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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 92 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 8 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.66% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 6
Average salary £38,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
608 724 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.92% 51.83% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 482 623 495
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ABAP Salary Histogram 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 May 2015. 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
Chelmsford - 5 £38,000 -
Harlow +4 2 £50,000 +14.28%
ABAP
East of England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) SAP ERP
2 8 (42.11%) ERP
3 7 (36.84%) CRM
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) SAP SD
4 6 (31.58%) SAP PS
5 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
5 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (15.79%) CCA
7 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.79%) EDI
7 3 (15.79%) VB
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) VB6
8 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Change Control

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) SAP ERP
2 6 (31.58%) SAP SD
2 6 (31.58%) SAP PS
3 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
3 3 (15.79%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Military
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
1 10 (52.63%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) SAP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) ABAP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SAP SD Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) SAP PS Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) EDI
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ERP
2 7 (36.84%) CRM
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VB
1 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
1 3 (15.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP