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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 285 315 314
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 18 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 10
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £67,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.98%
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
5234 6139 6642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.10% 52.33% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 5340 6006
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 21 (87.50%) SAP
2 15 (62.50%) SAP HANA
3 13 (54.17%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (54.17%) SAP BW
4 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (50.00%) SAP BI
4 12 (50.00%) CRM
5 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 10 (41.67%) ETL
5 10 (41.67%) SAP Security
5 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (37.50%) Data Structures
6 9 (37.50%) SAP SRM
6 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 9 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 9 (37.50%) SAP MM
6 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
6 9 (37.50%) Change Management
6 9 (37.50%) SAP CRM
7 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (16.67%) User Experience
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (12.50%) SAP CO
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Billing
9 3 (12.50%) SAP FI
9 3 (12.50%) SAP SD
9 3 (12.50%) SAP PS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SAP MM
1 9 (37.50%) SAP CRM
1 9 (37.50%) SAP SRM
2 3 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 3 (12.50%) SAP PS
2 3 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 3 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 2 (8.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (4.17%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (4.17%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SAP HANA
2 13 (54.17%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (54.17%) SAP BW
3 12 (50.00%) SAP BI
4 9 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) QlikView
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) Lumira
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.17%) DB2
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
General
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Consultant
3 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 9 (37.50%) SAP Developer
3 9 (37.50%) SAP BW Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (33.33%) SAP BI Developer
5 7 (29.17%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
6 6 (25.00%) Business Objects Developer
6 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (25.00%) Business Objects Consultant
6 6 (25.00%) SAP BW Developer
6 6 (25.00%) SAP BI Consultant
7 5 (20.83%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (8.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
1 2 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) EDI
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) CRM
1 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (41.67%) ETL
2 10 (41.67%) SAP Security
2 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCA
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GxP
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase