Period
to 26 September 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 September 2017 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
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 40 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 +10
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1000 705 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.61% 5.92% 4.64%
As % of the Vendors category 16.32% 13.73% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 578 463 483
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £29,200
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6126 5136 5804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.59% 43.15% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4110 4620
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the North West over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP in the North West

SAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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
Manchester +21 750 £52,500 +8.25% 6
Merseyside +3 48 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cheshire -35 47 £42,500 +19.72% 2
Lancashire -3 32 £45,000 - 1
Cumbria +4 4 £56,000 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 413 (41.30%) Manufacturing
2 302 (30.20%) Finance
3 276 (27.60%) Business Intelligence
4 195 (19.50%) Electronics
5 193 (19.30%) ERP
6 192 (19.20%) Marketing
7 186 (18.60%) Programme Management
8 181 (18.10%) SQL
9 178 (17.80%) Telecoms
9 178 (17.80%) Digital Marketing
10 151 (15.10%) Degree
11 133 (13.30%) Java
12 131 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
13 125 (12.50%) Retail
14 123 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
15 121 (12.10%) SAP SD
16 108 (10.80%) Microsoft
17 107 (10.70%) ABAP
18 104 (10.40%) FMCG
19 100 (10.00%) JavaScript
20 99 (9.90%) SAP MM
21 95 (9.50%) SAP ERP
22 93 (9.30%) SAP Implementation
23 91 (9.10%) EDI
24 89 (8.90%) .NET
25 86 (8.60%) Translating Business Requirements
26 84 (8.40%) Python
27 83 (8.30%) Logistics
28 80 (8.00%) E-Commerce
29 79 (7.90%) HTML

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 34 (3.40%) Apache Spark
2 33 (3.30%) IIS
3 20 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.30%) Confluence
5 10 (1.00%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.40%) Apache
6 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.40%) SAS
6 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.30%) SAP EP
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.20%) FileZilla
3 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 121 (12.10%) SAP SD
2 99 (9.90%) SAP MM
3 95 (9.50%) SAP ERP
4 72 (7.20%) SAP PP
5 69 (6.90%) SAP FI
6 63 (6.30%) SAP CO
6 63 (6.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 57 (5.70%) SAP APO
8 54 (5.40%) SAP S/4HANA
9 43 (4.30%) SAP MII
10 35 (3.50%) SAP PP-PI
11 34 (3.40%) SAP Hybris
12 27 (2.70%) SAP QM
12 27 (2.70%) SAP WM
13 26 (2.60%) SAP BPC
13 26 (2.60%) SAP EWM
14 24 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
14 24 (2.40%) SAP Business One
14 24 (2.40%) SAP SRM
15 18 (1.80%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.00%) iPaaS
5 9 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.60%) IaaS
6 6 (0.60%) Office 365
6 6 (0.60%) Sage Pay
7 3 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.40%) FTP
2 32 (3.20%) SMTP
3 8 (0.80%) WAN
4 5 (0.50%) Intranet
4 5 (0.50%) LAN
5 4 (0.40%) VoIP
6 2 (0.20%) HTTP
7 1 (0.10%) MPLS
7 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (7.00%) Big Data
1 70 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.00%) SAP HANA
3 49 (4.90%) Hadoop
4 48 (4.80%) SAP BW
5 47 (4.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 46 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
8 30 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
12 9 (0.90%) Endeca
12 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
14 7 (0.70%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.70%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.70%) QlikView
15 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (3.60%) JIRA
2 21 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.90%) LSMW
4 18 (1.80%) Eclipse
5 16 (1.60%) eCATT
6 15 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.10%) JUnit
10 10 (1.00%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.00%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.00%) EasyMock
11 8 (0.80%) GitLab
11 8 (0.80%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.70%) Maven
12 7 (0.70%) PyCharm
13 6 (0.60%) Selenium
14 5 (0.50%) Grunt
14 5 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
14 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 413 (41.30%) Manufacturing
2 302 (30.20%) Finance
3 195 (19.50%) Electronics
4 192 (19.20%) Marketing
5 178 (17.80%) Telecoms
6 125 (12.50%) Retail
7 53 (5.30%) Automotive
8 48 (4.80%) Billing
9 14 (1.40%) Publishing
10 8 (0.80%) Banking
11 7 (0.70%) Advertising
11 7 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.40%) Back Office
14 3 (0.30%) German Language
15 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Law
15 2 (0.20%) Legal
16 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 360 (36.00%) Analyst
2 293 (29.30%) SAP Analyst
3 288 (28.80%) Consultant
4 259 (25.90%) SAP Consultant
5 243 (24.30%) Business Analyst
6 205 (20.50%) SAP Business Analyst
7 165 (16.50%) Developer
8 81 (8.10%) SAP SD Analyst
9 66 (6.60%) SAP Manager
10 63 (6.30%) SAP Business Consultant
11 62 (6.20%) SAP SD Business Analyst
12 59 (5.90%) Architect
13 47 (4.70%) SAP APO Analyst
14 46 (4.60%) SAP SD Consultant
15 43 (4.30%) SAP APO Business Analyst
16 42 (4.20%) SAP MM Consultant
17 40 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 39 (3.90%) SAP Developer
19 34 (3.40%) SAP FI Analyst
20 32 (3.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (9.10%) EDI
2 89 (8.90%) .NET
3 79 (7.90%) HTML
4 73 (7.30%) CSS
5 44 (4.40%) jQuery
6 43 (4.30%) IDoc
7 39 (3.90%) Ajax
8 34 (3.40%) ASP.NET
9 33 (3.30%) JSON
9 33 (3.30%) SAPUI5
10 32 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (3.20%) Regular Expression
11 31 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (3.10%) SAP XI
11 31 (3.10%) Spring
12 26 (2.60%) XML
13 25 (2.50%) SAP PI
14 23 (2.30%) MSMQ
14 23 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 131 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (10.40%) FMCG
3 38 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 25 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 24 (2.40%) NHS
7 18 (1.80%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.00%) EPoS
8 10 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.00%) User Experience
9 8 (0.80%) LIMS
10 7 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.70%) Web 2.0
11 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (0.40%) Wiki
14 3 (0.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (7.50%) Windows
2 54 (5.40%) Unix
3 38 (3.80%) Linux
4 8 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.40%) CentOS
6 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.40%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.10%) AIX
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (27.60%) Business Intelligence
2 193 (19.30%) ERP
3 186 (18.60%) Programme Management
4 178 (17.80%) Digital Marketing
5 123 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (9.30%) SAP Implementation
7 86 (8.60%) Translating Business Requirements
8 83 (8.30%) Logistics
9 80 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 72 (7.20%) Matrix Organization
11 69 (6.90%) DevOps
12 67 (6.70%) Web Development
13 66 (6.60%) Open Source
14 61 (6.10%) Machine Learning
15 60 (6.00%) Project Management
16 58 (5.80%) Regression Testing
17 55 (5.50%) Requirements Analysis
18 53 (5.30%) ITIL
18 53 (5.30%) Migration
19 52 (5.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 181 (18.10%) SQL
2 133 (13.30%) Java
3 107 (10.70%) ABAP
4 100 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 84 (8.40%) Python
6 50 (5.00%) C++
7 46 (4.60%) Shell Script
8 40 (4.00%) C#
8 40 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 37 (3.70%) Go
10 32 (3.20%) PHP
10 32 (3.20%) VBScript
11 16 (1.60%) VB
12 14 (1.40%) C
13 13 (1.30%) R
14 9 (0.90%) ES6
14 9 (0.90%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.90%) Ruby
15 8 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 151 (15.10%) Degree
2 19 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.60%) SAP Certification
4 13 (1.30%) ACCA
5 9 (0.90%) PhD
6 8 (0.80%) CIMA
6 8 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.60%) ISEB
8 6 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.50%) CISA
9 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.40%) CISSP
11 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.30%) PMP
12 2 (0.20%) CISM
12 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.10%) CIPFA
13 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.10%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.80%) SLA
2 27 (2.70%) QA
3 22 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.90%) IFRS
5 6 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) PMO
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (4.40%) Ansible
2 43 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (4.30%) Puppet
3 23 (2.30%) Mesos
4 11 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.40%) SCCM
6 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.10%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.10%) Marathon
7 1 (0.10%) rkt
7 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.70%) Oracle
3 41 (4.10%) Google
3 41 (4.10%) hybris
4 32 (3.20%) PayPal
5 26 (2.60%) Ariba
6 22 (2.20%) Cognos
7 20 (2.00%) Citrix
7 20 (2.00%) Sage
8 17 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.50%) Epicor
9 15 (1.50%) JD Edwards
10 13 (1.30%) Infor
11 9 (0.90%) BroadVision
11 9 (0.90%) SEEBURGER
12 8 (0.80%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.80%) IBM
13 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.60%) CyberSource
14 6 (0.60%) Tableau