Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 144 125 90
Rank change year-on-year -19 -35 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAP 3,290 1,711 4,151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.52% 2.64% 3.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 6.98% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,232 1,231 2,704
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £76,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 50,986 24,522 51,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 37.91% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32,595 19,321 40,134
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.62% +1.87% -

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -14 2,673 £62,500 +13.64% 405
UK excluding London -13 1,636 £55,000 +10.00% 276
London -42 980 £75,000 +7.14% 142
Work from Home -2 819 £62,500 +8.70% 74
North of England +35 469 £55,000 +10.00% 71
South East -43 409 £60,000 +14.29% 79
South West +7 290 £45,000 -5.26% 32
Midlands -3 269 £62,500 +25.00% 44
Yorkshire +77 231 £55,000 +22.22% 25
North West -30 226 £57,500 +15.00% 38
West Midlands -12 151 £62,500 +13.64% 29
East of England -11 136 £54,000 +20.00% 24
East Midlands -2 110 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Scotland -50 47 £45,000 -7.22% 8
Wales -34 18 £55,000 +57.14% 17
North East -19 12 £40,000 -10.11% 8
Northern Ireland -40 3 £37,500 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 1,280 (38.91%) Finance
2 1,130 (34.35%) Social Skills
3 842 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
4 805 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
5 794 (24.13%) Manufacturing
6 706 (21.46%) ERP
7 635 (19.30%) Marketing
8 559 (16.99%) SQL
9 555 (16.87%) Oracle
10 527 (16.02%) Microsoft
11 513 (15.59%) Degree
12 507 (15.41%) Programme Management
13 500 (15.20%) Project Management
14 498 (15.14%) Public Sector
15 484 (14.71%) Telecoms
16 476 (14.47%) SAP S/4HANA
17 472 (14.35%) Digital Marketing
18 461 (14.01%) Electronics
19 450 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
20 432 (13.13%) Analytics
21 376 (11.43%) Azure
22 348 (10.58%) SaaS
23 328 (9.97%) Migration
24 322 (9.79%) AWS
25 311 (9.45%) Salesforce.com
26 310 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
27 303 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
28 299 (9.09%) Computer Science
29 285 (8.66%) Retail
30 267 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 125 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 92 (2.80%) SAS
3 36 (1.09%) Confluence
4 26 (0.79%) NetWeaver
5 22 (0.67%) Documentum
6 21 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 19 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 19 (0.58%) WordPress
8 17 (0.52%) CMS
9 15 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.46%) IIS
10 12 (0.36%) Apache
10 12 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.27%) SAP EP
11 9 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.24%) nginx
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.21%) Drupal
14 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 262 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 146 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.70%) SPSS
8 8 (0.24%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.18%) Sketch
11 5 (0.15%) InVision
11 5 (0.15%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.061%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.030%) Blender
13 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.030%) Maya
13 1 (0.030%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 476 (14.47%) SAP S/4HANA
2 162 (4.92%) NetSuite
3 126 (3.83%) SAP Business One
4 112 (3.40%) SAP ERP
5 108 (3.28%) SAP FI
6 102 (3.10%) SAP CO
7 100 (3.04%) SAP MM
8 99 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
9 96 (2.92%) SAP SD
10 81 (2.46%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 77 (2.34%) SAP BPC
12 63 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 62 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
13 62 (1.88%) SAP MDG
14 60 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
15 58 (1.76%) SAP APO
16 53 (1.61%) SAP SCM
17 44 (1.34%) SAP CRM
18 43 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
19 38 (1.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 376 (11.43%) Azure
2 348 (10.58%) SaaS
3 322 (9.79%) AWS
4 211 (6.41%) Power Platform
5 176 (5.35%) GCP
6 115 (3.50%) Microsoft 365
7 86 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
8 78 (2.37%) GitHub
9 67 (2.04%) PaaS
10 65 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
11 54 (1.64%) Linode
12 38 (1.16%) Snowflake
13 34 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
14 33 (1.00%) IaaS
15 30 (0.91%) Boomi
16 26 (0.79%) Power Automate
16 26 (0.79%) Serverless
16 26 (0.79%) Taleo
17 25 (0.76%) OpenShift
18 24 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.52%) Firewall
2 22 (0.67%) VPN
3 17 (0.52%) HTTP
4 16 (0.49%) LAN
5 14 (0.43%) Wireless
6 11 (0.33%) DNS
7 10 (0.30%) Intranet
7 10 (0.30%) SSL
8 9 (0.27%) Internet
9 8 (0.24%) Skype
9 8 (0.24%) WAN
10 7 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.18%) RTP
11 6 (0.18%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.15%) IPsec
12 5 (0.15%) Network Security
12 5 (0.15%) VLAN
13 4 (0.12%) FTP
13 4 (0.12%) Telepresence
14 3 (0.091%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (6.35%) SAP HANA
2 196 (5.96%) Power BI
3 189 (5.74%) SQL Server
4 166 (5.05%) SAP BW
5 152 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
6 131 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
7 127 (3.86%) Tableau
8 82 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
9 79 (2.40%) Big Data
10 69 (2.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 51 (1.55%) NoSQL
11 51 (1.55%) Relational Database
12 48 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 47 (1.43%) MySQL
14 43 (1.31%) BigQuery
15 42 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (1.22%) QlikView
17 37 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
18 35 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
19 34 (1.03%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 131 (3.98%) JIRA
2 66 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 54 (1.64%) WebStorm
4 36 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 31 (0.94%) LSMW
6 27 (0.82%) Postman
7 24 (0.73%) Subversion
8 23 (0.70%) SoapUI
9 19 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
10 17 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 15 (0.46%) Selenium
11 15 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
13 11 (0.33%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.33%) webpack
14 9 (0.27%) GitLab
14 9 (0.27%) PHPUnit
15 8 (0.24%) JUnit
15 8 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.21%) JMeter
General
1 1,280 (38.91%) Finance
2 1,130 (34.35%) Social Skills
3 794 (24.13%) Manufacturing
4 635 (19.30%) Marketing
5 498 (15.14%) Public Sector
6 484 (14.71%) Telecoms
7 461 (14.01%) Electronics
8 450 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
9 285 (8.66%) Retail
10 134 (4.07%) Presentation Skills
11 133 (4.04%) Games
12 129 (3.92%) Influencing Skills
13 120 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 99 (3.01%) Legal
15 92 (2.80%) Law
16 62 (1.88%) Billing
17 56 (1.70%) Automotive
18 52 (1.58%) Publishing
19 50 (1.52%) French Language
20 47 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 564 (17.14%) Consultant
2 473 (14.38%) Analyst
3 399 (12.13%) Developer
4 355 (10.79%) SAP Consultant
5 345 (10.49%) Architect
6 196 (5.96%) SAP Manager
7 179 (5.44%) Project Manager
8 176 (5.35%) SAP Analyst
9 144 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
10 135 (4.10%) Business Analyst
11 114 (3.47%) SAP Architect
12 89 (2.71%) Senior Consultant
13 85 (2.58%) Senior Developer
14 74 (2.25%) Data Analyst
15 70 (2.13%) Software Developer
16 69 (2.10%) Cloud Architect
17 61 (1.85%) IT Manager
17 61 (1.85%) Senior Manager
18 60 (1.82%) Senior SAP Consultant
19 59 (1.79%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (4.98%) Web Services
2 162 (4.92%) HTML
3 149 (4.53%) React
4 145 (4.41%) .NET
5 129 (3.92%) CSS
6 127 (3.86%) XML
7 122 (3.71%) REST
8 108 (3.28%) EDI
9 103 (3.13%) jQuery
10 77 (2.34%) SOAP
11 72 (2.19%) Vue.js
12 69 (2.10%) AngularJS
13 65 (1.98%) SAP Fiori
14 63 (1.91%) Ajax
15 54 (1.64%) FreeMarker
16 53 (1.61%) JSON
17 52 (1.58%) Node.js
18 47 (1.43%) Middleware
19 46 (1.40%) Spring
20 41 (1.25%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 265 (8.05%) Management Information System
2 126 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
3 123 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 112 (3.40%) Life Science
5 108 (3.28%) User Experience
6 72 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 57 (1.73%) FMCG
8 52 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
9 50 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 49 (1.49%) Cloud Native
10 49 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
11 40 (1.22%) Biotechnology
12 36 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 36 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 31 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
14 30 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 30 (0.91%) Blog
15 26 (0.79%) Data Centre
15 26 (0.79%) Public Cloud
16 20 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 153 (4.65%) Windows
2 100 (3.04%) Linux
3 57 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 51 (1.55%) Unix
5 38 (1.16%) Android
6 32 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 25 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.52%) CentOS
9 16 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.36%) SUSE
12 10 (0.30%) AIX
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.18%) VMS
15 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
16 3 (0.091%) Windows Server 2019
17 2 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.061%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 805 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
3 706 (21.46%) ERP
4 507 (15.41%) Programme Management
5 500 (15.20%) Project Management
6 472 (14.35%) Digital Marketing
7 432 (13.13%) Analytics
8 328 (9.97%) Migration
9 310 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 303 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
11 299 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 267 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 254 (7.72%) Project Delivery
14 232 (7.05%) CRM
15 231 (7.02%) Scrum
16 218 (6.63%) Decision-Making
17 204 (6.20%) Data Migration
18 193 (5.87%) DevOps
19 183 (5.56%) Software Engineering
20 182 (5.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 559 (16.99%) SQL
2 240 (7.29%) JavaScript
3 219 (6.66%) Java
4 171 (5.20%) Python
5 140 (4.26%) C#
6 129 (3.92%) ABAP
7 127 (3.86%) PHP
8 90 (2.74%) C
9 71 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 55 (1.67%) VBA
11 54 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 41 (1.25%) Go
13 39 (1.19%) Bash
14 34 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 26 (0.79%) R
16 25 (0.76%) TypeScript
16 25 (0.76%) VB
17 24 (0.73%) Apex Code
17 24 (0.73%) SAPscript
18 23 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 513 (15.59%) Degree
2 102 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 77 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 60 (1.82%) Master's Degree
5 59 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 40 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 36 (1.09%) PMP
8 22 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.52%) ACCA
11 16 (0.49%) SAP Certification
12 15 (0.46%) CIMA
13 14 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
14 13 (0.40%) PhD
15 11 (0.33%) AAT
16 10 (0.30%) CCAB
16 10 (0.30%) ISEB
16 10 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.50%) QA
2 136 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 96 (2.92%) SLA
4 52 (1.58%) GDPR
5 42 (1.28%) PMO
6 22 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (0.61%) NIST
9 18 (0.55%) CDISC
10 17 (0.52%) GMP
11 16 (0.49%) Accessibility
12 15 (0.46%) COBIT
12 15 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
12 15 (0.46%) GRC
13 12 (0.36%) Good Clinical Practice
14 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
15 6 (0.18%) IFRS
16 5 (0.15%) NEBOSH
16 5 (0.15%) P3O
17 3 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (3.53%) Docker
2 112 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.36%) BitLocker
6 10 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.091%) NFS
9 3 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.061%) Snort
10 2 (0.061%) Squid
10 2 (0.061%) vSphere
11 1 (0.030%) Ceph
11 1 (0.030%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.030%) Firmware
11 1 (0.030%) IAG
11 1 (0.030%) KVM
11 1 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 125 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 48 (1.46%) Ansible
3 38 (1.16%) Terraform
4 28 (0.85%) Puppet
5 26 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 26 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.43%) Nagios
7 14 (0.43%) SCCM
8 12 (0.36%) Grafana
8 12 (0.36%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
9 9 (0.27%) Packer
10 4 (0.12%) IBM BigFix
10 4 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.091%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (0.091%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.091%) Opsview
11 3 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.091%) Salt
Vendors
1 555 (16.87%) Oracle
2 527 (16.02%) Microsoft
3 311 (9.45%) Salesforce.com
4 157 (4.77%) IBM
5 133 (4.04%) Google
6 99 (3.01%) Ariba
7 96 (2.92%) Workday
8 83 (2.52%) JD Edwards
9 82 (2.49%) Infor
10 78 (2.37%) Sage
11 73 (2.22%) VMware
12 61 (1.85%) hybris
13 58 (1.76%) Informatica
14 56 (1.70%) IFS
15 50 (1.52%) ServiceNow
16 40 (1.22%) Concur
16 40 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
16 40 (1.22%) Zuora
17 39 (1.19%) Red Hat
18 36 (1.09%) Cognos