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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP Developer
Rank 835 822 840
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an ABAP Developer 44 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.048% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.051% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 34
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -9 33 £45,000 -10.00% 6
London +25 9 £47,500 -24.00% 2
South East -34 6 £52,500 +2.43% 1
West Midlands -20 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Rugby - 5 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
City of London +9 4 £51,250 -2.38%
Scotland - 4 £46,500 -
North West -11 3 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -15 3 £43,750 -10.25%
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
North East -5 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester -7 2 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England -11 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £48,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Somerset +7 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Surrey -5 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Teesside - 1 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £50,000 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Kirkcaldy - 1 £45,000 -
Taunton - 1 £45,000 -
Northampton - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £32,500 -

ABAP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 110 (100.00%) ABAP
1 110 (100.00%) SAP
2 53 (48.18%) OO
3 41 (37.27%) BAPI
4 40 (36.36%) Web Dynpro
5 33 (30.00%) SAPscript
6 32 (29.09%) SAP Smart Forms
7 29 (26.36%) Workflow
7 29 (26.36%) Java
8 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (18.18%) SAP BW
10 17 (15.45%) NetWeaver
10 17 (15.45%) Manufacturing
11 16 (14.55%) CRM
11 16 (14.55%) Degree
11 16 (14.55%) SAP Business Workflow
12 15 (13.64%) SAP ALE
13 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.82%) Adobe
13 13 (11.82%) Finance
14 12 (10.91%) SAP PI
15 11 (10.00%) SAP EP
15 11 (10.00%) SAP SD
16 10 (9.09%) SAP CRM
17 9 (8.18%) SAP BI
17 9 (8.18%) SQL
18 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
19 7 (6.36%) SAP Portal
19 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared

ABAP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (15.45%) NetWeaver
2 11 (10.00%) SAP EP
3 7 (6.36%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) SAP SD
2 10 (9.09%) SAP CRM
3 7 (6.36%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (6.36%) SAP CO
3 7 (6.36%) SAP R/3
3 7 (6.36%) SAP FI
3 7 (6.36%) SAP MM
4 5 (4.55%) SAP HR
4 5 (4.55%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.82%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.82%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (1.82%) SAP APO
5 2 (1.82%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.82%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.91%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.91%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.91%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 9 (8.18%) SAP BI
3 6 (5.45%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (3.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (3.64%) Xcelsius
4 4 (3.64%) OLAP
4 4 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.64%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Visual Composer
2 2 (1.82%) LSMW
General
1 17 (15.45%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.82%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.27%) BAPI
2 40 (36.36%) Web Dynpro
3 32 (29.09%) SAP Smart Forms
4 16 (14.55%) SAP Business Workflow
5 15 (13.64%) SAP ALE
6 12 (10.91%) SAP PI
7 7 (6.36%) J2EE
8 6 (5.45%) .NET
8 6 (5.45%) Web Services
9 5 (4.55%) HTML
10 3 (2.73%) XML
10 3 (2.73%) EDI
10 3 (2.73%) Middleware
10 3 (2.73%) HTML5
10 3 (2.73%) SAP XI
11 2 (1.82%) SAP BSP
11 2 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.64%) Replication
3 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.82%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) GIS
5 1 (0.91%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) OO
2 29 (26.36%) Workflow
3 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (14.55%) CRM
5 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.45%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.55%) OOP
7 5 (4.55%) ETL
8 4 (3.64%) ERP
8 4 (3.64%) Information Management
8 4 (3.64%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (3.64%) Data Governance
8 4 (3.64%) Metadata Management
9 3 (2.73%) TDD
9 3 (2.73%) Logistics
9 3 (2.73%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.73%) ITIL
10 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) ABAP
2 33 (30.00%) SAPscript
3 29 (26.36%) Java
4 9 (8.18%) SQL
5 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (0.91%) X++
6 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (11.82%) Adobe
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.73%) Sony
6 2 (1.82%) Pegasus
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