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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 63 50 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4419 5331 4233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.95% 4.87% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 8.23% 10.21% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3363 3695 3075
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,574 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%

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
53677 52238 54362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.93% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43991 41767 45784
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 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 3905 £55,000 - 479
London -11 1393 £65,000 +4.00% 195
South East -8 1034 £57,500 +4.54% 80
Surrey +1 396 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East of England +9 325 £51,000 +3.03% 28
North West -8 291 £50,000 +5.26% 36
City of London +7 278 £60,000 -4.00% 58
Berkshire +10 231 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Egham 0 214 £85,000 +47.82%
West Midlands -38 210 £55,000 +10.55% 21
South West +21 199 £45,000 -7.85% 41
Hampshire -6 157 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Yorkshire -22 154 £46,500 -7.00% 20
Manchester -21 135 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Hertfordshire +25 124 £55,000 +5.76% 14
East Midlands -11 118 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Cambridgeshire -16 105 £50,000 +7.52% 4
Scotland -33 100 £52,500 -4.54% 10
Birmingham -29 93 £52,500 +5.52% 10
Wiltshire +8 91 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Yorkshire -39 89 £45,000 -6.25% 14
Buckinghamshire -18 80 £45,000 -20.00% 8
Reading +2 79 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Cambridge -14 60 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Essex +10 59 £45,000 +4.04% 6
Oxfordshire +30 51 £55,000 -16.98% 6
Glasgow +21 47 £48,000 +37.14% 3
Slough +6 45 £59,000 +0.85% 1
Swindon +9 44 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Leeds -30 44 £47,500 +1.39% 6

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2903 (32.26%) Finance
2 1749 (19.44%) Oracle
3 1729 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1502 (16.69%) Manufacturing
5 1447 (16.08%) Project Management
6 1381 (15.35%) ERP
7 1242 (13.80%) ABAP
8 1163 (12.93%) Degree
9 1136 (12.63%) Microsoft
10 1088 (12.09%) SAP FI
11 1044 (11.60%) SAP CO
12 1023 (11.37%) SAP FI/CO
13 1012 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
14 1000 (11.11%) CRM
15 998 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 969 (10.77%) SQL
17 844 (9.38%) Business Objects
17 844 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
18 789 (8.77%) MS Excel
19 785 (8.72%) Logistics
20 778 (8.65%) SAP Implementation
21 763 (8.48%) SQL Server
22 762 (8.47%) SAP BW
23 721 (8.01%) SAP MM
24 718 (7.98%) Retail
25 703 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
26 688 (7.65%) SAP SD
27 677 (7.52%) Business Development
28 632 (7.02%) Marketing
29 628 (6.98%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 403 (4.48%) NetWeaver
2 334 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 143 (1.59%) SAS
4 137 (1.52%) SAP Portal
5 129 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 109 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
7 94 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 81 (0.90%) Apache
8 81 (0.90%) SAP EP
9 70 (0.78%) MS Exchange
10 61 (0.68%) IIS
11 59 (0.66%) CMS
12 49 (0.54%) Apache Solr
13 44 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (0.34%) JBoss
14 31 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 30 (0.33%) IBM Notes
16 28 (0.31%) Lync
16 28 (0.31%) Drupal
17 26 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 789 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 352 (3.91%) MS Office
3 120 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 108 (1.20%) MS Project
5 88 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.50%) PowerPivot
7 37 (0.41%) SPSS
8 21 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.078%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.022%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.011%) Revit
13 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.011%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.011%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 1088 (12.09%) SAP FI
2 1044 (11.60%) SAP CO
3 1023 (11.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 721 (8.01%) SAP MM
5 688 (7.65%) SAP SD
6 416 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 406 (4.51%) SAP CRM
8 355 (3.95%) SAP BPC
9 354 (3.93%) SAP PP
10 335 (3.72%) SAP SCM
11 329 (3.66%) SAP HR
12 300 (3.33%) SAP WM
13 292 (3.25%) SAP ERP
14 233 (2.59%) SAP R/3
15 220 (2.44%) SAP APO
16 163 (1.81%) SAP QM
17 161 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
18 143 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
19 140 (1.56%) SAP SRM
20 134 (1.49%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 165 (1.83%) SaaS
2 113 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
3 44 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (0.28%) IaaS
6 23 (0.26%) PaaS
7 20 (0.22%) Office 365
8 19 (0.21%) Taleo
9 18 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (0.20%) Force.com
10 7 (0.078%) Heroku
11 4 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.022%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.011%) Trello
13 1 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 129 (1.43%) Internet
2 78 (0.87%) DNS
3 70 (0.78%) Firewall
4 69 (0.77%) SAN
5 62 (0.69%) HTTP
6 56 (0.62%) LAN
7 53 (0.59%) WAN
8 44 (0.49%) DHCP
9 43 (0.48%) TCP/IP
10 39 (0.43%) FTP
11 37 (0.41%) Wireless
12 25 (0.28%) NAS
13 22 (0.24%) LDAP
14 20 (0.22%) VoIP
15 18 (0.20%) SSL
16 17 (0.19%) VPN
17 16 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
18 15 (0.17%) Kerberos
19 14 (0.16%) Intranet
19 14 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
2 763 (8.48%) SQL Server
3 762 (8.47%) SAP BW
4 480 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
5 441 (4.90%) SAP BI
6 420 (4.67%) SAP HANA
7 277 (3.08%) SAP Data Services
8 265 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 215 (2.39%) QlikView
10 214 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 166 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
11 166 (1.84%) Relational Database
12 151 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 150 (1.67%) Big Data
14 145 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 134 (1.49%) MySQL
16 118 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 113 (1.26%) RDBMS
18 105 (1.17%) DB2
19 101 (1.12%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 152 (1.69%) LSMW
2 77 (0.86%) Visual Studio
3 56 (0.62%) Selenium
4 50 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 48 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 45 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 39 (0.43%) Mockito
9 27 (0.30%) JIRA
10 26 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 25 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
12 24 (0.27%) RequisitePro
12 24 (0.27%) FrontPage
12 24 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
12 24 (0.27%) CaliberRM
12 24 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
13 22 (0.24%) Hudson
14 21 (0.23%) JUnit
15 19 (0.21%) Ant
15 19 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 2903 (32.26%) Finance
2 1502 (16.69%) Manufacturing
3 718 (7.98%) Retail
4 632 (7.02%) Marketing
5 470 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 366 (4.07%) Banking
7 299 (3.32%) Legal
8 276 (3.07%) Electronics
9 229 (2.55%) Billing
10 220 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 162 (1.80%) General Ledger
12 100 (1.11%) Automotive
13 89 (0.99%) Aerospace
14 85 (0.94%) Back Office
15 74 (0.82%) German Language
16 71 (0.79%) Games
17 69 (0.77%) Publishing
18 50 (0.56%) French Language
19 48 (0.53%) Front Office
20 41 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 3465 (38.51%) Consultant
2 2670 (29.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1420 (15.78%) Analyst
4 867 (9.64%) Architect
5 745 (8.28%) SAP Analyst
6 683 (7.59%) Developer
7 573 (6.37%) Project Manager
8 567 (6.30%) Senior Consultant
9 566 (6.29%) Business Analyst
10 517 (5.75%) SAP Manager
11 439 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
12 404 (4.49%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 402 (4.47%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 342 (3.80%) SAP Support
15 330 (3.67%) SAP MM Consultant
16 321 (3.57%) Managing Consultant
17 282 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
18 277 (3.08%) SAP Developer
19 273 (3.03%) SAP Architect
20 241 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (4.93%) .NET
2 285 (3.17%) HTML
3 272 (3.02%) Web Services
4 239 (2.66%) BAPI
5 221 (2.46%) EDI
6 214 (2.38%) J2EE
7 210 (2.33%) XML
8 196 (2.18%) CSS
9 177 (1.97%) SAP Basis
10 167 (1.86%) Middleware
11 151 (1.68%) Web Dynpro
12 138 (1.53%) SAP PI
13 137 (1.52%) ASP.NET
14 123 (1.37%) jQuery
15 119 (1.32%) SAP Smart Forms
16 104 (1.16%) SAP XI
17 94 (1.04%) Java EE
18 80 (0.89%) .NET Framework
18 80 (0.89%) Spring
19 79 (0.88%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1012 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (4.65%) FMCG
3 316 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 283 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 264 (2.93%) DTV
6 227 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 171 (1.90%) Data Integration
8 111 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 107 (1.19%) User Experience
10 97 (1.08%) GIS
11 93 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 87 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 84 (0.93%) Life Science
14 73 (0.81%) Open Source
15 65 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 63 (0.70%) PMI
17 61 (0.68%) iPad
18 59 (0.66%) Data Conversion
19 57 (0.63%) Social Media
20 56 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 374 (4.16%) Windows
2 250 (2.78%) Linux
3 139 (1.54%) UNIX
4 76 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (0.69%) Android
7 60 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 53 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 48 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 44 (0.49%) AIX
12 34 (0.38%) VMS
13 32 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 30 (0.33%) Solaris
15 26 (0.29%) CentOS
16 24 (0.27%) HPUX
17 22 (0.24%) Windows 2000
18 20 (0.22%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.10%) Mac OS X
20 8 (0.089%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1729 (19.22%) Business Intelligence
2 1447 (16.08%) Project Management
3 1381 (15.35%) ERP
4 1000 (11.11%) CRM
5 998 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 785 (8.72%) Logistics
7 778 (8.65%) SAP Implementation
8 703 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
9 677 (7.52%) Business Development
10 589 (6.55%) ITIL
11 575 (6.39%) Coaching
12 564 (6.27%) ETL
13 559 (6.21%) Change Management
14 531 (5.90%) PRINCE2
15 477 (5.30%) Migration
16 457 (5.08%) Business Transformation
17 452 (5.02%) Data Management
18 450 (5.00%) Programme Management
19 440 (4.89%) Business Analysis
20 364 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1242 (13.80%) ABAP
2 969 (10.77%) SQL
3 628 (6.98%) Java
4 210 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 191 (2.12%) C#
6 186 (2.07%) T-SQL
7 162 (1.80%) C
8 103 (1.14%) SAPscript
9 70 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 62 (0.69%) VB
11 60 (0.67%) VB.NET
12 50 (0.56%) PHP
13 43 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 42 (0.47%) C++
15 40 (0.44%) Python
16 36 (0.40%) Perl
17 34 (0.38%) VBA
18 33 (0.37%) PowerShell
19 21 (0.23%) Ruby
20 18 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1163 (12.93%) Degree
2 393 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 253 (2.81%) SAP Certification
4 165 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 155 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 135 (1.50%) CCA
7 123 (1.37%) CIMA
8 122 (1.36%) ACCA
9 119 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 115 (1.28%) PMP
11 94 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 82 (0.91%) ISEB
13 76 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 57 (0.63%) MCSE
15 50 (0.56%) MCP
16 43 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (0.48%) MBA
17 33 (0.37%) MCITP
18 25 (0.28%) ISTQB
18 25 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (3.52%) QA
2 180 (2.00%) SLA
3 98 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 81 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 56 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.18%) COBIT
8 9 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.089%) EMIR
9 8 (0.089%) MiFID
10 7 (0.078%) COSO
10 7 (0.078%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.056%) GAAP
12 4 (0.044%) GxP
12 4 (0.044%) IAS 39
12 4 (0.044%) IAS 32
13 3 (0.033%) RosettaNet
13 3 (0.033%) P3O
14 2 (0.022%) HL7
14 2 (0.022%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 151 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 92 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 36 (0.40%) vSphere
5 29 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.22%) XenApp
7 17 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.14%) XenServer
8 13 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.10%) Firmware
9 9 (0.10%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.067%) Kerio MailServer
12 4 (0.044%) Xen
12 4 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.044%) RHEV
13 3 (0.033%) SRDF
13 3 (0.033%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (0.033%) NFS
Systems Management
1 71 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.32%) SCCM
3 27 (0.30%) SCOM
4 20 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 17 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 14 (0.16%) Nagios
9 13 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.10%) Netcool
10 9 (0.10%) Puppet
10 9 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.067%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.067%) Ansible
11 6 (0.067%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.067%) Legato
11 6 (0.067%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.067%) CA Wily
12 5 (0.056%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.044%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1749 (19.44%) Oracle
2 1136 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 844 (9.38%) Business Objects
4 421 (4.68%) IBM
5 285 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 250 (2.78%) Informatica
7 245 (2.72%) Cognos
8 191 (2.12%) HP
9 177 (1.97%) JD Edwards
9 177 (1.97%) VMware
10 165 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
11 145 (1.61%) Siebel
12 143 (1.59%) Sage
13 127 (1.41%) Tableau
14 122 (1.36%) Teradata
15 117 (1.30%) Hyperion
16 89 (0.99%) Adobe
17 85 (0.94%) Sybase
17 85 (0.94%) Citrix
18 82 (0.91%) hybris
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