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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 62 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4237 4820 4151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.00% 4.70% 3.79%
As % of the Vendors category 8.37% 9.88% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3297 2974
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -15 3629 £55,000 - 549
London -6 1363 £65,000 +4.00% 172
South East -16 921 £55,000 -1.78% 90
Surrey -3 345 £60,000 +9.09% 16
East of England -2 284 £50,000 +5.26% 29
City of London +8 258 £62,500 - 51
North West -2 251 £47,500 - 45
West Midlands -21 216 £55,000 +10.55% 39
Egham 0 213 £85,000 +47.82% 1
Berkshire +15 212 £59,500 -0.83% 19
South West -8 168 £45,000 -3.22% 60
Hampshire +4 154 £47,500 -9.52% 18
Yorkshire -11 133 £47,500 -5.00% 32
Scotland +1 121 £48,000 +1.05% 10
East Midlands -1 111 £47,500 -5.00% 31
Manchester -25 109 £49,000 -2.00% 21
Hertfordshire +7 102 £50,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire -18 88 £51,000 +12.08% 10
Birmingham -24 80 £52,000 +4.52% 14
West Yorkshire -17 74 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Buckinghamshire -29 65 £47,250 -8.51% 12
Reading -2 64 £60,000 - 5
Southampton +14 63 £50,000 +121.23% 6
Essex +2 61 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Wiltshire -12 61 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Coventry +8 59 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Midlands +13 56 £50,000 - 16
Cambridge -29 47 £51,000 +13.33% 7
Glasgow +38 45 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Lancashire +6 45 £47,500 - 7

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2803 (31.75%) Finance
2 1762 (19.96%) Business Intelligence
3 1673 (18.95%) Oracle
4 1561 (17.68%) Manufacturing
5 1425 (16.14%) Project Management
6 1392 (15.77%) ERP
7 1246 (14.12%) ABAP
8 1137 (12.88%) Microsoft
9 1102 (12.48%) SAP FI
10 1097 (12.43%) Degree
11 1057 (11.97%) SAP CO
12 1036 (11.74%) SAP FI/CO
13 1028 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
14 1001 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 997 (11.29%) CRM
16 916 (10.38%) SQL
17 889 (10.07%) Business Objects
17 889 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
18 807 (9.14%) MS Excel
19 795 (9.01%) Logistics
20 776 (8.79%) SAP Implementation
21 768 (8.70%) Retail
22 762 (8.63%) SAP MM
23 760 (8.61%) SAP BW
24 749 (8.49%) SQL Server
25 727 (8.24%) SAP SD
26 646 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
27 636 (7.21%) Business Development
28 606 (6.87%) Java
29 595 (6.74%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 368 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 313 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 134 (1.52%) SAS
4 117 (1.33%) SAP Portal
4 117 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 113 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 77 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 70 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 70 (0.79%) SAP EP
8 56 (0.63%) Apache
9 53 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 51 (0.58%) IIS
10 51 (0.58%) CMS
11 41 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 37 (0.42%) Lync
13 35 (0.40%) JBoss
14 34 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 32 (0.36%) Documentum
16 26 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
17 25 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 807 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 336 (3.81%) MS Office
3 116 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 102 (1.16%) MS Project
5 75 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 50 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 43 (0.49%) SPSS
8 18 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.011%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.011%) Windchill
14 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.011%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.011%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.011%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1102 (12.48%) SAP FI
2 1057 (11.97%) SAP CO
3 1036 (11.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 762 (8.63%) SAP MM
5 727 (8.24%) SAP SD
6 397 (4.50%) SAP CRM
6 397 (4.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 376 (4.26%) SAP SCM
8 358 (4.06%) SAP HR
9 330 (3.74%) SAP PP
10 313 (3.55%) SAP BPC
11 306 (3.47%) SAP WM
12 302 (3.42%) SAP ERP
13 232 (2.63%) SAP R/3
14 223 (2.53%) SAP APO
15 174 (1.97%) SAP LE
16 157 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
17 144 (1.63%) SAP QM
18 141 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
19 137 (1.55%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 210 (2.38%) SaaS
2 149 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
3 49 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (0.40%) IaaS
5 27 (0.31%) Office 365
6 26 (0.29%) PaaS
7 25 (0.28%) Force.com
8 22 (0.25%) Taleo
9 20 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (0.057%) Heroku
12 4 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.023%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.023%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.023%) Yammer
14 1 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.011%) Trello
14 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (1.37%) Internet
2 75 (0.85%) Firewall
3 74 (0.84%) SAN
4 71 (0.80%) DNS
5 53 (0.60%) HTTP
5 53 (0.60%) LAN
6 44 (0.50%) WAN
6 44 (0.50%) Wireless
7 37 (0.42%) FTP
8 35 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 33 (0.37%) DHCP
10 32 (0.36%) NAS
11 25 (0.28%) SSL
12 22 (0.25%) Intranet
12 22 (0.25%) VoIP
13 21 (0.24%) VPN
14 19 (0.22%) LDAP
15 17 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (0.17%) Kerberos
17 13 (0.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 889 (10.07%) BusinessObjects
2 760 (8.61%) SAP BW
3 749 (8.49%) SQL Server
4 471 (5.34%) SAP BI
5 461 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 460 (5.21%) SAP HANA
7 255 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 226 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
9 215 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 206 (2.33%) QlikView
11 162 (1.84%) Relational Database
12 154 (1.74%) Big Data
13 147 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
14 138 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 133 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 122 (1.38%) MySQL
17 110 (1.25%) RDBMS
18 103 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
19 96 (1.09%) DataStage
20 94 (1.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 146 (1.65%) LSMW
2 85 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 51 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (0.57%) LoadRunner
5 46 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 40 (0.45%) Selenium
6 40 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 34 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
8 28 (0.32%) Mockito
9 27 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
10 26 (0.29%) JIRA
11 25 (0.28%) Eclipse
12 24 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
12 24 (0.27%) FrontPage
12 24 (0.27%) CaliberRM
12 24 (0.27%) RequisitePro
13 21 (0.24%) Ant
14 20 (0.23%) JUnit
15 16 (0.18%) Maven
16 15 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 2803 (31.75%) Finance
2 1561 (17.68%) Manufacturing
3 768 (8.70%) Retail
4 578 (6.55%) Marketing
5 416 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 350 (3.97%) Banking
7 256 (2.90%) Legal
8 246 (2.79%) Electronics
9 213 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 210 (2.38%) Billing
11 176 (1.99%) General Ledger
12 110 (1.25%) Games
13 103 (1.17%) Automotive
14 101 (1.14%) Aerospace
14 101 (1.14%) Back Office
15 69 (0.78%) German Language
16 52 (0.59%) Front Office
17 45 (0.51%) Publishing
18 42 (0.48%) French Language
19 37 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 3440 (38.97%) Consultant
2 2647 (29.99%) SAP Consultant
3 1442 (16.34%) Analyst
4 918 (10.40%) Architect
5 736 (8.34%) SAP Analyst
6 620 (7.02%) Developer
7 587 (6.65%) Project Manager
8 586 (6.64%) Business Analyst
9 572 (6.48%) Senior Consultant
10 497 (5.63%) SAP Manager
11 452 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
12 400 (4.53%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 393 (4.45%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 345 (3.91%) SAP Support
15 333 (3.77%) SAP MM Consultant
16 306 (3.47%) SAP Architect
17 295 (3.34%) Managing Consultant
18 293 (3.32%) SAP Business Analyst
19 250 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
20 242 (2.74%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (4.75%) .NET
2 268 (3.04%) HTML
3 251 (2.84%) Web Services
4 212 (2.40%) BAPI
5 206 (2.33%) XML
6 196 (2.22%) SAP Basis
7 186 (2.11%) EDI
8 181 (2.05%) CSS
9 178 (2.02%) J2EE
10 165 (1.87%) Middleware
11 156 (1.77%) Web Dynpro
12 143 (1.62%) SAP PI
13 127 (1.44%) ASP.NET
14 114 (1.29%) SAP XI
15 111 (1.26%) jQuery
16 107 (1.21%) SAP Smart Forms
17 92 (1.04%) Java EE
18 84 (0.95%) HTML5
19 74 (0.84%) .NET Framework
20 72 (0.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1028 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 411 (4.66%) FMCG
3 301 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 291 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 239 (2.71%) DTV
6 211 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 169 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 120 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 120 (1.36%) User Experience
9 98 (1.11%) Life Science
10 96 (1.09%) GIS
11 77 (0.87%) Open Source
12 74 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 71 (0.80%) PMI
14 68 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 62 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 56 (0.63%) Client/Server
16 56 (0.63%) EPoS
17 54 (0.61%) Social Media
18 53 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 403 (4.57%) Windows
2 221 (2.50%) Linux
3 153 (1.73%) UNIX
4 66 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 52 (0.59%) Android
7 50 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 48 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 48 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (0.48%) AIX
11 37 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.33%) Solaris
13 25 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 24 (0.27%) HPUX
15 22 (0.25%) VMS
16 21 (0.24%) CentOS
16 21 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.11%) Windows Vista
18 9 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1762 (19.96%) Business Intelligence
2 1425 (16.14%) Project Management
3 1392 (15.77%) ERP
4 1001 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 997 (11.29%) CRM
6 795 (9.01%) Logistics
7 776 (8.79%) SAP Implementation
8 646 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 636 (7.21%) Business Development
10 595 (6.74%) ITIL
11 571 (6.47%) Change Management
12 554 (6.28%) ETL
13 531 (6.02%) PRINCE2
14 526 (5.96%) Coaching
15 464 (5.26%) Business Analysis
16 451 (5.11%) Data Management
17 441 (5.00%) Migration
18 421 (4.77%) Business Transformation
19 407 (4.61%) Programme Management
20 387 (4.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1246 (14.12%) ABAP
2 916 (10.38%) SQL
3 606 (6.87%) Java
4 214 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 178 (2.02%) C#
6 176 (1.99%) T-SQL
7 152 (1.72%) C
8 88 (1.00%) SAPscript
9 55 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 52 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 47 (0.53%) PHP
12 43 (0.49%) C++
12 43 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 41 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 37 (0.42%) Python
15 36 (0.41%) VB
16 35 (0.40%) VBA
17 30 (0.34%) Perl
18 21 (0.24%) Ruby
19 18 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 1097 (12.43%) Degree
2 430 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 327 (3.70%) SAP Certification
4 192 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 161 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 140 (1.59%) CCA
7 119 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 110 (1.25%) PMP
9 98 (1.11%) ACCA
9 98 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 97 (1.10%) CIMA
11 91 (1.03%) ISEB
12 76 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 57 (0.65%) MCSE
14 48 (0.54%) MCP
15 44 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.34%) MBA
17 28 (0.32%) MCITP
18 26 (0.29%) ISTQB
18 26 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (3.10%) QA
2 193 (2.19%) SLA
3 107 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 76 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 51 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 40 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.19%) COBIT
8 8 (0.091%) MiFID
8 8 (0.091%) EMIR
9 7 (0.079%) COSO
10 5 (0.057%) RosettaNet
11 4 (0.045%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.045%) GAAP
11 4 (0.045%) GxP
11 4 (0.045%) IAS 39
11 4 (0.045%) IAS 32
12 3 (0.034%) P3O
12 3 (0.034%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.034%) HL7
12 3 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 102 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.35%) vSphere
5 20 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.16%) XenApp
6 14 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.11%) Firmware
8 9 (0.10%) XenServer
9 8 (0.091%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.068%) Kerio MailServer
11 6 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.057%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.045%) Xen
13 4 (0.045%) RHEV
14 3 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.034%) NFS
14 3 (0.034%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 76 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (0.44%) SCCM
3 29 (0.33%) SCOM
4 25 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 16 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 16 (0.18%) Nagios
6 13 (0.15%) Puppet
7 11 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.12%) SCOrch
7 11 (0.12%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.091%) Netcool
9 8 (0.091%) Ansible
10 7 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.079%) WSUS
10 7 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.079%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.057%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.057%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1673 (18.95%) Oracle
2 1137 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 889 (10.07%) Business Objects
4 428 (4.85%) IBM
5 309 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 245 (2.78%) Cognos
7 244 (2.76%) Informatica
8 197 (2.23%) HP
9 190 (2.15%) JD Edwards
10 165 (1.87%) VMware
11 154 (1.74%) Siebel
12 145 (1.64%) Tableau
13 143 (1.62%) PeopleSoft
14 140 (1.59%) Sage
15 131 (1.48%) Teradata
16 111 (1.26%) Hyperion
17 103 (1.17%) Adobe
18 81 (0.92%) Cisco
19 79 (0.89%) Sybase
20 71 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
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