The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 117 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +6
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 13 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 2.96% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 6.64% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 51 33
Average salary £51,000 £49,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.51% -9.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
ABAP
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
831 813 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.14% 44.55% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 784 731 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ABAP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

ABAP Salary Trend in Birmingham

ABAP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (66.67%) EDI
3 23 (54.76%) Logistics
4 19 (45.24%) Business Objects
4 19 (45.24%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (33.33%) SAP MM
6 13 (30.95%) SAP WM
6 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
7 12 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
7 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (23.81%) SAP XI
9 9 (21.43%) SAP HR
10 8 (19.05%) SAP BW
10 8 (19.05%) Project Management
11 7 (16.67%) CRM
11 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.67%) SAP FI
11 7 (16.67%) SAP BI
11 7 (16.67%) Migration
11 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (16.67%) Retail
11 7 (16.67%) LSMW
11 7 (16.67%) Data Management
11 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
11 7 (16.67%) SAP BPC
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) SAP HCM
12 6 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (4.76%) BAPI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 14 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 13 (30.95%) SAP WM
3 9 (21.43%) SAP HR
4 7 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 7 (16.67%) SAP BPC
5 6 (14.29%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.38%) SAP SD
6 1 (2.38%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (19.05%) SAP BW
3 7 (16.67%) SAP BI
3 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 13 (30.95%) Manufacturing
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 6 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Consultant
1 20 (47.62%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (40.48%) SAP Support
3 13 (30.95%) Developer
4 11 (26.19%) SAP Developer
5 7 (16.67%) SAP BW Developer
5 7 (16.67%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 6 (14.29%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 6 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Junior
7 5 (11.90%) Junior Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Junior SAP Consultant
8 4 (9.52%) SAP Support Consultant
8 4 (9.52%) Support Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) SAP WM Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Support Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) EDI
2 10 (23.81%) SAP XI
3 2 (4.76%) BAPI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP ALE
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Logistics
2 12 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.67%) CRM
4 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.38%) ETL
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (45.24%) Business Objects