Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 67 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAP 5,865 8,076 7,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.35% 4.55% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.62% 10.24% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,972 5,447 5,774
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +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 76,935 78,838 91,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.46% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59,968 62,185 74,437
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,714 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.70% +1.20% +3.75%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP in the UK

SAP
Top 16 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 20 July 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 -32 5,211 £55,000 +0.92% 621
UK excluding London -32 3,484 £50,000 - 489
London -38 1,790 £62,500 +4.17% 172
South East -25 1,118 £55,000 - 133
North of England -40 782 £50,000 - 113
Midlands -10 595 £52,500 +5.00% 80
North West -35 454 £51,500 -1.90% 70
South West -33 446 £42,500 -10.53% 60
West Midlands -6 373 £55,000 - 54
East of England -53 323 £55,000 +10.00% 56
Yorkshire -29 266 £50,000 +11.11% 36
East Midlands -2 218 £48,000 +15.66% 26
Scotland +16 159 £50,000 - 34
Wales +29 80 £49,500 +16.47% 13
North East -45 66 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Northern Ireland -1 6 £37,500 -17.58%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 2,477 (42.23%) Finance
2 1,301 (22.18%) ERP
3 1,289 (21.98%) Oracle
4 1,276 (21.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1,276 (21.76%) Manufacturing
5 1,065 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
6 860 (14.66%) Marketing
7 828 (14.12%) Microsoft
8 817 (13.93%) SQL
9 762 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 749 (12.77%) Programme Management
11 741 (12.63%) CRM
12 710 (12.11%) Project Management
12 710 (12.11%) Retail
13 673 (11.47%) Telecoms
14 650 (11.08%) Java
15 634 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
16 622 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
17 613 (10.45%) Electronics
18 594 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
19 575 (9.80%) Degree
20 567 (9.67%) ABAP
21 560 (9.55%) SAP HANA
22 541 (9.22%) SAP S/4HANA
23 519 (8.85%) SQL Server
24 466 (7.95%) E-Commerce
25 455 (7.76%) .NET
26 421 (7.18%) Analytics
27 420 (7.16%) JavaScript
27 420 (7.16%) Sage

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
1 176 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 123 (2.10%) NetWeaver
3 79 (1.35%) CMS
3 79 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 72 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 60 (1.02%) Confluence
6 46 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 46 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 46 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 46 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 36 (0.61%) Apache
7 36 (0.61%) SAS
8 28 (0.48%) IIS
8 28 (0.48%) Mule
9 27 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 26 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (0.44%) SAP Portal
11 21 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 20 (0.34%) JBoss
12 20 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 234 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 180 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 36 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (0.26%) Autodesk Inventor
8 6 (0.10%) SPSS
9 5 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.085%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.051%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.017%) CATIA
11 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.017%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.017%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.017%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 541 (9.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 394 (6.72%) SAP FI
3 367 (6.26%) SAP CO
4 363 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 292 (4.98%) SAP SD
6 275 (4.69%) NetSuite
7 265 (4.52%) SAP Hybris
8 235 (4.01%) SAP Business One
9 232 (3.96%) Dynamics AX
10 220 (3.75%) SAP MM
11 219 (3.73%) SAP ERP
12 175 (2.98%) SAP BPC
13 173 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
14 141 (2.40%) SAP HR
15 137 (2.34%) SAP PP
16 129 (2.20%) SAP SCM
17 118 (2.01%) SAP CRM
18 115 (1.96%) SAP HCM
19 100 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
20 90 (1.53%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 326 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 287 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 274 (4.67%) SuccessFactors
4 203 (3.46%) SaaS
5 137 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
6 101 (1.72%) Office 365
7 96 (1.64%) PaaS
8 91 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 60 (1.02%) IaaS
10 47 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.53%) Boomi
12 29 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
13 24 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.38%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.36%) Serverless
16 19 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
16 19 (0.32%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
17 16 (0.27%) Google Analytics
18 14 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.31%) Internet
2 67 (1.14%) DNS
3 57 (0.97%) DHCP
4 55 (0.94%) Firewall
5 40 (0.68%) LAN
5 40 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 40 (0.68%) WAN
6 37 (0.63%) HTTP
7 35 (0.60%) Intranet
8 30 (0.51%) SAN
8 30 (0.51%) Wireless
9 23 (0.39%) SMS
10 22 (0.38%) Skype
11 21 (0.36%) VPN
11 21 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.24%) VLAN
13 12 (0.20%) FTP
13 12 (0.20%) VoIP
14 11 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
14 11 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (9.55%) SAP HANA
2 519 (8.85%) SQL Server
3 410 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
4 401 (6.84%) SAP BW
5 257 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
6 206 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 156 (2.66%) Big Data
8 136 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
9 134 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 133 (2.27%) Relational Database
11 116 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 111 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 108 (1.84%) QlikView
14 104 (1.77%) NoSQL
15 90 (1.53%) MySQL
16 87 (1.48%) Power BI
17 84 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
18 67 (1.14%) RDBMS
19 58 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 52 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 181 (3.09%) JIRA
2 102 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 91 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 88 (1.50%) LSMW
5 63 (1.07%) Selenium
6 62 (1.06%) JUnit
7 42 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (0.70%) Visual Studio
9 40 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 26 (0.44%) HP UFT
10 26 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 23 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 23 (0.39%) eCATT
12 20 (0.34%) Jasmine
12 20 (0.34%) Subversion
13 19 (0.32%) TestNG
14 18 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (0.29%) IntelliJ
16 16 (0.27%) Protractor
16 16 (0.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,477 (42.23%) Finance
2 1,276 (21.76%) Manufacturing
3 860 (14.66%) Marketing
4 710 (12.11%) Retail
5 673 (11.47%) Telecoms
6 613 (10.45%) Electronics
7 234 (3.99%) Advertising
8 165 (2.81%) Publishing
9 153 (2.61%) Billing
10 140 (2.39%) Legal
11 128 (2.18%) Banking
12 68 (1.16%) General Ledger
13 63 (1.07%) Automotive
14 46 (0.78%) Aerospace
15 42 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
16 35 (0.60%) Law
17 33 (0.56%) Back Office
18 25 (0.43%) French Language
19 24 (0.41%) Front Office
20 19 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,439 (24.54%) Consultant
2 1,061 (18.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1,028 (17.53%) Analyst
4 746 (12.72%) Developer
5 681 (11.61%) Architect
6 466 (7.95%) SAP Analyst
7 369 (6.29%) Business Analyst
8 365 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
9 336 (5.73%) SAP Architect
10 322 (5.49%) Project Manager
11 302 (5.15%) SAP Manager
12 193 (3.29%) SAP Business Analyst
13 190 (3.24%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 184 (3.14%) Administrator
15 181 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
16 162 (2.76%) SAP Developer
17 153 (2.61%) SAP FI Consultant
18 150 (2.56%) SAP CO Consultant
18 150 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
19 136 (2.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (7.76%) .NET
2 243 (4.14%) HTML
3 208 (3.55%) Web Services
4 161 (2.75%) CSS
5 159 (2.71%) AngularJS
6 158 (2.69%) Spring
7 154 (2.63%) XML
8 153 (2.61%) IDoc
9 142 (2.42%) SAP Fiori
10 138 (2.35%) ASP.NET
11 125 (2.13%) RESTful
12 121 (2.06%) J2EE
12 121 (2.06%) REST
13 117 (1.99%) SAPUI5
14 107 (1.82%) SAP PI
15 105 (1.79%) EDI
16 98 (1.67%) SOAP
17 96 (1.64%) jQuery
18 93 (1.59%) Middleware
19 90 (1.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 622 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 287 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
3 213 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
4 177 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 154 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 136 (2.32%) FMCG
7 119 (2.03%) User Experience
8 113 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 91 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 79 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 73 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 64 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 47 (0.80%) iPad
14 46 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 42 (0.72%) Clustering
16 39 (0.66%) Fintech
17 33 (0.56%) Blog
17 33 (0.56%) PMI
18 32 (0.55%) Public Cloud
19 28 (0.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 321 (5.47%) Windows
2 274 (4.67%) Linux
3 132 (2.25%) Unix
4 102 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 64 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 38 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 37 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.58%) Android
8 34 (0.58%) Windows 10
9 32 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.44%) Solaris
12 20 (0.34%) AIX
13 16 (0.27%) CentOS
14 15 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.22%) SUSE
17 12 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (0.15%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,301 (22.18%) ERP
2 1,276 (21.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1,065 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
4 762 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 749 (12.77%) Programme Management
6 741 (12.63%) CRM
7 710 (12.11%) Project Management
8 634 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
9 594 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
10 466 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 421 (7.18%) Analytics
12 358 (6.10%) Change Management
13 357 (6.09%) Migration
14 346 (5.90%) Logistics
15 345 (5.88%) Scrum
16 343 (5.85%) ITIL
17 329 (5.61%) Presales
18 325 (5.54%) Business Development
19 304 (5.18%) Coaching
20 296 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 817 (13.93%) SQL
2 650 (11.08%) Java
3 567 (9.67%) ABAP
4 420 (7.16%) JavaScript
5 382 (6.51%) C#
6 231 (3.94%) Python
7 119 (2.03%) T-SQL
8 111 (1.89%) C++
9 93 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 71 (1.21%) Perl
11 62 (1.06%) VBA
12 53 (0.90%) C
13 51 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 47 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 47 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 45 (0.77%) Go
16 44 (0.75%) Ruby
17 40 (0.68%) R
18 39 (0.66%) PHP
19 35 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 575 (9.80%) Degree
2 286 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 156 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 116 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 104 (1.77%) ACCA
6 101 (1.72%) CIMA
7 72 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 61 (1.04%) SAP Certification
9 55 (0.94%) PMP
10 49 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 44 (0.75%) Master's Degree
12 30 (0.51%) AAT
12 30 (0.51%) ISTQB
13 29 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 22 (0.38%) CISSP
16 21 (0.36%) ISEB
17 20 (0.34%) BC Cleared
17 20 (0.34%) MCP
18 18 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (4.50%) QA
2 142 (2.42%) SLA
3 114 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 71 (1.21%) GDPR
5 67 (1.14%) PMO
6 46 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 30 (0.51%) GCP
8 29 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (0.32%) COBIT
10 15 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.19%) IFRS
13 9 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 8 (0.14%) GAAP
15 5 (0.085%) Government Security Classifications
16 4 (0.068%) HL7
16 4 (0.068%) SEPA
17 3 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
17 3 (0.051%) EFQM
17 3 (0.051%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 157 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 119 (2.03%) Docker
3 86 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (0.36%) HDFS
7 21 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.19%) vSphere
10 11 (0.19%) XenApp
10 11 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.17%) Cronacle
11 10 (0.17%) Firmware
12 5 (0.085%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.085%) XenServer
13 4 (0.068%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.051%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 100 (1.71%) Kubernetes
2 69 (1.18%) Ansible
3 63 (1.07%) Puppet
4 53 (0.90%) SCCM
5 47 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (0.73%) HP ALM
7 26 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (0.44%) Nagios
8 20 (0.34%) SCOM
9 19 (0.32%) Oozie
10 18 (0.31%) Salt
11 17 (0.29%) Terraform
12 13 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
13 12 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.12%) Cacti
16 7 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
17 6 (0.10%) AirWatch
17 6 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,289 (21.98%) Oracle
2 828 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 420 (7.16%) Sage
4 358 (6.10%) hybris
5 336 (5.73%) Epicor
6 328 (5.59%) Infor
7 302 (5.15%) IBM
8 234 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
9 192 (3.27%) JD Edwards
10 169 (2.88%) Ariba
11 156 (2.66%) IFS
12 141 (2.40%) Google
13 134 (2.28%) Tableau
14 118 (2.01%) VMware
15 114 (1.94%) Xero
16 109 (1.86%) HP
17 87 (1.48%) Cognos
18 83 (1.42%) Workday
19 76 (1.30%) Citrix
20 75 (1.28%) Adobe