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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 223 228 181
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -47
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 22 23 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.34% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.61% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 61
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £46,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +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
3246 3801 4369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.71% 55.42% 59.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2733 3235 3842
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +7 15 £50,000 +3.09%
Merseyside - 3 £44,500 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (42.37%) SAP BW
3 20 (33.90%) Migration
4 18 (30.51%) BAPI
5 17 (28.81%) LSMW
5 17 (28.81%) Data Migration
6 16 (27.12%) SAP SD
7 15 (25.42%) Business Objects
7 15 (25.42%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (25.42%) Business Analysis
8 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (20.34%) Finance
10 11 (18.64%) SAP Implementation
11 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.25%) SAP Data Services
12 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (13.56%) SAP FI/CO
13 8 (13.56%) SAP CO
13 8 (13.56%) SAP Basis
13 8 (13.56%) SAP FI
13 8 (13.56%) FMCG
14 6 (10.17%) Java
14 6 (10.17%) Data Cleansing
14 6 (10.17%) General Ledger
15 5 (8.47%) SQL
15 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
16 4 (6.78%) SAP XI
16 4 (6.78%) CRM
16 4 (6.78%) Degree
16 4 (6.78%) SAP BPC

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 (5.08%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 16 (27.12%) SAP SD
2 8 (13.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (13.56%) SAP CO
2 8 (13.56%) SAP FI
3 4 (6.78%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.69%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.69%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.69%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.69%) SAP CS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) SAP BW
2 15 (25.42%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (15.25%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.69%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) LSMW
2 2 (3.39%) Hudson
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) German Language
4 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Consultant
2 31 (52.54%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (27.12%) SAP Analyst
3 16 (27.12%) Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Data Consultant
4 13 (22.03%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 13 (22.03%) SAP Data Consultant
4 13 (22.03%) Data Migration Consultant
4 13 (22.03%) Migration Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) SAP SD Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) SAP Data Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Data Migration Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) SAP Business Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Data Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Support Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) BAPI
2 8 (13.56%) SAP Basis
3 4 (6.78%) SAP XI
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (3.39%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (3.39%) EDI
5 1 (1.69%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.69%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.69%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Migration
2 17 (28.81%) Data Migration
3 15 (25.42%) Business Analysis
4 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (18.64%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.17%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.78%) CRM
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.08%) Change Control
10 3 (5.08%) SAP Security
10 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
10 3 (5.08%) ETL
10 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.39%) Workflow
11 2 (3.39%) Information Security
11 2 (3.39%) ERP
11 2 (3.39%) Logistics
11 2 (3.39%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) C
4 2 (3.39%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (25.42%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Pegasus
4 2 (3.39%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.69%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos