The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 839 843 794
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -49
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 34 44 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 55
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £52,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39205 42962 41598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.39% 40.67% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33463 35728 36522
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

SAP ALE Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP ALE
Top 20 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 5 March 2015. 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
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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
England +13 33 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South East -13 13 £57,500 +35.29%
Surrey -1 12 £57,500 +35.29%
London +38 9 £50,000 -14.89%
Egham +7 8 - -
West Midlands -24 7 £43,500 -20.90% 1
Staines +15 4 £57,500 +35.29%
Coventry -25 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Rugby - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Doncaster - 2 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +1 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 £43,500 -
Southampton - 1 £65,000 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £65,000 -

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 50 (79.37%) ABAP
3 29 (46.03%) BAPI
4 28 (44.44%) Workflow
4 28 (44.44%) OO
5 19 (30.16%) Web Dynpro
6 17 (26.98%) SAPscript
7 15 (23.81%) SAP Smart Forms
8 13 (20.63%) SAP SD
8 13 (20.63%) EDI
9 11 (17.46%) Java
10 10 (15.87%) Adobe
10 10 (15.87%) SAP XI
11 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (14.29%) SAP MM
11 9 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (14.29%) Marketing
12 8 (12.70%) Business Development
12 8 (12.70%) SAP BSP
12 8 (12.70%) AWD
12 8 (12.70%) LSMW
12 8 (12.70%) Retail
12 8 (12.70%) SAP Business Workflow
12 8 (12.70%) SAP HANA
12 8 (12.70%) NetWeaver
12 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
12 8 (12.70%) Middleware
13 7 (11.11%) Finance
13 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.11%) ERP

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8 (12.70%) NetWeaver
1 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (20.63%) SAP SD
2 9 (14.29%) SAP MM
3 8 (12.70%) AWD
4 5 (7.94%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (6.35%) SAP ERP
5 4 (6.35%) SAP R/3
5 4 (6.35%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.17%) SAP SRM
6 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
6 2 (3.17%) SAP PP
6 2 (3.17%) SAP APO
6 2 (3.17%) SAP HR
6 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
6 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.59%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SAP HANA
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.17%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) LSMW
General
1 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.94%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Consultant
2 29 (46.03%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) ABAP Consultant
4 12 (19.05%) Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) SAP Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Developer
6 9 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
7 6 (9.52%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) SAP Developer
8 5 (7.94%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) Development Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) SAP SD Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Configuration Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
10 3 (4.76%) Management Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) SAP Manager
10 3 (4.76%) SAP Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) BAPI
2 19 (30.16%) Web Dynpro
3 15 (23.81%) SAP Smart Forms
4 13 (20.63%) EDI
5 10 (15.87%) SAP XI
6 8 (12.70%) SAP BSP
6 8 (12.70%) SAP Business Workflow
6 8 (12.70%) Middleware
7 7 (11.11%) Web Services
7 7 (11.11%) SAP PI
8 2 (3.17%) XML
9 1 (1.59%) EDIFACT
9 1 (1.59%) HTML
9 1 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.76%) EPoS
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Workflow
1 28 (44.44%) OO
2 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (12.70%) Business Development
4 7 (11.11%) ERP
5 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 6 (9.52%) Logistics
5 6 (9.52%) Migration
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
5 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.94%) Validation
6 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.35%) Master Data Management
7 4 (6.35%) Data Management
7 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) Change Management
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) ABAP
2 17 (26.98%) SAPscript
3 11 (17.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.35%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (15.87%) Adobe
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Sony
4 4 (6.35%) Open Text
5 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.59%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
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Bristow Holland
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £excellent and negotiable + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Boots
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago