Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 57 76
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAP 5,403 9,089 7,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.31% 5.05% 3.77%
As % of the Vendors category 7.78% 11.38% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,571 5,705 4,842
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 69,476 79,866 82,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.59% 44.39% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 53,793 61,737 66,386
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 November 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 November 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 -39 4,790 £55,000 - 668
UK excluding London -30 3,273 £52,500 +5.00% 557
London -61 1,565 £65,000 +8.33% 157
South East -19 1,163 £55,000 +4.76% 147
North of England -56 674 £50,000 +5.26% 135
Midlands -20 530 £50,000 -4.76% 92
South West -19 455 £50,000 - 73
North West -60 383 £50,000 -2.44% 87
West Midlands -28 352 £50,000 -16.67% 58
Yorkshire -36 256 £48,000 +6.67% 35
East of England -54 255 £60,000 +14.29% 64
East Midlands +4 179 £50,000 +17.65% 33
Scotland -20 120 £66,500 +15.65% 20
Wales -10 94 £45,000 -10.00% 22
North East -50 42 £52,500 +10.53% 13
Northern Ireland -8 2 £32,500 -7.14% 4

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2,327 (43.07%) Finance
2 1,426 (26.39%) Business Intelligence
3 1,369 (25.34%) Manufacturing
4 1,242 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
5 1,088 (20.14%) ERP
6 1,072 (19.84%) Oracle
7 997 (18.45%) Marketing
8 868 (16.07%) Telecoms
9 864 (15.99%) Programme Management
10 829 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 771 (14.27%) Digital Marketing
12 764 (14.14%) Microsoft
13 760 (14.07%) SQL
14 754 (13.96%) Electronics
15 728 (13.47%) Degree
16 702 (12.99%) Java
17 684 (12.66%) Project Management
18 620 (11.48%) SAP S/4HANA
19 556 (10.29%) CRM
20 554 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
21 546 (10.11%) Analytics
22 539 (9.98%) Retail
23 504 (9.33%) SAP HANA
24 468 (8.66%) .NET
25 461 (8.53%) Scrum
26 458 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
27 453 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
28 439 (8.13%) ABAP
29 436 (8.07%) JavaScript
30 425 (7.87%) SQL Server

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
1 164 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 115 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 89 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
4 88 (1.63%) SAS
5 81 (1.50%) CMS
6 78 (1.44%) Apache
7 71 (1.31%) NetWeaver
8 68 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 64 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 54 (1.00%) Confluence
11 50 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 50 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 46 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
13 43 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
15 29 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 20 (0.37%) MS Exchange
16 20 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (0.33%) IIS
18 17 (0.31%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 261 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 188 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.20%) Autodesk Inventor
8 7 (0.13%) Windchill
9 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
10 5 (0.093%) SPSS
11 4 (0.074%) PTC Creo
12 3 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.056%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.056%) CATIA
12 3 (0.056%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.037%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.019%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.019%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.019%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 620 (11.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 390 (7.22%) SAP FI
3 378 (7.00%) SAP CO
4 376 (6.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 279 (5.16%) SAP ERP
6 208 (3.85%) SAP SD
7 192 (3.55%) SAP Hybris
8 182 (3.37%) SAP HR
9 180 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 176 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
11 168 (3.11%) SAP MM
12 146 (2.70%) NetSuite
13 145 (2.68%) SAP Business One
14 143 (2.65%) SAP SCM
15 138 (2.55%) SAP BPC
16 123 (2.28%) SAP HCM
17 119 (2.20%) SAP PP
18 90 (1.67%) SAP APO
19 82 (1.52%) SAP CRM
20 63 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 453 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 374 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 288 (5.33%) SuccessFactors
4 235 (4.35%) SaaS
5 148 (2.74%) PaaS
6 144 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 90 (1.67%) Office 365
8 81 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
9 78 (1.44%) IaaS
10 52 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
11 47 (0.87%) OpenShift
12 39 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (0.52%) Boomi
14 20 (0.37%) Serverless
15 15 (0.28%) Google Analytics
16 13 (0.24%) GitHub
16 13 (0.24%) SAP Leonardo
17 11 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
18 8 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
18 8 (0.15%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.46%) Internet
2 57 (1.05%) Firewall
3 43 (0.80%) HTTP
4 42 (0.78%) DNS
5 41 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.56%) WAN
7 29 (0.54%) LAN
8 26 (0.48%) DHCP
9 25 (0.46%) VLAN
9 25 (0.46%) Wireless
10 19 (0.35%) VoIP
10 19 (0.35%) VPN
11 18 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
12 17 (0.31%) FTP
13 15 (0.28%) Skype
14 14 (0.26%) AMQP
15 13 (0.24%) VSAN
16 12 (0.22%) SAN
17 11 (0.20%) Network Security
17 11 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (9.33%) SAP HANA
2 425 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 407 (7.53%) BusinessObjects
4 384 (7.11%) SAP BW
5 257 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 226 (4.18%) Big Data
7 192 (3.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 183 (3.39%) Power BI
9 148 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 140 (2.59%) Hadoop
11 129 (2.39%) SAP Data Services
12 118 (2.18%) QlikView
13 112 (2.07%) Relational Database
14 110 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 105 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
16 92 (1.70%) Lumira
17 82 (1.52%) NoSQL
18 77 (1.43%) MongoDB
19 75 (1.39%) Apache Hive
20 73 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 150 (2.78%) JIRA
2 106 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 82 (1.52%) Selenium
4 74 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 55 (1.02%) LSMW
6 43 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 43 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 36 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (0.63%) JUnit
9 28 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 23 (0.43%) HP UFT
10 23 (0.43%) SpecFlow
10 23 (0.43%) Visual Studio
11 20 (0.37%) Eclipse
11 20 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 19 (0.35%) TestNG
13 18 (0.33%) IntelliJ
13 18 (0.33%) Protractor
14 17 (0.31%) Jasmine
15 15 (0.28%) eCATT
General
1 2,327 (43.07%) Finance
2 1,369 (25.34%) Manufacturing
3 997 (18.45%) Marketing
4 868 (16.07%) Telecoms
5 754 (13.96%) Electronics
6 539 (9.98%) Retail
7 136 (2.52%) Banking
8 106 (1.96%) Billing
9 101 (1.87%) Publishing
10 98 (1.81%) Legal
11 90 (1.67%) Advertising
12 58 (1.07%) General Ledger
13 43 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 41 (0.76%) Back Office
15 37 (0.68%) Automotive
16 31 (0.57%) Aerospace
17 30 (0.56%) Law
18 25 (0.46%) German Language
18 25 (0.46%) Local Government
19 21 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,135 (21.01%) Consultant
2 1,013 (18.75%) Analyst
3 833 (15.42%) SAP Consultant
4 702 (12.99%) Architect
5 654 (12.10%) Developer
6 465 (8.61%) SAP Analyst
7 417 (7.72%) Project Manager
8 334 (6.18%) Solutions Architect
9 321 (5.94%) SAP Manager
10 319 (5.90%) SAP Architect
11 294 (5.44%) Business Analyst
12 195 (3.61%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 170 (3.15%) SAP Business Analyst
14 166 (3.07%) SAP Project Manager
15 160 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
16 141 (2.61%) Support Analyst
17 135 (2.50%) SAP FI Consultant
18 131 (2.42%) SAP CO Consultant
18 131 (2.42%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
19 130 (2.41%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (8.66%) .NET
2 272 (5.03%) HTML
3 220 (4.07%) Web Services
4 194 (3.59%) CSS
5 190 (3.52%) Spring
6 176 (3.26%) AngularJS
7 173 (3.20%) XML
8 165 (3.05%) ASP.NET
8 165 (3.05%) J2EE
9 145 (2.68%) SAP Fiori
10 133 (2.46%) RESTful
11 122 (2.26%) React
12 121 (2.24%) SOAP
13 113 (2.09%) IDoc
14 112 (2.07%) EDI
15 107 (1.98%) HTML5
16 105 (1.94%) Node.js
17 101 (1.87%) Kafka
18 99 (1.83%) SAP PI
19 92 (1.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 554 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
3 204 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
4 167 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 143 (2.65%) FMCG
6 140 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 123 (2.28%) User Experience
8 102 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 96 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 75 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 70 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 69 (1.28%) Fintech
13 68 (1.26%) Data Centre
14 67 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 55 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
16 53 (0.98%) Blog
17 51 (0.94%) Cloud Native
18 50 (0.93%) Public Cloud
19 42 (0.78%) Social Media
20 41 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 279 (5.16%) Windows
2 217 (4.02%) Linux
3 128 (2.37%) Unix
4 73 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 53 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 41 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 38 (0.70%) Windows 10
8 37 (0.68%) Android
9 23 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.28%) AIX
12 14 (0.26%) VMS
12 14 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.24%) Solaris
14 12 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.13%) CentOS
16 6 (0.11%) Debian
16 6 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.074%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,426 (26.39%) Business Intelligence
2 1,242 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 1,088 (20.14%) ERP
4 864 (15.99%) Programme Management
5 829 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 771 (14.27%) Digital Marketing
7 684 (12.66%) Project Management
8 556 (10.29%) CRM
9 546 (10.11%) Analytics
10 461 (8.53%) Scrum
11 458 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
12 381 (7.05%) E-Commerce
13 340 (6.29%) Change Management
14 303 (5.61%) ETL
15 290 (5.37%) Data Modelling
16 283 (5.24%) SDLC
17 273 (5.05%) Migration
18 271 (5.02%) Logistics
19 269 (4.98%) ITIL
19 269 (4.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 760 (14.07%) SQL
2 702 (12.99%) Java
3 439 (8.13%) ABAP
4 436 (8.07%) JavaScript
5 397 (7.35%) Python
6 354 (6.55%) C#
7 133 (2.46%) T-SQL
8 123 (2.28%) C++
9 104 (1.92%) Go
10 100 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 89 (1.65%) R
12 88 (1.63%) PL/SQL
13 66 (1.22%) C
14 56 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 48 (0.89%) Shell Script
16 44 (0.81%) Ruby
17 43 (0.80%) PHP
18 38 (0.70%) Perl
18 38 (0.70%) VBA
19 18 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 728 (13.47%) Degree
2 298 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 168 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 118 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 65 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 62 (1.15%) ACCA
7 54 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 49 (0.91%) CIMA
9 48 (0.89%) PMP
10 45 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (0.76%) DV Cleared
12 40 (0.74%) ISEB
13 34 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 32 (0.59%) CISSP
15 29 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (0.43%) CCA
16 23 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 19 (0.35%) AAT
17 19 (0.35%) SAP Certification
18 17 (0.31%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (4.52%) QA
2 154 (2.85%) SLA
3 121 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 62 (1.15%) PMO
5 48 (0.89%) GDPR
6 36 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.22%) IFRS
10 10 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.15%) COBIT
11 8 (0.15%) GAMP
12 6 (0.11%) GxP
12 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.093%) RMADS
14 3 (0.056%) GAAP
14 3 (0.056%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.056%) HL7
14 3 (0.056%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 170 (3.15%) Docker
2 105 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 82 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (0.30%) vSphere
7 15 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.24%) HDFS
8 13 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.24%) VMware NSX
9 11 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.13%) NFS
12 6 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.11%) XenServer
13 4 (0.074%) KVM
13 4 (0.074%) Xen
14 3 (0.056%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.056%) LXC
Systems Management
1 140 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 82 (1.52%) Ansible
3 64 (1.18%) Puppet
4 52 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (0.80%) HP ALM
6 42 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
7 28 (0.52%) SCCM
8 26 (0.48%) Salt
9 21 (0.39%) Terraform
10 15 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (0.24%) SCOrch
11 13 (0.24%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.24%) vRealize
12 12 (0.22%) Nagios
13 10 (0.19%) Grafana
14 9 (0.17%) Kibana
14 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.15%) Oozie
16 6 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1,072 (19.84%) Oracle
2 764 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 243 (4.50%) IBM
4 237 (4.39%) hybris
5 215 (3.98%) Tableau
6 201 (3.72%) Sage
7 183 (3.39%) Google
8 166 (3.07%) Infor
9 162 (3.00%) Ariba
10 148 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
11 131 (2.42%) Epicor
12 125 (2.31%) JD Edwards
12 125 (2.31%) VMware
13 96 (1.78%) TIBCO
14 88 (1.63%) HP
15 80 (1.48%) Cognos
16 75 (1.39%) Cisco
17 74 (1.37%) Workday
18 64 (1.18%) Informatica
18 64 (1.18%) Red Hat