Period
to 16 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SAP SE.

SAP
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 91 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAP 5,034 5,500 8,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.57% 3.32% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 8.35% 7.70% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,197 3,619 5,574
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 60,303 71,453 78,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.81% 43.12% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 45,879 55,225 60,962
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the UK

SAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP.

Salary trend for SAP in the UK

SAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SAP in the UK

SAP
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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 +13 4,425 £56,500 +2.73% 457
UK excluding London +9 3,020 £52,500 +3.96% 372
London +10 1,446 £65,000 +4.00% 125
South East +3 1,067 £55,000 - 86
North of England -2 616 £50,000 - 75
Midlands +2 467 £55,000 +10.00% 75
South West +7 453 £47,500 +5.56% 51
North West +6 379 £50,000 - 53
West Midlands +8 308 £60,000 +20.00% 47
Yorkshire -20 211 £50,000 +4.17% 16
East of England +41 208 £57,500 - 45
East Midlands -7 158 £50,000 +4.17% 28
Scotland +1 123 £58,750 +15.76% 28
Wales -9 76 £45,000 -10.00% 11
North East -11 23 £47,500 - 6
Northern Ireland +1 16 £37,500 +13.64% 1
Channel Islands - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT jobs citing SAP 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.

1 1,989 (39.51%) Finance
2 1,260 (25.03%) Business Intelligence
3 1,185 (23.54%) Manufacturing
4 1,120 (22.25%) ERP
5 1,012 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
6 887 (17.62%) Marketing
7 855 (16.98%) Oracle
8 772 (15.34%) SQL
9 771 (15.32%) Telecoms
10 758 (15.06%) SAP S/4HANA
11 750 (14.90%) Public Sector
12 746 (14.82%) Programme Management
13 679 (13.49%) Electronics
14 673 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 672 (13.35%) Digital Marketing
16 631 (12.53%) Microsoft
17 596 (11.84%) Project Management
18 550 (10.93%) SAP HANA
19 509 (10.11%) CRM
20 503 (9.99%) Degree
21 501 (9.95%) Java
22 484 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
23 483 (9.59%) SQL Server
24 472 (9.38%) Analytics
25 421 (8.36%) Retail
26 419 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
27 415 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
28 401 (7.97%) Azure
29 388 (7.71%) AWS
29 388 (7.71%) Project Delivery

SAP
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
1 188 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 112 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 101 (2.01%) NetWeaver
4 89 (1.77%) CMS
5 75 (1.49%) Confluence
6 69 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 48 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 41 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 40 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 34 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 33 (0.66%) SAS
11 33 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 30 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 30 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 26 (0.52%) Apache
14 20 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.26%) WordPress
16 11 (0.22%) CoreMedia CMS
16 11 (0.22%) EPiServer
17 10 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 207 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 37 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
7 13 (0.26%) Figma
7 13 (0.26%) InVision
7 13 (0.26%) Marvel
7 13 (0.26%) Sketch
8 12 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.22%) SPSS
10 5 (0.099%) CATIA
10 5 (0.099%) InDesign
10 5 (0.099%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.040%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.040%) Notepad++
11 2 (0.040%) Windchill
12 1 (0.020%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.020%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 758 (15.06%) SAP S/4HANA
2 332 (6.60%) SAP ERP
3 329 (6.54%) SAP FI
4 319 (6.34%) SAP CO
5 318 (6.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 267 (5.30%) SAP MM
7 266 (5.28%) SAP SD
8 183 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 181 (3.60%) SAP Hybris
10 165 (3.28%) SAP PP
11 149 (2.96%) SAP Business One
12 134 (2.66%) SAP SCM
13 125 (2.48%) SAP HR
14 124 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
15 121 (2.40%) SAP BPC
16 109 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 89 (1.77%) SAP IBP
18 87 (1.73%) SAP WM
19 85 (1.69%) NetSuite
20 84 (1.67%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 401 (7.97%) Azure
2 388 (7.71%) AWS
3 263 (5.22%) SuccessFactors
4 226 (4.49%) SaaS
5 182 (3.62%) Power Platform
6 142 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
7 118 (2.34%) Office 365
8 109 (2.17%) Serverless
9 104 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
10 85 (1.69%) GCP
11 76 (1.51%) PaaS
12 49 (0.97%) IaaS
13 42 (0.83%) Boomi
13 42 (0.83%) GitHub
14 34 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.44%) npm
15 22 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 21 (0.42%) AWS CodePipeline
17 16 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.28%) Internet
2 54 (1.07%) WAN
3 48 (0.95%) HTTP
3 48 (0.95%) LAN
4 44 (0.87%) Firewall
5 43 (0.85%) DNS
6 40 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 39 (0.77%) DHCP
7 39 (0.77%) VoIP
8 32 (0.64%) PABX
9 26 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 23 (0.46%) Skype
11 18 (0.36%) SAN
12 15 (0.30%) Network Security
12 15 (0.30%) VPN
12 15 (0.30%) Wireless
13 14 (0.28%) Intranet
14 13 (0.26%) NetScaler
15 11 (0.22%) NAS
16 10 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (10.93%) SAP HANA
2 483 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 415 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
4 275 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 273 (5.42%) SAP BW
6 181 (3.60%) Power BI
7 144 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 137 (2.72%) Big Data
9 128 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 124 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 107 (2.13%) QlikView
12 105 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 77 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
14 76 (1.51%) RDBMS
15 59 (1.17%) Oracle Database
16 55 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 54 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
18 52 (1.03%) NoSQL
19 49 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 48 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 228 (4.53%) JIRA
2 123 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 92 (1.83%) Selenium
4 73 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 67 (1.33%) JUnit
6 49 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 48 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 43 (0.85%) LSMW
9 36 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
10 31 (0.62%) Bitbucket
10 31 (0.62%) Mockito
10 31 (0.62%) MSI
10 31 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 28 (0.56%) SpecFlow
11 28 (0.56%) Subversion
12 27 (0.54%) Maven
13 26 (0.52%) Jasmine
13 26 (0.52%) Visual Studio
14 25 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 1,989 (39.51%) Finance
2 1,185 (23.54%) Manufacturing
3 887 (17.62%) Marketing
4 771 (15.32%) Telecoms
5 750 (14.90%) Public Sector
6 679 (13.49%) Electronics
7 421 (8.36%) Retail
8 126 (2.50%) Banking
9 76 (1.51%) Legal
10 66 (1.31%) Billing
11 52 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 50 (0.99%) Automotive
12 50 (0.99%) General Ledger
13 48 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 43 (0.85%) Back Office
15 24 (0.48%) Local Government
16 20 (0.40%) French Language
16 20 (0.40%) Games
16 20 (0.40%) Law
17 15 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,387 (27.55%) Consultant
2 1,101 (21.87%) SAP Consultant
3 911 (18.10%) Analyst
4 653 (12.97%) Developer
5 616 (12.24%) Architect
6 393 (7.81%) SAP Analyst
7 299 (5.94%) Business Analyst
8 298 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
9 296 (5.88%) SAP Manager
10 259 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 254 (5.05%) SAP Architect
12 213 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
13 181 (3.60%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 146 (2.90%) SAP Business Analyst
15 142 (2.82%) SAP FI Consultant
16 141 (2.80%) SAP CO Consultant
16 141 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 137 (2.72%) SAP Developer
18 121 (2.40%) Data Analyst
19 118 (2.34%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (6.46%) .NET
2 200 (3.97%) HTML
3 181 (3.60%) Web Services
4 168 (3.34%) AngularJS
4 168 (3.34%) J2EE
5 145 (2.88%) CSS
6 140 (2.78%) SAP Basis
7 139 (2.76%) REST
8 136 (2.70%) Spring
9 119 (2.36%) ASP.NET
10 110 (2.19%) EDI
11 109 (2.17%) SOAP
11 109 (2.17%) XML
12 104 (2.07%) RESTful
13 103 (2.05%) React
14 101 (2.01%) SAP Fiori
14 101 (2.01%) SAP PI
15 93 (1.85%) jQuery
16 79 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 77 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 484 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (3.54%) User Experience
3 175 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 163 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 129 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 127 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 121 (2.40%) FMCG
8 86 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 76 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 71 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 62 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 55 (1.09%) Blog
13 54 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 48 (0.95%) iPad
15 45 (0.89%) Mobile App
16 39 (0.77%) Life Science
17 35 (0.70%) Social Media
18 34 (0.68%) Internet of Things
19 30 (0.60%) Clustering
20 29 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 304 (6.04%) Windows
2 290 (5.76%) Linux
3 127 (2.52%) Unix
4 89 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 28 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 25 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 24 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.28%) CentOS
10 14 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.24%) VMS
13 11 (0.22%) AIX
14 9 (0.18%) Android
15 7 (0.14%) FreeBSD
16 6 (0.12%) Solaris
17 5 (0.099%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.099%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,260 (25.03%) Business Intelligence
2 1,120 (22.25%) ERP
3 1,012 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
4 746 (14.82%) Programme Management
5 673 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 672 (13.35%) Digital Marketing
7 596 (11.84%) Project Management
8 509 (10.11%) CRM
9 472 (9.38%) Analytics
10 419 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
11 388 (7.71%) Project Delivery
12 380 (7.55%) Logistics
13 325 (6.46%) Migration
14 315 (6.26%) E-Commerce
15 289 (5.74%) Presales
16 284 (5.64%) Scrum
17 281 (5.58%) Software Engineering
18 274 (5.44%) ITIL
19 271 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
20 238 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 772 (15.34%) SQL
2 501 (9.95%) Java
3 321 (6.38%) ABAP
4 297 (5.90%) JavaScript
5 278 (5.52%) C#
6 274 (5.44%) Python
7 161 (3.20%) C
8 127 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 78 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 70 (1.39%) PHP
11 66 (1.31%) C++
12 51 (1.01%) R
13 44 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 39 (0.77%) Go
15 38 (0.75%) Java 8
15 38 (0.75%) VB
16 28 (0.56%) SAPscript
17 27 (0.54%) MATLAB
18 24 (0.48%) Ruby
19 22 (0.44%) ES6
Qualifications
1 503 (9.99%) Degree
2 251 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 144 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 81 (1.61%) SAP Certification
5 72 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 65 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 63 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 60 (1.19%) PMP
9 52 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 45 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
11 44 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (0.81%) ISEB
13 40 (0.79%) ACCA
14 37 (0.74%) AWS Certification
15 35 (0.70%) CIMA
16 32 (0.64%) Master's Degree
16 32 (0.64%) MCP
17 31 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.50%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (2.98%) QA
2 140 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 88 (1.75%) PMO
3 88 (1.75%) SLA
4 58 (1.15%) GDPR
5 36 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.26%) COBIT
6 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.22%) IFRS
9 9 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.16%) GMP
10 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 6 (0.12%) GLP
12 5 (0.099%) NIST
12 5 (0.099%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.079%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.060%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.060%) HL7
14 3 (0.060%) PSD2
System Software
1 133 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 90 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (1.65%) Docker
4 57 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 40 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.34%) XenApp
7 14 (0.28%) Firmware
8 13 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.16%) vSphere
10 4 (0.079%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.060%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.040%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.040%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.040%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.020%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.020%) vCloud
13 1 (0.020%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (1.09%) SCCM
2 52 (1.03%) Terraform
3 42 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 30 (0.60%) Ansible
5 29 (0.58%) IBM BigFix
6 28 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.50%) HP ALM
8 23 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (0.46%) Puppet
9 22 (0.44%) SCOM
10 18 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 14 (0.28%) Kibana
11 14 (0.28%) Nagios
11 14 (0.28%) Salt
12 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 11 (0.22%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.16%) Automic
14 8 (0.16%) Istio
14 8 (0.16%) Knative
Vendors
1 855 (16.98%) Oracle
2 631 (12.53%) Microsoft
3 274 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
4 259 (5.15%) hybris
5 235 (4.67%) IBM
6 200 (3.97%) Tableau
7 173 (3.44%) Ariba
8 141 (2.80%) VMware
9 110 (2.19%) Google
10 105 (2.09%) Adobe
11 104 (2.07%) JD Edwards
11 104 (2.07%) Sage
12 98 (1.95%) Citrix
13 94 (1.87%) Informatica
14 78 (1.55%) Workday
15 71 (1.41%) Cisco
16 62 (1.23%) ATG
17 56 (1.11%) Cognos
17 56 (1.11%) HP
18 54 (1.07%) Sitecore