The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 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 West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 48 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Permanent jobs citing SAP 240 352 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.47% 6.34% 8.45%
As % of the Vendors category 9.02% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 183 268 313
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2661 2815 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.53% 50.69% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2195 2341 2089
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAP
England

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SAP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Birmingham -26 82 £57,500 +12.74% 19
Warwickshire +10 60 £42,350 +21.00% 8
Coventry 0 46 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Worcestershire -13 10 £42,500 +0.29%
Solihull -6 7 £52,518 +68.05% 2
Shropshire - 3 £17,000 -
Staffordshire -16 1 £32,500 -13.33% 2
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 138 (26.19%) Finance
2 112 (21.25%) ABAP
3 105 (19.92%) Manufacturing
4 97 (18.41%) CRM
5 86 (16.32%) Project Management
6 76 (14.42%) ERP
7 67 (12.71%) SAP CRM
7 67 (12.71%) SAP SD
8 60 (11.39%) Degree
9 59 (11.20%) SAP BW
10 58 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (10.44%) Logistics
12 54 (10.25%) SAP FI
13 52 (9.87%) Oracle
14 47 (8.92%) Change Management
15 46 (8.73%) Automotive
16 41 (7.78%) Retail
17 38 (7.21%) SAP CO
17 38 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (7.21%) SAP FI/CO
18 33 (6.26%) Business Analysis
19 32 (6.07%) SAP MM
19 32 (6.07%) SAP PP
20 31 (5.88%) Business Objects
20 31 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
20 31 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
21 30 (5.69%) Java
22 28 (5.31%) SAP BI
23 27 (5.12%) SAP Smart Forms
24 26 (4.93%) ITIL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.09%) NetWeaver
3 8 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.52%) SAP Portal
4 6 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.23%) MS Project
3 10 (1.90%) MS Office
4 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Windchill
5 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 67 (12.71%) SAP SD
1 67 (12.71%) SAP CRM
2 54 (10.25%) SAP FI
3 38 (7.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 38 (7.21%) SAP CO
4 32 (6.07%) SAP MM
4 32 (6.07%) SAP PP
5 23 (4.36%) SAP R/3
6 16 (3.04%) SAP APO
6 16 (3.04%) SAP WM
7 15 (2.85%) SAP HR
7 15 (2.85%) SAP ERP
8 14 (2.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (2.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (2.28%) SAP EWM
10 11 (2.09%) SAP SRM
10 11 (2.09%) SAP BPC
10 11 (2.09%) SAP PM
11 7 (1.33%) SAP QM
11 7 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.95%) MPLS
1 5 (0.95%) H.323
1 5 (0.95%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (0.76%) LAN
2 4 (0.76%) WAN
2 4 (0.76%) FTP
2 4 (0.76%) SAN
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.38%) Internet
3 2 (0.38%) VoIP
3 2 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) Network Security
4 1 (0.19%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.20%) SAP BW
2 31 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (5.31%) SAP BI
4 21 (3.98%) SQL Server
5 15 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.33%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.76%) DataStage
9 4 (0.76%) Cognos Powerplay
9 4 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
10 3 (0.57%) MySQL
10 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.38%) BODI
Development Applications
1 20 (3.80%) LSMW
2 3 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.19%) Xcode
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.19%) Toad
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 138 (26.19%) Finance
2 105 (19.92%) Manufacturing
3 46 (8.73%) Automotive
4 41 (7.78%) Retail
5 17 (3.23%) Marketing
6 14 (2.66%) German Language
7 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.71%) Electronics
9 8 (1.52%) Games
10 6 (1.14%) Banking
10 6 (1.14%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Advertising
11 4 (0.76%) Billing
11 4 (0.76%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 145 (27.51%) Consultant
2 122 (23.15%) SAP Consultant
3 97 (18.41%) Analyst
4 68 (12.90%) Architect
5 66 (12.52%) SAP Analyst
6 62 (11.76%) Developer
7 44 (8.35%) SAP Developer
7 44 (8.35%) SAP Manager
8 33 (6.26%) SAP Architect
8 33 (6.26%) Business Analyst
9 32 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (5.69%) SAP Support
11 28 (5.31%) ABAP Developer
12 21 (3.98%) Project Manager
13 20 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
13 20 (3.80%) CRM Architect
14 18 (3.42%) SAP Business Analyst
15 17 (3.23%) SAP SD Consultant
16 15 (2.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 14 (2.66%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.12%) SAP Smart Forms
2 25 (4.74%) BAPI
2 25 (4.74%) .NET
3 21 (3.98%) SAP ALE
4 13 (2.47%) Web Services
5 12 (2.28%) XML
5 12 (2.28%) Web Dynpro
6 8 (1.52%) HTML
6 8 (1.52%) EDI
7 7 (1.33%) XML Schema
7 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.14%) SAP Basis
8 6 (1.14%) SAP Business Workflow
9 5 (0.95%) VXML
10 4 (0.76%) CSS
10 4 (0.76%) SOAP
10 4 (0.76%) HTML5
11 3 (0.57%) Middleware
11 3 (0.57%) J2EE
11 3 (0.57%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (2.28%) Learning Management System
3 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.71%) DTV
4 9 (1.71%) E-Learning
5 8 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.52%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.33%) Open Source
7 6 (1.14%) Data Conversion
7 6 (1.14%) APACS
8 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.57%) Statistics
8 3 (0.57%) FMCG
9 2 (0.38%) iPhone
9 2 (0.38%) Replication
9 2 (0.38%) PMI
10 1 (0.19%) EPoS
10 1 (0.19%) LIMS
10 1 (0.19%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.19%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.47%) VMS
2 10 (1.90%) Windows
3 8 (1.52%) Linux
4 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
4 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.57%) UNIX
6 2 (0.38%) Android
6 2 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) HPUX
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.41%) CRM
2 86 (16.32%) Project Management
3 76 (14.42%) ERP
4 58 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (10.44%) Logistics
6 47 (8.92%) Change Management
7 38 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (6.26%) Business Analysis
9 31 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
10 26 (4.93%) ITIL
11 25 (4.74%) Workflow
12 24 (4.55%) Data Modelling
12 24 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
13 23 (4.36%) Supply Chain Management
13 23 (4.36%) Quality Management
14 21 (3.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 21 (3.98%) Business Transformation
15 19 (3.61%) Validation
15 19 (3.61%) Programme Management
16 15 (2.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.25%) ABAP
2 30 (5.69%) Java
3 25 (4.74%) SAPscript
4 23 (4.36%) SQL
5 7 (1.33%) C#
6 6 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.95%) VB
7 5 (0.95%) VBA
8 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.57%) Groovy
10 2 (0.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.38%) COBOL
11 1 (0.19%) C
11 1 (0.19%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) VB6
11 1 (0.19%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (11.39%) Degree
2 21 (3.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.98%) SAP Certification
3 15 (2.85%) ACCA
4 12 (2.28%) CIMA
5 8 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.14%) CCA
7 5 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.95%) CCNP
7 5 (0.95%) CCIP
8 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.76%) MCITP
8 4 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.57%) CIPD
9 3 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.57%) ISEB
10 2 (0.38%) MCSE
10 2 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (1.52%) QA
3 6 (1.14%) Basel II
3 6 (1.14%) IAS 39
3 6 (1.14%) COBIT
4 4 (0.76%) GxP
5 3 (0.57%) SLA
6 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 52 (9.87%) Oracle
2 31 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 23 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.28%) Sage
5 10 (1.90%) Pegasus
6 8 (1.52%) Cisco
6 8 (1.52%) hybris
7 7 (1.33%) Cognos
7 7 (1.33%) Adobe
7 7 (1.33%) VMware
8 6 (1.14%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.14%) Sun
8 6 (1.14%) Misys
8 6 (1.14%) Temenos
8 6 (1.14%) Chordiant
8 6 (1.14%) Infor
9 5 (0.95%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.95%) Juniper
10 4 (0.76%) Citrix
10 4 (0.76%) Siebel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 15%, Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Red Commerce
Salary: £50000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £85k - £100k + 15% Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago