The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 143 153 189
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +36
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 117 94 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.40% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 2.34% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 92 44
Average salary £55,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £71,750 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4007 4022 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.71% 60.04% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3389 3544 3861
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ABAP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ABAP Salary Trend in the North West

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the North West

ABAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Manchester +27 60 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Lancashire -23 7 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Merseyside -13 4 £48,000 +37.14%
Cheshire -19 2 £37,500 -6.25%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 150 (100.00%) SAP
2 56 (37.33%) Security Cleared
3 42 (28.00%) Logistics
4 41 (27.33%) BAPI
5 37 (24.67%) OO
6 36 (24.00%) SAP MM
7 34 (22.67%) SAP Smart Forms
8 33 (22.00%) CRM
8 33 (22.00%) EDI
9 32 (21.33%) SAP SD
9 32 (21.33%) SAP FI
9 32 (21.33%) SAP FI/CO
9 32 (21.33%) SAP CO
10 31 (20.67%) Workflow
10 31 (20.67%) BusinessObjects
10 31 (20.67%) Business Objects
11 28 (18.67%) SAP CRM
12 27 (18.00%) Web Dynpro
13 26 (17.33%) SAPscript
13 26 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (16.67%) SAP BW
15 24 (16.00%) Migration
15 24 (16.00%) Data Migration
16 23 (15.33%) SAP Portal
16 23 (15.33%) Java
17 22 (14.67%) LSMW
18 21 (14.00%) SQL
18 21 (14.00%) Finance
18 21 (14.00%) SAP WM
18 21 (14.00%) SAP Business Workflow

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (15.33%) SAP Portal
2 18 (12.00%) NetWeaver
3 16 (10.67%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (24.00%) SAP MM
2 32 (21.33%) SAP SD
2 32 (21.33%) SAP FI
2 32 (21.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 32 (21.33%) SAP CO
3 28 (18.67%) SAP CRM
4 21 (14.00%) SAP WM
5 12 (8.00%) SAP HR
6 10 (6.67%) SAP SRM
7 8 (5.33%) SAP Retail
8 7 (4.67%) SAP LE
9 6 (4.00%) SAP APO
9 6 (4.00%) SAP SCM
10 3 (2.00%) SAP BPC
10 3 (2.00%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.67%) SAP QM
11 1 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
11 1 (0.67%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.67%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 21 (14.00%) SAP Data Services
4 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
4 19 (12.67%) MS Access
5 11 (7.33%) SAP BI
6 6 (4.00%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (14.67%) LSMW
2 14 (9.33%) Hudson
3 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (14.00%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Retail
3 12 (8.00%) Billing
4 11 (7.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (48.67%) Consultant
1 73 (48.67%) SAP Consultant
2 44 (29.33%) Developer
3 41 (27.33%) SAP Developer
4 25 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
5 16 (10.67%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 14 (9.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 14 (9.33%) NetWeaver Developer
7 13 (8.67%) SAP Support
7 13 (8.67%) Junior
8 10 (6.67%) Analyst
8 10 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) SAP Support Consultant
9 9 (6.00%) SAP SD Consultant
9 9 (6.00%) Support Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) ABAP Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) Junior Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) Junior SAP Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) SAP BW Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) SAP APO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.33%) BAPI
2 34 (22.67%) SAP Smart Forms
3 33 (22.00%) EDI
4 27 (18.00%) Web Dynpro
5 21 (14.00%) SAP Business Workflow
6 16 (10.67%) SAP PI
6 16 (10.67%) J2EE
6 16 (10.67%) SAP ALE
7 12 (8.00%) SAP XI
8 3 (2.00%) .NET
8 3 (2.00%) Web Services
8 3 (2.00%) SAP CO-PA
9 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.67%) HTML
9 1 (0.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.00%) Logistics
2 37 (24.67%) OO
3 33 (22.00%) CRM
4 31 (20.67%) Workflow
5 26 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (16.00%) Migration
6 24 (16.00%) Data Migration
7 20 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (10.67%) Web Development
9 15 (10.00%) Data Architecture
10 13 (8.67%) IT Governance
10 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.67%) Coaching
11 12 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
12 6 (4.00%) Network Planning
12 6 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
12 6 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
14 4 (2.67%) Project Management
15 3 (2.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.33%) SAPscript
2 23 (15.33%) Java
3 21 (14.00%) SQL
4 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.67%) X++
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.33%) Degree
4 7 (4.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) QA
2 13 (8.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 150 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (20.67%) Business Objects
3 18 (12.00%) Adobe
4 11 (7.33%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago