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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 149 230 168
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -62
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 96 31 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 0.46% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 0.92% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 53
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
3253 3365 4047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.05% 50.37% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2832 2888 3361
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +74 76 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 114 (100.00%) SAP
2 53 (46.49%) Manufacturing
3 51 (44.74%) Finance
4 49 (42.98%) Logistics
5 48 (42.11%) EDI
6 41 (35.96%) Retail
6 41 (35.96%) Publishing
7 36 (31.58%) Java
8 30 (26.32%) Integration Testing
9 29 (25.44%) Data Migration
9 29 (25.44%) LSMW
9 29 (25.44%) Migration
10 28 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (21.05%) FMCG
12 22 (19.30%) Degree
12 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
12 22 (19.30%) Enterprise Architecture
12 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
12 22 (19.30%) .NET
12 22 (19.30%) J2EE
12 22 (19.30%) Oracle
12 22 (19.30%) WebLogic
12 22 (19.30%) C#
12 22 (19.30%) IBM
12 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
12 22 (19.30%) BEA
13 21 (18.42%) SAP PP
14 20 (17.54%) SAP BW
14 20 (17.54%) SAP SD
15 19 (16.67%) SAP FI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (19.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.51%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 21 (18.42%) SAP PP
2 20 (17.54%) SAP SD
3 19 (16.67%) SAP CO
3 19 (16.67%) SAP FI
3 19 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (12.28%) SAP MII
5 11 (9.65%) SAP MM
5 11 (9.65%) SAP PM
6 5 (4.39%) SAP BPC
6 5 (4.39%) SAP SCM
6 5 (4.39%) SAP WM
7 4 (3.51%) SAP QM
8 2 (1.75%) SAP EHS
9 1 (0.88%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SAP BW
2 17 (14.91%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (7.89%) SAP HANA
4 7 (6.14%) SAP BI
5 5 (4.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) LSMW
General
1 53 (46.49%) Manufacturing
2 51 (44.74%) Finance
3 41 (35.96%) Publishing
3 41 (35.96%) Retail
4 14 (12.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (59.65%) Consultant
1 68 (59.65%) SAP Consultant
2 39 (34.21%) Logistics Consultant
2 39 (34.21%) SAP Logistics Consultant
3 25 (21.93%) SAP MM Consultant
3 25 (21.93%) SAP SD Consultant
3 25 (21.93%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
4 22 (19.30%) Graduate
4 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering Graduate
5 15 (13.16%) Analyst
6 14 (12.28%) ABAP Consultant
6 14 (12.28%) SAP Analyst
6 14 (12.28%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 14 (12.28%) SAP PM Consultant
6 14 (12.28%) SAP PP Consultant
6 14 (12.28%) SAP PS Consultant
7 12 (10.53%) SAP WM Consultant
8 11 (9.65%) SAP Support
8 11 (9.65%) SAP WM Support
8 11 (9.65%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.11%) EDI
2 22 (19.30%) .NET
2 22 (19.30%) J2EE
3 19 (16.67%) BAPI
4 16 (14.04%) SAP Smart Forms
5 14 (12.28%) SAP ALE
5 14 (12.28%) SAP Fiori
5 14 (12.28%) SAPUI5
6 11 (9.65%) SAP XI
7 5 (4.39%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) FMCG
2 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.39%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) Logistics
2 30 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 29 (25.44%) Data Migration
3 29 (25.44%) Migration
4 28 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (19.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 14 (12.28%) Demand Management
6 14 (12.28%) Order to Cash
6 14 (12.28%) Procure-to-Pay
6 14 (12.28%) Project Planning
6 14 (12.28%) SAP Implementation
7 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 9 (7.89%) Workflow
8 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.39%) ERP
11 5 (4.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.58%) Java
2 22 (19.30%) C#
3 19 (16.67%) SAPscript
4 2 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (19.30%) BEA
2 22 (19.30%) IBM
2 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.30%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) Pegasus
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