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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 825 871 831
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -40
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 72 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.051% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.054% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 67 51 44
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 £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 27 July 2015 within the UK.

ABAP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 29 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 27 July 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 +52 62 £45,000 -1.09% 4
East of England +44 37 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire - 19 £45,000 -
Essex - 11 £38,000 -
South East - 11 £65,000 - 1
Cambridge - 9 £45,000 -
Surrey - 7 £65,000 -
Chelmsford - 6 £38,000 -
Suffolk - 6 £40,000 -
London +12 4 £43,000 -25.21%
North West -10 4 £46,750 -1.57% 1
Ipswich - 4 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £44,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £44,500 -
South West -14 2 £46,000 - 1
Harlow - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland +10 1 - -
East Midlands -1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Manchester -4 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -32 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Wiltshire - 1 £46,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Devon - 1 - -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 113 (100.00%) ABAP
1 113 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (47.79%) SAPscript
3 48 (42.48%) BAPI
4 46 (40.71%) OO
5 40 (35.40%) SAP Smart Forms
6 36 (31.86%) Web Dynpro
7 35 (30.97%) Workflow
8 30 (26.55%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (24.78%) Degree
10 27 (23.89%) Java
11 23 (20.35%) SAP BW
12 22 (19.47%) Finance
13 17 (15.04%) .NET
14 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
14 14 (12.39%) HTML
14 14 (12.39%) NetWeaver
14 14 (12.39%) SAP Business Workflow
15 13 (11.50%) SAP CRM
15 13 (11.50%) CRM
15 13 (11.50%) Web Services
16 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
16 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
16 12 (10.62%) SAP SD
16 12 (10.62%) SAP PI
16 12 (10.62%) SAP HANA
17 11 (9.73%) SAP FI
17 11 (9.73%) SAP BI
18 10 (8.85%) SAP FI/CO
18 10 (8.85%) SAP CO

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14 (12.39%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.50%) SAP CRM
2 12 (10.62%) SAP SD
3 11 (9.73%) SAP FI
4 10 (8.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (8.85%) SAP CO
5 7 (6.19%) SAP ERP
6 5 (4.42%) SAP MM
7 4 (3.54%) SAP APO
8 3 (2.65%) SAP PS
8 3 (2.65%) SAP BPC
9 2 (1.77%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.88%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SAP BW
2 12 (10.62%) SAP HANA
3 11 (9.73%) SAP BI
4 9 (7.96%) MarkLogic
4 9 (7.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) LSMW
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.96%) Publishing
3 9 (7.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.19%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.48%) BAPI
2 40 (35.40%) SAP Smart Forms
3 36 (31.86%) Web Dynpro
4 17 (15.04%) .NET
5 14 (12.39%) HTML
5 14 (12.39%) SAP Business Workflow
6 13 (11.50%) Web Services
7 12 (10.62%) SAP PI
8 5 (4.42%) SAP Basis
9 4 (3.54%) SAP ALE
9 4 (3.54%) Middleware
10 2 (1.77%) EDI
11 1 (0.88%) XML
11 1 (0.88%) J2EE
11 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.88%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) User Experience
2 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) FMCG
3 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) OO
2 35 (30.97%) Workflow
3 30 (26.55%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.50%) CRM
5 9 (7.96%) B2B
6 8 (7.08%) ERP
6 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.08%) Functional Testing
7 7 (6.19%) OOP
7 7 (6.19%) Migration
8 5 (4.42%) Project Management
8 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.54%) SDLC
9 4 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.54%) Business Development
9 4 (3.54%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.54%) ITIL
9 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) ABAP
2 54 (47.79%) SAPscript
3 27 (23.89%) Java
4 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.96%) XQuery
6 3 (2.65%) SQL
6 3 (2.65%) VB
6 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (24.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Adobe
4 2 (1.77%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.77%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) Sony
East Riding
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Recruit121
Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £47,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago