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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 213 205 164
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -41
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 38 32 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.48% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.82% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 66
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 £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3458 3910 4526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.17% 58.59% 60.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3016 3392 3973
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Lancashire - 16 £47,500 -
Manchester +7 14 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Merseyside +4 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheshire 0 1 £52,500 +10.52% 1
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 104 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 26 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 25 (24.04%) SAP SD
5 22 (21.15%) BAPI
6 20 (19.23%) Java
7 17 (16.35%) OO
7 17 (16.35%) Migration
7 17 (16.35%) Finance
8 16 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (15.38%) Web Dynpro
9 15 (14.42%) Logistics
9 15 (14.42%) SAP CO
9 15 (14.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 15 (14.42%) SAP FI
10 14 (13.46%) Business Objects
10 14 (13.46%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (12.50%) NetWeaver
11 13 (12.50%) Data Migration
11 13 (12.50%) SAP Basis
12 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
12 12 (11.54%) CRM
12 12 (11.54%) SAP MM
12 12 (11.54%) SAP Smart Forms
12 12 (11.54%) SAP Portal
12 12 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (10.58%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (10.58%) Workflow
13 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (12.50%) NetWeaver
2 12 (11.54%) SAP Portal
3 9 (8.65%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 25 (24.04%) SAP SD
2 15 (14.42%) SAP FI
2 15 (14.42%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (14.42%) SAP CO
3 12 (11.54%) SAP MM
4 11 (10.58%) SAP HR
5 10 (9.62%) SAP Payroll
6 8 (7.69%) SAP WM
7 7 (6.73%) SAP CRM
8 2 (1.92%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.92%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.96%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.96%) SAP LE
9 1 (0.96%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.96%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.96%) SAP CS
9 1 (0.96%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.96%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.96%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.96%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 14 (13.46%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (10.58%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.62%) MS Access
5 4 (3.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) LSMW
2 6 (5.77%) Hudson
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.77%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (48.08%) Consultant
2 46 (44.23%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (16.35%) Developer
4 16 (15.38%) SAP Developer
5 15 (14.42%) Analyst
5 15 (14.42%) SAP Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) Support Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
7 8 (7.69%) SAP SD Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) SAP SD Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Junior
9 6 (5.77%) SAP HR Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) SAP Support
10 5 (4.81%) NetWeaver Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Payroll Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Data Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) SAP Support Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.15%) BAPI
2 16 (15.38%) Web Dynpro
3 13 (12.50%) SAP Basis
4 12 (11.54%) SAP Smart Forms
5 10 (9.62%) SAP ALE
6 9 (8.65%) SAP Business Workflow
6 9 (8.65%) EDI
6 9 (8.65%) J2EE
7 6 (5.77%) SAP CO-PA
8 5 (4.81%) SAP XI
9 2 (1.92%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.96%) .NET
10 1 (0.96%) JSON
10 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.96%) Web Services
10 1 (0.96%) XML
10 1 (0.96%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.92%) FMCG
3 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.35%) OO
1 17 (16.35%) Migration
2 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.42%) Logistics
4 13 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 12 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (11.54%) CRM
6 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.58%) Workflow
7 9 (8.65%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (8.65%) Web Development
7 9 (8.65%) SAP Implementation
8 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.73%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.73%) Change Control
10 6 (5.77%) Data Architecture
11 3 (2.88%) SAP Security
11 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.88%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.23%) Java
2 11 (10.58%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) SAPscript
3 3 (2.88%) C
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) C++
4 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) SAP Certification
4 5 (4.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 104 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (13.46%) Business Objects
3 11 (10.58%) Adobe
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle
5 6 (5.77%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.92%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.96%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.96%) Cognos
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