The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 153 141 159
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 15 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.59% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.05% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 1
Average salary £50,500 £57,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.17% +76.92%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1983 1803 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 54.87% 55.70% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1182 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,040 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ABAP
UK

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
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 1 August 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
Aberdeen +11 7 £50,500 -8.18%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Glasgow - 2 £52,500 - 2
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (60.00%) SAP BW
3 15 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 15 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) SAP Basis
4 13 (43.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (40.00%) Workflow
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) Linux
6 10 (33.33%) ERP
6 10 (33.33%) AIX
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle
6 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (33.33%) SAP Portal
6 10 (33.33%) SAP Security
7 9 (30.00%) NWDI
8 8 (26.67%) SAP BC
9 7 (23.33%) SLA
9 7 (23.33%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (20.00%) SAPscript
10 6 (20.00%) SAP HR
10 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (20.00%) OO
11 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 5 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
12 4 (13.33%) BAPI
12 4 (13.33%) Migration
12 4 (13.33%) Web Dynpro
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) LSMW

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 10 (33.33%) SAP Portal
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (43.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 4 (13.33%) SAP HCM
4 3 (10.00%) SAP SD
5 2 (6.67%) SAP FI
5 2 (6.67%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (3.33%) SAP SCM
6 1 (3.33%) SAP PLM
6 1 (3.33%) SAP MM
6 1 (3.33%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.00%) SAP BI
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) NWDI
2 4 (13.33%) LSMW
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Administrator
1 10 (33.33%) SAP Administrator
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) SAP Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Developer
4 7 (23.33%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 6 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 4 (13.33%) SAP Support
8 3 (10.00%) SAP BW Support
8 3 (10.00%) SAP BI Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) SAP BW Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (6.67%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
9 2 (6.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 8 (26.67%) SAP BC
3 5 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (13.33%) BAPI
4 4 (13.33%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) SAP ALE
5 2 (6.67%) SAP XI
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Streams
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Workflow
2 10 (33.33%) ERP
2 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 10 (33.33%) SAP Security
3 7 (23.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) PLM
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
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