The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 25 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 4 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.09% 1.40% 6.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 7.89% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 38 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 38.74% 17.76% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 65 18 84
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
ABAP
England

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 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (28.57%) SAP QM
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (28.57%) BAPI
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) SAPscript
3 2 (28.57%) SAP PP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP PP
1 2 (28.57%) SAP QM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (28.57%) BAPI
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe