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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
UK
Rank 513 583 473
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -110
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 386 372 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 0.72% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 227 281 377
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%

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
45304 51792 52363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.89% 52.30% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38888 44659 44919
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 January 2017 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +94 366 £52,500 +10.52% 39
London +100 70 £59,000 +18.00% 5
South East +58 65 £55,001 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire +38 54 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North West -27 42 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East of England -13 34 £52,500 +16.66%
West Midlands -15 26 £46,250 +2.77% 4
West Yorkshire +21 23 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Surrey +41 22 £53,750 -17.30% 1
South West +27 20 £65,000 +74.49% 5
Manchester -13 20 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Berkshire +56 19 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Wiltshire +37 19 £65,000 +75.67% 4
East Midlands 0 19 £52,500 +10.52%
South Wales +32 16 £50,000 - 1
Cardiff +26 16 £50,000 - 1
Wales +24 16 £50,000 - 1
Egham +27 15 - -
Cambridgeshire +14 15 £55,000 +15.78%
Northamptonshire -1 15 £52,500 +10.52%
Hampshire +15 11 £67,500 +38.46%
Bradford +8 11 £45,000 -5.26%
Lancashire -17 9 - -
Birmingham -21 9 £48,750 +14.70%
Swindon - 9 £62,500 - 3
City of London +31 8 £59,500 +28.64% 1
Reading +37 7 £50,000 +100.00%
Essex +17 7 - -
Hertfordshire -25 6 £53,750 +19.44%
Staines - 6 £52,500 - 1

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 892 (100.00%) SAP
2 226 (25.34%) SAP BW
3 188 (21.08%) Finance
4 183 (20.52%) SAP HANA
5 181 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 172 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
7 162 (18.16%) CRM
8 145 (16.26%) Manufacturing
9 144 (16.14%) SAP SD
10 137 (15.36%) SAP FI
11 135 (15.13%) SAP MM
12 132 (14.80%) BusinessObjects
13 131 (14.69%) Java
14 128 (14.35%) SAP FI/CO
14 128 (14.35%) SAP CO
15 122 (13.68%) BAPI
16 117 (13.12%) Logistics
17 107 (12.00%) Workflow
18 105 (11.77%) EDI
19 101 (11.32%) OO
20 98 (10.99%) SAP PI
21 97 (10.87%) SAP Smart Forms
22 94 (10.54%) Business Analysis
23 92 (10.31%) NetWeaver
24 91 (10.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
25 86 (9.64%) SAPscript
25 86 (9.64%) Retail
26 84 (9.42%) SAP ALE
27 82 (9.19%) LSMW
27 82 (9.19%) SAP CRM

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 92 (10.31%) NetWeaver
2 20 (2.24%) SAP Portal
3 13 (1.46%) WebLogic
4 8 (0.90%) SAP EP
5 3 (0.34%) Gentran
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.11%) IIS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 144 (16.14%) SAP SD
2 137 (15.36%) SAP FI
3 135 (15.13%) SAP MM
4 128 (14.35%) SAP CO
4 128 (14.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 82 (9.19%) SAP CRM
6 60 (6.73%) SAP PP
7 45 (5.04%) SAP BPC
8 43 (4.82%) SAP PM
8 43 (4.82%) SAP SCM
9 38 (4.26%) SAP WM
10 37 (4.15%) SAP QM
11 30 (3.36%) SAP PS
12 23 (2.58%) SAP HR
12 23 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 20 (2.24%) SAP ERP
14 19 (2.13%) SAP FI-AP
15 18 (2.02%) SAP FI-AR
16 17 (1.91%) SAP HCM
17 14 (1.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.22%) Boomi
4 1 (0.11%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.13%) FTP
2 10 (1.12%) HTTP
3 6 (0.67%) Internet
4 5 (0.56%) SSH
5 3 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.22%) LAN
6 2 (0.22%) LDAP
6 2 (0.22%) WAN
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (25.34%) SAP BW
2 183 (20.52%) SAP HANA
3 132 (14.80%) BusinessObjects
4 91 (10.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 36 (4.04%) SQL Server
6 16 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
7 15 (1.68%) MySQL
8 11 (1.23%) GIS
8 11 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.12%) Lumira
9 10 (1.12%) MS Access
10 7 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.56%) Big Data
12 3 (0.34%) MaxDB
13 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.22%) Informix
13 2 (0.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 82 (9.19%) LSMW
2 17 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.12%) JIRA
4 8 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 8 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.56%) NWDS
6 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.11%) Maven
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Composer
General
1 188 (21.08%) Finance
2 145 (16.26%) Manufacturing
3 86 (9.64%) Retail
4 68 (7.62%) Publishing
5 45 (5.04%) Billing
6 19 (2.13%) Banking
6 19 (2.13%) German Language
7 17 (1.91%) Marketing
8 14 (1.57%) Back Office
9 10 (1.12%) Legal
10 9 (1.01%) Automotive
11 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 327 (36.66%) Consultant
2 313 (35.09%) SAP Consultant
3 265 (29.71%) Developer
4 243 (27.24%) SAP Developer
5 183 (20.52%) ABAP Developer
6 146 (16.37%) Analyst
7 139 (15.58%) SAP Analyst
8 61 (6.84%) SAP FI Consultant
9 59 (6.61%) SAP CO Consultant
9 59 (6.61%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 56 (6.28%) SAP MM Consultant
10 56 (6.28%) SAP SD Consultant
11 44 (4.93%) Senior Consultant
11 44 (4.93%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 42 (4.71%) Architect
12 42 (4.71%) SAP Architect
13 40 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 40 (4.48%) SAP BI Consultant
13 40 (4.48%) SAP BW Consultant
14 37 (4.15%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (13.68%) BAPI
2 105 (11.77%) EDI
3 98 (10.99%) SAP PI
4 97 (10.87%) SAP Smart Forms
5 84 (9.42%) SAP ALE
6 81 (9.08%) SAP Fiori
7 67 (7.51%) Middleware
8 57 (6.39%) Web Dynpro
9 56 (6.28%) SAPUI5
10 51 (5.72%) SAP Basis
10 51 (5.72%) SAP XI
11 42 (4.71%) .NET
12 36 (4.04%) HTML
13 32 (3.59%) Web Services
14 26 (2.91%) REST
15 23 (2.58%) CSS
16 22 (2.47%) SAP BSP
17 18 (2.02%) SAP Business Workflow
17 18 (2.02%) XSLT
18 16 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.38%) User Experience
3 45 (5.04%) FMCG
4 25 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.02%) LIMS
6 14 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 13 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 8 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.45%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.34%) PKI
10 3 (0.34%) TRADACOMS
11 2 (0.22%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.22%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.11%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.11%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.11%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.11%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.36%) Unix
2 25 (2.80%) Windows
3 7 (0.78%) Linux
4 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.11%) AIX
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 172 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
3 162 (18.16%) CRM
4 117 (13.12%) Logistics
5 107 (12.00%) Workflow
6 101 (11.32%) OO
7 94 (10.54%) Business Analysis
8 82 (9.19%) Migration
9 68 (7.62%) SAP Implementation
10 67 (7.51%) Data Migration
11 64 (7.17%) Integration Testing
12 61 (6.84%) ERP
13 60 (6.73%) Project Management
14 57 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (5.83%) Project Planning
15 52 (5.83%) Translating Business Requirements
16 48 (5.38%) Coaching
17 40 (4.48%) Data Modelling
18 36 (4.04%) Demand Management
19 32 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (14.69%) Java
2 86 (9.64%) SAPscript
3 68 (7.62%) SQL
4 30 (3.36%) C#
5 18 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.91%) R
7 14 (1.57%) C++
7 14 (1.57%) VB
8 12 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.45%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.34%) C
12 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 58 (6.50%) Degree
2 24 (2.69%) CCA
3 21 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.02%) ACCA
5 16 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.67%) APMP
7 6 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.67%) PMP
8 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.68%) QA
1 15 (1.68%) SLA
2 2 (0.22%) GDPR
2 2 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.22%) MOM
2 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 892 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.92%) Oracle
4 20 (2.24%) Adobe
5 16 (1.79%) IBM
6 13 (1.46%) BEA
6 13 (1.46%) Pegasus
7 7 (0.78%) DevExpress
8 6 (0.67%) hybris
9 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.34%) Ariba
11 2 (0.22%) Remedy
11 2 (0.22%) SEEBURGER
12 1 (0.11%) CA
12 1 (0.11%) Concur
12 1 (0.11%) Samsung
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Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yorkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
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UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £65,000 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + pension, etc...
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-45k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North East England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
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Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
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Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Recruit121
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year + 20% Bonus
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England
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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London
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Posted: 5 days ago
England
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Bury, Lancashire
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Mobile, Gym, Bonus
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Wiltshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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West Yorkshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £47500 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Yorkshire and the Humber
Opal Tree Solutions
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West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
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Staines
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