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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 828 810 841
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 73 60 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.056% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.059% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 51
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +4.44%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014 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 21 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
England -19 61 £47,500 +3.26% 6
North West +4 21 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Manchester +10 14 £47,500 +11.76%
West Midlands -8 14 £35,000 -30.00%
London -14 13 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Birmingham -2 9 £32,500 -35.00%
Scotland - 7 £50,500 -
Lancashire - 6 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +19 4 £35,000 -
Rugby - 4 £35,000 -
Aberdeen - 4 £50,500 -
South West -16 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East Midlands -17 3 £40,000 -23.80%
South East -24 3 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Glasgow - 3 £52,500 -
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey -9 2 £57,500 +9.52%
Hertfordshire -14 2 £50,000 -
East of England -27 2 £50,000 +58.73%
City of London - 2 £57,500 -
North East -3 1 £45,000 -4.25%
North Yorkshire -15 1 £45,500 +102.22%
Yorkshire -53 1 £45,500 +160.00%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £37,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 £45,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) ABAP
1 112 (100.00%) SAP
2 51 (45.54%) SAP Smart Forms
3 44 (39.29%) SAPscript
4 39 (34.82%) OO
4 39 (34.82%) BAPI
5 35 (31.25%) Workflow
6 26 (23.21%) SAP BW
6 26 (23.21%) Web Dynpro
7 25 (22.32%) SAP ALE
8 23 (20.54%) Adobe
9 21 (18.75%) SAP PI
10 19 (16.96%) Java
11 17 (15.18%) EDI
11 17 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (15.18%) SAP FI
12 16 (14.29%) CRM
12 16 (14.29%) SAP Business Workflow
13 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.50%) SAP HR
14 14 (12.50%) SAP MM
14 14 (12.50%) Manufacturing
14 14 (12.50%) SAP CRM
15 13 (11.61%) Finance
16 12 (10.71%) SAP SD
16 12 (10.71%) LSMW
16 12 (10.71%) Degree
17 11 (9.82%) SAP R/3
17 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (8.93%) SAP BI

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 6 (5.36%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.68%) SAP EP
2 3 (2.68%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (15.18%) SAP FI
2 14 (12.50%) SAP MM
2 14 (12.50%) SAP HR
2 14 (12.50%) SAP CRM
3 12 (10.71%) SAP SD
4 11 (9.82%) SAP R/3
5 10 (8.93%) SAP SRM
5 10 (8.93%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (8.93%) SAP CO
6 9 (8.04%) SAP APO
7 4 (3.57%) SAP WM
7 4 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (3.57%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.89%) SAP xRPM
8 1 (0.89%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) SAP BW
2 10 (8.93%) SAP BI
3 5 (4.46%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) LSMW
2 3 (2.68%) Visual Composer
3 2 (1.79%) Toad
4 1 (0.89%) Introscope
General
1 14 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.61%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) French Language
4 1 (0.89%) Automotive
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.54%) SAP Smart Forms
2 39 (34.82%) BAPI
3 26 (23.21%) Web Dynpro
4 25 (22.32%) SAP ALE
5 21 (18.75%) SAP PI
6 17 (15.18%) EDI
7 16 (14.29%) SAP Business Workflow
8 8 (7.14%) Web Services
9 5 (4.46%) SAP XI
10 4 (3.57%) HTML5
10 4 (3.57%) XML
10 4 (3.57%) HTML
10 4 (3.57%) XML Schema
10 4 (3.57%) CSS
11 1 (0.89%) OLE
11 1 (0.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.68%) FMCG
3 1 (0.89%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) OO
2 35 (31.25%) Workflow
3 17 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (14.29%) CRM
5 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (6.25%) SOA
7 7 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.46%) Logistics
10 3 (2.68%) ERP
11 2 (1.79%) Automated Testing
11 2 (1.79%) TDD
11 2 (1.79%) Software Architecture
11 2 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (0.89%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (0.89%) Asset Management
12 1 (0.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) ABAP
2 44 (39.29%) SAPscript
3 19 (16.96%) Java
4 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (20.54%) Adobe
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.68%) SEEBURGER
5 2 (1.79%) Sybase
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