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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 432 412 387
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -25
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 631 603 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.05% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 354 424 503
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 £35,000 £35,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
59934 57231 62888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.66% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50259 49201 55232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 -7 563 £56,750 +13.50% 35
South East -5 194 £63,000 +32.63% 7
Surrey +31 155 £85,000 +61.90% 1
Egham +1 132 £85,000 -
London +1 123 £57,500 - 7
North West +9 100 £48,000 +12.94% 7
Manchester +37 56 £52,500 +2.94% 5
West Midlands -25 51 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Birmingham -17 34 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -25 24 £50,000 -
South West -7 22 £39,250 -7.64% 1
Berkshire -6 20 £60,000 -
Scotland -18 17 £52,500 -8.69%
City of London -5 13 £57,500 -17.85%
Hampshire -26 13 £57,500 +27.77% 3
North East +6 11 £52,500 +11.70% 1
Hertfordshire -14 11 £57,500 +9.52%
Staines +22 9 £55,500 -11.20%
Aberdeen +7 9 £52,750 -4.09%
Farnborough +2 9 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 9 £46,000 -29.23%
Wiltshire - 9 £36,750 -
Warwickshire +17 8 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridge +1 8 £45,500 -30.00%
Slough +11 7 £60,000 -14.28%
Lancashire -14 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Yorkshire -59 7 £52,750 +11.05% 3
Swindon - 7 £36,750 -
Rugby - 7 £35,000 -
East Midlands -17 6 £35,000 -33.33% 1

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1182 (100.00%) SAP
2 241 (20.39%) SAP Implementation
3 240 (20.30%) Business Development
4 229 (19.37%) Java
5 199 (16.84%) Workflow
6 198 (16.75%) NetWeaver
7 179 (15.14%) Finance
8 167 (14.13%) SAP BW
9 164 (13.87%) SAPscript
10 157 (13.28%) SAP MM
11 155 (13.11%) CRM
12 152 (12.86%) Web Dynpro
13 151 (12.77%) SAP Smart Forms
14 149 (12.61%) BAPI
14 149 (12.61%) OO
15 139 (11.76%) SAP SD
16 137 (11.59%) Logistics
17 136 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
18 129 (10.91%) SAP PI
19 123 (10.41%) Migration
20 122 (10.32%) EDI
21 112 (9.48%) SAP ALE
22 102 (8.63%) SAP HANA
23 101 (8.54%) SAP Portal
23 101 (8.54%) SAP FI
24 96 (8.12%) LSMW
24 96 (8.12%) Security Cleared
25 89 (7.53%) SAP R/3
26 86 (7.28%) Data Migration
27 85 (7.19%) BusinessObjects

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 198 (16.75%) NetWeaver
2 101 (8.54%) SAP Portal
3 31 (2.62%) SAP EP
4 16 (1.35%) SAP Web AS
5 14 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.18%) Documentum
6 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.59%) CMS
8 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.21%) MS Office
3 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 157 (13.28%) SAP MM
2 139 (11.76%) SAP SD
3 101 (8.54%) SAP FI
4 89 (7.53%) SAP R/3
5 81 (6.85%) SAP CO
6 79 (6.68%) SAP FI/CO
6 79 (6.68%) SAP CRM
7 75 (6.35%) SAP APO
8 70 (5.92%) SAP SCM
9 60 (5.08%) SAP WM
10 56 (4.74%) SAP PP
11 50 (4.23%) SAP BPC
12 36 (3.05%) SAP HR
13 31 (2.62%) SAP HCM
14 24 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 23 (1.95%) SAP GRC
16 17 (1.44%) SAP SRM
17 15 (1.27%) SAP LE
18 14 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
19 13 (1.10%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.27%) SSL
2 6 (0.51%) Internet
3 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.25%) S/MIME
4 3 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.085%) VPN
5 1 (0.085%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (14.13%) SAP BW
2 102 (8.63%) SAP HANA
3 85 (7.19%) BusinessObjects
4 63 (5.33%) SAP BI
5 43 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 34 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (2.37%) DB2
8 27 (2.28%) SAP Data Services
9 24 (2.03%) MS Access
10 15 (1.27%) Big Data
11 10 (0.85%) MaxDB
11 10 (0.85%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 3 (0.25%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 96 (8.12%) LSMW
2 22 (1.86%) Eclipse
3 13 (1.10%) NWDI
4 11 (0.93%) Introscope
5 8 (0.68%) Visual Composer
5 8 (0.68%) Hudson
6 2 (0.17%) Toad
7 1 (0.085%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.085%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 179 (15.14%) Finance
2 78 (6.60%) Manufacturing
3 66 (5.58%) Legal
4 63 (5.33%) Retail
5 57 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 57 (4.82%) Billing
6 27 (2.28%) Banking
7 16 (1.35%) Publishing
8 13 (1.10%) German Language
9 11 (0.93%) Automotive
10 9 (0.76%) Law
11 8 (0.68%) French Language
12 5 (0.42%) Marketing
13 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.25%) Advertising
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
16 1 (0.085%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.085%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.085%) Polish Language
16 1 (0.085%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 699 (59.14%) Consultant
2 687 (58.12%) SAP Consultant
3 195 (16.50%) Developer
4 180 (15.23%) SAP Developer
5 150 (12.69%) Managing Consultant
6 149 (12.61%) Analyst
7 144 (12.18%) SAP MM Consultant
8 140 (11.84%) SAP Analyst
9 112 (9.48%) ABAP Developer
10 110 (9.31%) ABAP Consultant
11 96 (8.12%) SAP Support
12 86 (7.28%) SAP SD Consultant
13 75 (6.35%) SAP WM Consultant
14 54 (4.57%) SAP APO Consultant
15 51 (4.31%) Senior Consultant
15 51 (4.31%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
16 48 (4.06%) Senior SAP Consultant
17 41 (3.47%) Architect
18 40 (3.38%) SAP PP Consultant
19 36 (3.05%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (12.86%) Web Dynpro
2 151 (12.77%) SAP Smart Forms
3 149 (12.61%) BAPI
4 129 (10.91%) SAP PI
5 122 (10.32%) EDI
6 112 (9.48%) SAP ALE
7 83 (7.02%) SAP XI
8 69 (5.84%) SAP Basis
9 55 (4.65%) Web Services
9 55 (4.65%) SAP Business Workflow
10 37 (3.13%) HTML
11 34 (2.88%) Middleware
12 28 (2.37%) MDX
13 27 (2.28%) .NET
14 26 (2.20%) J2EE
15 25 (2.12%) SAP BSP
15 25 (2.12%) HTML5
16 15 (1.27%) JDBC
17 14 (1.18%) Ajax
18 13 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (2.54%) Computer Science
2 20 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 13 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 10 (0.85%) FMCG
4 10 (0.85%) Replication
5 9 (0.76%) Data Extraction
6 8 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.51%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.34%) Data Conversion
8 4 (0.34%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.34%) Social Media
8 4 (0.34%) GIS
8 4 (0.34%) LIMS
9 3 (0.25%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.25%) AS400
9 3 (0.25%) iSeries
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.085%) Life Science
11 1 (0.085%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (3.30%) Windows
2 36 (3.05%) UNIX
3 18 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (1.52%) AIX
4 16 (1.35%) Linux
5 9 (0.76%) zOS
6 6 (0.51%) Android
7 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.085%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (20.39%) SAP Implementation
2 240 (20.30%) Business Development
3 199 (16.84%) Workflow
4 155 (13.11%) CRM
5 149 (12.61%) OO
6 137 (11.59%) Logistics
7 136 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
8 123 (10.41%) Migration
9 86 (7.28%) Data Migration
10 61 (5.16%) Project Management
11 58 (4.91%) ERP
12 55 (4.65%) Risk Management
13 51 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (4.23%) ITIL
15 47 (3.98%) Performance Management
16 45 (3.81%) Data Modelling
17 43 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
18 42 (3.55%) Change Management
19 34 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 33 (2.79%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 229 (19.37%) Java
2 164 (13.87%) SAPscript
3 85 (7.19%) SQL
4 44 (3.72%) C
5 27 (2.28%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.44%) C#
7 13 (1.10%) VB.NET
7 13 (1.10%) VBA
8 11 (0.93%) VB
9 9 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.42%) PHP
11 3 (0.25%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.17%) C++
12 2 (0.17%) COBOL
13 1 (0.085%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.085%) Python
13 1 (0.085%) Delphi
13 1 (0.085%) Perl
13 1 (0.085%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.085%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 69 (5.84%) Degree
3 49 (4.15%) SAP Certification
4 35 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.17%) CCA
6 1 (0.085%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.37%) SLA
2 25 (2.12%) QA
3 9 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.085%) GAAP
4 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.10%) XenApp
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.085%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.93%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.085%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1182 (100.00%) SAP
2 85 (7.19%) Business Objects
3 71 (6.01%) Adobe
4 52 (4.40%) Oracle
5 30 (2.54%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.35%) HP
7 14 (1.18%) IBM
7 14 (1.18%) EMC
8 13 (1.10%) NetApp
8 13 (1.10%) Citrix
9 12 (1.02%) Sybase
10 6 (0.51%) Cognizant
10 6 (0.51%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.42%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.42%) Siebel
12 3 (0.25%) Cognos
12 3 (0.25%) Open Text
12 3 (0.25%) SEEBURGER
13 2 (0.17%) Sitecore
South East
Marcus Donald People
Salary: €40000 to €50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
England
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, (c£20k Package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Red Commerce
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 8 days ago
United Kingdom
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
DP Connect
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Industry leading benefits
Posted: 10 days ago