The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 50 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 7 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% 0.83% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 1.52% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 24
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
213 328 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.71% 54.49% 58.69%
Number of salaries quoted 164 285 333
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ABAP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

ABAP Salary Trend in Merseyside

ABAP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +15 6 £50,000 -
ABAP
North West

ABAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) FMCG
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Data Conversion
3 4 (40.00%) SAPscript
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (40.00%) BAPI
4 3 (30.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (30.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
5 2 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) DB2
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
6 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
6 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) French Language
6 1 (10.00%) German Language
6 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) ABAP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Dynpro
1 4 (40.00%) BAPI
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) FMCG
2 4 (40.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SAPscript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle