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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 757 765 841
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +76
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 121 128 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.46% 1.58% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 99 71 22
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%

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
8280 8111 8844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.91% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6685 6099 7081
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP APO
Top 11 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 30 January 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 -11 109 £60,000 -4.00% 5
London +19 69 £62,750 +0.40% 3
Egham +4 20 - -
Surrey -2 20 - -
South East -40 20 - -
Yorkshire -10 12 £60,000 -4.00%
City of London +6 3 £47,500 -36.66%
Manchester -22 1 £55,000 -
North West -25 1 £55,000 -
York - 1 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 223 (100.00%) SAP
2 146 (65.47%) SAP SCM
3 119 (53.36%) Logistics
4 105 (47.09%) Manufacturing
5 99 (44.39%) SAP MM
6 96 (43.05%) SAP PP
7 73 (32.74%) Supply Chain Management
8 71 (31.84%) Finance
9 69 (30.94%) ABAP
10 62 (27.80%) SAP WM
11 61 (27.35%) Network Planning
12 58 (26.01%) FMCG
13 45 (20.18%) SAP R/3
13 45 (20.18%) SAP BW
13 45 (20.18%) C
14 44 (19.73%) SAP SD
15 34 (15.25%) SAP LE
16 29 (13.00%) Project Management
17 27 (12.11%) SAP Implementation
18 21 (9.42%) BPR
19 17 (7.62%) SAP Certification
19 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
20 15 (6.73%) SAP PI
20 15 (6.73%) SAP Portal
21 14 (6.28%) Business Objects
21 14 (6.28%) ERP
21 14 (6.28%) BusinessObjects
21 14 (6.28%) SAP HANA
21 14 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (5.38%) Service Management

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (6.73%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.45%) MS Project
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 146 (65.47%) SAP SCM
2 99 (44.39%) SAP MM
3 96 (43.05%) SAP PP
4 62 (27.80%) SAP WM
5 45 (20.18%) SAP R/3
6 44 (19.73%) SAP SD
7 34 (15.25%) SAP LE
8 9 (4.04%) SAP QM
9 7 (3.14%) SAP PM
10 6 (2.69%) SAP MII
11 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.90%) SAP PP-PI
11 2 (0.90%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.90%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.90%) SAP EWM
12 1 (0.45%) SAP Payroll
12 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.18%) SAP BW
2 14 (6.28%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (6.28%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.45%) Essbase
3 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 105 (47.09%) Manufacturing
2 71 (31.84%) Finance
3 7 (3.14%) Retail
4 6 (2.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 182 (81.61%) Consultant
2 181 (81.17%) SAP Consultant
3 120 (53.81%) SAP APO Consultant
4 49 (21.97%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 49 (21.97%) Senior Consultant
5 45 (20.18%) Managing Consultant
6 23 (10.31%) SAP PP Consultant
7 21 (9.42%) SAP WM Consultant
7 21 (9.42%) SAP SCM Consultant
8 20 (8.97%) SAP Architect
8 20 (8.97%) Architect
9 17 (7.62%) Analyst
9 17 (7.62%) SAP Analyst
10 11 (4.93%) SAP MM Consultant
11 8 (3.59%) Business Architect
11 8 (3.59%) Senior Business Consultant
11 8 (3.59%) SAP Business Consultant
11 8 (3.59%) Business Process Architect
11 8 (3.59%) Business Process Consultant
11 8 (3.59%) Senior Business Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.73%) SAP PI
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (0.90%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.01%) FMCG
2 14 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.79%) User Experience
4 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (53.36%) Logistics
2 73 (32.74%) Supply Chain Management
3 61 (27.35%) Network Planning
4 29 (13.00%) Project Management
5 27 (12.11%) SAP Implementation
6 21 (9.42%) BPR
7 14 (6.28%) ERP
8 12 (5.38%) Service Management
8 12 (5.38%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.93%) Demand Management
10 10 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.59%) System Testing
12 8 (3.59%) Migration
12 8 (3.59%) ITIL
13 7 (3.14%) Coaching
14 6 (2.69%) Procure-to-pay
14 6 (2.69%) Six Sigma
14 6 (2.69%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (2.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.94%) ABAP
2 45 (20.18%) C
3 2 (0.90%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (7.62%) SAP Certification
1 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.04%) Degree
3 1 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 223 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (6.28%) Business Objects
3 2 (0.90%) Adobe
3 2 (0.90%) Pegasus
3 2 (0.90%) Ariba
4 1 (0.45%) i2
4 1 (0.45%) Cognos
4 1 (0.45%) HP
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