The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 163 165 170
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 10 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.82% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1755 2199 2631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.02% 55.83% 61.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1859 2357
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ABAP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

ABAP Salary Trend in Manchester

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (50.00%) Migration
2 12 (50.00%) LSMW
2 12 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 10 (41.67%) BAPI
3 10 (41.67%) Business Objects
3 10 (41.67%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (41.67%) SAP BW
4 8 (33.33%) FMCG
4 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (29.17%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 7 (29.17%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) SAP XI
8 4 (16.67%) SAP FI
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (16.67%) SAP CO
9 3 (12.50%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) SAP Security
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) SAP Portal
10 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 4 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (8.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
3 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.17%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (41.67%) SAP BW
2 7 (29.17%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) LSMW
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
1 11 (45.83%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Data Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) Data Migration Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) SAP Data Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Data Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) SAP Data Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Data Migration Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Data Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior SAP Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) BAPI
2 4 (16.67%) SAP XI
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis
3 2 (8.33%) EDI
4 1 (4.17%) EDIFACT
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) SAP ALE
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) FMCG
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Migration
1 12 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 7 (29.17%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) SAP Security
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security
8 1 (4.17%) Logistics
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (41.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.33%) Pegasus
4 1 (4.17%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos