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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP ABAP
UK
Rank 516 587 472
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -115
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 356 391 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.74% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 207 282 392
Median salary £54,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,875 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -14.28%

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
44871 53118 53796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.09% 51.86% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 38264 45734 46028
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +91 345 £53,750 +19.44% 32
South East +79 76 £53,250 -18.07% 5
Yorkshire +51 57 £45,000 +3.44% 2
London +109 56 £59,000 +15.12% 9
West Midlands +27 34 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West -38 30 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Surrey +58 29 £52,500 -19.23% 2
West Yorkshire +48 24 £50,000 +5.26%
South West +26 24 £62,500 +64.47% 2
Egham +19 24 - - 1
Berkshire +70 23 £50,000 -23.07% 1
East of England -9 21 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Wiltshire +31 18 £63,750 +28.14% 1
Birmingham +1 17 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Manchester -22 17 £57,500 +12.19% 1
East Midlands -11 15 £52,500 - 1
Swindon +29 11 £62,500 -3.84%
Northamptonshire +3 11 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Bradford +7 10 £47,788 +0.60%
Reading - 10 £49,750 -
Hampshire +30 9 £65,000 +30.00%
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £55,000 +15.78%
North East +11 6 £49,000 +22.50% 1
Essex +9 6 - -
Portsmouth +5 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Hertfordshire -16 6 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands +16 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Leeds - 5 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 - -
Staffordshire - 5 - -

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 811 (100.00%) SAP
2 191 (23.55%) SAP BW
3 157 (19.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 157 (19.36%) SAP HANA
4 155 (19.11%) Finance
5 145 (17.88%) CRM
5 145 (17.88%) Business Intelligence
6 137 (16.89%) SAP SD
7 133 (16.40%) Manufacturing
8 124 (15.29%) SAP MM
9 123 (15.17%) SAP FI
10 116 (14.30%) SAP FI/CO
10 116 (14.30%) SAP CO
11 113 (13.93%) Java
12 108 (13.32%) Logistics
13 105 (12.95%) BAPI
14 100 (12.33%) OO
15 97 (11.96%) BusinessObjects
15 97 (11.96%) SAP Smart Forms
16 92 (11.34%) Business Analysis
17 90 (11.10%) SAP Fiori
18 85 (10.48%) SAP PI
18 85 (10.48%) SAPscript
19 79 (9.74%) SAP ALE
20 78 (9.62%) EDI
21 76 (9.37%) LSMW
22 74 (9.12%) Workflow
23 73 (9.00%) SAP CRM
24 70 (8.63%) Retail
24 70 (8.63%) Project Management

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 65 (8.01%) NetWeaver
2 9 (1.11%) SAP Portal
3 7 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (0.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.25%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.12%) IIS
5 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 137 (16.89%) SAP SD
2 124 (15.29%) SAP MM
3 123 (15.17%) SAP FI
4 116 (14.30%) SAP CO
4 116 (14.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 73 (9.00%) SAP CRM
6 48 (5.92%) SAP SCM
7 40 (4.93%) SAP BPC
7 40 (4.93%) SAP PP
8 32 (3.95%) SAP QM
9 31 (3.82%) SAP WM
10 29 (3.58%) SAP PS
11 28 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
12 23 (2.84%) SAP PM
13 22 (2.71%) SAP ERP
14 19 (2.34%) SAP FI-AP
14 19 (2.34%) SAP IS-U
15 18 (2.22%) SAP FI-AR
16 17 (2.10%) SAP HR
17 15 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.86%) Boomi
2 3 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.85%) FTP
2 9 (1.11%) HTTP
3 5 (0.62%) LDAP
4 4 (0.49%) SSH
5 3 (0.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (23.55%) SAP BW
2 157 (19.36%) SAP HANA
3 97 (11.96%) BusinessObjects
4 60 (7.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 32 (3.95%) SQL Server
6 15 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
7 14 (1.73%) MS Access
8 11 (1.36%) MySQL
9 10 (1.23%) Lumira
10 8 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.74%) GIS
13 5 (0.62%) OLAP
14 3 (0.37%) Big Data
15 2 (0.25%) MaxDB
16 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.12%) OLTP
16 1 (0.12%) Qlik Sense
16 1 (0.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 76 (9.37%) LSMW
2 14 (1.73%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.86%) JIRA
5 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.37%) NWDS
5 3 (0.37%) Subversion
6 1 (0.12%) Grunt
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
6 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.12%) Visual Composer
General
1 155 (19.11%) Finance
2 133 (16.40%) Manufacturing
3 70 (8.63%) Retail
4 55 (6.78%) Billing
5 50 (6.17%) Publishing
6 20 (2.47%) German Language
7 19 (2.34%) Banking
8 18 (2.22%) Marketing
9 16 (1.97%) Back Office
10 14 (1.73%) Legal
11 10 (1.23%) Automotive
12 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.12%) Korean Language
15 1 (0.12%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 280 (34.53%) Consultant
2 263 (32.43%) SAP Consultant
3 245 (30.21%) Developer
4 219 (27.00%) SAP Developer
5 174 (21.45%) ABAP Developer
6 140 (17.26%) Analyst
7 133 (16.40%) SAP Analyst
8 55 (6.78%) SAP FI Consultant
9 53 (6.54%) SAP CO Consultant
9 53 (6.54%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 53 (6.54%) SAP SD Consultant
10 51 (6.29%) SAP Manager
11 44 (5.43%) Senior Consultant
11 44 (5.43%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 40 (4.93%) SAP MM Consultant
13 36 (4.44%) Architect
13 36 (4.44%) SAP Architect
14 35 (4.32%) SAP SD Analyst
15 29 (3.58%) Development Manager
15 29 (3.58%) SAP Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (12.95%) BAPI
2 97 (11.96%) SAP Smart Forms
3 90 (11.10%) SAP Fiori
4 85 (10.48%) SAP PI
5 79 (9.74%) SAP ALE
6 78 (9.62%) EDI
7 59 (7.27%) Middleware
8 55 (6.78%) SAPUI5
9 50 (6.17%) Web Dynpro
10 45 (5.55%) .NET
10 45 (5.55%) SAP XI
11 38 (4.69%) SAP Basis
12 36 (4.44%) HTML
13 30 (3.70%) Web Services
14 24 (2.96%) CSS
15 18 (2.22%) REST
15 18 (2.22%) SOAP
15 18 (2.22%) XML
16 15 (1.85%) HTML5
16 15 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.18%) User Experience
3 29 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.33%) FMCG
5 20 (2.47%) LIMS
6 11 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.25%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.25%) PKI
9 2 (0.25%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.12%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.12%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.12%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.07%) Unix
2 18 (2.22%) Windows
3 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.12%) AIX
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (19.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 145 (17.88%) Business Intelligence
2 145 (17.88%) CRM
3 108 (13.32%) Logistics
4 100 (12.33%) OO
5 92 (11.34%) Business Analysis
6 74 (9.12%) Workflow
7 70 (8.63%) Project Management
8 68 (8.38%) SAP Implementation
9 66 (8.14%) Customer Requirements
10 58 (7.15%) Migration
11 54 (6.66%) ERP
12 52 (6.41%) Translating Business Requirements
13 50 (6.17%) Coaching
14 47 (5.80%) Data Migration
15 46 (5.67%) Integration Testing
16 42 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (4.56%) Project Planning
18 32 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (3.95%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 113 (13.93%) Java
2 85 (10.48%) SAPscript
3 68 (8.38%) SQL
4 24 (2.96%) C#
5 22 (2.71%) JavaScript
6 20 (2.47%) C++
6 20 (2.47%) VB
7 14 (1.73%) R
8 11 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.62%) COBOL
11 3 (0.37%) C
12 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.12%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.12%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.12%) ES6
13 1 (0.12%) SOQL
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (6.54%) Degree
2 25 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.96%) CCA
4 19 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.22%) ACCA
6 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.74%) APMP
7 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.74%) PMP
8 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.97%) SLA
2 8 (0.99%) QA
3 5 (0.62%) PMO
4 2 (0.25%) GDPR
4 2 (0.25%) GxP
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) MOM
2 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 811 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.70%) Oracle
4 23 (2.84%) Adobe
5 11 (1.36%) Pegasus
6 10 (1.23%) IBM
7 7 (0.86%) BEA
7 7 (0.86%) DevExpress
8 6 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.62%) hybris
10 3 (0.37%) Ariba
10 3 (0.37%) SEEBURGER
11 2 (0.25%) Remedy
12 1 (0.12%) Concur
12 1 (0.12%) Samsung
12 1 (0.12%) Talend
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
HCL Ltd - APPS & SI
Salary: Excellent salary depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Pesaro
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Portland Resourcing Ltd.
Salary: TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £56000.00 - £64000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 12 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
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