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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 475 580 467
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -113
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 517 444 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.79% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 275 335 350
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 £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £77,500
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
51267 56037 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.13% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44372 47866 49111
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +96 489 £52,000 +4.00% 28
North West +71 99 £50,000 - 4
South East -22 86 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Manchester +72 76 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +28 63 £48,500 +7.77% 5
East Midlands +38 58 £52,500 +5.00%
London -2 49 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Surrey +11 45 £60,000 -29.41%
Northamptonshire +37 43 £50,000 -13.04%
West Midlands -1 41 £45,000 -9.54% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 35 £48,500 +7.77%
Yorkshire +31 31 £62,500 +25.00%
South West +15 31 £45,000 -10.89% 1
Wiltshire +38 29 £45,000 -2.17%
Hampshire +30 23 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Staines +33 20 £81,250 +47.72%
Birmingham -11 19 - -
Farnborough +3 16 - -
Egham -8 16 - -
South Wales - 15 £45,000 -
Wales - 15 £45,000 -
North East +15 14 £57,500 +4.54%
Essex +7 14 £35,250 -17.05% 2
Swindon - 13 £40,000 -
Leeds +37 12 £65,000 +30.00%
West Yorkshire +26 12 £65,000 +47.72%
Leicestershire -9 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Cardiff - 10 £47,500 -
Northampton +21 9 £52,000 -5.45%
Cambridge +4 8 £53,000 +17.77%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 866 (99.88%) SAP
2 220 (25.37%) SAP BW
3 210 (24.22%) Finance
4 190 (21.91%) Business Intelligence
5 187 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 183 (21.11%) BusinessObjects
7 168 (19.38%) EDI
8 165 (19.03%) SAP HANA
9 164 (18.92%) CRM
10 152 (17.53%) NetWeaver
11 147 (16.96%) Java
12 146 (16.84%) SAP BI
13 141 (16.26%) Logistics
14 135 (15.57%) Manufacturing
15 123 (14.19%) Migration
16 120 (13.84%) Workflow
17 118 (13.61%) SAP ALE
18 114 (13.15%) Retail
19 108 (12.46%) Data Migration
20 106 (12.23%) SAP MM
21 101 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
22 98 (11.30%) SAP SD
22 98 (11.30%) LSMW
23 97 (11.19%) BAPI
24 96 (11.07%) SAP FI
25 95 (10.96%) SAP PI
26 85 (9.80%) SAP FI/CO
26 85 (9.80%) Publishing
26 85 (9.80%) SAP CO
27 83 (9.57%) Analytical Skills

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
1 152 (17.53%) NetWeaver
2 38 (4.38%) SAP Portal
3 24 (2.77%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.15%) SAP EP
5 6 (0.69%) Gentran
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.12%) JBoss
8 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (2.42%) MS Office
2 3 (0.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 106 (12.23%) SAP MM
2 98 (11.30%) SAP SD
3 96 (11.07%) SAP FI
4 85 (9.80%) SAP CO
4 85 (9.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 79 (9.11%) SAP CRM
6 51 (5.88%) SAP PP
7 47 (5.42%) SAP PM
8 38 (4.38%) SAP IS-U
9 35 (4.04%) SAP SCM
10 33 (3.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 32 (3.69%) SAP HR
12 29 (3.34%) SAP BPC
13 27 (3.11%) SAP HCM
14 26 (3.00%) SAP QM
15 23 (2.65%) SAP WM
16 22 (2.54%) SAP APO
17 15 (1.73%) SAP Retail
18 14 (1.61%) SAP MII
18 14 (1.61%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.38%) SaaS
2 6 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.04%) FTP
2 5 (0.58%) Internet
3 4 (0.46%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.46%) Network Security
4 2 (0.23%) LAN
4 2 (0.23%) SSH
4 2 (0.23%) WAN
5 1 (0.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (25.37%) SAP BW
2 183 (21.11%) BusinessObjects
3 165 (19.03%) SAP HANA
4 146 (16.84%) SAP BI
5 32 (3.69%) SQL Server
6 22 (2.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 20 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
9 14 (1.61%) MySQL
10 8 (0.92%) Lumira
10 8 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.58%) GIS
12 5 (0.58%) QlikView
12 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.46%) MaxDB
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.46%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 98 (11.30%) LSMW
2 10 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 9 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.92%) JIRA
5 6 (0.69%) NWDS
6 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.12%) Hudson
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (24.22%) Finance
2 135 (15.57%) Manufacturing
3 114 (13.15%) Retail
4 85 (9.80%) Publishing
5 40 (4.61%) Billing
6 13 (1.50%) Automotive
7 11 (1.27%) Marketing
8 6 (0.69%) Banking
9 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 369 (42.56%) Consultant
2 363 (41.87%) SAP Consultant
3 210 (24.22%) Developer
4 204 (23.53%) SAP Developer
5 121 (13.96%) ABAP Developer
6 115 (13.26%) Analyst
7 107 (12.34%) SAP Analyst
8 75 (8.65%) SAP MM Consultant
9 74 (8.54%) Logistics Consultant
9 74 (8.54%) SAP Logistics Consultant
10 53 (6.11%) SAP SD Consultant
11 52 (6.00%) Architect
12 51 (5.88%) SAP Architect
13 45 (5.19%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
14 43 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 43 (4.96%) SAP BI Consultant
14 43 (4.96%) SAP BW Consultant
15 40 (4.61%) SAP Support
16 39 (4.50%) SAP PM Consultant
17 37 (4.27%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (19.38%) EDI
2 118 (13.61%) SAP ALE
3 97 (11.19%) BAPI
4 95 (10.96%) SAP PI
5 73 (8.42%) SAP Smart Forms
6 68 (7.84%) SAP Fiori
6 68 (7.84%) Web Dynpro
7 66 (7.61%) SAP Basis
8 63 (7.27%) Middleware
9 48 (5.54%) SAPUI5
10 47 (5.42%) Web Services
11 39 (4.50%) SAP Business Workflow
11 39 (4.50%) SAP XI
12 37 (4.27%) .NET
12 37 (4.27%) EDIFACT
13 36 (4.15%) HTML
13 36 (4.15%) REST
14 27 (3.11%) SAP BSP
15 24 (2.77%) J2EE
16 23 (2.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.31%) User Experience
3 30 (3.46%) FMCG
4 24 (2.77%) TRADACOMS
5 23 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 17 (1.96%) Data Conversion
7 13 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.58%) Statistics
11 4 (0.46%) PKI
12 3 (0.35%) LIMS
12 3 (0.35%) PMI
13 2 (0.23%) Life Science
14 1 (0.12%) Data Extraction
14 1 (0.12%) Learning Management System
14 1 (0.12%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.12%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.12%) Replication
14 1 (0.12%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.27%) Windows
2 5 (0.58%) Linux
2 5 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (21.91%) Business Intelligence
2 187 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 164 (18.92%) CRM
4 141 (16.26%) Logistics
5 123 (14.19%) Migration
6 120 (13.84%) Workflow
7 108 (12.46%) Data Migration
8 101 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 82 (9.46%) Integration Testing
10 78 (9.00%) OO
11 72 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (6.11%) Demand Management
13 52 (6.00%) ITIL
14 50 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
15 48 (5.54%) ERP
16 45 (5.19%) Data Modelling
17 44 (5.07%) Project Planning
18 40 (4.61%) Process Management
19 37 (4.27%) Order to Cash
20 35 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 147 (16.96%) Java
2 61 (7.04%) SAPscript
3 43 (4.96%) SQL
4 38 (4.38%) C#
5 8 (0.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.92%) VBA
6 7 (0.81%) R
7 6 (0.69%) ActionScript
7 6 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.23%) COBOL
10 1 (0.12%) C
10 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 76 (8.77%) Degree
2 20 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.04%) PMP
3 9 (1.04%) SAP Certification
4 6 (0.69%) APMP
5 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.15%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 866 (99.88%) SAP
2 49 (5.65%) Oracle
3 48 (5.54%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.11%) Adobe
5 25 (2.88%) IBM
6 23 (2.65%) BEA
7 11 (1.27%) Pegasus
8 7 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.69%) Ariba
10 4 (0.46%) Sybase
11 3 (0.35%) JDA
12 2 (0.23%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.23%) hybris
12 2 (0.23%) Northgate
13 1 (0.12%) CA
13 1 (0.12%) Cognos
13 1 (0.12%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.12%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.12%) Siebel
13 1 (0.12%) Syclo
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Absoft Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
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London
Montash Associates
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum
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England
Opal Tree Solutions
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England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Absoft Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: excellent benefits/ car allowance
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London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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