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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ABAP
Rank 425 423 400
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 602 597 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.05% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 391 395 424
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%

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
54037 56661 57939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.48% 52.93% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46116 47430 50275
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +6 511 £52,500 - 20
South East -34 218 £58,750 +6.81% 3
London +83 141 £55,500 -7.50% 6
Surrey +7 132 £85,000 +54.54%
Egham +2 112 £85,000 -
City of London +50 46 £52,500 -1.86% 1
North West -5 40 £45,000 -12.19% 2
West Midlands -52 32 £47,500 -4.52% 1
Berkshire +28 30 £55,000 -35.29% 1
East of England -23 27 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -14 24 £46,250 +42.30% 2
Scotland +31 21 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Slough - 20 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes +7 19 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Midlands +7 18 £50,000 +5.26%
Lancashire - 17 £47,500 -
Manchester +9 15 £45,000 -28.00%
Coventry -14 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire +8 14 £36,200 -37.04%
Edinburgh - 14 £44,000 -
North East -14 12 £55,000 -
Birmingham -22 12 £51,000 +2.51%
Southampton - 12 £36,200 -
Middlesex +14 10 £67,500 -
Staines -9 10 £57,500 +4.54%
Essex -12 10 £56,500 +13.00%
Tyne and Wear - 10 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £55,000 -
East Midlands +28 9 £48,500 +10.22% 1
South West -7 9 £43,250 -3.88%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1185 (99.66%) SAP
2 235 (19.76%) SAP Implementation
3 233 (19.60%) Business Intelligence
4 223 (18.76%) Business Development
5 221 (18.59%) Coaching
6 217 (18.25%) Finance
7 209 (17.58%) SAP BW
8 205 (17.24%) CRM
9 194 (16.32%) SAP MM
10 183 (15.39%) NetWeaver
11 179 (15.05%) BusinessObjects
11 179 (15.05%) Business Objects
12 178 (14.97%) Java
13 170 (14.30%) SAP SD
13 170 (14.30%) SAP FI
14 151 (12.70%) SAP CO
15 150 (12.62%) SAP FI/CO
15 150 (12.62%) SAP R/3
16 139 (11.69%) Web Dynpro
17 137 (11.52%) OO
17 137 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
18 135 (11.35%) SAP BI
19 133 (11.19%) Workflow
19 133 (11.19%) Manufacturing
20 120 (10.09%) SAP Basis
20 120 (10.09%) Degree
20 120 (10.09%) Logistics
21 114 (9.59%) BAPI
22 111 (9.34%) ERP
23 108 (9.08%) Security Cleared

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 183 (15.39%) NetWeaver
2 83 (6.98%) SAP Portal
3 39 (3.28%) SAP EP
4 9 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.17%) CMS
5 2 (0.17%) Documentum
5 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.084%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.084%) CICS
6 1 (0.084%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.084%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.084%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.10%) MS Office
3 7 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.084%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 194 (16.32%) SAP MM
2 170 (14.30%) SAP SD
2 170 (14.30%) SAP FI
3 151 (12.70%) SAP CO
4 150 (12.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 150 (12.62%) SAP R/3
5 96 (8.07%) SAP CRM
6 91 (7.65%) SAP SCM
7 66 (5.55%) SAP APO
8 65 (5.47%) SAP LE
9 61 (5.13%) SAP HR
9 61 (5.13%) SAP WM
10 59 (4.96%) SAP BPC
11 47 (3.95%) SAP PP
12 41 (3.45%) SAP ERP
13 31 (2.61%) SAP HCM
13 31 (2.61%) SAP PS
14 22 (1.85%) SAP IS-U
15 18 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 17 (1.43%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.03%) SaaS
2 12 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.35%) Internet
2 11 (0.93%) FTP
3 6 (0.50%) Wireless
4 3 (0.25%) LAN
4 3 (0.25%) WAN
5 2 (0.17%) VPN
5 2 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.084%) RFID
6 1 (0.084%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (17.58%) SAP BW
2 179 (15.05%) BusinessObjects
3 135 (11.35%) SAP BI
4 96 (8.07%) SAP HANA
5 79 (6.64%) SQL Server
6 46 (3.87%) SAP Data Services
7 35 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.51%) MS Access
10 11 (0.93%) DB2
11 8 (0.67%) Big Data
12 7 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.50%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.42%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.34%) Xcelsius
15 4 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (0.34%) OLAP
16 3 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
16 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 89 (7.49%) LSMW
2 6 (0.50%) NWDS
2 6 (0.50%) Hudson
3 4 (0.34%) NWDI
4 1 (0.084%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.084%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 217 (18.25%) Finance
2 133 (11.19%) Manufacturing
3 85 (7.15%) Retail
4 81 (6.81%) Billing
5 58 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 52 (4.37%) Banking
7 51 (4.29%) Marketing
8 27 (2.27%) Games
9 24 (2.02%) Legal
10 11 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 9 (0.76%) Automotive
12 8 (0.67%) Law
13 5 (0.42%) Local Government
13 5 (0.42%) German Language
14 4 (0.34%) Electronics
15 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) Publishing
16 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 686 (57.70%) Consultant
2 655 (55.09%) SAP Consultant
3 221 (18.59%) Analyst
4 197 (16.57%) Developer
5 189 (15.90%) SAP Analyst
6 169 (14.21%) SAP Developer
7 161 (13.54%) SAP MM Consultant
8 147 (12.36%) Managing Consultant
9 95 (7.99%) ABAP Developer
10 84 (7.06%) SAP SD Consultant
11 80 (6.73%) SAP WM Consultant
12 59 (4.96%) SAP APO Consultant
12 59 (4.96%) Business Analyst
13 54 (4.54%) SAP Support
14 53 (4.46%) SAP Business Analyst
15 47 (3.95%) Senior SAP Consultant
15 47 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
16 46 (3.87%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
17 43 (3.62%) ABAP Consultant
17 43 (3.62%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (11.69%) Web Dynpro
2 120 (10.09%) SAP Basis
3 114 (9.59%) BAPI
4 90 (7.57%) SAP Smart Forms
5 83 (6.98%) SAP PI
6 53 (4.46%) SAP ALE
7 52 (4.37%) SAP XI
8 50 (4.21%) EDI
9 44 (3.70%) SAP BSP
10 40 (3.36%) SAP Business Workflow
10 40 (3.36%) J2EE
11 36 (3.03%) Middleware
12 26 (2.19%) HTML
13 21 (1.77%) Web Services
14 16 (1.35%) .NET
15 9 (0.76%) XML
16 7 (0.59%) HTML5
17 6 (0.50%) SAP CO-PA
17 6 (0.50%) ASP.NET
18 5 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 137 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (1.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (1.09%) Mathematics
2 13 (1.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (1.01%) Replication
3 12 (1.01%) FMCG
3 12 (1.01%) Data Structures
4 6 (0.50%) Smart Meter
4 6 (0.50%) Data Extraction
5 5 (0.42%) E-Learning
5 5 (0.42%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.34%) Internet of Things
6 4 (0.34%) User Experience
6 4 (0.34%) Life Science
7 3 (0.25%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.25%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.17%) Statistics
8 2 (0.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.61%) Windows
2 11 (0.93%) Linux
3 7 (0.59%) Android
4 6 (0.50%) AIX
4 6 (0.50%) UNIX
5 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.084%) HPUX
7 1 (0.084%) Solaris
7 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (19.76%) SAP Implementation
2 233 (19.60%) Business Intelligence
3 223 (18.76%) Business Development
4 221 (18.59%) Coaching
5 205 (17.24%) CRM
6 137 (11.52%) OO
7 133 (11.19%) Workflow
8 120 (10.09%) Logistics
9 111 (9.34%) ERP
10 94 (7.91%) Project Management
11 83 (6.98%) Migration
12 75 (6.31%) Business Analysis
13 74 (6.22%) ITIL
14 73 (6.14%) Data Modelling
15 64 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 56 (4.71%) Data Migration
17 55 (4.63%) Change Management
18 48 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (3.87%) ETL
20 42 (3.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 178 (14.97%) Java
2 90 (7.57%) SQL
3 71 (5.97%) SAPscript
4 45 (3.78%) C
5 13 (1.09%) C#
6 6 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.25%) VBA
8 3 (0.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.25%) VB
9 2 (0.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.084%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.084%) C++
10 1 (0.084%) COBOL
10 1 (0.084%) XQuery
10 1 (0.084%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 120 (10.09%) Degree
2 108 (9.08%) Security Cleared
3 77 (6.48%) SAP Certification
4 61 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 47 (3.95%) CCA
6 14 (1.18%) VCP4
7 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.25%) PMP
8 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ACCA
9 2 (0.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.87%) SLA
2 20 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.084%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.084%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.25%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1185 (99.66%) SAP
2 179 (15.05%) Business Objects
3 77 (6.48%) Oracle
4 55 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 55 (4.63%) Adobe
5 32 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.09%) IBM
7 8 (0.67%) VMware
8 7 (0.59%) CA
9 6 (0.50%) HP
9 6 (0.50%) Sybase
9 6 (0.50%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.42%) Siebel
10 5 (0.42%) Ariba
11 4 (0.34%) NetApp
11 4 (0.34%) Pegasus
11 4 (0.34%) Sony
11 4 (0.34%) Tableau
12 3 (0.25%) Open Text
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, car, health, life
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, car, health, life
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Ciber UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Boots
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedfordshire / Buckinghamshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per anum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (Depending on Experience) + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago