Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 91 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 -34 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAP 4,848 5,436 9,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.52% 3.34% 5.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.29% 7.80% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,077 3,610 5,708
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,237 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 58,451 69,675 79,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.49% 42.78% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44,653 54,028 61,729
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,255 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +10 4,251 £55,000 - 473
UK excluding London +9 2,970 £52,500 - 378
London -1 1,292 £65,000 - 120
South East +3 1,030 £57,500 +4.55% 100
North of England -2 577 £52,500 +5.00% 90
Midlands +20 520 £57,500 +15.00% 66
South West +4 465 £47,500 -5.00% 56
North West +17 347 £52,500 +5.00% 60
West Midlands +6 323 £55,000 +10.00% 43
Yorkshire +3 224 £52,500 +9.38% 26
East of England +26 198 £57,500 -4.17% 41
East Midlands +24 191 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Scotland +7 96 £53,550 -17.62% 18
Wales -12 66 £41,000 -10.87% 7
Northern Ireland +24 27 £45,000 +38.46%
North East -24 5 £43,750 -12.50% 4

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 1,961 (40.45%) Finance
2 1,136 (23.43%) Business Intelligence
3 1,121 (23.12%) Manufacturing
4 1,095 (22.59%) ERP
5 879 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
6 822 (16.96%) Marketing
7 819 (16.89%) Oracle
8 751 (15.49%) Telecoms
9 728 (15.02%) SAP S/4HANA
10 717 (14.79%) Public Sector
11 708 (14.60%) Programme Management
12 706 (14.56%) SQL
13 660 (13.61%) Electronics
14 654 (13.49%) Digital Marketing
15 647 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 594 (12.25%) Microsoft
17 572 (11.80%) Project Management
18 520 (10.73%) Java
19 504 (10.40%) CRM
20 484 (9.98%) SQL Server
21 475 (9.80%) SAP HANA
22 459 (9.47%) Degree
23 425 (8.77%) Azure
24 417 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
25 413 (8.52%) Retail
26 412 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
27 403 (8.31%) Analytics
28 398 (8.21%) Logistics
29 360 (7.43%) .NET
30 348 (7.18%) 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
1 213 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 130 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
3 79 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 79 (1.63%) Confluence
4 71 (1.46%) CMS
5 67 (1.38%) NetWeaver
6 41 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 38 (0.78%) SAS
8 31 (0.64%) Apache
9 30 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 29 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 27 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 27 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 20 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 17 (0.35%) Headless CMS
15 13 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.27%) WordPress
16 10 (0.21%) Jupyter
Applications
1 173 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.21%) SPSS
8 6 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
9 5 (0.10%) InDesign
9 5 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.083%) Figma
10 4 (0.083%) InVision
10 4 (0.083%) Marvel
10 4 (0.083%) Sketch
11 3 (0.062%) CATIA
12 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.041%) Notepad++
13 1 (0.021%) HipChat
13 1 (0.021%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.021%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 728 (15.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 327 (6.75%) SAP FI
3 319 (6.58%) SAP CO
4 318 (6.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 266 (5.49%) SAP SD
6 265 (5.47%) SAP MM
7 261 (5.38%) SAP ERP
8 220 (4.54%) SAP PP
9 206 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 156 (3.22%) SAP Hybris
11 154 (3.18%) SAP SCM
12 152 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
13 141 (2.91%) SAP Business One
14 128 (2.64%) SAP HR
15 117 (2.41%) SAP BPC
16 106 (2.19%) SAP PM
17 102 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 88 (1.82%) SAP WM
19 76 (1.57%) SAP HCM
19 76 (1.57%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 425 (8.77%) Azure
2 348 (7.18%) AWS
3 277 (5.71%) SuccessFactors
4 202 (4.17%) SaaS
5 167 (3.44%) Dynamics 365
6 153 (3.16%) Power Platform
7 116 (2.39%) Serverless
8 101 (2.08%) Office 365
9 98 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
10 77 (1.59%) GCP
11 74 (1.53%) PaaS
12 44 (0.91%) Boomi
13 36 (0.74%) IaaS
14 34 (0.70%) GitHub
15 33 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (0.45%) Amazon Cognito
17 21 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (0.43%) AWS CodePipeline
17 21 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 19 (0.39%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.21%) Internet
2 52 (1.07%) WAN
3 44 (0.91%) LAN
4 39 (0.80%) Firewall
5 38 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
6 35 (0.72%) DNS
6 35 (0.72%) HTTP
6 35 (0.72%) VoIP
7 32 (0.66%) DHCP
8 29 (0.60%) PABX
9 24 (0.50%) Skype
9 24 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 19 (0.39%) SAN
11 18 (0.37%) Network Security
12 15 (0.31%) FTP
13 14 (0.29%) Wireless
14 13 (0.27%) Intranet
14 13 (0.27%) NetScaler
15 12 (0.25%) NAS
16 10 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 475 (9.80%) SAP HANA
3 333 (6.87%) BusinessObjects
4 246 (5.07%) SAP BW
5 216 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
6 153 (3.16%) Power BI
7 121 (2.50%) Big Data
8 103 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 100 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 90 (1.86%) Relational Database
11 88 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 87 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 75 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
14 70 (1.44%) NoSQL
15 63 (1.30%) QlikView
16 54 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
17 52 (1.07%) DB2
17 52 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 49 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
19 43 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 185 (3.82%) JIRA
2 119 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 89 (1.84%) Selenium
4 84 (1.73%) JUnit
5 77 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 53 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
7 50 (1.03%) WebDriver
8 47 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (0.95%) Mockito
10 43 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 42 (0.87%) SpecFlow
11 42 (0.87%) Visual Studio
12 41 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 34 (0.70%) LSMW
14 31 (0.64%) Maven
14 31 (0.64%) MSI
15 30 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 29 (0.60%) Bitbucket
16 29 (0.60%) TeamCity
17 27 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 1,961 (40.45%) Finance
2 1,121 (23.12%) Manufacturing
3 822 (16.96%) Marketing
4 751 (15.49%) Telecoms
5 717 (14.79%) Public Sector
6 660 (13.61%) Electronics
7 413 (8.52%) Retail
8 112 (2.31%) Banking
9 58 (1.20%) Billing
10 51 (1.05%) Legal
11 45 (0.93%) Aerospace
12 42 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 41 (0.85%) General Ledger
14 34 (0.70%) French Language
15 33 (0.68%) Back Office
16 31 (0.64%) Automotive
17 14 (0.29%) German Language
18 13 (0.27%) Military
19 12 (0.25%) Law
20 11 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,351 (27.87%) Consultant
2 1,086 (22.40%) SAP Consultant
3 887 (18.30%) Analyst
4 626 (12.91%) Developer
5 613 (12.64%) Architect
6 386 (7.96%) SAP Analyst
7 289 (5.96%) Business Analyst
8 273 (5.63%) SAP Manager
9 272 (5.61%) SAP Architect
10 250 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
11 242 (4.99%) Project Manager
12 205 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
13 186 (3.84%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 151 (3.11%) SAP FI Consultant
15 146 (3.01%) SAP CO Consultant
15 146 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 145 (2.99%) SAP Developer
17 137 (2.83%) SAP Business Analyst
18 126 (2.60%) Support Analyst
19 119 (2.45%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (7.43%) .NET
2 206 (4.25%) J2EE
3 198 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 186 (3.84%) Web Services
5 175 (3.61%) HTML
6 155 (3.20%) REST
7 142 (2.93%) SAP Basis
8 138 (2.85%) ASP.NET
9 135 (2.78%) CSS
10 127 (2.62%) SOAP
11 122 (2.52%) RESTful
11 122 (2.52%) Spring
12 114 (2.35%) EDI
13 110 (2.27%) SAP Fiori
13 110 (2.27%) XML
14 94 (1.94%) jQuery
14 94 (1.94%) React
14 94 (1.94%) SAP PI
15 89 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 79 (1.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 412 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
3 172 (3.55%) User Experience
4 136 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 131 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 117 (2.41%) Virtual Team
7 104 (2.15%) FMCG
8 82 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 81 (1.67%) Data Centre
10 67 (1.38%) iPad
11 57 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 53 (1.09%) Public Cloud
13 48 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 41 (0.85%) Blog
15 39 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 34 (0.70%) Clustering
16 34 (0.70%) Internet of Things
17 33 (0.68%) Life Science
17 33 (0.68%) Social Media
18 27 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 306 (6.31%) Windows
2 282 (5.82%) Linux
3 132 (2.72%) Unix
4 97 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 35 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 33 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 25 (0.52%) CentOS
8 24 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 21 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 17 (0.35%) Solaris
12 13 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.25%) AIX
14 9 (0.19%) VMS
15 7 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.12%) Android
16 6 (0.12%) VME
17 5 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,136 (23.43%) Business Intelligence
2 1,095 (22.59%) ERP
3 879 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
4 708 (14.60%) Programme Management
5 654 (13.49%) Digital Marketing
6 647 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 572 (11.80%) Project Management
8 504 (10.40%) CRM
9 417 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
10 403 (8.31%) Analytics
11 398 (8.21%) Logistics
12 340 (7.01%) Project Delivery
13 321 (6.62%) E-Commerce
14 286 (5.90%) Migration
15 265 (5.47%) Scrum
16 264 (5.45%) ITIL
17 247 (5.09%) Presales
18 239 (4.93%) Software Engineering
19 228 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
20 227 (4.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 706 (14.56%) SQL
2 520 (10.73%) Java
3 333 (6.87%) ABAP
4 309 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 297 (6.13%) C#
6 287 (5.92%) Python
7 134 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 123 (2.54%) C
9 82 (1.69%) C++
10 69 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 59 (1.22%) Java 8
12 53 (1.09%) PHP
13 46 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 45 (0.93%) R
15 40 (0.83%) Go
16 36 (0.74%) SAPscript
17 30 (0.62%) Ruby
18 29 (0.60%) Shell Script
19 27 (0.56%) MATLAB
20 26 (0.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 459 (9.47%) Degree
2 289 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 173 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 82 (1.69%) SAP Certification
5 66 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 58 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 53 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 47 (0.97%) ISEB
9 44 (0.91%) PMP
9 44 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
10 43 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 37 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.64%) AWS Certification
13 30 (0.62%) ACCA
14 28 (0.58%) MCP
14 28 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (0.54%) CCA
16 22 (0.45%) CIMA
17 21 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
18 18 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (2.64%) QA
2 109 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 73 (1.51%) PMO
4 68 (1.40%) SLA
5 49 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 39 (0.80%) GDPR
7 17 (0.35%) IFRS
8 15 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.19%) COBIT
11 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.12%) GLP
12 6 (0.12%) GMP
12 6 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 4 (0.083%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.083%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.083%) RMADS
14 3 (0.062%) GxP
14 3 (0.062%) HL7
System Software
1 131 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 86 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (1.61%) Docker
4 59 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 36 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.35%) XenApp
7 15 (0.31%) Firmware
8 12 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.21%) vSphere
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.062%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.062%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.041%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.021%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.021%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.021%) vCloud
13 1 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (1.11%) Terraform
2 53 (1.09%) SCCM
3 38 (0.78%) Ansible
4 33 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 30 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (0.62%) Puppet
6 29 (0.60%) IBM BigFix
7 26 (0.54%) Kibana
8 22 (0.45%) SCOM
9 21 (0.43%) Automic
10 20 (0.41%) Salt
10 20 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (0.35%) HP ALM
12 17 (0.35%) Istio
12 17 (0.35%) Knative
13 13 (0.27%) Nagios
14 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 12 (0.25%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 819 (16.89%) Oracle
2 594 (12.25%) Microsoft
3 248 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
4 232 (4.79%) hybris
5 223 (4.60%) IBM
6 152 (3.14%) Ariba
7 148 (3.05%) Tableau
8 136 (2.81%) VMware
9 116 (2.39%) Adobe
10 112 (2.31%) Citrix
11 108 (2.23%) JD Edwards
12 85 (1.75%) Google
13 77 (1.59%) Informatica
14 70 (1.44%) Sage
15 67 (1.38%) Workday
16 62 (1.28%) Cisco
17 60 (1.24%) Cognos
18 57 (1.18%) Sitecore
19 55 (1.13%) Talend
20 54 (1.11%) Demandware