Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 85 68
Rank change year-on-year -52 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAP 472 275 1,063
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.64% 3.49% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 6.91% 8.90% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 330 146 696
10th Percentile £36,200 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £46,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £62,250 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.18% -4.35% +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 6,834 3,089 10,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.22% 39.24% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,579 2,429 8,204
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAP in the South East.

Salary trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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 +9 216 £62,500 +13.64% 16
Berkshire -2 133 £65,000 +13.04% 11
Hampshire -67 107 £67,500 +20.54% 18
Surrey -36 85 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Oxfordshire +16 52 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Buckinghamshire -40 32 £65,000 +62.50% 4
West Sussex -39 26 £60,000 +4.35% 13
Kent -25 16 £52,500 - 4
East Sussex -40 8 £46,250 -
Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £56,250 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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.

1 213 (45.13%) Finance
2 193 (40.89%) Social Skills
3 134 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (26.69%) Project Management
5 122 (25.85%) Degree
6 120 (25.42%) ERP
7 105 (22.25%) Manufacturing
8 104 (22.03%) Marketing
9 99 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
10 76 (16.10%) Oracle
11 75 (15.89%) Telecoms
11 75 (15.89%) SAP S/4HANA
12 74 (15.68%) Public Sector
12 74 (15.68%) Programme Management
13 72 (15.25%) Electronics
13 72 (15.25%) Digital Marketing
14 65 (13.77%) Microsoft
15 62 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
16 61 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
17 60 (12.71%) Logistics
18 51 (10.81%) SQL
18 51 (10.81%) PRINCE2
19 50 (10.59%) Retail
20 47 (9.96%) Azure
21 45 (9.53%) Scrum
22 42 (8.90%) ITIL
23 40 (8.47%) Migration
23 40 (8.47%) Analytics
24 39 (8.26%) Risk Management
24 39 (8.26%) Ariba

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 17 (3.60%) SAS
2 6 (1.27%) Confluence
3 5 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.85%) Documentum
4 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.85%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.64%) Apache
5 3 (0.64%) nginx
5 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 35 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (15.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 23 (4.87%) NetSuite
3 18 (3.81%) SAP Business One
4 17 (3.60%) SAP CO
5 14 (2.97%) SAP ERP
5 14 (2.97%) SAP MDG
6 13 (2.75%) SAP FI
7 11 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (2.12%) SAP MM
9 9 (1.91%) SAP BPC
10 8 (1.69%) SAP BRIM
10 8 (1.69%) SAP IBP
11 7 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (1.27%) Infor M3
12 6 (1.27%) SAP HR
12 6 (1.27%) SAP SD
12 6 (1.27%) SAP VC
13 5 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (1.06%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.96%) Azure
2 20 (4.24%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (4.03%) AWS
3 19 (4.03%) SaaS
4 18 (3.81%) Power Platform
5 14 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (2.12%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (1.48%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 7 (1.48%) Tricentis Tosca
8 6 (1.27%) Boomi
8 6 (1.27%) Snowflake
9 5 (1.06%) GCP
9 5 (1.06%) IaaS
9 5 (1.06%) PowerApps
9 5 (1.06%) Serverless
10 4 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.85%) PaaS
10 4 (0.85%) Veeva
11 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.69%) Firewall
2 7 (1.48%) VPN
3 4 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (0.85%) DHCP
3 4 (0.85%) DNS
3 4 (0.85%) SCCP
3 4 (0.85%) Telepresence
4 3 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.64%) SSH
5 2 (0.42%) ATM
5 2 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.21%) FTP
6 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.18%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.75%) Power BI
4 12 (2.54%) DataStage
4 12 (2.54%) MySQL
4 12 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.54%) SAP BW
4 12 (2.54%) SAP Data Services
5 11 (2.33%) Big Data
5 11 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.91%) Tableau
8 8 (1.69%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.69%) SAP HANA
9 7 (1.48%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.27%) Base SAS
10 6 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (3.60%) JIRA
2 11 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.12%) Selenium
4 6 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.85%) JUnit
5 4 (0.85%) Maven
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.85%) Postman
6 3 (0.64%) Cypress.io
6 3 (0.64%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.42%) Subversion
7 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.21%) Ant
8 1 (0.21%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.21%) Mockito
8 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 213 (45.13%) Finance
2 193 (40.89%) Social Skills
3 105 (22.25%) Manufacturing
4 104 (22.03%) Marketing
5 75 (15.89%) Telecoms
6 74 (15.68%) Public Sector
7 72 (15.25%) Electronics
8 61 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (10.59%) Retail
10 19 (4.03%) Influencing Skills
10 19 (4.03%) Legal
10 19 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (2.75%) Aerospace
11 13 (2.75%) Law
12 12 (2.54%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (2.33%) Banking
14 10 (2.12%) French Language
15 9 (1.91%) Billing
16 7 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
17 6 (1.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (13.77%) Analyst
2 43 (9.11%) SAP Manager
3 38 (8.05%) Consultant
4 36 (7.63%) Project Manager
5 32 (6.78%) Developer
6 31 (6.57%) Architect
7 29 (6.14%) IT Manager
8 27 (5.72%) SAP Analyst
9 22 (4.66%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.18%) SAP Consultant
10 15 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.97%) SAP Project Manager
12 13 (2.75%) Data Manager
12 13 (2.75%) SAP Developer
12 13 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (2.54%) SAP Data Manager
13 12 (2.54%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
15 10 (2.12%) Administrator
15 10 (2.12%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.87%) .NET
1 23 (4.87%) SAP Fiori
2 14 (2.97%) AngularJS
3 12 (2.54%) HTML
4 11 (2.33%) React
4 11 (2.33%) SAPUI5
5 10 (2.12%) WPF
6 9 (1.91%) EDI
6 9 (1.91%) jQuery
6 9 (1.91%) Web Services
6 9 (1.91%) XML
7 8 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.69%) SAP Basis
8 6 (1.27%) Ajax
8 6 (1.27%) Gherkin
8 6 (1.27%) Middleware
8 6 (1.27%) Node.js
9 5 (1.06%) HTML5
9 5 (1.06%) IDoc
9 5 (1.06%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.05%) Management Information System
1 38 (8.05%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (4.45%) Driving Licence
3 16 (3.39%) Life Science
4 12 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.33%) User Experience
6 9 (1.91%) Biotechnology
7 8 (1.69%) FMCG
8 7 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.27%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.06%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.85%) Pharmacovigilance
11 4 (0.85%) SCADA
11 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.84%) Windows
2 31 (6.57%) Linux
3 29 (6.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.69%) Unix
5 7 (1.48%) VMS
5 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.85%) Android
7 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (26.69%) Project Management
3 120 (25.42%) ERP
4 99 (20.97%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (15.68%) Programme Management
6 72 (15.25%) Digital Marketing
7 62 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
8 60 (12.71%) Logistics
9 51 (10.81%) PRINCE2
10 45 (9.53%) Scrum
11 42 (8.90%) ITIL
12 40 (8.47%) Analytics
12 40 (8.47%) Migration
13 39 (8.26%) Data Management
13 39 (8.26%) Risk Management
14 36 (7.63%) Project Delivery
14 36 (7.63%) Service Management
15 35 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (6.99%) DevOps
17 32 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.81%) SQL
2 28 (5.93%) JavaScript
3 23 (4.87%) C#
3 23 (4.87%) Java
4 22 (4.66%) Python
5 21 (4.45%) ABAP
6 17 (3.60%) C
7 10 (2.12%) Perl
8 7 (1.48%) Cython
9 6 (1.27%) C++
9 6 (1.27%) R
9 6 (1.27%) SAS Macro
9 6 (1.27%) VBA
10 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.85%) PHP
11 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.64%) Java 8
12 3 (0.64%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 122 (25.85%) Degree
2 33 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.45%) Master's Degree
5 13 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (2.12%) PMI Certification
7 10 (2.12%) PMP
8 7 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.48%) MCP
9 6 (1.27%) MBA
10 4 (0.85%) CIMA
10 4 (0.85%) CISM
10 4 (0.85%) CISSP
10 4 (0.85%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.64%) ACCA
11 3 (0.64%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.64%) ISEB
12 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.99%) SLA
2 25 (5.30%) QA
3 24 (5.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.27%) CDISC
5 6 (1.27%) Good Clinical Practice
5 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.27%) PMO
6 4 (0.85%) GDPR
6 4 (0.85%) GRC
7 3 (0.64%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.64%) IFRS
7 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.64%) NIST
8 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.21%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.21%) GMP
9 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 23 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.06%) Docker
3 5 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.85%) BitLocker
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) IAG
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) Ansible
2 5 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.85%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.85%) SCCM
4 3 (0.64%) Terraform
5 2 (0.42%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (16.10%) Oracle
2 65 (13.77%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.26%) Ariba
4 26 (5.51%) VMware
5 25 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (5.08%) JD Edwards
7 21 (4.45%) Informatica
8 19 (4.03%) Infor
9 17 (3.60%) Cisco
10 15 (3.18%) IBM
11 13 (2.75%) Epicor
11 13 (2.75%) Sage
12 11 (2.33%) Concur
13 10 (2.12%) IFS
14 9 (1.91%) Google
14 9 (1.91%) Workday
15 8 (1.69%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.48%) Databricks
16 7 (1.48%) Snow
16 7 (1.48%) StreamSets