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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 198 168 169
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 49 68 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 1.03% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.71% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 79
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
3473 3966 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.50% 60.03% 61.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3077 3457 4350
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,659
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
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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
Lancashire +18 22 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Manchester -13 18 £45,000 -10.00%
Merseyside +10 2 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Cheshire -6 1 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 40 (25.64%) Logistics
4 38 (24.36%) SAP SD
5 30 (19.23%) SAP BW
6 29 (18.59%) BAPI
6 29 (18.59%) BusinessObjects
6 29 (18.59%) EDI
6 29 (18.59%) Business Objects
7 27 (17.31%) SAP MM
7 27 (17.31%) Migration
8 26 (16.67%) OO
9 23 (14.74%) Java
9 23 (14.74%) CRM
9 23 (14.74%) SAP FI/CO
9 23 (14.74%) SAP FI
9 23 (14.74%) SAP CO
9 23 (14.74%) Data Migration
10 21 (13.46%) Finance
11 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (12.82%) Web Dynpro
11 20 (12.82%) SQL
12 19 (12.18%) LSMW
12 19 (12.18%) SAP Smart Forms
12 19 (12.18%) Manufacturing
12 19 (12.18%) SAP Data Services
12 19 (12.18%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
13 18 (11.54%) SAP WM
13 18 (11.54%) Workflow

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (10.90%) SAP Portal
2 15 (9.62%) NetWeaver
3 11 (7.05%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (24.36%) SAP SD
2 27 (17.31%) SAP MM
3 23 (14.74%) SAP FI
3 23 (14.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 23 (14.74%) SAP CO
4 18 (11.54%) SAP WM
4 18 (11.54%) SAP CRM
5 15 (9.62%) SAP HR
6 10 (6.41%) SAP Payroll
7 6 (3.85%) SAP LE
8 5 (3.21%) SAP Retail
8 5 (3.21%) SAP APO
8 5 (3.21%) SAP SCM
8 5 (3.21%) SAP SRM
9 4 (2.56%) SAP HCM
10 2 (1.28%) SAP QM
10 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.64%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.23%) SAP BW
2 29 (18.59%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (12.18%) SAP Data Services
4 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 18 (11.54%) MS Access
5 8 (5.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (12.18%) LSMW
2 12 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 21 (13.46%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 7 (4.49%) Billing
5 6 (3.85%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.92%) Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (49.36%) Consultant
2 73 (46.79%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (21.15%) Developer
4 30 (19.23%) SAP Developer
5 20 (12.82%) ABAP Developer
6 19 (12.18%) Analyst
6 19 (12.18%) SAP Analyst
7 15 (9.62%) SAP Support
7 15 (9.62%) Support Consultant
8 14 (8.97%) Junior
9 13 (8.33%) SAP Logistics Consultant
10 12 (7.69%) SAP SD Consultant
11 11 (7.05%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 11 (7.05%) SAP Support Consultant
12 9 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 8 (5.13%) SAP SD Analyst
14 7 (4.49%) Junior SAP Consultant
14 7 (4.49%) NetWeaver Developer
14 7 (4.49%) Junior Consultant
15 6 (3.85%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.59%) EDI
1 29 (18.59%) BAPI
2 20 (12.82%) Web Dynpro
3 19 (12.18%) SAP Smart Forms
4 14 (8.97%) SAP XI
4 14 (8.97%) SAP ALE
4 14 (8.97%) SAP Business Workflow
5 12 (7.69%) SAP Basis
6 11 (7.05%) J2EE
7 9 (5.77%) SAP PI
8 6 (3.85%) SAP CO-PA
9 3 (1.92%) .NET
10 1 (0.64%) JSON
10 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.64%) Web Services
10 1 (0.64%) XML
10 1 (0.64%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.64%) FMCG
4 1 (0.64%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) Logistics
2 27 (17.31%) Migration
3 26 (16.67%) OO
4 23 (14.74%) CRM
4 23 (14.74%) Data Migration
5 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (12.18%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
7 18 (11.54%) Workflow
8 17 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.33%) Data Architecture
10 11 (7.05%) Web Development
11 10 (6.41%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (5.13%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.49%) Performance Management
13 7 (4.49%) Change Control
14 5 (3.21%) Coaching
14 5 (3.21%) IT Governance
14 5 (3.21%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.74%) Java
2 20 (12.82%) SQL
3 14 (8.97%) SAPscript
4 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.92%) C
5 1 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.41%) Degree
4 7 (4.49%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) SLA
Vendors
1 156 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (18.59%) Business Objects
3 13 (8.33%) Adobe
4 12 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 7 (4.49%) Oracle
6 2 (1.28%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.64%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.64%) Cognos
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
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