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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
UK
Rank 815 922 844
Rank change year-on-year +107 -78  
Permanent jobs citing SAP APO 45 34 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.77% 0.45% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 103
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,100 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £102,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -  

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 5808 7512 8106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.92% 7.27% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 5888 6454
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 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAP APO in the UK

SAP APO
Top 14 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 26 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
England +120 43 £53,750 -10.41% 6
North West - 22 £55,000 - 1
Manchester - 21 £55,000 - 1
London +82 6 £49,500 -36.12%
East Midlands - 5 - -
South East - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 - 2
East of England +10 1 £43,500 -27.50% 1
Hertfordshire +6 1 £43,500 -27.50% 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £57,500 -
Coventry - 1 £67,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £57,500 - 1

SAP APO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 84 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (50.00%) ERP
3 41 (48.81%) FMCG
4 38 (45.24%) Matrix Organization
5 36 (42.86%) SAP ERP
5 36 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
6 22 (26.19%) SAP SCM
7 16 (19.05%) Manufacturing
8 12 (14.29%) SAP SD
9 11 (13.10%) Logistics
10 10 (11.90%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (10.71%) SAP PP
12 7 (8.33%) Automotive
12 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.33%) SAP LE
13 6 (7.14%) SAP MM
14 5 (5.95%) VMS
14 5 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (5.95%) Supply Chain Management
14 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (5.95%) IT Strategy
14 5 (5.95%) SAP S/4HANA
15 4 (4.76%) Discrete Manufacturing
15 4 (4.76%) Master Data Management
15 4 (4.76%) User Experience
15 4 (4.76%) SAP PP-PI
15 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
15 4 (4.76%) CPIM
15 4 (4.76%) Data Management
15 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis

SAP APO
Top Related 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 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (42.86%) SAP ERP
2 22 (26.19%) SAP SCM
3 12 (14.29%) SAP SD
4 9 (10.71%) SAP PP
5 7 (8.33%) SAP LE
6 6 (7.14%) SAP MM
7 5 (5.95%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (4.76%) SAP PP-PI
9 2 (2.38%) SAP QM
10 1 (1.19%) Maximo
10 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
10 1 (1.19%) SAP MII
10 1 (1.19%) SAP PM
10 1 (1.19%) SAP Retail
10 1 (1.19%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.19%) MS Access
2 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.33%) Automotive
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (53.57%) Analyst
1 45 (53.57%) SAP Analyst
1 45 (53.57%) SAP APO Analyst
2 37 (44.05%) Business Analyst
2 37 (44.05%) SAP APO Business Analyst
2 37 (44.05%) SAP Business Analyst
3 30 (35.71%) Consultant
3 30 (35.71%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (20.24%) SAP APO Consultant
5 12 (14.29%) SAP SCM Consultant
6 9 (10.71%) SAP SD Consultant
7 7 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (8.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) SAP PP Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Business Integration Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Core Interface
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.19%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.19%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.81%) FMCG
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) ERP
2 38 (45.24%) Matrix Organization
3 36 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (13.10%) Logistics
5 10 (11.90%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (5.95%) IT Strategy
7 5 (5.95%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.76%) Data Management
8 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.76%) Discrete Manufacturing
8 4 (4.76%) Master Data Management
8 4 (4.76%) Migration
9 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.57%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (3.57%) Presales
9 3 (3.57%) Process Management
9 3 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) CPIM
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) GxP
1 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.19%) Ariba
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Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
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