Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 88 91
Rank change year-on-year -37 +3 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1,584 4,222 5,103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 3.35% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.73% 8.03% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,334 2,991 3,606
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +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 23,526 52,569 63,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.01% 41.68% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,389 40,641 49,258
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -38 1,359 £55,000 -4.35% 297
UK excluding London -58 809 £50,000 -4.76% 182
London +14 520 £70,000 +7.69% 107
South East -28 271 £55,000 -8.33% 53
Work from Home -50 257 £55,000 -8.33% 37
South West -6 186 £47,500 - 26
North of England -73 160 £46,250 -11.90% 46
North West -26 126 £47,500 -9.52% 29
Midlands -77 117 £50,000 -13.04% 34
West Midlands -70 69 £54,500 +0.93% 16
East Midlands -33 45 £40,000 -38.46% 17
East of England -13 33 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Scotland +21 32 £50,000 - 6
Yorkshire -101 30 £47,500 -9.52% 13
Northern Ireland -2 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Wales -5 9 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North East +20 4 £44,500 -28.80% 4

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 749 (47.29%) Finance
2 549 (34.66%) Manufacturing
3 546 (34.47%) Business Intelligence
4 463 (29.23%) Marketing
5 441 (27.84%) Programme Management
6 431 (27.21%) Public Sector
7 418 (26.39%) Telecoms
8 404 (25.51%) Electronics
9 402 (25.38%) Digital Marketing
10 336 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 323 (20.39%) ERP
12 203 (12.82%) Azure
13 192 (12.12%) SAP S/4HANA
14 178 (11.24%) Degree
15 175 (11.05%) Project Management
15 175 (11.05%) SQL
16 169 (10.67%) Microsoft
17 161 (10.16%) Scrum
17 161 (10.16%) AWS
18 160 (10.10%) Oracle
19 142 (8.96%) DevOps
20 141 (8.90%) Java
21 138 (8.71%) Analytics
22 137 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
23 136 (8.59%) Salesforce.com
24 129 (8.14%) Linux
25 125 (7.89%) JavaScript
26 116 (7.32%) Python
27 115 (7.26%) SaaS
28 114 (7.20%) Migration

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 36 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
3 34 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 27 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (1.70%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.45%) SAS
6 22 (1.39%) CMS
7 20 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.01%) Confluence
9 14 (0.88%) Mule
10 13 (0.82%) IIS
10 13 (0.82%) Red Hat Fuse
10 13 (0.82%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.76%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.76%) Mule ESB
12 11 (0.69%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.63%) JBoss
14 9 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.44%) Apache
16 6 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.88%) Zeplin
5 9 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.25%) Windchill
7 2 (0.13%) Sketch
8 1 (0.063%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 192 (12.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 68 (4.29%) SAP FI
3 62 (3.91%) SAP ERP
4 59 (3.72%) SAP Business One
5 56 (3.54%) SAP SD
6 49 (3.09%) SAP CO
6 49 (3.09%) SAP MM
7 47 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO
8 45 (2.84%) SAP Hybris
9 33 (2.08%) SAP BPC
10 26 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
10 26 (1.64%) NetSuite
11 25 (1.58%) SAP PSCD
12 23 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
12 23 (1.45%) SAP WM
13 21 (1.33%) SAP CRM
14 19 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 18 (1.14%) SAP HR
15 18 (1.14%) SAP PP
16 16 (1.01%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 203 (12.82%) Azure
2 161 (10.16%) AWS
3 115 (7.26%) SaaS
4 97 (6.12%) Power Platform
5 73 (4.61%) PaaS
6 71 (4.48%) GCP
7 60 (3.79%) Office 365
8 37 (2.34%) IaaS
8 37 (2.34%) IBM Cloud
9 36 (2.27%) OpenShift
10 35 (2.21%) SuccessFactors
11 23 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
12 20 (1.26%) Akamai
12 20 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.88%) Serverless
15 12 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
15 12 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.76%) Veeva
16 9 (0.57%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.96%) DNS
2 22 (1.39%) Firewall
3 17 (1.07%) Skype
4 16 (1.01%) Internet
5 8 (0.51%) Intranet
6 7 (0.44%) Broadband
7 6 (0.38%) LAN
7 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.38%) VPN
7 6 (0.38%) WAN
8 5 (0.32%) DHCP
9 4 (0.25%) Wireless
10 3 (0.19%) Network Security
10 3 (0.19%) VoIP
10 3 (0.19%) WebEx
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.13%) HTTP
11 2 (0.13%) IPv4
11 2 (0.13%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (6.06%) Power BI
2 92 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 89 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
4 84 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
5 61 (3.85%) SAP BW
5 61 (3.85%) SAP HANA
6 49 (3.09%) Tableau
7 47 (2.97%) Big Data
8 39 (2.46%) MySQL
9 36 (2.27%) MongoDB
10 33 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 33 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 32 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (1.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 25 (1.58%) SAP Data Services
13 25 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (0.95%) Data Lake
15 15 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.03%) JIRA
3 24 (1.52%) LSMW
4 16 (1.01%) Maven
4 16 (1.01%) Postman
5 15 (0.95%) JUnit
6 14 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 13 (0.82%) GitLab
7 13 (0.82%) Grunt
7 13 (0.82%) gulp
7 13 (0.82%) Subversion
8 12 (0.76%) Fiddler
8 12 (0.76%) IntelliJ
8 12 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (0.51%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.38%) Ant
11 6 (0.38%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 749 (47.29%) Finance
2 549 (34.66%) Manufacturing
3 463 (29.23%) Marketing
4 431 (27.21%) Public Sector
5 418 (26.39%) Telecoms
6 404 (25.51%) Electronics
7 99 (6.25%) Retail
8 33 (2.08%) Banking
9 30 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 28 (1.77%) Legal
11 21 (1.33%) Billing
12 14 (0.88%) Advertising
12 14 (0.88%) Games
13 11 (0.69%) French Language
13 11 (0.69%) German Language
13 11 (0.69%) Local Government
14 7 (0.44%) Back Office
15 6 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.32%) Law
17 4 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (20.58%) Consultant
2 239 (15.09%) Analyst
3 226 (14.27%) Developer
4 207 (13.07%) SAP Consultant
5 187 (11.81%) Architect
6 88 (5.56%) SAP Manager
7 87 (5.49%) SAP Analyst
8 66 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 56 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 53 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
11 49 (3.09%) SAP Architect
12 47 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
13 46 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
14 44 (2.78%) Senior Developer
15 42 (2.65%) Java Developer
16 39 (2.46%) Technical Architect
17 38 (2.40%) Cloud Architect
18 37 (2.34%) SAP FI Consultant
19 36 (2.27%) Junior
19 36 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.05%) Web Services
2 74 (4.67%) HTML
3 71 (4.48%) AngularJS
3 71 (4.48%) CSS
4 69 (4.36%) .NET
5 54 (3.41%) REST
6 44 (2.78%) SOAP
6 44 (2.78%) Spring
7 42 (2.65%) XML
8 40 (2.53%) Java EE
8 40 (2.53%) SAP Fiori
9 39 (2.46%) React
10 37 (2.34%) JSON
11 34 (2.15%) EDI
11 34 (2.15%) HTML5
11 34 (2.15%) Node.js
11 34 (2.15%) SAP Basis
12 27 (1.70%) Spring Boot
13 25 (1.58%) Spring Cloud
13 25 (1.58%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 64 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 64 (4.04%) User Experience
4 54 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.08%) Blog
7 32 (2.02%) FMCG
8 29 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 29 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.33%) Reinsurance
11 18 (1.14%) Driving Licence
11 18 (1.14%) Life Science
12 15 (0.95%) Wiki
13 12 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
14 11 (0.69%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.63%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.51%) Media Streaming
17 7 (0.44%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 129 (8.14%) Linux
2 108 (6.82%) Windows
3 30 (1.89%) Unix
4 29 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 16 (1.01%) CentOS
7 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.32%) Android
10 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.13%) MVS
11 2 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.063%) Debian
12 1 (0.063%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.063%) Solaris
12 1 (0.063%) SUSE
12 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (34.47%) Business Intelligence
2 441 (27.84%) Programme Management
3 402 (25.38%) Digital Marketing
4 336 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 323 (20.39%) ERP
6 175 (11.05%) Project Management
7 161 (10.16%) Scrum
8 142 (8.96%) DevOps
9 138 (8.71%) Analytics
10 137 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (7.20%) Migration
12 103 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
12 103 (6.50%) Project Delivery
13 101 (6.38%) Computer Science
14 99 (6.25%) CRM
15 91 (5.74%) SAP Implementation
16 82 (5.18%) Microservices
17 80 (5.05%) Change Management
18 79 (4.99%) Requirements Gathering
19 74 (4.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 175 (11.05%) SQL
2 141 (8.90%) Java
3 125 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 116 (7.32%) Python
5 85 (5.37%) ABAP
6 77 (4.86%) C#
7 45 (2.84%) C
8 34 (2.15%) C++
9 33 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 24 (1.52%) Apex Code
11 24 (1.52%) Go
12 22 (1.39%) Ruby
13 20 (1.26%) SAPscript
14 19 (1.20%) R
14 19 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.88%) VBA
17 11 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 178 (11.24%) Degree
2 68 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.01%) ACCA
5 16 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.69%) CIMA
7 11 (0.69%) IIBA
7 11 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.57%) MCSA
8 9 (0.57%) PMP
8 9 (0.57%) SANS
9 8 (0.51%) PhD
10 7 (0.44%) CISSP
10 7 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.38%) ISEB
12 5 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.41%) QA
2 47 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.01%) GDPR
5 16 (1.01%) PMO
6 14 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.57%) COBIT
8 8 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.51%) NIST
8 8 (0.51%) SLA
9 6 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.25%) IFRS
12 3 (0.19%) CDISC
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) Good Clinical Practice
14 1 (0.063%) GAAP
14 1 (0.063%) GMP
System Software
1 93 (5.87%) Docker
2 53 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.19%) KVM
5 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) Firmware
6 2 (0.13%) NFS
6 2 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.063%) HDFS
7 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 88 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 45 (2.84%) Puppet
3 36 (2.27%) Ansible
4 28 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
5 22 (1.39%) Terraform
6 8 (0.51%) Grafana
6 8 (0.51%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.51%) QRadar
7 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.44%) SCCM
8 6 (0.38%) Packer
9 4 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.19%) Istio
11 2 (0.13%) Graylog
11 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.13%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 169 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 160 (10.10%) Oracle
3 136 (8.59%) Salesforce.com
4 98 (6.19%) IBM
5 58 (3.66%) Google
6 54 (3.41%) hybris
6 54 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 40 (2.53%) Adobe
8 32 (2.02%) VMware
9 26 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
9 26 (1.64%) Sage
10 22 (1.39%) Ariba
11 21 (1.33%) Cisco
11 21 (1.33%) Informatica
11 21 (1.33%) JD Edwards
12 20 (1.26%) Siebel
12 20 (1.26%) Workday
13 19 (1.20%) Hyperion
13 19 (1.20%) New Relic
14 18 (1.14%) Infor