The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 71 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 10 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.27% 1.10% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 2.03% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 1
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +48.64%
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
502 394 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 63.54% 54.20% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 438 344 331
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
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 North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

ABAP
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the North East region.

ABAP Salary Trend in the North East

ABAP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 9 £52,500 -
Durham - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (55.00%) SAP HR
3 11 (55.00%) CRM
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) SAP HCM
3 11 (55.00%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (35.00%) SAP SCM
5 6 (30.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) SAP CO
5 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (5.00%) SAP LE
7 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
7 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
7 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
7 1 (5.00%) COBIT
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (55.00%) SAP HR
1 11 (55.00%) SAP HCM
2 7 (35.00%) SAP SCM
3 6 (30.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (30.00%) SAP CO
3 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (5.00%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) SAP HR Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP HR Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAP HR Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP