The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 64 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4516 4904 5395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.85% 4.51% 4.57%
As % of the Vendors category 8.16% 9.37% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3194 3515 4226
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 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -8 3936 £55,000 - 584
London -21 1516 £60,000 - 207
South East -8 958 £60,000 +2.56% 114
Surrey +3 387 £65,000 +8.33% 24
East of England +33 327 £49,500 -1.00% 29
City of London +29 273 £58,500 -2.50% 54
Egham 0 257 £85,000 - 3
West Midlands -24 237 £55,000 +22.22% 52
North West -19 221 £50,000 +11.11% 47
East Midlands +2 162 £47,500 +5.55% 25
South West -11 143 £51,500 +28.75% 57
Cambridgeshire +51 141 £45,000 -30.76% 10
Berkshire -37 131 £57,500 +4.54% 32
Scotland -28 128 £51,500 +3.00% 11
Hampshire -1 118 £55,000 -4.34% 24
Manchester -10 118 £47,500 - 24
Cambridge +40 98 £45,000 -30.76% 7
Yorkshire -75 97 £48,125 +1.31% 28
Buckinghamshire +9 87 £55,000 -1.34% 15
North East +38 82 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Birmingham -23 82 £57,500 +12.74% 19
Hertfordshire -10 78 £53,750 +7.50% 5
Bedfordshire +24 68 £52,500 +10.52% 8
West Yorkshire -59 67 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Warwickshire +11 60 £42,350 +21.00% 9
Wiltshire +26 53 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Coventry 0 45 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Glasgow -31 44 £46,500 +14.81% 7
Middlesex +38 43 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Leicestershire -8 42 £36,750 -13.52% 5

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3094 (32.78%) Finance
2 2051 (21.73%) Oracle
3 1704 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
4 1580 (16.74%) Project Management
5 1510 (16.00%) ERP
6 1333 (14.12%) CRM
7 1242 (13.16%) Degree
8 1189 (12.60%) SQL
9 1158 (12.27%) Microsoft
10 1146 (12.14%) ABAP
11 1120 (11.86%) Manufacturing
12 1059 (11.22%) SAP FI
13 1034 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 986 (10.44%) SAP CO
15 977 (10.35%) SAP FI/CO
16 952 (10.08%) Java
17 842 (8.92%) Business Development
18 830 (8.79%) MS Excel
19 823 (8.72%) Marketing
20 762 (8.07%) .NET
21 759 (8.04%) Business Objects
21 759 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
22 758 (8.03%) Retail
23 728 (7.71%) SAP Implementation
24 706 (7.48%) SAP BW
25 688 (7.29%) SQL Server
26 634 (6.72%) SAP SD
27 601 (6.37%) Change Management
28 588 (6.23%) Logistics
29 568 (6.02%) NetWeaver

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 568 (6.02%) NetWeaver
2 301 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 197 (2.09%) SAS
4 167 (1.77%) SAP Portal
5 128 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 97 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 91 (0.96%) IIS
8 85 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 83 (0.88%) MS Exchange
10 70 (0.74%) CMS
11 59 (0.63%) Apache
12 54 (0.57%) Documentum
13 46 (0.49%) Drupal
14 40 (0.42%) Umbraco
15 39 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
16 36 (0.38%) SAP EP
17 34 (0.36%) WebLogic
18 31 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (0.29%) IBM Notes
20 23 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 830 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 430 (4.56%) MS Office
3 153 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 153 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 147 (1.56%) MS Project
5 46 (0.49%) SPSS
6 37 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 19 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (0.074%) Windchill
11 2 (0.021%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.021%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.011%) InDesign
12 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.011%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1059 (11.22%) SAP FI
2 986 (10.44%) SAP CO
3 977 (10.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 634 (6.72%) SAP SD
5 523 (5.54%) SAP MM
6 486 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 443 (4.69%) SAP CRM
8 406 (4.30%) SAP BPC
9 324 (3.43%) SAP HR
10 261 (2.76%) Oracle CRM
11 241 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
12 234 (2.48%) Magento
13 232 (2.46%) SAP PP
14 226 (2.39%) SAP ERP
15 217 (2.30%) SAP SCM
16 213 (2.26%) SAP WM
17 204 (2.16%) SAP APO
18 176 (1.86%) SAP R/3
19 162 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
20 152 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (1.18%) SaaS
2 96 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
3 59 (0.63%) Taleo
4 32 (0.34%) Force.com
5 25 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (0.23%) Office 365
7 21 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.12%) PaaS
10 10 (0.11%) IaaS
11 5 (0.053%) Heroku
12 2 (0.021%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.021%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.021%) Route 53
12 2 (0.021%) GitHub
13 1 (0.011%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 124 (1.31%) Internet
2 90 (0.95%) Firewall
3 89 (0.94%) SAN
4 82 (0.87%) LAN
5 80 (0.85%) WAN
6 74 (0.78%) DNS
7 50 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 48 (0.51%) DHCP
9 38 (0.40%) HTTP
10 30 (0.32%) VoIP
10 30 (0.32%) Wireless
11 28 (0.30%) NAS
12 26 (0.28%) VPN
13 21 (0.22%) SSL
13 21 (0.22%) Intranet
14 16 (0.17%) FTP
15 15 (0.16%) LDAP
16 12 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (0.13%) Network Security
17 11 (0.12%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
2 706 (7.48%) SAP BW
3 688 (7.29%) SQL Server
4 505 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
5 468 (4.96%) SAP BI
6 365 (3.87%) SAP HANA
7 259 (2.74%) SAP Data Services
8 256 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 219 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 175 (1.85%) QlikView
11 165 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
12 157 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 153 (1.62%) Relational Database
14 139 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 130 (1.38%) Big Data
16 129 (1.37%) MySQL
17 121 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 111 (1.18%) DataStage
19 108 (1.14%) DB2
20 98 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 110 (1.17%) LSMW
2 74 (0.78%) Subversion
3 73 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 54 (0.57%) LoadRunner
5 48 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 41 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 38 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
8 37 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 36 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
10 35 (0.37%) CaliberRM
10 35 (0.37%) RequisitePro
10 35 (0.37%) FrontPage
11 30 (0.32%) Selenium
12 28 (0.30%) JUnit
13 27 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
14 24 (0.25%) JIRA
15 23 (0.24%) Ant
16 19 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
16 19 (0.20%) ERwin
General
1 3094 (32.78%) Finance
2 1120 (11.86%) Manufacturing
3 823 (8.72%) Marketing
4 758 (8.03%) Retail
5 457 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 400 (4.24%) Legal
7 324 (3.43%) Banking
8 292 (3.09%) Electronics
9 261 (2.76%) Billing
10 193 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 145 (1.54%) General Ledger
12 124 (1.31%) Publishing
13 95 (1.01%) Automotive
14 84 (0.89%) Advertising
15 83 (0.88%) German Language
16 80 (0.85%) Law
17 76 (0.81%) Aerospace
18 64 (0.68%) French Language
19 56 (0.59%) Back Office
20 44 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3374 (35.74%) Consultant
2 2603 (27.57%) SAP Consultant
3 1410 (14.94%) Analyst
4 873 (9.25%) Architect
5 778 (8.24%) Developer
6 640 (6.78%) SAP Manager
7 603 (6.39%) SAP Analyst
8 538 (5.70%) Business Analyst
9 516 (5.47%) Senior Consultant
10 473 (5.01%) Project Manager
11 465 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
12 453 (4.80%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 385 (4.08%) Managing Consultant
14 365 (3.87%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 340 (3.60%) SAP Architect
16 314 (3.33%) SAP Support
17 246 (2.61%) SAP Business Analyst
18 238 (2.52%) SAP Developer
19 224 (2.37%) SAP SD Consultant
20 220 (2.33%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (8.07%) .NET
2 356 (3.77%) HTML
3 277 (2.93%) CSS
4 264 (2.80%) SAP PI
5 257 (2.72%) Web Services
6 227 (2.40%) BAPI
7 212 (2.25%) XML
8 199 (2.11%) SAP Basis
9 183 (1.94%) EDI
10 181 (1.92%) ASP.NET
11 177 (1.88%) jQuery
12 169 (1.79%) J2EE
13 165 (1.75%) Web Dynpro
14 158 (1.67%) Middleware
14 158 (1.67%) HTML5
15 157 (1.66%) SAP XI
16 149 (1.58%) SAP Smart Forms
17 123 (1.30%) SAP ALE
18 109 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
19 96 (1.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 351 (3.72%) FMCG
2 290 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
3 275 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 271 (2.87%) DTV
5 264 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 148 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 133 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 96 (1.02%) Social Media
9 93 (0.99%) GIS
10 88 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 74 (0.78%) EPoS
12 71 (0.75%) Open Source
13 58 (0.61%) PMI
14 53 (0.56%) Smart Meter
15 52 (0.55%) Client/Server
16 45 (0.48%) E-Learning
16 45 (0.48%) Data Extraction
17 44 (0.47%) Mathematics
18 42 (0.44%) Data Conversion
19 39 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 465 (4.93%) Windows
2 303 (3.21%) Apple iOS
3 259 (2.74%) Linux
4 225 (2.38%) UNIX
5 102 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (0.94%) Android
7 68 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 65 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 48 (0.51%) AIX
10 45 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 38 (0.40%) Solaris
13 37 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (0.30%) CentOS
15 24 (0.25%) VMS
16 23 (0.24%) Windows 2000
17 21 (0.22%) HPUX
17 21 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.16%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1704 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
2 1580 (16.74%) Project Management
3 1510 (16.00%) ERP
4 1333 (14.12%) CRM
5 1034 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 842 (8.92%) Business Development
7 728 (7.71%) SAP Implementation
8 601 (6.37%) Change Management
9 588 (6.23%) Logistics
10 552 (5.85%) ITIL
11 533 (5.65%) E-Commerce
12 493 (5.22%) Business Analysis
13 491 (5.20%) Programme Management
14 490 (5.19%) Data Management
15 479 (5.07%) Migration
16 452 (4.79%) PRINCE2
17 450 (4.77%) ETL
18 432 (4.58%) Business Transformation
19 431 (4.57%) OO
20 423 (4.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1189 (12.60%) SQL
2 1146 (12.14%) ABAP
3 952 (10.08%) Java
4 295 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 287 (3.04%) PHP
6 251 (2.66%) C#
7 162 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 162 (1.72%) SAPscript
8 136 (1.44%) C
9 123 (1.30%) VB
10 108 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 94 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 72 (0.76%) VBA
13 70 (0.74%) Perl
14 58 (0.61%) Python
15 53 (0.56%) C++
16 47 (0.50%) Shell Script
17 37 (0.39%) Ruby
17 37 (0.39%) Bash Shell
18 30 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1242 (13.16%) Degree
2 265 (2.81%) ACCA
3 263 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 256 (2.71%) CIMA
5 224 (2.37%) SAP Certification
6 144 (1.53%) PMI Certification
7 101 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 101 (1.07%) PMP
8 99 (1.05%) CISA
9 97 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 91 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 87 (0.92%) ISEB
12 53 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (0.56%) MBA
13 51 (0.54%) CCA
13 51 (0.54%) MCSE
14 39 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
15 38 (0.40%) ISTQB
16 36 (0.38%) MCITP
17 32 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (3.24%) QA
2 156 (1.65%) SLA
3 103 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 85 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 73 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 55 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.31%) COBIT
8 12 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.12%) EMIR
9 11 (0.12%) MiFID
9 11 (0.12%) Basel II
10 9 (0.095%) IAS 39
11 8 (0.085%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.074%) GAAP
13 6 (0.064%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.064%) GxP
14 5 (0.053%) HL7
15 4 (0.042%) COSO
16 3 (0.032%) COREP
16 3 (0.032%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 185 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 112 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.36%) XenApp
5 21 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (0.17%) XenServer
8 15 (0.16%) vSphere
9 11 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.074%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.074%) Xen
10 7 (0.074%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.064%) RHEV
12 5 (0.053%) SAP ITS
12 5 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.053%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.042%) NFS
13 4 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.042%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 127 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (0.39%) SCCM
3 22 (0.23%) SCOM
4 21 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 18 (0.19%) Puppet
6 16 (0.17%) SAP Afaria
7 14 (0.15%) CA Wily
8 13 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (0.11%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.11%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.095%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (0.095%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 8 (0.085%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.074%) OpenView
13 7 (0.074%) Nagios
13 7 (0.074%) Ansible
14 6 (0.064%) BMC PATROL
14 6 (0.064%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2051 (21.73%) Oracle
2 1158 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 759 (8.04%) Business Objects
4 456 (4.83%) JD Edwards
5 364 (3.86%) IBM
6 300 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 227 (2.40%) HP
8 215 (2.28%) PeopleSoft
9 211 (2.24%) VMware
10 202 (2.14%) Cognos
11 195 (2.07%) Informatica
12 192 (2.03%) Sage
13 132 (1.40%) Citrix
14 131 (1.39%) Siebel
15 130 (1.38%) Hyperion
16 96 (1.02%) Cisco
17 94 (1.00%) Tableau
18 92 (0.97%) Adobe
19 72 (0.76%) Teradata
20 69 (0.73%) Sybase
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