Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 106 82
Rank change year-on-year -16 -24 +10
Permanent jobs citing SAP 3,469 1,504 5,036
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.84% 3.08% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 7.26% 7.77% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,323 1,030 3,263
10th Percentile £35,746 £36,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £94,100 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -

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 47,784 19,357 59,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.14% 39.62% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31,668 15,371 45,529
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -20 2,849 £60,000 +9.09% 379
UK excluding London -29 1,767 £52,500 +5.00% 252
London -31 1,029 £75,000 +15.38% 131
Work from Home -29 740 £65,000 +13.04% 61
North of England -17 473 £50,000 +11.11% 61
South East -51 451 £57,500 -2.54% 54
South West +20 346 £50,000 - 50
Midlands -21 307 £55,000 +9.45% 51
Yorkshire +54 239 £45,000 +12.50% 31
North West -59 227 £55,000 +22.22% 25
West Midlands -40 192 £57,500 +12.75% 33
East of England -24 123 £47,500 - 21
East Midlands -6 112 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Scotland -53 66 £48,000 +33.33% 9
Wales -32 9 £57,500 +43.75% 7
North East -30 7 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Northern Ireland -65 5 £37,500 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,445 (41.65%) Finance
2 1,070 (30.84%) Social Skills
3 940 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
4 894 (25.77%) Manufacturing
5 792 (22.83%) ERP
6 757 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
7 690 (19.89%) Marketing
8 620 (17.87%) SQL
9 619 (17.84%) Programme Management
10 600 (17.30%) Public Sector
11 563 (16.23%) SAP S/4HANA
12 562 (16.20%) Digital Marketing
13 561 (16.17%) Telecoms
14 558 (16.09%) Oracle
15 557 (16.06%) Microsoft
16 553 (15.94%) Electronics
17 543 (15.65%) Project Management
18 481 (13.87%) Degree
19 437 (12.60%) Analytics
20 418 (12.05%) Azure
21 404 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
22 397 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
23 381 (10.98%) Migration
24 323 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
25 296 (8.53%) Scrum
26 280 (8.07%) Retail
26 280 (8.07%) AWS
27 252 (7.26%) Project Delivery
28 249 (7.18%) Business Development
29 246 (7.09%) Coaching

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
1 112 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.84%) SAS
3 48 (1.38%) NetWeaver
4 32 (0.92%) Confluence
5 31 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (0.75%) CMS
7 18 (0.52%) Documentum
8 15 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.40%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.35%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.29%) Apache
12 10 (0.29%) nginx
13 9 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.26%) IIS
13 9 (0.26%) MTS
14 8 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 219 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 173 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.49%) SPSS
8 13 (0.37%) Siemens NX
9 6 (0.17%) Solid Edge
10 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.058%) InVision
11 2 (0.058%) Sketch
12 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.029%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.029%) Figma
12 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.029%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.029%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 563 (16.23%) SAP S/4HANA
2 157 (4.53%) SAP ERP
3 137 (3.95%) SAP Business One
4 108 (3.11%) SAP FI
5 98 (2.83%) SAP CO
5 98 (2.83%) SAP MM
6 92 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
7 87 (2.51%) NetSuite
8 82 (2.36%) SAP SD
9 80 (2.31%) SAP BPC
10 66 (1.90%) SAP SCM
11 54 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
11 54 (1.56%) SAP APO
12 49 (1.41%) SAP HR
13 48 (1.38%) SAP MDG
14 47 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
15 45 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 40 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
17 32 (0.92%) SAP Business ByDesign
18 30 (0.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 418 (12.05%) Azure
2 280 (8.07%) AWS
3 225 (6.49%) SaaS
4 211 (6.08%) Power Platform
5 160 (4.61%) GCP
6 123 (3.55%) Microsoft 365
7 82 (2.36%) PaaS
8 74 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
9 69 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
10 40 (1.15%) IaaS
11 33 (0.95%) OpenShift
12 29 (0.84%) Serverless
13 27 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
14 26 (0.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 26 (0.75%) Collibra
14 26 (0.75%) Power Automate
15 24 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
15 24 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
16 23 (0.66%) GitHub
16 23 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.02%) Firewall
2 25 (0.72%) VPN
3 22 (0.63%) DNS
4 21 (0.61%) Network Security
5 19 (0.55%) Wireless
6 17 (0.49%) LAN
6 17 (0.49%) Skype
7 16 (0.46%) HTTP
7 16 (0.46%) WAN
8 14 (0.40%) Intranet
9 13 (0.37%) Internet
9 13 (0.37%) SAN
10 11 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.29%) DHCP
12 9 (0.26%) FTP
13 8 (0.23%) TCP/IP
14 7 (0.20%) SCCP
14 7 (0.20%) SD-WAN
14 7 (0.20%) VSAN
15 6 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (6.98%) SAP HANA
2 201 (5.79%) Power BI
3 200 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 187 (5.39%) BusinessObjects
5 143 (4.12%) SAP BW
6 136 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 124 (3.57%) Tableau
8 81 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 65 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (1.82%) Big Data
11 62 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 57 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
12 57 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 50 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
13 50 (1.44%) Relational Database
13 50 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (1.27%) MySQL
15 40 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
16 38 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
17 35 (1.01%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 133 (3.83%) JIRA
2 83 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 33 (0.95%) Visual Studio
4 30 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
5 26 (0.75%) Selenium
6 21 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 21 (0.61%) LSMW
7 20 (0.58%) IntelliJ
8 18 (0.52%) JUnit
9 16 (0.46%) RSpec
10 15 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.43%) WebStorm
11 14 (0.40%) Cypress.io
11 14 (0.40%) GitLab
12 12 (0.35%) Postman
13 11 (0.32%) Maven
14 10 (0.29%) Liquibase
15 9 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 1,445 (41.65%) Finance
2 1,070 (30.84%) Social Skills
3 894 (25.77%) Manufacturing
4 690 (19.89%) Marketing
5 600 (17.30%) Public Sector
6 561 (16.17%) Telecoms
7 553 (15.94%) Electronics
8 404 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
9 280 (8.07%) Retail
10 172 (4.96%) Presentation Skills
11 165 (4.76%) Legal
12 105 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
13 98 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
14 94 (2.71%) Law
15 82 (2.36%) Games
16 69 (1.99%) Billing
17 52 (1.50%) Organisational Skills
18 46 (1.33%) Back Office
19 42 (1.21%) Banking
19 42 (1.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 642 (18.51%) Consultant
2 524 (15.11%) Analyst
3 421 (12.14%) SAP Consultant
4 369 (10.64%) Developer
5 294 (8.48%) Architect
6 252 (7.26%) SAP Manager
7 212 (6.11%) Project Manager
8 181 (5.22%) SAP Analyst
9 138 (3.98%) Business Analyst
10 120 (3.46%) SAP Architect
11 101 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
12 95 (2.74%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
13 93 (2.68%) Data Analyst
14 89 (2.57%) IT Manager
15 88 (2.54%) Senior Consultant
16 85 (2.45%) Senior Developer
17 75 (2.16%) SAP Project Manager
18 68 (1.96%) Systems Manager
19 67 (1.93%) SAP Business Analyst
19 67 (1.93%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (4.76%) Web Services
2 148 (4.27%) .NET
3 130 (3.75%) HTML
4 117 (3.37%) React
5 107 (3.08%) XML
6 104 (3.00%) CSS
7 98 (2.83%) AngularJS
8 95 (2.74%) REST
9 79 (2.28%) EDI
10 76 (2.19%) SAP Fiori
11 66 (1.90%) Node.js
12 62 (1.79%) jQuery
13 54 (1.56%) SOAP
14 50 (1.44%) Spring
15 47 (1.35%) SAPUI5
16 46 (1.33%) Vue.js
17 43 (1.24%) GraphQL
18 42 (1.21%) Kafka
18 42 (1.21%) SAP Basis
19 38 (1.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 223 (6.43%) Management Information System
2 120 (3.46%) User Experience
3 115 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
4 92 (2.65%) Life Science
5 89 (2.57%) FMCG
6 84 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
8 63 (1.82%) Cloud Native
9 59 (1.70%) Data Structures
10 49 (1.41%) Driving Licence
10 49 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 47 (1.35%) Legacy Systems
12 46 (1.33%) Public Cloud
13 32 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 30 (0.86%) Biotechnology
15 26 (0.75%) Mobile App
16 25 (0.72%) Reinsurance
17 23 (0.66%) Data Centre
18 22 (0.63%) Social Media
19 19 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 182 (5.25%) Windows
2 123 (3.55%) Linux
3 75 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 45 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 35 (1.01%) Unix
6 28 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (0.78%) Android
7 27 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
10 14 (0.40%) SUSE
11 12 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.20%) VMS
12 7 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.17%) CentOS
14 5 (0.14%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.12%) AIX
15 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 940 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
2 792 (22.83%) ERP
3 757 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 619 (17.84%) Programme Management
5 562 (16.20%) Digital Marketing
6 543 (15.65%) Project Management
7 437 (12.60%) Analytics
8 397 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 381 (10.98%) Migration
10 323 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
11 296 (8.53%) Scrum
12 252 (7.26%) Project Delivery
13 249 (7.18%) Business Development
14 246 (7.09%) Coaching
15 235 (6.77%) Data Migration
16 234 (6.75%) Change Management
17 229 (6.60%) DevOps
18 216 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
19 201 (5.79%) Computer Science
20 199 (5.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 620 (17.87%) SQL
2 243 (7.00%) Java
3 241 (6.95%) JavaScript
4 206 (5.94%) Python
5 162 (4.67%) ABAP
6 133 (3.83%) C#
7 95 (2.74%) C
8 67 (1.93%) Go
9 63 (1.82%) PHP
10 60 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 43 (1.24%) TypeScript
12 38 (1.10%) VBA
13 34 (0.98%) Ruby
14 33 (0.95%) R
14 33 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 32 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 28 (0.81%) C++
17 26 (0.75%) VB
18 24 (0.69%) VB.NET
19 19 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 481 (13.87%) Degree
2 125 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 98 (2.83%) Master's Degree
4 75 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 57 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 54 (1.56%) PMP
8 31 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
10 25 (0.72%) CIPD
10 25 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.52%) ACCA
13 18 (0.52%) MBA
14 17 (0.49%) CIMA
15 16 (0.46%) PhD
16 15 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
17 14 (0.40%) SAP Certification
18 13 (0.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (3.78%) QA
2 127 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 66 (1.90%) GDPR
4 62 (1.79%) SLA
5 38 (1.10%) PMO
6 37 (1.07%) NIST
7 29 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 25 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 17 (0.49%) Accessibility
10 16 (0.46%) CDISC
10 16 (0.46%) GRC
11 15 (0.43%) GMP
12 13 (0.37%) Good Clinical Practice
13 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 10 (0.29%) GxP
14 10 (0.29%) IFRS
15 9 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.23%) COBIT
17 6 (0.17%) NEBOSH
18 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 90 (2.59%) Docker
3 79 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.32%) BitLocker
5 11 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.20%) Ceph
7 7 (0.20%) KVM
7 7 (0.20%) vSphere
8 5 (0.14%) Snort
8 5 (0.14%) Squid
8 5 (0.14%) XenApp
8 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.058%) HDFS
11 1 (0.029%) Firmware
11 1 (0.029%) IAG
11 1 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 96 (2.77%) Kubernetes
2 47 (1.35%) Ansible
3 38 (1.10%) Terraform
4 22 (0.63%) Puppet
5 20 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
6 19 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 18 (0.52%) SCCM
8 17 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
10 11 (0.32%) Salt
11 9 (0.26%) HP ALM
11 9 (0.26%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.23%) Nessus
12 8 (0.23%) Packer
13 7 (0.20%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.20%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.14%) Nexpose
14 5 (0.14%) Suricata
14 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 4 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 558 (16.09%) Oracle
2 557 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 237 (6.83%) Salesforce.com
4 142 (4.09%) IBM
5 139 (4.01%) Google
6 101 (2.91%) VMware
7 96 (2.77%) Sage
8 74 (2.13%) Workday
9 73 (2.10%) Ariba
10 72 (2.08%) JD Edwards
11 59 (1.70%) hybris
12 58 (1.67%) Infor
13 55 (1.59%) Cisco
14 54 (1.56%) Informatica
15 46 (1.33%) Red Hat
16 36 (1.04%) ServiceNow
17 34 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
18 32 (0.92%) Adobe
19 31 (0.89%) Citrix
20 30 (0.86%) IFS