The first table below looks at the demand for SAP APO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP APO 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 Business Applications category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 819 791 801
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 98 92 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.083% 0.097%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.03% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 38 86
Average salary £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £40,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £66,250 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -8.33%
Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9547 9502 10773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 8.56% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7280 7440 8967
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP APO
Salary Trend

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

SAP APO Salary Trend in the UK

SAP APO
Salary Histogram

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

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP APO
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO 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 -46 89 £60,000 +6.66% 7
South East -7 32 £65,000 +39.78% 1
London -26 29 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Surrey -8 18 £65,000 - 1
Egham -8 15 £28,500 - 1
West Midlands +4 10 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £62,500 -
Warwickshire +11 7 £60,000 +37.14%
City of London - 7 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £44,000 - 1
East of England - 7 £44,000 - 1
Middlesex - 6 £70,000 -
Oxford - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Watford - 3 £44,000 -
Manchester -21 1 - -
North West -42 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £75,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £65,000 -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 244 (100.00%) SAP
2 124 (50.82%) SAP PP
3 121 (49.59%) Manufacturing
4 92 (37.70%) SAP MM
5 84 (34.43%) Logistics
6 75 (30.74%) SAP SCM
7 68 (27.87%) Finance
8 64 (26.23%) Project Management
9 63 (25.82%) SAP SD
9 63 (25.82%) ABAP
10 55 (22.54%) FMCG
11 47 (19.26%) SAP WM
12 43 (17.62%) Supply Chain Management
13 39 (15.98%) SAP BW
14 30 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (10.66%) SAP R/3
15 26 (10.66%) C
16 18 (7.38%) Retail
16 18 (7.38%) SAP FI
16 18 (7.38%) SAP FI/CO
16 18 (7.38%) SAP CO
17 17 (6.97%) SAP Implementation
18 16 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (6.15%) SAP QM
19 15 (6.15%) Network Planning
20 12 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
20 12 (4.92%) Procure-to-pay
20 12 (4.92%) Quality Management
21 11 (4.51%) German Language
22 10 (4.10%) Analytics

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Applications
1 12 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 124 (50.82%) SAP PP
2 92 (37.70%) SAP MM
3 75 (30.74%) SAP SCM
4 63 (25.82%) SAP SD
5 47 (19.26%) SAP WM
6 26 (10.66%) SAP R/3
7 18 (7.38%) SAP FI
7 18 (7.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 18 (7.38%) SAP CO
8 15 (6.15%) SAP QM
9 10 (4.10%) SAP BPC
9 10 (4.10%) SAP FI-CA
10 6 (2.46%) SAP LE
11 4 (1.64%) SAP PLM
12 3 (1.23%) SAP PS
13 2 (0.82%) SAP CRM
14 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
14 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.98%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.23%) SAP HANA
General
1 121 (49.59%) Manufacturing
2 68 (27.87%) Finance
3 18 (7.38%) Retail
4 16 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (4.51%) German Language
6 6 (2.46%) Automotive
6 6 (2.46%) Publishing
7 5 (2.05%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.82%) French Language
9 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 167 (68.44%) Consultant
2 159 (65.16%) SAP Consultant
3 89 (36.48%) SAP APO Consultant
4 56 (22.95%) Senior Consultant
5 50 (20.49%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 31 (12.70%) Analyst
6 31 (12.70%) SAP PP Consultant
7 29 (11.89%) SAP Analyst
8 26 (10.66%) Managing Consultant
9 25 (10.25%) Supply Chain Consultant
10 24 (9.84%) SAP MM Consultant
11 12 (4.92%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
11 12 (4.92%) SAP QM Consultant
12 10 (4.10%) SAP Team Leader
12 10 (4.10%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.69%) SAP Logistics Consultant
14 8 (3.28%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 8 (3.28%) Functional Consultant
15 7 (2.87%) Sales Director
16 4 (1.64%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.28%) EDI
2 4 (1.64%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (1.23%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (1.23%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (0.82%) BAPI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.54%) FMCG
2 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.43%) Logistics
2 64 (26.23%) Project Management
3 43 (17.62%) Supply Chain Management
4 30 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (6.97%) SAP Implementation
6 15 (6.15%) Network Planning
7 12 (4.92%) Procure-to-pay
7 12 (4.92%) Quality Management
8 10 (4.10%) Analytics
8 10 (4.10%) ERP
9 9 (3.69%) ITIL
10 7 (2.87%) Information Management
10 7 (2.87%) Performance Management
10 7 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.46%) Workflow
12 5 (2.05%) Change Management
12 5 (2.05%) PLM
13 4 (1.64%) Business Analysis
13 4 (1.64%) Six Sigma
14 3 (1.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.82%) ABAP
2 26 (10.66%) C
3 4 (1.64%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (4.10%) CIMA
1 10 (4.10%) ACCA
2 7 (2.87%) MBA
3 5 (2.05%) SAP Certification
3 5 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 244 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (2.87%) OutlookSoft
2 7 (2.87%) Cognos
2 7 (2.87%) Hyperion
3 4 (1.64%) Adobe
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.41%) Manugistics
5 1 (0.41%) Pegasus
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Pension, Helathcare, 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + £4,300 + Company Car
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Integrated Talent Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago