The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 459 407 404
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -3
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 557 609 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 1.07% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 327 434 487
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 £36,000 £35,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60317 57068 62988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.57% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51146 48932 55400
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -51 497 £57,500 +15.00% 54
South East -5 174 £65,000 +38.29% 14
Surrey +25 143 £85,000 +61.90% 4
Egham +1 134 £85,000 - 1
London -52 121 £57,500 - 8
North West +14 65 £50,000 +14.28% 10
West Midlands -37 47 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East of England -11 35 £50,000 +8.10%
Manchester +21 30 £48,750 -7.14% 6
Birmingham -31 25 £50,000 - 4
South West -10 19 £41,000 +0.61% 2
Berkshire +2 17 £60,000 - 2
Scotland -7 15 £50,500 -12.17% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 13 £45,500 -30.00%
Hertfordshire -14 13 £57,500 +4.54%
Cambridge +7 11 £45,000 -30.76%
Warwickshire +19 10 £35,000 -6.66%
North East -4 9 £52,500 +5.00% 3
City of London -7 9 £58,750 -16.07%
Rugby - 9 £35,000 -
Slough +7 8 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Hampshire -18 8 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Aberdeen +7 7 £50,500 -8.18%
Swindon - 7 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire -4 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -49 5 £42,750 +0.58% 5
Aldershot - 5 £57,500 - 1
Uxbridge +4 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Essex -3 4 £55,000 +74.60%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1144 (100.00%) SAP
2 252 (22.03%) Java
3 232 (20.28%) Business Development
4 209 (18.27%) SAP Implementation
5 207 (18.09%) NetWeaver
6 194 (16.96%) Workflow
7 180 (15.73%) Finance
8 171 (14.95%) SAP BW
9 158 (13.81%) SAPscript
10 157 (13.72%) SAP PI
11 155 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
12 152 (13.29%) Web Dynpro
13 142 (12.41%) SAP Smart Forms
14 140 (12.24%) CRM
15 135 (11.80%) BAPI
16 133 (11.63%) OO
17 132 (11.54%) SAP MM
18 122 (10.66%) SAP SD
19 110 (9.62%) SAP ALE
20 105 (9.18%) Migration
21 104 (9.09%) SAP HANA
22 98 (8.57%) Security Cleared
23 97 (8.48%) SAP FI
24 95 (8.30%) Logistics
25 94 (8.22%) SAP Portal
26 87 (7.60%) SAP R/3
27 83 (7.26%) SAP BI
28 82 (7.17%) EDI
29 78 (6.82%) SQL
29 78 (6.82%) LSMW

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 207 (18.09%) NetWeaver
2 94 (8.22%) SAP Portal
3 23 (2.01%) SAP EP
4 20 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (1.75%) Documentum
4 20 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.40%) SAP Web AS
7 12 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.44%) CMS
10 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (3.50%) MS Office
2 31 (2.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.087%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 132 (11.54%) SAP MM
2 122 (10.66%) SAP SD
3 97 (8.48%) SAP FI
4 87 (7.60%) SAP R/3
5 77 (6.73%) SAP CO
6 76 (6.64%) SAP FI/CO
7 66 (5.77%) SAP APO
8 59 (5.16%) SAP CRM
9 56 (4.90%) SAP PP
10 55 (4.81%) SAP SCM
11 54 (4.72%) SAP BPC
12 47 (4.11%) SAP WM
13 30 (2.62%) SAP HR
14 29 (2.53%) SAP SRM
15 22 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 21 (1.84%) SAP GRC
17 18 (1.57%) SAP HCM
18 15 (1.31%) SAP PSCD
19 14 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
20 12 (1.05%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.087%) SaaS
2 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.31%) SSL
2 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.26%) Internet
3 3 (0.26%) S/MIME
4 2 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.087%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.95%) SAP BW
2 104 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 83 (7.26%) SAP BI
4 58 (5.07%) BusinessObjects
5 44 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 37 (3.23%) DB2
7 32 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.84%) SAP Data Services
9 18 (1.57%) MaxDB
10 17 (1.49%) MS Access
11 14 (1.22%) Big Data
12 11 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.79%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 4 (0.35%) Cognos Report Studio
16 4 (0.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 78 (6.82%) LSMW
2 25 (2.19%) Eclipse
3 12 (1.05%) Introscope
3 12 (1.05%) NWDI
4 5 (0.44%) Hudson
5 4 (0.35%) Visual Composer
6 2 (0.17%) Toad
7 1 (0.087%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 180 (15.73%) Finance
2 71 (6.21%) Manufacturing
3 66 (5.77%) Legal
4 49 (4.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 45 (3.93%) Retail
6 42 (3.67%) Billing
7 21 (1.84%) Banking
8 16 (1.40%) Publishing
9 13 (1.14%) German Language
10 9 (0.79%) Automotive
11 7 (0.61%) Law
12 6 (0.52%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.26%) Advertising
13 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
15 1 (0.087%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.087%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.087%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 653 (57.08%) Consultant
2 643 (56.21%) SAP Consultant
3 180 (15.73%) Developer
4 168 (14.69%) SAP Developer
5 144 (12.59%) Analyst
5 144 (12.59%) Managing Consultant
6 136 (11.89%) SAP Analyst
7 131 (11.45%) SAP MM Consultant
8 105 (9.18%) ABAP Consultant
8 105 (9.18%) ABAP Developer
9 98 (8.57%) SAP Support
10 76 (6.64%) SAP SD Consultant
11 67 (5.86%) SAP WM Consultant
12 47 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
13 46 (4.02%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
14 45 (3.93%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 43 (3.76%) SAP APO Consultant
15 43 (3.76%) SAP PP Consultant
16 40 (3.50%) Architect
17 38 (3.32%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (13.72%) SAP PI
2 152 (13.29%) Web Dynpro
3 142 (12.41%) SAP Smart Forms
4 135 (11.80%) BAPI
5 110 (9.62%) SAP ALE
6 82 (7.17%) EDI
7 77 (6.73%) SAP Basis
8 71 (6.21%) SAP XI
9 48 (4.20%) Web Services
10 45 (3.93%) SAP Business Workflow
11 33 (2.88%) HTML
12 32 (2.80%) .NET
13 30 (2.62%) MDX
14 28 (2.45%) Middleware
15 23 (2.01%) HTML5
16 22 (1.92%) J2EE
17 21 (1.84%) JDBC
18 20 (1.75%) SAP BSP
19 18 (1.57%) ASP.NET
20 14 (1.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.01%) Mobile App
2 22 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 16 (1.40%) Data Extraction
4 12 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (0.87%) Replication
6 8 (0.70%) FMCG
7 7 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.52%) E-Learning
8 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.35%) Social Media
10 3 (0.26%) Life Science
10 3 (0.26%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.26%) iSeries
10 3 (0.26%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.26%) GIS
10 3 (0.26%) AS400
10 3 (0.26%) LIMS
11 2 (0.17%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.087%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 52 (4.55%) Windows
2 51 (4.46%) UNIX
3 25 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (1.57%) AIX
5 16 (1.40%) Linux
6 10 (0.87%) zOS
7 6 (0.52%) Android
8 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.28%) Business Development
2 209 (18.27%) SAP Implementation
3 194 (16.96%) Workflow
4 155 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (12.24%) CRM
6 133 (11.63%) OO
7 105 (9.18%) Migration
8 95 (8.30%) Logistics
9 70 (6.12%) ITIL
9 70 (6.12%) Data Migration
10 61 (5.33%) Project Management
10 61 (5.33%) ERP
11 55 (4.81%) Risk Management
12 50 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (4.37%) Performance Management
13 43 (3.76%) Change Management
13 43 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (3.58%) Data Modelling
15 37 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
16 34 (2.97%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 252 (22.03%) Java
2 158 (13.81%) SAPscript
3 78 (6.82%) SQL
4 41 (3.58%) C
5 26 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 22 (1.92%) C#
7 18 (1.57%) VB.NET
7 18 (1.57%) VBA
8 17 (1.49%) VB
9 9 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.35%) PHP
11 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.17%) COBOL
12 1 (0.087%) X++
12 1 (0.087%) C++
12 1 (0.087%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.94%) Degree
3 53 (4.63%) SAP Certification
4 35 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.17%) ACCA
6 2 (0.17%) CIMA
7 1 (0.087%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.62%) SLA
2 21 (1.84%) QA
3 9 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.087%) GAAP
System Software
1 20 (1.75%) XenApp
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.05%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.087%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1144 (100.00%) SAP
2 65 (5.68%) Adobe
3 61 (5.33%) Oracle
4 58 (5.07%) Business Objects
5 31 (2.71%) Microsoft
6 20 (1.75%) EMC
6 20 (1.75%) Citrix
6 20 (1.75%) NetApp
7 15 (1.31%) IBM
7 15 (1.31%) HP
8 14 (1.22%) Sybase
9 6 (0.52%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.52%) Cognizant
10 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.44%) Siebel
11 4 (0.35%) Cognos
11 4 (0.35%) Syclo
12 3 (0.26%) SEEBURGER
12 3 (0.26%) Open Text
12 3 (0.26%) Pegasus
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package plus bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Extensive package and flexi-benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates + Package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + Pension and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum good benefits inc pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Teeside
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum favourable pension and share incentive scheme.
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago