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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 610 605 627
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 16 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.052% 0.036%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.45% 0.68% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 13
Average salary £57,500 £66,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% -5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £72,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +23.93%
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
3560 3380 3947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.78% 7.59% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2865 2705 3335
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £82,350
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 23 September 2014.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in London

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (62.96%) SAP MM
3 15 (55.56%) SAP SD
3 15 (55.56%) SAP WM
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 12 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 12 (44.44%) SAP PP
4 12 (44.44%) Logistics
5 10 (37.04%) SAP SCM
5 10 (37.04%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
7 7 (25.93%) FMCG
8 6 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
8 6 (22.22%) BPR
9 5 (18.52%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
9 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (14.81%) Retail
10 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (14.81%) Automotive
11 2 (7.41%) BAPI
11 2 (7.41%) Network Planning
11 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
12 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
12 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (3.70%) System Testing

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (62.96%) SAP MM
2 15 (55.56%) SAP WM
2 15 (55.56%) SAP SD
3 12 (44.44%) SAP PP
4 10 (37.04%) SAP SCM
5 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
5 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Automotive
3 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Consultant
1 18 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) SAP WM Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) SAP APO Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Logistics Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Architect
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) BAPI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Logistics
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) BPR
3 6 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (7.41%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) System Testing
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) HP