Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 92 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAP 3,969 5,051 7,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.21% 3.36% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 7.67% 7.94% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,550 3,263 4,780
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,280 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -2.91%

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 51,757 63,633 77,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.91% 42.32% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39,680 49,066 61,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,604 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SAP in the UK

SAP
Top 16 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 February 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 -2 3,453 £56,250 -0.62% 500
UK excluding London +1 2,369 £52,500 - 403
London -32 1,064 £62,500 -3.85% 120
South East -13 735 £59,000 +2.61% 123
North of England +17 524 £50,000 +5.26% 103
Midlands +42 512 £57,500 +15.00% 79
West Midlands +32 305 £54,000 +8.00% 53
North West +17 305 £49,000 +5.38% 66
South West -11 294 £46,500 -11.43% 35
Yorkshire +8 210 £52,500 +5.00% 24
East Midlands +54 201 £65,000 +30.00% 24
East of England +16 178 £55,000 - 36
Wales -26 53 £35,000 -30.00% 11
Scotland -19 48 £50,000 -27.80% 12
Northern Ireland +40 30 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North East -17 9 £62,500 +21.36% 13

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,520 (38.30%) Finance
2 898 (22.63%) ERP
3 812 (20.46%) Business Intelligence
4 728 (18.34%) Oracle
5 704 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
6 654 (16.48%) Manufacturing
7 625 (15.75%) SAP S/4HANA
8 543 (13.68%) Marketing
9 537 (13.53%) Java
10 513 (12.93%) SQL
11 506 (12.75%) CRM
12 494 (12.45%) Microsoft
13 493 (12.42%) Telecoms
14 473 (11.92%) Public Sector
15 467 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 438 (11.04%) Programme Management
17 430 (10.83%) Project Management
18 413 (10.41%) Electronics
19 410 (10.33%) Digital Marketing
20 393 (9.90%) Azure
21 371 (9.35%) Degree
22 357 (8.99%) SQL Server
23 342 (8.62%) SAP HANA
24 337 (8.49%) .NET
25 333 (8.39%) SAP CO
26 330 (8.31%) SAP FI
27 326 (8.21%) Logistics
28 324 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO
29 322 (8.11%) Retail
30 316 (7.96%) BusinessObjects

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
1 229 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 165 (4.16%) BizTalk Server
3 89 (2.24%) Confluence
4 59 (1.49%) NetWeaver
5 46 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 45 (1.13%) CMS
7 33 (0.83%) Apache
8 30 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 22 (0.55%) SAS
10 21 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 18 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 18 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (0.45%) SAP Portal
12 18 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.38%) Headless CMS
15 11 (0.28%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.28%) Mule ESB
15 11 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 156 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.20%) SPSS
8 4 (0.10%) Figma
8 4 (0.10%) Sketch
9 2 (0.050%) InVision
9 2 (0.050%) Marvel
9 2 (0.050%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.025%) HipChat
10 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 625 (15.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 333 (8.39%) SAP CO
3 330 (8.31%) SAP FI
4 324 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 227 (5.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 214 (5.39%) SAP MM
7 211 (5.32%) SAP PP
8 206 (5.19%) SAP SD
9 198 (4.99%) Dynamics AX
10 175 (4.41%) SAP ERP
11 130 (3.28%) SAP SCM
12 107 (2.70%) SAP HR
12 107 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
13 92 (2.32%) SAP Business One
14 84 (2.12%) SAP BPC
14 84 (2.12%) SAP WM
15 78 (1.97%) SAP CRM
16 76 (1.91%) SAP PM
17 73 (1.84%) SAP HCM
18 69 (1.74%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 393 (9.90%) Azure
2 229 (5.77%) AWS
3 212 (5.34%) SuccessFactors
4 211 (5.32%) Dynamics 365
5 171 (4.31%) SaaS
6 106 (2.67%) Power Platform
7 72 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 66 (1.66%) PaaS
9 59 (1.49%) Office 365
10 56 (1.41%) Serverless
11 49 (1.23%) GCP
12 33 (0.83%) IaaS
13 28 (0.71%) Boomi
14 16 (0.40%) GitHub
15 15 (0.38%) Apigee
16 13 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
17 12 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
19 10 (0.25%) Amazon Cognito
19 10 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.02%) Internet
2 28 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 21 (0.53%) Firewall
4 20 (0.50%) DNS
5 18 (0.45%) DHCP
6 17 (0.43%) WAN
7 15 (0.38%) Network Security
8 14 (0.35%) HTTP
8 14 (0.35%) Skype
9 13 (0.33%) SAN
10 10 (0.25%) FTP
10 10 (0.25%) LAN
11 9 (0.23%) NetScaler
11 9 (0.23%) Wireless
12 8 (0.20%) Bluetooth
12 8 (0.20%) NAS
13 6 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.15%) VLAN
13 6 (0.15%) VoIP
13 6 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 342 (8.62%) SAP HANA
3 316 (7.96%) BusinessObjects
4 176 (4.43%) SAP BW
5 156 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 105 (2.65%) Power BI
7 96 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 92 (2.32%) Big Data
9 66 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 60 (1.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 60 (1.51%) SAP Data Services
11 58 (1.46%) NoSQL
11 58 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 51 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
13 45 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 40 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
14 40 (1.01%) Relational Database
15 37 (0.93%) QlikView
16 33 (0.83%) MongoDB
16 33 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 150 (3.78%) JIRA
2 111 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 74 (1.86%) JUnit
4 70 (1.76%) Selenium
5 62 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 59 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 50 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
8 44 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (1.08%) SpecFlow
9 43 (1.08%) Subversion
10 38 (0.96%) Mockito
11 35 (0.88%) Visual Studio
11 35 (0.88%) WebDriver
12 33 (0.83%) Maven
13 30 (0.76%) LSMW
13 30 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 26 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
15 25 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (0.50%) NUnit
17 19 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 1,520 (38.30%) Finance
2 654 (16.48%) Manufacturing
3 543 (13.68%) Marketing
4 493 (12.42%) Telecoms
5 473 (11.92%) Public Sector
6 413 (10.41%) Electronics
7 322 (8.11%) Retail
8 80 (2.02%) Banking
9 57 (1.44%) Legal
10 37 (0.93%) Back Office
11 32 (0.81%) Billing
12 31 (0.78%) French Language
13 28 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 25 (0.63%) General Ledger
15 18 (0.45%) German Language
16 16 (0.40%) Aerospace
17 15 (0.38%) Italian Language
18 12 (0.30%) Dutch Language
18 12 (0.30%) Law
18 12 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,159 (29.20%) Consultant
2 906 (22.83%) SAP Consultant
3 616 (15.52%) Analyst
4 486 (12.24%) Architect
5 471 (11.87%) Developer
6 259 (6.53%) SAP Analyst
7 257 (6.48%) SAP Architect
8 205 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 200 (5.04%) SAP Manager
10 192 (4.84%) Business Analyst
11 189 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
12 184 (4.64%) SAP FI Consultant
13 183 (4.61%) SAP CO Consultant
14 179 (4.51%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 152 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
16 134 (3.38%) Senior SAP Consultant
17 114 (2.87%) SAP Developer
18 112 (2.82%) SAP PP Consultant
19 107 (2.70%) SAP SD Consultant
20 100 (2.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (8.49%) .NET
2 223 (5.62%) J2EE
3 155 (3.91%) AngularJS
4 136 (3.43%) Web Services
5 119 (3.00%) SOAP
6 116 (2.92%) HTML
7 114 (2.87%) ASP.NET
8 108 (2.72%) SAP Basis
9 103 (2.60%) REST
10 93 (2.34%) CSS
11 90 (2.27%) RESTful
12 84 (2.12%) React
13 83 (2.09%) Spring
14 82 (2.07%) SAP Fiori
15 75 (1.89%) IDoc
16 72 (1.81%) jQuery
17 70 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 68 (1.71%) XML
19 64 (1.61%) EDI
20 63 (1.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 279 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (3.83%) User Experience
3 132 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 99 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 85 (2.14%) FMCG
6 84 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 69 (1.74%) iPad
8 58 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 51 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 45 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 30 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 27 (0.68%) Cloud Native
13 27 (0.68%) Internet of Things
13 27 (0.68%) Social Media
14 26 (0.66%) Clustering
15 22 (0.55%) Life Science
16 21 (0.53%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.50%) Blog
18 16 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 228 (5.74%) Windows
2 216 (5.44%) Linux
3 105 (2.65%) Unix
4 52 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 29 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 24 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 23 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 20 (0.50%) Solaris
9 16 (0.40%) CentOS
10 14 (0.35%) Android
11 12 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 12 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.13%) Debian
16 5 (0.13%) VMS
17 4 (0.10%) VME
17 4 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (22.63%) ERP
2 812 (20.46%) Business Intelligence
3 704 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 506 (12.75%) CRM
5 467 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 438 (11.04%) Programme Management
7 430 (10.83%) Project Management
8 410 (10.33%) Digital Marketing
9 326 (8.21%) Logistics
10 291 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
11 288 (7.26%) Analytics
12 240 (6.05%) E-Commerce
13 229 (5.77%) Scrum
14 225 (5.67%) Project Delivery
15 207 (5.22%) Migration
16 194 (4.89%) Mentoring
17 191 (4.81%) Waterfall
18 179 (4.51%) Change Management
19 178 (4.48%) Presales
20 172 (4.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 537 (13.53%) Java
2 513 (12.93%) SQL
3 265 (6.68%) JavaScript
4 248 (6.25%) ABAP
5 236 (5.95%) C#
6 204 (5.14%) Python
7 115 (2.90%) C
8 109 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 80 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 74 (1.86%) C++
11 49 (1.23%) Java 8
12 47 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 37 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 36 (0.91%) Ruby
15 31 (0.78%) Groovy
15 31 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 30 (0.76%) SAPscript
17 27 (0.68%) Perl
18 26 (0.66%) PHP
19 25 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 371 (9.35%) Degree
2 243 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 145 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 66 (1.66%) SAP Certification
5 52 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 44 (1.11%) ISEB
7 41 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 34 (0.86%) ACCA
9 33 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (0.78%) PMP
11 27 (0.68%) PMI Certification
12 20 (0.50%) CIMA
12 20 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.40%) MCP
13 16 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
14 14 (0.35%) CISSP
15 12 (0.30%) CCA
15 12 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (0.28%) Master's Degree
16 11 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (3.17%) QA
2 69 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 62 (1.56%) SLA
4 55 (1.39%) PMO
5 45 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.50%) GDPR
7 19 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.35%) IFRS
9 9 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.20%) RMADS
11 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.10%) GxP
12 4 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.10%) ITGC
13 3 (0.076%) COBIT
13 3 (0.076%) GLP
13 3 (0.076%) GMP
13 3 (0.076%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 95 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 69 (1.74%) Docker
3 25 (0.63%) Firmware
3 25 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (0.35%) XenApp
7 6 (0.15%) vSphere
7 6 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.076%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.076%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.025%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.025%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 37 (0.93%) Ansible
1 37 (0.93%) SCCM
2 28 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 27 (0.68%) Terraform
4 24 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.58%) Kibana
6 21 (0.53%) Puppet
7 20 (0.50%) Automic
8 15 (0.38%) Istio
8 15 (0.38%) Knative
9 14 (0.35%) Salt
10 13 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.25%) HP ALM
13 9 (0.23%) SCOM
14 8 (0.20%) logstash
15 7 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 7 (0.18%) SCOrch
16 6 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 728 (18.34%) Oracle
2 494 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 194 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
4 176 (4.43%) hybris
5 132 (3.33%) IBM
6 109 (2.75%) Tableau
7 90 (2.27%) Sage
8 83 (2.09%) JD Edwards
9 82 (2.07%) Adobe
10 78 (1.97%) Ariba
11 59 (1.49%) Google
12 58 (1.46%) VMware
13 54 (1.36%) Citrix
14 52 (1.31%) Cognos
14 52 (1.31%) Informatica
15 49 (1.23%) Demandware
16 45 (1.13%) MuleSoft
17 39 (0.98%) Cisco
18 37 (0.93%) Concur
19 36 (0.91%) Epicor