Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1119 1104 1191
Rank change year-on-year -15 +87 +75
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 64 72 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 33 55 47
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £37,100
90th Percentile £93,500 £63,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -1.64%

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 72,611 68,471 78,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.97% 40.30% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 61,250 58,574 67,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,987 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -41 52 £50,000 -4.76% 3
UK excluding London -30 47 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South East 0 16 £43,750 -10.71% 1
Yorkshire +19 13 £50,000 +8.70%
North of England -7 13 £50,000 +8.70%
London -25 12 £57,500 +6.98% 1
Wales +11 10 £65,000 +30.00%
West Midlands +3 7 - - 1
Midlands -14 7 - - 1
South West -30 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 52 (81.25%) ABAP
3 36 (56.25%) BAPI
4 25 (39.06%) Web Dynpro
5 24 (37.50%) Workflow
6 23 (35.94%) IDoc
7 20 (31.25%) SAPscript
8 19 (29.69%) Finance
9 16 (25.00%) LSMW
9 16 (25.00%) SAP HANA
10 14 (21.88%) CRM
11 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (17.19%) SAP XI
12 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
12 11 (17.19%) ERP
12 11 (17.19%) SAP PP
12 11 (17.19%) SAP PI
12 11 (17.19%) Business Development
12 11 (17.19%) SAPUI5
13 10 (15.63%) Translating Business Requirements
13 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 10 (15.63%) SAP BSP
13 10 (15.63%) Middleware
13 10 (15.63%) SAP CRM
13 10 (15.63%) SAP Smart Forms
14 9 (14.06%) OO
14 9 (14.06%) Java
14 9 (14.06%) hybris
14 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (12.50%) SAP Hybris

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 2 (3.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) SAP PP
2 10 (15.63%) SAP CRM
3 8 (12.50%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (6.25%) SAP FI
4 4 (6.25%) SAP MDG
5 2 (3.13%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.56%) SAP EHS
6 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.56%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.56%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.13%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (7.81%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Consultant
1 28 (43.75%) SAP Consultant
2 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) SAP Developer
3 17 (26.56%) ABAP Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) SAP Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) SAP PP Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) CRM Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
5 8 (12.50%) SAP CRM Developer
6 7 (10.94%) SAP Support
6 7 (10.94%) SAP Support Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Support Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) ABAP Developer
7 6 (9.38%) SAP PI Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Principal SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) SAP CO Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) SAP FI Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) SAP MDG Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) BAPI
2 25 (39.06%) Web Dynpro
3 23 (35.94%) IDoc
4 11 (17.19%) SAP PI
4 11 (17.19%) SAP XI
4 11 (17.19%) SAPUI5
5 10 (15.63%) Middleware
5 10 (15.63%) SAP BSP
5 10 (15.63%) SAP Smart Forms
6 8 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
7 5 (7.81%) EDI
7 5 (7.81%) EJB
7 5 (7.81%) JDBC
7 5 (7.81%) SAP Business Workflow
7 5 (7.81%) XSLT
8 4 (6.25%) HTML
8 4 (6.25%) XML
9 3 (4.69%) Web Services
10 1 (1.56%) SAP Basis
10 1 (1.56%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Workflow
2 14 (21.88%) CRM
3 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.19%) Business Development
4 11 (17.19%) ERP
5 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 10 (15.63%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (14.06%) OO
6 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.94%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.25%) Master Data Management
8 4 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Internal Audit
9 3 (4.69%) Logistics
9 3 (4.69%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.13%) Process Improvement
11 1 (1.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) ABAP
2 20 (31.25%) SAPscript
3 9 (14.06%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (14.06%) hybris
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Ariba