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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 837 833 804
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 38 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.042% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.045% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 57
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,050 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -3.22%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

ABAP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

ABAP Developer
Top 24 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 4 March 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 -10 31 £45,000 -10.00% 4
London +25 12 £47,500 -17.39% 3
City of London +11 5 £47,500 -9.52%
South East -14 5 £51,250 -6.81%
East of England -1 4 £43,250 -3.88% 1
Hertfordshire -9 3 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands -42 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Rugby - 3 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands +26 2 £32,500 -
South West -24 2 £42,500 -12.82%
North East - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £32,500 -
Leicestershire +15 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £32,500 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Teesside - 1 £45,000 -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 92 (100.00%) ABAP
1 92 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (50.00%) OO
3 33 (35.87%) Web Dynpro
4 29 (31.52%) BAPI
5 25 (27.17%) SAPscript
6 22 (23.91%) Java
7 20 (21.74%) Workflow
7 20 (21.74%) SAP Smart Forms
8 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (19.57%) SAP BW
10 13 (14.13%) Finance
11 12 (13.04%) Manufacturing
12 11 (11.96%) Degree
13 10 (10.87%) SAP ALE
13 10 (10.87%) NetWeaver
13 10 (10.87%) CRM
14 9 (9.78%) Adobe
14 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (8.70%) SAP Business Workflow
15 8 (8.70%) SAP HANA
16 7 (7.61%) SAP CRM
16 7 (7.61%) SAP R/3
16 7 (7.61%) J2EE
16 7 (7.61%) Web Services
16 7 (7.61%) SAP Portal
16 7 (7.61%) SAP PI
16 7 (7.61%) Retail
16 7 (7.61%) SAP EP
17 6 (6.52%) SAP CO

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (10.87%) NetWeaver
2 7 (7.61%) SAP Portal
2 7 (7.61%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) SAP CRM
1 7 (7.61%) SAP R/3
2 6 (6.52%) SAP CO
2 6 (6.52%) SAP FI
2 6 (6.52%) SAP SD
2 6 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (5.43%) SAP APO
4 2 (2.17%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.17%) SAP PS
4 2 (2.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (1.09%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.09%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.09%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.09%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) SAP BW
2 8 (8.70%) SAP HANA
3 6 (6.52%) SAP BI
4 4 (4.35%) Xcelsius
4 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.35%) OLAP
4 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.09%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) LSMW
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.61%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.87%) Web Dynpro
2 29 (31.52%) BAPI
3 20 (21.74%) SAP Smart Forms
4 10 (10.87%) SAP ALE
5 8 (8.70%) SAP Business Workflow
6 7 (7.61%) J2EE
6 7 (7.61%) Web Services
6 7 (7.61%) SAP PI
7 5 (5.43%) Middleware
7 5 (5.43%) HTML
8 4 (4.35%) .NET
9 3 (3.26%) XML
9 3 (3.26%) EDI
9 3 (3.26%) HTML5
9 3 (3.26%) SAP XI
10 2 (2.17%) CSS
11 1 (1.09%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.00%) OO
2 20 (21.74%) Workflow
3 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.87%) CRM
5 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.43%) ETL
6 5 (5.43%) OOP
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (4.35%) Information Management
7 4 (4.35%) Data Governance
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL
7 4 (4.35%) Metadata Management
7 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.26%) Service Management
8 3 (3.26%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.26%) Project Management
8 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) ABAP
2 25 (27.17%) SAPscript
3 22 (23.91%) Java
4 4 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (2.17%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (9.78%) Adobe
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Sony
4 2 (2.17%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.09%) Sybase
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