Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 102 82
Rank change year-on-year -18 -20 +9
Permanent jobs citing SAP 2,777 2,509 5,082
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.75% 2.99% 3.54%
As % of the Vendors category 7.06% 7.38% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,987 1,644 3,298
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +5.00%

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 39,343 34,003 59,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.96% 40.57% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26,704 26,331 46,251
10th Percentile £31,055 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £38,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.48%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the UK

SAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAP.

Salary trend for SAP in the UK

SAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAP over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 -16 2,335 £60,000 +3.45% 312
UK excluding London -46 1,343 £50,000 -7.41% 210
London +30 908 £75,000 +15.38% 108
Work from Home -5 559 £65,000 +13.04% 67
South East -20 388 £52,500 -12.50% 50
North of England -65 291 £47,500 - 56
South West +53 286 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Midlands -52 235 £55,000 -8.33% 45
North West -60 165 £52,500 +10.53% 27
West Midlands -46 154 £55,000 -4.35% 37
Yorkshire -34 121 £40,000 -20.00% 27
East of England -26 89 £50,000 -11.11% 18
East Midlands -54 73 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Scotland -16 40 £55,000 +52.78% 4
Wales -1 17 £42,000 +24.44% 5
Northern Ireland -35 9 £44,500 -1.11% 2
North East -27 5 £42,500 -32.00% 2

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 1,331 (47.93%) Finance
2 993 (35.76%) Business Intelligence
3 949 (34.17%) Manufacturing
4 810 (29.17%) Marketing
5 773 (27.84%) Programme Management
6 765 (27.55%) Public Sector
7 764 (27.51%) Social Skills
8 748 (26.94%) Telecoms
9 726 (26.14%) Digital Marketing
10 722 (26.00%) Electronics
11 565 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
12 551 (19.84%) ERP
13 454 (16.35%) SQL
14 398 (14.33%) Azure
15 389 (14.01%) SAP S/4HANA
16 388 (13.97%) Microsoft
17 379 (13.65%) Degree
18 362 (13.04%) Project Management
19 327 (11.78%) Oracle
20 263 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
21 262 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
22 257 (9.25%) Analytics
23 256 (9.22%) AWS
23 256 (9.22%) Scrum
24 254 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
25 251 (9.04%) DevOps
26 245 (8.82%) Migration
27 235 (8.46%) Python
28 215 (7.74%) Java
29 205 (7.38%) Salesforce.com

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 86 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.66%) Confluence
2 46 (1.66%) SAS
3 31 (1.12%) CMS
4 24 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (0.86%) NetWeaver
5 20 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 20 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 15 (0.54%) Apache
7 14 (0.50%) WordPress
8 13 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.43%) Drupal
9 12 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.43%) JBoss
9 12 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.40%) Headless CMS
10 11 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.40%) Mule
10 11 (0.40%) Mule ESB
11 10 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 146 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.65%) SPSS
7 11 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.32%) Siemens NX
9 6 (0.22%) Solid Edge
10 5 (0.18%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.11%) Figma
12 3 (0.11%) Sketch
13 2 (0.072%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.036%) InVision
Business Applications
1 389 (14.01%) SAP S/4HANA
2 106 (3.82%) SAP Business One
3 99 (3.56%) SAP ERP
4 93 (3.35%) SAP FI
5 85 (3.06%) SAP CO
6 76 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
7 56 (2.02%) NetSuite
8 51 (1.84%) SAP MM
8 51 (1.84%) SAP SD
9 46 (1.66%) SAP BPC
9 46 (1.66%) SAP HR
10 44 (1.58%) SAP Hybris
11 35 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
11 35 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 30 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
13 29 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
14 26 (0.94%) Magento
14 26 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
15 21 (0.76%) SAP SCM
16 20 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 398 (14.33%) Azure
2 256 (9.22%) AWS
3 165 (5.94%) Power Platform
4 153 (5.51%) GCP
5 135 (4.86%) SaaS
6 101 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
7 77 (2.77%) SuccessFactors
8 53 (1.91%) PaaS
9 34 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
10 30 (1.08%) Serverless
11 29 (1.04%) IaaS
11 29 (1.04%) OpenShift
12 25 (0.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 25 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
13 21 (0.76%) Amazon S3
14 18 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
14 18 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (0.47%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.16%) Firewall
2 23 (0.83%) Skype
3 22 (0.79%) Network Security
4 20 (0.72%) Internet
5 19 (0.68%) Wireless
6 18 (0.65%) VPN
7 15 (0.54%) DNS
8 14 (0.50%) Intranet
9 13 (0.47%) LAN
9 13 (0.47%) WAN
10 11 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (0.40%) DHCP
10 11 (0.40%) FTP
11 8 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.29%) WebEx
12 7 (0.25%) BGP
12 7 (0.25%) EIGRP
12 7 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.25%) OSPF
12 7 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (5.83%) Power BI
2 161 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 136 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
4 124 (4.47%) SAP HANA
5 115 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
6 81 (2.92%) SAP BW
7 67 (2.41%) Tableau
8 60 (2.16%) Big Data
9 59 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 49 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
11 47 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 46 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 38 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (1.30%) MySQL
16 35 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
17 34 (1.22%) Relational Database
18 32 (1.15%) MongoDB
19 25 (0.90%) Data Lake
20 24 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 105 (3.78%) JIRA
2 70 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 36 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 29 (1.04%) IntelliJ
5 23 (0.83%) JUnit
5 23 (0.83%) LSMW
6 22 (0.79%) Maven
6 22 (0.79%) Selenium
7 20 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 20 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 19 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
9 14 (0.50%) GitLab
9 14 (0.50%) RSpec
10 13 (0.47%) Postman
10 13 (0.47%) Subversion
11 12 (0.43%) Cypress.io
11 12 (0.43%) gulp
12 10 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.36%) SoapUI
13 9 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,331 (47.93%) Finance
2 949 (34.17%) Manufacturing
3 810 (29.17%) Marketing
4 765 (27.55%) Public Sector
5 764 (27.51%) Social Skills
6 748 (26.94%) Telecoms
7 722 (26.00%) Electronics
8 254 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
9 184 (6.63%) Retail
10 175 (6.30%) Presentation Skills
11 94 (3.38%) Legal
12 75 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 59 (2.12%) Banking
14 56 (2.02%) Influencing Skills
15 53 (1.91%) Games
16 45 (1.62%) Law
17 44 (1.58%) Organisational Skills
18 40 (1.44%) Billing
19 31 (1.12%) Publishing
20 24 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 499 (17.97%) Consultant
2 391 (14.08%) Analyst
3 364 (13.11%) Developer
4 341 (12.28%) SAP Consultant
5 272 (9.79%) Architect
6 172 (6.19%) SAP Manager
7 151 (5.44%) Project Manager
8 109 (3.93%) Senior Developer
9 107 (3.85%) SAP Architect
10 103 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
11 93 (3.35%) SAP Analyst
12 84 (3.02%) Business Analyst
13 82 (2.95%) Software Engineer
14 80 (2.88%) Senior Consultant
15 76 (2.74%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
16 69 (2.48%) Software Developer
17 67 (2.41%) Data Analyst
18 66 (2.38%) IT Manager
19 62 (2.23%) SAP Project Manager
20 58 (2.09%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (4.39%) .NET
2 97 (3.49%) Web Services
3 88 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 77 (2.77%) HTML
5 70 (2.52%) REST
6 65 (2.34%) XML
7 61 (2.20%) CSS
7 61 (2.20%) React
8 50 (1.80%) SOAP
9 48 (1.73%) SAP Fiori
10 41 (1.48%) EDI
11 40 (1.44%) SAP Basis
12 37 (1.33%) Spring
13 36 (1.30%) ASP.NET
14 34 (1.22%) .NET Core
15 33 (1.19%) Node.js
16 30 (1.08%) SAPUI5
17 28 (1.01%) jQuery
18 27 (0.97%) JSON
19 26 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 112 (4.03%) Management Information System
2 92 (3.31%) User Experience
3 79 (2.84%) Cloud Native
4 78 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
5 75 (2.70%) FMCG
6 67 (2.41%) Life Science
7 57 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 54 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 26 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 26 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 25 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 23 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 21 (0.76%) Blog
14 21 (0.76%) Reinsurance
14 21 (0.76%) Virtual Team
15 19 (0.68%) PMI
16 16 (0.58%) Social Media
17 15 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 176 (6.34%) Linux
2 158 (5.69%) Windows
3 63 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 33 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 32 (1.15%) Unix
6 26 (0.94%) Android
7 21 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 20 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
11 15 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (0.47%) SUSE
13 12 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.29%) CentOS
14 8 (0.29%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.25%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (35.76%) Business Intelligence
2 773 (27.84%) Programme Management
3 726 (26.14%) Digital Marketing
4 565 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
5 551 (19.84%) ERP
6 362 (13.04%) Project Management
7 263 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
8 262 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 257 (9.25%) Analytics
10 256 (9.22%) Scrum
11 251 (9.04%) DevOps
12 245 (8.82%) Migration
13 196 (7.06%) Project Delivery
14 187 (6.73%) Computer Science
15 160 (5.76%) Change Management
16 152 (5.47%) CRM
17 151 (5.44%) Coaching
18 149 (5.37%) Business Development
19 142 (5.11%) Data Modelling
20 132 (4.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 454 (16.35%) SQL
2 235 (8.46%) Python
3 215 (7.74%) Java
4 189 (6.81%) JavaScript
5 128 (4.61%) C#
6 124 (4.47%) ABAP
7 87 (3.13%) C++
7 87 (3.13%) Go
8 64 (2.30%) TypeScript
9 55 (1.98%) C
10 51 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 32 (1.15%) Ruby
11 32 (1.15%) VBA
12 30 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 27 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 25 (0.90%) R
15 24 (0.86%) PHP
15 24 (0.86%) VB
16 23 (0.83%) Rust
17 18 (0.65%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 379 (13.65%) Degree
2 141 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 92 (3.31%) Master's Degree
4 90 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 46 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 35 (1.26%) PMP
8 25 (0.90%) PhD
9 23 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.76%) ACCA
11 18 (0.65%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.61%) CIMA
13 16 (0.58%) MBA
13 16 (0.58%) SAP Certification
14 15 (0.54%) CCNP
14 15 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (0.50%) CIPD
15 14 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (0.40%) IIBA
17 10 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.49%) QA
2 72 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 64 (2.30%) GDPR
4 43 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (1.51%) PMO
6 40 (1.44%) NIST
7 37 (1.33%) SLA
8 17 (0.61%) Accessibility
9 14 (0.50%) GRC
10 11 (0.40%) CDISC
11 9 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.29%) GMP
13 7 (0.25%) Good Clinical Practice
13 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.18%) GxP
14 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.11%) GAMP
15 3 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.11%) IFRS
15 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 116 (4.18%) Docker
2 80 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.29%) HDFS
6 7 (0.25%) Snort
6 7 (0.25%) Squid
7 4 (0.14%) vSphere
7 4 (0.14%) XenApp
7 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.11%) KVM
8 3 (0.11%) RACF
8 3 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.036%) Ceph
9 1 (0.036%) Firmware
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 116 (4.18%) Kubernetes
2 50 (1.80%) Terraform
3 26 (0.94%) Ansible
4 14 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (0.50%) Puppet
5 13 (0.47%) SCCM
6 12 (0.43%) Istio
7 10 (0.36%) Argo
7 10 (0.36%) Knative
7 10 (0.36%) linkerd
8 8 (0.29%) HP ALM
8 8 (0.29%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.25%) Grafana
9 7 (0.25%) Nessus
9 7 (0.25%) Nexpose
9 7 (0.25%) Packer
9 7 (0.25%) Suricata
10 6 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 388 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 327 (11.78%) Oracle
3 205 (7.38%) Salesforce.com
4 124 (4.47%) Google
5 109 (3.93%) IBM
6 64 (2.30%) hybris
7 61 (2.20%) VMware
8 55 (1.98%) Sage
9 48 (1.73%) JD Edwards
10 47 (1.69%) Workday
11 45 (1.62%) Cisco
12 42 (1.51%) Red Hat
13 34 (1.22%) Infor
14 33 (1.19%) Citrix
15 31 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
16 30 (1.08%) Adobe
17 29 (1.04%) Informatica
17 29 (1.04%) ServiceNow
18 25 (0.90%) Databricks
19 24 (0.86%) IFS