Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAP 7,283 6,727 8,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.18% 3.85% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 9.36% 8.80% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,747 4,567 6,523
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% -5.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +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 77,810 76,473 96,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.79% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61,635 61,469 78,591
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 February 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 February 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 +5 6,590 £55,000 - 709
UK excluding London -4 4,228 £50,000 -2.91% 553
London +27 2,283 £60,000 - 202
South East 0 1,383 £51,750 -5.91% 143
North of England +18 1,261 £50,000 - 119
North West +22 790 £51,250 +2.50% 67
Midlands -4 729 £52,500 +0.96% 97
West Midlands +10 566 £60,000 +9.09% 59
Yorkshire +6 405 £47,500 - 40
East of England -13 397 £51,000 -2.86% 69
South West -53 286 £51,500 +11.96% 75
Scotland -11 153 £57,500 +15.00% 32
East Midlands -51 153 £42,500 -15.00% 38
Wales +14 74 £40,000 -11.11% 16
North East -21 70 £43,500 -27.50% 12
Northern Ireland -22 9 £37,500 -25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 2,606 (35.78%) Finance
2 1,624 (22.30%) Manufacturing
3 1,548 (21.25%) ERP
4 1,449 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
5 1,125 (15.45%) Oracle
6 966 (13.26%) Retail
7 938 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 916 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
9 911 (12.51%) Project Management
10 878 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
11 864 (11.86%) Microsoft
12 855 (11.74%) SQL
13 838 (11.51%) Degree
14 802 (11.01%) CRM
15 785 (10.78%) ABAP
16 763 (10.48%) Marketing
17 710 (9.75%) SAP S/4HANA
18 683 (9.38%) Programme Management
19 650 (8.92%) SAP HANA
20 592 (8.13%) Telecoms
21 584 (8.02%) Electronics
22 581 (7.98%) SAP FI
23 564 (7.74%) Digital Marketing
24 560 (7.69%) Logistics
25 546 (7.50%) SAP CO
26 537 (7.37%) SAP FI/CO
27 536 (7.36%) Java
28 522 (7.17%) SAP BW
29 511 (7.02%) Business Development
30 495 (6.80%) 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
1 136 (1.87%) NetWeaver
2 99 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 67 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 61 (0.84%) SAS
5 46 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 42 (0.58%) Confluence
7 39 (0.54%) Mule
8 34 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 30 (0.41%) Mule ESB
10 29 (0.40%) CMS
11 28 (0.38%) JBoss
12 24 (0.33%) IIS
12 24 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 22 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.26%) MS Exchange
14 19 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 16 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.16%) Apache Pig
16 12 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 259 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 165 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 59 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.32%) Autodesk Inventor
7 15 (0.21%) SPSS
8 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.055%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.041%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.027%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.027%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.027%) InVision
12 1 (0.014%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.014%) CATIA
12 1 (0.014%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.014%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 710 (9.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 581 (7.98%) SAP FI
3 546 (7.50%) SAP CO
4 537 (7.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 446 (6.12%) SAP SD
6 381 (5.23%) SAP MM
7 372 (5.11%) SAP Hybris
8 307 (4.22%) SAP ERP
9 271 (3.72%) NetSuite
10 260 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
11 250 (3.43%) SAP BPC
12 249 (3.42%) SAP Business One
13 205 (2.81%) SAP HR
14 200 (2.75%) SAP CRM
15 184 (2.53%) SAP PP
16 180 (2.47%) SAP HCM
17 171 (2.35%) SAP SCM
18 160 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
19 145 (1.99%) SAP PM
20 123 (1.69%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 307 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 287 (3.94%) SuccessFactors
3 187 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 164 (2.25%) SaaS
5 117 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 73 (1.00%) Office 365
7 59 (0.81%) PaaS
8 54 (0.74%) GitHub
9 48 (0.66%) IaaS
10 46 (0.63%) FinancialForce
11 35 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 30 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
14 23 (0.32%) Slack
15 22 (0.30%) Boomi
16 12 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (0.15%) Amazon S3
17 11 (0.15%) Taleo
18 8 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.29%) Firewall
2 84 (1.15%) Internet
3 69 (0.95%) HTTP
4 62 (0.85%) DNS
5 53 (0.73%) LAN
6 49 (0.67%) WAN
7 43 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 39 (0.54%) SAN
9 36 (0.49%) VPN
10 29 (0.40%) DHCP
10 29 (0.40%) SMS
11 26 (0.36%) FTP
12 25 (0.34%) SSL
13 24 (0.33%) Wireless
14 20 (0.27%) Network Security
15 19 (0.26%) Intranet
16 16 (0.22%) NAS
17 15 (0.21%) Skype
17 15 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (8.92%) SAP HANA
2 522 (7.17%) SAP BW
3 495 (6.80%) BusinessObjects
4 459 (6.30%) SQL Server
5 322 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
6 274 (3.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 199 (2.73%) Big Data
8 191 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 177 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 140 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
11 138 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
12 132 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 128 (1.76%) QlikView
14 127 (1.74%) Relational Database
15 124 (1.70%) Hadoop
16 116 (1.59%) NoSQL
17 94 (1.29%) Power BI
18 72 (0.99%) MySQL
19 68 (0.93%) GIS
19 68 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 184 (2.53%) LSMW
2 156 (2.14%) JIRA
3 133 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 110 (1.51%) eCATT
5 66 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 49 (0.67%) JUnit
7 42 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 37 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 36 (0.49%) Selenium
11 35 (0.48%) GitLab
12 29 (0.40%) IntelliJ
13 28 (0.38%) Eclipse
14 24 (0.33%) Cucumber
15 21 (0.29%) Maven
16 19 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (0.25%) Subversion
18 17 (0.23%) Jasmine
18 17 (0.23%) Protractor
19 16 (0.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 2,606 (35.78%) Finance
2 1,624 (22.30%) Manufacturing
3 966 (13.26%) Retail
4 763 (10.48%) Marketing
5 592 (8.13%) Telecoms
6 584 (8.02%) Electronics
7 263 (3.61%) Publishing
8 258 (3.54%) Billing
9 230 (3.16%) Advertising
10 184 (2.53%) Legal
11 132 (1.81%) Banking
12 113 (1.55%) Automotive
13 73 (1.00%) German Language
14 69 (0.95%) General Ledger
15 63 (0.87%) Back Office
16 47 (0.65%) Aerospace
17 36 (0.49%) Law
18 34 (0.47%) Investment Banking
19 33 (0.45%) French Language
20 32 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,352 (32.29%) Consultant
2 1,875 (25.74%) SAP Consultant
3 1,294 (17.77%) Analyst
4 911 (12.51%) Developer
5 793 (10.89%) SAP Analyst
6 639 (8.77%) Architect
7 491 (6.74%) Business Analyst
8 434 (5.96%) SAP Manager
9 397 (5.45%) SAP Architect
10 363 (4.98%) SAP Developer
11 351 (4.82%) SAP Business Analyst
12 337 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
13 329 (4.52%) Project Manager
14 235 (3.23%) SAP Support
15 225 (3.09%) SAP FI Consultant
16 221 (3.03%) SAP SD Consultant
17 216 (2.97%) SAP CO Consultant
17 216 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
18 212 (2.91%) SAP Solutions Architect
19 200 (2.75%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (3.58%) IDoc
2 259 (3.56%) EDI
3 251 (3.45%) .NET
4 239 (3.28%) Web Services
5 215 (2.95%) HTML
6 195 (2.68%) XML
7 184 (2.53%) Spring
8 178 (2.44%) CSS
9 153 (2.10%) SAP PI
10 149 (2.05%) SAP Fiori
11 148 (2.03%) REST
12 135 (1.85%) SAP Basis
13 133 (1.83%) Middleware
14 122 (1.68%) SAPUI5
15 121 (1.66%) BAPI
16 119 (1.63%) AngularJS
17 116 (1.59%) RESTful
18 115 (1.58%) SOAP
19 96 (1.32%) ASP.NET
19 96 (1.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 878 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (2.80%) FMCG
3 165 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 149 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 135 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 121 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 115 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
8 108 (1.48%) User Experience
9 91 (1.25%) LIMS
10 86 (1.18%) Life Science
11 79 (1.08%) iPad
12 74 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 71 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 70 (0.96%) Driving Licence
15 62 (0.85%) Data Centre
16 36 (0.49%) PMI
17 34 (0.47%) Fintech
18 33 (0.45%) Algorithms
18 33 (0.45%) Clustering
19 27 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 279 (3.83%) Windows
2 183 (2.51%) Linux
3 123 (1.69%) Unix
4 92 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 51 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 30 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 28 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 24 (0.33%) Android
10 24 (0.33%) Solaris
11 21 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.27%) VMS
13 15 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.16%) HPUX
15 11 (0.15%) CentOS
16 10 (0.14%) AIX
17 6 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.055%) SUSE
18 4 (0.055%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,548 (21.25%) ERP
2 1,449 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
3 938 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 916 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
5 911 (12.51%) Project Management
6 802 (11.01%) CRM
7 683 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 564 (7.74%) Digital Marketing
9 560 (7.69%) Logistics
10 511 (7.02%) Business Development
11 470 (6.45%) Migration
12 442 (6.07%) Coaching
13 430 (5.90%) E-Commerce
14 418 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 406 (5.57%) Analytics
16 390 (5.35%) Change Management
17 343 (4.71%) Data Migration
18 341 (4.68%) ITIL
19 332 (4.56%) ETL
20 330 (4.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 855 (11.74%) SQL
2 785 (10.78%) ABAP
3 536 (7.36%) Java
4 321 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 295 (4.05%) C#
6 172 (2.36%) Python
7 130 (1.78%) T-SQL
8 101 (1.39%) C++
9 70 (0.96%) VBA
10 64 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 58 (0.80%) Groovy
12 57 (0.78%) R
13 49 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 47 (0.65%) SAPscript
15 45 (0.62%) Ruby
16 43 (0.59%) C
17 39 (0.54%) Go
18 35 (0.48%) VB.NET
19 33 (0.45%) ES6
20 32 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 838 (11.51%) Degree
2 163 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 108 (1.48%) CIMA
4 104 (1.43%) ACCA
5 85 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 68 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 63 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 62 (0.85%) Master's Degree
9 60 (0.82%) SAP Certification
10 52 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 52 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 43 (0.59%) PMP
12 34 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 32 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (0.43%) ISTQB
15 28 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 26 (0.36%) MBA
17 24 (0.33%) AAT
18 23 (0.32%) CCA
19 19 (0.26%) CPIM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (4.35%) QA
2 144 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 125 (1.72%) SLA
4 61 (0.84%) PMO
5 55 (0.76%) GxP
6 47 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 45 (0.62%) GDPR
8 31 (0.43%) IFRS
9 29 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (0.29%) GAAP
11 19 (0.26%) PCI DSS
12 14 (0.19%) GCP
13 12 (0.16%) COBIT
14 7 (0.096%) Basel III
14 7 (0.096%) RosettaNet
14 7 (0.096%) SEPA
14 7 (0.096%) TARGET2
15 6 (0.082%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.055%) HL7
16 4 (0.055%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 115 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 99 (1.36%) Docker
3 50 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 21 (0.29%) NFS
6 16 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.19%) HDFS
7 14 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.19%) vSphere
8 12 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.11%) OpenAM
9 8 (0.11%) SAP ITS
10 7 (0.096%) XenApp
10 7 (0.096%) XenServer
11 5 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.069%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.041%) KVM
12 3 (0.041%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 53 (0.73%) Puppet
3 49 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (0.62%) Ansible
5 31 (0.43%) SCCM
6 19 (0.26%) Oozie
7 17 (0.23%) Nagios
8 14 (0.19%) Data Guard
9 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
10 11 (0.15%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.096%) SCOM
13 6 (0.082%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.082%) ServiceCenter
13 6 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.069%) Marathon
14 5 (0.069%) Mesos
14 5 (0.069%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,125 (15.45%) Oracle
2 864 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 433 (5.95%) hybris
4 432 (5.93%) Sage
5 356 (4.89%) Infor
6 327 (4.49%) Epicor
7 249 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
8 244 (3.35%) Ariba
8 244 (3.35%) JD Edwards
9 180 (2.47%) IFS
10 174 (2.39%) IBM
11 134 (1.84%) Tableau
12 127 (1.74%) Cognos
13 107 (1.47%) Xero
14 105 (1.44%) Workday
15 89 (1.22%) Google
16 73 (1.00%) HP
17 71 (0.97%) VMware
18 65 (0.89%) Hyperion
19 54 (0.74%) PeopleSoft