The table below looks at the statistics for the ABAP Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 815 838 829
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 85 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.063% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.066% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 53
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

ABAP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ABAP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ABAP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK.

ABAP Developer Salary Trend in the UK

ABAP Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP Developer over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

ABAP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
England +16 63 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East of England +33 25 £45,000 -10.00%
South East +30 19 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Cambridgeshire - 12 £45,000 -
Surrey +11 11 £65,000 +13.04%
Scotland -2 10 £48,250 -4.45% 3
Edinburgh - 10 £48,250 - 2
Essex - 7 £42,500 -
North West -7 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Suffolk - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £45,000 -
South West -5 4 £46,000 +22.66%
London -8 4 £43,000 -25.21% 1
Ipswich - 4 £42,500 -
Reading - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £46,000 -
North East -4 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Harlow - 2 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £38,000 -
East Midlands -6 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Manchester -9 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -28 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Merseyside - 1 £49,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £49,000 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited ABAP Developer in their job title 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 with ABAP Developer in their job title.

1 132 (100.00%) ABAP
1 132 (100.00%) SAP
2 59 (44.70%) SAPscript
3 57 (43.18%) BAPI
4 51 (38.64%) OO
5 49 (37.12%) SAP Smart Forms
6 42 (31.82%) Workflow
7 41 (31.06%) Web Dynpro
8 35 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (21.21%) Java
10 26 (19.70%) Degree
11 23 (17.42%) Finance
12 22 (16.67%) NetWeaver
13 21 (15.91%) Web Services
14 20 (15.15%) SAP BW
14 20 (15.15%) SAP PI
15 19 (14.39%) SAP Business Workflow
15 19 (14.39%) Manufacturing
16 18 (13.64%) CRM
17 17 (12.88%) .NET
18 16 (12.12%) SAP CRM
18 16 (12.12%) SAP HANA
19 14 (10.61%) SAP BI
19 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
19 14 (10.61%) HTML
20 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
20 12 (9.09%) SAP SD
21 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
22 10 (7.58%) User Experience
22 10 (7.58%) SAP FI

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited ABAP Developer in their job title 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 with ABAP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (16.67%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (12.12%) SAP CRM
2 12 (9.09%) SAP SD
3 10 (7.58%) SAP FI
4 7 (5.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (5.30%) SAP CO
4 7 (5.30%) SAP ERP
5 5 (3.79%) SAP MM
6 3 (2.27%) SAP PS
7 2 (1.52%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.52%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.76%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SAP BW
2 16 (12.12%) SAP HANA
3 14 (10.61%) SAP BI
4 9 (6.82%) MarkLogic
4 9 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) LSMW
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 19 (14.39%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.82%) Publishing
3 9 (6.82%) Retail
3 9 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) French Language
4 1 (0.76%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (43.18%) BAPI
2 49 (37.12%) SAP Smart Forms
3 41 (31.06%) Web Dynpro
4 21 (15.91%) Web Services
5 20 (15.15%) SAP PI
6 19 (14.39%) SAP Business Workflow
7 17 (12.88%) .NET
8 14 (10.61%) HTML
9 9 (6.82%) J2EE
10 5 (3.79%) SAP ALE
10 5 (3.79%) SAP Basis
11 2 (1.52%) Middleware
12 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.76%) XML
12 1 (0.76%) EDI
12 1 (0.76%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.58%) User Experience
3 9 (6.82%) FMCG
4 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.52%) Life Science
6 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.64%) OO
2 42 (31.82%) Workflow
3 35 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (13.64%) CRM
5 9 (6.82%) B2B
6 8 (6.06%) ERP
6 8 (6.06%) Migration
6 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.06%) Functional Testing
7 7 (5.30%) SDLC
7 7 (5.30%) OOP
8 6 (4.55%) Project Management
9 5 (3.79%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (3.79%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.79%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (3.79%) Business Development
10 3 (2.27%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) ABAP
2 59 (44.70%) SAPscript
3 28 (21.21%) Java
4 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.82%) XQuery
6 3 (2.27%) SQL
6 3 (2.27%) VB
6 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (19.70%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
1 3 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 132 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.27%) Adobe
4 2 (1.52%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle
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