The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 210 233 222
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 30 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.051% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.087% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 8
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3501 3432 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.33% 57.93% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3053 2978
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ABAP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

ABAP Salary Trend in the South West

ABAP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the South West

ABAP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Gloucestershire - 12 £35,000 -
Wiltshire -1 8 - -
Somerset +3 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 56 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (66.07%) ITIL
3 36 (64.29%) SAP Basis
4 35 (62.50%) NetWeaver
4 35 (62.50%) Java
5 32 (57.14%) SQL
5 32 (57.14%) Oracle
6 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
7 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (33.93%) MS Office
9 18 (32.14%) CRM
10 17 (30.36%) SAP SD
10 17 (30.36%) HTML
11 15 (26.79%) Change Management
11 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
12 14 (25.00%) FTP
12 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
13 7 (12.50%) Web Services
14 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
14 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
14 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
14 6 (10.71%) Retail
14 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
15 5 (8.93%) Finance
16 4 (7.14%) Legal
16 4 (7.14%) SAP GRC
16 4 (7.14%) SAP Security
16 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 35 (62.50%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (30.36%) SAP SD
2 4 (7.14%) SAP GRC
3 3 (5.36%) SAP CRM
3 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
3 3 (5.36%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.36%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Analyst
2 31 (55.36%) SAP Analyst
3 26 (46.43%) Technical Analyst
4 19 (33.93%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Developer
6 6 (10.71%) ABAP Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Development Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Developer
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Security Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) ABAP Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) SAP Support
9 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis Support
9 2 (3.57%) SAP GRC Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) SAP Basis
2 17 (30.36%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 7 (12.50%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) SAP XI
5 3 (5.36%) SAP ALE
5 3 (5.36%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) ITIL
2 18 (32.14%) CRM
3 15 (26.79%) Change Management
4 14 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Security
7 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Content Management
8 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) ERP
8 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.36%) SOA
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.36%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) Java
2 32 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (57.14%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.36%) Business Objects