Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 32 56
Rank change year-on-year -56 +24 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAP 367 910 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.46% 7.18% 4.80%
As % of the Vendors category 7.90% 15.48% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 241 567 390
North West median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,350 £35,000
90th Percentile £84,000 £76,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,600 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.91% - +4.76%

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 4,644 5,877 5,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.77% 46.35% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,721 4,589 4,378
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,924
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.23% +4.28%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -69 213 £47,500 -9.52% 33
Cheshire +19 52 £62,500 +55.28% 9
Lancashire -12 44 £46,500 +3.33% 5
Merseyside -5 31 £43,750 -2.78% 5
Cumbria +3 2 - - 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 166 (45.23%) Manufacturing
2 148 (40.33%) Finance
3 110 (29.97%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (27.52%) Marketing
5 92 (25.07%) Digital Marketing
6 88 (23.98%) Programme Management
7 85 (23.16%) Telecoms
8 81 (22.07%) ERP
9 79 (21.53%) Electronics
10 66 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (17.71%) SAP S/4HANA
12 56 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (12.81%) SAP ERP
15 44 (11.99%) Retail
15 44 (11.99%) Project Management
16 42 (11.44%) Microsoft
17 38 (10.35%) Software Engineering
18 37 (10.08%) Degree
19 36 (9.81%) SQL
19 36 (9.81%) SQL Server
20 35 (9.54%) SAP SD
21 34 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
21 34 (9.26%) Oracle
22 33 (8.99%) ITIL
23 32 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
24 31 (8.45%) Logistics
25 30 (8.17%) E-Commerce
26 27 (7.36%) IT Strategy
27 26 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel

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 6 (1.63%) Apache Spark
1 6 (1.63%) IIS
2 4 (1.09%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.82%) Confluence
3 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.54%) Apache
4 2 (0.54%) CMS
4 2 (0.54%) JBoss
4 2 (0.54%) SAS
4 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.27%) Moodle
5 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (17.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 47 (12.81%) SAP ERP
3 35 (9.54%) SAP SD
4 24 (6.54%) SAP MM
5 19 (5.18%) SAP CO
5 19 (5.18%) SAP FI
5 19 (5.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (4.63%) SAP PP
7 15 (4.09%) SAP BPC
8 13 (3.54%) SAP SCM
9 8 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (2.18%) SAP Hybris
10 7 (1.91%) SAP Business One
11 6 (1.63%) SAP HR
11 6 (1.63%) SAP SRM
12 4 (1.09%) SAP Payroll
13 3 (0.82%) Infor SunSystems
13 3 (0.82%) SAP EWM
13 3 (0.82%) SAP IBP
14 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.81%) SaaS
2 21 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.91%) IaaS
5 7 (1.91%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (1.63%) Office 365
7 5 (1.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.63%) DHCP
2 6 (1.63%) DNS
3 4 (1.09%) Internet
3 4 (1.09%) VoIP
4 3 (0.82%) Wireless
5 2 (0.54%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (6.27%) Power BI
4 21 (5.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 21 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.54%) SAP HANA
7 12 (3.27%) Big Data
7 12 (3.27%) QlikView
7 12 (3.27%) SAP BW
8 11 (3.00%) Data Mining
8 11 (3.00%) Qlik Sense
8 11 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.91%) Lumira
10 6 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.63%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.00%) Selenium
3 10 (2.72%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.45%) JIRA
5 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.82%) CMake
8 3 (0.82%) GCC
9 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.54%) Serilog
9 2 (0.54%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.27%) LSMW
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 166 (45.23%) Manufacturing
2 148 (40.33%) Finance
3 101 (27.52%) Marketing
4 85 (23.16%) Telecoms
5 79 (21.53%) Electronics
6 44 (11.99%) Retail
7 12 (3.27%) Banking
8 11 (3.00%) Local Government
9 8 (2.18%) Billing
10 7 (1.91%) Law
11 6 (1.63%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.82%) Legal
13 2 (0.54%) Games
13 2 (0.54%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.54%) Publishing
14 1 (0.27%) Advertising
14 1 (0.27%) Automotive
14 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (38.42%) Analyst
2 101 (27.52%) SAP Analyst
3 98 (26.70%) Consultant
4 81 (22.07%) SAP Consultant
5 69 (18.80%) Business Analyst
6 65 (17.71%) SAP Business Analyst
7 40 (10.90%) SAP Business Consultant
8 35 (9.54%) Developer
9 29 (7.90%) Architect
9 29 (7.90%) SAP MM Consultant
10 27 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (7.08%) SAP SD Analyst
12 25 (6.81%) SAP Architect
12 25 (6.81%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 22 (5.99%) SAP MM Analyst
13 22 (5.99%) SAP MM Business Analyst
14 19 (5.18%) SAP SD Business Analyst
15 18 (4.90%) SAP PP Analyst
15 18 (4.90%) SAP SD Consultant
15 18 (4.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.09%) .NET
2 13 (3.54%) HTML
3 12 (3.27%) EDI
4 11 (3.00%) CSS
5 9 (2.45%) SAP Fiori
6 8 (2.18%) HTML5
7 7 (1.91%) React
7 7 (1.91%) REST
7 7 (1.91%) SAP Basis
8 6 (1.63%) Flash
8 6 (1.63%) IDoc
8 6 (1.63%) OpenGL
9 5 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.36%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.09%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.09%) SAPUI5
10 4 (1.09%) SignalR
10 4 (1.09%) SOAP
10 4 (1.09%) STL
10 4 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.81%) FMCG
4 11 (3.00%) Acoustics
5 10 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.45%) User Experience
7 8 (2.18%) Blog
8 6 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.82%) Tandem
11 3 (0.82%) Vector Graphics
12 2 (0.54%) EPoS
12 2 (0.54%) Fintech
12 2 (0.54%) PKI
12 2 (0.54%) SCADA
13 1 (0.27%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.54%) Windows
2 20 (5.45%) Linux
3 12 (3.27%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.63%) Android
4 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.97%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (25.07%) Digital Marketing
3 88 (23.98%) Programme Management
4 81 (22.07%) ERP
5 66 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (11.99%) Project Management
8 38 (10.35%) Software Engineering
9 33 (8.99%) ITIL
10 32 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (8.45%) Logistics
12 30 (8.17%) E-Commerce
13 27 (7.36%) IT Strategy
14 24 (6.54%) Data Analysis
15 23 (6.27%) PRINCE2
16 22 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (5.45%) Test Automation
18 17 (4.63%) SAP Implementation
19 16 (4.36%) Analytics
19 16 (4.36%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.81%) SQL
2 22 (5.99%) T-SQL
3 21 (5.72%) ABAP
3 21 (5.72%) Java
4 20 (5.45%) C++
5 16 (4.36%) Python
6 12 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.27%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.72%) Go
8 9 (2.45%) C#
9 6 (1.63%) Apple Swift
9 6 (1.63%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.63%) C
9 6 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.36%) VBA
11 3 (0.82%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.82%) GLSL
11 3 (0.82%) Uniface
11 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (10.08%) Degree
2 8 (2.18%) PMP
3 7 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.09%) ACCA
4 4 (1.09%) CIPD
4 4 (1.09%) CISSP
4 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.82%) CEH
5 3 (0.82%) CIMA
5 3 (0.82%) CISA
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.54%) CISM
6 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) GSEC
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.54%) QA
2 9 (2.45%) PMO
3 7 (1.91%) P3O
4 4 (1.09%) SLA
5 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.81%) Docker
3 8 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.09%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (4.36%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.91%) Ansible
2 7 (1.91%) Terraform
3 5 (1.36%) Grafana
3 5 (1.36%) Kibana
4 4 (1.09%) Packer
5 2 (0.54%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.54%) Istio
5 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.26%) Oracle
3 17 (4.63%) Ariba
4 13 (3.54%) Google
5 12 (3.27%) VMware
6 10 (2.72%) Sage
7 9 (2.45%) HP
7 9 (2.45%) JD Edwards
8 8 (2.18%) hybris
9 7 (1.91%) ATG
9 7 (1.91%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.91%) Tableau
10 6 (1.63%) Epicor
10 6 (1.63%) Infor
11 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.36%) Twitter
12 4 (1.09%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.09%) IFS
12 4 (1.09%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.09%) Nimble Storage