Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAP ALE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ALE over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1092 1231
Rank change year-on-year -31 +139 0
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 80 132 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.069% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.18% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 35 68 44
UK median annual salary £55,000 £49,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.68% -1.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,500 £86,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.22% +2.11% -17.39%

SAP ALE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72262 74099 83263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.11% 38.97% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60024 64274 71181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP ALE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ALE over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +16 76 £55,000 +13.40% 1
UK excluding London -30 43 £45,000 -7.22%
London +29 23 £55,000 -21.43% 1
North of England +4 19 £42,500 -
South East +23 15 £50,000 -6.98%
North West -3 13 £80,000 -
Midlands +31 6 £41,250 -19.51%
Yorkshire +28 6 £42,500 -
West Midlands +8 4 - -
East of England -7 3 £52,500 +8.25%
East Midlands +27 2 £41,250 -21.43%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 80 (100.00%) SAP
2 66 (82.50%) ABAP
3 34 (42.50%) BAPI
4 31 (38.75%) IDoc
5 30 (37.50%) SAPscript
6 28 (35.00%) SAP PI
7 27 (33.75%) CRM
8 25 (31.25%) SAP Fiori
9 24 (30.00%) Workflow
10 22 (27.50%) SAP Smart Forms
11 18 (22.50%) SAP XI
11 18 (22.50%) Middleware
11 18 (22.50%) SAP BSP
12 17 (21.25%) Customer Requirements
12 17 (21.25%) SAP CRM
13 16 (20.00%) SAPUI5
14 15 (18.75%) SAP HANA
14 15 (18.75%) Web Dynpro
15 14 (17.50%) LSMW
15 14 (17.50%) SAP S/4HANA
16 13 (16.25%) Business Development
16 13 (16.25%) Master Data Management
16 13 (16.25%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (16.25%) Data Management
16 13 (16.25%) EDI
16 13 (16.25%) Java
17 12 (15.00%) XML
17 12 (15.00%) Eclipse
17 12 (15.00%) Migration
17 12 (15.00%) QA

SAP ALE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.75%) SAP Portal
3 2 (2.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (21.25%) SAP CRM
2 14 (17.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (13.75%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (7.50%) SAP SD
5 4 (5.00%) SAP MM
5 4 (5.00%) SAP PP
6 3 (3.75%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 3 (3.75%) SAP FI
7 2 (2.50%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.50%) SAP ECC
7 2 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.50%) SAP LE
7 2 (2.50%) SAP QM
8 1 (1.25%) SAP EHS
8 1 (1.25%) SAP HCM
8 1 (1.25%) SAP MDM
8 1 (1.25%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SAP HANA
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.75%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) LSMW
2 12 (15.00%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Developer
2 33 (41.25%) Consultant
3 29 (36.25%) SAP Developer
4 25 (31.25%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (28.75%) ABAP Consultant
6 14 (17.50%) SAP PI Developer
7 12 (15.00%) CRM Developer
7 12 (15.00%) SAP CRM Developer
8 11 (13.75%) Hybris Developer
9 8 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
9 8 (10.00%) SAP Integration Consultant
10 7 (8.75%) ABAP Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
12 4 (5.00%) Analyst
12 4 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
12 4 (5.00%) SAP PI Consultant
13 3 (3.75%) Technical Leader
14 2 (2.50%) Process Analyst
14 2 (2.50%) SAP Support
15 1 (1.25%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) BAPI
2 31 (38.75%) IDoc
3 28 (35.00%) SAP PI
4 25 (31.25%) SAP Fiori
5 22 (27.50%) SAP Smart Forms
6 18 (22.50%) Middleware
6 18 (22.50%) SAP BSP
6 18 (22.50%) SAP XI
7 16 (20.00%) SAPUI5
8 15 (18.75%) Web Dynpro
9 13 (16.25%) EDI
10 12 (15.00%) XML
11 9 (11.25%) EJB
11 9 (11.25%) JDBC
11 9 (11.25%) XSLT
12 8 (10.00%) SOAP
13 7 (8.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.25%) FMCG
2 1 (1.25%) User Experience
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) CRM
2 24 (30.00%) Workflow
3 17 (21.25%) Customer Requirements
4 13 (16.25%) Business Development
4 13 (16.25%) Data Management
4 13 (16.25%) Master Data Management
4 13 (16.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 12 (15.00%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) OO
7 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.25%) Change Management
8 5 (6.25%) Coaching
8 5 (6.25%) Conflict Management
8 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 66 (82.50%) ABAP
2 30 (37.50%) SAPscript
3 13 (16.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (13.75%) hybris
3 8 (10.00%) SEEBURGER
4 6 (7.50%) Adobe
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft