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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 58 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4668 5133 5031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.10% 4.74% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 8.64% 10.02% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3398 3693 3733
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -4.76%

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
54058 51233 54928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.52% 47.36% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43103 41922 45773
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -9 4203 £55,000 +4.76% 578
London +1 1441 £60,000 - 182
South East -2 1126 £57,500 +9.52% 112
Surrey +5 485 £60,000 - 25
North West +13 427 £50,000 +11.11% 55
City of London +21 288 £57,500 -8.00% 47
East of England -9 273 £51,000 +2.00% 36
Egham 0 261 £85,000 +47.82%
West Midlands -42 224 £55,000 +15.78% 31
Berkshire -8 221 £60,000 +9.09% 34
Manchester +9 202 £50,000 +5.26% 37
South West +5 165 £45,000 +28.57% 65
East Midlands -23 165 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Hampshire +2 157 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Yorkshire -35 138 £46,000 -8.00% 40
Cambridgeshire -6 115 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Birmingham -35 97 £55,000 +13.40% 16
Hertfordshire -8 93 £55,000 +4.76% 18
Reading +23 87 £66,250 +32.50% 8
Buckinghamshire -11 82 £49,000 -14.78% 18
West Yorkshire -43 78 £42,500 -15.42% 21
Wiltshire +32 77 £42,500 -19.04% 20
Cambridge -1 71 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Scotland -57 71 £51,250 -0.96% 10
Oxfordshire +37 61 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Cheshire -5 52 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Leicestershire +30 47 £39,250 +6.08% 2
Swindon +27 47 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Bedfordshire -15 46 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Merseyside +11 43 £45,250 +20.66% 4

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (33.25%) Finance
2 1801 (19.56%) Oracle
3 1687 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
4 1477 (16.04%) Project Management
5 1417 (15.39%) ERP
6 1292 (14.03%) Manufacturing
7 1211 (13.15%) ABAP
8 1208 (13.12%) Degree
9 1152 (12.51%) CRM
10 1102 (11.97%) SAP FI
11 1100 (11.95%) Microsoft
12 1048 (11.38%) SAP CO
13 1031 (11.20%) SAP FI/CO
14 1030 (11.19%) SQL
15 987 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
16 937 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
17 819 (8.90%) MS Excel
18 793 (8.61%) Business Development
19 791 (8.59%) Business Objects
19 791 (8.59%) BusinessObjects
20 785 (8.53%) SAP Implementation
21 758 (8.23%) SAP BW
22 743 (8.07%) Marketing
23 741 (8.05%) Retail
24 733 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
25 696 (7.56%) SQL Server
26 695 (7.55%) Java
27 690 (7.49%) Coaching
28 663 (7.20%) Logistics
29 658 (7.15%) SAP MM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 440 (4.78%) NetWeaver
2 307 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 172 (1.87%) SAP Portal
4 146 (1.59%) SAS
5 134 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 91 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 88 (0.96%) SAP EP
8 86 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 74 (0.80%) Apache
10 72 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 65 (0.71%) CMS
12 47 (0.51%) IIS
13 39 (0.42%) Drupal
14 38 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 37 (0.40%) Documentum
16 33 (0.36%) Umbraco
17 26 (0.28%) IBM Notes
18 24 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
19 23 (0.25%) WebLogic
19 23 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 819 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 394 (4.28%) MS Office
3 144 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 133 (1.44%) MS Project
5 128 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.43%) SPSS
6 40 (0.43%) PowerPivot
7 27 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.022%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.011%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.011%) Revit
11 1 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1102 (11.97%) SAP FI
2 1048 (11.38%) SAP CO
3 1031 (11.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 658 (7.15%) SAP MM
5 619 (6.72%) SAP SD
6 455 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 432 (4.69%) SAP CRM
8 427 (4.64%) SAP BPC
9 315 (3.42%) SAP HR
10 298 (3.24%) SAP PP
11 280 (3.04%) SAP WM
12 271 (2.94%) SAP SCM
13 237 (2.57%) SAP ERP
14 217 (2.36%) SAP R/3
15 209 (2.27%) SAP APO
16 198 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
17 169 (1.84%) SAP GRC
18 159 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
19 153 (1.66%) SAP QM
20 145 (1.57%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (1.49%) SaaS
2 102 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
3 41 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (0.42%) Taleo
5 30 (0.33%) Force.com
6 23 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (0.20%) Office 365
8 16 (0.17%) PaaS
9 14 (0.15%) IaaS
10 9 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.098%) Heroku
11 2 (0.022%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.011%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 125 (1.36%) Internet
2 77 (0.84%) DNS
3 72 (0.78%) Firewall
4 66 (0.72%) LAN
5 63 (0.68%) WAN
6 58 (0.63%) SAN
7 55 (0.60%) HTTP
8 54 (0.59%) DHCP
9 45 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 28 (0.30%) Wireless
11 21 (0.23%) VPN
11 21 (0.23%) FTP
11 21 (0.23%) LDAP
12 19 (0.21%) SSL
13 18 (0.20%) VoIP
14 16 (0.17%) NAS
15 11 (0.12%) Network Security
15 11 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (0.11%) Kerberos
17 9 (0.098%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 791 (8.59%) BusinessObjects
2 758 (8.23%) SAP BW
3 696 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 475 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
5 435 (4.72%) SAP BI
6 418 (4.54%) SAP HANA
7 318 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
8 254 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 198 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 186 (2.02%) QlikView
11 167 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
12 149 (1.62%) Oracle Database
13 139 (1.51%) Big Data
14 132 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 128 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 127 (1.38%) Relational Database
17 112 (1.22%) DataStage
18 105 (1.14%) MySQL
19 87 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
20 86 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 156 (1.69%) LSMW
2 57 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 51 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 47 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 45 (0.49%) Subversion
6 43 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 40 (0.43%) Selenium
8 36 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
10 33 (0.36%) RequisitePro
10 33 (0.36%) FrontPage
10 33 (0.36%) CaliberRM
10 33 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
11 27 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 27 (0.29%) Mockito
12 25 (0.27%) JUnit
12 25 (0.27%) Hudson
13 20 (0.22%) ERwin
13 20 (0.22%) Ant
14 18 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3061 (33.25%) Finance
2 1292 (14.03%) Manufacturing
3 743 (8.07%) Marketing
4 741 (8.05%) Retail
5 510 (5.54%) Telecoms
6 369 (4.01%) Banking
7 357 (3.88%) Legal
8 304 (3.30%) Electronics
9 229 (2.49%) Billing
10 223 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 170 (1.85%) General Ledger
12 108 (1.17%) Automotive
13 93 (1.01%) Publishing
14 84 (0.91%) Aerospace
15 80 (0.87%) German Language
16 69 (0.75%) Back Office
17 65 (0.71%) French Language
18 56 (0.61%) Law
19 50 (0.54%) Advertising
20 38 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3458 (37.56%) Consultant
2 2656 (28.85%) SAP Consultant
3 1441 (15.65%) Analyst
4 813 (8.83%) Architect
5 741 (8.05%) SAP Analyst
6 737 (8.00%) Developer
7 567 (6.16%) SAP Manager
8 538 (5.84%) Senior Consultant
9 537 (5.83%) Business Analyst
10 494 (5.37%) Project Manager
11 439 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
12 411 (4.46%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 379 (4.12%) Managing Consultant
13 379 (4.12%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 311 (3.38%) SAP Support
15 301 (3.27%) SAP MM Consultant
16 297 (3.23%) SAP Developer
17 288 (3.13%) SAP Architect
18 272 (2.95%) SAP Business Analyst
19 211 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (5.57%) .NET
2 298 (3.24%) HTML
3 286 (3.11%) Web Services
4 275 (2.99%) BAPI
5 211 (2.29%) CSS
6 210 (2.28%) J2EE
7 209 (2.27%) EDI
8 194 (2.11%) XML
9 175 (1.90%) Web Dynpro
10 162 (1.76%) SAP Smart Forms
11 152 (1.65%) Middleware
12 151 (1.64%) ASP.NET
13 145 (1.57%) SAP PI
14 143 (1.55%) SAP Basis
15 133 (1.44%) jQuery
16 105 (1.14%) SAP ALE
17 103 (1.12%) SAP XI
18 101 (1.10%) HTML5
19 83 (0.90%) SAP Business Workflow
20 82 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 937 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 412 (4.47%) FMCG
3 292 (3.17%) DTV
4 285 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 284 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 242 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 155 (1.68%) Data Integration
8 117 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 114 (1.24%) User Experience
10 102 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 100 (1.09%) GIS
12 86 (0.93%) Visualisation
13 80 (0.87%) Social Media
14 64 (0.70%) Data Conversion
15 63 (0.68%) Open Source
16 62 (0.67%) Life Science
17 58 (0.63%) PMI
18 53 (0.58%) Client/Server
19 50 (0.54%) EPoS
20 47 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 377 (4.09%) Windows
2 245 (2.66%) Linux
3 150 (1.63%) UNIX
4 133 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 76 (0.83%) Android
6 74 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 55 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (0.50%) AIX
9 45 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 33 (0.36%) Solaris
12 30 (0.33%) CentOS
12 30 (0.33%) VMS
13 28 (0.30%) HPUX
14 21 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 17 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.098%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1687 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
2 1477 (16.04%) Project Management
3 1417 (15.39%) ERP
4 1152 (12.51%) CRM
5 987 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 793 (8.61%) Business Development
7 785 (8.53%) SAP Implementation
8 733 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
9 690 (7.49%) Coaching
10 663 (7.20%) Logistics
11 557 (6.05%) Change Management
12 543 (5.90%) ITIL
13 528 (5.73%) ETL
14 495 (5.38%) Programme Management
15 477 (5.18%) Migration
15 477 (5.18%) Data Management
16 471 (5.12%) PRINCE2
17 464 (5.04%) Business Transformation
18 439 (4.77%) Business Analysis
19 378 (4.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1211 (13.15%) ABAP
2 1030 (11.19%) SQL
3 695 (7.55%) Java
4 230 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 204 (2.22%) C#
6 195 (2.12%) T-SQL
7 164 (1.78%) C
8 162 (1.76%) SAPscript
9 113 (1.23%) PHP
10 81 (0.88%) VB
11 71 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 66 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 56 (0.61%) Perl
14 46 (0.50%) Python
15 43 (0.47%) VBA
16 42 (0.46%) Shell Script
16 42 (0.46%) C++
17 29 (0.31%) Bash Shell
18 27 (0.29%) PowerShell
19 25 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1208 (13.12%) Degree
2 303 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 194 (2.11%) SAP Certification
3 194 (2.11%) ACCA
4 187 (2.03%) CIMA
5 152 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 124 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 120 (1.30%) PMP
8 114 (1.24%) CCA
9 99 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 88 (0.96%) ISEB
11 80 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 59 (0.64%) MCSE
13 55 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 47 (0.51%) CISA
14 47 (0.51%) MBA
15 43 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
16 40 (0.43%) MCP
17 35 (0.38%) ISTQB
18 33 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (3.56%) QA
2 148 (1.61%) SLA
3 97 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 76 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 48 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 40 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.18%) COBIT
8 10 (0.11%) EMIR
8 10 (0.11%) MiFID
9 9 (0.098%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.087%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.087%) COSO
10 8 (0.087%) GAAP
11 4 (0.043%) IAS 39
11 4 (0.043%) IAS 32
12 3 (0.033%) GxP
12 3 (0.033%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.033%) HL7
13 2 (0.022%) P3O
13 2 (0.022%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 146 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 96 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.30%) XenApp
4 28 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 26 (0.28%) vSphere
6 17 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (0.14%) XenServer
7 13 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.098%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.087%) RHEV
11 7 (0.076%) Firmware
12 6 (0.065%) Kerio MailServer
12 6 (0.065%) Xen
13 4 (0.043%) SRDF
13 4 (0.043%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.043%) NFS
13 4 (0.043%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.033%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 100 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (0.41%) SCCM
3 31 (0.34%) SCOM
4 25 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 13 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.12%) Nagios
8 10 (0.11%) Puppet
9 8 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.087%) CA Wily
10 6 (0.065%) Ansible
10 6 (0.065%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (0.065%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.065%) Legato
10 6 (0.065%) Netcool
11 5 (0.054%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.054%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.043%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1801 (19.56%) Oracle
2 1100 (11.95%) Microsoft
3 791 (8.59%) Business Objects
4 396 (4.30%) IBM
5 297 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 239 (2.60%) JD Edwards
7 237 (2.57%) Cognos
8 210 (2.28%) Informatica
9 194 (2.11%) Sage
10 191 (2.07%) VMware
11 186 (2.02%) HP
12 183 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
13 146 (1.59%) Hyperion
14 139 (1.51%) Siebel
15 118 (1.28%) Adobe
16 105 (1.14%) Citrix
17 98 (1.06%) Tableau
18 87 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
19 84 (0.91%) Teradata
20 79 (0.86%) Cisco
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