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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 599 515 510
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -5
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 339 515 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.93% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 217 340 354
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%

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
51377 55087 62025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.28% 51.43% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44439 46859 52974
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 £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -67 318 £52,500 -4.54% 44
London -27 61 £60,000 - 6
South East -124 47 £65,000 +4.00% 8
East Midlands +50 46 £52,500 +1.44% 1
East of England +39 40 £48,000 +6.66% 3
West Midlands -6 37 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North East +20 26 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Surrey -72 25 £75,000 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire +6 20 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Durham +16 18 £75,000 - 2
North West +7 18 £50,000 - 7
Birmingham -1 17 £45,000 -10.89% 3
Northamptonshire +28 15 £57,500 +31.42% 1
Manchester +3 15 £47,000 -6.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +1 14 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Scotland -13 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Staines +10 11 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Essex +13 9 £38,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +8 9 £52,500 -2.77%
Milton Keynes +7 8 £65,000 +44.44%
South West +7 8 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Luton +2 8 £52,500 -8.69%
Edinburgh -4 8 £60,000 +36.36%
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +4 7 £61,250 +63.33%
Gloucestershire +3 7 £46,250 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £61,250 -
Watford - 6 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +8 5 £55,000 -3.08%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 729 (99.86%) SAP
2 195 (26.71%) SAP BW
3 174 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
4 162 (22.19%) CRM
4 162 (22.19%) SAP HANA
5 141 (19.32%) BusinessObjects
6 134 (18.36%) Manufacturing
7 131 (17.95%) Finance
8 128 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 127 (17.40%) Workflow
10 124 (16.99%) NetWeaver
11 123 (16.85%) SAP BI
12 115 (15.75%) Java
13 107 (14.66%) SAP Fiori
14 105 (14.38%) EDI
15 91 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
16 89 (12.19%) SAP Smart Forms
17 83 (11.37%) SAP SD
17 83 (11.37%) SAP FI
18 82 (11.23%) OO
18 82 (11.23%) SAP Basis
19 80 (10.96%) Web Dynpro
20 78 (10.68%) Retail
20 78 (10.68%) SAP ALE
21 77 (10.55%) SAP CO
21 77 (10.55%) SAP FI/CO
22 76 (10.41%) Degree
23 73 (10.00%) Logistics
24 70 (9.59%) SAP CRM
25 68 (9.32%) SAPUI5

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 (16.99%) NetWeaver
2 20 (2.74%) SAP Portal
3 10 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.96%) SAP EP
5 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (1.92%) MS Office
2 12 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 83 (11.37%) SAP FI
1 83 (11.37%) SAP SD
2 77 (10.55%) SAP CO
2 77 (10.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 70 (9.59%) SAP CRM
4 66 (9.04%) SAP MM
5 30 (4.11%) SAP PP
5 30 (4.11%) SAP SCM
6 29 (3.97%) SAP APO
7 28 (3.84%) SAP HCM
7 28 (3.84%) SAP IS-U
8 24 (3.29%) SAP HR
9 21 (2.88%) SAP QM
10 19 (2.60%) SAP BPC
11 17 (2.33%) SAP PS
12 15 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 13 (1.78%) SAP SRM
13 13 (1.78%) SAP WM
14 12 (1.64%) SAP ERP
15 8 (1.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.01%) SaaS
2 4 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.55%) HTTP
1 4 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.14%) Network Security
2 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (26.71%) SAP BW
2 162 (22.19%) SAP HANA
3 141 (19.32%) BusinessObjects
4 123 (16.85%) SAP BI
5 20 (2.74%) SQL Server
6 12 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (1.37%) Lumira
7 10 (1.37%) MySQL
8 8 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.82%) QlikView
11 5 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 65 (8.90%) LSMW
2 7 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.96%) JIRA
2 7 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.82%) Hudson
3 6 (0.82%) Subversion
4 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.41%) NWDS
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CE
6 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 134 (18.36%) Manufacturing
2 131 (17.95%) Finance
3 78 (10.68%) Retail
4 27 (3.70%) Publishing
5 24 (3.29%) Billing
6 16 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.37%) Marketing
8 8 (1.10%) Automotive
9 6 (0.82%) Banking
10 5 (0.68%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.41%) Games
11 3 (0.41%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 237 (32.47%) Consultant
2 232 (31.78%) SAP Consultant
3 226 (30.96%) Developer
4 206 (28.22%) SAP Developer
5 172 (23.56%) ABAP Developer
6 116 (15.89%) Analyst
7 109 (14.93%) SAP Analyst
8 46 (6.30%) Architect
9 45 (6.16%) SAP Architect
10 37 (5.07%) SAP BW Analyst
11 28 (3.84%) ABAP Consultant
11 28 (3.84%) SAP PP Consultant
12 27 (3.70%) SAP SD Consultant
13 26 (3.56%) Functional Consultant
13 26 (3.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 26 (3.56%) Senior Consultant
14 25 (3.42%) SAP MM Consultant
14 25 (3.42%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 24 (3.29%) SAP CO Consultant
15 24 (3.29%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.66%) SAP Fiori
2 105 (14.38%) EDI
3 89 (12.19%) SAP Smart Forms
4 82 (11.23%) SAP Basis
5 80 (10.96%) Web Dynpro
6 78 (10.68%) SAP ALE
7 68 (9.32%) SAPUI5
8 62 (8.49%) BAPI
9 57 (7.81%) SAP PI
10 53 (7.26%) Web Services
11 35 (4.79%) .NET
12 33 (4.52%) HTML
13 29 (3.97%) Middleware
14 28 (3.84%) CSS
15 20 (2.74%) REST
16 17 (2.33%) EDIFACT
16 17 (2.33%) SAP XI
17 15 (2.05%) SAP BSP
17 15 (2.05%) SAP Business Workflow
17 15 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.75%) User Experience
3 25 (3.42%) FMCG
4 22 (3.01%) Data Conversion
5 16 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.05%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (1.23%) TRADACOMS
9 7 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.82%) LIMS
11 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.68%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.55%) Statistics
13 3 (0.41%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.41%) PMI
13 3 (0.41%) Replication
13 3 (0.41%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.27%) Blog
14 2 (0.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.23%) Windows
2 6 (0.82%) Unix
3 1 (0.14%) HPUX
3 1 (0.14%) Linux
3 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (23.84%) Business Intelligence
2 162 (22.19%) CRM
3 128 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (17.40%) Workflow
5 82 (11.23%) OO
6 73 (10.00%) Logistics
7 56 (7.67%) SAP Implementation
8 52 (7.12%) Migration
9 49 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (6.58%) Coaching
11 42 (5.75%) Integration Testing
12 41 (5.62%) Business Development
12 41 (5.62%) Data Modelling
13 37 (5.07%) Data Migration
14 35 (4.79%) ERP
15 32 (4.38%) Project Management
16 31 (4.25%) Change Management
16 31 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (3.97%) OOP
18 28 (3.84%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (15.75%) Java
2 63 (8.63%) SAPscript
3 33 (4.52%) SQL
4 22 (3.01%) C#
5 18 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.47%) VBA
6 4 (0.55%) C
6 4 (0.55%) COBOL
7 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) PHP
8 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 76 (10.41%) Degree
2 15 (2.05%) SAP Certification
3 10 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.23%) PMP
5 6 (0.82%) APMP
6 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.33%) QA
2 14 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 729 (99.86%) SAP
2 33 (4.52%) Oracle
3 30 (4.11%) Adobe
4 26 (3.56%) Microsoft
5 18 (2.47%) ServiceNow
6 17 (2.33%) Ariba
7 12 (1.64%) IBM
8 9 (1.23%) BEA
9 6 (0.82%) OpenText
10 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.41%) JDA
11 3 (0.41%) Sybase
12 2 (0.27%) Cognos
12 2 (0.27%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.27%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.27%) Northgate
12 2 (0.27%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.27%) Siebel
13 1 (0.14%) HP
13 1 (0.14%) Syclo
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £4606000000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £500000.00 per annum + 8% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Durham
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £75k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum Plus annual bonus, car, pension, health and more
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £43,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avance Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Engage PSG
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £47,000 - £53,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita plc
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus (always paid) + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Arco
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 8% bonus, 8% pension
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Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Posted: 17 days ago
Colchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
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