The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank - - 56
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
ABAP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
272 241 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.31% 55.40% 64.91%
Number of salaries quoted 213 214 289
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ABAP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

ABAP Salary Trend in Lancashire

ABAP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (52.38%) SAP Basis
3 10 (47.62%) SAP SD
4 7 (33.33%) SAP BW
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) Change Control
4 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
5 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver
6 3 (14.29%) BAPI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Consultant
1 14 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (52.38%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) SAP SD Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) SAP Basis
2 3 (14.29%) BAPI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 7 (33.33%) Change Control
1 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle