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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 130 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 25 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 1.07% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.96% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 13
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1624 1783 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.80% 54.51% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1131 1144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 -12 10 £55,000 -
Glasgow +19 8 £44,250 -23.04%
Edinburgh - 4 £44,000 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) SAP SCM
3 16 (43.24%) SAP SD
4 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (37.84%) SAP MM
4 14 (37.84%) SAP PP
4 14 (37.84%) PLM
4 14 (37.84%) Logistics
4 14 (37.84%) Supply Chain Management
4 14 (37.84%) Business Analysis
4 14 (37.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (37.84%) SAP PLM
5 12 (32.43%) NetWeaver
6 9 (24.32%) SAP BW
6 9 (24.32%) SAP BI
7 8 (21.62%) Java
7 8 (21.62%) SQL
7 8 (21.62%) SAP Basis
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) DB2
9 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (16.22%) SAP FI
10 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
10 5 (13.51%) CRM
10 5 (13.51%) ETL
10 5 (13.51%) SLA
10 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (13.51%) SAP HR
10 5 (13.51%) SAP R/3

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (32.43%) NetWeaver
2 4 (10.81%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (48.65%) SAP SCM
2 16 (43.24%) SAP SD
3 14 (37.84%) SAP MM
3 14 (37.84%) SAP PP
3 14 (37.84%) SAP PLM
3 14 (37.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (16.22%) SAP FI
5 5 (13.51%) SAP HR
5 5 (13.51%) SAP R/3
6 4 (10.81%) SAP CRM
6 4 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (10.81%) SAP CO
6 4 (10.81%) SAP GRC
6 4 (10.81%) SAP LE
7 2 (5.41%) SAP FI-CA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SAP BW
1 9 (24.32%) SAP BI
2 7 (18.92%) DB2
3 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.70%) MaxDB
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Consultant
2 25 (67.57%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (37.84%) SAP MM Consultant
4 10 (27.03%) SAP Support
5 7 (18.92%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 6 (16.22%) SAP Basis Support
7 5 (13.51%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (13.51%) SAP Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (13.51%) Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
8 4 (10.81%) Support Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) Administrator
8 4 (10.81%) SAP Support Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) Business Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) SAP BI Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) SAP BW Support
8 4 (10.81%) SAP Administrator
9 3 (8.11%) SAP Business Consultant
10 1 (2.70%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) SAP Basis
2 4 (10.81%) SAP PI
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (5.41%) BAPI
3 2 (5.41%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Replication
1 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) PLM
1 14 (37.84%) Logistics
1 14 (37.84%) Supply Chain Management
1 14 (37.84%) Business Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.51%) ETL
3 5 (13.51%) Workflow
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Security
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Business Objects