Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 67 74
Rank change year-on-year -23 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAP 5,093 7,736 6,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.38% 4.50% 3.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.96% 10.15% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,296 4,878 4,634
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 63,986 76,210 77,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 44.33% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 49,168 59,716 62,043
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -29 4,485 £56,600 +2.91% 658
UK excluding London -25 3,003 £52,500 +5.00% 513
London -49 1,511 £65,000 +8.33% 170
South East -21 1,056 £57,500 +15.00% 152
North of England -40 651 £47,625 +0.26% 114
Midlands -25 450 £50,000 -4.76% 99
South West +25 434 £52,500 +1.45% 62
North West -57 357 £47,500 -5.00% 63
West Midlands -33 302 £50,000 -16.67% 64
Yorkshire -22 249 £47,500 +5.56% 44
East of England -47 235 £55,000 +10.00% 60
East Midlands +15 145 £50,000 +17.65% 35
Scotland -37 97 £69,250 +20.43% 20
Wales -7 90 £47,500 - 4
North East -23 41 £52,000 +9.47% 7
Northern Ireland -24 3 £32,500 -7.14% 2

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 2,125 (41.72%) Finance
2 1,404 (27.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1,243 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1,222 (23.99%) Manufacturing
5 1,019 (20.01%) ERP
6 941 (18.48%) Marketing
7 907 (17.81%) Oracle
8 848 (16.65%) Telecoms
9 847 (16.63%) Programme Management
10 770 (15.12%) SQL
11 754 (14.80%) Digital Marketing
12 742 (14.57%) Electronics
13 739 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 728 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 718 (14.10%) Degree
16 675 (13.25%) Project Management
17 628 (12.33%) SAP S/4HANA
18 602 (11.82%) Java
19 560 (11.00%) Analytics
20 511 (10.03%) CRM
21 479 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
22 477 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
23 474 (9.31%) SAP HANA
24 447 (8.78%) Retail
25 441 (8.66%) Scrum
26 430 (8.44%) JavaScript
27 416 (8.17%) .NET
28 415 (8.15%) SQL Server
29 412 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
30 404 (7.93%) 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
1 155 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 116 (2.28%) Apache Spark
3 108 (2.12%) SAS
4 97 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
5 80 (1.57%) Apache
6 75 (1.47%) NetWeaver
7 72 (1.41%) CMS
8 59 (1.16%) Confluence
9 48 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 45 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 44 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 43 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 39 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 37 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 34 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
16 24 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 23 (0.45%) IIS
18 21 (0.41%) MS Exchange
18 21 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
19 16 (0.31%) Documentum
Applications
1 247 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 176 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 67 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.37%) Autodesk Inventor
7 17 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.27%) Windchill
9 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.12%) SPSS
10 4 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.079%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.079%) CATIA
11 3 (0.059%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.059%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.059%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.020%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.020%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 628 (12.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 355 (6.97%) SAP FI
3 350 (6.87%) SAP CO
4 349 (6.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 303 (5.95%) SAP ERP
6 192 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 190 (3.73%) SAP SD
8 177 (3.48%) SAP HR
9 170 (3.34%) SAP MM
10 163 (3.20%) SAP Hybris
11 159 (3.12%) Dynamics AX
12 155 (3.04%) SAP BPC
13 127 (2.49%) SAP SCM
14 121 (2.38%) SAP HCM
15 115 (2.26%) NetSuite
16 103 (2.02%) SAP CRM
17 96 (1.88%) SAP Business One
17 96 (1.88%) SAP PP
18 66 (1.30%) SAP PM
19 61 (1.20%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 477 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 369 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 262 (5.14%) SuccessFactors
4 212 (4.16%) SaaS
5 128 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 108 (2.12%) PaaS
7 86 (1.69%) Office 365
8 61 (1.20%) IaaS
9 56 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
10 45 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 38 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
12 34 (0.67%) OpenShift
13 21 (0.41%) Boomi
14 19 (0.37%) FinancialForce
15 18 (0.35%) Serverless
16 15 (0.29%) GitHub
17 12 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
17 12 (0.24%) Google Analytics
17 12 (0.24%) Slack
18 10 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.51%) Internet
2 58 (1.14%) HTTP
3 57 (1.12%) Firewall
4 33 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.61%) DNS
6 27 (0.53%) LAN
7 25 (0.49%) WAN
8 19 (0.37%) AMQP
9 18 (0.35%) DHCP
9 18 (0.35%) Skype
9 18 (0.35%) VoIP
10 17 (0.33%) VLAN
11 16 (0.31%) FTP
12 15 (0.29%) Wireless
13 14 (0.27%) SMTP
14 11 (0.22%) VPN
15 9 (0.18%) Network Security
15 9 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
16 8 (0.16%) SAN
16 8 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (9.31%) SAP HANA
2 415 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 404 (7.93%) BusinessObjects
4 344 (6.75%) SAP BW
5 295 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
6 229 (4.50%) Big Data
7 198 (3.89%) Power BI
8 179 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 167 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 155 (3.04%) SAP Data Services
11 136 (2.67%) Hadoop
12 127 (2.49%) Relational Database
13 123 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 111 (2.18%) QlikView
15 86 (1.69%) NoSQL
16 84 (1.65%) MongoDB
17 77 (1.51%) Apache Hive
17 77 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
18 76 (1.49%) Lumira
19 66 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 137 (2.69%) JIRA
2 115 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 81 (1.59%) Selenium
4 65 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 36 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 36 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 33 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
7 29 (0.57%) LSMW
8 28 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 23 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 21 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (0.39%) WebDriver
12 19 (0.37%) JUnit
13 18 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 18 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (0.31%) SpecFlow
14 16 (0.31%) Subversion
15 14 (0.27%) GitLab
16 13 (0.26%) Toad
16 13 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,125 (41.72%) Finance
2 1,222 (23.99%) Manufacturing
3 941 (18.48%) Marketing
4 848 (16.65%) Telecoms
5 742 (14.57%) Electronics
6 447 (8.78%) Retail
7 112 (2.20%) Banking
8 91 (1.79%) Legal
9 72 (1.41%) Billing
10 58 (1.14%) General Ledger
11 43 (0.84%) Publishing
12 42 (0.82%) Back Office
13 38 (0.75%) Aerospace
13 38 (0.75%) Automotive
14 37 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
15 36 (0.71%) Advertising
15 36 (0.71%) Law
16 24 (0.47%) Games
16 24 (0.47%) Local Government
17 23 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,099 (21.58%) Consultant
2 993 (19.50%) Analyst
3 811 (15.92%) SAP Consultant
4 623 (12.23%) Architect
5 601 (11.80%) Developer
6 437 (8.58%) SAP Analyst
7 378 (7.42%) Project Manager
8 346 (6.79%) SAP Manager
9 295 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
10 294 (5.77%) SAP Architect
11 289 (5.67%) Business Analyst
12 185 (3.63%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 157 (3.08%) SAP Project Manager
14 156 (3.06%) Senior Consultant
15 152 (2.98%) SAP Business Analyst
16 139 (2.73%) Senior Manager
17 127 (2.49%) Support Analyst
18 125 (2.45%) SAP FI Consultant
19 122 (2.40%) SAP CO Consultant
19 122 (2.40%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (8.17%) .NET
2 270 (5.30%) HTML
3 202 (3.97%) CSS
4 200 (3.93%) Web Services
5 174 (3.42%) AngularJS
6 172 (3.38%) Spring
7 167 (3.28%) XML
8 162 (3.18%) J2EE
9 158 (3.10%) ASP.NET
10 141 (2.77%) React
11 132 (2.59%) SOAP
12 124 (2.43%) RESTful
13 119 (2.34%) SAP Fiori
14 112 (2.20%) HTML5
15 104 (2.04%) Kafka
16 103 (2.02%) Node.js
17 96 (1.88%) EDI
18 95 (1.87%) SAP PI
19 90 (1.77%) SAP Basis
20 83 (1.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 479 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
3 156 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
4 143 (2.81%) User Experience
5 137 (2.69%) FMCG
6 120 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 104 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 78 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 69 (1.35%) Fintech
10 65 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 61 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 57 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 53 (1.04%) Blog
14 50 (0.98%) Life Science
15 49 (0.96%) Data Centre
16 46 (0.90%) Public Cloud
17 44 (0.86%) Social Media
18 43 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
19 41 (0.81%) Social Network
20 39 (0.77%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 283 (5.56%) Windows
2 209 (4.10%) Linux
3 103 (2.02%) Unix
4 81 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 48 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 35 (0.69%) Android
7 33 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 21 (0.41%) VMS
10 18 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.29%) Solaris
12 14 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.22%) SUSE
14 8 (0.16%) CentOS
15 7 (0.14%) AIX
15 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
16 6 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,404 (27.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1,243 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1,019 (20.01%) ERP
4 847 (16.63%) Programme Management
5 754 (14.80%) Digital Marketing
6 739 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 675 (13.25%) Project Management
8 560 (11.00%) Analytics
9 511 (10.03%) CRM
10 441 (8.66%) Scrum
11 412 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
12 350 (6.87%) ETL
13 307 (6.03%) Change Management
14 292 (5.73%) Data Modelling
15 288 (5.65%) ITIL
16 287 (5.64%) Software Engineering
17 279 (5.48%) Logistics
18 274 (5.38%) E-Commerce
19 245 (4.81%) Waterfall
20 241 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 770 (15.12%) SQL
2 602 (11.82%) Java
3 430 (8.44%) JavaScript
4 380 (7.46%) Python
5 332 (6.52%) ABAP
6 305 (5.99%) C#
7 129 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 102 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 99 (1.94%) C++
10 96 (1.88%) Go
11 95 (1.87%) R
12 90 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 60 (1.18%) C
14 53 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 51 (1.00%) PHP
16 47 (0.92%) Shell Script
17 36 (0.71%) Ruby
18 30 (0.59%) VBA
19 28 (0.55%) VB
20 23 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 718 (14.10%) Degree
2 207 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 127 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 108 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 65 (1.28%) PMP
7 53 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (1.02%) ACCA
9 49 (0.96%) Master's Degree
10 46 (0.90%) CIMA
11 44 (0.86%) ISEB
12 42 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (0.77%) DV Cleared
14 35 (0.69%) CISSP
15 33 (0.65%) ISTQB
16 26 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 24 (0.47%) CCA
18 23 (0.45%) CIPD
18 23 (0.45%) SAP Certification
19 20 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (5.16%) QA
2 131 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 121 (2.38%) SLA
4 72 (1.41%) PMO
5 48 (0.94%) GDPR
6 39 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.29%) IFRS
8 15 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.20%) COBIT
10 8 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.14%) P3O
12 6 (0.12%) GAMP
12 6 (0.12%) RMADS
13 5 (0.098%) GxP
14 4 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.079%) IFRS 9
15 2 (0.039%) ISO 20022
15 2 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 151 (2.96%) Docker
2 105 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.35%) vSphere
5 17 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.24%) HDFS
9 11 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.20%) NFS
11 9 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.16%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.098%) XenApp
15 4 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.059%) Apache Flume
16 3 (0.059%) KVM
16 3 (0.059%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (2.18%) Kubernetes
2 69 (1.35%) Ansible
3 55 (1.08%) Puppet
4 46 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 44 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (0.67%) HP ALM
7 27 (0.53%) Terraform
8 22 (0.43%) SCCM
9 16 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (0.31%) Salt
10 10 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.18%) Grafana
11 9 (0.18%) Nagios
12 8 (0.16%) Control-M
12 8 (0.16%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.16%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.16%) vRealize
13 7 (0.14%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.14%) Kibana
13 7 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 907 (17.81%) Oracle
2 728 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 225 (4.42%) Tableau
4 200 (3.93%) hybris
5 170 (3.34%) IBM
6 159 (3.12%) Google
7 145 (2.85%) Ariba
8 139 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
9 132 (2.59%) Sage
10 117 (2.30%) JD Edwards
11 107 (2.10%) VMware
12 97 (1.90%) Infor
13 91 (1.79%) Workday
14 87 (1.71%) HP
15 72 (1.41%) Adobe
16 70 (1.37%) Informatica
17 69 (1.35%) Cognos
17 69 (1.35%) TIBCO
18 68 (1.34%) Epicor
19 55 (1.08%) Cisco