The first table below looks at the demand for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 90 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 1 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.087% 1.07% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 2.02% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
544 593 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.51% 52.66% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 502 539 391
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ABAP
Wales

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

ABAP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

ABAP Salary Trend in South Wales

ABAP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Caerphilly +5 1 £32,500 -39.25%
ABAP
Wales

ABAP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) SAP Certification
3 8 (80.00%) NetWeaver
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) DB2
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
5 1 (10.00%) MaxDB
5 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (80.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) MaxDB
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Support
2 7 (70.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle