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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 466 482 393
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -89
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 514 553 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.89% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 340 353 494
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%

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
55604 62423 57462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.80% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47286 53331 49426
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 448 £55,000 - 32
South East +51 202 £62,500 +4.16% 5
Surrey +12 112 £85,000 - 1
London +35 111 £60,000 +4.34% 9
Egham -1 83 £85,000 -
Buckinghamshire +42 49 £55,000 +139.13% 1
West Midlands -32 34 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Scotland +29 31 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Milton Keynes 0 31 £45,000 +95.65% 1
East of England -8 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West +2 22 £50,000 -
Coventry +3 20 £50,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire +13 17 £50,000 -3.60% 4
Berkshire +6 15 £62,500 +6.38%
Edinburgh +24 14 £44,000 -
Cambridgeshire +17 14 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Manchester -1 14 £50,000 +3.09%
Beaconsfield - 14 £65,000 -
Midlands +5 11 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Middlesex +20 10 £57,500 -
Staines -5 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Birmingham -21 9 £50,500 +12.22% 1
Bedfordshire +15 8 £54,000 -6.08%
North East +3 8 £47,500 -36.66%
Essex 0 8 £38,000 -30.90%
East Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £48,000 - 1
East Midlands +19 7 £51,750 - 2
West Yorkshire +9 7 £50,000 -3.60% 2
Fife - 7 £52,500 -

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1101 (99.55%) SAP
2 280 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
3 248 (22.42%) SAP BW
4 220 (19.89%) SAP Implementation
5 208 (18.81%) Business Development
5 208 (18.81%) CRM
6 202 (18.26%) SAP MM
7 196 (17.72%) Finance
8 195 (17.63%) Coaching
9 185 (16.73%) BusinessObjects
9 185 (16.73%) Business Objects
10 175 (15.82%) SAP BI
11 172 (15.55%) SAP SD
12 141 (12.75%) NetWeaver
13 136 (12.30%) Manufacturing
14 131 (11.84%) SAP FI
15 127 (11.48%) SAP HANA
16 124 (11.21%) Project Management
16 124 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
17 123 (11.12%) SAP PI
18 122 (11.03%) Degree
19 116 (10.49%) Workflow
20 114 (10.31%) SAP CO
20 114 (10.31%) Java
21 113 (10.22%) SAP FI/CO
22 110 (9.95%) Logistics
23 106 (9.58%) ERP
24 99 (8.95%) Migration
25 89 (8.05%) OO
25 89 (8.05%) LSMW

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (12.75%) NetWeaver
2 82 (7.41%) SAP Portal
3 24 (2.17%) SAP EP
4 15 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.27%) SAS
7 2 (0.18%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.090%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.090%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.090%) Documentum
8 1 (0.090%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 64 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.63%) MS Office
3 6 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 202 (18.26%) SAP MM
2 172 (15.55%) SAP SD
3 131 (11.84%) SAP FI
4 114 (10.31%) SAP CO
5 113 (10.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 88 (7.96%) SAP R/3
7 84 (7.59%) SAP CRM
8 80 (7.23%) SAP SCM
9 61 (5.52%) SAP APO
10 54 (4.88%) SAP LE
11 52 (4.70%) SAP PS
12 51 (4.61%) SAP BPC
13 50 (4.52%) SAP HR
14 47 (4.25%) SAP ERP
15 45 (4.07%) SAP PP
16 44 (3.98%) SAP HCM
17 41 (3.71%) SAP SRM
18 40 (3.62%) SAP WM
19 34 (3.07%) SAP IS-U
20 15 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.89%) SaaS
2 15 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.72%) Internet
2 3 (0.27%) LAN
2 3 (0.27%) WAN
2 3 (0.27%) HTTP
3 2 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.090%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (22.42%) SAP BW
2 185 (16.73%) BusinessObjects
3 175 (15.82%) SAP BI
4 127 (11.48%) SAP HANA
5 38 (3.44%) SAP Data Services
6 35 (3.16%) SQL Server
7 31 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (0.99%) DB2
9 9 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (0.72%) Big Data
11 7 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.54%) MarkLogic
12 6 (0.54%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.36%) MS Access
15 3 (0.27%) Sybase IQ
15 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 89 (8.05%) LSMW
2 13 (1.18%) NWDS
3 9 (0.81%) NWDI
4 4 (0.36%) eCATT
5 3 (0.27%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.18%) Hudson
7 1 (0.090%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.090%) Eclipse
General
1 196 (17.72%) Finance
2 136 (12.30%) Manufacturing
3 87 (7.87%) Billing
4 78 (7.05%) Retail
5 57 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 35 (3.16%) Games
7 23 (2.08%) Marketing
8 19 (1.72%) Legal
8 19 (1.72%) Banking
9 13 (1.18%) Automotive
10 11 (0.99%) Publishing
11 9 (0.81%) German Language
12 8 (0.72%) Law
12 8 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.63%) French Language
14 6 (0.54%) Electronics
15 4 (0.36%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.27%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 685 (61.93%) Consultant
2 635 (57.41%) SAP Consultant
3 160 (14.47%) Developer
4 159 (14.38%) SAP MM Consultant
5 131 (11.84%) Analyst
6 125 (11.30%) SAP Developer
7 122 (11.03%) Managing Consultant
8 103 (9.31%) SAP Analyst
9 86 (7.78%) ABAP Developer
10 71 (6.42%) SAP SD Consultant
11 70 (6.33%) SAP Support
12 68 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
13 59 (5.33%) SAP SRM Consultant
14 58 (5.24%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 58 (5.24%) SAP WM Consultant
15 56 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 49 (4.43%) SAP APO Consultant
17 45 (4.07%) SAP BW Consultant
18 43 (3.89%) SAP BI Consultant
19 41 (3.71%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (11.12%) SAP PI
2 88 (7.96%) SAP Basis
2 88 (7.96%) BAPI
3 86 (7.78%) Web Dynpro
4 69 (6.24%) SAP XI
5 62 (5.61%) SAP Smart Forms
6 48 (4.34%) SAP ALE
7 39 (3.53%) SAP BSP
8 37 (3.35%) EDI
9 35 (3.16%) .NET
10 33 (2.98%) Middleware
11 29 (2.62%) Web Services
12 27 (2.44%) HTML
13 21 (1.90%) SAP Business Workflow
14 13 (1.18%) HTML5
15 10 (0.90%) XML
16 7 (0.63%) REST
17 6 (0.54%) ASP.NET
18 5 (0.45%) J2EE
19 3 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.16%) Data Centre
3 18 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.45%) FMCG
5 12 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.08%) Replication
6 11 (0.99%) User Experience
7 10 (0.90%) E-Learning
7 10 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 8 (0.72%) Smart Meter
8 8 (0.72%) Life Science
9 5 (0.45%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.36%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.36%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.27%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.27%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.27%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.18%) LIMS
12 2 (0.18%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.17%) Windows
2 15 (1.36%) UNIX
3 11 (0.99%) Android
4 10 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.45%) AIX
6 4 (0.36%) Linux
7 2 (0.18%) VMS
7 2 (0.18%) zOS
8 1 (0.090%) HPUX
8 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
2 220 (19.89%) SAP Implementation
3 208 (18.81%) Business Development
3 208 (18.81%) CRM
4 195 (17.63%) Coaching
5 124 (11.21%) Project Management
6 116 (10.49%) Workflow
7 110 (9.95%) Logistics
8 106 (9.58%) ERP
9 99 (8.95%) Migration
10 89 (8.05%) OO
11 80 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 79 (7.14%) Data Modelling
13 74 (6.69%) Business Analysis
14 65 (5.88%) ITIL
15 64 (5.79%) ETL
16 63 (5.70%) Data Migration
17 62 (5.61%) Change Management
18 51 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (4.43%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 114 (10.31%) Java
2 58 (5.24%) SAPscript
3 38 (3.44%) SQL
4 31 (2.80%) C
5 19 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 10 (0.90%) C#
7 9 (0.81%) VB
8 8 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.54%) VBA
9 6 (0.54%) XQuery
10 4 (0.36%) VB6
10 4 (0.36%) R
11 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (11.03%) Degree
2 70 (6.33%) SAP Certification
3 57 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.45%) CCA
6 5 (0.45%) PMP
6 5 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.71%) SLA
2 17 (1.54%) QA
3 9 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.36%) COBIT
5 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.090%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.090%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1101 (99.55%) SAP
2 185 (16.73%) Business Objects
3 82 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 57 (5.15%) Oracle
5 45 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (2.71%) Adobe
7 28 (2.53%) IBM
8 14 (1.27%) Sybase
9 10 (0.90%) Siebel
10 8 (0.72%) CA
11 7 (0.63%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.54%) Tableau
12 6 (0.54%) VMware
12 6 (0.54%) Ariba
12 6 (0.54%) HP
13 5 (0.45%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.36%) NetSuite
14 4 (0.36%) NetApp
15 3 (0.27%) Sony
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