The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Watford region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 64 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAP 10 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.70% 2.42% 5.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 3.85% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 14
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
388 208 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 65.99% 62.84% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 263 147 140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £26,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAP
Hertfordshire

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SAP
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP across the Watford region.

SAP Salary Trend in Watford

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 14 (35.00%) Java
1 14 (35.00%) ABAP
1 14 (35.00%) Workflow
2 13 (32.50%) OO
3 12 (30.00%) Web Dynpro
4 11 (27.50%) SAP Smart Forms
4 11 (27.50%) EDI
4 11 (27.50%) Adobe
4 11 (27.50%) SAPscript
4 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
4 11 (27.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) Sybase
6 9 (22.50%) CSS
6 9 (22.50%) HTML5
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) SAP FI
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (15.00%) EPoS
9 6 (15.00%) SAN
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.00%) HP
9 6 (15.00%) Retail
10 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (12.50%) IBM
10 5 (12.50%) SQL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) iPlanet
2 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (10.00%) SAP APO
3 3 (7.50%) SAP CO
3 3 (7.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.50%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (15.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) ABAP Developer
4 6 (15.00%) SAP Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Support
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SAP FI Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Support Manager
6 3 (7.50%) SAP CO Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Web Dynpro
2 11 (27.50%) SAP Smart Forms
2 11 (27.50%) EDI
3 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) HTML5
5 5 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) SAP PI
6 3 (7.50%) SAP XI
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware
7 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (2.50%) SAP ALE
8 1 (2.50%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) EPoS
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) zOS
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Workflow
2 13 (32.50%) OO
3 11 (27.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) ERP
6 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Test Management
7 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
1 14 (35.00%) ABAP
2 11 (27.50%) SAPscript
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Jython
5 2 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
1 3 (7.50%) ACCA
1 3 (7.50%) CIMA
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) SRDF
3 3 (7.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) NFS
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.00%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Adobe
2 9 (22.50%) Sybase
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Hitachi
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) NetIQ
7 2 (5.00%) JBoss
7 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) BMC
7 2 (5.00%) Twitter
7 2 (5.00%) Brocade
7 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
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