The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 126 112 165
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +53
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 11 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.97% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.72% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 5
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1113 1161 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.47% 56.41% 54.33%
Number of salaries quoted 926 961 1279
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ABAP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ABAP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (90.00%) Workflow
3 23 (76.67%) EDI
4 15 (50.00%) Adobe
4 15 (50.00%) SAPscript
4 15 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
5 12 (40.00%) Java
6 11 (36.67%) Change Management
6 11 (36.67%) Legal
6 11 (36.67%) Web Dynpro
6 11 (36.67%) SAP ALE
7 10 (33.33%) SAP Portal
7 10 (33.33%) Data Management
7 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (33.33%) Master Data Management
7 10 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 10 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (33.33%) OO
7 10 (33.33%) SAP BW
8 8 (26.67%) CSS
8 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (26.67%) HTML
8 8 (26.67%) SAP APO
8 8 (26.67%) HTML5
9 7 (23.33%) Sybase
10 3 (10.00%) SAP Business Workflow
10 3 (10.00%) SAP PI
10 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
10 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (33.33%) SAP Portal
2 2 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) SAP APO
2 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.33%) SAP SD
4 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) ABAP Developer
1 11 (36.67%) SAP Developer
1 11 (36.67%) SAP Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Programmer
4 1 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP Programmer
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Programmer
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) EDI
2 15 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 11 (36.67%) Web Dynpro
3 11 (36.67%) SAP ALE
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) SAP PI
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Workflow
2 11 (36.67%) Change Management
3 10 (33.33%) Data Management
3 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 10 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Security
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SAPscript
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (50.00%) Adobe
3 7 (23.33%) Sybase
4 2 (6.67%) Open Text
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter