The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 276 336 296
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -40
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 31 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.040% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.076% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 26
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,600 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £84,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
ABAP
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5314 6616 6459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.49% 52.55% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 5728 5738
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

ABAP Salary Trend in the City of London

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the City of London

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 32 (50.79%) SAP FI
2 32 (50.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 32 (50.79%) SAP CO
3 25 (39.68%) Finance
3 25 (39.68%) SAP SD
4 23 (36.51%) CRM
5 20 (31.75%) SAP PS
5 20 (31.75%) Billing
6 16 (25.40%) SAP BW
7 15 (23.81%) Workflow
7 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
8 14 (22.22%) SAP HANA
8 14 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
9 12 (19.05%) SAP CRM
10 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (15.87%) SAP HR
11 10 (15.87%) OO
11 10 (15.87%) SAP MM
11 10 (15.87%) SAP BI
11 10 (15.87%) Resource Management
11 10 (15.87%) SAP HCM
12 8 (12.70%) Web Dynpro
13 7 (11.11%) SAPscript
13 7 (11.11%) SAP Certification
13 7 (11.11%) ERP
14 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (9.52%) Degree
14 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (9.52%) Business Objects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (50.79%) SAP FI
1 32 (50.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 32 (50.79%) SAP CO
2 25 (39.68%) SAP SD
3 20 (31.75%) SAP PS
4 12 (19.05%) SAP CRM
5 10 (15.87%) SAP MM
5 10 (15.87%) SAP HR
5 10 (15.87%) SAP HCM
6 5 (7.94%) SAP ERP
6 5 (7.94%) SAP APO
7 4 (6.35%) SAP FI-AP
8 2 (3.17%) SAP R/3
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SAP BW
2 14 (22.22%) SAP HANA
3 10 (15.87%) SAP BI
4 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase ASE
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Billing
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Consultant
2 30 (47.62%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) Analyst
4 13 (20.63%) Developer
5 12 (19.05%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 12 (19.05%) SAP Support
6 11 (17.46%) SAP Developer
6 11 (17.46%) SAP SD Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) SAP CO Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) SAP FI Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) ABAP Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) SAP SD Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) SAP Implementation Consultant
9 6 (9.52%) SAP Support Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) SAP Support Consultant
9 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) Support Consultant
10 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) SAP Smart Forms
2 8 (12.70%) Web Dynpro
3 5 (7.94%) SAP Business Workflow
4 4 (6.35%) EDI
4 4 (6.35%) Middleware
4 4 (6.35%) BAPI
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) SAP XI
6 2 (3.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Life Science
3 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) CRM
2 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
2 15 (23.81%) Workflow
3 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.87%) Resource Management
4 10 (15.87%) OO
5 7 (11.11%) ERP
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) ETL
8 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Service Management
8 4 (6.35%) Regression Testing
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
8 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.35%) Release Management
8 4 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SAPscript
2 5 (7.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) SAP Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) GxP
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.94%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase