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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 407 370 406
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +36
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 663 724 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.27% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 397 508 484
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 £35,700 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
56963 56968 62310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.06% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47778 49109 54496
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -23 606 £55,750 +11.50% 45
South East +12 229 £60,000 +26.31% 12
Surrey +13 146 £85,000 +61.90% 1
London +10 126 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Egham 0 124 £85,000 -
North West +10 117 £55,000 +33.33% 9
Manchester +27 60 £47,500 +26.66% 5
West Midlands -65 39 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Berkshire +23 35 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Birmingham -47 28 £40,000 -20.00% 4
South West -1 26 £35,000 -17.64%
Hampshire -24 26 £57,500 +27.77% 7
City of London +14 19 £58,750 -27.69% 4
East Midlands -10 14 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Scotland -35 13 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £52,500 -5.40% 1
East of England -50 12 £46,750 -6.50% 2
Wiltshire - 11 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes -2 10 £52,500 -10.63%
Reading - 10 £60,000 -
Aldershot - 10 £57,500 - 1
Staines +18 9 £55,500 +16.84% 1
Farnborough +3 9 - - 3
Yorkshire -59 9 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Northamptonshire - 8 £40,000 - 2
Swindon - 8 £32,500 -
Coventry -7 7 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North East -17 7 £52,500 +25.74%
Lancashire -23 7 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Gloucestershire - 7 £29,500 -

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1213 (99.75%) SAP
2 260 (21.38%) Coaching
3 254 (20.89%) Business Development
4 253 (20.81%) SAP Implementation
5 220 (18.09%) Java
6 212 (17.43%) Workflow
7 201 (16.53%) Finance
8 193 (15.87%) NetWeaver
9 187 (15.38%) SAP MM
10 171 (14.06%) BAPI
11 168 (13.82%) SAP Smart Forms
12 167 (13.73%) Web Dynpro
12 167 (13.73%) OO
13 166 (13.65%) SAPscript
14 159 (13.08%) SAP BW
15 157 (12.91%) CRM
16 152 (12.50%) SAP SD
17 151 (12.42%) Logistics
18 132 (10.86%) SAP FI
19 128 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
20 121 (9.95%) SAP R/3
21 120 (9.87%) Security Cleared
22 119 (9.79%) EDI
23 117 (9.62%) Migration
24 115 (9.46%) SAP Portal
25 113 (9.29%) SAP CO
26 111 (9.13%) SAP FI/CO
26 111 (9.13%) SQL
27 107 (8.80%) LSMW
28 106 (8.72%) SAP ALE

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 193 (15.87%) NetWeaver
2 115 (9.46%) SAP Portal
3 56 (4.61%) SAP EP
4 14 (1.15%) SAP Web AS
5 13 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.07%) Documentum
5 13 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.66%) CMS
8 7 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.082%) CICS
Applications
1 50 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.96%) MS Office
3 9 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 187 (15.38%) SAP MM
2 152 (12.50%) SAP SD
3 132 (10.86%) SAP FI
4 121 (9.95%) SAP R/3
5 113 (9.29%) SAP CO
6 111 (9.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 80 (6.58%) SAP CRM
8 77 (6.33%) SAP SCM
9 72 (5.92%) SAP APO
10 67 (5.51%) SAP WM
11 49 (4.03%) SAP PP
12 47 (3.87%) SAP BPC
13 41 (3.37%) SAP HR
14 30 (2.47%) SAP HCM
15 23 (1.89%) SAP LE
15 23 (1.89%) SAP GRC
16 21 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 18 (1.48%) SAP SRM
18 15 (1.23%) SAP Retail
19 14 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.07%) SSL
2 6 (0.49%) Internet
2 6 (0.49%) FTP
3 5 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.25%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.082%) LDAP
5 1 (0.082%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (13.08%) SAP BW
2 95 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
3 90 (7.40%) SAP HANA
4 62 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 57 (4.69%) SAP BI
6 40 (3.29%) MS Access
7 39 (3.21%) SAP Data Services
8 37 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.56%) DB2
10 17 (1.40%) Big Data
11 13 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.07%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
16 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
16 2 (0.16%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 107 (8.80%) LSMW
2 15 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 14 (1.15%) Hudson
4 8 (0.66%) NWDI
5 7 (0.58%) Visual Composer
6 5 (0.41%) Introscope
7 1 (0.082%) Toad
7 1 (0.082%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.082%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.082%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 201 (16.53%) Finance
2 90 (7.40%) Manufacturing
3 77 (6.33%) Billing
4 67 (5.51%) Legal
5 61 (5.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 59 (4.85%) Retail
7 41 (3.37%) Banking
8 22 (1.81%) Marketing
9 12 (0.99%) Law
10 11 (0.90%) Publishing
11 10 (0.82%) German Language
12 7 (0.58%) Automotive
12 7 (0.58%) French Language
12 7 (0.58%) Local Government
13 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.16%) Advertising
16 1 (0.082%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.082%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.082%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 693 (56.99%) Consultant
2 678 (55.76%) SAP Consultant
3 234 (19.24%) Developer
4 216 (17.76%) SAP Developer
5 184 (15.13%) Analyst
6 170 (13.98%) SAP Analyst
7 162 (13.32%) SAP MM Consultant
8 160 (13.16%) Managing Consultant
9 124 (10.20%) ABAP Developer
10 99 (8.14%) ABAP Consultant
11 91 (7.48%) SAP SD Consultant
12 85 (6.99%) SAP WM Consultant
13 78 (6.41%) SAP Support
14 62 (5.10%) SAP APO Consultant
15 60 (4.93%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
16 54 (4.44%) NetWeaver Developer
17 46 (3.78%) Senior Consultant
18 44 (3.62%) Senior SAP Consultant
19 42 (3.45%) Architect
20 38 (3.13%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (14.06%) BAPI
2 168 (13.82%) SAP Smart Forms
3 167 (13.73%) Web Dynpro
4 119 (9.79%) EDI
5 106 (8.72%) SAP ALE
6 92 (7.57%) SAP PI
7 77 (6.33%) SAP Business Workflow
8 74 (6.09%) SAP XI
9 65 (5.35%) SAP Basis
10 51 (4.19%) J2EE
11 40 (3.29%) Web Services
12 33 (2.71%) HTML
13 30 (2.47%) Middleware
14 25 (2.06%) .NET
15 24 (1.97%) SAP BSP
16 20 (1.64%) MDX
17 18 (1.48%) HTML5
18 15 (1.23%) Ajax
18 15 (1.23%) jQuery
19 14 (1.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (2.71%) Data Structures
3 27 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 11 (0.90%) Replication
5 11 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 10 (0.82%) FMCG
7 9 (0.74%) Data Extraction
7 9 (0.74%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.41%) Data Conversion
8 5 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.33%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.33%) LIMS
9 4 (0.33%) AS400
10 3 (0.25%) GIS
10 3 (0.25%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.25%) Social Media
10 3 (0.25%) iSeries
11 2 (0.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.04%) Windows
2 24 (1.97%) UNIX
3 15 (1.23%) AIX
3 15 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (1.07%) Linux
5 7 (0.58%) zOS
6 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.082%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (21.38%) Coaching
2 254 (20.89%) Business Development
3 253 (20.81%) SAP Implementation
4 212 (17.43%) Workflow
5 167 (13.73%) OO
6 157 (12.91%) CRM
7 151 (12.42%) Logistics
8 128 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 117 (9.62%) Migration
10 95 (7.81%) Data Migration
11 65 (5.35%) Project Management
12 64 (5.26%) ERP
13 57 (4.69%) Risk Management
14 53 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
15 52 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 48 (3.95%) Web Development
17 47 (3.87%) ITIL
18 45 (3.70%) Data Modelling
19 43 (3.54%) Change Management
20 39 (3.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 220 (18.09%) Java
2 166 (13.65%) SAPscript
3 111 (9.13%) SQL
4 48 (3.95%) C
5 20 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.56%) C#
7 15 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 13 (1.07%) VBA
9 11 (0.90%) VB
10 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.49%) PHP
11 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.25%) C++
12 3 (0.25%) COBOL
13 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.082%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.082%) Python
14 1 (0.082%) Smalltalk
14 1 (0.082%) Delphi
14 1 (0.082%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 101 (8.31%) Degree
3 54 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 51 (4.19%) SAP Certification
5 23 (1.89%) CCA
6 1 (0.082%) MBA
6 1 (0.082%) CIMA
6 1 (0.082%) ACCA
6 1 (0.082%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.63%) QA
2 24 (1.97%) SLA
3 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.082%) GAAP
4 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (0.82%) XenApp
2 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.082%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.41%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.082%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1213 (99.75%) SAP
2 95 (7.81%) Business Objects
3 89 (7.32%) Adobe
4 46 (3.78%) Oracle
5 31 (2.55%) Microsoft
6 14 (1.15%) HP
7 13 (1.07%) EMC
8 11 (0.90%) JD Edwards
9 10 (0.82%) Citrix
9 10 (0.82%) NetApp
10 9 (0.74%) IBM
11 8 (0.66%) Sybase
12 6 (0.49%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.49%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.25%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.25%) SEEBURGER
13 3 (0.25%) Tableau
14 1 (0.082%) VMware
14 1 (0.082%) ReadSoft
14 1 (0.082%) Cognos
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Engage PSG
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Strong package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: €35000 to €45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
CSC
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago