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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 148 162 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 14 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.38% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.69% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 19
Average salary £45,000 £50,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% -12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £60,000
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
1601 2017 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.57% 54.84% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1343 1198
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
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 31 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 31 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
Glasgow +16 6 £45,000 -14.28%
Edinburgh +5 6 £44,000 -
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 38 (97.44%) SAP
2 20 (51.28%) Degree
3 19 (48.72%) Project Management
4 16 (41.03%) SLA
5 15 (38.46%) ETL
5 15 (38.46%) SAP BW
5 15 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (38.46%) Integration Testing
6 14 (35.90%) SAP BI
6 14 (35.90%) NetWeaver
6 14 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (35.90%) Data Modelling
7 10 (25.64%) OO
7 10 (25.64%) SAP Smart Forms
7 10 (25.64%) BAPI
8 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
9 7 (17.95%) SAPscript
10 6 (15.38%) ERP
10 6 (15.38%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) .NET
11 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (12.82%) Analytics
11 5 (12.82%) SAP ERP
12 4 (10.26%) SAP Business Workflow
12 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.26%) J2EE
12 4 (10.26%) Adobe
12 4 (10.26%) SAP SD
12 4 (10.26%) SAP Certification

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (35.90%) NetWeaver
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP ERP
2 4 (10.26%) SAP SD
3 3 (7.69%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.56%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
1 15 (38.46%) SAP BW
2 14 (35.90%) SAP BI
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.56%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) LSMW
General
1 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Consultant
2 19 (48.72%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (38.46%) Business Consultant
4 14 (35.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 14 (35.90%) SAP Business Consultant
4 14 (35.90%) SAP BI Consultant
5 8 (20.51%) Developer
5 8 (20.51%) ABAP Developer
6 7 (17.95%) SAP Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Support Consultant
8 5 (12.82%) ABAP Consultant
8 5 (12.82%) SAP Support
9 4 (10.26%) SAP Support Consultant
9 4 (10.26%) SAP Team Leader
9 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
10 3 (7.69%) Applications Manager
10 3 (7.69%) SAP Manager
11 2 (5.13%) Solutions Consultant
11 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
11 2 (5.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) SAP Smart Forms
1 10 (25.64%) BAPI
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) J2EE
4 4 (10.26%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) SAP PI
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.13%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Life Science
1 2 (5.13%) FMCG
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 15 (38.46%) ETL
2 15 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (35.90%) Data Modelling
4 10 (25.64%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) ERP
6 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) Workflow
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analytics
9 2 (5.13%) SDLC
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) SAP Implementation
10 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.56%) SAP Security
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SAPscript
2 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft