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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 176 153 171
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 20 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.32% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 22
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
2240 2342 2597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.91% 61.37% 61.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 2076 2401
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,825
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in Manchester

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 76 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 34 (44.74%) Logistics
3 34 (44.74%) SAP MM
4 29 (38.16%) EDI
5 27 (35.53%) CRM
6 25 (32.89%) SAP SD
7 24 (31.58%) SAP BW
7 24 (31.58%) SAP CRM
8 21 (27.63%) SAP WM
9 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (23.68%) SAP FI
10 18 (23.68%) SAP FI/CO
10 18 (23.68%) SAP CO
11 17 (22.37%) BAPI
12 16 (21.05%) SAP Smart Forms
13 15 (19.74%) Retail
14 14 (18.42%) SAP ALE
15 13 (17.11%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (17.11%) Business Objects
16 12 (15.79%) SAP BI
16 12 (15.79%) SAP XI
17 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
17 11 (14.47%) OO
18 10 (13.16%) SAP HR
18 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (13.16%) Workflow
18 10 (13.16%) SAP SRM
18 10 (13.16%) SAP Implementation
18 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 7 (9.21%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (44.74%) SAP MM
2 25 (32.89%) SAP SD
3 24 (31.58%) SAP CRM
4 21 (27.63%) SAP WM
5 18 (23.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (23.68%) SAP CO
5 18 (23.68%) SAP FI
6 10 (13.16%) SAP HR
6 10 (13.16%) SAP SRM
7 8 (10.53%) SAP Retail
8 6 (7.89%) SAP SCM
8 6 (7.89%) SAP LE
8 6 (7.89%) SAP APO
9 3 (3.95%) SAP HCM
10 2 (2.63%) SAP BPC
11 1 (1.32%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SAP BW
2 13 (17.11%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (15.79%) SAP BI
4 3 (3.95%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (3.95%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.63%) MS Access
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) LSMW
2 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (19.74%) Retail
2 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 8 (10.53%) Billing
4 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Consultant
1 41 (53.95%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (22.37%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) SAP Developer
3 16 (21.05%) SAP Logistics Consultant
4 15 (19.74%) ABAP Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Junior
5 12 (15.79%) SAP Support
6 9 (11.84%) SAP Support Consultant
6 9 (11.84%) Support Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Junior Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Junior SAP Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) SAP APO Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) ABAP Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) SAP BW Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) SAP SD Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) SAP MM Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.16%) EDI
2 17 (22.37%) BAPI
3 16 (21.05%) SAP Smart Forms
4 14 (18.42%) SAP ALE
5 12 (15.79%) SAP XI
6 7 (9.21%) SAP PI
7 5 (6.58%) SAP CO-PA
7 5 (6.58%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (1.32%) HTML
8 1 (1.32%) Web Services
8 1 (1.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Logistics
2 27 (35.53%) CRM
3 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (14.47%) OO
5 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.16%) Workflow
5 10 (13.16%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.89%) Migration
6 6 (7.89%) Network Planning
6 6 (7.89%) Supply Chain Management
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.63%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.32%) Line Management
9 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.32%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) SAPscript
2 3 (3.95%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) SAP Certification
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (17.11%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe