The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 238 189 271
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +82
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 21 57 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.80% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 1.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 14
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £31,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £51,150
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.98% -3.50%
ABAP
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4002 4069 5272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.43% 56.87% 58.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3369 3639 4569
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ABAP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

ABAP Salary Trend in the East of England

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the East of England

ABAP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -13 9 £46,000 -29.23%
Hertfordshire -31 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Norfolk +6 1 £32,500 +20.37%
Essex +2 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Bedfordshire -20 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (38.57%) Java
3 25 (35.71%) EDI
3 25 (35.71%) Workflow
4 23 (32.86%) Web Dynpro
5 22 (31.43%) SAP Portal
6 17 (24.29%) SAP Smart Forms
6 17 (24.29%) SAPscript
7 16 (22.86%) SAP BW
7 16 (22.86%) Change Management
7 16 (22.86%) SAP HANA
8 15 (21.43%) NetWeaver
9 14 (20.00%) Adobe
10 13 (18.57%) SQL
10 13 (18.57%) .NET
10 13 (18.57%) jQuery
10 13 (18.57%) Ajax
10 13 (18.57%) SAP ALE
11 12 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (17.14%) Release Management
11 12 (17.14%) XenApp
11 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.14%) Oracle
11 12 (17.14%) EMC
11 12 (17.14%) Citrix
11 12 (17.14%) Documentum
11 12 (17.14%) ITIL
11 12 (17.14%) Windows
11 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (17.14%) Service Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 22 (31.43%) SAP Portal
2 15 (21.43%) NetWeaver
3 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (17.14%) Documentum
4 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) SAP CRM
2 8 (11.43%) SAP APO
3 6 (8.57%) HFM
4 4 (5.71%) assyst
5 3 (4.29%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SAP BW
1 16 (22.86%) SAP HANA
2 10 (14.29%) SAP BI
3 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Event Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Composer
General
1 10 (14.29%) Legal
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) SAP Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Release Manager
3 12 (17.14%) ABAP Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Consultant
6 8 (11.43%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
8 6 (8.57%) Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.57%) NetWeaver Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (7.14%) Portal Developer
9 5 (7.14%) SAP Portal Developer
10 3 (4.29%) SAP PI Developer
10 3 (4.29%) SAP Support
10 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
10 3 (4.29%) Systems Developer
11 1 (1.43%) SAP Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) EDI
2 23 (32.86%) Web Dynpro
3 17 (24.29%) SAP Smart Forms
4 13 (18.57%) .NET
4 13 (18.57%) Ajax
4 13 (18.57%) SAP ALE
4 13 (18.57%) jQuery
5 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.86%) SAP PI
7 8 (11.43%) HTML
7 8 (11.43%) CSS
8 7 (10.00%) HTML5
9 6 (8.57%) SAP XI
10 3 (4.29%) SAP Business Workflow
10 3 (4.29%) Web Services
10 3 (4.29%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) FMCG
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
1 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Workflow
2 16 (22.86%) Change Management
3 12 (17.14%) Service Management
3 12 (17.14%) ITIL
3 12 (17.14%) Release Management
4 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.29%) CRM
5 10 (14.29%) Data Management
6 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
6 9 (12.86%) Process Management
6 9 (12.86%) OO
6 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.86%) Master Data Management
6 9 (12.86%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (11.43%) Scrum
8 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.00%) ITSM
9 6 (8.57%) Data Security
10 5 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) SAPscript
3 13 (18.57%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 10 (14.29%) VBA
5 9 (12.86%) C#
5 9 (12.86%) VB
6 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (20.00%) Adobe
3 12 (17.14%) EMC
3 12 (17.14%) Citrix
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) NetApp
4 6 (8.57%) Hyperion
4 6 (8.57%) Sybase
5 3 (4.29%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Cognizant