Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 74 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAP 6,766 6,701 8,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.81% 3.88% 4.07%
As % of the Vendors category 8.49% 8.82% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,500 4,614 6,288
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £34,850
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -

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 79,658 76,001 93,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.88% 44.05% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62,816 61,228 76,391
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +5.00%

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 April 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 April 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 -7 6,070 £55,000 - 624
UK excluding London -11 4,019 £50,000 -2.91% 457
London +8 2,065 £62,500 +5.04% 199
South East -19 1,227 £52,500 - 120
North of England -2 1,111 £50,000 - 101
Midlands -5 697 £52,500 +5.00% 65
North West +8 643 £52,500 +5.00% 55
West Midlands +5 515 £57,500 +4.55% 32
Yorkshire +3 398 £50,000 +4.17% 39
East of England -18 390 £52,500 +1.94% 59
South West -15 378 £45,000 -5.26% 73
East Midlands -27 175 £45,000 0.00% 32
Scotland +34 168 £51,750 +3.50% 26
Wales +27 74 £40,000 -13.31% 11
North East -30 72 £46,000 -16.36% 7
Northern Ireland +4 8 £36,250 -27.50% 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2,573 (38.03%) Finance
2 1,567 (23.16%) ERP
3 1,541 (22.78%) Manufacturing
4 1,363 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1,207 (17.84%) Oracle
6 949 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
7 928 (13.72%) Microsoft
8 904 (13.36%) Retail
9 885 (13.08%) Project Management
10 879 (12.99%) SQL
11 872 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 832 (12.30%) CRM
13 816 (12.06%) Marketing
14 751 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
15 734 (10.85%) Programme Management
15 734 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
16 680 (10.05%) ABAP
17 643 (9.50%) Telecoms
18 626 (9.25%) Electronics
19 621 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
20 584 (8.63%) Java
21 580 (8.57%) Degree
22 576 (8.51%) SAP S/4HANA
23 573 (8.47%) SAP HANA
24 549 (8.11%) Sage
25 505 (7.46%) SQL Server
26 491 (7.26%) Logistics
27 456 (6.74%) SAP FI
28 455 (6.72%) Infor
29 451 (6.67%) Epicor

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
1 132 (1.95%) NetWeaver
2 131 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 91 (1.34%) Apache Spark
4 53 (0.78%) Confluence
5 44 (0.65%) SAS
6 40 (0.59%) CMS
7 38 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 35 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 35 (0.52%) Mule
9 34 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 33 (0.49%) IIS
11 32 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 28 (0.41%) Mule ESB
13 27 (0.40%) JBoss
14 25 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 24 (0.35%) MS Exchange
16 23 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 20 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
18 19 (0.28%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 243 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 147 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 63 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 45 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
8 10 (0.15%) SPSS
9 3 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.044%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.044%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.030%) InVision
10 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.015%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.015%) CATIA
11 1 (0.015%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.015%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.015%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 576 (8.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 456 (6.74%) SAP FI
3 427 (6.31%) SAP CO
4 422 (6.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 366 (5.41%) SAP SD
6 359 (5.31%) NetSuite
7 354 (5.23%) SAP Hybris
8 314 (4.64%) Dynamics AX
9 294 (4.35%) SAP MM
10 290 (4.29%) SAP Business One
11 260 (3.84%) SAP ERP
12 228 (3.37%) SAP BPC
13 190 (2.81%) SAP CRM
14 189 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
15 178 (2.63%) SAP HR
16 152 (2.25%) SAP PP
17 149 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
18 147 (2.17%) SAP HCM
19 146 (2.16%) SAP SCM
20 129 (1.91%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 334 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (3.78%) SuccessFactors
3 233 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 175 (2.59%) SaaS
5 152 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
6 84 (1.24%) Office 365
7 56 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 55 (0.81%) PaaS
9 54 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 44 (0.65%) IaaS
11 43 (0.64%) GitHub
12 36 (0.53%) FinancialForce
13 27 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
14 25 (0.37%) Slack
15 20 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
15 20 (0.30%) Amazon S3
16 19 (0.28%) Boomi
17 16 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
18 13 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 12 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 102 (1.51%) Internet
2 89 (1.32%) Firewall
3 70 (1.03%) DNS
4 65 (0.96%) HTTP
5 52 (0.77%) DHCP
6 50 (0.74%) LAN
7 46 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 43 (0.64%) WAN
9 42 (0.62%) SAN
10 37 (0.55%) VPN
11 31 (0.46%) Intranet
12 29 (0.43%) SMS
13 28 (0.41%) Wireless
14 24 (0.35%) Skype
15 21 (0.31%) FTP
16 19 (0.28%) Network Security
16 19 (0.28%) SSL
17 17 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (0.21%) VoIP
19 13 (0.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 573 (8.47%) SAP HANA
2 505 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 448 (6.62%) SAP BW
4 414 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
5 284 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
6 217 (3.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 195 (2.88%) Big Data
8 173 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 171 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 158 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
11 127 (1.88%) NoSQL
12 126 (1.86%) Relational Database
13 124 (1.83%) Hadoop
14 120 (1.77%) QlikView
15 97 (1.43%) Oracle Database
16 88 (1.30%) MySQL
16 88 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
17 83 (1.23%) Power BI
18 66 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
19 63 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 185 (2.73%) JIRA
2 140 (2.07%) LSMW
3 126 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 90 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 66 (0.98%) eCATT
6 58 (0.86%) JUnit
7 52 (0.77%) TeamCity
8 40 (0.59%) Selenium
9 36 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (0.50%) Visual Studio
11 30 (0.44%) GitLab
12 29 (0.43%) Cucumber
13 25 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (0.35%) Maven
15 23 (0.34%) Subversion
16 19 (0.28%) Gatling
16 19 (0.28%) IntelliJ
17 16 (0.24%) Eclipse
18 15 (0.22%) Jasmine
18 15 (0.22%) Protractor
General
1 2,573 (38.03%) Finance
2 1,541 (22.78%) Manufacturing
3 904 (13.36%) Retail
4 816 (12.06%) Marketing
5 643 (9.50%) Telecoms
6 626 (9.25%) Electronics
7 301 (4.45%) Advertising
8 247 (3.65%) Publishing
9 212 (3.13%) Billing
10 154 (2.28%) Legal
11 88 (1.30%) Banking
12 86 (1.27%) General Ledger
13 79 (1.17%) Automotive
14 46 (0.68%) Aerospace
15 44 (0.65%) Back Office
16 39 (0.58%) German Language
17 36 (0.53%) French Language
18 31 (0.46%) Law
19 30 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,940 (28.67%) Consultant
2 1,498 (22.14%) SAP Consultant
3 1,171 (17.31%) Analyst
4 871 (12.87%) Developer
5 633 (9.36%) Architect
6 629 (9.30%) SAP Analyst
7 436 (6.44%) Business Analyst
8 408 (6.03%) SAP Manager
9 371 (5.48%) Project Manager
10 353 (5.22%) SAP Architect
11 327 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
12 292 (4.32%) SAP Developer
13 282 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
14 197 (2.91%) SAP FI Consultant
15 195 (2.88%) SAP CO Consultant
15 195 (2.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 193 (2.85%) Senior Consultant
17 180 (2.66%) SAP Support
18 170 (2.51%) SAP Solutions Architect
19 165 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (4.76%) .NET
2 235 (3.47%) HTML
3 229 (3.38%) Web Services
4 194 (2.87%) IDoc
5 192 (2.84%) Spring
6 188 (2.78%) EDI
7 178 (2.63%) XML
8 171 (2.53%) CSS
9 147 (2.17%) REST
10 135 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 135 (2.00%) SAP PI
11 124 (1.83%) SAP Basis
12 121 (1.79%) SAP Fiori
13 119 (1.76%) RESTful
14 114 (1.68%) Middleware
15 106 (1.57%) J2EE
16 101 (1.49%) ASP.NET
16 101 (1.49%) SAPUI5
16 101 (1.49%) SOAP
17 97 (1.43%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 751 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
2 370 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
3 197 (2.91%) FMCG
4 165 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 149 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 136 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 114 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 104 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 98 (1.45%) User Experience
10 71 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 70 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 63 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 63 (0.93%) iPad
12 63 (0.93%) LIMS
13 49 (0.72%) PMI
14 43 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 42 (0.62%) Clustering
16 41 (0.61%) Life Science
17 35 (0.52%) Fintech
18 25 (0.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 319 (4.71%) Windows
2 261 (3.86%) Linux
3 123 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 119 (1.76%) Unix
5 47 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 39 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 33 (0.49%) Solaris
9 29 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.41%) Android
11 25 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.22%) CentOS
14 13 (0.19%) VMS
14 13 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.18%) AIX
15 12 (0.18%) HPUX
15 12 (0.18%) SUSE
16 9 (0.13%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.074%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,567 (23.16%) ERP
2 1,363 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
3 949 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
4 885 (13.08%) Project Management
5 872 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 832 (12.30%) CRM
7 734 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
7 734 (10.85%) Programme Management
8 621 (9.18%) Digital Marketing
9 491 (7.26%) Logistics
10 443 (6.55%) E-Commerce
11 425 (6.28%) Analytics
11 425 (6.28%) Business Development
12 413 (6.10%) Migration
13 397 (5.87%) Coaching
14 379 (5.60%) Change Management
15 338 (5.00%) ITIL
16 334 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 308 (4.55%) Presales
18 288 (4.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 879 (12.99%) SQL
2 680 (10.05%) ABAP
3 584 (8.63%) Java
4 393 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 351 (5.19%) C#
6 202 (2.99%) Python
7 121 (1.79%) C++
8 109 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 69 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 69 (1.02%) VBA
10 55 (0.81%) Ruby
11 54 (0.80%) R
12 52 (0.77%) PowerShell
13 47 (0.69%) C
14 46 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 46 (0.68%) Groovy
15 41 (0.61%) Perl
16 37 (0.55%) Go
16 37 (0.55%) SAPscript
17 32 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 580 (8.57%) Degree
2 203 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 126 (1.86%) CIMA
4 125 (1.85%) ACCA
5 95 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 88 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 87 (1.29%) PMI Certification
8 82 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 74 (1.09%) SAP Certification
10 58 (0.86%) PMP
11 53 (0.78%) Master's Degree
12 52 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 37 (0.55%) ISTQB
14 35 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (0.49%) AAT
16 24 (0.35%) MCP
17 22 (0.33%) MCSE
18 21 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
18 21 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 20 (0.30%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (4.46%) QA
2 125 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 107 (1.58%) SLA
4 70 (1.03%) PMO
5 54 (0.80%) GDPR
6 48 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (0.38%) GxP
9 20 (0.30%) COBIT
9 20 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 19 (0.28%) GCP
11 18 (0.27%) IFRS
12 17 (0.25%) GAAP
13 16 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.089%) SEPA
15 4 (0.059%) Basel III
15 4 (0.059%) FIPS 140-2
15 4 (0.059%) TARGET2
16 3 (0.044%) EFQM
16 3 (0.044%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 149 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 114 (1.68%) Docker
3 66 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 25 (0.37%) HDFS
6 23 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (0.24%) NFS
8 16 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.18%) XenApp
11 10 (0.15%) Cronacle
11 10 (0.15%) vSphere
11 10 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.089%) Firmware
13 5 (0.074%) XenServer
14 4 (0.059%) SAP ITS
15 3 (0.044%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 82 (1.21%) Kubernetes
2 67 (0.99%) Puppet
3 57 (0.84%) Ansible
4 55 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (0.77%) SCCM
6 28 (0.41%) Oozie
7 22 (0.33%) Nagios
8 21 (0.31%) HP ALM
9 18 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.25%) SCOM
11 14 (0.21%) Data Guard
12 13 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
14 10 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 7 (0.10%) Terraform
17 6 (0.089%) HP SiteScope
17 6 (0.089%) Norton AntiVirus
17 6 (0.089%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1,207 (17.84%) Oracle
2 928 (13.72%) Microsoft
3 549 (8.11%) Sage
4 455 (6.72%) Infor
5 451 (6.67%) Epicor
6 425 (6.28%) hybris
7 282 (4.17%) JD Edwards
8 254 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
9 247 (3.65%) IFS
10 213 (3.15%) IBM
11 170 (2.51%) Ariba
12 136 (2.01%) Xero
13 125 (1.85%) Tableau
14 115 (1.70%) Google
15 105 (1.55%) Cognos
16 100 (1.48%) HP
17 91 (1.34%) Workday
18 90 (1.33%) VMware
19 71 (1.05%) Adobe
20 67 (0.99%) Hyperion