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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 156 133 157
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 5 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.97% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 1.86% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 14
Average salary £47,250 £44,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
1455 1615 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.06% 51.98% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1087 1212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -29 1 £47,250 -1.56%
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (55.56%) SAP PI
3 9 (50.00%) SAP BW
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (44.44%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) J2EE
5 7 (38.89%) NetWeaver
5 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (38.89%) SAP cProjects
6 6 (33.33%) SAP CE
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) SAP Certification
6 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) SAP PM
6 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (16.67%) LSMW
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Workflow
9 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC
9 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (38.89%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SAP cProjects
2 6 (33.33%) SAP PM
3 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.11%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP CE
2 3 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) ABAP Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) SAP Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) SAP Business Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) SAP Developer
2 7 (38.89%) SAP PI Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SAP Business Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) SAP PM Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) SAP PM Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) SAP PM Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) IP Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) SAP PI
2 7 (38.89%) J2EE
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft