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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 18 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 18 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.65% 1.57% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.13% 5.66% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
ABAP
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 Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 53 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.22% 27.75% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ABAP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

ABAP Salary Trend in the Midlands

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (94.44%) Manufacturing
3 14 (77.78%) Change Management
3 14 (77.78%) Games
3 14 (77.78%) Retail
3 14 (77.78%) Project Management
3 14 (77.78%) SAP Certification
3 14 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) SaaS
3 14 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (38.89%) Time Management
4 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
4 7 (38.89%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (38.89%) Data Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (38.89%) Business Objects
4 7 (38.89%) ERP
4 7 (38.89%) CRM
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 7 (38.89%) LSMW
4 7 (38.89%) SAP CRM
4 7 (38.89%) Workflow
4 7 (38.89%) Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) SAP SD

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SAP CRM
2 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
3 2 (11.11%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LSMW
General
1 17 (94.44%) Manufacturing
2 14 (77.78%) Games
2 14 (77.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Consultant
1 18 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) CRM Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Migration Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Data Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) SAP Data Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Data Migration Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Support
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Project Management
1 14 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow
2 7 (38.89%) Validation
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Service Management
2 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 7 (38.89%) ERP
2 7 (38.89%) Time Management
2 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (38.89%) Data Validation
3 2 (11.11%) People Management
3 2 (11.11%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SAP Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (38.89%) Business Objects