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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 859 904 814
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -90
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 41 40 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.033% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.035% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 72
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £23,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 April 2015 within the UK.

ABAP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 25 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 April 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 +42 29 £45,000 +2.27% 3
London +48 15 £45,750 -20.43%
East of England +30 7 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Scotland - 7 £50,000 - 2
City of London +31 6 £47,500 -
Fife - 6 £48,750 -
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South East 0 3 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Essex - 2 £44,000 -
Surrey - 2 £50,000 -
Glenrothes - 2 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 - -
Hertfordshire -12 1 £44,000 -
West Midlands -25 1 £38,500 -10.98%
South West - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Rugby - 1 £38,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £38,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 - 1

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 84 (100.00%) ABAP
1 84 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (46.43%) OO
3 34 (40.48%) SAPscript
4 29 (34.52%) SAP Smart Forms
5 21 (25.00%) BAPI
6 18 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
6 18 (21.43%) Degree
6 18 (21.43%) Workflow
7 16 (19.05%) SAP BW
7 16 (19.05%) .NET
8 14 (16.67%) Finance
9 13 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (13.10%) Web Services
10 11 (13.10%) Java
10 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.90%) SAP SD
12 9 (10.71%) Manufacturing
13 8 (9.52%) ERP
13 8 (9.52%) SAP ALE
13 8 (9.52%) SAP ERP
14 7 (8.33%) Retail
14 7 (8.33%) Adobe
14 7 (8.33%) Middleware
15 6 (7.14%) SAP FI
15 6 (7.14%) SAP APO
15 6 (7.14%) ITIL
15 6 (7.14%) CRM
15 6 (7.14%) HTML
15 6 (7.14%) SAP CO

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) SAP SD
2 8 (9.52%) SAP ERP
3 6 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 6 (7.14%) SAP APO
3 6 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 5 (5.95%) SAP PS
5 4 (4.76%) SAP R/3
5 4 (4.76%) SAP CRM
6 2 (2.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (1.19%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SAP BW
2 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.95%) SAP HANA
2 5 (5.95%) MarkLogic
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.38%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Xcelsius
6 1 (1.19%) OLAP
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) LSMW
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Publishing
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) SAP Smart Forms
2 21 (25.00%) BAPI
3 18 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
4 16 (19.05%) .NET
5 11 (13.10%) Web Services
6 8 (9.52%) SAP ALE
7 7 (8.33%) Middleware
8 6 (7.14%) HTML
8 6 (7.14%) SAP Business Workflow
9 5 (5.95%) SAP PI
10 4 (4.76%) EDI
11 3 (3.57%) XML
11 3 (3.57%) HTML5
11 3 (3.57%) SAP XI
12 2 (2.38%) SAP BSP
12 2 (2.38%) CSS
13 1 (1.19%) J2EE
13 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) User Experience
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Life Science
2 3 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) FMCG
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) OO
2 18 (21.43%) Workflow
3 13 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.52%) ERP
5 6 (7.14%) CRM
5 6 (7.14%) ITIL
6 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.95%) B2B
6 5 (5.95%) Project Management
6 5 (5.95%) ETL
6 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.76%) Release Management
7 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.76%) Service Management
8 3 (3.57%) OOP
8 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) ABAP
2 34 (40.48%) SAPscript
3 11 (13.10%) Java
4 5 (5.95%) XQuery
5 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.57%) VB
5 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) SQL
6 2 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Adobe
4 4 (4.76%) Sony
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
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