The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ALE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 868 816 872
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +56
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 49 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.060% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.15% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 42
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK.

SAP ALE Salary Trend in the UK

SAP ALE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP ALE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

SAP ALE Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -66 42 £56,250 +12.50% 7
South East -1 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +7 11 £42,500 +7.59%
London -56 11 £60,000 -29.41% 3
Egham - 7 - -
Coventry +16 6 £52,500 +11.70%
West Midlands -14 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England -13 4 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Staines - 3 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +10 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
Barnet - 1 £55,000 -

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 84 (82.35%) ABAP
3 57 (55.88%) Workflow
4 40 (39.22%) BAPI
5 31 (30.39%) Migration
6 30 (29.41%) NetWeaver
7 29 (28.43%) OO
8 28 (27.45%) SAP Smart Forms
9 27 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (24.51%) SAP FI
11 24 (23.53%) SAP FI/CO
11 24 (23.53%) SAP CO
12 23 (22.55%) SAPscript
12 23 (22.55%) EDI
13 22 (21.57%) Data Migration
14 20 (19.61%) SAP PI
15 16 (15.69%) Project Management
16 15 (14.71%) Java
17 13 (12.75%) SAP XI
17 13 (12.75%) OLE
18 12 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
19 10 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (9.80%) Retail
19 10 (9.80%) Change Management
19 10 (9.80%) CRM
19 10 (9.80%) SAP HANA
20 9 (8.82%) CA Wily
20 9 (8.82%) OOP
20 9 (8.82%) Middleware
20 9 (8.82%) SOA

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 30 (29.41%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.94%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (24.51%) SAP FI
2 24 (23.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 24 (23.53%) SAP CO
3 8 (7.84%) SAP MM
4 7 (6.86%) SAP HR
4 7 (6.86%) SAP SD
4 7 (6.86%) SAP Retail
5 6 (5.88%) SAP LE
5 6 (5.88%) SAP WM
6 3 (2.94%) SAP MRS
7 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.98%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) NAS
1 2 (1.96%) SAN
1 2 (1.96%) WAN
1 2 (1.96%) FTP
1 2 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SAP HANA
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.96%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Introscope
1 9 (8.82%) LSMW
2 4 (3.92%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (9.80%) Retail
2 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.94%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Automotive
3 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) German Language
4 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (62.75%) Consultant
2 63 (61.76%) SAP Consultant
3 29 (28.43%) ABAP Consultant
4 20 (19.61%) Management Consultant
5 15 (14.71%) Analyst
5 15 (14.71%) SAP Workflow Consultant
5 15 (14.71%) SAP Analyst
6 14 (13.73%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 8 (7.84%) ABAP Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Managing Consultant
9 6 (5.88%) SAP Architect
9 6 (5.88%) SAP Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
9 6 (5.88%) Process Consultant
9 6 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Architect
9 6 (5.88%) Integration Architect
10 4 (3.92%) SAP HR Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.22%) BAPI
2 28 (27.45%) SAP Smart Forms
3 23 (22.55%) EDI
4 20 (19.61%) SAP PI
5 13 (12.75%) SAP XI
5 13 (12.75%) OLE
6 9 (8.82%) Middleware
6 9 (8.82%) Web Dynpro
7 7 (6.86%) SAP BSP
8 6 (5.88%) XSLT
8 6 (5.88%) EJB
8 6 (5.88%) JDBC
8 6 (5.88%) XML
9 5 (4.90%) Web Services
10 4 (3.92%) XSD
11 2 (1.96%) WSDL
11 2 (1.96%) J2EE
11 2 (1.96%) SOAP
11 2 (1.96%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.96%) FMCG
1 2 (1.96%) Informatics
2 1 (0.98%) Life Science
2 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) UNIX
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.88%) Workflow
2 31 (30.39%) Migration
3 29 (28.43%) OO
4 27 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (21.57%) Data Migration
6 16 (15.69%) Project Management
7 12 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (9.80%) Change Management
8 10 (9.80%) CRM
9 9 (8.82%) OOP
9 9 (8.82%) SOA
9 9 (8.82%) Business Development
10 8 (7.84%) Logistics
11 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.86%) Procure-to-pay
11 7 (6.86%) Cash Management
12 6 (5.88%) Process Improvement
12 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 84 (82.35%) ABAP
2 23 (22.55%) SAPscript
3 15 (14.71%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) CCA
1 6 (5.88%) PMP
1 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.92%) SAP Certification
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
3 3 (2.94%) ACCA
4 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.90%) Adobe
4 2 (1.96%) Sybase
4 2 (1.96%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.96%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (0.98%) Open Text
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Twitter
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Birmingham, Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
North London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension, health
Posted: 24 days ago