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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 146 151 199
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +48
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 109 92 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.47% 1.36% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 2.22% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 54 88 38
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £72,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -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
4009 4141 4310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.99% 61.17% 59.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3413 3637 3836
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £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 22 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 22 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 +23 50 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Lancashire -8 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Merseyside -6 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Cheshire -29 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 161 (100.00%) SAP
2 59 (36.65%) Security Cleared
3 45 (27.95%) BAPI
4 44 (27.33%) Logistics
5 41 (25.47%) OO
6 37 (22.98%) SAP Smart Forms
7 36 (22.36%) SAP MM
8 33 (20.50%) EDI
9 32 (19.88%) CRM
9 32 (19.88%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (19.88%) Business Objects
9 32 (19.88%) SAP SD
9 32 (19.88%) SAP FI
9 32 (19.88%) Workflow
9 32 (19.88%) SAP FI/CO
9 32 (19.88%) SAP CO
10 30 (18.63%) Web Dynpro
11 29 (18.01%) SAPscript
12 28 (17.39%) SAP CRM
13 25 (15.53%) Migration
13 25 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (15.53%) SAP BW
13 25 (15.53%) Data Migration
14 24 (14.91%) SAP Portal
14 24 (14.91%) Java
15 22 (13.66%) SQL
15 22 (13.66%) Finance
15 22 (13.66%) LSMW
15 22 (13.66%) SAP Business Workflow
15 22 (13.66%) SAP Data Services

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (14.91%) SAP Portal
2 18 (11.18%) NetWeaver
3 17 (10.56%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (22.36%) SAP MM
2 32 (19.88%) SAP SD
2 32 (19.88%) SAP FI
2 32 (19.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 32 (19.88%) SAP CO
3 28 (17.39%) SAP CRM
4 21 (13.04%) SAP WM
5 19 (11.80%) SAP HR
6 10 (6.21%) SAP SRM
7 8 (4.97%) SAP Payroll
7 8 (4.97%) SAP Retail
8 7 (4.35%) SAP LE
9 6 (3.73%) SAP APO
9 6 (3.73%) SAP SCM
10 4 (2.48%) SAP HCM
11 3 (1.86%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.62%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.88%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (15.53%) SAP BW
3 22 (13.66%) SAP Data Services
4 20 (12.42%) MS Access
4 20 (12.42%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.83%) SAP BI
6 5 (3.11%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) LSMW
2 14 (8.70%) Hudson
3 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (13.66%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Manufacturing
3 15 (9.32%) Retail
4 12 (7.45%) Billing
5 3 (1.86%) Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (49.07%) Consultant
1 79 (49.07%) SAP Consultant
2 44 (27.33%) Developer
3 41 (25.47%) SAP Developer
4 26 (16.15%) ABAP Developer
5 16 (9.94%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 14 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 13 (8.07%) Junior
7 13 (8.07%) NetWeaver Developer
7 13 (8.07%) SAP Support
8 12 (7.45%) Analyst
8 12 (7.45%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (6.21%) SAP SD Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) SAP Support Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) Support Consultant
11 7 (4.35%) Junior Consultant
11 7 (4.35%) ABAP Consultant
11 7 (4.35%) Junior SAP Consultant
12 6 (3.73%) SAP APO Consultant
12 6 (3.73%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.95%) BAPI
2 37 (22.98%) SAP Smart Forms
3 33 (20.50%) EDI
4 30 (18.63%) Web Dynpro
5 22 (13.66%) SAP Business Workflow
6 19 (11.80%) SAP ALE
7 17 (10.56%) J2EE
8 15 (9.32%) SAP PI
9 12 (7.45%) SAP XI
10 4 (2.48%) SAP CO-PA
11 3 (1.86%) .NET
11 3 (1.86%) Web Services
12 1 (0.62%) JSON
12 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.62%) HTML
12 1 (0.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.33%) Logistics
2 41 (25.47%) OO
3 32 (19.88%) CRM
3 32 (19.88%) Workflow
4 25 (15.53%) Migration
4 25 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (15.53%) Data Migration
5 21 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (10.56%) Web Development
7 16 (9.94%) SAP Implementation
8 15 (9.32%) Data Architecture
9 14 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.07%) Coaching
10 13 (8.07%) IT Governance
11 8 (4.97%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (3.73%) Network Planning
12 6 (3.73%) Supply Chain Management
13 5 (3.11%) Data Cleansing
14 4 (2.48%) Project Management
15 3 (1.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.01%) SAPscript
2 24 (14.91%) Java
3 22 (13.66%) SQL
4 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.62%) X++
5 1 (0.62%) C#
5 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (36.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) Degree
4 7 (4.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) QA
2 13 (8.07%) SLA
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (19.88%) Business Objects
3 21 (13.04%) Adobe
4 11 (6.83%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.86%) Microsoft
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