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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 429 408 439
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 601 623 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.13% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 394 413 378
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
53094 55281 60743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.38% 53.28% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45600 46454 53396
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 2015. 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 -3 499 £52,500 +5.00% 54
South East -29 205 £60,000 +14.28% 7
Surrey +22 127 £85,000 +54.54% 2
Egham +3 111 £85,000 -
London +41 108 £55,000 -8.33% 17
North West -30 49 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -44 32 £47,500 -4.52% 10
City of London +28 31 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Scotland +19 30 £44,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -20 30 £52,500 +22.09% 4
Berkshire +15 26 £55,000 -
South West +5 24 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Lancashire +18 22 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Hampshire -8 22 £36,200 -23.78% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 19 £37,500 +7.14%
Midlands +11 18 £50,000 - 5
Manchester -13 18 £45,000 -10.00%
Milton Keynes -15 17 £31,000 -4.61%
Slough +13 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Southampton - 16 £36,200 - 2
Cambridgeshire -11 15 £53,000 +8.71%
Coventry -3 13 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Essex -8 13 £52,500 +23.52% 1
North East -2 12 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Birmingham -38 12 £51,000 +2.51% 2
East Midlands +28 11 £49,250 +11.93% 2
Edinburgh - 11 £44,000 -
Cambridge -16 10 £54,000 -1.81%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £60,000 -

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1255 (99.76%) SAP
2 263 (20.91%) SAP Implementation
3 228 (18.12%) Coaching
4 222 (17.65%) Business Development
5 213 (16.93%) SAP MM
6 211 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
6 211 (16.77%) Finance
7 210 (16.69%) CRM
8 193 (15.34%) Java
9 191 (15.18%) NetWeaver
10 189 (15.02%) BusinessObjects
10 189 (15.02%) Business Objects
11 188 (14.94%) SAP BW
12 184 (14.63%) SAP SD
13 173 (13.75%) Logistics
14 165 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
15 161 (12.80%) SAP FI
16 155 (12.32%) SAP R/3
17 154 (12.24%) OO
18 153 (12.16%) Web Dynpro
19 148 (11.76%) Manufacturing
20 145 (11.53%) SAP CO
21 144 (11.45%) Workflow
22 143 (11.37%) SAP FI/CO
23 130 (10.33%) BAPI
24 128 (10.17%) Degree
25 127 (10.10%) Security Cleared
26 119 (9.46%) SQL
27 115 (9.14%) SAP Basis
28 112 (8.90%) SAP BI

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 191 (15.18%) NetWeaver
2 94 (7.47%) SAP Portal
3 47 (3.74%) SAP EP
4 9 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.24%) Documentum
6 3 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.079%) CICS
8 1 (0.079%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.079%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.54%) MS Office
3 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 213 (16.93%) SAP MM
2 184 (14.63%) SAP SD
3 161 (12.80%) SAP FI
4 155 (12.32%) SAP R/3
5 145 (11.53%) SAP CO
6 143 (11.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 104 (8.27%) SAP SCM
8 100 (7.95%) SAP CRM
9 76 (6.04%) SAP WM
10 68 (5.41%) SAP APO
11 67 (5.33%) SAP LE
12 56 (4.45%) SAP HR
13 52 (4.13%) SAP PP
14 49 (3.90%) SAP BPC
15 41 (3.26%) SAP ERP
16 34 (2.70%) SAP HCM
17 19 (1.51%) SAP IS-U
18 18 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 17 (1.35%) SAP EWM
20 16 (1.27%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.62%) SaaS
2 17 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.19%) Internet
2 13 (1.03%) FTP
3 6 (0.48%) Wireless
4 3 (0.24%) LAN
4 3 (0.24%) WAN
5 2 (0.16%) VPN
5 2 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.079%) RFID
6 1 (0.079%) HTTP
6 1 (0.079%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (15.02%) BusinessObjects
2 188 (14.94%) SAP BW
3 112 (8.90%) SAP BI
4 88 (7.00%) SQL Server
5 79 (6.28%) SAP HANA
6 53 (4.21%) SAP Data Services
7 32 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.46%) MS Access
9 26 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.11%) Big Data
11 9 (0.72%) DB2
11 9 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.40%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.32%) OLAP
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (0.32%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 106 (8.43%) LSMW
2 12 (0.95%) Hudson
3 6 (0.48%) Visual Composer
3 6 (0.48%) NWDS
4 5 (0.40%) NWDI
5 4 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.079%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 211 (16.77%) Finance
2 148 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 97 (7.71%) Retail
4 76 (6.04%) Billing
5 60 (4.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 55 (4.37%) Banking
7 49 (3.90%) Marketing
8 27 (2.15%) Legal
8 27 (2.15%) Games
9 11 (0.87%) General Ledger
9 11 (0.87%) Automotive
10 10 (0.79%) Law
11 7 (0.56%) German Language
12 5 (0.40%) Local Government
13 4 (0.32%) French Language
13 4 (0.32%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.16%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.079%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.079%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 739 (58.74%) Consultant
2 709 (56.36%) SAP Consultant
3 225 (17.89%) Analyst
4 216 (17.17%) Developer
5 199 (15.82%) SAP Analyst
6 188 (14.94%) SAP Developer
7 170 (13.51%) SAP MM Consultant
8 150 (11.92%) Managing Consultant
9 110 (8.74%) ABAP Developer
10 91 (7.23%) SAP SD Consultant
11 90 (7.15%) SAP WM Consultant
12 74 (5.88%) SAP Support
13 66 (5.25%) SAP APO Consultant
14 56 (4.45%) ABAP Consultant
14 56 (4.45%) Business Analyst
15 53 (4.21%) SAP Business Analyst
15 53 (4.21%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
16 50 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
17 49 (3.90%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 38 (3.02%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (12.16%) Web Dynpro
2 130 (10.33%) BAPI
3 115 (9.14%) SAP Basis
4 103 (8.19%) SAP Smart Forms
5 89 (7.07%) EDI
6 83 (6.60%) SAP PI
7 73 (5.80%) SAP XI
8 53 (4.21%) SAP Business Workflow
9 51 (4.05%) SAP ALE
10 45 (3.58%) J2EE
11 44 (3.50%) SAP BSP
12 35 (2.78%) HTML
13 30 (2.38%) Middleware
14 24 (1.91%) Web Services
15 19 (1.51%) .NET
16 12 (0.95%) XML
17 8 (0.64%) HTML5
18 6 (0.48%) SAP CO-PA
18 6 (0.48%) ASP.NET
19 3 (0.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 165 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 19 (1.51%) Data Structures
4 16 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 11 (0.87%) Replication
6 10 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 10 (0.79%) FMCG
7 8 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 6 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.40%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.32%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.32%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.24%) Social Media
13 2 (0.16%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.16%) User Experience
13 2 (0.16%) Life Science
13 2 (0.16%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.16%) Statistics
13 2 (0.16%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.15%) Windows
2 12 (0.95%) Linux
3 8 (0.64%) UNIX
4 5 (0.40%) AIX
4 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.32%) Android
6 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.079%) HPUX
7 1 (0.079%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (20.91%) SAP Implementation
2 228 (18.12%) Coaching
3 222 (17.65%) Business Development
4 211 (16.77%) Business Intelligence
5 210 (16.69%) CRM
6 173 (13.75%) Logistics
7 154 (12.24%) OO
8 144 (11.45%) Workflow
9 110 (8.74%) ERP
10 96 (7.63%) Migration
10 96 (7.63%) Project Management
11 76 (6.04%) Data Migration
12 69 (5.48%) ITIL
13 65 (5.17%) Data Modelling
13 65 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 64 (5.09%) Business Analysis
15 60 (4.77%) Change Management
16 47 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
17 45 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (3.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 193 (15.34%) Java
2 119 (9.46%) SQL
3 84 (6.68%) SAPscript
4 49 (3.90%) C
5 18 (1.43%) C#
6 13 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.56%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.48%) PHP
9 5 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.40%) VBA
10 4 (0.32%) VB
11 2 (0.16%) C++
12 1 (0.079%) COBOL
12 1 (0.079%) Delphi
12 1 (0.079%) Perl
12 1 (0.079%) Python
12 1 (0.079%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.079%) XQuery
12 1 (0.079%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.079%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 128 (10.17%) Degree
2 127 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 78 (6.20%) SAP Certification
4 64 (5.09%) SC Cleared
5 44 (3.50%) CCA
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.16%) ACCA
6 2 (0.16%) CIMA
7 1 (0.079%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.58%) SLA
2 22 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.079%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.24%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1255 (99.76%) SAP
2 189 (15.02%) Business Objects
3 84 (6.68%) Oracle
4 63 (5.01%) Adobe
5 60 (4.77%) Microsoft
6 30 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (0.95%) JD Edwards
8 7 (0.56%) IBM
9 6 (0.48%) CA
10 5 (0.40%) Pegasus
10 5 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.40%) HP
10 5 (0.40%) VMware
11 4 (0.32%) Sybase
12 3 (0.24%) EMC
12 3 (0.24%) NetApp
12 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.24%) Sony
12 3 (0.24%) Open Text
12 3 (0.24%) Sitecore
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rugby
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vivid Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £350 - £475 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
UK
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Derbyshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £47,000 - £50,000 plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago