The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 129 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 1.17% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
SAP ALE
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
643 598 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.86% 29.71% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 567 531 618
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP ALE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the Birmingham region.

SAP ALE Salary Trend in Birmingham

SAP ALE
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAP ALE.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) ABAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAPscript
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (100.00%) BAPI
1 3 (100.00%) SAP MII
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP ALE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAP ALE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (100.00%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) ABAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft