The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 484 479 431
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -48
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 487 542 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.88% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 332 322 436
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £39,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56399 61297 57972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.54% 52.11% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48059 52316 50078
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ABAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ABAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ABAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ABAP within the UK.

ABAP Salary Trend in the UK

ABAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ABAP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 within the UK.

ABAP Salary Histogram in the UK

ABAP
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 435 £53,000 -3.63% 26
South East +28 181 £62,500 - 7
Surrey -11 110 £85,000 - 2
London +13 88 £60,000 +4.34% 8
Egham -1 84 £85,000 -
East of England +6 50 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -44 34 £49,500 +22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire +28 31 £55,000 +51.72%
Cambridgeshire +24 28 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Milton Keynes +7 25 £52,500 +44.82%
East Midlands +18 23 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North West 0 23 £50,000 -13.04%
Scotland +14 18 £45,000 -14.28%
Coventry +4 18 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +3 17 £55,000 -6.38%
Leicestershire +25 13 £56,000 +72.30% 2
Cambridge +20 12 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +17 12 £50,000 +9.89%
Essex +5 12 £38,000 -30.90% 1
Manchester +2 10 £50,000 -
Midlands -4 10 £47,500 +11.76%
City of London +50 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Oxfordshire +16 9 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Edinburgh +14 9 £44,000 -
South West -16 9 £43,750 +6.70%
Leicester +20 8 £58,000 -
Chelmsford - 8 £38,000 -
Merseyside +18 7 £49,000 +2.08%
Glasgow +11 7 £46,000 -12.38%
Northamptonshire +3 7 £46,500 +16.25%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP.

1 1063 (99.16%) SAP
2 277 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
3 257 (23.97%) SAP BW
4 223 (20.80%) SAP Implementation
5 207 (19.31%) SAP MM
6 197 (18.38%) Business Development
7 192 (17.91%) CRM
8 184 (17.16%) Coaching
9 179 (16.70%) Finance
10 176 (16.42%) SAP BI
11 173 (16.14%) SAP SD
12 163 (15.21%) BusinessObjects
12 163 (15.21%) Business Objects
13 143 (13.34%) SAP HANA
14 136 (12.69%) NetWeaver
15 132 (12.31%) SAP PI
16 127 (11.85%) Degree
17 126 (11.75%) Workflow
18 120 (11.19%) Manufacturing
19 115 (10.73%) Java
20 113 (10.54%) SAP FI
21 106 (9.89%) Logistics
22 103 (9.61%) OO
23 102 (9.51%) SAP CO
23 102 (9.51%) BAPI
24 101 (9.42%) SAP FI/CO
24 101 (9.42%) Web Dynpro
24 101 (9.42%) Project Management
24 101 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
25 95 (8.86%) SAP CRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ABAP also 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 that cited ABAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 136 (12.69%) NetWeaver
2 83 (7.74%) SAP Portal
3 29 (2.71%) SAP EP
4 16 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.28%) SAS
7 2 (0.19%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.093%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.093%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.093%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.093%) Documentum
8 1 (0.093%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.47%) MS Office
4 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 207 (19.31%) SAP MM
2 173 (16.14%) SAP SD
3 113 (10.54%) SAP FI
4 102 (9.51%) SAP CO
5 101 (9.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 95 (8.86%) SAP CRM
7 73 (6.81%) SAP R/3
8 66 (6.16%) SAP SCM
9 63 (5.88%) SAP APO
10 53 (4.94%) SAP SRM
11 51 (4.76%) SAP PS
12 47 (4.38%) SAP HCM
13 40 (3.73%) SAP PP
13 40 (3.73%) SAP HR
14 39 (3.64%) SAP WM
14 39 (3.64%) SAP IS-U
15 37 (3.45%) SAP ERP
16 36 (3.36%) SAP BPC
17 34 (3.17%) SAP LE
18 17 (1.59%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.96%) SaaS
2 15 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.40%) Internet
2 3 (0.28%) HTTP
3 2 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.093%) LAN
4 1 (0.093%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (23.97%) SAP BW
2 176 (16.42%) SAP BI
3 163 (15.21%) BusinessObjects
4 143 (13.34%) SAP HANA
5 37 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (2.89%) SQL Server
7 27 (2.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 27 (2.52%) SAP Data Services
8 9 (0.84%) DB2
9 8 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.75%) MarkLogic
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.56%) Xcelsius
10 6 (0.56%) QlikView
11 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.37%) Big Data
12 4 (0.37%) MS Access
13 3 (0.28%) Sybase IQ
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 73 (6.81%) LSMW
2 11 (1.03%) NWDS
3 9 (0.84%) NWDI
4 4 (0.37%) eCATT
5 3 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.19%) Hudson
7 1 (0.093%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.093%) Eclipse
General
1 179 (16.70%) Finance
2 120 (11.19%) Manufacturing
3 82 (7.65%) Billing
4 68 (6.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 50 (4.66%) Retail
6 18 (1.68%) Marketing
7 17 (1.59%) Banking
8 15 (1.40%) Publishing
9 14 (1.31%) Games
10 9 (0.84%) Legal
10 9 (0.84%) German Language
11 8 (0.75%) Automotive
12 7 (0.65%) Law
12 7 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.65%) French Language
13 5 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.37%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.28%) Russian Language
15 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 636 (59.33%) Consultant
2 590 (55.04%) SAP Consultant
3 184 (17.16%) Developer
4 153 (14.27%) SAP MM Consultant
4 153 (14.27%) SAP Developer
5 137 (12.78%) Analyst
6 118 (11.01%) Managing Consultant
7 110 (10.26%) SAP Analyst
8 103 (9.61%) ABAP Developer
9 80 (7.46%) SAP Support
10 72 (6.72%) SAP SD Consultant
11 63 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
12 60 (5.60%) SAP SRM Consultant
13 56 (5.22%) SAP WM Consultant
14 53 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 52 (4.85%) Senior SAP Consultant
16 48 (4.48%) SAP APO Consultant
17 46 (4.29%) ABAP Consultant
18 45 (4.20%) SAP BW Consultant
18 45 (4.20%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (12.31%) SAP PI
2 102 (9.51%) BAPI
3 101 (9.42%) Web Dynpro
4 85 (7.93%) SAP Basis
5 77 (7.18%) SAP Smart Forms
6 73 (6.81%) SAP XI
7 53 (4.94%) SAP ALE
8 38 (3.54%) .NET
9 36 (3.36%) HTML
10 33 (3.08%) EDI
11 32 (2.99%) Web Services
12 29 (2.71%) SAP BSP
12 29 (2.71%) SAP Business Workflow
13 27 (2.52%) Middleware
14 17 (1.59%) HTML5
15 7 (0.65%) XML
16 6 (0.56%) ASP.NET
16 6 (0.56%) REST
17 5 (0.47%) CSS
18 4 (0.37%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.05%) Computer Science
3 20 (1.87%) FMCG
4 19 (1.77%) User Experience
5 14 (1.31%) Data Centre
5 14 (1.31%) Replication
6 10 (0.93%) E-Learning
6 10 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 10 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.75%) Smart Meter
8 7 (0.65%) Life Science
9 5 (0.47%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.37%) LIMS
10 4 (0.37%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.28%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.28%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.28%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.28%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.28%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.19%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 20 (1.87%) Windows
2 15 (1.40%) UNIX
3 10 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 10 (0.93%) Android
4 5 (0.47%) AIX
5 2 (0.19%) Linux
5 2 (0.19%) VMS
5 2 (0.19%) zOS
6 1 (0.093%) HPUX
6 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
2 223 (20.80%) SAP Implementation
3 197 (18.38%) Business Development
4 192 (17.91%) CRM
5 184 (17.16%) Coaching
6 126 (11.75%) Workflow
7 106 (9.89%) Logistics
8 103 (9.61%) OO
9 101 (9.42%) Project Management
10 87 (8.12%) ERP
11 85 (7.93%) Migration
12 84 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 67 (6.25%) Data Modelling
14 60 (5.60%) ITIL
15 55 (5.13%) Procure-to-pay
16 53 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (4.85%) Business Analysis
18 51 (4.76%) Data Migration
19 44 (4.10%) ETL
20 41 (3.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (10.73%) Java
2 76 (7.09%) SAPscript
3 34 (3.17%) SQL
4 31 (2.89%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.61%) C
6 9 (0.84%) VB
7 8 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 8 (0.75%) XQuery
8 6 (0.56%) VBA
8 6 (0.56%) C#
9 4 (0.37%) VB6
9 4 (0.37%) R
10 2 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (11.85%) Degree
2 50 (4.66%) SAP Certification
3 27 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.12%) CCA
4 12 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) PMP
5 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.80%) SLA
2 21 (1.96%) QA
3 9 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.47%) COBIT
5 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.093%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1063 (99.16%) SAP
2 163 (15.21%) Business Objects
3 61 (5.69%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.94%) Oracle
5 31 (2.89%) Adobe
6 29 (2.71%) IBM
7 24 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.31%) Sybase
9 10 (0.93%) Siebel
10 7 (0.65%) CA
10 7 (0.65%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.56%) Tableau
12 5 (0.47%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.37%) HP
13 4 (0.37%) VMware
13 4 (0.37%) Ariba
14 3 (0.28%) Pegasus
14 3 (0.28%) Syclo
14 3 (0.28%) Cognos
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Eligo
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £49.3k - 57.1k per year
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London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Woking
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
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Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
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Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
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