Period
to 22 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 April 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 47 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAP 509 510 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.25% 5.21% 5.38%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 11.89% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 314 305 450
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,225 £36,025 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,799 4,290 5,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.50% 43.83% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,500 3,283 4,098
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,325 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SAP in the West Midlands

SAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Birmingham +8 191 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Staffordshire +19 97 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Coventry -25 56 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Warwickshire +9 29 £48,750 -18.07% 3
Solihull +16 23 £60,000 +41.18%
Shropshire +15 9 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Worcestershire +21 8 £48,750 +47.73%
Wolverhampton -18 5 £35,000 -9.09%
Herefordshire - 2 £45,250 -
Tipton - 1 £27,500 -
Dudley - 1 £30,000 - 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP.

1 181 (35.56%) Manufacturing
2 166 (32.61%) Finance
3 144 (28.29%) ERP
4 120 (23.58%) ABAP
5 117 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
6 107 (21.02%) Self-Motivation
7 103 (20.24%) Retail
8 90 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
9 87 (17.09%) Project Management
10 83 (16.31%) CRM
11 74 (14.54%) Publishing
12 70 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
13 69 (13.56%) Oracle
13 69 (13.56%) Microsoft
14 58 (11.39%) Epicor
14 58 (11.39%) Migration
14 58 (11.39%) SAP S/4HANA
15 54 (10.61%) Infor
16 51 (10.02%) SQL
17 50 (9.82%) Translating Business Requirements
18 48 (9.43%) Logistics
19 47 (9.23%) Sage
20 44 (8.64%) Data Migration
21 43 (8.45%) SAP SD
22 41 (8.06%) NetSuite
23 40 (7.86%) Degree
23 40 (7.86%) Integration Testing
24 39 (7.66%) QA
24 39 (7.66%) Project Planning
24 39 (7.66%) Dynamics AX

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (4.52%) NetWeaver
2 7 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.39%) Liferay
3 2 (0.39%) SAS
3 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.39%) WordPress
4 1 (0.20%) Apache
4 1 (0.20%) IIS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) InVision
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 58 (11.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 43 (8.45%) SAP SD
3 41 (8.06%) NetSuite
4 39 (7.66%) Dynamics AX
5 36 (7.07%) SAP ERP
6 34 (6.68%) SAP MM
7 33 (6.48%) SAP CO
7 33 (6.48%) SAP FI
7 33 (6.48%) SAP FI/CO
8 31 (6.09%) SAP Business One
8 31 (6.09%) SAP SCM
9 28 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 27 (5.30%) SAP R/3
11 21 (4.13%) Dynamics NAV
12 16 (3.14%) SAP APO
13 14 (2.75%) SAP BPC
14 13 (2.55%) SAP HCM
14 13 (2.55%) SAP Hybris
15 12 (2.36%) SAP QM
16 11 (2.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.52%) Dynamics 365
2 13 (2.55%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (2.36%) SaaS
4 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.96%) GitHub
6 9 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.79%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.59%) Office 365
9 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.20%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.20%) Panaya
10 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.98%) Skype
2 4 (0.79%) FTP
2 4 (0.79%) SMS
3 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.39%) RFID
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.29%) SAP BW
2 29 (5.70%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (5.50%) SAP HANA
4 26 (5.11%) Crystal Reports
5 23 (4.52%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.16%) SAP Data Services
8 10 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.18%) BODI
11 5 (0.98%) GIS
11 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.79%) Big Data
12 4 (0.79%) MySQL
13 3 (0.59%) DTS
13 3 (0.59%) QlikView
13 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (3.54%) eCATT
1 18 (3.54%) LSMW
2 9 (1.77%) JIRA
3 7 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Ant
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.20%) Zephyr
General
1 181 (35.56%) Manufacturing
2 166 (32.61%) Finance
3 103 (20.24%) Retail
4 74 (14.54%) Publishing
5 34 (6.68%) Advertising
6 19 (3.73%) Billing
7 15 (2.95%) Marketing
8 13 (2.55%) Automotive
9 10 (1.96%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 215 (42.24%) Consultant
2 190 (37.33%) SAP Consultant
3 65 (12.77%) Analyst
4 52 (10.22%) SAP Manager
5 43 (8.45%) Developer
5 43 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 37 (7.27%) Architect
7 36 (7.07%) SAP SD Consultant
8 34 (6.68%) SAP Project Manager
9 33 (6.48%) SAP Analyst
10 28 (5.50%) SAP Support
11 26 (5.11%) SAP Architect
12 25 (4.91%) Business Analyst
13 24 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
15 20 (3.93%) Functional Consultant
15 20 (3.93%) Senior SAP Consultant
16 19 (3.73%) SAP Business Consultant
16 19 (3.73%) SAP FI Consultant
16 19 (3.73%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.70%) EDI
2 26 (5.11%) IDoc
3 25 (4.91%) Web Services
4 20 (3.93%) SAP Core Interface
5 19 (3.73%) SAP PI
6 17 (3.34%) HTML
7 15 (2.95%) XML
8 13 (2.55%) RESTful
8 13 (2.55%) SAPUI5
9 12 (2.36%) .NET
10 10 (1.96%) BAPI
10 10 (1.96%) SAP Basis
10 10 (1.96%) SAP Fiori
11 9 (1.77%) HTML5
12 7 (1.38%) CSS
12 7 (1.38%) SAP ALE
13 6 (1.18%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.18%) XSLT
14 5 (0.98%) SOAP
14 5 (0.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (21.02%) Self-Motivation
2 90 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.54%) LIMS
4 13 (2.55%) Virtual Team
5 10 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.18%) Clustering
6 6 (1.18%) FMCG
6 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.18%) PMI
6 6 (1.18%) TRADACOMS
7 5 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (0.98%) User Experience
8 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.20%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.20%) EPoS
10 1 (0.20%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.93%) Windows
2 10 (1.96%) VMS
3 9 (1.77%) Unix
4 5 (0.98%) Android
4 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (28.29%) ERP
2 117 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
3 87 (17.09%) Project Management
4 83 (16.31%) CRM
5 70 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (11.39%) Migration
7 50 (9.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 48 (9.43%) Logistics
9 44 (8.64%) Data Migration
10 40 (7.86%) Integration Testing
11 39 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (7.66%) Project Planning
11 39 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (7.47%) PRINCE2
13 32 (6.29%) ITIL
14 31 (6.09%) Customer Requirements
14 31 (6.09%) GAP Analysis
14 31 (6.09%) Procure-to-Pay
15 30 (5.89%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 120 (23.58%) ABAP
2 51 (10.02%) SQL
3 33 (6.48%) Java
4 30 (5.89%) C#
5 22 (4.32%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.16%) C++
7 5 (0.98%) SAPscript
7 5 (0.98%) XPath
8 4 (0.79%) ActionScript
8 4 (0.79%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (0.79%) RPG
9 3 (0.59%) C
9 3 (0.59%) Perl
9 3 (0.59%) PHP
10 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.39%) X++
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (7.86%) Degree
2 25 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 25 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.52%) SAP Certification
4 13 (2.55%) CPIM
5 10 (1.96%) ACCA
5 10 (1.96%) CIMA
6 8 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.98%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.20%) AAT
11 1 (0.20%) APMP
11 1 (0.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.20%) ISEB
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.20%) PMP
11 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.66%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.79%) SLA
4 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.39%) GxP
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.39%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 69 (13.56%) Microsoft
1 69 (13.56%) Oracle
2 58 (11.39%) Epicor
3 54 (10.61%) Infor
4 47 (9.23%) Sage
5 28 (5.50%) IFS
5 28 (5.50%) JD Edwards
6 15 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.75%) hybris
8 10 (1.96%) Xero
9 8 (1.57%) IBM
10 7 (1.38%) Ariba
11 6 (1.18%) Google
11 6 (1.18%) Pegasus
11 6 (1.18%) Siebel
11 6 (1.18%) Syclo
12 5 (0.98%) Cognos
13 4 (0.79%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.59%) Workday
15 2 (0.39%) MuleSoft