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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 418 365 405
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +40
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 660 749 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.29% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 406 526 443
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,775 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -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
57413 58285 60715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.38% 53.59% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48389 50300 53090
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -18 616 £55,750 +17.36% 42
South East +15 262 £60,000 +26.31% 8
Surrey +29 155 £85,000 +78.94% 5
London +37 125 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Egham -2 121 £85,000 -
North West -3 107 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Berkshire +32 50 £60,000 +33.33%
Manchester +24 47 £46,250 +23.33% 3
West Midlands -85 36 £52,500 +10.52% 5
South West +1 28 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hampshire -29 28 £57,500 +27.77%
Birmingham -58 26 £40,000 -19.59% 1
City of London +27 22 £60,000 -27.27% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Staines +15 18 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Lancashire -9 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Reading +11 13 £60,000 +26.31%
East Midlands +3 13 £40,000 -23.80%
Milton Keynes -10 13 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Yorkshire -56 13 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Wiltshire - 13 £32,500 -
Slough +6 12 £59,000 +31.11%
Scotland -38 11 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Aldershot - 11 £57,500 -
Farnborough +1 10 - -
Swindon - 10 £32,500 -
Stroud - 9 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £35,000 -
Aberdeen -7 8 £55,000 -4.34%
East of England -50 8 £46,750 -6.50% 2

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1202 (99.75%) SAP
2 262 (21.74%) Coaching
3 254 (21.08%) Business Development
3 254 (21.08%) SAP Implementation
4 206 (17.10%) Finance
5 202 (16.76%) Java
6 196 (16.27%) Workflow
7 195 (16.18%) SAP MM
8 180 (14.94%) NetWeaver
9 173 (14.36%) BAPI
10 167 (13.86%) Web Dynpro
11 165 (13.69%) OO
12 159 (13.20%) Logistics
12 159 (13.20%) SAP SD
13 157 (13.03%) SAP BW
14 155 (12.86%) SAP Smart Forms
15 154 (12.78%) CRM
16 151 (12.53%) SAPscript
17 149 (12.37%) SAP FI
18 145 (12.03%) SAP R/3
19 130 (10.79%) SAP CO
20 129 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
21 128 (10.62%) SAP FI/CO
22 121 (10.04%) SQL
23 119 (9.88%) Security Cleared
24 114 (9.46%) Business Objects
24 114 (9.46%) EDI
24 114 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
24 114 (9.46%) Migration
25 112 (9.29%) LSMW

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 180 (14.94%) NetWeaver
2 110 (9.13%) SAP Portal
3 61 (5.06%) SAP EP
4 11 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 10 (0.83%) Documentum
5 10 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.83%) SAP Web AS
6 8 (0.66%) CMS
7 5 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.083%) CICS
Applications
1 48 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.82%) MS Office
3 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 195 (16.18%) SAP MM
2 159 (13.20%) SAP SD
3 149 (12.37%) SAP FI
4 145 (12.03%) SAP R/3
5 130 (10.79%) SAP CO
6 128 (10.62%) SAP FI/CO
7 81 (6.72%) SAP SCM
8 75 (6.22%) SAP CRM
9 71 (5.89%) SAP WM
10 70 (5.81%) SAP APO
11 50 (4.15%) SAP HR
12 47 (3.90%) SAP PP
13 46 (3.82%) SAP BPC
14 32 (2.66%) SAP HCM
15 31 (2.57%) SAP LE
16 21 (1.74%) SAP GRC
17 19 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 17 (1.41%) SAP SRM
18 17 (1.41%) SAP Payroll
19 15 (1.24%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.75%) FTP
1 9 (0.75%) SSL
2 7 (0.58%) Internet
3 5 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.25%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.083%) Wireless
5 1 (0.083%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (13.03%) SAP BW
2 114 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
3 85 (7.05%) SAP HANA
4 74 (6.14%) SQL Server
5 57 (4.73%) SAP BI
6 46 (3.82%) SAP Data Services
7 45 (3.73%) MS Access
8 38 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.58%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.33%) DB2
11 15 (1.24%) Big Data
12 12 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 11 (0.91%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
16 4 (0.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 112 (9.29%) LSMW
2 15 (1.24%) Hudson
3 11 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.50%) Visual Composer
5 3 (0.25%) Introscope
6 2 (0.17%) NWDI
6 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.083%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.083%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 206 (17.10%) Finance
2 99 (8.22%) Manufacturing
3 87 (7.22%) Billing
4 65 (5.39%) Legal
5 60 (4.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 59 (4.90%) Retail
7 48 (3.98%) Banking
8 30 (2.49%) Marketing
9 11 (0.91%) Law
10 8 (0.66%) Publishing
10 8 (0.66%) German Language
11 7 (0.58%) Local Government
12 5 (0.41%) French Language
12 5 (0.41%) Automotive
13 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.17%) Advertising
16 1 (0.083%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.083%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 685 (56.85%) Consultant
2 670 (55.60%) SAP Consultant
3 229 (19.00%) Developer
4 217 (18.01%) Analyst
5 215 (17.84%) SAP Developer
6 201 (16.68%) SAP Analyst
7 169 (14.02%) SAP MM Consultant
8 165 (13.69%) Managing Consultant
9 125 (10.37%) ABAP Developer
10 91 (7.55%) SAP WM Consultant
11 89 (7.39%) SAP SD Consultant
12 84 (6.97%) ABAP Consultant
13 71 (5.89%) SAP Support
14 66 (5.48%) SAP APO Consultant
15 63 (5.23%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
16 53 (4.40%) NetWeaver Developer
17 46 (3.82%) Senior Consultant
18 45 (3.73%) Business Analyst
18 45 (3.73%) SAP Business Analyst
19 44 (3.65%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (14.36%) BAPI
2 167 (13.86%) Web Dynpro
3 155 (12.86%) SAP Smart Forms
4 114 (9.46%) EDI
5 96 (7.97%) SAP ALE
6 78 (6.47%) SAP Business Workflow
7 70 (5.81%) SAP PI
8 67 (5.56%) SAP XI
9 66 (5.48%) SAP Basis
10 56 (4.65%) J2EE
11 37 (3.07%) Web Services
12 30 (2.49%) HTML
13 29 (2.41%) Middleware
14 25 (2.07%) SAP BSP
15 22 (1.83%) .NET
16 15 (1.24%) MDX
17 14 (1.16%) Ajax
17 14 (1.16%) jQuery
18 12 (1.00%) HTML5
18 12 (1.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (2.66%) Data Structures
3 25 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 20 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.16%) Replication
6 8 (0.66%) Data Extraction
6 8 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 8 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 7 (0.58%) FMCG
8 6 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.41%) Data Conversion
10 4 (0.33%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.33%) AS400
10 4 (0.33%) LIMS
11 3 (0.25%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.25%) Social Media
11 3 (0.25%) iSeries
12 2 (0.17%) GIS
12 2 (0.17%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (2.74%) Windows
2 22 (1.83%) UNIX
3 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (1.00%) AIX
4 9 (0.75%) Linux
5 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.33%) zOS
7 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (21.74%) Coaching
2 254 (21.08%) SAP Implementation
2 254 (21.08%) Business Development
3 196 (16.27%) Workflow
4 165 (13.69%) OO
5 159 (13.20%) Logistics
6 154 (12.78%) CRM
7 129 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 114 (9.46%) Migration
9 98 (8.13%) Data Migration
10 62 (5.15%) Project Management
11 58 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
12 57 (4.73%) ERP
13 56 (4.65%) Risk Management
14 53 (4.40%) Web Development
15 52 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 48 (3.98%) ITIL
17 47 (3.90%) Data Modelling
18 42 (3.49%) Change Management
19 36 (2.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (16.76%) Java
2 151 (12.53%) SAPscript
3 121 (10.04%) SQL
4 52 (4.32%) C
5 17 (1.41%) C#
6 14 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 10 (0.83%) VBA
9 9 (0.75%) VB
10 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.50%) PHP
12 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.17%) C++
13 2 (0.17%) COBOL
14 1 (0.083%) Delphi
14 1 (0.083%) Perl
14 1 (0.083%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.083%) Ruby
14 1 (0.083%) X++
14 1 (0.083%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 119 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 106 (8.80%) Degree
3 59 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 50 (4.15%) SAP Certification
5 31 (2.57%) CCA
6 1 (0.083%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.083%) ACCA
6 1 (0.083%) CIMA
6 1 (0.083%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.49%) QA
2 24 (1.99%) SLA
3 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.083%) GAAP
4 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.58%) XenApp
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.083%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.41%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.083%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1202 (99.75%) SAP
2 114 (9.46%) Business Objects
3 84 (6.97%) Adobe
4 54 (4.48%) Oracle
5 31 (2.57%) Microsoft
6 12 (1.00%) JD Edwards
7 11 (0.91%) HP
8 10 (0.83%) EMC
9 8 (0.66%) IBM
10 7 (0.58%) Citrix
10 7 (0.58%) NetApp
11 6 (0.50%) Sybase
12 4 (0.33%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.25%) CA
13 3 (0.25%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.25%) Tableau
14 2 (0.17%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.17%) Cognizant
15 1 (0.083%) Pegasus
15 1 (0.083%) JDA
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, laptop, phone, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rugby
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £20 - £24 per annum + with potential to rise to 27k
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago