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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 245 219 238
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 7 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.13% 2.88% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Average salary £55,000 £61,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.56% +29.47%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £67,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
620 695 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.48% 10.36% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 508 546 787
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
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 24 December 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 -27 3 £55,000 +8.91%
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (62.96%) SAP SCM
3 13 (48.15%) Network Planning
3 13 (48.15%) Logistics
3 13 (48.15%) Supply Chain Management
4 11 (40.74%) SAP Implementation
5 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Business Objects
6 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (22.22%) ABAP
8 6 (22.22%) SAP MM
8 6 (22.22%) SAP WM
8 6 (22.22%) SAP LE
8 6 (22.22%) SAP PI
8 6 (22.22%) SAP Portal
9 5 (18.52%) SAP BW
10 4 (14.81%) SAP PP
10 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
11 3 (11.11%) ERP
11 3 (11.11%) Demand Management
12 2 (7.41%) Finance
12 2 (7.41%) Migration
12 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
13 1 (3.70%) FMCG
13 1 (3.70%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (22.22%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 17 (62.96%) SAP SCM
2 6 (22.22%) SAP LE
2 6 (22.22%) SAP MM
2 6 (22.22%) SAP WM
3 4 (14.81%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (18.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Consultant
1 16 (59.26%) SAP Consultant
1 16 (59.26%) SAP APO Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) SAP Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) SAP SCM Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Network Planning
1 13 (48.15%) Logistics
1 13 (48.15%) Supply Chain Management
2 11 (40.74%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (11.11%) ERP
3 3 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (29.63%) Business Objects