The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 85 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 1.37% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £55,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.60% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
ABAP
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
538 511 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.82% 46.54% 60.43%
Number of salaries quoted 442 445 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

ABAP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

ABAP Salary Trend in Essex

ABAP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
Colchester - 1 £55,000 -
ABAP
East of England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Documentum
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) NetApp
2 12 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (85.71%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (85.71%) Release Management
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) XenApp
3 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
3 9 (64.29%) Process Management
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (64.29%) VB
3 9 (64.29%) VB.NET
3 9 (64.29%) VBA
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) ITSM
5 6 (42.86%) Service Management
5 6 (42.86%) Law
6 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (85.71%) Documentum
1 12 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (85.71%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) assyst
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Event Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Composer
General
1 6 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Release Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BI Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Release Management
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Process Management
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) ITSM
4 6 (42.86%) Service Management
5 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) VB
2 9 (64.29%) VB.NET
2 9 (64.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) IBM