Period
to 25 May 2020

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 May 2020 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 80 86
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 -17
Permanent jobs citing SAP 2,778 5,174 6,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.01% 3.57% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.26% 8.41% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,942 3,490 4,439
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,700 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.72% +1.27% -
10th Percentile £35,025 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,625 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -1.14%

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 38,272 61,552 76,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.50% 42.42% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29,236 47,091 59,786
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 -18 2,415 £57,500 +4.55% 163
UK excluding London -1 1,654 £54,000 +2.86% 124
London -67 749 £65,000 - 50
South East -11 518 £60,000 +9.09% 33
North of England +33 443 £48,000 +1.05% 35
Midlands +40 355 £60,000 +14.29% 20
North West +29 288 £47,500 +2.15% 16
West Midlands +37 217 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Work from Home -49 155 £57,500 -14.81% 29
Yorkshire +38 135 £50,000 - 12
East Midlands +32 135 £65,000 +30.00% 7
South West -67 128 £47,500 -8.65% 14
East of England -4 127 £55,000 +0.46% 8
Northern Ireland +39 32 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Wales -30 27 £32,500 -35.00%
Scotland -25 24 £36,000 -48.31% 2
North East 0 20 £62,500 +31.58% 7

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 945 (34.02%) Finance
2 589 (21.20%) ERP
3 527 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
4 515 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
5 496 (17.85%) Oracle
6 476 (17.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 407 (14.65%) Microsoft
8 385 (13.86%) Java
9 379 (13.64%) CRM
9 379 (13.64%) Manufacturing
10 317 (11.41%) SQL
11 316 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 314 (11.30%) Marketing
13 284 (10.22%) Azure
14 283 (10.19%) BusinessObjects
15 277 (9.97%) Degree
16 275 (9.90%) Project Management
17 271 (9.76%) Public Sector
18 265 (9.54%) SAP FI
19 263 (9.47%) SAP CO
20 257 (9.25%) SAP FI/CO
21 255 (9.18%) .NET
22 230 (8.28%) Programme Management
23 221 (7.96%) SAP HANA
24 220 (7.92%) Telecoms
25 217 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
26 214 (7.70%) SQL Server
27 199 (7.16%) Logistics
28 198 (7.13%) Electronics
29 195 (7.02%) Analytics

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
1 161 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 131 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
3 57 (2.05%) Confluence
4 46 (1.66%) NetWeaver
5 35 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 26 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 24 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 17 (0.61%) CMS
9 17 (0.61%) SAS
10 15 (0.54%) SAP Portal
11 12 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (0.43%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.40%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.36%) IIS
13 10 (0.36%) Mule
13 10 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (0.32%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.32%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 132 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 112 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.036%) CATIA
9 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 476 (17.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 265 (9.54%) SAP FI
3 263 (9.47%) SAP CO
4 257 (9.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 170 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 154 (5.54%) Dynamics AX
7 132 (4.75%) SAP SD
8 130 (4.68%) SAP MM
9 129 (4.64%) SAP ERP
10 102 (3.67%) SAP PP
11 85 (3.06%) SAP Hybris
12 75 (2.70%) NetSuite
13 69 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
14 65 (2.34%) SAP HR
15 64 (2.30%) SAP BPC
15 64 (2.30%) SAP Business One
16 57 (2.05%) SAP CRM
17 55 (1.98%) SAP SCM
18 54 (1.94%) SAP PS
19 50 (1.80%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 284 (10.22%) Azure
2 184 (6.62%) AWS
3 175 (6.30%) Dynamics 365
4 130 (4.68%) SaaS
5 120 (4.32%) SuccessFactors
6 66 (2.38%) Power Platform
7 59 (2.12%) PaaS
8 46 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (1.44%) Office 365
10 39 (1.40%) IaaS
11 28 (1.01%) GCP
12 18 (0.65%) Serverless
13 13 (0.47%) OpenShift
14 12 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
15 10 (0.36%) Boomi
16 9 (0.32%) Amazon Cognito
16 9 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.69%) Internet
2 24 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (0.72%) WAN
4 18 (0.65%) LAN
5 11 (0.40%) Firewall
5 11 (0.40%) Skype
6 9 (0.32%) Bluetooth
6 9 (0.32%) DHCP
6 9 (0.32%) DNS
7 8 (0.29%) HTTP
7 8 (0.29%) SAN
7 8 (0.29%) VPN
8 7 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.22%) FTP
9 6 (0.22%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.14%) MQTT
11 4 (0.14%) Wireless
12 2 (0.072%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.072%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (10.19%) BusinessObjects
2 221 (7.96%) SAP HANA
3 214 (7.70%) SQL Server
4 121 (4.36%) SAP BW
5 119 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (2.34%) Power BI
7 63 (2.27%) Big Data
8 58 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
9 49 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 45 (1.62%) SAP Data Services
11 44 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 34 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (1.01%) MongoDB
15 27 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (0.94%) MySQL
17 23 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
18 22 (0.79%) SQL Server 2019
19 20 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 20 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 107 (3.85%) JIRA
2 54 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 44 (1.58%) Cucumber
4 41 (1.48%) Selenium
5 31 (1.12%) Subversion
6 29 (1.04%) LSMW
7 27 (0.97%) JUnit
7 27 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 24 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
9 22 (0.79%) WebDriver
10 19 (0.68%) Eclipse
11 18 (0.65%) SpecFlow
12 16 (0.58%) Maven
13 15 (0.54%) Jenkins
14 14 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.43%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.40%) SoapUI
17 10 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 8 (0.29%) JBehave
18 8 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 945 (34.02%) Finance
2 379 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 314 (11.30%) Marketing
4 271 (9.76%) Public Sector
5 220 (7.92%) Telecoms
6 198 (7.13%) Electronics
7 175 (6.30%) Retail
8 70 (2.52%) Banking
9 55 (1.98%) Legal
10 30 (1.08%) Back Office
11 24 (0.86%) French Language
12 21 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.58%) General Ledger
14 15 (0.54%) Billing
14 15 (0.54%) Games
15 12 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 12 (0.43%) Law
16 11 (0.40%) Advertising
16 11 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 848 (30.53%) Consultant
2 684 (24.62%) SAP Consultant
3 324 (11.66%) Analyst
4 317 (11.41%) Developer
5 291 (10.48%) Architect
6 181 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 163 (5.87%) SAP CO Consultant
8 161 (5.80%) SAP FI Consultant
9 160 (5.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 154 (5.54%) SAP Manager
11 141 (5.08%) SAP Analyst
12 132 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
13 130 (4.68%) SAP Architect
14 84 (3.02%) SAP Developer
15 78 (2.81%) Business Analyst
16 76 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
17 74 (2.66%) SAP MM Consultant
17 74 (2.66%) Senior Developer
18 72 (2.59%) SAP SD Consultant
19 69 (2.48%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (9.18%) .NET
2 141 (5.08%) J2EE
3 85 (3.06%) ASP.NET
4 83 (2.99%) Web Services
5 80 (2.88%) SOAP
6 75 (2.70%) SAP Basis
7 72 (2.59%) React
8 71 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 71 (2.56%) HTML
9 67 (2.41%) SAP Fiori
10 64 (2.30%) CSS
11 59 (2.12%) Node.js
12 55 (1.98%) SAP PI
13 54 (1.94%) .NET Core
13 54 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (1.94%) RESTful
14 50 (1.80%) jQuery
15 49 (1.76%) IDoc
16 40 (1.44%) SAPUI5
17 39 (1.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 217 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 86 (3.10%) User Experience
4 82 (2.95%) FMCG
5 81 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 51 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 40 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 27 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 22 (0.79%) iPad
11 21 (0.76%) Cloud Native
12 20 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.68%) Life Science
14 17 (0.61%) Internet of Things
15 16 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
16 15 (0.54%) Driving Licence
17 14 (0.50%) Credit Risk
17 14 (0.50%) Social Media
18 12 (0.43%) Market Risk
18 12 (0.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 138 (4.97%) Linux
2 137 (4.93%) Windows
3 37 (1.33%) Unix
4 22 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 16 (0.58%) Android
6 15 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (0.29%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.22%) Solaris
8 6 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.18%) AIX
9 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.14%) CentOS
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.072%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.072%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.036%) SUSE
13 1 (0.036%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (21.20%) ERP
2 527 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
4 379 (13.64%) CRM
5 316 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 275 (9.90%) Project Management
7 230 (8.28%) Programme Management
8 199 (7.16%) Logistics
9 195 (7.02%) Analytics
10 193 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
11 188 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
12 172 (6.19%) Scrum
13 154 (5.54%) Migration
14 148 (5.33%) Project Delivery
15 140 (5.04%) Waterfall
16 131 (4.72%) Requirements Gathering
17 130 (4.68%) SAP Implementation
18 119 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
19 118 (4.25%) Change Management
20 116 (4.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 385 (13.86%) Java
2 317 (11.41%) SQL
3 174 (6.26%) JavaScript
4 173 (6.23%) ABAP
5 166 (5.98%) C#
6 105 (3.78%) Python
7 100 (3.60%) C
8 50 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 47 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 34 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 32 (1.15%) C++
12 28 (1.01%) TypeScript
13 21 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 19 (0.68%) VBA
15 18 (0.65%) Groovy
16 17 (0.61%) SAPscript
17 16 (0.58%) Go
18 15 (0.54%) Apex Code
18 15 (0.54%) Ruby
19 14 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 277 (9.97%) Degree
2 139 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 85 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 61 (2.20%) PMP
5 46 (1.66%) PMI Certification
6 38 (1.37%) SAP Certification
7 36 (1.30%) ACCA
7 36 (1.30%) ISEB
8 29 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 19 (0.68%) CIMA
11 16 (0.58%) Master's Degree
12 12 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
13 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.40%) SANS
14 8 (0.29%) MCP
15 7 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
16 6 (0.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.78%) QA
2 49 (1.76%) SLA
3 48 (1.73%) PMO
4 46 (1.66%) Data Quality
5 42 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.68%) GDPR
7 13 (0.47%) COBIT
8 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) IFRS
11 3 (0.11%) P3O
12 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.036%) GAMP
13 1 (0.036%) GxP
13 1 (0.036%) HL7
13 1 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.036%) RosettaNet
13 1 (0.036%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 43 (1.55%) Docker
2 41 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.04%) Firmware
4 13 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.29%) XenApp
7 7 (0.25%) NFS
8 6 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.036%) Samba
11 1 (0.036%) Squid
11 1 (0.036%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.036%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 22 (0.79%) SCCM
3 16 (0.58%) Ansible
4 12 (0.43%) Terraform
5 9 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.25%) QRadar
6 7 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.22%) Puppet
8 4 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.14%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.072%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.036%) Istio
11 1 (0.036%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.036%) Kibana
11 1 (0.036%) Knative
11 1 (0.036%) Salt
11 1 (0.036%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 496 (17.85%) Oracle
2 407 (14.65%) Microsoft
3 142 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
4 121 (4.36%) hybris
5 97 (3.49%) Sage
6 86 (3.10%) IBM
7 65 (2.34%) Tableau
8 51 (1.84%) Google
9 50 (1.80%) JD Edwards
10 41 (1.48%) Ariba
11 35 (1.26%) Adobe
11 35 (1.26%) MuleSoft
12 34 (1.22%) Informatica
13 29 (1.04%) Cognos
13 29 (1.04%) Epicor
14 26 (0.94%) Workday
15 24 (0.86%) HP
15 24 (0.86%) VMware
16 23 (0.83%) Hyperion
16 23 (0.83%) IFS