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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 478 597 469
Rank change year-on-year
+119 -128
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 500 393 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.70% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 268 296 378
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -9.09%

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
49991 56471 57199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.56% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42965 48407 47990
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 2016 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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +138 467 £52,500 +5.00% 39
North West +47 88 £50,000 - 8
South East +8 78 £60,000 +20.00% 5
East of England +42 66 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London +51 52 £55,000 - 4
East Midlands +45 52 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Manchester +33 52 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Surrey +31 51 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Northamptonshire +48 42 £52,000 -15.10%
Yorkshire +34 38 £60,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands +3 38 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Cambridgeshire +28 29 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Staines +22 26 £90,000 +63.63% 4
Wiltshire +19 18 £45,000 -2.17%
South West +2 18 £45,000 -12.19%
Egham +1 18 - -
South Wales - 18 £45,000 -
Wales - 18 £45,000 -
Birmingham -23 16 - - 1
Hampshire +13 14 £47,500 +35.71%
Essex +6 14 £43,750 +9.37%
Cardiff - 12 £47,500 -
Cambridge +15 11 £52,250 +16.11%
Hertfordshire - 11 £35,000 - 3
Scotland +23 10 - - 2
Bedfordshire +15 10 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Aberdeen - 10 - - 1
West Yorkshire +21 9 £65,000 +47.72% 1
Farnborough 0 9 - -
Leeds - 9 £65,000 - 1

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 943 (99.89%) SAP
2 234 (24.79%) SAP BW
3 227 (24.05%) Finance
4 202 (21.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 191 (20.23%) CRM
6 189 (20.02%) Business Intelligence
7 186 (19.70%) BusinessObjects
8 181 (19.17%) EDI
9 179 (18.96%) SAP HANA
10 160 (16.95%) Manufacturing
11 156 (16.53%) Java
12 154 (16.31%) NetWeaver
12 154 (16.31%) Logistics
13 147 (15.57%) SAP BI
14 135 (14.30%) Retail
15 132 (13.98%) Migration
16 127 (13.45%) SAP MM
17 125 (13.24%) Workflow
17 125 (13.24%) SAP ALE
18 116 (12.29%) SAP SD
19 114 (12.08%) Data Migration
20 112 (11.86%) BAPI
21 108 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
22 106 (11.23%) LSMW
23 105 (11.12%) Publishing
24 104 (11.02%) SAP FI
24 104 (11.02%) SAP PI
25 93 (9.85%) Integration Testing
25 93 (9.85%) SAP CRM
26 92 (9.75%) SAP FI/CO

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
1 154 (16.31%) NetWeaver
2 37 (3.92%) SAP Portal
3 29 (3.07%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.06%) SAP EP
5 6 (0.64%) Gentran
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.11%) IIS
8 1 (0.11%) JBoss
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (1.91%) MS Office
2 2 (0.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 127 (13.45%) SAP MM
2 116 (12.29%) SAP SD
3 104 (11.02%) SAP FI
4 93 (9.85%) SAP CRM
5 92 (9.75%) SAP CO
5 92 (9.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 58 (6.14%) SAP PP
7 55 (5.83%) SAP PM
8 41 (4.34%) SAP IS-U
8 41 (4.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 36 (3.81%) SAP SCM
10 34 (3.60%) SAP HR
11 32 (3.39%) SAP BPC
11 32 (3.39%) SAP QM
12 28 (2.97%) SAP WM
13 26 (2.75%) SAP HCM
14 21 (2.22%) SAP APO
15 18 (1.91%) SAP MII
16 17 (1.80%) SAP Retail
17 15 (1.59%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.74%) SaaS
2 6 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.11%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.48%) FTP
2 8 (0.85%) Internet
3 5 (0.53%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.42%) HTTP
4 4 (0.42%) Network Security
5 3 (0.32%) SSH
6 2 (0.21%) LAN
6 2 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (24.79%) SAP BW
2 186 (19.70%) BusinessObjects
3 179 (18.96%) SAP HANA
4 147 (15.57%) SAP BI
5 32 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 21 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (2.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 15 (1.59%) MySQL
9 13 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
10 9 (0.95%) Lumira
11 8 (0.85%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.64%) GIS
13 5 (0.53%) MaxDB
14 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.42%) QlikView
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.32%) Big Data
15 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
15 3 (0.32%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 106 (11.23%) LSMW
2 11 (1.17%) Eclipse
2 11 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.85%) JIRA
4 7 (0.74%) NWDS
5 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.11%) Hudson
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 227 (24.05%) Finance
2 160 (16.95%) Manufacturing
3 135 (14.30%) Retail
4 105 (11.12%) Publishing
5 49 (5.19%) Billing
6 16 (1.69%) Marketing
7 15 (1.59%) Automotive
8 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.32%) Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 411 (43.54%) Consultant
2 399 (42.27%) SAP Consultant
3 235 (24.89%) Developer
4 224 (23.73%) SAP Developer
5 140 (14.83%) ABAP Developer
6 112 (11.86%) Analyst
7 102 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
8 84 (8.90%) SAP MM Consultant
9 77 (8.16%) Logistics Consultant
9 77 (8.16%) SAP Logistics Consultant
10 65 (6.89%) SAP SD Consultant
11 52 (5.51%) Architect
12 51 (5.40%) SAP Architect
12 51 (5.40%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 48 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 48 (5.08%) SAP BI Consultant
14 45 (4.77%) SAP BW Consultant
15 43 (4.56%) SAP PM Consultant
16 42 (4.45%) SAP PS Consultant
17 41 (4.34%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (19.17%) EDI
2 125 (13.24%) SAP ALE
3 112 (11.86%) BAPI
4 104 (11.02%) SAP PI
5 86 (9.11%) SAP Smart Forms
6 74 (7.84%) Middleware
7 72 (7.63%) Web Dynpro
8 68 (7.20%) SAP Fiori
9 59 (6.25%) SAP Basis
10 56 (5.93%) SAPUI5
11 50 (5.30%) Web Services
12 45 (4.77%) SAP XI
13 41 (4.34%) HTML
13 41 (4.34%) REST
13 41 (4.34%) SAP Business Workflow
14 39 (4.13%) .NET
15 36 (3.81%) EDIFACT
16 31 (3.28%) SAP BSP
17 29 (3.07%) J2EE
18 24 (2.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.40%) User Experience
3 38 (4.03%) FMCG
4 28 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 25 (2.65%) TRADACOMS
6 14 (1.48%) Data Conversion
7 13 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.74%) LIMS
9 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.53%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.53%) PKI
10 5 (0.53%) Statistics
11 3 (0.32%) PMI
12 2 (0.21%) Life Science
13 1 (0.11%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.11%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.11%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.11%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.11%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.69%) Windows
2 8 (0.85%) Unix
3 6 (0.64%) Linux
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (21.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 191 (20.23%) CRM
3 189 (20.02%) Business Intelligence
4 154 (16.31%) Logistics
5 132 (13.98%) Migration
6 125 (13.24%) Workflow
7 114 (12.08%) Data Migration
8 108 (11.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 93 (9.85%) Integration Testing
10 92 (9.75%) OO
11 80 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (6.46%) Demand Management
13 55 (5.83%) ERP
14 54 (5.72%) ITIL
14 54 (5.72%) Project Planning
14 54 (5.72%) SAP Implementation
15 52 (5.51%) Data Modelling
16 46 (4.87%) Business Analysis
17 44 (4.66%) Order to Cash
18 40 (4.24%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (16.53%) Java
2 70 (7.42%) SAPscript
3 48 (5.08%) SQL
4 45 (4.77%) C#
5 12 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.85%) R
7 7 (0.74%) ActionScript
7 7 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.32%) VBA
10 2 (0.21%) COBOL
10 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.11%) C
11 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 73 (7.73%) Degree
2 23 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.06%) PMP
4 9 (0.95%) SAP Certification
5 7 (0.74%) APMP
6 6 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ISEB
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.13%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 943 (99.89%) SAP
2 55 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.51%) Oracle
4 31 (3.28%) IBM
5 28 (2.97%) BEA
6 27 (2.86%) Adobe
7 13 (1.38%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.32%) JDA
8 3 (0.32%) Sybase
9 2 (0.21%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.21%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.21%) hybris
9 2 (0.21%) Northgate
9 2 (0.21%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.11%) Ariba
10 1 (0.11%) CA
10 1 (0.11%) Syclo
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £56,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
OCC Computing Personnel
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Juice Resource Solutions Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Juice Resource Solutions Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Absoft Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
Salt
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £46,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Scotland
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Starting £55,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: starting £50,000+
Posted: 8 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: starting at £50,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits/ car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Recruit 121 Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago