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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank - 177 174
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 0 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Business Applications category - 1.88% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
SAP APO
North West

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

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
282 372 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.23% 9.78% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 225 312 339
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP APO
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SAP APO Salary Trend in Manchester

SAP APO
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) SAP SCM
3 3 (42.86%) SAP PP
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) FMCG
5 1 (14.29%) SAP LE
5 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Portal
5 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
5 1 (14.29%) ABAP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 1 (14.29%) SAP MM

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SAP SCM
2 3 (42.86%) SAP PP
3 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP LE
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP APO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects