Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 51 82
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1,189 1,553 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.11% 5.39% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 9.57% 11.83% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 752 805 843
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £82,500
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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 12,420 13,131 16,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.95% 45.55% 46.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9,874 10,463 13,429
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
Thames Valley -8 484 £60,000 +14.29% 56
Hampshire +2 374 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Berkshire -5 317 £60,000 +9.09% 37
Surrey -42 218 £51,702 -6.00% 23
Oxfordshire -2 87 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 80 £45,500 -15.74% 7
West Sussex -22 47 £55,000 +2.33% 11
Middlesex +22 25 £69,700 +21.22% 3
Kent +24 20 £51,250 -14.58% 9
East Sussex -13 11 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Home Counties +4 1 £42,500 -43.33%
M4 Corridor - 1 £60,000 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 465 (39.11%) Finance
2 342 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (23.89%) ERP
4 252 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
5 247 (20.77%) Oracle
6 225 (18.92%) Degree
7 193 (16.23%) Project Management
8 188 (15.81%) Manufacturing
9 186 (15.64%) Java
10 173 (14.55%) Marketing
11 168 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 160 (13.46%) Telecoms
13 154 (12.95%) Microsoft
14 152 (12.78%) ABAP
15 150 (12.62%) SQL
16 145 (12.20%) CRM
17 136 (11.44%) SAP S/4HANA
18 133 (11.19%) Programme Management
19 132 (11.10%) Waterfall
20 130 (10.93%) Analytics
21 121 (10.18%) SAP BW
22 117 (9.84%) SAP HANA
22 117 (9.84%) Digital Marketing
23 113 (9.50%) Electronics
24 109 (9.17%) SDLC
25 108 (9.08%) .NET
25 108 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
26 107 (9.00%) Security Cleared
27 105 (8.83%) SuccessFactors
28 103 (8.66%) SAP FI

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 36 (3.03%) Apache
2 33 (2.78%) NetWeaver
3 30 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.10%) CMS
4 25 (2.10%) SAS
5 24 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.01%) Confluence
8 12 (1.01%) SAP Portal
9 11 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.67%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.59%) Documentum
11 7 (0.59%) FileNet
12 6 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.42%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.25%) IIS
15 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.50%) Autodesk Inventor
8 5 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.084%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 136 (11.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 103 (8.66%) SAP FI
3 101 (8.49%) SAP CO
3 101 (8.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 97 (8.16%) SAP HR
5 57 (4.79%) SAP HCM
6 45 (3.78%) SAP ERP
7 42 (3.53%) SAP SD
8 41 (3.45%) SAP MM
9 36 (3.03%) NetSuite
10 35 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
11 32 (2.69%) Dynamics AX
12 30 (2.52%) SAP Business One
13 29 (2.44%) SAP BPC
14 25 (2.10%) SAP GRC
15 18 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
16 14 (1.18%) SAP R/3
17 13 (1.09%) SAP FSCM
17 13 (1.09%) SAP PM
18 12 (1.01%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 108 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (8.83%) SuccessFactors
3 78 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (4.21%) SaaS
5 40 (3.36%) PaaS
6 33 (2.78%) IaaS
7 19 (1.60%) Office 365
8 18 (1.51%) Boomi
9 13 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.25%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.25%) Serverless
12 3 (0.25%) Slack
13 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.17%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.68%) Internet
2 19 (1.60%) Software-Defined Networking
3 17 (1.43%) Firewall
3 17 (1.43%) VLAN
4 14 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.93%) Wireless
6 9 (0.76%) SAN
7 8 (0.67%) DNS
7 8 (0.67%) VPN
8 7 (0.59%) LAN
8 7 (0.59%) WAN
9 6 (0.50%) NAS
10 5 (0.42%) DHCP
10 5 (0.42%) HTTP
10 5 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.42%) Skype
11 4 (0.34%) FTP
11 4 (0.34%) IPsec
11 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.18%) SAP BW
2 117 (9.84%) SAP HANA
3 72 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 69 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 57 (4.79%) Big Data
6 51 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (3.78%) Hadoop
8 41 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
9 38 (3.20%) Power BI
10 35 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 35 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
11 29 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 24 (2.02%) Apache Hive
12 24 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (2.02%) Text Mining
13 23 (1.93%) MySQL
14 21 (1.77%) Lumira
15 19 (1.60%) Oracle Exadata
16 18 (1.51%) QlikView
17 17 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (2.69%) JIRA
2 24 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.35%) LSMW
5 11 (0.93%) GitLab
6 9 (0.76%) TestPartner
6 9 (0.76%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.59%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.50%) Toad
10 5 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.42%) Hudson
11 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.34%) eCATT
12 3 (0.25%) Gatling
12 3 (0.25%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.25%) JMeter
12 3 (0.25%) JUnit
12 3 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 465 (39.11%) Finance
2 188 (15.81%) Manufacturing
3 173 (14.55%) Marketing
4 160 (13.46%) Telecoms
5 113 (9.50%) Electronics
6 98 (8.24%) Retail
7 34 (2.86%) Publishing
8 22 (1.85%) General Ledger
9 21 (1.77%) Billing
10 20 (1.68%) Legal
11 19 (1.60%) Banking
12 15 (1.26%) Advertising
12 15 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.01%) Back Office
14 9 (0.76%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.50%) Korean Language
16 5 (0.42%) French Language
16 5 (0.42%) German Language
17 4 (0.34%) Automotive
17 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 228 (19.18%) Consultant
2 218 (18.33%) Analyst
3 204 (17.16%) SAP Consultant
4 144 (12.11%) Architect
5 113 (9.50%) Developer
6 100 (8.41%) SAP Analyst
7 79 (6.64%) Project Manager
8 68 (5.72%) Solutions Architect
9 55 (4.63%) SAP Architect
10 53 (4.46%) Test Analyst
11 49 (4.12%) SAP Manager
12 45 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
13 40 (3.36%) Senior Consultant
14 39 (3.28%) Business Analyst
15 37 (3.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
16 35 (2.94%) Administrator
16 35 (2.94%) SAP Developer
17 32 (2.69%) IT Manager
17 32 (2.69%) SAP FI Consultant
18 30 (2.52%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (9.08%) .NET
2 54 (4.54%) SAP Fiori
3 43 (3.62%) J2EE
4 41 (3.45%) Web Services
5 40 (3.36%) SAP Basis
6 38 (3.20%) IDoc
6 38 (3.20%) SAP PI
6 38 (3.20%) SAPUI5
7 37 (3.11%) XML
8 29 (2.44%) AngularJS
9 25 (2.10%) BAPI
10 24 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 24 (2.02%) D3.js
10 24 (2.02%) ggplot
10 24 (2.02%) Kafka
11 23 (1.93%) Node.js
11 23 (1.93%) SOAP
12 22 (1.85%) SAP ALE
13 20 (1.68%) EDI
13 20 (1.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 75 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 39 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (3.11%) FMCG
6 35 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (2.69%) Algorithms
8 27 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.10%) Computer Science
11 24 (2.02%) Social Network
12 21 (1.77%) Life Science
13 16 (1.35%) PMI
14 13 (1.09%) Public Cloud
15 11 (0.93%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.93%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.84%) Replication
16 10 (0.84%) User Experience
17 9 (0.76%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (4.79%) Windows
2 55 (4.63%) Linux
3 29 (2.44%) Unix
4 16 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.76%) AIX
6 7 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.50%) VMS
8 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.34%) Android
9 4 (0.34%) CentOS
9 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.084%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (23.89%) ERP
3 252 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
4 193 (16.23%) Project Management
5 168 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (12.20%) CRM
7 133 (11.19%) Programme Management
8 132 (11.10%) Waterfall
9 130 (10.93%) Analytics
10 117 (9.84%) Digital Marketing
11 109 (9.17%) SDLC
12 99 (8.33%) Data Modelling
12 99 (8.33%) Scrum
13 96 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 96 (8.07%) Migration
14 86 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (7.15%) Test Automation
16 81 (6.81%) Enterprise Architecture
17 79 (6.64%) ITIL
18 76 (6.39%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 186 (15.64%) Java
2 152 (12.78%) ABAP
3 150 (12.62%) SQL
4 74 (6.22%) JavaScript
5 72 (6.06%) Python
6 32 (2.69%) C++
7 30 (2.52%) C#
8 29 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 26 (2.19%) C
10 25 (2.10%) Go
11 24 (2.02%) R
12 18 (1.51%) Ruby
13 17 (1.43%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.59%) Rust
16 7 (0.59%) SAPscript
17 5 (0.42%) Cython
18 4 (0.34%) Java 8
19 2 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 225 (18.92%) Degree
2 107 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 77 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.85%) ACCA
4 22 (1.85%) ISEB
5 21 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (1.77%) Master's Degree
5 21 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.43%) CISSP
6 17 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.35%) CIMA
8 15 (1.26%) SAP Certification
9 11 (0.93%) CISM
9 11 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.84%) CISA
10 10 (0.84%) MCP
10 10 (0.84%) PMP
11 8 (0.67%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.96%) QA
2 37 (3.11%) SLA
3 26 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.43%) PMO
6 12 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.67%) GAMP
7 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 7 (0.59%) GDPR
8 7 (0.59%) IFRS
9 6 (0.50%) GxP
9 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.25%) GAAP
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.084%) GMP
13 1 (0.084%) HL7
13 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.85%) Docker
4 19 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.76%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.76%) vSphere
7 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) KVM
8 3 (0.25%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (2.19%) Ansible
2 24 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (1.35%) Puppet
4 15 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.01%) SCCM
6 10 (0.84%) HP ALM
7 9 (0.76%) Salt
8 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.34%) Grafana
9 4 (0.34%) Icinga
9 4 (0.34%) Nagios
10 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.25%) Terraform
11 1 (0.084%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 247 (20.77%) Oracle
2 154 (12.95%) Microsoft
3 67 (5.63%) TIBCO
4 50 (4.21%) Tableau
5 38 (3.20%) IBM
5 38 (3.20%) Sage
6 37 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (3.03%) Ariba
8 33 (2.78%) Epicor
8 33 (2.78%) VMware
9 31 (2.61%) Infor
10 27 (2.27%) Adobe
11 23 (1.93%) JD Edwards
12 22 (1.85%) hybris
13 18 (1.51%) Cisco
14 16 (1.35%) HP
14 16 (1.35%) Xero
15 14 (1.18%) IFS
15 14 (1.18%) Workday
16 11 (0.93%) Hyperion