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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank - 30 30
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 0 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.92% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.00% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.98% -3.50%
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
39 100 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.47% 38.31% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 71 29
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SAP CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SAP Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP