The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 130 156 124
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -32
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 29 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.50% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 0.95% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 33
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +10.00%
ABAP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1551 2003 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.17% 52.82% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1365 1115
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the Scotland region.

ABAP Salary Trend in Scotland

ABAP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

ABAP Salary Histogram in Scotland

ABAP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 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
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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
Edinburgh +23 12 £44,000 -
Glasgow +8 8 £48,000 -8.57%
Fife - 7 £52,500 -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 49 (98.00%) SAP
2 26 (52.00%) SAP BI
2 26 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (52.00%) SAP BW
2 26 (52.00%) NetWeaver
2 26 (52.00%) Degree
3 25 (50.00%) ETL
3 25 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 25 (50.00%) Project Management
4 24 (48.00%) SLA
4 24 (48.00%) Data Modelling
4 24 (48.00%) Integration Testing
5 10 (20.00%) BAPI
6 8 (16.00%) Finance
6 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (16.00%) SAP SD
7 7 (14.00%) SAPscript
8 6 (12.00%) OO
8 6 (12.00%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (12.00%) SAP MM
9 5 (10.00%) SAP SCM
9 5 (10.00%) SAP ERP
9 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) .NET
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.00%) ERP
10 4 (8.00%) Adobe
10 4 (8.00%) SQL
10 4 (8.00%) SAP R/3

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (52.00%) NetWeaver
2 4 (8.00%) SAP Portal
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) SAP SD
2 6 (12.00%) SAP MM
3 5 (10.00%) SAP SCM
3 5 (10.00%) SAP ERP
4 4 (8.00%) SAP R/3
4 4 (8.00%) SAP FI
4 4 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (8.00%) SAP CO
4 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (6.00%) SAP PLM
5 3 (6.00%) SAP PP
6 2 (4.00%) SAP HR
6 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM
6 2 (4.00%) SAP LE
6 2 (4.00%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) SAP BI
1 26 (52.00%) SAP BW
2 25 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
1 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Consultant
2 30 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (50.00%) Business Consultant
4 24 (48.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 22 (44.00%) SAP BI Consultant
5 22 (44.00%) SAP Business Consultant
6 7 (14.00%) Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Support Consultant
6 7 (14.00%) ABAP Developer
7 6 (12.00%) SAP Support
7 6 (12.00%) SAP Developer
8 5 (10.00%) SAP Support Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) ABAP Consultant
9 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
9 4 (8.00%) SAP Team Leader
10 3 (6.00%) Applications Manager
10 3 (6.00%) SAP Manager
10 3 (6.00%) SAP MM Consultant
10 3 (6.00%) Analyst
10 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) BAPI
2 6 (12.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) SAP PI
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) FMCG
1 2 (4.00%) Life Science
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (50.00%) ETL
2 25 (50.00%) Project Management
3 24 (48.00%) Data Modelling
3 24 (48.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (12.00%) OO
5 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) ERP
6 4 (8.00%) Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Logistics
7 3 (6.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (6.00%) PLM
8 2 (4.00%) CRM
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analytics
8 2 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SAPscript
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 49 (98.00%) SAP
2 25 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.00%) Adobe
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft