The table below looks at the statistics for ABAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ABAP over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 524 515 532
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 439 517 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 264 346 336
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%

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
51255 56927 63197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.80% 51.44% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 44385 48536 53895
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ABAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ABAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ABAP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 419 £52,500 -2.32% 30
London +17 69 £60,000 -4.00% 3
South East -61 67 £55,000 -15.38% 8
East of England +46 51 £48,500 +7.77% 4
East Midlands +37 48 £55,000 -
West Midlands -14 46 £45,000 -9.09% 3
North West +40 45 £50,000 - 5
Manchester +31 41 - - 5
North East +34 36 £60,000 +26.31%
Cambridgeshire +12 31 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Surrey -53 24 £70,000 -17.64% 3
Durham +23 23 £65,000 -
South West +25 20 £41,250 -5.71% 3
Birmingham -2 20 £45,000 -10.89% 2
Hampshire +24 19 £43,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +21 18 £48,500 +4.30%
Yorkshire +17 17 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Wiltshire +32 14 £40,000 -9.60% 3
Staines +19 13 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Farnborough +8 12 - - 2
Leicestershire +3 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Scotland -5 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxfordshire -11 9 £47,500 -2.56%
Staffordshire -2 8 £61,250 +63.33%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 8 £61,250 +36.11%
Swindon - 8 £39,250 - 3
Bedfordshire +19 7 £52,500 +3.96%
Essex +5 7 £35,500 -6.57%
Tyne and Wear +4 7 £65,000 +36.84%
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 7 £65,000 +36.84%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing ABAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ABAP.

1 782 (99.87%) SAP
2 205 (26.18%) SAP BW
3 181 (23.12%) Finance
4 173 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
5 164 (20.95%) SAP HANA
6 161 (20.56%) Manufacturing
7 160 (20.43%) CRM
8 153 (19.54%) BusinessObjects
9 149 (19.03%) EDI
10 143 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 130 (16.60%) SAP BI
12 124 (15.84%) NetWeaver
13 121 (15.45%) Workflow
14 114 (14.56%) Retail
15 112 (14.30%) Java
16 107 (13.67%) Logistics
17 106 (13.54%) SAP ALE
18 104 (13.28%) SAP Fiori
19 97 (12.39%) LSMW
20 89 (11.37%) Migration
21 87 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
22 86 (10.98%) SAP SD
23 85 (10.86%) SAP Smart Forms
24 84 (10.73%) SAP FI
25 83 (10.60%) BAPI
26 78 (9.96%) SAP FI/CO
26 78 (9.96%) SAP CO
27 77 (9.83%) SAP MM
28 75 (9.58%) Data Migration
29 73 (9.32%) OO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 124 (15.84%) NetWeaver
2 19 (2.43%) SAP Portal
3 12 (1.53%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Gentran
5 2 (0.26%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) JBoss
6 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (2.43%) MS Office
2 10 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 86 (10.98%) SAP SD
2 84 (10.73%) SAP FI
3 78 (9.96%) SAP CO
3 78 (9.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 77 (9.83%) SAP MM
5 72 (9.20%) SAP CRM
6 37 (4.73%) SAP PP
6 37 (4.73%) SAP SCM
7 31 (3.96%) SAP HCM
8 29 (3.70%) SAP HR
9 27 (3.45%) SAP BPC
9 27 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
10 20 (2.55%) SAP APO
10 20 (2.55%) SAP QM
11 18 (2.30%) SAP PS
12 17 (2.17%) SAP PM
13 16 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 15 (1.92%) SAP ERP
15 13 (1.66%) SAP GRC
15 13 (1.66%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.68%) SaaS
2 4 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.51%) Internet
2 3 (0.38%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) FTP
3 2 (0.26%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (26.18%) SAP BW
2 164 (20.95%) SAP HANA
3 153 (19.54%) BusinessObjects
4 130 (16.60%) SAP BI
5 21 (2.68%) SQL Server
6 16 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 16 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
7 13 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.40%) Lumira
9 10 (1.28%) MySQL
10 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.77%) QlikView
10 6 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.38%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 97 (12.39%) LSMW
2 7 (0.89%) JIRA
2 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.77%) Subversion
4 5 (0.64%) Hudson
5 3 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.38%) NWDS
6 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 181 (23.12%) Finance
2 161 (20.56%) Manufacturing
3 114 (14.56%) Retail
4 65 (8.30%) Publishing
5 38 (4.85%) Billing
6 12 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.40%) Automotive
8 9 (1.15%) Marketing
9 5 (0.64%) Banking
9 5 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 305 (38.95%) Consultant
2 298 (38.06%) SAP Consultant
3 205 (26.18%) Developer
4 190 (24.27%) SAP Developer
5 142 (18.14%) ABAP Developer
6 107 (13.67%) Analyst
7 99 (12.64%) SAP Analyst
8 54 (6.90%) Architect
9 52 (6.64%) SAP Architect
10 51 (6.51%) Logistics Consultant
10 51 (6.51%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 49 (6.26%) SAP MM Consultant
12 48 (6.13%) SAP SD Consultant
13 38 (4.85%) SAP PP Consultant
14 33 (4.21%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
14 33 (4.21%) Senior Consultant
15 32 (4.09%) SAP BW Analyst
15 32 (4.09%) SAP BW Consultant
16 31 (3.96%) ABAP Consultant
16 31 (3.96%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (19.03%) EDI
2 106 (13.54%) SAP ALE
3 104 (13.28%) SAP Fiori
4 85 (10.86%) SAP Smart Forms
5 83 (10.60%) BAPI
6 71 (9.07%) SAP Basis
7 66 (8.43%) Web Dynpro
8 64 (8.17%) SAPUI5
9 58 (7.41%) Web Services
10 49 (6.26%) SAP PI
11 36 (4.60%) .NET
12 35 (4.47%) Middleware
13 31 (3.96%) SAP Business Workflow
14 30 (3.83%) EDIFACT
15 28 (3.58%) HTML
16 25 (3.19%) REST
17 22 (2.81%) CSS
18 17 (2.17%) JDBC
18 17 (2.17%) SAP XI
18 17 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.24%) User Experience
3 26 (3.32%) FMCG
4 22 (2.81%) Data Conversion
5 17 (2.17%) TRADACOMS
6 15 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.77%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (0.77%) LIMS
11 5 (0.64%) Statistics
11 5 (0.64%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.38%) PMI
12 3 (0.38%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.26%) Blog
13 2 (0.26%) PKI
14 1 (0.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.89%) Windows
2 4 (0.51%) Unix
3 2 (0.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (20.43%) CRM
3 143 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (15.45%) Workflow
5 107 (13.67%) Logistics
6 89 (11.37%) Migration
7 75 (9.58%) Data Migration
8 73 (9.32%) OO
9 70 (8.94%) Integration Testing
10 62 (7.92%) SAP Implementation
11 58 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 55 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (6.00%) Data Modelling
14 39 (4.98%) Coaching
14 39 (4.98%) ERP
15 33 (4.21%) Procure-to-Pay
16 31 (3.96%) Demand Management
17 30 (3.83%) Business Development
17 30 (3.83%) ITIL
18 29 (3.70%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 112 (14.30%) Java
2 63 (8.05%) SAPscript
3 31 (3.96%) SQL
4 24 (3.07%) C#
5 16 (2.04%) VBA
6 12 (1.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.51%) C
7 4 (0.51%) COBOL
8 2 (0.26%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.26%) R
8 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.13%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) PHP
9 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 67 (8.56%) Degree
2 14 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.15%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.15%) PMP
4 8 (1.02%) SAP Certification
5 6 (0.77%) APMP
6 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.55%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 782 (99.87%) SAP
2 34 (4.34%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.34%) Oracle
3 26 (3.32%) Adobe
4 16 (2.04%) ServiceNow
5 15 (1.92%) Ariba
6 14 (1.79%) IBM
7 11 (1.40%) BEA
8 5 (0.64%) OpenText
8 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.51%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.38%) JDA
10 3 (0.38%) Sybase
11 2 (0.26%) Cognos
11 2 (0.26%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.26%) Northgate
11 2 (0.26%) Siebel
12 1 (0.13%) Syclo
Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus (always paid) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 12.5% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + senior allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 12.5% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Recruit121
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: 12.5% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum Plus annual bonus, car, pension, health and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £31,000 - £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £31,000 - £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Tate and Lyle
Salary: Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago