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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21  
Permanent jobs citing SAP 463 326 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.76% 5.81% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 14.62% 13.45% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 299 220 244
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,713 £28,475
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3167 2424 2849
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 46.25% 43.22% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4429 3589 4149
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 323 £54,000 -1.81% 31
Lancashire +1 21 £45,000 - 3
Merseyside -16 20 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Cheshire -41 20 £43,250 -3.88% 7
Cumbria - 2 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 283 (39.47%) Manufacturing
2 209 (29.15%) ERP
3 198 (27.62%) Finance
4 186 (25.94%) Business Intelligence
5 149 (20.78%) Electronics
6 144 (20.08%) FMCG
7 140 (19.53%) Marketing
8 139 (19.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 136 (18.97%) Programme Management
10 135 (18.83%) Telecoms
10 135 (18.83%) Digital Marketing
11 134 (18.69%) SAP ERP
11 134 (18.69%) SQL
12 101 (14.09%) Translating Business Requirements
13 99 (13.81%) Matrix Organization
14 95 (13.25%) Java
14 95 (13.25%) SAP SD
15 85 (11.85%) Microsoft
15 85 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (11.02%) SAP MM
16 79 (11.02%) Windows
17 77 (10.74%) Degree
18 70 (9.76%) Python
19 69 (9.62%) SAP PP
20 67 (9.34%) JavaScript
20 67 (9.34%) .NET
21 62 (8.65%) Big Data
22 61 (8.51%) SAP Implementation
23 60 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
24 58 (8.09%) 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 35 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.74%) Apache Spark
3 27 (3.77%) IIS
4 9 (1.26%) NetWeaver
5 7 (0.98%) Confluence
6 5 (0.70%) SAS
7 4 (0.56%) Apache
7 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.42%) Liferay
8 3 (0.42%) SAP EP
8 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.63%) FileZilla
3 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 139 (19.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 134 (18.69%) SAP ERP
3 95 (13.25%) SAP SD
4 79 (11.02%) SAP MM
5 69 (9.62%) SAP PP
6 55 (7.67%) SAP APO
7 52 (7.25%) SAP FI
8 47 (6.56%) SAP CO
8 47 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO
9 29 (4.04%) SAP Business One
10 25 (3.49%) SAP MII
11 24 (3.35%) SAP SRM
12 21 (2.93%) SAP PP-PI
13 19 (2.65%) SAP Hybris
13 19 (2.65%) SAP QM
13 19 (2.65%) SAP WM
14 17 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
14 17 (2.37%) SAP SCM
15 14 (1.95%) SAP HCM
16 13 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.65%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.84%) IaaS
6 5 (0.70%) Office 365
7 3 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.14%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.91%) FTP
2 26 (3.63%) SMTP
3 7 (0.98%) LAN
3 7 (0.98%) WAN
4 5 (0.70%) HTTP
5 3 (0.42%) VoIP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.65%) Big Data
2 53 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 51 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 48 (6.69%) SAP HANA
5 47 (6.56%) Hadoop
6 23 (3.21%) SAP BW
7 22 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
8 17 (2.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 14 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.53%) QlikView
11 9 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.98%) PowerPivot
13 6 (0.84%) Apache Accumulo
13 6 (0.84%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.56%) Essbase
14 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.65%) JIRA
2 13 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (1.53%) Eclipse
3 11 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.39%) JUnit
4 10 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.26%) Maven
5 9 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.98%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.98%) EasyMock
6 7 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.98%) GitLab
6 7 (0.98%) LSMW
7 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.70%) Selenium
8 3 (0.42%) Gatling
8 3 (0.42%) JBehave
8 3 (0.42%) Mockito
8 3 (0.42%) Visual Composer
General
1 283 (39.47%) Manufacturing
2 198 (27.62%) Finance
3 149 (20.78%) Electronics
4 140 (19.53%) Marketing
5 135 (18.83%) Telecoms
6 41 (5.72%) Retail
7 15 (2.09%) Automotive
8 14 (1.95%) Billing
9 9 (1.26%) Advertising
10 8 (1.12%) Banking
11 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.56%) German Language
12 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Legal
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 285 (39.75%) Analyst
2 237 (33.05%) SAP Analyst
3 177 (24.69%) Business Analyst
4 167 (23.29%) SAP Business Analyst
5 145 (20.22%) Consultant
6 129 (17.99%) SAP Consultant
7 111 (15.48%) Developer
8 67 (9.34%) SAP SD Analyst
8 67 (9.34%) SAP SD Business Analyst
9 56 (7.81%) SAP Manager
10 50 (6.97%) SAP APO Analyst
11 46 (6.42%) SAP APO Business Analyst
12 39 (5.44%) Architect
13 34 (4.74%) SAP MM Consultant
13 34 (4.74%) SAP PP Analyst
14 32 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (4.46%) SAP Business Consultant
15 28 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 28 (3.91%) Web Developer
16 26 (3.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.34%) .NET
2 58 (8.09%) HTML
3 55 (7.67%) CSS
4 45 (6.28%) EDI
5 40 (5.58%) jQuery
6 26 (3.63%) JSON
6 26 (3.63%) Regular Expression
7 25 (3.49%) SAPUI5
8 22 (3.07%) ASP.NET
8 22 (3.07%) MSMQ
8 22 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (2.37%) IDoc
12 16 (2.23%) Ajax
12 16 (2.23%) Spring
12 16 (2.23%) XML
13 15 (2.09%) Java EE
13 15 (2.09%) Web Services
14 11 (1.53%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 144 (20.08%) FMCG
2 60 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 18 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.67%) User Experience
6 11 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 7 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.70%) EPoS
11 4 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.56%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.56%) Wiki
12 3 (0.42%) LIMS
12 3 (0.42%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.28%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.28%) iPad
13 2 (0.28%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.02%) Windows
2 42 (5.86%) Unix
3 31 (4.32%) Linux
4 16 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.09%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.56%) CentOS
8 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) HPUX
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (29.15%) ERP
2 186 (25.94%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (18.97%) Programme Management
4 135 (18.83%) Digital Marketing
5 101 (14.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 99 (13.81%) Matrix Organization
7 85 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (8.51%) SAP Implementation
9 57 (7.95%) Open Source
10 56 (7.81%) DevOps
11 55 (7.67%) Machine Learning
12 54 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 45 (6.28%) Project Management
14 44 (6.14%) Web Development
15 43 (6.00%) Logistics
16 41 (5.72%) Business Analysis
16 41 (5.72%) Order to Cash
17 40 (5.58%) ITIL
17 40 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (5.16%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 134 (18.69%) SQL
2 95 (13.25%) Java
3 70 (9.76%) Python
4 67 (9.34%) JavaScript
5 50 (6.97%) C++
6 43 (6.00%) ABAP
7 37 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 33 (4.60%) Go
9 31 (4.32%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.63%) C#
10 26 (3.63%) PHP
10 26 (3.63%) VBScript
11 14 (1.95%) R
12 11 (1.53%) C
13 10 (1.39%) MATLAB
13 10 (1.39%) VB
14 7 (0.98%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.84%) Ruby
15 6 (0.84%) SAPscript
16 5 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (10.74%) Degree
2 13 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.39%) PhD
4 8 (1.12%) ACCA
4 8 (1.12%) SAP Certification
5 6 (0.84%) CISA
6 5 (0.70%) CISSP
6 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.70%) ISEB
6 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.56%) CIMA
7 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.56%) PMP
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.28%) APMP
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.28%) CISM
10 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.58%) SLA
2 20 (2.79%) QA
3 14 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.56%) PMO
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (2.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (5.72%) Ansible
1 41 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
1 41 (5.72%) Puppet
2 22 (3.07%) Mesos
3 9 (1.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.00%) Oracle
3 32 (4.46%) Google
4 27 (3.77%) hybris
5 26 (3.63%) PayPal
6 25 (3.49%) Ariba
7 23 (3.21%) Sage
8 20 (2.79%) Citrix
9 15 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.95%) Epicor
11 11 (1.53%) Infor
11 11 (1.53%) JD Edwards
12 10 (1.39%) JDA
13 7 (0.98%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.84%) Cognos
14 6 (0.84%) IBM
14 6 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.56%) Cisco
16 3 (0.42%) Hyperion
16 3 (0.42%) Pegasus
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