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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 434 376 455
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +79
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 580 777 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.70% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.31% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 382 531 376
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
56286 59229 63062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.13% 53.47% 54.36%
Number of salaries quoted 48145 50590 55435
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 26 November 2014 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 26 November 2014. 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 -48 531 £55,000 +10.55% 25
South East -3 246 £60,000 +26.31% 11
Surrey +29 141 £85,000 +74.35% 1
Egham +1 113 £85,000 -
London -8 106 £57,500 - 2
North West -34 63 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Berkshire +47 47 £60,000 +26.31% 2
South West +22 35 £35,000 -44.00%
City of London +44 26 £60,000 -18.91% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 25 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Hampshire -19 25 £57,500 +27.77% 3
West Midlands -98 21 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Manchester -23 20 £48,750 -2.50% 1
East of England -44 20 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Slough +11 19 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Milton Keynes -9 18 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +19 17 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Staines +17 16 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Scotland -39 15 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Lancashire -1 14 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Yorkshire -36 14 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Gloucestershire - 13 £35,000 -
Birmingham -68 12 £52,500 +5.52% 2
Wiltshire - 12 £40,000 -
Stroud - 12 £35,000 -
Reading +12 11 £60,000 +26.31%
Swindon - 11 - -
Aldershot +4 9 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire -11 9 £53,000 -3.63%
Essex - 9 £52,500 - 1

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1208 (99.75%) SAP
2 257 (21.22%) Coaching
3 256 (21.14%) SAP Implementation
4 242 (19.98%) Business Development
5 203 (16.76%) Finance
6 200 (16.52%) SAP MM
7 190 (15.69%) Java
8 173 (14.29%) NetWeaver
9 170 (14.04%) CRM
10 168 (13.87%) SAP SD
11 166 (13.71%) OO
12 165 (13.63%) Logistics
13 159 (13.13%) BAPI
14 158 (13.05%) Workflow
15 155 (12.80%) Web Dynpro
16 149 (12.30%) SAP FI
17 146 (12.06%) SAP R/3
18 144 (11.89%) SAP BW
19 134 (11.07%) SAP Smart Forms
19 134 (11.07%) SAP CO
20 132 (10.90%) SAP FI/CO
21 128 (10.57%) SQL
22 126 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
23 124 (10.24%) Business Objects
23 124 (10.24%) BusinessObjects
24 121 (9.99%) SAPscript
25 110 (9.08%) EDI
26 109 (9.00%) Security Cleared
27 108 (8.92%) Manufacturing
27 108 (8.92%) Migration

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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
1 173 (14.29%) NetWeaver
2 97 (8.01%) SAP Portal
3 51 (4.21%) SAP EP
4 11 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.66%) CMS
6 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.33%) Documentum
6 4 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Web AS
9 1 (0.083%) CICS
9 1 (0.083%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.30%) MS Office
3 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 200 (16.52%) SAP MM
2 168 (13.87%) SAP SD
3 149 (12.30%) SAP FI
4 146 (12.06%) SAP R/3
5 134 (11.07%) SAP CO
6 132 (10.90%) SAP FI/CO
7 89 (7.35%) SAP SCM
8 85 (7.02%) SAP CRM
9 78 (6.44%) SAP WM
10 69 (5.70%) SAP APO
11 54 (4.46%) SAP HR
12 49 (4.05%) SAP PP
13 40 (3.30%) SAP LE
14 37 (3.06%) SAP BPC
15 35 (2.89%) SAP HCM
16 24 (1.98%) SAP IS-U
17 21 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 17 (1.40%) SAP Payroll
18 17 (1.40%) SAP ERP
19 16 (1.32%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.16%) FTP
2 8 (0.66%) Internet
3 6 (0.50%) Wireless
4 4 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.17%) SSL
5 2 (0.17%) S/MIME
5 2 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.083%) VPN
6 1 (0.083%) LDAP
6 1 (0.083%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.89%) SAP BW
2 124 (10.24%) BusinessObjects
3 88 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 80 (6.61%) SAP HANA
5 56 (4.62%) SAP BI
6 43 (3.55%) SAP Data Services
7 42 (3.47%) MS Access
8 27 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.24%) Big Data
11 11 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 10 (0.83%) DB2
12 10 (0.83%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.33%) Xcelsius
14 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 99 (8.18%) LSMW
2 15 (1.24%) Hudson
3 10 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.50%) Visual Composer
5 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.083%) Introscope
6 1 (0.083%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.083%) NWDI
6 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 203 (16.76%) Finance
2 108 (8.92%) Manufacturing
3 88 (7.27%) Billing
4 64 (5.28%) Retail
5 62 (5.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 57 (4.71%) Legal
7 47 (3.88%) Banking
8 38 (3.14%) Marketing
9 9 (0.74%) Law
10 7 (0.58%) German Language
10 7 (0.58%) Local Government
11 4 (0.33%) Automotive
11 4 (0.33%) French Language
11 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.25%) Publishing
12 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.083%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.083%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.083%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 682 (56.32%) Consultant
2 666 (55.00%) SAP Consultant
3 235 (19.41%) Analyst
4 227 (18.74%) Developer
5 210 (17.34%) SAP Analyst
6 209 (17.26%) SAP Developer
7 170 (14.04%) SAP MM Consultant
8 160 (13.21%) Managing Consultant
9 128 (10.57%) ABAP Developer
10 93 (7.68%) SAP WM Consultant
11 88 (7.27%) SAP SD Consultant
12 73 (6.03%) ABAP Consultant
13 71 (5.86%) SAP Support
14 67 (5.53%) SAP APO Consultant
15 63 (5.20%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
16 58 (4.79%) Business Analyst
17 55 (4.54%) SAP Business Analyst
18 44 (3.63%) Senior Consultant
19 42 (3.47%) Senior SAP Consultant
19 42 (3.47%) NetWeaver Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (13.13%) BAPI
2 155 (12.80%) Web Dynpro
3 134 (11.07%) SAP Smart Forms
4 110 (9.08%) EDI
5 90 (7.43%) SAP Basis
6 87 (7.18%) SAP ALE
7 70 (5.78%) SAP PI
8 61 (5.04%) SAP Business Workflow
9 60 (4.95%) SAP XI
10 46 (3.80%) J2EE
11 35 (2.89%) HTML
12 29 (2.39%) Web Services
12 29 (2.39%) Middleware
12 29 (2.39%) SAP BSP
13 15 (1.24%) .NET
14 11 (0.91%) Ajax
14 11 (0.91%) jQuery
15 10 (0.83%) MDX
15 10 (0.83%) HTML5
16 8 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (2.39%) Data Structures
3 21 (1.73%) Replication
3 21 (1.73%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 8 (0.66%) Mathematics
6 7 (0.58%) FMCG
7 6 (0.50%) Data Extraction
7 6 (0.50%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.33%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.33%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.33%) LIMS
10 3 (0.25%) AS400
10 3 (0.25%) Social Media
10 3 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.17%) iSeries
11 2 (0.17%) GIS
11 2 (0.17%) Statistics
12 1 (0.083%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.23%) Windows
2 12 (0.99%) UNIX
3 10 (0.83%) Linux
4 8 (0.66%) AIX
5 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.083%) Android
8 1 (0.083%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (21.22%) Coaching
2 256 (21.14%) SAP Implementation
3 242 (19.98%) Business Development
4 170 (14.04%) CRM
5 166 (13.71%) OO
6 165 (13.63%) Logistics
7 158 (13.05%) Workflow
8 126 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
9 108 (8.92%) Migration
10 89 (7.35%) Data Migration
11 75 (6.19%) ERP
12 63 (5.20%) Project Management
13 60 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
14 58 (4.79%) ITIL
15 56 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (3.88%) Risk Management
17 44 (3.63%) Data Modelling
18 42 (3.47%) Change Management
18 42 (3.47%) Web Development
19 38 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (15.69%) Java
2 128 (10.57%) SQL
3 121 (9.99%) SAPscript
4 52 (4.29%) C
5 15 (1.24%) C#
6 12 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.50%) PHP
9 6 (0.50%) VBA
10 5 (0.41%) VB
11 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.17%) C++
12 1 (0.083%) COBOL
12 1 (0.083%) Delphi
12 1 (0.083%) Perl
12 1 (0.083%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.083%) Ruby
12 1 (0.083%) X++
12 1 (0.083%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 109 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 103 (8.51%) Degree
3 49 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.55%) SAP Certification
5 37 (3.06%) CCA
6 2 (0.17%) ACCA
6 2 (0.17%) CIMA
7 1 (0.083%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.56%) SLA
2 29 (2.39%) QA
3 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.083%) SAP ITS
3 1 (0.083%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.25%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.083%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1208 (99.75%) SAP
2 124 (10.24%) Business Objects
3 69 (5.70%) Oracle
4 66 (5.45%) Adobe
5 34 (2.81%) Microsoft
6 12 (0.99%) JD Edwards
7 6 (0.50%) HP
8 5 (0.41%) IBM
9 4 (0.33%) Sybase
9 4 (0.33%) EMC
9 4 (0.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.25%) Open Text
10 3 (0.25%) VMware
10 3 (0.25%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.25%) Tableau
10 3 (0.25%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.25%) CA
11 2 (0.17%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.083%) Sony
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits / training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lothian, Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £43,000 - £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits - excellent career potential
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 15 days ago
Derby
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
UK
Maxegan Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
South East UK
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 27 days ago