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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 254 284 309
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +25
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 2 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.37% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.056% 0.76% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 33 6
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £59,100 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
3585 5027 5701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.15% 49.18% 54.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3196 4495 4947
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (76.92%) CRM
3 8 (61.54%) SAP CRM
3 8 (61.54%) SAP MM
4 7 (53.85%) SAP BW
5 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (46.15%) SAP BI
5 6 (46.15%) SAP Security
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (38.46%) SAP SRM
6 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
6 5 (38.46%) SAP HANA
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
6 5 (38.46%) ETL
6 5 (38.46%) Change Management
7 4 (30.77%) Workflow
7 4 (30.77%) SAP PS
7 4 (30.77%) Billing
8 3 (23.08%) SAP HCM
8 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
8 3 (23.08%) SAP HR
8 3 (23.08%) SAP SD
8 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
8 3 (23.08%) SAP FI/CO

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) SAP CRM
1 8 (61.54%) SAP MM
2 5 (38.46%) SAP SRM
3 4 (30.77%) SAP PS
4 3 (23.08%) SAP CO
4 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
4 3 (23.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (23.08%) SAP HCM
4 3 (23.08%) SAP HR
4 3 (23.08%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SAP BW
2 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (46.15%) SAP BI
3 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Development Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Report Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) SAP BW Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SAP SD Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Support
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) ABAP Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Billing Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Billing Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Billing Support
4 3 (23.08%) Billing Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SAP SD Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Support Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) CRM
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) SAP Security
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP