The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 168 213 212
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 49 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 6
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.55%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
ABAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2082 2495 2549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.71% 42.88% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 2118 2223
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region.

ABAP Salary Trend in Berkshire

ABAP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

ABAP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 13 £60,000 +26.31%
Slough +7 11 £59,500 +32.22%
ABAP
South East

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP.

1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 47 (74.60%) SAP FI
2 47 (74.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 47 (74.60%) SAP CO
3 36 (57.14%) SAP R/3
4 26 (41.27%) Finance
5 25 (39.68%) Degree
6 21 (33.33%) Banking
6 21 (33.33%) SAP BW
6 21 (33.33%) CCA
7 19 (30.16%) SAP MM
7 19 (30.16%) Logistics
8 18 (28.57%) LSMW
8 18 (28.57%) Manufacturing
9 17 (26.98%) SAP LE
10 16 (25.40%) Billing
10 16 (25.40%) Marketing
10 16 (25.40%) ERP
11 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (17.46%) ITIL
12 10 (15.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.70%) Business Objects
13 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
13 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
13 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
14 7 (11.11%) BAPI
14 7 (11.11%) SAP XI
14 7 (11.11%) SQL

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing ABAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) NetWeaver
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Web AS
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (74.60%) SAP FI
1 47 (74.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 47 (74.60%) SAP CO
2 36 (57.14%) SAP R/3
3 19 (30.16%) SAP MM
4 17 (26.98%) SAP LE
5 7 (11.11%) SAP GRC
6 5 (7.94%) SAP BPC
7 4 (6.35%) SAP FSCM
7 4 (6.35%) SAP FI-GL
7 4 (6.35%) SAP SD
7 4 (6.35%) SAP WM
8 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.59%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) S/MIME
1 3 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 10 (15.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 8 (12.70%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.94%) SAP HANA
5 4 (6.35%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (6.35%) Xcelsius
5 4 (6.35%) DB2
5 4 (6.35%) OLAP
5 4 (6.35%) SAP BI
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) LSMW
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 21 (33.33%) Banking
3 18 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 16 (25.40%) Billing
4 16 (25.40%) Marketing
5 4 (6.35%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
1 45 (71.43%) Consultant
2 41 (65.08%) Analyst
3 39 (61.90%) SAP Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Developer
5 11 (17.46%) SAP Developer
6 10 (15.87%) SAP Business Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Business Systems Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) SAP MM Consultant
8 7 (11.11%) Business Objects Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) SAP CO Consultant
9 6 (9.52%) SAP FI Consultant
9 6 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 5 (7.94%) Business Objects Developer
10 5 (7.94%) Business Objects Consultant
11 4 (6.35%) SAP BI Developer
11 4 (6.35%) SAP Support
11 4 (6.35%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) BAPI
1 7 (11.11%) SAP XI
2 4 (6.35%) EDI
2 4 (6.35%) Middleware
2 4 (6.35%) SAP Basis
3 3 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (4.76%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (4.76%) MDX
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
1 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
1 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) AS400
4 3 (4.76%) iSeries
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) UNIX
1 4 (6.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Logistics
2 16 (25.40%) ERP
3 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (17.46%) ITIL
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (6.35%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.35%) Metadata Management
8 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (6.35%) SAP Security
8 4 (6.35%) ETL
8 4 (6.35%) Information Management
8 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
1 7 (11.11%) SAPscript
2 4 (6.35%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Degree
2 21 (33.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (12.70%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) JDA