Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 79 88
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9 -32
Permanent jobs citing SAP 1,460 4,848 5,576
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.94% 3.55% 3.40%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 8.49% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,177 3,374 3,956
Median annual salary £56,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.61% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,650 £35,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £93,850 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +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 19,345 57,130 69,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.90% 41.79% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15,282 43,589 53,973
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -26 1,301 £55,000 -4.35% 198
UK excluding London -29 829 £50,000 -4.76% 128
London -13 450 £65,000 - 76
South East -18 276 £57,500 - 37
Work from Home -42 207 £60,000 -4.00% 35
North of England -4 194 £45,000 -14.29% 20
North West +14 149 £45,000 -14.29% 15
South West -14 146 £47,500 - 13
Midlands -33 132 £50,000 -16.67% 28
West Midlands -9 100 £50,000 -13.04% 20
East of England +12 42 £47,500 -17.39% 18
Yorkshire -23 42 £40,000 -23.81% 5
East Midlands -31 32 £40,000 -33.33% 8
Scotland +19 21 £41,250 -22.97% 13
Northern Ireland +10 19 £45,000 -5.26%
North East +18 3 £44,000 -7.37%
Wales -8 3 £40,000 -8.57%

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 607 (41.58%) Finance
2 452 (30.96%) Business Intelligence
3 433 (29.66%) Manufacturing
4 332 (22.74%) Marketing
5 326 (22.33%) Public Sector
6 317 (21.71%) Programme Management
7 311 (21.30%) Telecoms
8 307 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
9 297 (20.34%) Electronics
9 297 (20.34%) Digital Marketing
10 289 (19.79%) ERP
11 209 (14.32%) Oracle
12 194 (13.29%) Microsoft
13 184 (12.60%) SAP S/4HANA
14 180 (12.33%) Azure
15 172 (11.78%) SQL
16 167 (11.44%) Java
17 164 (11.23%) Project Management
18 154 (10.55%) Degree
19 153 (10.48%) BusinessObjects
20 148 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
21 140 (9.59%) AWS
22 133 (9.11%) CRM
23 124 (8.49%) ABAP
24 122 (8.36%) Scrum
25 121 (8.29%) Analytics
26 120 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
27 114 (7.81%) Linux
28 112 (7.67%) DevOps
29 111 (7.60%) 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 55 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.81%) WebSphere
3 36 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.78%) SAS
7 24 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 22 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
9 17 (1.16%) Confluence
9 17 (1.16%) IIS
10 14 (0.96%) CMS
11 11 (0.75%) Apache
11 11 (0.75%) NetWeaver
12 10 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.48%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.41%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.41%) Mule
15 6 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.34%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 72 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.48%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.27%) Windchill
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.068%) Sketch
9 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 184 (12.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 71 (4.86%) SAP SD
3 70 (4.79%) SAP FI
4 59 (4.04%) SAP ERP
5 57 (3.90%) SAP CO
5 57 (3.90%) SAP FI/CO
6 56 (3.84%) SAP Hybris
6 56 (3.84%) SAP MM
7 46 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 43 (2.95%) Dynamics AX
9 34 (2.33%) SAP Business One
10 30 (2.05%) SAP BPC
11 29 (1.99%) SAP PSCD
12 23 (1.58%) SAP HR
13 20 (1.37%) NetSuite
14 19 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
15 16 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
15 16 (1.10%) SAP PP
16 15 (1.03%) SAP GTS
16 15 (1.03%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 180 (12.33%) Azure
2 140 (9.59%) AWS
3 101 (6.92%) SaaS
4 76 (5.21%) Power Platform
5 69 (4.73%) Office 365
6 66 (4.52%) PaaS
7 49 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
7 49 (3.36%) GCP
8 41 (2.81%) IaaS
9 31 (2.12%) SuccessFactors
10 24 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
11 22 (1.51%) Akamai
11 22 (1.51%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (0.82%) Veeva
15 11 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
16 7 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.34%) npm
17 5 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.15%) Internet
2 30 (2.05%) Firewall
3 26 (1.78%) DNS
4 20 (1.37%) HTTP
5 14 (0.96%) FTP
6 9 (0.62%) Skype
7 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.41%) Broadband
9 5 (0.34%) DHCP
9 5 (0.34%) LAN
9 5 (0.34%) VPN
9 5 (0.34%) WAN
10 3 (0.21%) Intranet
10 3 (0.21%) Network Security
10 3 (0.21%) VoIP
10 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.21%) Wireless
11 2 (0.14%) IPv4
11 2 (0.14%) MPLS
11 2 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.48%) BusinessObjects
2 99 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 78 (5.34%) SAP HANA
4 75 (5.14%) Power BI
5 63 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (3.63%) SAP BW
7 50 (3.42%) Tableau
8 42 (2.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 39 (2.67%) Big Data
10 37 (2.53%) MySQL
11 24 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
12 23 (1.58%) MongoDB
12 23 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (1.30%) Relational Database
13 19 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
14 18 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.10%) DB2
16 15 (1.03%) NoSQL
17 14 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (3.84%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.15%) JIRA
3 39 (2.67%) LSMW
4 12 (0.82%) Postman
4 12 (0.82%) SoapUI
5 11 (0.75%) NUnit
6 10 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.68%) Subversion
7 9 (0.62%) Fiddler
7 9 (0.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.62%) JUnit
7 9 (0.62%) NWDS
8 8 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.55%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.48%) Maven
9 7 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.41%) ERwin
10 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 607 (41.58%) Finance
2 433 (29.66%) Manufacturing
3 332 (22.74%) Marketing
4 326 (22.33%) Public Sector
5 311 (21.30%) Telecoms
6 297 (20.34%) Electronics
7 92 (6.30%) Retail
8 26 (1.78%) Banking
9 25 (1.71%) Local Government
10 23 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (1.30%) Back Office
12 15 (1.03%) Billing
12 15 (1.03%) Legal
13 12 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.62%) Games
15 8 (0.55%) French Language
16 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.34%) Advertising
18 4 (0.27%) German Language
18 4 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 299 (20.48%) Consultant
2 218 (14.93%) Analyst
3 210 (14.38%) Developer
4 208 (14.25%) SAP Consultant
5 190 (13.01%) Architect
6 106 (7.26%) SAP Analyst
7 75 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
8 60 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 58 (3.97%) SAP Developer
10 51 (3.49%) SAP Architect
11 48 (3.29%) Project Manager
12 46 (3.15%) Cloud Architect
13 42 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
14 41 (2.81%) SAP Manager
15 37 (2.53%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.47%) Senior Consultant
17 35 (2.40%) Support Analyst
18 33 (2.26%) SAP Business Analyst
18 33 (2.26%) Technical Architect
19 32 (2.19%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (6.85%) .NET
2 74 (5.07%) HTML
3 72 (4.93%) Web Services
4 69 (4.73%) CSS
5 54 (3.70%) SAP Basis
6 51 (3.49%) SOAP
7 50 (3.42%) AngularJS
8 46 (3.15%) SAP Fiori
9 45 (3.08%) REST
10 44 (3.01%) XML
11 41 (2.81%) Node.js
12 38 (2.60%) EDI
13 36 (2.47%) Apache Flex
13 36 (2.47%) JSON
14 33 (2.26%) Vue.js
15 31 (2.12%) React
16 30 (2.05%) J2EE
16 30 (2.05%) Spring
17 28 (1.92%) SAP Smart Forms
18 27 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.25%) Cloud Native
3 52 (3.56%) FMCG
4 50 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 50 (3.42%) User Experience
5 44 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.58%) Public Cloud
8 22 (1.51%) Blog
9 21 (1.44%) Internet of Things
10 19 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (0.96%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.82%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.82%) e-Learning
13 12 (0.82%) Media Streaming
13 12 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
14 11 (0.75%) Wiki
15 10 (0.68%) Reinsurance
16 9 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 114 (7.81%) Linux
2 86 (5.89%) Windows
3 46 (3.15%) Unix
4 18 (1.23%) AIX
5 15 (1.03%) CentOS
6 13 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.48%) Android
9 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.21%) Debian
10 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) MVS
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.068%) Solaris
12 1 (0.068%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (30.96%) Business Intelligence
2 317 (21.71%) Programme Management
3 307 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
4 297 (20.34%) Digital Marketing
5 289 (19.79%) ERP
6 164 (11.23%) Project Management
7 148 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 133 (9.11%) CRM
9 122 (8.36%) Scrum
10 121 (8.29%) Analytics
11 120 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
12 112 (7.67%) DevOps
13 92 (6.30%) Project Delivery
14 90 (6.16%) ITIL
15 82 (5.62%) SAP Implementation
16 77 (5.27%) Logistics
16 77 (5.27%) Migration
17 74 (5.07%) Computer Science
18 72 (4.93%) Requirements Gathering
19 71 (4.86%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 172 (11.78%) SQL
2 167 (11.44%) Java
3 124 (8.49%) ABAP
4 111 (7.60%) JavaScript
5 88 (6.03%) Python
6 74 (5.07%) C#
7 68 (4.66%) C
8 39 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 28 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.78%) SAPscript
11 25 (1.71%) Go
12 24 (1.64%) Ruby
13 22 (1.51%) C++
14 21 (1.44%) Apex Code
15 18 (1.23%) ActionScript
15 18 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
16 15 (1.03%) VBA
17 14 (0.96%) TypeScript
18 13 (0.89%) PHP
18 13 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (10.55%) Degree
2 85 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.64%) SANS
6 22 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.16%) MCSA
8 10 (0.68%) PMP
9 9 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.55%) MCP
11 7 (0.48%) IIBA
11 7 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.48%) SAP Certification
12 6 (0.41%) ACCA
12 6 (0.41%) CISSP
12 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.41%) PhD
13 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.56%) QA
2 34 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.16%) COBIT
6 16 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.89%) GDPR
7 13 (0.89%) SLA
8 11 (0.75%) PMO
9 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.34%) NIST
11 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.21%) IFRS
12 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.21%) SEPA
13 2 (0.14%) COSO
13 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.14%) ITGC
System Software
1 73 (5.00%) Docker
2 47 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.96%) NFS
4 11 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.14%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) Samba
6 2 (0.14%) Squid
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.068%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.068%) HDFS
7 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.068%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.068%) XenApp
7 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 63 (4.32%) Kubernetes
2 46 (3.15%) Puppet
3 37 (2.53%) Ansible
4 32 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
6 23 (1.58%) QRadar
7 22 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 18 (1.23%) Data Guard
9 15 (1.03%) Terraform
10 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.27%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.21%) SCCM
13 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.14%) Grafana
13 2 (0.14%) Graylog
13 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.14%) Nagios
13 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 209 (14.32%) Oracle
2 194 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 97 (6.64%) Salesforce.com
4 93 (6.37%) IBM
5 62 (4.25%) hybris
6 49 (3.36%) Adobe
7 45 (3.08%) Google
8 38 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 31 (2.12%) Sage
10 29 (1.99%) Cisco
11 28 (1.92%) CyberArk
12 27 (1.85%) Siebel
13 26 (1.78%) Thycotic
14 25 (1.71%) Splunk
15 23 (1.58%) ArcSight
15 23 (1.58%) BeyondTrust
15 23 (1.58%) Bomgar
15 23 (1.58%) LogRhythm
15 23 (1.58%) NetWitness
15 23 (1.58%) Palo Alto