Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1119 1111 1236
Rank change year-on-year -8 +125 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 64 130 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.067% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.090% 0.17% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 39
UK median annual salary £53,750 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.82% -3.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £41,125 £37,425 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.74% -18.70%

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 71346 74978 83078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.90% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58999 65065 71173
UK median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -17 64 £53,750 +10.82%
UK excluding London -33 33 £52,500 +8.25%
London +13 16 £55,000 -26.67%
North of England -18 15 £62,500 -
North West -17 12 £80,000 -
South East +32 11 £70,000 +16.67%
Yorkshire +10 3 £45,000 -
East of England -7 3 £52,500 +8.25%
East Midlands +44 2 £41,250 -17.50%
Midlands +17 2 £41,250 -8.33%
South West -16 2 £47,500 +5.56%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 51 (79.69%) ABAP
3 32 (50.00%) SAPscript
3 32 (50.00%) BAPI
4 28 (43.75%) SAP Smart Forms
5 25 (39.06%) SAP Fiori
6 24 (37.50%) Workflow
7 20 (31.25%) SAPUI5
7 20 (31.25%) SAP PI
8 18 (28.13%) IDoc
8 18 (28.13%) CRM
9 16 (25.00%) Middleware
9 16 (25.00%) SAP BSP
9 16 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
10 15 (23.44%) SAP S/4HANA
10 15 (23.44%) SAP XI
11 14 (21.88%) SAP HANA
12 13 (20.31%) Java
13 12 (18.75%) Web Dynpro
13 12 (18.75%) SAP CRM
14 11 (17.19%) Migration
14 11 (17.19%) LSMW
14 11 (17.19%) XML
14 11 (17.19%) Eclipse
14 11 (17.19%) Business Development
14 11 (17.19%) QA
14 11 (17.19%) Translating Business Requirements
15 10 (15.63%) SEEBURGER
15 10 (15.63%) NHS
15 10 (15.63%) SOAP

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 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.69%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.69%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (23.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (18.75%) SAP CRM
3 6 (9.38%) SAP SD
4 5 (7.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (6.25%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (6.25%) SAP MM
5 4 (6.25%) SAP PP
6 3 (4.69%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (3.13%) SAP CO
7 2 (3.13%) SAP ECC
7 2 (3.13%) SAP FI
7 2 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (3.13%) SAP LE
7 2 (3.13%) SAP MII
7 2 (3.13%) SAP QM
8 1 (1.56%) SAP HCM
8 1 (1.56%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SAP HANA
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.69%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Eclipse
1 11 (17.19%) LSMW
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
1 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 28 (43.75%) Consultant
3 23 (35.94%) ABAP Consultant
3 23 (35.94%) SAP Developer
4 18 (28.13%) SAP Consultant
5 11 (17.19%) SAP PI Developer
6 10 (15.63%) CRM Developer
6 10 (15.63%) SAP CRM Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) SAP Integration Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) SAP PI Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) ABAP Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Development Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) SAP Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) SAP Workflow Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) BAPI
2 28 (43.75%) SAP Smart Forms
3 25 (39.06%) SAP Fiori
4 20 (31.25%) SAP PI
4 20 (31.25%) SAPUI5
5 18 (28.13%) IDoc
6 16 (25.00%) Middleware
6 16 (25.00%) SAP BSP
7 15 (23.44%) SAP XI
8 12 (18.75%) Web Dynpro
9 11 (17.19%) XML
10 10 (15.63%) SOAP
11 8 (12.50%) EDI
11 8 (12.50%) Web Services
12 4 (6.25%) EJB
12 4 (6.25%) JDBC
12 4 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) NHS
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) FMCG
2 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Workflow
2 18 (28.13%) CRM
3 16 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (17.19%) Business Development
4 11 (17.19%) Migration
4 11 (17.19%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (12.50%) Data Management
5 8 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 8 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.81%) Change Management
7 5 (7.81%) Coaching
7 5 (7.81%) Conflict Management
7 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.13%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 51 (79.69%) ABAP
2 32 (50.00%) SAPscript
3 13 (20.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) ISEB
1 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (15.63%) SEEBURGER
3 6 (9.38%) Adobe
4 4 (6.25%) hybris
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Pegasus