The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 427 396 412
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 589 596 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.60% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 1.12% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 333 404 452
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -2.00%
ABAP
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54387 53071 59277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.85% 53.18% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46010 46173 52391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ABAP
Salary Trend in England

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

ABAP Salary Trend in England

ABAP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in England

ABAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +4 223 £60,000 +26.31% 11
London -18 123 £57,500 - 10
North West 0 116 £52,500 +27.27% 8
West Midlands -57 41 £40,000 -15.78% 5
South West -14 26 £35,000 -17.64% 2
East of England -70 11 £46,000 -8.00% 2
North East -11 9 £52,500 +23.52%
Yorkshire -53 8 £60,000 +26.31% 5
East Midlands -8 6 £40,000 -23.80% 1
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1081 (99.82%) SAP
2 245 (22.62%) SAP Implementation
3 243 (22.44%) Coaching
4 240 (22.16%) Business Development
5 193 (17.82%) Java
6 175 (16.16%) Workflow
7 174 (16.07%) Finance
8 163 (15.05%) NetWeaver
9 162 (14.96%) SAP MM
10 157 (14.50%) SAPscript
11 155 (14.31%) BAPI
12 152 (14.04%) SAP Smart Forms
13 147 (13.57%) Web Dynpro
14 137 (12.65%) Logistics
15 135 (12.47%) OO
16 133 (12.28%) SAP BW
17 130 (12.00%) CRM
18 127 (11.73%) SAP SD
19 118 (10.90%) SAP FI
20 116 (10.71%) EDI
21 114 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
22 112 (10.34%) SAP R/3
23 107 (9.88%) Security Cleared
24 100 (9.23%) SAP CO
25 98 (9.05%) SAP FI/CO
26 97 (8.96%) LSMW
27 96 (8.86%) SAP PI
28 92 (8.49%) SQL
28 92 (8.49%) SAP Portal
29 91 (8.40%) Migration

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 163 (15.05%) NetWeaver
2 92 (8.49%) SAP Portal
3 44 (4.06%) SAP EP
4 16 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (1.48%) Documentum
5 15 (1.39%) SAP Web AS
6 10 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.74%) CMS
8 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 38 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.14%) MS Office
3 9 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 162 (14.96%) SAP MM
2 127 (11.73%) SAP SD
3 118 (10.90%) SAP FI
4 112 (10.34%) SAP R/3
5 100 (9.23%) SAP CO
6 98 (9.05%) SAP FI/CO
7 75 (6.93%) SAP CRM
8 65 (6.00%) SAP APO
9 62 (5.72%) SAP SCM
10 61 (5.63%) SAP WM
11 46 (4.25%) SAP PP
12 36 (3.32%) SAP BPC
13 29 (2.68%) SAP HR
14 25 (2.31%) SAP HCM
15 23 (2.12%) SAP GRC
16 18 (1.66%) SAP LE
17 17 (1.57%) SAP SRM
18 14 (1.29%) SAP IS-U
19 13 (1.20%) SAP Retail
20 10 (0.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.29%) SSL
2 6 (0.55%) FTP
3 5 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.46%) Internet
4 3 (0.28%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (12.28%) SAP BW
2 87 (8.03%) SAP HANA
3 68 (6.28%) BusinessObjects
4 49 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 43 (3.97%) SAP BI
6 35 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.14%) MS Access
8 25 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
9 17 (1.57%) Big Data
10 16 (1.48%) DB2
11 13 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
17 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
18 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 97 (8.96%) LSMW
2 16 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 12 (1.11%) Hudson
4 8 (0.74%) Introscope
5 5 (0.46%) Visual Composer
6 2 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.092%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.092%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.092%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 174 (16.07%) Finance
2 79 (7.29%) Manufacturing
3 60 (5.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 58 (5.36%) Retail
5 55 (5.08%) Billing
6 50 (4.62%) Legal
7 36 (3.32%) Banking
8 18 (1.66%) Marketing
9 13 (1.20%) Publishing
10 12 (1.11%) Law
11 10 (0.92%) German Language
12 8 (0.74%) French Language
13 7 (0.65%) Automotive
14 5 (0.46%) Local Government
15 4 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.28%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.18%) Advertising
18 1 (0.092%) Telecoms
18 1 (0.092%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.092%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 619 (57.16%) Consultant
2 603 (55.68%) SAP Consultant
3 202 (18.65%) Developer
4 185 (17.08%) SAP Developer
5 166 (15.33%) Analyst
6 162 (14.96%) Managing Consultant
7 155 (14.31%) SAP MM Consultant
8 154 (14.22%) SAP Analyst
9 104 (9.60%) ABAP Developer
10 93 (8.59%) ABAP Consultant
11 85 (7.85%) SAP WM Consultant
12 82 (7.57%) SAP SD Consultant
13 78 (7.20%) SAP Support
14 57 (5.26%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
15 53 (4.89%) SAP APO Consultant
16 47 (4.34%) NetWeaver Developer
17 40 (3.69%) SAP PP Consultant
18 37 (3.42%) Senior Consultant
19 35 (3.23%) Architect
20 34 (3.14%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (14.31%) BAPI
2 152 (14.04%) SAP Smart Forms
3 147 (13.57%) Web Dynpro
4 116 (10.71%) EDI
5 96 (8.86%) SAP PI
6 88 (8.13%) SAP ALE
7 80 (7.39%) SAP XI
8 64 (5.91%) SAP Business Workflow
9 44 (4.06%) SAP Basis
10 40 (3.69%) J2EE
11 39 (3.60%) Web Services
12 34 (3.14%) HTML
13 27 (2.49%) .NET
13 27 (2.49%) Middleware
14 25 (2.31%) SAP BSP
15 21 (1.94%) MDX
15 21 (1.94%) HTML5
16 16 (1.48%) ASP.NET
17 15 (1.39%) jQuery
18 14 (1.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 18 (1.66%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 9 (0.83%) FMCG
6 7 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.46%) Data Conversion
7 5 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.37%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.37%) Data Extraction
8 4 (0.37%) AS400
8 4 (0.37%) LIMS
8 4 (0.37%) GIS
9 3 (0.28%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.28%) iSeries
9 3 (0.28%) Social Media
10 2 (0.18%) User Experience
11 1 (0.092%) Life Science
11 1 (0.092%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.092%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.03%) Windows
2 21 (1.94%) UNIX
3 18 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (0.74%) AIX
4 8 (0.74%) zOS
5 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (22.62%) SAP Implementation
2 243 (22.44%) Coaching
3 240 (22.16%) Business Development
4 175 (16.16%) Workflow
5 137 (12.65%) Logistics
6 135 (12.47%) OO
7 130 (12.00%) CRM
8 114 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 91 (8.40%) Migration
10 68 (6.28%) Data Migration
11 58 (5.36%) Project Management
12 52 (4.80%) ERP
13 49 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (4.34%) ITIL
15 41 (3.79%) Risk Management
15 41 (3.79%) Web Development
16 39 (3.60%) Data Modelling
17 38 (3.51%) Change Management
17 38 (3.51%) Performance Management
18 36 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (17.82%) Java
2 157 (14.50%) SAPscript
3 92 (8.49%) SQL
4 47 (4.34%) C
5 22 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.75%) C#
7 17 (1.57%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.48%) VBA
9 14 (1.29%) VB
10 6 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.46%) PHP
12 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.18%) COBOL
13 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.092%) Delphi
14 1 (0.092%) C++
14 1 (0.092%) Perl
14 1 (0.092%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.092%) Ruby
14 1 (0.092%) X++
Qualifications
1 107 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 76 (7.02%) Degree
3 47 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.51%) SAP Certification
5 17 (1.57%) CCA
6 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.092%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.86%) QA
2 21 (1.94%) SLA
3 8 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.092%) GAAP
4 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.20%) XenApp
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.74%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.092%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1081 (99.82%) SAP
2 71 (6.56%) Adobe
3 68 (6.28%) Business Objects
4 39 (3.60%) Oracle
5 30 (2.77%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.48%) HP
6 16 (1.48%) EMC
7 13 (1.20%) Citrix
7 13 (1.20%) NetApp
8 10 (0.92%) Sybase
9 9 (0.83%) JD Edwards
10 8 (0.74%) IBM
11 6 (0.55%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.55%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.28%) SEEBURGER
12 3 (0.28%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.18%) Tableau
13 2 (0.18%) Cognos
14 1 (0.092%) CA
14 1 (0.092%) JDA
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: €40000 to €50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £37,284 - £41,967 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum good benefits inc pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago