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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 58 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4687 5055 4857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.11% 4.72% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 9.97% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3429 3631 3587
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 £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,150 £79,800 £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
54309 50718 53793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.59% 47.35% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43356 41533 44880
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 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 23 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 4217 £55,000 +4.76% 560
London +2 1446 £60,000 - 181
South East -2 1133 £56,250 +7.14% 107
Surrey +5 487 £60,000 - 23
North West +10 420 £50,000 +11.11% 52
City of London +22 286 £57,500 -8.00% 49
East of England -4 274 £51,000 +2.00% 39
Egham 0 255 £85,000 +47.82%
West Midlands -40 227 £55,000 +15.78% 31
Berkshire -3 225 £60,000 +9.09% 34
Manchester +7 200 £50,000 +5.26% 32
South West +7 170 £45,000 +28.57% 59
East Midlands -20 165 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Hampshire -6 156 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Yorkshire -43 140 £46,500 -7.00% 33
Cambridgeshire -5 110 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Hertfordshire -2 99 £55,000 +3.77% 16
Birmingham -39 97 £55,000 +10.55% 12
Reading +26 88 £65,000 +30.00% 13
Buckinghamshire -11 85 £49,000 -12.88% 18
West Yorkshire -36 80 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Wiltshire +36 79 £42,500 -19.04% 18
Scotland -63 73 £51,250 -2.38% 11
Cambridge -1 67 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Oxfordshire +40 62 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Cheshire -3 50 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Bedfordshire -15 46 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Northamptonshire -18 46 £42,500 -11.73% 6
Leicestershire +31 45 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Swindon +27 44 £40,000 -27.27% 6

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 3039 (33.21%) Finance
2 1786 (19.51%) Oracle
3 1680 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
4 1476 (16.13%) Project Management
5 1414 (15.45%) ERP
6 1296 (14.16%) Manufacturing
7 1200 (13.11%) Degree
8 1192 (13.02%) ABAP
9 1134 (12.39%) CRM
10 1100 (12.02%) Microsoft
11 1094 (11.95%) SAP FI
12 1043 (11.40%) SAP CO
13 1025 (11.20%) SAP FI/CO
14 1019 (11.13%) SQL
15 985 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 939 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
17 813 (8.88%) MS Excel
18 792 (8.65%) Business Objects
18 792 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
19 785 (8.58%) Business Development
20 778 (8.50%) SAP Implementation
21 747 (8.16%) SAP BW
22 743 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
23 733 (8.01%) Retail
24 725 (7.92%) Marketing
25 704 (7.69%) SQL Server
26 682 (7.45%) Java
27 680 (7.43%) Coaching
28 661 (7.22%) Logistics
29 654 (7.15%) SAP MM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 426 (4.65%) NetWeaver
2 310 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 166 (1.81%) SAP Portal
4 143 (1.56%) SAS
5 129 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 93 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 86 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 85 (0.93%) SAP EP
9 76 (0.83%) Apache
10 70 (0.76%) MS Exchange
11 66 (0.72%) CMS
12 48 (0.52%) IIS
13 40 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 38 (0.42%) Drupal
15 37 (0.40%) Documentum
16 32 (0.35%) Umbraco
17 26 (0.28%) IBM Notes
18 23 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
18 23 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 813 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 390 (4.26%) MS Office
3 143 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 130 (1.42%) MS Project
5 126 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 39 (0.43%) SPSS
8 27 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
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
12 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1094 (11.95%) SAP FI
2 1043 (11.40%) SAP CO
3 1025 (11.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 654 (7.15%) SAP MM
5 616 (6.73%) SAP SD
6 448 (4.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 433 (4.73%) SAP CRM
8 417 (4.56%) SAP BPC
9 314 (3.43%) SAP HR
10 298 (3.26%) SAP PP
11 280 (3.06%) SAP WM
12 274 (2.99%) SAP SCM
13 237 (2.59%) SAP ERP
14 218 (2.38%) SAP R/3
15 209 (2.28%) SAP APO
16 201 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
17 164 (1.79%) SAP GRC
18 156 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
19 149 (1.63%) SAP QM
20 145 (1.58%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 136 (1.49%) SaaS
2 101 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
3 41 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (0.43%) 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 15 (0.16%) IaaS
10 9 (0.098%) Heroku
10 9 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.022%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.011%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 125 (1.37%) Internet
2 77 (0.84%) DNS
3 71 (0.78%) Firewall
4 65 (0.71%) LAN
5 63 (0.69%) WAN
6 57 (0.62%) SAN
7 56 (0.61%) HTTP
8 53 (0.58%) DHCP
9 45 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 28 (0.31%) Wireless
11 21 (0.23%) VPN
11 21 (0.23%) FTP
11 21 (0.23%) LDAP
12 18 (0.20%) VoIP
12 18 (0.20%) SSL
13 16 (0.17%) NAS
14 11 (0.12%) Network Security
14 11 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (0.11%) Kerberos
16 9 (0.098%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 792 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
2 747 (8.16%) SAP BW
3 704 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 468 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 431 (4.71%) SAP BI
6 409 (4.47%) SAP HANA
7 313 (3.42%) SAP Data Services
8 251 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 195 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 187 (2.04%) QlikView
11 170 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
12 146 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 136 (1.49%) Big Data
14 133 (1.45%) Relational Database
15 128 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
16 126 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 107 (1.17%) DataStage
18 104 (1.14%) MySQL
19 90 (0.98%) RDBMS
20 87 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 157 (1.72%) LSMW
2 60 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 48 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 46 (0.50%) LoadRunner
5 45 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 43 (0.47%) Subversion
7 42 (0.46%) Selenium
8 37 (0.40%) 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 29 (0.32%) Mockito
12 25 (0.27%) Hudson
12 25 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 24 (0.26%) JUnit
14 20 (0.22%) Ant
14 20 (0.22%) ERwin
14 20 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3039 (33.21%) Finance
2 1296 (14.16%) Manufacturing
3 733 (8.01%) Retail
4 725 (7.92%) Marketing
5 513 (5.61%) Telecoms
6 370 (4.04%) Banking
7 351 (3.84%) Legal
8 305 (3.33%) Electronics
9 228 (2.49%) Billing
10 222 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 169 (1.85%) General Ledger
12 109 (1.19%) Automotive
13 93 (1.02%) Publishing
14 83 (0.91%) Aerospace
15 81 (0.89%) German Language
16 71 (0.78%) Back Office
17 64 (0.70%) French Language
18 50 (0.55%) Law
19 48 (0.52%) Advertising
20 38 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3433 (37.51%) Consultant
2 2628 (28.72%) SAP Consultant
3 1440 (15.73%) Analyst
4 805 (8.80%) Architect
5 739 (8.07%) SAP Analyst
6 730 (7.98%) Developer
7 560 (6.12%) SAP Manager
8 539 (5.89%) Business Analyst
9 534 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
10 498 (5.44%) Project Manager
11 436 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
12 399 (4.36%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 377 (4.12%) Managing Consultant
14 375 (4.10%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 307 (3.35%) SAP Support
16 299 (3.27%) SAP MM Consultant
17 290 (3.17%) SAP Developer
18 283 (3.09%) SAP Architect
19 274 (2.99%) SAP Business Analyst
20 209 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (5.53%) .NET
2 294 (3.21%) HTML
3 283 (3.09%) Web Services
4 271 (2.96%) BAPI
5 212 (2.32%) J2EE
6 211 (2.31%) CSS
7 210 (2.29%) EDI
8 193 (2.11%) XML
9 167 (1.82%) Web Dynpro
10 155 (1.69%) SAP Smart Forms
11 151 (1.65%) ASP.NET
12 147 (1.61%) Middleware
13 139 (1.52%) SAP Basis
13 139 (1.52%) SAP PI
14 133 (1.45%) jQuery
15 105 (1.15%) SAP XI
16 102 (1.11%) SAP ALE
17 97 (1.06%) HTML5
18 81 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
19 80 (0.87%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 939 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 410 (4.48%) FMCG
3 294 (3.21%) DTV
4 288 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 282 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 246 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 155 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 115 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 112 (1.22%) User Experience
10 104 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 98 (1.07%) GIS
12 87 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 77 (0.84%) Social Media
14 66 (0.72%) Data Conversion
15 65 (0.71%) Open Source
16 62 (0.68%) Life Science
17 60 (0.66%) PMI
18 55 (0.60%) Client/Server
19 47 (0.51%) EPoS
19 47 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 377 (4.12%) Windows
2 247 (2.70%) Linux
3 151 (1.65%) UNIX
4 120 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 73 (0.80%) Android
5 73 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 46 (0.50%) AIX
9 45 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (0.36%) Solaris
11 32 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 32 (0.35%) VMS
12 31 (0.34%) CentOS
13 28 (0.31%) HPUX
14 21 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 17 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.098%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1680 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
2 1476 (16.13%) Project Management
3 1414 (15.45%) ERP
4 1134 (12.39%) CRM
5 985 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 785 (8.58%) Business Development
7 778 (8.50%) SAP Implementation
8 743 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
9 680 (7.43%) Coaching
10 661 (7.22%) Logistics
11 557 (6.09%) Change Management
12 550 (6.01%) ITIL
13 526 (5.75%) ETL
14 495 (5.41%) Programme Management
15 482 (5.27%) Migration
16 477 (5.21%) PRINCE2
17 476 (5.20%) Data Management
18 457 (4.99%) Business Transformation
19 439 (4.80%) Business Analysis
20 367 (4.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1192 (13.02%) ABAP
2 1019 (11.13%) SQL
3 682 (7.45%) Java
4 229 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 203 (2.22%) C#
6 194 (2.12%) T-SQL
7 165 (1.80%) C
8 155 (1.69%) SAPscript
9 101 (1.10%) PHP
10 80 (0.87%) VB
11 69 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 68 (0.74%) PL/SQL
13 52 (0.57%) Perl
14 46 (0.50%) Python
15 44 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 43 (0.47%) C++
17 41 (0.45%) VBA
18 28 (0.31%) Bash Shell
19 27 (0.30%) PowerShell
20 24 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1200 (13.11%) Degree
2 305 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 194 (2.12%) SAP Certification
4 182 (1.99%) ACCA
5 179 (1.96%) CIMA
6 153 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 124 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 119 (1.30%) PMP
9 116 (1.27%) CCA
10 96 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 86 (0.94%) ISEB
12 80 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 59 (0.64%) MCSE
14 58 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 47 (0.51%) MBA
16 42 (0.46%) MCP
17 41 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
18 35 (0.38%) CISA
19 34 (0.37%) MCITP
20 33 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (3.57%) QA
2 152 (1.66%) SLA
3 99 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 83 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 54 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.15%) COBIT
8 10 (0.11%) MiFID
8 10 (0.11%) EMIR
9 9 (0.098%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.087%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.087%) COSO
10 8 (0.087%) GAAP
11 4 (0.044%) IAS 39
11 4 (0.044%) IAS 32
12 3 (0.033%) GxP
12 3 (0.033%) HL7
12 3 (0.033%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.033%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.022%) P3O
System Software
1 146 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 99 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 26 (0.28%) XenApp
5 26 (0.28%) vSphere
6 17 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (0.14%) XenServer
7 13 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.098%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.087%) RHEV
11 7 (0.076%) Firmware
12 6 (0.066%) Xen
12 6 (0.066%) Kerio MailServer
13 4 (0.044%) NFS
13 4 (0.044%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.044%) SRDF
13 4 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.033%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 97 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (0.42%) SCCM
3 31 (0.34%) SCOM
4 25 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 20 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 19 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (0.14%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.12%) Nagios
9 10 (0.11%) Puppet
10 8 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.087%) CA Wily
11 7 (0.076%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.066%) Netcool
12 6 (0.066%) CiscoWorks
12 6 (0.066%) Legato
12 6 (0.066%) Ansible
13 5 (0.055%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.055%) Cisco UCCE
13 5 (0.055%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.044%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1786 (19.51%) Oracle
2 1100 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 792 (8.65%) Business Objects
4 390 (4.26%) IBM
5 294 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
6 232 (2.53%) JD Edwards
7 231 (2.52%) Cognos
8 212 (2.32%) Informatica
9 197 (2.15%) VMware
10 191 (2.09%) HP
10 191 (2.09%) Sage
11 179 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
12 140 (1.53%) Hyperion
13 137 (1.50%) Siebel
14 113 (1.23%) Adobe
15 101 (1.10%) Citrix
16 98 (1.07%) Tableau
17 86 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
18 84 (0.92%) Teradata
19 79 (0.86%) Cisco
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