Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1073 1128 1173
Rank change year-on-year +55 +45 -55
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 125 90 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.048% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.91% 0.69% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 61 77 107
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £43,750 £26,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -16.67%

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

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 13781 12970 15100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.73% 6.87% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9720 9800 11758
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,176 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP APO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP APO in the UK

SAP APO
Top 10 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 124 £55,000 -
UK excluding London +73 82 £52,500 -4.55%
North of England +44 62 £52,500 -4.55%
North West +46 61 £52,500 -4.55%
London +3 20 £65,000 +18.18%
Midlands +41 9 £60,000 +14.29%
West Midlands +23 9 £60,000 +14.29%
South East +51 6 - -
East of England +21 5 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 £55,000 -15.38%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 125 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (36.80%) ERP
3 44 (35.20%) SAP SCM
4 43 (34.40%) SAP ERP
5 35 (28.00%) Manufacturing
5 35 (28.00%) FMCG
5 35 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 32 (25.60%) Matrix Organization
7 29 (23.20%) SAP PP
8 22 (17.60%) SAP MM
8 22 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (16.80%) SAP Implementation
10 19 (15.20%) ABAP
11 16 (12.80%) SAP Core Interface
12 15 (12.00%) SAP HANA
13 13 (10.40%) Supply Chain Management
14 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (8.00%) Life Science
15 10 (8.00%) Business Development
15 10 (8.00%) GxP
15 10 (8.00%) Business Transformation
15 10 (8.00%) Virtual Team
16 9 (7.20%) SAP S/4HANA
16 9 (7.20%) Performance Optimisation
16 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (7.20%) SAP WM
16 9 (7.20%) Data Integration
17 8 (6.40%) Degree
17 8 (6.40%) SAP SD

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:

Business Applications
1 44 (35.20%) SAP SCM
2 43 (34.40%) SAP ERP
3 29 (23.20%) SAP PP
4 22 (17.60%) SAP MM
5 9 (7.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (7.20%) SAP WM
6 8 (6.40%) SAP SD
7 6 (4.80%) SAP R/3
8 5 (4.00%) SAP LE
9 4 (3.20%) SAP GTS
9 4 (3.20%) SAP MII
9 4 (3.20%) SAP PP-PI
9 4 (3.20%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.80%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.80%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.80%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SAP HANA
2 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.40%) SAP BW
General
1 35 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.80%) Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.80%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.80%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Consultant
2 54 (43.20%) SAP Consultant
3 53 (42.40%) Analyst
4 50 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
4 50 (40.00%) SAP APO Analyst
5 49 (39.20%) Business Analyst
6 47 (37.60%) SAP APO Business Analyst
6 47 (37.60%) SAP Business Analyst
7 41 (32.80%) SAP APO Consultant
8 18 (14.40%) SAP SCM Consultant
9 12 (9.60%) Architect
9 12 (9.60%) SAP Architect
10 11 (8.80%) SAP PP Consultant
10 11 (8.80%) SAP SCM Architect
10 11 (8.80%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 11 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.80%) Managing Consultant
11 6 (4.80%) Principal Consultant
11 6 (4.80%) Principal SAP Consultant
11 6 (4.80%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.80%) SAP Core Interface
2 5 (4.00%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (3.20%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.00%) FMCG
2 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.00%) Life Science
3 10 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.20%) User Experience
5 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) ERP
2 35 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 32 (25.60%) Matrix Organization
4 22 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (16.80%) SAP Implementation
6 13 (10.40%) Supply Chain Management
7 10 (8.00%) Business Development
7 10 (8.00%) Business Transformation
8 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.20%) Data Integration
8 9 (7.20%) Performance Optimisation
9 8 (6.40%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (6.40%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (4.80%) Business Process Analysis
10 6 (4.80%) Network Planning
11 4 (3.20%) Data Conversion
11 4 (3.20%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.20%) Migration
11 4 (3.20%) Quality Management
11 4 (3.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.20%) Ariba