Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1095 1122 1098
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24 +161
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 62 74 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.042% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 67
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.40% -3.00%
10th Percentile £44,875 £41,250 £37,200
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +8.25% +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 65,855 70,679 74,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.97% 40.23% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 54,433 58,504 64,121
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP ALE in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 12 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 23 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
England +14 54 £60,000 +9.09% 4
UK excluding London +36 48 £60,000 +14.29% 3
South East +14 22 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Wales - 8 £50,000 -
Midlands +25 7 £60,000 +45.45% 1
London +14 7 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Yorkshire +20 5 £59,250 +35.43%
North of England +16 5 £59,250 +31.67% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £60,000 +45.45%
South West - 4 £80,000 -
West Midlands +42 2 - - 1
East of England +27 2 £60,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 60 (96.77%) ABAP
3 40 (64.52%) IDoc
4 30 (48.39%) Java
4 30 (48.39%) SAP PI
5 25 (40.32%) Workflow
6 22 (35.48%) BAPI
7 21 (33.87%) ERP
8 18 (29.03%) Web Dynpro
8 18 (29.03%) SAP Implementation
9 17 (27.42%) SAP ERP
10 16 (25.81%) Finance
10 16 (25.81%) SQL
11 15 (24.19%) XML
12 14 (22.58%) JDBC
12 14 (22.58%) J2EE
12 14 (22.58%) Oracle
12 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
12 14 (22.58%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (22.58%) SAP Fiori
12 14 (22.58%) Boomi
13 13 (20.97%) SAP HANA
13 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (20.97%) XSLT
13 13 (20.97%) JMS
14 12 (19.35%) OO
15 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
16 10 (16.13%) LSMW
16 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

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 9 (14.52%) NetWeaver
2 8 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (12.90%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 17 (27.42%) SAP ERP
2 7 (11.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (4.84%) SAP CO
3 3 (4.84%) SAP CRM
3 3 (4.84%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.23%) SAP MDG
4 2 (3.23%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.23%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.23%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.61%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.61%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Boomi
2 2 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SSL
2 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 2 (3.23%) FTP
3 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) SAP HANA
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) LSMW
2 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Korean Language
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) SAP Developer
3 18 (29.03%) ABAP Developer
3 18 (29.03%) Consultant
3 18 (29.03%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (19.35%) SAP PI Developer
5 11 (17.74%) ABAP Consultant
6 7 (11.29%) Integration Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 5 (8.06%) SAP Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Integration Architect
8 4 (6.45%) SAP HANA Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Integration Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) SAP CO Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) SAP FI Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) SAP Integration Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Senior ABAP Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Senior ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (64.52%) IDoc
2 30 (48.39%) SAP PI
3 22 (35.48%) BAPI
4 18 (29.03%) Web Dynpro
5 15 (24.19%) XML
6 14 (22.58%) J2EE
6 14 (22.58%) JDBC
6 14 (22.58%) SAP Fiori
7 13 (20.97%) JMS
7 13 (20.97%) XSLT
8 9 (14.52%) EJB
9 8 (12.90%) HTML
9 8 (12.90%) SAP Smart Forms
9 8 (12.90%) SAP XI
9 8 (12.90%) SAPUI5
10 6 (9.68%) EDI
10 6 (9.68%) XML Schema
11 5 (8.06%) SOAP
12 4 (6.45%) SAP Business Workflow
13 3 (4.84%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Workflow
2 21 (33.87%) ERP
3 18 (29.03%) SAP Implementation
4 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.35%) OO
6 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) Data Mapping
7 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.06%) Time Management
9 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.45%) Coaching
9 4 (6.45%) CRM
10 3 (4.84%) B2B
10 3 (4.84%) EAI
10 3 (4.84%) Logistics
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.84%) SDLC
10 3 (4.84%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) ABAP
2 30 (48.39%) Java
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) SAPscript
5 2 (3.23%) Groovy
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Adobe
3 3 (4.84%) Ariba
4 2 (3.23%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.23%) Concur
4 2 (3.23%) hybris
4 2 (3.23%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (1.61%) Pegasus