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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 214 229 341
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +112
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 262 235 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 1.09% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 2.18% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 129 125 61
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -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
10016 10775 11391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 45.87% 49.75% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9444 10131
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Surrey +29 155 £85,000 +78.94% 5
Berkshire +32 50 £60,000 +33.33%
Hampshire -29 28 £57,500 +27.77%
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Middlesex -6 3 - -
West Sussex -32 3 £60,000 +42.85%
Oxfordshire +11 1 £47,500 -20.83%
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 429 (99.31%) SAP
2 210 (48.61%) Business Development
3 206 (47.69%) Coaching
4 176 (40.74%) SAP Implementation
5 104 (24.07%) SAP MM
6 89 (20.60%) SAP R/3
7 59 (13.66%) Finance
7 59 (13.66%) SAP SD
8 55 (12.73%) SAP FI
9 54 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 54 (12.50%) LSMW
10 53 (12.27%) SAP CO
10 53 (12.27%) SAP FI/CO
11 52 (12.04%) SAP APO
11 52 (12.04%) SAP SCM
12 51 (11.81%) NetWeaver
12 51 (11.81%) C
13 48 (11.11%) Java
13 48 (11.11%) Workflow
14 47 (10.88%) BAPI
15 42 (9.72%) Web Dynpro
15 42 (9.72%) OO
16 39 (9.03%) Migration
17 38 (8.80%) Risk Management
18 37 (8.56%) Legal
19 35 (8.10%) Business Objects
19 35 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (8.10%) BusinessObjects
20 34 (7.87%) SAPscript
20 34 (7.87%) SAP BW

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 51 (11.81%) NetWeaver
2 21 (4.86%) SAP Portal
3 16 (3.70%) SAP EP
4 4 (0.93%) SAP Web AS
5 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 104 (24.07%) SAP MM
2 89 (20.60%) SAP R/3
3 59 (13.66%) SAP SD
4 55 (12.73%) SAP FI
5 53 (12.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 53 (12.27%) SAP CO
6 52 (12.04%) SAP SCM
6 52 (12.04%) SAP APO
7 32 (7.41%) SAP WM
8 22 (5.09%) SAP BPC
9 18 (4.17%) SAP LE
10 17 (3.94%) SAP CRM
11 11 (2.55%) SAP IS-U
12 8 (1.85%) SAP GRC
13 5 (1.16%) SAP HCM
14 4 (0.93%) SAP FI-GL
14 4 (0.93%) SAP FSCM
14 4 (0.93%) SAP SRM
15 3 (0.69%) SAP ERP
15 3 (0.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.62%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) SSL
2 3 (0.69%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.10%) BusinessObjects
2 34 (7.87%) SAP BW
3 24 (5.56%) MS Access
4 17 (3.94%) SAP HANA
5 15 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 10 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
7 8 (1.85%) SAP BI
8 7 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.93%) DB2
9 4 (0.93%) OLAP
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.93%) Xcelsius
10 3 (0.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 54 (12.50%) LSMW
2 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (13.66%) Finance
2 54 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 37 (8.56%) Legal
4 28 (6.48%) Billing
5 26 (6.02%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.86%) Banking
7 17 (3.94%) Marketing
8 7 (1.62%) Retail
9 5 (1.16%) Local Government
10 4 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 304 (70.37%) Consultant
2 303 (70.14%) SAP Consultant
3 165 (38.19%) Managing Consultant
4 144 (33.33%) SAP MM Consultant
5 85 (19.68%) Analyst
6 84 (19.44%) SAP WM Consultant
7 82 (18.98%) SAP Analyst
8 58 (13.43%) SAP SD Consultant
9 54 (12.50%) Developer
10 52 (12.04%) SAP APO Consultant
10 52 (12.04%) SAP Developer
10 52 (12.04%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 27 (6.25%) SAP EWM Consultant
11 27 (6.25%) SAP SRM Consultant
12 26 (6.02%) SAP P2P Consultant
13 24 (5.56%) SAP Data Analyst
13 24 (5.56%) Data Analyst
14 17 (3.94%) ABAP Developer
15 14 (3.24%) SAP Support
16 13 (3.01%) NetWeaver Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.88%) BAPI
2 42 (9.72%) Web Dynpro
3 34 (7.87%) SAP XI
4 29 (6.71%) SAP Smart Forms
5 26 (6.02%) SAP Business Workflow
6 22 (5.09%) Middleware
7 18 (4.17%) EDI
8 17 (3.94%) SAP BSP
9 16 (3.70%) J2EE
10 15 (3.47%) MDX
11 13 (3.01%) SAP ALE
12 12 (2.78%) SAP PI
12 12 (2.78%) SAP Basis
13 9 (2.08%) Web Services
14 6 (1.39%) .NET
15 4 (0.93%) XML
16 3 (0.69%) HTML
16 3 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
17 2 (0.46%) jQuery
18 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.93%) Replication
8 3 (0.69%) AS400
8 3 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.69%) iSeries
8 3 (0.69%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.69%) Social Media
9 1 (0.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.23%) User Experience
9 1 (0.23%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.23%) FMCG
9 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.62%) Windows
2 6 (1.39%) UNIX
3 4 (0.93%) AIX
4 2 (0.46%) Linux
4 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (48.61%) Business Development
2 206 (47.69%) Coaching
3 176 (40.74%) SAP Implementation
4 48 (11.11%) Workflow
5 42 (9.72%) OO
6 39 (9.03%) Migration
7 38 (8.80%) Risk Management
8 35 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (7.64%) Data Migration
10 30 (6.94%) Procure-to-pay
11 26 (6.02%) Logistics
12 24 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (5.56%) Data Analysis
13 22 (5.09%) CRM
14 21 (4.86%) Project Management
15 20 (4.63%) ERP
16 18 (4.17%) Web Development
17 17 (3.94%) Data Modelling
18 16 (3.70%) ITIL
19 15 (3.47%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.81%) C
2 48 (11.11%) Java
3 34 (7.87%) SAPscript
4 30 (6.94%) SQL
5 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.93%) C#
6 3 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (7.87%) Degree
2 21 (4.86%) CCA
3 20 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.69%) SLA
1 3 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.23%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 429 (99.31%) SAP
2 35 (8.10%) Business Objects
3 17 (3.94%) Adobe
4 8 (1.85%) Oracle
5 6 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.69%) Tableau
6 3 (0.69%) IBM
7 2 (0.46%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.46%) CA
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.23%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.23%) HP
8 1 (0.23%) JDA
8 1 (0.23%) Pegasus
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