Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 75 69
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAP 8814 7220 8834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.06% 3.78% 4.03%
As % of the Vendors category 11.41% 8.62% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5548 5027 6761
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,125 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
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 77246 83771 100801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.38% 43.84% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59718 67614 81968
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +19 8112 £55,000 - 255
UK excluding London +16 5240 £50,000 - 170
London +42 2746 £60,000 -4.00% 90
South East +31 1553 £52,500 -4.55% 45
North of England +18 1533 £47,500 -5.00% 51
North West +13 1000 £52,000 +9.47% 24
South West +26 741 £48,500 +7.78% 14
Midlands -9 713 £50,000 -4.76% 28
East of England -12 526 £50,500 -3.81% 22
West Midlands +1 482 £57,500 +9.52% 20
Yorkshire +53 407 £45,000 -5.26% 23
East Midlands -17 216 £41,500 -20.57% 8
Scotland -3 159 £57,500 -7.26% 5
North East +17 128 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Wales +33 119 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Northern Ireland -33 12 £36,750 -26.50%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3708 (42.07%) Finance
2 2713 (30.78%) Business Intelligence
3 2669 (30.28%) Manufacturing
4 1988 (22.56%) Marketing
5 1911 (21.68%) Programme Management
6 1842 (20.90%) Telecoms
7 1802 (20.44%) Electronics
8 1797 (20.39%) Digital Marketing
9 1471 (16.69%) ERP
10 1311 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
11 1260 (14.30%) SQL
12 1115 (12.65%) Degree
13 1092 (12.39%) Oracle
14 1027 (11.65%) Project Management
15 1024 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 994 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
17 938 (10.64%) Retail
18 935 (10.61%) Java
19 918 (10.42%) Microsoft
20 833 (9.45%) SAP FI
21 787 (8.93%) SAP CO
22 774 (8.78%) ABAP
23 773 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
24 759 (8.61%) SAP HANA
25 717 (8.13%) SAP S/4HANA
26 673 (7.64%) SQL Server
27 650 (7.37%) BusinessObjects
28 648 (7.35%) CRM
29 599 (6.80%) SAP BW
30 584 (6.63%) SAP MM

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
1 167 (1.89%) NetWeaver
2 129 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 112 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 112 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 110 (1.25%) SAS
5 92 (1.04%) JBoss
6 85 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 81 (0.92%) CMS
8 77 (0.87%) Mule
9 69 (0.78%) Confluence
9 69 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 64 (0.73%) IIS
11 62 (0.70%) Mule ESB
12 53 (0.60%) Apache
13 48 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (0.25%) MS Exchange
16 19 (0.22%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
18 13 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 282 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 265 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 103 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
5 55 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.34%) FileZilla
6 30 (0.34%) SPSS
7 19 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
10 9 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.034%) Windchill
13 2 (0.023%) InVision
13 2 (0.023%) Maya
13 2 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.023%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.011%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 833 (9.45%) SAP FI
2 787 (8.93%) SAP CO
3 773 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 717 (8.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 584 (6.63%) SAP MM
6 558 (6.33%) SAP SD
7 398 (4.52%) SAP ERP
8 265 (3.01%) SAP Hybris
9 246 (2.79%) SAP BPC
10 205 (2.33%) SAP PP
11 187 (2.12%) SAP Retail
12 185 (2.10%) SAP SCM
13 183 (2.08%) SAP CRM
14 167 (1.89%) SAP HCM
15 158 (1.79%) SAP HR
16 134 (1.52%) SAP Business One
16 134 (1.52%) SAP WM
17 123 (1.40%) SAP PM
18 122 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
18 122 (1.38%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 499 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 339 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 310 (3.52%) SuccessFactors
4 252 (2.86%) SaaS
5 136 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 79 (0.90%) IaaS
7 78 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 63 (0.71%) PaaS
9 61 (0.69%) GitHub
10 60 (0.68%) Office 365
11 45 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
13 31 (0.35%) Force.com
14 27 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
15 22 (0.25%) Google Play
16 20 (0.23%) iPaaS
17 17 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 16 (0.18%) Boomi
18 16 (0.18%) FinancialForce
18 16 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (1.00%) FTP
2 71 (0.81%) HTTP
3 61 (0.69%) Internet
4 59 (0.67%) Firewall
5 57 (0.65%) WAN
6 47 (0.53%) LAN
7 45 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 42 (0.48%) VPN
9 41 (0.47%) SMTP
10 40 (0.45%) DNS
11 32 (0.36%) SSL
12 29 (0.33%) AMQP
12 29 (0.33%) SAN
13 20 (0.23%) DHCP
14 17 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (0.17%) MPLS
15 15 (0.17%) VLAN
16 13 (0.15%) Intranet
16 13 (0.15%) SMS
17 12 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (8.61%) SAP HANA
2 673 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 650 (7.37%) BusinessObjects
4 599 (6.80%) SAP BW
5 383 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 324 (3.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 267 (3.03%) Big Data
8 248 (2.81%) Relational Database
9 236 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 231 (2.62%) SAP Data Services
11 227 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 222 (2.52%) NoSQL
13 172 (1.95%) MySQL
14 169 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 166 (1.88%) MongoDB
15 166 (1.88%) QlikView
16 142 (1.61%) Oracle Database
17 105 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 103 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 100 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 303 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 277 (3.14%) JIRA
3 155 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 152 (1.72%) JUnit
5 125 (1.42%) LSMW
6 94 (1.07%) eCATT
7 89 (1.01%) Selenium
8 78 (0.88%) IntelliJ
9 75 (0.85%) Visual Studio
10 61 (0.69%) Eclipse
11 60 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 49 (0.56%) Cucumber
14 44 (0.50%) HP UFT
14 44 (0.50%) LoadRunner
15 39 (0.44%) Subversion
16 36 (0.41%) Mercurial
17 35 (0.40%) Maven
18 34 (0.39%) gulp
19 32 (0.36%) Grunt
General
1 3708 (42.07%) Finance
2 2669 (30.28%) Manufacturing
3 1988 (22.56%) Marketing
4 1842 (20.90%) Telecoms
5 1802 (20.44%) Electronics
6 938 (10.64%) Retail
7 279 (3.17%) Banking
8 266 (3.02%) Billing
9 233 (2.64%) Legal
10 146 (1.66%) Automotive
11 139 (1.58%) Publishing
12 95 (1.08%) Back Office
13 93 (1.06%) Advertising
13 93 (1.06%) German Language
14 91 (1.03%) General Ledger
14 91 (1.03%) Investment Banking
15 79 (0.90%) Retail Banking
16 59 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 48 (0.54%) Games
17 48 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 2495 (28.31%) Consultant
2 2018 (22.90%) SAP Consultant
3 1555 (17.64%) Analyst
4 1383 (15.69%) Developer
5 901 (10.22%) SAP Analyst
6 759 (8.61%) Architect
7 602 (6.83%) Business Analyst
8 538 (6.10%) SAP Manager
9 408 (4.63%) SAP Business Analyst
10 399 (4.53%) SAP Architect
11 394 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
12 309 (3.51%) Project Manager
13 289 (3.28%) SAP Developer
14 261 (2.96%) SAP Support
15 255 (2.89%) SAP SD Consultant
16 254 (2.88%) SAP FI Consultant
17 252 (2.86%) SAP MM Consultant
18 244 (2.77%) Java Developer
19 242 (2.75%) SAP Solutions Architect
20 239 (2.71%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (5.64%) .NET
2 470 (5.33%) HTML
3 379 (4.30%) XML
4 375 (4.25%) CSS
5 360 (4.08%) Web Services
6 297 (3.37%) Spring
7 277 (3.14%) REST
8 271 (3.07%) JSON
9 255 (2.89%) IDoc
10 252 (2.86%) EDI
11 238 (2.70%) SOAP
12 190 (2.16%) AngularJS
13 179 (2.03%) jQuery
14 178 (2.02%) RESTful
15 174 (1.97%) ASP.NET
15 174 (1.97%) HTML5
16 154 (1.75%) Hibernate
17 153 (1.74%) SAP Fiori
18 131 (1.49%) Middleware
19 130 (1.47%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 994 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 247 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 216 (2.45%) FMCG
5 177 (2.01%) User Experience
6 146 (1.66%) NHS
7 138 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 137 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 135 (1.53%) Mobile App
10 126 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 121 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
12 85 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 85 (0.96%) Life Science
13 61 (0.69%) Driving Licence
14 57 (0.65%) Public Cloud
15 53 (0.60%) Data Centre
16 51 (0.58%) Fintech
17 45 (0.51%) LIMS
18 42 (0.48%) e-Learning
19 41 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 426 (4.83%) Linux
2 384 (4.36%) Windows
3 235 (2.67%) Unix
4 80 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 75 (0.85%) Android
6 72 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 50 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 31 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 19 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 17 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.12%) CentOS
14 11 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.10%) VMS
17 8 (0.091%) Solaris
18 6 (0.068%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2713 (30.78%) Business Intelligence
2 1911 (21.68%) Programme Management
3 1797 (20.39%) Digital Marketing
4 1471 (16.69%) ERP
5 1311 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
6 1027 (11.65%) Project Management
7 1024 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 648 (7.35%) CRM
9 563 (6.39%) Business Development
10 525 (5.96%) Scrum
11 489 (5.55%) Coaching
12 486 (5.51%) Logistics
13 480 (5.45%) Migration
14 454 (5.15%) Analytics
14 454 (5.15%) E-Commerce
15 444 (5.04%) Change Management
16 435 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 427 (4.84%) ETL
18 426 (4.83%) ITIL
19 406 (4.61%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1260 (14.30%) SQL
2 935 (10.61%) Java
3 774 (8.78%) ABAP
4 570 (6.47%) JavaScript
5 463 (5.25%) Python
6 430 (4.88%) C#
7 198 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 189 (2.14%) C++
9 148 (1.68%) Ruby
10 141 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 109 (1.24%) PHP
12 90 (1.02%) C
12 90 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 84 (0.95%) Go
14 79 (0.90%) VBA
15 75 (0.85%) R
16 63 (0.71%) SAPscript
17 60 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 56 (0.64%) Perl
19 52 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1115 (12.65%) Degree
2 249 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 195 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 101 (1.15%) CIMA
5 93 (1.06%) ACCA
6 91 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 80 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 76 (0.86%) SAP Certification
9 49 (0.56%) Master's Degree
10 46 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 45 (0.51%) CISSP
12 44 (0.50%) ISEB
13 41 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (0.47%) PMI Certification
13 41 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 40 (0.45%) MBA
15 38 (0.43%) CISM
16 37 (0.42%) PhD
17 35 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
18 34 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (2.98%) QA
2 198 (2.25%) SLA
3 174 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 60 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 57 (0.65%) PMO
6 54 (0.61%) GxP
7 43 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 37 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.26%) GCP
10 21 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 16 (0.18%) IFRS
12 13 (0.15%) GDPR
13 12 (0.14%) RosettaNet
14 11 (0.12%) RMADS
15 10 (0.11%) GAAP
16 8 (0.091%) COBIT
17 6 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
18 5 (0.057%) Basel III
18 5 (0.057%) SEPA
18 5 (0.057%) TARGET2
System Software
1 185 (2.10%) Docker
2 119 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 52 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.20%) vSphere
6 16 (0.18%) XenApp
7 15 (0.17%) KVM
8 14 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.15%) Cronacle
9 13 (0.15%) XenServer
10 11 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.068%) NFS
13 5 (0.057%) HDFS
13 5 (0.057%) OpenAM
14 4 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.045%) SAP ITS
14 4 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.045%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 149 (1.69%) Puppet
2 139 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (1.51%) Ansible
4 112 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 52 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (0.39%) Mesos
6 34 (0.39%) Terraform
7 26 (0.29%) Grafana
8 19 (0.22%) Packer
9 17 (0.19%) Kibana
9 17 (0.19%) linkerd
9 17 (0.19%) logstash
9 17 (0.19%) Prometheus
9 17 (0.19%) Zipkin
10 15 (0.17%) Nagios
11 14 (0.16%) Oozie
12 12 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (0.14%) WSUS
13 11 (0.12%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1092 (12.39%) Oracle
2 918 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 341 (3.87%) hybris
4 258 (2.93%) Ariba
5 196 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 190 (2.16%) Tableau
7 187 (2.12%) IBM
8 183 (2.08%) Sage
9 181 (2.05%) Google
10 161 (1.83%) Cognos
11 151 (1.71%) JD Edwards
12 129 (1.46%) Infor
13 116 (1.32%) Epicor
14 104 (1.18%) HP
15 102 (1.16%) Workday
16 98 (1.11%) Informatica
17 93 (1.06%) VMware
18 88 (1.00%) Apple
19 61 (0.69%) Adobe
20 57 (0.65%) Citrix