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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 11 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.33% 2.04% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 5.33% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
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
25 75 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 26.04% 38.27% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 66 18
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (80.00%) Change Management
3 17 (68.00%) Manufacturing
4 14 (56.00%) Project Management
4 14 (56.00%) Games
4 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) SAP Certification
4 14 (56.00%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (56.00%) Retail
4 14 (56.00%) SaaS
4 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (52.00%) Time Management
6 8 (32.00%) Migration
6 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (32.00%) Business Objects
6 8 (32.00%) ERP
6 8 (32.00%) Workflow
7 7 (28.00%) Validation
7 7 (28.00%) Service Management
7 7 (28.00%) SAP CRM
7 7 (28.00%) CRM
7 7 (28.00%) LSMW
7 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
7 7 (28.00%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (28.00%) Data Validation
7 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (24.00%) SAP HCM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) SAP CRM
2 6 (24.00%) SAP HCM
3 4 (16.00%) SAP SD
4 2 (8.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (4.00%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (28.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.00%) MaxDB
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) LSMW
General
1 17 (68.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (56.00%) Games
2 14 (56.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Consultant
2 19 (76.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) CRM Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Support Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Migration Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Data Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Support Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) SAP SD Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Support
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Support Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Change Management
2 14 (56.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (56.00%) Project Management
3 13 (52.00%) Time Management
4 8 (32.00%) ERP
4 8 (32.00%) Workflow
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) Validation
5 7 (28.00%) CRM
5 7 (28.00%) Service Management
5 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (28.00%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (28.00%) Data Validation
6 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) People Management
7 2 (8.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) SAP Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (32.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle