The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO 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 APO over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 223 220 207
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 28 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.07% 3.25% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 35
Average salary £60,000 £57,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.80% -0.43%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.39%
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 North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
688 739 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.39% 10.58% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 518 611 656
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP APO
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SAP APO Salary Trend in the North West

SAP APO
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP APO across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the North West

SAP APO
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 APO within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Manchester +10 21 £60,000 -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (93.10%) SAP SCM
3 16 (55.17%) SAP PP
4 12 (41.38%) Network Planning
4 12 (41.38%) Logistics
4 12 (41.38%) Supply Chain Management
5 10 (34.48%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (20.69%) Hudson
9 5 (17.24%) SAP LE
9 5 (17.24%) SAP PI
9 5 (17.24%) SAP Portal
9 5 (17.24%) SAP MM
9 5 (17.24%) SAP WM
9 5 (17.24%) ABAP
10 4 (13.79%) ERP
11 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
11 3 (10.34%) Demand Management
12 1 (3.45%) Pegasus
12 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (17.24%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 27 (93.10%) SAP SCM
2 16 (55.17%) SAP PP
3 5 (17.24%) SAP WM
3 5 (17.24%) SAP MM
3 5 (17.24%) SAP LE
4 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Hudson
General
1 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Consultant
1 16 (55.17%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (51.72%) SAP APO Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) SAP SCM Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Architect
4 6 (20.69%) SAP Architect
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Planning
1 12 (41.38%) Logistics
1 12 (41.38%) Supply Chain Management
2 10 (34.48%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) Pegasus