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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 255 248 311
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +63
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 200 180 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 1.73% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68 65 95
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £40,000 £39,280
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.98% -3.50%
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
10756 10387 11449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.67% 48.88% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9087 9119 10227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 +23 157 £85,000 +61.90% 1
Berkshire -2 22 £60,000 -
Hampshire -35 13 £57,500 +27.77%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 £46,250 +38.05%
Middlesex - 2 - -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 357 (100.00%) SAP
2 199 (55.74%) Business Development
3 164 (45.94%) SAP Implementation
4 86 (24.09%) SAP MM
5 54 (15.13%) SAP R/3
6 50 (14.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 48 (13.45%) SAP APO
8 47 (13.17%) Java
9 46 (12.89%) SAP SD
10 45 (12.61%) SAP SCM
11 44 (12.32%) C
12 43 (12.04%) NetWeaver
13 39 (10.92%) LSMW
14 38 (10.64%) BAPI
15 37 (10.36%) Risk Management
16 36 (10.08%) Workflow
16 36 (10.08%) Legal
17 31 (8.68%) SAP XI
18 29 (8.12%) Finance
18 29 (8.12%) Migration
18 29 (8.12%) OO
19 28 (7.84%) SAP BW
19 28 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (7.84%) SAP FI
19 28 (7.84%) Web Dynpro
20 27 (7.56%) SAP WM
21 26 (7.28%) Middleware
21 26 (7.28%) SAPscript
21 26 (7.28%) SAP FI/CO
21 26 (7.28%) SAP CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (12.04%) NetWeaver
2 10 (2.80%) SAP Portal
3 8 (2.24%) SAP EP
4 4 (1.12%) SAP Web AS
5 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 86 (24.09%) SAP MM
2 54 (15.13%) SAP R/3
3 48 (13.45%) SAP APO
4 46 (12.89%) SAP SD
5 45 (12.61%) SAP SCM
6 28 (7.84%) SAP FI
7 27 (7.56%) SAP WM
8 26 (7.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 26 (7.28%) SAP CO
9 22 (6.16%) SAP BPC
10 13 (3.64%) SAP CRM
11 10 (2.80%) SAP IS-U
12 8 (2.24%) SAP GRC
13 7 (1.96%) SAP LE
14 5 (1.40%) SAP PP
15 4 (1.12%) SAP HCM
15 4 (1.12%) SAP SRM
16 3 (0.84%) SAP HR
17 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
17 2 (0.56%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.40%) Internet
2 3 (0.84%) SSL
2 3 (0.84%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.84%) SAP BW
2 16 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (4.48%) MS Access
3 15 (4.20%) SAP HANA
4 11 (3.08%) DB2
5 9 (2.52%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.96%) MaxDB
7 6 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.12%) SAP BI
8 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (10.92%) LSMW
General
1 50 (14.01%) Pharmaceutical
2 36 (10.08%) Legal
3 29 (8.12%) Finance
4 12 (3.36%) Billing
5 11 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.96%) Retail
7 5 (1.40%) German Language
8 4 (1.12%) Marketing
8 4 (1.12%) French Language
8 4 (1.12%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 272 (76.19%) Consultant
1 272 (76.19%) SAP Consultant
2 153 (42.86%) Managing Consultant
3 129 (36.13%) SAP MM Consultant
4 73 (20.45%) SAP WM Consultant
5 48 (13.45%) SAP SD Consultant
6 45 (12.61%) SAP APO Consultant
7 44 (12.32%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
8 42 (11.76%) Analyst
9 40 (11.20%) SAP Analyst
10 26 (7.28%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 26 (7.28%) Developer
10 26 (7.28%) SAP SRM Consultant
11 25 (7.00%) SAP Developer
12 24 (6.72%) SAP Support
12 24 (6.72%) SAP P2P Consultant
13 19 (5.32%) SAP BPC Consultant
14 17 (4.76%) ABAP Consultant
15 16 (4.48%) Data Analyst
15 16 (4.48%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.64%) BAPI
2 31 (8.68%) SAP XI
3 28 (7.84%) Web Dynpro
4 26 (7.28%) Middleware
5 25 (7.00%) SAP Smart Forms
6 22 (6.16%) MDX
7 20 (5.60%) SAP ALE
8 19 (5.32%) SAP BSP
9 17 (4.76%) EDI
10 15 (4.20%) SAP Business Workflow
10 15 (4.20%) SAP PI
11 8 (2.24%) J2EE
11 8 (2.24%) SAP Basis
12 7 (1.96%) Web Services
13 4 (1.12%) .NET
14 3 (0.84%) HTML
14 3 (0.84%) XML
14 3 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
15 2 (0.56%) JMS
15 2 (0.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (0.84%) iSeries
3 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
3 3 (0.84%) Social Media
3 3 (0.84%) AS400
4 2 (0.56%) GIS
4 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.28%) FMCG
5 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.52%) UNIX
2 4 (1.12%) Windows
2 4 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (55.74%) Business Development
2 164 (45.94%) SAP Implementation
3 37 (10.36%) Risk Management
4 36 (10.08%) Workflow
5 29 (8.12%) Migration
5 29 (8.12%) OO
6 28 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (6.72%) Data Migration
7 24 (6.72%) Procure-to-pay
8 22 (6.16%) Business Transformation
9 21 (5.88%) ITIL
10 20 (5.60%) CRM
10 20 (5.60%) Performance Management
11 18 (5.04%) Logistics
12 17 (4.76%) Data Analysis
13 12 (3.36%) Project Management
14 11 (3.08%) ERP
14 11 (3.08%) Waterfall
15 8 (2.24%) Web Development
16 7 (1.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.17%) Java
2 44 (12.32%) C
3 26 (7.28%) SAPscript
4 22 (6.16%) SQL
5 3 (0.84%) C#
5 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.52%) Degree
3 8 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.40%) SAP Certification
5 4 (1.12%) CCA
6 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.28%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 357 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (4.48%) Business Objects
3 9 (2.52%) Oracle
4 8 (2.24%) Adobe
5 6 (1.68%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.40%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.28%) JDA
8 1 (0.28%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.28%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.28%) HP
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