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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - 82 85
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.19% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.25%
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
502 505 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.89% 45.95% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 406 444 526
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 £29,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 15 September 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 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Documentum
2 12 (92.31%) EMC
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (92.31%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (92.31%) Release Management
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) XenApp
3 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
3 9 (69.23%) Process Management
3 9 (69.23%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) VB
3 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
3 9 (69.23%) VBA
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) ITSM
5 6 (46.15%) Law
5 6 (46.15%) Service Management
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
6 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (92.31%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (92.31%) SharePoint Server
1 12 (92.31%) Documentum
2 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) assyst
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Metric Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Composer
General
1 6 (46.15%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Release Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Release Management
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Process Management
3 7 (53.85%) ITSM
4 6 (46.15%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
5 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 9 (69.23%) VBA
2 9 (69.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (92.31%) EMC
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) IBM