Period
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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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1212 1006 766
Rank change year-on-year -206 -240 +319
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 25 20 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 8
10th Percentile £42,500 - £55,625
25th Percentile £43,438 £62,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £64,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.78% +6.67% -14.29%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile - - £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -25.78% +6.67% -14.29%

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 6,273 5,747 3,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.76% 4.99% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,875 3,851 2,715
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £79,625 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £88,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SAP APO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP APO in the UK

SAP APO
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAP APO.

Salary trend for SAP APO in the UK

SAP APO
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAP APO over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

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 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -189 20 £47,500 -25.78% 2
Work from Home - 14 £65,000 -
UK excluding London -105 12 £47,500 -25.78% 1
London - 10 - - 1
Midlands - 5 £47,500 -
South East - 5 - -
East Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, IT jobs citing SAP APO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SAP APO.

1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (60.00%) ERP
3 13 (52.00%) Retail
3 13 (52.00%) SAP ERP
3 13 (52.00%) Change Control
3 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
3 13 (52.00%) Demand Management
3 13 (52.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 13 (52.00%) Cutover Planning
3 13 (52.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (40.00%) Logistics
5 7 (28.00%) SAP IBP
6 6 (24.00%) Social Skills
6 6 (24.00%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (12.00%) Technology Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Business Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Design Thinking
7 3 (12.00%) Power Platform
7 3 (12.00%) Product Roadmap
7 3 (12.00%) Strategic Roadmap
7 3 (12.00%) Storytelling
7 3 (12.00%) Product Backlog
7 3 (12.00%) Product Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Agile
7 3 (12.00%) Product Vision
7 3 (12.00%) SAP Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) SAP SCM
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (52.00%) SAP ERP
1 13 (52.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 13 (52.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (28.00%) SAP IBP
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Retail
3 3 (12.00%) SAP SCM
4 2 (8.00%) SAP MDG
4 2 (8.00%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Power BI
General
1 13 (52.00%) Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Presentation Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Social Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Supply Chain Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Junior
2 3 (12.00%) Junior Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Product Manager
2 3 (12.00%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) SAP APO Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) SAP MM Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) SAP SD Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) SAP SD/MM Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Data Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) IDoc
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.00%) FMCG
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Industry 4.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ERP
2 13 (52.00%) Change Control
2 13 (52.00%) Cutover Planning
2 13 (52.00%) Demand Management
2 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (40.00%) Logistics
4 3 (12.00%) Agile
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Design Thinking
4 3 (12.00%) Product Backlog
4 3 (12.00%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (12.00%) Product Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (12.00%) Storytelling
4 3 (12.00%) Strategic Roadmap
4 3 (12.00%) Supply Chain Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle