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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 228 188 192
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +4
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 25 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.56% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 48
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
3375 3899 4252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.76% 54.51% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3282 3772
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 July 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 -14 10 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Merseyside +20 8 £49,500 +3.12%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (46.15%) BAPI
3 17 (43.59%) Migration
3 17 (43.59%) LSMW
3 17 (43.59%) Data Migration
4 15 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
7 11 (28.21%) FMCG
8 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (23.08%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
10 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (15.38%) SQL
12 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
12 5 (12.82%) SAPscript
13 4 (10.26%) OO
13 4 (10.26%) SAP Smart Forms
13 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.26%) Web Dynpro
13 4 (10.26%) Data Conversion
14 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
14 3 (7.69%) SAP BPC
14 3 (7.69%) Finance
14 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
14 3 (7.69%) SAP XI
14 3 (7.69%) Logistics
14 3 (7.69%) ETL
14 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (5.13%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP BPC
2 2 (5.13%) SAP SD
2 2 (5.13%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (5.13%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (23.08%) SAP Data Services
3 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
4 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) LSMW
2 2 (5.13%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Consultant
1 21 (53.85%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) SAP Data Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) Data Migration Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) SAP Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) SAP Business Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Data Migration Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Data Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) SAP Data Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) ABAP Consultant
6 6 (15.38%) Developer
7 5 (12.82%) SAP Developer
7 5 (12.82%) ABAP Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) BAPI
2 4 (10.26%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (10.26%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (7.69%) SAP XI
4 2 (5.13%) SAP Basis
4 2 (5.13%) EDI
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) FMCG
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Migration
1 17 (43.59%) Data Migration
2 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) OO
7 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Logistics
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.13%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.56%) SAP Security
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Pegasus
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