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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP ABAP
Rank 503 535 525
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 470 492 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 265 344 309
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,250 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -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
51797 56617 60318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.88% 51.35% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44827 48183 51259
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 26 July 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 +50 446 £52,500 - 33
South East -54 77 £60,000 -4.00% 7
East of England +34 64 £48,500 +7.77% 4
North West +61 60 £50,000 - 6
Manchester +50 58 - - 2
London +9 54 £58,750 +2.17% 2
East Midlands +34 49 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +24 45 £48,500 +7.77%
West Midlands +5 45 £50,000 +1.01% 2
Northamptonshire +39 33 £52,000 +2.46% 5
Surrey -45 31 £60,000 -29.41% 3
Yorkshire +46 27 £50,000 - 3
South West +36 26 £47,500 +5.55%
Wiltshire +28 23 £47,500 +3.26%
North East +27 23 £55,000 -
Hampshire +19 21 £43,000 - 2
Staines +27 18 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Birmingham 0 18 £45,000 -
Leeds +40 15 £65,000 +44.44%
West Yorkshire +28 15 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Swindon - 14 £40,000 -
Durham +23 13 £55,000 -
Farnborough +12 13 - -
Essex -2 10 £35,250 -7.23% 1
Staffordshire +2 9 £57,500 +53.33%
Berkshire -2 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Stoke-on-Trent -4 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Leicestershire -10 9 £55,000 +10.00%
Slough - 9 £60,000 -
South Wales - 9 £46,250 - 2

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 804 (99.88%) SAP
2 201 (24.97%) SAP BW
3 192 (23.85%) Finance
4 177 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
5 167 (20.75%) BusinessObjects
6 163 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 159 (19.75%) CRM
7 159 (19.75%) SAP HANA
8 147 (18.26%) EDI
9 136 (16.89%) NetWeaver
9 136 (16.89%) Manufacturing
10 135 (16.77%) Java
11 134 (16.65%) SAP BI
12 128 (15.90%) Logistics
13 118 (14.66%) SAP ALE
14 111 (13.79%) Workflow
15 109 (13.54%) Retail
16 99 (12.30%) Migration
17 98 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
18 96 (11.93%) LSMW
19 93 (11.55%) SAP Fiori
20 88 (10.93%) Continuous Improvement
20 88 (10.93%) Data Migration
21 83 (10.31%) SAP MM
22 81 (10.06%) BAPI
23 78 (9.69%) SAP FI
24 77 (9.57%) SAP CRM
24 77 (9.57%) Degree
25 75 (9.32%) SAP SD
25 75 (9.32%) OO

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
1 136 (16.89%) NetWeaver
2 26 (3.23%) SAP Portal
3 18 (2.24%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.75%) SAP EP
5 3 (0.37%) Gentran
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.12%) CMS
7 1 (0.12%) Confluence
7 1 (0.12%) JBoss
7 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (2.86%) MS Office
2 3 (0.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 83 (10.31%) SAP MM
2 78 (9.69%) SAP FI
3 77 (9.57%) SAP CRM
4 75 (9.32%) SAP SD
5 69 (8.57%) SAP CO
5 69 (8.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 37 (4.60%) SAP PP
7 36 (4.47%) SAP SCM
8 34 (4.22%) SAP IS-U
9 29 (3.60%) SAP BPC
10 27 (3.35%) SAP HR
10 27 (3.35%) SAP PM
11 25 (3.11%) SAP HCM
12 24 (2.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 19 (2.36%) SAP QM
14 18 (2.24%) SAP APO
15 15 (1.86%) SAP WM
16 14 (1.74%) SAP PS
17 13 (1.61%) SAP GRC
18 11 (1.37%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.74%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.50%) Network Security
2 3 (0.37%) FTP
2 3 (0.37%) Internet
2 3 (0.37%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.25%) LAN
3 2 (0.25%) WAN
4 1 (0.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (24.97%) SAP BW
2 167 (20.75%) BusinessObjects
3 159 (19.75%) SAP HANA
4 134 (16.65%) SAP BI
5 28 (3.48%) SQL Server
6 21 (2.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 18 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.99%) SAP Data Services
9 13 (1.61%) MySQL
10 10 (1.24%) Lumira
11 9 (1.12%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.62%) QlikView
13 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.50%) Sybase ASE
15 3 (0.37%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 96 (11.93%) LSMW
2 10 (1.24%) JIRA
2 10 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.75%) Subversion
4 4 (0.50%) Hudson
5 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.37%) NWDS
6 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 192 (23.85%) Finance
2 136 (16.89%) Manufacturing
3 109 (13.54%) Retail
4 73 (9.07%) Publishing
5 37 (4.60%) Billing
6 12 (1.49%) Automotive
7 9 (1.12%) Marketing
8 7 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.75%) Banking
10 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 329 (40.87%) Consultant
2 322 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
3 192 (23.85%) Developer
4 182 (22.61%) SAP Developer
5 118 (14.66%) ABAP Developer
6 110 (13.66%) Analyst
7 102 (12.67%) SAP Analyst
8 65 (8.07%) Logistics Consultant
8 65 (8.07%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 65 (8.07%) SAP MM Consultant
9 54 (6.71%) Architect
10 53 (6.58%) SAP Architect
11 45 (5.59%) SAP SD Consultant
12 41 (5.09%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 38 (4.72%) SAP PP Consultant
14 37 (4.60%) Functional Consultant
14 37 (4.60%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 37 (4.60%) Senior Consultant
15 36 (4.47%) SAP Support
16 35 (4.35%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (18.26%) EDI
2 118 (14.66%) SAP ALE
3 93 (11.55%) SAP Fiori
4 81 (10.06%) BAPI
5 73 (9.07%) SAP Smart Forms
6 69 (8.57%) SAP Basis
6 69 (8.57%) SAP PI
6 69 (8.57%) Web Dynpro
7 58 (7.20%) SAPUI5
8 53 (6.58%) Web Services
9 50 (6.21%) Middleware
10 39 (4.84%) HTML
11 38 (4.72%) .NET
12 35 (4.35%) EDIFACT
13 34 (4.22%) SAP Business Workflow
14 30 (3.73%) REST
15 27 (3.35%) SAP XI
16 25 (3.11%) CSS
17 23 (2.86%) XML
18 18 (2.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.84%) User Experience
3 22 (2.73%) TRADACOMS
4 19 (2.36%) Data Conversion
5 18 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.24%) FMCG
6 13 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 7 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.62%) Statistics
9 3 (0.37%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.37%) PKI
9 3 (0.37%) PMI
9 3 (0.37%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Life Science
10 2 (0.25%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.12%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.24%) Windows
2 5 (0.62%) Unix
3 4 (0.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
2 163 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 159 (19.75%) CRM
4 128 (15.90%) Logistics
5 111 (13.79%) Workflow
6 99 (12.30%) Migration
7 88 (10.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 88 (10.93%) Data Migration
8 75 (9.32%) OO
9 74 (9.19%) Integration Testing
10 73 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (6.46%) SAP Implementation
12 49 (6.09%) ITIL
13 46 (5.71%) Data Modelling
14 41 (5.09%) Demand Management
15 40 (4.97%) Process Management
16 39 (4.84%) ERP
17 35 (4.35%) Order to Cash
18 34 (4.22%) Procure-to-Pay
19 33 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 135 (16.77%) Java
2 53 (6.58%) SAPscript
3 36 (4.47%) SQL
4 34 (4.22%) C#
5 13 (1.61%) VBA
6 8 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.62%) R
8 3 (0.37%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (0.37%) C
8 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.25%) COBOL
10 1 (0.12%) PHP
10 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 77 (9.57%) Degree
2 20 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.12%) PMP
4 7 (0.87%) SAP Certification
5 6 (0.75%) APMP
6 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 804 (99.88%) SAP
2 45 (5.59%) Oracle
3 41 (5.09%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.73%) Adobe
5 19 (2.36%) IBM
6 17 (2.11%) BEA
7 12 (1.49%) ServiceNow
8 11 (1.37%) Ariba
9 9 (1.12%) Pegasus
10 4 (0.50%) OpenText
10 4 (0.50%) Sybase
11 3 (0.37%) JDA
12 2 (0.25%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.25%) Northgate
13 1 (0.12%) Cognos
13 1 (0.12%) hybris
13 1 (0.12%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.12%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.12%) Siebel
13 1 (0.12%) Syclo
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits/ car allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £46,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Private Health Care + Pens
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent + plus bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Recruit121
Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience + 8% bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Corby
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 8 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Colchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Package circa: £90,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop
Salary: com
Posted: 21 days ago