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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 464 467 375
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -92
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 528 594 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 0.94% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 351 396 497
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £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
56595 63031 58966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 52.56% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48113 53408 50742
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +26 470 £55,000 - 31
South East +40 221 £61,250 +6.52% 9
London +56 137 £60,000 +4.34% 9
Surrey +12 122 £85,000 +38.77%
Egham 0 85 £85,000 -
Buckinghamshire +27 48 £55,000 +139.13% 1
East of England -8 34 £48,750 -2.50% 2
West Midlands -50 29 £50,000 +11.11% 6
City of London +57 28 £60,000 -5.88%
Milton Keynes +8 27 £45,000 +95.65%
Scotland +31 26 £44,500 -19.09% 1
Berkshire +16 20 £60,000 -12.72% 2
Coventry -9 16 £50,000 +2.56%
Edinburgh - 16 £44,000 -
Middlesex +27 15 £61,250 -
Yorkshire +18 15 £50,000 -3.60%
Staines -13 15 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire +20 14 £50,500 -10.22%
North West -20 13 £50,000 - 1
Beaconsfield - 13 £65,000 -
Slough +20 12 £55,000 -18.51%
Birmingham -20 11 £50,500 +12.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 10 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Luton - 9 £57,500 -
North East - 9 £52,500 -
Midlands +13 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Essex -4 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Manchester -7 7 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £52,500 -
Fife - 7 £52,500 -

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1126 (99.73%) SAP
2 267 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
3 240 (21.26%) SAP BW
4 225 (19.93%) CRM
5 223 (19.75%) SAP Implementation
6 209 (18.51%) Business Development
7 202 (17.89%) Finance
8 201 (17.80%) Coaching
9 194 (17.18%) SAP MM
10 180 (15.94%) BusinessObjects
10 180 (15.94%) Business Objects
11 169 (14.97%) SAP SD
12 162 (14.35%) SAP BI
13 158 (13.99%) NetWeaver
14 142 (12.58%) SAP FI
15 132 (11.69%) Java
16 129 (11.43%) Manufacturing
17 127 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
18 126 (11.16%) SAP HANA
19 123 (10.89%) SAP CO
20 122 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
20 122 (10.81%) ERP
20 122 (10.81%) Degree
21 117 (10.36%) Project Management
22 113 (10.01%) Workflow
22 113 (10.01%) SAP PI
23 108 (9.57%) SAP Basis
24 105 (9.30%) Logistics
25 99 (8.77%) SAP R/3
26 98 (8.68%) SAP CRM

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 158 (13.99%) NetWeaver
2 75 (6.64%) SAP Portal
3 22 (1.95%) SAP EP
4 15 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.18%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.089%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.089%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.089%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.089%) Documentum
8 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.33%) MS Office
3 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 194 (17.18%) SAP MM
2 169 (14.97%) SAP SD
3 142 (12.58%) SAP FI
4 123 (10.89%) SAP CO
5 122 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
6 99 (8.77%) SAP R/3
7 98 (8.68%) SAP CRM
8 82 (7.26%) SAP SCM
9 64 (5.67%) SAP APO
10 55 (4.87%) SAP LE
11 53 (4.69%) SAP ERP
12 51 (4.52%) SAP HR
12 51 (4.52%) SAP PS
13 49 (4.34%) SAP BPC
14 45 (3.99%) SAP PP
14 45 (3.99%) SAP HCM
15 44 (3.90%) SAP WM
16 39 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
17 34 (3.01%) SAP SRM
18 17 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.63%) SaaS
2 17 (1.51%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.68%) Internet
2 4 (0.35%) Wireless
3 3 (0.27%) LAN
3 3 (0.27%) WAN
3 3 (0.27%) FTP
3 3 (0.27%) HTTP
4 2 (0.18%) VPN
4 2 (0.18%) SAN
4 2 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.089%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (21.26%) SAP BW
2 180 (15.94%) BusinessObjects
3 162 (14.35%) SAP BI
4 126 (11.16%) SAP HANA
5 41 (3.63%) SQL Server
6 30 (2.66%) SAP Data Services
7 28 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (0.97%) DB2
8 11 (0.97%) Big Data
9 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.53%) MarkLogic
10 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.27%) MS Access
13 3 (0.27%) Sybase IQ
13 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.18%) MaxDB
14 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (7.35%) LSMW
2 13 (1.15%) NWDS
3 9 (0.80%) NWDI
4 4 (0.35%) eCATT
5 3 (0.27%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.18%) Hudson
7 1 (0.089%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.089%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.089%) Eclipse
General
1 202 (17.89%) Finance
2 129 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 88 (7.79%) Billing
4 83 (7.35%) Retail
5 59 (5.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 33 (2.92%) Games
7 30 (2.66%) Marketing
8 21 (1.86%) Banking
9 20 (1.77%) Legal
10 13 (1.15%) Automotive
11 11 (0.97%) Publishing
12 8 (0.71%) Law
12 8 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.71%) German Language
13 7 (0.62%) French Language
14 6 (0.53%) Electronics
15 4 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.27%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 682 (60.41%) Consultant
2 633 (56.07%) SAP Consultant
3 171 (15.15%) Developer
4 163 (14.44%) SAP MM Consultant
5 143 (12.67%) Analyst
6 135 (11.96%) SAP Developer
7 128 (11.34%) Managing Consultant
8 110 (9.74%) SAP Analyst
9 86 (7.62%) ABAP Developer
10 70 (6.20%) SAP SD Consultant
11 65 (5.76%) Senior Consultant
12 63 (5.58%) SAP WM Consultant
13 59 (5.23%) SAP Support
14 55 (4.87%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 54 (4.78%) SAP SRM Consultant
16 53 (4.69%) SAP APO Consultant
17 50 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 40 (3.54%) SAP BW Consultant
19 37 (3.28%) SAP BI Consultant
20 35 (3.10%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (10.01%) SAP PI
2 108 (9.57%) SAP Basis
3 93 (8.24%) Web Dynpro
4 82 (7.26%) BAPI
5 65 (5.76%) SAP XI
6 62 (5.49%) SAP Smart Forms
7 48 (4.25%) SAP BSP
8 46 (4.07%) SAP ALE
9 43 (3.81%) EDI
10 40 (3.54%) Middleware
11 33 (2.92%) .NET
12 31 (2.75%) HTML
13 26 (2.30%) Web Services
14 21 (1.86%) SAP Business Workflow
15 14 (1.24%) HTML5
16 12 (1.06%) XML
17 7 (0.62%) J2EE
17 7 (0.62%) REST
18 6 (0.53%) ASP.NET
19 3 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (1.59%) Replication
3 15 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.06%) FMCG
4 12 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (0.80%) User Experience
6 8 (0.71%) Smart Meter
6 8 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 8 (0.71%) E-Learning
7 7 (0.62%) Life Science
7 7 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.53%) Data Extraction
9 5 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.35%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.27%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.27%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.18%) LIMS
12 2 (0.18%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.18%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.04%) Windows
2 11 (0.97%) UNIX
3 10 (0.89%) Android
4 8 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.62%) Linux
6 3 (0.27%) AIX
6 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.089%) HPUX
8 1 (0.089%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
2 225 (19.93%) CRM
3 223 (19.75%) SAP Implementation
4 209 (18.51%) Business Development
5 201 (17.80%) Coaching
6 122 (10.81%) ERP
7 117 (10.36%) Project Management
8 113 (10.01%) Workflow
9 105 (9.30%) Logistics
10 96 (8.50%) Migration
11 94 (8.33%) OO
12 84 (7.44%) Data Modelling
13 75 (6.64%) Business Analysis
14 74 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (6.20%) ITIL
16 63 (5.58%) ETL
17 60 (5.31%) Change Management
18 56 (4.96%) Data Migration
19 50 (4.43%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (4.16%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 132 (11.69%) Java
2 51 (4.52%) SAPscript
3 44 (3.90%) SQL
4 36 (3.19%) C
5 18 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.06%) C#
7 9 (0.80%) VB
8 8 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.53%) VBA
9 6 (0.53%) XQuery
10 4 (0.35%) VB6
10 4 (0.35%) R
11 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (10.81%) Degree
2 70 (6.20%) SAP Certification
3 67 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 34 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.77%) CCA
6 5 (0.44%) PMP
6 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.16%) SLA
2 22 (1.95%) QA
3 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.18%) COBIT
4 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.089%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.089%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1126 (99.73%) SAP
2 180 (15.94%) Business Objects
3 80 (7.09%) Microsoft
4 69 (6.11%) Oracle
5 41 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.13%) IBM
6 24 (2.13%) Adobe
7 12 (1.06%) Sybase
8 8 (0.71%) Siebel
8 8 (0.71%) CA
8 8 (0.71%) VMware
9 7 (0.62%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.53%) Ariba
10 6 (0.53%) HP
11 5 (0.44%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.44%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.35%) NetApp
12 4 (0.35%) Pegasus
13 3 (0.27%) Red Hat
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 p.a. plus excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified ,Negotiable salary and excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago