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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 145 159 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 18 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.43% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.78% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 22
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
1592 2052 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.96% 55.76% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1411 1250
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Edinburgh +14 9 £44,000 -
Glasgow +11 7 £46,000 -12.38%
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (97.56%) SAP
2 22 (53.66%) Degree
3 21 (51.22%) SAP BW
3 21 (51.22%) Project Management
4 20 (48.78%) ETL
4 20 (48.78%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (48.78%) Business Objects
5 19 (46.34%) SAP BI
5 19 (46.34%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (46.34%) SLA
5 19 (46.34%) Data Modelling
5 19 (46.34%) NetWeaver
5 19 (46.34%) Integration Testing
6 10 (24.39%) BAPI
7 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
8 7 (17.07%) SAP Smart Forms
8 7 (17.07%) SAPscript
8 7 (17.07%) OO
9 5 (12.20%) ERP
9 5 (12.20%) .NET
9 5 (12.20%) SAP SD
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) SAP ERP
9 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Analytics
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Adobe
11 3 (7.32%) SAP MM
11 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.32%) VB.NET

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (46.34%) NetWeaver
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP SD
1 5 (12.20%) SAP ERP
2 3 (7.32%) SAP MM
3 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.88%) SAP R/3
3 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SAP BW
2 20 (48.78%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (46.34%) SAP BI
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) QlikView
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) LSMW
General
1 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Consultant
2 21 (51.22%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (48.78%) Business Consultant
4 19 (46.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 18 (43.90%) SAP Business Consultant
5 18 (43.90%) SAP BI Consultant
6 8 (19.51%) Developer
6 8 (19.51%) ABAP Developer
7 7 (17.07%) SAP Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Support Consultant
9 4 (9.76%) ABAP Consultant
9 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (9.76%) SAP Support
9 4 (9.76%) SAP Team Leader
10 3 (7.32%) SAP Manager
10 3 (7.32%) Applications Manager
10 3 (7.32%) SAP Support Consultant
10 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
10 3 (7.32%) Analyst
11 2 (4.88%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) BAPI
2 7 (17.07%) SAP Smart Forms
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.88%) SAP PI
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Life Science
1 2 (4.88%) FMCG
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Project Management
2 20 (48.78%) ETL
3 19 (46.34%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (46.34%) Integration Testing
3 19 (46.34%) Data Modelling
4 7 (17.07%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) ERP
5 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Analytics
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SAPscript
2 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.88%) VB
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) SLA
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) SAP
2 20 (48.78%) Business Objects
3 4 (9.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle