Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 79 92
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 -30
Permanent jobs citing SAP 2,045 5,171 5,701
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.15% 3.62% 3.34%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 8.54% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,468 3,546 4,057
Median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,670
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 26,747 60,539 74,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.14% 42.40% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20,471 46,461 57,338
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,985 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 -19 1,791 £57,500 - 164
UK excluding London -6 1,177 £55,000 +4.76% 129
London -29 596 £65,000 - 50
South East -14 372 £60,000 +9.09% 20
North of England +28 318 £47,500 -5.00% 29
North West +36 231 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Midlands -3 203 £60,000 +3.00% 34
Work from Home -31 167 £57,500 -11.54% 18
West Midlands +5 137 £57,500 -4.17% 20
South West -34 129 £55,000 +10.00% 20
East of England +5 86 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Yorkshire +16 68 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands +12 63 £62,500 +25.00% 14
Northern Ireland +33 36 £42,500 - 4
North East +16 19 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Scotland -3 18 £41,750 -39.49% 13
Wales -23 15 £40,000 -20.00% 3

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 715 (34.96%) Finance
2 468 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
3 431 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 381 (18.63%) ERP
5 369 (18.04%) Manufacturing
5 369 (18.04%) SAP S/4HANA
6 341 (16.67%) Oracle
7 314 (15.35%) Microsoft
8 293 (14.33%) Marketing
9 269 (13.15%) Java
10 258 (12.62%) BusinessObjects
10 258 (12.62%) Public Sector
11 256 (12.52%) CRM
12 238 (11.64%) SQL
13 234 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 230 (11.25%) Programme Management
15 227 (11.10%) Azure
16 218 (10.66%) Telecoms
17 209 (10.22%) Project Management
18 202 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
19 201 (9.83%) Electronics
20 194 (9.49%) Degree
21 191 (9.34%) .NET
22 174 (8.51%) Analytics
23 173 (8.46%) SAP FI
24 167 (8.17%) SAP CO
25 166 (8.12%) SAP FI/CO
25 166 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
26 162 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
26 162 (7.92%) AWS

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
1 111 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 90 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
3 39 (1.91%) WebSphere
4 33 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.42%) SAS
6 26 (1.27%) Confluence
7 25 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (1.17%) NetWeaver
9 19 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.83%) CMS
12 16 (0.78%) IIS
13 11 (0.54%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.39%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.39%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.29%) Apache
16 6 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 104 (5.09%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.049%) CATIA
8 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.049%) Sketch
8 1 (0.049%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 369 (18.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 173 (8.46%) SAP FI
3 167 (8.17%) SAP CO
4 166 (8.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 111 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 110 (5.38%) SAP SD
7 100 (4.89%) SAP MM
8 98 (4.79%) Dynamics AX
9 91 (4.45%) SAP ERP
10 61 (2.98%) SAP Hybris
11 47 (2.30%) SAP PP
12 45 (2.20%) SAP BPC
13 44 (2.15%) SAP Business One
14 40 (1.96%) NetSuite
15 37 (1.81%) SAP HR
16 35 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
17 34 (1.66%) SAP CRM
18 30 (1.47%) SAP PS
19 28 (1.37%) SAP GTS
20 27 (1.32%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 227 (11.10%) Azure
2 162 (7.92%) AWS
3 111 (5.43%) Dynamics 365
4 105 (5.13%) SaaS
5 84 (4.11%) Power Platform
6 66 (3.23%) PaaS
7 63 (3.08%) SuccessFactors
8 56 (2.74%) Office 365
9 46 (2.25%) IaaS
10 35 (1.71%) GCP
11 32 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 18 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.49%) Akamai
14 10 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.34%) Boomi
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 5 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.84%) Internet
2 25 (1.22%) Firewall
2 25 (1.22%) HTTP
3 18 (0.88%) DNS
3 18 (0.88%) FTP
4 15 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.64%) LAN
5 13 (0.64%) WAN
6 9 (0.44%) DHCP
7 7 (0.34%) Skype
8 5 (0.24%) VPN
8 5 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.20%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.15%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.15%) SAN
10 3 (0.15%) VoIP
11 2 (0.098%) Broadband
11 2 (0.098%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.098%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (12.62%) BusinessObjects
2 153 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 144 (7.04%) SAP HANA
4 83 (4.06%) Power BI
5 80 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (3.91%) SAP BW
6 58 (2.84%) Big Data
7 56 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 49 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
9 36 (1.76%) SAP Data Services
10 31 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.27%) MySQL
13 23 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (0.83%) DB2
16 17 (0.83%) MongoDB
17 16 (0.78%) OLAP
17 16 (0.78%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 66 (3.23%) JIRA
2 43 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 36 (1.76%) LSMW
4 25 (1.22%) Selenium
5 24 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 16 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (0.73%) SpecFlow
8 14 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 14 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (0.64%) NWDS
9 13 (0.64%) Subversion
9 13 (0.64%) WebDriver
10 12 (0.59%) NUnit
11 10 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.49%) JUnit
12 8 (0.39%) Maven
12 8 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.34%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 6 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 715 (34.96%) Finance
2 369 (18.04%) Manufacturing
3 293 (14.33%) Marketing
4 258 (12.62%) Public Sector
5 218 (10.66%) Telecoms
6 201 (9.83%) Electronics
7 97 (4.74%) Retail
8 60 (2.93%) Banking
9 29 (1.42%) Legal
10 24 (1.17%) Back Office
10 24 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (0.98%) General Ledger
12 17 (0.83%) Billing
12 17 (0.83%) Local Government
13 14 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.68%) French Language
14 12 (0.59%) Advertising
15 11 (0.54%) Games
16 9 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 594 (29.05%) Consultant
2 485 (23.72%) SAP Consultant
3 249 (12.18%) Analyst
4 245 (11.98%) Developer
5 222 (10.86%) Architect
6 121 (5.92%) SAP Analyst
7 117 (5.72%) Project Manager
8 105 (5.13%) SAP FI Consultant
9 102 (4.99%) SAP CO Consultant
9 102 (4.99%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 99 (4.84%) SAP Manager
11 94 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
12 77 (3.77%) SAP Architect
13 70 (3.42%) SAP Developer
14 67 (3.28%) Business Analyst
15 57 (2.79%) IT Manager
16 52 (2.54%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
17 50 (2.44%) SAP SD Consultant
18 49 (2.40%) SAP MM Consultant
18 49 (2.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (9.34%) .NET
2 87 (4.25%) J2EE
3 73 (3.57%) Web Services
4 60 (2.93%) ASP.NET
4 60 (2.93%) SOAP
5 57 (2.79%) HTML
6 55 (2.69%) CSS
7 54 (2.64%) SAP Basis
8 49 (2.40%) React
8 49 (2.40%) SAP Fiori
9 47 (2.30%) AngularJS
10 45 (2.20%) Apache Flex
10 45 (2.20%) Node.js
11 43 (2.10%) JSON
12 42 (2.05%) XML
13 41 (2.00%) SAP PI
14 40 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 38 (1.86%) .NET Core
15 38 (1.86%) RESTful
16 37 (1.81%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 70 (3.42%) FMCG
4 58 (2.84%) User Experience
5 51 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (1.96%) Cloud Native
7 32 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 27 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 18 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 16 (0.78%) Blog
11 16 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.73%) Credit Risk
13 14 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
13 14 (0.68%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.68%) Life Science
14 13 (0.64%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.64%) W3C
15 12 (0.59%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 99 (4.84%) Linux
2 93 (4.55%) Windows
3 41 (2.00%) Unix
4 21 (1.03%) AIX
5 12 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.44%) Android
8 8 (0.39%) CentOS
9 7 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.15%) Debian
11 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.049%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.049%) VMS
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
2 431 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (18.63%) ERP
4 256 (12.52%) CRM
5 234 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 230 (11.25%) Programme Management
7 209 (10.22%) Project Management
8 202 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
9 174 (8.51%) Analytics
10 166 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
11 141 (6.89%) Scrum
12 127 (6.21%) Logistics
13 123 (6.01%) ITIL
14 118 (5.77%) Project Delivery
15 111 (5.43%) Requirements Gathering
16 108 (5.28%) Waterfall
17 103 (5.04%) DevOps
18 99 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 92 (4.50%) Service Delivery
20 90 (4.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 269 (13.15%) Java
2 238 (11.64%) SQL
3 144 (7.04%) ABAP
4 117 (5.72%) JavaScript
5 110 (5.38%) C#
6 90 (4.40%) C
7 72 (3.52%) Python
8 36 (1.76%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.17%) PL/SQL
9 24 (1.17%) PowerShell
10 21 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 21 (1.03%) SAPscript
11 20 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 19 (0.93%) C++
13 16 (0.78%) Ruby
14 15 (0.73%) ActionScript
14 15 (0.73%) ActionScript 2.0
14 15 (0.73%) Apex Code
15 14 (0.68%) VBA
16 13 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 194 (9.49%) Degree
2 123 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 80 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.05%) PMP
5 29 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 24 (1.17%) SANS
7 22 (1.08%) ISEB
8 21 (1.03%) SAP Certification
9 17 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (0.78%) ACCA
11 15 (0.73%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (0.54%) MCSA
15 9 (0.44%) Master's Degree
16 8 (0.39%) CIMA
17 7 (0.34%) MCP
18 6 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
18 6 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
19 5 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.47%) QA
2 45 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 30 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.47%) SLA
4 26 (1.27%) PMO
5 17 (0.83%) COBIT
6 16 (0.78%) GDPR
7 11 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.098%) COSO
11 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.098%) ITGC
11 2 (0.098%) P3O
11 2 (0.098%) SEPA
12 1 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.049%) IFRS
12 1 (0.049%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.049%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 52 (2.54%) Docker
2 40 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.93%) NFS
4 11 (0.54%) Firmware
5 9 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.20%) vSphere
8 3 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.15%) XenApp
8 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.098%) Samba
9 2 (0.098%) Squid
10 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.27%) Ansible
3 25 (1.22%) Puppet
4 23 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (0.98%) Data Guard
5 20 (0.98%) QRadar
6 18 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.68%) Terraform
8 4 (0.20%) SCCM
9 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.098%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.098%) Nagios
11 1 (0.049%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.049%) Salt
Vendors
1 341 (16.67%) Oracle
2 314 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 96 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 93 (4.55%) IBM
5 78 (3.81%) hybris
6 68 (3.33%) Sage
7 58 (2.84%) Tableau
8 44 (2.15%) Google
9 33 (1.61%) Adobe
10 31 (1.52%) Ariba
11 27 (1.32%) Cisco
11 27 (1.32%) MuleSoft
12 26 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 25 (1.22%) CyberArk
14 24 (1.17%) Workday
15 23 (1.12%) Informatica
15 23 (1.12%) Thycotic
16 22 (1.08%) HP
16 22 (1.08%) ServiceNow
17 21 (1.03%) PeopleSoft