyst
10 469 (5.01%) Project Manager
11 464 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
12 424 (4.53%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 402 (4.29%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 379 (4.05%) Managing Consultant
15 319 (3.41%) SAP Architect
16 313 (3.34%) SAP Support
17 259 (2.77%) SAP Developer
18 244 (2.61%) SAP Business Analyst
19 236 (2.52%) SAP MM Consultant
20 217 (2.32%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 684 (7.30%) .NET
2 362 (3.87%) HTML
3 295 (3.15%) Web Services
4 272 (2.90%) CSS
5 246 (2.63%) BAPI
6 227 (2.42%) XML
7 225 (2.40%) EDI
8 203 (2.17%) SAP PI
9 181 (1.93%) ASP.NET
10 178 (1.90%) J2EE
11 173 (1.85%) jQuery
12 168 (1.79%) Middleware
13 165 (1.76%) SAP Basis
14 158 (1.69%) Web Dynpro
15 155 (1.65%) SAP Smart Forms
16 148 (1.58%) HTML5
17 143 (1.53%) SAP XI
18 121 (1.29%) SAP ALE
19 95 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
20 81 (0.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 343 (3.66%) FMCG
2 317 (3.38%) DTV
3 281 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 279 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 277 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 154 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 148 (1.58%) Data Integration
8 98 (1.05%) GIS
9 96 (1.02%) Social Media
10 76 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 64 (0.68%) Open Source
11 64 (0.68%) EPoS
12 56 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 55 (0.59%) Data Conversion
14 54 (0.58%) Smart Meter
15 53 (0.57%) PMI
16 45 (0.48%) E-Learning
17 42 (0.45%) Mathematics
18 41 (0.44%) Life Science
19 36 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 461 (4.92%) Windows
2 282 (3.01%) Linux
3 256 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 201 (2.15%) UNIX
5 96 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (0.99%) Android
7 66 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 63 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (0.50%) AIX
9 47 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 35 (0.37%) Solaris
13 31 (0.33%) CentOS
14 28 (0.30%) VMS
15 23 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 22 (0.23%) Windows 2000
17 16 (0.17%) HPUX
18 15 (0.16%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1669 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
2 1515 (16.18%) Project Management
3 1445 (15.43%) ERP
4 1286 (13.73%) CRM
5 1019 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 807 (8.62%) Business Development
7 770 (8.22%) SAP Implementation
8 628 (6.71%) Logistics
9 582 (6.21%) Change Management
10 540 (5.77%) Migration
11 523 (5.58%) ITIL
12 522 (5.57%) Programme Management
13 497 (5.31%) E-Commerce
14 493 (5.26%) ETL
15 470 (5.02%) Data Management
16 469 (5.01%) PRINCE2
17 441 (4.71%) Business Analysis
18 423 (4.52%) Business Transformation
19 402 (4.29%) Risk Management
20 398 (4.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1188 (12.68%) SQL
1 1188 (12.68%) ABAP
2 868 (9.27%) Java
3 295 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 241 (2.57%) PHP
5 235 (2.51%) C#
6 184 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 167 (1.78%) SAPscript
8 152 (1.62%) C
9 100 (1.07%) VB
10 96 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 76 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 75 (0.80%) Perl
13 56 (0.60%) Python
14 54 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 52 (0.56%) C++
16 51 (0.54%) VBA
17 41 (0.44%) Bash Shell
18 37 (0.40%) Ruby
19 27 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1220 (13.03%) Degree
2 256 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 232 (2.48%) ACCA
4 225 (2.40%) CIMA
5 207 (2.21%) SAP Certification
6 135 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 106 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 100 (1.07%) PMP
9 94 (1.00%) SC Cleared
10 90 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 90 (0.96%) ISEB
11 75 (0.80%) CISA
12 66 (0.70%) MCSE
13 65 (0.69%) CCA
14 47 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 45 (0.48%) MBA
16 44 (0.47%) MCP
17 40 (0.43%) ISTQB
18 37 (0.40%) MCITP
19 29 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (3.33%) QA
2 155 (1.65%) SLA
3 98 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 82 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 62 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 50 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.28%) COBIT
8 15 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.14%) EMIR
9 13 (0.14%) MiFID
10 10 (0.11%) IAS 39
11 9 (0.096%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.085%) Basel II
12 8 (0.085%) GAAP
13 6 (0.064%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.064%) COSO
13 6 (0.064%) HL7
14 4 (0.043%) GxP
15 3 (0.032%) IAS 32
15 3 (0.032%) COREP
System Software
1 195 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 112 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.30%) XenApp
5 22 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 19 (0.20%) XenServer
6 19 (0.20%) vSphere
7 18 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.085%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.085%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.075%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.075%) Xen
11 6 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.064%) RHEV
12 5 (0.053%) NFS
12 5 (0.053%) SRDF
12 5 (0.053%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 127 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (0.47%) SCCM
3 35 (0.37%) SCOM
4 22 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 21 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 16 (0.17%) Puppet
8 14 (0.15%) CA Wily
9 13 (0.14%) SAP Afaria
10 10 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.11%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.096%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (0.096%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (0.075%) Nagios
12 7 (0.075%) Legato
12 7 (0.075%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.075%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.064%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.064%) Ansible
14 5 (0.053%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1941 (20.72%) Oracle
2 1141 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 770 (8.22%) Business Objects
4 396 (4.23%) IBM
5 391 (4.17%) JD Edwards
6 306 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 222 (2.37%) Sage
8 215 (2.30%) VMware
9 211 (2.25%) HP
10 208 (2.22%) Cognos
11 206 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
12 196 (2.09%) Informatica
13 131 (1.40%) Siebel
14 130 (1.39%) Hyperion
15 125 (1.33%) Citrix
16 96 (1.02%) Adobe
17 94 (1.00%) Cisco
18 81 (0.86%) Tableau
19 75 (0.80%) Teradata
20 70 (0.75%) Red Hat
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