Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 37 43
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing SAP 299 605 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.87% 6.15% 5.30%
As % of the Vendors category 8.69% 12.79% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 156 335 368
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,625 £31,350 £33,500
90th Percentile £81,125 £90,000 £67,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 3,440 4,730 4,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.50% 48.08% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,479 3,541 3,623
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,924
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.23% +4.28%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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
Birmingham -55 95 £47,500 -20.83% 30
Coventry +7 40 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Warwickshire +36 28 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Solihull -17 26 £56,250 -13.46% 3
Staffordshire -46 12 £39,000 -40.00% 3
Wolverhampton +10 7 £42,500 +63.46% 1
Shropshire +1 6 £50,000 +26.18% 5
Worcestershire -6 5 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Herefordshire -6 4 £35,000 -18.60%
Dudley -14 1 £36,500 +40.38%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP.

1 102 (34.11%) Finance
2 78 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 75 (25.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (19.73%) SAP S/4HANA
5 58 (19.40%) ERP
6 45 (15.05%) Retail
7 42 (14.05%) SAP HANA
8 37 (12.37%) Degree
8 37 (12.37%) Logistics
9 36 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (11.71%) CRM
11 34 (11.37%) SQL
11 34 (11.37%) Project Management
12 33 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (10.03%) SuccessFactors
13 30 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (8.36%) SAP SCM
14 25 (8.36%) ABAP
15 24 (8.03%) SAP APO
16 23 (7.69%) SAP FI
16 23 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (7.36%) Microsoft
17 22 (7.36%) Windows
17 22 (7.36%) SAP PP
17 22 (7.36%) SAP CO
17 22 (7.36%) SAP FI/CO
18 21 (7.02%) SAP ERP
19 18 (6.02%) SAP HCM
19 18 (6.02%) Oracle
19 18 (6.02%) Microsoft Office

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 5 (1.67%) CMS
2 4 (1.34%) Confluence
3 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.67%) Apache
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 59 (19.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (8.36%) SAP SCM
3 24 (8.03%) SAP APO
4 23 (7.69%) SAP FI
5 22 (7.36%) SAP CO
5 22 (7.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 22 (7.36%) SAP PP
6 21 (7.02%) SAP ERP
7 18 (6.02%) SAP HCM
8 17 (5.69%) SAP HR
9 16 (5.35%) SAP Business One
9 16 (5.35%) SAP MM
10 14 (4.68%) SAP CRM
11 13 (4.35%) SAP EWM
11 13 (4.35%) SAP SD
12 12 (4.01%) SAP WM
13 9 (3.01%) SAP QM
14 8 (2.68%) SAP R/3
14 8 (2.68%) SAP VC
15 7 (2.34%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.03%) SuccessFactors
2 9 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.34%) SaaS
4 5 (1.67%) Office 365
5 4 (1.34%) PaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) LAN
2 4 (1.34%) WAN
3 3 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.05%) SAP HANA
2 14 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.68%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (2.01%) QlikView
5 6 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.34%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.00%) DB2
7 3 (1.00%) Power BI
8 2 (0.67%) MySQL
8 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.67%) OLTP
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.33%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) LSMW
2 4 (1.34%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.34%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.34%) JIRA
2 4 (1.34%) Selenium
2 4 (1.34%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) eCATT
General
1 102 (34.11%) Finance
2 78 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 45 (15.05%) Retail
4 17 (5.69%) Automotive
5 11 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.68%) Marketing
7 6 (2.01%) Publishing
8 5 (1.67%) Advertising
9 4 (1.34%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.34%) Games
9 4 (1.34%) Local Government
10 3 (1.00%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.00%) Legal
10 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.67%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (38.46%) Consultant
2 99 (33.11%) SAP Consultant
3 51 (17.06%) Analyst
4 25 (8.36%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.36%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.03%) Architect
5 24 (8.03%) SAP Analyst
6 22 (7.36%) Senior Consultant
6 22 (7.36%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 18 (6.02%) SAP Architect
8 16 (5.35%) SAP Manager
9 13 (4.35%) IT Manager
9 13 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
9 13 (4.35%) SAP CO Consultant
9 13 (4.35%) SAP FI Consultant
9 13 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 12 (4.01%) SAP Business Consultant
10 12 (4.01%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (3.68%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.34%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.01%) XML
2 10 (3.34%) SOAP
3 9 (3.01%) SAP Core Interface
4 5 (1.67%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (1.67%) Web Services
5 4 (1.34%) EDI
5 4 (1.34%) JSON
5 4 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.00%) HTML
6 3 (1.00%) IDoc
6 3 (1.00%) REST
6 3 (1.00%) WSDL
6 3 (1.00%) XSLT
7 2 (0.67%) Middleware
7 2 (0.67%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.67%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.67%) WCF
8 1 (0.33%) CSS
8 1 (0.33%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (5.35%) User Experience
3 13 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.34%) FMCG
5 9 (3.01%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) PMI
8 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.33%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.33%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.33%) LIMS
9 1 (0.33%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
9 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.36%) Windows
2 9 (3.01%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.67%) VMS
4 2 (0.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (19.40%) ERP
3 37 (12.37%) Logistics
4 36 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (11.71%) CRM
6 34 (11.37%) Project Management
7 33 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (5.35%) PRINCE2
10 15 (5.02%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.02%) Change Management
10 15 (5.02%) Migration
11 14 (4.68%) Data Modelling
11 14 (4.68%) IT Strategy
11 14 (4.68%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.68%) Workflow
12 13 (4.35%) Analytics
12 13 (4.35%) Computer Science
13 12 (4.01%) ITIL
13 12 (4.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.37%) SQL
2 25 (8.36%) ABAP
3 8 (2.68%) Java
4 6 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.01%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.00%) C#
6 2 (0.67%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.67%) PHP
6 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.67%) XPath
7 1 (0.33%) C
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (12.37%) Degree
2 7 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.01%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.34%) ISEB
4 4 (1.34%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.00%) ACCA
5 3 (1.00%) CIMA
5 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.67%) APMP
6 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) AAT
7 1 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.68%) QA
2 4 (1.34%) SLA
3 3 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) COSHH
5 1 (0.33%) HAZOP
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) NFS
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 22 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.02%) Oracle
3 12 (4.01%) Sage
4 8 (2.68%) VMware
5 7 (2.34%) Citrix
5 7 (2.34%) Epicor
5 7 (2.34%) Infor
6 5 (1.67%) Ariba
6 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.34%) Cognos
7 4 (1.34%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.34%) Tableau
8 3 (1.00%) hybris
8 3 (1.00%) IFS
8 3 (1.00%) McKesson
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco
9 2 (0.67%) EMC
9 2 (0.67%) IBM
9 2 (0.67%) Siebel