The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 24 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 22 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SAP 2 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.06% 5.81% 8.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 12.50% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94%  

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 Northern Ireland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 98 72 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 51.85% 46.45% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 62 43
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing SAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Northern Ireland

SAP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SAP in Northern Ireland

SAP
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAP.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (42.86%) SAP CO
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Ariba
5 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
5 1 (14.29%) SAP SRM
5 1 (14.29%) Robotics
5 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (42.86%) SAP CO
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP CO Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Financial Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Support
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
1 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Ariba
1 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sage