The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 294 338 326
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.080% 0.032% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.94% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.62%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
SAP APO
London

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

Business Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
850 1077 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.47% 8.53% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 750 933 657
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAP APO
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SAP APO Salary Trend in the City of London

SAP APO
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP APO across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the City of London

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) SAP Business Workflow
4 5 (38.46%) SAP CO
4 5 (38.46%) Workflow
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (38.46%) SAP BW
4 5 (38.46%) SAPscript
4 5 (38.46%) SAP FI
4 5 (38.46%) ABAP
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) Adobe
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Release Management
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
6 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SAP CO
1 5 (38.46%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (38.46%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP SCM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) SAP Business Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) SAP Developer
2 5 (38.46%) ABAP Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP APO Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Business Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SAPscript
1 5 (38.46%) ABAP
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe