The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 441 413 412
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 4 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 19
Average salary £61,750 £70,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.78% +60.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £49,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £66,350 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7968 7968 9056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.26% 37.92% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6756 7068 8058
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP ALE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SAP ALE Salary Trend in the South East

SAP ALE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Surrey - 4 £61,750 -
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (90.00%) ABAP
3 17 (85.00%) Workflow
3 17 (85.00%) BAPI
4 14 (70.00%) SAPscript
5 13 (65.00%) Middleware
5 13 (65.00%) Web Dynpro
5 13 (65.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 13 (65.00%) LSMW
5 13 (65.00%) SAP XI
5 13 (65.00%) SAP BSP
5 13 (65.00%) Business Development
5 13 (65.00%) SAP HANA
6 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Validation
7 4 (20.00%) Billing
7 4 (20.00%) EDI
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
9 2 (10.00%) XMLSpy
9 2 (10.00%) Time Management
9 2 (10.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) XSD
9 2 (10.00%) UML

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) LSMW
2 2 (10.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Consultant
1 18 (90.00%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 13 (65.00%) Managing Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP HR Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Support
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) BAPI
2 13 (65.00%) Middleware
2 13 (65.00%) Web Dynpro
2 13 (65.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 13 (65.00%) SAP XI
2 13 (65.00%) SAP BSP
3 4 (20.00%) EDI
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Workflow
2 13 (65.00%) Business Development
3 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) ABAP
2 14 (70.00%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Cognizant