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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 159 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +1
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 12 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 1.20% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 2.20% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 17
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -2.00%
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
1941 1680 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.50% 54.32% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1109 1122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 -4 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Edinburgh -11 4 - -
Glasgow -12 1 £52,500 +43.83%
ABAP
UK

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (54.29%) SAP BW
3 16 (45.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (42.86%) NetWeaver
4 15 (42.86%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) SAP Basis
5 14 (40.00%) Workflow
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) Linux
7 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 10 (28.57%) SAP Portal
7 10 (28.57%) SAP Security
7 10 (28.57%) ERP
7 10 (28.57%) AIX
7 10 (28.57%) Oracle
8 9 (25.71%) NWDI
9 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (22.86%) SAP BC
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 7 (20.00%) SAPscript
10 7 (20.00%) SLA
10 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (20.00%) OO
11 6 (17.14%) SAP HR
11 6 (17.14%) SAP SD
12 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 5 (14.29%) DB2
12 5 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
13 4 (11.43%) SAP ALE
13 4 (11.43%) SAP SCM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.86%) NetWeaver
2 10 (28.57%) SAP Portal
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.86%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (45.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (17.14%) SAP HR
2 6 (17.14%) SAP SD
3 4 (11.43%) SAP MM
3 4 (11.43%) SAP PP
3 4 (11.43%) SAP SCM
3 4 (11.43%) SAP PLM
3 4 (11.43%) SAP HCM
4 2 (5.71%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SAP BW
2 5 (14.29%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) NWDI
2 4 (11.43%) LSMW
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
1 12 (34.29%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (31.43%) Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) SAP Administrator
3 9 (25.71%) SAP Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Developer
4 7 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
4 7 (20.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) SAP Support
6 4 (11.43%) SAP BW Support
6 4 (11.43%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.57%) SAP BW Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) SAP BI Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) SAP Basis
2 8 (22.86%) SAP BC
3 5 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (11.43%) BAPI
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (11.43%) SAP ALE
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (5.71%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) AIX
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Workflow
2 10 (28.57%) ERP
2 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 10 (28.57%) SAP Security
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) PLM
6 4 (11.43%) Logistics
6 4 (11.43%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) IBM