The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 460 378 460
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +82
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 593 689 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 1.16% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 393 482 415
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -101 477 £55,000 +10.00% 61
South East -11 196 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Surrey +18 129 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Egham +2 92 £85,000 -
London -97 89 £60,000 +0.41% 17
West Midlands -14 64 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East of England -26 52 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +35 38 £32,500 +8.33%
Staines +22 27 £55,000 -12.00%
Birmingham -29 20 £49,750 -0.50% 3
North West -61 19 £48,500 +2.10% 7
Bletchley - 18 - -
Hertfordshire +2 17 £45,000 - 1
Essex -15 16 £51,250 +20.58%
Milton Keynes +14 13 £23,000 -23.33%
Warwickshire 0 13 £44,050 +3.64%
Manchester -28 13 £50,000 - 4
Scotland -32 13 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Rugby +10 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Wales +6 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South Wales +10 11 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex -1 11 £58,750 +34.28%
Watford -15 11 £45,000 -
Coventry +15 10 £45,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -32 10 £53,435 -2.84% 2
Yorkshire -40 10 £53,435 -2.84% 2
Cambridgeshire - 10 £43,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +22 9 £31,500 -45.21%
Caerphilly +2 9 £55,000 +7.84%
Colchester -1 9 £52,500 +5.00%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1228 (99.59%) SAP
2 291 (23.60%) Java
3 262 (21.25%) NetWeaver
4 227 (18.41%) SAP PI
5 224 (18.17%) Business Intelligence
6 185 (15.00%) SAP SD
7 179 (14.52%) SAP MM
8 176 (14.27%) SAP Implementation
9 175 (14.19%) Finance
10 174 (14.11%) SAP BW
10 174 (14.11%) Logistics
10 174 (14.11%) Business Development
11 165 (13.38%) SAP BI
12 163 (13.22%) Workflow
13 156 (12.65%) CRM
14 127 (10.30%) Security Cleared
15 126 (10.22%) Manufacturing
16 124 (10.06%) SAP XI
17 121 (9.81%) SAP Basis
18 117 (9.49%) Project Management
19 116 (9.41%) ITIL
20 112 (9.08%) OO
21 110 (8.92%) Web Dynpro
22 107 (8.68%) SAP FI
22 107 (8.68%) SAP PP
23 103 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
24 102 (8.27%) Migration
25 100 (8.11%) Oracle
26 93 (7.54%) SAP SRM
27 91 (7.38%) SAP CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 262 (21.25%) NetWeaver
2 60 (4.87%) SAP Portal
3 14 (1.14%) SAP EP
4 11 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (0.89%) Documentum
4 11 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (0.89%) SAP Web AS
5 9 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.24%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.081%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.081%) Apache
Applications
1 47 (3.81%) MS Office
2 12 (0.97%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 185 (15.00%) SAP SD
2 179 (14.52%) SAP MM
3 107 (8.68%) SAP FI
3 107 (8.68%) SAP PP
4 93 (7.54%) SAP SRM
5 91 (7.38%) SAP CO
5 91 (7.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 75 (6.08%) SAP WM
7 69 (5.60%) SAP R/3
8 65 (5.27%) SAP BPC
9 64 (5.19%) SAP CRM
10 63 (5.11%) SAP APO
11 59 (4.79%) SAP SCM
12 44 (3.57%) SAP HR
13 33 (2.68%) SAP PSCD
14 26 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 14 (1.14%) SAP LE
15 14 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
16 12 (0.97%) SAP xRPM
17 10 (0.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.081%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.89%) SSL
2 7 (0.57%) Wireless
3 3 (0.24%) FTP
4 2 (0.16%) UMTS
4 2 (0.16%) WAN
4 2 (0.16%) LDAP
4 2 (0.16%) DSL
4 2 (0.16%) SAN
4 2 (0.16%) NAS
5 1 (0.081%) Internet
5 1 (0.081%) HTTP
5 1 (0.081%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (14.11%) SAP BW
2 165 (13.38%) SAP BI
3 77 (6.24%) SAP HANA
4 73 (5.92%) BusinessObjects
5 56 (4.54%) SQL Server
6 53 (4.30%) DB2
7 41 (3.33%) MaxDB
8 22 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
11 8 (0.65%) Big Data
12 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.24%) QlikView
16 2 (0.16%) OLAP
16 2 (0.16%) OLTP
16 2 (0.16%) Sybase ASE
16 2 (0.16%) BODI
Development Applications
1 33 (2.68%) LSMW
2 30 (2.43%) NWDI
3 14 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 9 (0.73%) Introscope
5 7 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.41%) Visual Composer
7 3 (0.24%) Toad
8 1 (0.081%) NWDS
General
1 175 (14.19%) Finance
2 126 (10.22%) Manufacturing
3 53 (4.30%) Retail
4 31 (2.51%) Legal
5 28 (2.27%) Banking
5 28 (2.27%) German Language
6 22 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (1.54%) Billing
8 13 (1.05%) Automotive
9 12 (0.97%) Publishing
10 9 (0.73%) Marketing
11 8 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.57%) French Language
13 4 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.24%) Law
15 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.081%) Polish Language
16 1 (0.081%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 651 (52.80%) Consultant
2 650 (52.72%) SAP Consultant
3 165 (13.38%) Developer
4 147 (11.92%) SAP Support
5 145 (11.76%) SAP Developer
6 127 (10.30%) SAP MM Consultant
7 107 (8.68%) Managing Consultant
8 103 (8.35%) Analyst
9 96 (7.79%) ABAP Developer
9 96 (7.79%) SAP Analyst
10 92 (7.46%) SAP SD Consultant
11 84 (6.81%) Support Specialist
12 68 (5.52%) ABAP Consultant
13 67 (5.43%) SAP PP Consultant
14 65 (5.27%) SAP Manager
15 62 (5.03%) SAP PI Consultant
16 57 (4.62%) SAP WM Consultant
17 47 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
17 47 (3.81%) SAP Basis Support
18 46 (3.73%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (18.41%) SAP PI
2 124 (10.06%) SAP XI
3 121 (9.81%) SAP Basis
4 110 (8.92%) Web Dynpro
5 91 (7.38%) SAP Smart Forms
6 84 (6.81%) SAP ALE
7 70 (5.68%) BAPI
8 64 (5.19%) EDI
9 51 (4.14%) Web Services
10 36 (2.92%) JDBC
11 32 (2.60%) MDX
12 31 (2.51%) .NET
13 30 (2.43%) HTML
14 29 (2.35%) SAP Business Workflow
15 21 (1.70%) HTML5
16 19 (1.54%) SAP MI
17 15 (1.22%) J2EE
17 15 (1.22%) CSS
17 15 (1.22%) Middleware
18 14 (1.14%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (3.49%) Data Extraction
2 41 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 38 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.11%) FMCG
5 17 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 11 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 9 (0.73%) Smartphone
7 9 (0.73%) E-Learning
8 7 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.57%) Social Media
8 7 (0.57%) Life Science
9 6 (0.49%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.41%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.24%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.16%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.16%) Informatics
13 1 (0.081%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.081%) Economics
13 1 (0.081%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.65%) UNIX
2 79 (6.41%) Windows
3 36 (2.92%) Linux
4 29 (2.35%) AIX
5 16 (1.30%) Android
6 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.89%) zOS
7 2 (0.16%) VMS
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (18.17%) Business Intelligence
2 176 (14.27%) SAP Implementation
3 174 (14.11%) Logistics
3 174 (14.11%) Business Development
4 163 (13.22%) Workflow
5 156 (12.65%) CRM
6 117 (9.49%) Project Management
7 116 (9.41%) ITIL
8 112 (9.08%) OO
9 103 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 102 (8.27%) Migration
11 77 (6.24%) ERP
12 58 (4.70%) Business Analysis
13 57 (4.62%) Data Migration
14 56 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (4.14%) Business Transformation
16 47 (3.81%) Performance Management
17 41 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
18 38 (3.08%) OOP
19 35 (2.84%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 291 (23.60%) Java
2 81 (6.57%) SAPscript
3 63 (5.11%) SQL
4 31 (2.51%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.11%) C
6 21 (1.70%) C#
7 14 (1.14%) VBA
8 11 (0.89%) VB
8 11 (0.89%) VB.NET
9 10 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.57%) PHP
11 2 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.081%) C++
12 1 (0.081%) COBOL
12 1 (0.081%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 85 (6.89%) Degree
3 63 (5.11%) CTC Cleared
4 55 (4.46%) SAP Certification
5 19 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.49%) CCA
7 3 (0.24%) ACCA
7 3 (0.24%) CIMA
8 1 (0.081%) AAT
8 1 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.081%) PMP
8 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.081%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.87%) SLA
2 12 (0.97%) QA
3 10 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (0.89%) XenApp
2 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (0.73%) CA Wily
2 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.081%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.081%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1228 (99.59%) SAP
2 100 (8.11%) Oracle
3 73 (5.92%) Business Objects
4 50 (4.06%) Adobe
5 35 (2.84%) Microsoft
6 31 (2.51%) Sybase
7 21 (1.70%) Syclo
8 14 (1.14%) IBM
9 11 (0.89%) EMC
9 11 (0.89%) Citrix
9 11 (0.89%) NetApp
10 8 (0.65%) Cognos
10 8 (0.65%) Siebel
10 8 (0.65%) Pegasus
10 8 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.32%) Open Text
11 4 (0.32%) HP
12 3 (0.24%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.16%) Teradata
13 2 (0.16%) Remedy
North West
Search Consultancy
Salary: Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £51870 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Red Commerce
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Guru Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago