The table below looks at the statistics for SAP APO 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 APO over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank - 199 199
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.021% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.21% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £67,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
SAP APO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
462 466 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.63% 9.61% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 369 351 351
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SAP APO
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAP APO across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP APO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAP APO Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SAP APO
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 5 (62.50%) SAP SCM
3 5 (62.50%) Network Planning
3 5 (62.50%) Logistics
3 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (50.00%) Demand Management
4 4 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) ERP
5 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
5 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (37.50%) SAP PP
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (25.00%) SAP QM
7 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
7 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
7 1 (12.50%) MS Project
7 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
7 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
7 1 (12.50%) SAP PM

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP SCM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP PP
3 2 (25.00%) SAP QM
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (75.00%) SAP APO Consultant
3 5 (62.50%) SAP SCM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 5 (62.50%) Network Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Logistics
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (50.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Business Objects