Period
to 19 September 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 19 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 31 37
Rank change year-on-year -55 +6 +20
Permanent jobs citing SAP 405 980 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.40% 7.41% 5.99%
As % of the Vendors category 7.35% 15.87% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 282 567 467
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £62,500
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 5,510 6,174 5,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.26% 46.70% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,420 4,802 4,120
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,525 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 September 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 19 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
Manchester -59 272 £51,750 -1.43% 40
Cheshire +11 54 £42,500 - 11
Lancashire +14 35 £43,750 -2.78% 12
Merseyside -11 19 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Cumbria +2 1 - - 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 194 (47.90%) Finance
2 187 (46.17%) Manufacturing
3 111 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
4 109 (26.91%) Marketing
5 104 (25.68%) ERP
6 81 (20.00%) Retail
7 79 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (19.01%) Digital Marketing
8 77 (19.01%) Telecoms
9 76 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
10 72 (17.78%) Programme Management
10 72 (17.78%) Electronics
11 64 (15.80%) SQL
12 57 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 54 (13.33%) Logistics
14 52 (12.84%) Software Engineering
15 51 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (11.60%) Microsoft
16 47 (11.60%) Degree
17 46 (11.36%) Project Management
18 45 (11.11%) Oracle
19 44 (10.86%) ABAP
20 43 (10.62%) SAP S/4HANA
21 35 (8.64%) Kubernetes
21 35 (8.64%) SAP SD
22 34 (8.40%) CRM
23 32 (7.90%) E-Commerce
24 31 (7.65%) SAP PP
24 31 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
24 31 (7.65%) Analytics

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 13 (3.21%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.96%) CMS
2 12 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (10.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 35 (8.64%) SAP SD
3 31 (7.65%) SAP PP
4 28 (6.91%) SAP ERP
5 26 (6.42%) SAP FI
6 24 (5.93%) Dynamics AX
6 24 (5.93%) SAP MM
7 21 (5.19%) SAP CO
8 19 (4.69%) SAP FI/CO
9 16 (3.95%) SAP Business One
10 15 (3.70%) SAP SCM
11 14 (3.46%) SAP Hybris
12 13 (3.21%) SAP BPC
13 9 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (2.22%) NetSuite
14 7 (1.73%) SAP APO
14 7 (1.73%) SAP QM
15 6 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
16 3 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
16 3 (0.74%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 27 (6.67%) SaaS
2 23 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.21%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.23%) Office 365
6 4 (0.99%) IaaS
6 4 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.99%) DHCP
2 4 (0.99%) DNS
2 4 (0.99%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) VoIP
3 3 (0.74%) VLAN
4 2 (0.49%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.25%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.93%) Big Data
4 22 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (3.95%) SAP HANA
6 15 (3.70%) SAP BW
7 14 (3.46%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (3.46%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 12 (2.96%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.72%) Power BI
11 10 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.98%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.73%) Lumira
13 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.48%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (1.23%) QlikView
16 4 (0.99%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.94%) JIRA
2 15 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 12 (2.96%) Selenium
3 12 (2.96%) SpecFlow
4 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.23%) LSMW
6 4 (0.99%) eCATT
6 4 (0.99%) Serilog
7 2 (0.49%) CMake
7 2 (0.49%) GCC
7 2 (0.49%) GitLab
7 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.49%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
General
1 194 (47.90%) Finance
2 187 (46.17%) Manufacturing
3 109 (26.91%) Marketing
4 81 (20.00%) Retail
5 77 (19.01%) Telecoms
6 72 (17.78%) Electronics
7 24 (5.93%) Publishing
8 8 (1.98%) Billing
8 8 (1.98%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.48%) Advertising
10 4 (0.99%) Banking
10 4 (0.99%) Local Government
11 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (34.57%) Analyst
2 95 (23.46%) Consultant
3 83 (20.49%) SAP Analyst
4 74 (18.27%) SAP Consultant
5 71 (17.53%) Business Analyst
6 49 (12.10%) SAP Business Analyst
7 48 (11.85%) Developer
8 29 (7.16%) Architect
9 28 (6.91%) SAP PP Analyst
10 27 (6.67%) SAP MM Consultant
11 25 (6.17%) SAP MM Analyst
11 25 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (5.93%) SAP MM Business Analyst
13 23 (5.68%) SAP PP Consultant
14 17 (4.20%) SAP PP Business Analyst
15 16 (3.95%) SAP Architect
15 16 (3.95%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 14 (3.46%) SAP CO Consultant
16 14 (3.46%) SAP FI Consultant
16 14 (3.46%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.43%) .NET
2 19 (4.69%) HTML
3 16 (3.95%) CSS
4 13 (3.21%) EDI
4 13 (3.21%) SAP Basis
5 12 (2.96%) .NET Core
5 12 (2.96%) HTML5
5 12 (2.96%) OLE
5 12 (2.96%) SignalR
6 11 (2.72%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.72%) React
6 11 (2.72%) REST
7 10 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.22%) Ajax
8 9 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (2.22%) SAP Fiori
9 8 (1.98%) Dapper ORM
9 8 (1.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.77%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.17%) FMCG
2 25 (6.17%) User Experience
3 23 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.20%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.96%) Blog
7 11 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.48%) Acoustics
10 5 (1.23%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.99%) EPoS
11 4 (0.99%) LIMS
12 3 (0.74%) SCADA
12 3 (0.74%) Tandem
13 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.49%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.43%) Windows
2 21 (5.19%) Linux
3 8 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.48%) Unix
5 4 (0.99%) Android
5 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
2 104 (25.68%) ERP
3 79 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (19.01%) Digital Marketing
5 72 (17.78%) Programme Management
6 57 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (13.33%) Logistics
8 52 (12.84%) Software Engineering
9 51 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (11.36%) Project Management
11 34 (8.40%) CRM
12 32 (7.90%) E-Commerce
13 31 (7.65%) Analytics
13 31 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (7.16%) Test Automation
15 27 (6.67%) ITIL
16 25 (6.17%) Translating Business Requirements
17 24 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (5.68%) Microservices
18 23 (5.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.80%) SQL
2 44 (10.86%) ABAP
3 25 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.93%) Python
5 22 (5.43%) Java
6 18 (4.44%) C#
7 17 (4.20%) Go
8 14 (3.46%) C++
8 14 (3.46%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.73%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.73%) VBA
10 4 (0.99%) Apple Swift
10 4 (0.99%) C
10 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.99%) Ruby
11 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.74%) Perl
11 3 (0.74%) R
11 3 (0.74%) VBScript
11 3 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 47 (11.60%) Degree
2 25 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.48%) ACCA
4 6 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.23%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) CIMA
6 4 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) CISSP
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.49%) MCP
7 2 (0.49%) MCSA
7 2 (0.49%) MCSE
7 2 (0.49%) PhD
7 2 (0.49%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CISA
8 1 (0.25%) HNC
8 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.16%) QA
2 9 (2.22%) GCP
3 6 (1.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.74%) PMO
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (7.16%) Docker
2 8 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 35 (8.64%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.20%) Ansible
3 8 (1.98%) Terraform
4 4 (0.99%) Grafana
4 4 (0.99%) Istio
4 4 (0.99%) Kibana
4 4 (0.99%) Packer
5 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.74%) Puppet
6 2 (0.49%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.49%) Marathon
6 2 (0.49%) Mesos
6 2 (0.49%) rkt
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.11%) Oracle
3 26 (6.42%) Google
3 26 (6.42%) Sage
4 15 (3.70%) hybris
5 14 (3.46%) Epicor
6 13 (3.21%) Infor
6 13 (3.21%) JD Edwards
7 12 (2.96%) ATG
7 12 (2.96%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.47%) VMware
9 9 (2.22%) IFS
10 8 (1.98%) Sun
11 6 (1.48%) Ariba
11 6 (1.48%) Cognos
12 5 (1.23%) Tableau
13 4 (0.99%) Cisco
13 4 (0.99%) Nimble Storage
13 4 (0.99%) Veeam
14 3 (0.74%) IBM