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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 64 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4484 5360 4463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.94% 4.84% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category 8.23% 10.16% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3379 3801 3220
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,800 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
54466 52770 54473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.88% 47.68% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 44129 42810 45659
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 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 November 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 November 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 -11 4013 £55,000 - 541
London -10 1400 £60,000 -4.00% 182
South East -5 1085 £57,500 +9.52% 117
Surrey +3 432 £60,000 - 28
North West +6 355 £50,000 +5.26% 43
City of London +8 287 £60,000 -4.00% 56
East of England -4 286 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Egham 0 238 £85,000 +47.82%
Berkshire +10 227 £60,000 +9.09% 30
South West +27 207 £45,000 - 40
West Midlands -47 192 £55,000 +15.78% 34
Yorkshire -27 165 £45,250 -9.50% 27
Manchester -7 163 £53,750 +7.50% 21
Hampshire 0 160 £45,000 - 18
East Midlands -12 145 £45,000 -10.00% 27
Hertfordshire +17 118 £55,000 -4.34% 11
West Yorkshire -32 96 £45,000 -3.63% 16
Reading +11 90 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Wiltshire +17 87 £43,750 -12.50% 13
Cambridgeshire -24 86 £45,000 -8.16% 11
Birmingham -39 86 £55,000 +10.55% 17
Buckinghamshire -14 83 £46,750 -18.69% 10
Scotland -49 79 £52,500 -4.54% 13
Oxfordshire +33 64 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Cambridge -20 53 £44,750 -10.50% 7
Swindon +17 47 £46,250 -7.50% 9
Bedfordshire +6 46 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Cheshire +4 42 £45,500 +1.11% 6
Bristol +19 40 £45,750 +30.71% 12
Essex +4 40 £47,500 +7.95% 5

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3007 (32.86%) Finance
2 1791 (19.57%) Oracle
3 1688 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1442 (15.76%) Project Management
5 1414 (15.45%) Manufacturing
6 1409 (15.40%) ERP
7 1215 (13.28%) ABAP
8 1212 (13.25%) Degree
9 1125 (12.30%) Microsoft
10 1094 (11.96%) SAP FI
11 1071 (11.70%) CRM
12 1050 (11.48%) SAP CO
13 1031 (11.27%) SAP FI/CO
14 995 (10.87%) SQL
15 994 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
16 975 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 823 (8.99%) Business Objects
17 823 (8.99%) BusinessObjects
18 795 (8.69%) SAP Implementation
19 792 (8.66%) MS Excel
20 755 (8.25%) SAP BW
21 739 (8.08%) Logistics
22 733 (8.01%) Business Development
23 732 (8.00%) Retail
24 724 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
24 724 (7.91%) SQL Server
25 693 (7.57%) SAP MM
26 670 (7.32%) Marketing
27 656 (7.17%) Java
28 645 (7.05%) SAP SD

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 399 (4.36%) NetWeaver
2 342 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 147 (1.61%) SAS
4 144 (1.57%) SAP Portal
5 132 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 105 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 99 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 84 (0.92%) Apache
9 76 (0.83%) SAP EP
10 69 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 58 (0.63%) CMS
12 55 (0.60%) IIS
13 46 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 36 (0.39%) Drupal
15 34 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (0.33%) Lync
16 30 (0.33%) WebLogic
17 28 (0.31%) Umbraco
18 27 (0.30%) Documentum
19 26 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 792 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 380 (4.15%) MS Office
3 138 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 116 (1.27%) MS Project
5 111 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.46%) PowerPivot
7 37 (0.40%) SPSS
8 24 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.044%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.022%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.011%) Revit
12 1 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.011%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 1094 (11.96%) SAP FI
2 1050 (11.48%) SAP CO
3 1031 (11.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 693 (7.57%) SAP MM
5 645 (7.05%) SAP SD
6 440 (4.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 418 (4.57%) SAP CRM
8 380 (4.15%) SAP BPC
9 341 (3.73%) SAP PP
10 336 (3.67%) SAP HR
11 314 (3.43%) SAP SCM
12 300 (3.28%) SAP WM
13 266 (2.91%) SAP ERP
14 230 (2.51%) SAP R/3
15 223 (2.44%) SAP APO
16 178 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
17 161 (1.76%) SAP QM
18 153 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
19 143 (1.56%) SAP SRM
20 140 (1.53%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 132 (1.44%) SaaS
2 105 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
3 35 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (0.24%) Taleo
6 21 (0.23%) Force.com
7 17 (0.19%) PaaS
7 17 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (0.19%) Office 365
8 16 (0.17%) IaaS
9 9 (0.098%) Heroku
10 5 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.022%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.011%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 125 (1.37%) Internet
2 79 (0.86%) DNS
3 68 (0.74%) Firewall
4 61 (0.67%) SAN
5 58 (0.63%) LAN
6 56 (0.61%) WAN
6 56 (0.61%) HTTP
7 51 (0.56%) DHCP
8 46 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 37 (0.40%) Wireless
10 32 (0.35%) FTP
11 25 (0.27%) LDAP
12 20 (0.22%) VoIP
12 20 (0.22%) VPN
13 17 (0.19%) SSL
13 17 (0.19%) NAS
14 14 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
15 13 (0.14%) Network Security
15 13 (0.14%) Kerberos
16 10 (0.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 823 (8.99%) BusinessObjects
2 755 (8.25%) SAP BW
3 724 (7.91%) SQL Server
4 467 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
5 420 (4.59%) SAP BI
6 403 (4.40%) SAP HANA
7 289 (3.16%) SAP Data Services
8 251 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 210 (2.30%) QlikView
10 201 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 170 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
12 149 (1.63%) Relational Database
13 146 (1.60%) Oracle Database
14 134 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 131 (1.43%) Big Data
16 124 (1.36%) MySQL
17 120 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
18 105 (1.15%) DataStage
19 101 (1.10%) RDBMS
20 97 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 153 (1.67%) LSMW
2 67 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 52 (0.57%) Selenium
4 51 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 44 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 42 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 37 (0.40%) Mockito
9 30 (0.33%) Hudson
10 28 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 25 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
11 25 (0.27%) RequisitePro
11 25 (0.27%) Subversion
11 25 (0.27%) FrontPage
11 25 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
11 25 (0.27%) CaliberRM
12 23 (0.25%) JUnit
13 22 (0.24%) Ant
13 22 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
14 21 (0.23%) ERwin
General
1 3007 (32.86%) Finance
2 1414 (15.45%) Manufacturing
3 732 (8.00%) Retail
4 670 (7.32%) Marketing
5 499 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 364 (3.98%) Banking
7 328 (3.58%) Legal
8 291 (3.18%) Electronics
9 227 (2.48%) Billing
10 226 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 143 (1.56%) General Ledger
12 99 (1.08%) Automotive
13 84 (0.92%) Aerospace
14 82 (0.90%) Publishing
15 79 (0.86%) German Language
16 72 (0.79%) Back Office
17 59 (0.64%) French Language
18 48 (0.52%) Law
19 45 (0.49%) Front Office
20 41 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3469 (37.91%) Consultant
2 2656 (29.03%) SAP Consultant
3 1450 (15.85%) Analyst
4 824 (9.01%) Architect
5 766 (8.37%) SAP Analyst
6 711 (7.77%) Developer
7 549 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 549 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 545 (5.96%) Senior Consultant
9 534 (5.84%) SAP Manager
10 428 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
11 395 (4.32%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 388 (4.24%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 346 (3.78%) Managing Consultant
14 337 (3.68%) SAP Support
15 314 (3.43%) SAP MM Consultant
16 295 (3.22%) SAP Developer
17 281 (3.07%) SAP Business Analyst
18 255 (2.79%) SAP Architect
19 226 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (5.05%) .NET
2 288 (3.15%) HTML
3 266 (2.91%) Web Services
4 261 (2.85%) BAPI
5 220 (2.40%) J2EE
6 215 (2.35%) EDI
7 198 (2.16%) XML
8 192 (2.10%) CSS
9 159 (1.74%) SAP Basis
10 155 (1.69%) Web Dynpro
11 151 (1.65%) Middleware
12 142 (1.55%) ASP.NET
12 142 (1.55%) SAP Smart Forms
13 137 (1.50%) SAP PI
14 128 (1.40%) jQuery
15 104 (1.14%) SAP XI
16 97 (1.06%) SAP ALE
17 88 (0.96%) Java EE
17 88 (0.96%) HTML5
18 77 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 994 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 423 (4.62%) FMCG
3 312 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 283 (3.09%) DTV
5 275 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 241 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 160 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 105 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 104 (1.14%) User Experience
10 98 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 97 (1.06%) GIS
12 96 (1.05%) Mobile App
13 74 (0.81%) Open Source
14 72 (0.79%) Social Media
15 70 (0.77%) PMI
16 69 (0.75%) Life Science
17 59 (0.64%) Data Conversion
18 54 (0.59%) Mathematics
18 54 (0.59%) Client/Server
19 53 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 374 (4.09%) Windows
2 257 (2.81%) Linux
3 143 (1.56%) UNIX
4 77 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 70 (0.77%) Android
7 68 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 49 (0.54%) AIX
12 36 (0.39%) VMS
13 33 (0.36%) Solaris
14 31 (0.34%) CentOS
15 30 (0.33%) HPUX
16 28 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 20 (0.22%) Windows 2000
18 17 (0.19%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.11%) Mac OS X
20 8 (0.087%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1688 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
2 1442 (15.76%) Project Management
3 1409 (15.40%) ERP
4 1071 (11.70%) CRM
5 975 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 795 (8.69%) SAP Implementation
7 739 (8.08%) Logistics
8 733 (8.01%) Business Development
9 724 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
10 622 (6.80%) Coaching
11 592 (6.47%) ITIL
12 555 (6.07%) Change Management
13 526 (5.75%) ETL
14 525 (5.74%) PRINCE2
15 494 (5.40%) Migration
16 483 (5.28%) Business Transformation
17 477 (5.21%) Programme Management
18 446 (4.87%) Data Management
19 427 (4.67%) Business Analysis
20 355 (3.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1215 (13.28%) ABAP
2 995 (10.87%) SQL
3 656 (7.17%) Java
4 213 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 191 (2.09%) C#
6 188 (2.05%) T-SQL
7 168 (1.84%) C
8 129 (1.41%) SAPscript
9 77 (0.84%) VB
10 69 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 63 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 54 (0.59%) PHP
13 46 (0.50%) Perl
13 46 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 46 (0.50%) Python
14 43 (0.47%) C++
15 36 (0.39%) VBA
16 34 (0.37%) PowerShell
17 26 (0.28%) Bash Shell
18 22 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1212 (13.25%) Degree
2 335 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 191 (2.09%) SAP Certification
4 160 (1.75%) CIMA
5 158 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 156 (1.70%) ACCA
7 135 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 129 (1.41%) CCA
9 114 (1.25%) PMP
10 106 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 93 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 81 (0.89%) ISEB
13 71 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 57 (0.62%) MCSE
15 51 (0.56%) MBA
16 46 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
16 46 (0.50%) MCP
17 38 (0.42%) MCITP
18 26 (0.28%) ISTQB
19 24 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (3.63%) QA
2 174 (1.90%) SLA
3 102 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 80 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 53 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.16%) COBIT
8 9 (0.098%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.087%) EMIR
9 8 (0.087%) MiFID
10 7 (0.077%) GAAP
10 7 (0.077%) COSO
10 7 (0.077%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.055%) GxP
12 4 (0.044%) IAS 39
12 4 (0.044%) IAS 32
12 4 (0.044%) P3O
13 3 (0.033%) HL7
14 2 (0.022%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.022%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 142 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 99 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 35 (0.38%) vSphere
5 34 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 25 (0.27%) XenApp
7 18 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 13 (0.14%) XenServer
10 10 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.087%) Firmware
13 7 (0.077%) RHEV
14 6 (0.066%) Kerio MailServer
14 6 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.055%) Xen
16 4 (0.044%) NFS
16 4 (0.044%) SRDF
16 4 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 84 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (0.36%) SCCM
3 31 (0.34%) SCOM
4 22 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 15 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 14 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 13 (0.14%) Nagios
9 11 (0.12%) Puppet
10 10 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.098%) Netcool
12 8 (0.087%) Ansible
13 7 (0.077%) CA Wily
14 6 (0.066%) Legato
15 5 (0.055%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.055%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.055%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.055%) Cisco UCCE
15 5 (0.055%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1791 (19.57%) Oracle
2 1125 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 823 (8.99%) Business Objects
4 404 (4.42%) IBM
5 279 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
6 240 (2.62%) Cognos
7 225 (2.46%) Informatica
8 196 (2.14%) VMware
9 195 (2.13%) HP
10 187 (2.04%) JD Edwards
11 169 (1.85%) Sage
12 165 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
13 137 (1.50%) Siebel
14 127 (1.39%) Hyperion
15 115 (1.26%) Tableau
16 98 (1.07%) Teradata
17 95 (1.04%) Citrix
17 95 (1.04%) Adobe
18 80 (0.87%) Cisco
18 80 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
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