The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 604 591 615
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 14 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.053% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 0.70% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 11
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +26.08%
SAP APO
England

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

Business Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3536 3417 3896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.83% 7.59% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2834 2741 3279
Average salary £56,500 £57,500 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -2.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,340 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP APO
Salary Trend in London

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

SAP APO Salary Trend in London

SAP APO
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP APO across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in London

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (61.54%) SAP MM
3 14 (53.85%) SAP SD
3 14 (53.85%) SAP WM
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
4 12 (46.15%) SAP PP
4 12 (46.15%) Logistics
5 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
6 9 (34.62%) Project Management
6 9 (34.62%) SAP SCM
7 8 (30.77%) SAP BW
8 7 (26.92%) FMCG
9 6 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
9 6 (23.08%) BPR
10 5 (19.23%) HP
10 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
10 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Automotive
11 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 3 (11.54%) Procure-to-pay
12 2 (7.69%) Network Planning
12 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
12 2 (7.69%) BAPI
13 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
13 1 (3.85%) Workflow
13 1 (3.85%) Validation

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Business Applications
1 16 (61.54%) SAP MM
2 14 (53.85%) SAP SD
2 14 (53.85%) SAP WM
3 12 (46.15%) SAP PP
4 9 (34.62%) SAP SCM
5 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
5 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Automotive
3 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Consultant
1 18 (69.23%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (34.62%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) SAP WM Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) SAP APO Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) SAP Logistics Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) SAP Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP PP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) BAPI
2 1 (3.85%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) FMCG
2 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Logistics
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (23.08%) BPR
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (7.69%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) System Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) HP