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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 25 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 11 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.34% - 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.58% - 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £51,250
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 - £57,500
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
81 44 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.32% 32.12% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 68 25 63
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (47.37%) Change Management
3 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (36.84%) SAP HCM
4 7 (36.84%) Time Management
4 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 6 (31.58%) Xcelsius
5 6 (31.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (31.58%) SAP BI
5 6 (31.58%) SAP BW
6 5 (26.32%) NetWeaver
6 5 (26.32%) SAP HANA
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) ERP
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) SAP Basis
9 2 (10.53%) Retail
9 2 (10.53%) SAP Retail
9 2 (10.53%) LSMW
9 2 (10.53%) SAP ALE
9 2 (10.53%) Business Development
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
9 2 (10.53%) Data Centre

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (26.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) SAP HCM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
2 2 (10.53%) SAP MM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Retail
2 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (31.58%) SAP BW
2 6 (31.58%) SAP BI
2 6 (31.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Xcelsius
3 5 (26.32%) SAP HANA
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LSMW
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Consultant
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (36.84%) Support Consultant
3 7 (36.84%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Support Consultant
4 5 (26.32%) SAP BI Consultant
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior SAP BI Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) SAP BI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Basis
2 2 (10.53%) SAP ALE
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (10.53%) BAPI
2 2 (10.53%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (36.84%) Time Management
3 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SAPscript
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle