The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP APO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP APO over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
UK / England
Rank 784 888 822
Rank change year-on-year +104 -66  
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 43 32 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.79% 0.47% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 89
Median salary £53,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.41% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £102,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  

SAP APO is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5424 6826 7100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 6.89% 7.10% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4147 5455 5758
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP APO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP APO in England

SAP APO
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SAP APO in England

SAP APO
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP APO in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP APO in England

SAP APO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 22 £55,000 - 1
London +81 6 £49,500 -36.12%
East Midlands - 5 - -
South East - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 - 2
East of England +20 1 £43,500 -27.50% 1
SAP APO
UK

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SAP APO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 41 (54.67%) ERP
3 38 (50.67%) Matrix Organization
4 37 (49.33%) FMCG
5 36 (48.00%) SAP ERP
5 36 (48.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 19 (25.33%) SAP SCM
7 16 (21.33%) Manufacturing
8 10 (13.33%) Logistics
8 10 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (13.33%) SAP SD
9 9 (12.00%) SAP PP
10 7 (9.33%) Automotive
10 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.67%) SAP LE
11 5 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
11 5 (6.67%) VMS
11 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (6.67%) IT Strategy
12 4 (5.33%) Discrete Manufacturing
12 4 (5.33%) User Experience
12 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.33%) CPIM
12 4 (5.33%) SAP MM
12 4 (5.33%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (5.33%) Degree
12 4 (5.33%) SAP PP-PI
12 4 (5.33%) Migration
13 3 (4.00%) Retail

SAP APO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (48.00%) SAP ERP
2 19 (25.33%) SAP SCM
3 10 (13.33%) SAP SD
4 9 (12.00%) SAP PP
5 5 (6.67%) SAP LE
5 5 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (5.33%) SAP MM
6 4 (5.33%) SAP PP-PI
7 2 (2.67%) SAP QM
8 1 (1.33%) Maximo
8 1 (1.33%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.33%) SAP MII
8 1 (1.33%) SAP PM
8 1 (1.33%) SAP Retail
8 1 (1.33%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.33%) MS Access
2 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (21.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.33%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Analyst
1 41 (54.67%) SAP Analyst
1 41 (54.67%) SAP APO Analyst
2 37 (49.33%) Business Analyst
2 37 (49.33%) SAP APO Business Analyst
2 37 (49.33%) SAP Business Analyst
3 26 (34.67%) Consultant
3 26 (34.67%) SAP Consultant
4 15 (20.00%) SAP APO Consultant
5 9 (12.00%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) SAP SD Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) SAP PP Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) SAP MM Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Core Interface
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.33%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (49.33%) FMCG
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) ERP
2 38 (50.67%) Matrix Organization
3 36 (48.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (13.33%) Logistics
4 10 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.67%) IT Strategy
6 5 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.33%) Discrete Manufacturing
7 4 (5.33%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (4.00%) Process Management
8 3 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.33%) CRM
10 1 (1.33%) ITIL
10 1 (1.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) CPIM
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) GxP
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.33%) Ariba
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