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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 116 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -21
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 26 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 3.60% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 8.11% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 67 64
Average salary £40,000 £49,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.59% -13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -0.50%
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
965 937 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.12% 44.41% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 859 865 574
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (52.94%) EDI
3 23 (45.10%) Logistics
4 14 (27.45%) Manufacturing
4 14 (27.45%) Business Objects
4 14 (27.45%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (27.45%) SAP MM
5 13 (25.49%) SAP WM
6 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) BAPI
7 10 (19.61%) SAP XI
7 10 (19.61%) SAP Implementation
7 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) SAP ALE
8 9 (17.65%) SAP Smart Forms
8 9 (17.65%) SAPscript
8 9 (17.65%) CRM
9 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.69%) SAP BW
9 8 (15.69%) Project Management
10 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Retail
10 7 (13.73%) SAP BPC
11 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
11 6 (11.76%) Workflow
11 6 (11.76%) Migration
11 6 (11.76%) LSMW
12 5 (9.80%) Web Dynpro
12 5 (9.80%) SAP HR

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 14 (27.45%) SAP MM
2 13 (25.49%) SAP WM
3 7 (13.73%) SAP BPC
4 5 (9.80%) SAP HR
5 4 (7.84%) SAP FI
5 4 (7.84%) SAP HCM
6 2 (3.92%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (15.69%) SAP BW
3 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.84%) SAP BI
4 4 (7.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) LSMW
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (27.45%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Consultant
1 29 (56.86%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (33.33%) SAP Support
3 14 (27.45%) Developer
4 11 (21.57%) SAP Developer
5 10 (19.61%) ABAP Developer
6 7 (13.73%) SAP Logistics Consultant
7 6 (11.76%) ABAP Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Junior
8 5 (9.80%) Junior Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Junior SAP Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) SAP HCM Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) SAP BW Developer
9 4 (7.84%) SAP Support Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) Support Consultant
10 3 (5.88%) Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) SAP BW Consultant
10 3 (5.88%) SAP WM Consultant
10 3 (5.88%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) EDI
2 10 (19.61%) BAPI
2 10 (19.61%) SAP XI
3 9 (17.65%) SAP Smart Forms
3 9 (17.65%) SAP ALE
4 5 (9.80%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.96%) SAP BSP
5 1 (1.96%) Middleware
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Logistics
2 10 (19.61%) SAP Implementation
3 9 (17.65%) CRM
4 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Workflow
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Data Management
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.92%) ERP
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL
10 1 (1.96%) OO
10 1 (1.96%) Document Management
10 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SAPscript
2 4 (7.84%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (27.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe