Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 September 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 77 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +34
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1,066 1,144 1,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.14% 3.92% 5.37%
As % of the Vendors category 9.90% 9.08% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 679 726 859
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £34,812 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,350 £76,875 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,767 12,604 13,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.85% 43.24% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8,232 10,006 10,702
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SAP in the South East

SAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Thames Valley +13 427 £55,000 -8.33% 30
Berkshire +5 287 £60,000 -4.00% 19
Hampshire -18 267 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Surrey +16 174 £59,000 +18.00% 23
Buckinghamshire +23 105 £50,000 - 7
West Sussex +39 100 £58,500 +6.36% 11
Oxfordshire -4 36 £67,500 +22.73% 4
Middlesex +1 25 £60,000 -13.92%
East Sussex +12 18 £55,000 +4.76%
Kent -14 13 £27,500 -47.62% 8
Home Counties +4 5 £80,000 +88.24%
Sussex - 5 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 403 (37.80%) Finance
2 276 (25.89%) Manufacturing
3 271 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
4 238 (22.33%) ERP
5 225 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
6 183 (17.17%) Degree
7 182 (17.07%) Marketing
8 176 (16.51%) Project Management
9 166 (15.57%) Programme Management
10 159 (14.92%) Public Sector
11 156 (14.63%) Telecoms
12 152 (14.26%) Electronics
13 149 (13.98%) SAP S/4HANA
14 148 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 146 (13.70%) Digital Marketing
16 137 (12.85%) Oracle
17 135 (12.66%) Microsoft
18 134 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
19 126 (11.82%) Linux
20 125 (11.73%) SQL
20 125 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
21 124 (11.63%) SQL Server
22 121 (11.35%) ITIL
23 110 (10.32%) CRM
23 110 (10.32%) Security Cleared
24 99 (9.29%) AWS
25 94 (8.82%) Java
26 91 (8.54%) JIRA
27 89 (8.35%) Migration
28 87 (8.16%) Analytics

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 34 (3.19%) Confluence
2 32 (3.00%) NetWeaver
3 25 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.66%) Apache
5 7 (0.66%) Documentum
6 6 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.47%) MTS
8 4 (0.38%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.38%) WordPress
9 3 (0.28%) CMS
9 3 (0.28%) LiveLink
9 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.28%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.19%) IIS
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.19%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.094%) SAS
11 1 (0.094%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.22%) Autodesk Inventor
6 10 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.094%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.094%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 149 (13.98%) SAP S/4HANA
2 70 (6.57%) SAP ERP
3 67 (6.29%) SAP FI
4 66 (6.19%) SAP CO
5 65 (6.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 55 (5.16%) SAP MM
7 50 (4.69%) SAP SD
8 46 (4.32%) SAP BPC
9 45 (4.22%) SAP HR
10 35 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 22 (2.06%) SAP IBP
11 22 (2.06%) SAP PM
11 22 (2.06%) SAP PS
12 20 (1.88%) SAP CRM
13 17 (1.59%) NetSuite
13 17 (1.59%) SAP GTS
14 16 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
14 16 (1.50%) SAP R/3
14 16 (1.50%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 99 (9.29%) AWS
2 69 (6.47%) SaaS
3 68 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
4 55 (5.16%) Azure
5 37 (3.47%) Serverless
6 33 (3.10%) PaaS
7 32 (3.00%) Power Platform
8 23 (2.16%) Office 365
9 17 (1.59%) GitHub
10 15 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (1.22%) GCP
11 13 (1.22%) Heroku
12 11 (1.03%) Boomi
13 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.94%) npm
14 8 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.75%) IaaS
15 6 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
15 6 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.47%) LAN
1 37 (3.47%) WAN
2 34 (3.19%) Internet
3 33 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (2.72%) PABX
4 29 (2.72%) VoIP
5 23 (2.16%) Firewall
6 8 (0.75%) DHCP
7 7 (0.66%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.66%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.66%) Intranet
8 5 (0.47%) NAS
8 5 (0.47%) SAN
9 4 (0.38%) DNS
9 4 (0.38%) Network Security
10 3 (0.28%) BGP
10 3 (0.28%) Extranet
10 3 (0.28%) IPv4
10 3 (0.28%) IPv6
10 3 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.07%) SAP BW
3 74 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
4 57 (5.35%) SAP HANA
5 47 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (3.56%) QlikView
7 35 (3.28%) DB2
8 32 (3.00%) Power BI
9 25 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 19 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.69%) Big Data
14 16 (1.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 15 (1.41%) GIS
15 15 (1.41%) Qlik Sense
15 15 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
17 11 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 91 (8.54%) JIRA
2 31 (2.91%) MSI
3 16 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.22%) LSMW
6 11 (1.03%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.94%) Jasmine
7 10 (0.94%) Mocha
7 10 (0.94%) webpack
8 9 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.84%) Selenium
8 9 (0.84%) Subversion
9 7 (0.66%) Hudson
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.28%) Protractor
12 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 403 (37.80%) Finance
2 276 (25.89%) Manufacturing
3 182 (17.07%) Marketing
4 159 (14.92%) Public Sector
5 156 (14.63%) Telecoms
6 152 (14.26%) Electronics
7 61 (5.72%) Retail
8 33 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 27 (2.53%) Legal
10 18 (1.69%) Aerospace
10 18 (1.69%) French Language
11 17 (1.59%) Back Office
11 17 (1.59%) Billing
12 10 (0.94%) Automotive
13 7 (0.66%) German Language
14 6 (0.56%) Banking
14 6 (0.56%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.56%) Polish Language
15 5 (0.47%) Games
15 5 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 215 (20.17%) Analyst
2 188 (17.64%) Consultant
3 165 (15.48%) SAP Consultant
4 137 (12.85%) Architect
5 127 (11.91%) Developer
6 83 (7.79%) SAP Analyst
7 70 (6.57%) Project Manager
8 66 (6.19%) SAP Manager
9 57 (5.35%) Business Analyst
10 47 (4.41%) Applications Support
11 44 (4.13%) SAP Project Manager
12 42 (3.94%) Technical Architect
13 40 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
14 38 (3.56%) IT Manager
15 30 (2.81%) SAP Architect
15 30 (2.81%) Support Analyst
16 29 (2.72%) Enterprise Architect
16 29 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
17 28 (2.63%) Managing Consultant
18 27 (2.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.97%) SAP Basis
2 38 (3.56%) Web Services
3 36 (3.38%) .NET
4 32 (3.00%) HTML
5 29 (2.72%) SAP PI
6 28 (2.63%) EDI
7 27 (2.53%) CSS
7 27 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
8 26 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 26 (2.44%) IDoc
8 26 (2.44%) RESTful
8 26 (2.44%) SAP Fiori
9 24 (2.25%) React
10 21 (1.97%) BAPI
10 21 (1.97%) Spring
11 19 (1.78%) Kafka
11 19 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (1.69%) Node.js
12 18 (1.69%) XML
13 17 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 125 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
3 47 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 41 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 39 (3.66%) FMCG
7 31 (2.91%) Virtual Team
8 26 (2.44%) User Experience
9 25 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.78%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.94%) Life Science
14 8 (0.75%) ASIC
14 8 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (0.75%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.75%) VHDL
15 7 (0.66%) CMDB
15 7 (0.66%) SCADA
15 7 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 126 (11.82%) Linux
2 62 (5.82%) Windows
3 41 (3.85%) Unix
4 14 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.94%) AIX
5 10 (0.94%) VMS
6 7 (0.66%) FreeBSD
7 6 (0.56%) CentOS
8 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.094%) SUSE
10 1 (0.094%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
2 238 (22.33%) ERP
3 225 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (16.51%) Project Management
5 166 (15.57%) Programme Management
6 148 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 146 (13.70%) Digital Marketing
8 134 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
9 121 (11.35%) ITIL
10 110 (10.32%) CRM
11 89 (8.35%) Migration
12 87 (8.16%) Analytics
13 85 (7.97%) Project Delivery
14 83 (7.79%) Logistics
15 70 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 70 (6.57%) Service Delivery
16 66 (6.19%) Mentoring
17 62 (5.82%) Change Management
18 60 (5.63%) PRINCE2
19 59 (5.53%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (11.73%) SQL
2 94 (8.82%) Java
3 86 (8.07%) ABAP
4 61 (5.72%) Python
5 58 (5.44%) JavaScript
6 52 (4.88%) C#
7 38 (3.56%) C
8 26 (2.44%) C++
9 18 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.22%) PHP
12 12 (1.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 12 (1.13%) Kotlin
12 12 (1.13%) SAPscript
13 10 (0.94%) ES6
13 10 (0.94%) ES7
13 10 (0.94%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.84%) Go
14 9 (0.84%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 183 (17.17%) Degree
2 110 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 74 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 39 (3.66%) TOGAF Certification
5 37 (3.47%) PMI Certification
5 37 (3.47%) PMP
6 35 (3.28%) AWS Certification
7 21 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (1.88%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.88%) SAP Certification
9 18 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.31%) ISEB
10 14 (1.31%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.03%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.94%) ACCA
12 10 (0.94%) CIMA
13 8 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.56%) CCA
15 6 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.56%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.00%) PMO
3 31 (2.91%) SLA
4 21 (1.97%) QA
5 20 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.47%) COBIT
7 4 (0.38%) IFRS
8 3 (0.28%) GDPR
9 2 (0.19%) HL7
10 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.094%) NIST
System Software
1 45 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (1.50%) Docker
4 12 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.66%) Firmware
7 1 (0.094%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.094%) vCloud
7 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (2.72%) IBM BigFix
2 14 (1.31%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
3 13 (1.22%) Terraform
4 9 (0.84%) SCCM
5 6 (0.56%) Grafana
5 6 (0.56%) Graphite
5 6 (0.56%) SCOM
6 5 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.28%) Ansible
8 3 (0.28%) Nagios
9 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.094%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.094%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.094%) vRealize
Vendors
1 137 (12.85%) Oracle
2 135 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 71 (6.66%) Salesforce.com
4 60 (5.63%) VMware
5 47 (4.41%) Citrix
6 40 (3.75%) IBM
7 34 (3.19%) Ariba
8 33 (3.10%) Aruba
9 30 (2.81%) Tableau
10 24 (2.25%) JD Edwards
11 21 (1.97%) Workday
12 18 (1.69%) Cisco
12 18 (1.69%) Cognos
12 18 (1.69%) hybris
13 16 (1.50%) Infor
14 15 (1.41%) Epicor
14 15 (1.41%) HP
15 14 (1.31%) Google
16 13 (1.22%) Informatica
17 12 (1.13%) Sage