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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 809 776 789
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 106 93 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.085% 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.16% 1.08% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 69
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,400 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £59,250
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.95%
Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9132 8642 9823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.94% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7164 6791 8188
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP APO
Top 22 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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 99 £60,000 - 10
South East -14 41 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Surrey +6 27 £28,500 -
Egham +2 27 £28,500 -
North West -1 19 £67,000 +43.31% 3
London -38 17 £60,000 - 1
Manchester +9 12 £60,000 - 3
North East - 6 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 5 £62,500 +8.69% 3
Yorkshire -24 5 £61,250 -9.25%
West Yorkshire - 4 £62,500 -
East of England -10 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex +6 1 £70,000 -
Coventry -2 1 - -
City of London -4 1 - -
Birmingham -5 1 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Leeds - 1 £62,500 -
Watford - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 - 2
Farnborough - 1 £60,000 - 2

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 204 (100.00%) SAP
2 80 (39.22%) SAP SCM
3 70 (34.31%) SAP PP
4 67 (32.84%) Manufacturing
5 65 (31.86%) ABAP
6 50 (24.51%) SAP MM
7 49 (24.02%) Logistics
8 39 (19.12%) C
8 39 (19.12%) SAP R/3
9 33 (16.18%) SAP SD
10 31 (15.20%) SAP WM
11 30 (14.71%) Finance
12 28 (13.73%) Project Management
13 20 (9.80%) SAP Implementation
14 19 (9.31%) FMCG
15 18 (8.82%) Network Planning
16 16 (7.84%) Supply Chain Management
17 14 (6.86%) Degree
18 13 (6.37%) German Language
18 13 (6.37%) Procure-to-pay
19 12 (5.88%) Change Management
19 12 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (5.88%) Six Sigma
20 11 (5.39%) SAP FI
20 11 (5.39%) SAP FI/CO
20 11 (5.39%) SAP CO
20 11 (5.39%) Workflow
20 11 (5.39%) Retail
21 10 (4.90%) SAP QM
21 10 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (0.49%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 80 (39.22%) SAP SCM
2 70 (34.31%) SAP PP
3 50 (24.51%) SAP MM
4 39 (19.12%) SAP R/3
5 33 (16.18%) SAP SD
6 31 (15.20%) SAP WM
7 11 (5.39%) SAP FI
7 11 (5.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (5.39%) SAP CO
8 10 (4.90%) SAP QM
9 5 (2.45%) SAP CRM
10 4 (1.96%) SAP LE
11 3 (1.47%) SAP PS
12 2 (0.98%) SAP PM
13 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.41%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.47%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.49%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Hudson
2 4 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 67 (32.84%) Manufacturing
2 30 (14.71%) Finance
3 13 (6.37%) German Language
4 11 (5.39%) Retail
5 10 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.41%) Automotive
7 5 (2.45%) French Language
8 4 (1.96%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.47%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (55.39%) Consultant
2 108 (52.94%) SAP Consultant
3 75 (36.76%) SAP APO Consultant
4 39 (19.12%) Managing Consultant
5 38 (18.63%) Analyst
6 31 (15.20%) SAP Analyst
7 27 (13.24%) Senior Consultant
8 24 (11.76%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 19 (9.31%) SAP PP Consultant
10 16 (7.84%) SAP Architect
10 16 (7.84%) Architect
11 15 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (7.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.41%) Developer
12 9 (4.41%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.41%) ABAP Developer
12 9 (4.41%) SAP Developer
12 9 (4.41%) SAP Team Leader
13 8 (3.92%) SAP SCM Consultant
13 8 (3.92%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.43%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (2.94%) SAP Business Workflow
3 5 (2.45%) SAP PI
3 5 (2.45%) EDI
3 5 (2.45%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (1.47%) BAPI
5 2 (0.98%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.98%) HTML
5 2 (0.98%) CSS
5 2 (0.98%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) FMCG
2 3 (1.47%) Data Extraction
2 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.02%) Logistics
2 28 (13.73%) Project Management
3 20 (9.80%) SAP Implementation
4 18 (8.82%) Network Planning
5 16 (7.84%) Supply Chain Management
6 13 (6.37%) Procure-to-pay
7 12 (5.88%) Change Management
7 12 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.88%) Six Sigma
8 11 (5.39%) Workflow
9 9 (4.41%) Quality Management
10 8 (3.92%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.92%) ITIL
11 6 (2.94%) ERP
12 5 (2.45%) CRM
13 4 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (1.96%) BPR
13 4 (1.96%) Financial Analysis
13 4 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (1.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.86%) ABAP
2 39 (19.12%) C
3 7 (3.43%) SAPscript
4 4 (1.96%) Java
5 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.86%) Degree
2 8 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (3.43%) Adobe
3 4 (1.96%) HP
3 4 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.49%) Pegasus
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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