The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
UK
Rank 795 901 836
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -65
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 49 28 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.028% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.87% 0.40% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 90
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £43,100 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £90,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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
5657 6916 8266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.82% 6.93% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4256 5334 6704
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,836
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SAP APO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP APO
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +108 40 £52,500 +20.00%
North West - 18 £55,000 -
Manchester - 18 £55,000 -
London +70 9 £50,000 -28.82%
East Midlands - 3 - -
South West - 2 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £80,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £80,000 -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing SAP APO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 41 (45.05%) ERP
3 31 (34.07%) SAP SCM
4 28 (30.77%) FMCG
5 24 (26.37%) Matrix Organization
6 23 (25.27%) Translating Business Requirements
6 23 (25.27%) SAP ERP
7 21 (23.08%) Manufacturing
8 19 (20.88%) SAP SD
9 18 (19.78%) SAP HANA
10 15 (16.48%) SAP MM
10 15 (16.48%) Logistics
11 13 (14.29%) Retail
11 13 (14.29%) SAP PP
12 12 (13.19%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.99%) ABAP
13 10 (10.99%) CRM
13 10 (10.99%) Supply Chain Management
13 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.89%) CPIM
15 8 (8.79%) Demand Management
15 8 (8.79%) Network Planning
15 8 (8.79%) SAP Implementation
15 8 (8.79%) Integration Testing
15 8 (8.79%) Publishing
15 8 (8.79%) Finance
16 7 (7.69%) SAP LE
17 6 (6.59%) SAP XI
17 6 (6.59%) SAP QM

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (34.07%) SAP SCM
2 23 (25.27%) SAP ERP
3 19 (20.88%) SAP SD
4 15 (16.48%) SAP MM
5 13 (14.29%) SAP PP
6 7 (7.69%) SAP LE
7 6 (6.59%) SAP PP-PI
7 6 (6.59%) SAP QM
8 4 (4.40%) SAP CO
8 4 (4.40%) SAP CRM
8 4 (4.40%) SAP FI
8 4 (4.40%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (3.30%) SAP MII
10 1 (1.10%) Maximo
10 1 (1.10%) SAP PM
10 1 (1.10%) SAP Retail
10 1 (1.10%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SAP HANA
2 5 (5.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (5.49%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) MS Access
General
1 21 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 13 (14.29%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Publishing
4 4 (4.40%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Consultant
1 36 (39.56%) SAP Consultant
2 28 (30.77%) Analyst
2 28 (30.77%) SAP Analyst
3 27 (29.67%) SAP APO Analyst
4 23 (25.27%) Business Analyst
4 23 (25.27%) SAP APO Business Analyst
4 23 (25.27%) SAP Business Analyst
5 21 (23.08%) SAP APO Consultant
6 15 (16.48%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 8 (8.79%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (8.79%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 7 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 7 (7.69%) SAP SD Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Senior SAP SCM Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Developer
10 5 (5.49%) SAP Developer
11 4 (4.40%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) EDI
1 6 (6.59%) SAP PI
1 6 (6.59%) SAP XI
2 4 (4.40%) BAPI
2 4 (4.40%) SAP Basis
2 4 (4.40%) SAP BSP
2 4 (4.40%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) FMCG
2 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) ERP
2 24 (26.37%) Matrix Organization
3 23 (25.27%) Translating Business Requirements
4 15 (16.48%) Logistics
5 12 (13.19%) GAP Analysis
5 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.99%) CRM
6 10 (10.99%) Supply Chain Management
7 8 (8.79%) Demand Management
7 8 (8.79%) Integration Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Network Planning
7 8 (8.79%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.59%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.59%) Migration
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) ABAP
2 4 (4.40%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) CPIM
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) GxP
1 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.10%) Ariba