The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ABAP
Rank 461 413 406
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -7
Permanent jobs citing ABAP 542 605 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.06% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 311 430 490
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 £36,150 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60613 57242 63379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.72% 52.61% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51472 49132 55776
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -44 480 £57,500 +15.00% 48
South East -8 169 £75,000 +59.57% 12
Surrey +26 139 £85,000 +93.18% 4
Egham +2 134 £85,000 - 1
London -58 120 £57,500 - 9
North West +7 55 £57,500 +24.32% 9
West Midlands -33 49 £38,250 -23.50% 8
East of England -5 37 £52,500 +16.66%
Manchester +12 28 £53,750 +2.38% 4
Birmingham -32 26 £50,000 - 5
South West -9 17 £41,000 -2.38% 1
Berkshire +4 15 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Scotland -18 15 £50,500 -12.17% 1
Hertfordshire -3 14 £57,500 +12.19%
Warwickshire +23 13 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 12 £45,000 -30.76%
Rugby - 11 £35,000 -
Cambridge +2 10 £45,000 -30.76%
Slough +12 8 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Aberdeen +7 8 £50,500 -8.18%
North East +2 8 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Hampshire -6 8 £57,500 +27.77% 4
City of London -17 7 £58,750 -12.96%
Essex -2 6 £55,000 +74.60%
Wiltshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Swindon - 6 £45,000 - 1
Aldershot - 5 £57,500 - 1
Uxbridge 0 4 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands -15 4 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Bedfordshire -18 4 £57,500 +17.94%

ABAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1146 (100.00%) SAP
2 255 (22.25%) Java
3 230 (20.07%) Business Development
4 212 (18.50%) NetWeaver
5 205 (17.89%) SAP Implementation
6 190 (16.58%) Workflow
7 173 (15.10%) Finance
8 169 (14.75%) SAP BW
9 166 (14.49%) SAP PI
10 160 (13.96%) SAPscript
11 159 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
12 154 (13.44%) Web Dynpro
13 144 (12.57%) SAP Smart Forms
14 138 (12.04%) CRM
15 137 (11.95%) BAPI
16 132 (11.52%) SAP MM
17 131 (11.43%) OO
18 116 (10.12%) SAP SD
19 108 (9.42%) SAP ALE
20 106 (9.25%) Security Cleared
21 101 (8.81%) SAP HANA
22 99 (8.64%) Migration
23 96 (8.38%) SAP FI
23 96 (8.38%) Logistics
24 94 (8.20%) SAP Portal
25 91 (7.94%) SAP BI
26 87 (7.59%) SAP R/3
27 80 (6.98%) EDI
28 79 (6.89%) SAP XI
29 75 (6.54%) SAP FI/CO

ABAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 212 (18.50%) NetWeaver
2 94 (8.20%) SAP Portal
3 25 (2.18%) SAP EP
4 21 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
4 21 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (1.83%) Documentum
5 18 (1.57%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.40%) SAP Web AS
7 13 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.44%) CMS
10 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (3.23%) MS Office
2 29 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.087%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 132 (11.52%) SAP MM
2 116 (10.12%) SAP SD
3 96 (8.38%) SAP FI
4 87 (7.59%) SAP R/3
5 75 (6.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 75 (6.54%) SAP CO
6 65 (5.67%) SAP APO
7 57 (4.97%) SAP CRM
8 56 (4.89%) SAP PP
9 55 (4.80%) SAP BPC
10 53 (4.62%) SAP SCM
11 46 (4.01%) SAP WM
12 38 (3.32%) SAP SRM
13 30 (2.62%) SAP HR
14 21 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 21 (1.83%) SAP GRC
15 17 (1.48%) SAP HCM
16 16 (1.40%) SAP PSCD
17 15 (1.31%) SAP IS-U
18 13 (1.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.087%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.31%) SSL
2 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.26%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.087%) Internet
4 1 (0.087%) VPN
4 1 (0.087%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (14.75%) SAP BW
2 101 (8.81%) SAP HANA
3 91 (7.94%) SAP BI
4 54 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
5 42 (3.66%) SQL Server
6 38 (3.32%) DB2
7 31 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.75%) MaxDB
9 18 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
10 15 (1.31%) Big Data
11 14 (1.22%) MS Access
12 12 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.79%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 5 (0.44%) Cognos Report Studio
16 5 (0.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 5 (0.44%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 74 (6.46%) LSMW
2 24 (2.09%) Eclipse
3 12 (1.05%) Introscope
3 12 (1.05%) NWDI
4 5 (0.44%) Visual Composer
5 3 (0.26%) Hudson
6 2 (0.17%) Toad
7 1 (0.087%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 173 (15.10%) Finance
2 71 (6.20%) Manufacturing
3 66 (5.76%) Legal
4 50 (4.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 47 (4.10%) Retail
6 38 (3.32%) Billing
7 21 (1.83%) Banking
8 16 (1.40%) Publishing
9 13 (1.13%) German Language
10 9 (0.79%) Automotive
11 7 (0.61%) Law
11 7 (0.61%) French Language
12 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.26%) Advertising
12 3 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.087%) Marketing
14 1 (0.087%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 652 (56.89%) Consultant
2 642 (56.02%) SAP Consultant
3 179 (15.62%) Developer
4 167 (14.57%) SAP Developer
5 141 (12.30%) Managing Consultant
6 139 (12.13%) Analyst
7 132 (11.52%) SAP Analyst
8 128 (11.17%) SAP MM Consultant
9 107 (9.34%) SAP Support
10 104 (9.08%) ABAP Consultant
10 104 (9.08%) ABAP Developer
11 74 (6.46%) SAP SD Consultant
12 65 (5.67%) SAP WM Consultant
13 46 (4.01%) Senior Consultant
14 45 (3.93%) SAP PP Consultant
15 44 (3.84%) Senior SAP Consultant
16 43 (3.75%) Support Specialist
16 43 (3.75%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
17 42 (3.66%) SAP APO Consultant
18 39 (3.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (14.49%) SAP PI
2 154 (13.44%) Web Dynpro
3 144 (12.57%) SAP Smart Forms
4 137 (11.95%) BAPI
5 108 (9.42%) SAP ALE
6 80 (6.98%) EDI
7 79 (6.89%) SAP XI
8 74 (6.46%) SAP Basis
9 47 (4.10%) Web Services
10 44 (3.84%) SAP Business Workflow
11 34 (2.97%) .NET
12 33 (2.88%) HTML
13 30 (2.62%) MDX
14 26 (2.27%) Middleware
15 24 (2.09%) J2EE
16 23 (2.01%) HTML5
17 21 (1.83%) JDBC
18 19 (1.66%) ASP.NET
19 18 (1.57%) SAP BSP
20 13 (1.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (2.09%) Mobile App
2 23 (2.01%) Computer Science
3 18 (1.57%) Data Extraction
4 12 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (0.87%) Replication
6 8 (0.70%) FMCG
7 7 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.52%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.44%) Social Media
10 4 (0.35%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.26%) GIS
11 3 (0.26%) AS400
11 3 (0.26%) iSeries
11 3 (0.26%) Life Science
11 3 (0.26%) LIMS
12 2 (0.17%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.17%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.17%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.087%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.62%) UNIX
1 53 (4.62%) Windows
2 26 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (1.48%) AIX
4 14 (1.22%) Linux
5 10 (0.87%) zOS
6 6 (0.52%) Android
7 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (20.07%) Business Development
2 205 (17.89%) SAP Implementation
3 190 (16.58%) Workflow
4 159 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
5 138 (12.04%) CRM
6 131 (11.43%) OO
7 99 (8.64%) Migration
8 96 (8.38%) Logistics
9 73 (6.37%) ITIL
10 66 (5.76%) Project Management
10 66 (5.76%) Data Migration
11 61 (5.32%) ERP
12 55 (4.80%) Risk Management
13 52 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (4.36%) Performance Management
15 46 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (3.58%) Data Modelling
17 40 (3.49%) Change Management
18 35 (3.05%) Service Delivery
18 35 (3.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 255 (22.25%) Java
2 160 (13.96%) SAPscript
3 75 (6.54%) SQL
4 40 (3.49%) C
5 27 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 24 (2.09%) C#
7 19 (1.66%) VB.NET
7 19 (1.66%) VBA
8 18 (1.57%) VB
9 9 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.44%) PHP
11 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.17%) COBOL
12 1 (0.087%) C++
12 1 (0.087%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 65 (5.67%) Degree
3 52 (4.54%) SAP Certification
4 40 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.17%) ACCA
6 2 (0.17%) CIMA
7 1 (0.087%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.44%) SLA
2 19 (1.66%) QA
3 9 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.087%) GAAP
System Software
1 21 (1.83%) XenApp
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.05%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.087%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1146 (100.00%) SAP
2 68 (5.93%) Adobe
3 60 (5.24%) Oracle
4 54 (4.71%) Business Objects
5 29 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 21 (1.83%) EMC
6 21 (1.83%) Citrix
6 21 (1.83%) NetApp
7 15 (1.31%) IBM
8 14 (1.22%) HP
8 14 (1.22%) Sybase
9 7 (0.61%) Cognizant
10 6 (0.52%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.44%) Cognos
11 5 (0.44%) Siebel
11 5 (0.44%) Syclo
11 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.26%) Open Text
12 3 (0.26%) SEEBURGER
12 3 (0.26%) Pegasus
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Red Commerce
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Pension and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Manchester
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Salary: Competitive
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HCL Axon
Salary: Competitive
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
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