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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 488 475 418
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -57
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 490 557 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.92% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 346 327 434
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
56013 60307 57062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 51.54% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47705 51135 48928
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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 -17 437 £50,000 -13.04% 35
South East -1 163 £62,500 -3.84% 9
Surrey -18 97 £85,000 - 1
London -18 82 £57,500 - 9
Egham -2 79 £85,000 -
East of England +37 56 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +36 34 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -20 32 £49,500 +23.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +26 29 £45,000 -1.09%
North West -38 28 £50,000 - 6
Berkshire +18 24 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +17 23 £45,000 +24.13%
Milton Keynes +8 21 £45,000 +24.13%
Leicestershire +32 18 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Yorkshire +16 16 £50,000 +16.95% 1
Reading - 16 £48,750 - 4
City of London +41 14 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Essex +7 14 £40,250 -26.81%
Coventry -3 13 £50,000 -4.76%
Cambridge +19 12 £45,000 -
Scotland +4 12 £45,000 -10.89% 1
South West -16 12 £46,000 +12.19% 2
Manchester -13 11 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Midlands - 11 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire +2 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Merseyside +15 8 £50,000 +4.16%
Staffordshire - 8 £37,500 -
Leicester - 8 £58,000 -
Liverpool +20 7 £49,500 -
Oxfordshire +14 7 £48,750 +8.33%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1009 (99.12%) SAP
2 255 (25.05%) Business Intelligence
3 238 (23.38%) SAP BW
4 209 (20.53%) BusinessObjects
5 206 (20.24%) SAP Implementation
6 194 (19.06%) SAP MM
7 190 (18.66%) Business Development
8 177 (17.39%) Coaching
9 171 (16.80%) SAP BI
10 168 (16.50%) CRM
10 168 (16.50%) Finance
11 152 (14.93%) SAP HANA
12 147 (14.44%) SAP SD
13 136 (13.36%) SAP PI
14 134 (13.16%) NetWeaver
15 117 (11.49%) Workflow
16 116 (11.39%) BAPI
17 115 (11.30%) Manufacturing
18 111 (10.90%) Java
19 109 (10.71%) Degree
20 105 (10.31%) Logistics
21 101 (9.92%) Web Dynpro
22 100 (9.82%) OO
23 93 (9.14%) Project Management
24 92 (9.04%) SAP FI
24 92 (9.04%) SAP CRM
25 91 (8.94%) Migration
26 87 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
27 86 (8.45%) SAPscript
28 85 (8.35%) SAP Smart Forms

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 134 (13.16%) NetWeaver
2 76 (7.47%) SAP Portal
3 32 (3.14%) SAP EP
4 13 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.29%) SAS
7 2 (0.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.098%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.098%) Documentum
8 1 (0.098%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.098%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.098%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 194 (19.06%) SAP MM
2 147 (14.44%) SAP SD
3 92 (9.04%) SAP FI
3 92 (9.04%) SAP CRM
4 82 (8.06%) SAP CO
5 81 (7.96%) SAP FI/CO
6 61 (5.99%) SAP SCM
7 59 (5.80%) SAP APO
8 54 (5.30%) SAP SRM
9 53 (5.21%) SAP R/3
10 43 (4.22%) SAP PP
11 41 (4.03%) SAP IS-U
12 38 (3.73%) SAP WM
13 36 (3.54%) SAP PS
14 35 (3.44%) SAP HCM
15 32 (3.14%) SAP ERP
16 25 (2.46%) SAP HR
17 24 (2.36%) SAP LE
17 24 (2.36%) SAP BPC
18 14 (1.38%) SAP EBP
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.47%) SaaS
2 9 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.18%) Internet
2 3 (0.29%) HTTP
3 2 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (23.38%) SAP BW
2 209 (20.53%) BusinessObjects
3 171 (16.80%) SAP BI
4 152 (14.93%) SAP HANA
5 40 (3.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 36 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (2.65%) SQL Server
8 23 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
9 11 (1.08%) Lumira
10 10 (0.98%) DB2
11 9 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.88%) Xcelsius
11 9 (0.88%) MarkLogic
12 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.59%) QlikView
14 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.49%) Big Data
15 4 (0.39%) MS Access
16 3 (0.29%) Sybase IQ
16 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (6.58%) LSMW
2 8 (0.79%) NWDS
3 6 (0.59%) NWDI
4 4 (0.39%) eCATT
5 3 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.20%) Hudson
7 1 (0.098%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.098%) Eclipse
General
1 168 (16.50%) Finance
2 115 (11.30%) Manufacturing
3 73 (7.17%) Billing
3 73 (7.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 42 (4.13%) Retail
5 20 (1.96%) Publishing
6 13 (1.28%) Banking
7 10 (0.98%) Marketing
8 9 (0.88%) German Language
8 9 (0.88%) Legal
9 8 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.79%) Games
10 7 (0.69%) French Language
11 6 (0.59%) Automotive
11 6 (0.59%) Law
12 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 3 (0.29%) Military
12 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 568 (55.80%) Consultant
2 529 (51.96%) SAP Consultant
3 203 (19.94%) Developer
4 176 (17.29%) SAP Developer
5 144 (14.15%) SAP MM Consultant
6 131 (12.87%) Analyst
7 119 (11.69%) ABAP Developer
8 113 (11.10%) Managing Consultant
9 101 (9.92%) SAP Analyst
10 83 (8.15%) SAP Support
11 58 (5.70%) Senior Consultant
12 56 (5.50%) SAP SD Consultant
13 55 (5.40%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 54 (5.30%) SAP WM Consultant
15 52 (5.11%) SAP SRM Consultant
16 49 (4.81%) SAP BI Consultant
17 46 (4.52%) Senior SAP Consultant
18 44 (4.32%) SAP APO Consultant
19 41 (4.03%) SAP BW Consultant
20 38 (3.73%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (13.36%) SAP PI
2 116 (11.39%) BAPI
3 101 (9.92%) Web Dynpro
4 85 (8.35%) SAP Smart Forms
5 82 (8.06%) SAP Basis
6 63 (6.19%) SAP XI
7 46 (4.52%) SAP ALE
8 36 (3.54%) HTML
8 36 (3.54%) Web Services
9 35 (3.44%) SAP Business Workflow
10 33 (3.24%) EDI
10 33 (3.24%) .NET
11 20 (1.96%) SAP BSP
12 18 (1.77%) Middleware
13 15 (1.47%) HTML5
14 7 (0.69%) REST
14 7 (0.69%) XML
15 6 (0.59%) ASP.NET
16 5 (0.49%) AngularJS
17 4 (0.39%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.36%) User Experience
3 23 (2.26%) FMCG
4 20 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.38%) Replication
6 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 8 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 8 (0.79%) LIMS
7 8 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 8 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 7 (0.69%) Life Science
8 7 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 7 (0.69%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.49%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.39%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.39%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.29%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.20%) BBC
12 2 (0.20%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (1.87%) Windows
2 15 (1.47%) UNIX
3 7 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 7 (0.69%) Android
4 4 (0.39%) AIX
5 3 (0.29%) Linux
5 3 (0.29%) VMS
6 2 (0.20%) zOS
7 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (25.05%) Business Intelligence
2 206 (20.24%) SAP Implementation
3 190 (18.66%) Business Development
4 177 (17.39%) Coaching
5 168 (16.50%) CRM
6 117 (11.49%) Workflow
7 105 (10.31%) Logistics
8 100 (9.82%) OO
9 93 (9.14%) Project Management
10 91 (8.94%) Migration
11 80 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 76 (7.47%) ERP
13 60 (5.89%) Data Modelling
13 60 (5.89%) Data Migration
14 57 (5.60%) ITIL
15 56 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (5.40%) Procure-to-pay
17 41 (4.03%) ETL
17 41 (4.03%) Unit Testing
18 40 (3.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (10.90%) Java
2 86 (8.45%) SAPscript
3 36 (3.54%) SQL
4 32 (3.14%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.75%) C
6 9 (0.88%) VB
6 9 (0.88%) XQuery
7 8 (0.79%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.59%) VBA
8 6 (0.59%) C#
9 4 (0.39%) VB6
9 4 (0.39%) R
10 2 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (10.71%) Degree
2 33 (3.24%) SAP Certification
3 14 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.79%) CCA
5 6 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.49%) PMP
6 5 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.55%) QA
2 21 (2.06%) SLA
3 9 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.49%) COBIT
5 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.098%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1009 (99.12%) SAP
2 51 (5.01%) Oracle
3 48 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.55%) IBM
5 22 (2.16%) Adobe
6 15 (1.47%) Sybase
6 15 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.69%) JD Edwards
7 7 (0.69%) Siebel
8 6 (0.59%) Tableau
9 5 (0.49%) CA
9 5 (0.49%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.39%) Ariba
11 3 (0.29%) Syclo
12 2 (0.20%) VMware
12 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.20%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.20%) Informatica
12 2 (0.20%) HP
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Fantastic salary
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago