The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SAP ALE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ALE over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Application Link Enabling (ALE)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 246 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Permanent jobs citing SAP ALE 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £46,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year +21.62% +5.71%  

SAP ALE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2208 2202 2531
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 42.92% 38.79% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 1895 2252
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SAP ALE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SAP ALE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ALE in the South West

SAP ALE
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SAP ALE in the South West

SAP ALE
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ALE in the South West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP ALE in the South West

SAP ALE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ALE within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Gloucestershire +6 3 £47,500 +18.75%
SAP ALE
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing SAP ALE 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 South West region with a requirement for SAP ALE.

1 17 (100.00%) ABAP
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (94.12%) SAP Smart Forms
3 15 (88.24%) SAPscript
4 14 (82.35%) EDI
5 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) ERP
7 4 (23.53%) SAP BW
7 4 (23.53%) SAP PI
7 4 (23.53%) BAPI
8 3 (17.65%) SAP ERP
8 3 (17.65%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (17.65%) SAPUI5
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (11.76%) Pegasus
10 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
10 1 (5.88%) SLA

SAP ALE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Development Manager
1 14 (82.35%) SAP Development Manager
1 14 (82.35%) SAP Manager
2 2 (11.76%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PI Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) SAP Smart Forms
2 14 (82.35%) EDI
3 4 (23.53%) BAPI
3 4 (23.53%) SAP PI
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (17.65%) SAPUI5
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) ABAP
2 15 (88.24%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Pegasus