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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 189 161 188
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 64 91 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 1.32% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 2.13% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 56
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
3889 4274 4706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.54% 62.13% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3397 3722 4232
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 20 £48,750 -2.50%
Lancashire -1 15 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Merseyside +4 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire -18 2 £41,500 -7.77%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 168 (100.00%) SAP
2 57 (33.93%) Security Cleared
3 45 (26.79%) Logistics
4 43 (25.60%) BAPI
5 39 (23.21%) OO
6 35 (20.83%) SAP MM
7 34 (20.24%) SAP FI
7 34 (20.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 34 (20.24%) SAP CO
8 33 (19.64%) SAP Smart Forms
8 33 (19.64%) SAP SD
8 33 (19.64%) Business Objects
8 33 (19.64%) EDI
8 33 (19.64%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (19.05%) CRM
10 28 (16.67%) Workflow
10 28 (16.67%) SAP CRM
11 27 (16.07%) Web Dynpro
11 27 (16.07%) Migration
12 26 (15.48%) SAP BW
12 26 (15.48%) Data Migration
13 25 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (14.88%) SAPscript
14 23 (13.69%) Finance
14 23 (13.69%) Java
14 23 (13.69%) SQL
15 22 (13.10%) SAP WM
15 22 (13.10%) LSMW
15 22 (13.10%) SAP ALE
15 22 (13.10%) SAP Data Services

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 20 (11.90%) SAP Portal
2 14 (8.33%) NetWeaver
3 13 (7.74%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (20.83%) SAP MM
2 34 (20.24%) SAP FI
2 34 (20.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 34 (20.24%) SAP CO
3 33 (19.64%) SAP SD
4 28 (16.67%) SAP CRM
5 22 (13.10%) SAP WM
6 21 (12.50%) SAP HR
7 10 (5.95%) SAP Payroll
7 10 (5.95%) SAP SRM
8 8 (4.76%) SAP Retail
9 7 (4.17%) SAP LE
10 6 (3.57%) SAP APO
10 6 (3.57%) SAP SCM
11 4 (2.38%) SAP HCM
12 2 (1.19%) SAP BPC
12 2 (1.19%) SAP QM
13 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.60%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.64%) BusinessObjects
2 26 (15.48%) SAP BW
3 22 (13.10%) SAP Data Services
4 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 21 (12.50%) MS Access
5 13 (7.74%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.79%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (13.10%) LSMW
2 15 (8.93%) Hudson
3 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (13.69%) Finance
2 19 (11.31%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.93%) Retail
4 12 (7.14%) Billing
5 4 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.79%) Banking
6 3 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 83 (49.40%) Consultant
1 83 (49.40%) SAP Consultant
2 44 (26.19%) Developer
3 41 (24.40%) SAP Developer
4 28 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
5 16 (9.52%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 15 (8.93%) SAP Support
7 14 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 14 (8.33%) Junior
8 13 (7.74%) Analyst
8 13 (7.74%) SAP Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) Support Consultant
9 11 (6.55%) SAP Support Consultant
10 10 (5.95%) SAP SD Consultant
11 9 (5.36%) NetWeaver Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Junior Consultant
12 7 (4.17%) Junior SAP Consultant
13 6 (3.57%) ABAP Consultant
13 6 (3.57%) SAP APO Consultant
13 6 (3.57%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.60%) BAPI
2 33 (19.64%) EDI
2 33 (19.64%) SAP Smart Forms
3 27 (16.07%) Web Dynpro
4 22 (13.10%) SAP ALE
5 18 (10.71%) SAP Business Workflow
6 14 (8.33%) SAP PI
7 13 (7.74%) J2EE
8 12 (7.14%) SAP XI
9 5 (2.98%) SAP CO-PA
10 4 (2.38%) SAP Basis
11 3 (1.79%) .NET
12 2 (1.19%) Web Services
13 1 (0.60%) HTML
13 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.60%) JSON
13 1 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.79%) Logistics
2 39 (23.21%) OO
3 32 (19.05%) CRM
4 28 (16.67%) Workflow
5 27 (16.07%) Migration
6 26 (15.48%) Data Migration
7 25 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (13.10%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (9.52%) Data Architecture
10 16 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
11 13 (7.74%) Web Development
11 13 (7.74%) Coaching
11 13 (7.74%) IT Governance
12 12 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (3.57%) Supply Chain Management
13 6 (3.57%) Network Planning
14 4 (2.38%) Project Management
14 4 (2.38%) Data Cleansing
15 3 (1.79%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.88%) SAPscript
2 23 (13.69%) Java
2 23 (13.69%) SQL
3 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.60%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) C++
4 1 (0.60%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.12%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.36%) Degree
4 7 (4.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) QA
2 13 (7.74%) SLA
Vendors
1 168 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (19.64%) Business Objects
3 17 (10.12%) Adobe
4 12 (7.14%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago