The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 247 - 243
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 9 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% - 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
SAP ALE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3017 3485 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.58% 50.30% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2626 3110 3360
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP ALE
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SAP ALE Salary Trend in the North West

SAP ALE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £41,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SAP ALE 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 ALE.

1 22 (100.00%) ABAP
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (95.45%) BAPI
3 17 (77.27%) OO
4 16 (72.73%) SAP Smart Forms
5 15 (68.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
7 13 (59.09%) CRM
8 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (45.45%) SAP BW
8 10 (45.45%) SAP HR
8 10 (45.45%) SAP SD
8 10 (45.45%) SAP FI
8 10 (45.45%) SAP MM
8 10 (45.45%) SAP BI
8 10 (45.45%) Web Dynpro
8 10 (45.45%) SAP CRM
8 10 (45.45%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (45.45%) SAP CO
8 10 (45.45%) SAP SRM
9 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
10 6 (27.27%) SAPscript
10 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) Workflow
12 2 (9.09%) Adobe
13 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
13 1 (4.55%) Web Services
13 1 (4.55%) Migration
13 1 (4.55%) RFID

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SAP ALE 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 ALE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) SAP HR
1 10 (45.45%) SAP SD
1 10 (45.45%) SAP FI
1 10 (45.45%) SAP MM
1 10 (45.45%) SAP CRM
1 10 (45.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (45.45%) SAP CO
1 10 (45.45%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SAP BW
1 10 (45.45%) SAP BI
General
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
1 16 (72.73%) ABAP Developer
1 16 (72.73%) SAP Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) BAPI
2 16 (72.73%) SAP Smart Forms
3 10 (45.45%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) OO
2 15 (68.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (59.09%) CRM
4 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) ABAP
2 6 (27.27%) SAPscript
3 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe