The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 250 216 273
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +57
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 218 221 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.05% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 2.12% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 110 101 74
Average salary £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,370 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
ABAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10059 10417 10983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.55% 49.51% 51.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8726 8783 9782
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ABAP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP across the South East region.

ABAP Salary Trend in the South East

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the South East

ABAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Surrey +7 132 £85,000 +54.54%
Berkshire +28 30 £55,000 -35.29% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 24 £46,250 +42.30% 3
Hampshire +8 14 £36,200 -37.04%
Middlesex +14 10 £67,500 -
Home Counties +8 7 £60,000 +9.09%
West Sussex -18 1 £52,500 +16.66%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 460 (99.14%) SAP
2 191 (41.16%) Business Development
3 185 (39.87%) Coaching
4 165 (35.56%) SAP Implementation
5 126 (27.16%) SAP MM
6 102 (21.98%) SAP R/3
7 73 (15.73%) Finance
8 61 (13.15%) SAP FI
9 58 (12.50%) SAP CO
10 57 (12.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 57 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (11.64%) LSMW
12 53 (11.42%) SAP BW
12 53 (11.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 53 (11.42%) OO
13 52 (11.21%) ERP
14 50 (10.78%) Business Objects
14 50 (10.78%) BusinessObjects
14 50 (10.78%) BAPI
14 50 (10.78%) SAP SCM
15 49 (10.56%) SAP SD
16 47 (10.13%) Degree
17 46 (9.91%) CRM
18 45 (9.70%) Data Modelling
18 45 (9.70%) Billing
19 44 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (9.05%) SAP PI
21 42 (9.05%) SAP APO
22 41 (8.84%) Migration

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 41 (8.84%) NetWeaver
2 17 (3.66%) SAP Portal
3 11 (2.37%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 126 (27.16%) SAP MM
2 102 (21.98%) SAP R/3
3 61 (13.15%) SAP FI
4 58 (12.50%) SAP CO
5 57 (12.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 50 (10.78%) SAP SCM
7 49 (10.56%) SAP SD
8 42 (9.05%) SAP APO
9 40 (8.62%) SAP WM
9 40 (8.62%) SAP LE
10 37 (7.97%) SAP CRM
11 21 (4.53%) SAP IS-U
12 19 (4.09%) SAP ERP
13 11 (2.37%) SAP SRM
14 9 (1.94%) SAP BPC
15 8 (1.72%) AWD
16 6 (1.29%) SAP EBP
17 4 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
17 4 (0.86%) SAP FI-GL
18 3 (0.65%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) SaaS
2 3 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.42%) SAP BW
2 50 (10.78%) BusinessObjects
3 30 (6.47%) SAP BI
4 27 (5.82%) SAP HANA
5 20 (4.31%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.02%) SAP Data Services
7 8 (1.72%) MS Access
8 5 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.86%) Xcelsius
9 4 (0.86%) OLAP
10 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.65%) DB2
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 54 (11.64%) LSMW
2 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (15.73%) Finance
2 53 (11.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 45 (9.70%) Billing
4 41 (8.84%) Manufacturing
5 31 (6.68%) Marketing
6 26 (5.60%) Banking
7 16 (3.45%) Legal
8 8 (1.72%) Automotive
9 5 (1.08%) Retail
9 5 (1.08%) Local Government
10 4 (0.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 329 (70.91%) Consultant
2 318 (68.53%) SAP Consultant
3 147 (31.68%) Managing Consultant
4 145 (31.25%) SAP MM Consultant
5 89 (19.18%) Analyst
6 82 (17.67%) SAP Analyst
7 77 (16.59%) SAP WM Consultant
8 60 (12.93%) Developer
9 58 (12.50%) SAP Developer
10 46 (9.91%) SAP SD Consultant
11 43 (9.27%) SAP SRM Consultant
12 42 (9.05%) SAP APO Consultant
12 42 (9.05%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 29 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
13 29 (6.25%) Business Analyst
14 27 (5.82%) SAP EWM Consultant
15 26 (5.60%) SAP P2P Consultant
16 21 (4.53%) Business Systems Analyst
16 21 (4.53%) Systems Analyst
16 21 (4.53%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.78%) BAPI
2 42 (9.05%) SAP PI
3 37 (7.97%) Web Dynpro
4 36 (7.76%) SAP XI
5 31 (6.68%) Middleware
6 30 (6.47%) SAP BSP
7 25 (5.39%) SAP Smart Forms
8 21 (4.53%) SAP Basis
9 13 (2.80%) SAP Business Workflow
10 12 (2.59%) SAP ALE
10 12 (2.59%) Web Services
11 9 (1.94%) J2EE
12 8 (1.72%) EDI
13 4 (0.86%) HTML
13 4 (0.86%) HTML5
14 3 (0.65%) REST
14 3 (0.65%) .NET
14 3 (0.65%) XML
15 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
15 2 (0.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.59%) Replication
3 8 (1.72%) Mathematics
3 8 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.08%) Smart Meter
6 4 (0.86%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.65%) FMCG
7 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.22%) AS400
9 1 (0.22%) iSeries
9 1 (0.22%) Life Science
9 1 (0.22%) User Experience
9 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.16%) Windows
2 3 (0.65%) AIX
2 3 (0.65%) Linux
2 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (41.16%) Business Development
2 185 (39.87%) Coaching
3 165 (35.56%) SAP Implementation
4 57 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (11.42%) OO
6 52 (11.21%) ERP
7 46 (9.91%) CRM
8 45 (9.70%) Data Modelling
9 44 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (8.84%) Migration
11 40 (8.62%) Logistics
11 40 (8.62%) Procure-to-pay
12 39 (8.41%) Workflow
13 24 (5.17%) Data Migration
14 22 (4.74%) Project Management
14 22 (4.74%) OOP
14 22 (4.74%) ETL
15 21 (4.53%) ITIL
15 21 (4.53%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.84%) C
2 36 (7.76%) Java
3 29 (6.25%) SAPscript
4 19 (4.09%) SQL
5 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (10.13%) Degree
2 26 (5.60%) CCA
3 11 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.94%) VCP4
4 9 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.29%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) GxP
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 460 (99.14%) SAP
2 50 (10.78%) Business Objects
3 19 (4.09%) Adobe
4 12 (2.59%) Oracle
5 4 (0.86%) IBM
5 4 (0.86%) Tableau
6 3 (0.65%) HP
6 3 (0.65%) CA
6 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft
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Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, car, health, life
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire / Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 19 days ago