Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1117 1123 1150
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 +112
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 66 70 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.039% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.097% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 65
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £94,250 £63,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £61,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year -18.37% +26.29% +2.11%

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 71,459 72,134 79,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 40.63% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59,524 60,599 68,614
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 10 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 16 July 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
England -7 49 £50,000 -4.76% 8
UK excluding London +27 48 £50,000 -18.37% 8
Wales - 16 £65,000 - 1
South East -2 15 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Yorkshire +32 11 £50,000 -
North of England +28 11 £50,000 -
London +2 9 £85,000 +65.85% 1
West Midlands +25 5 - - 2
Midlands +4 5 - - 2
South West -21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing SAP ALE 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 with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 52 (78.79%) ABAP
3 33 (50.00%) IDoc
4 29 (43.94%) BAPI
5 28 (42.42%) Workflow
6 27 (40.91%) Finance
7 26 (39.39%) Java
8 25 (37.88%) SAP PI
9 22 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
10 21 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 19 (28.79%) SAP HANA
13 18 (27.27%) ERP
14 17 (25.76%) OO
15 16 (24.24%) SAP Implementation
16 13 (19.70%) XML
17 11 (16.67%) SAP Fiori
17 11 (16.67%) XSLT
17 11 (16.67%) JDBC
17 11 (16.67%) SAP PP
18 10 (15.15%) SQL
18 10 (15.15%) J2EE
18 10 (15.15%) Oracle
18 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
18 10 (15.15%) SAPUI5
18 10 (15.15%) Boomi
18 10 (15.15%) SAP ERP
18 10 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
19 9 (13.64%) EJB
19 9 (13.64%) HTML

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 6 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 5 (7.58%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) SAP PP
2 10 (15.15%) SAP ERP
3 4 (6.06%) SAP CO
3 4 (6.06%) SAP FI
3 4 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (6.06%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.52%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Boomi
2 2 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SAP HANA
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) LSMW
2 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Korean Language
4 3 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Consultant
1 31 (46.97%) SAP Consultant
2 21 (31.82%) ABAP Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Developer
4 13 (19.70%) SAP Developer
5 12 (18.18%) SAP PI Developer
6 11 (16.67%) Analyst
6 11 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
6 11 (16.67%) SAP PP Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Integration Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Principal SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Architect
8 4 (6.06%) SAP CO Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) SAP FI Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) SAP MDG Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) IDoc
2 29 (43.94%) BAPI
3 25 (37.88%) SAP PI
4 22 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
5 13 (19.70%) XML
6 11 (16.67%) JDBC
6 11 (16.67%) SAP Fiori
6 11 (16.67%) XSLT
7 10 (15.15%) J2EE
7 10 (15.15%) SAPUI5
8 9 (13.64%) EJB
8 9 (13.64%) HTML
9 8 (12.12%) JMS
10 7 (10.61%) SAP Business Workflow
11 4 (6.06%) XML Schema
12 3 (4.55%) SAP CO-PA
12 3 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
13 2 (3.03%) REST
13 2 (3.03%) SOAP
14 1 (1.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Workflow
2 21 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 18 (27.27%) ERP
5 17 (25.76%) OO
6 16 (24.24%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.06%) Data Mapping
9 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.55%) Logistics
11 2 (3.03%) Benchmarking
11 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.03%) Process Improvement
11 2 (3.03%) System Testing
12 1 (1.52%) Business Development
12 1 (1.52%) Business Process Improvement
12 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) ABAP
2 26 (39.39%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) SAPscript
5 2 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) Ariba
3 2 (3.03%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.03%) Concur
3 2 (3.03%) hybris