The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO 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 APO over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 128 125 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.19% 0.69%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.71% 1.88% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +26.08%
SAP APO
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
293 213 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.85% 9.92% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 248 192 188
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP APO across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAP APO
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SAP APO Salary Trend in Birmingham

SAP APO
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP APO 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 APO.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAP SCM
2 5 (83.33%) Network Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Logistics
2 5 (83.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) ERP
4 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (50.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) SAP PP

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAP APO 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 APO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) SAP SCM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) SAP SCM Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) SAP APO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Logistics
1 5 (83.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Business Objects