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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 27 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.24% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.99% 2.13% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
77 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 40.31% 34.06% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 31 42
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the Midlands

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (55.00%) Change Management
3 8 (40.00%) Time Management
4 7 (35.00%) SAP HCM
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (20.00%) ERP
7 4 (20.00%) SAP Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) SAP SD
7 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Games
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) LSMW
8 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
8 3 (15.00%) SAP MM
8 3 (15.00%) SAP BI
8 3 (15.00%) CRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) SAP HCM
2 4 (20.00%) SAP SD
3 3 (15.00%) SAP MM
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Retail
4 2 (10.00%) SAP ERP
5 1 (5.00%) SAP LE
5 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (15.00%) SAP BI
2 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Xcelsius
2 3 (15.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) MaxDB
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) LSMW
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Support Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Support Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP BI Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
2 2 (10.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (10.00%) EDI
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (10.00%) BAPI
2 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Change Management
2 8 (40.00%) Time Management
3 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Business Development
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle