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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (APO)
Rank 217 203 198
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.019% 0.086%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.88% 0.22% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +20.83%
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
565 448 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.83% 8.42% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 439 360 412
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
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 APO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
(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
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
SAP APO
England

SAP APO
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (70.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (50.00%) SAP PP
4 5 (50.00%) SAP SCM
4 5 (50.00%) Network Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Logistics
4 5 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (40.00%) Demand Management
5 4 (40.00%) SAP QM
6 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (30.00%) ERP
6 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
7 2 (20.00%) SAP MM
7 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
7 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
7 2 (20.00%) SAP PM
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (10.00%) MS Project
8 1 (10.00%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP PP
1 5 (50.00%) SAP SCM
2 4 (40.00%) SAP QM
3 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (20.00%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) SAP APO Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) SAP SCM Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Architect
4 2 (20.00%) SAP PP Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 5 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Logistics
3 4 (40.00%) Demand Management
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Objects