The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP BPC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP BPC 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 Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC)
England / North West
Rank 255 229 246
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17  
Permanent jobs citing SAP BPC 2 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.19% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 2.62% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Median salary £25,000 £53,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.48% +43.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.69% +4.54%  

SAP BPC 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 the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 569 420 502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.38% 7.43% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 463 309 415
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SAP BPC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP BPC in the North West

SAP BPC
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAP BPC in the North West.

Salary trend for SAP BPC in the North West

SAP BPC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BPC within the North West 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
Merseyside -2 2 £25,000 -50.00%
SAP BPC
England

SAP BPC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SAP BPC 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 North West region with a requirement for SAP BPC.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CIMA
5 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
5 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) ABAP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
5 1 (20.00%) SAP FI

SAP BPC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Principal SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BI Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Support
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP BI Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sun