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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 462 643 497
Rank change year-on-year
+181 -146
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 454 346 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.61% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 260 266 394
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
47777 56274 57553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.47% 52.43% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41004 48336 49226
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +152 427 £52,500 +5.00% 30
London +103 70 £59,750 +8.63% 7
East of England +42 66 £51,500 +14.44% 1
South East +58 63 £62,500 +47.05% 4
North West +13 61 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +26 38 £52,500 +1.94%
Yorkshire +19 33 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -40 30 £57,500 +17.94% 3
Northamptonshire +12 29 £52,500 +10.52%
Cambridgeshire +35 28 £50,750 +6.84%
Manchester 0 27 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Wales +16 20 £50,000 - 1
South Wales +15 20 £50,000 - 1
Cardiff +28 19 £50,000 -
Surrey +20 19 £55,000 -15.38%
Hertfordshire +17 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South West +27 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wiltshire - 16 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +30 14 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Hampshire +11 13 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Bedfordshire +4 13 £55,000 -
Staines +15 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Birmingham -32 11 £65,000 +8.33% 2
West Sussex - 10 £45,000 -
Lancashire -5 9 - -
City of London +30 8 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Reading +18 8 £65,000 +85.71%
Luton - 8 £52,500 -
Egham - 7 - -
Norfolk - 7 £37,000 -

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 975 (100.00%) SAP
2 237 (24.31%) Finance
3 232 (23.79%) SAP BW
4 210 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 184 (18.87%) CRM
6 180 (18.46%) SAP HANA
7 179 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
8 174 (17.85%) Manufacturing
9 169 (17.33%) BusinessObjects
10 167 (17.13%) Java
11 165 (16.92%) EDI
12 164 (16.82%) Logistics
13 136 (13.95%) BAPI
14 135 (13.85%) Retail
15 131 (13.44%) SAP SD
16 130 (13.33%) SAP MM
17 125 (12.82%) Workflow
18 122 (12.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 119 (12.21%) SAP FI
19 119 (12.21%) SAP ALE
20 118 (12.10%) Migration
21 115 (11.79%) NetWeaver
22 111 (11.38%) SAP PI
23 109 (11.18%) Publishing
23 109 (11.18%) SAP FI/CO
23 109 (11.18%) SAP CO
24 107 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
25 106 (10.87%) Data Migration
26 105 (10.77%) LSMW
27 101 (10.36%) SAP Smart Forms

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
1 115 (11.79%) NetWeaver
2 29 (2.97%) SAP Portal
3 22 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.13%) SAP EP
5 6 (0.62%) Gentran
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.10%) IIS
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (1.44%) MS Office
2 10 (1.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 131 (13.44%) SAP SD
2 130 (13.33%) SAP MM
3 119 (12.21%) SAP FI
4 109 (11.18%) SAP CO
4 109 (11.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 95 (9.74%) SAP CRM
6 70 (7.18%) SAP PP
7 61 (6.26%) SAP PM
8 39 (4.00%) SAP SCM
9 37 (3.79%) SAP WM
10 35 (3.59%) SAP QM
11 34 (3.49%) SAP BPC
12 30 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 28 (2.87%) SAP HR
14 23 (2.36%) SAP IS-U
15 22 (2.26%) SAP HCM
15 22 (2.26%) SAP PS
16 20 (2.05%) SAP MII
17 17 (1.74%) SAP ERP
18 16 (1.64%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.10%) Boomi
3 1 (0.10%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.26%) FTP
2 10 (1.03%) HTTP
3 6 (0.62%) Internet
4 5 (0.51%) SSH
5 4 (0.41%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.41%) Network Security
6 2 (0.21%) LAN
6 2 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (23.79%) SAP BW
2 180 (18.46%) SAP HANA
3 169 (17.33%) BusinessObjects
4 122 (12.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 40 (4.10%) SQL Server
6 21 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.85%) MySQL
8 13 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 13 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.03%) GIS
9 10 (1.03%) Lumira
10 7 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.62%) Big Data
11 6 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.41%) MaxDB
13 3 (0.31%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.31%) MS Access
14 2 (0.21%) Informix
14 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (10.77%) LSMW
2 20 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.33%) JIRA
4 11 (1.13%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.72%) NWDS
7 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.10%) Maven
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 237 (24.31%) Finance
2 174 (17.85%) Manufacturing
3 135 (13.85%) Retail
4 109 (11.18%) Publishing
5 52 (5.33%) Billing
6 16 (1.64%) Marketing
7 12 (1.23%) Banking
8 11 (1.13%) German Language
9 9 (0.92%) Automotive
10 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.31%) Legal
11 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.10%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 420 (43.08%) Consultant
2 405 (41.54%) SAP Consultant
3 255 (26.15%) Developer
4 237 (24.31%) SAP Developer
5 172 (17.64%) ABAP Developer
6 128 (13.13%) Analyst
7 118 (12.10%) SAP Analyst
8 82 (8.41%) SAP MM Consultant
9 77 (7.90%) Logistics Consultant
9 77 (7.90%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 77 (7.90%) SAP SD Consultant
10 54 (5.54%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 50 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 50 (5.13%) SAP BI Consultant
12 49 (5.03%) Senior Consultant
13 48 (4.92%) Architect
13 48 (4.92%) SAP Architect
13 48 (4.92%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 47 (4.82%) SAP BW Consultant
15 43 (4.41%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (16.92%) EDI
2 136 (13.95%) BAPI
3 119 (12.21%) SAP ALE
4 111 (11.38%) SAP PI
5 101 (10.36%) SAP Smart Forms
6 78 (8.00%) SAP Fiori
7 71 (7.28%) Web Dynpro
8 69 (7.08%) Middleware
9 59 (6.05%) SAPUI5
10 54 (5.54%) SAP Basis
11 52 (5.33%) SAP XI
12 46 (4.72%) HTML
13 45 (4.62%) Web Services
14 44 (4.51%) .NET
15 36 (3.69%) REST
16 35 (3.59%) SAP Business Workflow
17 29 (2.97%) CSS
18 25 (2.56%) SAP BSP
19 23 (2.36%) J2EE
20 21 (2.15%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.46%) User Experience
3 42 (4.31%) FMCG
4 22 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 17 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.54%) TRADACOMS
7 11 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.92%) LIMS
9 7 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.62%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.41%) PKI
12 3 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.21%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.21%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.10%) Biometrics
14 1 (0.10%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.10%) Learning Management System
14 1 (0.10%) Life Science
14 1 (0.10%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.46%) Windows
2 21 (2.15%) Unix
3 8 (0.82%) Linux
4 6 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 184 (18.87%) CRM
3 179 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
4 164 (16.82%) Logistics
5 125 (12.82%) Workflow
6 118 (12.10%) Migration
7 107 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 106 (10.87%) Data Migration
9 99 (10.15%) Integration Testing
10 96 (9.85%) OO
11 79 (8.10%) Business Analysis
12 61 (6.26%) Demand Management
13 59 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (6.05%) Project Planning
14 57 (5.85%) ERP
15 56 (5.74%) SAP Implementation
16 47 (4.82%) Data Modelling
17 46 (4.72%) Order to Cash
17 46 (4.72%) Project Management
18 45 (4.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 167 (17.13%) Java
2 85 (8.72%) SAPscript
3 66 (6.77%) SQL
4 44 (4.51%) C#
5 18 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.74%) R
7 10 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.72%) ActionScript
8 7 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (0.72%) C++
8 7 (0.72%) VB
8 7 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.10%) C
9 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (8.31%) Degree
2 26 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.03%) ACCA
4 10 (1.03%) CCA
5 8 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.62%) APMP
6 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.62%) PMP
6 6 (0.62%) SAP Certification
7 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.97%) QA
2 9 (0.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) GxP
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.10%) MOM
1 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 975 (100.00%) SAP
2 58 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.13%) Oracle
4 28 (2.87%) Adobe
5 25 (2.56%) IBM
6 22 (2.26%) BEA
7 13 (1.33%) Pegasus
8 7 (0.72%) DevExpress
8 7 (0.72%) hybris
9 2 (0.21%) Ariba
9 2 (0.21%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.10%) CA
10 1 (0.10%) Concur
10 1 (0.10%) Remedy
10 1 (0.10%) Samsung
10 1 (0.10%) Sybase
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