Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1109 1098 1198
Rank change year-on-year -11 +100 +53
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 67 93 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.053% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 49
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -12.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £63,750 £57,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 70,673 69,589 79,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,256 60,136 68,517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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 -6 62 £55,000 +10.00% 3
UK excluding London -31 43 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South East +13 22 £43,500 -8.42%
London +30 19 £55,000 -4.35% 1
North of England +1 11 £42,500 -7.61%
West Midlands +10 7 - - 2
Midlands -12 7 - - 2
Yorkshire +27 6 £42,500 -7.61%
North West -3 5 £80,000 -
East of England +11 2 £52,500 -
Wales +7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 63 (94.03%) ABAP
3 37 (55.22%) BAPI
4 27 (40.30%) SAPscript
4 27 (40.30%) CRM
4 27 (40.30%) IDoc
5 25 (37.31%) SAP XI
6 23 (34.33%) Web Dynpro
7 22 (32.84%) Workflow
8 21 (31.34%) SAP CRM
8 21 (31.34%) SAP PI
9 20 (29.85%) LSMW
10 19 (28.36%) Middleware
11 18 (26.87%) SAP BSP
11 18 (26.87%) Business Development
11 18 (26.87%) Translating Business Requirements
12 17 (25.37%) hybris
13 16 (23.88%) SAP Hybris
14 13 (19.40%) Master Data Management
14 13 (19.40%) Data Management
15 12 (17.91%) Customer Requirements
16 11 (16.42%) SAP Smart Forms
16 11 (16.42%) EDI
17 10 (14.93%) SAP Fiori
18 9 (13.43%) SAPUI5
18 9 (13.43%) EJB
18 9 (13.43%) JDBC
18 9 (13.43%) XSLT
19 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
20 7 (10.45%) Migration

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 (2.99%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (31.34%) SAP CRM
2 16 (23.88%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (7.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (5.97%) SAP FI
4 4 (5.97%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.99%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (2.99%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.99%) SAP ECC
5 2 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.99%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.99%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.49%) SAP EHS
6 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.49%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.49%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) LSMW
2 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Publishing
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Consultant
1 31 (46.27%) SAP Consultant
2 27 (40.30%) Developer
2 27 (40.30%) SAP Developer
3 19 (28.36%) ABAP Consultant
4 16 (23.88%) CRM Developer
4 16 (23.88%) Hybris Developer
4 16 (23.88%) SAP CRM Developer
5 8 (11.94%) ABAP Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Integration Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) SAP Integration Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) SAP PI Developer
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Support
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Support Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Support Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) SAP PI Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Development Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (55.22%) BAPI
2 27 (40.30%) IDoc
3 25 (37.31%) SAP XI
4 23 (34.33%) Web Dynpro
5 21 (31.34%) SAP PI
6 19 (28.36%) Middleware
7 18 (26.87%) SAP BSP
8 11 (16.42%) EDI
8 11 (16.42%) SAP Smart Forms
9 10 (14.93%) SAP Fiori
10 9 (13.43%) EJB
10 9 (13.43%) JDBC
10 9 (13.43%) SAPUI5
10 9 (13.43%) XSLT
11 4 (5.97%) Web Services
11 4 (5.97%) XML
12 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) CRM
2 22 (32.84%) Workflow
3 18 (26.87%) Business Development
3 18 (26.87%) Translating Business Requirements
4 13 (19.40%) Data Management
4 13 (19.40%) Master Data Management
5 12 (17.91%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (10.45%) ERP
6 7 (10.45%) Migration
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.97%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.99%) Change Management
10 2 (2.99%) Internal Audit
10 2 (2.99%) Logistics
10 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.49%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.49%) Component Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) ABAP
2 27 (40.30%) SAPscript
3 7 (10.45%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (25.37%) hybris
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Ariba