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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 157 166 158
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 100 70 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 0.98% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 1.68% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53 67 63
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4054 4165 4415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.58% 58.53% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3362 3718 4003
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 22 August 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 August 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 +37 56 £52,500 +2.94% 5
Lancashire -14 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Merseyside -10 5 £48,000 +37.14%
Cheshire -28 3 £37,500 -35.06%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 32 (26.02%) BAPI
4 31 (25.20%) Logistics
4 31 (25.20%) CRM
5 28 (22.76%) OO
5 28 (22.76%) SAP FI
6 27 (21.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 27 (21.95%) SAP Smart Forms
6 27 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (21.95%) SAP CO
7 26 (21.14%) EDI
7 26 (21.14%) SAP BW
7 26 (21.14%) Workflow
7 26 (21.14%) SAP MM
8 24 (19.51%) Web Dynpro
9 22 (17.89%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (17.89%) SAP SD
9 22 (17.89%) Business Objects
10 21 (17.07%) SAP CRM
10 21 (17.07%) SAP PI
11 20 (16.26%) SAPscript
12 18 (14.63%) Finance
13 16 (13.01%) NetWeaver
13 16 (13.01%) Java
14 15 (12.20%) Migration
14 15 (12.20%) Retail
14 15 (12.20%) SAP Portal
15 14 (11.38%) SAP Business Workflow
15 14 (11.38%) Data Migration

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (13.01%) NetWeaver
2 15 (12.20%) SAP Portal
3 9 (7.32%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (22.76%) SAP FI
2 27 (21.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 27 (21.95%) SAP CO
3 26 (21.14%) SAP MM
4 22 (17.89%) SAP SD
5 21 (17.07%) SAP CRM
6 13 (10.57%) SAP WM
7 10 (8.13%) SAP HR
8 9 (7.32%) SAP SRM
9 7 (5.69%) SAP Retail
10 5 (4.07%) SAP SCM
10 5 (4.07%) SAP LE
10 5 (4.07%) SAP APO
11 4 (3.25%) SAP BPC
12 3 (2.44%) SAP HCM
13 1 (0.81%) SAP GRC
13 1 (0.81%) SAP FSCM
13 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.81%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) SAP BW
2 22 (17.89%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (9.76%) SAP HANA
4 11 (8.94%) SAP Data Services
4 11 (8.94%) SAP BI
5 9 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.32%) MS Access
6 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) LSMW
2 8 (6.50%) Hudson
3 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Retail
3 11 (8.94%) Billing
4 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.44%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (52.03%) Consultant
1 64 (52.03%) SAP Consultant
2 34 (27.64%) Developer
3 32 (26.02%) SAP Developer
4 21 (17.07%) ABAP Developer
5 13 (10.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 13 (10.57%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 12 (9.76%) ABAP Consultant
7 11 (8.94%) SAP Support
8 10 (8.13%) Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) SAP Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) NetWeaver Developer
10 8 (6.50%) Junior
11 7 (5.69%) Support Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) SAP Support Consultant
12 6 (4.88%) SAP BW Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) SAP SD Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) SAP APO Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) SAP Support Analyst
13 5 (4.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.02%) BAPI
2 27 (21.95%) SAP Smart Forms
3 26 (21.14%) EDI
4 24 (19.51%) Web Dynpro
5 21 (17.07%) SAP PI
6 14 (11.38%) SAP Business Workflow
7 13 (10.57%) SAP ALE
8 11 (8.94%) SAP XI
9 9 (7.32%) J2EE
9 9 (7.32%) Web Services
10 1 (0.81%) HTML5
10 1 (0.81%) .NET
10 1 (0.81%) HTML
10 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) FMCG
3 1 (0.81%) GIS
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) Logistics
1 31 (25.20%) CRM
2 28 (22.76%) OO
3 27 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (21.14%) Workflow
5 15 (12.20%) Migration
6 14 (11.38%) Data Migration
7 12 (9.76%) IT Governance
8 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.13%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (7.32%) Data Architecture
9 9 (7.32%) Web Development
10 5 (4.07%) Supply Chain Management
10 5 (4.07%) Network Planning
10 5 (4.07%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (3.25%) Project Management
12 3 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (2.44%) Programme Management
12 3 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) SAPscript
2 16 (13.01%) Java
3 10 (8.13%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) X++
4 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
2 8 (6.50%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (17.89%) Business Objects
3 11 (8.94%) Adobe
4 5 (4.07%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
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