Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAP 9079 7160 8762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.04% 3.77% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 11.31% 8.61% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5688 4919 6770
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% -1.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,225 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 80305 83199 99306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.58% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62150 67122 80909
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +20 8307 £55,000 - 440
UK excluding London +14 5395 £50,000 - 308
London +36 2795 £60,000 -4.00% 135
South East +28 1638 £52,500 -4.55% 74
North of England +23 1599 £47,500 -5.00% 92
North West +14 1033 £50,750 +5.73% 48
Midlands +1 790 £52,500 - 52
South West +28 675 £50,000 +11.11% 51
West Midlands +13 586 £60,000 +14.29% 32
East of England -3 519 £52,500 +0.96% 26
Yorkshire +49 446 £45,000 -6.25% 38
East Midlands -33 192 £42,500 -15.00% 19
Scotland -10 170 £57,500 -6.50% 8
Wales +27 125 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East +17 122 £47,500 -17.39% 6
Northern Ireland -29 11 £35,000 -30.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAP.

1 3687 (40.61%) Finance
2 2675 (29.46%) Manufacturing
3 2556 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
4 1821 (20.06%) Marketing
5 1728 (19.03%) Programme Management
6 1648 (18.15%) Telecoms
7 1619 (17.83%) Digital Marketing
8 1612 (17.76%) Electronics
9 1586 (17.47%) ERP
10 1311 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
11 1240 (13.66%) SQL
12 1177 (12.96%) Degree
13 1134 (12.49%) Oracle
14 1102 (12.14%) Project Management
15 1072 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 1068 (11.76%) Retail
17 1028 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
18 957 (10.54%) Microsoft
19 895 (9.86%) Java
20 870 (9.58%) ABAP
21 831 (9.15%) SAP FI
22 799 (8.80%) SAP S/4HANA
23 782 (8.61%) SAP CO
24 768 (8.46%) SAP FI/CO
25 760 (8.37%) SAP HANA
26 734 (8.08%) CRM
27 609 (6.71%) BusinessObjects
28 604 (6.65%) SAP SD
29 592 (6.52%) SQL Server
30 586 (6.45%) SAP BW

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
1 170 (1.87%) NetWeaver
2 128 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 113 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 95 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 93 (1.02%) SAS
6 70 (0.77%) Mule
7 66 (0.73%) JBoss
8 65 (0.72%) CMS
9 60 (0.66%) Confluence
10 59 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 54 (0.59%) Mule ESB
12 52 (0.57%) IIS
13 50 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 48 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
15 38 (0.42%) Apache
16 28 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (0.22%) MS Exchange
18 18 (0.20%) WebLogic
19 14 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
19 14 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 289 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 248 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 97 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 94 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.32%) SPSS
7 19 (0.21%) Autodesk Inventor
8 18 (0.20%) FileZilla
9 15 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.055%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.033%) InVision
14 2 (0.022%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.022%) Maya
14 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.022%) Windchill
15 1 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.011%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 831 (9.15%) SAP FI
2 799 (8.80%) SAP S/4HANA
3 782 (8.61%) SAP CO
4 768 (8.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 604 (6.65%) SAP SD
6 583 (6.42%) SAP MM
7 386 (4.25%) SAP ERP
8 311 (3.43%) SAP Hybris
9 272 (3.00%) SAP BPC
10 225 (2.48%) SAP PP
11 209 (2.30%) SAP SCM
12 198 (2.18%) SAP HCM
13 196 (2.16%) SAP Retail
14 191 (2.10%) SAP CRM
15 190 (2.09%) SAP HR
16 183 (2.02%) SAP Business One
17 181 (1.99%) NetSuite
18 174 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
19 142 (1.56%) SAP PM
20 139 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 480 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 324 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
3 305 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 240 (2.64%) SaaS
5 112 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 74 (0.82%) GitHub
7 72 (0.79%) Office 365
8 66 (0.73%) IaaS
9 59 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 58 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
10 58 (0.64%) PaaS
11 52 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (0.39%) FinancialForce
13 28 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
14 27 (0.30%) Force.com
15 22 (0.24%) Google Play
16 20 (0.22%) iPaaS
17 15 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 15 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 15 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 72 (0.79%) Firewall
1 72 (0.79%) FTP
2 70 (0.77%) HTTP
3 55 (0.61%) Internet
4 52 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 50 (0.55%) DNS
5 50 (0.55%) WAN
6 44 (0.48%) LAN
7 42 (0.46%) VPN
8 39 (0.43%) SSL
9 34 (0.37%) SAN
10 29 (0.32%) AMQP
11 22 (0.24%) SMTP
12 20 (0.22%) DHCP
13 18 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (0.18%) Intranet
14 16 (0.18%) SMS
15 12 (0.13%) MPLS
15 12 (0.13%) NAS
15 12 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (8.37%) SAP HANA
2 609 (6.71%) BusinessObjects
3 592 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 586 (6.45%) SAP BW
5 387 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 315 (3.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 239 (2.63%) Big Data
8 233 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 226 (2.49%) SAP Data Services
10 221 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 204 (2.25%) Relational Database
12 201 (2.21%) NoSQL
13 183 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 169 (1.86%) Oracle Database
15 151 (1.66%) QlikView
16 137 (1.51%) MySQL
17 134 (1.48%) MongoDB
18 106 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
19 90 (0.99%) Power BI
19 90 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 291 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 241 (2.65%) JIRA
3 151 (1.66%) LSMW
4 144 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 124 (1.37%) JUnit
6 107 (1.18%) eCATT
7 79 (0.87%) Selenium
8 65 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 61 (0.67%) IntelliJ
10 60 (0.66%) Eclipse
11 57 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 49 (0.54%) Cucumber
13 44 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (0.42%) LoadRunner
15 36 (0.40%) Maven
16 35 (0.39%) HP UFT
17 34 (0.37%) gulp
18 33 (0.36%) Subversion
19 32 (0.35%) Mercurial
20 31 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 3687 (40.61%) Finance
2 2675 (29.46%) Manufacturing
3 1821 (20.06%) Marketing
4 1648 (18.15%) Telecoms
5 1612 (17.76%) Electronics
6 1068 (11.76%) Retail
7 287 (3.16%) Billing
8 261 (2.87%) Banking
9 234 (2.58%) Legal
10 181 (1.99%) Publishing
11 168 (1.85%) Automotive
12 150 (1.65%) Advertising
13 91 (1.00%) General Ledger
14 88 (0.97%) Back Office
14 88 (0.97%) German Language
15 71 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 70 (0.77%) Retail Banking
17 49 (0.54%) Law
18 47 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
19 41 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2673 (29.44%) Consultant
2 2200 (24.23%) SAP Consultant
3 1671 (18.41%) Analyst
4 1365 (15.03%) Developer
5 1017 (11.20%) SAP Analyst
6 762 (8.39%) Architect
7 642 (7.07%) Business Analyst
8 559 (6.16%) SAP Manager
9 438 (4.82%) SAP Business Analyst
10 436 (4.80%) SAP Architect
11 402 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
12 358 (3.94%) Project Manager
13 351 (3.87%) SAP Developer
14 300 (3.30%) SAP Support
15 281 (3.10%) SAP SD Consultant
16 263 (2.90%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 250 (2.75%) SAP FI Consultant
18 246 (2.71%) SAP MM Consultant
19 236 (2.60%) SAP CO Consultant
20 235 (2.59%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (4.78%) .NET
2 395 (4.35%) HTML
3 336 (3.70%) XML
4 320 (3.52%) Web Services
5 315 (3.47%) CSS
6 291 (3.21%) IDoc
7 282 (3.11%) Spring
8 274 (3.02%) EDI
9 262 (2.89%) REST
10 225 (2.48%) JSON
11 207 (2.28%) SOAP
12 189 (2.08%) AngularJS
13 175 (1.93%) SAP Fiori
14 167 (1.84%) SAP PI
15 163 (1.80%) HTML5
16 162 (1.78%) RESTful
17 159 (1.75%) ASP.NET
18 142 (1.56%) SAP Basis
19 137 (1.51%) SAPUI5
20 135 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1028 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 247 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 230 (2.53%) FMCG
4 226 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 176 (1.94%) User Experience
6 157 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 149 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 135 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 131 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 128 (1.41%) NHS
11 102 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
12 89 (0.98%) Life Science
13 86 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 66 (0.73%) Data Centre
15 65 (0.72%) iPad
16 62 (0.68%) LIMS
17 59 (0.65%) Driving Licence
18 51 (0.56%) Public Cloud
19 41 (0.45%) N-Tier
20 40 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 389 (4.28%) Windows
2 361 (3.98%) Linux
3 219 (2.41%) Unix
4 105 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 77 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 75 (0.83%) Android
7 59 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 23 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 18 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 17 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (0.18%) VMS
15 10 (0.11%) CentOS
15 10 (0.11%) Solaris
16 9 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.088%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2556 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
2 1728 (19.03%) Programme Management
3 1619 (17.83%) Digital Marketing
4 1586 (17.47%) ERP
5 1311 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1102 (12.14%) Project Management
7 1072 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 734 (8.08%) CRM
9 566 (6.23%) Business Development
10 552 (6.08%) Logistics
11 506 (5.57%) Migration
12 478 (5.26%) Coaching
13 472 (5.20%) Change Management
13 472 (5.20%) E-Commerce
14 458 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 444 (4.89%) Scrum
16 430 (4.74%) ETL
17 427 (4.70%) ITIL
18 426 (4.69%) Data Management
19 423 (4.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1240 (13.66%) SQL
2 895 (9.86%) Java
3 870 (9.58%) ABAP
4 526 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 413 (4.55%) Python
6 388 (4.27%) C#
7 178 (1.96%) C++
8 164 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 138 (1.52%) Ruby
10 127 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 90 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 86 (0.95%) C
13 77 (0.85%) Go
14 73 (0.80%) PHP
15 71 (0.78%) VBA
16 63 (0.69%) R
17 58 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 57 (0.63%) SAPscript
19 52 (0.57%) PowerShell
20 48 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1177 (12.96%) Degree
2 258 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 179 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 118 (1.30%) CIMA
5 117 (1.29%) ACCA
6 86 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 76 (0.84%) SAP Certification
8 72 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 58 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 56 (0.62%) Master's Degree
11 45 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 44 (0.48%) CISSP
12 44 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 41 (0.45%) MBA
14 39 (0.43%) CISM
15 38 (0.42%) CISA
16 36 (0.40%) ISEB
16 36 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
17 35 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (3.44%) QA
2 189 (2.08%) SLA
3 173 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 61 (0.67%) PMO
5 60 (0.66%) GxP
6 55 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 49 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 42 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 24 (0.26%) IFRS
10 22 (0.24%) GCP
10 22 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 18 (0.20%) GDPR
12 17 (0.19%) GAAP
13 12 (0.13%) RosettaNet
14 11 (0.12%) RMADS
15 7 (0.077%) Basel III
15 7 (0.077%) SEPA
15 7 (0.077%) TARGET2
16 5 (0.055%) COBIT
16 5 (0.055%) HL7
System Software
1 154 (1.70%) Docker
2 127 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 56 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.15%) vSphere
5 14 (0.15%) XenApp
6 13 (0.14%) Cronacle
7 12 (0.13%) NFS
7 12 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.12%) KVM
8 11 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.12%) XenServer
9 9 (0.099%) Apache Flume
9 9 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.088%) OpenAM
11 7 (0.077%) SAP ITS
11 7 (0.077%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.055%) HDFS
13 4 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.033%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 121 (1.33%) Puppet
2 120 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 111 (1.22%) Ansible
4 94 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 46 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (0.37%) Terraform
7 28 (0.31%) Mesos
8 20 (0.22%) Oozie
9 19 (0.21%) Grafana
9 19 (0.21%) Packer
10 17 (0.19%) Nagios
11 13 (0.14%) SCCM
12 12 (0.13%) logstash
12 12 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (0.12%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.12%) Kibana
14 10 (0.11%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.099%) linkerd
15 9 (0.099%) WSUS
15 9 (0.099%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 1134 (12.49%) Oracle
2 957 (10.54%) Microsoft
3 389 (4.28%) hybris
4 296 (3.26%) Ariba
5 280 (3.08%) Sage
6 213 (2.35%) Infor
6 213 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 193 (2.13%) Epicor
8 179 (1.97%) JD Edwards
9 170 (1.87%) Tableau
10 168 (1.85%) Cognos
10 168 (1.85%) IBM
11 159 (1.75%) Google
12 113 (1.24%) Workday
13 100 (1.10%) HP
14 98 (1.08%) IFS
15 93 (1.02%) VMware
16 82 (0.90%) Apple
17 79 (0.87%) Informatica
18 61 (0.67%) Xero