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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 224 163 162
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -1
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 32 104 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 1.41% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 2.59% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 73
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
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
3433 4019 4013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.60% 54.66% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3344 3575
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Manchester -41 10 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Merseyside +11 7 £50,000 +4.16%
Lancashire -3 2 £43,750 +9.37%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (37.74%) BAPI
3 16 (30.19%) Migration
3 16 (30.19%) LSMW
3 16 (30.19%) Data Migration
4 13 (24.53%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (24.53%) FMCG
5 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (18.87%) SAP Implementation
7 9 (16.98%) SAP BW
7 9 (16.98%) SAPscript
8 8 (15.09%) OO
8 8 (15.09%) SAP Smart Forms
8 8 (15.09%) Finance
8 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.09%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (13.21%) Logistics
9 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
9 7 (13.21%) EDI
9 7 (13.21%) ERP
10 6 (11.32%) SAP SD
10 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
10 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (9.43%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (9.43%) SAP BI
12 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP SD
2 4 (7.55%) SAP BPC
3 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.77%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (16.98%) SAP BW
3 8 (15.09%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (9.43%) SAP BI
5 3 (5.66%) SAP HANA
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.77%) MS Access
7 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) LSMW
2 2 (3.77%) Hudson
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Consultant
1 24 (45.28%) SAP Consultant
2 17 (32.08%) Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) SAP Analyst
4 14 (26.42%) Developer
5 12 (22.64%) Migration Consultant
5 12 (22.64%) Data Migration Consultant
5 12 (22.64%) Data Consultant
5 12 (22.64%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 12 (22.64%) SAP Data Consultant
6 11 (20.75%) Business Analyst
6 11 (20.75%) SAP Business Analyst
7 9 (16.98%) SAP Developer
8 8 (15.09%) ABAP Developer
9 7 (13.21%) Junior
10 6 (11.32%) Data Analyst
10 6 (11.32%) ABAP Consultant
10 6 (11.32%) Data Migration Analyst
10 6 (11.32%) SAP Data Analyst
10 6 (11.32%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) BAPI
2 8 (15.09%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (13.21%) EDI
4 5 (9.43%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) jQuery
5 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.89%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) FMCG
2 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.55%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Migration
1 16 (30.19%) Data Migration
2 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (18.87%) SAP Implementation
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) OO
5 7 (13.21%) ERP
5 7 (13.21%) Logistics
5 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.55%) OOP
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 3 (5.66%) ETL
9 2 (3.77%) CRM
9 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SAPscript
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
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Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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