Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 85 70
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 0
Permanent jobs citing SAP 5,136 6,116 6,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.56% 3.56% 4.04%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 8.11% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,241 4,092 4,699
UK median annual salary £55,330 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.60% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £78,750
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 61,085 75,439 74,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.37% 43.93% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46,679 58,994 59,978
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 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,800 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -1 4,474 £55,000 - 370
UK excluding London -3 2,897 £52,500 +5.00% 296
London +12 1,600 £65,000 +4.00% 110
South East 0 977 £55,700 +1.27% 99
North of England -37 611 £47,500 -5.00% 55
South West +21 439 £52,000 +15.56% 36
Midlands -16 426 £55,000 +10.00% 41
North West -20 365 £46,500 -11.43% 35
West Midlands -25 274 £60,000 +9.09% 22
East of England +23 248 £55,000 +4.76% 32
Yorkshire -49 200 £50,000 - 11
East Midlands 0 142 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Scotland -10 126 £69,650 +39.30% 21
Wales +8 67 £50,000 +14.29% 9
North East -18 38 £47,500 +6.15% 9
Northern Ireland -28 11 £42,500 +17.24% 5
Channel Islands - 2 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 2,051 (39.93%) Finance
2 1,373 (26.73%) Business Intelligence
3 1,160 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
4 1,115 (21.71%) ERP
5 1,052 (20.48%) Manufacturing
6 950 (18.50%) Oracle
7 868 (16.90%) Marketing
8 849 (16.53%) SQL
9 802 (15.62%) SAP S/4HANA
10 729 (14.19%) Programme Management
11 718 (13.98%) Telecoms
12 661 (12.87%) Project Management
13 633 (12.32%) Digital Marketing
14 629 (12.25%) Electronics
14 629 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 616 (11.99%) Microsoft
16 607 (11.82%) SAP HANA
17 589 (11.47%) Degree
18 568 (11.06%) Analytics
19 551 (10.73%) CRM
20 513 (9.99%) BusinessObjects
21 490 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
22 488 (9.50%) Java
23 457 (8.90%) SQL Server
24 419 (8.16%) Retail
25 411 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
26 404 (7.87%) SAP ERP
27 381 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
28 374 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
29 360 (7.01%) Logistics

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
1 159 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 152 (2.96%) NetWeaver
3 102 (1.99%) CMS
4 99 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
5 54 (1.05%) Confluence
6 49 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 48 (0.93%) SAS
8 41 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 40 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 38 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 35 (0.68%) Apache
12 34 (0.66%) IIS
13 33 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
14 32 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 29 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.55%) MS Exchange
17 26 (0.51%) Tomcat
18 20 (0.39%) Documentum
19 19 (0.37%) EPiServer
20 16 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 235 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.49%) Autodesk Inventor
7 10 (0.19%) Sketch
7 10 (0.19%) Windchill
8 9 (0.18%) Figma
8 9 (0.18%) InVision
8 9 (0.18%) Marvel
8 9 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.097%) CATIA
9 5 (0.097%) SPSS
10 2 (0.039%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.019%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.019%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 802 (15.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 404 (7.87%) SAP ERP
3 346 (6.74%) SAP FI
4 336 (6.54%) SAP CO
5 332 (6.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 283 (5.51%) SAP SD
7 255 (4.96%) SAP MM
8 175 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
9 165 (3.21%) SAP BPC
10 160 (3.12%) SAP Hybris
11 149 (2.90%) SAP HR
12 124 (2.41%) SAP CRM
13 119 (2.32%) SAP SCM
14 114 (2.22%) SAP PP
15 111 (2.16%) SAP Business One
16 110 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
17 104 (2.02%) NetSuite
18 95 (1.85%) SAP HCM
19 77 (1.50%) SAP IBP
20 76 (1.48%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 381 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 317 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 245 (4.77%) SuccessFactors
4 231 (4.50%) SaaS
5 200 (3.89%) Power Platform
6 117 (2.28%) Office 365
7 100 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 70 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (1.07%) PaaS
10 48 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
11 42 (0.82%) IaaS
12 40 (0.78%) Serverless
13 32 (0.62%) GitHub
14 24 (0.47%) Boomi
15 18 (0.35%) FinancialForce
16 13 (0.25%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 13 (0.25%) PowerApps
17 12 (0.23%) iPaaS
17 12 (0.23%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 90 (1.75%) Internet
2 60 (1.17%) HTTP
3 52 (1.01%) Firewall
4 27 (0.53%) DNS
5 26 (0.51%) LAN
6 25 (0.49%) DHCP
7 20 (0.39%) WAN
8 17 (0.33%) TCP/IP
9 16 (0.31%) Skype
10 12 (0.23%) AMQP
10 12 (0.23%) Network Security
10 12 (0.23%) VoIP
10 12 (0.23%) VPN
10 12 (0.23%) Wireless
11 11 (0.21%) SAN
12 10 (0.19%) FTP
12 10 (0.19%) Intranet
12 10 (0.19%) SMTP
13 9 (0.18%) Ethernet
14 8 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (11.82%) SAP HANA
2 513 (9.99%) BusinessObjects
3 457 (8.90%) SQL Server
4 374 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 326 (6.35%) SAP BW
6 202 (3.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 187 (3.64%) Power BI
8 178 (3.47%) Big Data
9 168 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 167 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 142 (2.76%) QlikView
12 131 (2.55%) SAP Data Services
13 128 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 83 (1.62%) RDBMS
15 72 (1.40%) Oracle Database
16 68 (1.32%) NoSQL
17 60 (1.17%) Hadoop
18 57 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 57 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 56 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 170 (3.31%) JIRA
2 118 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 87 (1.69%) Selenium
4 63 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 48 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 30 (0.58%) LSMW
6 30 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
6 30 (0.58%) WebDriver
7 29 (0.56%) Subversion
8 26 (0.51%) JUnit
9 25 (0.49%) Eclipse
9 25 (0.49%) HP UFT
9 25 (0.49%) LoadRunner
9 25 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
10 20 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 17 (0.33%) Protractor
11 17 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.31%) Mercurial
13 15 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,051 (39.93%) Finance
2 1,052 (20.48%) Manufacturing
3 868 (16.90%) Marketing
4 718 (13.98%) Telecoms
5 629 (12.25%) Electronics
6 419 (8.16%) Retail
7 131 (2.55%) Banking
8 112 (2.18%) Legal
9 58 (1.13%) Back Office
10 54 (1.05%) Automotive
11 53 (1.03%) Billing
12 51 (0.99%) Aerospace
13 49 (0.95%) General Ledger
14 42 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 40 (0.78%) Law
16 30 (0.58%) Local Government
17 23 (0.45%) Games
18 17 (0.33%) Advertising
18 17 (0.33%) German Language
19 13 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,325 (25.80%) Consultant
2 1,000 (19.47%) Analyst
3 989 (19.26%) SAP Consultant
4 576 (11.21%) Developer
5 570 (11.10%) Architect
6 442 (8.61%) SAP Analyst
7 357 (6.95%) Business Analyst
8 342 (6.66%) SAP Manager
9 299 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
10 273 (5.32%) SAP Architect
11 240 (4.67%) Project Manager
12 186 (3.62%) Senior Consultant
13 179 (3.49%) SAP Business Analyst
14 152 (2.96%) SAP FI Consultant
15 148 (2.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 147 (2.86%) SAP CO Consultant
16 147 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 134 (2.61%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 123 (2.39%) Managing Consultant
19 122 (2.38%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (6.25%) .NET
2 227 (4.42%) HTML
3 167 (3.25%) AngularJS
4 158 (3.08%) CSS
5 149 (2.90%) Web Services
6 139 (2.71%) J2EE
7 130 (2.53%) XML
8 123 (2.39%) SAP Basis
9 118 (2.30%) ASP.NET
10 117 (2.28%) REST
10 117 (2.28%) SOAP
11 112 (2.18%) React
12 104 (2.02%) SAP Fiori
13 102 (1.99%) Spring
14 91 (1.77%) RESTful
15 88 (1.71%) SAP PI
16 83 (1.62%) HTML5
17 79 (1.54%) jQuery
18 78 (1.52%) Middleware
19 73 (1.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 490 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 219 (4.26%) User Experience
3 188 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 164 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
5 131 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 117 (2.28%) FMCG
7 93 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 92 (1.79%) Virtual Team
9 76 (1.48%) Life Science
10 69 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 65 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 62 (1.21%) Blog
13 58 (1.13%) Fintech
14 49 (0.95%) Public Cloud
15 41 (0.80%) Data Centre
16 39 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
17 38 (0.74%) Mobile App
18 31 (0.60%) iPad
19 30 (0.58%) Social Media
20 24 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 307 (5.98%) Windows
2 227 (4.42%) Linux
3 107 (2.08%) Unix
4 90 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 48 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.41%) Android
8 20 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 17 (0.33%) VMS
10 13 (0.25%) SUSE
11 12 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.14%) Solaris
15 6 (0.12%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.097%) AIX
16 5 (0.097%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,373 (26.73%) Business Intelligence
2 1,160 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1,115 (21.71%) ERP
4 729 (14.19%) Programme Management
5 661 (12.87%) Project Management
6 633 (12.32%) Digital Marketing
7 629 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 568 (11.06%) Analytics
9 551 (10.73%) CRM
10 411 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 360 (7.01%) Logistics
12 329 (6.41%) Scrum
13 327 (6.37%) Software Engineering
14 325 (6.33%) ETL
15 294 (5.72%) Presales
16 293 (5.70%) ITIL
16 293 (5.70%) Migration
17 292 (5.69%) Change Management
18 268 (5.22%) Data Modelling
19 264 (5.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 849 (16.53%) SQL
2 488 (9.50%) Java
3 335 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 270 (5.26%) ABAP
5 264 (5.14%) C#
6 243 (4.73%) Python
7 176 (3.43%) C
8 153 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 135 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 73 (1.42%) C++
11 62 (1.21%) PHP
12 61 (1.19%) VB
13 55 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 34 (0.66%) R
15 32 (0.62%) VBA
16 31 (0.60%) Go
17 23 (0.45%) Bash Shell
18 21 (0.41%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.39%) VB.NET
20 19 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 589 (11.47%) Degree
2 222 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 124 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 107 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 78 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 69 (1.34%) PMP
7 68 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 67 (1.30%) SAP Certification
9 54 (1.05%) ACCA
9 54 (1.05%) CIMA
10 53 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 48 (0.93%) ISTQB
12 46 (0.90%) Master's Degree
13 40 (0.78%) ISEB
14 31 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (0.53%) MBA
16 24 (0.47%) AAT
16 24 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 23 (0.45%) MCP
18 19 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (5.00%) QA
2 186 (3.62%) Data Quality
3 108 (2.10%) SLA
4 87 (1.69%) GDPR
5 81 (1.58%) PMO
6 28 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.29%) COBIT
9 13 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.18%) IFRS
12 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.097%) IFRS 9
15 4 (0.078%) Basel III
15 4 (0.078%) HMG Infosec
15 4 (0.078%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.078%) P3O
16 3 (0.058%) GMP
16 3 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 129 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 86 (1.67%) Docker
3 47 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.25%) vSphere
6 11 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.14%) XenApp
9 6 (0.12%) NFS
10 5 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.097%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.078%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.078%) Firmware
11 4 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.039%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.019%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.019%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 49 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 41 (0.80%) HP ALM
4 33 (0.64%) Ansible
5 30 (0.58%) SCCM
6 27 (0.53%) Terraform
7 26 (0.51%) Puppet
8 23 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (0.23%) Salt
11 11 (0.21%) QRadar
12 9 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 9 (0.18%) SCOM
13 8 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 6 (0.12%) Grafana
15 6 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.12%) Nagios
16 5 (0.097%) CASB
16 5 (0.097%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 950 (18.50%) Oracle
2 616 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 247 (4.81%) Tableau
4 226 (4.40%) hybris
5 222 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
6 197 (3.84%) IBM
7 148 (2.88%) Ariba
8 121 (2.36%) Google
8 121 (2.36%) Sage
9 103 (2.01%) VMware
10 100 (1.95%) HP
11 99 (1.93%) Informatica
12 93 (1.81%) JD Edwards
13 91 (1.77%) Workday
14 75 (1.46%) Infor
15 74 (1.44%) Adobe
16 67 (1.30%) Cognos
17 65 (1.27%) ATG
18 55 (1.07%) Cisco
19 50 (0.97%) Sitecore