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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 505 433 405
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -28
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 444 626 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.07% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 335 350 431
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.98%

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
56069 58584 55979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.20% 51.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47893 49120 48140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 -79 389 £50,000 -10.71% 37
South East -43 135 £55,000 -12.00% 9
Surrey -58 71 £85,000 -
London -41 69 £55,000 -4.34% 5
East of England +32 54 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Egham -7 53 £85,000 -
East Midlands +26 34 £50,000 +42.85% 3
North West -66 32 £50,000 +4.16% 8
West Midlands -22 30 £49,750 +28.38% 8
Berkshire +15 26 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +29 25 £45,000 -2.17%
Reading +20 22 £45,000 -2.70% 1
City of London +30 18 £52,500 -8.69%
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes +5 17 £42,500 +13.33%
Scotland +4 17 £48,250 -8.09% 3
Leicestershire +22 16 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Yorkshire +21 16 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Edinburgh +7 15 £50,875 - 1
Essex +4 13 £42,500 -22.72%
South West -29 12 £50,500 +34.66%
Northamptonshire +14 11 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Cambridge +17 10 £45,000 -1.09%
Manchester -44 10 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Birmingham -13 9 £75,000 +87.50% 8
Midlands - 9 £47,500 -
Merseyside +10 7 £50,000 +4.16%
Oxfordshire +9 7 £48,750 +5.40%
Coventry -10 7 £49,750 -13.47%
Staines -21 7 £55,000 -0.90%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 950 (99.16%) SAP
2 254 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
3 235 (24.53%) SAP BW
4 207 (21.61%) BusinessObjects
5 173 (18.06%) SAP Implementation
6 172 (17.95%) SAP MM
7 171 (17.85%) SAP BI
8 160 (16.70%) Business Development
9 152 (15.87%) CRM
10 149 (15.55%) Coaching
11 146 (15.24%) Finance
12 144 (15.03%) SAP PI
13 141 (14.72%) SAP HANA
13 141 (14.72%) NetWeaver
14 126 (13.15%) SAP SD
15 116 (12.11%) BAPI
16 115 (12.00%) Manufacturing
17 111 (11.59%) Workflow
18 108 (11.27%) Web Dynpro
19 105 (10.96%) Java
20 102 (10.65%) Logistics
21 101 (10.54%) OO
22 99 (10.33%) Degree
23 89 (9.29%) SAPscript
24 88 (9.19%) SAP Smart Forms
25 86 (8.98%) SAP CRM
26 83 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
26 83 (8.66%) SAP Basis
27 82 (8.56%) Project Management
28 80 (8.35%) SAP Portal

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 141 (14.72%) NetWeaver
2 80 (8.35%) SAP Portal
3 33 (3.44%) SAP EP
4 12 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.31%) SAS
8 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) MS Project
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 172 (17.95%) SAP MM
2 126 (13.15%) SAP SD
3 86 (8.98%) SAP CRM
4 69 (7.20%) SAP FI
5 60 (6.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 60 (6.26%) SAP CO
6 56 (5.85%) SAP SRM
7 55 (5.74%) SAP SCM
8 50 (5.22%) SAP APO
9 42 (4.38%) SAP R/3
10 39 (4.07%) SAP PP
11 35 (3.65%) SAP IS-U
12 34 (3.55%) SAP WM
13 33 (3.44%) SAP HCM
13 33 (3.44%) SAP ERP
14 23 (2.40%) SAP PS
15 21 (2.19%) SAP HR
16 20 (2.09%) SAP BPC
17 19 (1.98%) SAP LE
18 13 (1.36%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.36%) SaaS
2 6 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.73%) Internet
2 5 (0.52%) HTTP
3 2 (0.21%) SSL
3 2 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (24.53%) SAP BW
2 207 (21.61%) BusinessObjects
3 171 (17.85%) SAP BI
4 141 (14.72%) SAP HANA
5 48 (5.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 28 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (2.61%) SQL Server
8 20 (2.09%) SAP Data Services
9 10 (1.04%) Xcelsius
10 9 (0.94%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.94%) MarkLogic
11 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.73%) DB2
13 6 (0.63%) QlikView
14 5 (0.52%) Lumira
14 5 (0.52%) Big Data
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.42%) MS Access
16 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (6.78%) LSMW
2 8 (0.84%) NWDS
3 6 (0.63%) NWDI
4 4 (0.42%) eCATT
5 3 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.21%) Hudson
7 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 146 (15.24%) Finance
2 115 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 67 (6.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 47 (4.91%) Billing
5 41 (4.28%) Retail
6 20 (2.09%) Publishing
7 9 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.84%) Legal
8 8 (0.84%) Games
9 7 (0.73%) German Language
10 6 (0.63%) Military
10 6 (0.63%) Banking
10 6 (0.63%) Automotive
11 5 (0.52%) Law
11 5 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.52%) French Language
12 4 (0.42%) Marketing
13 3 (0.31%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 510 (53.24%) Consultant
2 474 (49.48%) SAP Consultant
3 220 (22.96%) Developer
4 189 (19.73%) SAP Developer
5 129 (13.47%) ABAP Developer
6 120 (12.53%) SAP MM Consultant
7 118 (12.32%) Analyst
8 95 (9.92%) SAP Analyst
9 93 (9.71%) Managing Consultant
10 81 (8.46%) SAP Support
11 57 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 54 (5.64%) Senior Consultant
13 53 (5.53%) SAP BI Consultant
14 46 (4.80%) SAP WM Consultant
15 45 (4.70%) SAP BW Consultant
16 43 (4.49%) SAP SD Consultant
16 43 (4.49%) SAP SRM Consultant
17 42 (4.38%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 41 (4.28%) ABAP Consultant
19 38 (3.97%) SAP APO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (15.03%) SAP PI
2 116 (12.11%) BAPI
3 108 (11.27%) Web Dynpro
4 88 (9.19%) SAP Smart Forms
5 83 (8.66%) SAP Basis
6 63 (6.58%) SAP XI
7 42 (4.38%) SAP ALE
8 40 (4.18%) SAP Business Workflow
8 40 (4.18%) HTML
8 40 (4.18%) Web Services
9 29 (3.03%) .NET
9 29 (3.03%) EDI
10 17 (1.77%) HTML5
11 13 (1.36%) SAP BSP
11 13 (1.36%) J2EE
12 8 (0.84%) CSS
12 8 (0.84%) Middleware
13 7 (0.73%) XML
14 6 (0.63%) REST
15 5 (0.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.24%) User Experience
3 23 (2.40%) FMCG
4 19 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.36%) Replication
5 13 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 9 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 9 (0.94%) LIMS
7 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.52%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.52%) Life Science
8 5 (0.52%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.42%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.21%) Economics
10 2 (0.21%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.21%) BBC
10 2 (0.21%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.67%) Windows
2 13 (1.36%) UNIX
3 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.52%) Android
4 4 (0.42%) Linux
5 3 (0.31%) VMS
6 2 (0.21%) zOS
6 2 (0.21%) SUSE
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
2 173 (18.06%) SAP Implementation
3 160 (16.70%) Business Development
4 152 (15.87%) CRM
5 149 (15.55%) Coaching
6 111 (11.59%) Workflow
7 102 (10.65%) Logistics
8 101 (10.54%) OO
9 83 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (8.56%) Project Management
11 74 (7.72%) ERP
12 73 (7.62%) Migration
13 57 (5.95%) ITIL
14 53 (5.53%) Data Modelling
15 52 (5.43%) Data Migration
16 51 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (4.91%) Change Management
18 46 (4.80%) Procure-to-pay
19 37 (3.86%) ETL
19 37 (3.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (10.96%) Java
2 89 (9.29%) SAPscript
3 37 (3.86%) JavaScript
3 37 (3.86%) SQL
4 25 (2.61%) C
5 9 (0.94%) XQuery
6 8 (0.84%) VB
7 7 (0.73%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.52%) VBA
8 5 (0.52%) C#
9 4 (0.42%) VB6
9 4 (0.42%) R
10 2 (0.21%) VBScript
11 1 (0.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (10.33%) Degree
2 29 (3.03%) SAP Certification
3 20 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.31%) CCA
6 2 (0.21%) PMP
6 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.10%) ISEB
7 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.03%) QA
2 19 (1.98%) SLA
3 8 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.52%) COBIT
5 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) GxP
Systems Management
1 7 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 950 (99.16%) SAP
2 48 (5.01%) Oracle
3 47 (4.91%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.30%) IBM
5 18 (1.88%) Adobe
6 13 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.04%) Sybase
8 7 (0.73%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.52%) Siebel
9 5 (0.52%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (0.52%) Tableau
10 4 (0.42%) Syclo
11 3 (0.31%) CA
12 2 (0.21%) Informatica
12 2 (0.21%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.21%) HP
12 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
13 1 (0.10%) Ariba
13 1 (0.10%) Cognos
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