Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 58 77
Rank change year-on-year -33 +19 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAP 5,585 8,727 7,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.33% 4.95% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 7.61% 11.09% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,674 5,574 5,075
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,500 £35,350
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,903 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.81% - -

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 73,387 78,664 84,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.75% 44.60% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57,045 60,890 68,892
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 -40 4,945 £55,000 - 702
UK excluding London -36 3,300 £50,903 +1.81% 563
London -50 1,697 £62,500 +4.17% 177
South East -27 1,142 £55,000 - 157
North of England -52 706 £50,000 - 113
Midlands -11 553 £50,000 - 110
South West -40 417 £45,000 -5.26% 73
North West -55 409 £50,000 -4.76% 79
West Midlands -13 347 £50,000 -9.09% 63
East of England -72 266 £57,500 +15.00% 72
Yorkshire -33 252 £50,000 +11.11% 28
East Midlands -2 204 £48,000 +20.00% 47
Scotland -16 144 £51,000 -11.30% 17
Wales +1 94 £50,000 - 18
North East -57 51 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Northern Ireland -8 2 £33,000 -5.71% 3

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 2,418 (43.29%) Finance
2 1,287 (23.04%) Manufacturing
3 1,285 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
4 1,178 (21.09%) ERP
5 1,170 (20.95%) Oracle
6 1,166 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
7 899 (16.10%) Marketing
8 799 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 794 (14.22%) Microsoft
10 782 (14.00%) Programme Management
11 771 (13.80%) SQL
12 731 (13.09%) Telecoms
13 682 (12.21%) Java
14 677 (12.12%) Retail
15 673 (12.05%) Project Management
16 668 (11.96%) Digital Marketing
17 656 (11.75%) Degree
18 655 (11.73%) CRM
19 635 (11.37%) Electronics
20 593 (10.62%) SAP S/4HANA
21 584 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
22 568 (10.17%) SAP HANA
23 525 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
24 501 (8.97%) Analytics
25 486 (8.70%) ABAP
26 460 (8.24%) E-Commerce
27 452 (8.09%) SQL Server
27 452 (8.09%) .NET
28 407 (7.29%) JavaScript
29 396 (7.09%) SAP FI

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
1 156 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 102 (1.83%) NetWeaver
3 90 (1.61%) CMS
4 88 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 87 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 68 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 62 (1.11%) Confluence
7 62 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 56 (1.00%) Apache
9 55 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 55 (0.98%) SAS
10 50 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 41 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 37 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 28 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 27 (0.48%) MS Exchange
15 23 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
17 20 (0.36%) SAP Portal
18 19 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 265 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 192 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
7 7 (0.13%) SPSS
8 5 (0.090%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.054%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.036%) CATIA
11 2 (0.036%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.036%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.036%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.018%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 593 (10.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 396 (7.09%) SAP FI
3 379 (6.79%) SAP CO
4 375 (6.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 248 (4.44%) SAP Hybris
6 246 (4.40%) SAP SD
7 237 (4.24%) SAP ERP
8 221 (3.96%) NetSuite
9 206 (3.69%) SAP Business One
10 199 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
11 193 (3.46%) SAP MM
12 164 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
13 160 (2.86%) SAP HR
14 155 (2.78%) SAP BPC
15 136 (2.44%) SAP SCM
16 128 (2.29%) SAP PP
17 121 (2.17%) SAP HCM
18 93 (1.67%) SAP APO
19 80 (1.43%) SAP CRM
20 76 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 346 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 345 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 299 (5.35%) SuccessFactors
4 239 (4.28%) SaaS
5 142 (2.54%) PaaS
6 133 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 119 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
8 109 (1.95%) Office 365
9 86 (1.54%) IaaS
10 50 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
11 49 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 39 (0.70%) OpenShift
13 26 (0.47%) Boomi
14 24 (0.43%) Google Analytics
14 24 (0.43%) Serverless
15 16 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 11 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
18 9 (0.16%) SAP Leonardo
19 8 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.20%) Internet
2 55 (0.98%) DNS
3 42 (0.75%) HTTP
4 41 (0.73%) DHCP
5 40 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 37 (0.66%) Firewall
7 33 (0.59%) WAN
8 29 (0.52%) LAN
9 23 (0.41%) Wireless
10 22 (0.39%) Skype
10 22 (0.39%) VLAN
10 22 (0.39%) VPN
11 19 (0.34%) Intranet
11 19 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
12 17 (0.30%) SAN
13 15 (0.27%) FTP
13 15 (0.27%) SSL
13 15 (0.27%) VoIP
14 14 (0.25%) SMS
14 14 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (10.17%) SAP HANA
2 452 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 393 (7.04%) SAP BW
4 387 (6.93%) BusinessObjects
5 247 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
6 189 (3.38%) Big Data
7 188 (3.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 140 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 136 (2.44%) Power BI
10 131 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 122 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
12 119 (2.13%) QlikView
13 112 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 105 (1.88%) Relational Database
15 94 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
16 87 (1.56%) MySQL
17 85 (1.52%) Lumira
18 75 (1.34%) NoSQL
19 65 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 58 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 156 (2.79%) JIRA
2 90 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 79 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 73 (1.31%) LSMW
5 68 (1.22%) Selenium
6 46 (0.82%) JUnit
7 37 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 35 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 35 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (0.59%) Visual Studio
10 32 (0.57%) HP UFT
11 23 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 23 (0.41%) TestNG
12 22 (0.39%) Jasmine
13 19 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (0.34%) SpecFlow
14 18 (0.32%) Protractor
15 17 (0.30%) IntelliJ
16 15 (0.27%) Eclipse
17 14 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 2,418 (43.29%) Finance
2 1,287 (23.04%) Manufacturing
3 899 (16.10%) Marketing
4 731 (13.09%) Telecoms
5 677 (12.12%) Retail
6 635 (11.37%) Electronics
7 179 (3.21%) Advertising
8 145 (2.60%) Banking
9 140 (2.51%) Publishing
10 125 (2.24%) Billing
11 122 (2.18%) Legal
12 62 (1.11%) General Ledger
13 52 (0.93%) Automotive
14 50 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (0.63%) Back Office
16 31 (0.56%) Law
17 30 (0.54%) Aerospace
18 19 (0.34%) Games
18 19 (0.34%) Local Government
19 14 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,245 (22.29%) Consultant
2 1,031 (18.46%) Analyst
3 929 (16.63%) SAP Consultant
4 727 (13.02%) Architect
5 692 (12.39%) Developer
6 469 (8.40%) SAP Analyst
7 373 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
8 359 (6.43%) Project Manager
9 353 (6.32%) SAP Architect
10 345 (6.18%) Business Analyst
11 300 (5.37%) SAP Manager
12 211 (3.78%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 184 (3.29%) SAP Business Analyst
14 174 (3.12%) Senior Consultant
15 142 (2.54%) SAP FI Consultant
16 140 (2.51%) SAP CO Consultant
16 140 (2.51%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 136 (2.44%) Administrator
17 136 (2.44%) SAP Project Manager
18 135 (2.42%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (8.09%) .NET
2 245 (4.39%) HTML
3 206 (3.69%) Web Services
4 173 (3.10%) Spring
5 166 (2.97%) CSS
6 158 (2.83%) SAP Fiori
7 151 (2.70%) XML
8 149 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 143 (2.56%) ASP.NET
10 141 (2.52%) J2EE
11 126 (2.26%) IDoc
12 122 (2.18%) SOAP
13 120 (2.15%) SAPUI5
14 119 (2.13%) RESTful
15 109 (1.95%) SAP PI
16 103 (1.84%) EDI
17 95 (1.70%) jQuery
17 95 (1.70%) REST
18 87 (1.56%) HTML5
19 86 (1.54%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 584 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
3 222 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
4 162 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 162 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 127 (2.27%) User Experience
6 122 (2.18%) FMCG
7 103 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 90 (1.61%) Virtual Team
9 78 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 75 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 56 (1.00%) Fintech
12 54 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 53 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 51 (0.91%) Clustering
15 50 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
16 45 (0.81%) Public Cloud
17 44 (0.79%) iPad
18 41 (0.73%) Blog
18 41 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 291 (5.21%) Windows
2 250 (4.48%) Linux
3 135 (2.42%) Unix
4 86 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 68 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 42 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 33 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 31 (0.56%) Android
8 31 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.34%) AIX
11 15 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.23%) Solaris
13 11 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.16%) VMS
15 8 (0.14%) CentOS
15 8 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,285 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
2 1,178 (21.09%) ERP
3 1,166 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 799 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 782 (14.00%) Programme Management
6 673 (12.05%) Project Management
7 668 (11.96%) Digital Marketing
8 655 (11.73%) CRM
9 525 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
10 501 (8.97%) Analytics
11 460 (8.24%) E-Commerce
12 394 (7.05%) Scrum
13 357 (6.39%) Change Management
14 320 (5.73%) SDLC
15 315 (5.64%) Migration
16 305 (5.46%) Logistics
17 298 (5.34%) ITIL
18 280 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
19 270 (4.83%) DevOps
20 269 (4.82%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 771 (13.80%) SQL
2 682 (12.21%) Java
3 486 (8.70%) ABAP
4 407 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 366 (6.55%) C#
6 312 (5.59%) Python
7 121 (2.17%) C++
8 120 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 98 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 82 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 73 (1.31%) Perl
12 71 (1.27%) Go
13 67 (1.20%) C
14 60 (1.07%) R
14 60 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 51 (0.91%) VBA
16 50 (0.90%) Bash Shell
17 40 (0.72%) PHP
17 40 (0.72%) Ruby
18 26 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 656 (11.75%) Degree
2 301 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 162 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 123 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 95 (1.70%) ACCA
6 83 (1.49%) CIMA
7 69 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 61 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 50 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (0.90%) PMP
10 35 (0.63%) SAP Certification
11 33 (0.59%) ISEB
11 33 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (0.54%) DV Cleared
13 24 (0.43%) ISTQB
14 22 (0.39%) CISSP
15 21 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
16 19 (0.34%) AAT
17 18 (0.32%) CISA
18 17 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (4.51%) QA
2 146 (2.61%) SLA
3 102 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 62 (1.11%) PMO
5 49 (0.88%) GDPR
6 35 (0.63%) GCP
6 35 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.23%) COBIT
9 10 (0.18%) IFRS
9 10 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.14%) GAMP
11 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 6 (0.11%) GxP
13 5 (0.090%) HL7
14 4 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.072%) GAAP
15 3 (0.054%) EFQM
15 3 (0.054%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 147 (2.63%) Docker
2 144 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 90 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 22 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (0.30%) HDFS
9 16 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.23%) VMware NSX
10 13 (0.23%) vSphere
11 10 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.16%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.14%) Firmware
14 6 (0.11%) Cronacle
14 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.11%) XenApp
14 6 (0.11%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.11%) XenServer
15 5 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 121 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 82 (1.47%) Ansible
3 67 (1.20%) Puppet
4 55 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (0.86%) HP ALM
6 43 (0.77%) SCCM
7 23 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (0.41%) Salt
8 21 (0.38%) Terraform
9 17 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
10 13 (0.23%) Nagios
10 13 (0.23%) Oozie
10 13 (0.23%) SCOrch
10 13 (0.23%) SCVMM
10 13 (0.23%) vRealize
11 11 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (0.16%) SCOM
12 9 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1,170 (20.95%) Oracle
2 794 (14.22%) Microsoft
3 325 (5.82%) Sage
4 318 (5.69%) hybris
5 290 (5.19%) IBM
6 258 (4.62%) Infor
7 246 (4.40%) Epicor
8 187 (3.35%) Google
9 183 (3.28%) Tableau
10 181 (3.24%) Ariba
11 170 (3.04%) JD Edwards
12 168 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
13 133 (2.38%) VMware
14 104 (1.86%) IFS
15 97 (1.74%) TIBCO
16 96 (1.72%) Cognos
17 95 (1.70%) HP
18 82 (1.47%) Cisco
19 80 (1.43%) Xero
20 75 (1.34%) Adobe