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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 796 754 843
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +89
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 108 125 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.12% 0.057%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.20% 1.40% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 55 80 48
Average salary £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £72,500 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +20.83%

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
8997 8938 9413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 8.26% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6996 7095 7638
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

SAP APO Salary Histogram in the UK

SAP APO
Top 18 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 21 October 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 -44 91 £58,750 -18.96% 9
South East -7 36 £60,000 -17.24% 1
Surrey -12 27 £60,000 -
Egham -6 26 - -
North West -11 22 £57,500 -20.68%
Manchester -10 17 £57,500 -
London -27 16 £55,000 -18.51% 6
Hampshire -8 6 £60,000 -17.24%
West Midlands -17 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Farnborough - 6 £60,000 -
Birmingham -10 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire -54 3 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Middlesex - 2 £62,500 -
East Midlands -3 1 £47,500 -13.63%
East Yorkshire -4 1 £70,000 +9.80%
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Crawley - 1 £47,500 -
Goole - 1 £70,000 -

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 209 (100.00%) SAP
2 129 (61.72%) SAP SCM
3 70 (33.49%) Logistics
3 70 (33.49%) ABAP
4 60 (28.71%) SAP PP
5 53 (25.36%) Manufacturing
6 51 (24.40%) SAP MM
6 51 (24.40%) SAP R/3
6 51 (24.40%) C
7 47 (22.49%) Supply Chain Management
8 46 (22.01%) SAP WM
9 36 (17.22%) Network Planning
10 29 (13.88%) SAP Implementation
10 29 (13.88%) SAP SD
11 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
12 23 (11.00%) Finance
13 18 (8.61%) FMCG
13 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (8.13%) SAP BW
15 16 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (7.18%) ERP
16 15 (7.18%) Degree
17 14 (6.70%) Business Objects
17 14 (6.70%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (6.70%) Project Management
18 13 (6.22%) Procure-to-pay
19 12 (5.74%) SAP QM
19 12 (5.74%) SAP LE
19 12 (5.74%) Demand Management
20 11 (5.26%) SAP PI

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (4.31%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 129 (61.72%) SAP SCM
2 60 (28.71%) SAP PP
3 51 (24.40%) SAP MM
3 51 (24.40%) SAP R/3
4 46 (22.01%) SAP WM
5 29 (13.88%) SAP SD
6 12 (5.74%) SAP QM
6 12 (5.74%) SAP LE
7 6 (2.87%) SAP PM
8 3 (1.44%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.44%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.96%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.96%) SAP EWM
9 2 (0.96%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.48%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.13%) SAP BW
2 14 (6.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.48%) Essbase
3 1 (0.48%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.48%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (3.35%) LoadRunner
2 6 (2.87%) Hudson
General
1 53 (25.36%) Manufacturing
2 23 (11.00%) Finance
3 4 (1.91%) Aerospace
3 4 (1.91%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.44%) Automotive
5 2 (0.96%) French Language
5 2 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 137 (65.55%) Consultant
1 137 (65.55%) SAP Consultant
2 100 (47.85%) SAP APO Consultant
3 51 (24.40%) Managing Consultant
4 40 (19.14%) Analyst
5 36 (17.22%) SAP Analyst
6 28 (13.40%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 20 (9.57%) Senior Consultant
7 20 (9.57%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 15 (7.18%) Architect
8 15 (7.18%) SAP Architect
9 12 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.74%) SAP PP Consultant
9 12 (5.74%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.31%) SAP WM Consultant
11 8 (3.83%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.35%) SAP Business Analyst
13 5 (2.39%) SAP Logistics Consultant
13 5 (2.39%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.26%) SAP PI
2 2 (0.96%) CSS
2 2 (0.96%) HTML
2 2 (0.96%) EDI
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (0.96%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Basis
2 2 (0.96%) SAP TM
2 2 (0.96%) HTML5
2 2 (0.96%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (0.48%) MDX
3 1 (0.48%) BAPI
3 1 (0.48%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) FMCG
1 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.49%) Logistics
2 47 (22.49%) Supply Chain Management
3 36 (17.22%) Network Planning
4 29 (13.88%) SAP Implementation
5 16 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (7.18%) ERP
7 14 (6.70%) Project Management
8 13 (6.22%) Procure-to-pay
9 12 (5.74%) Demand Management
10 10 (4.78%) Quality Management
11 9 (4.31%) BPR
12 8 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.83%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.83%) Six Sigma
12 8 (3.83%) Change Management
13 6 (2.87%) Coaching
14 5 (2.39%) Functional Testing
14 5 (2.39%) System Testing
15 4 (1.91%) Workflow
15 4 (1.91%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.49%) ABAP
2 51 (24.40%) C
3 2 (0.96%) Java
3 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.96%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.18%) Degree
3 7 (3.35%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.48%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 209 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (6.70%) Business Objects
3 5 (2.39%) HP
4 2 (0.96%) Pegasus
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos
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