The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ALE skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
Rank 217 200 204
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 8 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.75% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Average salary £100,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
SAP ALE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2115 2008 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.12% 37.19% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 1720 1816
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SAP ALE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP ALE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP ALE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the West Midlands region.

SAP ALE Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SAP ALE
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAP ALE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAP ALE Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SAP ALE
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
Coventry -12 2 £47,500 +15.85%
Birmingham -14 2 - -
SAP ALE
England

SAP ALE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP ALE 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 ALE.

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (66.67%) ABAP
3 4 (33.33%) SAP SD
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) BAPI
3 4 (33.33%) Logistics
3 4 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (25.00%) SAP MII
4 3 (25.00%) SAPscript
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SAP R/3
5 2 (16.67%) SAP MM
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Basis
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

SAP ALE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAP ALE 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 ALE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 3 (25.00%) SAP MII
3 2 (16.67%) SAP R/3
3 2 (16.67%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Support
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) BAPI
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Basis
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
4 1 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (33.33%) Logistics
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) ABAP
2 3 (25.00%) SAPscript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sony