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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 413 375 413
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +38
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 654 744 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.28% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 402 524 459
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,925 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%

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
56759 58207 61369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.60% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47803 50151 53610
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 22 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 22 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
(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 -5 610 £56,000 +17.89% 47
South East +6 254 £60,000 +26.31% 12
Surrey +28 151 £85,000 +78.94% 7
London +36 126 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Egham -1 121 £85,000 -
North West +5 109 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Manchester +23 50 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Berkshire +27 48 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -88 37 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Hampshire -24 27 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Birmingham -48 27 £40,000 -19.59% 2
South West +7 26 £35,000 -17.64% 1
City of London +25 23 £60,000 -27.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 19 £43,750 -18.22% 2
Staines +13 14 £55,250 +10.50% 7
Reading +12 13 £60,000 +26.31%
Milton Keynes -3 13 £52,500 +75.00% 2
East Midlands -3 13 £40,000 -23.80%
Lancashire -8 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Yorkshire -39 12 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Wiltshire - 12 £32,500 -
Scotland -33 11 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Aldershot - 11 £57,500 -
Slough +9 10 £59,000 +31.11%
Farnborough +2 9 - - 1
Swindon - 9 £32,500 -
East of England -51 8 £46,750 -6.50%
Gloucestershire - 8 £35,000 -
Stroud - 8 £35,000 -
Aberdeen -5 7 £55,000 -4.34%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 1188 (99.75%) SAP
2 261 (21.91%) Coaching
3 253 (21.24%) Business Development
4 252 (21.16%) SAP Implementation
5 203 (17.04%) Finance
6 201 (16.88%) Java
7 195 (16.37%) Workflow
8 194 (16.29%) SAP MM
9 179 (15.03%) NetWeaver
10 173 (14.53%) BAPI
11 167 (14.02%) Web Dynpro
12 163 (13.69%) OO
13 158 (13.27%) Logistics
14 155 (13.01%) SAP SD
15 154 (12.93%) SAP BW
15 154 (12.93%) SAP Smart Forms
16 151 (12.68%) SAPscript
17 149 (12.51%) CRM
18 148 (12.43%) SAP FI
19 142 (11.92%) SAP R/3
20 129 (10.83%) SAP CO
21 128 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
22 127 (10.66%) SAP FI/CO
23 119 (9.99%) SQL
24 118 (9.91%) Security Cleared
25 113 (9.49%) EDI
26 111 (9.32%) Migration
27 110 (9.24%) SAP Portal
27 110 (9.24%) LSMW
28 109 (9.15%) Business Objects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 179 (15.03%) NetWeaver
2 110 (9.24%) SAP Portal
3 61 (5.12%) SAP EP
4 11 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.92%) Documentum
4 11 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (0.84%) SAP Web AS
6 8 (0.67%) CMS
7 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.084%) CICS
Applications
1 48 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.77%) MS Office
3 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 194 (16.29%) SAP MM
2 155 (13.01%) SAP SD
3 148 (12.43%) SAP FI
4 142 (11.92%) SAP R/3
5 129 (10.83%) SAP CO
6 127 (10.66%) SAP FI/CO
7 79 (6.63%) SAP SCM
8 71 (5.96%) SAP WM
9 70 (5.88%) SAP CRM
10 69 (5.79%) SAP APO
11 49 (4.11%) SAP HR
12 46 (3.86%) SAP PP
12 46 (3.86%) SAP BPC
13 31 (2.60%) SAP LE
13 31 (2.60%) SAP HCM
14 21 (1.76%) SAP GRC
15 18 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 17 (1.43%) SAP SRM
17 16 (1.34%) SAP Payroll
18 15 (1.26%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.34%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.76%) SSL
2 8 (0.67%) FTP
3 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.42%) Internet
4 3 (0.25%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.084%) LDAP
5 1 (0.084%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (12.93%) SAP BW
2 109 (9.15%) BusinessObjects
3 86 (7.22%) SAP HANA
4 70 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 56 (4.70%) SAP BI
6 44 (3.69%) MS Access
6 44 (3.69%) SAP Data Services
7 38 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.51%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.34%) Big Data
9 16 (1.34%) DB2
10 12 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 12 (1.01%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.34%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 110 (9.24%) LSMW
2 14 (1.18%) Hudson
3 11 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.50%) Visual Composer
5 3 (0.25%) Introscope
6 2 (0.17%) NWDI
6 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.084%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 203 (17.04%) Finance
2 97 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 83 (6.97%) Billing
4 65 (5.46%) Legal
5 60 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 58 (4.87%) Retail
7 47 (3.95%) Banking
8 29 (2.43%) Marketing
9 11 (0.92%) Law
10 8 (0.67%) German Language
10 8 (0.67%) Publishing
11 7 (0.59%) Local Government
12 5 (0.42%) Automotive
12 5 (0.42%) French Language
13 4 (0.34%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.17%) Advertising
16 1 (0.084%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.084%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 680 (57.09%) Consultant
2 665 (55.84%) SAP Consultant
3 225 (18.89%) Developer
4 211 (17.72%) Analyst
4 211 (17.72%) SAP Developer
5 196 (16.46%) SAP Analyst
6 167 (14.02%) SAP MM Consultant
7 163 (13.69%) Managing Consultant
8 124 (10.41%) ABAP Developer
9 90 (7.56%) SAP WM Consultant
10 88 (7.39%) SAP SD Consultant
11 85 (7.14%) ABAP Consultant
12 70 (5.88%) SAP Support
13 65 (5.46%) SAP APO Consultant
14 62 (5.21%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
15 53 (4.45%) NetWeaver Developer
16 46 (3.86%) Senior Consultant
17 44 (3.69%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 42 (3.53%) Business Analyst
18 42 (3.53%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (14.53%) BAPI
2 167 (14.02%) Web Dynpro
3 154 (12.93%) SAP Smart Forms
4 113 (9.49%) EDI
5 96 (8.06%) SAP ALE
6 78 (6.55%) SAP Business Workflow
7 71 (5.96%) SAP PI
8 67 (5.63%) SAP XI
9 63 (5.29%) SAP Basis
10 56 (4.70%) J2EE
11 38 (3.19%) Web Services
12 29 (2.43%) HTML
13 27 (2.27%) Middleware
14 23 (1.93%) .NET
14 23 (1.93%) SAP BSP
15 15 (1.26%) MDX
16 14 (1.18%) Ajax
16 14 (1.18%) jQuery
17 12 (1.01%) HTML5
17 12 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (2.77%) Data Structures
3 25 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.18%) Replication
6 8 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 8 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 8 (0.67%) Data Extraction
7 7 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 7 (0.59%) FMCG
8 5 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.42%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.34%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.34%) AS400
9 4 (0.34%) LIMS
10 3 (0.25%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.25%) Social Media
10 3 (0.25%) iSeries
11 2 (0.17%) User Experience
11 2 (0.17%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (2.77%) Windows
2 22 (1.85%) UNIX
3 13 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.01%) AIX
5 9 (0.76%) Linux
6 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.34%) zOS
8 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (21.91%) Coaching
2 253 (21.24%) Business Development
3 252 (21.16%) SAP Implementation
4 195 (16.37%) Workflow
5 163 (13.69%) OO
6 158 (13.27%) Logistics
7 149 (12.51%) CRM
8 128 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
9 111 (9.32%) Migration
10 96 (8.06%) Data Migration
11 62 (5.21%) Project Management
12 56 (4.70%) Risk Management
12 56 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
13 55 (4.62%) ERP
14 53 (4.45%) Web Development
15 51 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (3.86%) ITIL
17 45 (3.78%) Data Modelling
18 41 (3.44%) Change Management
19 36 (3.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (16.88%) Java
2 151 (12.68%) SAPscript
3 119 (9.99%) SQL
4 51 (4.28%) C
5 17 (1.43%) C#
6 14 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.09%) VB.NET
8 10 (0.84%) VBA
9 9 (0.76%) VB
10 7 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.50%) PHP
12 5 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.17%) C++
13 2 (0.17%) COBOL
14 1 (0.084%) Delphi
14 1 (0.084%) Perl
14 1 (0.084%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.084%) Python
14 1 (0.084%) Smalltalk
14 1 (0.084%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 118 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 105 (8.82%) Degree
3 59 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 50 (4.20%) SAP Certification
5 30 (2.52%) CCA
6 1 (0.084%) ACCA
6 1 (0.084%) MBA
6 1 (0.084%) CIMA
6 1 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.43%) QA
2 24 (2.02%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.084%) GAAP
4 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.67%) XenApp
2 5 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.084%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.42%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.084%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1188 (99.75%) SAP
2 109 (9.15%) Business Objects
3 84 (7.05%) Adobe
4 53 (4.45%) Oracle
5 31 (2.60%) Microsoft
6 11 (0.92%) HP
6 11 (0.92%) EMC
6 11 (0.92%) JD Edwards
7 8 (0.67%) Citrix
7 8 (0.67%) NetApp
7 8 (0.67%) IBM
8 6 (0.50%) Sybase
9 4 (0.34%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.25%) CA
10 3 (0.25%) Tableau
10 3 (0.25%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.17%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.17%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.084%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com
Taunton, Somerset
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Package c£85k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company car, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago