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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 313 308 318
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 13 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 12
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £70,000 £57,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £125,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6282 6777 7137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.92% 55.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5443 6123 6653
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) SAPscript
3 6 (31.58%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) SAP Smart Forms
3 6 (31.58%) BAPI
4 5 (26.32%) Web Dynpro
4 5 (26.32%) SAP PI
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) SAP SD
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) SAP R/3
6 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
6 3 (15.79%) Adobe
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Logistics
6 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
6 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) SAP XI
7 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
7 2 (10.53%) FMCG
7 2 (10.53%) LSMW
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
7 2 (10.53%) SAP Portal

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Portal
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Web AS
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP SD
2 3 (15.79%) SAP R/3
2 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
2 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
2 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ECC
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LSMW
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
2 9 (47.37%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) ABAP Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Senior ABAP Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) SAP Smart Forms
1 6 (31.58%) BAPI
2 5 (26.32%) Web Dynpro
2 5 (26.32%) SAP PI
3 2 (10.53%) SAP XI
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) EDI
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BSP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Logistics
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SAPscript
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MBA
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects