The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 793 781 804
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 109 95 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.089% 0.084%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.23% 1.07% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 57 53 68
Average salary £57,500 £72,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £72,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
8886 8891 9577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 8.33% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6872 6989 7841
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,900 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP APO
Top 17 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 19 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
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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 -26 87 £60,000 -17.24% 8
South East -16 33 £60,000 -17.24%
Surrey +2 26 £60,000 -
Egham +3 25 - -
North West -21 22 £57,500 -11.53% 4
Manchester +10 18 £57,500 - 3
London -32 15 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Midlands -12 8 £60,000 -9.43% 1
Hampshire -9 6 £60,000 -17.24%
Farnborough - 6 £60,000 -
Birmingham -6 5 £60,000 -7.69%
North East - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands -1 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Yorkshire -52 1 - - 2
Crawley - 1 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 206 (100.00%) SAP
2 117 (56.80%) SAP SCM
3 72 (34.95%) ABAP
4 60 (29.13%) Logistics
5 58 (28.16%) Manufacturing
5 58 (28.16%) SAP PP
6 46 (22.33%) C
6 46 (22.33%) SAP R/3
7 44 (21.36%) SAP MM
8 42 (20.39%) SAP WM
9 37 (17.96%) Supply Chain Management
10 32 (15.53%) Network Planning
11 30 (14.56%) SAP SD
12 23 (11.17%) SAP Implementation
12 23 (11.17%) Finance
13 22 (10.68%) Security Cleared
14 19 (9.22%) Degree
15 17 (8.25%) Project Management
16 16 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (6.80%) Procure-to-pay
19 13 (6.31%) Demand Management
19 13 (6.31%) SAP BW
20 12 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
20 12 (5.83%) Business Objects
20 12 (5.83%) ERP
20 12 (5.83%) Change Management
20 12 (5.83%) Six Sigma
20 12 (5.83%) SAP PI
21 11 (5.34%) FMCG

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.88%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 117 (56.80%) SAP SCM
2 58 (28.16%) SAP PP
3 46 (22.33%) SAP R/3
4 44 (21.36%) SAP MM
5 42 (20.39%) SAP WM
6 30 (14.56%) SAP SD
7 11 (5.34%) SAP QM
8 8 (3.88%) SAP LE
9 6 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (2.91%) SAP CO
9 6 (2.91%) SAP PM
9 6 (2.91%) SAP FI
10 4 (1.94%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.31%) SAP BW
2 12 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.49%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.40%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (3.40%) LoadRunner
2 6 (2.91%) Hudson
General
1 58 (28.16%) Manufacturing
2 23 (11.17%) Finance
3 9 (4.37%) German Language
4 6 (2.91%) Automotive
5 5 (2.43%) Retail
5 5 (2.43%) French Language
6 4 (1.94%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 127 (61.65%) Consultant
1 127 (61.65%) SAP Consultant
2 95 (46.12%) SAP APO Consultant
3 46 (22.33%) Managing Consultant
4 36 (17.48%) Analyst
5 29 (14.08%) SAP Analyst
6 25 (12.14%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 18 (8.74%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 18 (8.74%) Senior Consultant
8 15 (7.28%) Architect
8 15 (7.28%) SAP Architect
9 13 (6.31%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 13 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (6.31%) SAP PP Consultant
10 9 (4.37%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.88%) Developer
11 8 (3.88%) ABAP Developer
11 8 (3.88%) SAP Developer
12 7 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.91%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.83%) SAP PI
2 6 (2.91%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (2.91%) SAP Business Workflow
3 4 (1.94%) EDI
3 4 (1.94%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (1.46%) BAPI
5 2 (0.97%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.97%) CSS
5 2 (0.97%) HTML
5 2 (0.97%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.34%) FMCG
3 3 (1.46%) Data Extraction
4 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.13%) Logistics
2 37 (17.96%) Supply Chain Management
3 32 (15.53%) Network Planning
4 23 (11.17%) SAP Implementation
5 17 (8.25%) Project Management
6 15 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (6.80%) Procure-to-pay
8 13 (6.31%) Demand Management
9 12 (5.83%) Six Sigma
9 12 (5.83%) ERP
9 12 (5.83%) Change Management
10 10 (4.85%) Workflow
11 9 (4.37%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.40%) Quality Management
13 6 (2.91%) BPR
14 5 (2.43%) CRM
14 5 (2.43%) Functional Testing
15 4 (1.94%) People Management
15 4 (1.94%) Data Analysis
15 4 (1.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 72 (34.95%) ABAP
2 46 (22.33%) C
3 6 (2.91%) SAPscript
4 4 (1.94%) Java
5 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.22%) Degree
3 7 (3.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 206 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (5.83%) Business Objects
3 6 (2.91%) Adobe
4 5 (2.43%) HP
5 4 (1.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.49%) Pegasus
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, (c£20k Package)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago