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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 223 244 220
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 30 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 0.38% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 13
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +12.19%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
3094 3425 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.64% 57.60% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2943 2957
Median salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +29 28 £45,000 -2.17%
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
ABAP
England

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for ABAP.

1 38 (97.44%) SAP
2 22 (56.41%) Workflow
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 19 (48.72%) SAP PI
4 17 (43.59%) SAP Business Workflow
5 16 (41.03%) Java
6 15 (38.46%) SAP Smart Forms
6 15 (38.46%) SAP ALE
7 12 (30.77%) EDI
7 12 (30.77%) SAP BW
8 10 (25.64%) BAPI
9 8 (20.51%) SAP IS-U
10 7 (17.95%) SAPscript
11 6 (15.38%) NetWeaver
11 6 (15.38%) ActionScript
11 6 (15.38%) CRM
11 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
11 6 (15.38%) FTP
11 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.38%) Gentran
11 6 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (15.38%) NWDS
11 6 (15.38%) REST
12 5 (12.82%) SAP Portal
12 5 (12.82%) SAP HANA
12 5 (12.82%) Adobe
12 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (12.82%) SAP SD
12 5 (12.82%) SAP APO
12 5 (12.82%) SAP FI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) Gentran
1 6 (15.38%) NetWeaver
2 5 (12.82%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (12.82%) SAP APO
2 5 (12.82%) SAP CO
2 5 (12.82%) SAP FI
2 5 (12.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (12.82%) SAP MM
2 5 (12.82%) SAP QM
2 5 (12.82%) SAP SD
3 4 (10.26%) SAP HCM
3 4 (10.26%) SAP HR
3 4 (10.26%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (7.69%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SAP BW
2 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (12.82%) SAP BI
2 5 (12.82%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 6 (15.38%) NWDS
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 33 (84.62%) SAP Developer
3 23 (58.97%) ABAP Developer
4 17 (43.59%) SAP PI Developer
5 11 (28.21%) Messaging Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) HR Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Payroll Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) SAP HR Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SAP CO Support
7 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Support
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Support
8 1 (2.56%) ABAP Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) Programmer
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) SAP PI
2 17 (43.59%) SAP Business Workflow
3 15 (38.46%) SAP ALE
3 15 (38.46%) SAP Smart Forms
4 12 (30.77%) EDI
5 10 (25.64%) BAPI
6 6 (15.38%) REST
7 5 (12.82%) SAP Basis
7 5 (12.82%) Web Dynpro
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (2.56%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Workflow
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (10.26%) Data Management
3 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SAPscript
3 6 (15.38%) ActionScript
3 6 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft