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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 240 225 326
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +101
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 208 199 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 1.00% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 2.00% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 107 97 67
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
10030 9946 11553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.36% 49.96% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8724 8420 10504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 129 £85,000 +54.54% 2
Berkshire +5 27 £55,000 -
Hampshire -5 21 £36,200 -31.04% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 20 £37,500 -6.25%
Home Counties +5 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Middlesex +9 2 £68,750 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 463 (99.36%) SAP
2 192 (41.20%) Coaching
3 191 (40.99%) Business Development
4 178 (38.20%) SAP Implementation
5 125 (26.82%) SAP MM
6 106 (22.75%) SAP R/3
7 69 (14.81%) Finance
8 62 (13.30%) SAP FI
9 59 (12.66%) LSMW
10 57 (12.23%) SAP CO
10 57 (12.23%) SAP FI/CO
11 54 (11.59%) SAP SCM
12 53 (11.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 53 (11.37%) SAP SD
13 51 (10.94%) BusinessObjects
13 51 (10.94%) Business Objects
14 50 (10.73%) OO
14 50 (10.73%) ERP
15 48 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (10.30%) BAPI
15 48 (10.30%) Degree
16 47 (10.09%) Logistics
16 47 (10.09%) SAP BW
17 46 (9.87%) SAP APO
18 45 (9.66%) C
19 44 (9.44%) CRM
19 44 (9.44%) Manufacturing
20 42 (9.01%) Migration
20 42 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
21 40 (8.58%) SAP WM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (8.37%) NetWeaver
2 15 (3.22%) SAP Portal
3 10 (2.15%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 125 (26.82%) SAP MM
2 106 (22.75%) SAP R/3
3 62 (13.30%) SAP FI
4 57 (12.23%) SAP CO
4 57 (12.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 54 (11.59%) SAP SCM
6 53 (11.37%) SAP SD
7 46 (9.87%) SAP APO
8 40 (8.58%) SAP WM
8 40 (8.58%) SAP LE
9 33 (7.08%) SAP CRM
10 19 (4.08%) SAP ERP
11 18 (3.86%) SAP IS-U
12 10 (2.15%) SAP BPC
13 6 (1.29%) SAP SRM
13 6 (1.29%) AWD
13 6 (1.29%) SAP HCM
14 4 (0.86%) SAP EBP
14 4 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
14 4 (0.86%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.94%) BusinessObjects
2 47 (10.09%) SAP BW
3 24 (5.15%) SAP BI
4 21 (4.51%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.86%) SAP HANA
6 12 (2.58%) MS Access
7 11 (2.36%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.86%) Xcelsius
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.86%) OLAP
10 3 (0.64%) Big Data
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 59 (12.66%) LSMW
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (14.81%) Finance
2 53 (11.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 44 (9.44%) Manufacturing
4 40 (8.58%) Billing
5 30 (6.44%) Marketing
6 27 (5.79%) Banking
7 20 (4.29%) Legal
8 9 (1.93%) Retail
9 8 (1.72%) Automotive
10 5 (1.07%) Local Government
11 4 (0.86%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 333 (71.46%) Consultant
2 323 (69.31%) SAP Consultant
3 150 (32.19%) Managing Consultant
4 148 (31.76%) SAP MM Consultant
5 96 (20.60%) Analyst
6 88 (18.88%) SAP Analyst
7 85 (18.24%) SAP WM Consultant
8 61 (13.09%) Developer
9 60 (12.88%) SAP Developer
10 54 (11.59%) SAP SD Consultant
11 46 (9.87%) SAP APO Consultant
11 46 (9.87%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 36 (7.73%) SAP SRM Consultant
13 27 (5.79%) SAP EWM Consultant
14 26 (5.58%) SAP P2P Consultant
14 26 (5.58%) SAP Business Analyst
14 26 (5.58%) Business Analyst
15 24 (5.15%) ABAP Developer
16 19 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
17 18 (3.86%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.30%) BAPI
2 36 (7.73%) SAP XI
3 35 (7.51%) Web Dynpro
4 30 (6.44%) SAP PI
5 25 (5.36%) Middleware
5 25 (5.36%) SAP BSP
6 24 (5.15%) SAP Smart Forms
7 18 (3.86%) SAP Basis
8 16 (3.43%) EDI
8 16 (3.43%) SAP Business Workflow
9 10 (2.15%) J2EE
9 10 (2.15%) Web Services
10 8 (1.72%) SAP ALE
11 6 (1.29%) .NET
12 4 (0.86%) HTML
13 3 (0.64%) XML
14 2 (0.43%) jQuery
15 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
15 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.36%) Replication
4 8 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.86%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.64%) Social Media
9 2 (0.43%) Statistics
9 2 (0.43%) FMCG
9 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.21%) User Experience
10 1 (0.21%) AS400
10 1 (0.21%) iSeries
10 1 (0.21%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.72%) Windows
2 3 (0.64%) Linux
2 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (41.20%) Coaching
2 191 (40.99%) Business Development
3 178 (38.20%) SAP Implementation
4 50 (10.73%) OO
4 50 (10.73%) ERP
5 48 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (10.09%) Logistics
7 44 (9.44%) CRM
8 42 (9.01%) Migration
9 39 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (7.73%) Data Modelling
11 35 (7.51%) Workflow
11 35 (7.51%) Procure-to-pay
12 28 (6.01%) Data Migration
13 23 (4.94%) Project Management
14 21 (4.51%) Risk Management
15 20 (4.29%) Waterfall
16 19 (4.08%) OOP
17 18 (3.86%) ETL
17 18 (3.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.66%) C
2 35 (7.51%) Java
3 28 (6.01%) SAPscript
4 19 (4.08%) SQL
5 4 (0.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.86%) C#
6 3 (0.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (10.30%) Degree
2 26 (5.58%) CCA
3 13 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.50%) SLA
2 3 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 463 (99.36%) SAP
2 51 (10.94%) Business Objects
3 17 (3.65%) Adobe
4 14 (3.00%) Oracle
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.64%) CA
5 3 (0.64%) Tableau
6 1 (0.21%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.21%) IBM
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