The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 892 861
Rank change year-on-year +47 -31  
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 45 40 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.59% 0.55% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 89
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £102,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.69% +4.54%  

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7571 7257 8281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.49% 7.37% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5637 5619 6495
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% -  

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

SAP APO
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAP APO in the UK

SAP APO
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAP APO over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP APO in the UK

SAP APO
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAP APO within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +50 45 £52,500 -4.54% 3
North West - 33 £52,500 - 1
Manchester - 26 £52,500 -
London +12 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Merseyside - 4 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 4 £42,500 -
South East +44 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 88 (100.00%) SAP
2 45 (51.14%) FMCG
3 44 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 43 (48.86%) Matrix Organization
5 42 (47.73%) SAP ERP
5 42 (47.73%) ERP
6 19 (21.59%) Manufacturing
7 16 (18.18%) SAP SCM
8 13 (14.77%) SAP Implementation
8 13 (14.77%) SAP SD
9 9 (10.23%) SAP PP
9 9 (10.23%) Automotive
10 8 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
11 7 (7.95%) Logistics
11 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.95%) SAP MM
12 5 (5.68%) SAP R/3
12 5 (5.68%) VMS
12 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
12 5 (5.68%) Citrix
12 5 (5.68%) NetWeaver
12 5 (5.68%) Java
12 5 (5.68%) Oracle
12 5 (5.68%) SAP Basis
12 5 (5.68%) IT Strategy
12 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (4.55%) Business Process Analysis

SAP APO
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (5.68%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 42 (47.73%) SAP ERP
2 16 (18.18%) SAP SCM
3 13 (14.77%) SAP SD
4 9 (10.23%) SAP PP
5 7 (7.95%) SAP MM
6 5 (5.68%) SAP R/3
7 4 (4.55%) SAP LE
8 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.14%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 19 (21.59%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (64.77%) Analyst
1 57 (64.77%) SAP Analyst
1 57 (64.77%) SAP APO Analyst
2 47 (53.41%) Business Analyst
2 47 (53.41%) SAP APO Business Analyst
2 47 (53.41%) SAP Business Analyst
3 30 (34.09%) Consultant
3 30 (34.09%) SAP Consultant
4 14 (15.91%) SAP APO Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) SAP PP Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) SAP SD Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Supply Chain Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) SAP APO Expert
10 2 (2.27%) Integration Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) SAP PP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) SAP Basis
2 4 (4.55%) SAP Core Interface
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.14%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.14%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (51.14%) FMCG
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) VMS
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 43 (48.86%) Matrix Organization
3 42 (47.73%) ERP
4 13 (14.77%) SAP Implementation
5 8 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
6 7 (7.95%) Logistics
6 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.68%) IT Strategy
7 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.55%) Business Process Analysis
8 4 (4.55%) Data Conversion
8 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (4.55%) Process Management
8 4 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) Java
2 1 (1.14%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) GxP
1 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (5.68%) Citrix
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle
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