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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 209 227 237
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 17 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.65% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 17
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -6.36%
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
2919 3224 3876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.29% 52.86% 55.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2716 3301
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 14 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Cheshire - 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 80 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (48.75%) Manufacturing
3 35 (43.75%) EDI
4 25 (31.25%) Java
5 22 (27.50%) LSMW
5 22 (27.50%) SAP SD
6 20 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
7 19 (23.75%) Logistics
8 17 (21.25%) Degree
8 17 (21.25%) Finance
9 15 (18.75%) SAPscript
10 13 (16.25%) BAPI
10 13 (16.25%) Retail
10 13 (16.25%) FMCG
11 12 (15.00%) Publishing
11 12 (15.00%) Workflow
11 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (15.00%) Oracle
12 11 (13.75%) Migration
12 11 (13.75%) SAP ALE
12 11 (13.75%) Data Migration
13 10 (12.50%) SAP BPC
13 10 (12.50%) SAPUI5
13 10 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
13 10 (12.50%) OO
14 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
14 9 (11.25%) .NET
14 9 (11.25%) J2EE
14 9 (11.25%) C#
14 9 (11.25%) IBM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.75%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.25%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 22 (27.50%) SAP SD
2 10 (12.50%) SAP BPC
3 5 (6.25%) SAP SCM
4 4 (5.00%) SAP PP
5 3 (3.75%) SAP CO
5 3 (3.75%) SAP CRM
5 3 (3.75%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.75%) SAP FI
5 3 (3.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (3.75%) SAP MII
5 3 (3.75%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.50%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.25%) SAP EHS
7 1 (1.25%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) LSMW
General
1 39 (48.75%) Manufacturing
2 17 (21.25%) Finance
3 13 (16.25%) Retail
4 12 (15.00%) Publishing
5 6 (7.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Consultant
1 23 (28.75%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (21.25%) Analyst
3 16 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
4 15 (18.75%) ABAP Developer
4 15 (18.75%) Developer
4 15 (18.75%) SAP SD Consultant
5 12 (15.00%) SAP Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
6 11 (13.75%) Logistics Consultant
6 11 (13.75%) SAP Business Analyst
6 11 (13.75%) SAP Logistics Consultant
7 9 (11.25%) Graduate
8 7 (8.75%) Technical Leader
9 6 (7.50%) SAP PS Consultant
10 5 (6.25%) SAP MM Consultant
10 5 (6.25%) SAP SD Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 4 (5.00%) SAP PM Consultant
11 4 (5.00%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) EDI
2 20 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 13 (16.25%) BAPI
4 11 (13.75%) SAP ALE
5 10 (12.50%) SAPUI5
5 10 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
6 9 (11.25%) .NET
6 9 (11.25%) J2EE
7 7 (8.75%) SAP XI
8 6 (7.50%) SAP BSP
8 6 (7.50%) SAP Business Workflow
9 4 (5.00%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (5.00%) Web Services
10 3 (3.75%) SAP Basis
10 3 (3.75%) SAP PI
11 1 (1.25%) CSS
11 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) FMCG
2 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) LIMS
4 3 (3.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.50%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Unix
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Logistics
2 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (15.00%) Workflow
3 11 (13.75%) Data Migration
3 11 (13.75%) Migration
4 10 (12.50%) OO
5 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (11.25%) Integration Testing
5 9 (11.25%) SAP Implementation
5 9 (11.25%) Service Management
5 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.00%) CRM
7 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.75%) ERP
8 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.50%) Demand Management
8 6 (7.50%) OCR
8 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) Java
2 15 (18.75%) SAPscript
3 9 (11.25%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) C
4 2 (2.50%) COBOL
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) BEA
3 9 (11.25%) IBM
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.75%) Adobe
5 6 (7.50%) OpenText
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