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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 416 370 390
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +20
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 649 709 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 1.26% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 371 497 502
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -2.00%

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -31 589 £57,500 +15.00% 45
South East +4 223 £60,000 +26.31% 11
Surrey +24 154 £85,000 +61.90%
Egham +1 128 £85,000 -
London -18 123 £57,500 - 10
North West 0 116 £52,500 +27.27% 8
Manchester +43 61 £47,500 +5.55% 5
West Midlands -57 41 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Berkshire +14 29 £60,000 - 2
Birmingham -43 29 £37,500 -25.00% 2
South West -14 26 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Hampshire -29 22 £57,500 +27.77% 7
City of London +9 16 £57,500 -19.29% 5
Scotland -39 12 £55,000 -
East of England -70 11 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Wiltshire - 11 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £52,500 -1.86% 1
Farnborough +1 9 - - 2
North East -11 9 £52,500 +23.52%
Staines - 9 £55,500 -
Yorkshire -53 8 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Swindon - 8 £32,500 -
Reading - 8 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £52,500 - 1
Aldershot - 8 £57,500 - 1
Lancashire -17 7 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East Midlands -8 6 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Coventry -10 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Stroud - 6 £29,500 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £29,500 -

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1226 (99.84%) SAP
2 263 (21.42%) Coaching
3 258 (21.01%) Business Development
4 255 (20.77%) SAP Implementation
5 238 (19.38%) Java
6 209 (17.02%) Workflow
7 205 (16.69%) NetWeaver
8 199 (16.21%) Finance
9 176 (14.33%) SAP MM
10 174 (14.17%) SAPscript
11 169 (13.76%) SAP Smart Forms
12 168 (13.68%) BAPI
12 168 (13.68%) Web Dynpro
13 167 (13.60%) OO
14 166 (13.52%) SAP BW
15 161 (13.11%) CRM
16 145 (11.81%) Logistics
17 144 (11.73%) SAP SD
18 134 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
19 122 (9.93%) EDI
19 122 (9.93%) SAP FI
20 121 (9.85%) Migration
21 116 (9.45%) SAP Portal
22 114 (9.28%) SAP PI
23 113 (9.20%) Security Cleared
24 112 (9.12%) SAP R/3
25 107 (8.71%) SAP ALE
26 106 (8.63%) LSMW
27 103 (8.39%) SQL
28 102 (8.31%) SAP CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 205 (16.69%) NetWeaver
2 116 (9.45%) SAP Portal
3 49 (3.99%) SAP EP
4 16 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (1.30%) SAP Web AS
4 16 (1.30%) Documentum
5 10 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 10 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.65%) CMS
7 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.081%) CICS
Applications
1 47 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.26%) MS Office
3 9 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 176 (14.33%) SAP MM
2 144 (11.73%) SAP SD
3 122 (9.93%) SAP FI
4 112 (9.12%) SAP R/3
5 102 (8.31%) SAP CO
6 100 (8.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 81 (6.60%) SAP CRM
8 73 (5.94%) SAP SCM
9 72 (5.86%) SAP APO
10 63 (5.13%) SAP WM
11 50 (4.07%) SAP PP
12 46 (3.75%) SAP BPC
13 37 (3.01%) SAP HR
14 31 (2.52%) SAP HCM
15 24 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 23 (1.87%) SAP GRC
17 19 (1.55%) SAP SRM
17 19 (1.55%) SAP LE
18 14 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
18 14 (1.14%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.22%) SSL
2 6 (0.49%) FTP
2 6 (0.49%) Internet
3 5 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.24%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.081%) VPN
5 1 (0.081%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.52%) SAP BW
2 99 (8.06%) SAP HANA
3 85 (6.92%) BusinessObjects
4 57 (4.64%) SAP BI
5 49 (3.99%) SQL Server
6 35 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (2.77%) MS Access
8 30 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
9 22 (1.79%) DB2
10 17 (1.38%) Big Data
11 13 (1.06%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 3 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
17 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.24%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 106 (8.63%) LSMW
2 19 (1.55%) Eclipse
3 13 (1.06%) NWDI
4 12 (0.98%) Hudson
5 8 (0.65%) Introscope
5 8 (0.65%) Visual Composer
6 2 (0.16%) Toad
7 1 (0.081%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.081%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 199 (16.21%) Finance
2 88 (7.17%) Manufacturing
3 72 (5.86%) Billing
4 66 (5.37%) Legal
5 61 (4.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 60 (4.89%) Retail
7 38 (3.09%) Banking
8 18 (1.47%) Marketing
9 13 (1.06%) Publishing
10 12 (0.98%) Law
10 12 (0.98%) German Language
11 8 (0.65%) French Language
12 7 (0.57%) Automotive
13 5 (0.41%) Local Government
14 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.33%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.16%) Advertising
16 1 (0.081%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.081%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 711 (57.90%) Consultant
2 695 (56.60%) SAP Consultant
3 227 (18.49%) Developer
4 210 (17.10%) SAP Developer
5 168 (13.68%) Analyst
6 162 (13.19%) Managing Consultant
7 159 (12.95%) SAP MM Consultant
8 156 (12.70%) SAP Analyst
9 121 (9.85%) ABAP Developer
10 111 (9.04%) ABAP Consultant
11 89 (7.25%) SAP SD Consultant
11 89 (7.25%) SAP Support
12 85 (6.92%) SAP WM Consultant
13 60 (4.89%) SAP APO Consultant
14 57 (4.64%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
15 52 (4.23%) NetWeaver Developer
16 50 (4.07%) Senior Consultant
17 47 (3.83%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 40 (3.26%) Architect
18 40 (3.26%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (13.76%) SAP Smart Forms
2 168 (13.68%) BAPI
2 168 (13.68%) Web Dynpro
3 122 (9.93%) EDI
4 114 (9.28%) SAP PI
5 107 (8.71%) SAP ALE
6 83 (6.76%) SAP XI
7 71 (5.78%) SAP Business Workflow
8 64 (5.21%) SAP Basis
9 48 (3.91%) Web Services
10 43 (3.50%) J2EE
11 39 (3.18%) HTML
12 32 (2.61%) Middleware
13 28 (2.28%) .NET
14 26 (2.12%) SAP BSP
15 25 (2.04%) MDX
16 24 (1.95%) HTML5
17 16 (1.30%) ASP.NET
18 15 (1.22%) jQuery
18 15 (1.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 18 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 10 (0.81%) Replication
6 9 (0.73%) Data Integration
6 9 (0.73%) FMCG
7 8 (0.65%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.41%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.33%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.33%) GIS
9 4 (0.33%) AS400
9 4 (0.33%) LIMS
10 3 (0.24%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.24%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.24%) Social Media
10 3 (0.24%) iSeries
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.93%) Windows
2 28 (2.28%) UNIX
3 19 (1.55%) AIX
4 18 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.38%) Linux
6 9 (0.73%) zOS
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.081%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (21.42%) Coaching
2 258 (21.01%) Business Development
3 255 (20.77%) SAP Implementation
4 209 (17.02%) Workflow
5 167 (13.60%) OO
6 161 (13.11%) CRM
7 145 (11.81%) Logistics
8 134 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
9 121 (9.85%) Migration
10 92 (7.49%) Data Migration
11 68 (5.54%) ERP
12 65 (5.29%) Project Management
13 57 (4.64%) Risk Management
14 52 (4.23%) ITIL
15 51 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
16 50 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (3.66%) Data Modelling
18 42 (3.42%) Web Development
19 40 (3.26%) Change Management
20 39 (3.18%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (19.38%) Java
2 174 (14.17%) SAPscript
3 103 (8.39%) SQL
4 47 (3.83%) C
5 26 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.63%) C#
7 17 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.30%) VBA
9 14 (1.14%) VB
10 9 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.41%) PHP
11 5 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.24%) COBOL
13 2 (0.16%) C++
13 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.081%) Delphi
14 1 (0.081%) Perl
14 1 (0.081%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.081%) Ruby
14 1 (0.081%) X++
Qualifications
1 113 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 95 (7.74%) Degree
3 53 (4.32%) SAP Certification
4 48 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.38%) CCA
6 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.081%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.61%) QA
2 28 (2.28%) SLA
3 9 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.081%) GAAP
4 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.06%) XenApp
2 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.081%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.65%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.081%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1226 (99.84%) SAP
2 87 (7.08%) Adobe
3 85 (6.92%) Business Objects
4 51 (4.15%) Oracle
5 31 (2.52%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.30%) HP
6 16 (1.30%) EMC
7 13 (1.06%) Citrix
7 13 (1.06%) NetApp
8 10 (0.81%) Sybase
8 10 (0.81%) IBM
9 9 (0.73%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.49%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.49%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.24%) SEEBURGER
11 3 (0.24%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.16%) Tableau
12 2 (0.16%) Cognos
12 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.081%) ReadSoft
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: €40000 to €50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £115000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £37,284 - £41,967 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum good benefits inc pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edenhouse solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
UK
CSC
Posted: 12 days ago