Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SAP SE.

SAP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 128 88
Rank change year-on-year +19 -40 +15
Permanent jobs citing SAP 54 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.96% 1.66% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 3.69% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 39
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.72% -11.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £32,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £54,250 £65,050
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,267 1,275 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.91% 45.02% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 970 973 695
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £58,750 £58,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Cheshire

SAP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SAP in Cheshire

SAP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP in Cheshire

SAP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +18 20 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Chester -1 11 £47,750 - 5
Wilmslow - 3 £60,000 -
Runcorn +15 2 £34,875 +16.25% 2
Ellesmere Port - 2 £107,500 -
Northwich - 1 £42,500 -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 - 1
SAP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 21 (38.89%) Project Management
2 16 (29.63%) Degree
3 13 (24.07%) ERP
3 13 (24.07%) Finance
4 12 (22.22%) Marketing
5 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
6 10 (18.52%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (14.81%) SAP HANA
7 8 (14.81%) ABAP
8 7 (12.96%) Data Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 7 (12.96%) Coaching
8 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.11%) QA
9 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.11%) Oracle
9 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 6 (11.11%) Migration
10 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.26%) Retail
10 5 (9.26%) SAP CO
10 5 (9.26%) SAP FI
10 5 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (9.26%) FMCG
10 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Mobile App

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (9.26%) SAP CO
2 5 (9.26%) SAP FI
3 3 (5.56%) SAP BPC
3 3 (5.56%) SAP Business One
3 3 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.56%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.70%) NetSuite
4 2 (3.70%) Primavera
5 1 (1.85%) BPCS
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.85%) Lawson
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) FTP
1 1 (1.85%) SMS
1 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.81%) SAP HANA
3 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.85%) DTS
5 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
1 2 (3.70%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.85%) LSMW
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.26%) Retail
5 4 (7.41%) Billing
6 2 (3.70%) Advertising
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) SAP Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) ERP Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) IT Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Technology Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) SAP Architect
6 5 (9.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SAP FI Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Business Process Owner
9 2 (3.70%) IT Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) SAP Basis Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) SAP CO Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) IDoc
2 2 (3.70%) JSP
2 2 (3.70%) SailPoint
2 2 (3.70%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.70%) SAP PI
2 2 (3.70%) Servlets
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) BAPI
3 1 (1.85%) COM
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) OAuth
3 1 (1.85%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.85%) SPML
3 1 (1.85%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) FMCG
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) ERP
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (12.96%) Change Management
4 7 (12.96%) Coaching
4 7 (12.96%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) Data Strategy
6 5 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (9.26%) IT Strategy
6 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) ABAP
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) BeanShell
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) PMO
4 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) CyberArk
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) Infor
3 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.70%) Sage
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) Ariba
4 1 (1.85%) Baan
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) Epicor
4 1 (1.85%) IFS
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica
4 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.85%) Novell
4 1 (1.85%) Ping Identity
4 1 (1.85%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase