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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 95 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 6 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 1.24% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 2.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 2
Average salary £56,500 £51,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.24% +10.81%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +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
594 646 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.96% 50.08% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 457 534 426
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) SAP FI
3 7 (43.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (43.75%) SAP CO
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
4 6 (37.50%) SAP PS
4 6 (37.50%) EDI
4 6 (37.50%) ERP
4 6 (37.50%) CCA
4 6 (37.50%) SAP ERP
4 6 (37.50%) SAP FI-AP
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Law
7 2 (12.50%) SAP CRM
7 2 (12.50%) Billing
8 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) CIMA
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) SAP Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (43.75%) SAP CO
1 7 (43.75%) SAP FI
2 6 (37.50%) SAP PS
2 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
2 6 (37.50%) SAP ERP
2 6 (37.50%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (12.50%) SAP CRM
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Consultant
1 10 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) SAP PS Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) SAP SD Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Support
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) ERP
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCA
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ACCA
2 1 (6.25%) CIMA
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP