Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 97 90
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7 -16
Permanent jobs citing SAP 2,229 3,437 5,111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 3.03% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 7.40% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 2,287 3,310
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,975 £35,385
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £56,600
Median % change year-on-year - +6.01% +2.91%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +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 31,234 46,446 61,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.71% 40.89% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23,399 36,041 47,940
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,295 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,246 £82,500
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 11 April 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 11 April 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 -17 1,884 £60,000 +4.35% 262
UK excluding London -53 1,030 £50,000 -7.41% 178
London +57 787 £75,000 +15.38% 87
Work from Home +10 430 £62,500 +4.17% 53
South East -10 344 £50,000 -16.67% 42
South West +12 236 £45,000 -5.26% 42
North of England -85 195 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Midlands -85 162 £55,000 -8.33% 39
North West -49 132 £55,000 +14.58% 20
West Midlands -61 105 £55,000 - 23
Yorkshire -64 60 £48,750 -2.50% 8
East Midlands -66 50 £52,500 -19.23% 16
East of England -42 43 £47,500 -13.64% 18
Scotland +18 34 £54,072 +13.84% 5
Wales +1 16 £35,000 +3.70%
Northern Ireland -23 8 £44,500 -1.11%
North East -3 3 £48,500 -22.40% 4

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 1,100 (49.35%) Finance
2 851 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
3 830 (37.24%) Manufacturing
4 738 (33.11%) Marketing
5 690 (30.96%) Programme Management
6 677 (30.37%) Public Sector
7 673 (30.19%) Telecoms
8 651 (29.21%) Digital Marketing
9 650 (29.16%) Electronics
10 449 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
11 421 (18.89%) ERP
12 318 (14.27%) Azure
13 305 (13.68%) SAP S/4HANA
14 298 (13.37%) SQL
15 288 (12.92%) Degree
16 248 (11.13%) Project Management
17 234 (10.50%) Microsoft
18 221 (9.91%) AWS
19 214 (9.60%) Oracle
20 209 (9.38%) Migration
21 204 (9.15%) Scrum
22 199 (8.93%) Analytics
23 198 (8.88%) Python
24 196 (8.79%) Salesforce.com
24 196 (8.79%) DevOps
25 190 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
26 189 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
27 171 (7.67%) Java
28 170 (7.63%) Computer Science
29 163 (7.31%) JavaScript

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 54 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.53%) CMS
3 33 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 29 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.26%) Confluence
6 26 (1.17%) SAS
7 18 (0.81%) Mule
7 18 (0.81%) Red Hat Fuse
8 17 (0.76%) JBoss
8 17 (0.76%) Mule ESB
9 15 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (0.58%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.54%) WordPress
12 11 (0.49%) Apache
12 11 (0.49%) NetWeaver
13 10 (0.45%) Headless CMS
13 10 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.40%) Drupal
14 9 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 92 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.54%) Zeplin
6 9 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.18%) Sketch
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.13%) Figma
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) SPSS
9 2 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.045%) InVision
Business Applications
1 305 (13.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 79 (3.54%) SAP Business One
2 79 (3.54%) SAP FI
3 75 (3.36%) SAP ERP
4 60 (2.69%) SAP CO
5 57 (2.56%) SAP MM
6 56 (2.51%) SAP FI/CO
7 48 (2.15%) SAP SD
8 46 (2.06%) NetSuite
9 45 (2.02%) SAP Hybris
10 39 (1.75%) SAP BPC
11 33 (1.48%) SAP HR
12 30 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
13 26 (1.17%) SAP CRM
14 25 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
15 24 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
16 23 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
16 23 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 20 (0.90%) SAP PP
17 20 (0.90%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 318 (14.27%) Azure
2 221 (9.91%) AWS
3 135 (6.06%) Power Platform
4 130 (5.83%) GCP
5 124 (5.56%) SaaS
6 79 (3.54%) Microsoft 365
7 61 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
8 59 (2.65%) PaaS
9 37 (1.66%) OpenShift
10 36 (1.62%) IBM Cloud
11 25 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
11 25 (1.12%) IaaS
12 19 (0.85%) Serverless
13 18 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
14 17 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.49%) Amazon EKS
17 10 (0.45%) Kong
18 8 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.88%) Firewall
2 17 (0.76%) Skype
3 16 (0.72%) DNS
3 16 (0.72%) Intranet
4 15 (0.67%) Network Security
5 14 (0.63%) Internet
5 14 (0.63%) VPN
6 13 (0.58%) Wireless
7 12 (0.54%) LAN
7 12 (0.54%) WAN
8 8 (0.36%) FTP
9 6 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.27%) WebEx
10 5 (0.22%) BGP
10 5 (0.22%) Broadband
10 5 (0.22%) DHCP
10 5 (0.22%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.22%) OSPF
10 5 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (6.01%) Power BI
2 128 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 112 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
4 90 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
5 81 (3.63%) SAP BW
5 81 (3.63%) SAP HANA
6 67 (3.01%) Big Data
7 61 (2.74%) Tableau
8 50 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
10 46 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 43 (1.93%) NoSQL
13 42 (1.88%) MySQL
14 31 (1.39%) Relational Database
15 29 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
16 28 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 28 (1.26%) Data Lake
17 25 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 65 (2.92%) JIRA
2 58 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.26%) Maven
4 23 (1.03%) JUnit
5 21 (0.94%) IntelliJ
5 21 (0.94%) LSMW
6 18 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.76%) GitLab
7 17 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.76%) Subversion
8 14 (0.63%) Postman
9 13 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.54%) Grunt
10 12 (0.54%) gulp
10 12 (0.54%) Selenium
10 12 (0.54%) SoapUI
11 10 (0.45%) ERwin
11 10 (0.45%) WinAutomation
12 9 (0.40%) Cypress.io
13 8 (0.36%) Artifactory
General
1 1,100 (49.35%) Finance
2 830 (37.24%) Manufacturing
3 738 (33.11%) Marketing
4 677 (30.37%) Public Sector
5 673 (30.19%) Telecoms
6 650 (29.16%) Electronics
7 138 (6.19%) Retail
8 68 (3.05%) Legal
9 54 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 53 (2.38%) Banking
11 34 (1.53%) Games
12 30 (1.35%) Law
13 29 (1.30%) Billing
14 23 (1.03%) German Language
15 19 (0.85%) French Language
16 13 (0.58%) Publishing
17 12 (0.54%) Advertising
18 11 (0.49%) Automotive
19 10 (0.45%) General Ledger
19 10 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 428 (19.20%) Consultant
2 327 (14.67%) Developer
3 293 (13.14%) Analyst
4 288 (12.92%) SAP Consultant
5 271 (12.16%) Architect
6 140 (6.28%) SAP Manager
7 104 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 95 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 94 (4.22%) SAP Architect
10 92 (4.13%) Project Manager
11 82 (3.68%) SAP Analyst
12 73 (3.28%) Business Analyst
13 66 (2.96%) Software Engineer
14 65 (2.92%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
15 61 (2.74%) Java Developer
16 60 (2.69%) Software Developer
17 57 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
18 54 (2.42%) SAP FI Consultant
19 48 (2.15%) SAP CO Consultant
20 46 (2.06%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (4.44%) AngularJS
2 88 (3.95%) .NET
3 83 (3.72%) Web Services
4 81 (3.63%) HTML
5 75 (3.36%) CSS
6 70 (3.14%) REST
7 59 (2.65%) React
7 59 (2.65%) XML
8 53 (2.38%) SOAP
9 47 (2.11%) Spring
10 46 (2.06%) SAP Fiori
11 38 (1.70%) JSON
12 37 (1.66%) Java EE
13 35 (1.57%) SAP Basis
14 33 (1.48%) ASP.NET
14 33 (1.48%) HTML5
15 32 (1.44%) EDI
16 31 (1.39%) .NET Core
17 30 (1.35%) Node.js
18 26 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 158 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.04%) Management Information System
2 90 (4.04%) User Experience
3 77 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (3.05%) Cloud Native
5 54 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 44 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (1.97%) Life Science
7 39 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
8 35 (1.57%) FMCG
9 30 (1.35%) Blog
10 27 (1.21%) Reinsurance
11 23 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 20 (0.90%) Driving Licence
13 19 (0.85%) Data Centre
14 15 (0.67%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.67%) PMI
14 15 (0.67%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.63%) Wiki
16 13 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 163 (7.31%) Linux
2 122 (5.47%) Windows
3 45 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 27 (1.21%) Unix
5 18 (0.81%) Android
6 17 (0.76%) CentOS
6 17 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.27%) SUSE
13 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (0.18%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.13%) zOS
16 2 (0.090%) MVS
16 2 (0.090%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.045%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
2 690 (30.96%) Programme Management
3 651 (29.21%) Digital Marketing
4 449 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
5 421 (18.89%) ERP
6 248 (11.13%) Project Management
7 209 (9.38%) Migration
8 204 (9.15%) Scrum
9 199 (8.93%) Analytics
10 196 (8.79%) DevOps
11 190 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
12 189 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 170 (7.63%) Computer Science
14 152 (6.82%) Project Delivery
15 145 (6.51%) CRM
16 123 (5.52%) Data Modelling
17 120 (5.38%) Coaching
18 118 (5.29%) Presales
19 116 (5.20%) Software Engineering
20 115 (5.16%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 298 (13.37%) SQL
2 198 (8.88%) Python
3 171 (7.67%) Java
4 163 (7.31%) JavaScript
5 100 (4.49%) C#
6 94 (4.22%) ABAP
7 81 (3.63%) C++
8 62 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 58 (2.60%) Go
10 50 (2.24%) C
11 30 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 26 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.17%) R
13 23 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.03%) Rust
14 20 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.81%) SAPscript
17 16 (0.72%) Apex Code
17 16 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 288 (12.92%) Degree
2 114 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 67 (3.01%) Master's Degree
5 40 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 27 (1.21%) PhD
8 21 (0.94%) ACCA
9 19 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.85%) PMP
10 16 (0.72%) CIMA
10 16 (0.72%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.67%) IIBA
12 12 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.49%) SAP Certification
14 10 (0.45%) CCNP
14 10 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
16 8 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.59%) QA
2 73 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 51 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.93%) GDPR
5 35 (1.57%) PMO
6 29 (1.30%) SLA
7 21 (0.94%) NIST
8 13 (0.58%) GRC
9 12 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.49%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.31%) CDISC
13 6 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.18%) COBIT
14 4 (0.18%) GMP
14 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.13%) IFRS
15 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
16 2 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 117 (5.25%) Docker
2 52 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.36%) HDFS
6 4 (0.18%) Snort
6 4 (0.18%) Squid
7 3 (0.13%) KVM
7 3 (0.13%) RACF
7 3 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.045%) Firmware
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 109 (4.89%) Kubernetes
2 36 (1.62%) Terraform
3 27 (1.21%) Puppet
4 20 (0.90%) Ansible
5 13 (0.58%) Istio
6 10 (0.45%) Argo
6 10 (0.45%) Knative
6 10 (0.45%) linkerd
6 10 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.40%) SCCM
8 7 (0.31%) Grafana
8 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.31%) Packer
8 7 (0.31%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.18%) Nessus
10 4 (0.18%) Nexpose
10 4 (0.18%) Suricata
Vendors
1 234 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 214 (9.60%) Oracle
3 196 (8.79%) Salesforce.com
4 114 (5.11%) IBM
5 101 (4.53%) Google
6 61 (2.74%) hybris
7 53 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 37 (1.66%) Informatica
8 37 (1.66%) Sage
8 37 (1.66%) Workday
9 35 (1.57%) VMware
10 32 (1.44%) Adobe
10 32 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
11 29 (1.30%) Infor
11 29 (1.30%) JD Edwards
12 24 (1.08%) Databricks
12 24 (1.08%) IFS
12 24 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 23 (1.03%) Ariba
14 22 (0.99%) Cisco