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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 144 145 162
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 114 95 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 1.38% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 2.33% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 56 92 64
Average salary £49,000 £41,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.78% -19.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -2.00%
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
3975 4076 4406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.59% 59.13% 59.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3327 3629 3960
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 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +42 61 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Lancashire -20 7 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Merseyside -25 5 £48,000 +37.14%
Cheshire -20 2 £37,500 -6.25%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 140 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 38 (27.14%) Logistics
4 36 (25.71%) BAPI
5 35 (25.00%) CRM
6 33 (23.57%) SAP MM
7 32 (22.86%) OO
8 31 (22.14%) EDI
8 31 (22.14%) SAP FI
8 31 (22.14%) SAP Smart Forms
9 30 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
9 30 (21.43%) SAP CO
10 29 (20.71%) SAP SD
11 28 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (20.00%) Workflow
12 27 (19.29%) Business Objects
12 27 (19.29%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (18.57%) SAP BW
13 26 (18.57%) Web Dynpro
13 26 (18.57%) SAP CRM
14 23 (16.43%) SAPscript
15 21 (15.00%) Migration
15 21 (15.00%) SAP PI
16 20 (14.29%) Finance
16 20 (14.29%) Data Migration
17 19 (13.57%) Java
17 19 (13.57%) SAP WM
17 19 (13.57%) LSMW
17 19 (13.57%) SAP Portal
18 18 (12.86%) NetWeaver

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 19 (13.57%) SAP Portal
2 18 (12.86%) NetWeaver
3 12 (8.57%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (23.57%) SAP MM
2 31 (22.14%) SAP FI
3 30 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 30 (21.43%) SAP CO
4 29 (20.71%) SAP SD
5 26 (18.57%) SAP CRM
6 19 (13.57%) SAP WM
7 11 (7.86%) SAP HR
8 10 (7.14%) SAP SRM
9 8 (5.71%) SAP Retail
10 7 (5.00%) SAP LE
11 6 (4.29%) SAP SCM
11 6 (4.29%) SAP APO
12 3 (2.14%) SAP HCM
12 3 (2.14%) SAP BPC
13 1 (0.71%) SAP GRC
13 1 (0.71%) SAP FSCM
13 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.71%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.29%) BusinessObjects
2 26 (18.57%) SAP BW
3 17 (12.14%) SAP Data Services
4 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.71%) MS Access
5 11 (7.86%) SAP BI
6 10 (7.14%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (13.57%) LSMW
2 12 (8.57%) Hudson
3 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Retail
3 12 (8.57%) Billing
4 8 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
6 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.71%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (50.71%) Consultant
1 71 (50.71%) SAP Consultant
2 39 (27.86%) Developer
3 37 (26.43%) SAP Developer
4 23 (16.43%) ABAP Developer
5 16 (11.43%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 14 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 13 (9.29%) SAP Support
8 12 (8.57%) NetWeaver Developer
9 11 (7.86%) ABAP Consultant
10 10 (7.14%) Analyst
10 10 (7.14%) Junior
10 10 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
11 9 (6.43%) Support Consultant
11 9 (6.43%) SAP Support Consultant
12 7 (5.00%) SAP SD Consultant
13 6 (4.29%) SAP APO Consultant
13 6 (4.29%) SAP BW Consultant
14 5 (3.57%) Junior Consultant
14 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.71%) BAPI
2 31 (22.14%) EDI
2 31 (22.14%) SAP Smart Forms
3 26 (18.57%) Web Dynpro
4 21 (15.00%) SAP PI
5 17 (12.14%) SAP Business Workflow
6 14 (10.00%) SAP ALE
7 12 (8.57%) SAP XI
7 12 (8.57%) J2EE
8 8 (5.71%) Web Services
9 2 (1.43%) .NET
10 1 (0.71%) HTML
10 1 (0.71%) XML
10 1 (0.71%) SAP CO-PA
10 1 (0.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) GIS
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.14%) Logistics
2 35 (25.00%) CRM
3 32 (22.86%) OO
4 28 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (20.00%) Workflow
5 21 (15.00%) Migration
6 20 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 16 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (9.29%) Coaching
8 13 (9.29%) Data Architecture
8 13 (9.29%) IT Governance
9 12 (8.57%) Web Development
10 11 (7.86%) SAP Implementation
10 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.29%) Network Planning
11 6 (4.29%) Supply Chain Management
12 5 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (2.86%) Project Management
14 3 (2.14%) Data Modelling
14 3 (2.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.43%) SAPscript
2 19 (13.57%) Java
3 16 (11.43%) SQL
4 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 49 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.71%) Degree
4 4 (2.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) SLA
2 12 (8.57%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 140 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (19.29%) Business Objects
3 14 (10.00%) Adobe
4 9 (6.43%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago