Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 66 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +21
Permanent jobs citing SAP 637 534 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.93% 4.34% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 10.52% 9.82% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 464 403 340
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,952
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.27% +0.95%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,850 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 6,058 5,437 4,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.90% 44.20% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,889 4,465 3,868
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 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
Manchester +9 418 £52,500 - 27
Lancashire +25 69 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Cheshire +10 61 £49,500 -1.00% 15
Merseyside +22 38 £38,702 -22.60% 2
Cumbria -12 1 £80,000 - 3
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 300 (47.10%) Manufacturing
2 237 (37.21%) Finance
3 130 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (19.15%) ERP
6 117 (18.37%) Logistics
7 102 (16.01%) ABAP
8 98 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 97 (15.23%) Retail
10 87 (13.66%) Microsoft
11 83 (13.03%) Oracle
12 82 (12.87%) Marketing
13 78 (12.24%) Electronics
14 75 (11.77%) Programme Management
15 74 (11.62%) Telecoms
15 74 (11.62%) SAP SD
15 74 (11.62%) Digital Marketing
16 72 (11.30%) FMCG
17 70 (10.99%) Java
17 70 (10.99%) SQL
18 69 (10.83%) Self-Motivation
19 67 (10.52%) CRM
20 62 (9.73%) Windows
20 62 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
21 58 (9.11%) .NET
22 56 (8.79%) SAP FI
22 56 (8.79%) SAP CO
23 54 (8.48%) Python
23 54 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
24 53 (8.32%) SAP ERP

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 23 (3.61%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.67%) IIS
3 4 (0.63%) Confluence
3 4 (0.63%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.16%) CMS
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 74 (11.62%) SAP SD
2 56 (8.79%) SAP CO
2 56 (8.79%) SAP FI
3 53 (8.32%) SAP ERP
4 52 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 51 (8.01%) SAP APO
6 45 (7.06%) SAP PP
7 38 (5.97%) SAP S/4HANA
8 35 (5.49%) SAP MM
9 34 (5.34%) Dynamics AX
10 26 (4.08%) SAP SCM
11 22 (3.45%) SAP Hybris
12 19 (2.98%) SAP BPC
13 17 (2.67%) Elite 3E
14 16 (2.51%) SAP Business One
14 16 (2.51%) Workfront
15 14 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
16 10 (1.57%) SAP QM
17 9 (1.41%) NetSuite
18 8 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
1 16 (2.51%) SaaS
2 14 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.31%) Boomi
6 2 (0.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.14%) Internet
2 5 (0.78%) SMS
3 2 (0.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.31%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.31%) LAN
3 2 (0.31%) WAN
4 1 (0.16%) Network Security
4 1 (0.16%) SSL
4 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.16%) Big Data
2 40 (6.28%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.87%) SAP BW
4 30 (4.71%) Hadoop
5 28 (4.40%) SAP HANA
6 27 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 9 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.10%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (4.55%) JIRA
2 20 (3.14%) LSMW
3 16 (2.51%) eCATT
4 15 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.73%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.57%) GitLab
7 9 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.94%) PyCharm
9 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.16%) gulp
12 1 (0.16%) MSTest
12 1 (0.16%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.16%) Subversion
12 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 300 (47.10%) Manufacturing
2 237 (37.21%) Finance
3 97 (15.23%) Retail
4 82 (12.87%) Marketing
5 78 (12.24%) Electronics
6 74 (11.62%) Telecoms
7 47 (7.38%) Publishing
8 24 (3.77%) Billing
9 22 (3.45%) German Language
10 21 (3.30%) General Ledger
11 15 (2.35%) Advertising
12 11 (1.73%) Automotive
13 8 (1.26%) Back Office
14 6 (0.94%) Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Legal
16 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.16%) Front Office
16 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 247 (38.78%) Analyst
2 211 (33.12%) Consultant
3 204 (32.03%) SAP Analyst
4 157 (24.65%) SAP Consultant
5 131 (20.57%) Business Analyst
6 119 (18.68%) SAP Business Analyst
7 85 (13.34%) Developer
8 39 (6.12%) SAP PP Consultant
9 38 (5.97%) SAP APO Analyst
9 38 (5.97%) SAP APO Business Analyst
10 36 (5.65%) SAP Business Consultant
11 35 (5.49%) SAP PP Analyst
12 31 (4.87%) Architect
13 30 (4.71%) SAP PP Business Analyst
14 29 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
15 28 (4.40%) SAP FI Analyst
15 28 (4.40%) SAP SD Consultant
16 25 (3.92%) SAP APO Consultant
16 25 (3.92%) SAP Developer
17 24 (3.77%) SAP MM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.11%) .NET
2 45 (7.06%) EDI
3 29 (4.55%) React
4 26 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 23 (3.61%) IDoc
6 17 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 17 (2.67%) HTML
7 13 (2.04%) J2EE
8 12 (1.88%) Apache Flex
8 12 (1.88%) CSS
8 12 (1.88%) SAP Basis
9 11 (1.73%) SAPUI5
10 10 (1.57%) Spring
10 10 (1.57%) XML
11 9 (1.41%) Gherkin
12 7 (1.10%) HTML5
12 7 (1.10%) SAP PI
13 6 (0.94%) jQuery
13 6 (0.94%) JSON
13 6 (0.94%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 130 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (11.30%) FMCG
3 69 (10.83%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.30%) Driving Licence
4 21 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.83%) Internet of Things
7 16 (2.51%) LIMS
7 16 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.26%) Life Science
8 8 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.78%) EPoS
12 4 (0.63%) Clustering
12 4 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.63%) User Experience
13 3 (0.47%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.73%) Windows
2 38 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.67%) Linux
4 13 (2.04%) Unix
4 13 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.31%) AIX
6 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
2 122 (19.15%) ERP
3 117 (18.37%) Logistics
4 98 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (11.77%) Programme Management
6 74 (11.62%) Digital Marketing
7 67 (10.52%) CRM
8 62 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 47 (7.38%) Project Management
11 46 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (7.22%) Software Engineering
12 44 (6.91%) SAP Implementation
13 43 (6.75%) Machine Learning
14 42 (6.59%) DevOps
15 40 (6.28%) Translating Business Requirements
16 35 (5.49%) Analytics
17 34 (5.34%) ITIL
18 31 (4.87%) Collaborative Working
19 30 (4.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 102 (16.01%) ABAP
2 70 (10.99%) Java
2 70 (10.99%) SQL
3 54 (8.48%) Python
4 48 (7.54%) JavaScript
5 47 (7.38%) C#
6 31 (4.87%) C++
7 19 (2.98%) Go
7 19 (2.98%) VBA
8 17 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.57%) Ruby
10 6 (0.94%) X++
11 5 (0.78%) C
12 4 (0.63%) ES6
12 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.31%) BeanShell
13 2 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.16%) R
14 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.51%) Degree
3 15 (2.35%) MCP
3 15 (2.35%) MCSA
3 15 (2.35%) MCSE
4 9 (1.41%) ACCA
4 9 (1.41%) CIMA
5 5 (0.78%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.31%) AAT
7 2 (0.31%) CCA
7 2 (0.31%) CISSP
7 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.31%) PMP
7 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.65%) QA
2 13 (2.04%) GCP
3 9 (1.41%) SLA
4 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.47%) PMO
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) GAAP
System Software
1 33 (5.18%) Active Directory
1 33 (5.18%) Docker
2 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (6.59%) Kubernetes
2 33 (5.18%) Ansible
3 9 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.26%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.10%) Puppet
6 4 (0.63%) Marathon
6 4 (0.63%) Mesos
6 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.63%) rkt
7 1 (0.16%) SCCM
7 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.16%) Terraform
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 83 (13.03%) Oracle
3 42 (6.59%) Sage
4 29 (4.55%) Infor
5 27 (4.24%) JD Edwards
6 26 (4.08%) Epicor
7 24 (3.77%) hybris
8 17 (2.67%) Intapp
8 17 (2.67%) Reuters
9 14 (2.20%) Dell
9 14 (2.20%) HP
10 12 (1.88%) Cognos
10 12 (1.88%) Motorola
11 11 (1.73%) Google
12 10 (1.57%) IBM
13 8 (1.26%) OpenText
14 7 (1.10%) Hyperion
14 7 (1.10%) IFS
15 6 (0.94%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.94%) Sitecore